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02-26-2010, 08:35 AM
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Originally Posted by barrytrotzsneck View Post
It also depends on what you project Weber and Suter to get.

Suter's money demands will likely never stack up to Weber's-- Weber has a more easily quantifiable skillset. That said, I think teams have started to "wise up" in their contracts. The trend lately has moved away from the deals that guys like Pronger, Niedermayer and Chara, and more toward a lower cap hit over longer term-- see Keith, Seabrook, etc.

As Arnott, Sullivan, Dumont come off the books, 6 million per year for Weber and 5 for Suter becomes a little more palatable.

I don't think that Suter will sign for less $$ than Weber.........I think they will only take 6 million each...... if it is for 10 years......And even then, I'm not sure that someone else wouldn't offer them more.

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