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04-02-2013, 08:02 PM
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Originally Posted by kook10 View Post
This may be a stupid question, but here goes...

Can a player who gets traded during the season actually play more than the total number of games in a season? That is, if a player this year goes from one team after having played 36 games to a team that has played only 34 games and then proceeds to play the remainder of the season - can that player feasibly play 50 games in the regular season? Or do they have to sit two somewhere? Will they get paid for the extra 2 if not?
Yep----they can play more than the 82 games.

They may have clauses in his contract that make it a per game rate for salary so they would get two extra game paychecks if they play 84 games.

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