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Buffalo Sabres 2019-2020 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Buffalo Sabres 2019-2020 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 %
Eichel Jack Eichel C 22 $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 13.12
Skinner Jeff Skinner LW 27 $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 11.81
Okposo Kyle Okposo RW 31 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 7.87
Ristolainen Rasmus Ristolainen D 24 $5,400,000 - - $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 7.09
Johansson Marcus Johansson C 28 $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 5.91
Frolik Michael Frolik RW 31 $3,000,000 - - $1,516,126 $4,300,000 $4,300,000 5.64
Miller Colin Miller D 26 $3,875,000 - - $3,875,000 $3,875,000 $3,875,000 5.09
Reinhart Sam Reinhart C 23 $3,750,000 - - $3,750,000 $3,650,000 $3,650,000 4.79
Montour Brandon Montour D 26 $3,525,000 - - $3,525,000 $3,387,500 $3,387,500 4.45
McCabe Jake McCabe D 25 $2,900,000 - - $2,900,000 $2,850,000 $2,850,000 3.74
Hutton Carter Hutton G 33 $2,750,000 - - $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 3.61
Simmonds Wayne Simmonds RW 31 $5,000,000 - - $1,102,162 $5,000,000 $2,500,000 3.28
Vesey Jimmy Vesey LW 26 $2,350,000 - - $2,350,000 $2,275,000 $2,275,000 2.99
Girgensons Zemgus Girgensons C 25 $1,600,000 - - $1,600,000 $1,600,000 $1,600,000 2.10
Larsson Johan Larsson LW 27 $1,550,000 - - $1,550,000 $1,550,000 $1,550,000 2.03
Ullmark Linus Ullmark G 26 $1,325,000 - - $1,325,000 $1,325,000 $1,325,000 1.74
Dahlin Rasmus Dahlin D 19 $832,500 $92,500 $2,850,000 $925,000 $925,000 $925,000 1.21
Kahun Dominik Kahun C 24 $832,500 $92,500 $2,850,000 $183,516 $925,000 $925,000 1.21
Jokiharju Henri Jokiharju D 20 $832,500 $92,500 $425,000 $920,560 $925,000 $920,005 1.21
Olofsson Victor Olofsson RW 24 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $855,810 $767,500 $763,310 1.00
Lazar Curtis Lazar C 24 $700,000 - - $489,190 $700,000 $489,190 0.64
Pilut Lawrence Pilut D 23 $832,500 $92,500 $425,000 $267,064 $925,000 $372,975 0.49
 

2019 Long Term Injured Reserve Cap

Player (3) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Sobotka Vladimir Sobotka LW 32 $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $3,500,000 - 0.00
Hunwick Matt Hunwick D 34 $1,750,000 - - $1,750,000 $2,250,000 - 0.00
Thompson Tage Thompson C 21 $832,500 $92,500 $425,000 $832,500 $925,000 - 0.00
 

2019 Buried Cap

Player (9) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
WilsonScott Wilson LW 27 $1,100,000 - - $1,100,000 $1,050,000 $1,050,000 1.38
MittelstadtCasey Mittelstadt C 20 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $428,200 $925,000 $372,975 0.49
AsplundRasmus Asplund C 21 $775,000 $92,500 $57,500 $380,023 $845,000 $313,467 0.41
GilmourJohn Gilmour D 26 $700,000 - - $233,306 $700,000 $233,306 0.31
JohanssonJonas Johansson G 24 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $139,231 $759,167 $151,034 0.20
DeaJean-Sebastien Dea C 25 $700,000 - - $63,971 $700,000 $63,971 0.08
HammondAndrew Hammond G 31 $700,000 - - $37,630 $700,000 $37,630 0.05
SmithDalton Smith LW 27 $700,000 - - $15,052 $700,000 $15,052 0.02
BorgenWilliam Borgen D 22 $832,500 $92,500 - $110,404 $864,166 $10 0.00
 

2019 Buyout Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
HodgsonCody Hodgson C 29 $791,667 - - $791,667   $791,667 $791,667 1.04
 

2019 Retained Cap

Player (4) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary   Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
BogosianZach Bogosian D 29 $3,804,109 - - $3,804,109 $3,804,109 $3,804,109 4.99
ScandellaMarco Scandella D 29 $2,349,428 - - $2,349,428 - - 0.00
ShearyConor Sheary LW 27 $2,338,711 - - $2,338,711 - - 0.00
RodriguesEvan Rodrigues LW 26 $1,559,127 - - $1,559,127 - - 0.00
 

2019-2020 Cap Totals

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

Cap Type Total
2019-2020 NHL Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2019-2020 NHL Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Active Contracts $72,630,000
Long Term Reserve Money $6,675,000
Buried Money $2,237,445
Buyout Money $791,667
Retained Money $3,804,109
Total Allocated Cap $86,138,221
Cap Type Cap Total
2019-2020 Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2019-2020 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 $69,755,000 $3,462,500 $6,682,500 $66,284,428 $72,630,000 $69,357,980
Long Term Injured Reserve $5,582,500 $92,500 $425,000 $5,582,500 $6,675,000 -
Buried $7,040,000 $370,000 $1,040,000 $2,507,817 $2,237,445 $2,237,445
Buyout Money $791,667 - - $791,667 $791,667 $791,667
Retained Money $10,051,375 - - $10,051,375 $3,804,109 $3,804,109
Total Cap Allocations $93,220,542 $3,925,000 $8,147,500 - $86,138,221 $76,191,201
Cap Space $5,308,799


2019-2020 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
WilsonScott Wilson LW 27 $1,100,000 - - - $1,050,000 $1,050,000
CozensDylan Cozens C 18 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
HickeyBrandon Hickey D 0 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
OglevieAndrew Oglevie C 24 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
RuotsalainenArttu Ruotsalainen C 21 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
BrysonJacob Bryson D 21 $725,000 $92,500 $107,500 $70,000 $889,166 $889,166
FitzgeraldCasey Fitzgerald D 22 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $858,750 $858,750
NelsonCasey Nelson D 27 $825,000 - - - $812,500 $812,500
LuukkonenUkko-Pekka Luukkonen G 20 $700,000 $92,500 $182,500 $70,000 $778,333 $778,333
PekarMatej Pekar C 19 $700,000 $92,500 $182,500 $70,000 $778,333 $778,333
SpencerMatt Spencer D 22 $700,000 - $132,500 $70,000 $728,333 $728,333
ElieRemi Elie LW 24 $700,000 - - $300,000 $700,000 $700,000
LeierTaylor Leier LW 25 $700,000 - - - $700,000 $700,000
SmithC.J. Smith LW 24 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $700,000
MittelstadtCasey Mittelstadt C 20 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $70,000 $925,000 $372,975
AsplundRasmus Asplund C 21 $775,000 $92,500 $57,500 $70,000 $845,000 $313,467
GilmourJohn Gilmour D 26 $700,000 - - - $700,000 $233,306
JohanssonJonas Johansson G 24 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $759,167 $151,034
DeaJean-Sebastien Dea C 25 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $63,971
HammondAndrew Hammond G 31 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $37,630
SmithDalton Smith LW 27 $700,000 - - $130,000 $700,000 $15,052
BorgenWilliam Borgen D 22 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $864,166 $10