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#101 F.Michael

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 10:00 PM

Yeah I definitely see him going for more in a couple years, Montreal could have saved themselves some cash by signing him long term.

True - however Subban was looking for big $$$ for 5 plus years.

 

Habs GM Bergevin was in a tough spot;  do you sign Subban for long term (mind you the guy only has 2 years of experience in the NHL), or as the GM you take advantage of the fact that Subban has no arbitration rights, and work out a short term deal to see how he developes?

 

IMHO - this deal is for the better for both sides.



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#102 Euro_Twins

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 10:03 PM

Yeah I definitely see him going for more in a couple years, Montreal could have saved themselves some cash by signing him long term.

 

Probably didn't want another Gomez mess on their hands

 

Edit: or Carey Price for that matter, 6.5mil/year for him... Imagine how much Howie could fetch in Montreal lol


Edited by Euro_Twins, 28 January 2013 - 10:04 PM.


#103 Dabura

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 11:38 PM

Weird.


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#104 St. Michael (the Red Wing)

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 02:03 AM

Gutted they signed him.



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Posted 29 January 2013 - 08:22 AM

Good for Pernell Karl. If all goes well, a much-larger payday awaits him. He seems to be a classy individual (with this as just one of many examples), well-liked by both fans and the relentless media in Montreal.


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Posted 29 January 2013 - 10:48 AM

 Congratulation to Subban, and to me, because he is on my fantasy team. Happy day!


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Posted 29 January 2013 - 10:53 AM

Glad we didn't sign him. He's good offensively, but, he's not worth 5-6 million dollars long term, nor the picks/prospects needed to bring him here. The Wings need a shutdown guy to be paired with Kronner, because Kronwall is pretty good at moving the puck, but there is no real shut down guy in the top 8 d-men in the system.


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Posted 29 January 2013 - 02:50 PM

Glad we didn't sign him. He's good offensively, but, he's not worth 5-6 million dollars long term, nor the picks/prospects needed to bring him here. The Wings need a shutdown guy to be paired with Kronner, because Kronwall is pretty good at moving the puck, but there is no real shut down guy in the top 8 d-men in the system.

 

Did you not see how much he signed for? Hello? 



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Posted 29 January 2013 - 03:20 PM

Did you not see how much he signed for? Hello? 

 

He wouldn't have signed for less than $4 million with us, guaranteed







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