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05-16-2013, 11:51 AM
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I will avoid the discussion altogether about whether or not to buy out Richards (as there is basically an entire thread devoted to that). I`m not certain that McDonagh is going to get the $$$ that a lot of people think he is going to get (many ASSUME it will be around 4 million a year). I think McD`s contract is going to be like MDZ (a 2.55m bridge :
), or PK Subban (a 2.875m bridge :
). Unless Sather convinces McD to sign a long term deal like Staal, I can`t see Sather doling out 4 million bucks a year to McDonagh.
McDonagh is arbitration eligible. If Sather offers him a bridge deal, it's almost certainly heading towards an arbitration settlement. Give the guy his money. Even if his offense remains stagnant, he's one of the best two-way defenders in the NHL already. He's worth an extended contract.
$4.5M per might be on the low end at this point.
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