Buffalo Sabres 2025-2026 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Buffalo Sabres 2025-2026 salary cap table, including team cap space, buyouts, buried & retained salary, & complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

Player (10) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap % Notes
Dahlin Rasmus Dahlin D 25 $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 19.36
Skinner Jeff Skinner LW 33 $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 15.84 NMC
Power Owen Power D 23 $8,350,000 - - $8,350,000 $8,350,000 $8,350,000 14.69
Thompson Tage Thompson C 28 $7,142,857 - - $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 12.57 M-NTC
Cozens Dylan Cozens C 24 $7,100,000 - - $7,100,000 $7,100,000 $7,100,000 12.49
Tuch Alex Tuch RW 29 $4,750,000 - - $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 8.36 M-NTC
Samuelsson Mattias Samuelsson D 25 $4,285,714 - - $4,285,714 $4,285,714 $4,285,714 7.54
Clifton Connor Clifton D 30 $3,333,334 - - $3,333,334 $3,333,334 $3,333,334 5.87
Benson Zach Benson LW 20 $855,000 $95,000 $650,000 $950,000 $950,000 $950,000 1.67 Two-Way
Kulich Jiri Kulich C 21 $832,500 - - $832,500 $918,333 $918,333 1.62 Two-Way
 

2025 Buyout Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
EhrhoffChristian Ehrhoff D 43 $857,143 - - $857,143   - - 0.00
 

2025-2026 Cap Totals

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

Cap Type Adj Cap Total
2025-2026 NHL Salary Cap Max $92,000,000
2025-2026 NHL Salary Cap Floor $68,080,000
Active Contracts $56,830,238
Total Allocated Cap $56,830,238
Cap Space $35,169,762
Cap Floor Space $-11,249,762
Cap Type Cap Total
2025-2026 Salary Cap Max $92,000,000
2025-2026 Salary Cap Floor $68,080,000
Overage/Adjustment $0
Buffalo's Adjusted Salary Cap $92,000,000
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Cap Total Adjusted Cap Total
Active Contracts $55,649,405 $95,000 $650,000 $55,744,405 $56,830,238 $56,830,238
Total Cap Allocations $56,506,548 $95,000 $650,000 - $56,830,238 $56,830,238
Cap Space $35,169,762
Cap Floor Space $-11,249,762


2025-2026 Non-Roster Players

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

Player (6) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
SavoieMatthew Savoie C 22 $855,000 - $1,000,000 $82,500 $918,333 - 0.00
WahlbergAnton Wahlberg C 20 $855,000 $95,000 - $82,500 $896,667 - 0.00
RosenIsak Rosen RW 22 $832,500 - - $82,500 $894,167 - 0.00
NeuchevViktor Neuchev LW 22 $775,000 $95,000 $80,000 $82,500 $870,000 - 0.00
NovikovNikita Novikov D 22 $775,000 $92,500 $57,500 $80,000 $867,500 - 0.00
KomarovVsevolod Komarov D 22 $775,000 $90,000 $35,000 $82,500 $865,000 - 0.00