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11-04-2013, 10:06 AM
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Tawnos
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Originally Posted by Trxjw View Post
They can afford it, but Bogosian isn't a $5.1M per year player right now. You're risking a lot on a player who hasn't justified his contract yet. Could he finally find the level of play people think he has within him? Sure, but that's a big commitment to make for a question mark.
As far as I'm concerned, he's overpaid by a million, at most right now, in open market terms. He's already a top-4 caliber defenseman in this league. By the time his deal runs out, even if he's plateau'd as a player, given cap inflation, he'll actually be almost exactly correct or even slightly underpaid.

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