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Calgary Flames signed David Rittich (2 Years / $2,750,000 AAV)

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Jul 27 at 10:20
#1
David Rittich has signed a new contract with the Calgary Flames.
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LENGTH: 2 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Calgary FlamesCalgary Flames
VALUE: $5,500,000
C.H.% : 3.37
SIGNING DATE: July 27, 2019
SOURCE: CapFriendly
SEASONCLAUSECAP HIT AAV P. BONUSES S. BONUSES BASE SALARY TOTAL SALARY MINORS SALARY
2019-20$2,750,000$2,750,000$0$0$2,750,000$2,750,000$2,750,000
2020-21$2,750,000$2,750,000$0$0$2,750,000$2,750,000$2,750,000
TOTAL$5,500,000$5,500,000$0$0$5,500,000$5,500,000$5,500,000
Jul 27 at 10:23
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The evil stats guy
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Edited Jul 27 at 10:32
This is a good contract. Considering what Binnington got, Calgary did well.
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Jul 27 at 10:25
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AwesomeMatthews
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One year wonder or future starter we will see
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Jul 27 at 10:33
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Good value for a back up goalie, but it's incredible value if he works out as a starter.
Jul 27 at 10:38
#5
BtZ's buttercup
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Cap number and term right where I thought it would be, now if he can undo that Neal trade and just dump his salary using assets instead.
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Jul 27 at 10:43
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Team friendly contract!
He's going to be Flames starter this year
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Jul 27 at 11:20
#7
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This leaves Calgary with peanuts to resign Tkachuk....
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Jul 27 at 1:20
#8
Nazaleaf
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It's a good price to pay for a guy who could carry the bulk of the workload. But a trade has to be coming for Tkachuk to fit into the cap.
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Jul 27 at 2:43
#9
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How does it in any way benefit Rittich to sign this when arb would've likely gotten 1 year to UFA plus at least 3 mil. Tre is a wizard with RFAs
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Jul 27 at 3:50
#10
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Quoting: TheFlamingC
How does it in any way benefit Rittich to sign this when arb would've likely gotten 1 year to UFA plus at least 3 mil. Tre is a wizard with RFAs


Part of it has to be where the team is. It's a good team that can possibly contend. Players like to get paid but they do also like to win.
Good signing.
Jul 27 at 4:44
#11
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Personally, I think the Flames will regress next season. I think they overachieved big time last season and outside of their top line they're pretty thin offensively.
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Jul 27 at 5:31
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BuFfaLoFan
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He has 2 beat Cam Talbot out for the top spot, we shall see if he can do it if so this deal will look great.
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Jul 27 at 6:29
#13
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Quoting: BuFfaLOFaN
He has 2 beat Cam Talbot out for the top spot, we shall see if he can do it if so this deal will look great.


One thing about Talbot is tandem goaltending: he worked well in NYR. Let's forget Edmonton because that D is so terrible that there isn't a goalie who would have looked even decent with that team.

I feel he could get a few starts more than Rittch and behind the Calgary D, he will be fine.
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Jul 28 at 10:41
#14
I just need sauce
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Good signing
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