Thread: Confirmed with Link: Niklas Backstrom (3 Years, $3.42M/YR)
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06-24-2013, 05:19 PM
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Originally Posted by HDZx View Post
Backstrom is a top 20 goalie in the league.. no doubt.
Originally Posted by Puhis View Post
I don't know... He's on the brink of top-20 right know, and we knew that last year's schedule was especially hard for older players and goalies.
Exactly the problem. We are spending 3.4 Million on a 35 year old goaltender for the next 3 years who will be an average(if were lucky) or likely a below average starter in this league.

Im not saying Fletch could do much else I'm just saying I'm not thrilled with the idea of having Backstrom as our guy trying to steal us a playoff series in the next 3 playoffs.

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