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.

Player (25) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap % Notes
Skinner Jeff Skinner LW 28 $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 12.38 NMC
Okposo Kyle Okposo RW 32 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 8.26 M-NTC
Ristolainen Rasmus Ristolainen D 26 $5,400,000 - - $5,400,000 $5,400,000 $5,400,000 7.43
Reinhart Sam Reinhart C 25 $5,200,000 - - $5,200,000 $5,200,000 $5,200,000 7.15
Miller Colin Miller D 28 $3,875,000 - - $3,875,000 $3,875,000 $3,875,000 5.33 M-NTC
Olofsson Victor Olofsson RW 25 $2,850,000 - - $2,850,000 $3,050,000 $3,050,000 4.20
Hutton Carter Hutton G 35 $2,750,000 - - $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 3.78
Ullmark Linus Ullmark G 27 $2,600,000 - - $2,600,000 $2,600,000 $2,600,000 3.58
Eakin Cody Eakin C 29 $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $2,250,000 $2,250,000 3.10
Bjork Anders Bjork LW 24 $1,400,000 - - $313,794 $1,600,000 $1,600,000 2.20
Thompson Tage Thompson C 23 $1,200,000 - - $1,200,000 $1,400,000 $1,400,000 1.93
Dahlin Rasmus Dahlin D 20 $832,500 $92,500 $2,850,000 $925,000 $925,000 $925,000 1.27 Two-Way
Jokiharju Henri Jokiharju D 21 $832,500 $92,500 $637,500 $889,147 $925,000 $885,114 1.22 Two-Way
Cozens Dylan Cozens C 19 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $910,678 $894,167 $878,712 1.21 Two-Way
Irwin Matt Irwin D 33 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $700,000 0.96
Rieder Tobias Rieder RW 28 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $700,000 0.96
Sheahan Riley Sheahan LW 29 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $700,000 0.96
Mittelstadt Casey Mittelstadt C 22 $874,125 - - $670,704 $874,125 $670,704 0.92 Two-Way
Borgen William Borgen D 24 $832,500 $92,500 - $673,837 $864,166 $603,450 0.83 Two-Way
Bryson Jacob Bryson D 23 $832,500 $92,500 - $551,828 $889,166 $490,560 0.67 Two-Way
Asplund Rasmus Asplund C 23 $832,500 $92,500 - $429,819 $845,000 $342,348 0.47 Two-Way
Tokarski Dustin Tokarski G 31 $700,000 - - $287,500 $725,000 $287,500 0.40 Two-Way
Ruotsalainen Arttu Ruotsalainen C 23 $832,500 $92,500 - $314,987 $925,000 $247,194 0.34 Two-Way
Caggiula Drake Caggiula C 26 $700,000 - - $174,986 $700,000 $174,986 0.24
Luukkonen Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen G 21 $750,000 $92,500 $132,500 $176,558 $778,333 $87,230 0.12 Two-Way
 

2020 Injured Reserve Cap

Player (2) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Eichel Jack Eichel
(Neck)
C 24 $2,500,000 $7,500,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 13.76
McCabe Jake McCabe
(Knee-acl)
D 27 $2,800,000 - - $2,800,000 $2,850,000 $2,850,000 3.92
 

2020 Long Term Injured Reserve Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Girgensons Zemgus Girgensons
(Hamstring)
C 27 $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $2,200,000 $2,200,000 3.03
 

2020 Buried Cap

Player (7) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
SamuelssonMattias Samuelsson D 20 $832,500 $92,500 - $236,040 $925,000 $159,480 0.22
FogartySteven Fogarty C 27 $700,000 - - $66,374 $700,000 $66,374 0.09
HouserMichael Houser G 29 $700,000 - - $66,374 $700,000 $66,374 0.09
BiroBrandon Biro LW 22 $832,500 $92,500 - $106,854 $925,000 $15,948 0.02
MurrayBrett Murray LW 22 $700,000 $50,000 - $62,068 $775,000 $13,362 0.02
DeaJean-Sebastien Dea C 26 $700,000 - - $12,068 $700,000 $12,068 0.02
SmithC.J. Smith LW 26 $700,000 - - $6,034 $700,000 $6,034 0.01
 

2020 Buyout Cap

Player (2) 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 1.09
EhrhoffChristian Ehrhoff D 38 $857,143 - - $857,143   - - 0.00
 

2020 Retained Cap

Player (5) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary   Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
HallTaylor Hall LW 29 $5,431,030 $1,000,000 - $6,431,030 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 5.50
StaalEric Staal C 36 $1,887,934 - - $1,887,934 $1,625,000 $1,625,000 2.24
MontourBrandon Montour D 26 $2,920,680 - - $2,920,680 - - 0.00
LazarCurtis Lazar C 25 $620,678 - - $620,678 - - 0.00
JohanssonJonas Johansson G 25 $30,172 - - $30,172 - - 0.00
 

2020-2021 Cap Totals

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

Cap Type Adj Cap Total
2020-2021 NHL Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2020-2021 NHL Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Active Contracts $50,817,798
Injured Reserve Money $12,850,000
Long Term Reserve Money $2,200,000
Buried Money $339,640
Buyout Money $791,667
Retained Money $5,625,000
Taxi Squad Money $54,306
Total Allocated Cap $72,678,411
Cap Space $8,821,589
Cap Type Cap Total
2020-2021 Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2020-2021 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 $51,226,625 $3,740,000 $4,470,000 $50,293,838 $54,569,957 $50,817,798
Injured Reserve $5,300,000 $7,500,000 - $12,800,000 $12,850,000 $12,850,000
Long Term Injured Reserve $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $2,200,000 $2,200,000
Buried $5,165,000 $235,000 - $555,812 $339,640 $339,640
Buyout Money $1,648,810 - - $1,648,810 $791,667 $791,667
Retained Money $10,890,494 $1,000,000 - $11,890,494 $5,625,000 $5,625,000
Taxi Squad Money $700,000 - - $54,306 $700,000 $54,306
Total Cap Allocations $76,930,929 $12,475,000 $4,470,000 - $77,076,264 $72,678,411
Cap Space $8,821,589


2020-2021 Taxi Squad Players

Player (15) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
DavidsonBrandon Davidson D 29 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $54,306


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
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
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
LekkasStefanos Lekkas G 25 $700,000 - - $55,000 $700,000 $700,000
NelsonCasey Nelson D 28 $700,000 - - $160,000 $700,000 $700,000
SamuelssonMattias Samuelsson D 20 $832,500 $92,500 - $832,500 $925,000 $159,480
FogartySteven Fogarty C 27 $700,000 - - $250,000 $700,000 $66,374
HouserMichael Houser G 29 $700,000 - - - $700,000 $66,374
BiroBrandon Biro LW 22 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $15,948
MurrayBrett Murray LW 22 $700,000 $50,000 - $70,000 $775,000 $13,362
DeaJean-Sebastien Dea C 26 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $12,068
SmithC.J. Smith LW 26 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $6,034