If only we had Belfour Posted July 23, 2003 Share Posted July 23, 2003 SHOOTER: U's Martin has devil of a decision CHARLEY WALTERS Pioneer Press Columnist Gophers defenseman Paul Martin has a tough decision to make soon: accept a signing bonus of about $850,000 from the New Jersey Devils or return to Minnesota for his senior year, when the Elk River graduate would have a chance to help the Gophers go for a third consecutive NCAA championship and be a strong candidate for the Hobey Baker Award. The Devils, trying to get more young players, recently signed Gophers senior Matt DeMarchi for a $450,000 bonus and paid David Hale of North Dakota $700,000 when he signed in April Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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