Washington Capitals Active Financial Summary

A summary of financial breakdowns for the Washington Capitals, including multi-year cap totals, player cap hits, top earnings, contracts, & free agents.

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Salary Cap Breakdown Totals

A current & future look at the signed players & cap dollars allocated by position group.

    2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total Cap Allocations   $91,169,670 $71,632,793 $52,570,128 $37,438,462 $22,150,000
Signed Players   47 26 11 6 4
Forwards   $39,536,685 $39,301,795 $33,288,462 $26,588,462 $17,050,000
Defensemen   $23,036,879 $17,000,000 $11,642,500 $10,850,000 $5,100,000
Goaltending   $7,600,000 $6,100,000 $6,100,000
Injured Reserve  
Suspended  
Buried/Buyout/Dead Cap  


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Roster Cap Figures

Current & future salary payroll figures for players on the active roster. For more view the complete Capitals Salary Payroll Table

Left Wing Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Alex Ovechkin LW $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 0UFA
Andre Burakovsky LW $3,000,000 $3,000,000 0RFA 0- 0-
Jakub Vrana LW $863,333 $863,333 0RFA 0- 0-
 
Center Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Evgeny Kuznetsov C $7,800,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000
Nicklas Backstrom C $6,700,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000 0UFA 0-
Lars Eller C $3,500,000 0UFA $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
Chandler Stephenson C $650,000 $650,000 0RFA 0- 0-
 
Right Wing Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
T.J. Oshie RW $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000
Thomas Wilson RW $2,000,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Jay Beagle RW $1,750,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Brett Connolly RW $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Alex Chiasson RW $660,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Devante Smith-Pelly RW $650,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Defenseman Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Matt Niskanen D $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 0UFA
Brooks Orpik D $5,500,000 $5,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Dmitry Orlov D $5,100,000 $5,100,000 $5,100,000 $5,100,000 $5,100,000
John Carlson D $3,966,667 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Taylor Chorney D $800,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Madison Bowey D $695,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Christian Djoos D $650,000 $650,000 0RFA 0- 0-
 
Goaltending Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Braden Holtby G $6,100,000 $6,100,000 $6,100,000 0UFA 0-
Phillip Grubauer G $1,500,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
   

Buried Cap Hits

Player Pos. 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22
O'BrienLiam O'Brien C $650,000 RFA - - -
WalkerNathan Walker LW $650,000 $650,000 RFA - -
BoydTravis Boyd LW $650,000 RFA - - -
PelusoAnthony Peluso RW $650,000 UFA - - -
GraovacTyler Graovac C $625,000 RFA - - -
NessAaron Ness D $612,500 UFA - - -
WalkerNathan Walker LW $650,000 $650,000 RFA - -
BoydTravis Boyd LW $650,000 RFA - - -
O'BrienLiam O'Brien C $650,000 RFA - - -
GraovacTyler Graovac C $625,000 RFA - - -
PelusoAnthony Peluso RW $650,000 UFA - - -
NessAaron Ness D $612,500 UFA - - -
 

Dead Cap Figures

Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Nathan Walker LW $202,710 0- 0- 0- 0-
   

Active Non-Roster Money

Player Pos. 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22
JohansenLucas Johansen D $925,000 $925,000 RFA - -
GustafssonHampus Gustafsson LW $883,750 $883,750 RFA - -
MitchellMason Mitchell LW $883,750 $883,750 RFA - -
ChapieAdam Chapie RW $800,000 RFA - - -
BindulisKristofers Bindulis D $792,500 $792,500 $792,500 RFA -
PilonGarrett Pilon C $775,833 $775,833 $775,833 RFA -
MalenstynBeck Malenstyn LW $763,333 $763,333 $763,333 RFA -
WilliamsColby Williams D $751,000 $751,000 RFA - -
HobbsConnor Hobbs D $721,666 $721,666 RFA - -
SiegenthalerJonas Siegenthaler D $720,000 $720,000 RFA - -
VanecekVitek Vanecek G $714,166 $714,166 RFA - -
CarlsonAdam Carlson G $705,000 RFA - - -
BarberRiley Barber RW $692,500 RFA - - -
LewingtonTyler Lewington D $665,000 RFA - - -
CopleyPheonix Copley G $650,000 $650,000 UFA - -
SimpsonWayne Simpson RW $650,000 UFA - - -
SillZach Sill C $612,500 UFA - - -
WhitneyJoe Whitney LW - UFA - - -
GustafssonHampus Gustafsson LW $883,750 $883,750 RFA - -
MitchellMason Mitchell LW $883,750 $883,750 RFA - -
MalenstynBeck Malenstyn LW $763,333 $763,333 $763,333 RFA -
WhitneyJoe Whitney LW - UFA - - -
PilonGarrett Pilon C $775,833 $775,833 $775,833 RFA -
SillZach Sill C $612,500 UFA - - -
ChapieAdam Chapie RW $800,000 RFA - - -
BarberRiley Barber RW $692,500 RFA - - -
SimpsonWayne Simpson RW $650,000 UFA - - -
JohansenLucas Johansen D $925,000 $925,000 RFA - -
BindulisKristofers Bindulis D $792,500 $792,500 $792,500 RFA -
WilliamsColby Williams D $751,000 $751,000 RFA - -
HobbsConnor Hobbs D $721,666 $721,666 RFA - -
SiegenthalerJonas Siegenthaler D $720,000 $720,000 RFA - -
LewingtonTyler Lewington D $665,000 RFA - - -
VanecekVitek Vanecek G $714,166 $714,166 RFA - -
CarlsonAdam Carlson G $705,000 RFA - - -
CopleyPheonix Copley G $650,000 $650,000 UFA - -