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07-26-2011, 02:30 PM
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Originally Posted by darrenturcotte#8 View Post
The most valuable forward needs to play. Cally's too small to play his style in the NHL. He's going to miss games every year and eventually break down. He's great when he's on the ice,
I added 'on the ice' for that particular variable - his style of play is reckless, and that is definitely going to have him missing some games along the way. But, a player with the mental capacity of Callahan can adjust, and change his style, while still being just as effective as before. As Sting point out, Callahan is an excellent stick checker. He needs to focus on using his stick to defend more so than sacrificing his body to accomplish that.

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but he isn't worth $5m for 5+ yrs...
'Worth' is a subjective term among fans - mainly because there is no concrete general opinion regarding a players' supposed 'worth'. Strictly using facts - or, in other words, 'comparables' - Callahan's cap hit should fall between $4.2M and $4.7M.

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