What NHL teams are over the salary cap? * The Vegas Golden Knights are the only team to currently exceed next year’s salary cap in contract commitments.
Are any NHL teams over the cap?
NHL Salary Cap Space Tracker 2022.
|TEAM||PROJECTED CAP SPACE|
|St. Louis Blues||~$22,000|
|Toronto Maple Leafs||~$91,000|
What NHL teams are in cap trouble?
- Montreal technically has no space for next season already.
- Tampa Bay also technically has no space for next season already.
- Las Vegas cracked $91 million in cap used for 2021-22, had 6 players on LTIR, and missed the postseason.
What is the NHL salary cap loophole? Over the last three years or so, a famous loophole in the NHL salary cap has been exposed. General managers across the league discovered that they could front-load the contracts of star players and then add on a few years at minimum or near-minimum salary to drive the average cap hit of a player’s contract down.