Quick Hits: Coaches, Analyzing Payrolls, Cap Numbers and Senators
- Updated: April 16, 2014
- John Shannon: Coaches receiving a vote of confidence in Edmonton, Ottawa, Calgary, and Long Island.
- Allan Walsh: “Analyzing NHL payrolls (Cap $64.3M), direct correlation in spending below $60M and NOT making playoffs. (8 teams below, 1 in playoffs). 8 teams have won Stanley Cup in NHL salary cap era, 7 of those teams spent to the Upper Limit.
- Cap Geek: “Our estimates show 11 teams finished the 2013-14 season within $100K of the salary cap. Our estimates also show 19 teams finished the 2013-14 season within $1M of the salary cap. Of the teams with more than $1M in cap space, ANA, DAL and COL were the only ones to make the playoffs.
- Bruce Garrioch: Senators GM Bryan Murray: “Still think you need two goaltenders.”
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