Thread: Speculation: Burrows & Edler
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06-12-2012, 01:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Mr. Canucklehead View Post
The market increases salaries all the time. A few years ago, David Jones would have been worth about $2.5m per year, now he's worth $4m per year. It will look strange when compared to the salaries of guys like the Twins @ 6.1, Kesler @ 5 and Bieksa and Hamhuis @ 4.6 and 4.5, but when you take into account that the maximum annual salary a player can get next year under the current CBA will be about $14m, $5m~ seems like a very fair price for a 25-30 goal player who gives 100% each night and is elite-level defensively.
Just because the Av's had to throw 4m at David Jones to keep him doesn't mean that is what he's worth. Paying 5m to Burrows would be insane.

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