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01-28-2013, 07:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Gary320 View Post
For me it REALLY depends on how you see PK Subban.

I'd rather take the two year deal and the chance that PK asks for 2-3 million more next deal (if he earned it) instead of dealing with him for 4-5 million for next 5 years, and he doesn't pan out like you'd hope. It was a RISKY deal. I personally feel it's the best deal.

Even as PK Subban. It's a good deal and don't think a long-term deal was any good for him.
Give me 4 million next year. I kick ass, and I prove I'm worth 5-6 next deal.
He's not going to ask for 2-3 more next time around. He's going to ask for 4-5 more.

As for the RISK that you're talking about... MB is very lucky that PK didn't just walk away. THAT was a risk (and an unnecessary one at that.)

And we are going to get killed next time. Count on it.

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