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Backstrom 5 years at $9.2 AVV

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Now 32 and will be 37 when contract expires. 
 

Some interesting Capwise decisions for this UFA player and the new contract renewal

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im Saying no but I suppose in the right set of circumstances.  I don’t think he will be renewed by most Capwise gms and therefor will be an expensive injury replacement player.

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I agree with the consensus here, I have him in ECFL and he helped me win a banner last year but I won't be keeping him at 9.2.

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Noop these new contract are a mess for us

Wtb franchise player slot exempt for cap hit !

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Eh I'll probably keep him.  Getting relatively inexpensive contributions from Huberdeau and Point, plus my D is cheap.  I think it's worth it in the right circumstances -- only $2.5 mil more than he's making now.

 

Plus by 2025 our salary cap will be $500 million.

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1 hour ago, James said:

Plus by 2025 our salary cap will be $500 million.

 

Locking it in and planning all strategies based on this....

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Ha!  In all seriousness, I just did a quick bit of research today...  there are about 100 players (not counting goalies) who currently have a Fantrax rating of 60 or better for the season (based on our format).  The average salary among those players is about $6.1 million.  Way higher than I would've expected.

 

Proves two things...

 

1) The best players are typically paid the most money.  No shit, right?  But what I really mean is that there aren't very many "steals" out there these days. 

 

2) Average cap hits are really increasing exponentially and very, very quickly.  I'm pretty sure if we did this same study 5 years ago the average would've been like $4.5 million or less.  

 

I think it's fair to project that our salary cap will continue to rise in the coming years.

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