Drew Doughty buyout calculator, cap hit impact

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Drew Doughty Buyout Cap Implications

Birthdate December 8, 1989

If Drew Doughty 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 35 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 $14,666,667
Remaining base salary
($22,000,000 * 67% buyout multiplier)
.

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

Annual buyout cost of $3,666,667
(Total buyout cost/4 years)

Drew Doughty projected buyout 2025-2026 season
2025-2026 2026-2027 2027-2028 2028-2029
Remaining Base Salary
$22,000,000
$11,000,000 $11,000,000 $0 $0
Original Cap Hit $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $0 $0
Contract Signing Bonus $0 $0 $0 $0
Contract Total Salary ($11,000,000) ($11,000,000) ($0) ($0)
Annual Buyout Cost $3,666,667 $3,666,667 $3,666,667 $3,666,667
ACTUAL CAP HIT Los Angeles Kings logo $3,666,667 $3,666,667 $3,666,667 $3,666,667
Savings $7,333,333 $7,333,333 $-3,666,667 $-3,666,667

Active Contract

Signing Team Los Angeles Kings logo
Signing Date July 1, 2018
Signing Status UFA
Agent Drew Doughty
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Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 8 Years $88,000,000 13.33% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Cap Hit $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000
UFA
AAV $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $2,000,000 $8,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000
Signing Bonuses $10,000,000 $2,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $12,000,000 $10,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000
Minors Salary $12,000,000 $10,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000
Clauses NMC NMC NMC NMC NMC NMC NMC NMC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out
NMC