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NJDevils re-sign defenseman Adam Larsson to a six-year contract.

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Good deal. Hopefully Larsson will continue to improve and this will become a great deal.

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What a fantastic deal. We have this kid for 6 years?!and 4.1 is an absolute steal

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As others have said, stellar value for Larsson, especially if he continues to improve. I'll be getting a new Larsson jersey this season for sure now

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I don't think it's a great deal, it's an average deal at best for a player who has yet to prove himself for a full NHL season, has a career -2, and who had one strong season after many people were calling for his head a season prior. On the plus side, he's young and has lots of potential. But I don't think it's a "great" deal because you don't know what you are gonna get.

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I don't think it's a great deal, it's an average deal at best for a player who has yet to prove himself for a full NHL season, has a career -2, and who had one strong season after many people were calling for his head a season prior. On the plus side, he's young and has lots of potential. But I don't think it's a "great" deal because you don't know what you are gonna get.

 

Agree. It could become a great deal IF he continues to grow. I don't think that's a sure thing, hopefully it happens.

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Love it. Paying for potential, but he clearly could become "the man".

Love the we're finally retaining our talent.

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I understand the concerns, but I don't think this is anything but a steal for the Devils. Locking him up for six years, but some UFA years, and at that price? When defensemen are known to be slower on the learning curve and he started showing some real advancement this season? Absolutely worth the risk that he may not fully pan out. I prefer to look at it as we could have in a few years a top-10 NHL defenseman on our roster for a 4.1 mil cap hit.

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And hey - worst case, it's a very movable contract.

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Love the deal and was hopeful we would lock him up!! Keep the youth movement moving forward.

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Love it. Paying for potential, but he clearly could become "the man".

Love the we're finally retaining our talent.

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When was the last time we lost a RFA? We literally had 0% chance of losing him here. And didn't we do a similar deal for Henrique a few years ago? Let's not go overboard with the subtle knocks on Lou.

As others have said, it has the potential to be a great deal, but that is only the case if he continues improving. That being said, I like the deal as I think Larsson is a first pair D.

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As the breakdown is 2015-16: $2.5 million. 2016-17: $3 million. 2017-18: $4.5 million. 2018-19: $4.85 million. 2019-20: $5.05 million. 2020-21: $5.1 million that's a pretty reasonable deal imo. Especially when you compare his $2.5 mil next year to what the likes of Clowe, Ruutu & Zubrus will be earning.

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This isn't good news.

This is great news.

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Very happy with this. I still don't know if he'll be able to anchor a top pairing but even if he stays at his current level he'd be on a great deal.

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