Thread: Brad's Buy-out
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01-30-2014, 08:54 AM
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Originally Posted by n8 View Post
then you Redden him. We don't get any cap penalty trading him do we? You are implying we retain cap (which, yes we would likely have to) but if we didn't then we get off the hook completely, yes? If we traded him for other people's cap issues, I'm sure we could get a 1-for-1 but obviously we have to deal with whoever we get but it's not impossible. Anyways, all signs point to him staying, however bad that is for us.
contracts that were signed before the most recent CBA.

Because that contract has significant back diving years, if that player retires at any time, the signing team is hit with a cap recapture penalty.

We can trade Richards, but if he retires from the acquiring team after 3 years, The Rangers are hit the cap recapture. Not the team that traded for him.

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