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Washington Capitals 2017-2018 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Washington Capitals 2017-2018 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 (28) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Ovechkin Alex Ovechkin LW 32 $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 12.33
Kuznetsov Evgeny Kuznetsov C 25 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 - $10,000,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 10.09
Backstrom Nicklas Backstrom C 29 $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000 8.66
Holtby Braden Holtby G 28 $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000 $6,100,000 $6,100,000 7.89
Niskanen Matt Niskanen D 30 $5,750,000 - - $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 7.44
Oshie T.J. Oshie RW 30 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 - $8,000,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 7.44
Orpik Brooks Orpik D 37 $4,500,000 $1,000,000 - $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 7.11
Orlov Dmitry Orlov D 26 $4,500,000 $2,000,000 - $6,500,000 $5,100,000 $5,100,000 6.59
Carlson John Carlson D 27 $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $3,966,667 $3,966,667 5.13
Eller Lars Eller C 28 $4,750,000 - - $4,750,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 4.53
Burakovsky Andre Burakovsky LW 22 $2,250,000 $500,000 - $2,750,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 3.88
Wilson Thomas Wilson RW 23 $2,250,000 - - $2,250,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 2.59
Beagle Jay Beagle C 31 $1,750,000 - - $1,750,000 $1,750,000 $1,750,000 2.26
Grubauer Phillip Grubauer G 25 $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.94
Connolly Brett Connolly RW 25 $1,400,000 $100,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.94
Gersich Shane Gersich C 21 $832,500 $92,500 - $925,000 $925,000 $925,000 1.20
Kempny Michal Kempny D 27 $900,000 - - $232,272 $900,000 $900,000 1.16
Vrana Jakub Vrana LW 21 $832,500 - $500,000 $832,500 $863,333 $840,202 1.09
Pinho Brian Pinho C 22 $650,000 $92,500 $182,500 $742,500 $833,750 $833,750 1.08
Jerabek Jakub Jerabek D 26 $832,500 $92,500 - $205,896 $925,000 $681,301 0.88
Chiasson Alex Chiasson RW 27 $660,000 - - $660,000 $660,000 $660,000 0.85
Djoos Christian Djoos D 23 $650,000 - - $650,000 $650,000 $650,000 0.84
Smith-Pelly Devante Smith-Pelly RW 25 $650,000 - - $650,000 $650,000 $650,000 0.84
Stephenson Chandler Stephenson C 23 $650,000 - - $583,665 $650,000 $583,665 0.75
Bowey Madison Bowey D 22 $750,000 - $82,500 $601,604 $695,000 $560,550 0.72
Boyd Travis Boyd LW 24 $650,000 - - $122,325 $650,000 $122,325 0.16
Walker Nathan Walker LW 23 $650,000 - - $27,960 $650,000 $27,960 0.04
Copley Pheonix Copley G 25 $650,000 - - $17,475 $650,000 $17,475 0.02
 

2017 Buried Cap

Player (4) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
GraovacTyler Graovac C 24 $650,000 - - $191,176 $625,000 $184,800 0.24
NessAaron Ness D 27 $650,000 - - $194,652 $612,500 $184,408 0.24
O'BrienLiam O'Brien C 23 $650,000 - - $38,445 $650,000 $38,445 0.05
PelusoAnthony Peluso RW 28 $650,000 - - $17,475 $650,000 $17,475 0.02
 

2017 Retained Cap

Player (2) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary   Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
ChorneyTaylor Chorney D 30 $602,140 - - $602,140 - - 0.00
WalkerNathan Walker LW 23 $202,710 - - $202,710 - - 0.00
 

2017-2018 Cap Totals

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

Cap Type Total
2017-2018 NHL Salary Cap Max $75,000,000
2017-2018 NHL Salary Cap Floor $55,400,000
Active Contracts $79,157,212
Buried Money $425,128
Total Allocated Cap $79,582,340
Cap Type Cap Total
2017-2018 Salary Cap Max $75,000,000
2017-2018 Salary Cap Floor $55,400,000
Overage/Adjustment $-50,000
District of Columbia's Adjusted Salary Cap $74,950,000
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Cap Total Adjusted Cap Total
Active Contracts $75,507,500 $12,877,500 $765,000 $85,001,197 $79,157,212 $76,907,357
Buried $2,600,000 - - $441,748 $425,128 $425,128
Total Cap Allocations $78,912,350 $12,877,500 $765,000 - $79,582,340 $77,332,485
Cap Space $-2,382,485


2017-2018 Non-Roster Players

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

Player (22) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
JohansenLucas Johansen D 19 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
GustafssonHampus Gustafsson LW 23 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $883,750 $883,750
MitchellMason Mitchell LW 23 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $883,750 $883,750
ChapieAdam Chapie RW 26 $750,000 $100,000 - $125,000 $800,000 $800,000
BindulisKristofers Bindulis D 22 $650,000 $92,500 $182,500 $70,000 $792,500 $792,500
PilonGarrett Pilon C 19 $650,000 $92,500 $182,500 $70,000 $775,833 $775,833
MalenstynBeck Malenstyn LW 19 $650,000 $80,000 $70,000 $70,000 $763,333 $763,333
WilliamsColby Williams D 22 $650,000 $72,000 - $70,000 $751,000 $751,000
HobbsConnor Hobbs D 20 $650,000 $80,000 $70,000 $70,000 $721,666 $721,666
SiegenthalerJonas Siegenthaler D 20 $650,000 $92,500 - $70,000 $720,000 $720,000
VanecekVitek Vanecek G 21 $700,000 - $132,500 $70,000 $714,166 $714,166
CarlsonAdam Carlson G 23 $650,000 $92,500 - $70,000 $705,000 $705,000
BarberRiley Barber RW 23 $650,000 $92,500 - $70,000 $692,500 $692,500
LewingtonTyler Lewington D 22 $650,000 $69,000 - $70,000 $665,000 $665,000
McGauleyTim McGauley C 22 $650,000 $55,000 - $70,000 $663,333 $663,333
SimpsonWayne Simpson RW 27 $650,000 - - $140,000 $650,000 $650,000
SillZach Sill C 29 $650,000 - - $315,000 $612,500 $612,500
GraovacTyler Graovac C 24 $650,000 - - - $625,000 $184,800
NessAaron Ness D 27 $650,000 - - $425,000 $612,500 $184,408
O'BrienLiam O'Brien C 23 $650,000 - - $85,000 $650,000 $38,445
PelusoAnthony Peluso RW 28 $650,000 - - $250,000 $650,000 $17,475
WhitneyJoe Whitney LW 29 - - - - - -