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02-25-2014, 01:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Chief View Post
And the fact is that 4 years into the insane Horcoff deal, the Oilers were able to trade him. Free agent contracts can look bad the year they are signed but two or three years from now $7M is going to have the impact of $5M today. Callahan's contract won't be such a big deal and too many people are worried about the implications of a big deal today.

And I'll be curious to see the uproar when Sather spends his Callahan savings on a worse player for too many years.
Good luck trying to trade callahan at a $7 million cap hit (regardless if the relative value then being "$5 million") when his body is banged up and broken down....

You don't sign that deal.

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