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Islanders Lou Lamoriello masterful work at staying under salary cap

EAST MEADOW, NEW YORK - JANUARY 04: General Manager Lou Lamoriello of the New York Islanders attends practice during training camp at Northwell Health Ice Center at Eisenhower Park on January 04, 2021 in East Meadow, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

The New York Islanders have been up against the NHL’s salary cap for a few years now. And Lou Lamoriello has danced around the league’s hard cap wonderfully. That’s not just me, an Islanders fan stating this.

When the numbers are crunched on all 32 NHL teams, the Islanders come out as the tenth best team for contract efficiency according to The Athletic’s Dom Luszczyszyn (subscription required).