Jordan Eberle signed a five-year, $27.5 million contract with the New York Islanders last Friday. New York keeps one of their scorers in place. What does this all mean? What impact may it have down the road? Let’s take a look.
Jordan Eberle contract explained
Again, thanks to CapFriendly, contracts are easier to dive into quickly. He earns $5,625,000 for the 2018-19 campaign. Jared Clinton of The Hockey News makes sense of it here. There is one important nugget:
Not to speculate too wildly on Eberle’s reasoning for taking less money in a market that seemed ripe for greater payment, either, but maybe that post-season performance is the very reason he landed on this number and this pact.