Permanent Dead Cap Hit by Team - May 2020
Certain transactions provide teams with a "Dead Cap Hit"; this means the cap hit can never be removed, traded, or reduced. The transactions that provide a permanent Dead Cap Hit include:
-Retained Salary Trades
-Over 35 Contract Terminations
-Cap Recapture Penalties
Note that Buried Cap Hits are not considered permanent as a team can recall the player, trade them, buy them out, etc., so the buried cap hit can change based on a team's future actions.
Below is the total Permanent Dead Cap Hit by team by year, as of May 1, 2020:
Latest NewsNHL Betting Guide NHL22: How to make Franchise Mode Accurate due to LTIR New Feature: Entry Level Contract Info on Draft Pages! 2021-22 Critical Dates Announced 2021 RFA Arbitration List Draft, Trades & Signings on Show Me The Money Hockey Podcast! Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Results! Full Official Seattle Expansion Protection List
Ask The Capologist
Questions about the NHL Salary Cap? PuckPedia’s Capologist answers all your questions.