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06-16-2012, 02:08 AM
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Originally Posted by Cyclones Rock View Post
True. However, if the Habs spend to the cap-which they seem to always do-the full value of the Gomez cap hits (roughly $14.7 million) will ultimately be spent by the team in new salaries plus the $10 million which Gomez will be paid.

The total cost to the team of spending to the cap and paying Gomez his "off cap" salary will be in the $25 million range over the next two seasons. That's more than Ovechkin costs the Capitals or Stamkos costs the Lightning.

Ouch.
The Habs always spend to the cap. Thus the Cap is a constant.

Gassing Gomer and paying him 10 mill is the total cost, not more.

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