Found April 11, 2012 on Goon's World:
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Brock Nelson Center, New York Islanders
BIRTHDATE: October 15, 1991  AGE: 20  
LENGTH: 3 YEAR(S)     VALUE: $2,700,000     TYPE: ENTRY LEVEL     EXPIRY STATUS: RFA ** CONTRACT DETAILS AND BONUSES (IF APPLICABLE) NOT OFFICIAL — CHECK BACK SOON ** SEASONAHL SALARYNHL SALARYP. BONUSESS. BONUSCAP HIT 2012-13$67,500$900,000$1,925,000$90,000$2,825,000 2013-14$67,500$900,000$1,925,000$90,000$2,825,000 2014-15$67,500$900,000$1,925,000$90,000$2,825,000
Chris Kreider Center, New York Rangers BIRTHDATE: April 30, 1991  AGE: 20    
LENGTH: 3 YEAR(S)     VALUE: $2,400,000     TYPE: ENTRY LEVEL     EXPIRY STATUS: RFA ** CONTRACT DETAILS AND BONUSES (IF APPLICABLE) NOT OFFICIAL — CHECK BACK SOON ** SEASONAHL SALARYNHL SALARYP. BONUSESS. BONUSCAP HIT 2011-12$67,500$600,000$300,000$0$1,325,000 2012-13$67,500$900,000$637,500$90,000$1,325,000 2013-14$67,500$900,000$637,500$90,000$1,325,000 <span style="color: windowtext; font-family: "Times New Roman", "serif"; font-size: 12pt; font-weight: normal; line-height: 115%; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold;">I was perusing the Cap Geek numbers for former Fighting Sioux forward Brock Nelson and for former Boston College Eagles <span style="color: windowtext; font-family: "Times New Roman", "serif"; font-size: 12pt; font-weight: normal; line-height: 115%; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold; mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman"; mso-font-kerning: 18.0pt;">Chris Kreider and I was a bit shocked at the difference in numbers. It will be interesting to see how these two players’ careers play out.


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