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01-11-2013, 05:39 PM
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Originally Posted by RangerBoy View Post
Immaturity? Its a business. The same argument was made with the lockout. The players should accept what the owners are offering because they are all immature and spoiled players. They don't care about the game since they won't accept less or offer to take less. Anaheim gave Cam Fowler $20M over 5 years. What has he proven? The Rangers need DZ in the line-up from day 1. 3 years(including this season)takes to him to 1 year before group III(IF he plays 40 accrued games in the next 3 seasons/that number will be less this season with the 48 game season)or 2 years before group III at 27. In 3 years,DZ will be arbitration eligible.


7 or 27
Do you think Sather will offer him 5 years? I don't see it happening. 4 years is even less likely because it would coincide with his eligibility for unrestricted free agency. So that leaves 1, 2 or 3 year deals. 1 is also unlikely because Sather won't want to have to deal with him next year with all the other contracts that will be up.

On a 3 year deal, maybe he could get 3 mil per. Carlson took a 6 year deal and got just under 4 mil per year.

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