Vanek isn't his replacement though, Nielsen is. Vanek is Franzen's replacement.
Agreed, not to mention its apples and oranges. Datsyuk for 40 games at a 6.5mil caphit as out 1C cannot be compared to Vanek as our 2W? at a 2.6 mil caphit playing 82 games. We are literally talking different positions, likely different lines, different caphit, and likely a different amount of games played.
Like kickazz said, comparing Nielson to Datsyuk who has a similar caphit is a much better comparison.
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