NHL Rumors and News: 2021 Salary Cap, Boychuk update, and more

The NHL believes next year’s salary cap could be between $84 and $88 million which is much higher than the originally projected $83M. Cap pressed team’s will now have even more flexibility this summer which could make for an interesting draft and free agency season.

Cap News

On another note, there is a travel ban for NHL employees due to the Coronavirus scare.

Boychuk Ok

Last night the Islanders Johnny Boychuck took a skate to the face. Early news coming out is that he did get stitches on his eyelid but no damage to his eye was done. Lucky! Full Face Shields and Neck Guards should be a rule going forward.

Puck Tracking Tech

A new era is dawning, what you don’t know is that these pucks have already been tested in the NHL but fears still exist that one could explode with all the high tech gadgetry in it. Read the full story below.

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