Thread: The Sun: Jokinen on Phaneuf
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02-05-2010, 12:26 PM
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ACC1224
Burke was right.
 
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Originally Posted by Falon View Post
Absolutely, without a doubt.



Unfortunately, managers get really silly in the offseason. I doubt Jokinen signs anywhere for the "right" price. It will almost certainly be the "wrong" price. Here's my guess. 5 years (for Jokinen), front loaded, 4 million dollar cap hit contract with a limited no trade clause. About a million less than his cap hit now, while making no less money for the first 3 years. Someone will offer that up. Whether it is Burke or not. Then again, Alex Tanguay (fortunately) got a lot less then he expected, I think after a weak year in Montreal. And is having trouble living up to THAT.
Burke doesn't strike me as the silly type. He'll have a number/term that he won't exceed.

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