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Player 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21
Forwards (14)
$39.73M$40.04M
Thornton, Joe » Requires Waivers  NMC $6,750,000$6,750,000 $6,750,000$6,750,000 $6,750,000$6,750,000
UFA
Marleau, Patrick » Requires Waivers  NMC $7,000,000$6,666,667 $6,500,000$6,666,667 $6,500,000$6,666,667
UFA
Pavelski, Joe » Requires Waivers  Modified 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
UFA
Couture, Logan » Requires Waivers  Modified 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
UFA
Wingels, Tommy » Requires Waivers  $2,350,000$2,475,000 $2,475,000$2,475,000 $2,600,000$2,475,000
UFA
Kennedy, Tyler » Requires Waivers  $2,350,000$2,350,000
UFA
Torres, Raffi » Requires Waivers  Modified NTC $2,125,000$2,000,000 $2,125,000$2,000,000
UFA
Burish, Adam » Requires Waivers  $1,850,000$1,850,000 $1,850,000$1,850,000
UFA
Sheppard, James » Requires Waivers  $1,300,000$1,300,000
UFA
Brown, Mike » Requires Waivers  $1,150,000$1,200,000 $1,250,000$1,200,000
UFA
Hertl, Tomas »  2—116 Waiver Exempt

Tomas Hertl'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 44, meaning he is 116 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$425,000 $925,000$925,000 $425,000 $925,000$925,000
RFA
Nieto, Matt »  2—7 Waiver Exempt

Matt Nieto'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 played in 73, meaning he is 7 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$165,833 $792,500$759,167 $165,833 $792,500$759,167
RFA
Desjardins, A. » Requires Waivers  $750,000$750,000
UFA
Scott, John » Requires Waivers  $700,000$700,000
UFA
Kearns, Bracken » Requires Waivers 
UFA $550,000
Defensemen (7)
$17.55M$17.68M
Burns, Brent » Requires Waivers  Modified NTC $5,760,000$5,760,000 $5,760,000$5,760,000 $5,760,000$5,760,000
UFA
Vlasic, M. » Requires Waivers  NTC $4,250,000$4,250,000 $4,250,000$4,250,000 $4,250,000$4,250,000 $4,250,000$4,250,000
UFA
Demers, Jason » Requires Waivers  $3,150,000$3,400,000 $3,650,000$3,400,000
UFA
Braun, Justin » Requires Waivers  $1,500,000$1,250,000 $3,800,000$3,800,000 $3,800,000$3,800,000 $3,800,000$3,800,000 $3,800,000$3,800,000 $3,800,000$3,800,000
UFA
Hannan, Scott » Requires Waivers  $1,000,000$1,000,000
UFA
Irwin, Matt » Requires Waivers  $1,100,000$1,000,000
UFA
Mueller, Mirco »  4—160 Waiver Exempt

Mirco Mueller'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
$425,000 $925,000$894,167 $425,000 $925,000$894,167 $425,000 $832,500$894,167
RFA
Goaltenders (2)
$5.40M$5.50M
Niemi, Antti » Requires Waivers  $4,000,000$3,800,000
UFA
Stalock, Alex » Requires Waivers  $1,500,000$1,600,000 $1,700,000$1,600,000
UFA
Buyouts (1)
$0.00M$2.00M
Havlat, Martin » $2,000,000$0 $2,000,000$0
Carryover Bonus Overages
From Previous Season $175,000
Roster Size 23 16 9 4 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. $65,402,500 $56,752,500 $42,492,500 $20,050,000 $15,800,000 $3,800,000
Cap Payroll Cap dollars spent on roster or projected roster. Excludes the annual average of performance bonuses. $62,855,000 $54,330,000 $42,595,833 $20,050,000 $15,800,000 $3,800,000
Bonuses Maximum performance bonuses attainable for roster or projected roster. $1,015,833 $1,015,833 $425,000 $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. $6,145,000 $14,670,000 $26,404,167 $48,950,000 $53,200,000 $65,200,000
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. $8,404,167 $23,950,000 $28,200,000 $40,200,000
Non-Roster Players (23)
F Carpenter, Ryan »  3—60 Waiver Exempt

Ryan Carpenter'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
$925,000$925,000 $925,000$925,000
RFA
F Goldobin, Nikolay »  4—160 Waiver Exempt

Nikolay Goldobin'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
$212,500 $925,000$925,000 $212,500 $925,000$925,000 $212,500 $925,000$925,000
RFA
F Karlsson, Melker »  2—60 Waiver Exempt

Melker Karlsson'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
$100,000 $825,000$825,000
RFA
F Emanuelsson, P. »  2—70 Waiver Exempt

Petter Emanuelsson'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
$141,250 $925,000$783,750
RFA
D Bergman, Julius »  4—160 Waiver Exempt

Julius Bergman'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
$149,167 $692,500$775,833 $149,167 $792,500$775,833 $149,167 $842,500$775,833
RFA
F Tierney, Chris »  3—160 Waiver Exempt

Chris Tierney'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
$182,500 $642,500$711,667 $182,500 $792,500$711,667 $182,500 $700,000$711,667
RFA
F Tarasov, Daniil »  2—70 Waiver Exempt

Daniil Tarasov'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
$120,000 $705,000$680,000
RFA
D Doherty, Taylor » Requires Waivers  $675,000$675,000
RFA
F Hayes, Eriah » Requires Waivers  $667,500$655,000
RFA
F Schwartz, Rylan »  2—60 Waiver Exempt

Rylan Schwartz'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
$650,000$650,000
RFA
D Abeltshauser, K. »  2—138 Waiver Exempt

Konrad Abeltshauser'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
$116,667 $675,000$633,333
RFA
F Demelo, Dylan »  2—160 Waiver Exempt

Dylan Demelo'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
$91,667 $650,000$633,333 $91,667 $625,000$633,333
RFA
F Goodrow, Barclay »  3—80 Waiver Exempt

Barclay Goodrow'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
$610,000$626,667 $635,000$626,667 $635,000$626,667
RFA
F Hamilton, Freddie »  1—132 Waiver Exempt

Freddie Hamilton'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 11, meaning he is 132 away from his exemption ending.

  EL
$251,667 $625,000$626,667
RFA
D Tennyson, Matt »  1—56 Waiver Exempt

Matt Tennyson'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 4, meaning he is 56 away from his exemption ending.

 
$625,000$625,000 $625,000$625,000
RFA
G Grosenick, Troy »  2—52 Waiver Exempt

Troy Grosenick'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.

 
$650,000$625,000
RFA
F Haley, Micheal » Requires Waivers  $600,000$600,000
UFA
F McGinn, Tye » Requires Waivers  $600,000$600,000
RFA
F Crane, Chris »  2—70 Waiver Exempt

Chris Crane'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
$600,000$600,000
RFA
F Lerg, Bryan » Requires Waivers  $575,000$575,000
UFA
D Fedun, Taylor »  1—48 Waiver Exempt

Taylor Fedun'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 played in 4, meaning he is 48 away from his exemption ending.

 
$575,000$575,000
UFA
G Anderson, J.P. »  3—74 Waiver Exempt

J.P. Anderson's waiver exemption of 6 year(s) and 74 games remains in place through to the end of the 2016-17 season. However, that exemption will end immediately when he appears in 74 career NHL regular season and playoff game(s). He has not yet appeared in any NHL games.

  EL
$550,000$553,889
RFA
F Oleksuk, Travis »  1—52 Waiver Exempt

Travis Oleksuk'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.

 
$550,000$550,000
RFA
G Sateri, Harri » Requires Waivers 
RFA $600,000
F Pelech, Matt » Requires Waivers 
UFA $550,000
D Davison, Rob » Requires Waivers 
UFA $550,000
D Comrie, Adam » Requires Waivers 
UFA $550,000