Thread: Amnesty Buyouts
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01-08-2013, 10:50 AM
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Illinihockey
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Originally Posted by EbonyRaptor View Post
With the salary cap at $70.2M (pro-rated) for this season, and the Hawks currently around $6M under that cap - there is no reason to burn one or both amnesty buyouts this summer. Both should be saved to be used before the 2014/15 season when the cap drops down to $64.3M, based on the variables that will be present after the 2013/14 season. It makes no sense to use a get out of jail "free" card when you're not in jail.
The Hawks are $4 mil under the cap. Olesz counts $2.25 mil towards the cap this year.

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