Playoff Payoff

Chris Pudsey


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Matt Beleskey is among the playoff performers looking for a big payday in the offseason. 

Contract years for NHL players normally tend to bring out the best in them, showcasing their talents to pending suitors in hopes of landing their big payday. For some, it's one last chance at the big money. For others, it could be their first big contract coming off their entry-level deal. 

The playoffs are no different in regards to guys strutting their stuff for the big crowds on the big stage. Guys like Fernando Pisani, or more recently, Bryan Bickell, have found a way to turn a strong playoff performance into a decent payday in their contract year. 

In this weeks Capped, we will take a look at some pending free agent players who may have just turned their recent strong playoff performance into a nice selling feature for their contract discussions this summer.

In no particular order, here are a few that have stood out:

Michael Ferland – CGY

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