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Washington Capitals Active Financial Summary

A summary of financial breakdowns for the Washington Capitals, including multi-year cap totals, player cap hits, top earnings, contracts, & free agents.

Penguins – The Athletic

 

Salary Cap Breakdown Totals

A current & future look at the signed players & cap dollars allocated by position group.

    2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25
Total Cap Allocations   $101,495,960 $73,574,999 $58,841,666 $39,816,668 $30,750,000
Signed Players   46 25 13 6 4
Forwards   $52,055,128 $39,166,666 $38,416,666 $27,916,668 $22,750,000
Defensemen   $26,800,000 $26,000,000 $19,500,000 $11,900,000 $8,000,000
Goaltending   $3,525,000 $1,100,000
Injured Reserve  
Suspended  
Buried/Buyout/Dead Cap  


No Trade
Modified No Trade
No Movement
Two Way Deal
 

Roster Cap Figures

Current & future salary payroll figures for players on the active roster. For more view the complete Capitals Salary Payroll Table

Forward Pos. 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25
Alex Ovechkin LW $9,538,462 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Nicklas Backstrom C $9,200,000 $9,200,000 $9,200,000 $9,200,000 $9,200,000
Evgeny Kuznetsov C $7,800,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000
T.J. Oshie RW $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000
Thomas Wilson RW $5,166,666 $5,166,666 $5,166,666 $5,166,668 0UFA
Lars Eller C $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 0UFA 0-
Jakub Vrana LW $3,350,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Carl Hagelin LW $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 0UFA 0-
Richard Panik RW $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 0UFA 0-
Garnet Hathaway RW $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0UFA 0-
Nic Dowd C $750,000 $750,000 0UFA 0- 0-
 
Defenseman Pos. 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25
John Carlson D $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000
Dmitry Orlov D $5,100,000 $5,100,000 $5,100,000 0UFA 0-
Justin Schultz D $4,000,000 $4,000,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Brenden Dillon D $3,900,000 $3,900,000 $3,900,000 $3,900,000 0UFA
Nick Jensen D $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 0UFA 0-
Michal Kempny D $2,500,000 $2,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Trevor Van Riemsdyk D $800,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jonas Siegenthaler D 0- 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Goaltending Pos. 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25
Henrik Lundqvist G $1,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Pheonix Copley G $1,100,000 $1,100,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Ilya Samsonov G $925,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
   

Dead Cap Figures

Pos. 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25
   

Active Non-Roster Money

Player Pos. 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25
AlexeyevAlexander Alexeyev D $925,000 RFA - - -
LapierreHendrix Lapierre C $925,000 $925,000 $925,000 RFA -
McmichaelConnor Mcmichael C $925,000 $925,000 RFA - -
NardellaBobby Nardella D $925,000 RFA - - -
SnivelyJoe Snively LW $925,000 RFA - - -
ClarkKody Clark RW $870,000 RFA - - -
Jonsson-FjallbyAxel Jonsson-Fjallby LW $860,000 RFA - - -
LeasonBrett Leason RW $842,500 $842,500 RFA - -
ProtasAliaksei Protas C $825,833 $825,833 RFA - -
SutterRiley Sutter RW $817,500 RFA - - -
RiatDamien Riat LW $817,500 $817,500 RFA - -
FehervaryMartin Fehervary D $805,833 $805,833 RFA - -
GeisserTobias Geisser D $803,333 RFA - - -
PilonGarrett Pilon C $745,000 RFA - - -
MalenstynBeck Malenstyn LW $736,666 RFA - - -
PinhoBrian Pinho C $725,000 $725,000 UFA - -
SprongDaniel Sprong RW $725,000 $725,000 RFA - -
VanecekVitek Vanecek G $716,667 $716,667 UFA - -
CarrDaniel Carr LW $700,000 UFA - - -
FucaleZachary Fucale G $700,000 RFA - - -
GersichShane Gersich C $700,000 RFA - - -
JohansenLucas Johansen D $700,000 RFA - - -
MailletPhillipe Maillet C $700,000 UFA - - -
SgarbossaMichael Sgarbossa C $700,000 UFA - - -