Entry-Level Slides 2006-07

If a player who is signed to an entry-level contract and is 18 or 19 years of age (as of September 15 of the signing year), does not play in a minimum of 10 NHL games (including both regular season and playoffs; AHL games do not count), their contract is considered to ‘slide’, or extend, by one year. For example, if a player signed an ELC for three seasons from 2015-16 to 2017-2018, and their contract slides, their contract is now effective from 2016-17 to 2018-19. An exception to this rule is that if the player is 19 on September 15 of the first year of their contract, and turns 20 between September 16 and December 31, their contract does not slide.

Because signing bonuses are paid regardless of a slide, the bonuses paid on the slide year no longer count to the players remaining cap hit. The cap hit therefore changes - the players salary is averaged without the signing bonus.

Season
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PLAYERSLIDE CANDIDATEPOSAGE TEAMCAP HIT AAV S. BONUSESPOST-SLIDE CAP HITPOST-SLIDE AAVGPGAMES REMAININGON ACTIVE ROSTER
Marc-Édouard VlasicD19$735,000$1,100,000$85,000--920
Jordan StaalC, LW18$850,000$2,200,000$85,000--860
Guillaume LatendresseLW19$850,000$850,000$85,000--800
Gilbert BruleC19$821,667$1,246,667$85,000--780
Anze KopitarC19$821,667$955,867$85,000--720
Phil KesselRW18$850,000$2,200,000$85,000--700
Kris LetangD19$638,333$850,000$85,000$623,333$835,00073
Ryan ParentD19$850,000$883,333$85,000$821,667$855,00019
Jonathan BernierG18$850,000$900,000$85,000$821,666$871,66610
Michael GrabnerRW, LW18$850,000$900,000$85,000$821,667$871,66710
Riley HolzapfelC18$668,333$850,000$85,000$640,000$821,66710
Leland IrvingG18$850,000$1,250,000$85,000$821,667$1,221,66710
Trevor LewisC, RW, LW19$850,000$883,333$85,000$821,667$855,00010