Paydays for Ryan O'Reilly and Brandon Saad, Hot Dogs, and did anyone top Edmonton?
The biggest news Friday was the long-term, big-money contracts signed by Ryan O'Reilly and Brandon Saad.
O'Reilly's deal is super interesting, and to be honest, I don't fully understand it. His salary is $1 million per season with the rest of the money being paid as bonuses to avoid high escrow payments, and make the deal essentially buyout proof.
It is a ridiculously hefty cap hit, and it would seem inevitable O'Reilly will fail to live up to the deal, at least statistically.
However, what if he becomes the captai