Thread: Speculation: 2012-2013 Sharks Roster analysis
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02-29-2012, 12:40 PM
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Originally Posted by CupfortheSharks View Post
I've seen some speculation that the cap will go up significantly if the current CBA is extended for next season. If it isn't extended, then anything could happen. However, given that revenues are up and the union has a new hard liner in charge, I think it's pretty safe bet to expect plenty of wiggle room from this years cap number.
What I have read is that revenue wise the cap should go up to $68-69m, but that we won't see that happen because the new CBA will try to reduce the players share by about 7% which would push the cap down near the same number.

Plus even if it goes upto $69m, would the sharks spend to that cap? Maybe.

I'm not suggesting any course of action here, just showing the numbers and giving some examples.

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