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Montreal Canadiens Active Financial Summary

A summary of financial breakdowns for the Montreal Canadiens, including multi-year cap totals, player cap hits, top earnings, contracts, & free agents.

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Salary Cap Breakdown Totals

A current & future look at the signed players & cap dollars allocated by position group.

    2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25
Total Cap Allocations   $104,392,140 $73,172,141 $61,356,308 $46,056,309 $36,607,143
Signed Players   50 26 16 9 5
Forwards   $35,455,022 $26,013,333 $25,150,000 $16,250,000 $12,000,000
Defensemen   $22,201,595 $23,851,310 $17,607,143 $17,607,143 $14,107,143
Goaltending   $14,850,000 $13,375,000 $13,375,000 $10,500,000 $10,500,000
Injured Reserve  
Suspended  
Buried/Buyout/Dead Cap   $3,958,333 $1,958,333 $833,333 $833,333


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Roster Cap Figures

Current & future salary payroll figures for players on the active roster. For more view the complete Canadiens Salary Payroll Table

Forward Pos. 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25
Josh Anderson RW $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000
Jonathan Drouin LW $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 0UFA 0-
Tomas Tatar LW $4,800,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Tyler Toffoli RW $4,250,000 $4,250,000 $4,250,000 $4,250,000 0UFA
Brendan Gallagher RW $3,750,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000
Paul Byron C $3,400,000 $3,400,000 $3,400,000 0UFA 0-
Eric Staal C $1,625,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Phillip Danault C $3,083,333 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Joel Armia RW $2,600,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Artturi Lehkonen LW $2,400,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Jesperi Kotkaniemi C $893,088 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Nick Suzuki C $841,059 $863,333 0RFA 0- 0-
Corey Perry RW $562,542 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Defenseman Pos. 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25
Shea Weber D $7,857,143 $7,857,143 $7,857,143 $7,857,143 $7,857,143
Jeff Petry D $5,500,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000
Joel Edmundson D $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 0UFA
Ben Chiarot D $3,500,000 $3,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Erik Gustafsson D $1,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Brett Kulak D $1,850,000 $1,850,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Jon Merrill D $925,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Alexander Romanov D $878,712 $894,167 0RFA 0- 0-
Xavier Ouellet D $190,740 $737,500 0UFA 0- 0-
 
Goaltending Pos. 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25
Carey Price G $10,500,000 $10,500,000 $10,500,000 $10,500,000 $10,500,000
Jake Allen G $4,350,000 $2,875,000 $2,875,000 0UFA 0-
   

Dead Cap Figures

Pos. 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25
Karl Alzner D $3,958,333 $1,958,333 $833,333 $833,333 0-
Victor Mete D 0- 0- 0- 0- 0-
 

 

Non-Roster Forwards Money

Player Pos. 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25
WealJordan Weal C $325,000 UFA - - -
PoehlingRyan Poehling C $925,000 RFA - - -
CaufieldCole Caufield RW $880,833 $880,833 $880,833 RFA -
YlönenJesse Ylönen RW $880,833 $880,833 $880,833 RFA -
HillisCameron Hillis C $838,333 $838,333 $838,333 RFA -
KhisamutdinovArsen Khisamutdinov C $795,000 $795,000 RFA - -
TeasdaleJoel Teasdale C $753,333 RFA - - -
EvansJake Evans C $465,552 $750,000 RFA - -
FrolikMichael Frolik RW $12,932 UFA - - -
PezzettaMichael Pezzetta C $743,333 RFA - - -
BaddockBrandon Baddock LW $700,000 RFA - - -
BelzileAlex Belzile RW $700,000 UFA - - -
BlandisiJoseph Blandisi RW $700,000 - RFA - -
DauphinLaurent Dauphin C $700,000 RFA - - -
LucchiniJacob Lucchini C $700,000 RFA - - -
VejdemoLukas Vejdemo C $700,000 RFA - - -
 

Non-Roster Defensemen Money

Player Pos. 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25
GuhleKaiden Guhle D $925,000 $925,000 $925,000 RFA -
LeskinenOtto Leskinen D $7,974 RFA - - -
BrookJosh Brook D $795,000 $795,000 RFA - -
FleuryCale Fleury D $771,666 RFA - - -
OlofssonGustav Olofsson D $750,000 RFA - - -
 

Non-Roster Goaltenders Money

Player Pos. 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25
PrimeauCayden Primeau G $37,965 $880,833 RFA - -
DemchenkoVasili Demchenko G $792,500 UFA - - -
LindgrenCharlie Lindgren G $750,000 UFA - - -
McNivenMichael McNiven G $700,000 RFA - - -