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Old 06-28-2013, 07:46 AM   #1
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Default Letang rejects Pens 8 year / $54M offer

Defenseman Kris Letang has rejected one of the largest contract offers in the Penguins history.

Letang declined an eight-year contract that would have paid him around $54 million (total) late Thursday, sources told the Tribune-Review.

However, his agent, Kent Hughes, stressed Letang remains only interested in playing for the Penguins.

Kunitz kept

Kunitz agreed to a three-year contract that would keep him with the Penguins through the 2016-17 season.

His new deal is for three years at a total of $11.55 million. He will receive a $125,000 annual raise on his current deal, which runs through next season. His salary-cap hit on the new deal is $3.85 million.

Read more: http://triblive.com/sports/penguins/...#ixzz2XVxXcrAx
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Default Re: Letang rejects Pens 8 year / $54M offer

Getting way too greedy now. I doubt Shero gives him 7 mill/year. That's just too much dumped into 3 players. I have a feeling he'll go the same way Staal did.
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Can confirm Letang's agent Kent Hughes countered the Penguins 8 year, $54 million offer, asking for 8 years, $62.5 million/ full NTC


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Kent Hughes, agent for #Penguins D Kris Letang, confirms sides remain amenable to discussions about extension. First exchange unfruitful.


“Our goal remains to see if there’s a deal that can be worked out,” Hughes told ESPN.com Friday afternoon
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Trade him.
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Pens reportedly want Staal package for Letang

If the Pittsburgh Penguins trade Kris Letang, they want at least one NHL player under term for multiple years, a first-round draft pick and a top prospect, sources told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

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Default Re: Letang rejects Pens 8 year / $54M offer

He doesnt want to stay in Pitt that bad if hes lookin for more
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last I heard

Sat. 11:05am et: Pens GM Ray Shero and Kris Letang's agent Kent Hughes slated to meet this afternoon... One last chance to find common ground? - LeBrun
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Pens reportedly want Staal package for Letang

If the Pittsburgh Penguins trade Kris Letang, they want at least one NHL player under term for multiple years, a first-round draft pick and a top prospect, sources told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

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That would be great.

It worked well the first time.

Find some team desperate enough to overpay a 'star' and get a good haul for an offensive defensman.

Knowing Shero, he can trade the prospect and/or picks for a gritty player (D-man) who can actually help this team win more than regular season games.
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Default Re: Letang rejects Pens 8 year / $54M offer

Seems that they've worked out a compromise of 8 years for 58 mill and an NTC.

It's still yet to be confirmed, some sources have said it's a done deal, some say they are close on agreeing to this. Either way, this seems to be the final offer on the table. I'm sure we'll know for sure within a couple of hours.

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and now trade Niskanen, Glass and Kennedy and that would make my day
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