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Ryan Suter Signs with Minnesota (13 years, $98 mil)
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07-04-2012, 01:34 PM
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If we look back through all the Suter UFA threads, all the talk was it was between Minnesota/Nashville/Detroit.
Then, we all pretty much agreed that he would sign with the highest bidder.
So, July get's here, and he signs with the one team of the 3 that offered him the biggest deal.
I don't see how this could be a surprise to anyone.
It's not that much bigger of a deal. As someone pointed out, with state income taxes in Minnesota, their offer was only $500K more than ours. That's chump change, especially when we're much more competitive than them.
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