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12-04-2009, 03:40 PM
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Originally Posted by LamoTheKid View Post
Because there's no real flexibility considering any salay you fill in has to come off the books when he comes back. Sheesh people, when are we going to stop looking at LTIR as a way to circumvent cap space (like the long term contracts being handed out) and realize there are mechanisms in place to prevent this sort of thing from happening.
That and possibly more importantly, stretching out a player's "injury" would be dealt with accordingly by the NHL. They have the right to have their own doctor's examine a player and should they determine his injury was faked or prolonged for cap purposes there would be repercussions.

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