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Jeff Skinner Extension 6 years AAV of $5.725M

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08-07-2012, 06:47 PM
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Jeff Skinner Extension 6 years AAV of $5.725M

Per Jim Rutherford's Twitter Account:

https://twitter.com/HurricanesGM

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It looks like we are going to be able to get Jeff Skinner tied up for a number of years. Exciting news for our franchise.
Any guesses on term and money?

It's official now:

http://hurricanes.nhl.com/club/news....id=DL|CAR|home

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RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has signed forward Jeff Skinner to a six-year contract extension. The deal will pay Skinner $4,350,000 in 2013-14 and $6 million per season from the 2014-15 season through the 2018-19 season.


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7y 35m?

Seen that tweet too.

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6 years, $24 mil?

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Hopefully not too much above league minimum. Skinner needs serious work on pretty much all aspects of hockey other than puckhogging and diving.

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Rutherford uses twitter?

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Should be around the same as Tavares.

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Forslund reporting the same thing.

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Rutherford uses twitter?
Not very prolifically. He has 24 tweets total, but it is really him.

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http://twitter.com/hurricanesgm

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Hopefully not too much above league minimum. Skinner needs serious work on pretty much all aspects of hockey other than puckhogging and diving.
ugh..

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Hopefully not too much above league minimum. Skinner needs serious work on pretty much all aspects of hockey other than puckhogging and diving.
31 and 20 goals in his first two season in the NHL. How many of those types of players earn 'not too much above league minimum' on an extension?

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5 years with an AAV of 4.4-4.8M.

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Hopefully not too much above league minimum. Skinner needs serious work on pretty much all aspects of hockey other than puckhogging and diving.
I know 29 other teams who would love to have that diving puckhog for a lot more than league minimum.

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Forslund reporting the same thing.
Since we can't trust the general manager?

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kings will take the puck hogging diver if the canes don't want him

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I'm pretty sure the puckhog/diving comment was meant to be a joke/sarcastic.. seems too obvious.

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Some of you guys are getting sucked in by one of the best.

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31 and 20 goals in his first two season in the NHL. How many of those types of players earn 'not too much above league minimum' on an extension?
It's unrealistic of me to expect it, sure, but he's not really worth much more. He scores a lot of goals, but needs to be sheltered away from tough competition because he's terrible defensively, takes tons of bad penalties, doesn't utilize his linemates, and spent the entirety of his time after his concussion crying every time he got hit.

Lots of players would score 20 goals if they refused to share the puck or put in any effort defensively. Doesn't make them good hockey players.

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Man, I need to see that gif of him. You know which.

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Should be around the same as Tavares.
Gotta be less. I think he gets a flat 5 million over 6 years.

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Since we can't trust the general manager?
JR likes to troll fans.

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Since we can't trust the general manager?
Can't trust it until someone from TSN tweets it.

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That's great. Carolina's org has stepped it up and proven themselves to their players and they're dong the same.

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That's great. Carolina's org has stepped it up and proven themselves to their players and they're dong the same.
Ok, now you've taken it too far.

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