Luongo: Light at the end of the tunnel?
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01-08-2013, 02:22 PM
Join Date: Feb 2010
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A reminder for anyone considering Lu's contract to be somewhat of a negative, remember that his discounted cap hit is in fact
. Most of his elite goalie peers sit between 6.25 and 7k per year. Lu would be at 6.7 but for the fact that the cap hit is discounted. The "penalty" just means you pay for this discount later.
The reminder is that he's legitimately worth his 6.7k paycheck - the 5.3k cap hit is a benefit to any team capable of making use of the discount.
Except for those teams that want to stay near the cap floor without spending more than the cap hit. What teams fit that criteria?
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