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Buffalo Sabres 2020-2021 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Buffalo Sabres 2020-2021 salary cap table, including team cap space, buyouts, buried & retained salary, & complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

Sabres – The Athletic

No Trade
Modified No Trade
No Movement
Two Way Deal
Player (21) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Eichel Jack Eichel C 23 $2,500,000 $7,500,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 12.59
Skinner Jeff Skinner LW 28 $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 11.33
Hall Taylor Hall LW 28 $7,000,000 $1,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 10.07
Okposo Kyle Okposo RW 32 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 7.55
Ristolainen Rasmus Ristolainen D 25 $5,400,000 - - $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 6.80
Reinhart Sam Reinhart C 24 $5,200,000 - - $5,200,000 $5,200,000 $5,200,000 6.55
Miller Colin Miller D 27 $3,875,000 - - $3,875,000 $3,875,000 $3,875,000 4.88
Montour Brandon Montour D 26 $3,850,000 - - $3,850,000 $3,850,000 $3,850,000 4.85
Staal Eric Staal C 35 $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $3,250,000 $3,250,000 4.09
Olofsson Victor Olofsson RW 25 $2,850,000 - - $2,850,000 $3,050,000 $3,050,000 3.84
Hutton Carter Hutton G 34 $2,750,000 - - $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 3.46
Eakin Cody Eakin C 29 $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $2,250,000 $2,250,000 2.83
Thompson Tage Thompson C 22 $1,200,000 - - $1,200,000 $1,400,000 $1,400,000 1.76
Dahlin Rasmus Dahlin D 20 $832,500 $92,500 $2,850,000 $925,000 $925,000 $925,000 1.16
Jokiharju Henri Jokiharju D 21 $832,500 $92,500 $637,500 $925,000 $925,000 $925,000 1.16
Cozens Dylan Cozens C 19 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $925,000 $894,167 $878,712 1.11
Lazar Curtis Lazar C 25 $800,000 - - $800,000 $800,000 $800,000 1.01
Irwin Matt Irwin D 32 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $700,000 0.88
Rieder Tobias Rieder RW 27 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $700,000 0.88
Sheahan Riley Sheahan LW 28 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $700,000 0.88
Johansson Jonas Johansson G 25 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $452,550 0.57
 

2020 Injured Reserve Cap

Player (4) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
McCabe Jake McCabe
(Knee-acl)
D 26 $2,800,000 - - $2,800,000 $2,850,000 $2,850,000 3.59
Ullmark Linus Ullmark
(Lower-body)
G 27 $2,600,000 - - $2,600,000 $2,600,000 $2,600,000 3.27
Girgensons Zemgus Girgensons
(Hamstring)
C 26 $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $2,200,000 $2,200,000 2.77
Borgen William Borgen
(Arm)
D 23 $832,500 $92,500 - $925,000 $864,166 $603,450 0.76
 

2020 Buried Cap

Player (2) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
BiroBrandon Biro LW 22 $832,500 $92,500 - $925,000 $925,000 $15,948 0.02
FogartySteven Fogarty C 27 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $6,034 0.01
 

2020 Buyout Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
HodgsonCody Hodgson C 30 $791,667 - - $791,667   $791,667 $791,667 1.00
 

2020-2021 Cap Totals

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

Cap Type Total
2020-2021 NHL Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2020-2021 NHL Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Active Contracts $70,369,167
Injured Reserve Money $8,514,166
Buried Money $21,982
Buyout Money $791,667
Taxi Squad Money $3,308,291
Total Allocated Cap $83,005,273
Cap Type Cap Total
2020-2021 Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2020-2021 Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Overage/Adjustment $-1,487,500
Buffalo's Adjusted Salary Cap $80,012,500
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Cap Total Adjusted Cap Total
Active Contracts $58,722,500 $11,777,500 $4,337,500 $70,500,000 $70,369,167 $70,106,262
Injured Reserve $8,232,500 $92,500 - $8,325,000 $8,514,166 $8,253,450
Buried $1,532,500 $92,500 - $1,625,000 $21,982 $21,982
Buyout Money $791,667 - - $791,667 $791,667 $791,667
Taxi Squad Money $3,239,125 $185,000 - $3,424,125 $3,308,291 $274,086
Total Cap Allocations $72,518,292 $12,147,500 $4,337,500 - $83,005,273 $79,447,447
Cap Space $565,053


2020-2021 Taxi Squad Players

Player (15) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
TokarskiDustin Tokarski G 31 $700,000 - - $150,000 - -
SmithC.J. Smith LW 25 $700,000 - - $700,000 - -
MittelstadtCasey Mittelstadt C 21 $874,125 - - $70,000 $874,125 $203,472
BrysonJacob Bryson D 22 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $889,166 $30,660
AsplundRasmus Asplund C 22 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $845,000 $21,852
DavidsonBrandon Davidson D 29 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $18,102


2020-2021 Non-Roster Players

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

Player (15) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
QuinnJack Quinn RW 19 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $80,000 $925,000 $925,000
RuotsalainenArttu Ruotsalainen C 22 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
SamuelssonMattias Samuelsson D 20 $832,500 $92,500 - $832,500 $925,000 $925,000
FitzgeraldCasey Fitzgerald D 23 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $858,750 $858,750
LaaksonenOskari Laaksonen D 21 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $853,333 $853,333
LuukkonenUkko-Pekka Luukkonen G 21 $750,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $778,333 $778,333
MurrayBrett Murray LW 22 $700,000 $50,000 - $70,000 $775,000 $775,000
PekarMatej Pekar C 20 $700,000 $92,500 $182,500 $70,000 $764,167 $764,167
DiPietroDawson DiPietro C 0 $700,000 $50,000 - $70,000 $750,000 $750,000
OglevieAndrew Oglevie C 25 $700,000 - - - $750,000 $750,000
DeaJean-Sebastien Dea C 26 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $700,000
NelsonCasey Nelson D 28 $700,000 - - $160,000 $700,000 $700,000
BiroBrandon Biro LW 22 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $15,948
FogartySteven Fogarty C 27 $700,000 - - $250,000 $700,000 $6,034
SmithDalton Smith LW 28 - - - - - -