Brendan Gallagher buyout calculator, cap hit impact

Brendan Gallagher Buyout Cap Implications

Birthdate May 6, 1992

If Brendan Gallagher 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 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 $7,000,000
Remaining base salary
($10,500,000 * 67% buyout multiplier)
.

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

Annual buyout cost of $1,750,000
(Total buyout cost/4 years)

Brendan Gallagher projected buyout 2025-2026 season
2025-2026 2026-2027 2027-2028 2028-2029
Remaining Base Salary
$10,500,000
$6,500,000 $4,000,000 $0 $0
Original Cap Hit $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $0 $0
Contract Signing Bonus $0 $0 $0 $0
Contract Total Salary ($6,500,000) ($4,000,000) ($0) ($0)
Annual Buyout Cost $1,750,000 $1,750,000 $1,750,000 $1,750,000
ACTUAL CAP HIT Montreal Canadiens logo $1,750,000 $4,250,000 $1,750,000 $1,750,000
Savings $4,750,000 $2,250,000 $-1,750,000 $-1,750,000

Active Contract

Signing Team Montreal Canadiens logo
Signing Date October 14, 2020
Signing Status UFA
Agent Gerry Johannson
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Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 6 Years $39,000,000 7.98% of cap space
2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Cap Hit $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000
UFA
AAV $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $5,000,000 $6,500,000 $8,000,000 $9,000,000 $6,500,000 $4,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $5,000,000 $6,500,000 $8,000,000 $9,000,000 $6,500,000 $4,000,000
Minors Salary $5,000,000 $6,500,000 $8,000,000 $9,000,000 $6,500,000 $4,000,000
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