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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 6 $30,471,667 $5,078,611 40.05%
2 NJD 7 $28,121,665 $4,017,381 47.39%
3 MTL 8 $28,101,310 $3,512,664 33.78%
4 MIN 6 $27,675,000 $4,612,500 44.79%
5 LAK 8 $26,202,392 $3,275,299 32.60%
6 PIT 7 $26,125,175 $3,732,168 33.13%
7 DAL 7 $25,900,000 $3,700,000 31.40%
8 EDM 8 $25,893,795 $3,236,724 32.52%
9 COL 6 $25,869,167 $4,311,528 35.02%
10 STL 8 $25,412,500 $3,176,563 35.00%
11 TBL 7 $25,375,000 $3,625,000 30.86%
12 CAR 7 $24,325,000 $3,475,000 35.68%
13 WAS 7 $23,800,000 $3,400,000 30.37%
14 VGK 6 $23,266,667 $3,877,778 30.51%
15 VAN 7 $22,325,000 $3,189,286 30.68%
16 FLA 6 $22,116,667 $3,686,111 30.64%
17 WPG 7 $21,938,333 $3,134,048 29.20%
18 PHI 6 $21,850,000 $3,641,667 29.73%
19 OTT 8 $21,688,333 $2,711,042 42.53%
20 CHI 7 $20,925,000 $2,989,286 25.82%
21 ANA 5 $20,905,556 $4,181,111 32.38%
22 TOR 7 $20,769,167 $2,967,024 26.24%
23 BOS 7 $20,412,500 $2,916,071 26.02%
24 SEA 6 $20,250,000 $3,375,000 31.10%
25 NSH 7 $20,084,000 $2,869,143 32.24%
26 NYR 8 $17,912,500 $2,239,063 26.12%
27 DET 7 $17,200,000 $2,457,143 34.68%
28 AZ 4 $15,950,000 $3,987,500 23.39%
29 CBJ 8 $15,035,833 $1,879,479 21.68%
30 NYI 6 $14,819,167 $2,469,861 23.72%
31 CGY 3 $14,000,000 $4,666,667 20.42%
32 BUF 5 $10,997,499 $2,199,500 20.73%
Total 212 $705,718,893 $108,590,215 27.16%
Average 7 $22,053,715 $3,328,863 31.26%


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%
Cale Makar $9,000,000 11.28%
Dougie Hamilton $9,000,000 11.04%
7 Alex Pietrangelo $8,800,000 10.84%
8 Miro Heiskanen $8,450,000 10.49%
9 Oliver Ekman-Larsson $8,250,000 10.20%
10 Jacob Trouba $8,000,000 9.82%
Brent Burns $8,000,000 9.82%
Thomas Chabot $8,000,000 9.82%
John Carlson $8,000,000 9.87%
14 Victor Hedman $7,875,000 9.68%
15 Shea Weber $7,857,143 9.71%
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 8.30%
Ivan Provorov $6,750,000 8.28%
Mark Giordano $6,750,000 8.28%
23 Cam Fowler $6,500,000 7.98%
Justin Faulk $6,500,000 8.01%
Torey Krug $6,500,000 8.01%
26 Ryan Ellis $6,250,000 7.67%
Joshua Morrissey $6,250,000 7.68%
Jeff Petry $6,250,000 7.73%
29 Erik Johnson $6,000,000 7.52%
Mathew Dumba $6,000,000 7.36%
Jonas Brodin $6,000,000 7.36%
Johnny Boychuk $6,000,000 7.49%
Tyler Myers $6,000,000 7.42%
34 Nate Schmidt $5,950,000 7.31%
35 Esa Lindell $5,800,000 7.20%
36 Jacob Muzzin $5,625,000 6.90%
37 Darnell Nurse $5,600,000 6.93%
38 Duncan Keith $5,538,462 6.85%
39 Nick Leddy $5,500,000 6.75%
Anton Stralman $5,500,000 6.76%
Colton Parayko $5,500,000 6.77%
42 Seth Jones $5,400,000 6.66%
Rasmus Ristolainen $5,400,000 6.63%
44 Jaccob Slavin $5,300,000 6.50%
45 Alec Martinez $5,250,000 6.46%
Brady Skjei $5,250,000 6.44%
47 Hampus Lindholm $5,205,556 6.39%
48 Shea Theodore $5,200,000 6.40%
49 Dmitry Orlov $5,100,000 6.29%
50 Danny DeKeyser $5,000,000 6.13%
Samuel Girard $5,000,000 6.27%
Morgan Rielly $5,000,000 6.13%
T.J. Brodie $5,000,000 6.13%
Alex Goligoski $5,000,000 6.13%
Ryan Pulock $5,000,000 6.24%
Zachary Werenski $5,000,000 6.13%
57 Noah Hanifin $4,950,000 6.07%
58 Charles Mcavoy $4,900,000 6.16%
59 Michael Matheson $4,875,000 5.98%
60 Mikhail Sergachev $4,800,000 5.90%
61 Jakob Chychrun $4,600,000 5.66%
Jamie Oleksiak $4,600,000 5.64%
63 Calvin de Haan $4,550,000 5.61%
Rasmus Andersson $4,550,000 5.58%
65 Nikita Zaitsev $4,500,000 5.52%
Chris Tanev $4,500,000 5.52%
Tyson Barrie $4,500,000 5.57%
Shayne Gostisbehere $4,500,000 5.53%
69 John Marino $4,400,000 5.40%
70 John Klingberg $4,250,000 5.27%
71 Oscar Klefbom $4,167,000 5.16%
72 Damon Severson $4,166,666 5.11%
73 Brandon Carlo $4,100,000 5.15%
Brian Dumoulin $4,100,000 5.03%
Josh Manson $4,100,000 5.03%
Devon Toews $4,100,000 5.14%
77 Olli Maatta $4,083,333 5.01%
78 Jake Gardiner $4,050,000 4.97%
79 Marcus Pettersson $4,025,175 4.94%
80 Brett Pesce $4,025,000 4.94%
81 Jake McCabe $4,000,000 4.94%
Justin Schultz $4,000,000 4.94%
Adam Larsson $4,000,000 4.91%
84 Kevin Shattenkirk $3,900,000 4.79%
Brenden Dillon $3,900,000 4.79%
86 Colin Miller $3,875,000 4.75%
87 Connor Murphy $3,850,000 4.75%
88 Mattias Ekholm $3,750,000 4.60%
89 Will Butcher $3,733,333 4.58%
90 Matthew Grzelcyk $3,687,500 4.64%
91 Ryan Suter $3,650,000 4.53%
92 Alexander Edler $3,500,000 4.29%
Ben Chiarot $3,500,000 4.33%
Joel Edmundson $3,500,000 4.33%
David Savard $3,500,000 4.33%
Brandon Montour $3,500,000 4.29%
97 Marco Scandella $3,275,000 4.03%
98 MacKenzie Weegar $3,250,000 3.99%
Cody Ceci $3,250,000 4.02%
100 Ryan Graves $3,166,666 3.89%
101 Matt Roy $3,150,000 3.87%
102 Derek Forbort $3,000,000 3.77%
Mike Reilly $3,000,000 3.77%
Ryan Lindgren $3,000,000 3.68%
Travis Hamonic $3,000,000 3.71%
Dylan Demelo $3,000,000 3.69%
107 Erik Cernak $2,950,000 3.63%
108 Ian Cole $2,900,000 3.56%
109 Vladislav Gavrikov $2,800,000 3.44%
110 Carson Soucy $2,750,000 3.37%
111 Markus Nutivaara $2,700,000 3.31%
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 Radko Gudas $2,500,000 3.07%
Patrik Nemeth $2,500,000 3.07%
Brayden McNabb $2,500,000 3.08%
Artem Zub $2,500,000 3.07%
Michal Kempny $2,500,000 3.09%
Nick Jensen $2,500,000 3.09%
Tucker Poolman $2,500,000 3.09%
122 Jake Bean $2,333,333 2.86%
123 Radim Simek $2,250,000 2.76%
Dmitry Kulikov $2,250,000 2.76%
125 Mark Borowiecki $2,000,000 2.45%
Michael Del Zotto $2,000,000 2.45%
Marc Staal $2,000,000 2.45%
Justin Holl $2,000,000 2.45%
Ethan Bear $2,000,000 2.45%
130 Brett Kulak $1,850,000 2.29%
131 Justin Braun $1,800,000 2.21%
132 Nick Holden $1,700,000 2.09%
Troy Stecher $1,700,000 2.09%
134 Dean Kukan $1,650,000 2.02%
135 Scott Harrington $1,633,333 2.00%
136 Robert Hagg $1,600,000 1.96%
137 Andrej Sekera $1,500,000 1.86%
Jani Hakanpaa $1,500,000 1.86%
Travis Dermott $1,500,000 1.84%
140 Scott Mayfield $1,450,000 1.81%
141 Robert Bortuzzo $1,375,000 1.69%
142 Riley Stillman $1,350,000 1.67%
Jordan Oesterle $1,350,000 1.66%
Ilya Lyubushkin $1,350,000 1.66%
145 Jan Rutta $1,300,000 1.60%
Haydn Fleury $1,300,000 1.60%
147 Kris Russell $1,250,000 1.55%
Nathan Beaulieu $1,250,000 1.54%
149 Jacob Larsson $1,200,000 1.47%
Joshua Brown $1,200,000 1.47%
151 Jonas Siegenthaler $1,125,000 1.38%
152 Connor Clifton $1,000,000 1.26%
Matthew Benning $1,000,000 1.23%
154 Trevor Van Riemsdyk $950,000 1.17%
155 Adam Fox $925,000 1.13%
Zachary Jones $925,000 1.13%
K'Andre Miller $925,000 1.13%
David Farrance $925,000 1.13%
Wyatt Kalynuk $925,000 1.14%
Michael Anderson $925,000 1.13%
Mario Ferraro $925,000 1.13%
Jacob Bernard-Docker $925,000 1.13%
Jack Rathbone $925,000 1.14%
164 Jarred Tinordi $900,000 1.10%
Mark Pysyk $900,000 1.10%
Keith Yandle $900,000 1.10%
Mikko Lehtonen $900,000 1.10%
168 Alexander Romanov $894,167 1.11%
Tobias Bjornfot $894,167 1.10%
Bowen Byram $894,167 1.12%
Rasmus Sandin $894,167 1.10%
Noah Dobson $894,167 1.12%
Adam Boqvist $894,167 1.10%
174 Jacob Bryson $889,166 1.09%
175 Kurtis Macdermid $875,000 1.10%
176 Erik Brannstrom $863,333 1.06%
Ty Smith $863,333 1.06%
Evan Bouchard $863,333 1.07%
Ville Heinola $863,333 1.06%
180 Zach Bogosian $850,000 1.04%
Cal Foote $850,000 1.04%
Caleb Jones $850,000 1.05%
Gustav Lindstrom $850,000 1.04%
Jon Merrill $850,000 1.04%
Jeremy Lauzon $850,000 1.04%
Luke Schenn $850,000 1.05%
187 Brad Hunt $800,000 0.99%
Brendan Smith $800,000 0.98%
Ben Harpur $800,000 0.98%
Wyatt Newpower $800,000 0.98%
Christian Jaros $800,000 0.98%
192 Nikolai Knyzhov $796,667 0.98%
193 Nicolas Hague $791,667 0.97%
194 Niko Mikkola $787,500 0.97%
195 Steven Santini $750,000 0.92%
Chris Wideman $750,000 0.93%
Chad Ruhwedel $750,000 0.92%
Joel Hanley $750,000 0.93%
Christian Wolanin $750,000 0.92%
Alex Biega $750,000 0.92%
Matt Irwin $750,000 0.93%
Samuel Morin $750,000 0.92%
Andy Greene $750,000 0.94%
204 Anthony Bitetto $737,500 0.90%
205 Gabriel Carlsson $725,000 0.89%
Sami Niku $725,000 0.89%
Jake Walman $725,000 0.89%
Jakub Zboril $725,000 0.91%
Mark Friedman $725,000 0.89%
Zach Whitecloud $725,000 0.89%
William Lagesson $725,000 0.90%
Sebastian Aho $725,000 0.90%