Buffalo Sabres 2021-2022 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Buffalo Sabres 2021-2022 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 (24) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap % Notes
Skinner Jeff Skinner LW 29 $2,500,000 $7,500,000 - $10,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 13.13 NMC
Dahlin Rasmus Dahlin D 21 $3,000,000 $2,000,000 - $5,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 8.75
Tuch Alex Tuch RW 25 $4,750,000 - - $4,180,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 6.93
Olofsson Victor Olofsson RW 26 $3,250,000 - - $3,250,000 $3,050,000 $3,050,000 4.45
Butcher Will Butcher D 26 $4,100,000 - - $4,100,000 $3,733,333 $2,822,764 4.12
Jokiharju Henri Jokiharju D 22 $2,400,000 - - $2,400,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 3.65
Eakin Cody Eakin C 30 $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000 $2,250,000 $2,250,000 3.28
Hagg Robert Hagg D 26 $1,700,000 - - $1,700,000 $1,600,000 $1,600,000 2.33
Bjork Anders Bjork LW 25 $1,600,000 - - $1,600,000 $1,600,000 $1,600,000 2.33
Thompson Tage Thompson C 23 $1,400,000 - - $1,400,000 $1,400,000 $1,400,000 2.04
Hinostroza Vincent Hinostroza C 27 $1,050,000 - - $1,050,000 $1,050,000 $1,050,000 1.53
Pysyk Mark Pysyk D 29 $900,000 - - $900,000 $900,000 $900,000 1.31
Cozens Dylan Cozens C 20 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $925,000 $894,167 $894,167 1.30 Two-Way
Bryson Jacob Bryson D 23 $832,500 $92,500 - $925,000 $889,166 $889,166 1.30 Two-Way
Asplund Rasmus Asplund C 23 $825,000 - - $825,000 $825,000 $825,000 1.20 Two-Way
Caggiula Drake Caggiula C 27 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000 1.09
Hayden John Hayden C 26 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000 1.09 Two-Way
Subban Malcolm Subban G 27 $950,000 - - $950,000 $850,000 $624,750 0.91
Samuelsson Mattias Samuelsson D 21 $832,500 $92,500 - $925,000 $925,000 $578,125 0.84 Two-Way
Jankowski Mark Jankowski C 27 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $566,250 0.83 Two-Way
Dell Aaron Dell G 32 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $543,750 0.79
Krebs Peyton Krebs C 20 $832,500 $92,500 $412,500 $925,000 $863,333 $526,674 0.77 Two-Way
Quinn Jack Quinn RW 20 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $925,000 $925,000 $462,500 0.67 Two-Way
Houser Michael Houser G 30 $750,000 - - $397,500 $750,000 $397,500 0.58 Two-Way
 

2021 Injured Reserve Cap

Player (9) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Okposo Kyle Okposo
(Upper-body)
RW 33 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 - $4,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 8.75
Miller Colin Miller
(Undisclosed)
D 28 $3,875,000 - - $3,875,000 $3,875,000 $3,875,000 5.65
Mittelstadt Casey Mittelstadt
(Upper-body)
C 22 $2,400,000 - - $2,400,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 3.65
Girgensons Zemgus Girgensons
(Lower-body)
C 27 $2,200,000 - - $2,200,000 $2,200,000 $2,200,000 3.21
Anderson Craig Anderson
(Upper-body)
G 40 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000 1.09
Tokarski Dustin Tokarski
(Covid-19)
G 32 $750,000 - - $750,000 $725,000 $725,000 1.06
Luukkonen Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen
(Lower-body)
G 22 $750,000 - $82,500 $750,000 $778,333 $564,340 0.82
Rousek Lukas Rousek
(Knee)
RW 22 $750,000 $80,000 - $830,000 $830,000 - 0.00
Oglevie Andrew Oglevie
(Undisclosed)
C 26 $800,000 - - $800,000 $750,000 - 0.00
 

2021 Long Term Injured Reserve Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Boychuk Johnny Boychuk
(Eye)
D 37 $1,250,000 $2,750,000 - $1,100,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 8.75
 

2021 Buried Cap

Player (6) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
RuotsalainenArttu Ruotsalainen C 23 $832,500 $92,500 - $925,000 $925,000 $235,875 0.34
FitzgeraldCasey Fitzgerald D 24 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $71,250 0.10
MurrayBrett Murray LW 23 $750,000 $50,000 - $800,000 $775,000 $69,750 0.10
ProwEthan Prow D 28 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $37,500 0.05
PeterkaJohn-Jason Peterka C 19 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $842,500 $886,667 $13,299 0.02
MacInnisRyan MacInnis C 25 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $3,750 0.01
 

2021 Buyout Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
HodgsonCody Hodgson C 31 $791,667 - - $791,667   $791,667 $791,667 1.15
 

2021 Retained Cap

Player (2) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary   Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
EichelJack Eichel C 24 $1,200,000 - - $1,200,000 - - 0.00
WolaninChristian Wolanin D 26 $168,750 - - $168,750 - - 0.00
 

2021-2022 Cap Totals

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

Cap Type Adj Cap Total
2021-2022 NHL Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2021-2022 NHL Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Active Contracts $44,730,646
Injured Reserve Money $16,614,340
Long Term Reserve Money $6,000,000
Buried Money $431,424
Buyout Money $791,667
Total Allocated Cap $68,568,077
Cap Space $12,931,923
Cap Type Cap Total
2021-2022 Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2021-2022 Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Overage/Adjustment $0
Buffalo's Adjusted Salary Cap $81,500,000
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Cap Total Adjusted Cap Total
Active Contracts $38,837,500 $9,962,500 $2,112,500 $47,877,500 $47,754,999 $44,730,646
Injured Reserve $14,275,000 $2,080,000 $82,500 $16,355,000 $18,408,333 $16,614,340
Long Term Injured Reserve $1,250,000 $2,750,000 - $1,100,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
Buried $4,582,500 $235,000 $82,500 $4,817,500 $431,424 $431,424
Buyout Money $791,667 - - $791,667 $791,667 $791,667
Total Cap Allocations $61,105,417 $15,027,500 $2,277,500 - $73,386,423 $68,568,077
Cap Space $12,931,923


2021-2022 Non-Roster Players

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

Player (13) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
BiroBrandon Biro LW 23 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
LaaksonenOskari Laaksonen D 22 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $853,333 $853,333
WeissbachLinus Weissbach LW 23 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $842,500 $842,500
PekarMatej Pekar C 21 $750,000 - $132,500 $70,000 $764,167 $764,167
DavidsonBrandon Davidson D 30 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000
MaloneSean Malone C 26 $750,000 - - $200,000 $750,000 $750,000
SchuldtJimmy Schuldt D 26 $750,000 - - $300,000 $750,000 $750,000
RuotsalainenArttu Ruotsalainen C 23 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $235,875
FitzgeraldCasey Fitzgerald D 24 $750,000 - - $125,000 $750,000 $71,250
MurrayBrett Murray LW 23 $750,000 $50,000 - $70,000 $775,000 $69,750
ProwEthan Prow D 28 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $37,500
PeterkaJohn-Jason Peterka C 19 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $80,000 $886,667 $13,299
MacInnisRyan MacInnis C 25 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $3,750