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11-30-2012, 02:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Crease View Post
Does someone smarter than myself want to discuss potential negatives of expanding the cap range. Currently the floor and the ceiling are calculated as 8M from the midpoint. Seems fairly logical to me to make this gap wider. If the league wants to stick with linkage, wouldn't this be in the best interest of teams that struggle to reach the floor? I don't think players or rich teams would mind either. I understand the parity argument but aside from that, any drawbacks?
Bettman and the owners have stated that league success is a direct result of league parity. Moving the floor and ceiling further apart hurts parity, and the success and legitimacy of the league.

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