Gustav Nyquist buyout calculator, cap hit impact

Gustav Nyquist Buyout Cap Implications

Birthdate September 1, 1989

If Gustav Nyquist 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 30 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 $10,666,667
Remaining base salary
($16,000,000 * 67% buyout multiplier)
.

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

Annual buyout cost of $1,777,778
(Total buyout cost/6 years)

Gustav Nyquist projected buyout 2020-2021 season
2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Remaining Base Salary
$16,000,000
$5,000,000 $6,000,000 $5,000,000 $0 $0 $0
Original Cap Hit $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $0 $0 $0
Contract Signing Bonus $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Contract Total Salary ($5,000,000) ($6,000,000) ($5,000,000) ($0) ($0) ($0)
Annual Buyout Cost $1,777,778 $1,777,778 $1,777,778 $1,777,778 $1,777,778 $1,777,778
ACTUAL CAP HIT Columbus Blue Jackets logo $2,277,778 $1,277,778 $2,277,778 $1,777,778 $1,777,778 $1,777,778
Savings $3,222,222 $4,222,222 $3,222,222 $-1,777,778 $-1,777,778 $-1,777,778

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2019
Signing Status UFA
Agent Wade Arnott
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Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 4 Years $22,000,000 6.75% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000
UFA
AAV $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $6,000,000 $5,000,000 $6,000,000 $5,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $6,000,000 $5,000,000 $6,000,000 $5,000,000
Minors Salary $6,000,000 $5,000,000 $6,000,000 $5,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out