Gary Bettman projects that the salary cap for the 2018-19 season could be between $78 million and $82 million.
The salary cap is currently $75 million and Bettman said that the league has "never been healthier." (ESPN)
With an upper limit of $75 million, the Rangers are projected to have $23.5 million in cap space but with Brady Skjei, Boo Nieves, Jimmy Vesey, Kevin Hayes and JT Miller as RFAs needing new contracts. (Cap Friendly)
Rick Nash, Michael Grabner, David Desharnais, Nick Holden and Ondrej Pavelec are UFAs.
Prospects Lias Andersson, Filip Chytil, Vinni Lettieri and Neal Pionk all have cap hitso f $925,000 for next season. (Cap Friendly)
Next season the Rangers will have $3.6 million in dead cap space due to the Dan Girardi buyout.