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Washington Capitals 2019-2020 Salary Cap

An updated look at the Washington Capitals 2019-2020 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 (23) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Ovechkin Alex Ovechkin LW 34 $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 11.73
Carlson John Carlson D 29 $5,500,000 $6,500,000 - $12,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 9.84
Kuznetsov Evgeny Kuznetsov C 27 $3,400,000 $5,000,000 - $8,400,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 9.59
Backstrom Nicklas Backstrom C 31 $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000 $6,700,000 $6,700,000 8.24
Holtby Braden Holtby G 30 $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $6,100,000 $6,100,000 7.50
Oshie T.J. Oshie RW 32 $3,500,000 $3,000,000 - $6,500,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 7.07
Wilson Thomas Wilson RW 25 $1,500,000 $3,000,000 - $4,500,000 $5,166,666 $5,166,666 6.36
Orlov Dmitry Orlov D 28 $4,500,000 $2,000,000 - $6,500,000 $5,100,000 $5,100,000 6.27
Eller Lars Eller C 30 $3,000,000 $1,000,000 - $4,000,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 4.31
Vrana Jakub Vrana LW 23 $2,700,000 $1,000,000 - $3,700,000 $3,350,000 $3,350,000 4.12
Hagelin Carl Hagelin LW 31 $2,500,000 $1,000,000 - $2,500,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 3.38
Panik Richard Panik RW 28 $1,200,000 $2,000,000 - $3,200,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 3.38
Jensen Nick Jensen D 29 $2,500,000 $500,000 - $3,000,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 3.08
Kempny Michal Kempny D 29 $1,000,000 $1,700,000 - $2,700,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 3.08
Gudas Radko Gudas D 29 $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000 $3,350,000 $2,345,000 2.88
Dillon Brenden Dillon D 28 $3,900,000 - - $985,496 $3,270,000 $1,635,000 2.01
Hathaway Garnet Hathaway RW 27 $700,000 $1,300,000 - $2,000,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.85
Samsonov Ilya Samsonov G 22 $832,500 $92,500 $550,000 $907,132 $925,000 $905,086 1.11
Dowd Nic Dowd C 29 $700,000 - - $700,000 $750,000 $750,000 0.92
Siegenthaler Jonas Siegenthaler D 22 $750,000 - $82,500 $745,920 $714,166 $710,400 0.87
Leipsic Brendan Leipsic LW 25 $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 $700,000 0.86
Boyd Travis Boyd LW 26 $800,000 - - $584,936 $800,000 $584,936 0.72
Kovalchuk Ilya Kovalchuk LW 36 $700,000 - - $158,046 $700,000 $350,000 0.43
 

2019 Buried Cap

Player (7) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
LewingtonTyler Lewington D 24 $700,000 - - $158,046 $675,000 $152,418 0.19
MalenstynBeck Malenstyn LW 21 $700,000 $80,000 $20,000 $41,393 $736,666 $43,571 0.05
FehervaryMartin Fehervary D 19 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $122,604 $805,833 $34,656 0.04
CopleyPheonix Copley G 27 $750,000 $300,000 - $1,050,000 $1,100,000 $25,000 0.03
VanecekVitek Vanecek G 23 $700,000 - - $18,815 $716,667 $19,265 0.02
O'BrienLiam O'Brien C 25 $700,000 - - $18,815 $700,000 $18,815 0.02
SgarbossaMichael Sgarbossa C 27 $700,000 - - $15,052 $700,000 $15,052 0.02
 

2019 Retained Cap

Player (2) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary   Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
DjoosChristian Djoos D 25 $974,480 - - $974,480 - - 0.00
StephensonChandler Stephenson C 25 $355,665 - - $355,665 - - 0.00
 

2019-2020 Cap Totals

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

Cap Type Total
2019-2020 NHL Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2019-2020 NHL Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Active Contracts $84,214,294
Buried Money $308,777
Total Allocated Cap $84,523,071
Cap Type Cap Total
2019-2020 Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2019-2020 Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Overage/Adjustment $-1,150,000
Washington's Adjusted Salary Cap $80,350,000
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Cap Total Adjusted Cap Total
Active Contracts $65,882,500 $28,092,500 $632,500 $89,281,530 $84,214,294 $80,985,550
Buried $4,950,000 $472,500 $152,500 $1,424,725 $308,777 $308,777
Total Cap Allocations $72,162,645 $28,565,000 $785,000 - $84,523,071 $81,294,327
Cap Space $-944,327


2019-2020 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 19 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
JohansenLucas Johansen D 21 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
McmichaelConnor Mcmichael C 18 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
NardellaBobby Nardella D 23 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
SnivelyJoe Snively LW 23 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
ClarkKody Clark RW 19 $800,000 $92,500 $32,500 $70,000 $870,000 $870,000
Jonsson-FjallbyAxel Jonsson-Fjallby LW 21 $860,000 $85,000 - $70,000 $860,000 $860,000
LeasonBrett Leason RW 20 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $842,500 $842,500
ProtasAliaksei Protas C 18 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $825,833 $825,833
SutterRiley Sutter RW 19 $725,000 $92,500 $107,500 $70,000 $817,500 $817,500
GeisserTobias Geisser D 20 $700,000 $85,000 $65,000 $70,000 $803,333 $803,333
SprongDaniel Sprong RW 22 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000
PilonGarrett Pilon C 21 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $745,000 $745,000
HobbsConnor Hobbs D 22 $700,000 - $20,000 $70,000 $720,000 $720,000
GersichShane Gersich C 23 $700,000 - - $100,000 $700,000 $700,000
MailletPhillipe Maillet C 26 $700,000 - - $175,000 $700,000 $700,000
PinhoBrian Pinho C 24 $700,000 - - $100,000 $700,000 $700,000
WilliamsColby Williams D 24 $700,000 - - $90,000 $700,000 $700,000
LewingtonTyler Lewington D 24 $700,000 - - $150,000 $675,000 $152,418
MalenstynBeck Malenstyn LW 21 $700,000 $80,000 $20,000 $70,000 $736,666 $43,571
FehervaryMartin Fehervary D 19 $700,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $805,833 $34,656
CopleyPheonix Copley G 27 $750,000 $300,000 - - $1,100,000 $25,000
VanecekVitek Vanecek G 23 $700,000 - - $160,000 $716,667 $19,265
O'BrienLiam O'Brien C 25 $700,000 - - - $700,000 $18,815
SgarbossaMichael Sgarbossa C 27 $700,000 - - $407,500 $700,000 $15,052