Brandon Dubinsky buyout calculator, cap hit impact

Brandon Dubinsky Buyout Cap Implications

Birthdate April 29, 1986

If Brandon Dubinsky was bought out prior to the 2019-2020 season.

The annual cap hit of a buyout is calculated year by year as follows:

  • Add together the Original Cap Hit and the Contract Signing Bonus for that year
  • Subtract the Contract Total Salary for that year (base salary + signing bonus).
  • Finally, add the Annual Buyout Cost as calculated below.

He would be 33 years old at the buyout giving him a 67% buyout multiplier.
Under 26 = 1/3 multiplier
26+ = 2/3 multiplier

The total buyout cost would be $7,800,000
Remaining base salary
($11,700,000 * 67% buyout multiplier)
.

2 years left in contract.
Buyout applied over 4 years
(2x years remaining on contract)

Annual buyout cost of $1,950,000
(Total buyout cost/4 years)

Brandon Dubinsky projected buyout 2019-2020 season
2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Remaining Base Salary
$11,700,000
$5,850,000 $5,850,000 $0 $0
Original Cap Hit $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $0 $0
Contract Signing Bonus $0 $0 $0 $0
Contract Total Salary ($5,850,000) ($5,850,000) ($0) ($0)
Annual Buyout Cost $1,950,000 $1,950,000 $1,950,000 $1,950,000
ACTUAL CAP HIT Columbus Blue Jackets logo $1,950,000 $1,950,000 $1,950,000 $1,950,000
Savings $3,900,000 $3,900,000 $-1,950,000 $-1,950,000

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date July 11, 2014
Signing Status UFA
Agent Kurt Overhardt
Standard Contract | 6 Years $35,100,000 7.18% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $5,850,000
UFA
AAV $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $5,850,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $5,850,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $5,850,000
Minors Salary $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $5,850,000 $5,850,000
Clauses NMC NMC NMC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out