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03-12-2013, 10:07 AM
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Originally Posted by WeekendAtBernies View Post
A lot of people (myself included) actually complained about the timing when the contract was signed. So there's no 20/20 hindsight coming from me. I'm simply stating the same view I had when that contract was signed. It was dumb to sign Timonen so early on in the season and you're seeing why right now.
I don't really have an issue with the timing of it all, I just think it is too much money. I had assumed he was retiring after this year as it is, but figured if he came back it would be at a drastically reduced rate (like $3 million or thereabouts).

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