Pittsburgh Penguins 2021-2022 Salary Cap

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

Penguins – The Athletic

Player (23) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap % Notes
Crosby Sidney Crosby C 34 $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000 $8,700,000 $8,700,000 10.67 NMC
Letang Kris Letang D 34 $7,250,000 - - $7,250,000 $7,250,000 $7,250,000 8.90 NMC
Guentzel Jake Guentzel C 26 $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 7.36
Zucker Jason Zucker LW 29 $6,250,000 - - $6,250,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 6.75 M-NTC
Matheson Michael Matheson D 27 $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $4,875,000 $4,875,000 5.98 M-NTC
Marino John Marino D 24 $1,750,000 - - $1,750,000 $4,400,000 $4,400,000 5.40
Dumoulin Brian Dumoulin D 30 $4,100,000 - - $4,100,000 $4,100,000 $4,100,000 5.03
Pettersson Marcus Pettersson D 25 $4,025,175 - - $4,025,175 $4,025,175 $4,025,175 4.94
Jarry Tristan Jarry G 26 $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 4.29
Kapanen Kasperi Kapanen RW 25 $800,000 $1,540,000 - $2,340,000 $3,200,000 $3,200,000 3.93
McGinn Brock McGinn LW 27 $2,750,000 - - $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 3.37
Carter Jeff Carter C 36 $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $5,272,727 $2,636,363 3.23
Blueger Theodor Blueger C 27 $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $2,200,000 $2,200,000 2.70
Aston-Reese Zach Aston-Reese C 27 $1,725,000 - - $1,725,000 $1,725,000 $1,725,000 2.12
DeSmith Casey DeSmith G 30 $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $1,250,000 $1,250,000 1.53
Heinen Danton Heinen C 26 $1,100,000 - - $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000 1.35
Rodrigues Evan Rodrigues LW 28 $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.23
O'Connor Drew O'Connor LW 33 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $925,000 $925,000 $860,250 1.06 Two-Way
Lafferty Sam Lafferty C 26 $800,000 - - $800,000 $750,000 $750,000 0.92
Boyle Brian Boyle C 36 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000 0.92
Ruhwedel Chad Ruhwedel D 31 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000 0.92
Simon Dominik Simon C 27 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000 0.92
Friedman Mark Friedman D 25 $750,000 - - $750,000 $725,000 $725,000 0.89
 

2021 Injured Reserve Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Rust Bryan Rust
(Lower-body)
RW 29 $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 4.29
 

2021 Long Term Injured Reserve Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Malkin Evgeni Malkin
(Knee)
C 35 $4,500,000 $5,000,000 - $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 11.66
 

2021 Buried Cap

Player (6) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
JosephPierre-Olivier Joseph D 22 $832,500 - $212,500 $832,500 $863,333 $77,706 0.10
FedunTaylor Fedun D 33 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $26,250 0.03
RiikolaJuuso Riikola D 27 $1,300,000 - - $1,300,000 $1,150,000 $25,000 0.03
BjorkqvistKasper Bjorkqvist RW 24 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $11,250 0.01
DomingueLouis Domingue G 29 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $7,500 0.01
AngelloAnthony Angello C 25 $750,000 - - $750,000 $725,000 $3,625 0.00
 

2021 Buyout Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
JohnsonJack Johnson D 34 $916,667 - - $916,667   $1,116,667 $1,116,667 1.37
 

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 $68,796,788
Injured Reserve Money $3,500,000
Long Term Reserve Money $7,935,214
Buried Money $151,331
Buyout Money $1,116,667
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
Pittsburgh's Adjusted Salary Cap $81,500,000
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Cap Total Adjusted Cap Total
Active Contracts $65,382,675 $1,632,500 $850,000 $67,015,175 $71,497,902 $68,796,788
Injured Reserve $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
Long Term Injured Reserve $4,500,000 $5,000,000 - $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $7,935,214
Buried $5,132,500 - $212,500 $5,132,500 $151,331 $151,331
Buyout Money $916,667 - - $916,667 $1,116,667 $1,116,667
Total Cap Allocations $79,431,842 $6,632,500 $1,062,500 - $85,765,900 $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 (22) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
LeeCameron Lee D 24 $832,500 $92,500 $425,000 $7,000 $925,000 $925,000
LindbergFilip Lindberg G 22 $832,500 $92,500 - $80,000 $925,000 $925,000
PoulinSamuel Poulin RW 20 $832,500 $92,500 - $832,500 $894,167 $894,167
ManiscalcoJoshua Maniscalco D 22 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $853,333 $853,333
PuustinenValtteri Puustinen RW 22 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $842,500 $842,500
GrudenJonathan Gruden LW 21 $750,000 $82,500 - $70,000 $815,833 $815,833
AlmariNiclas Almari D 23 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $809,167 $809,167
AlmeidaJustin Almeida C 22 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $809,166 $809,166
DrozgJan Drozg RW 22 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $809,166 $809,166
ReillyWill Reilly D 24 $750,000 $82,500 - - $806,250 $806,250
LegareNathan Legare RW 20 $750,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $795,000 $795,000
HallanderFilip Hallander C 21 $750,000 - $132,500 $70,000 $764,167 $764,167
ChaputMichael Chaput C 29 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000
ZohornaRadim Zohorna LW 25 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000
BelleriveJordy Bellerive C 22 $750,000 - - $70,000 $733,333 $733,333
D'OrioAlex D'Orio G 22 $750,000 - - $70,000 $733,333 $733,333
JosephPierre-Olivier Joseph D 22 $832,500 - $212,500 $70,000 $863,333 $77,706
FedunTaylor Fedun D 33 $750,000 - - - $750,000 $26,250
RiikolaJuuso Riikola D 27 $1,300,000 - - - $1,150,000 $25,000
BjorkqvistKasper Bjorkqvist RW 24 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $11,250
DomingueLouis Domingue G 29 $750,000 - - $300,000 $750,000 $7,500
AngelloAnthony Angello C 25 $750,000 - - - $725,000 $3,625