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01-06-2013, 01:34 PM
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Originally Posted by hockeygeek View Post
Pretty sure Tucker was trying to get a contract in Toronto even while they were paying his buyout but I'm not positive about the rules. I can't see why it wouldn't be allowed. Just can't see it happening
Its only for Amnesty buyouts....

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To ease the transition to the salary cap, teams were allowed one week to buy out players at two-thirds the cost of their remaining contract, which would not count against the salary cap. Bought out players could not re-sign with the same team.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2004–05_NHL_lockout

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