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.


When submitting content, please abide by our submission guidelines, and avoid posting profanity, personal attacks or harassment. Should you violate our submissions guidelines, we reserve the right to remove your comments and block your account. Sportsnet reserves the right to close a story’s comment section at any time.