Originally Posted by mongoose
Same amount of points doughty had last year actually , Doughtys contract is 56 million over 8 years , subbans camp was looking for 5 million a year and he's worth that ,Bergevin and subban did great by agreeing on this deal , Subban will get big money soon enough and as far as talent gos Subban is every but as good as Doughty.
He may have the talent of Doughty, but talent only gets you so far. What other intangibles does he bring to the table to be worth that kind of money right now? He has some more work to do, IMO, before he can command that salary, and that is the message Bergie sent with this deal.