Thread: Confirmed with Link: Thomas Traded to Islanders
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02-07-2013, 04:48 PM
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Originally Posted by 81ragnaH View Post
To Dom or anyone else in the know: what date to the Islanders have to toll that contract, or has that date already passed?
Originally Posted by 81ragnaH View Post
Or they toll it indefinitely and never have to actually reach the cap floor, at least until he makes his retirement official. If he does plan on playing next year, this could be a problem for him, now he'll be stuck on the island like nabby.
Originally Posted by Bob McKenzie
Which is ideal for NYI. No acquisition price. NYI can toll contract to next year if they like, continue to get cap benefit in perpetuity.

Or NYI can let contract expire at end of season and be done with it. Their call. Thomas has no intent to return to play at this time.

So it sounds like they have until July to decide to toll it.

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