Tampa Bay Lightning breaks the salary cap

Published August 10, 2021 at 11:25

As reported by CapFriendly, with the signing of Ross Colton at 1.125 million (in addition to other signings made this offseason including center Brayden Point), the Tampa Bay Lightning are currently over the $6.865955 million salary cap.

They will definitely use space on the long-term injured list to place Brent Seabrook (6.875 million), salary that will be deducted from their payroll and thus, they will be under the $9045 cap.

You read that right, they will be under the 9045$ cap, unbelievable. They will literally have no wiggle room.

Remember that at the end of July, the Tampa Bay Lightning announced an 8-year contract extension with their number 1 center Brayden Point, a contract paying him $9.5 million per season (exactly the same as the one signed by Nikita Kucherov and Andrei Vasilevskiy)

- Point, 25, had 48 points in 56 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning last season (23 goals) and 23 points in 23 games during the last playoffs, during which he won a second consecutive Stanley Cup with his team.

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Tampa Bay Lightning breaks the salary cap

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