Defenseman SpendingDefenseman Spending

A real-time look at how NHL teams are spending their 2021 cap dollars on Defensemans.

 

Cap Allocation: Active Roster

Rank Team Players 2021 Cap Dollars Avg Cap Dollars % of 2021 Cap
1 SJS 8 $31,333,259 $3,916,657 41.51%
2 COL 7 $27,869,167 $3,981,310 34.20%
3 PIT 7 $26,125,175 $3,732,168 32.06%
4 VAN 7 $26,010,000 $3,715,714 31.91%
5 DAL 7 $25,900,000 $3,700,000 31.78%
6 STL 8 $25,425,625 $3,178,203 31.09%
7 TBL 7 $25,375,000 $3,625,000 31.13%
8 SEA 8 $25,150,000 $3,143,750 33.71%
9 PHI 8 $21,306,931 $2,663,366 26.14%
10 CAR 7 $21,275,000 $3,039,286 26.10%
11 CGY 7 $21,200,000 $3,028,571 26.40%
12 MIN 6 $21,000,000 $3,500,000 26.86%
13 WPG 6 $20,877,125 $3,479,521 25.62%
14 CHI 7 $20,800,000 $2,971,429 25.52%
15 NSH 9 $20,638,583 $2,293,176 28.96%
16 TOR 7 $20,426,016 $2,918,002 24.54%
17 LAK 7 $20,380,706 $2,911,529 25.01%
18 NJD 7 $19,846,665 $2,835,238 26.81%
19 BOS 6 $19,437,500 $3,239,583 24.80%
20 VGK 7 $19,213,569 $2,744,796 23.57%
21 NYR 9 $18,548,625 $2,060,958 25.24%
22 ARI 7 $18,051,638 $2,578,805 24.26%
23 MTL 8 $18,049,843 $2,256,230 22.15%
24 FLA 6 $17,871,090 $2,978,515 21.93%
25 WAS 8 $17,469,167 $2,183,646 21.43%
26 ANA 8 $16,913,306 $2,114,163 23.35%
27 EDM 6 $16,326,795 $2,721,133 20.03%
28 OTT 7 $15,841,408 $2,263,058 22.34%
29 BUF 7 $15,290,055 $2,184,294 22.30%
30 DET 6 $14,963,333 $2,493,889 20.95%
31 CBJ 7 $11,722,958 $1,674,708 16.62%
32 NYI 7 $11,001,673 $1,571,668 14.03%
Total 229 $651,640,212 $91,698,367 24.99%
Average 7 $20,363,757 $2,845,590 26.01%


Rank Player 2021 Cap Dollars % of 2021 Cap
1 Erik Karlsson $11,500,000 14.11%
2 Drew Doughty $11,000,000 13.50%
3 Roman Josi $9,059,000 11.12%
4 Cale Makar $9,000,000 11.04%
P.K. Subban $9,000,000 11.04%
6 Alex Pietrangelo $8,800,000 10.80%
7 Miro Heiskanen $8,450,000 10.37%
8 Oliver Ekman-Larsson $8,250,000 10.12%
9 Brent Burns $8,000,000 9.82%
Jacob Trouba $8,000,000 9.82%
Thomas Chabot $8,000,000 9.82%
12 Victor Hedman $7,875,000 9.66%
13 Quinn Hughes $7,850,000 9.63%
14 Aaron Ekblad $7,500,000 9.20%
15 Kris Letang $7,250,000 8.90%
16 Marc-Edouard Vlasic $7,000,000 8.59%
17 Mark Giordano $6,750,000 8.28%
Ryan McDonagh $6,750,000 8.28%
Ivan Provorov $6,750,000 8.28%
20 Justin Faulk $6,500,000 7.98%
Torey Krug $6,500,000 7.98%
22 Jeff Petry $6,250,000 7.67%
Joshua Morrissey $6,250,000 7.67%
24 Rasmus Dahlin $6,000,000 7.36%
Erik Johnson $6,000,000 7.36%
Tyler Myers $6,000,000 7.36%
Mathew Dumba $6,000,000 7.36%
Jonas Brodin $6,000,000 7.36%
29 Nate Schmidt $5,950,000 7.30%
30 Neal Pionk $5,875,000 7.21%
31 Esa Lindell $5,800,000 7.12%
32 Adam Pelech $5,750,000 7.06%
33 Jacob Muzzin $5,625,000 6.90%
34 Duncan Keith $5,538,462 6.80%
35 Colton Parayko $5,500,000 6.75%
Nick Leddy $5,500,000 6.75%
Anton Stralman $5,500,000 6.75%
38 Rasmus Ristolainen $5,400,000 6.63%
Seth Jones $5,400,000 6.63%
40 Jaccob Slavin $5,300,000 6.50%
41 Brady Skjei $5,250,000 6.44%
42 Hampus Lindholm $5,205,556 6.39%
43 Shea Theodore $5,200,000 6.38%
44 Dmitry Orlov $5,100,000 6.26%
45 Samuel Girard $5,000,000 6.13%
Zachary Werenski $5,000,000 6.13%
Alex Goligoski $5,000,000 6.13%
Morgan Rielly $5,000,000 6.13%
T.J. Brodie $5,000,000 6.13%
50 Noah Hanifin $4,950,000 6.07%
51 Charles Mcavoy $4,900,000 6.01%
52 Michael Matheson $4,875,000 5.98%
53 Mikhail Sergachev $4,800,000 5.89%
54 Travis Sanheim $4,675,000 5.74%
55 Jamie Oleksiak $4,600,000 5.64%
Jakob Chychrun $4,600,000 5.64%
57 Rasmus Andersson $4,550,000 5.58%
Calvin de Haan $4,550,000 5.58%
59 Chris Tanev $4,500,000 5.52%
Shayne Gostisbehere $4,500,000 5.52%
Tyson Barrie $4,500,000 5.52%
62 John Marino $4,400,000 5.40%
Filip Hronek $4,400,000 5.40%
64 John Klingberg $4,250,000 5.21%
65 Damon Severson $4,166,666 5.11%
66 Brian Dumoulin $4,100,000 5.03%
Josh Manson $4,100,000 5.03%
Devon Toews $4,100,000 5.03%
Brandon Carlo $4,100,000 5.03%
70 Olli Maatta $4,083,333 5.01%
71 Marcus Pettersson $4,025,175 4.94%
72 Brett Pesce $4,025,000 4.94%
73 Vince Dunn $4,000,000 4.91%
Adam Larsson $4,000,000 4.91%
Justin Schultz $4,000,000 4.91%
Jake McCabe $4,000,000 4.91%
77 Kevin Shattenkirk $3,900,000 4.79%
78 Connor Murphy $3,850,000 4.72%
79 Nikita Zadorov $3,750,000 4.60%
Mattias Ekholm $3,750,000 4.60%
81 Will Butcher $3,733,333 4.58%
82 Matthew Grzelcyk $3,687,500 4.52%
83 Ryan Suter $3,650,000 4.48%
84 Brandon Montour $3,500,000 4.29%
Ben Chiarot $3,500,000 4.29%
David Savard $3,500,000 4.29%
87 Marco Scandella $3,275,000 4.02%
88 MacKenzie Weegar $3,250,000 3.99%
Cody Ceci $3,250,000 3.99%
90 Ryan Graves $3,166,666 3.89%
91 Matt Roy $3,150,000 3.87%
92 Ryan Lindgren $3,000,000 3.68%
Derek Forbort $3,000,000 3.68%
94 Erik Cernak $2,950,000 3.62%
95 Ian Cole $2,900,000 3.56%
96 Carson Soucy $2,750,000 3.37%
John Moore $2,750,000 3.37%
98 Philippe Myers $2,550,000 3.13%
99 Radko Gudas $2,500,000 3.07%
Henri Jokiharju $2,500,000 3.07%
Tucker Poolman $2,500,000 3.07%
Brayden McNabb $2,500,000 3.07%
Patrik Nemeth $2,500,000 3.07%
Michal Kempny $2,500,000 3.07%
Nick Jensen $2,500,000 3.07%
Artem Zub $2,500,000 3.07%
107 Jake Bean $2,333,333 2.86%
108 Radim Simek $2,250,000 2.76%
Dmitry Kulikov $2,250,000 2.76%
110 Ryan Murray $2,000,000 2.45%
Marc Staal $2,000,000 2.45%
Ethan Bear $2,000,000 2.45%
Mark Borowiecki $2,000,000 2.45%
Justin Holl $2,000,000 2.45%
115 Erik Gudbranson $1,950,000 2.39%
116 Brett Kulak $1,850,000 2.27%
117 Justin Braun $1,800,000 2.21%
118 Nick Holden $1,700,000 2.09%
119 Dean Kukan $1,650,000 2.02%
120 Robert Hagg $1,600,000 1.96%
121 Andrej Sekera $1,500,000 1.84%
Jani Hakanpaa $1,500,000 1.84%
Travis Dermott $1,500,000 1.84%
124 Scott Mayfield $1,450,000 1.78%
125 Robert Bortuzzo $1,375,000 1.69%
126 Jordan Oesterle $1,350,000 1.66%
Ilya Lyubushkin $1,350,000 1.66%
Riley Stillman $1,350,000 1.66%
129 Haydn Fleury $1,300,000 1.60%
Jan Rutta $1,300,000 1.60%
131 Nathan Beaulieu $1,250,000 1.53%
Kris Russell $1,250,000 1.53%
133 Jacob Larsson $1,200,000 1.47%
Joshua Brown $1,200,000 1.47%
Victor Mete $1,200,000 1.47%
136 Jonas Siegenthaler $1,125,000 1.38%
137 Connor Clifton $1,000,000 1.23%
Anthony DeAngelo $1,000,000 1.23%
Matthew Benning $1,000,000 1.23%
140 Trevor Van Riemsdyk $950,000 1.17%
141 Mattias Samuelsson $925,000 1.13%
Michael Anderson $925,000 1.13%
Mario Ferraro $925,000 1.13%
Jamie Drysdale $925,000 1.13%
Jacob Christiansen $925,000 1.13%
Adam Fox $925,000 1.13%
Nils Lundkvist $925,000 1.13%
K'Andre Miller $925,000 1.13%
Braden Schneider $925,000 1.13%
Scott Perunovich $925,000 1.13%
Jacob Bernard-Docker $925,000 1.13%
Dylan Samberg $925,000 1.13%
Slater Koekkoek $925,000 1.13%
154 Mark Pysyk $900,000 1.10%
William Borgen $900,000 1.10%
Jordie Benn $900,000 1.10%
Jarred Tinordi $900,000 1.10%
Dennis Cholowski $900,000 1.10%
Logan Stanley $900,000 1.10%
Keith Yandle $900,000 1.10%
161 Bowen Byram $894,167 1.10%
Noah Dobson $894,167 1.10%
Tobias Bjornfot $894,167 1.10%
Alexander Romanov $894,167 1.10%
165 Jacob Bryson $889,166 1.09%
166 Janis Moser $886,667 1.09%
167 Cameron York $880,833 1.08%
168 Kurtis Macdermid $875,000 1.07%
169 Libor Hajek $874,125 1.07%
170 Timothy Liljegren $863,333 1.06%
Ty Smith $863,333 1.06%
Ryan Merkley $863,333 1.06%
Erik Brannstrom $863,333 1.06%
Moritz Seider $863,333 1.06%
Evan Bouchard $863,333 1.06%
176 Matt Kiersted $858,750 1.05%
177 Caleb Jones $850,000 1.04%
Luke Schenn $850,000 1.04%
Jeremy Lauzon $850,000 1.04%
Jon Merrill $850,000 1.04%
Gustav Lindstrom $850,000 1.04%
Zach Bogosian $850,000 1.04%
Cal Foote $850,000 1.04%
184 Robin Salo $842,500 1.03%
Daniil Miromanov $842,500 1.03%
186 Kevin Connauton $825,000 1.01%
187 Sean Durzi $809,166 0.99%
188 Erik Gustafsson $800,000 0.98%
Christian Jaros $800,000 0.98%
Brad Hunt $800,000 0.98%
Brendan Guhle $800,000 0.98%
Brendan Smith $800,000 0.98%
Ben Harpur $800,000 0.98%
194 Martin Fehervary $791,667 0.97%
195 Andrew Peeke $787,500 0.97%
Niko Mikkola $787,500 0.97%
197 Kyle Capobianco $775,000 0.95%
198 Dylan Coghlan $762,500 0.94%
199 Kale Clague $761,250 0.93%
200 Alex Biega $750,000 0.92%
Lucas Carlsson $750,000 0.92%
Chad Ruhwedel $750,000 0.92%
Kyle Burroughs $750,000 0.92%
Zdeno Chara $750,000 0.92%
Andy Greene $750,000 0.92%
Dysin Mayo $750,000 0.92%
Jacob Moverare $750,000 0.92%
Jaycob Megna $750,000 0.92%
Nicholas Meloche $750,000 0.92%
Gavin Bayreuther $750,000 0.92%
Ben Hutton $750,000 0.92%
Joshua Mahura $750,000 0.92%
Greg Pateryn $750,000 0.92%
Joel Hanley $750,000 0.92%
Matt Irwin $750,000 0.92%
Oliver Kylington $750,000 0.92%
Michael Stone $750,000 0.92%
Sami Niku $750,000 0.92%
Chris Wideman $750,000 0.92%
Jeremy Davies $750,000 0.92%
Matt Tennyson $750,000 0.92%
Nick Seeler $750,000 0.92%
223 Alex Carrier $733,333 0.90%
224 Mason Geertsen $725,000 0.89%
Mark Friedman $725,000 0.89%
Sebastian Aho $725,000 0.89%
Gabriel Carlsson $725,000 0.89%
Zach Whitecloud $725,000 0.89%
Jake Walman $725,000 0.89%