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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.

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Player (13) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
Backstrom Nicklas Backstrom C 33 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 - $10,000,000 $9,200,000 $9,200,000 16.06
Carlson John Carlson D 31 $3,000,000 $5,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 13.96
Kuznetsov Evgeny Kuznetsov C 29 $3,000,000 $5,000,000 - $8,000,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 13.61
Oshie T.J. Oshie RW 34 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 - $6,000,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 10.04
Wilson Thomas Wilson RW 27 $3,100,000 $3,000,000 - $6,100,000 $5,166,666 $5,166,666 9.02
Orlov Dmitry Orlov D 30 $1,300,000 $2,000,000 - $3,300,000 $5,100,000 $5,100,000 8.90
Eller Lars Eller C 32 $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 6.11
Panik Richard Panik RW 30 $3,200,000 - - $3,200,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 4.80
Hagelin Carl Hagelin LW 33 $2,000,000 $1,000,000 - $3,000,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 4.80
Jensen Nick Jensen D 31 $2,500,000 $500,000 - $3,000,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 4.36
Kempny Michal Kempny D 31 $1,000,000 $1,200,000 - $2,200,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 4.36
Hathaway Garnet Hathaway RW 29 $800,000 $700,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 2.62
Dowd Nic Dowd C 31 $800,000 - - $800,000 $750,000 $750,000 1.31
 

2021 Buried Cap

Player (1) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
Cap %
CopleyPheonix Copley G 29 $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $1,100,000 $25,000 0.04
 

2021-2022 Cap Totals

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

Cap Type Total
2021-2022 NHL Salary Cap Max $86,000,000
2021-2022 NHL Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Active Contracts $57,266,666
Buried Money $25,000
Total Allocated Cap $57,291,666
Cap Space $28,708,334
Cap Floor Space $-2,908,334
Cap Type Cap Total
2021-2022 Salary Cap Max $86,000,000
2021-2022 Salary Cap Floor $60,200,000
Overage/Adjustment $0
District of Columbia's Adjusted Salary Cap $86,000,000
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Cap Total Adjusted Cap Total
Active Contracts $31,700,000 $26,400,000 - $58,100,000 $57,266,666 $57,266,666
Buried $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $25,000 $25,000
Total Cap Allocations $33,200,000 $26,400,000 - - $57,291,666 $57,291,666
Cap Space $28,708,334
Cap Floor Space $-2,908,334


2021-2022 Non-Roster Players

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

Player (7) Pos. Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Perf. Bonus Total Salary Total
Cap Hit
Adj.
Cap Hit
McmichaelConnor Mcmichael C 20 $832,500 $92,500 - $70,000 $925,000 $925,000
LeasonBrett Leason RW 22 $750,000 $92,500 $32,500 $70,000 $842,500 $842,500
ProtasAliaksei Protas C 20 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $750,000 $825,833 $825,833
RiatDamien Riat LW 24 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $70,000 $817,500 $817,500
FehervaryMartin Fehervary D 21 $832,500 - - $70,000 $805,833 $805,833
VanecekVitek Vanecek G 25 $750,000 - - - $716,667 $716,667
CopleyPheonix Copley G 29 $1,500,000 - - - $1,100,000 $25,000