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.

Player (25) 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 13.64 NMC
Dahlin Rasmus Dahlin D 21 $3,000,000 $2,000,000 - $5,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 9.09
Okposo Kyle Okposo RW 33 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 - $4,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 9.09 M-NTC
Tuch Alex Tuch RW 25 $4,750,000 - - $4,180,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 7.20
Miller Colin Miller D 29 $3,875,000 - - $3,875,000 $3,875,000 $3,875,000 5.87 M-NTC
Olofsson Victor Olofsson RW 26 $3,250,000 - - $3,250,000 $3,050,000 $3,050,000 4.62
Butcher Will Butcher D 27 $4,100,000 - - $4,100,000 $3,733,333 $2,822,764 4.28
Jokiharju Henri Jokiharju D 22 $2,400,000 - - $2,400,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 3.79
Mittelstadt Casey Mittelstadt C 23 $2,400,000 - - $2,400,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 3.79
Eakin Cody Eakin C 30 $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000 $2,250,000 $2,250,000 3.41
Girgensons Zemgus Girgensons C 28 $2,200,000 - - $2,200,000 $2,200,000 $2,200,000 3.33
Bjork Anders Bjork LW 25 $1,600,000 - - $1,600,000 $1,600,000 $1,600,000 2.42
Thompson Tage Thompson C 24 $1,400,000 - - $1,400,000 $1,400,000 $1,400,000 2.12
Hinostroza Vincent Hinostroza C 27 $1,050,000 - - $1,050,000 $1,050,000 $1,050,000 1.59
Pysyk Mark Pysyk D 30 $900,000 - - $900,000 $900,000 $900,000 1.36
Cozens Dylan Cozens C 20 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $925,000 $894,167 $894,167 1.35 Two-Way
Bryson Jacob Bryson D 24 $832,500 $92,500 - $925,000 $889,166 $889,166 1.35 Two-Way
Asplund Rasmus Asplund C 24 $825,000 - - $825,000 $825,000 $825,000 1.25 Two-Way
Anderson Craig Anderson G 40 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000 1.14
Hayden John Hayden C 26 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000 1.14 Two-Way
Tokarski Dustin Tokarski G 32 $750,000 - - $750,000 $725,000 $725,000 1.10 Two-Way
Samuelsson Mattias Samuelsson D 21 $832,500 $92,500 - $587,897 $925,000 $550,375 0.83 Two-Way
Krebs Peyton Krebs C 21 $832,500 $92,500 $412,500 $600,386 $863,333 $526,674 0.80 Two-Way
Power Owen Power D 19 $807,500 $92,500 $25,000 $169,222 $916,667 $87,077 0.13 Two-Way
Houser Michael Houser G 30 $750,000 - - $82,500 $750,000 $82,500 0.13 Two-Way
 

2021 Injured Reserve Cap

Player (3) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Caggiula Drake Caggiula
(Upper-body)
C 27 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000 1.14
Subban Malcolm Subban
(Upper-body)
G 28 $950,000 - - $698,250 $850,000 $624,750 0.95
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 38 $1,250,000 $2,750,000 - $1,100,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 9.09
 

2021 Buried Cap

Player (10) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
FitzgeraldCasey Fitzgerald D 24 $750,000 - - $412,500 $750,000 $412,500 0.63
JankowskiMark Jankowski C 27 $750,000 - - $401,250 $750,000 $401,250 0.61
LuukkonenUkko-Pekka Luukkonen G 22 $750,000 - $82,500 $247,500 $778,333 $256,872 0.39
RuotsalainenArttu Ruotsalainen C 24 $832,500 $92,500 - $304,813 $925,000 $235,875 0.36
DellAaron Dell G 32 $750,000 - - $232,500 $750,000 $232,500 0.35
QuinnJack Quinn RW 20 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $263,183 $894,167 $183,311 0.28
MurrayBrett Murray LW 23 $750,000 $50,000 - $121,250 $775,000 $73,625 0.11
ProwEthan Prow D 29 $750,000 - - $37,500 $750,000 $37,500 0.06
PeterkaJohn-Jason Peterka C 20 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $103,750 $886,667 $13,299 0.02
MacInnisRyan MacInnis C 25 $750,000 - - $3,750 $750,000 $3,750 0.01
 

2021 Buyout Cap

Player (2) 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 1.20
EhrhoffChristian Ehrhoff D 39 $857,143 - - $857,143   - - 0.00
 

2021 Retained Cap

Player (3) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary   Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
HaggRobert Hagg D 26 $1,360,000 - - $1,360,000 - - 0.00
EichelJack Eichel C 25 $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 $55,977,723
Injured Reserve Money $1,374,750
Long Term Reserve Money $6,000,000
Buried Money $1,850,482
Buyout Money $791,667
Total Allocated Cap $65,994,622
Cap Space $15,505,378
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 $45,887,500 $11,962,500 $1,287,500 $55,220,005 $59,096,666 $55,977,723
Injured Reserve $2,500,000 - - $2,248,250 $2,350,000 $1,374,750
Long Term Injured Reserve $1,250,000 $2,750,000 - $1,100,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
Buried $7,665,000 $327,500 $1,015,000 $2,127,996 $1,850,482 $1,850,482
Buyout Money $1,648,810 - - $1,648,810 $791,667 $791,667
Total Cap Allocations $61,680,060 $15,040,000 $2,302,500 - $70,088,815 $65,994,622
Cap Space $15,505,378


2021-2022 Non-Roster Players

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

Player (18) 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
RousekLukas Rousek RW 22 $750,000 $80,000 - $70,000 $830,000 $830,000
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
FitzgeraldCasey Fitzgerald D 24 $750,000 - - $125,000 $750,000 $412,500
JankowskiMark Jankowski C 27 $750,000 - - $200,000 $750,000 $401,250
LuukkonenUkko-Pekka Luukkonen G 22 $750,000 - $82,500 $70,000 $778,333 $256,872
RuotsalainenArttu Ruotsalainen C 24 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $235,875
DellAaron Dell G 32 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $232,500
QuinnJack Quinn RW 20 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $80,000 $894,167 $183,311
MurrayBrett Murray LW 23 $750,000 $50,000 - $70,000 $775,000 $73,625
ProwEthan Prow D 29 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $37,500
PeterkaJohn-Jason Peterka C 20 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $80,000 $886,667 $13,299
MacInnisRyan MacInnis C 25 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $3,750