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07-21-2013, 09:21 AM
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Originally Posted by Miller Time View Post
Not much patience showed in both the bouillon & DD extensions.

Jumped the gun in both cases & ended up paying a bigger premium on both than he likely would have at end of season.

I'm generally in favor of proactively extending key players, but 1.5M on a 6-7 dman & 4 years for a diminutive player with average skating who has 1 solid season on his record, is not the kind of calculated risks that strike me as schrewd
I was actually okay with signing DD for 3.5. But four years was too long. The problem isn't so much DD. It's that DD is a smurf surrounded by smurfs.

And adding Briere to a roster that already has DD? Bleecchchh...

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