Lockout Discussion Thread 4.0
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12-16-2012, 10:59 PM
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Québec City
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A good question is whether or not teams would spend more or less without a salary cap and salary floor.
If we go to capgeek.com, we see that 10 out of 30 teams had under 2 million in cap space last year, whereas 7 of 30 teams had over 10 million in cap space.
Thus, we can conclude that more teams are limited by the cap ceiling than the cap floor, and that total spending would increase.
I think reducing the cap floor could be a good way to lessen the burden of some teams and even maybe reducing the crazyness of the UFA market.
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