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Forwards (16)
$35.79M$35.51M
Tavares, John » Requires Waivers  NMC, modified NTC (not eligible to begin until 2016-17, details TBA) $6,000,000$5,500,000 $6,000,000$5,500,000 $6,000,000$5,500,000 $6,000,000$5,500,000
UFA
Grabovski, M. » Requires Waivers  $4,000,000$5,000,000 $5,000,000$5,000,000 $5,000,000$5,000,000 $6,000,000$5,000,000
UFA
Kulemin, Nikolai » Requires Waivers  $3,000,000$4,187,500 $4,250,000$4,187,500 $4,250,000$4,187,500 $5,250,000$4,187,500
UFA
Bailey, Josh » Requires Waivers  $3,100,000$3,300,000 $3,500,000$3,300,000 $3,700,000$3,300,000 $4,000,000$3,300,000
UFA
Grabner, Michael » Requires Waivers  $4,000,000$3,000,000 $5,000,000$3,000,000
UFA
Okposo, Kyle » Requires Waivers  $3,500,000$2,800,000 $4,500,000$2,800,000
UFA
Clutterbuck, Cal » Requires Waivers  $2,500,000$2,750,000 $3,000,000$2,750,000 $3,500,000$2,750,000
UFA
Nielsen, Frans » Requires Waivers  $3,000,000$2,750,000 $3,500,000$2,750,000
UFA
Martin, Matt » Requires Waivers  $1,100,000$1,000,000 $1,300,000$1,000,000
UFA
Cizikas, Casey » Requires Waivers  $800,000$1,000,000 $1,200,000$1,000,000
RFA
Nelson, Brock » Requires Waivers  EL $1,925,000 $900,000$900,000
RFA
Strome, Ryan »  2—123 Waiver Exempt

Ryan Strome's waiver exemption of 5 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 37, meaning he is 123 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$850,000 $832,500$863,333 $850,000 $832,500$863,333
RFA
Lee, Anders »  1—36 Waiver Exempt

Anders Lee'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 played in 24, meaning he is 36 away from his exemption ending.

 
$850,500$850,500
RFA
Boulton, Eric » Requires Waivers  $125,000 $650,000$650,000
UFA
McDonald, Colin » Requires Waivers  $675,000$637,500
UFA
Conacher, Cory » Requires Waivers  $600,000$600,000
RFA
Defensemen (8)
$14.95M$13.95M
Visnovsky, L. » Requires Waivers  35+  NMC (with provisions for trade at 2014-15 trade deadline; Source: TSN) $6,000,000$4,750,000
UFA
Hamonic, Travis » Requires Waivers  $2,500,000$3,857,143 $3,750,000$3,857,143 $4,875,000$3,857,143 $4,875,000$3,857,143 $4,875,000$3,857,143 $4,875,000$3,857,143
UFA
de Haan, Calvin » Requires Waivers  $1,000,000$1,966,667 $2,000,000$1,966,667 $2,900,000$1,966,667
RFA
Carkner, Matt » Requires Waivers  $1,500,000$1,500,000
UFA
Donovan, Matt » Requires Waivers  $826,875$826,875
RFA
Strait, Brian » Requires Waivers  $775,000$775,000 $925,000$775,000
UFA
Hickey, Thomas » Requires Waivers  $750,000$675,000
RFA
Brennan, T.J. » Requires Waivers  $600,000$600,000
RFA
Martinek, Radek » Requires Waivers 
UFA $600,000
Goaltenders (2)
$5.80M$4.50M
Halak, Jaroslav » Requires Waivers  $3,500,000$4,500,000 $4,750,000$4,500,000 $4,750,000$4,500,000 $5,000,000$4,500,000
UFA
Johnson, Chad » Requires Waivers  $1,000,000$1,300,000 $1,600,000$1,300,000
UFA
Buyouts (2)
$2.20M$3.70M
Yashin, Alexei » $2,204,000$2,204,000$2,204,000
DiPietro, Rick » $1,500,000$0 $1,500,000$0 $1,500,000$0 $1,500,000$0 $1,500,000$0 $1,500,000$0 $1,500,000$0
Roster Size 26 16 8 6 1 1 0
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. $57,663,875 $52,607,500 $36,475,000 $32,625,000 $6,375,000 $6,375,000 $1,500,000
Cap Payroll Cap dollars spent on roster or projected roster. Excludes the annual average of performance bonuses. $58,743,518 $44,549,643 $31,061,310 $26,344,643 $3,857,143 $3,857,143 $0
Bonuses Maximum performance bonuses attainable for roster or projected roster. $2,900,000 $850,000 $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. $10,256,482 $24,450,357 $37,938,690 $42,655,357 $65,142,857 $65,142,857 $69,000,000
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. $6,450,357 $19,938,690 $17,655,357 $40,142,857 $40,142,857 $44,000,000
Non-Roster Players (22)
D Mayfield, Scott »  2—75 Waiver Exempt

Scott Mayfield'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 5, meaning he is 75 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$850,000 $925,000$925,000 $850,000 $925,000$925,000
RFA
D Czuczman, Kevin »  2—57 Waiver Exempt

Kevin Czuczman'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 played in 13, meaning he is 57 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$425,000 $925,000$925,000
RFA
D Pokka, Ville »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Ville Pokka'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
$850,000 $925,000$925,000 $850,000 $925,000$925,000 $850,000 $925,000$925,000
RFA
D Pulock, Ryan »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Ryan Pulock'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  SR
$500,000 $925,000$894,167 $500,000 $925,000$894,167 $500,000 $832,500$894,167
RFA
F Collberg, S. »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Sebastian Collberg'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
$925,000$894,167 $925,000$894,167 $832,500$894,167
RFA
F Halmo, Mike »  1—49 Waiver Exempt

Mike Halmo'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 20, meaning he is 49 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$910,833 $925,000$864,167
RFA
D Reinhart, Griffin »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Griffin Reinhart'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
$2,350,000 $925,000$863,333 $2,350,000 $832,500$863,333 $2,350,000 $832,500$863,333
RFA
D Pelech, Adam »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Adam Pelech'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
$70,667 $792,500$854,333 $70,667 $845,500$854,333 $70,667 $925,000$854,333
RFA
D Ness, Aaron » Requires Waivers  $826,875$826,875
RFA
D Pedan, Andrei »  2—160 Waiver Exempt

Andrei Pedan'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 not yet appeared in any NHL games.

  EL
$132,500 $792,500$792,500 $132,500 $792,500$792,500
RFA
F Sundstrom, Johan »  1—127 Waiver Exempt

Johan Sundstrom's waiver exemption of 3 year(s) and 138 games remains in place through to the end of the 2014-15 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 138 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has played in 11, meaning he is 127 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$155,000 $925,000$770,000
RFA
F Skille, Jack » Requires Waivers  $750,000$750,000
UFA
G Leggio, David » Requires Waivers  $700,000$700,000
UFA
F Mouillierat, Kael »  1— *  Waiver Exempt

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

 
$675,000$675,000
UFA
G Poulin, Kevin » Requires Waivers  $650,000$650,000
RFA
F Zolnierczyk, H. » Requires Waivers  $650,000$650,000
UFA
F Persson, John »  1—128 Waiver Exempt

John Persson's waiver exemption of 3 year(s) and 138 games remains in place through to the end of the 2014-15 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 138 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has played in 10, meaning he is 128 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$610,000$626,667
RFA
D Leduc, Loic »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Loic Leduc'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
$590,000$615,000 $615,000$615,000 $640,000$615,000
RFA
F Gallant, Brett » Requires Waivers  $605,000$605,000
RFA
D Graham, Jesse »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Jesse Graham'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
$580,000$605,000 $605,000$605,000 $630,000$605,000
RFA
F Quine, Alan »  2—160 Waiver Exempt

Alan Quine'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 not yet appeared in any NHL games.

  EL
$595,000$595,000 $620,000$595,000
RFA
F Clark, Jason »  1—138 Waiver Exempt

Jason Clark's waiver exemption of 3 year(s) and 138 games remains in place through to the end of the 2014-15 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 138 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has not yet appeared in any NHL games.

  EL
$560,000$551,667
RFA
G Nilsson, Anders »  1—31 Waiver Exempt

Anders Nilsson'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 23, meaning he is 31 away from his exemption ending.

 
RFA $1,750,000
F Mangene, Matt »  1—52 Waiver Exempt

Matt Mangene's waiver exemption of 3 year(s) and 52 games remains in place through to the end of the 2014-15 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 52 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has not yet appeared in any NHL games.

 
UFA $925,000
D Cantin, Marc » Requires Waivers 
UFA $750,000
F Bruton, Chris » Requires Waivers 
UFA $610,000
F Johnson, Justin » Requires Waivers 
UFA $590,427
G Reiter, Ken » Requires Waivers 
UFA $550,000