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01-25-2013, 10:48 AM
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Originally Posted by Le depisteur View Post
The goal it is not to make a bargain with Subban, but to make Subban a better player in the future. And the best way to do this is to give him a short contract in years. After that, Subban himself could even get more money than that, he has the potentiel to earn more than 5M$ in 2-3 years. It's a win-win situation.
It's risky though...if Subban continues to improve at the rate he's improved since he's been drafted (and there's no indication that this isn't very likely to happen), in 2 years, it's going to cost the Habs a whole lot more than it would cost them right now.

If the team is where it's supposed to be 2 years from now...a lot of key players are going to be up for new deals...

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