ESPN - Leino & Myers amongst 10 worst contracts in NHL
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11-08-2012, 02:51 PM
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No. Not now, anyways.
While I understand the rationale both ways, I think that it might be more prudent to use the amnesty on Leino.
If the cap really does go down into the $55 million range, then we're talking about Leino's deal taking up 8% of the cap, and I'm not sure he's worth that much, even when he's playing well.
Under a $70 million cap, then he's probably worth the $4.5 mil per cap hit.
Yeah, I'm assuming a one-time, use-it-or-lose-it clause that wipes the cap hit from the books completely.
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