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Morning Line- Jack Todd On Andrei Markov

Markov is in the final season of a three-year contract that pays him $5,750,000 per season — a much-maligned deal when he signed that now looks like a bargain. Given his level of fitness and his stellar play, he has surely earned at a two-year deal that will likely be signed in the off-season. Markov has made it clear in the past he doesn’t want to play anywhere else, and the Canadiens don’t want him playing elsewhere, not with Mikhail Sergachev a couple of seasons away from top-pairing duties and Nathan Beaulieu still wildly inconsistent.

At the end of that contract, Markov should be a solid contender for a spot in the Hall of Fame. And I, for one, can’t wait to hear what he has to say the day he’s elected.

-Jack Todd at the Montreal Gazette where you can read more on Markov.

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