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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

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Two Way Deal
Player (23) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Malkin Evgeni Malkin C 35 $4,500,000 $5,000,000 - $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 11.68
Crosby Sidney Crosby C 34 $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000 $8,700,000 $8,700,000 10.70
Letang Kris Letang D 34 $7,250,000 - - $7,250,000 $7,250,000 $7,250,000 8.91
Guentzel Jake Guentzel C 26 $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 7.38
Zucker Jason Zucker LW 29 $6,250,000 - - $6,250,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 6.76
Matheson Michael Matheson D 27 $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $4,875,000 $4,875,000 5.99
Marino John Marino D 24 $1,750,000 - - $1,750,000 $4,400,000 $4,400,000 5.41
Dumoulin Brian Dumoulin D 30 $4,100,000 - - $4,100,000 $4,100,000 $4,100,000 5.04
Pettersson Marcus Pettersson D 25 $4,025,175 - - $4,025,175 $4,025,175 $4,025,175 4.95
Jarry Tristan Jarry G 26 $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 4.30
Rust Bryan Rust RW 29 $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 4.30
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 3.38
Carter Jeff Carter C 36 $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $5,272,727 $2,636,363 3.24
Blueger Theodor Blueger C 27 $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $2,200,000 $2,200,000 2.71
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 1.54
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
Lafferty Sam Lafferty C 26 $800,000 - - $800,000 $750,000 $750,000 0.92
Ruhwedel Chad Ruhwedel D 31 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000 0.92
Zohorna Radim Zohorna LW 25 $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 Buried Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
RiikolaJuuso Riikola D 27 $1,300,000 - - $1,300,000 $1,150,000 $25,000 0.03
 

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 Total
2021-2022 NHL Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2021-2022 NHL Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Active Contracts $82,822,902
Buried Money $25,000
Buyout Money $1,116,667
Total Allocated Cap $83,964,569
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 $69,050,175 $6,540,000 - $75,590,175 $82,822,902 $80,186,538
Buried $1,300,000 - - $1,300,000 $25,000 $25,000
Buyout Money $916,667 - - $916,667 $1,116,667 $1,116,667
Total Cap Allocations $71,266,842 $6,540,000 - - $83,964,569 $81,328,205
Cap Space $171,795


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
O'ConnorDrew O'Connor LW 33 $832,500 $92,500 $850,000 $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
PoulinSamuel Poulin RW 20 $832,500 $92,500 - $832,500 $894,167 $894,167
JosephPierre-Olivier Joseph D 22 $832,500 - $212,500 $70,000 $863,333 $863,333
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
BjorkqvistKasper Bjorkqvist RW 24 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000
ChaputMichael Chaput C 29 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000
FedunTaylor Fedun D 33 $750,000 - - - $750,000 $750,000
SimonDominik Simon C 27 $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
AngelloAnthony Angello C 25 $750,000 - - - $725,000 $725,000
RiikolaJuuso Riikola D 27 $1,300,000 - - - $1,150,000 $25,000
LindbergFilip Lindberg G 22 - - - - - -