Washington Capitals 2017-2018 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Washington Capitals 2017-2018 salary cap table, including team cap space, buyouts, buried & retained salary, & complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

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Player (25) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Ovechkin Alex Ovechkin LW 31 $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 12.48
Kuznetsov Evgeny Kuznetsov C 24 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 - $10,000,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 10.21
Backstrom Nicklas Backstrom C 29 $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000 8.77
Holtby Braden Holtby G 27 $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000 $6,100,000 $6,100,000 7.98
Niskanen Matt Niskanen D 30 $5,750,000 - - $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 7.53
Oshie T.J. Oshie RW 30 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 - $8,000,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 7.53
Orpik Brooks Orpik D 36 $4,500,000 $1,000,000 - $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 7.20
Orlov Dmitry Orlov D 25 $4,500,000 $2,000,000 - $6,500,000 $5,100,000 $5,100,000 6.67
Carlson John Carlson D 27 $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $3,966,667 $3,966,667 5.19
Eller Lars Eller C 27 $4,750,000 - - $4,750,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 4.58
Burakovsky Andre Burakovsky LW 22 $2,250,000 $500,000 - $2,750,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 3.93
Wilson Thomas Wilson RW 23 $2,250,000 - - $2,250,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 2.62
Beagle Jay Beagle C 31 $1,750,000 - - $1,750,000 $1,750,000 $1,750,000 2.29
Grubauer Phillip Grubauer G 25 $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.96
Connolly Brett Connolly RW 24 $1,400,000 $100,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.96
Kempny Michal Kempny D 26 $900,000 - - $232,272 $900,000 $900,000 1.18
Vrana Jakub Vrana LW 21 $832,500 - $500,000 $832,500 $863,333 $840,202 1.10
Pinho Brian Pinho C 21 $650,000 $92,500 $182,500 $742,500 $833,750 $833,750 1.09
Jerabek Jakub Jerabek D 25 $832,500 $92,500 - $205,896 $925,000 $681,301 0.89
Chiasson Alex Chiasson RW 26 $660,000 - - $660,000 $660,000 $660,000 0.86
Djoos Christian Djoos D 22 $650,000 - - $650,000 $650,000 $650,000 0.85
Smith-Pelly Devante Smith-Pelly RW 24 $650,000 - - $650,000 $650,000 $650,000 0.85
Stephenson Chandler Stephenson C 23 $650,000 - - $583,665 $650,000 $583,665 0.76
Bowey Madison Bowey D 22 $750,000 - $82,500 $601,604 $695,000 $560,550 0.73
Boyd Travis Boyd LW 23 $650,000 - - $122,325 $650,000 $122,325 0.16
 

2017 Buried Cap

Player (6) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
GraovacTyler Graovac C 23 $650,000 - - $191,176 $625,000 $184,800 0.24
NessAaron Ness D 26 $650,000 - - $194,652 $612,500 $184,408 0.24
O'BrienLiam O'Brien C 22 $650,000 - - $38,445 $650,000 $38,445 0.05
WalkerNathan Walker LW 23 $650,000 - - $27,960 $650,000 $27,960 0.04
CopleyPheonix Copley G 25 $650,000 - - $17,475 $650,000 $17,475 0.02
PelusoAnthony Peluso RW 28 $650,000 - - $17,475 $650,000 $17,475 0.02
 

2017 Retained Cap

Player (2) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary   Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
ChorneyTaylor Chorney D 29 $602,140 - - $602,140 - - 0.00
WalkerNathan Walker LW 23 $202,710 - - $202,710 - - 0.00
 

2017-2018 Cap Totals

Salary cap totals including salaries, buyout figures, and projected floor & cap space.

Cap Type Total
2017-2018 NHL Salary Cap Max $75,000,000
2017-2018 NHL Salary Cap Floor $55,400,000
Active Contracts $76,932,212
Buried Money $470,563
Total Allocated Cap $77,402,775
Cap Type Cap Total
2017-2018 Salary Cap Max $75,000,000
2017-2018 Salary Cap Floor $55,400,000
Overage/Adjustment $-50,000
District of Columbia's Adjusted Salary Cap $74,950,000
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Cap Total Adjusted Cap Total
Active Contracts $73,375,000 $12,785,000 $765,000 $84,030,762 $76,932,212 $75,936,922
Buried $3,900,000 - - $487,183 $470,563 $470,563
Total Cap Allocations $78,079,850 $12,785,000 $765,000 - $77,402,775 $76,407,485
Cap Space $-1,457,485


2017-2018 Non-Roster Players

Salaries from players currently in the system. denotes a buried salary that counts against the payroll.

Player (24) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
GersichShane Gersich C 20 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
JohansenLucas Johansen D 19 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
GustafssonHampus Gustafsson LW 23 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $883,750 $883,750
MitchellMason Mitchell LW 22 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $883,750 $883,750
ChapieAdam Chapie RW 25 $750,000 $100,000 - $125,000 $800,000 $800,000
BindulisKristofers Bindulis D 21 $650,000 $92,500 $182,500 $70,000 $792,500 $792,500
PilonGarrett Pilon C 19 $650,000 $92,500 $182,500 $70,000 $775,833 $775,833
MalenstynBeck Malenstyn LW 19 $650,000 $80,000 $70,000 $70,000 $763,333 $763,333
WilliamsColby Williams D 22 $650,000 $72,000 - $70,000 $751,000 $751,000
HobbsConnor Hobbs D 20 $650,000 $80,000 $70,000 $70,000 $721,666 $721,666
SiegenthalerJonas Siegenthaler D 19 $650,000 $92,500 - $70,000 $720,000 $720,000
VanecekVitek Vanecek G 21 $700,000 - $132,500 $70,000 $714,166 $714,166
CarlsonAdam Carlson G 23 $650,000 $92,500 - $70,000 $705,000 $705,000
BarberRiley Barber RW 23 $650,000 $92,500 - $70,000 $692,500 $692,500
LewingtonTyler Lewington D 22 $650,000 $69,000 - $70,000 $665,000 $665,000
SimpsonWayne Simpson RW 27 $650,000 - - $140,000 $650,000 $650,000
SillZach Sill C 28 $650,000 - - $315,000 $612,500 $612,500
GraovacTyler Graovac C 23 $650,000 - - - $625,000 $184,800
NessAaron Ness D 26 $650,000 - - $425,000 $612,500 $184,408
O'BrienLiam O'Brien C 22 $650,000 - - $85,000 $650,000 $38,445
WalkerNathan Walker LW 23 $650,000 - - $125,000 $650,000 $27,960
CopleyPheonix Copley G 25 $650,000 - - $200,000 $650,000 $17,475
PelusoAnthony Peluso RW 28 $650,000 - - $250,000 $650,000 $17,475
WhitneyJoe Whitney LW 29 - - - - - -