The move will allow the Canucks to spend up to $4.25 million over the NHL salary cap. Capgeek.com estimates the Canucks currently have enough space on deadline day to acquire just over $6.1 million in annual cap hits.
Booth is slated to miss the rest of the regular season, but there is a small chance he could return before the playoffs. The Canucks would have to clear the required cap space for Booth to return in the regular season.
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