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 (22) 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 13.84
Kuznetsov Evgeny Kuznetsov C 24 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 - $10,000,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 11.31
Backstrom Nicklas Backstrom C 29 $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000 9.72
Holtby Braden Holtby G 27 $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000 $6,100,000 $6,100,000 8.85
Niskanen Matt Niskanen D 30 $5,750,000 - - $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 8.34
Oshie T.J. Oshie RW 30 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 - $8,000,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 8.34
Orpik Brooks Orpik D 36 $4,500,000 $1,000,000 - $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 7.98
Orlov Dmitry Orlov D 25 $4,500,000 $2,000,000 - $6,500,000 $5,100,000 $5,100,000 7.40
Carlson John Carlson D 27 $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $3,966,667 $3,966,667 5.75
Eller Lars Eller C 27 $4,750,000 - - $4,750,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 5.08
Wilson Thomas Wilson RW 22 $2,250,000 - - $2,250,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 2.90
Beagle Jay Beagle RW 31 $1,750,000 - - $1,750,000 $1,750,000 $1,750,000 2.54
Grubauer Phillip Grubauer G 25 $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 2.18
Connolly Brett Connolly RW 24 $1,400,000 $100,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 2.18
Vrana Jakub Vrana LW 20 $832,500 - $500,000 $832,500 $863,333 $840,202 1.22
Chorney Taylor Chorney D 29 $825,000 - - $825,000 $800,000 $800,000 1.16
Chiasson Alex Chiasson RW 26 $660,000 - - $660,000 $660,000 $660,000 0.96
Djoos Christian Djoos D 22 $650,000 - - $650,000 $650,000 $650,000 0.94
Smith-Pelly Devante Smith-Pelly RW 24 $650,000 - - $650,000 $650,000 $650,000 0.94
Bowey Madison Bowey D 21 $750,000 - $82,500 $750,000 $695,000 $635,290 0.92
Stephenson Chandler Stephenson C 22 $650,000 - - $650,000 $650,000 $580,170 0.84
Burakovsky Andre Burakovsky LW 21 $2,250,000 $500,000 - $2,750,000 $3,000,000 $-3,000,000 -4.35
 

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 - - $650,000 $625,000 $184,800 0.27
NessAaron Ness D 26 $650,000 - - $650,000 $612,500 $184,408 0.27
O'BrienLiam O'Brien C 22 $650,000 - - $650,000 $650,000 $38,445 0.06
WalkerNathan Walker LW 22 $650,000 - - $380,955 $650,000 $27,960 0.04
BoydTravis Boyd LW 23 $650,000 - - $650,000 $650,000 $17,475 0.03
PelusoAnthony Peluso RW 27 $650,000 - - $650,000 $650,000 $17,475 0.03
 

2017 Retained Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary   Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
WalkerNathan Walker LW 22 $202,710 - - $202,710 $202,710 $202,710 0.29
 

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 $74,423,462
Buried Money $470,563
Retained Money $202,710
Total Allocated Cap $75,096,735
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 $71,167,500 $12,600,000 $582,500 $83,767,500 $74,423,462 $68,270,791
Buried $3,900,000 - - $3,630,955 $470,563 $470,563
Retained Money $202,710 - - $202,710 $202,710 $202,710
Total Cap Allocations $75,270,210 $12,600,000 $582,500 - $75,096,735 $68,944,064
Cap Space $6,005,936


2017-2018 Non-Roster Players

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

Player (22) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
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
BindulisKristofers Bindulis D 21 $650,000 $92,500 $182,500 $70,000 $792,500 $792,500
PilonGarrett Pilon C 18 $650,000 $92,500 $182,500 $70,000 $775,833 $775,833
MalenstynBeck Malenstyn LW 18 $650,000 $80,000 $70,000 $70,000 $763,333 $763,333
WilliamsColby Williams D 21 $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 22 $650,000 $92,500 - $70,000 $705,000 $705,000
BarberRiley Barber RW 22 $650,000 $92,500 - $70,000 $692,500 $692,500
LewingtonTyler Lewington D 22 $650,000 $69,000 - $70,000 $665,000 $665,000
CopleyPheonix Copley G 25 $650,000 - - $200,000 $650,000 $650,000
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 22 $650,000 - - $125,000 $650,000 $27,960
BoydTravis Boyd LW 23 $650,000 - - $115,000 $650,000 $17,475
PelusoAnthony Peluso RW 27 $650,000 - - $250,000 $650,000 $17,475