The NHL salary cap will be set at $75 million next season, according to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman.
It’s an increase of $2 million from last season’s cap, which was set at $73 million (a 2.67% increase). The cap floor next season has been set at $55.4 million.
Cap range will go from $55.4M to a ceiling of $75M for next season
— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) June 18, 2017
The increase is welcomed news for the Capitals as they head into summer trying to sign several key free agents. The Capitals are currently $24,811,538 under the new salary cap ceiling.
By Jon Sorensen