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12-26-2009, 12:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Chris Cutter View Post
Maybe we could sign Plekanec to a 7 year contract, 30 millions. (6.5, 6.5, 5, 5, 3.5, 2.5, 1) Cap hit: 4.28. Quite similar to the Marc Savard deal.
The difference is their age - Savard will be well past his prime in his last year ~ 40 ... Plekanec will be only 34 in his last year(2 years older than Savard today), 1 Million seems unrealistic. Big difference between 34 and 40.

And I rather have a 27 yr old Plekanec locked-up than a 32 yr old Savard - even though Savard has accomplished more in his career, he's hit his prime - Plek is just entering.

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