The Carolina Hurricanes have bought Patrick Marleau after buying the Toronto Maple Leafs striker for a conditional first round (2020) and a seventh round (2020).
Trade It was a Leafs' wage dumping move to make room for the re-signing of some of their players, including young star Mitch Marner.
The #Canes has bought Patrick Marleau
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– Carolina Hurricanes (@NHLCanes) June 27, 2019
According to CapFriendly, the hurricanes receive for This move will not save you as Marleau has signed a contract for 35. The move will allow Marleau to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, if he decides not to retire.
The Carolina #Huricanes have officially confirmed Patrick Marleau's buyout.
Since Marleau has signed a contract for 35+, there are no savings from cap-hits from this buyout.
The #Canes achieves the following maximum amount due to the buy-out:
2019-20: $ 6.25 million
2020-21: $ 0 million https: //t.co/QKHgll0cJw https://t.co/ LvRfRxSGp5
– CapFriendly (@CapFriendly) June 27, 2019
The Hurricanes have reportedly tried to persuade Marleau to play. In the end, the Hurricanes paid $ 6.25 million for a first election in 2020.
The day before, the Hurricanes took over Erik Haula's salary from the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for striker Nicolas Roy and a limited selection in the fifth round in the NHL Draft 2021.
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RALEIGH, NC – Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League, announced today that the team has bought the remainder of the contract from striker Patrick Marleau. The 39-year-old Marleau was selected by the Hurricanes on June 22, along with Toronto's selection in the first round of the NHL draft 2020 and Toronto's selection in the seventh round of the 2020 NHL draft from the Maple Leafs in return for Carolinas selection acquired in the sixth round in the 2020 NHL Draft. If Toronto's selection in the first round of the 2020 NHL draft is a top 10 selection, the Hurricanes will instead receive Toronto's selection in the first round of the NHL draft 2021.
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