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Ottawa Senators signed Thomas Chabot (8 Years / $8,000,000 AAV)

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Sep 19 at 10:13
#1
Thomas Chabot has signed a new contract with the Ottawa Senators.
STANDARD CONTRACT (EXTENSION)
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LENGTH: 8 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Ottawa SenatorsOttawa Senators
VALUE: $64,000,000
C.H.% : 9.82
SIGNING DATE: September 19, 2019
SOURCE: www.nhl.com
SEASONCLAUSECAP HIT AAV P. BONUSES S. BONUSES BASE SALARY TOTAL SALARY MINORS SALARY
2020-21$8,000,000$8,000,000$0$0$7,000,000$7,000,000$7,000,000
2021-22$8,000,000$8,000,000$0$0$7,000,000$7,000,000$7,000,000
2022-23$8,000,000$8,000,000$0$0$4,000,000$4,000,000$4,000,000
2023-24$8,000,000$8,000,000$0$0$8,000,000$8,000,000$8,000,000
2024-25Modified NTC$8,000,000$8,000,000$0$0$10,000,000$10,000,000$10,000,000
2025-26Modified NTC$8,000,000$8,000,000$0$0$10,000,000$10,000,000$10,000,000
2026-27Modified NTC$8,000,000$8,000,000$0$0$10,000,000$10,000,000$10,000,000
2027-28Modified NTC$8,000,000$8,000,000$0$0$8,000,000$8,000,000$8,000,000
TOTAL$64,000,000$64,000,000$0$0$64,000,000$64,000,000$64,000,000
CLAUSE DETAILS: Starting July 1, 2024: Player submits a 10 team no trade list.
CLAUSE SOURCE: CapFriendly
Sep 19 at 10:15
#2
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Damn, I guess Melnyk had a pretty good night at the casino to afford this.
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Sep 19 at 10:15
#3
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I'm telling you the Sens will win a Cup before the Leaves
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Sep 19 at 10:16
#4
Go Jets Go!
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Good signing!
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Sep 19 at 10:16
#5
I just need sauce
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STEAL IN A FEW YEARS
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Sep 19 at 10:17
#6
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this is exactly the kind of contract you want to sign your 22 year old star players to. melnyk has been dog**** with this team, but you can't blame dorion for not trying when he's cutting deals like this.
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Sep 19 at 10:18
#7
Tomassss Tatarrrr
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Wait a sec, Ottawa actually spending money to keep a player?
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Sep 19 at 10:21
#8
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Quoting: SpaghettiPasta
STEAL IN A FEW YEARS


this is a steal right now. at 22 years old and 8m AAV, he delivers more wins above replacement than:

ekblad (7.5 aav, 24)
spurgeon (7.5, 29)
letang (7.25, 32)
burns (8, 34)

and i could go on and on. he's going to get better, but he's already a steal for the money today
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Sep 19 at 10:23
#9
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Who voted no???
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Sep 19 at 10:23
#10
Drumman44
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Great news for Sens fans as well as good news the health of the league as well.
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Sep 19 at 10:24
#11
I gt som dad joks 4u
Joined: Dec 2018
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Quoting: MJC13
Damn, I guess Melnyk had a pretty good night at the casino to afford this.


They have like 15 million in cap space
Sep 19 at 10:30
#12
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That is massive money to give to a player who's played about a season and a half's worth of games. That said, he is a very good young defenceman and locking him up 'til his age 31 season is great news for Sens fans.
Sep 19 at 10:30
#13
The evil stats guy
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Damn. One good year with high shooting % and 2nd assists gets him the ekblad deal? He is a fantastic young player but this is a huge bet by the sens. Hell the guy the deal is based off of hasn't even lived up to his contract yet so this is very risky.

That being said you have the entire prime of what is basically the sens version of Rielly locked up, so I think it will work out fine but geez is this ever an overpay right now.

If you're going to overpay someone, overpay youth to term and that is exactly what the Sens did so even though it is an overpay, I think this is a good deal for them.
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Sep 19 at 10:34
#14
J.L.
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Quoting: Random2152
Damn. One good year with high shooting % and 2nd assists gets him the ekblad deal? He is a fantastic young player but this is a huge bet by the sens. Hell the guy the deal is based off of hasn't even lived up to his contract yet so this is very risky.

That being said you have the entire prime of what is basically the sens version of Rielly locked up, so I think it will work out fine but geez is this ever an overpay right now.


Do you think that Ekblad actually deserves the money he gets?
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Sep 19 at 10:34
#15
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Thomas Chabot is going to play his best years in Ottawa. That's the only thing I care about. We have him til he's 30.
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Sep 19 at 10:35
#16
The evil stats guy
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Quoting: JonJon
Do you think that Ekblad actually deserves the money he gets?


no. That is why I said:
"Hell the guy the deal is based off of hasn't even lived up to his contract yet"

Which isn't to say he wont, just that he isn't there right now.
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Sep 19 at 10:43
#17
best poster
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excellent contract if he breaks through and becomes an elite talent, good contract if he plateaus.

even though i hate the senators, this is great news for the team and fans.
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Sep 19 at 10:52
#18
BtZ's buttercup
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Oh wow didnt think Ottawa wod be smart enough to do this.
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Sep 19 at 10:54
#19
Formerly klondikebar
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Is Melnyk not the owner anymore?
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Sep 19 at 11:07
#20
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Similar approach to when they signed Karlsson coming out of his ELC (7 years at about 10% of the cap). They have a good young defender locked up for perhaps a bit of an overpay now when the team is trash and it doesn't matter. With cap inflation and continued progression by the player, this will be a nice bargain contract for their #1D. What's most interesting to me is the player committing to the organization for 8 years after the tire fire the last couple of seasons have been.
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Sep 19 at 11:14
#21
AwesomeMatthews
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Chabot is as good as karlsson?
Sep 19 at 11:23
#22
Steve
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Win win scenario! He’s overpaid now while they are in the gutter with a ton of cap and he’ll be a bargain the last 4 years if they ever get back to a competitive team. Note: I say competitive because they will never again be a true contender
Sep 19 at 11:43
#23
rangersandislesfan
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Quoting: DDoverChucky
I'm telling you the Sens will win a Cup before the Leaves


I'm not sure about the Leafs, but i think they'll win before the Leaves lol.
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Sep 19 at 11:43
#24
rangersandislesfan
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Wait, so they were willing to spend money? scream
Sep 19 at 11:57
#25
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Quoting: tydini11
They have like 15 million in cap space


Cap space has nothing to do with it. Melnyk has to be able to pay the player that kind of salary to begin with regardless of cap space.
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