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04-17-2013, 01:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Psuhockey View Post
I am no CBA expert but I believe at whatever time the season starts, Chris Pronger's salary counts against the cap. So before that start time, the Flyers have to be cap complaint, so any use of the 10% has to be gone at that time. Once the season begins, Pronger can go immediately on LTIR. Then his 4.9 mil becomes eligible to use. That's my understanding of it.
That doesn't seem to make sense.

You can't slide ELCs or assign players to the AHL in the offseason (i.e., before Day 1 of the regular season). That would mean that there is always going to be some period when teams who have maximized their offseason cap space are over the regular season salary cap, no?

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