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09-21-2012, 11:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Soltantgris View Post
I have 37 posts. Need a coffee man ? I don't choose the words Bergevin use. He clearly have doubt about Subban's behavior, and It's wy he don't wan't to commit with a multi-years contract.

He, like me, is confident Subban have the tools to be a stud for years to come for our teams IF he is able to put the team first.
I agree and have been saying this for some time. Why is it so hard to believe that a new management team and coaching staff might have concerns about a player who, for whatever reason, found himself in a number of scuffles with teammates last season?

I think Subban is a very good young player, but I don't blame them for wanting a shorter a term to assess everything. That plus he only put up 36 points last season. Not earth shattering numbers. He did well enough in all situations, but I think Bergevin isn't about to give him a 6-7 year deal, which I think is what Subban is looking for. I'm with management on this one.

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