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Kevin Bieksa signs 5-Year, $23m Deal ($4.6m/year cap hit - NTC)
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06-27-2011, 04:58 PM
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My problem with Bieksa is the play against Columbus when he took out Hamhuis for his second concussion of the season. He was out of position, and who knows wtf he was trying to do. Hamhuis obviously didn't expect him to be there and got destroyed because of it. Sure he had a solid season +/- wise and had some great goals in the playoffs, but his brainfarts are epic.
4.6M defensemen don't make brainfarts
They can, but they either have to be rare or coupled with enough offensive output to make up for it.
Bieksa has neither of those qualities. Hamhuis carries him well enough and dmen are expensive, thats really the only reason this contract makes any sense.
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