How much cap space do NHL teams have? The maximum salary cap figure for the 2022-23 NHL season is $82.5 million. The minimum cap figure is $60.2 million. The cap maximum increased by $1 million from the 2021-22 season, the first rise in three years.
How many NHL teams are over the salary cap? That’s because 14 teams exceeded the salary cap this season, and when factoring in for performance bonuses, the extra spillage (or “overage”) will be applied to the 2022-23 season as a carryover.
Which NHL team has highest payroll? The team that spent the most on players’ salaries over these nine seasons are the New York Rangers, who spent a total of $517,076,928 for players, averaging $57,452,992 per season. The Detroit Red Wings have the second highest total payroll over this period, with $483,801,165, for an average of $53,755,685 per season.
Do different NHL teams have different salary caps? The NHL salary cap is the total amount that NHL teams may pay for players. The amount set as the salary cap each year depends on the league’s revenue for the previous season.