NHL projects $83M salary cap for 2019-20 season

The Hockey Central insiders look at the Board of Governors meetings and what the NHL discussed, including a potential 2020 World Cup and the rising salary cap.

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is expecting an increase of the league’s salary cap to roughly $83 million for the 2019-20 season.

Bettman’s projections for next season translate to an expected $3.5-million increase over this season’s salary cap of $79.5 million.

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