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Washington Capitals 2018-2019 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Washington Capitals 2018-2019 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 (24) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Ovechkin Alex Ovechkin LW 33 $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 11.74
Carlson John Carlson D 28 $5,500,000 $6,500,000 - $12,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 9.85
Kuznetsov Evgeny Kuznetsov C 26 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 - $10,000,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 9.60
Backstrom Nicklas Backstrom C 30 $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000 8.25
Holtby Braden Holtby G 29 $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $6,100,000 $6,100,000 7.51
Niskanen Matt Niskanen D 31 $5,750,000 - - $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 7.08
Oshie T.J. Oshie RW 31 $3,500,000 $4,000,000 - $7,500,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 7.08
Wilson Thomas Wilson RW 24 $1,100,000 $5,000,000 - $5,217,886 $5,166,666 $5,166,666 6.36
Orlov Dmitry Orlov D 27 $4,500,000 $2,000,000 - $6,500,000 $5,100,000 $5,100,000 6.28
Eller Lars Eller C 29 $4,000,000 $1,000,000 - $5,000,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 4.31
Burakovsky Andre Burakovsky LW 23 $3,250,000 - - $3,250,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 3.69
Kempny Michal Kempny D 28 $1,000,000 $2,300,000 - $3,300,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 3.08
Hagelin Carl Hagelin LW 30 $3,666,000 - - $443,475 $4,000,000 $2,000,000 2.46
Connolly Brett Connolly RW 26 $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.85
Jaskin Dmitrij Jaskin RW 25 $1,100,000 - - $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000 1.35
Orpik Brooks Orpik D 38 $1,000,000 - $500,000 $1,500,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.23
Vrana Jakub Vrana LW 22 $832,500 - $600,000 $832,500 $863,333 $863,333 1.06
Boyd Travis Boyd LW 25 $800,000 - - $800,000 $800,000 $800,000 0.98
Copley Pheonix Copley G 26 $650,000 - - $650,000 $650,000 $650,000 0.80
Djoos Christian Djoos D 24 $650,000 - - $650,000 $650,000 $650,000 0.80
Dowd Nic Dowd C 28 $650,000 - - $650,000 $650,000 $650,000 0.80
Stephenson Chandler Stephenson C 24 $650,000 - - $650,000 $650,000 $650,000 0.80
Siegenthaler Jonas Siegenthaler D 21 $650,000 - $182,500 $335,520 $714,166 $368,640 0.45
Jensen Nick Jensen D 28 $825,000 - - $195,140 $812,500 $192,192 0.24
 

2018 Buried Cap

Player (6) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Smith-PellyDevante Smith-Pelly RW 26 $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.23
WalkerNathan Walker LW 24 $650,000 - - $118,830 $650,000 $118,830 0.15
LewingtonTyler Lewington D 23 $650,000 - - $45,435 $675,000 $47,177 0.06
NessAaron Ness D 28 $650,000 - - $20,970 $650,000 $20,970 0.03
SamsonovIlya Samsonov G 21 $832,500 $92,500 $500,000 $105,928 $925,000 $14,919 0.02
BarberRiley Barber RW 24 $650,000 - - $3,495 $650,000 $3,495 0.00
 

2018 Retained Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary   Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
BoweyMadison Bowey D 23 $687,084 - - $687,084 $687,084 $687,084 0.85
 

2018-2019 Cap Totals

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

Cap Type Total
2018-2019 NHL Salary Cap Max $79,500,000
2018-2019 NHL Salary Cap Floor $58,800,000
Active Contracts $82,295,127
Buried Money $1,205,391
Retained Money $687,084
Total Allocated Cap $84,187,602
Cap Type Cap Total
2018-2019 Salary Cap Max $79,500,000
2018-2019 Salary Cap Floor $58,800,000
Overage/Adjustment $-82,500
District of Columbia's Adjusted Salary Cap $79,417,500
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Cap Total Adjusted Cap Total
Active Contracts $69,073,500 $25,800,000 $1,282,500 $90,324,521 $82,295,127 $79,329,293
Buried $4,432,500 $92,500 $500,000 $1,294,658 $1,205,391 $1,205,391
Retained Money $687,084 - - $687,084 $687,084 $687,084
Total Cap Allocations $74,193,084 $25,892,500 $1,782,500 - $84,187,602 $81,221,768
Cap Space $-1,804,268


2018-2019 Non-Roster Players

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

Player (29) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Smith-PellyDevante Smith-Pelly RW 26 $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000
AlexeyevAlexander Alexeyev D 18 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
GersichShane Gersich C 22 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
JohansenLucas Johansen D 20 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
GustafssonHampus Gustafsson LW 24 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $883,750 $883,750
MitchellMason Mitchell LW 24 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $883,750 $883,750
ClarkKody Clark RW 18 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $870,000 $870,000
KammererMaximilian Kammerer C 22 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $870,000 $870,000
Jonsson-FjallbyAxel Jonsson-Fjallby LW 20 $725,000 $80,000 - $70,000 $860,000 $860,000
PinhoBrian Pinho C 23 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $833,750 $833,750
SutterRiley Sutter RW 18 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $817,500 $817,500
GeisserTobias Geisser D 19 $700,000 $85,000 $65,000 $70,000 $803,333 $803,333
BindulisKristofers Bindulis D 23 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $792,500 $792,500
WilliamsColby Williams D 23 $700,000 $80,000 $20,000 $70,000 $751,000 $751,000
PilonGarrett Pilon C 20 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $745,000 $745,000
MalenstynBeck Malenstyn LW 20 $700,000 $80,000 $20,000 $70,000 $736,666 $736,666
HobbsConnor Hobbs D 21 $700,000 $80,000 $20,000 $70,000 $720,000 $720,000
VanecekVitek Vanecek G 22 $750,000 - $82,500 $70,000 $714,166 $714,166
Bau-HansenMathias Bau-Hansen LW 25 $700,000 - - $70,000 $700,000 $700,000
MegnaJayson Megna C 28 $650,000 - - $650,000 $650,000 $650,000
MilnerParker Milner G 28 $650,000 - - $650,000 $650,000 $650,000
O'BrienLiam O'Brien C 24 $650,000 - - $650,000 $650,000 $650,000
SgarbossaMichael Sgarbossa C 26 $650,000 - - $650,000 $650,000 $650,000
WalkerNathan Walker LW 24 $650,000 - - $125,000 $650,000 $118,830
LewingtonTyler Lewington D 23 $650,000 - - $150,000 $675,000 $47,177
NessAaron Ness D 28 $650,000 - - $425,000 $650,000 $20,970
SamsonovIlya Samsonov G 21 $832,500 $92,500 $500,000 $70,000 $925,000 $14,919
BarberRiley Barber RW 24 $650,000 - - $115,000 $650,000 $3,495
FehervaryMartin Fehervary D 18 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 - -