It turned into certain to manifest, the Salary Cap would hinder the Toronto Maple Leafs capacity to re-signal key gamers or make key trades. COVID-19 has no longer helped the income cap as it will only growth marginally over the following couple of years.
The big question coming into this season, can Toronto re-signal Morgan Rielly, will they need to alternate him at some point or preserve him the full 12 months as their own condo and loose him as a free agent subsequent summer.
Chris Johnston of the Toronto Star is reporting with the current offseason signings of Seth Jones, Dougie Hamilton, Cale Makar and Zach Werenski, it's far possibly that Rielly’s AVV does now not go any decrease than $eight million/12 months and that is a time period the Leafs can't come up with the money for.
The Toronto Maple Leafs are projected to have a profits cap hit of $67.78 million invested in 14 players. Goalie Jack Campbell is set to turn out to be a UFA whilst defenseman Rasmus Sandin will be a limited free agent in need of a new contract.
Will it come to the Leafs having to exchange one in every of Mitch Marner or William Nylander next offseason to free up cap area, re-signal Rielly and perhaps add a loose agent or two?