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Stars sign Ray Whitney (2 years, $9 million)
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07-04-2012, 12:01 AM
Join Date: Jan 2007
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Feeling good about this deal now!
When I first heard it on the radio, they said it was a 4-year deal. I almost crashed my car.
I love this and the Derek Roy deal. This feels like a Playstation hockey GM deal ... you trade a center rated "80 overall" for some young assets and then immediately sign a UFA rated "78" for basically the same cash. Net result short term is the trade assets (Eakin + 2) for free. This isn't big-money Ryan Suter / Zach Parise stuff, but I think it's really savvy.
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