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Detroit Red Wings 2020-2021 Salary Cap

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

Red Wings – The Athletic

No Trade
Modified No Trade
No Movement
Two Way Deal
Player (21) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Larkin Dylan Larkin C 24 $4,750,000 - - $4,750,000 $6,100,000 $6,100,000 8.43
Mantha Anthony Mantha RW 26 $4,200,000 $300,000 - $4,500,000 $5,700,000 $5,700,000 7.88
Staal Marc Staal D 33 $1,200,000 $3,000,000 - $4,200,000 $5,700,000 $5,700,000 7.88
DeKeyser Danny DeKeyser D 30 $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 6.91
Helm Darren Helm C 33 $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $3,850,000 $3,850,000 5.32
Greiss Thomas Greiss G 34 $2,800,000 - - $2,800,000 $3,600,000 $3,600,000 4.98
Filppula Valtteri Filppula C 36 $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 4.15
Nemeth Patrik Nemeth D 28 $2,800,000 - - $2,800,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 4.15
Bernier Jonathan Bernier G 32 $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 4.15
Fabbri Robby Fabbri C 24 $2,800,000 - - $2,800,000 $2,950,000 $2,950,000 4.08
Namestnikov Vladislav Namestnikov C 27 $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 2.76
Glendening Luke Glendening C 31 $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $1,800,000 $1,800,000 2.49
Stecher Troy Stecher D 26 $1,200,000 - - $1,200,000 $1,700,000 $1,700,000 2.35
Djoos Christian Djoos D 26 $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.38
Ryan Bobby Ryan RW 33 $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.38
Erne Adam Erne LW 25 $997,500 - - $997,500 $997,500 $997,500 1.38
Merrill Jon Merrill D 28 $925,000 - - $925,000 $925,000 $925,000 1.28
Zadina Filip Zadina RW 20 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $925,000 $894,167 $894,167 1.24
Gagner Sam Gagner C 31 $850,000 - - $850,000 $850,000 $850,000 1.18
Brome Mathias Brome LW 26 $832,500 $92,500 $212,500 $925,000 $925,000 $821,322 1.14
Hronek Filip Hronek D 22 $700,000 - $157,500 $700,000 $714,166 $714,166 0.99
 

2020 Injured Reserve Cap

Player (2) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Zetterberg Henrik Zetterberg
(Back)
LW 39 $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $6,083,333 $6,083,333 8.41
Bertuzzi Tyler Bertuzzi
(Upper-body)
LW 25 $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 4.84
 

2020 Buried Cap

Player (4) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
PickardCalvin Pickard G 28 $800,000 - - $800,000 $750,000 $96,990 0.13
RasmussenMichael Rasmussen C 21 $832,500 - $850,000 $832,500 $894,166 $92,496 0.13
HiroseTaro Hirose LW 24 $825,000 - - $825,000 $825,000 $56,896 0.08
SmithGivani Smith RW 22 $700,000 - $157,500 $700,000 $714,166 $49,256 0.07
 

2020 Buyout Cap

Player (2) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
AbdelkaderJustin Abdelkader LW 33 $1,055,556 - - $1,055,556   $1,805,556 $1,805,556 2.50
WeissStephen Weiss RW 37 $1,666,667 - - $1,666,667   $1,666,667 $1,666,667 2.30
 

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 $54,705,833
Injured Reserve Money $9,583,333
Buried Money $295,638
Buyout Money $3,472,223
Taxi Squad Money $6,125,000
Total Allocated Cap $74,182,027
Cap Space $9,160,447
Cap Type Cap Total
2020-2021 Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2020-2021 Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Overage/Adjustment $0
Detroit's Adjusted Salary Cap $81,500,000
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Cap Total Adjusted Cap Total
Active Contracts $42,887,500 $3,485,000 $1,220,000 $46,372,500 $54,705,833 $54,602,155
Injured Reserve $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000 $9,583,333 $9,583,333
Buried $3,157,500 - $1,007,500 $3,157,500 $295,638 $295,638
Buyout Money $2,722,223 - - $2,722,223 $3,472,223 $3,472,223
Taxi Squad Money $3,375,000 $2,500,000 - $5,875,000 $6,125,000 $4,386,204
Total Cap Allocations $56,642,223 $5,985,000 $2,227,500 - $74,182,027 $72,339,553
Cap Space $9,160,447


2020-2021 Taxi Squad Players

Player (22) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
NielsenFrans Nielsen C 36 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $5,250,000 $4,175,000
SvechnikovEvgeny Svechnikov LW 23 $874,125 - - $70,000 - -
BiegaAlex Biega D 32 $875,000 - - $875,000 $875,000 $211,204


2020-2021 Non-Roster Players

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

Player (22) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
SeiderMoritz Seider D 19 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $70,000 $894,167 $894,167
VelenoJoe Veleno C 20 $832,500 $92,500 $212,500 $70,000 $894,167 $894,167
CholowskiDennis Cholowski D 22 $832,500 - - $70,000 $894,166 $894,166
PearsonChase Pearson C 23 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $858,750 $858,750
LarssonFilip Larsson G 22 $700,000 $92,500 $307,500 $70,000 $836,666 $836,666
JohanssonAlbert Johansson D 19 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $825,833 $825,833
BrattstromVictor Brattstrom G 23 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $817,500 $817,500
BarberRiley Barber RW 26 $800,000 - - $800,000 $800,000 $800,000
LindstromGustav Lindstrom D 21 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $775,833 $775,833
BoyleKevin Boyle G 28 $775,000 - - $200,000 $775,000 $775,000
McIsaacJared McIsaac D 20 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $764,167 $764,167
TurgeonDominic Turgeon C 24 $750,000 - - $115,000 $750,000 $750,000
FulcherKaden Fulcher G 22 $700,000 - - $65,000 $733,333 $733,333
ElsonTurner Elson LW 28 $725,000 - - $115,000 $725,000 $725,000
CriscuoloKyle Criscuolo F 28 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $700,000
HickettsJoe Hicketts D 24 $700,000 - - $115,000 $700,000 $700,000
LashoffBrian Lashoff D 30 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $700,000
McIlrathDylan McIlrath D 28 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $700,000
PickardCalvin Pickard G 28 $800,000 - - - $750,000 $96,990
RasmussenMichael Rasmussen C 21 $832,500 - $850,000 $70,000 $894,166 $92,496
HiroseTaro Hirose LW 24 $825,000 - - $125,000 $825,000 $56,896
SmithGivani Smith RW 22 $700,000 - $157,500 $70,000 $714,166 $49,256