Colorado Avalanche 2022-2023 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Colorado Avalanche 2022-2023 salary cap table, including team cap space, buyouts, buried & retained salary, & complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

Player (20) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap % Notes
Rantanen Mikko Rantanen RW 26 $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 $9,250,000 $9,250,000 11.22
Makar Cale Makar D 24 $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 10.91
MacKinnon Nathan MacKinnon C 27 $6,850,000 - - $6,850,000 $6,300,000 $6,300,000 7.64 M-NTC
Nichushkin Valeri Nichushkin RW 27 $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 $6,125,000 $6,125,000 7.43 NMC
Johnson Erik Johnson D 34 $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 7.27 M-NTC
Girard Samuel Girard D 24 $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 6.06
Lehkonen Artturi Lehkonen LW 27 $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 5.46
Toews Devon Toews D 28 $4,600,000 - - $4,600,000 $4,100,000 $4,100,000 4.97
Compher J.T Compher C 27 $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 4.24
Georgiev Alexander Georgiev G 26 $3,600,000 - - $3,600,000 $3,400,000 $3,400,000 4.12
Francouz Pavel Francouz G 32 $2,250,000 - - $2,250,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 2.42
Rodrigues Evan Rodrigues LW 29 $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 2.42
Cogliano Andrew Cogliano LW 35 $1,250,000 - - $1,250,000 $1,250,000 $1,250,000 1.52
Helm Darren Helm C 36 $1,250,000 - - $1,250,000 $1,250,000 $1,250,000 1.52
O'Connor Logan O'Connor C 0 $900,000 - - $900,000 $1,050,000 $1,050,000 1.27
Newhook Alex Newhook C 22 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $925,000 $908,333 $908,333 1.10 Two-Way
Nieto Matt Nieto LW 30 $850,000 - - $351,890 $850,000 $850,000 1.03
Meyers Ben Meyers LW 24 $832,500 $92,500 $212,500 $925,000 $912,500 $657,404 0.80 Two-Way
Englund Andreas Englund D 27 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $548,352 0.66 Two-Way
Malgin Denis Malgin C 26 $750,000 - - $463,680 $750,000 $463,680 0.56
 

2022 Injured Reserve Cap

Player (3) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Manson Josh Manson
(Lower-body)
D 31 $5,500,000 - - $5,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 5.46
Macdermid Kurtis Macdermid
(Lower-body)
D 28 $975,000 - - $975,000 $987,500 $987,500 1.20
Byram Bowen Byram
(Lower-body)
D 21 $832,500 - $2,500,000 $832,500 $894,167 $894,167 1.08
 

2022 Long Term Injured Reserve Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Landeskog Gabriel Landeskog
(Knee)
LW 30 $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 8.49
 

2022 Buried Cap

Player (10) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
BlidhAnton Blidh LW 27 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $112,896 0.14
FoudyJean-Luc Foudy C 20 $775,000 $92,500 $57,500 $867,500 $878,333 $99,162 0.12
JohanssonJonas Johansson G 27 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $60,480 0.07
MaltsevMikhail Maltsev LW 24 $800,000 - - $800,000 $800,000 $51,612 0.06
RantaSampo Ranta LW 22 $832,500 $92,500 $425,000 $925,000 $925,000 $44,757 0.05
GalchenyukAlex Galchenyuk C 28 $750,000 - - $548,352 $750,000 $32,256 0.04
HudonCharles Hudon LW 28 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $32,256 0.04
HuntBrad Hunt D 34 $750,000 - - $750,000 $762,500 $28,693 0.03
BurkeCallahan Burke C 25 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $12,096 0.01
OlaussonOskar Olausson RW 20 $832,500 $92,500 - $925,000 $925,000 $4,973 0.01
 

2022 Retained Cap

Player (5) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary   Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
KautMartin Kaut RW 23 $338,866 - - $338,866 $338,866 $338,866 0.41
MacDonaldJacob MacDonald D 29 $439,536 - - $439,536 - - 0.00
HuntDryden Hunt LW 27 $245,853 - - $245,853 - - 0.00
MegnaJayson Megna C 32 $96,768 - - $96,768 - - 0.00
SedlakLukas Sedlak C 29 $30,107 - - $30,107 - - 0.00
 

2022-2023 Cap Totals

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

Cap Type Adj Cap Total
2022-2023 NHL Salary Cap Max $82,500,000
2022-2023 NHL Salary Cap Floor $61,000,000
Active Contracts $68,152,769
Injured Reserve Money $6,381,667
Long Term Reserve Money $7,000,000
Buried Money $479,181
Retained Money $338,866
Total Allocated Cap $82,352,483
Cap Space $122,517
Cap Type Cap Total
2022-2023 Salary Cap Max $82,500,000
2022-2023 Salary Cap Floor $61,000,000
Overage/Adjustment $-25,000
Denver's Adjusted Salary Cap $82,475,000
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Cap Total Adjusted Cap Total
Active Contracts $67,215,000 $185,000 $1,062,500 $66,615,570 $68,895,833 $68,152,769
Injured Reserve $7,307,500 - $2,500,000 $7,307,500 $6,381,667 $6,381,667
Long Term Injured Reserve $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000
Buried $7,740,000 $277,500 $482,500 $7,815,852 $479,181 $479,181
Retained Money $1,151,130 - - $1,151,130 $338,866 $338,866
Total Cap Allocations $90,913,630 $462,500 $4,045,000 - $83,095,547 $82,352,483
Cap Space $122,517


2022-2023 Non-Roster Players

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

Player (21) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
AamodtWyatt Aamodt D 25 $832,500 $92,500 - $80,000 $925,000 $925,000
AnnunenJustus Annunen G 22 $832,500 $92,500 $125,000 $70,000 $880,833 $880,833
BeaucageAlex Beaucage RW 21 $750,000 $92,500 $57,500 $70,000 $878,333 $878,333
MerkleyRyan Merkley D 22 $832,500 - $300,000 $70,000 $863,333 $863,333
ClurmanNathan Clurman D 24 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $842,500 $842,500
MinerTrent Miner G 21 $750,000 $70,000 - $70,000 $828,333 $828,333
SmallmanSpencer Smallman RW 26 $750,000 - - $350,000 $762,500 $762,500
JacobsJosh Jacobs D 26 $750,000 - - $250,000 $750,000 $750,000
MiddletonKeaton Middleton D 24 $750,000 - - $100,000 $750,000 $750,000
MiddletonKeaton Middleton D 24 $750,000 $35,000 - $70,000 $742,500 $742,500
BowersShane Bowers C 23 $750,000 - - $100,000 $750,000 $620,928
BlidhAnton Blidh LW 27 $750,000 - - $350,000 $750,000 $112,896
FoudyJean-Luc Foudy C 20 $775,000 $92,500 $57,500 $80,000 $878,333 $99,162
JohanssonJonas Johansson G 27 $750,000 - - $350,000 $750,000 $60,480
MaltsevMikhail Maltsev LW 24 $800,000 - - $200,000 $800,000 $51,612
RantaSampo Ranta LW 22 $832,500 $92,500 $425,000 $70,000 $925,000 $44,757
GalchenyukAlex Galchenyuk C 28 $750,000 - - $250,000 $750,000 $32,256
HudonCharles Hudon LW 28 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $32,256
HuntBrad Hunt D 34 $750,000 - - $400,000 $762,500 $28,693
BurkeCallahan Burke C 25 $750,000 - - $100,000 $750,000 $12,096
OlaussonOskar Olausson RW 20 $832,500 $92,500 - $80,000 $925,000 $4,973