Thread: Proposal: TB/TOR Trade Proposal
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01-18-2011, 09:00 AM
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Originally Posted by jfried View Post
Be real dude... Lecavalier makes $7.7m for the next 8 years, and has been on a decline over the past 2 1/2. He's not a really good #1 centre anymore, he become a mediocre 1st line C that then got pushed down the depth chart to #2. He's currently the 5th highest paid C in the league (where 6th makes $400k less), and that does not seem destined to change anytime soon. Richards will be looking at a paycut and Stamkos might get into that range.

Burke should be looking for a young guy to grow with our team.....not an albatross contract to a declining player that is going to screw us over for the next 8 years -- the time frame when we actually have a chance to be good. If Toronto wanted to get rid of Komisarek, they could do it with a lot less pain.
#6 in league scoring, #7 last year and if he makes it to free agency he will be the only first-line center.... Richards is going to be able to name his price and term. Think $8 million or a 10-year contract. He's earned it.

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