Bruins sign Jeremy Lauzon to a 2-year contract extension

RetractableRoof

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Does the signing of that deal make him more tradeable or is that an indication that they like him a lot or is there a short term cap component to it? Sometimes modern sports management makes following the game annoying... lol
 

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Assuming he's no longer waivers exempt, this has to mean there's another move coming. They have 9 defensemen who are not waivers exempt.
 

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Assuming he's no longer waivers exempt, this has to mean there's another move coming. They have 9 defensemen who are not waivers exempt.
The extension doesn’t impact this year. He remain waivers exempt through the end of this season. He loses the exemption next year.

This is a reasonable extension but I don’t think it changes much. Lauzon ets a guaranteed $1.7 million, team gets a cheap NHLdepth player. Still tradeable if something comes along.
 

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$850K is effectively a minimum salary to avoid arbitration next year. He gets a guaranteed $1.7M while the Bruins lock him at a low depth D rate. If he were to secure a regular spot in the line up next year he could easily end up at a much higher rate through arbitration. The 2 year contract does mean that if he will be under contract during the Seattle expansion draft.