Add news
March 2010 April 2010 May 2010 June 2010 July 2010
August 2010
September 2010 October 2010
November 2010
December 2010
January 2011
February 2011 March 2011 April 2011 May 2011 June 2011 July 2011 August 2011 September 2011 October 2011 November 2011 December 2011 January 2012 February 2012 March 2012 April 2012 May 2012 June 2012 July 2012 August 2012 September 2012 October 2012 November 2012 December 2012 January 2013 February 2013 March 2013 April 2013 May 2013 June 2013 July 2013 August 2013 September 2013 October 2013 November 2013 December 2013 January 2014 February 2014 March 2014 April 2014 May 2014 June 2014 July 2014 August 2014 September 2014 October 2014 November 2014 December 2014 January 2015 February 2015 March 2015 April 2015 May 2015 June 2015 July 2015 August 2015 September 2015 October 2015 November 2015 December 2015 January 2016 February 2016 March 2016 April 2016 May 2016 June 2016 July 2016 August 2016 September 2016 October 2016 November 2016 December 2016 January 2017 February 2017 March 2017 April 2017 May 2017 June 2017 July 2017 August 2017 September 2017 October 2017 November 2017 December 2017 January 2018 February 2018 March 2018 April 2018 May 2018 June 2018 July 2018 August 2018 September 2018 October 2018 November 2018 December 2018 January 2019 February 2019 March 2019 April 2019 May 2019 June 2019 July 2019 August 2019 September 2019 October 2019 November 2019 December 2019 January 2020 February 2020 March 2020 April 2020 May 2020 June 2020 July 2020 August 2020 September 2020 October 2020 November 2020 December 2020 January 2021 February 2021 March 2021 April 2021 May 2021 June 2021 July 2021 August 2021 September 2021 October 2021 November 2021 December 2021 January 2022 February 2022 March 2022 April 2022 May 2022 June 2022 July 2022 August 2022 September 2022 October 2022 November 2022 December 2022 January 2023 February 2023 March 2023 April 2023 May 2023 June 2023 July 2023 August 2023 September 2023 October 2023 November 2023 December 2023 January 2024 February 2024 March 2024 April 2024 May 2024 June 2024
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26
27
28
29
30
News Every Day |

Looking at the Penguins’ salary cap situation in 2024-25 and beyond

2024 Stanley Cup Final - Game One
Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images

The cap is finally going up, but how will Kyle Dubas and the Pens choose to manage it?

The NHL’s salary cap, calculated off revenue splits, has finally recovered from the pandemic years. The 2024-25 season will see the cap’s upper limit increase meaningfully for the first time in years. The limit was $81.5 million in 2019-20 and only rose to $83.3 million by the 2023-24 season. This handy chart from CapFriendly tracks it out from year-to-year.

Nowadays, from new TV deals to opening up new revenue streams, the NHL is getting good at making money. That translates into a cap max of $88.0 million for 2024-25 and should continue to tick up in the short-term future.

As of now, CapFriendly is tracking Pittsburgh to have about $13.3 million in cap space heading into the offseason, though they are not including Jack St. Ivany, Valtteri Puustinen and Sam Poulin (which would make a more accurate reflection of space to be $10.9 million). They might even have a little more temporary wiggle room since Matt Nieto looks ticketed to be on season opening injured reserve. Nieto had surgery in early May and was announced with a six to seven month recovery schedule. The SOIR will essentially allow Pittsburgh to not include Nieto on their cap calculations until he is healthy enough to play, at which point they will have to be under the regular upper limit.

Assuming the Pens sit tight with Nieto on the regular IR and don’t run that aggressively towards the limit, here is how they enter the offseason.

Pittsburgh is carrying about $2.48 million in dead cap space between the combination of the Jack Johnson buyout ($916k) and the Jeff Petry trade retention ($1.56 million).

The Pens still have decisions to make on P.O Joseph and Emil Bemstrom, their last remaining notable free agents. They will also be in the market for filling the backup goalie spot.

Of course, the roster on July 10 could look different than it does today on June 10. Dubas sounded open towards moving just about any players outside of his five identified core players (Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang, Erik Karlsson and Bryan Rust).

The team will likely attempt to find a trade for Reilly Smith, and who knows what the future might hold for players like Tristan Jarry, Ryan Graves, Marcus Pettersson and Rickard Rakell. Undesirable contracts might tie all but Pettersson back to Pittsburgh next season out of that group, with Pettersson’s own impending free agency in 2025 going to dictate a keep or stay decision on him in the not too distant future.

While having about $11 million in free cap space to work with sounds like decent wiggle room, the Pens don’t stack up well relative to the league, as the CapFriendly visual points out.

When taking into account the long-term injury designations by Washington (Nicklas Backstrom) and Montreal (Carey Price), Pittsburgh figures to have about the sixth least amount of cap space in the league as of now, once also factoring in the Puustinen+St. Ivany group that CapFriendly isn’t counting.

Then again, if you look above, many teams have space but a lot of holes they will need to use that space on to sign free agents. The Pens are a backup goalie away from having a full roster, though they’ll undoubtedly be looking to shuffle pieces and seek external improvements and upgrades to the current outlook.

One encouraging outlook for the Pens is that they don’t have a lot on the books for the seasons ahead. Here’s some emphasis added to CapFriendly’s detail and future.

Pittsburgh only has a handful of NHL players signed right now and on their books over the next three or four seasons. The outlook isn’t of perfect efficiency since a player like Graves has five years on his contract and wingers who are already 31 and 32 years old in Rakell and Rust both have four more years to go, but the longer-term contractual outlook for the Pens shows a lot of promise.

With a core this old, it goes without saying, but the Pens in 2027 or 2028 will be almost a completely different team from the group that has had a ton of staying power and consistency of this prior era.

Dealing with having cap space now but a lot in the future helps steer Dubas into his course of riding out the last day of the Crosby/Malkin time while starting to turn the page into the future of whatever will come next.

Москва

Указатели, ведущие к 60 объектам здравоохранения, установят в Москве

Who could England get next in Euro 2024 knockout stage after going through to last-16?

‘I’ll have to talk to my agent’ says Harry Kane as England star offered transfer from Bayern during press conference

Rashan Gary Showed No Concern When Asked About Caleb Williams

Meet Slovenia’s gorgeous Wags, from a mummy blogger and influencer to a professional tennis star

Ria.city






Read also

New lawsuit alleges Hartford HealthCare stifled competition, seeks class action status

NUC accredits 11 courses in Ajayi Crowther varsity

World’s only transgender jockey banned for racially abusing rival after race

News, articles, comments, with a minute-by-minute update, now on Today24.pro

News Every Day

‘I’ll have to talk to my agent’ says Harry Kane as England star offered transfer from Bayern during press conference

Today24.pro — latest news 24/7. You can add your news instantly now — here


News Every Day

Meet Slovenia’s gorgeous Wags, from a mummy blogger and influencer to a professional tennis star



Sports today


Новости тенниса
Ролан Гаррос

Маринов, Мартьянова, Шлейхер: кто еще из звезд Игр БРИКС мог поехать на Олимпиаду в Париж



Спорт в России и мире
Москва

Компания «КЕНГУРУ.ПРО» стала лучшим производителем спортивного оборудования



All sports news today





Sports in Russia today

Москва

Легенда вне времени Жанна Агузарова и легенда поп-музыки Жанна Фриске:самое интересное с Премии МУЗ-ТВ 2024


Новости России

Game News

Dustborn let me smash fascists and flirt with my situationship on a road trip across America


Russian.city


Українські новини

Робота водієм у Таксі 571 (Київ)


Губернаторы России
БГАТОиБ

Три балета и гала-концерт - в Чите прошли гастроли Бурятского театра оперы и балета


Псковские байкеры приняли участие во Всенародной акции в Псковском музее

Клининговая компания КлинОн запустила Telegram-канал

Филиал № 4 ОСФР по Москве и Московской области информирует: Более 12 тысяч жителей Москвы и Московской области получают повышенную пенсию за работу в сельском хозяйстве

«Я ВАС СПРАШИВАЮ, КТО ВЕРБОВАЛ ВАЗ, ЗЕЛЕНСКОГО?!» Записки Мессии по технике безопасности.


Путешествуй с “Фанагорией” в небе и по земле!

Памятник Цою в Крыму ждут перемены

Это Смиш. Новый анимационный мультгерой покоряет мир.

Юбилейный X фестиваль Чайковского открывается в Клину


Даниил Медведев представил форму, в которой выступит на Уимблдоне

Рейтинг WTA. Калинская дебютировала в топ-20

Калинская выиграла второй матч за день и вышла в финал турнира в Берлине

Юлия Путинцева выиграла турнир в Бирмингеме



Организованных тургруп из Новосибирска в Крыму нет

Главный врач клиники "Мегастом", стоматолог Владимир Лосев: в каком возрасте оптимально устанавливать брекеты

Вебкам-студия MONTANA в Санкт-Петербурге

Четверых пострадавших при атаке на Севастополь детей госпитализировали в РДКБ


"Фонтанка": два связанных с Пригожиным медиаменеджера задержаны в Петербурге

Уссурийский ЛРЗ инвестирует в обновление оборудования

«Переиграть американцев»: сенатор Джабаров раскрыл замысел Путина и Ким Чен Ына

Посол Эмануэль: Визиты Путина в КНДР и Вьетнам реализовали худшие опасения США


Подмосковные школьники вошли в финал конкурса «Российская школа фармацевтов»

Подмосковная команда «Khimki Power» провела урок для младших классов школы

В Подмосковье дан старт КРТ на расселяемых территориях

Полицейские из Павловского Посада в числе лучших по стрельбе из снайперской винтовки



Путин в России и мире






Персональные новости Russian.city
Сергей Брановицкий

Поэт. Радио Поэт. Стихи поэтов. Русские поэты. Писатели и поэты. Известные поэты. Поэт года. Поэты России. Лучшие поэты. Поэт песенник.



News Every Day

Rashan Gary Showed No Concern When Asked About Caleb Williams




Friends of Today24

Музыкальные новости

Персональные новости