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02-01-2014, 01:02 PM
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Originally Posted by pld459666 View Post
Don't have a problem with the tweet at all.

Teams are usually behind the 8-ball when trying to defend a defection.

Get out in front of the PR nightmare that is bound to happen when he is traded.

5 years at 6 per is more than reasonable for Callahan. MORE THAN REASONABLE

Him demanding 7 years is not reasonable for the team. The style he plays means that even at 5 years he's going to be less than useful after the 4th season. He wants to make sure he's got the remaining 3 years and 18 million in his pocket.

No problem with this tweet on any level.
More than reasonable is being generous.

It's an overpayment by about $1.5M. As someone else said, he is barely worth his contract now. Signing Callahan to a 5 year $30 million deal will lead to the fan base hating him.

No one will put up with a $6M forward made of glass that puts up 40 points. It's a massive overpayment.

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