Thread: Speculation: Jordan Staal V
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05-27-2012, 12:04 PM
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Originally Posted by KIRK View Post
I'm not entirely sure about that. Shero CAN resign Staal. The issue is the on ice value for whatever the price will be. If Staal wants 6.5M, several teams will give it to him. Push comes to shove, I think Shero will too. BUT, I think he's going to listen regardless to see if there's a return of assets (and future cap space) that positions his team better.
And that's the rub. As often as it's been stated that Shero would move Staal only for an overpayment, Staal's agent's job is to ensure his deal is an overpayment and he'll leverage the situation. Unless Staal is moved up to 2C or shifted to wing in the top 6, $6.M a huge overpayment for a 3C.
Originally Posted by DoctrSteveBrule View Post
yeah advanced stats are dumb. Look at baseball, those things didn't catch on. No one uses them.
Yeah, nobody uses OPS or WHIP routinely.

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