Thread: Islanders Point Blank: How the New CBA Affects the Isles
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01-23-2013, 12:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Sidney the Kidney View Post
I like that bonuses no longer count toward the cap. IMO, that was one of the bigger "loopholes" that needed addressing, and am glad it was addressed.
Maybe a loophole for teams like the Isles trying to reach the cap floor, but now it will be a loophole for teams trying to stay under the cap ceiling.

If I understand this correctly, a team with $2M in cap space can sign an elite player to $2M, but throw in $4-5M in easily obtainable bonuses. So his cap hit is only $2M, but in reality he's making $6 or $7M? Or do I have this wrong?

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