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07-24-2012, 05:11 AM
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Originally Posted by angry_treefrog View Post
Yes, you are thinking of Booth (who makes 4.25M). Weiss makes 3.1M.
Weiss makes $4.1 million this year his cap hit is $3.1 because of the way the deal is structured.


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Originally Posted by ShootIt View Post
Garrison more than likely took a paycut to play for Vancouver.

Dennis Shootout Specialist Wideman got 5.5 over 5 years.

He is a completely one dimensional player, who is only good in the offensive zone.

Garrison had flaws too, but, Garrison is a much better defenseman than Wideman.

So, IMO, that comparsion doesn't hold much water, not to mention to compare contracts between a center and a Defenseman isn't a good way to gauge value.

I'm all for locking up Weiss for life, just do not want to overpay a guy just because he wanted to stay here while the team fielded was subpar.
And thanks you made my point even better than I did in a world where Dennis shootout specialist Wideman gets 5.5 Weiss on the open market is going to get 5 easily.

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