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Boston Bruins signed Charlie McAvoy (8 Years / $9,500,000 AAV)

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Oct. 15, 2021 at 10:31 a.m.
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Charlie McAvoy has signed a new contract with the Boston Bruins.
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SIGNED BY: Don Sweeney
Length: 8 years
Value: $76,000,000
Expiry Status: UFA
Cap % Tooltip: 11.66
Signing Team: Logo of the Boston BruinsBoston Bruins
Signing Date: Oct. 15, 2021

Charlie McAvoy signed a 8 year, $76,000,000 contract with the Boston Bruins on Oct. 15, 2021. The contract has a cap hit of $9,500,000.

SEASONClauseCap HitTooltipAAV TooltipP. BonusesTooltipS. BonusesTooltipBase SalaryTooltipTotal SalaryTooltipMinors SalTooltip
2022-23$9,500,000$9,500,000$0$3,250,000$6,000,000$9,250,000$9,250,000
2023-24$9,500,000$9,500,000$0$3,250,000$7,750,000$11,000,000$11,000,000
2024-25NMC$9,500,000$9,500,000$0$3,000,000$8,500,000$11,500,000$11,500,000
2025-26NMC$9,500,000$9,500,000$0$3,000,000$8,500,000$11,500,000$11,500,000
2026-27NMC$9,500,000$9,500,000$0$4,000,000$6,000,000$10,000,000$10,000,000
2027-28NMC$9,500,000$9,500,000$0$4,000,000$3,750,000$7,750,000$7,750,000
2028-29M-NTC$9,500,000$9,500,000$0$3,000,000$4,500,000$7,500,000$7,500,000
2029-30M-NTC$9,500,000$9,500,000$0$3,000,000$4,500,000$7,500,000$7,500,000
TOTAL$76,000,000$76,000,000$0$26,500,000$49,500,000$76,000,000$76,000,000
CLAUSE DETAILS: Starting on July 1, 2024 to May 31, 2028: Full No Move Clause; From June 1, 2028 to May 31, 2029: Player submits a 10 team trade list; From June 1, 2029 to June 30, 2030: Player submits a 10 team NO trade list.
CLAUSE SOURCE: CapFriendly
Oct. 15, 2021 at 10:31 a.m.
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Holy overpay!! Adam Fox must be salivating and eager to sign his next contract…
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Oct. 15, 2021 at 10:32 a.m.
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Must be nice to sign your star players for 8 years
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Oct. 15, 2021 at 10:32 a.m.
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Mother of god…

At this point Adam Fox is likely making as much as McDavid with how defenders are being paid.
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Oct. 15, 2021 at 10:32 a.m.
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I mean ehhhh, that’s a little much, he shouldn’t be making more then Makar, especially on an 8 year term. Whatever though. Fox is going to be a very wealthy man.
Oct. 15, 2021 at 10:34 a.m.
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It's nice that he's young and likely won't decline much (if at all) during the term, but I would have expected a little less AAV. Not awful though (imo). He's really good.
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Oct. 15, 2021 at 10:35 a.m.
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Fantastic deal. One of the best D in the entire league signed through his prime. Arguably the best 5v5 D in the entire NHL. Excellent, excellent player.

God I hate that he is a Bruin.
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Oct. 15, 2021 at 10:36 a.m.
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Hard to argue he's not worth it given the offseason DMen had this summer.
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Oct. 15, 2021 at 10:37 a.m.
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If you compare to the look a like, hes better than nurse, werenski not makar, he has more term than werenski and makar, we will have McAvoy during all his best years, the only thing i can see wrong is because of injuries history, but if we protect him we will have a really good contract
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Oct. 15, 2021 at 10:38 a.m.
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Perfect for a top3 D in the league. Now's the time to play on PP1 and hit 60 pts/season.
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Oct. 15, 2021 at 10:38 a.m.
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Great deal, McAvoy is a good top pair D and will only continue to do good
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Oct. 15, 2021 at 10:43 a.m.
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Market was already set but McAvoy is definitely in a class above guys like Nurse and Jones.
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Oct. 15, 2021 at 10:43 a.m.
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Expensive, but worth it. Should provide value throughout the entirety of the contract length.
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Oct. 15, 2021 at 10:44 a.m.
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I like McAvoy, but 9.5 is too much. I think around 8M would have been fine.
Oct. 15, 2021 at 10:45 a.m.
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Seth Jones got as much as one of the better defenders in the league... yikes

Great deal for Boston. Will age like fine wine.
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Oct. 15, 2021 at 10:48 a.m.
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It's expensive, but it's well worth it. McAvoy is three years younger than Jones, which should lessen the chance of this turning into an albatross at the end.
Oct. 15, 2021 at 10:56 a.m.
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Market money, but no team friendly discount as Boston usually do. Probably, they decided to compensate Charlie for the current contract
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Oct. 15, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.
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Oilers fans should be fuming at Darnell Muses’ contract after Pulock and McAvoy signed extremely team friendly contracts
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Oct. 15, 2021 at 11:01 a.m.
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Got to like that his contract is right above Pulocks on CF...overpay majorly
Oct. 15, 2021 at 11:02 a.m.
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Oct. 15, 2021 at 11:03 a.m.
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Nah.
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More so than Mike Z’s extension, this means the eventual Fox extension is probably what keep NYR out of the Eichel sweepstakes…
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Oct. 15, 2021 at 11:03 a.m.
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Go Jets Go
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It's a big price tag but it's worth every penny in my opinion!
Oct. 15, 2021 at 11:08 a.m.
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The Heiskanen contract keeps looking better and better.
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Oct. 15, 2021 at 11:12 a.m.
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The Heiskanen contract keeps looking better and better.


But also he didn't give a bridge 3 years either.
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Oct. 15, 2021 at 11:16 a.m.
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I guess what I find most interesting about this signing is that he's likely their 4th...ish best player making BY FAR the most money.
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