Brayden Point’s contract doesn’t mean Kyle Dubas is a bad GM

Brayden Point #TBL
3 years x $6.75M
Our Contract Comparables engine does not identify any truly comparable contractshttps://t.co/FhHJYsxalo pic.twitter.com/f8IfNvrRah
— CapFriendly (@CapFriendly) September 23, 2019
We all knew this day was coming. The Brayden Point contract seemed destined to make the Mitch Marner contract look horrific. That’s not to say that Marner is at fault for getting his, and that’s not to say that Marner isn’t a player in the same caliber of Point. Both are true. This is not a post bashing Mitch Marner.
The thing is the Leafs paid a lot more than what any of the other comparables are out there, with the exception of the one they created for themselves with the Auston Matthews contract. That’s not to say I’m not thrilled that both Matthews and Marner are Leafs, they’re both great.
The point here is that Kyle Dubas is likely going to always leave us wanting when it comes to contracts. And as painful as that may be, it still doesn’t make him a bad GM.
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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation