Thread: Times: Jones: Trade Lecavalier
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03-06-2013, 12:00 PM
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Originally Posted by sonny side up View Post
The only thing I can see happening with this contract not counting toward the books is if he takes an amnesty buyout like Redden (isn't that what happened?) then signs something like a X year deal for <$1m per (not sure that is even legal with the new CBA). Either way, he's in Tampa Bay for a long long long long time.
i was thinking the same. can't think of anybody else who would be worth using the amnesty on, and we could basically release and re-sign to a more cap-friendly deal on the whole, maybe allowing Vinny to get similar dollars when you add up amnesty plus new deal. don't know the inticracies of the amnesty buyout structure, so not sure how practical this is, though

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