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Washington Capitals 2021-2022 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Washington Capitals 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 (20) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Ovechkin Alex Ovechkin LW 36 $1,000,000 $4,000,000 - $5,000,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 12.12
Backstrom Nicklas Backstrom C 33 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 - $10,000,000 $9,200,000 $9,200,000 11.74
Carlson John Carlson D 31 $3,000,000 $5,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 10.21
Kuznetsov Evgeny Kuznetsov C 29 $3,000,000 $5,000,000 - $8,000,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 9.95
Oshie T.J. Oshie RW 34 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 - $6,000,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 7.34
Mantha Anthony Mantha RW 27 $5,300,000 - - $5,300,000 $5,700,000 $5,700,000 7.27
Wilson Thomas Wilson RW 27 $3,100,000 $3,000,000 - $6,100,000 $5,166,666 $5,166,666 6.59
Orlov Dmitry Orlov D 30 $1,300,000 $2,000,000 - $3,300,000 $5,100,000 $5,100,000 6.51
Schultz Justin Schultz D 31 $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 5.10
Eller Lars Eller C 32 $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 4.47
Hagelin Carl Hagelin LW 33 $2,000,000 $1,000,000 - $3,000,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 3.51
Jensen Nick Jensen D 31 $2,500,000 $500,000 - $3,000,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 3.19
Kempny Michal Kempny D 31 $1,000,000 $1,200,000 - $2,200,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 3.19
Sheary Conor Sheary LW 29 $1,250,000 - - $1,250,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.91
Hathaway Garnet Hathaway RW 29 $800,000 $700,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.91
Van Riemsdyk Trevor Van Riemsdyk D 30 $900,000 - - $900,000 $950,000 $950,000 1.21
Dowd Nic Dowd C 31 $800,000 - - $800,000 $750,000 $750,000 0.96
Irwin Matt Irwin D 33 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000 0.96
Sprong Daniel Sprong RW 24 $750,000 - - $750,000 $725,000 $725,000 0.93
Vanecek Vitek Vanecek G 25 $750,000 - - $750,000 $716,667 $716,667 0.91
 

2021-2022 Cap Totals

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

Cap Type Total
2021-2022 NHL Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2021-2022 NHL Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Active Contracts $78,358,333
Total Allocated Cap $78,358,333
Cap Space $2,668,740
Cap Type Cap Total
2021-2022 Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2021-2022 Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Overage/Adjustment $-472,927
Washington's Adjusted Salary Cap $81,027,073
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Cap Total Adjusted Cap Total
Active Contracts $44,200,000 $30,400,000 - $74,600,000 $78,358,333 $78,358,333
Total Cap Allocations $44,200,000 $30,400,000 - - $78,358,333 $78,358,333
Cap Space $2,668,740


2021-2022 Non-Roster Players

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

Player (23) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
CopleyPheonix Copley G 29 $1,500,000 - - - $1,100,000 $1,100,000
LapierreHendrix Lapierre C 19 $832,500 $92,500 $232,500 $80,000 $925,000 $925,000
AlexeyevAlexander Alexeyev D 21 $832,500 - - $70,000 $894,167 $894,167
McmichaelConnor Mcmichael C 20 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $894,167 $894,167
LeasonBrett Leason RW 22 $750,000 $92,500 $32,500 $70,000 $842,500 $842,500
RiatDamien Riat LW 24 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $817,500 $817,500
ClarkKody Clark RW 21 $800,000 - $32,500 $70,000 $808,333 $808,333
ProtasAliaksei Protas C 20 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $795,000 $795,000
FehervaryMartin Fehervary D 21 $750,000 - $132,500 $70,000 $791,667 $791,667
GeisserTobias Geisser D 22 $750,000 - $60,000 $70,000 $774,444 $774,444
SutterRiley Sutter RW 21 $750,000 - $107,500 $70,000 $764,167 $764,167
FucaleZachary Fucale G 26 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000
GersichShane Gersich C 25 $750,000 - - $187,500 $750,000 $750,000
JohansenLucas Johansen D 23 $750,000 - - $95,000 $750,000 $750,000
Jonsson-FjallbyAxel Jonsson-Fjallby LW 23 $750,000 - - $175,000 $750,000 $750,000
MalenstynBeck Malenstyn LW 23 $750,000 - - $90,000 $750,000 $750,000
NardellaBobby Nardella D 25 $750,000 - - $110,000 $750,000 $750,000
PilonGarrett Pilon C 23 $750,000 - - $110,000 $750,000 $750,000
SgarbossaMichael Sgarbossa C 29 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000
ShepardHunter Shepard G 25 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000
SnivelyJoe Snively LW 25 $750,000 - - $90,000 $750,000 $750,000
McIlrathDylan McIlrath D 29 - - - - $750,000 $750,000
PinhoBrian Pinho C 26 $750,000 - - - $725,000 $725,000