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Vegas Golden Knights signed Jonathan Marchessault (6 Years / $5,000,000 AAV)

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Jan 3, 2018 at 3:57
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Jonathan Marchessault has signed a new contract with the Vegas Golden Knights.
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LENGTH: 6 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Vegas Golden Knights
VALUE: $30,000,000
C.H.% : 6.67
SIGNING DATE: January 3, 2018
SEASONCLAUSECAP HIT AAV P. BONUSES S. BONUSES BASE SALARY TOTAL SALARY MINORS SALARY
2018-19Modified NTC$5,000,000$5,000,000$0$2,000,000$5,000,000$7,000,000$7,000,000
2019-20Modified NTC$5,000,000$5,000,000$0$0$6,000,000$6,000,000$6,000,000
2020-21Modified NTC$5,000,000$5,000,000$0$0$5,000,000$5,000,000$5,000,000
2021-22Modified NTC$5,000,000$5,000,000$0$0$5,000,000$5,000,000$5,000,000
2022-23Modified NTC$5,000,000$5,000,000$0$0$3,500,000$3,500,000$3,500,000
2023-24Modified NTC$5,000,000$5,000,000$0$0$3,500,000$3,500,000$3,500,000
TOTAL$30,000,000$30,000,000$0$2,000,000$28,000,000$30,000,000$30,000,000
CLAUSE DETAILS: 2018-19 to 21-22: Player submits a 8 no team trade list. 2022-23 & 23-24: Player submits a 5 no team trade list.
CLAUSE SOURCE: CapFriendly
Jan 3, 2018 at 4:30
#2
Go_Bruins
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Great re-singing by Vegas. Though the term I think is to long but the money is just right.
Jan 3, 2018 at 4:50
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NateElder12
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Quoting: Go_Bruins
Great re-singing by Vegas. Though the term I think is to long but the money is just right.


got to give term to get the money right. Term isn't that bad either if you look at how it's structure. He's only making $3.5M the last two seasons of it which still isn't bad for a guy if he's a 30-45 point player at age 33/34.
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Jan 3, 2018 at 4:53
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Great signing. Florida must be kicking themselves.
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Jan 3, 2018 at 5:39
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Habs/Pens fan
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Great signing by McPhee.
Jan 3, 2018 at 5:49
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Crazy.

Before the start of the year McPhee was licking his chops at the return he was going to be getting for all these guys if they played half decent. Now, he finds himself on the other side of the pickle. The team is playing so well that he needs to reevaluate who he should prioritize keeping...

I can't believe how well they are doing. All I know is this is good for hockey and the NHL. Anyone hesitant about paying the expansion fee is getting much more lenient with the results of LV this year, I would think.
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Jan 3, 2018 at 10:57
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Amazing signing for locking up what is arguably their best player. Scary to think what the Knights could look like in the next few years
Jan 4, 2018 at 3:36
#8
NBABound
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Quoting: F50marco
Crazy.

Before the start of the year McPhee was licking his chops at the return he was going to be getting for all these guys if they played half decent. Now, he finds himself on the other side of the pickle. The team is playing so well that he needs to reevaluate who he should prioritize keeping...

I can't believe how well they are doing. All I know is this is good for hockey and the NHL. Anyone hesitant about paying the expansion fee is getting much more lenient with the results of LV this year, I would think.


I dont think you can be hesitant about spending $500 million dollars lol.. either you got it or not.
Jan 4, 2018 at 8:48
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Quoting: Mr_cap
I dont think you can be hesitant about spending $500 million dollars lol.. either you got it or not.


True dat.

But lets be honest, 17-18 Vegas or 00-01 Columbus/Minnesota. Which expansion process was worth more?
Jan 4, 2018 at 10:21
#10
Failed the Eye Test
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Quoting: Mr_cap
I dont think you can be hesitant about spending $500 million dollars lol.. either you got it or not.


I heard that the Seattle expansion fee will be $650 million.
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Jan 4, 2018 at 11:10
#11
Caps GM v3
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Imagine how good Vegas would be if they didn’t trade away players right after the expansion draft.

Also pretty funny how teams made side deals and exposed certain players, only to find them tearing it up right now (Karlsson, Haula, Smith, Marchessault, etc).
Jan 8, 2018 at 10:03
#12
Red Wings GM V3
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Great signing for Vegas!!
Jan 11, 2018 at 5:10
#13
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I think it's a great signing for Vegas.

I'll be real about, I'm a little surprised that Marchessault signed for 5 million AAV. With the way he's played for a year and half, I would have thought he would have waited for Vegas to give him an offer that was 7-8 years or at least with an AAV in the 6 to 7 million range.

Then again, I have no idea about the other clauses in his deal or how much he really loves Vegas. So I'll let the more articulate people here comment on it.
 
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