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  1. Gary Bettman hints at higher salary cap next season

    Mar 14, 2012, 4:23 PM EDT

    Nashville Predators v Phoenix Coyotes

    That would help the “business as usual” approach …

  2. Sean Avery reports to AHL, goons dominate waivers

    Oct 11, 2011, 5:26 PM EDT

    FILE: Sean Avery Arrested For Battery Of A Police Officer

    Sean Avery reported to Connecticut to accept his demotion. The Rangers are pleased since they get cap relief, but losing that $1.9 million could eventually send the Stars below the cap floor.

  3. What the NHL and NHLPA might discuss next summer once current CBA expires

    Sep 4, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Gary Bettman

    PHT takes a look at some of the biggest areas of debate for the next Collective Bargaining Agreement, finishing with Tony Gallagher’s optimistic tidbit that might provide hope that there won’t be a lockout.

  4. Avs take chance on Shane O’Brien with one-year deal

    Jul 14, 2011, 12:43 AM EDT

    Nashville Predators v Vancouver Canucks - Game Five

    The Colorado Avalanche add another marginal defenseman into the fold by signing Shane O’Brien to a one-year deal. But where will he fit in?

  5. Desperate Panthers over-spend on Ed Jovanovski and Scottie Upshall’s four-year deals

    Jul 1, 2011, 1:42 PM EDT

    Tukka Rask, Scottie Upshall

    The Panthers’ desperation to reach the $48 million salary cap floor continues to be evident after they gave Scottie Upshall a silly four-year, $14 million deal.

  6. Chicago’s Brian Campbell agrees to waive no-trade clause to go to Florida in salary-related deal

    Jun 24, 2011, 11:31 PM EDT

    Brian Campbell

    If reports are to be believed, Brian Campbell is headed to Florida to help buoy their defense and give their payroll a juicy boost.

  7. Salary cap officially set at $64.3 million for 2011-12 season

    Jun 23, 2011, 7:24 PM EDT

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    Boston Bruins v Vancouver Canucks - Game Seven

    General managers learned today that they’ll have $64.3 million to play when when they’re putting their teams together this season. They also learned that the salary cap floor was raised to $48.3. Now how will they spend the extra money?

  8. Report: 2011-12 salary cap will include $64M ceiling, $48M floor

    Jun 20, 2011, 11:06 AM EDT

    Calgary Flames v Philadelphia Flyers

    TSN reports that the 2011-12 salary cap ceiling will be $64 million while the floor should be $48 million. This post expands on that by revealing the five teams who are closest to the ceiling as of this time and the five teams who need to spend the most money to reach the floor.

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