Washington Capitals Active Financial Summary

A summary of financial breakdowns for the Washington Capitals, including multi-year cap totals, player cap hits, top earnings, contracts, & free agents.

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Salary Cap Breakdown Totals

A current & future look at the signed players & cap dollars allocated by position group.

  2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Total Cap Allocations $85,295,000 $73,410,833 $54,069,168 $41,550,000 $17,500,000
Signed Players 27 19 10 6 2
Forwards $56,527,421 $55,319,166 $46,069,168 $33,550,000 $9,500,000
Defensemen $25,469,167 $18,091,667 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000
Goaltending $2,716,667
Injured Reserve $15,250,000
Suspended
Buried/Buyout/Dead Cap


Active Roster Cap Figures

Current & future salary cap figures for players on the active roster. For more view the complete Capitals Salary Cap Table

Left Wing Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Alex Ovechkin LW $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000
Carl Hagelin LW $2,750,000 $2,750,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Conor Sheary LW $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Axel Jonsson-Fjallby LW $750,000 $750,000 0RFA 0- 0-
 
Center Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Nicklas Backstrom C $9,200,000 $9,200,000 $9,200,000 $9,200,000 0UFA
Evgeny Kuznetsov C $7,800,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 0UFA
Lars Eller C $3,500,000 $3,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Connor McMichael C $863,333 $863,333 $863,333 0RFA 0-
Aliaksei Protas C $789,167 $789,167 $789,167 0RFA 0-
Nic Dowd C $750,000 $1,300,000 $1,300,000 $1,300,000 0UFA
 
Right Wing Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
T.J. Oshie RW $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 0UFA
Anthony Mantha RW $5,700,000 $5,700,000 $5,700,000 0UFA 0-
Thomas Wilson RW $5,166,666 $5,166,666 $5,166,668 0UFA 0-
Garnet Hathaway RW $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Brett Leason RW $842,500 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Daniel Sprong RW $725,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Defenseman Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
John Carlson D $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000
Dmitry Orlov D $5,100,000 $5,100,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Justin Schultz D $4,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Nick Jensen D $2,500,000 $2,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Michal Kempny D $2,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Trevor Van Riemsdyk D $950,000 $950,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Dennis Cholowski D $900,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Martin Fehervary D $791,667 $791,667 0RFA 0- 0-
Matt Irwin D $750,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Goaltending Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Ilya Samsonov G $2,000,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Vitek Vanecek G $716,667 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
   

Dead Cap Figures

Pos. 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025