7:49 PM EST, Tue November 12, 2019
Pension Plan Puppets

Doing the Maple Leafs cap space shuffle with John Tavares and Zach Hyman

Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via What happens if Tavares’s injury runs into the period where Hyman is eligible to return to the Leafs? The Maple Lears active roster currently consists of 22 healthy players plus John Tavares who is not on Injured Reseve (IR) at this time. These cap hits total less than $81.5 million*, and the 23 men (healthy or not) on the active roster cannot cost more than that. There is also $13,663,333 in cap hit for Nathan Horton, David Clarkson, Zach Hyman ($2,250,000), and Travis Dermott ($863,333) added on to the 23 other players, and those four are all on LTIR....