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03-18-2013, 10:01 AM
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Originally Posted by SoupyFIN View Post
It's like Thomas this year when he took a year off, his caphit has count towards Bruins cap but he hasn't been paid, hence why Boston got rid of him for nothing (so that they can spend closer to the cap upper limit and have more room if they want to make TDL moves) and Islanders have that 5 million of pure air so that they're above the floor if they trade away the likes of Visnovsky and Streit at the TDL.

So yes, if Jovo retires his caphit counts towards the floor while no money is actually paid to him.
Damn, Viner and Co. must be thrilled. It will be interesting to see if they use that money or if it will be pocketed like the Bure money.

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