News Release: #Sens re-sign forward Erik Condra to a two-year contract: http://t.co/ftqp8JwHPN
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The first year of Condra’s deal will be worth $1.2 million and his second year will be worth $1.3 million. It’s a marked increase from the $600,000 and $650,000 salaries that he made in the last two years of his expired contract. Condra is a weird player when looking for comparables, in that he's a winger, doesn't score much, and is among the leaders in shorthanded ice-time per game while playing around 13-14 minutes a night. Former Senator Patrick Eaves ticks all those boxes and got a three-year deal from Detroit in 2011 at $1.2 million per. He was 26 at the time, the same age as Condra is now, though it should be said he was UFA.
Condra’s cap hit makes him the ninth highest paid forward on the team and with Colin Greening and Cory Conacher eligible for extensions, it’s probably only a matter of time before they surpass him a...