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10-24-2012, 05:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Sojourn View Post
None of this has anything to do with the issues people have with Souray's contract. Souray isn't a young player coming off of an ELC. He's a 36 year old, with a long history of injuries and missed games. Souray's contract is universally seen as a bad contract. Could he prove everyone wrong? Absolutely he could, and no one has said otherwise, but the odds certainly don't favor it. When you sign a player like Souray, factoring in his age and injury history, you want to minimize the risk... and a three year contract is not doing that. This is the type of contract that will be perceived as bad until proven otherwise, not the other way around.
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