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.

Player (24) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap % Notes
Ovechkin Alex Ovechkin LW 36 $1,000,000 $4,000,000 - $5,000,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 11.66
Backstrom Nicklas Backstrom C 34 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 - $10,000,000 $9,200,000 $9,200,000 11.29
Carlson John Carlson D 32 $3,000,000 $5,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 9.82 M-NTC
Kuznetsov Evgeny Kuznetsov C 29 $3,000,000 $5,000,000 - $8,000,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 9.57 M-NTC
Oshie T.J. Oshie RW 35 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 - $6,000,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 7.06 M-NTC
Mantha Anthony Mantha RW 27 $5,300,000 - - $5,300,000 $5,700,000 $5,700,000 6.99
Wilson Thomas Wilson RW 27 $3,100,000 $3,000,000 - $6,100,000 $5,166,666 $5,166,666 6.34 M-NTC
Orlov Dmitry Orlov D 30 $1,300,000 $2,000,000 - $3,300,000 $5,100,000 $5,100,000 6.26 M-NTC
Schultz Justin Schultz D 31 $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 4.91
Eller Lars Eller C 32 $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 4.29
Jensen Nick Jensen D 31 $2,500,000 $500,000 - $3,000,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 3.07
Kempny Michal Kempny D 31 $1,000,000 $1,200,000 - $2,200,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 3.07
Samsonov Ilya Samsonov G 24 $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 2.45
Sheary Conor Sheary LW 29 $1,250,000 - - $1,250,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.84
Hathaway Garnet Hathaway RW 30 $800,000 $700,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.84
Van Riemsdyk Trevor Van Riemsdyk D 30 $900,000 - - $900,000 $950,000 $950,000 1.17
McMichael Connor McMichael C 21 $832,500 $92,500 - $925,000 $863,333 $863,333 1.06 Two-Way
Fehervary Martin Fehervary D 22 $750,000 - $132,500 $750,000 $791,667 $791,667 0.97 Two-Way
Johansson Marcus Johansson C 31 $1,500,000 - - $292,500 $1,500,000 $750,000 0.92
Dowd Nic Dowd C 31 $800,000 - - $800,000 $750,000 $750,000 0.92
Irwin Matt Irwin D 34 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000 0.92 Two-Way
Vanecek Vitek Vanecek G 26 $750,000 - - $750,000 $716,667 $716,667 0.88 Two-Way
Larsson Johan Larsson LW 29 $1,400,000 - - $273,000 $1,400,000 $700,000 0.86
Jonsson-Fjallby Axel Jonsson-Fjallby LW 23 $750,000 - - $273,750 $750,000 $273,750 0.34
 

2021 Long Term Injured Reserve Cap

Player (2) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Hagelin Carl Hagelin
(Eye)
LW 33 $2,000,000 $1,000,000 - $3,000,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 3.37
Snively Joe Snively
(Upper-body)
LW 26 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $352,500 0.43
 

2021 Buried Cap

Player (12) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
CopleyPheonix Copley G 30 $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000 1.35
LeasonBrett Leason RW 22 $750,000 $92,500 $32,500 $486,250 $842,500 $442,365 0.54
ProtasAliaksei Protas C 21 $750,000 $92,500 $132,500 $448,750 $789,167 $356,250 0.44
SgarbossaMichael Sgarbossa C 29 $750,000 - - $172,500 $750,000 $172,500 0.21
LapierreHendrix Lapierre C 19 $832,500 $92,500 $50,000 $213,227 $894,167 $129,659 0.16
MalenstynBeck Malenstyn LW 23 $750,000 - - $105,000 $750,000 $105,000 0.13
NardellaBobby Nardella D 25 $750,000 - - $97,500 $750,000 $97,500 0.12
FucaleZachary Fucale G 26 $750,000 - - $41,250 $750,000 $41,250 0.05
AlexeyevAlexander Alexeyev D 22 $832,500 - - $24,978 $863,333 $26,826 0.03
PilonGarrett Pilon C 23 $750,000 - - $22,500 $750,000 $22,500 0.03
VecchioneMike Vecchione C 28 $750,000 - - $18,750 $750,000 $18,750 0.02
JohansenLucas Johansen D 24 $750,000 - - $3,750 $750,000 $3,750 0.00
 

2021 Retained Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary   Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
CholowskiDennis Cholowski D 23 $531,000 - - $531,000 - - 0.00
 

2021-2022 Cap Totals

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

Cap Type Adj Cap Total
2021-2022 NHL Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2021-2022 NHL Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Active Contracts $80,262,083
Long Term Reserve Money $-1,278,433
Buried Money $2,516,350
Total Allocated Cap $81,500,000
Cap Space $0
Cap Type Cap Total
2021-2022 Salary Cap Max $81,500,000
2021-2022 Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Overage/Adjustment $0
Washington's Adjusted Salary Cap $81,500,000
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Cap Total Adjusted Cap Total
Active Contracts $48,682,500 $29,492,500 $132,500 $75,364,250 $82,188,333 $80,262,083
Long Term Injured Reserve $2,750,000 $1,000,000 - $3,750,000 $3,500,000 $-1,278,433
Buried $9,915,000 $277,500 $215,000 $3,134,455 $2,516,350 $2,516,350
Total Cap Allocations $61,878,500 $30,770,000 $347,500 - $88,204,683 $81,500,000
Cap Space $0


2021-2022 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
CopleyPheonix Copley G 30 $1,500,000 - - - $1,100,000 $1,100,000
IorioVincent Iorio D 19 $775,000 $92,500 $57,500 $80,000 $875,833 $875,833
RiatDamien Riat LW 24 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $817,500 $817,500
ClarkKody Clark RW 22 $800,000 - $32,500 $70,000 $808,333 $808,333
GeisserTobias Geisser D 22 $750,000 - $60,000 $70,000 $774,444 $774,444
SutterRiley Sutter RW 22 $750,000 - $107,500 $70,000 $764,167 $764,167
GersichShane Gersich C 25 $750,000 - - $187,500 $750,000 $750,000
McIlrathDylan McIlrath D 29 $750,000 - - $450,000 $750,000 $750,000
ShepardHunter Shepard G 26 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000
PinhoBrian Pinho C 26 $750,000 - - - $725,000 $725,000
LeasonBrett Leason RW 22 $750,000 $92,500 $32,500 $70,000 $842,500 $442,365
ProtasAliaksei Protas C 21 $750,000 $92,500 $132,500 $70,000 $789,167 $356,250
SgarbossaMichael Sgarbossa C 29 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $172,500
LapierreHendrix Lapierre C 19 $832,500 $92,500 $50,000 $80,000 $894,167 $129,659
MalenstynBeck Malenstyn LW 23 $750,000 - - $90,000 $750,000 $105,000
NardellaBobby Nardella D 25 $750,000 - - $110,000 $750,000 $97,500
FucaleZachary Fucale G 26 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $41,250
AlexeyevAlexander Alexeyev D 22 $832,500 - - $70,000 $863,333 $26,826
PilonGarrett Pilon C 23 $750,000 - - $110,000 $750,000 $22,500
VecchioneMike Vecchione C 28 $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000 $18,750
JohansenLucas Johansen D 24 $750,000 - - $95,000 $750,000 $3,750