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7. Contracts

An NHL Team can have a maximum of 50 players signed to Standard Player Contracts (SPC's).  Some players are excluded from the 50 player limit, such as:

-Players who have contracts that "Slide", which are 18-19 year old players with less than 10 NHL Games Played in a Season

-Players in Europe