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01-23-2013, 07:28 PM
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Originally Posted by RangerBoy View Post
Where do you guys come up with this stuff? Dallas has the money to pay Jamie Benn. The issue is Benn does not want a long term deal. He wants a 3 year deal. 5 Max. He wants Jeff Skinner dollars in a 5 year deal and not the 6 years Skinner got. Dallas wants a cheaper deal for 5 years. They won't give him Skinner money for 5 years. They will give it to him for 6 but Benn doesn't want 6.

What sensible win-win, preferably keeping Kreider, is a deal we can make that gives us Benn for 3 years?

What would Dallas want?

If we ate a portion of his contract (the only really huge one on NYR not Gabby or Nash), could we send Brad Richards back? Would he go?

If yes to those, then
B. Richards + X
J. Benn + y

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