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01-16-2013, 12:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Jigger77 View Post
That's because MB and Therrien don't think PK is arguably their most important player. Notice the rhetoric they use every single time they talk about him. They invariably say, every single time, that PK is a player who is still in development stages of his career. They say this every time they are asked a question about him.

And those who are basically throwing Prust under the boat before he's even played a minute in the Habs uniform have to understand that there was a desperate need for a player like him on this team and that had they not slightly overpaid they would have Diaz and Weber playing forward again.

That is why they paid that much for him and that is why it has zilch to do with PK's contract.
Prust was a UFA and that is the main reason he was overpaid. And PK's time to be a UFA will come one day too and that is when he will cash in if he is the player that everybody thinks he should be.

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