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Forwards (12)
$40.05M$43.50M
Malkin, Evgeni » Requires Waivers  NMC $9,500,000$9,500,000 $9,500,000$9,500,000 $9,500,000$9,500,000 $9,500,000$9,500,000 $9,500,000$9,500,000 $9,500,000$9,500,000 $9,500,000$9,500,000
Crosby, Sidney » Requires Waivers  NMC $12,000,000$8,700,000 $12,000,000$8,700,000 $10,900,000$8,700,000 $10,900,000$8,700,000 $10,000,000$8,700,000 $9,000,000$8,700,000 $9,600,000$8,700,000
Hornqvist, Patric » Requires Waivers  Modified NTC $4,000,000$4,250,000 $4,250,000$4,250,000 $4,750,000$4,250,000 $4,750,000$4,250,000
UFA
Kunitz, Chris » Requires Waivers  $4,000,000$3,850,000 $4,000,000$3,850,000 $3,550,000$3,850,000
UFA
Dupuis, Pascal » Requires Waivers  NTC (can submit eight-team no-trade list prior to each season); Source: CBC. $4,000,000$3,750,000 $4,000,000$3,750,000 $3,000,000$3,750,000
UFA
Sutter, Brandon » Requires Waivers  $3,300,000$3,300,000 $3,300,000$3,300,000
UFA
Spaling, Nick » Requires Waivers  $2,200,000$2,200,000 $2,200,000$2,200,000
UFA
Goc, Marcel » Requires Waivers  $1,200,000$1,200,000
UFA
Downie, Steve » Requires Waivers  Modified NTC $1,000,000$1,000,000
UFA
Bennett, Beau »  1—4 Waiver Exempt

Beau Bennett'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 65, meaning he is 4 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$900,000$900,000
RFA
Adams, Craig » Requires Waivers  35+ $700,000$700,000
UFA
Comeau, Blake » Requires Waivers  $700,000$700,000
UFA
Defensemen (7)
$22.02M$22.73M
Letang, Kris » Requires Waivers  NMC, Modified NTC (can submit 12-team no-trade list prior to each season) $7,250,000$7,250,000 $7,250,000$7,250,000 $7,250,000$7,250,000 $7,250,000$7,250,000 $7,250,000$7,250,000 $7,250,000$7,250,000 $7,250,000$7,250,000
Martin, Paul » Requires Waivers  NMC, limited NTC $5,000,000$5,000,000
UFA
Ehrhoff, C. » Requires Waivers  NMC $4,000,000$4,000,000
UFA
Scuderi, Rob » Requires Waivers  Modified NTC $4,000,000$3,375,000 $3,000,000$3,375,000 $2,500,000$3,375,000
UFA
Despres, Simon » Requires Waivers  $900,000$900,000 $900,000$900,000
RFA
Maatta, Olli »  2—56 Waiver Exempt

Olli Maatta'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 91, meaning he is 56 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$925,000$894,167 $832,500$894,167
RFA
Bortuzzo, Robert » Requires Waivers  $650,000$600,000
RFA
Goaltenders (2)
$6.00M$6.75M
Fleury, M. » Requires Waivers  Limited NMC (starting July 1, 2010, only prevents being placed on waivers); Limited NTC (can designate a list of teams he will accept a trade to) $5,750,000$5,000,000
UFA
Greiss, Thomas » Requires Waivers  $1,000,000$1,000,000
UFA
Vokoun, Tomas » Requires Waivers 
UFA $2,000,000
Roster Size 21 11 7 4 3 3 3
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. $72,975,000 $51,232,500 $41,450,000 $32,400,000 $26,750,000 $25,750,000 $26,350,000
Cap Payroll Cap dollars spent on roster or projected roster. Excludes the annual average of performance bonuses. $68,069,167 $47,969,167 $40,675,000 $29,700,000 $25,450,000 $25,450,000 $25,450,000
Bonuses Maximum performance bonuses attainable for roster or projected roster. $0 $0 $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. $930,833 $21,030,833 $28,325,000 $39,300,000 $43,550,000 $43,550,000 $43,550,000
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. $3,030,833 $10,325,000 $14,300,000 $18,550,000 $18,550,000 $18,550,000
Non-Roster Players (29)
F Kapanen, Kasperi »  5—160 Waiver Exempt

Kasperi Kapanen'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
$925,000$925,000 $925,000$925,000 $925,000$925,000
RFA
F Megna, Jayson »  1—22 Waiver Exempt

Jayson Megna'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 38, meaning he is 22 away from his exemption ending.

 
$874,125$874,125
RFA
D Pouliot, Derrick »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Derrick Pouliot'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
$425,000 $925,000$863,333 $425,000 $832,500$863,333 $425,000 $832,500$863,333
RFA
D Dumoulin, Brian »  1—63 Waiver Exempt

Brian Dumoulin'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 6, meaning he is 63 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$68,333 $890,000$831,667
RFA
F Sundqvist, Oskar »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Oskar Sundqvist'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
$224,167 $642,500$700,833 $224,167 $667,500$700,833 $224,167 $792,500$700,833
RFA
F Archibald, Josh »  3—70 Waiver Exempt

Josh Archibald'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
$265,833 $642,500$659,167 $265,833 $667,500$659,167 $265,833 $667,500$659,167
RFA
F Wilson, Scott »  3—70 Waiver Exempt

Scott Wilson'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
$270,000 $642,500$655,000 $270,000 $667,500$655,000
RFA
F Rust, Bryan »  3—70 Waiver Exempt

Bryan Rust'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
$247,500 $640,000$652,500 $247,500 $665,000$652,500
RFA
D Ruopp, Harrison »  2—160 Waiver Exempt

Harrison Ruopp'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
$274,167 $642,500$650,833 $274,167 $667,500$650,833
RFA
F Payerl, Adam »  1—67 Waiver Exempt

Adam Payerl'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 2, meaning he is 67 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$240,000 $635,000$626,667
RFA
D D'Agostino, Nick »  2—60 Waiver Exempt

Nick D'Agostino'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
$125,000 $625,000$625,000
RFA
G Jarry, Tristan »  5—80 Waiver Exempt

Tristan Jarry'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
$274,167 $642,500$620,000 $274,167 $642,500$620,000 $274,167 $575,000$620,000
RFA
G Murray, Matthew »  4—80 Waiver Exempt

Matthew Murray'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
$274,167 $642,500$620,000 $274,167 $642,500$620,000 $274,167 $575,000$620,000
RFA
F Zlobin, Anton »  2—160 Waiver Exempt

Anton Zlobin'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
$600,000$608,333 $625,000$608,333
RFA
F Marcantuoni, M. »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Matia Marcantuoni'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
$116,667 $625,000$608,333 $116,667 $625,000$608,333 $116,667 $575,000$608,333
RFA
F Uher, Dominik »  1—138 Waiver Exempt

Dominik Uher'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
$15,000 $610,000$601,667
RFA
G Zatkoff, Jeff » Requires Waivers  $600,000$600,000 $600,000$600,000
UFA
F Kuehnhackl, Tom »  1—143 Waiver Exempt

Tom Kuehnhackl'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
$240,000 $550,000$598,333
RFA
D Harrington, Scott »  2—160 Waiver Exempt

Scott Harrington'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
$307,500 $550,000$589,167 $307,500 $575,000$589,167
RFA
F Dea, J. »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Jean-Sebastien Dea'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
$590,000$585,000 $590,000$585,000 $575,000$585,000
RFA
D McNeill, Reid »  1—138 Waiver Exempt

Reid McNeill'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
$580,000$575,000
RFA
D Chorney, Taylor » Requires Waivers  $550,000$550,000
UFA
F Ebbett, Andrew » Requires Waivers  $550,000$550,000
UFA
F L.-Leblond, P. » Requires Waivers  $550,000$550,000
UFA
F Drazenovic, N. » Requires Waivers  $550,000$550,000
UFA
D Samuelsson, P. » Requires Waivers  $550,000$550,000
RFA
F Sill, Zach » Requires Waivers  $550,000$550,000
UFA
G Hartzell, Eric »  2—52 Waiver Exempt

Eric Hartzell's waiver exemption of 3 year(s) and 52 games remains in place through to the end of the 2015-16 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.

 
$550,000$550,000
RFA
F Farnham, Bobby »  1—60 Waiver Exempt

Bobby Farnham'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 not yet appeared in any NHL games.

 
$550,000$550,000
RFA
F Machacek, Spencer » Requires Waivers 
UFA $632,500
D Mikkelson, B. » Requires Waivers 
UFA $550,000