Thread: Proposal: Mark Scheifele for Phil Kessel
View Single Post
01-05-2013, 03:03 PM
Has prospect fever
allan5oh's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 10,465
vCash: 82
Contract status always factors in. I just don't see the point of continuing this discussion, Kessel is valuable as a rental player. He scored at a PPG pace last year, and has 1.5 years left on his $5.4m cap hit contract. It also has a NTC/NMC. 82 pts at 5.4m is valuable certainly.

Kane has 5.5 years left on his 5.25m cap hit contract. His contract has decent value considering his potential, and has no NTC/NMC.

The value here is the length vs. potential.

Kessel would be most valuable traded as a rental to a team running for the cup next year. Think about it, the cap could be $60m depending on CBA negotiations. At that point his contract would be extremely valuable on a cost per point basis, depending on his production over the next calender year.

The value here is points per dollar, especially for a team close to the cap making a cup run. But he probably wouldn't be able to re-sign with the same team.

His contract has less value to a team like the Jets, and much more value to a team like Vancouver, San Jose, Calgary, etc..

The Jets would probably be one of the last if not the last team to make a trade like that.

allan5oh is online now   Reply With Quote