View Single Post
Old
02-11-2013, 12:09 PM
  #82
roon
Registered User
 
roon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 1,674
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Legionnaire11 View Post
Poile was never going to offer a front loaded deal because of the strain it puts on the owners. He would have gladly given him the $7.5/yr

Weber forced his hand due to the pending CBA.

It's kind of a low blow, but he used the rules to his advantage. I don't like it, but if I had to chance to haul in $25M in one calendar year, i'd probably do it too.
Ok - so Weber holds the club hostage monitarily and demands payment or he is going to Philly, but thats ok because Poile had a chance to match it and retain him? Suter, mentions he would like to re-sign, but goes to play elsewhere without the option to match. If Suter gave Poile the option to match but turned him down anyway, would there still be the hate?

roon is offline   Reply With Quote