Niemi/MZA Contract DetailsJune 1, 2010, by
As per CapGeek, the details of the Mats Zuccarello-Aason and Jyri Niemi contracts are available. Niemi’s deal is a three-year, two-way deal with an NHL cap hit of $620,000. It includes a $595,000 base salary for the first two years, and a $670,000 salary for the final year. A $210,000 (split as $70,000 per season cap hit) signing bonus was also included, which increases the cap hit.
MZA’s contract is a two-year, two-way deal with an NHL cap hit of $1.75 million. His base salary is $900,000, but it includes a signing bonus of $180,000 (split as $90,000 cap hit per season) and a possible $1.7 million in performance bonuses ($850,000 per season). MZA’s contract is a bit pricey for someone his size, but it could be worth it in the long run.