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Updated salary breakdown

Posted by Fluto Shinzawa, Globe Staff  July 23, 2008 04:03 PM

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With Glen Murray most likely headed for a buyout, here is the current salary grid detailing the annual cap hit of the 23 signed players (plus the right winger's remaining salary) contending for 2008-09 jobs in Boston:


Marc Savard, $5 million
Patrice Bergeron, $4.75 million
Michael Ryder, $4 million
Marco Sturm, $3.5 million
Chuck Kobasew, $2.33 million
Phil Kessel, $2.2 million
Peter Schaefer, $2.1 million
P.J. Axelsson, $1.85 million
Glen Murray, $1,383,333 million
David Krejci, $883,000
Petteri Nokelainen, $850,000
Milan Lucic, $850,000
Vladimir Sobotka, $750,000
Shawn Thornton, $517,000
Jeremy Reich, $487,500


Zdeno Chara, $7.5 million
Dennis Wideman, $3.875 million
Aaron Ward, $2.5 million
Andrew Ference, $1.4 million
Mark Stuart, $1.3 million
Andrew Alberts, $1.25 million
Shane Hnidy, $757,000

* Matt Lashoff and Matt Hunwick will contend for NHL jobs next year. But for this model, their salaries are not included.


Manny Fernandez, $4.33 million
Tim Thomas, $1.1 million

* Tuukka Rask will most likely spend another season in Providence.

Current cap hit: $55,469,999

Notes: If Murray goes unclaimed and the Bruins complete the buyout, they will be $1.23 million below the $56.7 million cap ceiling.

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