Thread: Confirmed with Link: Lupul extended - 5 years x 5.25m
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01-21-2013, 03:36 PM
Chandrashekhar Limit
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Originally Posted by Stu View Post
8.5? that's almost crosby/malkin money. i think if both of them want out of anaheim and have interest in playing together we could get them for a slight discount, maybe 6.5 each with decent term. The reality is that with the cap going down, even temporarily, the owners have to try and use that as a bargaining chip when it comes to signing UFA's. Not to mention if Scrivens/Reimer (one or both) can be lights out this season, we can sell ourselves HARD as a team that may realistically be able to compete sooner rather than later.
If they wanted to take a discount to play together, you are looking at 7.5 minimum. I still think that would be unlikely. Parise/Suter got that on a 10+ year term. I think it will take 8 for us to sign both.

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