Alex Burrows signs 4-Year, $18m Extension

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Re: Alex Burrows signs 4-Year, $18m Extension

Postby Hockey Widow » Fri Sep 14, 2012 1:10 pm

Not only a good signing but a popular one too! Very pleased that Burr will be back and we now have him locked up for 5 years. Of course he can be traded for one more year before his NTC kicks in. :D

And for those that think MG was thinking one of Burrows or Doan, he wasn't and isn't.

With the CBA expiring midnight EST tomorrow I guess we have around 35 hours to see what else comes down the pipe. Of course who knows if the contract has to be signed sealed and delivered during business hours or not.
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Re: Alex Burrows signs 4-Year, $18m Extension

Postby Blob Mckenzie » Fri Sep 14, 2012 1:13 pm

Doan will sign here within the next 48 minutes.
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Re: Alex Burrows signs 4-Year, $18m Extension

Postby coco_canuck » Fri Sep 14, 2012 1:15 pm

Hockey Widow wrote: Of course who knows if the contract has to be signed sealed and delivered during business hours or not.


Apparently, all deals have to be in by this afternoon in order to be approved in time of tomorrow's midnight deadline.
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Re: Alex Burrows signs 4-Year, $18m Extension

Postby ukcanuck » Fri Sep 14, 2012 1:22 pm

Blob Mckenzie wrote:Doan will sign here within the next 48 minutes.

5pm EST ?
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Re: Alex Burrows signs 4-Year, $18m Extension

Postby Jovocop » Fri Sep 14, 2012 1:26 pm

The best news so far today! ;)
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Re: Alex Burrows signs 4-Year, $18m Extension

Postby rats19 » Fri Sep 14, 2012 1:27 pm

ukcanuck wrote:
Blob Mckenzie wrote:Doan will sign here within the next 48 minutes.

5pm EST ?

11:00 in kosovo
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Re: Alex Burrows signs 4-Year, $18m Extension

Postby Hockey Widow » Fri Sep 14, 2012 1:29 pm

Yes, I just heard that all contracts must be signed and delivered to NY Head office by 5PM EST, or 2PM PST. The league requires one day to approve all contracts.

MG currently working on Edler to see if they can get a deal done in the next 20 minutes. I am hearing they are close on most issues but money is still a big gap.

On Doan, he is waiting until the last possible second to sign in Phoenix.
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Re: Alex Burrows signs 4-Year, $18m Extension

Postby DonCherry4PM » Fri Sep 14, 2012 1:42 pm

Very stoked about this deal. Burrows definitely deserves the 4.5 and I have no problem at all with the NTC. Happy we have him for another 5 years. :thumbs:

That said, definitely interested to see what else comes down the line in the next 18+/- minutes.
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Re: Alex Burrows signs 4-Year, $18m Extension

Postby griz » Fri Sep 14, 2012 1:52 pm

If there is a player who deserves a fair contract it's Burrows. I agree


YES!

Burrows is a big time competitor. Love having him on the Canucks. Good for him.
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Re: Alex Burrows signs 4-Year, $18m Extension

Postby ODB » Fri Sep 14, 2012 2:39 pm

:thumbs:
BTW, NOT A FLAME ... JUST AN OBSERVATION ... :P
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Re: Alex Burrows signs 4-Year, $18m Extension

Postby Todd Bersnoozi » Fri Sep 14, 2012 3:07 pm

Yeah, great signing, considering we low-balled him last time. He likes being here and was a Nuck his whole career, he deserves it. Doan would of been nice as he was the type of guy we need, but Burr signed for less and is in the prime of his career (unlike Doan who looks like he may take a dip anytime soon).
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Re: Alex Burrows signs 4-Year, $18m Extension

Postby FAN » Fri Sep 14, 2012 7:57 pm

Yey!
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Re: Alex Burrows signs 4-Year, $18m Extension

Postby Fred » Fri Sep 14, 2012 8:11 pm

as there a relationship between Doan not signing and getting Burrows signature on hsi extension ?
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Re: Alex Burrows signs 4-Year, $18m Extension

Postby RoyalDude » Fri Sep 14, 2012 8:19 pm

Now that is 4.5 million dollars well spent. Wish I could say the same for David Booth. I wouldn't complain if Booth was actually earning what he deserved, like Burrows last contract. But such isn't the case here.
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Re: Alex Burrows signs 4-Year, $18m Extension

Postby ClamRussel » Sat Sep 15, 2012 1:13 am

Pretty sure everyone will be happy for Burrows on this one, totally well deserved!
Guy has come so far and is really a quality 2-way player...plus, he knows where his bread is buttered.
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