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06-11-2012, 07:40 PM
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Originally Posted by MarkGio View Post
Backlund doesn't deserve any more than a 1 yr contract, let alone a million dollars. I'm hoping it was Sutter that sucked the offensive life from Backlund, but so far, Backlund is looking like he'll have to bribe the opposition's goalie to score a goal.
I am one of Backlund's biggest skeptics as you know, but I would give him 1 year in the 1-1.5 million range and a chance to prove himself. If he falters I wouldn't offer more than his qualifying offer next summer.

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