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Forwards (15)
$33.23M$34.14M
Neal, James » Requires Waivers  Modified NTC (2015-16 through 2017-18, player supplies eight-team no-trade list; Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) $5,000,000$5,000,000 $5,000,000$5,000,000 $5,000,000$5,000,000 $5,000,000$5,000,000
UFA
Fisher, Mike » Requires Waivers  NMC $4,200,000$4,200,000
UFA
Cullen, Matt » Requires Waivers  35+ $4,000,000$3,500,000
UFA
Gaustad, Paul » Requires Waivers  Modified NTC $4,000,000$3,250,000 $3,000,000$3,250,000
UFA
Stalberg, Viktor » Requires Waivers  Modified NTC $2,500,000$3,000,000 $3,500,000$3,000,000 $3,500,000$3,000,000
UFA
Jokinen, Olli » Requires Waivers  $2,500,000$2,500,000
UFA
Nystrom, Eric » Requires Waivers  Modified NTC $2,000,000$2,500,000 $3,000,000$2,500,000 $3,000,000$2,500,000
UFA
Wilson, Colin » Requires Waivers  $2,500,000$2,000,000
RFA
Smith, Craig » Requires Waivers  $2,000,000$2,000,000
RFA
Ribeiro, Mike » Requires Waivers  $1,050,000$1,050,000
UFA
Roy, Derek » Requires Waivers  $1,000,000$1,000,000
UFA
Forsberg, Filip »  2—142 Waiver Exempt

Filip Forsberg'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 played in 18, meaning he is 142 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$566,667 $925,000$894,167 $566,667 $832,500$894,167
RFA
Clune, Richard » Requires Waivers  $850,000$850,000 $850,000$850,000
UFA
Bourque, Gabriel » Requires Waivers  $825,000$775,000
RFA
Jarnkrok, Calle »  1—57 Waiver Exempt

Calle Jarnkrok'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 12, meaning he is 57 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$185,000 $790,000$715,000
RFA
Defensemen (7)
$17.99M$22.06M
Weber, Shea » Requires Waivers  $14,000,000$7,857,143 $14,000,000$7,857,143 $12,000,000$7,857,143 $12,000,000$7,857,143 $6,000,000$7,857,143 $6,000,000$7,857,143 $6,000,000$7,857,143
Josi, Roman » Requires Waivers  $3,000,000$4,000,000 $4,000,000$4,000,000 $4,250,000$4,000,000 $5,000,000$4,000,000 $5,250,000$4,000,000 $4,000,000$4,000,000
UFA
Ellis, Ryan » Requires Waivers  $1,500,000$2,500,000 $2,000,000$2,500,000 $2,500,000$2,500,000 $3,000,000$2,500,000 $3,500,000$2,500,000
UFA
Ekholm, Mattias » Requires Waivers  $1,037,500$1,037,500 $1,037,500$1,037,500
RFA
Volchenkov, Anton » Requires Waivers  $1,000,000$1,000,000
UFA
Jones, Seth »  2—83 Waiver Exempt

Seth Jones'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 77, meaning he is 83 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$2,300,000 $925,000$925,000 $2,300,000 $925,000$925,000
RFA
Bartley, Victor » Requires Waivers  $600,000$666,667 $800,000$666,667
UFA
Goaltenders (2)
$7.73M$7.70M
Rinne, Pekka » Requires Waivers  NMC, modified NTC $7,000,000$7,000,000 $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
Hutton, Carter » Requires Waivers  $700,000$725,000 $750,000$725,000
UFA
Buyouts (1)
$0.67M$0.67M
Gill, Hal » $666,667$666,667$666,667
Roster Size 24 14 7 5 4 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. $64,569,167 $46,695,000 $37,250,000 $32,000,000 $21,750,000 $10,000,000 $6,000,000
Cap Payroll Cap dollars spent on roster or projected roster. Excludes the annual average of performance bonuses. $59,612,143 $40,205,476 $31,857,143 $26,357,143 $21,357,143 $11,857,143 $7,857,143
Bonuses Maximum performance bonuses attainable for roster or projected roster. $3,051,667 $2,866,667 $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. $9,387,857 $28,794,524 $37,142,857 $42,642,857 $47,642,857 $57,142,857 $61,142,857
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. $10,794,524 $19,142,857 $17,642,857 $22,642,857 $32,142,857 $36,142,857
Non-Roster Players (25)
F Salomaki, Miikka »  2—160 Waiver Exempt

Miikka Salomaki'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
$807,500$925,000 $842,500$925,000
RFA
F Fiala, Kevin »  5—160 Waiver Exempt

Kevin Fiala'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
$500,000 $925,000$925,000 $500,000 $925,000$925,000 $500,000 $925,000$925,000
RFA
F Watson, Austin »  1—137 Waiver Exempt

Austin Watson'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 6, meaning he is 137 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$241,667 $810,000$870,000
RFA
D Alm, Johan »  3—70 Waiver Exempt

Johan Alm'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
$132,500 $792,500$792,500 $132,500 $792,500$792,500
RFA
G Hellberg, Magnus »  2—53 Waiver Exempt

Magnus Hellberg's waiver exemption of 4 year(s) and 54 games remains in place through to the end of the 2015-16 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 54 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has played in 1, meaning he is 53 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$144,167 $842,500$780,833
RFA
F Aberg, Pontus »  3—80 Waiver Exempt

Pontus Aberg'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
$144,167 $692,500$780,833 $144,167 $807,500$780,833 $144,167 $842,500$780,833
RFA
F Budish, Zach »  2—70 Waiver Exempt

Zach Budish'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
$235,000 $690,000$665,000
RFA
F Leipsic, Brendan »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Brendan Leipsic'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
$240,833 $642,500$653,333 $240,833 $692,500$653,333 $240,833 $625,000$653,333
RFA
D Noonan, Garrett »  3—60 Waiver Exempt

Garrett Noonan'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
$247,500 $640,000$652,500 $247,500 $665,000$652,500
RFA
F Sissons, Colton »  2—143 Waiver Exempt

Colton Sissons'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 played in 17, meaning he is 143 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$243,333 $665,000$635,000 $243,333 $600,000$635,000
RFA
F Arvidsson, Viktor »  3—80 Waiver Exempt

Viktor Arvidsson'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
$615,000$631,667 $640,000$631,667 $640,000$631,667
RFA
F Girard, Felix »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Felix Girard'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
$71,667 $615,000$631,667 $71,667 $640,000$631,667 $71,667 $640,000$631,667
RFA
F Gortz, Max »  3—80 Waiver Exempt

Max Gortz'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
$600,000$616,667 $625,000$616,667 $625,000$616,667
RFA
D Diaby, J. »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Jonathan-Ismael Diaby'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  SR
$229,167 $637,500$616,667 $229,167 $637,500$616,667 $229,167 $575,000$616,667
RFA
F Shalla, Josh »  1—69 Waiver Exempt

Josh Shalla'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
$105,000 $620,000$611,667
RFA
D Vainonen, Mikko »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Mikko Vainonen'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
$71,667 $615,000$610,000 $71,667 $640,000$610,000 $71,667 $575,000$610,000
RFA
G Mazanec, Marek »  3—35 Waiver Exempt

Marek Mazanec'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 played in 25, meaning he is 35 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$610,000$610,000
RFA
F Cehlin, Patrick »  1—69 Waiver Exempt

Patrick Cehlin'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
$60,000 $615,000$606,667
RFA
D Rissling, Jaynen »  3—80 Waiver Exempt

Jaynen Rissling'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
$590,000$606,667 $615,000$606,667 $615,000$606,667
RFA
D Bitetto, Anthony »  1—60 Waiver Exempt

Anthony Bitetto'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 not yet appeared in any NHL games.

 
$605,000$605,000
RFA
D Aronson, Taylor » Requires Waivers  EL $150,000 $550,000$566,667
RFA
F Henderson, Kevin » Requires Waivers  $550,000$550,000
UFA
D Piskula, Joe » Requires Waivers  $550,000$550,000
UFA
F Beck, Taylor » Requires Waivers  $550,000$550,000
RFA
F Van Guilder, Mark » Requires Waivers  $550,000$550,000
UFA
D Jarvinen, Joonas »  1—52 Waiver Exempt

Joonas Jarvinen's waiver exemption of 3 year(s) and 52 games remains in place through to the end of the 2014-15 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.

 
RFA $925,000
D Valentine, Scott » Requires Waivers 
RFA $577,500
F Moser, Simon »  1—54 Waiver Exempt

Simon Moser'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 6, meaning he is 54 away from his exemption ending.

 
RFA $570,000
D Roussel, C. » Requires Waivers 
UFA $886,667
D Rodney, Bryan » Requires Waivers 
UFA $550,000