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Wheeler was awarded $2.2 million, as first reported by ESPN Boston's Jimmy Murphy. CSNNE's Joe Haggerty talked to agent Matt Keator, who said, "Decision came in range we expected. There were no winners or losers in this case. Blake is excited for camp and ready to go."
Of course, the fact that both sides view the contract as more or less reasonable when compared to the rest of the NHL is, in a word, silly.
I think Wheeler is a perfectly good hockey player, not great or even that much above average, but good. And the fact that he's getting $2.2 million from an arbitrator rather than his team or another that slid him an offer sheet tells you that's roughly market value forRead More »from Trending Topics: Odd arbitration decisions; more NHLers Tweeting