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06-29-2012, 03:04 PM
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Originally Posted by ayshplaysh View Post
No I understand it perfectly fine, we are able to exceed the cap by around 7.0 million dollars, we can keep in mind spending the entirety of Pronger's salary, during the season we will be over the cap but Pronger being on the LTIR will cover that entirely, we are able to spend up to 16.5 million this offseason without dealing anyone.

I don't even know why Bill Meltzer wrote that, it's irrelevant what way you look at it, and it's needlessly complicated by what he has said, we are able to use the entirety of Pronger's salary in cap space, simple.
There is no LTIR in the off-season, so Pronger's salary takes up cap space right now. This reduces how much can be spent, irrespective of how much can be offset when the season begins.

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