Originally written on The 6th Sens  |  Last updated 9/5/13
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During the first intermission of this afternoon's Ottawa vs Pittsburgh rookie tilt in London, Tim Murray appeared on the TEAM1200 offering praise for Ceci, Lazar, Puempel and Prince, but the real news was the bookend to the interview when the topic turned to the matter of getting a certain RFA signed. Cowen stuff starts below @ 7:22: And if you'd rather read, my thoughts in bold. Tim on where things stand... "It's just a process. It's just back and forth. And sometimes you get to a number quickly, and other times it takes time. There are deadlines coming up, and I'm sure we'll talk when we're here this week, and I'm sure we'll talk again when we get back to Ottawa. So there's really no progress per se...because umm we're just a little bit far apart. And I think the more you talk the closer you get." No reason for Cowen to sign a deal he doesn't like, but if it gets to the point where he's missing games this will be one of the stranger holdouts I can remember...
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