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SHANE O'BRIEN BUYOUT UPDATE

By CapFriendly
Sep 16, 2016 at 1:09 pm

It was previously reported that the Shane O'Brien buyout by the Calgary Flames in June 2014 was a compliance buyout and therefore had no cap hit implications (As part of the 2012 CBA, teams were permitted two compliance buyouts which allowed a team to buyout a player with no cap hit penalties).   It has been confirmed to CapFriendly that the buyout was not a compliance buyout, and was instead a standard buyout. The resulting buyout cap hit was therefore as follows:   2014-15: $533,333...

SHANE DOAN DEFERRED SALARY AND BONUSES EXPLAINED

By CapFriendly
Jul 23, 2016 at 3:26 pm

Chalk one up for John Chayka and Terrance Bross: last week the Arizona Coyotes GM and Player Agent for Shane Doan put the finishing touches on a new 1 year contract extension for the Coyotes captain.   At first glance, the 1 year deal is structured how one would expect for the 39 year old veteran who is returning for his 21st season in the National Hockey League (all of which have been spent with the Winnipeg/Arizona organization).   The contract includes a standard Base Salary and a Signing ...

ANISIMOV CONTRACT CORRECTION

By Banks
Jun 20, 2016 at 10:17 am

Clauses It was previously reported that Artem Anisimov's contract has a modified no-trade clause throughout the contract.   It has recently come to our attention that the actual breakdown is as follows: 2016-17: NMC 2017-18: NMC 2018-19: Modified-NTC (Lists 10 teams that the player can be traded to) 2019-20: None 2020-21: None   Signing Bonus It was previously reported that Artem Anisimov's contract has signing bonuses as follows: 2016-17: $4,750,000 2019-20: $2,000,000 2020-21...

ENTRY LEVEL SLIDES

By Banks
May 29, 2016 at 9:52 pm, edited May 29, 2016 at 10:07 pm

In preparation for the 2016-17 season, we have slid the entry level slide eligible contracts.     As explained in the CBA FAQ, if a player who is signed to an entry-level contract and is 18 or 19 years of age (as of September 15 of the signing year) does not play in a minimum of 10 NHL games (including both regular season and playoffs; AHL games do not count), their contract is considered to ‘slide’, or extend, by one year. For example, if a player signed an ELC for three seasons from 2...

SERVER UPDATE TONIGHT

By Banks
Sep 15, 2015 at 7:10 pm, edited May 3, 2016 at 2:44 pm

We will be updating the server tonight at approximately 10:30pm and the site will be taken down during this time. The server update will: Keep the site as secure as possible Increase load times Enable us to serve this site in the most secure methods possible To do so, we will be redirecting the domain name to a new server, and these updates can take up to 24h to propagate throughout the web, this is not expected to take that long, but it is possible.   Thanks for your patience....

NEW TOOL: WAIVERS CALCULATOR

By Banks
Jul 23, 2015 at 11:57 am

A highly requested feature is the ability to determine when a player will no longer be waiver-exempt. We are pleased to announce that we have released a tool titled Waivers Calculator which gives you this ability.   The easy to use navigation allows you to scroll through the waivers-exempt players and simply clicking their name will load the waivers details for this player.   When a player is reassigned from the NHL to the AHL, they must pass through waivers (unless exempt). Waivers allow any ...

ARMCHAIR-GM UPDATE

By Banks
Jun 24, 2015 at 10:43 am, edited Jun 24, 2015 at 10:49 am

A popular request we have received is the ability to use Armchair-GM without requiring an account. We are happy to let you know that fans everywhere can now use AGM - registered or not!   Armchair-GM is a feature that allows anybody to be the general manager of an NHL team. Features include the ability to trade with other teams, sign UFA's and RFA's, buyout players, update roster positions and send players to LTIR and the minors.   While anybody can now create their own teams, to publish your...

ANNOUNCING A NEW TOOL: MOCK-DRAFT

By Banks
Jun 17, 2015 at 11:48 pm

We are announcing a new tool called Mock-Draft!   This tool allows you to create your own draft expectations in a easy and intuitive way. Publishing the draft allows you to use text-embed which makes it easy to post your list to sites and forums.  A list of the top 85 prospects is built-in by default, and you can Create-a-Player if you believe there is a player who will be drafted that isn't on the list.   If you have any comments please let us know in the site discussion forum or on twi...