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Asked Jul 19, 2022 by Peter H
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Bought out Player Retiring

With Sekera retiring, does the buyout cap hit for the Oilers of $1.5M in 2022-23 come off the Oilers books?


Jul 19, 2022

No, once a player is bought out, the buy out cap hit remains for the team.  The player retiring or playing has no impact on the buyout cap hit.

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