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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 (23) 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 12.04
MacKinnon Nathan MacKinnon C 25 $6,150,000 - - $6,150,000 $6,300,000 $6,300,000 8.20
Landeskog Gabriel Landeskog LW 27 $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000 $5,571,429 $5,571,429 7.25
Saad Brandon Saad LW 27 $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000 $6,000,000 $5,000,000 6.51
Girard Samuel Girard D 22 $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 6.51
Burakovsky Andre Burakovsky LW 25 $4,400,000 - - $4,400,000 $4,900,000 $4,900,000 6.38
Kadri Nazem Kadri C 29 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 5.86
Toews Devon Toews D 26 $2,350,000 - - $2,350,000 $4,100,000 $4,100,000 5.34
Donskoi Joonas Donskoi RW 28 $2,900,000 - - $2,900,000 $3,900,000 $3,900,000 5.08
Compher J.T Compher C 25 $2,600,000 - - $2,600,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 4.56
Grubauer Phillip Grubauer G 28 $2,750,000 - - $2,750,000 $3,333,333 $3,333,333 4.34
Graves Ryan Graves D 25 $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000 $3,166,666 $3,166,666 4.12
Calvert Matt Calvert LW 30 $1,875,000 - - $1,875,000 $2,850,000 $2,850,000 3.71
Nichushkin Valeri Nichushkin RW 25 $2,200,000 - - $2,200,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 3.25
Bellemare Pierre-Edouard Bellemare LW 35 $1,450,000 - - $1,450,000 $1,800,000 $1,800,000 2.34
Jost Tyson Jost C 22 $874,125 - - $874,125 $874,125 $874,125 1.14
Timmins Conor Timmins D 22 $832,500 $92,500 - $925,000 $925,000 $837,270 1.09
Miska Hunter Miska G 25 $700,000 - - $700,000 $725,000 $631,250 0.82
O'Connor Logan O'Connor C 0 $700,000 - - $700,000 $725,000 $568,750 0.74
MacDonald Jacob MacDonald D 27 $700,000 - - $700,000 $725,000 $493,750 0.64
Sherwood Kiefer Sherwood LW 25 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $452,620 0.59
Megna Jayson Megna C 30 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $416,346 0.54
Renouf Dan Renouf D 26 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $416,346 0.54
 

2020 Injured Reserve Cap

Player (3) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Makar Cale Makar
(Upper-body)
D 21 $832,500 $92,500 $2,500,000 $925,000 $880,833 $880,833 1.15
Byram Bowen Byram
(Upper-body)
D 19 $832,500 $92,500 $2,500,000 $925,000 $894,167 $809,340 1.05
Gilbert Dennis Gilbert
(Face)
D 23 $832,500 $92,500 - $925,000 $925,000 $661,842 0.86
 

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 2.60
Johnson Erik Johnson D 32 $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 - 0.00
 

2020 Buried Cap

Player (5) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
PaterynGreg Pateryn D 30 $2,750,000 - - $2,750,000 $2,250,000 $1,175,000 1.53
WernerAdam Werner G 23 $775,000 $92,500 $57,500 $867,500 $842,500 $87,156 0.11
DriesSheldon Dries C 26 $771,750 - - $771,750 $771,750 $39,918 0.05
BowersShane Bowers C 21 $832,500 $92,500 $150,000 $925,000 $925,000 $7,974 0.01
KautMartin Kaut RW 20 $832,500 $92,500 $425,000 $925,000 $863,333 $7,443 0.01
 

2020 Retained Cap

Player (1) 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 1.04
 

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 $72,795,553
Injured Reserve Money $2,700,000
Long Term Reserve Money $8,000,000
Buried Money $1,317,491
Retained Money $800,000
Total Allocated Cap $85,613,044
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 $67,131,625 $2,092,500 - $69,224,125 $72,795,553 $70,361,885
Injured Reserve $2,497,500 $277,500 $5,000,000 $2,775,000 $2,700,000 $2,352,015
Long Term Injured Reserve $8,300,000 - - $8,300,000 $8,000,000 $2,000,000
Buried $5,961,750 $277,500 $632,500 $6,239,250 $1,317,491 $1,317,491
Retained Money $181,034 - - $181,034 $800,000 $800,000
Total Cap Allocations $84,071,909 $2,647,500 $5,632,500 - $85,613,044 $76,831,391
Cap Space $4,668,609


2020-2021 Taxi Squad Players

Player (12) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
HenryNick Henry RW 21 $700,000 $80,000 $20,000 $70,000 - -
BarronTravis Barron LW 22 $755,000 $55,000 - $70,000 - -
JonesPeyton Jones G 24 $700,000 - - $65,000 - -


2020-2021 Non-Roster Players

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

Player (12) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
PaterynGreg Pateryn D 30 $2,750,000 - - - $2,250,000 $1,175,000
DickinsonJosh Dickinson C 22 $832,500 $92,500 $212,500 $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
AnnunenJustus Annunen G 20 $700,000 $92,500 $257,500 $70,000 $880,833 $880,833
TynanT.J. Tynan C 28 $800,000 - - $800,000 $800,000 $800,000
LewisTy Lewis LW 22 $700,000 - - $70,000 $716,666 $716,666
BurroughsKyle Burroughs D 25 $700,000 - - $150,000 $700,000 $700,000
SalomakiMiikka Salomaki RW 27 $700,000 - - $350,000 $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 $87,156
DriesSheldon Dries C 26 $771,750 - - $395,000 $771,750 $39,918
BowersShane Bowers C 21 $832,500 $92,500 $150,000 $70,000 $925,000 $7,974
KautMartin Kaut RW 20 $832,500 $92,500 $425,000 $70,000 $863,333 $7,443