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01-09-2013, 03:13 PM
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Originally Posted by DUHockey9 View Post
You're thinking of a regular old buyout, which existed in the old CBA, and still does in the new CBA.

The new CBA has also issued 2 compliance buyouts which teams can use in order comply with a decreased salary cap. These buyouts, while they function exactly like a regular buyout, do not effect the salary cap at all (unlike a regular buyout).

That's why each team only has 2 of them, and they can only be used this upcoming summer, or next summer, and that is it. If you don't use 1 or both of them during either of those times, they go away.

Again, it's entirely separate from the regular buyout which you are thinking of.

You can check Capgeek's new FAQ section.
Has it been stated anywhere if NMCs and NTCs still are in effect? I've searched around and haven't found anything. I'm guessing "no" otherwise people wouldn't be discussing Briere or Bryz.

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