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03-08-2010, 09:57 AM
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Originally Posted by ilovetheflyers8 View Post
I thought if he retired his cap hit doesn't carry, which is why the NHL wanted to investigate it. If it didn't then it wouldn't matter. The whole issue was that the NHL was worried that the Flyers extended the deal to lower the hit but discussed the possibility of him retiring before his contract was up, but had recieved much of the money of the contract.

edit: If one willfully retires I'm pretty sure that would end your contract and thus there shouldn't be any obligation to pay a person. I don't actually know this, but it just seems like this would make sense.
That's what I thought, I mean teams could get really screwed by dudes signing big deals then retiring and keeping the money for years to come.

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