Thread: Speculation: Cap to drop to 58 mil
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08-29-2012, 01:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Flamesarmstrong22 View Post
Per Darren dregger's twitter:

Proposed Salary Caps: all projected and fixed: 2012/13 - $58M 2013/14 -$60M. 2014/15-$62M. 2015/16-$64.2M. 2016/17 - $67.6M 2017/18 - $71.1M

If this is true and the nhlpa approve, what will the 16 teams who will be over the cap do? Especially the flames
Easy. Demote Stajan, Babchuk, and Smith to the AHL, bring up Carson as #7 D, and defer all salary bonuses to 2013/14. $82,000 in cap space.

http://capgeek.com/cap-calculator/roster.php?id=14872

But from what I understand that probably wouldn't be necessary as the salary rollbacks would take the form of escrow payments to the owners.

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