The Buffalo Sabres have signed former Flyer forward Ville Leino to a six-year, $27 million contract, worth $4.5 million per season.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: While I admire the Sabres aggressiveness and determination to build into a Cup contender, they’ve seriously overpaid here for Leino, who was believed seeking over $3 million per season from the Flyers a few months ago. Leino’s a terrific all-round forward, but he’s not worth that kind of money unless he elevates his game under Lindy Ruff.

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2 Responses to Sabres sign Leino.

  1. Flash in the Pan says:

    Wow, they gave him the Laich contract? Shit…

  2. MISportfan says:

    Insanity has officially broken out! Are you kidding me? Leino had a career high 19 goals last year! His previous NHL best was 6. These idiot general managers will be begging people to take these contracts off their hands within a year.

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