Thread: Speculation: Justin Schultz's extension
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02-26-2014, 02:23 PM
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Originally Posted by LTIR View Post
Why? Shattenkirk signed for less and is the better player.. Same goes for Fowler and Carlson (4.0M per). Alzner makes 2.8M per
For what J.Schultz brings (will bring) to the organization 4.5M is more than his value.
Fowler had a really bad year last season so i can see performance lowering his value.

Shattenkirk could easily get more, i'm going to assume that he took a pay cut to stay with the Blues and play on a cup contender. Again.. assuming is the key word here.

Carlson is a prime example of why you would want a bridge deal if you were in his shoes. With the cap going up and his very good play this season, Washington is getting a top defenseman at a discount price. He could easily get 6 million as a free agent this summer. If not more if it was a long term deal. IMO, he's leaving 2 million on the table every year until that contract is over. Over 4-5 years that's 8 to 10 million. If i was an agent i would want 10% of that extra 10 million.

Same goes for Alzner.

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