Thread: Speculation: The Availability of Ted Purcell
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07-03-2011, 07:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Ten88Nineteen View Post
After a couple more years in Tampa I think Purcell will be worth that kind of money, but signing him for that now would definitely hurt.

He's got some serious skill, and Boucher definitely figured out how to switch him on the second half of last season. I think that he's also an experiment in progress, kind of like Downie, and they won't be willing to part with him easily.
I think part of the reason SFY is willing to bring Purcell to arbitration is because he was in Boucher's dog house for a significant portion of time. That should knock some dollars off the price tag.

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