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“I don’t know if I’m in the minority, but I’m hesitant; there’s no accountability for these random people making these predictions the cap is going to be $80 million. I might be wrong. I think there’s folly. There’s so many factors that go into the salary cap. 

“Because there’s a new television deal, I’m not going to assume it’s going to be $80 million. I don’t operate that way. If you base your assumptions on predictions and you’re wrong, I can’t say, ‘They said it was going to be $80 million.’ I’m going to wait to see where it goes. I think it’s safe to say it’s going to go up. It’s think it’s a little bit irresponsible to say where it’s going to be unless you have intricate knowledge of the cap.”

-Chicago Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman on the future of the salary cap.  Scott Powers of ESPN Chicago has more from Bowman on the cap in regards to siging Toews and Kane.

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J.J. from Kansas's avatar

Good bear-market thinking from a money-losing hockey club.

rolleyes

Posted by J.J. from Kansas on 12/06/13 at 04:09 PM ET

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