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06-11-2013, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by habsfanatics View Post
Read what you just wrote. Tell me if it makes any sense.

The habs wanted five million per year for two years, subban wanted less, so they settled nowheres close, less than both were asking for. Like I said, the numbers Bob were talking about were for 1-2 year deals. There was no shot of signing him for 6 years at 4.5 million. Simply wishful thinking on your behalf.
You're dense aren't you. All the insiders were saying that the two parties could not come to an agreement on cap and term. It was state multiple times that Subban was looking for a longer term deal at 4.5 million, this is what sparked the debate on these boards for months until he signed. There is no wishful thinking, just you being dense and pretending that this issue never occured. There was a hold out because the two parties fundamentally disagreed on all aspects of the contract.

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