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05-10-2013, 09:54 AM
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Originally Posted by CGG View Post
So what would all of you geniouses done with DD? He's an RFA. He will need a new contract. You either dump him before the playoffs (which would have been a disaster), you let him walk by not tendering a QO (which is dumb dumb dumb), you try to sign him for something less than $3.5 million (which doesn't stop the mindblowing hatred the guy suddenly has) or you try to trade him, when no team will be willing to trade for a $3 million range smallish centre leading up to cap hell.

What would you have done with him? Dump him for nothing? Watch our foreward depth take another hit? Let his 60 point capabilities walk away? What?
Waited until the summer to evaluate his season on the whole, as well as Eller and Galchenyuk's seasons (i.e. his direct competition) and try to knock the term down to 1-2 years based on those factors.

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