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02-19-2013, 05:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Sens Mile View Post
Look at your core, Wheeler, Little, and Bogosian are close to UFA. I believe Wheeler and Little are on their last RFA years. Unless long-term contracts are signed your line-up will not look that great (not meant to be flaming). And partly due to past Thrashers ownership there is not a whole lot of serious prospects. (though I love Scheifele and Trouba)
Wheeler and Little are both going to be RFA's. They could just as easily sign 5 year deals (like Kane, Ladd, Enstrom, Buff, and Pavelec). And if he's willing, Bogosian will be locked up for a long time. Burmistrov will also either be signed to a bridge deal, or a long term one as well.

Saying upcoming RFA's are not going to stick long term before they even get to contract negotiations isn't a legitimate perspective for saying that they are not going to stick long term.

The Jets don't have any key players within 4 years of becoming a UFA.

The team obviously has a ways to go, and other pieces need to be added, but to say that the Jets have a serious lack of talent that will stick long term is untrue. The Sens are going to have important UFA's come up before the Jets do for instance.

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