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Colorado Avalanche 2020-2021 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Colorado Avalanche 2020-2021 salary cap table, including team cap space, buyouts, buried & retained salary, & complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

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No Trade
Modified No Trade
No Movement
Two Way Deal
Player (25) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Rantanen Mikko Rantanen RW 23 $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000 $9,250,000 $9,250,000 11.71
MacKinnon Nathan MacKinnon C 25 $6,150,000 - - $6,150,000 $6,300,000 $6,300,000 7.98
Landeskog Gabriel Landeskog LW 27 $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000 $5,571,429 $5,571,429 7.05
Saad Brandon Saad LW 27 $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000 $6,000,000 $5,000,000 6.33
Girard Samuel Girard D 22 $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 6.33
Burakovsky Andre Burakovsky LW 25 $4,400,000 - - $4,400,000 $4,900,000 $4,900,000 6.20
Kadri Nazem Kadri C 29 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 5.70
Toews Devon Toews D 26 $2,350,000 - - $2,350,000 $4,100,000 $4,100,000 5.19
Donskoi Joonas Donskoi RW 28 $2,900,000 - - $2,900,000 $3,900,000 $3,900,000 4.94
Compher J.T Compher C 25 $2,600,000 - - $2,600,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 4.43
Grubauer Phillip Grubauer G 28 $2,750,000 - - $2,750,000 $3,333,333 $3,333,333 4.22
Graves Ryan Graves D 25 $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000 $3,166,666 $3,166,666 4.01
Nichushkin Valeri Nichushkin RW 25 $2,200,000 - - $2,200,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 3.17
Bellemare Pierre-Edouard Bellemare LW 35 $1,450,000 - - $1,450,000 $1,800,000 $1,800,000 2.28
Nemeth Patrik Nemeth D 28 $2,800,000 - - $700,002 $3,000,000 $1,500,000 1.90
Soderberg Carl Soderberg C 34 $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.27
Makar Cale Makar D 21 $832,500 $92,500 $2,500,000 $925,000 $880,833 $880,833 1.12
Jost Tyson Jost C 22 $874,125 - - $874,125 $874,125 $874,125 1.11
Timmins Conor Timmins D 22 $832,500 $92,500 - $645,129 $925,000 $613,998 0.78
MacDonald Jacob MacDonald D 27 $700,000 - - $476,686 $725,000 $493,750 0.63
Johansson Jonas Johansson G 25 $700,000 - - $229,292 $700,000 $229,292 0.29
O'Brien Liam O'Brien C 26 $700,000 - - $193,088 $700,000 $193,088 0.24
Sherwood Kiefer Sherwood LW 25 $750,000 - - $135,786 $750,000 $135,786 0.17
Megna Jayson Megna C 30 $700,000 - - $60,340 $700,000 $60,340 0.08
Newhook Alex Newhook C 19 $782,500 $92,500 $50,000 $112,738 $908,333 $23,490 0.03
 

2020 Injured Reserve Cap

Player (4) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Calvert Matt Calvert
(Undisclosed)
LW 30 $1,875,000 - - $1,875,000 $2,850,000 $2,850,000 3.61
Dubnyk Devan Dubnyk
(Covid-19)
G 34 $2,500,000 - - $603,456 $4,333,333 $2,166,666 2.74
Byram Bowen Byram
(Upper-body)
D 19 $832,500 $92,500 $2,500,000 $846,085 $894,167 $809,340 1.02
O'Connor Logan O'Connor
(Undisclosed)
C 0 $700,000 - - $470,652 $725,000 $487,500 0.62
 

2020 Long Term Injured Reserve Cap

Player (2) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Francouz Pavel Francouz G 30 $2,300,000 - - $2,300,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 2.53
Johnson Erik Johnson D 32 $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 - 0.00
 

2020 Buried Cap

Player (7) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
WernerAdam Werner G 23 $775,000 $92,500 $57,500 $186,034 $842,500 $101,682 0.13
KautMartin Kaut RW 20 $832,500 $92,500 $425,000 $149,916 $863,333 $59,544 0.08
BurroughsKyle Burroughs D 25 $700,000 - - $48,272 $700,000 $48,272 0.06
DriesSheldon Dries C 26 $771,750 - - $39,918 $771,750 $39,918 0.05
MiddletonKeaton Middleton D 22 $700,000 - - $19,203 $742,500 $19,203 0.02
BowersShane Bowers C 21 $832,500 $92,500 $150,000 $99,677 $925,000 $7,974 0.01
SalomakiMiikka Salomaki RW 27 $700,000 - - $6,034 $700,000 $6,034 0.01
 

2020 Retained Cap

Player (2) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary   Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
ColeIan Cole D 31 $181,034 - - $181,034 $800,000 $800,000 1.01
PaterynGreg Pateryn D 30 $2,086,204 - - $2,086,204 - - 0.00
 

2020-2021 Cap Totals

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

Cap Type Total
2020-2021 NHL Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2020-2021 NHL Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Active Contracts $74,984,719
Injured Reserve Money $8,802,500
Long Term Reserve Money $8,000,000
Buried Money $282,627
Retained Money $800,000
Taxi Squad Money $2,350,000
Total Allocated Cap $95,219,846
Cap Type Cap Total
2020-2021 Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2020-2021 Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Overage/Adjustment $0
Denver's Adjusted Salary Cap $81,500,000
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Cap Total Adjusted Cap Total
Active Contracts $69,971,625 $2,277,500 $2,550,000 $66,652,186 $74,984,719 $68,826,130
Injured Reserve $5,907,500 $92,500 $2,500,000 $3,795,193 $8,802,500 $6,313,506
Long Term Injured Reserve $8,300,000 - - $8,300,000 $8,000,000 $2,000,000
Buried $5,311,750 $277,500 $632,500 $549,054 $282,627 $282,627
Retained Money $2,267,238 - - $2,267,238 $800,000 $800,000
Taxi Squad Money $2,232,500 $92,500 - $813,204 $2,350,000 $758,818
Total Cap Allocations $93,990,613 $2,740,000 $5,682,500 - $95,219,846 $78,981,081
Cap Space $2,518,919


2020-2021 Taxi Squad Players

Player (13) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
RantaSampo Ranta LW 20 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 - -
TynanT.J. Tynan C 28 $800,000 - - $800,000 - -
MiskaHunter Miska G 25 $700,000 - - $100,000 $725,000 $318,750
GilbertDennis Gilbert D 23 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $271,116
RenoufDan Renouf D 26 $700,000 - - $350,000 $700,000 $168,952


2020-2021 Non-Roster Players

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

Player (13) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
AnnunenJustus Annunen G 20 $700,000 $92,500 $257,500 $70,000 $880,833 $880,833
HenryNick Henry RW 21 $700,000 $80,000 $20,000 $70,000 $798,333 $798,333
BarronTravis Barron LW 22 $755,000 $55,000 - $70,000 $741,666 $741,666
LewisTy Lewis LW 22 $700,000 - - $70,000 $716,666 $716,666
JonesPeyton Jones G 24 $700,000 - - $65,000 $700,000 $700,000
VecchioneMike Vecchione C 27 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $700,000
WernerAdam Werner G 23 $775,000 $92,500 $57,500 $70,000 $842,500 $101,682
KautMartin Kaut RW 20 $832,500 $92,500 $425,000 $70,000 $863,333 $59,544
BurroughsKyle Burroughs D 25 $700,000 - - $150,000 $700,000 $48,272
DriesSheldon Dries C 26 $771,750 - - $395,000 $771,750 $39,918
MiddletonKeaton Middleton D 22 $700,000 - - $70,000 $742,500 $19,203
BowersShane Bowers C 21 $832,500 $92,500 $150,000 $70,000 $925,000 $7,974
SalomakiMiikka Salomaki RW 27 $700,000 - - $350,000 $700,000 $6,034