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GAME DAY REPORT: LEAFS @ WILD | Leafs Hub
Before we get to the game, this happened today..... I was going to write an entire article about it time permitting, for now I'll write an initial thought here about the Nylander signing and then work on more later. The way the signing bonus is structured is very interesting to me. While William gets a $2M signing bonus immediately, which means he doesn't lose out on much cash this season, it's the signing bonus this summer that peaks my interest. On July 1st the Toronto Maple Leafs will pay Nylander $8.3M, with $700,000 salary to be paid through the rest of the season. If these numbers are correct it will mean that after they pay that bonus, through years 2-6, William will be owed a total of $24.7M actual dollars. That's just under $5M a