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[DAL] Benn re-signed (5 years, 5.25 per)

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01-24-2013, 10:00 PM
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great news for the stars and the rest of the league especially for my habs ( maybe not for subban )

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01-24-2013, 10:01 PM
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Great stuff for my fantasy team.

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01-24-2013, 10:02 PM
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Seems pretty obvious that it took time to sign because the player/agent was playing a game of chicken with the GM. Unlike PK Subban that's why I felt safe drafting Benn in my pools, seemed like the general principle of the deal was always in place but we were just waiting for one of them to blink.

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01-24-2013, 10:03 PM
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Sick deal for the Stars.

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01-24-2013, 10:35 PM
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Nice deal for the Stars. He should be a solid producer for years to come.

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01-24-2013, 10:43 PM
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This is a great deal. Happy for the stars

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01-24-2013, 10:51 PM
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Pretty good deal for Dallas. Five year contracts for young players make a lot more sense to me.

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01-24-2013, 11:57 PM
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Overpayment.

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01-24-2013, 11:58 PM
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Ah, there it is. Now the signing is complete.

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01-25-2013, 12:01 AM
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I think it's a fair deal. If you factor in the new CBA, it's comparable to the deals handed out before the lockout. One less year thus the lower dollar amount. Sets a precedent now.

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01-25-2013, 12:15 AM
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Great deal for Dallas.

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01-25-2013, 12:17 AM
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good deal on both sides IMO

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01-25-2013, 12:32 AM
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Considering Lupul just got 5M. Talk about a steal.

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01-25-2013, 12:46 AM
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I love watching Benn play. Good news for the Stars.. not so good news for the rest of the Western Conference.

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01-25-2013, 02:35 AM
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From the limited viewings I have had of Benn, this seems like a great contract.

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01-25-2013, 04:46 AM
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01-25-2013, 04:50 AM
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great deal for dallas. also good deal for benn too even tho in a few years his market value should be worth more.


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01-25-2013, 05:25 AM
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Great deal for Dallas.

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01-25-2013, 05:32 AM
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Great deal. Can't believe that price.

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01-25-2013, 05:48 AM
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01-25-2013, 06:08 AM
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A lot better than the sad Zajac-deal.

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01-25-2013, 06:08 AM
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Absolutely great deal for Dallas.

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01-25-2013, 06:12 AM
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One of the best contracts in NHL now, absolutely a steal. Congrats Dallas

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01-25-2013, 06:58 AM
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Considering Lupul just got 5M. Talk about a steal.
Lupul was an impending UFAgent, so he had considerably more leverage. I'm sure if Benn was in the same situation, his deal would have been considerably higher. A better comparable for Lupul would be what Getzlaf and Perry end up getting, which should be alot higher than the Lupul deal.

A better comparable for Benn would be the deal Paccioretty got, which is about 4.5/year longterm. Similar players, but Benn is better and compensated as such.

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