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06-20-2013, 03:08 PM
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Originally Posted by kinghock View Post
1. You are calling 3mil increase huge?
2. It seems very reasonable that Read goes from 900k to anything north of 3mil.
3. The main reason Philadelphia want to trade him is high probability of this happening.
They will be much less incline to trade him if his 900k salary was extended for three more years.
Again, agree. We definitely don't need a 3 mil bottom six guy and it doesn't look like we can afford another 3 mil top six guy when we have Toffoli. Especially a player of Read's size and of Read's age...for 3 mil we can probably re-sign Penner, proven playoff performer of excellent size. I don't like trading for a guy and tripling his salary when he looks to be of an age where e has no more vertical upside. That kind of money we give to Voynov or In the future Toffoli.

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