Does Vinny Stay or Does He Go Now (or Next Year)?
Longtime New York Islander Trent Hunter wasn't a New Jersey Devil for long, as the Devils waive him with the intention of buying him out.
Our friend Dave over at Blue Seat Blogs put this together, and was nice enough to share it with us. It is a terrific breakdown of how the salary cap works, as well as buyouts, free agency, waivers,...
Prospal is gone. Fans lament while others scheme about hwo the Lightnign will bring him back. Under the CBA, all that scheming is for naught however...
Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the Hurricanes have bought out the remaining year of defenseman Frantisek Kaberle’s contract. Kaberle was slated to make $2.2 million in 2009-10, but will now collect two-thirds ($1,467,400) of that amount over the next two seasons.
"This move is part of our effort to restructure the Hurricanes’ defense to become bigger and more physical," said Rutherford. "We thank Frank for his contributions to the Hurricanes, especially the game-winning goal in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final in 2006."
"After fully evaluating our roster and our position in the salary cap world, we arrived at the decision to buy out Vaclav Prospal from his contract," GM Brian Lawton said in a statement