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01-26-2013, 09:27 AM
Dr Gonzo
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Originally Posted by HomaridII View Post
I would have signed him long term as I said I think in part 6 of this messy thread.. but I can understand the habs thinking in wanting a bridge deal to be honest, what I can't understand is 2.5 million per year.

Out of all the bridge deals signed lately by the Habs, Price was the lowest at 2.75, Patches, Gorges, Pleks all signed around 3.1 - 3.3 million if I remember correctly. I don't get why 2.5 for PK.
About Bridge contracts.

First of all they were put in place for our franchise by Gauthier and Gainey. Nothing against those two, but I don't get why Bergevin is sticking to the concept.

I would say it cost us more in the case of a few players (Gorges, Plek, Price) and only worked out for Pacioretty.

Seems to me like it's a sketchy philosophy at best, that a lot of teams around the league do not believe in at all.

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