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Insider Only On Penguins Salary Cap Situation: Jokinen to count $2.1 million against the cap in 2013-2014

ON PENGUINS SALARY CAP SITUATION FOR 2013-2014
According to the official numbers filed with the league, Jussi Jokinen will count $2.1 million against the Penguins salary cap for next season as the Hurricanes are picking up $900,000 of the salary cap hit. That shows the Penguins see Jokinen as a fixture for next season.
What does it mean for the Penguins salary cap situation in 2013-2014? They now have $9.4 million in cap space with 7 unrestricted free agents and 3 restricted free agents.

When including Simon Despres, the Penguins have around $54.9 million committed to 16 players next seasons.
FORWARDS (8)
Sidney Crosby – $8.7 million
Evgeni Malkin – $8.7 million
James Neal – $5 million
Chris Kunitz – $3.725 million
Jussi Jokinen – $2.1 million
Brandon Sutter – $2,066,667
Tanner Glass – $1.1 million
Joe Vitale – $550,000

DEFENSEMEN (6)
Paul Martin – $5 million
Brooks Orpik – $3.75 million
Kris Letang – $3.5 million
Matt Niskanen – $2.3 million
Simon Despres (2-way contract) – $840,000
Deryk Engelland – $566,667

GOALTENDERS (2)
Marc Andre Fleury – $5 million
Tomas Vokoun – $2 million

Cap Payroll: $54,898,333 million
Cap Space: $9,401,667 million

Unrestricted Free Agents (8): Jarome Iginla (2013 Salary $7 million), Brenden Morrow (2013 Salary ($4.1 million) , Matt Cooke (2013 Salary $1.250 million), Pascal Dupuis (2013 Salary $1.5 million, Craig Adams (2013 Salary $675,000), Mark Eaton ( 2013 Salary $725,000) , Douglas Murray (2013 Salary $2.5 million)
Restricted Free Agents (3): Tyler Kennedy (2013 Salary $2 million), Dustin Jeffrey (2013 Salary $575,000), Robert Bortuzzo (2013 Salary $525,000)

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William DePaoli

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William DePaoli is the President/Founder of Inside Pittsburgh Sports LLC and can be reached at wdepaoli@insidepittsburghsports.com

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