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06-30-2012, 09:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Rob Paxon View Post
Crosby is also a glorified grinder. I'm not saying that as an insult but in a sense that is really what is at the heart of his game. Both players are very similar in that way. They play very technically sound games that no coach will ever have a problem with. They win almost every battle. They have a positive effect on their teammates.

8 million is an overpayment but he's going to get it if he wants it.
I agree with your assessment. Would you be okay with paying him 8 million a year though? If his production doesn't go back to the 70+ pts, does his play really warrant one of the largest paid contracts in the NHL?

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