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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.

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Salary Cap Breakdown Totals

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

    2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23
Total Cap Allocations   $100,729,042 $77,707,627 $60,100,961 $37,816,666 $35,316,666
Signed Players   51 25 17 7 6
Forwards   $48,018,461 $39,255,128 $31,755,128 $22,216,666 $22,216,666
Defensemen   $23,569,037 $22,350,000 $21,350,000 $15,600,000 $13,100,000
Goaltending   $6,750,000 $6,100,000
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. 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23
Alex Ovechkin LW $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 0UFA 0-
Evgeny Kuznetsov C $7,800,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000 $7,800,000
Nicklas Backstrom C $6,700,000 $6,700,000 0UFA 0- 0-
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 $5,166,666 $5,166,666
Lars Eller C $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
Andre Burakovsky LW $3,000,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Brett Connolly RW $1,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Dmitrij Jaskin RW $1,100,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Devante Smith-Pelly RW $1,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jakub Vrana LW $863,333 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Travis Boyd LW $800,000 $800,000 0RFA 0- 0-
Nic Dowd C $650,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Chandler Stephenson C $650,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Defenseman Pos. 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23
John Carlson D $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000
Matt Niskanen D $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 0UFA 0-
Dmitry Orlov D $5,100,000 $5,100,000 $5,100,000 $5,100,000 $5,100,000
Michal Kempny D $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 0UFA
Madison Bowey D $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0RFA 0- 0-
Brooks Orpik D $1,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jonas Siegenthaler D $569,037 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
Christian Djoos D $650,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Goaltending Pos. 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23
Braden Holtby G $6,100,000 $6,100,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Pheonix Copley G $650,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
   

Long-Term Injured Reserve Cap Hits

Player Pos. 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23
OrpikBrooks Orpik D $1,000,000 UFA - - -
 

Buried Cap Hits

Player Pos. 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23
SamsonovIlya Samsonov G $14,919 $925,000 $925,000 RFA -
WalkerNathan Walker LW $111,840 RFA - - -
NessAaron Ness D $20,970 UFA - - -
BarberRiley Barber RW $3,495 RFA - - -
 

Dead Cap Figures

Pos. 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23
   

Active Non-Roster Money

Player Pos. 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23
AlexeyevAlexander Alexeyev D $925,000 $925,000 $925,000 RFA -
GersichShane Gersich C $925,000 - RFA - -
JohansenLucas Johansen D $925,000 RFA - - -
FehervaryMartin Fehervary D $925,000 $925,000 $925,000 RFA -
GustafssonHampus Gustafsson LW $883,750 RFA - - -
MitchellMason Mitchell LW $883,750 RFA - - -
ClarkKody Clark RW $870,000 $870,000 $870,000 RFA -
KammererMaximilian Kammerer C $870,000 $870,000 $870,000 RFA -
Jonsson-FjallbyAxel Jonsson-Fjallby LW $860,000 $860,000 $860,000 RFA -
PinhoBrian Pinho C $833,750 RFA - - -
SutterRiley Sutter RW $817,500 $817,500 $817,500 RFA -
GeisserTobias Geisser D $803,333 $803,333 $803,333 RFA -
BindulisKristofers Bindulis D $792,500 $792,500 RFA - -
PilonGarrett Pilon C $775,833 $775,833 RFA - -
MalenstynBeck Malenstyn LW $763,333 $763,333 RFA - -
WilliamsColby Williams D $751,000 RFA - - -
HobbsConnor Hobbs D $721,666 RFA - - -
VanecekVitek Vanecek G $714,166 RFA - - -
Bau-HansenMathias Bau-Hansen LW $700,000 RFA - - -
LewingtonTyler Lewington D $675,000 $675,000 RFA - -
MegnaJayson Megna C $650,000 UFA - - -
O'BrienLiam O'Brien C $650,000 RFA - - -
SgarbossaMichael Sgarbossa C $650,000 RFA - - -