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Kevin Bieksa signs 5-Year, $23m Deal ($4.6m/year cap hit - NTC)
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06-27-2011, 02:16 PM
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Richmond, BC
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Well, $4.5 million is really the most I would want to pay him, so I guess I can't really complain as it's within the range I suspected. That being said, I'm not particularly excited by the number either. I can't believe there are apparently teams out there who would give the guy MORE then that, but I suppose there are some desperate teams that need defensemen and have a bunch of cap space.
To be far, $4.5 million is right around 7% of the cap. When Bieksa signed his $3.75 million deal in 07 the cap was $50.3 and his salary was 7.5% of the cap. In terms of percentage of cap hit, Bieksa is actually going to be making
than when he signed his last deal.
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