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03-14-2013, 10:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Marc the Habs Fan View Post
Karlsson and Subban are (or I guess were since Karlsson signed long-term) on the same timeline.

Both ended last season as RFAs that were 4 years away from UFA.

Karlsson because he had 3 years of NHL service time as a 22 year old (played first season as a 19 year old). Of the 7 seasons of RFA control, 3 were gone.

Subban because he was 23 years old, so 4 years away from age 27.

Karlsson signed a 7 year deal that ate up 3 UFA seasons.
Well there it is, 3 UFA years, and Subban will potentially lose 2. Not a huge difference as was pointed out. Subban's situation is much closer to Karlsson than Letang IMO.

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