Thread: Speculation: Pavelski's contract equivalent ?
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03-19-2010, 06:14 PM
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Originally Posted by JawandaPuck View Post
Actually, one does not have to go any further than SJ -- just look at the Ryane Clowe re-signing last season.
Do you know that contracts are done by comparables, even those not submitted to arbitration?

Clowe is a power forward type. He would be compared to Bernier and Backes on one end and Franzen on the other. Pavs is a second line (smallish) center. There are several of us here like O2G, Matt Trick, et al who use players who are very likely to be brought up in negotiation. Transcripts of arbitrations have been available as well as reports of negotiations to see exactly how it is done. It was really fun to see that the group of us picked off some guys who were exactly the guys used in those negotiations.

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