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Waiver EligibleWaiver Exempt NTC/NMC Bonus Prev Cap Hit 35+ EL SR RSA Unconfirmed
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Player 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21
Forwards (14)
$37.78M$39.43M
Wheeler, Blake » Requires Waivers  Modified NTC $5,800,000$5,600,000 $5,800,000$5,600,000 $5,800,000$5,600,000 $5,800,000$5,600,000 $5,800,000$5,600,000
UFA
Kane, Evander » Requires Waivers  $6,000,000$5,250,000 $6,000,000$5,250,000 $6,000,000$5,250,000 $6,000,000$5,250,000
UFA
Byfuglien, Dustin » Requires Waivers  Modified NTC (can submit five-team no-trade list each year starting in 2012-13) $5,750,000$5,200,000 $6,000,000$5,200,000
UFA
Little, Bryan » Requires Waivers  Limited NTC $4,750,000$4,700,000 $4,750,000$4,700,000 $5,000,000$4,700,000 $5,000,000$4,700,000
UFA
Ladd, Andrew » Requires Waivers  Modified NTC $4,500,000$4,400,000 $4,500,000$4,400,000
UFA
Frolik, Michael » Requires Waivers  $3,300,000$3,300,000
UFA
Perreault, M. » Requires Waivers  $3,000,000$3,000,000 $3,000,000$3,000,000 $3,000,000$3,000,000
UFA
Slater, Jim » Requires Waivers  $1,600,000$1,600,000
UFA
Thorburn, Chris » Requires Waivers  $1,200,000$1,200,000 $1,200,000$1,200,000 $1,200,000$1,200,000
UFA
Scheifele, Mark »  2—86 Waiver Exempt

Mark Scheifele'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 74, meaning he is 86 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$700,000 $832,500$863,333 $700,000 $832,500$863,333
RFA
Halischuk, Matt » Requires Waivers  $725,000$725,000
UFA
Galiardi, T.J. » Requires Waivers  $700,000$700,000
UFA
Tangradi, Eric » Requires Waivers  $700,000$675,000
RFA
Peluso, Anthony » Requires Waivers  $575,000$562,500
RFA
Wright, James » Requires Waivers 
UFA $650,000
Defensemen (8)
$18.59M$17.90M
Enstrom, Tobias » Requires Waivers  NMC $5,750,000$5,750,000 $5,750,000$5,750,000 $5,750,000$5,750,000 $5,750,000$5,750,000
UFA
Bogosian, Zach » Requires Waivers  NMC (eligible starting in 2015-16, details TBA) $4,000,000$5,142,857 $5,250,000$5,142,857 $5,250,000$5,142,857 $5,500,000$5,142,857 $6,000,000$5,142,857 $6,000,000$5,142,857
UFA
Stuart, Mark » Requires Waivers  Modified NTC $2,750,000$2,625,000 $3,300,000$2,625,000 $2,700,000$2,625,000 $1,750,000$2,625,000
UFA
Clitsome, Grant » Requires Waivers  $2,300,000$2,066,667 $2,300,000$2,066,667
UFA
Trouba, Jacob »  2—82 Waiver Exempt

Jacob Trouba'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 65, meaning he is 82 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$933,333 $925,000$894,167 $933,333 $832,500$894,167
RFA
Postma, Paul » Requires Waivers  $775,000$712,500
RFA
Pardy, Adam » Requires Waivers  $700,000$700,000
UFA
Ellerby, Keaton » Requires Waivers  $700,000$700,000
RFA
Goaltenders (2)
$4.47M$4.30M
Pavelec, Ondrej » Requires Waivers  $3,750,000$3,900,000 $4,250,000$3,900,000 $4,750,000$3,900,000
UFA
Hutchinson, M. » Requires Waivers  $550,000$575,000 $600,000$575,000
RFA
Carryover Bonus Overages
From Previous Season $235,000
Roster Size 24 15 9 6 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. $61,867,500 $54,365,000 $39,450,000 $29,800,000 $11,800,000 $6,000,000
Cap Payroll Cap dollars spent on roster or projected roster. Excludes the annual average of performance bonuses. $61,077,024 $51,167,024 $37,167,857 $29,067,857 $10,742,857 $5,142,857
Bonuses Maximum performance bonuses attainable for roster or projected roster. $1,633,333 $1,633,333 $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. $7,922,976 $17,832,976 $31,832,143 $39,932,143 $58,257,143 $63,857,143
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. $13,832,143 $14,932,143 $33,257,143 $38,857,143
Non-Roster Players (22)
F Ehlers, Nikolaj »  5—160 Waiver Exempt

Nikolaj Ehlers'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
$700,000 $925,000$925,000 $700,000 $925,000$925,000 $700,000 $925,000$925,000
RFA
D Morrissey, Joshua »  4—160 Waiver Exempt

Joshua Morrissey'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 Lowry, Adam »  2—160 Waiver Exempt

Adam Lowry'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
$96,667 $817,500$828,333 $96,667 $925,000$828,333
RFA
F Petan, Nic »  4—160 Waiver Exempt

Nic Petan'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
$105,000 $692,500$789,167 $105,000 $842,500$789,167 $105,000 $832,500$789,167
RFA
G Olkinuora, Juho »  2—60 Waiver Exempt

Juho Olkinuora'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
$182,500 $742,500$742,500
RFA
F Kosmachuk, Scott »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Scott Kosmachuk'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
$174,167 $692,500$720,000 $174,167 $742,500$720,000 $174,167 $725,000$720,000
RFA
G Hellebuyck, C. »  4—60 Waiver Exempt

Connor Hellebuyck's waiver exemption of 4 year(s) and 60 games remains in place through to the end of the 2017-18 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
$257,500 $642,500$667,500 $257,500 $667,500$667,500 $257,500 $692,500$667,500
RFA
F Klingberg, Carl » Requires Waivers  $650,000$650,000
RFA
F O'Dell, Eric » Requires Waivers  $650,000$650,000
RFA
F Lipon, J.C. »  2—160 Waiver Exempt

J.C. Lipon'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
$55,000 $645,000$645,000 $55,000 $675,000$645,000
RFA
G Comrie, Eric »  5—80 Waiver Exempt

Eric Comrie's waiver exemption of 6 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
$257,500 $642,500$636,667 $257,500 $667,500$636,667 $257,500 $692,500$636,667
RFA
D Melchiori, Julian »  1—68 Waiver Exempt

Julian Melchiori'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 1, meaning he is 68 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$46,667 $665,000$625,000
RFA
F Cormier, Patrice » Requires Waivers  $625,000$625,000
RFA
F Brassard, Austen »  2—160 Waiver Exempt

Austen Brassard'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
$610,000$620,000 $640,000$620,000
RFA
D Kichton, Brenden »  2—80 Waiver Exempt

Brenden Kichton'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
$620,000$620,000 $650,000$620,000
RFA
F Olsen, Ryan »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Ryan Olsen'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
$85,000 $612,500$619,444 $85,000 $637,500$619,444 $85,000 $600,000$619,444
RFA
F Telegin, Ivan »  2—143 Waiver Exempt

Ivan Telegin's waiver exemption of 4 year(s) and 143 games remains in place through to the end of the 2015-16 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
$95,000 $600,000$602,778
RFA
D Chiarot, Ben » Requires Waivers  $600,000$600,000
RFA
D Brouillette, J. » Requires Waivers  $600,000$600,000
UFA
F Blomqvist, Axel »  4—160 Waiver Exempt

Axel Blomqvist'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$600,000 $625,000$600,000 $575,000$600,000
RFA
F Albert, John »  1—51 Waiver Exempt

John Albert's waiver exemption of 2 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 9, meaning he is 51 away from his exemption ending.

 
$585,000$585,000
RFA
D O'Neill, Will »  1—48 Waiver Exempt

Will O'Neill's waiver exemption of 2 year(s) and 48 games remains in place through to the end of the 2014-15 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 48 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has not yet appeared in any NHL games.

 
$575,000$575,000
UFA