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Asked Jul 31, 2021 by Stephen J
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Recapture

If Fleury retires does cap recapture kick in and if so which team does it affect?

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Jul 31, 2021

Fleury's contract is not subject to recapture. Recapture only applies to certain backloaded long-term contracts signed prior to 2013.  If Fleury were to retire there would be no cap hit for any team, and he would lose the $6M Salary remaining on his contract.

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