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06-12-2013, 09:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Quagmier View Post
That's a key word right there. Subban's negotiations will factor significantly when it comes time to negotiate Galchenyuk's 2nd deal. The bridge contract is good business. Plain and simple.

Plus, paying a Norris trophy winner and team leader 7m seems like a far better alternative than having to pay a PP specialist and locker room cancer 5.5m. Bergevin wanted to see with his own eyes that he had something special in PK, and it turned out he had a Norris trophy winner. I don't think he will lose much sleep over his decision.
If Galchenyuk doesn't want a bridge deal he won't accept one. He only has to compare himself to what other centres/forwards equivalent to him are getting and demand that. He'll be offerred an offer sheet, you guys are just in denial.

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