The Out of Town Thread part XLIII All talk from around the league here
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05-21-2012, 01:20 PM
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But do you really think Semin is going to get a huge, multi-year deal? His best bet is to line up 5 or 6 teams and hope one gives him a contract similiar pay to his current one. Prove his worth and get back to being a PPG player on the wing of someone like Datsyuk, or alongside the Sedins after they move Luongo's contract, or maybe a cheaper option for NJ if Parise walks (Kovalchuk+Semin...) then return to the open market next year. Wouldn't you say?
I think Semin will have 3 options...
1-take a short term deal for good money, 1-2-3 year deal for 5-6.25 mil/year
2-go for longer term and take less money 4-5 years 4-5 mil
3-go to the KHL and get 3-4 years at 5+ mil/year
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