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Zach Parise AND Ryan Suter (13 years, $7.5M Cap Hit) III
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08-14-2012, 10:49 PM
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Twin Cities
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Russo's "72 Hours" article -
Ben Goessling's "How the deals got done" piece -
The numbers turned out to be 13 years and $98 million. The contracts included identical signing bonus structures ($25 million the first three years) and no-trade clauses. Both players could have made more elsewhere. Parise reportedly had been offered $110 million by Philadelphia. Suter was offered more than $100 million by a team Sheehy wouldn't identify.
To make the Minnesota contracts identical, Parise actually took less than the Wild had offered him.
Bookmarked for future Pari$e and $uter references.
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