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09-09-2012, 12:20 PM
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if there is a cap floor. Some teams are not fans of the floor and have no problem getting rid of it
Some teams might not like the floor but I can't see the NHLPA wanting to get rid of it. If you're going to put a drag on the upper end of salaries with a cap, they want to make sure teams have to pay a minimum amount in salary as well.
Not to mention, the floor is there to maintain at least some sense of competitive balance. Otherwise you could, in theory, have a gap of $20-30 mil or more in between payrolls of two teams and that doesn't look good for the league.
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