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04-02-2013, 12:23 AM
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Was he? Even when those contracts were being handed out like candy, the stud playerswere getting cap hits closer to $6m and better. Hossa's offered deal was over $5m, right?
If Franzen was really being looked at as a "stud," his cap hit would have been higher. Likely closer to Hossa's rumored offer.
If you want to argue that we should have went with Hossa regardless, go for it. I think there's a better argument from that angle, anyway.
Dude, Franzen had 91 games of awesomeness under his belt. And he parlayed that into $43Million.
For a 91-game stretch, he earned a $43M contract.
Prior to that he was a big-bodied defensive forward with a decent wristshot.
They paid him to be a stud.
If they thought he was going to be Michael Ryder, they would have paid him 2 years at a time. Not given him $43M guaranteed
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