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04-19-2011, 12:21 PM
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I think Poile's best negotiating tactic in regards to Weber, is to sit-down with Suter/Weber sign them to identical deals. Then knock off a few years and a couple million and sign Pekka as well. You lock all three of these guys up now, and you instantly have your star players here long-term.
I think if we have a decent playoff run you will see exactly this. All three announced within days of each other and probably negotiated simultanoeusly.
as for SK I just wonder what his thinking is... if he's the kind of guy who wants/thinks he deserves the fat long term deal right now I think he'll be disappointed in what Poile has to offer.
but if he believes he can do even better over the coming years then I could see him signing for 3 years at around 2.25 per to get himself to UFA age
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