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Buffalo Sabres signed Jake McCabe (2 Years / $2,850,000 AAV)

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Aug 3, 2019 at 10:22
#1
Jake McCabe has signed a new contract with the Buffalo Sabres.
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LENGTH: 2 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Buffalo SabresBuffalo Sabres
VALUE: $5,700,000
C.H.% : 3.50
SIGNING DATE: August 3, 2019
SOURCE: CapFriendly
SEASONCLAUSECAP HIT AAV P. BONUSES S. BONUSES BASE SALARY TOTAL SALARY MINORS SALARY
2019-20$2,850,000$2,850,000$0$0$2,900,000$2,900,000$2,900,000
2020-21$2,850,000$2,850,000$0$0$2,800,000$2,800,000$2,800,000
TOTAL$5,700,000$5,700,000$0$0$5,700,000$5,700,000$5,700,000
Aug 3, 2019 at 10:26
#2
i hope ur hungry now
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Is this from the arbitration?
Aug 3, 2019 at 10:27
#3
Michael_Peca
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No, his case was scheduled for tomorrow.
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Aug 3, 2019 at 10:28
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Marner Kermit Fetish
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he is a good player but i really want nachos right now
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Aug 3, 2019 at 10:32
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Caught in an enigma
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Quoting: SpaghettiPasta
Is this from the arbitration?


No
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Aug 3, 2019 at 10:48
#6
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Good signing but in 2 years he is UFA at 26 years old. McCabe is a solid 3rd pair D and borderline 2nd. We'll have to pay a premium to keep him (like Skinner). He'll have to follow the money at 26 yrs.

I just would have liked to see this contact closer to the 4 year range. Even if the plan is to replace from Rochester after 2 years, a 4 year contact would provide better trade value and or be a value contract in 4 years and help the Cap.
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Aug 3, 2019 at 10:50
#7
rangersandislesfan
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I heard he wanted 4.3M or something like that ... the Sabres are probably glad they didn't have to pay him that lol.
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Aug 3, 2019 at 10:57
#8
casse a casse
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Quoting: rangersandislesfan
I heard he wanted 4.3M or something like that ... the Sabres are probably glad they didn't have to pay him that lol.


If it was for a longer term (+4 years) that would have been the price tag. He gets less money for a 2 year contract, but becomes UFA at 26.
Aug 3, 2019 at 11:54
#9
Sabres are elite
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Great contract. Doubled what he was making before and short term contract is great for him and the team. Love McCabe, plays a really physical game and is our only real two-way defender at the moment. Probably the guy we lose to Seattle though
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Aug 3, 2019 at 12:01
#10
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Good contract. Buffalo filed for 1.95M, McCabe for 4.3M. This is probably a bit lower than what McCabe would get from the arbitrator. Buffalo will be happy to settle this before the ruling after going there with Erod and very likely with Ullmark
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Aug 3, 2019 at 12:19
#11
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Feels like the Sabres are hoping for a greatly increased cap in 2 years?
Aug 3, 2019 at 1:53
#12
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Honestly thought they’d limit it to 1y to keep the hit down to around $2M. As it stands now, after signing Ullmark they’ll be AT LEAST $2M over the cap and that’s after sending someone down to Rochester.

This all but confirms a trade is in the works. Likely Ristolainen if I had a gun to my head and had to guess.
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Aug 3, 2019 at 2:12
#13
BuFfaLoFan
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Quoting: Skyraider112
Great contract. Doubled what he was making before and short term contract is great for him and the team. Love McCabe, plays a really physical game and is our only real two-way defender at the moment. Probably the guy we lose to Seattle though


Dahlin is the best 2 way defender, but I agree solid player, could be a great match for Montour if Dahlin doesn't work out!
Aug 3, 2019 at 2:52
#14
AwesomeMatthews
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What a bargain
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Aug 3, 2019 at 3:36
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Quoting: Skyraider112
Great contract. Doubled what he was making before and short term contract is great for him and the team. Love McCabe, plays a really physical game and is our only real two-way defender at the moment. Probably the guy we lose to Seattle though


He will be a ufa during the expansion draft. You guys could resign him after the draft.
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Aug 3, 2019 at 3:45
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LongtimeLeafsufferer
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Quoting: Hurricanes73
he is a good player but i really want nachos right now


Nachos or arbitration???? I'm with you, I'll take nachos. Interesting you mentioned nachos. Last night I went to the our local beach/park. Music played Friday night. Met three lady friends who brought food (I didn't bring any). Was served some lovely home made nachos sauce.....yum yum. As someone who doesn't cook much....what an unexpected surprise.
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Aug 3, 2019 at 3:52
#17
First NY Then LA
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Quoting: Skyraider112
Great contract. Doubled what he was making before and short term contract is great for him and the team. Love McCabe, plays a really physical game and is our only real two-way defender at the moment. Probably the guy we lose to Seattle though


No, you won't lose him to Seattle. The expansion occurs when his contract expires, so you won't have to protect him.
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Aug 3, 2019 at 6:06
#18
#DisruptTheNight
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Quoting: Hurricanes73
he is a good player but i really want nachos right now


**** now I do too
Aug 3, 2019 at 6:15
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Marner Kermit Fetish
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Quoting: Hedman77
**** now I do too


im so sorry for what i just did
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Aug 3, 2019 at 6:17
#20
#DisruptTheNight
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Quoting: Hurricanes73
im so sorry for what i just did


you must be punished
Aug 3, 2019 at 6:21
#21
Marner Kermit Fetish
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Quoting: Hedman77
you must be punished


how many hail marys father
Aug 3, 2019 at 6:25
#22
#DisruptTheNight
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Quoting: Hurricanes73
how many hail marys father


1 decade
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Aug 3, 2019 at 6:30
#23
Marner Kermit Fetish
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Quoting: Hedman77
1 decade


harsh but fair
Aug 4, 2019 at 1:00
#24
93in93
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Can somebody explain the Colin Miller trade to me ?

I don't follow the Sabres closely enough to understand why a team that already had Ristolainen, Bogosian & Montour on the right side would take on $3.875M a year for 3 years to add Miller
Aug 4, 2019 at 5:23
#25
BuFfaLoFan
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Quoting: ninetythreein93
Can somebody explain the Colin Miller trade to me ?

I don't follow the Sabres closely enough to understand why a team that already had Ristolainen, Bogosian & Montour on the right side would take on $3.875M a year for 3 years to add Miller


Because Miller is better than all of those players, on both ends he is good and doors sabres new mold
 
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