Thread: Speculation: How Much Will Kessel Make?
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07-22-2012, 10:27 PM
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Originally Posted by OlderTimer View Post
I think you are forgetting something. The Bruins had signed Krejci for 5+ mill and were lowballing Kessel who had outscored him with 3+ mill!

If I was Kessel I'd want out too, Plus, Kessel wanted to come to the Leafs....Not Nashville.

Kessel has also stated he wants to finish his career with the Leafs. Was kessel a Leaf fan growing up?

Give the man anything he wants to stay with the Leafs.. it's only money that doesn't matter to anyone on these boards. Keep him at all costs, You can't replace Kessel without giving up the farm. Like him or hate him....He is an Elite talent that isn't available very often at his age!!
Originally Posted by OlderTimer View Post
IIRC, they had just signed Lucic for 5+ mill!
The memory goes with age...

As mentioned, Krejci signed for 3.5, 3.75 and 4.

Lucic was on his ELC.

He was signed to a 3-year extension for 4, 4 and 4.25 about 3 weeks after Kessel was traded.

$5M? No...

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