Dallas Stars Defenseman Could Be Bought in Coming Weeks

The Dallas Stars are going to look different next season as change is on the way. The team couldn't get past the Vegas Golden Knights in the Western Conference Finals and now general manager Jim Nill has some work to do to try and improve his hockey club. It won't be easy in Dallas as they have a lot of money tied up into a few players. Trades could be coming but so too could be a buy out.

Defenseman Ryan Suter is someone who has been circled as a potential buy out candidate. Suter is 38 years old and has two seasons left on his deal at $3.65 million per season. He holds a full no-movement clause and can only be dealt on his word. 

Suter appeared in all 82 regular season games, collecting 25 points. The veteran blueliner then chipped in with six assists in 19 Stanley Cup Playoff games.

According to CapFriendly's buy out calculator, if the Stars buy Suter out, it will cost the team over a four-year span. $783,333 for the next two seasons, then this figure jumps up to $1.43 million for the 2025-26 and 26-27 seasons.

Worth it Stars fans?

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