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.

    2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27
Total Cap Allocations   $88,620,833 $61,593,335 $44,111,667 $17,500,000
Signed Players   38 19 9 2 0
Forwards   $56,869,166 $46,869,168 $33,550,000 $9,500,000
Defensemen   $18,091,667 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000
Goaltending  
Injured Reserve  
Suspended  
Buried/Buyout/Dead Cap  


 

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. 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27
Alex Ovechkin LW $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 0UFA
Nicklas Backstrom C $9,200,000 $9,200,000 $9,200,000 0UFA 0-
Evgeny Kuznetsov C $7,800,000 M-NTC $7,800,000 M-NTC $7,800,000 M-NTC 0UFA 0-
T.J. Oshie RW $5,750,000 M-NTC $5,750,000 M-NTC $5,750,000 M-NTC 0UFA 0-
Anthony Mantha RW $5,700,000 $5,700,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Thomas Wilson RW $5,166,666 M-NTC $5,166,668 M-NTC 0UFA 0- 0-
Lars Eller C $3,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Carl Hagelin LW $2,750,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Conor Sheary LW $1,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Garnet Hathaway RW $1,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Nic Dowd C $1,300,000 $1,300,000 $1,300,000 0UFA 0-
Connor McMichael C $863,333 $863,333 0RFA 0- 0-
Joe Snively LW $800,000 $800,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Axel Jonsson-Fjallby LW $750,000 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Defenseman Pos. 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27
John Carlson D $8,000,000 M-NTC $8,000,000 M-NTC $8,000,000 $8,000,000 M-NTC 0UFA
Dmitry Orlov D $5,100,000 M-NTC 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Nick Jensen D $2,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Trevor Van Riemsdyk D $950,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Martin Fehervary D $791,667 0RFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Goaltending Pos. 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27
   

Dead Cap Figures

Pos. 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27
 

 

Non-Roster Forwards Money

Player Pos. 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27
LapierreHendrix Lapierre C $894,167 $894,167 RFA - -
RybinskiHenrik Rybinski RW $859,167 $859,167 $859,167 RFA -
TrineyevBogdan Trineyev RW $859,167 $859,167 $859,167 RFA -
ClarkKody Clark RW $808,333 RFA - - -
ProtasAliaksei Protas C $789,167 $789,167 RFA - -
LeasonBrett Leason RW $775,000 $775,000 RFA - -
SutterRiley Sutter RW $764,167 RFA - - -
MalenstynBeck Malenstyn LW $762,500 $762,500 RFA - -
PilonGarrett Pilon C $750,000 RFA - - -
SgarbossaMichael Sgarbossa C $750,000 UFA - - -
VecchioneMike Vecchione C $750,000 UFA - - -
 

Non-Roster Defensemen Money

Player Pos. 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27
IorioVincent Iorio D $875,833 $875,833 RFA - -
AlexeyevAlexander Alexeyev D $863,333 RFA - - -
McIlrathDylan McIlrath D $750,000 UFA - - -
NardellaBobby Nardella D $750,000 RFA - - -
 

Non-Roster Goaltenders Money

Player Pos. 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27
StevensonClay Stevenson G $855,000 $855,000 RFA - -
BjorklundGarin Bjorklund G $843,333 $843,333 $843,333 RFA -
FucaleZachary Fucale G $750,000 UFA - - -
ShepardHunter Shepard G $750,000 UFA - - -