Quite a few people keeping saying that Jussi Jokinen isn't worth $3 million plus a season, but with another player, Stephen Weiss of Florida, re-signing for more than $3 million a year who has a smaller resume do you really expect Jokinen to give a significant discount to the Stars?
Jussi Jokinen: 163 Games - 103 Points (31 G - 72 A) - 0.63 points per game
Stephen Weiss: 115 Games - 69 Points (29 G - 40 A) - 0.60 points per game
yeah it sucks... normally Id say 3 mill+ for a 50 pt scorer? no way!
but It just so happens that 48 pts was pretty good for Dallas last year.. and we dont really have another player that can fill in on our top 2 lines...
Im sure I could find a couple players with better numbers then Jokinen playing for around 2.5 mill, but Its increasingly looking like Dallas is going to have some problems signing this guy..