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Tampa Bay Lightning 2020-2021 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Tampa Bay Lightning 2020-2021 salary cap table, including team cap space, buyouts, buried & retained salary, & complete breakdowns of player cap hits, salaries, and bonuses.

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Player (26) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Vasilevski Andrei Vasilevski G 26 $3,500,000 $8,500,000 - $12,000,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 11.59
Hedman Victor Hedman D 29 $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000 $7,875,000 $7,875,000 9.61
McDonagh Ryan McDonagh D 31 $5,460,000 - - $5,460,000 $6,750,000 $6,750,000 8.23
Point Brayden Point C 24 $2,500,000 $3,500,000 - $6,000,000 $6,750,000 $6,750,000 8.23
Palat Ondrej Palat LW 29 $3,445,000 - - $3,445,000 $5,300,000 $5,300,000 6.46
Gourde Yanni Gourde C 28 $4,100,000 - - $4,100,000 $5,166,666 $5,166,666 6.30
Johnson Tyler Johnson C 30 $3,750,000 - - $3,750,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 6.10
Cirelli Anthony Cirelli C 23 $900,000 $1,500,000 - $2,400,000 $4,800,000 $4,800,000 5.85
Sergachev Mikhail Sergachev D 22 $900,000 $1,500,000 - $2,400,000 $4,800,000 $4,800,000 5.85
Killorn Alexander Killorn C 31 $4,450,000 - - $4,450,000 $4,450,000 $4,450,000 5.43
Cernak Erik Cernak D 23 $775,000 $700,000 - $1,475,000 $2,950,000 $2,950,000 3.60
Coleman Blake Coleman C 28 $1,800,000 - - $1,800,000 $1,800,000 $1,800,000 2.20
McElhinney Curtis McElhinney G 37 $1,300,000 - - $1,300,000 $1,300,000 $1,300,000 1.59
Savard David Savard D 29 $4,000,000 - - $965,524 $4,250,000 $1,062,500 1.30
Goodrow Barclay Goodrow LW 27 $750,000 $100,000 - $850,000 $925,000 $925,000 1.13
Maroon Patrick Maroon LW 32 $800,000 - - $800,000 $900,000 $900,000 1.10
Rutta Jan Rutta D 30 $800,000 $100,000 - $900,000 $1,300,000 $815,640 0.99
Joseph Mathieu Joseph RW 23 $700,000 - - $700,000 $737,500 $737,500 0.90
Stephens Mitchell Stephens C 23 $700,000 - - $700,000 $737,500 $737,500 0.90
Claesson Fredrik Claesson D 27 $700,000 - - $300,000 $700,000 $300,000 0.37
Thomas Ben Thomas D 24 $700,000 - - $200,000 $700,000 $200,000 0.24
Barre-Boulet Alex Barre-Boulet C 23 $700,000 $77,777 - $777,777 $758,333 $163,425 0.20
Colton Ross Colton C 24 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $72,445 0.09
Gibson Chris Gibson G 27 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $60,340 0.07
Smith Gemel Smith C 26 $700,000 - - $30,170 $700,000 $30,170 0.04
Walcott Daniel Walcott D 26 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $6,034 0.01
 

2020 Long Term Injured Reserve Cap

Player (4) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Stamkos Steven Stamkos C 30 $1,000,000 $8,500,000 - $9,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 10.37
Kucherov Nikita Kucherov RW 27 $4,000,000 $5,000,000 - $9,000,000 $9,500,000 - 0.00
Gaborik Marian Gaborik RW 38 $3,075,000 - - $3,075,000 $4,875,000 - 0.00
Nilsson Anders Nilsson G 30 $2,400,000 - - $2,400,000 $2,600,000 - 0.00
 

2020 Buried Cap

Player (3) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
FooteCal Foote D 21 $832,500 $92,500 $500,000 $925,000 $925,000 $637,920 0.78
BorgmanAndreas Borgman D 25 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $90,510 0.11
NievesCristoval Nieves C 26 $708,000 - - $708,000 $708,000 $6,103 0.01
 

2020 Retained Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary   Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
VolkovAlexander Volkov RW 23 $428,470 - - $428,470 - - 0.00
 

2020-2021 Cap Totals

Salary cap totals including salaries, buyout figures, and projected floor & cap space.

Cap Type Total
2020-2021 NHL Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2020-2021 NHL Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Active Contracts $80,249,999
Long Term Reserve Money $25,475,000
Buried Money $734,533
Taxi Squad Money $1,500,000
Total Allocated Cap $107,959,532
Cap Type Cap Total
2020-2021 Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2020-2021 Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Overage/Adjustment $0
Tampa Bay's Adjusted Salary Cap $81,500,000
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Cap Total Adjusted Cap Total
Active Contracts $53,530,000 $15,977,777 - $64,903,471 $80,249,999 $72,452,220
Long Term Injured Reserve $10,475,000 $13,500,000 - $23,975,000 $25,475,000 $8,500,000
Buried $2,240,500 $92,500 $500,000 $2,333,000 $734,533 $734,533
Taxi Squad Money $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $295,708
Total Cap Allocations $68,173,970 $29,570,277 $500,000 - $107,959,532 $81,982,461
Cap Space $-482,461


2020-2021 Taxi Squad Players

Player (17) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
SchennLuke Schenn D 30 $800,000 - - $800,000 $800,000 $289,674
MartinSpencer Martin G 25 $700,000 - - $100,000 $700,000 $6,034


2020-2021 Non-Roster Players

Salaries from players currently in the system. denotes a buried salary that counts against the payroll.

Player (17) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
KatchoukBoris Katchouk LW 22 $832,500 - - $70,000 $833,333 $833,333
RaddyshTaylor Raddysh RW 22 $832,500 - - $70,000 $833,333 $833,333
FinleyJack Finley C 18 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $80,000 $825,833 $825,833
GoncalvesGage Goncalves C 19 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $80,000 $825,833 $825,833
GreenAlexander Green D 22 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $817,500 $817,500
SemykinDmitri Semykin D 20 $700,000 $75,000 - $70,000 $813,333 $813,333
HuntingtonJimmy Huntington C 21 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $809,166 $809,166
LohinRyan Lohin C 24 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $792,500 $792,500
FortierGabriel Fortier LW 20 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $791,667 $791,667
MorandAntoine Morand C 21 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $778,333 $778,333
SomppiOtto Somppi C 22 $700,000 $80,000 $20,000 $70,000 $763,333 $763,333
LipanovAlexei Lipanov C 21 $700,000 - $132,500 $70,000 $747,500 $747,500
DaySean Day D 22 $700,000 - - $70,000 $700,000 $700,000
WitkowskiLuke Witkowski D 30 $700,000 - - $250,000 $700,000 $700,000
FooteCal Foote D 21 $832,500 $92,500 $500,000 $70,000 $925,000 $637,920
BorgmanAndreas Borgman D 25 $700,000 - - $250,000 $700,000 $90,510
NievesCristoval Nieves C 26 $708,000 - - $708,000 $708,000 $6,103