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01-07-2013, 10:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Bleach Clean View Post
Can you list the Cap Benefit Recapture formula?



There is a clause where teams can pay for a part of the existing contract for a player, so as to not burden the destination team with a portion of the deal, but this is an option to the Canucks, not a detriment.
I just tweeted Mirtle and asked him to expand on what he knows. If I recall, the original formula proposed by the NHL was fairly rigid: if a "cap-circumvention" player retired, the team that signed him to that contract would be on the hook automatically.

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