Doc Brown wrote:Rooscooter wrote:Are we going to offer more than 1 year? Is he really valuable enough to take up 3 to 4 million of cap space for 3 to 4 years on a team that is essentially rebuilding from scratch? He's fun to watch but having a top bench scorer is only really important if you are a team on the brink…… which we are not.
Since we don't have any draft picks, the only way to build a team from our standpoint is to get guys in free agency.....
At the free market price. If we can get him on a home town deal at 4 million a year, heck yea you bring him back. We are just going to be paying for one later on anyway, probably at higher price to boot.
You have to start building a team somewhere. Bringing back Young/Hill/Kelly would at least give us a bench going into next season.
If it's a one year deal I think ownership would do it for 4M….. I don't think Young will however. I'm sure he came here with the idea of a one year tryout with a 4 year deal afterward. He'll get a multi-year offer elsewhere I'm sure.
I agree that we have to pay "retail" for players but I'm not sure Young is a guy that will be here for the full re-build and be part of anything meaningful for us other than a sometimes exciting scorer off the bench.
On the off chance we sign him for a decent multi-year contract he will be a tradable commodity however it seems that we never trade our players with value.