Montreal Canadiens 2021-2022 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Montreal Canadiens 2021-2022 salary cap table, including team cap space, buyouts, buried & retained salary, & complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

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Player (24) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap % Notes
Price Carey Price G 34 $2,000,000 $11,000,000 - $13,000,000 $10,500,000 $10,500,000 12.88 NMC
Petry Jeff Petry D 33 $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 7.67 M-NTC
Drouin Jonathan Drouin LW 26 $5,500,000 - - $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 6.75 M-NTC
Anderson Josh Anderson RW 27 $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 6.75 M-NTC
Hoffman Mike Hoffman LW 31 $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000 $4,500,000 $4,500,000 5.52
Dvorak Christian Dvorak C 25 $5,075,000 - - $5,075,000 $4,450,000 $4,450,000 5.46
Toffoli Tyler Toffoli RW 29 $5,125,000 - - $5,125,000 $4,250,000 $4,250,000 5.21
Savard David Savard D 30 $2,800,000 - - $2,800,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 4.29
Chiarot Ben Chiarot D 30 $2,500,000 $1,000,000 - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 4.29 M-NTC
Lehkonen Artturi Lehkonen LW 26 $2,300,000 - - $2,300,000 $2,300,000 $2,300,000 2.82
Kulak Brett Kulak D 27 $2,200,000 - - $2,200,000 $1,850,000 $1,850,000 2.27
Paquette Cedric Paquette C 28 $950,000 - - $950,000 $950,000 $950,000 1.17
Romanov Alexander Romanov D 21 $832,500 $92,500 $637,500 $925,000 $894,167 $894,167 1.10 Two-Way
Suzuki Nick Suzuki C 22 $832,500 - - $832,500 $863,333 $863,333 1.06 Two-Way
Evans Jake Evans C 25 $800,000 - - $800,000 $750,000 $750,000 0.92 Two-Way
Montembeault Samuel Montembeault G 24 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000 0.92
Niku Sami Niku D 24 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000 0.92 Two-Way
Wideman Chris Wideman D 31 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000 0.92
Pezzetta Michael Pezzetta C 23 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $671,250 0.82 Two-Way
Poehling Ryan Poehling C 22 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $637,500 0.78 Two-Way
Primeau Cayden Primeau G 22 $832,500 $92,500 - $925,000 $880,833 $563,712 0.69 Two-Way
Clague Kale Clague D 23 $761,250 - - $761,250 $761,250 $555,676 0.68 Two-Way
Dauphin Laurent Dauphin C 26 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $491,250 0.60 Two-Way
Pitlick Rem Pitlick C 24 $917,831 - - $486,434 $917,831 $486,434 0.60
 

2021 Injured Reserve Cap

Player (7) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Gallagher Brendan Gallagher
(Lower-body)
RW 29 $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 7.98
Edmundson Joel Edmundson
(Undisclosed)
D 28 $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 4.29
Armia Joel Armia
(Covid-19)
RW 29 $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $3,400,000 $3,400,000 4.17
Allen Jake Allen
(Lower-body)
G 31 $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $2,875,000 $2,875,000 3.53
Perreault Mathieu Perreault
(Lower-body)
C 33 $950,000 - - $950,000 $950,000 $950,000 1.17
Caufield Cole Caufield
(Covid-19)
RW 20 $832,500 $92,500 $300,000 $925,000 $880,833 $801,528 0.98
Brook Josh Brook
(Knee)
D 22 $800,000 - $32,500 $800,000 $795,000 - 0.00
 

2021 Long Term Injured Reserve Cap

Player (2) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Weber Shea Weber
(Thumb)
D 36 $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 $7,857,143 $7,857,143 9.64
Byron Paul Byron
(Hip)
C 32 $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $3,400,000 $805,773 0.99
 

2021 Buried Cap

Player (10) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
NorlinderMattias Norlinder D 21 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $842,500 $859,167 $244,872 0.30
BelzileAlex Belzile RW 30 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $202,500 0.25
Harvey-PinardRafael Harvey-Pinard LW 22 $750,000 $75,000 - $825,000 $825,000 $111,375 0.14
YlönenJesse Ylönen RW 21 $832,500 $92,500 - $925,000 $880,833 $110,100 0.14
SchuenemanCorey Schueneman D 25 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $63,750 0.08
VejdemoLukas Vejdemo C 25 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $56,250 0.07
BaddockBrandon Baddock LW 26 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $52,500 0.06
BelpedioLouis Belpedio D 25 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $45,000 0.06
McNivenMichael McNiven G 24 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $41,250 0.05
HillisCameron Hillis C 21 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $842,500 $838,333 $4,192 0.01
 

2021 Buyout Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
AlznerKarl Alzner D 33 $833,333 - - $833,333   $1,958,333 $1,958,333 2.40
 

2021 Retained Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary   Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
BrooksAdam Brooks C 25 $135,000 - - $135,000 - - 0.00
 

2021-2022 Cap Totals

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

Cap Type Adj Cap Total
2021-2022 NHL Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2021-2022 NHL Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Active Contracts $61,213,322
Injured Reserve Money $18,026,528
Long Term Reserve Money $-629,972
Buried Money $931,789
Buyout Money $1,958,333
Total Allocated Cap $81,500,000
Cap Space $0
Cap Type Cap Total
2021-2022 Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2021-2022 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 $50,426,581 $12,185,000 $637,500 $62,180,184 $62,617,414 $61,213,322
Injured Reserve $14,082,500 $92,500 $332,500 $14,175,000 $18,900,833 $18,026,528
Long Term Injured Reserve $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000 $11,257,143 $-629,972
Buried $7,582,500 $352,500 $165,000 $7,935,000 $931,789 $931,789
Buyout Money $833,333 - - $833,333 $1,958,333 $1,958,333
Total Cap Allocations $83,059,914 $12,630,000 $1,135,000 - $95,665,512 $81,500,000
Cap Space $0


2021-2022 Non-Roster Players

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

Player (17) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
GuhleKaiden Guhle D 19 $832,500 $92,500 $420,000 $80,000 $925,000 $925,000
MysakJan Mysak LW 19 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $850,833 $850,833
FairbrotherGianni Fairbrother D 21 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $848,333 $848,333
XhekajArber Xhekaj D 20 $750,000 $80,000 - $80,000 $828,333 $828,333
TeasdaleJoel Teasdale C 22 $750,000 - - $70,000 $763,333 $763,333
DeaJean-Sebastien Dea C 27 $750,000 - - $450,000 $750,000 $750,000
OuelletXavier Ouellet D 28 $750,000 - - $425,000 $737,500 $737,500
NorlinderMattias Norlinder D 21 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $859,167 $244,872
BelzileAlex Belzile RW 30 $750,000 - - $250,000 $750,000 $202,500
Harvey-PinardRafael Harvey-Pinard LW 22 $750,000 $75,000 - $70,000 $825,000 $111,375
YlönenJesse Ylönen RW 21 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $880,833 $110,100
SchuenemanCorey Schueneman D 25 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $63,750
VejdemoLukas Vejdemo C 25 $750,000 - - $175,000 $750,000 $56,250
BaddockBrandon Baddock LW 26 $750,000 - - $150,000 $750,000 $52,500
BelpedioLouis Belpedio D 25 $750,000 - - $225,000 $750,000 $45,000
McNivenMichael McNiven G 24 $750,000 - - $100,000 $750,000 $41,250
HillisCameron Hillis C 21 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $838,333 $4,192