Tampa Bay Lightning 2021-2022 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Tampa Bay Lightning 2021-2022 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 (21) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap % Notes
Vasilevski Andrei Vasilevski G 27 $1,000,000 $10,000,000 - $11,000,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 11.66 NMC
Stamkos Steven Stamkos C 31 $1,000,000 $6,500,000 - $7,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 10.43 NMC
Hedman Victor Hedman D 30 $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000 $7,875,000 $7,875,000 9.66
Point Brayden Point C 25 $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000 $6,750,000 $6,750,000 8.28
McDonagh Ryan McDonagh D 32 $8,400,000 - - $8,400,000 $6,750,000 $6,750,000 8.28 Full-NTC
Palat Ondrej Palat LW 30 $5,300,000 - - $5,300,000 $5,300,000 $5,300,000 6.50 M-NTC
Cirelli Anthony Cirelli C 24 $3,300,000 $1,500,000 - $4,800,000 $4,800,000 $4,800,000 5.89
Sergachev Mikhail Sergachev D 23 $3,300,000 $1,500,000 - $4,800,000 $4,800,000 $4,800,000 5.89
Killorn Alexander Killorn C 32 $4,450,000 - - $4,450,000 $4,450,000 $4,450,000 5.46 M-NTC
Rutta Jan Rutta D 31 $1,700,000 - - $1,700,000 $1,300,000 $1,300,000 1.60
Colton Ross Colton C 25 $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,125,000 $1,125,000 1.38
Perry Corey Perry RW 36 $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.23
Bellemare Pierre-Edouard Bellemare LW 36 $750,000 - - $750,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.23
Maroon Patrick Maroon LW 33 $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $900,000 $900,000 1.10 M-NTC
Elliott Brian Elliott G 36 $900,000 - - $900,000 $900,000 $900,000 1.10
Bogosian Zach Bogosian D 31 $750,000 - - $750,000 $850,000 $850,000 1.04
Foote Cal Foote D 22 $750,000 - - $750,000 $850,000 $850,000 1.04
Katchouk Boris Katchouk LW 23 $750,000 - - $750,000 $758,333 $758,333 0.93 Two-Way
Raddysh Taylor Raddysh RW 23 $750,000 - - $750,000 $758,333 $758,333 0.93 Two-Way
Joseph Mathieu Joseph RW 24 $775,000 - - $775,000 $737,500 $737,500 0.90
Barre-Boulet Alex Barre-Boulet C 24 $750,000 - - $750,000 $758,333 $705,312 0.87
 

2021 Injured Reserve Cap

Player (3) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Cernak Erik Cernak
(Upper-body)
D 24 $1,950,000 $1,000,000 - $2,950,000 $2,950,000 $2,950,000 3.62
Smith Gemel Smith
(Lower-body)
C 27 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $32,328 0.04
Tufto Odeen Tufto
(Knee)
C 24 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $842,500 $842,500 - 0.00
 

2021 Long Term Injured Reserve Cap

Player (2) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Kucherov Nikita Kucherov
(Lower-body)
RW 28 $3,500,000 $8,500,000 - $12,000,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 11.66
Seabrook Brent Seabrook
(Shoulder)
D 36 $4,000,000 $2,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,875,000 $6,875,000 8.44
 

2021 Buried Cap

Player (4) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
ClaessonFredrik Claesson D 28 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $101,250 0.12
SustrAndrej Sustr D 30 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $93,750 0.12
ElieRemi Elie LW 26 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $60,000 0.07
DumontGabriel Dumont C 30 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $18,750 0.02
 

2021-2022 Cap Totals

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

Cap Type Adj Cap Total
2021-2022 NHL Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2021-2022 NHL Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Active Contracts $69,609,478
Injured Reserve Money $2,982,328
Long Term Reserve Money $8,634,444
Buried Money $273,750
Total Allocated Cap $81,500,000
Cap Space $0
Cap Type Cap Total
2021-2022 Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2021-2022 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 $54,625,000 $19,500,000 - $74,125,000 $69,662,499 $69,609,478
Injured Reserve $3,450,000 $1,092,500 $82,500 $4,542,500 $4,542,500 $2,982,328
Long Term Injured Reserve $7,500,000 $10,500,000 - $18,000,000 $16,375,000 $8,634,444
Buried $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $273,750 $273,750
Total Cap Allocations $68,575,000 $31,092,500 $82,500 - $90,853,749 $81,500,000
Cap Space $0


2021-2022 Non-Roster Players

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

Player (24) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
AlnefeltHugo Alnefelt G 20 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $850,833 $850,833
CajkovicMaxim Cajkovic RW 20 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $850,833 $850,833
ThompsonJack Thompson D 19 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $80,000 $850,833 $850,833
KoepkeCole Koepke LW 23 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $842,500 $842,500
RyforsSimon Ryfors C 24 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $80,000 $842,500 $842,500
MiftakhovAmir Miftakhov G 21 $750,000 $80,000 - $80,000 $838,888 $838,888
FinleyJack Finley C 19 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $80,000 $825,833 $825,833
GoncalvesGage Goncalves C 20 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $80,000 $825,833 $825,833
GreenAlexander Green D 23 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $817,500 $817,500
SemykinDmitri Semykin D 21 $750,000 $82,500 - $70,000 $813,333 $813,333
HuntingtonJimmy Huntington C 22 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $809,166 $809,166
FortierGabriel Fortier LW 21 $750,000 - $132,500 $70,000 $791,667 $791,667
MorandAntoine Morand C 22 $750,000 - $132,500 $70,000 $778,333 $778,333
DaySean Day D 23 $750,000 - - $100,000 $750,000 $750,000
HudonCharles Hudon LW 27 $750,000 - - - $750,000 $750,000
LagaceMaxime Lagace G 28 $750,000 - - $250,000 $750,000 $750,000
RaddyshDarren Raddysh D 25 $750,000 - - $250,000 $750,000 $750,000
SomppiOtto Somppi C 23 $750,000 - - $100,000 $750,000 $750,000
WalcottDaniel Walcott LW 27 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000
LipanovAlexei Lipanov C 22 $750,000 - $82,500 $70,000 $747,500 $747,500
ClaessonFredrik Claesson D 28 $750,000 - - $250,000 $750,000 $101,250
SustrAndrej Sustr D 30 $750,000 - - $250,000 $750,000 $93,750
ElieRemi Elie LW 26 $750,000 - - - $750,000 $60,000
DumontGabriel Dumont C 30 $750,000 - - $250,000 $750,000 $18,750