Originally written on The 6th Sens  |  Last updated 6/7/12
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Just in case you had ever wondered what two consecutive seasons of 45 or fewer points will fetch you in NHL negotiations, well, here's your answer: apparently it is a four year contract worth a total of 16 million dollars. I can already feel the puke rising rising up through my digestive system. I'm sure that there are many other NHL executives who now feel the same way since the Colorado Avalanche announced today that they have signed forward David Jones to this ridiculous extension. If anything it's a sobering reminder of just how ****** up and wildly unpredictable this year's unrestricted free agenct market will be when it officially opens on July 1st. This contract will help set the bar that the representatives of players like Zach Parise and PA Parenteau will point to and laugh at when it comes time to negotiate new deals for their clients with NHL GMs... ... or worse, it could be a terrible ******* twist in the negotiations with impending RFA Nick Foligno. Albeit, unlike Nick...
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