Blue Jackets pursuing Miikka Kiprusoff
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06-26-2013, 09:29 AM
Join Date: Jun 2006
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I'd be all for a one year deal. Pay the man what he's earned, but make him earn it again. I hate long term deals for goalies, they almost never earn the contract. Luongo is a great example.
I have no doubt the Jackets would agree, but I also would expect Bob's agent to be fighting tooth and claw for his big payday to immediately be based on this past season. I would suppose that is the basis for the entire negotiations process - Bob's team repeating "Vezina, Vezina, Vezina..." and JK/JD replying, "one short season, one short season, one short season..."
It's a business, I'll try to wait until there is a result before I form an opinion on how it all went down.
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