Atlanta Thrashers Max Afinogenov May Test Free Agency

Posted: 15th June 2010 by Warren Shaw in NHL
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Give the new Thrashers GM a lot of credit. Rick Dudley is already displaying his savvy management ability in the early stages of his tenure.  In negotiations with forward Maxim Afinogenov, Dudley has shown considerable shrewdness in offering a short-term one-year contract for over one million dollars.   Afinogenov is rumored to have received a raise from his $800,000 last year after his 24-goal performance in the 2010 season. The Thrashers seem to be concerned about Afinogenov’s history of inconsistency when given a long-term deal.  Afinogenov signed a multi-year deal with Buffalo for $700,000 in 2007 and then disappeared.   The Thrashers then picked up Afinogenov and signed him to a one-year deal for the 2009 season. Legendary GM Jack Adams was known as a skille ...

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