Thread: Speculation: Which Big Salaried Forward Goes?
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05-03-2010, 03:47 AM
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Originally Posted by jfried View Post
Must say that I'm surprised about the amount that Marleau is winning by. Considering that he likely knows that he won't score 43 again without Joe, and is a lifetime shark, at what cap number do you think Marleau has to go down to in order for the Sharks to want to move someone else (factoring in that everyone else gets a decent return in trade).
long term deal at 5 mil per is probably what you are looking at. a savard-like contract maybe? no way he takes less than that, and anything above 5.5 means he has to walk. The problem is that lots of other teams will love his regular season heroics and will pay him probably up to 7 mil for his services. a really dumb and desperate GM will give him 7.5.

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