Thread: Speculation: Devils Financial Situation
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06-30-2012, 09:50 AM
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Originally Posted by NJDevs26 View Post
Well yeah but I was already slotting in minimum salary for the four spots, so that's $2+ million. That was why I said $6-7 million above minimum salary. God help us if the only way they can do that is throw a lot of money at Fayne and Marty (or Moose), and call it a day with minimum salaried players elsewhere, though like I said if they were in such trouble they could barely make the floor the NHL would have already put its heel down.
The floor for the Devils is closer to $59M. Keep that in mind. Kovy's overage.

Here's a roster.

Ilya Kovalchuk ($6.667m) / Travis Zajac ($3.888m) / Adam Henrique ($0.854m)
David Clarkson ($2.667m) / Patrik Elias ($6.000m) / Dainius Zubrus ($3.400m)
Mattias Tedenby ($0.875m) / Jacob Josefson ($0.900m) / Steve Bernier ($0.750m)
Stephen Gionta ($0.563m) / Ryan Carter ($0.775m) /
Eric Boulton ($0.663m) /
Anton Volchenkov ($4.250m) / Marek Zidlicky ($4.000m)
Henrik Tallinder ($3.375m) / Andy Greene ($3.000m)
Adam Larsson ($0.925m) / Mark Fayne ($1.000m)
Peter Harrold ($0.550m) /
Scott Wedgewood ($0.900m)
Colin White ($1.000m) / Trent Hunter ($0.667m)
CAPGEEK.COM TOTALS (follow @capgeek on Twitter)
(these totals are compiled without the bonus cushion)
SALARY CAP: $70,200,000; CAP PAYROLL: $47,666,666; BONUSES: $547,500
CAP SPACE (20-man roster): $22,533,334

They have around $7M to spend on either a forward or a goalie. Or a little of each.
That's just to scrape the floor, no one scrapes the floor, it's probably closer to $9-10M.

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