NHL Free Agency Thread 7 (Legit Sources ONLY) Shane Doan visiting Montreal (Post 400)
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07-20-2012, 01:06 PM
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problem is that people see it as 14 for signing +14 for the next season (12-13) which is false. he'll get no more than 14 in 12-13, not 28.
And it's not a signing bonus per se, as it is exclusively part of the cap hit for next season, its a provision that was added to the 1 year extention of the CBA in case there would be a work stoppage for 12-13. its a form of garanteed salary, but players still cant get more than the max salary
Next years bonus is paid in the summer...so in a calender year, yes, he is getting $27 million.
May be I should have looked to see how many others already answered the question haha.
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