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01-03-2013, 03:09 PM
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That's the issue in the way of buying out Pronger at the moment (for me).

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I thought so, somebody on twitter tried to tell me different. No pondering if I should tell him.
Argh. Can't find the language in the current CBA, but here's a quote from the Cap Geek site:

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Originally Posted by Cap Geek
Just because a player is on LTIR does not automatically grant the team extra cap space. In the event a player is placed on LTIR, his cap hit still counts toward the team's overall cap payroll. Relief only comes if replacing the player's salary pushes the team's cap payroll to date over the cap. The amount of relief is limited to the amount the team has gone over the cap (less the amount of payroll room the team had at the time the LTIR transaction took place), not the entire amount of the injured player's salary.

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