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Edmonton extends Jordan Eberle [6 Years/$6M per]
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08-31-2012, 07:45 PM
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Edmonton, AB
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He got that once so far. I'm saying that if he continues to put up those numbers, he's well worth the contract, but I'd rather see him show that he can put up those numbers again and not have a long term second contract that brings him to UFA in his prime, then give a contract like that.
How well would that sit with you if you were in his position?
"Well Jordan, we know you were one of the top 15 scorers in the world last year, but we want to pay you for that success once you prove you can do it for 3 years".
I can tell you if my employer told me that, I would be taking interviews for a new one the next day.
After the signings of Pacioretty, Skinner, Tavares, Kane, Toews, etc., the market is set and you either pay your young players or someone else will take them off your hands.
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