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01-17-2013, 06:16 PM
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Originally Posted by habtastic View Post
Can someone help clarify what this means in terms of our cap space. (How much more do we have if he gets "claimed"?) Did we buy him out YET or does that only happen if/when another team signs him? Is he essentially a free agent who gets to chose the deal he wants? If so, does another team basically get Gomez at a low price (great for them!)? Do we then have his salary off the books (while Molson dishes out to pay his previous contract)? I'm pretty useless when it comes to understanding these cap thing. Would appreciate some enlightenment.
TSN is reporting that the Habs have bought him out now. As for the cap hit, this year we have his full $7.357 million on the books minus $900k for waiving him but next year we'll have nothing on the cap hit regarding Gomez.

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