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03-17-2013, 12:00 AM
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Originally Posted by jadeddog View Post
a thousand times no.... we have to stop trading actual NHLers for magic beans

you worry about us affording gagner, but we aren't anywhere close to the cap, not even next year when it drops are we really in any trouble... you sign the players for a fair deal when you have them, and if the cap becomes a concern, you deal with it at that time

a thousand times no
Are you sure about that? Who stays and who goes (and who replaces them at what price) in your scenario? I don't think we have as much freedom as some believe.

Cap Situation after Re-Signs 2013/2014

Forwards (14)
Taylor Hall $6mil
Jordan Eberle $6mil
Shawn Horcoff $5.5mil
Ales Hemsky $5mil
Sam Gagner $4.5mil
Nail Yakupov $3.775mil
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins $3.775mil
Ryan Smyth $2.25mil
Eric Belanger $1.75mil
Magnus Paajarvi $1.5mil
Ryan Jones $1.5mil
Teemu Hartikainen $1.2mil
Lennart Petrell $1.1mil
Mike Brown $736,667

Total Cap Hit - $44.59mil

Justin Schultz $3.775mil
Ladislav Smid $3.5mil
Nick Schultz $3.5mil
Ryan Whitney $3mil
Jeff Petry $1.75mil
Mark Fistric $1.6mil
Oscar Klefbom $1.275mil

Total Cap Hit - $18.375mil

Devan Dubnyk $3.5mil
Random Backup $1mil

Total Cap Hit - $4.5mil

Total Projected Team Cap Number 2013/2014: $67.465mil

Cap Ceiling will be $64.3mil, so this means the Oilers would be $3.165mil OVER the cap ceiling.

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