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NHL Salary Cap Topics > Contract Clauses

Contract Clauses

Movement clauses are negotiated by the player and require the player to waive them.  Only players that are 27 or older or have 7 accrued seasons are eligible for No Trade or No Movement clauses.

No Trade Clause (NTC)

NTC means the player cannot be traded without approval.  

No Movement Clause (NMC)

No Movement means the player cannot be waived, assigned to minors, or traded without approval.  This also means they cannot be exposed in an Expansion Draft and must be protected. 

Modified NTC or NMC

Modified No Trade or No Clause limits the # of teams and time period when the clause is in effect.