How much cap space does every NHL team have? What is the salary cap minimum figure? 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 can an NHL team be over the salary cap? Performance bonuses count towards the cap, although there is a percentage that a team is allowed to go over the cap in order to pay bonuses. A team must still factor in possible bonus payments, however, which could go over that percentage.
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.
What is the current NHL cap? VANCOUVER — The NHL salary cap for the 2019-20 season will be $81.5 million, the League and NHL Players’ Association announced following the conclusion of the 2019 NHL Draft on Saturday.