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02-24-2013, 03:09 PM
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I'd bet my house one career year isn't the reason Kelly got a NTC. Chiarelli spent a long time as Kelly's GM, and pursued him for a year for the Bruins before finally landing him. He didn't get that contract because he scored 20 goals last season; he's being paid for leadership, intelligent play, penalty killing, holding leads in the final minute, and yes, scoring a clutch goal now and then.
He's not earning his pay this year. Decent little player, not worth his contract. Nothing WBC8 said is incorrect.
As to your contention that he wasn't paid because of last year, if he scored 8 goals last year you honestly believe he would have been given the same deal he got?
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