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Lightning salaries

It's a cap world

Where the Lightning stands in comparison to the $56.7-million salary cap. All contracts are one-way except Mike Lundin, who must clear waivers to go to the minors. Janne Niskala likely will play in Europe if he doesn't make the team (salaries in millions):

Player Salary Cap

Vinny Lecavalier 7.167 6.857

Marty St. Louis 5.0 5.25

Ryan Malone 6.0 4.5

Steven Stamkos .875 3.725 *

Vinny Prospal 3.5 3.5

Matt Carle 2.95 3.438

Filip Kuba 3.0 3.0

Radim Vrbata 3.0 3.0

Olaf Kolzig 1.5 2.5 *

Gary Roberts 1.25 2.07 *

Jeff Halpern 2.0 2.0

Jussi Jokinen 1.875 1.812

Mark Recchi 1.25 1.5 *

Michel Ouellet 1.3 1.25

Chris Gratton 1.25 1.25

Shane O'Brien 1.125 1.0

Marc Denis 1.0 1.0 **

Mike Smith .950 .950

Evgeny Artyukhin .900 .950

Paul Ranger .950 .933

Alex Picard .750 .800

Ryan Craig .775 .787

Mike Lundin .738 .688

Jason Ward .700 .675

Adam Hall .600 .600

Janne Niskala .600 .600

Nick Tarnasky .525 .525

Andrew Hutchinson .500 .500

Totals52.0355.66

* Includes performance bonuses

** Contract buyout

Lightning salaries 08/13/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, August 13, 2008 8:19pm]
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