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Rangers re-sign Henrik Lundqvist [7 years, $59.5M, $8.5M AAV, Full NMC]

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12-04-2013, 01:04 PM
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Over-payment in my mind but there really wasn't another direction to go other than not signing him and doing a rebuild so it is what it is. Time to move on and get the team in front of him in order. Because as we've seen he can't do it alone.

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Thrilled Lundqvist is a career Ranger. Worried about the cap ramifications. I guess we'll cross that bridge when we get there.
This is exactly I how feel.

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#NYR goals per playoff game during Torts' years: 1.57, 1.60, 2.15, 2.17. But yeah, it's all on Lundqvist that he hasn't won a Cup.
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This is exactly I how feel.
Lots of new revenue in the league.

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Another lockout before this contract expires maybe means he'll be compliance buyout? Can't rule it out.

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Yeah, all lip service. Has nothing to do with him loving the team/city.
He loved the team and city so much that he didn't give them any discount.

Must be tough love.

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Based off conservative 5% cap growth (where it looks like it will be up nearly 10% next year), this is Lundqvist's caphit in today's (2013-2014) cap dollars:

(So you can wrap your head around what 8.5million means in the future, with the reference of what caphit in 2013 buys you)

Year 1: 8.09 million
Year 2: 7.70 million
Year 3: 7.34 million
Year 4: 6.99 million
Year 5: 6.66 million
Year 6: 6.34 million
Year 7: 6.04 million

I posted this in the "Salary Cap" thread, as well:




Under the most conservative of estimates, Lundqvist's caphit will go from 12.5% of the total cap to 8.5% during the length of the deal.

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He got a full NMC too?

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Another lockout before this contract expires maybe means he'll be compliance buyout? Can't rule it out.
Wasn't the new CBA for 8 years?

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He got a full NMC too?
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#NYR goals per playoff game during Torts' years: 1.57, 1.60, 2.15, 2.17. But yeah, it's all on Lundqvist that he hasn't won a Cup.
For reference, playoff GPG for each team to make it to the SCF since in the lockout:

2013: CHI, 2.78, BOS, 2.96
2012: LA, 2.85, NJ, 2.46
2011: BOS, 3.24, VAN, 2.32
2010: CHI, 3.54, PHI, 3.30
2009: PIT, 3.29, DET, 3.30
2008: DET: 3.27, PIT, 3.05
2007: ANA, 2.76, OTT, 2.95
2006: EDM, 2.92, CAR, 2.92

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Wasn't the new CBA for 8 years?
Yes, so there's possibly one year that could come off the books.

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Lundqvist would have broken 9Mil on the open market..
No, he wouldn't. He would not even come close to that figure. Nobody in their right mind is paying a goaltender that much money.

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@AGrossRecord: Lundqvist: "To picture myself anywhere else, it was wrong, never an option."

Been saying it for months now.
Lundqvist has it pretty sweet in NY. He is the best athlete in the city, he sells his own merchandise, and he can go out in public without getting recognized most of the time. He is not going to find that anywhere else.

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Absolutely excrutiating. Maybe the worst contract Sather has dolled out in his entire tenure.

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No, he wouldn't. He would not even come close to that figure. Nobody in their right mind is paying a goaltender that much money.
That's just simply wrong. Teams with the space would throw boatloads of cash at him, and if they don't they'd find a way. The Isles, Edmonton, Pittsburgh, Washington all come to mind.

He wants to win yes but money still talks.

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Absolutely excrutiating. Maybe the worst contract Sather has dolled out in his entire tenure.
I hope this is sarcasm.

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Thank God. He'll play better. Guaranteed.

The cap hit is perfect for the best goalie in the NHL.
It is too much for even the best goaltender in the league, which BTW, is not Lundqvist.

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No, he wouldn't. He would not even come close to that figure. Nobody in their right mind is paying a goaltender that much money.
I bet the Isles would. The Oilers too.


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I hope this is sarcasm.
No way, this is far worse than Redden...or Gomez...or Drury. lol

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Absolutely excrutiating. Maybe the worst contract Sather has dolled out in his entire tenure.
Please tell me you're joking...

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It is too much for even the best goaltender in the league, which BTW, is not Lundqvist.
LOL who's better? Rask? Yeah I'd love to see him with no Chara in front of him.

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I hope this is sarcasm.
I was hoping wasting 8.5 on a guy who inherently cant score when the offense is bottom 10 in the leaguewas sarcaem but I guess not.

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Lundqvist has it pretty sweet in NY. He is the best athlete in the city, he sells his own merchandise, and he can go out in public without getting recognized most of the time. He is not going to find that anywhere else.
He got this contract more because of his face and not the skills.

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