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01-15-2013, 03:02 PM
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Originally Posted by TOGuy14 View Post
Leaf fan popping in here looking to ask a couple questions for Avs fans:

What kind of salary would you say is the limit you would be willing to offer ROR? $3M? -$4M?

Second, if his price is too high whatever that may be in your eyes, what are the needs of this team right now if you had to make a deal around ROR?
For me personally, I'd say $4M on a 2 or 3 year deal would be my max. $4.5M on a 4 or 6 plus year, but I wouldn't be happy with it. Not really interested in a five year that takes him right up to his UFA age, unless it's $3.5M or less, but I don't think O'Reilly does that number for that long.

An established scoring D, with at least an average defensive game that allows him to play on the top pairing with EJ, is what the Avs need. There aren't a whole lot of D available out there though that would make the Avs very interested, if they're giving him up in return. That's probably why they may be reconsidering keeping O'Reilly.

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