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Douglas Murray signed 1 year deal ($1.5m)
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08-22-2013, 01:54 PM
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Originally Posted by
IThe key here is the words
when deployed in more difficult defensive situations
. Presumably, the Canadiens are not signing Murray at the end of August on a 1 year/$1.5m contract to deploy him in difficult defensive situations.
The problem is that the article was written in the summer of 2012. Then he spent 2013 being put in much easier defensive minutes, and got dismantled with them.
The Sharks tried to manage his icetime and matchups, and it didn't help. So they found a taker for him and traded him, even though they were buyers otherwise.
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