2012-2013 Lockout Discussion Thread
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08-14-2012, 02:55 PM
Join Date: Feb 2012
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Fehr wants to loosen up the cap. Its a hard cap. A team can go over but they pay a tax. It could be a steep tax like the NBA. Or if a team goes over the cap using the bonus cushion,they don't take a cap hit the following season. They pay a luxury tax on that overage. Teams can exceed the cap by 7.5% in performance bonuses and carry those bonuses towards next season's cap in the current CBA.
So what we will probably see is an increased in incentive based contracts in big market clubs? Since you can only go over the hard cap on your incentives, not your set wage?
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