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10-05-2004, 09:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Fish
On a more serious note, here's some highlights from my counter proposal...

Salary cap of 25 million per year.
- Players remaining with the team they signed their first NHL contract would be cap exempt
- Players would get a 10% reduction of their salary against the cap for every year they remain with a team after the 1st year
- Bonuses count against the cap, signing bonuses prorated or recognized sooner
- Playoff bonuses of up to 10% of base salary per round exempt from camp
Not sure about this Fish. $25MM? I understand you have provisions for your own players, but that really handicaps the players bargaining power. His current team can lowball him knowing full well it will be hard for him to find someone willing to pay more, due to the cap restrictions.

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