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Nashville Predators signed Mikael Granlund (4 Years / $5,000,000 AAV)

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Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:12 p.m.
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Mikael Granlund has signed a new contract with the Nashville Predators.
STANDARD CONTRACT
Comparable ContractsCOMPARE THIS CONTRACT
SIGNED BY: David Poile
LENGTH: 4 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Nashville PredatorsNashville Predators
VALUE: $20,000,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 6.14
SIGNING DATE: Jul. 28, 2021
SOURCE: CapFriendly

Mikael Granlund signed a 4 year, $20,000,000 contract with the Nashville Predators on Jul. 28, 2021. The contract has a cap hit of $5,000,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2021-22$5,000,000$5,000,000$0$0$4,000,000$4,000,000$4,000,000
2022-23$5,000,000$5,000,000$0$0$5,000,000$5,000,000$5,000,000
2023-24$5,000,000$5,000,000$0$0$6,000,000$6,000,000$6,000,000
2024-25$5,000,000$5,000,000$0$0$5,000,000$5,000,000$5,000,000
TOTAL$20,000,000$20,000,000$0$0$20,000,000$20,000,000$20,000,000
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:13 p.m.
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That's a lot of money and term... dunno about that one chief.
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Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:13 p.m.
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granlund shouldve gone elsewhere tbh. he hasnt been that noticable.
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:13 p.m.
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That's a high AAV, but this free agent frenzy has been awful, so many overpaid players
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:13 p.m.
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They won’t be going anywhere with Grandlund yet they’re somehow keeping him around
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:13 p.m.
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Josh
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I wanted him on the Leafs... but not for this much lol
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:13 p.m.
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I'm not really sure what Nashville is doing.
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Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:13 p.m.
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Yes
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Yeeeaaaah no.
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:13 p.m.
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CherieOuEstMonBeck
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Steep AAV but at least they managed to keep the term low.
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:14 p.m.
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57 year hockey nut.
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That's alot of $
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:15 p.m.
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Too few centers this FA, they will get overpaid. Wait for Danault...
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:15 p.m.
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cya in another 3mo
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Risky move, Granlund likely isn't getting much better
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:15 p.m.
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Canes fan
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Hefty money for Granlund. I don't love this deal for the Preds.
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:15 p.m.
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You know nothing JS
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Im ok with the deal, Granlund can bring a lot and he had no competition on the market.

But in Nashville as a 3C? Hell no. What is Poile doing?
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:16 p.m.
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Let's go Pens!
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I have no idea what most of GMs thinking with a lot of overpayment in a FLAT CAP SITUATION. It seems like they're thinking that will be a 10M cap raise next season to compensate.
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Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:16 p.m.
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Brad Boyes please Wq
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He doesn’t fit that well Nashville stop signing him.
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:16 p.m.
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absolutely hate this
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Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:23 p.m.
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Chad of Chads
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absolutely hate this


Smith signs 3.1x3 good deal last season despite making more his previous deal
Granlund **** that **** GIMMIE MONNIE
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:24 p.m.
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Welcome back, Granny!

Points aren't everything in his game. He's the most trusted forward, plays in every situation and is reliable and consistent. I like this.
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:28 p.m.
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Go Preds
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Price doesn't bother me as much as the term. Had it been 2 or 3 years, this wouldn't look as bad.
Jul. 28, 2021 at 12:54 p.m.
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For me its good signing. 5 milj on top 6 player is not a lot and he is great two-way force. He was leading ice time per forwards last season (in NSH) and what other team has ice time leader signed in 5 milj or less? On Granny game, its not about points, its his two-way game, but sametime he is regular 40-60 point player. He is important in PP and PK. Team pay more on Johansen and Duchene. Granny contract will not come to be problem. In his last seasons he probably is under payed player.
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Jul. 29, 2021 at 10:32 a.m.
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62 points in 130 games in Smashville. He's a one-dimensional player, too. This contract is beyond awful. Should've been in the $3M AAV range.
Jul. 29, 2021 at 10:45 a.m.
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What were they thinking on this one. I thought he'd make 4M or less for sure.
Jul. 29, 2021 at 11:26 a.m.
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I’d like some analytics nerd to show me how bad player he actually is. To my understanding he’s a big part of them getting to the playoffs.
Jul. 29, 2021 at 11:48 a.m.
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That's a high AAV, but this free agent frenzy has been awful, so many overpaid players


Do the GMs think the cap is going up to $90 million next year? What's going on?
 
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