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06-27-2011, 03:08 PM
Kriss E
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Originally Posted by Ohashi_Jouzu View Post
I would totally pay Wiz $5M per (less than 8% of the cap for a #2 defenseman?!), and am encouraged that perhaps 5 mil is the upper limit of what he "deserves". The potential impact he could have in this lineup for an entire season outweighs any risk that his contract would be "untradeable" in the future. And since we're not exactly up against the cap, why just throw away another 2nd rounder without giving the return a chance to prove what he can do?
I think that's too much for a Dman that only had one good year and hasn't truly established himself yet. I'd rather take a little less out and offer it to Pitkanen, who's more proven and better defensively imo.
I wouldn't have offered Wiz more than 4M.

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