Johnny Gaudreau buyout calculator, cap hit impact

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Johnny Gaudreau Buyout Cap Implications

Birthdate August 13, 1993

If Johnny Gaudreau was bought out prior to the 2023-2024 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 29 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 $31,000,000
Remaining base salary
($46,500,000 * 67% buyout multiplier)
.

6 years left in contract.
Buyout applied over 12 years
(2x years remaining on contract)

Annual buyout cost of $2,583,333
(Total buyout cost/12 years)

Johnny Gaudreau projected buyout 2023-2024 season
2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027 2027-2028 2028-2029 2029-2030 2030-2031 2031-2032 2032-2033 2033-2034 2034-2035
Remaining Base Salary
$46,500,000
$7,750,000 $7,750,000 $7,750,000 $7,750,000 $7,750,000 $7,750,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Original Cap Hit $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Contract Signing Bonus $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Contract Total Salary ($9,750,000) ($9,750,000) ($9,750,000) ($9,750,000) ($9,750,000) ($9,750,000) ($0) ($0) ($0) ($0) ($0) ($0)
Annual Buyout Cost $2,583,333 $2,583,333 $2,583,333 $2,583,333 $2,583,333 $2,583,333 $2,583,333 $2,583,333 $2,583,333 $2,583,333 $2,583,333 $2,583,333
ACTUAL CAP HIT Columbus Blue Jackets logo $4,583,333 $4,583,333 $4,583,333 $4,583,333 $4,583,333 $4,583,333 $2,583,333 $2,583,333 $2,583,333 $2,583,333 $2,583,333 $2,583,333
Savings $5,166,667 $5,166,667 $5,166,667 $5,166,667 $5,166,667 $5,166,667 $-2,583,333 $-2,583,333 $-2,583,333 $-2,583,333 $-2,583,333 $-2,583,333

Active Contract

Signing Team Columbus Blue Jackets logo
Signing Date July 13, 2022
Signing Status UFA
Agent Lewis Gross
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Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 7 Years $68,250,000 11.82% of cap space
2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027 2027-2028 2028-2029
Cap Hit $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000
UFA
AAV $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $7,750,000 $7,750,000 $7,750,000 $7,750,000 $7,750,000 $7,750,000 $7,750,000
Signing Bonuses $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000
Total Salary $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000
Minors Salary $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000 $9,750,000
Clauses NMC NMC NMC NMC M-NTC
NMC
M-NTC
NMC
M-NTC
NMC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out
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