Montreal Canadiens 2023-2024 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Montreal Canadiens 2023-2024 salary cap table, including team cap space, buyouts, buried & retained salary, & complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

Player (22) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap % Notes
Suzuki Nick Suzuki C 24 $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000 $7,875,000 $7,875,000 9.00
Caufield Cole Caufield RW 23 $4,975,000 $5,000,000 - $9,975,000 $7,850,000 $7,850,000 8.97
Gallagher Brendan Gallagher RW 31 $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 7.43 M-NTC
Anderson Josh Anderson RW 29 $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 6.29 M-NTC
Matheson Michael Matheson D 29 $4,000,000 $2,500,000 - $6,500,000 $4,875,000 $4,875,000 5.57 M-NTC
Allen Jake Allen G 33 $3,900,000 $500,000 - $4,400,000 $3,850,000 $3,850,000 4.40 M-NTC
Armia Joel Armia RW 31 $4,800,000 - - $4,800,000 $3,400,000 $3,400,000 3.89
Pearson Tanner Pearson LW 31 $2,750,000 $1,500,000 - $4,250,000 $3,250,000 $3,250,000 3.71
Newhook Alex Newhook C 23 $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000 $2,900,000 $2,900,000 3.31
Evans Jake Evans C 27 $1,700,000 - - $1,700,000 $1,700,000 $1,700,000 1.94
Montembeault Samuel Montembeault G 27 $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.14
Slafkovsky Juraj Slafkovsky LW 19 $855,000 $95,000 $3,500,000 $950,000 $950,000 $950,000 1.09 Two-Way
Primeau Cayden Primeau G 24 $800,000 - - $800,000 $890,000 $890,000 1.02
Guhle Kaiden Guhle D 22 $832,500 - - $832,500 $863,333 $863,333 0.99 Two-Way
Pezzetta Michael Pezzetta C 25 $775,000 - - $775,000 $812,500 $812,500 0.93
Ylönen Jesse Ylönen RW 24 $775,000 - - $775,000 $775,000 $775,000 0.89 Two-Way
Kovacevic Johnathan Kovacevic D 26 $775,000 - - $775,000 $766,666 $766,666 0.88 Two-Way
Struble Jayden Struble D 22 $775,000 $92,500 $57,500 $867,500 $867,500 $676,758 0.77 Two-Way
Norlinder Mattias Norlinder D 23 $775,000 $92,500 $32,500 $867,500 $859,167 $670,202 0.77 Two-Way
Xhekaj Arber Xhekaj D 23 $775,000 $60,000 - $835,000 $828,333 $372,982 0.43 Two-Way
Roy Joshua Roy RW 20 $775,000 $92,500 $57,500 $867,500 $856,667 $363,285 0.42 Two-Way
White Colin White C 27 $775,000 - - $227,248 $775,000 $227,248 0.26 Two-Way
 

2023 Injured Reserve Cap

Player (6) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Dvorak Christian Dvorak
(Pectoral)
C 27 $5,725,000 - - $5,725,000 $4,450,000 $4,450,000 5.09
Savard David Savard
(Hand)
D 33 $4,200,000 - - $4,200,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 4.00
Dach Kirby Dach
(Knee)
C 23 $4,100,000 - - $4,100,000 $3,362,500 $3,362,500 3.84
Harris Jordan Harris
(Lower-body)
D 23 $1,400,000 - - $1,400,000 $1,400,000 $1,400,000 1.60
Harvey-Pinard Rafael Harvey-Pinard
(Lower-body)
LW 25 $1,200,000 - - $1,200,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000 1.26
Wideman Chris Wideman
(Back)
D 34 $775,000 - - $775,000 $762,500 $762,500 0.87
 

2023 Long Term Injured Reserve Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Price Carey Price
(Knee)
G 36 $2,000,000 $6,500,000 - $8,500,000 $10,500,000 $10,500,000 12.00
 

2023 Buried Cap

Player (5) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
GignacBrandon Gignac C 26 $775,000 - - $775,000 $775,000 $551,888 0.63
StephensMitchell Stephens C 26 $775,000 - - $775,000 $775,000 $211,016 0.24
HeinemanEmil Heineman LW 22 $832,500 $92,500 - $925,000 $897,500 $140,970 0.16
BarronJustin Barron D 22 $832,500 $92,500 $275,000 $925,000 $925,000 $125,918 0.14
CondottaLucas Condotta LW 26 $775,000 - - $775,000 $775,000 $32,464 0.04
 

2023 Buyout Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
AlznerKarl Alzner D 35 $833,333 - - $833,333   $833,333 $833,333 0.95
 

2023 Retained Cap

Player (4) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary   Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
PetryJeff Petry D 36 - - - - $2,343,750 $2,343,750 2.68
EdmundsonJoel Edmundson D 30 - - - - $1,750,000 $1,750,000 2.00
LindstromGustav Lindstrom D 25 $353,154 - - $353,154 $353,154 $353,154 0.40
MonahanSean Monahan C 29 $1,195,132 - - $1,195,132 - - 0.00
 

2023-2024 Cap Totals

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

Cap Type Adj Cap Total
2023-2024 NHL Salary Cap Max $83,500,000
2023-2024 NHL Salary Cap Floor $61,790,000
Active Contracts $56,067,974
Injured Reserve Money $14,575,000
Long Term Reserve Money $10,500,000
Buried Money $1,062,256
Buyout Money $833,333
Retained Money $4,446,904
Total Allocated Cap $87,485,467
Cap Type Cap Total
2023-2024 Salary Cap Max $83,500,000
2023-2024 Salary Cap Floor $61,790,000
Overage/Adjustment $-1,170,000
Montreal's Adjusted Salary Cap $82,330,000
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Cap Total Adjusted Cap Total
Active Contracts $61,312,500 $9,932,500 $3,647,500 $70,697,248 $57,944,166 $56,067,974
Injured Reserve $17,400,000 - - $17,400,000 $14,575,000 $14,575,000
Long Term Injured Reserve $2,000,000 $6,500,000 - $8,500,000 $10,500,000 $10,500,000
Buried $3,990,000 $185,000 $275,000 $4,175,000 $1,062,256 $1,062,256
Buyout Money $833,333 - - $833,333 $833,333 $833,333
Retained Money $1,548,286 - - $1,548,286 $4,446,904 $4,446,904
Total Cap Allocations $87,084,119 $16,617,500 $3,922,500 - $89,361,659 $87,485,467
Long Term Injured Reserve Utilized - - - - - $-5,155,467
Cap Space $0


2023-2024 Non-Roster Players

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

Player (19) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
GignacBrandon Gignac C 26 $775,000 - - $150,000 $775,000 $551,888 0.63
StephensMitchell Stephens C 26 $775,000 - - $300,000 $775,000 $211,016 0.24
HeinemanEmil Heineman LW 22 $832,500 $92,500 - $80,000 $897,500 $140,970 0.16
BarronJustin Barron D 22 $832,500 $92,500 $275,000 $80,000 $925,000 $125,918 0.14
CondottaLucas Condotta LW 26 $775,000 - - $125,000 $775,000 $32,464 0.04
MesarFilip Mesar C 20 $855,000 $95,000 - $82,500 $950,000 - 0.00
ReinbacherDavid Reinbacher D 19 $855,000 $95,000 $1,000,000 $82,500 $950,000 - 0.00
DobesJakub Dobes G 22 $832,500 $92,500 - $80,000 $925,000 - 0.00
BeckOwen Beck C 19 $835,000 $95,000 - $82,500 $916,667 - 0.00
MaillouxLogan Mailloux D 20 $832,500 $92,500 - $80,000 $897,500 - 0.00
FarrellSean Farrell C 22 $775,000 $92,500 $557,500 $80,000 $897,500 - 0.00
KidneyRiley Kidney C 20 $775,000 $92,500 $57,500 $80,000 $859,167 - 0.00
TrudeauWilliam Trudeau D 21 $775,000 $92,500 $57,500 $80,000 $856,667 - 0.00
SimoneauXavier Simoneau C 22 $775,000 $80,000 - $80,000 $855,000 - 0.00
MysakJan Mysak LW 21 $775,000 $92,500 $57,500 $70,000 $850,833 - 0.00
LegareNathan Legare RW 23 $832,500 - - $70,000 $789,167 - 0.00
AnderssonLias Andersson C 25 $775,000 - - $450,000 $775,000 - 0.00
KeeperBrady Keeper D 27 $775,000 - - $250,000 $775,000 - 0.00
MailletPhillipe Maillet C 31 $775,000 - - $350,000 $775,000 - 0.00