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Marchand Extends with Boston [4 years, $4,500,000/year]

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09-07-2012, 12:41 PM
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Marchand Extends with Boston [4 years, $4,500,000/year]

http://bruins.nhl.com/club/m_news.htm?id=641011

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Wow. Great signing. I thought he would get about 1 million more.

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Wow, Marchand cashed in.

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About what I expected. Good for both of them.

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Big pay day.

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overpayment? or is it just me

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Why would he get $1 M more? He's not a UFA and not a high drafted or prestigious young player. I would've expected him to get a discount considering the term if anything.

This is gonna be one of those signings that's gonna look good for 2 or 3 yrs of the contract and bad for one 1 or 2 cos he plays the type of game imo where he'll have lost of ups/downs.

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pretty expensive, but he is too important to let go

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This contract is ruining hockey!!! just kidding of course

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Big contract for someone who has only played two seasons, but they wanted to lock him up.

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Seems about fair if the team has confidence he'll be a 50-60p guy.

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overpayment? or is it just me
It's not just you. Granted, Marchand is coming off a very good season but 4.5M? That seems like a lot.

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Wow. Great signing. I thought he would get about 1 million more.
You think Brad Marchand is a $5.5 million a year player?

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I think it's fair. Could totally see him getting RFA offers in the 5M range.

everyone hates playing against guys like that, and would love to pick them up.

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You think Brad Marchand is a $5.5 million a year player?
What players get paid and what they're worth are two different things.

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Seems fair. I *think* that covers 1 UFA year. Should be worth it if he can get close to 50 points a season.

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Quarter mil or so higher than anticipated...I'll take it.

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Big contract for someone who has only played two seasons, but they wanted to lock him up.
Only 2 season but an important piece to the Cup winning team and also a big time factor in the Canucks series keeping his best for game 7. Kid can step it up, it's a fair deal IMO

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Not just you

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I think this is fair.
dudes just gotta stop diving & he'll tear it up.

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I think this is fair.
dudes just gotta stop diving & he'll tear it up.
Why? That's part of who he is and why this is actually a fair deal, guy has intangibles.

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I'm okay with this. He got market Value I think. Of course you have to remember he's older than you'd think for a 2nd year Player (older than lucic, which blew my mind),'but he's an dynamic offensive player with decent defensive and outstanding pest abilities. I love me some marchand

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With recent signings... this is great term and dollar. Nothing too long-term and the value is just right. I think everyone wins on this one.

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Why? That's part of who he is and why this is actually a fair deal, guy has intangibles.
I don't really considering diving to be an intangible (a positive one), but that's just me. I agree that Marchand needs to cut that crap out because the guy can play.

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Why? That's part of who he is and why this is actually a fair deal, guy has intangibles.
I like his chippy play, but diving doesn't belong in Boston unless it's from a stage. Leave that to PK. Hate when a Bruin does it.

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