Thread: Player Discussion: Derek Stepan Version 2.0
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04-22-2013, 06:37 AM
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Originally Posted by RangerBoy View Post
The Rangers don't have the space for a long term deal for Derek. Stepan's agent will want $4M per for a long term deal. The Rangers don't have that room with a $64.3M cap. The cap will go up by 15-16 with the new Canadian TV dollars. It could go up for 14-15. Stepan signs a 2 year bridge deal. 13-14 and 14-15.
Then what happens if he goes and scores two back to back 80 point seasons?

We are ****ED.

The smart thing is long team with this type of player, not short term.

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