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Dallas Stars signed Tyler Seguin (8 Years / $9,850,000 AAV)

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Sep 13 at 1:09 PM
#1
Tyler Seguin has signed a new contract with the Dallas Stars.
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LENGTH: 8 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Dallas Stars
VALUE: $78,800,000
C.H.% : 12.39
SIGNING DATE: September 13, 2018
SOURCE: @FriedgeHNIC
SEASONCLAUSECAP HIT AAV P. BONUSES S. BONUSES BASE SALARY TOTAL SALARY MINORS SALARY
2019-20NMC$9,850,000$9,850,000$0$8,500,000$5,000,000$13,500,000$13,500,000
2020-21NMC$9,850,000$9,850,000$0$8,000,000$1,000,000$9,000,000$9,000,000
2021-22NMC$9,850,000$9,850,000$0$8,000,000$5,000,000$13,000,000$13,000,000
2022-23NMC$9,850,000$9,850,000$0$8,000,000$5,000,000$13,000,000$13,000,000
2023-24NMC$9,850,000$9,850,000$0$5,500,000$2,950,000$8,450,000$8,450,000
2024-25NMC$9,850,000$9,850,000$0$5,250,000$2,750,000$8,000,000$8,000,000
2025-26NMC$9,850,000$9,850,000$0$6,000,000$1,100,000$7,100,000$7,100,000
2026-27NMC$9,850,000$9,850,000$0$5,750,000$1,000,000$6,750,000$6,750,000
TOTAL$78,800,000$78,800,000$0$55,000,000$23,800,000$78,800,000$78,800,000
CLAUSE SOURCE: @FriedgeHNIC
Sep 13 at 1:10 PM
#2
Joined: Dec 2017
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Sweeeeeetheart deal.
Sep 13 at 1:11 PM
#3
Caps GM v3
Joined: Nov 2016
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What. A. Steal. He signed for far less than what high end centers are getting these days. He's clearly committed to Dallas, and this gives them a good chunk of cap space to pull of an Erik Karlsson trade if they really want it. Amazing.
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Sep 13 at 1:20 PM
#4
Failed the Eye Test
Joined: Nov 2015
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Wow, I figured he'd get closer to Tavares money, or at least $10 million.
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Sep 13 at 1:40 PM
#5
Joined: Mar 2018
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What a deal! could have easily signed for 11M+ on open market. Seguin will only be 35yo when the contract ends too
Sep 13 at 1:40 PM
#6
Joined: Jul 2018
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Finally....he could pull 10,5M tho
Sep 13 at 1:41 PM
#7
J.L.
Joined: Jul 2018
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Quoting: DoctorBreakfast
Wow, I figured he'd get closer to Tavares money, or at least $10 million.


It seems there's no income tax in Texas.

Also this is a front heavy contract.
Sep 13 at 1:46 PM
#8
BostonBeat97
Joined: Aug 2018
Posts: 10
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Thank you Dallas! Now I can stop hearing the Seguin coming back to Boston rumors from the New England media...
Also, WHAT A GREAT CONTRACT.
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Sep 13 at 1:52 PM
#9
Joined: May 2017
Posts: 130
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No tax, he enjoys dallas, good chemistry with Benn, good they got this done.
Sep 13 at 1:58 PM
#10
4th Line Centre
Joined: Apr 2018
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Great contract for the Stars. Would have fetched far more on the open market.
Sep 13 at 2:00 PM
#11
Joined: Jan 2017
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Quoting: DoctorBreakfast
Wow, I figured he'd get closer to Tavares money, or at least $10 million.


No state income tax in Texas. So he's getting Tavares money without the cap hit.
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Sep 13 at 2:04 PM
#12
Pass it to Lucic
Joined: Apr 2018
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cheers
Sep 13 at 2:05 PM
#13
Joined: May 2016
Posts: 3,072
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Solid deal for Seguin and Dallas.
Sep 13 at 2:25 PM
#14
Big John T
Joined: Sep 2018
Posts: 340
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Lockout in 2020-2021 confirmed


The 1 year with signing bonuses (still paid in event of lockout)
Sep 13 at 2:30 PM
#15
Joined: Dec 2017
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Quoting: DoctorBreakfast
Wow, I figured he'd get closer to Tavares money, or at least $10 million.


Tavares was UFA. You can't underestimate the leverage that Tavares was able to generate. He had several teams bidding against each other. That's why he got the extra $$$. Also, Tavares only signed for 7 years. Seguin got 8 years b/c he signed an extension w/ his current team-so his total salary is actually $1M more over the length of the contract, albeit for one additional season.
Sep 13 at 2:33 PM
#16
Joined: Dec 2017
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Quoting: Karimizo
What a deal! could have easily signed for 11M+ on open market. Seguin will only be 35yo when the contract ends too

Maybe. You never know what will happen this season in DAL. Tavares had the "perfect storm" of leverage: He had no fewer than 4 teams willing to pay top market retail. He gambled big time and hit. Seguin didn't wanna risk everything for the possibility of an extra $1M AAV. Why would he, unless he wanted out of Dallas? Remember, Tavares really wanted to leave NYI and play for his hometown team.
Sep 13 at 2:40 PM
#17
Ragsandboltsfan
Joined: Nov 2017
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Quoting: krakowitz
What. A. Steal. He signed for far less than what high end centers are getting these days. He's clearly committed to Dallas, and this gives them a good chunk of cap space to pull of an Erik Karlsson trade if they really want it. Amazing.


Welp
Sep 13 at 4:06 PM
#18
Joined: Mar 2018
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Quoting: Brian2016
Maybe. You never know what will happen this season in DAL. Tavares had the "perfect storm" of leverage: He had no fewer than 4 teams willing to pay top market retail. He gambled big time and hit. Seguin didn't wanna risk everything for the possibility of an extra $1M AAV. Why would he, unless he wanted out of Dallas? Remember, Tavares really wanted to leave NYI and play for his hometown team.


Oh don't get me wrong, I'm not saying he should have waited to get a better contract. I'm saying the contract is very good for the team, and ofc we know Seguin likes Dallas and really wanted to stay there.
Sep 13 at 4:10 PM
#19
Habs/Pens fan
Joined: Oct 2017
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I thought he'd get 10 million easily. What a day in the hockey world.
Sep 13 at 4:41 PM
#20
Joined: Jun 2018
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Pretty much exactly what a top line center should be getting paid in this league. Sick of seeing these 10mil+ contracts handed out and screwing with the cap.
Sep 13 at 4:44 PM
#21
KSIxSKULLS
Joined: Nov 2016
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Nice contract. Comgrats to Seguin and Dallas ... this is what happens when there is low or no state tax
Sep 13 at 4:54 PM
#22
Failed the Eye Test
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Quoting: oilersfan089
Pretty much exactly what a top line center should be getting paid in this league. Sick of seeing these 10mil+ contracts handed out and screwing with the cap.


If the cap goes up, why shouldn't the contract values?
Sep 13 at 7:14 PM
#23
Joined: Jun 2018
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Quoting: DoctorBreakfast
If the cap goes up, why shouldn't the contract values?


It's fine if it is a reasonable increase. But these past few seasons of large contract handouts haven't been in line with the cap increase, and if anything are pushing the cap increase.
Sep 13 at 7:53 PM
#24
GM67
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 113
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He's a goal scorer who just keeps getting stronger with the puck. This deal was expected and is good for both parties.
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Sep 13 at 11:12 PM
#25
Maple Leafs acolyte.
Joined: Sep 2018
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Great Deal. I was expecting Carey Price money lol.
 
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