Thread: Confirmed with Link: Oilers re-sign Sam Gagner (1yr/$3.2M)
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07-20-2012, 08:41 AM
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Originally Posted by oilphan View Post
Very good deal for this year, but I have a feeling this is going to mean a much more expensive deal in the future. More evidence of Tambo bumbling along and not willing to make hard choices. If Gags plays with Yak and Hemmer and has a great year (which I think is going to happen), we just lost our opportunity to get him signed long term for reasonable $.
It's hard to sign a questionable second line centre to a long term deal when you don't know what the salary cap will be next year and you have yet to re-sign Hall and Eberle. Way too many unknowns to make a long term commitment.

Great deal.

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