Thread: Larry Brooks: Sean Avery situation
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02-24-2012, 04:23 PM
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Originally Posted by DevilChuk View Post
You're already on the hook for half of his salary so you're actually saving money if someone claims him. He still gets paid his NHL contract in Hartford.

And the cap space at this point is completely irrelevant.. Pro-rated, its not going to affect any other moves you guys want to make and it disappears at the end of the season regardless.
I couldn't care less what the team is paying him...I only care what his cap hit is. Right now he's counting 0 towards the cap...if claimed he will count about 300k towards it. Once again, not a big deal by any stretch...but what's the point? Did the organization do an about face on Avery yet again?

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