Salary Cap Impact: Are Canadian Teams Suffering?

October 26, 2018

The grey vertical line in the graph below represents the introduction of the NHL's salary cap in 2005, and the last time Canadian NHL teams truly dominated their American counterparts.  Since then, Canadian franchises have been on a steady decline while the quality of hockey on the south side shows the opposite trend.


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Interactive Chart below (and source: here at my tableau site)



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