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12-11-2012, 05:16 PM
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Originally Posted by RangerBoy View Post
The NHL proposed AHL salaries above $105,000 count against the cap. Existing contracts and new SPCs signed in the new CBA. The NHLPA proposed salaries in excess of $1M for players playing in the AHL or Europe count against the cap for new contracts. The NHLPA and some big market teams want an amnesty buyout. It depends how the deals shakes out.

Elliotte Friedman addressed the amnesty buyout and $60M cap issue



http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/opin...out-fixer.html
Thanks. I don't understand why the NHL is so uptight on these transition issues. You don't have to issue an amnesty buyout if you don't want to. And it looks like the majority of teams would be screwing themselves in this situation.

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