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Flyers sign Mark Streit to a multi-year deal [4 yrs, $21m; $5.25 AAV] (post #1)
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06-17-2013, 05:29 PM
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In all seriousness, what were all the people complaining about expecting him to sign for? What would a good contract have been? Is it just the fourth year? Don't get me wrong, I am not saying this is a good contract...I would have liked to see a three year deal as well, but I don't think that was going to happen and I don't think anyone else should have reasonably thought that. Hoped, sure. But we all knew that wasn't going to happen.
Exactly. This is what happens on the open market, guys get paid more than they're worth usually. At least this move fills a huge need. I would have been significantly more pissed to see them overpay for a guy like Horton who would be a luxury on this team. Streit fills the single biggest need on the club, and I expect that the defense will look a hell of a lot better next year with just this one signing. I wish the deal would have been a year shorter, but the money doesn't really bother me that much.
But this is HF where if you're not underpaid, you're overpaid.
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