Thread: Speculation: Mez for erat?
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11-26-2013, 11:59 AM
JDinkalage Morgoone
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Originally Posted by FlyersFanz View Post
Sorry but I'm still shell-shocked from the Flyers having aging players with huge contracts from previous years. God forbid Boyle becomes another Pronger...don't get me wrong I love Prongs but his cap hit is on the books for long time yet(2016-17). That's why the 35yr old rule scares me now but if we can get Boyle for 2 years...maybe?
Oh for sure I understand your concern. I just get a bit agitated when people constantly bring up age as a main reason why a guy shouldn't be signed. There are people I've spoken with who would rather give a D spot to a guy like Oliver Lauridsen, who if he meets his projection ceiling , is still not as good as a guy like a 38 year old Dan Boyle.

If the money and years are right, I say who cares about age?

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