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08-01-2014, 09:09 AM
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Originally Posted by RCola88 View Post
Poile has stated he isn't in a big rush, not to take this as a negative though. We have plenty of time to sign him. Im thinking Poile is working on a decently long deal at a smaller value, kind of like the Josi contract. I think Ellis will be here for awhile, he is perfect in our bottom pairing/2nd PP unit defensemen.


Im guessing 3 - 4 year deal at 2.1 mil with his salary increasing every year to the 2.1 or so
This. He's an RFA. My guess is that they were happy with last years progression and are wanting a longer term deal (say five years or so). If they can't come to a conclusion before camp, he has another couple years of RFA, so he'll sign a 1-2 year deal and try again.

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