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03-09-2014, 08:07 PM
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JackStraw
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Originally Posted by GKJ View Post
It led to a more productive trade deadline in terms of the names that were moved. And if you trade a guy, and retain 50% of the cap, the next guy can trade him and retain 50% of the cap. Devan Dubnyk is only on the Habs cap for 25% of his remaining cap hit. Part of the reason is because it was too hard for some teams at the cap to make trades.
Thanks for the info. It does seem like it sort of defeats the purpose of cap to some extent, but if it's what the league wants who am I to argue?

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