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Cale Makar Buyout Cap Implications

Birthdate October 30, 1998

If Cale Makar was bought out prior to the 2024-2025 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 25 years old at the buyout giving him a 33% buyout multiplier.
Under 26 = 1/3 multiplier
26+ = 2/3 multiplier

The total buyout cost would be $8,333,333
Remaining base salary
($25,000,000 * 33% buyout multiplier)
.

3 years left in contract.
Buyout applied over 6 years
(2x years remaining on contract)

Annual buyout cost of $1,388,889
(Total buyout cost/6 years)

Cale Makar projected buyout 2024-2025 season
2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027 2027-2028 2028-2029 2029-2030
Remaining Base Salary
$25,000,000
$10,600,000 $8,700,000 $5,700,000 $0 $0 $0
Original Cap Hit $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $0 $0 $0
Contract Signing Bonus $0 $0 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $0
Contract Total Salary ($10,600,000) ($8,700,000) ($6,700,000) ($0) ($0) ($0)
Annual Buyout Cost $1,388,889 $1,388,889 $1,388,889 $1,388,889 $1,388,889 $1,388,889
ACTUAL CAP HIT Colorado Avalanche logo $-211,111 $1,688,889 $4,688,889 $1,388,889 $1,388,889 $1,388,889
Savings $9,211,111 $7,311,111 $4,311,111 $-1,388,889 $-1,388,889 $-1,388,889

Active Contract

Signing Team Colorado Avalanche logo
Signing Date July 24, 2021
Signing Status RFA
Agent Brian Bartlett
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Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 6 Years $54,000,000 10.91% of cap space
2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Cap Hit $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000
UFA
AAV $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $8,000,000 $9,000,000 $11,000,000 $10,600,000 $8,700,000 $5,700,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,000,000
Total Salary $8,000,000 $9,000,000 $11,000,000 $10,600,000 $8,700,000 $6,700,000
Minors Salary $8,000,000 $9,000,000 $11,000,000 $10,600,000 $8,700,000 $6,700,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out