Montreal Canadiens: PK Subban Contract Disputes Are a Big Deal

August 2nd, 2012 by Robert Theodorson Leave a reply »
Montreal Canadiens' star defenseman PK Subban is reportedly very far away from from a new contract with the only team he's known in his pro career.

After turning down a two-year deal worth $5.5 million, it seems that Subban wants more money and a longer term. With the kind of money offensive defensmen are getting these days, it's hard to side against him.

While Subban may not be the Habs' best defenseman, he is reliable and only missed six games in two full years of being with the organization. 

After Montreal suffered a very poor season, finishing dead last in the Eastern Conference, Subban's point total only decreased by two, although there was a noticeable dip in his goal total. After scoring 14 goals in 2010-11 season, the young defenseman only picked up half that total last season. 

With his entry-level contract expired, Subban is looking for a big raise after seeing the likes of Dennis Wideman, Mike Green and other defensemen sign big-money contracts. Subban's best claim to make his case? He's younger, better defensively than those two and he knows it. 

Although he has four years left before he can off ...

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