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"The Skinny" By Eric Hornick Game 30 Isles 3, Washington 1 Andrew Ladd and John Tavares scored goals in the first 1:34 of the 2nd ...

Monday, February 27, 2012

$1.3 million $saving$ for Isles on Rolston/Mottau trades

Per CapGeek, Bruins add $1,094,595 in cap space by adding Rolston and $172,973 for Mottau.  Both will be be unrestricted at the end of the season.

Isles save approx $1,081,081 in salary to Rolston and $205,405 on Mottau (salary differs from cap hit -- Mottau cap hit is $800k for season but being paid $950k).

So the Isles trade two players not part of their future, save $1.3 million doing so, and then add two players who could potentially develop -- or at least help Bridgeport's Calder Cup run.
 
Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick, statistician on Islander home telecasts since January 21, 1982. Visit my blog: NYISkinny.com and follow me on Twitter @ehornick

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