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02-07-2014, 09:47 AM
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Originally Posted by joestevens29 View Post
Okay this is a question about whether the league will allow this not fans and GM's.

Hypothetically, Vanek at 50% dealt to Edmonton for Gagner and our 2015 1st. We then flip Vanek at yet another 50% to LA for Clifford, Martinez and LA's 2014 1st.

Real question is can a player have two different teams retain his salary?
I'm going to say no based on the rules Jimmi posted from Cap Geek. I believe the league would view the 50% max restriction to apply to the total cap hit so if Buffalo is retaining 50% of the cap hit no more salary can be retained in subsequent trades. You can make two trades that retain cap hit but they can only total 50% of the players cap hit.

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