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09-21-2012, 08:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Scurr View Post
OK, so they are having very close to the same impact on a per game basis. Why should pay Edler 1m more per season?
Because Edler is younger, is coming off a better season than Bieksa was when he signed, and in the time since Bieksa signed the market for offensive Defenseman has changed.

And none of those reasons take into account that Edler is better than Bieksa.

Plus, Bieksa would likely get over $5 million if he were a free agent now.

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