Esa Lindell buyout calculator, cap hit impact

Esa Lindell Buyout Cap Implications

Birthdate May 23, 1994

If Esa Lindell was bought out prior to the 2020-2021 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 26 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 $8,266,667
Remaining base salary
($24,800,000 * 33% buyout multiplier)
.

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

Annual buyout cost of $826,667
(Total buyout cost/10 years)

Esa Lindell projected buyout 2020-2021 season
2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027 2027-2028 2028-2029 2029-2030
Remaining Base Salary
$24,800,000
$4,800,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Original Cap Hit $5,800,000 $5,800,000 $5,800,000 $5,800,000 $5,800,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Contract Signing Bonus $0 $2,000,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Contract Total Salary ($4,800,000) ($7,000,000) ($6,000,000) ($5,000,000) ($5,000,000) ($0) ($0) ($0) ($0) ($0)
Annual Buyout Cost $826,667 $826,667 $826,667 $826,667 $826,667 $826,667 $826,667 $826,667 $826,667 $826,667
ACTUAL CAP HIT Dallas Stars logo $1,826,667 $1,626,667 $1,626,667 $1,626,667 $1,626,667 $826,667 $826,667 $826,667 $826,667 $826,667
Savings $3,973,333 $4,173,333 $4,173,333 $4,173,333 $4,173,333 $-826,667 $-826,667 $-826,667 $-826,667 $-826,667

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date May 16, 2019
Signing Status RFA
Agent Markus Lehto
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Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 6 Years $34,800,000 7.12% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Cap Hit $5,800,000 $5,800,000 $5,800,000 $5,800,000 $5,800,000 $5,800,000
UFA
AAV $5,800,000 $5,800,000 $5,800,000 $5,800,000 $5,800,000 $5,800,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $6,000,000 $4,800,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Signing Bonuses $1,000,000 $0 $2,000,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0
Total Salary $7,000,000 $4,800,000 $7,000,000 $6,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Minors Salary $7,000,000 $4,800,000 $7,000,000 $6,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Clauses NMC NMC NMC NMC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out