PK and the Habs: far from a deal
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08-01-2012, 01:52 PM
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Something tells me Subban will be this season's Doughty and he will either hold out or things will get close to a trade! Remember, Gainey was high on Subban and drafted him, who knows if Bergevin feels the same way about him, if Chicago offers Kane or Winnipeg offers Kane for Subban, I can see Montreal trading Subban because they now see Tinordi, Beaulieu, Ellis, Dietz and Thrower coming up sooner than later.
First, none of our prospect provide what Subban offers, a #1 top pairing D-men.
Beaulieu is nice offensively, but isn't great is his own end, and vice versa for Tinordi, so I don't think none of the guys coming up can really replace Subban.
Also I think it would be really stupid of Subban to want a long term deal like Doughty (8+ years).
I generously on a 8 year deal, Subban would get max 6M. In a couple of years, if Subban play keeps progressing like has the past 2 years, Subban is going to wish he asked for more.
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