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Aged 35+
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Player 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21
Forwards (14)
$45.25M$44.70M
Zajac, Travis » Requires Waivers  NTC $5,000,000$5,750,000 $6,500,000$5,750,000 $6,500,000$5,750,000 $6,500,000$5,750,000 $6,500,000$5,750,000 $5,750,000$5,750,000 $5,750,000$5,750,000
Elias, Patrik » Requires Waivers  35+  NMC $5,500,000$5,500,000 $5,500,000$5,500,000
UFA
Cammalleri, Mike » Requires Waivers  NTC $5,000,000$5,000,000 $5,000,000$5,000,000 $5,000,000$5,000,000 $5,000,000$5,000,000 $5,000,000$5,000,000
UFA
Clowe, Ryane » Requires Waivers  NMC $4,850,000$4,850,000 $4,850,000$4,850,000 $4,850,000$4,850,000 $4,850,000$4,850,000
UFA
Henrique, Adam » Requires Waivers  $3,000,000$4,000,000 $4,000,000$4,000,000 $4,500,000$4,000,000 $5,000,000$4,000,000 $5,500,000$4,000,000
UFA
Ruutu, Tuomo » Requires Waivers  RSA  NMC $4,000,000$3,800,000 $4,000,000$3,800,000
UFA
Ryder, Michael » Requires Waivers  $3,500,000$3,500,000
UFA
Jagr, Jaromir » Requires Waivers  $2,000,000 $3,500,000$3,500,000
UFA
Zubrus, Dainius » Requires Waivers  35+  NTC $3,100,000$3,100,000 $3,100,000$3,100,000
UFA
Brunner, Damien » Requires Waivers  $2,500,000$2,500,000
UFA
Havlat, Martin » Requires Waivers  $1,500,000$1,500,000
UFA
Gionta, Stephen » Requires Waivers  $850,000$850,000 $850,000$850,000
UFA
Josefson, Jacob » Requires Waivers  $800,000$800,000 $800,000$800,000
RFA
Bernier, Steve » Requires Waivers  $600,000$600,000
UFA
Carter, Ryan » Requires Waivers 
UFA $775,000
Defensemen (7)
$12.61M$13.19M
Salvador, Bryce » Requires Waivers  35+ $3,250,000$3,166,667
UFA
Greene, Andy » Requires Waivers  $3,500,000$3,000,000 $5,000,000$5,000,000 $5,000,000$5,000,000 $5,000,000$5,000,000 $5,000,000$5,000,000 $5,000,000$5,000,000
UFA
Zidlicky, Marek » Requires Waivers  NTC $1,000,000 $3,000,000$3,000,000
UFA
Gelinas, Eric » Requires Waivers  $900,000$900,000
RFA
Larsson, Adam » Requires Waivers  $900,000$900,000
RFA
Merrill, Jon »  2—28 Waiver Exempt

Jon Merrill's waiver exemption of 3 year(s) and 80 games remains in place through to the end of the 2015-16 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 80 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has played in 52, meaning he is 28 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$60,000 $840,000$840,000 $60,000 $840,000$840,000
RFA
Harrold, Peter » Requires Waivers  $800,000$800,000
UFA
Goaltenders (1)
$4.00M$4.50M
Schneider, Cory » Requires Waivers  $4,500,000$4,000,000 $6,000,000$6,000,000 $6,000,000$6,000,000 $6,000,000$6,000,000 $6,000,000$6,000,000 $6,000,000$6,000,000 $6,000,000$6,000,000
Brodeur, Martin » Requires Waivers 
UFA $4,500,000
Buyouts (3)
$0.67M$2.55M
Hunter, Trent » $666,667$666,667$666,667
Hedberg, Johan » $466,666$0
Volchenkov, Anton » $1,416,667$0 $1,416,667$0 $1,416,667$0 $1,416,667$0
Recapture Penalties (1)
$0.25M$0.00M
Kovalchuk, Ilya » $0$250,000$250,000 $0$250,000 $0$250,000 $0$250,000 $0$250,000 $0$250,000 $0$250,000
Carryover Bonus Overages
From Previous Season $2,250,000
Roster Size 22 12 6 6 5 3 2
Salary Cap The upper limit for the given season, or, if not set, the last upper limit officially set by the league. $69,000,000 $69,000,000 $69,000,000 $69,000,000 $69,000,000 $69,000,000 $69,000,000
Salary Payroll Actual dollars spent on roster or projected roster. Includes buyouts and reentry waiver losses, if applicable. Excludes all performance bonuses. $66,190,000 $47,856,667 $33,266,667 $33,766,667 $28,000,000 $16,750,000 $11,750,000
Cap Payroll Cap dollars spent on roster or projected roster. Excludes the annual average of performance bonuses. $65,023,334 $45,740,000 $30,850,000 $30,850,000 $26,000,000 $17,000,000 $12,000,000
Bonuses Maximum performance bonuses attainable for roster or projected roster. $3,060,000 $60,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Cap Space Available cap dollars based on roster or projected roster. Please note, the calculation of this number excludes the annual average of performance bonuses. If the team exceeds the bonus cushion (7.5 percent of the upper limit), cap space may be less than the number we list. $3,976,666 $23,260,000 $38,150,000 $38,150,000 $43,000,000 $52,000,000 $57,000,000
Floor Space Cap dollars that must be spent to get to lower limit based on roster or projected roster. Based on actual lower limit if officially set; otherwise based on last official lower limit. $5,260,000 $20,150,000 $13,150,000 $18,000,000 $27,000,000 $32,000,000
Non-Roster Players (22)
F Matteau, Stefan »  1—130 Waiver Exempt

Stefan Matteau's waiver exemption of 3 year(s) and 147 games remains in place through to the end of the 2014-15 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 147 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has played in 17, meaning he is 130 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$82,500 $842,500$842,500
RFA
F Boucher, Reid »  2—137 Waiver Exempt

Reid Boucher's waiver exemption of 3 year(s) and 160 games remains in place through to the end of the 2015-16 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 160 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has played in 23, meaning he is 137 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$232,500 $692,500$692,500 $232,500 $742,500$692,500
RFA
D Hrabarenka, Raman »  2—80 Waiver Exempt

Raman Hrabarenka's waiver exemption of 3 year(s) and 80 games remains in place through to the end of the 2015-16 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 80 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has not yet appeared in any NHL games.

  EL
$232,500 $692,500$692,500 $232,500 $742,500$692,500
RFA
F Black, Graham »  3—80 Waiver Exempt

Graham Black's waiver exemption of 3 year(s) and 80 games remains in place through to the end of the 2016-17 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 80 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has not yet appeared in any NHL games.

  EL
$100,000 $625,000$650,000 $100,000 $650,000$650,000 $100,000 $675,000$650,000
RFA
G Wedgewood, Scott »  2—72 Waiver Exempt

Scott Wedgewood's waiver exemption of 4 year(s) and 72 games remains in place through to the end of the 2015-16 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 72 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has not yet appeared in any NHL games.

  EL
$260,000 $690,000$648,333
RFA
F Thomson, Ben »  3—80 Waiver Exempt

Ben Thomson's waiver exemption of 3 year(s) and 80 games remains in place through to the end of the 2016-17 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 80 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has not yet appeared in any NHL games.

  EL
$610,000$626,667 $635,000$626,667 $635,000$626,667
RFA
F Johnson, Ben »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Ben Johnson's waiver exemption of 3 year(s) and 160 games remains in place through to the end of the 2016-17 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 160 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has not yet appeared in any NHL games.

  EL
$600,000$616,667 $625,000$616,667 $625,000$616,667
RFA
D Scarlett, Reece »  2—160 Waiver Exempt

Reece Scarlett's waiver exemption of 4 year(s) and 160 games remains in place through to the end of the 2015-16 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 160 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has not yet appeared in any NHL games.

  EL
$80,000 $620,000$613,333 $80,000 $600,000$613,333
RFA
D Severson, Damon »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Damon Severson's waiver exemption of 5 year(s) and 160 games remains in place through to the end of the 2016-17 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 160 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has not yet appeared in any NHL games.

  EL
$282,500 $642,500$605,833 $282,500 $575,000$605,833 $282,500 $600,000$605,833
RFA
G Clermont, Maxime »  1—72 Waiver Exempt

Maxime Clermont's waiver exemption of 4 year(s) and 72 games remains in place through to the end of the 2014-15 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 72 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has not yet appeared in any NHL games.

 
$605,000$605,000
RFA
G Clemmensen, Scott » Requires Waivers  $600,000$600,000
UFA
G Kinkaid, Keith »  1—53 Waiver Exempt

Keith Kinkaid's waiver exemption of 4 year(s) and 54 games remains in place through to the end of the 2014-15 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 54 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has played in 1, meaning he is 53 away from his exemption ending.

 
$600,000$600,000
RFA
D Helgeson, Seth »  2—60 Waiver Exempt

Seth Helgeson's waiver exemption of 3 year(s) and 60 games remains in place through to the end of the 2015-16 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 60 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has not yet appeared in any NHL games.

  EL
$595,000$595,000
RFA
F Janssen, Cam » Requires Waivers  $575,000$575,000
UFA
F Whitney, Joe » Requires Waivers  $550,000$567,500
UFA
F Sestito, Tim » Requires Waivers  $575,000$562,500
UFA
D Kelly, Dan » Requires Waivers  $550,000$562,500 $575,000$562,500
UFA
F Sislo, Mike » Requires Waivers  $550,000$562,500 $575,000$562,500
UFA
D Burlon, Brandon » Requires Waivers  $550,000$562,500 $575,000$562,500
RFA
F Zajac, Darcy » Requires Waivers  EL $550,000$552,500
UFA
F Timmins, Scott » Requires Waivers  $550,000$550,000
RFA
D McPherson, Corbin »  1— *  Waiver Exempt

Corbin McPherson's waiver exemption of 1 year(s) remains in place through to the end of the 2014-15 season.

 
$550,000$550,000
RFA
D Urbom, Alexander » Requires Waivers 
RFA $869,167
F Wohlberg, David »  1—60 Waiver Exempt

David Wohlberg's waiver exemption of 3 year(s) and 60 games remains in place through to the end of the 2014-15 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 60 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has not yet appeared in any NHL games.

 
RFA $762,500
F Tedenby, Mattias » Requires Waivers 
RFA $600,000
F Pesonen, Harri » Requires Waivers 
RFA $550,000
F Boychuk, Riley » Requires Waivers 
UFA $581,667
F Pelley, Rod » Requires Waivers 
UFA $550,000