There has been a firestorm surrounding Ondrej Pavelec ever since Darren Dreger released this tweet Tuesday: Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger Pavelec is pending RFA with a big $ offer from KHL. It will take $4mil\multi years to keep him in NHL. Pay or trade him...Jets only options. Pavelec went 29-28-9 with a .906 save percentage and 2.91 GAA last season as the Jets' starting goaltender and is currently a restricted free agent. According to Dreger, Pavelec wants $4 million/season. Among Jets fans, there is a huge divide over Pavelec's worth, with one camp calling him a $5 million goalie and some saying he should be paid nowhere close to that. But which camp is right? Is he worth the $4 million he wants? What does Ondrej Pavelec deserve for his next contract? Keep reading after the jump to find out.
How Much Does Ondrej Pavelec Deserve? (Hint: not $4M/year)
Arctic Ice Hockey | Jun 21