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Thursday, July 10, 2014
Kane, Toews contract breakdown

By Scott Powers

Here’s a look at how the contracts for Chicago Blackhawks forwards Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews will each be broken down over their eight-year extensions:

(According to information told to ESPN.com’s Pierre LeBrun by a source)
2015-16 -- Signing bonus at $7 million + salary at $6.8 million = $13.8 million
2016-17 -- Signing bonus at $6 million + salary at $7.8 million = $13.8 million
2017-18 -- Signing bonus at $6 million + salary at $7.8 million = $13.8 million
2018-19 -- Signing bonus at $6 million + salary at $6 million = $12 million
2019-20 -- Signing bonus at $6 million + salary at $3.8 million = $9.8 million
2020-21 -- Signing bonus at $5 million + salary at $2 million = $7 million
2021-22 -- Signing bonus at $4 million + salary at $2.9 million = $6.9 million
2022-23 -- Signing bonus at $4 million + salary at $2.9 million = $6.9 million

Total signing bonuses: $44 million
Total salaries: $40 million

The Blackhawks will have an average cap hit of $10.5 million per season over the eight years.