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04-10-2012, 03:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Elysian View Post
Also, regarding Goligoski, it wasn't even close to "huge money," it was average money for a guy with the skills Goli has, even if he had a down year. There's more than enough indication that with a good team and a halfway decent power play Goligoski will be worth every penny (see his performance after being traded here, or his performance after coming back from injury this year). It's up to Gulutzan to utilize him properly.
It is a bit of an overpayment, I won't deny that. I thought initially maybe a 2 yr $3.5-4M "trial period" would have been a better offer, but if he is coerced to do that, he isn't coming back once he becomes UFA and we're left stranded again. Maybe Larsen would fill in for him when he leaves, but when Goose extended, Larsen hadn't really figured into the equation.

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