Thread: Confirmed with Link: Oilers have signed Nail Yakupov
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07-23-2012, 01:09 PM
Jimmi McJenkins
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Originally Posted by tfong View Post
To say JTs contract is reasonable is an understatement, it's a steal and I don't think you will see everyone on The oil sign those kind of contracts, JT left millions on the table given how well he has played.

Love Yak though, modeled after my favorite player, Hope to see him light it up.
$5.5M for 6, or more, years is actually pretty reasonable for all the parties involved.

The other nice thing is that Tavares is a solid comparable and you can use the number to keep all the kids, in theory, at the same level. Like the Nik Lidstrom rule in Detroit.

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