Thread: Amnesty Buyouts
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01-07-2013, 08:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Hawkaholic View Post
Even if Hossa retires after he is traded, it will count against our cap.

I'm starting to think the Hawks will buy him out not this summer, but next, especially if he runs into injury problems again.
Using the amnesty buy-out on Hossa this summer would be the perfect way to get that deal off the books. I don't see Rocky giving a guy $31m to go to the FA market and then reallocate that $5m/year on another player, however.

But that deal is going to kill us in a few years.

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