Luongo Talk: The Final Countdown...?
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01-07-2013, 12:05 AM
Join Date: Aug 2006
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Drop the Sopel
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.
The assumption was a similar level player to Booth. A PWF of his calibre, not legit 1st liners. A player with a similar skill-set, would he make 4m or less?
So let me ask you this, upgrading the team is the goal, so why isn't Bobby Ryan here? Or similar type player? We know the cost of this player would be higher than Booth, but that shouldn't matter right? Why hasn't Gillis paid it yet?
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