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06-01-2013, 01:03 AM
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Originally Posted by E = CH² View Post
I don't understand why people say we didn't have a choice. We had the choice to do with Price what we did with Subban. Could have went with another bridge deal with Price since he had not proven himself yet.

Anyway, I'll never understand why we gave both length and terms to an unproven guy. If we were giving 7 years, we should have gotten a discount on the cap hit. Instead we paid a premium. Mind boggling.
I thought the whole point of developing players was so you didn't have to pay the UFA premium, yet with Price and almost certainly Subban we'll end up paying top dollar. I guess Bergevin didn't get the memo but in 2 or 3 years from now he'll figure it out. Gonna be a long, hard road for our GM, I think.

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