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Washington Capitals 2020-2021 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Washington Capitals 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 (21) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Ovechkin Alex Ovechkin LW 35 $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 11.62
Backstrom Nicklas Backstrom C 32 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 - $12,000,000 $9,200,000 $9,200,000 11.21
Carlson John Carlson D 30 $6,000,000 $2,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 9.74
Kuznetsov Evgeny Kuznetsov C 28 $3,000,000 $2,000,000 - $5,000,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 9.50
Oshie T.J. Oshie RW 33 $2,500,000 $2,000,000 - $4,500,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 7.00
Wilson Thomas Wilson RW 26 $2,100,000 $2,000,000 - $4,100,000 $5,166,666 $5,166,666 6.29
Orlov Dmitry Orlov D 29 $2,500,000 $2,000,000 - $4,500,000 $5,100,000 $5,100,000 6.21
Schultz Justin Schultz D 30 $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 4.87
Dillon Brenden Dillon D 29 $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $3,900,000 $3,900,000 4.75
Eller Lars Eller C 31 $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 4.26
Vrana Jakub Vrana LW 24 $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $3,350,000 $3,350,000 4.08
Hagelin Carl Hagelin LW 32 $2,700,000 - - $2,700,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 3.35
Panik Richard Panik RW 29 $2,200,000 - - $2,200,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 3.35
Jensen Nick Jensen D 30 $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 3.04
Kempny Michal Kempny D 30 $1,800,000 - - $1,800,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 3.04
Lundqvist Henrik Lundqvist G 38 $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.83
Hathaway Garnet Hathaway RW 28 $1,300,000 - - $1,300,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.83
Samsonov Ilya Samsonov G 23 $832,500 $92,500 $600,000 $925,000 $925,000 $925,000 1.13
Siegenthaler Jonas Siegenthaler D 23 $800,000 - - $800,000 $800,000 $800,000 0.97
Van Riemsdyk Trevor Van Riemsdyk D 29 $800,000 - - $800,000 $800,000 $800,000 0.97
Dowd Nic Dowd C 30 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000 0.91
 

2020 Buried Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
CopleyPheonix Copley G 28 $750,000 - - $750,000 $1,100,000 $25,000 0.03
 

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 $82,080,128
Buried Money $25,000
Total Allocated Cap $82,105,128
Cap Type Cap Total
2020-2021 Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2020-2021 Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Overage/Adjustment $-419,749
District of Columbia's Adjusted Salary Cap $81,080,251
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Cap Total Adjusted Cap Total
Active Contracts $58,282,500 $16,092,500 $600,000 $74,375,000 $82,080,128 $82,080,128
Buried $750,000 - - $750,000 $25,000 $25,000
Total Cap Allocations $59,032,500 $16,092,500 $600,000 - $82,105,128 $82,105,128
Cap Space $-1,024,877


2020-2021 Non-Roster Players

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

Player (25) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
AlexeyevAlexander Alexeyev D 20 $832,500 $92,500 - $7,000 $925,000 $925,000
LapierreHendrix Lapierre C 18 $832,500 $92,500 $50,000 $80,000 $925,000 $925,000
McmichaelConnor Mcmichael C 19 $832,500 $92,500 - $7,000 $925,000 $925,000
NardellaBobby Nardella D 24 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
SnivelyJoe Snively LW 24 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
ClarkKody Clark RW 20 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $870,000 $870,000
Jonsson-FjallbyAxel Jonsson-Fjallby LW 22 $825,000 $90,000 - $70,000 $860,000 $860,000
LeasonBrett Leason RW 21 $700,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $842,500 $842,500
ProtasAliaksei Protas C 19 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $825,833 $825,833
SutterRiley Sutter RW 20 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $817,500 $817,500
RiatDamien Riat LW 23 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $817,500 $817,500
FehervaryMartin Fehervary D 20 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $805,833 $805,833
GeisserTobias Geisser D 21 $750,000 $90,000 $60,000 $70,000 $803,333 $803,333
PilonGarrett Pilon C 22 $700,000 - $132,500 $70,000 $745,000 $745,000
MalenstynBeck Malenstyn LW 22 $700,000 - $20,000 $70,000 $736,666 $736,666
PinhoBrian Pinho C 25 $700,000 - - $125,000 $725,000 $725,000
SprongDaniel Sprong RW 23 $700,000 - - - $725,000 $725,000
VanecekVitek Vanecek G 24 $700,000 - - $700,000 $716,667 $716,667
CarrDaniel Carr LW 28 $700,000 - - $415,000 $700,000 $700,000
FucaleZachary Fucale G 25 $700,000 - - $75,000 $700,000 $700,000
GersichShane Gersich C 24 $700,000 - - $150,000 $700,000 $700,000
JohansenLucas Johansen D 22 $700,000 - - $95,000 $700,000 $700,000
MailletPhillipe Maillet C 27 $700,000 - - $225,000 $700,000 $700,000
SgarbossaMichael Sgarbossa C 28 $700,000 - - $407,500 $700,000 $700,000
CopleyPheonix Copley G 28 $750,000 - - - $1,100,000 $25,000