Re: Chris Kelly
posted at 11/28/2011 2:05 PM EST
In Response to Re: Chris Kelly
[QUOTE]In Response to Re: Chris Kelly : That would be nice, but not with Peverley getting $3.34 million per. Kelly will want equal, at the least.
Posted by Wheatskins[/QUOTE]
I wouldn't fault his agent for trying to get the best deal for his client. But here are some stats that would suggest he would get less than Peverley. Peverley's contract extension is 3 years at $3.25 Million per season.
1.) Kelly has never scored more than 15 goals. Peverley had 2 seasons with more than 15 goals (22 and 18), while also having another 15 goal season.
2.) Kelly's career high in points is 38. Peverley's is 55.
3.) Kelly has never had a 40 point season. Peverley has had 3 (55, 44, 41).
4.) Peverley has more combined points, since 2008, than Kelly has had since the halfway point of the 06-07 season.
Maybe $2.4/YR is a bit low. But something in the range of $2.7-3 Million/YR for 3 years would seem rather fair, and if they want to extend him longer than Peverley's contract, they could possinly get him at a lower cap hit (IE: 4 years, but at $2.5M/YR).