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  1. #1
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    Caps resign TJ Oshie - 8 years/$46million

    Per twitter:

    $5.75 AAV is good but 8 years damn. He's 30 already too. Thoughts?


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  2. #2
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    They had to stretch the contract out. After losing Schmidt, we have to re-sign either Alzner or Shattenkirk right now. In addition, Carlson is a FA after this coming season, and Orlov will soon be due his money, as well as Kuznetsov on the offensive end.

    I think Oshie is going to age well, so I do not think this will be a problem. While he is not a true elite talent, he does everything well and has a very balanced game. The Caps use him equally as much on the PP versus the PK, and he can fill in at all forward spots and has really meshed with Ovechkin and Backstrom. I think that was the biggest thing in deciding to bring him back.

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