The Out of Town Thread part LXV - All Talk From Around the League Here
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07-09-2013, 08:15 AM
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I personally don't believe your argument is relevant, Subban is not Myers, he is dominating because he wants to dominate, not because he wants a bigger paycheck.
The bottom line is we are saving 3 million a tear this year, and will lose 4 million a year for 4'years after that. Add in the Desharnais contract and we see that Bergevin has created an 8 million dollar deficit.
Bergevin was very clear, he did not know for sure if Subban was a goodpplayer. Neither was the Montreal media and fanbase that ranked him as the 6th best has dman and compared him to del zotto and kulikov.
Last year, i was among a minority of Habs fan that stated that Subban and not Markov would be number 1 d. We were right, by a massive margin.
Subban naysayers should just eat their crow.
You don't know what really motivates Subban, you're just guessing there.
Subban got a bit of humble pie last yaer with the team still winning with him out and I think it drove him to get better and conform to being a much better team player.
We would ahve saved having him signed for 4-5 years, probably around 5 mil instead of 7 mil, but there is no guarantee he reaches his full putential if he gets a big contract before last year. Plus, the difference is only 2 mil on an incraesing cap. The Habs cap problems were for 2013-2014, not beyond that, so that's another factor.
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