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Player 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21
Forwards (13)
$37.15M$38.53M
Giroux, Claude » Requires Waivers  NMC (eligible starting in 2015-16, details TBA) $10,000,000$8,275,000 $9,000,000$8,275,000 $9,000,000$8,275,000 $9,000,000$8,275,000 $9,000,000$8,275,000 $8,000,000$8,275,000 $7,200,000$8,275,000
Umberger, R.J. » Requires Waivers  NTC (2012-13 and 2013-14); modified NTC (2014-15 through 2016-17); subsequent trade may have voided clause. $4,500,000$4,600,000 $4,500,000$4,600,000 $4,500,000$4,600,000
UFA
Lecavalier, V. » Requires Waivers  NMC $6,000,000$4,500,000 $4,500,000$4,500,000 $3,000,000$4,500,000 $3,000,000$4,500,000
UFA
Voracek, Jakub » Requires Waivers  $4,500,000$4,250,000 $4,500,000$4,250,000
UFA
Simmonds, Wayne » Requires Waivers  Modified NTC $3,200,000$3,975,000 $3,800,000$3,975,000 $4,300,000$3,975,000 $4,750,000$3,975,000 $5,000,000$3,975,000
UFA
Read, Matt » Requires Waivers  $3,000,000$3,625,000 $4,000,000$3,625,000 $4,000,000$3,625,000 $3,500,000$3,625,000
UFA
Schenn, Brayden » Requires Waivers  $2,250,000$2,500,000 $2,750,000$2,500,000
RFA
Couturier, Sean » Requires Waivers  $1,500,000$1,750,000 $2,000,000$1,750,000
RFA
Raffl, Michael » Requires Waivers  $1,000,000$1,100,000 $1,200,000$1,100,000
UFA
Rinaldo, Zac » Requires Waivers  $750,000$750,000 $850,000$850,000 $850,000$850,000
UFA
Rosehill, Jay » Requires Waivers  $675,000$675,000
UFA
White, Ryan » Requires Waivers  $575,000$575,000
UFA
Akeson, Jason » Requires Waivers  $575,000$575,000
RFA
Defensemen (9)
$31.34M$30.40M
Streit, Mark » Requires Waivers  35+ $6,250,000$5,250,000 $5,750,000$5,250,000 $4,000,000$5,250,000
UFA
MacDonald, Andrew » Requires Waivers  $4,250,000$5,000,000 $4,500,000$5,000,000 $4,750,000$5,000,000 $5,250,000$5,000,000 $5,500,000$5,000,000 $5,750,000$5,000,000
UFA
Pronger, Chris » Requires Waivers  35+  NMC $4,000,000$4,941,429 $575,000$4,941,429 $575,000$4,941,429
UFA
Coburn, Braydon » Requires Waivers  Modified NTC $4,500,000$4,500,000 $4,000,000$4,500,000
UFA
Schenn, Luke » Requires Waivers  Modified NTC (only eligible in 2015-16); subsequent trade may have voided clause. $3,350,000$3,600,000 $3,350,000$3,600,000
UFA
Grossmann, N. » Requires Waivers  Modified NTC $3,500,000$3,500,000 $3,500,000$3,500,000
UFA
Timonen, Kimmo » Requires Waivers  $1,500,000 $2,000,000$2,000,000
UFA
Del Zotto, M. » Requires Waivers  $1,300,000$1,300,000
RFA
Schultz, Nick » Requires Waivers  $1,250,000$1,250,000
UFA
Gustafsson, Erik » Requires Waivers 
RFA $1,000,000
Gill, Hal » Requires Waivers 
UFA $700,000
Goaltenders (2)
$5.10M$5.10M
Mason, Steve » Requires Waivers  $4,100,000$4,100,000 $4,100,000$4,100,000 $4,100,000$4,100,000
UFA
Emery, Ray » Requires Waivers  $1,000,000$1,000,000
UFA
Buyouts (2)
$0.00M$2.48M
Briere, Daniel » $833,333$0 $833,333$0 $833,333$0
Bryzgalov, Ilya » $1,642,857$0 $1,642,857$0 $1,642,857$0 $1,642,857$0 $1,642,857$0 $1,642,857$0 $1,642,857$0
Carryover Bonus Overages
From Previous Season $345,000
Roster Size 24 17 10 5 3 2 1
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. $76,846,190 $65,351,190 $41,551,190 $27,142,857 $21,142,857 $15,392,857 $8,842,857
Cap Payroll Cap dollars spent on roster or projected roster. Excludes the annual average of performance bonuses. $73,936,429 $66,316,429 $45,116,429 $25,375,000 $17,250,000 $13,275,000 $8,275,000
Bonuses Maximum performance bonuses attainable for roster or projected roster. $1,500,000 $0 $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. -$4,936,429 $2,683,571 $23,883,571 $43,625,000 $51,750,000 $55,725,000 $60,725,000
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. $5,883,571 $18,625,000 $26,750,000 $30,725,000 $35,725,000
Non-Roster Players (25)
F Straka, Petr »  2—80 Waiver Exempt

Petr Straka'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
$925,000$925,000 $925,000$925,000
RFA
D Hagg, Robert »  4—160 Waiver Exempt

Robert Hagg's waiver exemption of 4 year(s) and 160 games remains in place through to the end of the 2017-18 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  SR
$925,000$925,000 $925,000$925,000 $925,000$925,000
RFA
D Sanheim, Travis »  5—160 Waiver Exempt

Travis Sanheim's waiver exemption of 5 year(s) and 160 games remains in place through to the end of the 2018-19 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  SR
$400,000 $925,000$925,000 $400,000 $925,000$925,000 $400,000 $925,000$925,000
RFA
D Gostisbehere, S. »  3—80 Waiver Exempt

Shayne Gostisbehere'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
$495,833 $925,000$925,000 $495,833 $925,000$925,000 $495,833 $925,000$925,000
RFA
D Morin, Samuel »  4—160 Waiver Exempt

Samuel Morin's waiver exemption of 5 year(s) and 160 games remains in place through to the end of the 2017-18 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  SR
$500,000 $925,000$894,167 $500,000 $925,000$894,167 $500,000 $832,500$894,167
RFA
F Laughton, Scott »  3—155 Waiver Exempt

Scott Laughton'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 played in 5, meaning he is 155 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$212,500 $925,000$863,333 $212,500 $832,500$863,333 $212,500 $832,500$863,333
RFA
F Cousins, Nick »  2—160 Waiver Exempt

Nick Cousins'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
$82,500 $842,500$811,667 $82,500 $892,500$811,667
RFA
F Johnston, Andrew »  1—69 Waiver Exempt

Andrew Johnston's waiver exemption of 3 year(s) and 69 games remains in place through to the end of the 2014-15 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 69 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has not yet appeared in any NHL games.

  EL
$165,833 $892,500$792,500
RFA
D Alt, Mark »  2—70 Waiver Exempt

Mark Alt's waiver exemption of 3 year(s) and 70 games remains in place through to the end of the 2015-16 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 70 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has not yet appeared in any NHL games.

  EL
$118,333 $790,000$781,667 $118,333 $815,000$781,667
RFA
F Leier, Taylor »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Taylor Leier's waiver exemption of 4 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
$45,433 $760,350$779,617 $45,433 $810,350$779,617 $45,433 $768,150$779,617
RFA
F Alderson, Brandon »  2—80 Waiver Exempt

Brandon Alderson'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
$157,500 $767,500$767,500 $157,500 $792,500$767,500
RFA
D Lamarche, Maxim »  2—80 Waiver Exempt

Maxim Lamarche'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
$157,500 $792,500$767,500 $157,500 $792,500$767,500
RFA
G Stolarz, Anthony »  4—80 Waiver Exempt

Anthony Stolarz's waiver exemption of 5 year(s) and 80 games remains in place through to the end of the 2017-18 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
$140,833 $742,500$753,333 $140,833 $792,500$753,333 $140,833 $725,000$753,333
RFA
D Konan, Matthew »  1—67 Waiver Exempt

Matthew Konan's waiver exemption of 3 year(s) and 69 games remains in place through to the end of the 2014-15 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 69 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has played in 2, meaning he is 67 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$207,500 $792,500$717,500
RFA
D Manning, Brandon » Requires Waivers  $700,000$700,000
RFA
F Noebels, Marcel »  1—143 Waiver Exempt

Marcel Noebels's waiver exemption of 4 year(s) and 143 games remains in place through to the end of the 2014-15 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 143 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has not yet appeared in any NHL games.

  EL
$73,333 $697,500$675,833
RFA
D Pettersson, J. »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Jesper Pettersson'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
$630,000$645,000 $645,000$645,000 $660,000$645,000
RFA
F Jones, Blair » Requires Waivers  $600,000$600,000
UFA
D Lauridsen, Oliver » Requires Waivers  $650,000$600,000
RFA
F Bellemare, P. »  1— *  Waiver Exempt

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

 
$600,000$600,000
UFA
G Zepp, Rob » Requires Waivers  $600,000$600,000
UFA
F Mathers, Derek »  2—160 Waiver Exempt

Derek Mathers'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
$590,000$585,000 $615,000$585,000
RFA
F Stortini, Zack » Requires Waivers  $575,000$575,000
UFA
F VandeVelde, Chris » Requires Waivers  $575,000$575,000
UFA
F Gordon, Andrew » Requires Waivers  $550,000$550,000
UFA
G Heeter, Cal » Requires Waivers 
UFA $950,000
G Danis, Yann » Requires Waivers 
UFA $675,000
D Bourdon, M. » Requires Waivers 
UFA $612,500
D Hostetter, Tyler » Requires Waivers 
UFA $546,667