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The NHL Salary Cap – History and a Refresher from Jodi Kaufman

strong>TAMPA – Things are pretty quiet around the NHL right now, other than Stanley Cup sightings around the Tampa Bay area as the Tampa Bay Lightning continue to revel in their 2020 title as much as possible.
With the lull in the off-season action, this allows some time to get a refresher related to hockey business, such as the salary cap.
Did you know there was a salary cap in the NHL during the Great Depression? The overall cap was $62,500, with a $7,000 cap per player. This forced some teams to trade certain players. Sound familiar?
Here’s another history tidbit. National Hockey Le...


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