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Player 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21
Forwards (11)
$35.73M$36.73M
Staal, Eric » Requires Waivers  NTC (starting July 1, 2010) $9,250,000$8,250,000 $9,500,000$8,250,000
UFA
Semin, Alexander » Requires Waivers  $7,000,000$7,000,000 $7,000,000$7,000,000 $7,000,000$7,000,000 $7,000,000$7,000,000
UFA
Staal, Jordan » Requires Waivers  NTC $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 $6,000,000$6,000,000
Skinner, Jeff » Requires Waivers  NTC (not eligible until 2017-18) $6,000,000$5,725,000 $6,000,000$5,725,000 $6,000,000$5,725,000 $6,000,000$5,725,000 $6,000,000$5,725,000
UFA
Tlusty, Jiri » Requires Waivers  $2,950,000$2,950,000
UFA
Gerbe, Nathan » Requires Waivers  $1,500,000$1,750,000 $2,000,000$1,750,000
UFA
McClement, Jay » Requires Waivers  $1,000,000$1,000,000
UFA
Lindholm, Elias »  2—102 Waiver Exempt

Elias Lindholm'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 58, meaning he is 102 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$850,000 $925,000$925,000 $850,000 $925,000$925,000
RFA
Dwyer, Patrick » Requires Waivers  $900,000$900,000
UFA
Malone, Brad » Requires Waivers  $600,000$650,000 $700,000$650,000
UFA
Nash, Riley » Requires Waivers  $600,000$575,000
RFA
Loktionov, Andrei » Requires Waivers 
UFA $725,000
Bowman, Drayson » Requires Waivers 
UFA $600,000
Dvorak, Radek » Requires Waivers 
UFA $600,000
Defensemen (8)
$18.45M$15.63M
Faulk, Justin » Requires Waivers  $2,500,000$4,833,333 $3,500,000$4,833,333 $5,500,000$4,833,333 $5,500,000$4,833,333 $6,000,000$4,833,333 $6,000,000$4,833,333
UFA
Liles, J. » Requires Waivers  Modified NTC at time of signing; subsequent trade may have voided clause. $4,250,000$3,875,000 $2,750,000$3,875,000
UFA
Hainsey, Ron » Requires Waivers  Modified NTC $3,000,000$2,833,333 $3,000,000$2,833,333 $2,500,000$2,833,333
UFA
Sekera, Andrej » Requires Waivers  $1,750,000$2,750,000
UFA
Harrison, Jay » Requires Waivers  $1,500,000$1,500,000 $1,500,000$1,500,000
UFA
Gleason, Tim » Requires Waivers  $1,200,000$1,200,000
UFA
Murphy, Ryan »  2—108 Waiver Exempt

Ryan Murphy'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 52, meaning he is 108 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$450,000 $832,500$863,333 $450,000 $832,500$863,333
RFA
Bellemore, Brett » Requires Waivers  $600,000$600,000
UFA
Pitkanen, Joni » Requires Waivers 
UFA $4,500,000
Komisarek, Mike » Requires Waivers 
UFA $700,000
Goaltenders (2)
$8.55M$8.70M
Ward, Cam » Requires Waivers  NTC $6,700,000$6,300,000 $6,800,000$6,300,000
UFA
Khudobin, Anton » Requires Waivers  $2,000,000$2,250,000 $2,500,000$2,250,000
UFA
Retained Transactions (1)
$0.95M$1.00M
Ruutu, Tuomo » $1,000,000$950,000 $1,000,000$950,000
UFA
Carryover Bonus Overages
From Previous Season $60,000
Roster Size 21 14 5 4 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. $62,117,500 $54,007,500 $27,000,000 $24,500,000 $18,000,000 $12,000,000 $6,000,000
Cap Payroll Cap dollars spent on roster or projected roster. Excludes the annual average of performance bonuses. $63,740,000 $53,705,000 $26,391,667 $23,558,333 $16,558,333 $10,833,333 $6,000,000
Bonuses Maximum performance bonuses attainable for roster or projected roster. $1,300,000 $1,300,000 $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. $5,260,000 $15,295,000 $42,608,333 $45,441,667 $52,441,667 $58,166,667 $63,000,000
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. $24,608,333 $20,441,667 $27,441,667 $33,166,667 $38,000,000
Non-Roster Players (26)
D Fleury, Haydn »  5—160 Waiver Exempt

Haydn Fleury'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 Di Giuseppe, P. »  3—80 Waiver Exempt

Phillip Di Giuseppe'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
$107,500 $767,500$817,500 $107,500 $817,500$817,500 $107,500 $867,500$817,500
RFA
F McGinn, Brock »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Brock McGinn'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
$82,500 $792,500$811,667 $82,500 $842,500$811,667 $82,500 $800,000$811,667
RFA
D Biega, Danny »  2—70 Waiver Exempt

Danny Biega'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
$46,667 $755,000$755,000 $46,667 $805,000$755,000
RFA
D Lowe, Keegan »  2—160 Waiver Exempt

Keegan Lowe'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
$56,667 $740,000$738,333 $56,667 $785,000$738,333
RFA
G Altshuller, D. »  4—80 Waiver Exempt

Daniel Altshuller'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
$46,667 $705,000$728,333 $46,667 $755,000$728,333 $46,667 $725,000$728,333
RFA
F Woods, Brendan »  2—80 Waiver Exempt

Brendan Woods'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
$33,333 $725,000$725,000 $33,333 $775,000$725,000
RFA
F Rask, Victor »  2—147 Waiver Exempt

Victor Rask's waiver exemption of 5 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 not yet appeared in any NHL games.

  EL
$182,500 $650,000$680,833 $182,500 $750,000$680,833
RFA
D Carrick, Trevor »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Trevor Carrick'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
$58,333 $625,000$675,000 $58,333 $700,000$675,000 $58,333 $700,000$675,000
RFA
F Karlsson, Erik »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Erik Karlsson'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
$10,000 $595,000$661,667 $10,000 $670,000$661,667 $10,000 $720,000$661,667
RFA
F Brown, Patrick »  3—70 Waiver Exempt

Patrick Brown'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
$5,000 $640,000$652,500 $5,000 $665,000$652,500
RFA
D Robertson, Dennis »  3—60 Waiver Exempt

Dennis Robertson's waiver exemption of 3 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
$610,000$622,500 $635,000$622,500
RFA
D Levi, Austin »  2—138 Waiver Exempt

Austin Levi's waiver exemption of 3 year(s) and 138 games remains in place through to the end of the 2015-16 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
$635,000$608,333
RFA
F Boychuk, Zach » Requires Waivers  $600,000$600,000
RFA
F Terry, Chris » Requires Waivers  $600,000$600,000
RFA
G MacIntyre, Drew » Requires Waivers  $600,000$600,000
UFA
F Nemisz, Greg » Requires Waivers  $600,000$600,000
RFA
F Holmstrom, Ben » Requires Waivers  $600,000$600,000
UFA
F Shugg, Justin » Requires Waivers  $600,000$600,000
RFA
F Sandlak, Carter »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Carter Sandlak'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
$585,000$595,000 $615,000$595,000
RFA
F Tolchinsky, S. »  4—160 Waiver Exempt

Sergey Tolchinsky'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
$600,000$591,667 $600,000$591,667 $575,000$591,667
RFA
F Sutter, Brody »  1—69 Waiver Exempt

Brody Sutter'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
$585,000$576,667
RFA
D Rissanen, Rasmus » Requires Waivers  $575,000$575,000
RFA
D Schmitz, Beau »  1—69 Waiver Exempt

Beau Schmitz'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
$550,000$558,333
RFA
D Jordan, Michal » Requires Waivers  $550,000$550,000
RFA
F Staal, Jared » Requires Waivers  $550,000$550,000
RFA
F Palushaj, Aaron » Requires Waivers 
UFA $600,000
F Blanchard, N. » Requires Waivers 
UFA $537,500