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06-02-2005, 05:51 PM
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Originally Posted by FLYLine4LIFE
From my understanding, (Larry said this) The Rangers gave offered him a sub deal when they got him it was:

No trade clause if he agrees to pay cut (1 million per season). So hes only worth 10 million a season now.

Even if the 24% does or doesnt effect how much Wsh pays, i am under the assumption that the full 10 (or 11) million dollars still would count under the NYR payroll, not WSH at all. (that would be important under the Salary Cap)
I understand that.

The reason for trading him would be to get his $11 (or approximately $8) off our cap, to give us more flexibility in the future.

He might be attractive to a team under the cap.

Of course, I'd hope for young players and/or draft choices in return.

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