Thread: Speculation: Luongo: The Neverending Story
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01-07-2013, 11:07 AM
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This is more or less correct. However, there was at one point speculation that the team with such a contract would be saddled with the retirement cap-hit. So in that sense, TOR is off scott free.


But yes, in actuality, all this does is punish VAN. And from what some are saying, the punishment doesn't seem severe at all.
so we're on the hook for $5.3M per year for the last 3-4 years of the deal after he retires? That's absolutely brutal, no? Same thing for Kovy, Hossa, etc I guess..?

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