15 teams being PUNISHED with Cap penalties next season

Published April 22, 2023 at 8:29 PM
We have been living in a flat cap for the past few seasons and due to this, some teams have been having some troubles with signing/keeping players.

Next season, the salary cap is set at $82,500,000, but it could be raised by $1,000,000.

Unfortunately for just under half the league though, they will not be able to spend all the way to the cap as they have been hit with some penalties this season.

A lot of teams have players under contract that have "performance bonuses" and while teams might be under the salary cap with just the salary of these players, once the bonus kicks in, it puts them over the top of the salary cap and causes some issues for the following season.

Here are the teams that will face restrictions next season, and there is a significant amount of teams:

Boston Bruins

Philadelphia Flyers

Montreal Canadiens

Edmonton Oilers

Vancouver Canucks

Colorado Avalanche

New York Rangers

Carolina Hurricanes

New Jersey Devils

Dallas Stars

Florida Panthers

Seattle Kraken

San Jose Sharks

St. Louis Blues

Washington Capitals

April 22   |   157 answers
15 teams being PUNISHED with Cap penalties next season

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