Colorado Avalanche 2025-2026 Salary Cap

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

Player (6) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap % Notes
Makar Cale Makar D 27 $8,700,000 - - $8,700,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 24.91
Landeskog Gabriel Landeskog LW 33 $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 19.38 M-NTC Two-Way
Nichushkin Valeri Nichushkin RW 30 $7,300,000 - - $7,300,000 $6,125,000 $6,125,000 16.96 M-NTC
Girard Samuel Girard D 27 $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 13.84 M-NTC
Lehkonen Artturi Lehkonen LW 30 $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 12.46 M-NTC
Manson Josh Manson D 34 $2,500,000 $1,000,000 - $3,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 12.46 M-NTC
 

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 $85,500,000
2025-2026 NHL Salary Cap Floor $61,000,000
Active Contracts $36,125,000
Total Allocated Cap $36,125,000
Cap Space $49,375,000
Cap Floor Space $-24,875,000
Cap Type Cap Total
2025-2026 Salary Cap Max $85,500,000
2025-2026 Salary Cap Floor $61,000,000
Overage/Adjustment $0
Denver's Adjusted Salary Cap $85,500,000
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Cap Total Adjusted Cap Total
Active Contracts $35,000,000 $1,000,000 - $36,000,000 $36,125,000 $36,125,000
Total Cap Allocations $35,000,000 $1,000,000 - - $36,125,000 $36,125,000
Cap Space $49,375,000
Cap Floor Space $-24,875,000