Brayden Point buyout calculator, cap hit impact

Brayden Point Buyout Cap Implications

Birthdate March 13, 1996

If Brayden Point was bought out prior to the 2025-2026 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 29 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 $12,000,000
Remaining base salary
($18,000,000 * 67% buyout multiplier)
.

5 years left in contract.
Buyout applied over 10 years
(2x years remaining on contract)

Annual buyout cost of $1,200,000
(Total buyout cost/10 years)

Brayden Point projected buyout 2025-2026 season
2025-2026 2026-2027 2027-2028 2028-2029 2029-2030 2030-2031 2031-2032 2032-2033 2033-2034 2034-2035
Remaining Base Salary
$18,000,000
$5,000,000 $4,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Original Cap Hit $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Contract Signing Bonus $7,000,000 $5,750,000 $4,600,000 $4,200,000 $4,200,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Contract Total Salary ($12,000,000) ($9,750,000) ($7,600,000) ($7,200,000) ($7,200,000) ($0) ($0) ($0) ($0) ($0)
Annual Buyout Cost $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000
ACTUAL CAP HIT Tampa Bay Lightning logo $5,700,000 $6,700,000 $7,700,000 $7,700,000 $7,700,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000
Savings $3,800,000 $2,800,000 $1,800,000 $1,800,000 $1,800,000 $-1,200,000 $-1,200,000 $-1,200,000 $-1,200,000 $-1,200,000

Active Contract

Signing Team Tampa Bay Lightning logo
Signing Date July 28, 2021
Signing Status RFA
Agent Gerry Johannson
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Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 8 Years $76,000,000 11.52% of cap space
2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027 2027-2028 2028-2029 2029-2030
Cap Hit $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000
UFA
AAV $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $3,500,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $4,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000
Signing Bonuses $5,500,000 $6,250,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $5,750,000 $4,600,000 $4,200,000 $4,200,000
Total Salary $9,000,000 $11,250,000 $12,000,000 $12,000,000 $9,750,000 $7,600,000 $7,200,000 $7,200,000
Minors Salary $9,000,000 $11,250,000 $12,000,000 $12,000,000 $9,750,000 $7,600,000 $7,200,000 $7,200,000
Clauses NMC NMC NMC NMC NMC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out
*No Move Clause – through 2026-27; Modified No Trade – 2027-28 through end of SPC – 10 team no trade list