Thread: Value of: Phil Kessel
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01-15-2013, 01:18 PM
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Originally Posted by RogerRoeper View Post
Why do people think Phil is going to Minnesota just because he was born there? They don't have the money to sign him after signing Suter/Parise. They have some really nice prospects they'll have to sign up in the future.

They're not going to replace Heatley's deal with Phil's. They have other concerns.
He's not from there, he's from Wisconsin. He actually took a lot of heat in Madison for going to play for Minnesota as they were the hated rivals. Think of it like a French-Canadian from Montreal choosing to sign with the Leafs over the Canadiens when he is a UFA.

Phil will sign where the money is the most. It's that simple and there is no reason to suggest that Toronto wouldn't be that team.

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