Diaz close to signing an x-term contract!
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11-15-2013, 06:37 AM
Join Date: Jan 2008
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These are the guys who signed for 2-2.5M as UFAs:
33 yrs Jordan Leopold 15:45, 2 points, +1
35 yrs Cory Sarich 17:56, 4 points, +7
32 yrs Ron Hainsey 20:21, 4 points, -5
30 yrs Shane O'Brien 10:16, 2 points, -2
33 yrs John Erskine 16:54, 1 point, -4
28 yrs Diaz 20:58, 7 points, +3
It doesn't tell us everything, but I think it's clear that Diaz is in a class above these guys and should get 2.75-3.5, somewhere in that range. I'd love it a 3M per, but wouldn't fret with 3.25.
Off the top of my head, since Bergy got here, these are the Dmen that he has signed: Drewiske, Bouillon, Murray and Emelin.
Expensive? Not really
Mediocre? If Murray, Bouillon, Drewiske is your 6-7-8, as it should be, I think that's pretty good.
Soft? Heck no! He's clearly addressing the size and toughness issues as we go here.
Also, a lot of the guys listed like Hainsey and Leopold signed last summer when teams were in a big cap crunch. As contracts expire and the cap goes up you won't get many of those bargain basement signings. Usually a guy like Hainsey would have gotten 2-3 years at 3-4 mil as a UFA.
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