Thread: Player Discussion: How good of a goal scorer IS Thomas Vanek?
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08-07-2013, 01:23 AM
pretty damn valuable
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I had a major epiphany about a month and a half ago, about his play and about the approach I want taken with him, was basically your post. Scary.

but I've also leaned more and more heavily towards the "NOBODY....should be given a contract longer than five years" (with a handful of rare exceptions of skill/age combo 6)...drafting well, developing well, and being able to adapt to situations that call for extensions or what have you.

A four year deal would be sweet.


You'll also have a contingent of posters who think that Vanek's style of play (his prolific scoring in the slot, at the crease, in tight spaces) is conducive to a long term extension. Some would argue that he takes a heavy punishment and would be a bit risky.

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