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 7 $31,250,833 $4,464,405 42.52%
2 COL 8 $28,619,167 $3,577,396 35.90%
3 MIN 7 $28,575,000 $4,082,143 36.42%
4 WPG 7 $27,125,000 $3,875,000 33.28%
5 PIT 8 $26,984,258 $3,373,032 33.11%
6 VAN 8 $26,935,000 $3,366,875 33.05%
7 DAL 7 $25,900,000 $3,700,000 31.78%
8 PHI 6 $25,775,000 $4,295,833 31.63%
9 LAK 7 $25,452,392 $3,636,056 31.28%
10 TBL 7 $25,263,750 $3,609,107 31.00%
11 STL 7 $24,662,500 $3,523,214 30.26%
12 NJD 7 $24,566,666 $3,509,524 33.92%
13 VGK 7 $24,029,167 $3,432,738 29.48%
14 BOS 8 $23,162,500 $2,895,313 29.60%
15 WAS 8 $22,969,167 $2,871,146 28.18%
16 CGY 8 $22,750,000 $2,843,750 28.02%
17 NSH 8 $22,292,333 $2,786,542 30.69%
18 EDM 7 $21,926,795 $3,132,399 26.90%
19 DET 8 $21,694,167 $2,711,771 31.41%
20 ANA 6 $21,380,556 $3,563,426 31.69%
21 CAR 7 $21,275,000 $3,039,286 26.10%
22 OTT 7 $21,100,000 $3,014,286 30.31%
23 FLA 7 $21,012,585 $3,001,798 26.64%
24 TOR 7 $20,882,500 $2,983,214 25.62%
25 CHI 7 $20,875,000 $2,982,143 25.61%
26 SEA 7 $20,550,000 $2,935,714 27.49%
27 ARI 7 $18,505,833 $2,643,690 25.74%
28 NYR 8 $18,049,125 $2,256,141 25.24%
29 MTL 7 $17,494,167 $2,499,167 21.47%
30 BUF 7 $16,818,180 $2,402,597 25.60%
31 NYI 7 $15,319,167 $2,188,452 18.80%
32 CBJ 7 $15,098,333 $2,156,905 22.08%
Total 231 $728,294,141 $101,353,062 27.93%
Average 7 $22,759,192 $3,152,788 29.4%


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 P.K. Subban $9,000,000 11.04%
Dougie Hamilton $9,000,000 11.04%
Cale Makar $9,000,000 11.04%
7 Alex Pietrangelo $8,800,000 10.80%
8 Miro Heiskanen $8,450,000 10.37%
9 Oliver Ekman-Larsson $8,250,000 10.12%
10 John Carlson $8,000,000 9.82%
Thomas Chabot $8,000,000 9.82%
Brent Burns $8,000,000 9.82%
Jacob Trouba $8,000,000 9.82%
14 Victor Hedman $7,875,000 9.66%
15 Quinn Hughes $7,850,000 9.63%
16 Jared Spurgeon $7,575,000 9.29%
17 Aaron Ekblad $7,500,000 9.20%
18 Kris Letang $7,250,000 8.90%
19 Marc-Edouard Vlasic $7,000,000 8.59%
20 Ryan McDonagh $6,750,000 8.28%
Ivan Provorov $6,750,000 8.28%
Mark Giordano $6,750,000 8.28%
23 Justin Faulk $6,500,000 7.98%
Torey Krug $6,500,000 7.98%
Cam Fowler $6,500,000 7.98%
26 Jeff Petry $6,250,000 7.67%
Joshua Morrissey $6,250,000 7.67%
Ryan Ellis $6,250,000 7.67%
29 Mathew Dumba $6,000,000 7.36%
Jonas Brodin $6,000,000 7.36%
Tyler Myers $6,000,000 7.36%
Erik Johnson $6,000,000 7.36%
Rasmus Dahlin $6,000,000 7.36%
34 Nate Schmidt $5,950,000 7.30%
35 Neal Pionk $5,875,000 7.21%
36 Esa Lindell $5,800,000 7.12%
37 Adam Pelech $5,750,000 7.06%
38 Jacob Muzzin $5,625,000 6.90%
39 Darnell Nurse $5,600,000 6.87%
40 Duncan Keith $5,538,462 6.80%
41 Colton Parayko $5,500,000 6.75%
Nick Leddy $5,500,000 6.75%
Anton Stralman $5,500,000 6.75%
44 Rasmus Ristolainen $5,400,000 6.63%
Seth Jones $5,400,000 6.63%
46 Jaccob Slavin $5,300,000 6.50%
47 Brady Skjei $5,250,000 6.44%
Alec Martinez $5,250,000 6.44%
49 Hampus Lindholm $5,205,556 6.39%
50 Shea Theodore $5,200,000 6.38%
51 Dmitry Orlov $5,100,000 6.26%
52 Alex Goligoski $5,000,000 6.13%
Danny DeKeyser $5,000,000 6.13%
Morgan Rielly $5,000,000 6.13%
T.J. Brodie $5,000,000 6.13%
Samuel Girard $5,000,000 6.13%
Ryan Pulock $5,000,000 6.13%
Zachary Werenski $5,000,000 6.13%
59 Noah Hanifin $4,950,000 6.07%
60 Charles Mcavoy $4,900,000 6.01%
61 Michael Matheson $4,875,000 5.98%
62 Mikhail Sergachev $4,800,000 5.89%
63 Travis Sanheim $4,675,000 5.74%
64 Jakob Chychrun $4,600,000 5.64%
65 Rasmus Andersson $4,550,000 5.58%
Calvin de Haan $4,550,000 5.58%
67 Chris Tanev $4,500,000 5.52%
Nikita Zaitsev $4,500,000 5.52%
Tyson Barrie $4,500,000 5.52%
Shayne Gostisbehere $4,500,000 5.52%
71 Filip Hronek $4,400,000 5.40%
John Marino $4,400,000 5.40%
73 John Klingberg $4,250,000 5.21%
74 Josh Manson $4,100,000 5.03%
Brian Dumoulin $4,100,000 5.03%
Devon Toews $4,100,000 5.03%
Brandon Carlo $4,100,000 5.03%
78 Olli Maatta $4,083,333 5.01%
79 Marcus Pettersson $4,025,175 4.94%
80 Brett Pesce $4,025,000 4.94%
81 Justin Schultz $4,000,000 4.91%
Jake McCabe $4,000,000 4.91%
Vince Dunn $4,000,000 4.91%
Adam Larsson $4,000,000 4.91%
85 Brenden Dillon $3,900,000 4.79%
Kevin Shattenkirk $3,900,000 4.79%
87 Colin Miller $3,875,000 4.75%
88 Connor Murphy $3,850,000 4.72%
89 Nikita Zadorov $3,750,000 4.60%
Mattias Ekholm $3,750,000 4.60%
91 Will Butcher $3,733,333 4.58%
92 Matthew Grzelcyk $3,687,500 4.52%
93 Ryan Suter $3,650,000 4.48%
94 Ben Chiarot $3,500,000 4.29%
David Savard $3,500,000 4.29%
Brandon Montour $3,500,000 4.29%
Alexander Edler $3,500,000 4.29%
98 Marco Scandella $3,275,000 4.02%
99 Cody Ceci $3,250,000 3.99%
MacKenzie Weegar $3,250,000 3.99%
101 Ryan Graves $3,166,666 3.89%
102 Matt Roy $3,150,000 3.87%
103 Dylan Demelo $3,000,000 3.68%
Derek Forbort $3,000,000 3.68%
Mike Reilly $3,000,000 3.68%
Ryan Lindgren $3,000,000 3.68%
107 Erik Cernak $2,950,000 3.62%
108 Ian Cole $2,900,000 3.56%
109 Vladislav Gavrikov $2,800,000 3.44%
110 Carson Soucy $2,750,000 3.37%
John Moore $2,750,000 3.37%
112 Gustav Forsling $2,666,667 3.27%
113 Sean Walker $2,650,000 3.25%
114 Philippe Myers $2,550,000 3.13%
115 Nick Jensen $2,500,000 3.07%
Artem Zub $2,500,000 3.07%
Radko Gudas $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%
121 Dante Fabbro $2,400,000 2.94%
122 Jake Bean $2,333,333 2.86%
123 Dmitry Kulikov $2,250,000 2.76%
Radim Simek $2,250,000 2.76%
125 Michael Del Zotto $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%
Ryan Murray $2,000,000 2.45%
131 Erik Gudbranson $1,950,000 2.39%
132 Brett Kulak $1,850,000 2.27%
133 Justin Braun $1,800,000 2.21%
134 Nick Holden $1,700,000 2.09%
Troy Stecher $1,700,000 2.09%
136 Dean Kukan $1,650,000 2.02%
137 Scott Harrington $1,633,333 2.00%
138 Robert Hagg $1,600,000 1.96%
139 Juuso Valimaki $1,550,000 1.90%
140 Andrej Sekera $1,500,000 1.84%
Jani Hakanpaa $1,500,000 1.84%
Travis Dermott $1,500,000 1.84%
143 Scott Mayfield $1,450,000 1.78%
144 Robert Bortuzzo $1,375,000 1.69%
145 Jordan Oesterle $1,350,000 1.66%
Riley Stillman $1,350,000 1.66%
Ilya Lyubushkin $1,350,000 1.66%
148 Haydn Fleury $1,300,000 1.60%
Jan Rutta $1,300,000 1.60%
150 Nathan Beaulieu $1,250,000 1.53%
Kris Russell $1,250,000 1.53%
152 Joshua Brown $1,200,000 1.47%
Victor Mete $1,200,000 1.47%
154 Jonas Siegenthaler $1,125,000 1.38%
155 Anthony DeAngelo $1,000,000 1.23%
Matthew Benning $1,000,000 1.23%
Connor Clifton $1,000,000 1.23%
158 Trevor Van Riemsdyk $950,000 1.17%
159 Adam Fox $925,000 1.13%
Nils Lundkvist $925,000 1.13%
K'Andre Miller $925,000 1.13%
Jamie Drysdale $925,000 1.13%
Slater Koekkoek $925,000 1.13%
Ian Mitchell $925,000 1.13%
Jack Rathbone $925,000 1.13%
Mario Ferraro $925,000 1.13%
Michael Anderson $925,000 1.13%
168 William Borgen $900,000 1.10%
Mark Pysyk $900,000 1.10%
Jarred Tinordi $900,000 1.10%
Jordie Benn $900,000 1.10%
Dennis Cholowski $900,000 1.10%
Logan Stanley $900,000 1.10%
Keith Yandle $900,000 1.10%
175 Alexander Romanov $894,167 1.10%
Moritz Seider $894,167 1.10%
Rasmus Sandin $894,167 1.10%
Bowen Byram $894,167 1.10%
Noah Dobson $894,167 1.10%
Tobias Bjornfot $894,167 1.10%
Adam Boqvist $894,167 1.10%
182 Jacob Bryson $889,166 1.09%
183 Kurtis Macdermid $875,000 1.07%
184 Libor Hajek $874,125 1.07%
185 Evan Bouchard $863,333 1.06%
Timothy Liljegren $863,333 1.06%
Victor Soderstrom $863,333 1.06%
188 Matt Kiersted $858,750 1.05%
189 Santeri Hatakka $850,833 1.04%
190 Jeremy Lauzon $850,000 1.04%
Jon Merrill $850,000 1.04%
Cal Foote $850,000 1.04%
Gustav Lindstrom $850,000 1.04%
Conor Timmins $850,000 1.04%
Luke Schenn $850,000 1.04%
196 Vladislav Provolnev $842,500 1.03%
197 Simon Benoit $809,166 0.99%
198 Brendan Smith $800,000 0.98%
Ben Harpur $800,000 0.98%
Erik Gustafsson $800,000 0.98%
Christian Jaros $800,000 0.98%
Brad Hunt $800,000 0.98%
203 Martin Fehervary $791,667 0.97%
Nicolas Hague $791,667 0.97%
205 Andrew Peeke $787,500 0.97%
Niko Mikkola $787,500 0.97%
207 Dylan Coghlan $762,500 0.94%
208 Christian Wolanin $750,000 0.92%
Matt Irwin $750,000 0.92%
Joel Hanley $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%
Andrej Sustr $750,000 0.92%
Joshua Mahura $750,000 0.92%
Chad Ruhwedel $750,000 0.92%
Colton White $750,000 0.92%
Olli Juolevi $750,000 0.92%
Kyle Burroughs $750,000 0.92%
Jordan Gross $750,000 0.92%
Zdeno Chara $750,000 0.92%
Andy Greene $750,000 0.92%
224 Alex Carrier $733,333 0.90%
225 Zach Whitecloud $725,000 0.89%
Jake Walman $725,000 0.89%
Mark Friedman $725,000 0.89%
Mason Geertsen $725,000 0.89%
Sebastian Aho $725,000 0.89%
Jacob Middleton $725,000 0.89%
Jakub Zboril $725,000 0.89%