Either way, with no cap, several teams would likely fold in 3 - 5 years, starting with Phx. Would the NHLPA want fewer teams - i.e. union members? And all the UFA talent would flow to the 5 - 10 teams with huge budgets to spend, setting up a tier system of teams. Could the Kings compete salary-wise with TO, Mtl, NYR, Vanc, or Philly? probably not.