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01-20-2013, 08:11 PM
Kriss E
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Originally Posted by Lafleurs Guy View Post
Actually... yeah. That is the point.

See how he progresses over two years, give him some decent dollars and then when he's still an RFA you give him a long term contract with some big dollars attached. Makes sense to me.

What's wrong with that?
There is nothing wrong with that, when the player hasn't proven squat. But when a player has proven some things and is already playing great, and doesn't want a short term deal, then there's nothing wrong with giving him the bigger bucks now (although cheaper than what it would cost you in 2years). Especially if the other option is keeping him at home.

But as I said yesterday after the hot stove, I'm starting to think PK isn't necessarily against signing a 2year deal. If what they said was true, then it's more about the dollars.

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