How many NHL teams are over cap? We’ve also seen some trades; like always, many of those moves involved dumping salary. While more signings and trades will occur, several teams are in significant cap trouble. According to CapFriendly, nine NHL teams are poised to spend over the salary cap in 2022-2023.
What happens if a team is over the cap NHL? Teams found to have violated the cap face fines of up to US$5 million, cancellation of contracts, loss of draft picks, loss of points and/or forfeiture of game(s) determined to have been affected by the violation of the cap.
What team has the highest salary cap NHL?
Can teams go over the cap? Hard salary caps forbid teams from going above the salary cap. Soft salary caps allow teams to go above the salary cap, but will subject such teams to reduced privileges in free agency. Teams that go above the luxury tax cap are subject to the luxury tax (a tax on every dollar spent over the luxury tax cap).