Kevin Fiala buyout calculator, cap hit impact

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Kevin Fiala Buyout Cap Implications

Birthdate July 22, 1996

If Kevin Fiala 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 28 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 $17,000,000
Remaining base salary
($25,500,000 * 67% buyout multiplier)
.

4 years left in contract.
Buyout applied over 8 years
(2x years remaining on contract)

Annual buyout cost of $2,125,000
(Total buyout cost/8 years)

Kevin Fiala projected buyout 2025-2026 season
2025-2026 2026-2027 2027-2028 2028-2029 2029-2030 2030-2031 2031-2032 2032-2033
Remaining Base Salary
$25,500,000
$5,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,750,000 $6,750,000 $0 $0 $0 $0
Original Cap Hit $7,875,000 $7,875,000 $7,875,000 $7,875,000 $0 $0 $0 $0
Contract Signing Bonus $3,250,000 $2,000,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Contract Total Salary ($8,750,000) ($8,500,000) ($7,750,000) ($6,750,000) ($0) ($0) ($0) ($0)
Annual Buyout Cost $2,125,000 $2,125,000 $2,125,000 $2,125,000 $2,125,000 $2,125,000 $2,125,000 $2,125,000
ACTUAL CAP HIT Los Angeles Kings logo $4,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,250,000 $3,250,000 $2,125,000 $2,125,000 $2,125,000 $2,125,000
Savings $3,375,000 $4,375,000 $4,625,000 $4,625,000 $-2,125,000 $-2,125,000 $-2,125,000 $-2,125,000

Active Contract

Signing Team Los Angeles Kings logo
Signing Date June 29, 2022
Signing Status RFA
Agent Craig Oster
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Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 7 Years $55,125,000 9.55% of cap space
2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027 2027-2028 2028-2029
Cap Hit $7,875,000 $7,875,000 $7,875,000 $7,875,000 $7,875,000 $7,875,000 $7,875,000
UFA
AAV $7,875,000 $7,875,000 $7,875,000 $7,875,000 $7,875,000 $7,875,000 $7,875,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $3,250,000 $4,875,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,750,000 $6,750,000
Signing Bonuses $3,250,000 $3,250,000 $3,250,000 $3,250,000 $2,000,000 $1,000,000 $0
Total Salary $6,500,000 $8,125,000 $8,750,000 $8,750,000 $8,500,000 $7,750,000 $6,750,000
Minors Salary $6,500,000 $8,125,000 $8,750,000 $8,750,000 $8,500,000 $7,750,000 $6,750,000
Clauses NMC NMC NMC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
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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