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#2020744 ran into abdelkader last night

Posted by zata20 on 30 July 2010 - 11:01 AM

Perhaps, but then he should've 'roughed' it by saying $900k. I'm not trying to be difficult, I'm just saying he can't make less than $892,500 next year based on the qualifying offer he already had to have received in order to stay a Red Wing RFA.

Simple FYI for those that are interested in our unsigned RFA's:

Restricted Free Agents: A player set to become a restricted free agent will become an unrestricted free agent if his current team does not make him a qualifying offer that adheres to the minimum raise policy of the CBA. The deadline to qualify all RFA's is June 29

* Qualifying Offers: A qualifying offer must include the following minimum raises:
o Previous salary < $660,000: 10% increase in salary
o Previous salary < $1,000,000: 5% increase in salary
o Previous salary > $1,000,000: Match previous season's salary

His salary last year was $710,000, his cap hit was $850,000 because of bonuses. So then the minimum he could make is $745,500.(5% increase). Now I'm not sure if it is calculated with the bonuses included or not, but I figured I'd just throw it out there.

#1989408 Steve Yzerman named TB's new GM

Posted by zata20 on 25 May 2010 - 10:13 AM

What if he takes Maclean with him to be the HC?

#1979123 Marion Hossa

Posted by zata20 on 07 May 2010 - 07:57 AM

Didn't Max Talbot have shoulder surgery in the offseason last year to repair a torn labrum that kept him out several months?(Had both goals in Game 7 for the Pens last year) Just Sayin...