: Injury Report:
Lappy out indefinitely with post-concussion syndrome
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09-28-2010, 01:37 PM
Join Date: Mar 2003
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Please correct me if I'm wrong but Lappy was signed as an over 35 player... as such he has to be placed on LTIR else the Flyers are accountable for his entire Cap hit for the net two years.
He will have to become this years Rathje to a lessor extent with a $1.167M hit that will 'penalize' the team's Cap banking ability... and likewise next season. Come Trade Deadline this will be a factor.
That 35 year old player rule is a killer at times like these.
This is of course only if he is no longer able to play.
I'm sure Lappy would go on LTIR for the club and "retire" at the end of his contract. (2 years left?) Also, I think that they should wipe out cap hits on players the are forced to retire due to injury. That is just bunk.
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