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03-14-2011, 03:56 PM
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CarlWinslow
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Originally Posted by dire wolf View Post
I think you guys are aiming too low on Weber. I'd offer him at least 3 years, if not more. You have to take some chances and lock in some guys cheap for long term. With Weber's style of play and my perception of his character, I don't think you are going to have drop off in his level of play. (Goalies and scorers can be flukey and inconsistent, but stay-at-home defensemen tend to be more consistent, as long as they have a good work ethic and positive attitude.) Therefore, I lock him up for a while. If he continues to play at his current level for another year, his value will will increase significantly.
This.

I think with the new ownership group we have the chance to lock up some guys we feel will become important pieces over a longer term. We should do that much like a lot of other teams do with great success.

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