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12-27-2011, 02:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Broad Street Elite View Post
Changed your statement to reflect how I could see this playing out. I can't imagine any team here offering him significant dollars and definitely not over term, but I could easily see a KHL team making a big offer to have him come back to Russia.

I can't see any team here offering him more than perhaps 4.5M. I think he's worth about 3M, personally.
A very interesting point.

I agree with you that he probably isn't worth more than 4.5M. However, I disagree that NO NHL team will go over that.

I can see a team like Colorado/Nashville/Ottawa/Islanders/Dallas(after they've found a new owner)/Carolina who are all very close to the cap floor offering him 6-6.5M. Especially when you consider that the cap is likely to increase next year by as much as 6M dollars.

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