Joined: Jul 2017
Ok I feel the need to point something out here. One thing I will say to all of this, I do not think people are taking into account that Vegas is a brand new franchise, Lets take Cody Glass, the teams first draft pick, for example his ELC won't even start till next season and will run for 3 seasons, in 4 years Vegas will have plenty of space to sign him with the cap dumps they took from teams coming off the books. What I am saying is Vegas does not have to worry about cap space to sign their own draft picks yet, so they can be more aggressive signing their own guys, and what the hell are they gonna spend their money on anyway? Have you guys seen the defensemen class next year, its very barren now, Schmidt likely would have commanded something similar on the open market. Again its either extensions like this or overpay for free agents. If you don't the money is just gonna sit there. In a vacuum this signing is bad but I would rather keep the band together and bet on my own guys.