Report – NHL Will Raise Salary Cap to $75 Million

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.

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

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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2 Responses to Report – NHL Will Raise Salary Cap to $75 Million

  1. Anonymous says:

    Simple question – can we sign Oshie?

    Like

  2. Pingback: Salary Cap and Waivers to Play Role in Capitals’ Roster? | NoVa Caps

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