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22:46  12 june  2019
22:46  12 june  2019 Source:   thescore.com

Projecting Charlie McAvoy's next contract

Projecting Charlie McAvoy's next contract Throughout June, theScore will be projecting contracts for the star-studded restricted free-agent class. In this edition, we forecast Charlie McAvoy's new deal. The player Among all the young stars up for new contracts this offseason, Charlie McAvoy is the marquee defenseman. The burgeoning superstar is only 21 years old, and he's already carved out a top-pairing role on the Bruins' blue line. He's destined to be a foundational piece for years in Boston. McAvoy has gone through injury trouble, but he's been incredibly effective when healthy while averaging 0.51 points per game over two seasons, which ranks 36th among all regular defenseman during that span.

In this edition, we project Brayden Point ' s new deal. Point has quickly emerged as a top-tier center who's capable of producing at both even strength and on the power play while maintaining a strong defensive presence against opposing top lines.

JD Bunkis and Ben Ennis compare the new Brayden Point contract to Mitch Marner' s deal with the leafs and go over whether or not this is a good signing by

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Throughout June, theScore will be projecting contracts for the star-studded restricted free-agent class. In this edition, we project Brayden Point's new deal.

The player

Perhaps no player in this stacked group has a better case to earn top dollar than Tampa Bay Lightning pivot Brayden Point does. The 2014 third-round draft gem exploded this past campaign with career highs across the board and was an indispensable piece in the Bolts' historic regular season.

Point has quickly emerged as a top-tier center who's capable of producing at both even strength and on the power play while maintaining a strong defensive presence against opposing top lines.

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Brayden Point signed a 3 year / ,077,500 contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning, including a 7,500 signing bonus, ,077,500 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of 2,500. In , Point will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure

Brayden Point News. Point , Lightning 'a ways apart' on contract , agent says. Mailbag: Wild GM search, Point ' s next contract with Lightning. Point expected to sign with Lightning before Brayden Point Bio. Point was selected by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the third round (No. 79) of the 2014

He may not capture as much of the spotlight as some of his teammates, but Point certainly should be held in the same regard. He led all Lightning skaters in individual expected goals at five-on-five this season and ranked seventh across the NHL with 25 primary assists - one fewer than Art Ross winner and linemate Nikita Kucherov.

Burying 40-plus goals as a center is a surefire way to earn a substantial payday in its own right, but Point excels in each facet of the game.

The team

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The Lightning don't have a ton of wiggle room, with just over $8.5 million in projected cap space for Point and new contracts for fellow restricted free agents Adam Erne, Danick Martel, and Cedric Paquette. Tampa also has three regular defensemen coming off the books in Braydon Coburn, Dan Girardi, and Anton Stralman, all of whom are unrestricted free agents and could create significant holes in the blue line if they opt to sign elsewhere.

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Points are not the be-all and end-all for a defenseman, but at the very least, it' s a starting point in negotiations. Fortunately for Werenski and his Werenski' s contract could be dependent on how many UFAs the Blue Jackets bring back. If Kekalainen is able to re-sign Duchene, then he may prefer

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General manager Julien BriesBois will likely need to do some maneuvering to make Point fit in the books alongside the organization's existing long-term commitments. Buying out the final year of Ryan Callahan's contract or facilitating a trade to move J.T. Miller - who is a prime candidate to be dealt due to his cap hit and modified no-trade clause - are two options to free up some room.

Utilizing every penny of available space won't just be imperative for Tampa Bay when it comes to locking down Point, but also when the same issue rears its head a year from now during Vezina Trophy finalist Andrei Vasilevskiy's negotiations.

The comparables

Here's a list of star centers who recently signed new contracts after their entry-level deals:

CH% = Cap hit as a percentage of the cap ceiling when the contract was signed

* - In contract year (Eichel, McDavid signed extensions before third season)

Projecting Patrik Laine's and Kyle Connor's next contracts

Projecting Patrik Laine's and Kyle Connor's next contracts Throughout June, theScore will be projecting contracts for the star-studded restricted free-agent class. In this edition, we project Patrik Laine and Kyle Connor's new deals. The players Laine and Connor became dynamic offensive weapons for the Winnipeg Jets while playing out their entry-level contracts. Between them, they've given the Jets five 30-goal seasons. Connor was selected 17th overall in the 2015 draft, while Laine was chosen second overall the following year. Laine: Laine has quickly evolved into one of the game's premier goal-scorers, but he's proven to be rather inconsistent.

Point already has 30 points in 24 games this year. He is on pace to have a huge year. He is on pace to have a huge year. What kind of contract does he get next summer? I think he is Draisaitl territory for comparables.

Throughout June, theScore will be projecting contracts for the star-studded restricted free-agent class. In this edition, we project Timo Meier' s new deal. He nearly doubled his previous career high in points and ranked third on the Sharks with 30 goals while establishing himself as a top-six threat.

Point's 1.16 points per game in his contract year fall behind only McDavid on that list, but his career mark of 0.86 trails both Matthews and Eichel, too.

Additionally, those three are indisputably the faces of their respective franchises, which is a claim Point can't make. When it comes down to putting pen to paper, the Lightning may look at internal comparables rather than those around the league to find a suitable salary.

The projection

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Despite being arguably the best all-around player in this summer's RFA class, Point simply isn't in a position to negotiate a monster deal due to the team he plays for. However, he may accept that if it means he can continue to serve as a key member of a club built to compete for years to come.

The Lightning have a history of signing core pieces to shorter-term deals, as evidenced by past negotiations with Steven Stamkos, Ondrej Palat, Tyler Johnson, and Kucherov. All of those contracts were signed under Steve Yzerman's guidance, and each player got a significant raise on their next respective deal. BriesBois would be wise to employ the same strategy.

Projecting Mitch Marner's next contract

Projecting Mitch Marner's next contract Throughout June, theScore will be projecting contracts for the star-studded restricted free-agent class. In this edition, we project Mitch Marner's new deal. The player After landing John Tavares in free agency last July, general manager Kyle Dubas proclaimed his Toronto Maple Leafs "can and will" retain the club's entire young core in Auston Matthews, William Nylander, and Mitch Marner - despite the financial complications of harboring so many talented players. Matthews and Nylander are taken care of, and now Dubas' No. 1 summer priority is finding a suitable deal for Marner - owner of one hell of a contract year.

29gp 20 goals 17 assists 37 points . On pace for a crazy career year, between he and the other top goal scorers this season so far, Laine + Brayden Point ' s Next Contract Next Thread.

Eliteprospects.com hockey player profile of Brayden Point , 1996-03-13 Calgary, AB, CAN Canada. Most recently in the NHL with Tampa Bay Lightning. Complete player biography and stats.

Five years for Point would offer the most flexibility for the Lightning, now and down the road. With a potential pact expiring in 2024, the team could keep Point's cap hit at an affordable number before paying him a king's ransom when he's a UFA and only Kucherov and Palat are forwards still under contract.

Verdict: 5 years, $42.5 million ($8.5M AAV)

Advanced Stats Courtesy: Natural Stat Trick

Others in this series:

  • Zach Werenski
  • Charlie McAvoy
  • Sebastian Aho
  • Timo Meier
  • Mikko Rantanen
  • Brock Boeser
  • Patrik Laine & Kyle Connor
  • Matthew Tkachuk (June 13)
  • Mitch Marner (June 14)

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