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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 (22) 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 11.72
Backstrom Nicklas Backstrom C 32 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 - $12,000,000 $9,200,000 $9,200,000 11.31
Carlson John Carlson D 30 $6,000,000 $2,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 9.83
Kuznetsov Evgeny Kuznetsov C 28 $3,000,000 $2,000,000 - $5,000,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 9.59
Oshie T.J. Oshie RW 33 $2,500,000 $2,000,000 - $4,500,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 7.07
Mantha Anthony Mantha RW 26 $4,200,000 - - $941,382 $5,700,000 $5,700,000 7.01
Wilson Thomas Wilson RW 26 $2,100,000 $2,000,000 - $4,100,000 $5,166,666 $5,166,666 6.35
Orlov Dmitry Orlov D 29 $2,500,000 $2,000,000 - $4,500,000 $5,100,000 $5,100,000 6.27
Schultz Justin Schultz D 30 $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 4.92
Dillon Brenden Dillon D 29 $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $3,900,000 $3,900,000 4.79
Eller Lars Eller C 31 $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 4.30
Hagelin Carl Hagelin LW 32 $2,700,000 - - $2,700,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 3.38
Jensen Nick Jensen D 30 $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 3.07
Hathaway Garnet Hathaway RW 28 $1,300,000 - - $1,300,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.84
Raffl Michael Raffl LW 31 $1,400,000 - - $313,794 $1,600,000 $1,200,000 1.47
Van Riemsdyk Trevor Van Riemsdyk D 29 $800,000 - - $800,000 $800,000 $800,000 0.98
Chara Zdeno Chara D 43 $795,000 - $730,000 $795,000 $795,000 $795,000 0.98
Dowd Nic Dowd C 30 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000 0.92
Sheary Conor Sheary LW 28 $735,000 - - $735,000 $735,000 $735,000 0.90
Sprong Daniel Sprong RW 23 $700,000 - - $700,000 $725,000 $725,000 0.89
Vanecek Vitek Vanecek G 24 $700,000 - - $700,000 $716,667 $716,667 0.88
Anderson Craig Anderson G 39 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $187,054 0.23
 

2020 Long Term Injured Reserve Cap

Player (2) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Kempny Michal Kempny D 30 $1,800,000 - - $1,800,000 $2,500,000 - 0.00
Lundqvist Henrik Lundqvist G 38 $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 - 0.00
 

2020 Buried Cap

Player (5) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
FucaleZachary Fucale G 25 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $48,272 0.06
CopleyPheonix Copley G 28 $750,000 - - $750,000 $1,100,000 $25,000 0.03
PinhoBrian Pinho C 25 $700,000 - - $700,000 $725,000 $18,750 0.02
McmichaelConnor Mcmichael C 19 $832,500 $92,500 - $925,000 $894,167 $15,416 0.02
MailletPhillipe Maillet C 27 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $6,034 0.01
 

2020 Retained Cap

Player (3) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary   Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
VranaJakub Vrana LW 24 $2,327,588 - - $2,327,588 - - 0.00
PanikRichard Panik RW 29 $1,706,884 - - $1,706,884 - - 0.00
SiegenthalerJonas Siegenthaler D 23 $613,781 - - $613,781 - - 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 $81,226,795
Long Term Reserve Money $4,000,000
Buried Money $113,472
Taxi Squad Money $2,325,000
Total Allocated Cap $87,665,267
Cap Type Cap Total
2020-2021 Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2020-2021 Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Overage/Adjustment $-419,749
Washington's Adjusted Salary Cap $81,080,251
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Cap Total Adjusted Cap Total
Active Contracts $57,380,000 $16,000,000 $730,000 $69,035,176 $81,226,795 $80,313,849
Long Term Injured Reserve $3,300,000 - - $3,300,000 $4,000,000 -
Buried $3,682,500 $92,500 - $3,775,000 $113,472 $113,472
Taxi Squad Money $2,232,500 $92,500 $600,000 $2,325,000 $2,325,000 $936,182
Total Cap Allocations $71,243,253 $16,185,000 $1,330,000 - $87,665,267 $81,363,503
Cap Space $-283,252


2020-2021 Taxi Squad Players

Player (21) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
SamsonovIlya Samsonov G 23 $832,500 $92,500 $600,000 $70,000 $925,000 $797,400
PilonGarrett Pilon C 22 $700,000 - $132,500 $70,000 - -
LaduePaul Ladue D 28 $700,000 - - $700,000 - -
SgarbossaMichael Sgarbossa C 28 $700,000 - - $407,500 $700,000 $72,408
CarrDaniel Carr LW 28 $700,000 - - $415,000 $700,000 $66,374


2020-2021 Non-Roster Players

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

Player (21) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
LapierreHendrix Lapierre C 18 $832,500 $92,500 $50,000 $80,000 $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
AlexeyevAlexander Alexeyev D 20 $832,500 $92,500 - $7,000 $894,167 $894,167
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
RiatDamien Riat LW 23 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $817,500 $817,500
ClarkKody Clark RW 20 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $700,000 $808,333 $808,333
ProtasAliaksei Protas C 19 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $795,000 $795,000
FehervaryMartin Fehervary D 20 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $791,667 $791,667
GeisserTobias Geisser D 21 $700,000 $90,000 $65,000 $70,000 $774,444 $774,444
SutterRiley Sutter RW 20 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $764,167 $764,167
MalenstynBeck Malenstyn LW 22 $700,000 - $20,000 $70,000 $736,666 $736,666
GersichShane Gersich C 24 $700,000 - - $150,000 $700,000 $700,000
JohansenLucas Johansen D 22 $700,000 - - $95,000 $700,000 $700,000
SchillingCameron Schilling D 31 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $700,000
FucaleZachary Fucale G 25 $700,000 - - $75,000 $700,000 $48,272
CopleyPheonix Copley G 28 $750,000 - - - $1,100,000 $25,000
PinhoBrian Pinho C 25 $700,000 - - $125,000 $725,000 $18,750
McmichaelConnor Mcmichael C 19 $832,500 $92,500 - $7,000 $894,167 $15,416
MailletPhillipe Maillet C 27 $700,000 - - $225,000 $700,000 $6,034