One of the major events in this edition of the Oilers cluster is apparently at hand. Various reports today have the Oilers extending Taylor Hall and possibly buying some free agent seasons.
This is an important, perhaps vital because it could represent an outer marker for the rest of the young guns. Detroit in the past had success in this area, signing their best player and then using it as a ‘line in the sand’ for latecomers to contract negotiations.
I have suggested a 7-year, $44 million dollar contract should be the range. I freely admit to being shockingly underqualified to make the guess, but Al “the beautiful” Gore made the internet and that means having a strong opinion on something–anything–means you can find an audience.
In our corner of the internet we are free to guess without fear of assholery. So, what say you?