Thread: Confirmed with Link: Dubnyk signs for 2 years @ 3.5M Cap Hit
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07-06-2012, 12:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Mr Bugg View Post
Want to know why Dubnyk was overpaid?

I believe that the Oilers thought it a strong possibility that Dubnyk might be presented with an offer sheet, and the thought of losing a young starter for a 2nd rounder was too much to handle. This is further supported by the short length of the deal, one that takes him to UFA status; if management expected him to be a long-term solution, the deal would have reflected that.
Not sure what you are getting at here. The Oilers would match any reasonable offersheet that Dubnyk would sign.

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