Breaking: NHL fines 10 teams for salary cap violations.

One team is facing a $5.3 million penalty!


One team is facing a $5.3 million penalty

On June 28, the always pertinent website CapFriendly scooped the hockey by announcing the NHL and Gary Bettman had fined 10 teams for salary cap violations.

Teams like the Toronto Maple Leafs are facing a $5.3 million penalty after the distribution of bonuses attributed to the players. Adding up to the Maple Leafs, three other teams will receive a $1 million + fine from the NHL. 

The Chicago Blackhawks ($3.6 million), the Arizona Coyotes ($2.5 million) and the Philadelphia Flyers ($1.06 million).

Six teams got a fine under the $1 million: Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames, Detroit Red Wings, San Jose Sharks, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Washington Capitals. 

For all the details, see the tweet below: