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Josh Gorges re-signs 1 year, $2.5 M (July 2011)
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07-22-2011, 10:19 PM
Join Date: Apr 2007
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What a joke. Once again, some people here don't seem to understand the concept of
being involved in a negotiation. Why on earth would Gorges agree to a multi-year deal when he's coming off major knee surgery and knows that a big year this season would do wonders in boosting his value around the league? From the player's point of view, it makes absolutely no sense. But no, of course, it's the Canadiens who messed up by not making him sign a contract he'd have to be an idiot to agree to.
So your trying to tell me that Josh wouldn't agree to a 4-year contract worth $12million? The man has been living off short-team contracts his whole career (I know he signed a 3yr with us before, but it was for peanuts...we definitely got the best of him).
Coming off knee surgery, Josh would have gladly locked in for 4years at 3M/yr. It gives him stability and security.
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