Never one to make it easy on himself, Flyers GM Paul Holmgren has a lot on his plate when it comes to the salary cap. | (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
By Tyler J. Altemose (@TJamesAltemose)
With the July 1 free agency date quickly approaching, I thought it might be fun to look into the Flyers’ offseason salary cap situation. Being the obvious masochist that I am, I sat down and crunched some numbers.
A bit of a disclaimer though—the offseason salary cap isn’t something widely calculated. In fact, I don’t know anyone that does calculate it. Even Cap Geek gives us a friendly notice when it says “Please note: CapGeek.com does not yet calculate the offseason cap. Our offseason cap estimates are a projection of opening-day cap space.”
Furthermore, I should remind you all that off-season cap calculation is the furthest thing from an exact science. Fortunately for us, Cap Geek neatly spells out all that is calculated in the off-season salary cap.
For the sake of cal...