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01-06-2013, 08:41 PM
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Brooks was reporting earlier that deals in other leagues over the league minimum plus $375k will count on the cap. I haven't seen a second source, so who knows on confirmation. So if Brooks is right, the current number is cap hit over $900k. In Wade Redden's case, he's got a hit of $6.5m, so he would hit the cap at $5.6m if he were in the minors.
I've also read that the league minimum will be $750k by the end of the deal, so the threshold would get higher there too.
I think the whole contract hits NHL cap if the contract is over that amount, not just whatever is after that amount.
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