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Old 07-30-2014, 09:10 AM   #706
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You saying that Subban is comparable to Phaneuf is very strange.

Also, not sure which playoffs you were watching, but Subban was used in all situations, including protecting a lead late in the game.
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Old 07-30-2014, 09:11 AM   #707
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Hockey news is reporting this morning that P.K. wants 8.5m/year.Montreal offers him 5.2M/year

Looks like Bergevin share the same opinion of P.K as me.
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Old 07-30-2014, 09:21 AM   #708
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Aren't these just arbitration numbers? No shit they're gonna lowball in arbitration.
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Old 07-30-2014, 09:26 AM   #709
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You are an idiot, Midnight Moon.

Are you not aware how arbitration negotiations work? Look at Lars Eller, for example. Montreal offered $1.75 million, while Eller asked for $3.1 million.

And guess what? They settled on a 4 year deal with an average annual value of $3.5 million, MORE than what Eller was asking for.
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Old 07-30-2014, 09:46 AM   #710
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You are an idiot, Midnight Moon.

Are you not aware how arbitration negotiations work? Look at Lars Eller, for example. Montreal offered $1.75 million, while Eller asked for $3.1 million.

And guess what? They settled on a 4 year deal with an average annual value of $3.5 million, MORE than what Eller was asking for.
For fuck sake,you are comparing apples to oranges.

Eller wasn't comparing himself to the best center (Sidney Crosby) in the league.P.K. ,on the other hand,compare himself to the best d-man( Doughty).Thats why closing the gap will be impossible.
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I'm talking about the tactics used in negotiations. That figure is not reflective of Marc Bergevin's opinion of Subban, but is merely how it's done.

They will agree on a long term deal with an AAV of $8.5 million.
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Old 07-30-2014, 10:05 AM   #712
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In 2011, Nashville and Shea Weber went to arbitration. Weber asked for $8.5 million, while the Predators countered with $4.75 million. I guess David Poile had a low opinion of his franchise defenseman, too. Now it all makes sense!

The arbitrator ended up awarding a one-year $7.5 million contract.
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I really wish Chris Pronger wore a visor.
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he probably does too
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For fuck sake,you are comparing apples to oranges.

Eller wasn't comparing himself to the best center (Sidney Crosby) in the league.P.K. ,on the other hand,compare himself to the best d-man( Doughty).Thats why closing the gap will be impossible.

Yet, somehow PK won a Norris.

Do you think guys like Weber and Doughty were as good as they are now when they signed their contracts?
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On Friday morning,Habs will say to the judge "That was a 48 games season Norris trophy"
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If you guys don't want him, I can think of a team about 6 hours' drive upriver that might.
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I dunno, if I were Suban, I would find 5.2 million fairly insulting. Montreal should be careful unless they are really not interested in keeping him around for much longer...
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It's arbitration, though, this is like the only time a team can lowball consequence-free. This happens all the time.
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Sounds like a deal is imminent. I estimate an announcement within the hour.
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