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07-26-2010, 03:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Sheriff View Post
Somehow I'm wondering why everyone is acting as if the Canucks had made a big bargain?

Raymond had a career season with 25 goals and everyone's hoping he can produce even more...but he has to prove it !!

The Canucks tripled his salary which seems fair but is no reason to become over-enthusiastic [at least to me].
Because the market dictates that this was a good signing. He's basically getting the same money as players who scored 5-10 fewer goals and 10-15 fewer points in their breakout season.

Value isn't determined in a vacuum.

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