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06-08-2012, 06:39 AM
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Originally Posted by UAGoalieGuy View Post
I'm no CBA specialist, but teams are allowed to go over the upper salary cap limit by 7.5% or something like that for bonuses in ELC and 35+ contracts. What ever bonuses those player hit count against the cap for the next season (aka dead cap space). Whatever bonuses the player does not achieve does nit count against the cap the following season.
You defer up to 7.5% in bonuses to the following season. If the bonuses are reached and the team doesn't have enough space,they can defer them to the next year.

If the Rangers do hopefully sign Schultz and they give him the MAX bonuses



$64.3M cap. 7.5%. $4,822,500. Rangers could defer almost of the bonuses if they are all reached but the Rangers usually leave space to absorb the bonuses in the cap. That's assuming the entire season is played in 12-13.

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