Thread: Islanders Point Blank: How the New CBA Affects the Isles
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01-23-2013, 01:33 PM
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Originally Posted by blinkman360 View Post
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?
Unless this has changed, you can only have bonuses on ELCs and for players over 35 years old. You're not gonna find much in the elite realm there. Plus, I believe that bonuses attained roll over as penalties for the next season.

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