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02-24-2012, 09:39 AM
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What kind of total cap hit (including bonuses) are we looking at for thus guy? He's going to be on the high side just to get him here from the KHL.
What can we give him?
I think it's still in the neighborhood of a $875K base salary and an additional schedule A and schedule B set of personal and team bonuses that can reach a total base and bonus salary of ~$3.9M/yr, pre tax. That's the maximum permitted. To get all of it, you basically need to go deep in the playoffs, I think.
That's a mandatory three-year entry level deal, based on age, and that is subject to the US tax structure.
So conceivably, he could be giving up a good bit of cash, if Ufa, for example offered him $7M/yr, post taxes, for at least three years.
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