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Player 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21
Forwards (13)
$42.53M$35.50M
Spezza, Jason » Requires Waivers  NMC (beginning July 1, 2010, through remainder of contract); Modified NTC (player can submit 10-team no-trade list each season from 2011-12 through 2014-15). $4,000,000$7,000,000
UFA
Seguin, Tyler » Requires Waivers  Modified NTC (not eligible until 2017-18, details TBA) $5,500,000$5,750,000 $6,000,000$5,750,000 $6,000,000$5,750,000 $6,000,000$5,750,000 $6,500,000$5,750,000
UFA
Horcoff, Shawn » Requires Waivers  NMC (through 2012-13); NTC (for 2013-14, starting July 1, 2013, player can provide list of 10 teams to which he will accept a trade); no NMC/NTC for 2014-15. $3,000,000$5,500,000
UFA
Benn, Jamie » Requires Waivers  Player can provide 10-team no-trade list by July 1, 2016, for the 2016-17 season. $5,250,000$5,250,000 $5,750,000$5,250,000 $5,750,000$5,250,000
UFA
Cole, Erik » Requires Waivers  NTC at time of signing; subsequent trades may have voided clause. $4,000,000$4,500,000
UFA
Hemsky, Ales » Requires Waivers  $4,000,000$4,000,000 $4,000,000$4,000,000 $4,000,000$4,000,000
UFA
Peverley, Rich » Requires Waivers  NTC (2012-13, player can submit eight-team trade list by Oct. 1, 2012; 2013-14, player can submit 15-team trade list by Oct. 1, 2013; 2014-15, none) $3,375,000$3,250,000
UFA
Roussel, Antoine » Requires Waivers  $1,600,000$2,000,000 $1,800,000$2,000,000 $2,200,000$2,000,000 $2,400,000$2,000,000
UFA
Garbutt, Ryan » Requires Waivers  $1,600,000$1,800,000 $1,800,000$1,800,000 $2,000,000$1,800,000
UFA
Fiddler, Vernon » Requires Waivers  $1,000,000$1,250,000 $1,500,000$1,250,000
UFA
Nichushkin, V. »  2—75 Waiver Exempt

Valeri Nichushkin'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 85, meaning he is 75 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$1,200,000 $925,000$925,000 $1,200,000 $925,000$925,000
RFA
Eaves, Patrick » Requires Waivers  $650,000$650,000
UFA
Sceviour, Colton » Requires Waivers  $600,000$650,000 $700,000$650,000
UFA
Eakin, Cody » Requires Waivers 
RFA $637,778
Whitney, Ray » Requires Waivers 
UFA $4,500,000
Defensemen (5)
$14.28M$14.60M
Gonchar, Sergei » Requires Waivers  35+  Modified NMC (trade window from January 2015 to trade deadline 2015; Source: TSN.ca) $5,000,000$5,000,000
UFA
Goligoski, Alex » Requires Waivers  Limited NTC (2013-14 through 2015-16) $4,800,000$4,600,000 $4,800,000$4,600,000
UFA
Daley, Trevor » Requires Waivers  Limited NTC $3,500,000$3,300,000 $3,100,000$3,300,000 $2,700,000$3,300,000
UFA
Benn, Jordie » Requires Waivers  $650,000$700,000 $850,000$700,000
UFA
Connauton, Kevin » Requires Waivers  $650,000$683,333 $800,000$683,333
RFA
Dillon, Brenden » Requires Waivers 
RFA $900,000
Goaltenders (2)
$6.83M$7.18M
Lehtonen, Kari » Requires Waivers  NTC in 2013-14 and 2014-15; Limited NTC for remainder of deal $6,250,000$5,900,000 $6,000,000$5,900,000 $6,000,000$5,900,000 $5,000,000$5,900,000
UFA
Lindback, Anders » Requires Waivers  $925,000$925,000
UFA
Thomas, Tim » Requires Waivers 
UFA $3,750,000
Buyouts (1)
$0.00M$0.53M
Rome, Aaron » $533,333$0 $533,333$0
Roster Size 20 13 7 3 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. $57,808,333 $38,558,333 $28,650,000 $13,400,000 $6,500,000
Cap Payroll Cap dollars spent on roster or projected roster. Excludes the annual average of performance bonuses. $63,633,333 $36,808,333 $28,000,000 $13,650,000 $5,750,000
Bonuses Maximum performance bonuses attainable for roster or projected roster. $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $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. $5,366,667 $32,191,667 $41,000,000 $55,350,000 $63,250,000
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. $14,191,667 $23,000,000 $30,350,000 $38,250,000
Non-Roster Players (28)
F Karlsson, Ludwig »  2—70 Waiver Exempt

Ludwig Karlsson'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
$550,000 $925,000$925,000
RFA
F Dickinson, Jason »  4—160 Waiver Exempt

Jason Dickinson'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 Honka, Julius »  4—160 Waiver Exempt

Julius Honka'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
$500,000 $925,000$925,000 $500,000 $925,000$925,000 $500,000 $925,000$925,000
RFA
D Oleksiak, Jamie »  1—120 Waiver Exempt

Jamie Oleksiak'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 23, meaning he is 120 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$475,000 $832,500$894,167
RFA
F Faksa, Radek »  3—147 Waiver Exempt

Radek Faksa's waiver exemption of 5 year(s) and 147 games remains in place through to the end of the 2016-17 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 147 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has not yet appeared in any NHL games.

  EL
$475,000 $925,000$863,333 $475,000 $832,500$863,333 $475,000 $832,500$863,333
RFA
F Peters, Taylor »  2—80 Waiver Exempt

Taylor Peters'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
$71,667 $842,500$853,333 $71,667 $925,000$853,333
RFA
F Ritchie, Brett »  2—160 Waiver Exempt

Brett Ritchie'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 $817,500$814,167 $80,000 $832,500$814,167
RFA
D Bystrom, Ludvig »  3—147 Waiver Exempt

Ludvig Bystrom's waiver exemption of 5 year(s) and 147 games remains in place through to the end of the 2016-17 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 147 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has not yet appeared in any NHL games.

  EL
$88,333 $792,500$775,000 $88,333 $700,000$775,000 $88,333 $832,500$775,000
RFA
D Nemeth, Patrik »  1—130 Waiver Exempt

Patrik Nemeth'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 13, meaning he is 130 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$106,667 $810,000$763,333
RFA
D Lindell, Esa »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Esa Lindell'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
$179,167 $667,500$745,833 $179,167 $767,500$745,833 $179,167 $802,500$745,833
RFA
G Campbell, Jack »  2—73 Waiver Exempt

Jack Campbell's waiver exemption of 6 year(s) and 74 games remains in place through to the end of the 2015-16 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 74 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has played in 1, meaning he is 73 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$600,000 $810,000$740,000
RFA
D Klingberg, John »  1—143 Waiver Exempt

John Klingberg'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
$156,667 $710,000$713,333
RFA
G Desrosiers, P. »  5—80 Waiver Exempt

Philippe Desrosiers's waiver exemption of 5 year(s) and 80 games remains in place through to the end of the 2018-19 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  SR
$240,833 $642,500$684,167 $240,833 $667,500$684,167 $240,833 $742,500$684,167
RFA
D Jokipakka, Jyrki »  1—69 Waiver Exempt

Jyrki Jokipakka'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
$83,333 $727,500$666,667
RFA
F Molin, Emil »  2—160 Waiver Exempt

Emil Molin'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
$210,000 $692,500$660,000 $210,000 $625,000$660,000
RFA
D Gaunce, Cameron » Requires Waivers  $650,000$650,000
RFA
F Glennie, Scott » Requires Waivers  $650,000$650,000
RFA
F McKenzie, Curtis »  2—70 Waiver Exempt

Curtis McKenzie'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
$55,000 $670,000$645,000
RFA
F Smith, Gemel »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Gemel Smith'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
$55,000 $620,000$645,000 $55,000 $645,000$645,000 $55,000 $670,000$645,000
RFA
F Troock, Branden »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Branden Troock'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
$63,333 $620,000$636,667 $63,333 $645,000$636,667 $63,333 $645,000$636,667
RFA
G Kiviaho, Henri »  4—80 Waiver Exempt

Henri Kiviaho'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
$605,000$611,667 $615,000$611,667 $615,000$611,667
RFA
F Dowling, Justin »  2—60 Waiver Exempt

Justin Dowling'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
$590,000$610,000 $630,000$610,000
RFA
F Ranford, Brendan »  3—70 Waiver Exempt

Brendan Ranford'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
$590,000$610,000 $630,000$610,000
RFA
F Stransky, Matej »  2—160 Waiver Exempt

Matej Stransky'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
$125,000 $627,500$608,333 $125,000 $575,000$608,333
RFA
D Vance, Troy »  2—160 Waiver Exempt

Troy Vance'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
$125,000 $627,500$608,333 $125,000 $575,000$608,333
RFA
G Lagace, Maxime »  4—80 Waiver Exempt

Maxime Lagace'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
$16,667 $585,000$581,667 $16,667 $575,000$581,667
RFA
G Rynnas, Jussi » Requires Waivers  $550,000$562,500 $575,000$562,500
UFA
F Morin, Travis » Requires Waivers  $550,000$550,000
UFA
F Petersen, Toby » Requires Waivers 
UFA $675,000
F Wathier, Francis » Requires Waivers 
UFA $575,000
F King, Tristan » Requires Waivers 
UFA $543,056