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11-09-2012, 01:48 AM
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oilinblood
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Originally Posted by Fugu View Post
First thing I can think of with letting contracts 'evaporate' is that the cap hit number is affected.

The number is derived by the total value of the contract divided by the total term. Unless the contract pays the same amount in each year, you can easily have a situation where there is benefit or disadvantage to a team based on what they've paid vs what's the cap hit number.
so i guess the nhl would also lump this "freedom/concession" in with the yearly value of a contract being stable or a standard 5-10% annual increase. combined with the 7 year contract max i think it is workable.
thank you for your reply.

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