Wow he must have a good agent cause thats slightly to much IMO... between 2-3m would have been more ideal but whatever at least Khabi's contract is off the books at the end of next year and this is only a 2 year contract.
$3.5? To let in an AHL goal a night? How in the world did he do anything to deserve that? That seems like a Kevin Lowe wishful thinking contract. I agree he looked much better down the stretch but I haven't seen anywhere near a $3.5 million dollar goalie there. Well, its obvious this organization is a lot higher on this kid than I am.
You can live with it if he continue his upward trend and becomes a decent starter for the whole season. We don't know yet if this will happen, which is why 3.5m is clearly too much.
What were you expecting? Did you think it would be lower than 2.5, because nobody should have. Like i said a bit of an overpayment, but i think we all knew a deal for 3 per had a reasonable chance of happening. Dubnyk is a very solid bet, and on a 2 year contract he doesn't present much risk. His contract takes up 5% of the cap, i think we can deal with that.
i'd of been fine with 10 million over 3. it's a little high, but i'm sold on the guy, I believe he's the real deal, he's a solid goalie, somewhere between 10th and 20th in the league. And once this team starts clicking, that's all were gonna need, we don't need a guy to steal games for us, we just need one who won't lose them for us.
If somebody wants to bump this thread in 2 years I know I won't have anything embarrassed to read. This deal is outrageous. I hope like hell Dubnyk plays well enough one day to earn it but based on what he's done so far this salary is almost double what he should be getting.