Thread: Confirmed Signing with Link: [DAL] Ray Whitney [2 years, $4.5M cap]
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07-01-2012, 02:02 PM
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Originally Posted by AP View Post
He put up 77 points on a contract year and was reaching for his 1000th NHL point. He was good in the 1st round and 1st half of the 2nd round but disappered after that. At best, the Stars are taking a gamble on a player who is going to be in a different system than what Tippett has in Phoenix.
This is certainly about the money and 2 years. It can't be about winning the cup, stars aren't close for sure. He signed quickly, so he must know this is at the high end of what he could get on the market. At 40, after a good year in the right system, and an option year, no where to go but down from here. GMDM would not match this even if Ray was willing to stay.

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