Players and Owners reach an agreement (MOD: circa 5am ET 1/6/13)
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01-06-2013, 07:53 PM
Join Date: Jul 2004
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Retirement requires filing retirement paperwork with the league, so I'm not sure how that's going to work. Naslund did that a few years ago. Retired with a year left on his deal with the Rangers and played one season in the SEL afterwards.
And there might also be a cap recapture aspect for guys on long term deals who retire before the end of it, but I haven't seen word of that in the final deal yet.
Its that sort of back diving stuff (retire at low salary, but higher cap hit contract) and go play in Europe type of stuff I want to see how it all sorted out. Thanks for your replies.
Agreed that the contract limits will control this a bit, but we can now expect more of these type of contracts for lower tier players...
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