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07-08-2011, 08:06 AM
Can't Beat Him
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Originally Posted by Section311 View Post
Good Deal....I would have liked to see 4years even for a little more money.
Yeah, I think we all would have loved that. Though this is what the guy that broke this said last night:

Originally Posted by HockeyHillbilly View Post
I was told they wanted to get it settled before arbitration. 2yrs now for less w/ a potential bigger payoff on his next contract vs a 3yr deal at $1.5m-$1.7 this time around.
Makes sense. I think this is a solid deal for both sides.

Originally Posted by Ian View Post
Wouldn't have minded seeing a 3 year deal even if it meant slightly more cash, but with a ton of prospect depth on D can't really blame them for hoping he's surplus to requirements by then.
So based on what Sauer told our guy, it sounds like his camp was the one that wanted two years rather than three.


It's just pain.
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