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    Quote Originally Posted by orpheus View Post
    Kopitar and Kempe do look practically the same though, well, except that one is conventionally good looking.

    You decide which.
    ...And one looks like Frankenberry. You decide which.

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    So was Kempe not up for arbitration or something? Why is he still unsigned?
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    Quote Originally Posted by TooCool View Post
    So was Kempe not up for arbitration or something? Why is he still unsigned?
    He's an Rfa but there is an article on the interweb from Sweden about his contract negotiations* ,loosely translated it said something about Kempe was upset that Cher covered "Fernando" in Mamma Mia Here We Go Again.

    *The gist- Adrian wants 2m per for 2 yrs, Blake -say what again MF.

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    Quote Originally Posted by What party? View Post
    Blake -say what again MF.



    I may be a little bored.

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    Quote Originally Posted by santiclaws View Post


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    *chortle*


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    Move him for Puljujarvi. Bigger body. More skill. Higher ceiling. Adds depth to the wing.

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    My uneducated guess remains that this is Kempe wanting a one year, prove it deal.

    If the Kings were lowballing on dollars or term, and it were just that simple, he probably would've known that months ago and chosen arbitration.

    If however, the Kings want to lock him in for 3 years at Iafallo money (lol), but Kempe thinks he's poised for a breakout season under the new Sheriff, that could explain why he wouldn't want to have an arbitrator do the arbitrator thing, i.e. put the player's number and the team's number into a calculator and award the number right in the middle for two seasons.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TooCool View Post
    So was Kempe not up for arbitration or something? Why is he still unsigned?
    Maybe Patrick O'Sullivan has the answer.

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    And if I were Kempe, I would be open to a trade... to the Rangers, Devils or Panthers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kubrick View Post
    Move him for Puljujarvi. Bigger body. More skill. Higher ceiling. Adds depth to the wing.
    According to his press, his attitude would fit right in. But, it would still be an upgrade. In.

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