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Perf. Bonus
Eligible
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Aged 35+
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Retained Salary
Acquisition
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Player 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21
Forwards (15)
$40.90M$42.60M
Kessel, Phil » Requires Waivers  NMC, modified NTC $10,000,000$8,000,000 $10,000,000$8,000,000 $9,000,000$8,000,000 $9,000,000$8,000,000 $7,000,000$8,000,000 $7,000,000$8,000,000 $6,000,000$8,000,000
Lupul, Joffrey » Requires Waivers  Limited NTC (player can submit 14-team trade list; source: TSN.ca) $5,250,000$5,250,000 $6,750,000$5,250,000 $5,250,000$5,250,000 $3,750,000$5,250,000
UFA
Clarkson, David » Requires Waivers  Modified NTC, NMC $4,750,000$5,250,000 $5,500,000$5,250,000 $7,000,000$5,250,000 $7,000,000$5,250,000 $4,750,000$5,250,000 $3,250,000$5,250,000
UFA
Van Riemsdyk, J. » Requires Waivers  Modified NTC (not eligible until 2016-17); subsequent trade may have voided clause. $4,500,000$4,250,000 $4,750,000$4,250,000 $5,000,000$4,250,000 $5,000,000$4,250,000
UFA
Bozak, Tyler » Requires Waivers  Modified NTC $4,000,000$4,200,000 $5,000,000$4,200,000 $4,500,000$4,200,000 $4,000,000$4,200,000
UFA
Komarov, Leo » Requires Waivers  $2,950,000$2,950,000 $2,950,000$2,950,000 $2,950,000$2,950,000 $2,950,000$2,950,000
UFA
Kadri, Nazem » Requires Waivers  $3,100,000$2,900,000
RFA
Santorelli, Mike » Requires Waivers  $1,500,000$1,500,000
UFA
Winnik, Daniel » Requires Waivers  $1,300,000$1,300,000
UFA
Booth, David » Requires Waivers  $1,100,000$1,100,000
UFA
Kontiola, Petri »  1—48 Waiver Exempt

Petri Kontiola'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 12, meaning he is 48 away from his exemption ending.

 
$1,100,000$1,100,000
UFA
Orr, Colton » Requires Waivers  $925,000$925,000
UFA
Frattin, Matt » Requires Waivers  $750,000$800,000 $850,000$800,000
UFA
Holland, Peter » Requires Waivers  $775,000$775,000 $775,000$775,000
RFA
Bodie, Troy » Requires Waivers  $600,000$600,000
UFA
Defensemen (6)
$20.99M$23.38M
Phaneuf, Dion » Requires Waivers  NMC; Modified NTC (player submits 12-team trade list). $8,000,000$7,000,000 $8,000,000$7,000,000 $7,500,000$7,000,000 $7,000,000$7,000,000 $6,500,000$7,000,000 $6,500,000$7,000,000 $5,500,000$7,000,000
Gardiner, Jake » Requires Waivers  $4,050,000$4,050,000 $4,050,000$4,050,000 $4,050,000$4,050,000 $4,050,000$4,050,000 $4,050,000$4,050,000
UFA
Franson, Cody » Requires Waivers  $3,300,000$3,300,000
UFA
Robidas, Stephane » Requires Waivers  35+  Modified NTC $4,000,000$3,000,000 $3,000,000$3,000,000 $2,000,000$3,000,000
UFA
Polak, Roman » Requires Waivers  $3,100,000$2,750,000 $3,100,000$2,750,000
UFA
Rielly, Morgan »  2—74 Waiver Exempt

Morgan Rielly's waiver exemption of 4 year(s) and 147 games remains in place through to the end of the 2015-16 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 147 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has played in 73, meaning he is 74 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$850,000 $925,000$894,167 $850,000 $832,500$894,167
RFA
Goaltenders (2)
$5.20M$6.00M
Bernier, Jonathan » Requires Waivers  $3,400,000$2,900,000
RFA
Reimer, James » Requires Waivers  $2,600,000$2,300,000 $2,000,000$2,300,000
UFA
Retained Transactions (1)
$0.20M$0.20M
Gunnarsson, Carl » $200,000$200,000 $219,048$200,000
UFA
Buyouts (3)
$0.83M$4.29M
Gleason, Tim » $1,333,333$833,333$833,333 $1,333,333$1,833,333 $1,333,333$1,333,333 $1,333,333$1,333,333
Komisarek, Mike » $1,166,667$0
Grabovski, M. » $1,791,667$0 $1,791,667$0 $1,791,667$0 $1,791,667$0 $1,791,667$0 $1,791,667$0 $1,791,667$0
Carryover Bonus Overages
From Previous Season $512,500
Roster Size 23 14 9 8 4 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. $76,979,167 $60,901,548 $50,375,000 $45,875,000 $24,091,667 $18,541,667 $13,291,667
Cap Payroll Cap dollars spent on roster or projected roster. Excludes the annual average of performance bonuses. $68,640,000 $53,502,500 $45,283,333 $42,283,333 $24,300,000 $20,250,000 $15,000,000
Bonuses Maximum performance bonuses attainable for roster or projected roster. $850,000 $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. $360,000 $15,497,500 $23,716,667 $26,716,667 $44,700,000 $48,750,000 $54,000,000
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. $5,716,667 $1,716,667 $19,700,000 $23,750,000 $29,000,000
Non-Roster Players (31)
F Nylander, William »  5—160 Waiver Exempt

William Nylander'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
$850,000 $925,000$925,000 $850,000 $925,000$925,000 $850,000 $925,000$925,000
RFA
F Biggs, Tyler »  2—160 Waiver Exempt

Tyler Biggs'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
$212,500 $925,000$894,167 $212,500 $832,500$894,167
RFA
F Gauthier, F. »  4—160 Waiver Exempt

Frederik Gauthier'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
$925,000$894,167 $925,000$894,167 $832,500$894,167
RFA
D MacWilliam, A. »  2—60 Waiver Exempt

Andrew MacWilliam'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
$212,500 $875,000$875,000
RFA
D Percy, Stuart »  2—160 Waiver Exempt

Stuart Percy'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 not yet appeared in any NHL games.

  EL
$212,500 $832,500$863,333 $212,500 $832,500$863,333
RFA
F Ashton, Carter » Requires Waivers  $850,500$850,500
RFA
D Finn, Matt »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Matt Finn'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
$66,667 $825,000$827,500 $66,667 $825,000$827,500 $66,667 $832,500$827,500
RFA
D Nilsson, Tom »  2—160 Waiver Exempt

Tom Nilsson'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
$100,000 $825,000$825,000 $100,000 $825,000$825,000
RFA
F Verhaeghe, Carter »  4—160 Waiver Exempt

Carter Verhaeghe'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
$115,833 $742,500$809,167 $115,833 $842,500$809,167 $115,833 $842,500$809,167
RFA
D Valiev, Rinat »  4—160 Waiver Exempt

Rinat Valiev'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
$115,833 $742,500$809,167 $115,833 $842,500$809,167 $115,833 $842,500$809,167
RFA
D Granberg, Petter »  1—137 Waiver Exempt

Petter Granberg'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 1, meaning he is 137 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$100,000 $800,000$800,000
RFA
F Leivo, Josh »  2—153 Waiver Exempt

Josh Leivo'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 7, meaning he is 153 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$132,500 $842,500$792,500 $132,500 $842,500$792,500
RFA
D Holzer, Korbinian » Requires Waivers  $850,000$787,500
UFA
F Ross, Brad »  1—138 Waiver Exempt

Brad Ross'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
$193,333 $790,000$706,667
RFA
F McLaren, Frazer » Requires Waivers  $700,000$700,000
UFA
D Loov, Viktor »  3—70 Waiver Exempt

Viktor Loov's waiver exemption of 3 year(s) and 70 games remains in place through to the end of the 2016-17 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
$232,500 $642,500$692,500 $232,500 $692,500$692,500 $232,500 $742,500$692,500
RFA
D Knodel, Eric »  2—60 Waiver Exempt

Eric Knodel's waiver exemption of 2 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
$210,000 $690,000$690,000
RFA
F Brown, Connor »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Connor Brown'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
$207,500 $692,500$686,667 $207,500 $717,500$686,667 $207,500 $650,000$686,667
RFA
G Sparks, Garret »  3—80 Waiver Exempt

Garret Sparks's waiver exemption of 4 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 $670,000$670,000 $100,000 $670,000$670,000
RFA
F McKegg, Greg »  1—142 Waiver Exempt

Greg McKegg'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 played in 1, meaning he is 142 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$210,000 $650,000$660,000
RFA
G Bibeau, Antoine »  4—80 Waiver Exempt

Antoine Bibeau's waiver exemption of 4 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
$145,000 $630,000$655,000 $145,000 $655,000$655,000 $145,000 $680,000$655,000
RFA
G Gibson, Chris »  3—60 Waiver Exempt

Chris Gibson's waiver exemption of 4 year(s) and 60 games remains in place through to the end of the 2016-17 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
$100,000 $650,000$650,000 $100,000 $675,000$650,000
RFA
F Carrick, Sam »  1—138 Waiver Exempt

Sam Carrick'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
$660,000$631,667
RFA
F Rupert, Ryan »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Ryan Rupert'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
$605,000$631,667 $630,000$631,667 $660,000$631,667
RFA
D Donaghey, Cody »  EL  SR $600,000$616,667 $625,000$616,667 $625,000$616,667
RFA
F Broll, David »  2—155 Waiver Exempt

David Broll'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 5, meaning he is 155 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$575,000$590,833 $600,000$590,833
RFA
F Devane, Jamie »  1—145 Waiver Exempt

Jamie Devane's waiver exemption of 5 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 2, meaning he is 145 away from his exemption ending.

 
$550,000$575,000 $600,000$575,000
RFA
F Abbott, Spencer » Requires Waivers  $575,000$575,000
UFA
D Marshall, Kevin » Requires Waivers  $575,000$562,500
RFA
F Smith, Trevor » Requires Waivers  $550,000$550,000
UFA
F Kozun, Brandon » Requires Waivers  $550,000$550,000
RFA
F Ryan, Kenny » Requires Waivers 
UFA $900,000
F Staubitz, Brad » Requires Waivers 
UFA $637,500
F Abney, Cameron » Requires Waivers 
UFA $588,333
F Smithson, Jerred » Requires Waivers 
UFA $550,000