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Post #234 -- Briere will not play March 7; day-to-day thereafter -- Nodl called up
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02-27-2009, 12:59 PM
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I don't know what to tell you about missing more games and how the cap hits should go down. If the calculation is cap hit / games playesd then 2.5 will always be the number until he gets back in the line-up. I don't think it is just as easy as cap hit / 82 and then taking how many games are left because if you had a really expensive, good player who is always hurt (Gaborik) you could spend way up to the cap, put him on IR and bring him back the last game of the season and his cap hit would be nothing.
Briere's cap hit will count for ALL 82 games. Him being on IR allows you to replace up to his salary on the roster, it doesn't remove his salary for those games that he didn't play.
Thus our problems. While he was out we ADDED significant salary in Carle.
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