Found August 30, 2012 on The 6th Sens:
In the wake of yesterday’s announcement that Kyle Turris has signed a five-year contract extension with the Ottawa Senators, it is always fun to scan the Interwebs and monitor the reactions of the greater hockey community; especially those from outside the nation’s capital. The Edmonton Journal’s Jim Matheson had this take for example: I know the Oilers and Sam Gagner were saying all the right things after they agreed on a one-year, $3.2 million deal a month or so ago. Both sides were happy to get it done and move on and think about a longer term after the 2012-2013 season, should we have one or a truncated one (70 games, 60 games, 50 games?), but Gagner signed for less money than Kyle Turris, who couldn’t carry his equipment bag judged by his NHL stats so far, just got in Ottawa. It’s obvious the Senators see Turris as their No. 2 centre behind Jason Spezza for years to come even though he is coming off a 29-point season in 55 games. He does have the tools–he was drafted third...
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