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Vancouver Canucks signed Quinn Hughes (6 Years / $7,850,000 AAV)

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Oct. 1, 2021 at 4:42 p.m.
#1
Quinn Hughes has signed a new contract with the Vancouver Canucks.
STANDARD CONTRACT
Comparable ContractsCOMPARE THIS CONTRACT
LENGTH: 6 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Vancouver CanucksVancouver Canucks
VALUE: $47,100,000
C.H.% : 9.63
SIGNING DATE: October 1, 2021
SOURCE: CapFriendly
SEASONCLAUSECAP HIT AAV P. BONUSES S. BONUSES BASE SALARY TOTAL SALARY MINORS SALARY
2021-22$7,850,000$7,850,000$0$0$4,000,000$4,000,000$4,000,000
2022-23$7,850,000$7,850,000$0$0$6,500,000$6,500,000$6,500,000
2023-24$7,850,000$7,850,000$0$0$8,600,000$8,600,000$8,600,000
2024-25$7,850,000$7,850,000$0$0$9,500,000$9,500,000$9,500,000
2025-26$7,850,000$7,850,000$0$0$10,250,000$10,250,000$10,250,000
2026-27$7,850,000$7,850,000$0$0$8,250,000$8,250,000$8,250,000
TOTAL$47,100,000$47,100,000$0$0$47,100,000$47,100,000$47,100,000
Oct. 1, 2021 at 4:44 p.m.
#2
Pain for Shane
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Edited Oct. 2, 2021 at 9:48 a.m.
A 1-2 punch on LHD of OEL and Hughes is going to be absolutely fantastic for the Canucks the next six years if they want to be scored on 5 times a game
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Oct. 1, 2021 at 4:45 p.m.
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Days of our Hawks
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If he could actually defend this would be a home run
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Oct. 1, 2021 at 4:48 p.m.
#4
StankovenZellweger
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I mean, is he awesome at defense? No, not really.

Could this contract have been Seth Jones if Hughes had a better agent? Maybe

Is this a win for the Nucks? Well, considering the above line, I would say probably.
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Oct. 1, 2021 at 4:49 p.m.
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With the defensive market a lot of Canucks fans were legitimately trembling at what this could have been. Regardless of what type of RFA this is, we all knew he wasn't also going to take some ludicrously cheap deal. This is a good balance of current and long term team needs, keeps in mind his ceiling while also keeps in mind his struggles this year.

Benning disappointed us last offseason, but I am thoroughly pleased with this one... if all pans out, this could be the 2nd best offseason we've ever had.
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Oct. 1, 2021 at 4:49 p.m.
#6
please resign Hertl
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*insert New Jersey Devils related comment here*
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Oct. 1, 2021 at 4:53 p.m.
#7
Waste Mgmt Exec.
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Let us pray that this will put an end to all the incessant Quinn Hughes to New Jersey Armchair-GMs. Had enough of those for a lifetime.
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Oct. 1, 2021 at 4:53 p.m.
#8
Waste Mgmt Exec.
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Quoting: yikes
*insert New Jersey Devils related comment here*


Beat me to it.
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Oct. 1, 2021 at 4:57 p.m.
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Quoting: PaulieWalnuts
Let us pray that this will put an end to all the incessant Quinn Hughes to New Jersey Armchair-GMs. Had enough of those for a lifetime.


If Quinn Hughes plays well for the next five years and then we trade him to the Devils for some serious value, then I will be happy with that.
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Oct. 1, 2021 at 4:58 p.m.
#10
v5 CBJ GM
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Good deal, sure Hughes isn't the best defensively but looks who's around him ( Tyler Myers, OEL, etc ) and you'll understand why. He's the Nucks 1 D and this will be a great contract by the end
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Oct. 1, 2021 at 4:59 p.m.
#11
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I hat Quinn Hughes but I think he's going to easily become Vancouver's best defenseman, supported by a pretty awful core of defensive partners. Like everyone else is saying he needs to work on his play in his own zone, but if he gets that down this contract is great.
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Oct. 1, 2021 at 5:01 p.m.
#12
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I honestly think it's a bit high, but given how long it's dragged on I think it's reasonable enough to call it a good contract. I'd prefer to call it an okay one but not an option.

I think Heiskanen has been a better defenseman thus far for example and signed for 8*8 iirc. So for 6 years that would be the equivalent of about 7 mil for 6 years. So I think Hughes should be more like 6.5-6.7.

But in the end he's a young and super talented first pairng defenseman and it's good enough
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Oct. 1, 2021 at 5:10 p.m.
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Only bad part is it only buys 1 UFA year. Idk off the top of my head but Makar and Heiskanen deals get more UFA years right?
Oct. 1, 2021 at 5:22 p.m.
#14
First NY Then LA
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I think that he'll grow into this contract quite nicely.
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Oct. 1, 2021 at 5:23 p.m.
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Quoting: cyrillicguy
Only bad part is it only buys 1 UFA year. Idk off the top of my head but Makar and Heiskanen deals get more UFA years right?


Makar's deal and Kaprizov's deal each bought out 2 UFA years (Though Makar's contract is the same length as Quinn's, Makar's one year older than Hughes, and Kaprizov, who signed for 5 years, is 2 years older). Heiskanen's and Svechnikov's extensions bought out 4 UFA years.
Oct. 1, 2021 at 5:46 p.m.
#16
Hakuna Matata
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Quoting: OldNYIfan
I think that he'll grow into this contract quite nicely.


And walk straight to NJ wink to be with his bros

Honestly the 3 Hugheskateers of NJ sounds intriguing
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Oct. 1, 2021 at 5:47 p.m.
#17
Jack Hughes is Elite
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Walks him right to UFA, right to Jersey 👀
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Oct. 1, 2021 at 5:48 p.m.
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Quoting: cyrillicguy
Only bad part is it only buys 1 UFA year. Idk off the top of my head but Makar and Heiskanen deals get more UFA years right?


Heiskanen yes, Makar no
Oct. 1, 2021 at 5:53 p.m.
#19
Hakuna Matata
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Is it a bad deal no

Is it a good deal also no

Its right in the middle between good and bad. Money is good but term could have been better.
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Oct. 1, 2021 at 6:27 p.m.
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Josh
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Thank lord jesus.
Oct. 1, 2021 at 6:35 p.m.
#21
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Quoting: mondo
I hat Quinn Hughes but I think he's going to easily become Vancouver's best defenseman, supported by a pretty awful core of defensive partners. Like everyone else is saying he needs to work on his play in his own zone, but if he gets that down this contract is great.


Why do you hat him?
Oct. 1, 2021 at 6:46 p.m.
#22
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Should have tried for 7 or 8 years but fair deal for both sides.
Oct. 1, 2021 at 7:15 p.m.
#23
Secret Thrashers Fan
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You know, I’m almost a little happy Detroit passed on Hughes and got Zadina instead. A full-on offensive defenseman with limited to no defense that gets paid like Hedman feels like a great player to watch, but a headache overall. I hope he fixes his defense (it’s in the position, defenseman), and if he does this deal should look great for Vancouver down the line. For now, though, I would hate to be Demko on a team whose best defensemen are Hughes, Ekman-Larsson, and Myers.
Oct. 1, 2021 at 8:16 p.m.
#24
worst poster
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Quoting: Gmonwy
Why do you hat him?


1) he's a canuck
2) he has a very punchable face
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Oct. 1, 2021 at 8:30 p.m.
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Quoting: mondo
1) he's a canuck
2) he has a very punchable face


Okay thats why you hate him. Why do you hat him
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