Ummmm, what? 1.7 a year?
They don't have anyone in their system who can step in on the last pairing?
Sather must have heard that people were praising his deal for Nash and realized he had to make a boneheaded signing like this to keep his rep.
"You're next... I don't give a f*ck."
(pointing at Dino Ciccarelli after obliterating Slava Kozlov in the '95 Finals)