How Getzlaf deal impacts trade market 

March, 11, 2013
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Ryan GetzlafJuan Ocampo/Getty ImagesRyan Getzlaf's deal signals how valuable a top-notch center truly is in the NHL.
At first glance, it certainly seemed on the high side. When news emerged Friday of Ryan Getzlaf's 8-year, $66 million contract -- one that averages $8.25 million per season -- the thought of one agent echoed many in the hockey industry.

"I can only imagine what [Corey] Perry will get," he said.