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07-19-2012, 12:48 AM
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Originally Posted by mark11 View Post
i know its "looked down upon"

but this kid is coming into his prime, a true elite player than can score 50-60 goals for the next 10-15 years

why didn't we or any other team atleast offer sheet him to a huge contract, north of 100 million over 15 years

for a kid like him it would for worth the risk, giving up 4 1st for a franchise player like him would not be a problem

was it the yzerman effect, he is respected within the league and all the top players and others, is this why teams stayed away

looking at what just happened to weber its crazy nobody did the same to stamkos last year
You know the player has to actually sign it right? There may have been multiple teams that tried to get Stamkos to sign, but he ultimately may have wanted to stay in Tampa and work out a deal.

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