Originally Posted by eyemissgilmour
As for the cap and floor, your theories are partially true, at best. The bigger factor is that guys like Crosby are underpaid because THEY TRADE MONEY FOR TERM. Take away the security blanket of term (with a 5 year cap) and the superstars will demand way more money regardless of the salary cap. Once the superstars are paid their true worth, that will, in turn, push down salaries for the 3rd and 4th liners.
They can't there are contract limits that prevents teams from signing players for less than $x and more than $y. And without term to dilute those contracts and their cap hits when players want to front load them they won't sign players for as much anymore.
H2H Each Cat - Yahoo - 14 teams - Cap Hit
Start: 2C 2LW 2RW 4D 2U 2G 7B
Cats: G A +- PIM SOG PPG PPA SHP GWG FW HIT W GAA SV SV% SO
Svalbard Armored Bears:
C: Getz, M Richards(LW), Turdis, Little
LW: Kovy(RW), Moulson, Kunitz, _
RW: Eriksson(LW), Clarkson, _, _
D: Pietrangelo, JJ, Streit, Spurgeon, Brodie, Nikitin
G: Lundqvist, Holtby, Harding
JV: Tarasenko, Bishop, Eakin, Killorn, Grigorgenko, Grimaldi, Collberg, Faksa, Lindholm, Irving