The Chicago Blackhawks signal Andreas Athanasiou to an extension
Ben Pope: The Chicago Blackhawks have signed ahead Andreas Athanasiou to a two-year contract extension with a $4.25 million cap hit.
“Athanasiou will get a pleasant increase over the $3M he made final 12 months; the Hawks get nearer to the cap flooring and assist help Bedard. Everybody’s pleased.”
Scott Powers of the Athletic: The $4.25 million cap could seem a little bit excessive for some, but it surely helps them get to the wage flooring, and so they saved it to 2 years.
They’ll possible be wanting so as to add just a few extra veterans and protecting the time period brief is vital to the Blackhawks.
The New York Islanders signal Eetu Liukas
Puck Pedia: The New York Islanders have signed 2021 Fifth-round decide, ahead Eetu Liukas to a three-year entry-level contract with a $867,500 cap hit and $925,000 AAV.
He’ll have a $775,000 wage, a $92,500 signing bonus, a $57,500 video games performed bonus, and $80,000 within the minors.
The New York Rangers re-sign Anton Blidh
Puck Pedia: The New York Rangers signal pending UFA ahead Anton Blidh to a two-year contract extension with a $775,000 wage cap hit.
He’ll get $775,000 within the NHL, $350,000 within the minors with $385,000 assured.
The Los Angeles Kings signal Vladislav Gavrikov to an extension
Zach Dooley of LA Kings Insider: The Los Angeles Kings pending UFA signed defenseman Vladislav Gavrikov to a two-year contract extension with a $5.875 million wage cap hit.
The Kings gave up a first-round decide as a part of the package deal on the deadline to amass Gavrikov and Joonas Korpisalo. He slot in instantly.
Puck Pedia: Gavrikov’s two-year deal features a full no-movement clause.
2023-24: $775,000 wage, $5.725 million signing bonus
2024-25: $775,000 wage, $4.475 million signing bonus
TSN: Chris Johnston mentioned that it was Gavrikov who wished the brief time period and is betting on himself.
“Gavrikov wished a two-year contract and that’s as a result of they had been taking a look at a wage cap that’s anticipated to take a soar in 2024. He wished to set himself as much as be able to have an even bigger payday then.”
Vladislav Gavrikov indicators extension with #GoKingsGo
For essentially the most half he has been more practical in actual life than in fantasy, except for a 33-point marketing campaign in 2021-22. He’s largely a shot-blocker who gives a little bit of every thing else.https://t.co/4IGH2Bd1Jp pic.twitter.com/w3KlUgUoFT
— Frozen Instruments (@FrozenTools) June 7, 2023
The Gavrikov deal is a bit complicated to me. Primarily based on some easy weighted comparable stats over the previous 3 yrs (age, GP, factors, sport rating), it looks like we might count on a wage cap % for him within the 5.5% vary. He signed for 7%.
We (EH) primarily projected the Zub deal. pic.twitter.com/rRV5MfGuXV
— EvolvingWild (@EvolvingWild) June 7, 2023