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Florida Panthers signed Brett Connolly (4 Years / $3,500,000 AAV)

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Jul 1 at 12:54
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Brett Connolly has signed a new contract with the Florida Panthers.
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LENGTH: 4 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Florida PanthersFlorida Panthers
VALUE: $14,000,000
C.H.% : 4.29
SIGNING DATE: July 1, 2019
SOURCE: CapFriendly
SEASONCLAUSECAP HIT AAV P. BONUSES S. BONUSES BASE SALARY TOTAL SALARY MINORS SALARY
2019-20$3,500,000$3,500,000$0$0$3,500,000$3,500,000$3,500,000
2020-21$3,500,000$3,500,000$0$0$3,500,000$3,500,000$3,500,000
2021-22$3,500,000$3,500,000$0$0$3,500,000$3,500,000$3,500,000
2022-23$3,500,000$3,500,000$0$0$3,500,000$3,500,000$3,500,000
TOTAL$14,000,000$14,000,000$0$0$14,000,000$14,000,000$14,000,000
Jul 1 at 12:55
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AwesomeMatthews
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Why did the Caps let him go?
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Jul 1 at 12:56
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Regression is a real concern but assuming he keeps up the pace this is a solid mid-6 contract.
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Jul 1 at 12:58
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Quoting: AwesomeMatthews
Why did the Caps let him go?


750k in cap space and analytics
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Jul 1 at 1:20
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It seems like GMBM didn't value him as highly as we thought. The AAV was reachable for the Caps perhaps, but with it we don't sign Garnet Hathaway. I'd rather have a similar and more versatile Panik, along with an upgrade on the 4th line of Hathaway than simply Connolly alone. I'm happy with what GMBM did here.
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Jul 1 at 7:57
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Quoting: Kylonetic8
It seems like GMBM didn't value him as highly as we thought. The AAV was reachable for the Caps perhaps, but with it we don't sign Garnet Hathaway. I'd rather have a similar and more versatile Panik, along with an upgrade on the 4th line of Hathaway than simply Connolly alone. I'm happy with what GMBM did here.


Quoting: Sleeping0ut1992
750k in cap space and analytics


Connolly’s shooting % was so high. It’s an unpopular take but connelly was extremely lucky and I doubt he’ll be able to repeat that
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Jul 1 at 8:09
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Yeah regression from Connolly seems easily possible. If so, we'll have Panik for cheaper, who also plays PP and PK and a better 2 way game. I'd be surprised if Panik and Connolly's point totals are much different after this year.
 
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