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12-31-2013, 02:59 PM
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Originally Posted by haohmaru View Post
And, just for the record, I'm not saying Phaneuf is a terrible hockey player or anything. I just don't think he's worth that type of money or term. I wouldn't want him on the Rangers for that and I wouldn't want Danny G for north of 6 million either. Weber, Suter, Chara, Keith, Doughty, etc.... for 7/7? Sure. Phaneuf? No.
I'm not a huge fan of Phaneuf. I can understand the thought that locking him up for seven years at seven million is too much.

However, with the cap expected to rise dramatically and a seven (or eight) year term limit, you aren't going to come close to a player like Weber, Suter, Keith, or Doughty at $7m as a UFA.

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