NHL cap expected to jump to ‘mid-to-low’ $70M

Damien Cox and Elliotte Friedman breaks down the news that is making the rounds in the NHL, including the fact that Phil Kessel may not be battling one injury, but several.

NHL teams can stop worrying about a flat salary cap.

According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, early estimates are that the cap will be end up somewhere in the “mid-to-low” $70 million range next season.

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That would be an increase on the $69 million salary cap that is in place for the 2014-15 season, per CapGeek.

The future of the salary cap is generally a prominent topic of discussion at the league’s Board of Governors meeting in December.

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