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02-02-2013, 11:01 AM
Join Date: Feb 2010
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hey I hope your right......so for example Haley has a 1 way NHL deal at I think 600K next yr, does that mean if he's in the minors its not on the NHL cap?
I'm pretty sure that's how it works. So yea, he wouldn't be on the cap at all.
Teams also can't bury players in the minor leagues for salary-cap reasons, as the New York Rangers have done with Wade Redden and his $5.6 million cap hit. Under the new rules, a player earning more than $900,000 who is sent to the minors still will have his cap hit count against the salary cap.
I think the way it works is the team is given a cap credit of 900k and then anything over that amount counts against the cap. can't find any good examples on capgeek though.
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