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07-20-2012, 11:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Flukeshot View Post
There was a comment in an article that Jake wanted longer than a 1 year deal so he did not opt for arbitration. I think both sides want a contract with a few years on it. But I think his value is going up seeing these other contracts. If Homer is a good negotiator he could point to Giroux's contract of 3.75 and say that is the threshold on this contract, be it 1, 2 or 3 years.
Yeah but it's all timing. The cap has gone up and 4.5 is the new 3.75.

I wonder if this sits until they see what happens with the Weber deal or if they are negotiating a deal knowing he wil be sent to NSH as a separate deal to get some if their picks back?

I wonder if Voracek is fearful of being moved to NSH so isn't in a rush to sign a new deal?

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