No confirmation of amount. But rumours point to something over $2.5 million a year for a couple of seasons.
The first reaction has to be "Phew". Auld would have been a real come down.
There's not much else to say at this point without details, but if the rumoured terms iare true, it's a lesson to us all on what bargaining power can do. And Carey owes thank you notes to the Capitals, Penguins, Blues and Steve Yzerman.