NHL Buyout Calculator

Cole Smith

age28
posLW
shotl
h6'3"
w194lbs
Birthdate
Oct 28, 1995
Player Profile

If Cole Smith was bought out prior to the 2025-2026 season.

Total Cost

$1,000,000$1.00M
Total Remaining Base Salary
67%
Buyout Multiplier
He would be 29 years old at the buyout, giving him a 67% buyout multiplier.
$666,667$667K
Buyout Total Cost
Remaining base salary X Age Multiplier.

Annual Implications

Annual Buyout Cost
$333,333$333K
$666,667$667K / 2yrs
Annual Cap Hit
The final cap hit for each year equals:
Cap Hit (AAV) - Base Salary + Annual Buyout Cost
2yrs
-$
-$
$
25/26
26/27
Buyout Length
Buyouts are applied evenly over 2x the years remaining on the contract.
Years Remaining 1
Contract End 2025-26
Buyout Length 2
Buyout End 2026-27

Buyout Summary

Abbreviated $Amounts
Cole Smith
2025-26 2026-27
Original Cap Hit
$1,000,000$1.00M -
Base Salary
($1,000,000$1.00M) (-)
Total Salary ($1,000,000$1.00M) (-)
Signing Bonus - -
Annual Buyout Cost $333,333$333K $333,333$333K
Actual Cap Hit
$333,333$333K
$333,333$333K
Savings
100.0%
$666,667$667K
$-333,333$-333K
Click button(s) in current contract below to buyout another year from this contract.

Current Contract

2024-2026 Standard Contract
2yrs
value$2,000,000$2.00M
cap hit$1,000,000$1.00M
Abbreviated $Amounts
Buy Out
2024-25
Buy Out
2025-26
2026
Cap Hit $1,000,000$1.00M $1,000,000$1.00M
UFA
30yrs
AAV $1,000,000$1.00M $1,000,000$1.00M
Base $1,000,000$1.00M $1,000,000$1.00M
Performance Bonuses - -
Signing Bonuses - -
Total Salary $1,000,000$1.00M $1,000,000$1.00M
Minors Salary $1,000,000$1.00M $1,000,000$1.00M
Clauses
-
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UFA Year

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