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Asked Feb 10, 2021 by Matthew S
NHL

50 Roster Limit

Do players who have been bought out count against a the 50 standard contract limit during the duration of said buyout? Example: If a player's buyout is spread out over four years, does it count as a standard contract against the limit for each of those four years?

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Feb 9, 2021

Nope, the bought out contract does not count towards the 50 contract limit.

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