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01-22-2013, 02:54 PM
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Originally Posted by punkr0x View Post
I think you could argue that needing to resign a 21-year old Grigorenko vs. a 22-year old Grigorenko could result in a significant salary difference, given that he should still be improving a lot at that age. As long as he's able to play at the NHL level right now without hindering his development, you might rather burn that first year now.
With the way Darcy negotiates the 2nd contract I never really worry about how much we end up paying someone that young. I think he's earned enough trust in that department and I doubt a years difference at that age would make much difference in his salary.

Then again, what do I know?

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