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01-06-2013, 10:52 PM
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Drop the Sopel
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Originally Posted by Bleach Clean View Post
The longevity is an asset as long as he still is a top6 PWF, because the odds of VAN finding something similar for less are unlikely. That said, if you see a top6 PWF sign for less in FA, or see a similar top6 PWF get traded for a similar package, you've got a case to be made. I just don't think you will see that player/deal.
This is faulty logic. There's no reason that 'top 6 player X' would need to sign for less or be traded for a similar package. The guy could make $5.5mil and be an upgrade - that's still a move worth making. Or acquiring a Bobby Ryan level player for a much greater package than Booth garnered...

The $4.2mil is an abitrary number. Upgrading the team is the goal - not upgrading the team at or less than what David Booth makes.

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