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Asked Jul 29, 2022 by Jamy
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Maximum Retained on a player

Can two teams retain 50% each making the third team carry 25% of a players salary/cap hit? 

This question centers around Patrick Kane. When you say a players salary can be retained by a maximum of two teams, is the team he eventually plays for technically "retaining salary", or is it two prior teams?


Aug 31, 2022

The maximum two retained salaries on a player refers to the teams the player is no longer with. A player can have 50% retained by two teams, so the final team receiving him only carries him at 25% of his original cap hit.

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