The Art Of Finding The Right Comparative To Gauge Danault’s Value

Contract negotiations are not as straight forward as one might think. There is a strategy to it. You ask for more than you want, the other side offers less than what they’re willing to pay. Then, it’s a game of cat and mouse. In pro sports, it will often depend on comparable players in similar situations. Although some comparables are likely overpaid, which management will be quick to point out, others are on team-friendly contracts, with the player’s agent will also bring forward. All in all, the player will often accept a little bit less than what he wanted and the team will often pay a bit more than what they wanted. But when both sides want a deal to be reached, it usually will be.

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Habs Take On Flyers: More Familiarity Than We Think

An old rivalry is revived. The Broadstreet Bullies against the Flying Frenchmen. The City of Brotherly Love against the Capital of Poutine. Bernard Parent against Ken Dryden. Bobby Clarke against Guy Lafleur. André ‘Moose’ Dupont against Larry ‘Big Bird’ Robinson. Intimidation against speed and finesse. Only this time, we’re talking about two teams much more similar is style and stature, meeting for the coveted COVID Cup.

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