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Calgary Flames signed Jonathan Huberdeau (8 Years / $10,500,000 AAV)

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Aug. 4, 2022 at 10:56 p.m.
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Jonathan Huberdeau has signed a new contract with the Calgary Flames.
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SIGNED BY: Brad Treliving
Length: 8 years
Value: $84,000,000
Expiry Status: UFA
Cap % Tooltip: 12.73
Signing Team: Logo of the Calgary FlamesCalgary Flames
Signing Date: Aug. 4, 2022
Source: CapFriendly

Jonathan Huberdeau signed a 8 year, $84,000,000 contract with the Calgary Flames on Aug. 4, 2022. The contract has a cap hit of $10,500,000.

SEASONClauseCap HitTooltipAAV TooltipP. BonusesTooltipS. BonusesTooltipBase SalaryTooltipTotal SalaryTooltipMinors SalTooltip
2023-24NMC$10,500,000$10,500,000$0$7,000,000$3,500,000$10,500,000$10,500,000
2024-25NMC$10,500,000$10,500,000$0$7,000,000$3,500,000$10,500,000$10,500,000
2025-26NMC$10,500,000$10,500,000$0$7,000,000$3,500,000$10,500,000$10,500,000
2026-27NMC$10,500,000$10,500,000$0$9,500,000$1,000,000$10,500,000$10,500,000
2027-28NMC$10,500,000$10,500,000$0$9,500,000$1,000,000$10,500,000$10,500,000
2028-29NMC$10,500,000$10,500,000$0$7,000,000$3,500,000$10,500,000$10,500,000
2029-30M-NTC, NMC$10,500,000$10,500,000$0$9,500,000$1,000,000$10,500,000$10,500,000
2030-31M-NTC, NMC$10,500,000$10,500,000$0$5,000,000$5,500,000$10,500,000$10,500,000
TOTAL$84,000,000$84,000,000$0$61,500,000$22,500,000$84,000,000$84,000,000
CLAUSE DETAILS: Starting 2029-30, player can list 12 teams he's willing to be traded to
Aug. 4, 2022 at 10:57 p.m.
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One dinner in montreal is all it takes for Huberdeau to give it all up.
Hes just like me fr


Okay but seriously that is a terrible contract with a huge amount of risk god damn


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Aug. 4, 2022 at 10:57 p.m.
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At least one star stayed
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Aug. 4, 2022 at 10:57 p.m.
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Good for now but 10.5 in his late 30s might hurt
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Aug. 4, 2022 at 10:57 p.m.
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Calgary: offers Gaudreau a sh*t ton of money

Gaudreau: *signs with Columbus for his family instead of the money*

[Almost 1 month passes by]

Calgary: offers Huberdeau a sh*t ton of money

Huberdeau:

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Aug. 4, 2022 at 10:58 p.m.
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This is why I understood why Florida made the trade, even it was a fairly one-sided deal for the Flames. This contract will hurt in 4-5 years
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Aug. 4, 2022 at 10:58 p.m.
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Didn’t see that one coming
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Aug. 4, 2022 at 10:58 p.m.
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Yup, exactly what Zito did NOT want to do. It was tough to let him go, but when it's either this or letting him walk in FA, you just have to trade him.

Good luck with that contract Flames fans, I hope it ages well.
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Aug. 4, 2022 at 10:58 p.m.
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I was told he wanted to play in the bright lights of Montreal
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Aug. 4, 2022 at 10:58 p.m.
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For everyone saying it's an overpay, with this inflation that contract will be a discount.
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Aug. 4, 2022 at 10:59 p.m.
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The winner of the Huberdeau+Weegar+Schwindt+1st/Tkachuk trade was dependent on the Flames being able to re-sign Huberdeau and Weegar. With the more important one now taken care of, Brad Treliving has done a solid job in an incredibly tough spot. And yes, this contract might hurt when Huberdeau gets older, but given that it was this vs. letting Tkachuk walk for nothing, I think the Flames would prefer the former. In short: not a great signing, but a much better outlook for a team that looked like it was collapsing into rebuild-mode 2 weeks ago.
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Aug. 4, 2022 at 10:59 p.m.
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He got the 💰
Aug. 4, 2022 at 10:59 p.m.
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Amirov Forever
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Term is kind of iffy but im happy for Flames fans
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Aug. 4, 2022 at 10:59 p.m.
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yikes 10 mill until he's 38 is rough. Boy I'm glad my team doesn't have a 29 year old 100 point scorer who's contract expires that would suck haha
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Aug. 4, 2022 at 11:00 p.m.
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Yeah that's a big time long-term L for the Flames but their hands were tied. They NEEDED to keep him.

Contract kicks in when he's 30...
Aug. 4, 2022 at 11:01 p.m.
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yikes 10 mill until he's 38 is rough. Boy I'm glad my team doesn't have a 29 year old 100 point scorer who's contract expires that would suck haha


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Aug. 4, 2022 at 11:02 p.m.
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Finally it's a good thing he doesn't end up in Montreal! $10.5m up to 38 y/o yikes!!
Aug. 4, 2022 at 11:04 p.m.
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Aug. 4, 2022 at 11:04 p.m.
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Is it an overpay right now? no. Is it an overpay in the last 3 years? sure. But the cap should sky rocket by then and it shouldn't matter. Plus I can see Hubby still be producing at a good level when he's 36-38. Yes there's some risk to this but it's a good deal
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Aug. 4, 2022 at 11:06 p.m.
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This is why I understood why Florida made the trade, even it was a fairly one-sided deal for the Flames. This contract will hurt in 4-5 years


I think that this contract is exactly why it WASN'T one sided for the flames, and in fact Florida won the trade. In the cap era player value in inextricably linked to their contract value
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Aug. 4, 2022 at 11:07 p.m.
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W signing imo.
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Aug. 4, 2022 at 11:07 p.m.
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At least as good as the Gaudreau signing, imo. Huberdeau is more consistent and should be much better in his mid-30's than Johnny. Flames did very well here in a really difficult situation.
Aug. 4, 2022 at 11:08 p.m.
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For one of the best playmakers in the NHL made sense

I like the deal

Final 3 years can be worried about later
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Aug. 4, 2022 at 11:08 p.m.
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I think that this contract is exactly why it WASN'T one sided for the flames, and in fact Florida won the trade. In the cap era player value in inextricably linked to their contract value


I tend to agree, although personally having seen the other offers I think Zito should have pushed hard to exclude Weegar from the trade and then trade him separately.
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