Currently, it appears that the NHL has been reviewing Pronger and Hossa’s contract for a possible breach of the CBA and salary cap. The long and short of it is: if Pronger retires his salary stays on the books but, because of the extended years of the contract, is less of a cap hit to deal with.
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In a strange turn of events watching a few of our Flyers go to different teams this off-season, Marty Biron was the next unrestricted free agent to go to another team. The Islanders have signed him to a small, $1.4 million one-year deal (see: rental). Ray Emery was signed with the Flyers for a one-year $1.5 million deal, which means Marty trying to hold out and bank on a team giving him financial and team security ultimately failed; getting signed for less than the Flyers newest goaltender. Speculation circles this move by the Islanders as they already have 2 goaltenders, one being the ailing injured DiPietro. This now raises the question whether or not he’ll be healthy enough to go between the pipes come October.
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