Thread: Confirmed with Link: Ducks sign Sheldon Souray. 3 years 3.67 mil
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07-02-2012, 01:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Pwnasaurus View Post
I was under the impression that if you sign a FA >= 35 years old, even if they retire while the deal is still valid, you are on the hook for that salary for the duration regardless.

Also, yeah if his minutes are limited, he could be useful, but the main concern I have since we dealt Lubo for a piece of paper, is who is going to pick up all those minutes.
I believe it's on the hook for the cap hit, not the salary. If they retire they don't get paid.

Someone before also mention buyout. You could buy them out, but the cap hit doesn't go away. But again you do save salary, which might be more important to the Ducks.

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