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Montreal Canadiens 2020-2021 Salary Cap

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

Canadiens – The Athletic

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 %
Price Carey Price G 33 $1,000,000 $8,750,000 - $9,750,000 $10,500,000 $10,500,000 12.95
Weber Shea Weber D 35 $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 $7,857,143 $7,857,143 9.69
Anderson Josh Anderson RW 26 $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 6.79
Petry Jeff Petry D 32 $3,000,000 $1,000,000 - $4,000,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 6.79
Drouin Jonathan Drouin LW 25 $2,500,000 $2,000,000 - $4,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 6.79
Tatar Tomas Tatar LW 29 $3,200,000 $1,000,000 - $4,200,000 $5,300,000 $4,800,000 5.92
Allen Jake Allen G 30 $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $4,350,000 $4,350,000 5.37
Toffoli Tyler Toffoli RW 28 $3,250,000 - - $3,250,000 $4,250,000 $4,250,000 5.24
Edmundson Joel Edmundson D 27 $2,750,000 - - $2,750,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 4.32
Chiarot Ben Chiarot D 29 $2,500,000 $1,000,000 - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 4.32
Byron Paul Byron C 31 $2,800,000 - - $2,800,000 $3,400,000 $3,400,000 4.19
Danault Phillip Danault C 27 $3,250,000 - - $3,250,000 $3,083,333 $3,083,333 3.80
Armia Joel Armia RW 28 $2,400,000 - - $2,400,000 $2,600,000 $2,600,000 3.21
Lehkonen Artturi Lehkonen LW 25 $2,200,000 $200,000 - $2,400,000 $2,400,000 $2,400,000 2.96
Kulak Brett Kulak D 26 $1,400,000 - - $1,400,000 $1,850,000 $1,850,000 2.28
Staal Eric Staal C 35 $3,000,000 - - $1,112,066 $3,250,000 $1,625,000 2.00
Gustafsson Erik Gustafsson D 28 $3,000,000 - - $672,412 $3,000,000 $1,500,000 1.85
Merrill Jon Merrill D 28 $925,000 - - $215,298 $925,000 $925,000 1.14
Kotkaniemi Jesperi Kotkaniemi C 20 $832,500 $92,500 $2,500,000 $896,324 $925,000 $893,088 1.10
Romanov Alexander Romanov D 20 $832,500 $92,500 $212,500 $903,501 $894,167 $871,004 1.07
Suzuki Nick Suzuki C 21 $832,500 - $537,500 $811,001 $863,333 $841,059 1.04
Perry Corey Perry RW 35 $750,000 - - $562,542 $750,000 $562,542 0.69
Evans Jake Evans C 24 $700,000 - - $518,924 $750,000 $556,076 0.69
Primeau Cayden Primeau G 21 $832,500 $92,500 - $257,571 $880,833 $174,639 0.22
Caufield Cole Caufield RW 19 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $164,908 $880,833 $91,116 0.11
 

2020 Long Term Injured Reserve Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Gallagher Brendan Gallagher RW 28 $2,750,000 - - $2,750,000 $3,750,000 - 0.00
 

2020 Buried Cap

Player (4) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
WealJordan Weal C 28 $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $1,400,000 $325,000 0.40
OuelletXavier Ouellet D 27 $725,000 - - $50,000 $737,500 $50,864 0.06
BelzileAlex Belzile RW 29 $700,000 - - $12,068 $700,000 $12,068 0.01
LeskinenOtto Leskinen D 23 $832,500 $92,500 - $99,677 $925,000 $7,974 0.01
 

2020 Buyout Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
AlznerKarl Alzner D 32 $833,333 - - $833,333   $3,958,333 $3,958,333 4.88
 

2020 Retained Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary   Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
MeteVictor Mete D 22 $570,264 - - $570,264 - - 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 $82,209,642
Long Term Reserve Money $3,750,000
Buried Money $395,906
Buyout Money $3,958,333
Taxi Squad Money $750,000
Total Allocated Cap $91,063,881
Cap Type Cap Total
2020-2021 Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2020-2021 Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Overage/Adjustment $0
Montreal's Adjusted Salary Cap $81,500,000
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Cap Total Adjusted Cap Total
Active Contracts $56,655,000 $14,320,000 $3,382,500 $64,314,547 $82,209,642 $76,630,000
Long Term Injured Reserve $2,750,000 - - $2,750,000 $3,750,000 -
Buried $3,757,500 $92,500 - $1,661,745 $395,906 $395,906
Buyout Money $833,333 - - $833,333 $3,958,333 $3,958,333
Taxi Squad Money $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $71,126
Total Cap Allocations $65,316,097 $14,412,500 $3,382,500 - $91,063,881 $81,055,365
Cap Space $444,635


2020-2021 Taxi Squad Players

Player (18) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
TeasdaleJoel Teasdale C 21 $700,000 $60,000 - $70,000 - -
LindgrenCharlie Lindgren G 26 $700,000 $50,000 - - - -
PezzettaMichael Pezzetta C 22 $700,000 $50,000 - $70,000 - -
BlandisiJoseph Blandisi RW 26 $700,000 - - $325,000 - -
FrolikMichael Frolik RW 32 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $71,126


2020-2021 Non-Roster Players

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

Player (18) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
GuhleKaiden Guhle D 18 $832,500 $92,500 $420,000 $80,000 $925,000 $925,000
PoehlingRyan Poehling C 21 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
YlönenJesse Ylönen RW 20 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $880,833 $880,833
HillisCameron Hillis C 20 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $838,333 $838,333
BrookJosh Brook D 21 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $795,000 $795,000
KhisamutdinovArsen Khisamutdinov C 22 $700,000 $70,000 - $70,000 $795,000 $795,000
DemchenkoVasili Demchenko G 26 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $792,500 $792,500
FleuryCale Fleury D 21 $700,000 $80,000 $20,000 $70,000 $771,666 $771,666
OlofssonGustav Olofsson D 25 $750,000 - - $250,000 $750,000 $750,000
BaddockBrandon Baddock LW 25 $700,000 - - $110,000 $700,000 $700,000
DauphinLaurent Dauphin C 25 $700,000 - - $175,000 $700,000 $700,000
LucchiniJacob Lucchini C 25 $700,000 - - $85,000 $700,000 $700,000
McNivenMichael McNiven G 23 $700,000 - - $75,000 $700,000 $700,000
VejdemoLukas Vejdemo C 24 $700,000 - - $105,000 $700,000 $700,000
WealJordan Weal C 28 $1,500,000 - - - $1,400,000 $325,000
OuelletXavier Ouellet D 27 $725,000 - - $425,000 $737,500 $50,864
BelzileAlex Belzile RW 29 $700,000 - - $175,000 $700,000 $12,068
LeskinenOtto Leskinen D 23 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $7,974