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Washington Capitals signed Tom Wilson (6 Years / $5,166,666 AAV)

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Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:17 p.m.
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Tom Wilson has signed a new contract with the Washington Capitals.
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SIGNED BY: Brian MacLellan
LENGTH: 6 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Washington CapitalsWashington Capitals
VALUE: $31,000,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 6.50
SIGNING DATE: Jul. 27, 2018
SOURCE: CapFriendly

Tom Wilson signed a 6 year, $31,000,000 contract with the Washington Capitals on Jul. 27, 2018. The contract has a cap hit of $5,166,666.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2018-19$5,166,666$5,166,666$0$5,000,000$1,100,000$6,100,000$6,100,000
2019-20$5,166,666$5,166,666$0$3,000,000$1,500,000$4,500,000$4,500,000
2020-21M-NTC$5,166,666$5,166,666$0$2,000,000$2,100,000$4,100,000$4,100,000
2021-22M-NTC$5,166,666$5,166,666$0$3,000,000$3,100,000$6,100,000$6,100,000
2022-23M-NTC$5,166,666$5,166,666$0$2,000,000$2,100,000$4,100,000$4,100,000
2023-24M-NTC$5,166,666$5,166,666$0$1,000,000$5,100,000$6,100,000$6,100,000
TOTAL$30,999,996$30,999,996$0$16,000,000$15,000,000$31,000,000$31,000,000
CLAUSE DETAILS: 2020-21 & 2021-22: Player submits a 10 no team trade list. 2022-23 & 23-24: Player submits a 7 no team trade list.
CLAUSE SOURCE: CapFriendly
Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:21 p.m.
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Not gonna lie I had a good laugh. I was expecting 3 maybe 3 and a half per for 3 years. . . I want his agent.
Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:21 p.m.
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And we have the worst contract of the season (by far!!!) and one of the worsts in MANY seasons.

Enjoy, Washington. Lol
Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:22 p.m.
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Means a lot to the team but he's not worth 5.17. He doesn't score enough points for that much cash
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Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:22 p.m.
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holy cow that is WAY too much what the hell
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Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:24 p.m.
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Wow. I'm speechless. This is worse than the Reaves deal.
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Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:30 p.m.
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Wilson looked really good on the first line last season and especially good during the Cup run, if he's able to play the same way he had been the last few months than this deal is maybe a slight overpay, but if he can't replicate that success than this deal could turn out to be really bad. But irregardless Caps are Cup champs so of course they're gonna overpay their core like every other team does (See: Toews, Seabrook, Brown, Hornqvist, etc...)
Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:35 p.m.
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I guess the worst contract this summer did not come July 1...
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Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:35 p.m.
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Dustin Brown's contract never looked so beautiful.
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Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:39 p.m.
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Red Wings fan. This is Abdelkader level bad
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Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:39 p.m.
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Lets go bolts!
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Dustin Brown's contract never looked so beautiful.


I was about to type that.
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Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:40 p.m.
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Wilson looked really good on the first line last season and especially good during the Cup run, if he's able to play the same way he had been the last few months than this deal is maybe a slight overpay, but if he can't replicate that success than this deal could turn out to be really bad. But irregardless Caps are Cup champs so of course they're gonna overpay their core like every other team does (See: Toews, Seabrook, Brown, Hornqvist, etc...)


The guy hasn’t scored more than 35 points in a season and that season was playing with 2 elite players. Guy isn’t worth more than $3.5 per.
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Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:41 p.m.
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I was about to type that.


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Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:42 p.m.
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I think the cap space is so high, along with Reeves, because outside of those two, Lucic, Josh Anderson, Benn, and maybe the Ritchie brothers there aren't too many gritty physical power forwards in the league right now. Plus Wilson showed somewhat last year that he can play on the top line and he will only be 30 when this contract is over so it will not up end like Lucic in Edmonton.
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Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:42 p.m.
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The guy hasn’t scored more than 35 points in a season and that season was playing with 2 elite players. Guy isn’t worth more than $3.5 per.


He had 15 points in 21 playoff games this year, I was saying if he can replicate that and his play from late in the regular season then the deal is okay. Not good, but okay
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Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:44 p.m.
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Wow this is bad and I say this as a Wings fan. I thought he was going to get something like 2 years at 3 million ( even that seems generous).
Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:45 p.m.
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What happened to 10 points = 1M contracts........
Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:45 p.m.
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Lets go bolts!
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Doughty4Norris


I like doughty alot, but Hedman4Repeat
Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:45 p.m.
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Lets go bolts!
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Doughty4Norris


I like doughty alot, but Hedman4Repeat
Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:45 p.m.
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Lets go bolts!
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I like doughty alot, but Hedman4Repeat
Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:47 p.m.
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Edited Jul. 27, 2018 at 10:41 p.m.
Quoting: Sleeping0ut1992
Wilson looked really good on the first line last season and especially good during the Cup run, if he's able to play the same way he had been the last few months than this deal is maybe a slight overpay, but if he can't replicate that success than this deal could turn out to be really bad. But irregardless Caps are Cup champs so of course they're gonna overpay their core like every other team does (See: Toews, Seabrook, Brown, Hornqvist, etc...)


You can't put Wilson in the same conversation of those guys. Even Hornqvist. One thing is overpay for a talented players or your leader and captain, like Brown. Other is overpay for a goon who had one good season in his career. Even if this season helped to lead his team to the cup.

Besides, look at the term. It's even worse. If Washington wanted to overpay him, they should offer 2 or 3 years at most. 6 years with that salary is the greatest joke of the season.
Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:48 p.m.
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Quoting: ProfessorFuzzymuffins
Wow. I'm speechless. This is worse than the Reaves deal.


Worse than Beagle's. And Beagle's contract was already a huge joke either. So...ouch!!
Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:49 p.m.
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Maybe 5.17m is what it takes to get him to stop handing the other team power plays
Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:49 p.m.
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Yep, the worst contract of the summer, my friends. Without Ovechkin and Kuznetsov, he's a mere 3rd liner. Unless they win another Stanley Cup, this is a huge loss for the Capitals. Yes, he stands up for his teammates. But he also is the second most penalised player in the league after Micheal Haley. And that is not good company. I hope the Capitals don't make another overpayment. Because if they stack bad deals on top of each other like Detroit or Chicago or Los Angeles did, this could get pretty nasty. At least, he had 50 points in 99 games if you count the playoffs. If he replicates that production for the next 6 years (which is almost impossible), it's a good contract.
Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:51 p.m.
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Quoting: Newanda
I think the cap space is so high, along with Reeves, because outside of those two, Lucic, Josh Anderson, Benn, and maybe the Ritchie brothers there aren't too many gritty physical power forwards in the league right now. Plus Wilson showed somewhat last year that he can play on the top line and he will only be 30 when this contract is over so it will not up end like Lucic in Edmonton.


Nice try. But that's not even close to enough. I never tought I could think that Beagle's contract wasn't so bad. But now I changed my mind.
 
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