Thread: Value of: Evgeni Malkin
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11-22-2012, 06:50 AM
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Originally Posted by LEAFS FAN 4 EVER View Post
Assuming the NHL gets their way gone are the days of those contracts of 10 years or more. If that happens what will Pittsburgh do with Evgeni Malkin? His contract is set to exipre at the end of the 2013-2014 season and after seeing Sidney Crosby sign a 12 year contract extension this past summer, chances are he won't get as long a term. So knowing that do you think he still stays with the Penguins or do they trade him 1 year before he is set to become a UFA like they did with Jordan Staal?
They sit down and talk to him and if signing him to a long term deal is an option, that is what they do, if Malkin is telling them he wants to move on then they trade him for a very good #2 center and a #1 D ideally.

Not that these would happen, but something like Richards and Doughty, Bergeron and Chara, or Backes and Pietrangelo would really be the absolute best thing they could do if they needed to move Malkin. Of course I am not so sure those teams would do those deals, but it is only an example anyway.

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