Think you could just throw your old 2005-2012 CBA in the trash? Think again. While doing an interview with Uffe Bodin of Sweden's no. 1 hockey outlet HockeySverige, the Senators top goalie prospect mentioned that he is of the understanding he will be a restricted free agent at the end of the year.
”I’ve heard people say I’ve got one year left on my deal, but I’ve been a pro for three years now and this is my last year.”
“I was in more than 10 games the first year, because you count the games where you’re backing up as well.”
On whether he thinks he’ll get a one-way deal.
“I really hope so. It would take a lot for me to sign a two-way deal again.”
Let's dust off the old Egyptian parchment and roll out the Collective Bargaining Agreement from 2005.
The conventional wisdom (and that of Capgeek) would be that his entry-level contract would "slide" in his first professional year when he appeared in 8 games for the Senators, as he didn’t meet the