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Columbus Blue Jackets signed Patrik Laine (4 Years / $8,700,000 AAV)

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Jul. 22 at 2:58 p.m.
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Patrik Laine has signed a new contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets.
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SIGNED BY: Jarmo Kekalainen
LENGTH: 4 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Columbus Blue JacketsColumbus Blue Jackets
VALUE: $34,800,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 10.55
SIGNING DATE: Jul. 22, 2022
SOURCE: @Aportzline

Patrik Laine signed a 4 year, $34,800,000 contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Jul. 22, 2022. The contract has a cap hit of $8,700,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2022-23$8,700,000$8,700,000$0$2,000,000$5,500,000$7,500,000$7,500,000
2023-24M-NTC$8,700,000$8,700,000$0$2,000,000$7,100,000$9,100,000$9,100,000
2024-25M-NTC$8,700,000$8,700,000$0$2,000,000$7,100,000$9,100,000$9,100,000
2025-26M-NTC$8,700,000$8,700,000$0$2,000,000$7,100,000$9,100,000$9,100,000
TOTAL$34,800,000$34,800,000$0$8,000,000$26,800,000$34,800,000$34,800,000
CLAUSE DETAILS: Player submits an 10 team no trade list.
CLAUSE SOURCE: @Aportzline
Jul. 22 at 2:59 p.m.
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Rutta 4ever
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Good deal for team and player.
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Jul. 22 at 2:59 p.m.
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I HAVE ASCENDED.
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Jul. 22 at 3:00 p.m.
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Nah.
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Edited Jul. 22 at 5:43 p.m.
About where it was projected, so good deal for the team considering the goals/ points he produces, even if he isn't great on D.

Drops him off at prime UFA age - 28, so he gets a W.

Playing with Johnny is gonna do wonders for his stats, though.
Jul. 22 at 3:00 p.m.
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Quoting: Bobcat205
I HAVE ASCENDED.


I'm happy for you
Jul. 22 at 3:01 p.m.
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So the only things that they need to do is figure out who’s a liability and overpaid
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Jul. 22 at 3:01 p.m.
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Columbus is a desirable place? Since when?

All jokes aside, good deal for both
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Jul. 22 at 3:01 p.m.
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Can't argue with that. Pretty nice deal for both parties
Jul. 22 at 3:01 p.m.
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Below Market Value
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He was the next Sidney Crosby after all!
Jul. 22 at 3:06 p.m.
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Good deal and he gets a little heat off him because Johnny will certainly get a lot of attention. Should free him up a bit more. That team is looking pretty good.
Jul. 22 at 3:09 p.m.
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marry me saquon
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blue jackets went from being in the pits of despair this time last year to being absolutely frightening on paper oml
Jul. 22 at 3:11 p.m.
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blue jackets went from being in the pits of despair this time last year to being absolutely frightening on paper oml


You can thank the Blackhawks for that.
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Jul. 22 at 3:11 p.m.
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You know nothing JS
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Getting one year over free agency is a win for CLB. Very small, but a win none the less.
Jul. 22 at 3:11 p.m.
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So does CBJ officially win the Laine-PLD trade?
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Jul. 22 at 3:12 p.m.
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My opinion is that it is pretty much impossible to overpay young talent.

Columbus may have just found a way. Consider me impressed.
Jul. 22 at 3:13 p.m.
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Molson beer is meh
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Edited Jul. 22 at 3:18 p.m.
Winnipeg looking at PLD...then looking at the term Laine just signed for...

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Jul. 22 at 3:20 p.m.
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I wonder how many Fornite skins Laine is going to buy
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Jul. 22 at 3:20 p.m.
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Interesting to see how he does with Gaudreau
Jul. 22 at 3:25 p.m.
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Quoting: jpsnow13
Getting one year over free agency is a win for CLB. Very small, but a win none the less.


Wouldn’t he be ufa after this season since it will be his 7th pro season?
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Jul. 22 at 3:30 p.m.
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So does CBJ officially win the Laine-PLD trade?


I say so. PLD still wants out of Winnipeg so yeah.
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Jul. 22 at 3:32 p.m.
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So the only things that they need to do is figure out who’s a liability and overpaid


Well... Gudbranson lol
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Jul. 22 at 3:39 p.m.
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Based on points, this isn't too bad (although his totals last year are a bit concerning).
Based on analytics, this is a sizeable overpay, his defensive metrics are not good and he's not exactly a strong play driver either. Granted, analytics isn't fantastic at compensating for talented shooters iirc but there's definitely some concern to be had here.
Having said that, I still miss him a bit frown
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Jul. 22 at 3:41 p.m.
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We are all equal
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Wonder what the Jackets going to do being way over the salary cap? A trade is going to have to happen now.
Jul. 22 at 3:50 p.m.
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Yzerman would never
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That’s a lot of vbucks
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Jul. 22 at 3:53 p.m.
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MASSIVE SIGNING W!
 
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