Thread: Speculation: Cory Schneider's next contract
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04-23-2012, 01:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Grant123 View Post
Depends on who the arbitrator sides with haha.

Vancouver will use the argument of still not playing in many games and will likely try for around 2m cap hit. Schneider will bring up his numbers and playoff performance and ask for closer to 5m.

Both sides are unrealistic, will settle somewhere in the middle and I think will be done by an arbitrator. If I had to guess, I think the arbitrator would side with the inexperience and the cap hit will end up being in the 3-3.5m range.
....Arbitrator? That means we will only sign him for a year or two. If we move Luongo we will be locking Schneider up longterm. I'd expect him to sign a deal at a cap hit of around 3.75mil for 5 years.

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