Thread: Times: Jones: Trade Lecavalier
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03-07-2013, 11:49 AM
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vinny, with his increasing physicality and alarming decline in explosiveness and scoring touch (since the first big shoulder injury), will probably be capable of being a top 3rd line center and very useful PK\PP player til the day he retires. unfortunately, until that day, he gets paid like he's steve stamkos potting 50 goals a year. i just don't think there's a team in the league that would choose to take on that combo of salary and ability.

what year does his cap number start to decline? the ugliest part of this deal is the fact that it was always taken as a given that the salary cap would continue to rise and make this deal less egregious. instead, it now seems it'll take time for the cap just to get back to this year's level
It won't go down, its the average amount of money per year that goes against the cap. His average salary will always be the same

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