Thread: Value of: Plekanec, Eller & DD
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12-19-2012, 12:41 PM
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Originally Posted by lamp9post View Post
The problem with this logic is that you are looking at dollars and not players. When GM's have the opportunity to sign a great player, they will take it or risk losing out. What if Nashville hadn't signed Rinne and BOTH left?

You could point to the Chicago-Philly finals of a couple years ago to support your point, or you could look to the last 2 playoffs where the winning team's goalie won MVP.

Also, as a Habs fan, do you really think that signing guys like Gomez (7mil), Cammy (6mil), Gionta (5mil), Kaberle (4.25mil) is a better investment worth downgrading to a mediocre goalie from a franchise goalie in Price?

My point is that it is not a simple division of salaries by position, it's who you're paying and how well they play. I'd rather invest $7mil for Rinne than any of the players on Montreal listed above (and Cammy).
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