Compliance buyouts could be a possibility for next season. Looking at some potential NHL buyout candidates from the Winnipeg Jets, Dallas Stars, Colorado Avalanche and St. Louis Blues.
By Michael Augello, Featurd
The National Hockey League faces a potential financial dilemma even if they are able to complete the 2019-20 season this summer. With projected losses of over $1 billion, that could see a significant increase in escrow for 2020-21 or a flattening of the salary cap. This situation may provide the impetus to the league and the NHL Player’s Association to work together on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement to provide a roadmap for financial stability over the next decade.