Oilers and Gagner working on extension: [UPD: Elected Arbitration]
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02-26-2013, 05:39 PM
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Originally Posted by
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If he stays on the pace he's set, how do you convince his agent that he should take less than Eberle, or the $6 million they are going to offer RNH?
Gagner kills penalties, and Eberle doesn't. They both play the PP.
The Oilers have a bit of a problem here.
They overpaid Eberle a bit.
To be fair he scored 34 goals in his rookie year, lead the team in scoring 2 years in a row, was a plus player and was nominated for a major trophy.
But the Oilers will be buying more UFA years for Gagner, like I said earlier his agent is going to have all the bargaining power in this negotiation.
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