Mats Zuccarello buyout calculator, cap hit impact

Mats Zuccarello Buyout Cap Implications

Birthdate September 1, 1987

If Mats Zuccarello was bought out prior to the 2021-2022 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 33 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 $10,000,000
Remaining base salary
($15,000,000 * 67% buyout multiplier)
.

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

Annual buyout cost of $1,666,667
(Total buyout cost/6 years)

Mats Zuccarello projected buyout 2021-2022 season
2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Remaining Base Salary
$15,000,000
$7,500,000 $4,500,000 $3,000,000 $0 $0 $0
Original Cap Hit $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $0 $0 $0
Contract Signing Bonus $0 $3,000,000 $2,000,000 $0 $0 $0
Contract Total Salary ($7,500,000) ($7,500,000) ($5,000,000) ($0) ($0) ($0)
Annual Buyout Cost $1,666,667 $1,666,667 $1,666,667 $1,666,667 $1,666,667 $1,666,667
ACTUAL CAP HIT Minnesota Wild logo $166,667 $3,166,667 $4,666,667 $1,666,667 $1,666,667 $1,666,667
Savings $5,833,333 $2,833,333 $1,333,333 $-1,666,667 $-1,666,667 $-1,666,667

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2019
Signing Status UFA
Agent Craig Oster
Standard Contract | 5 Years $30,000,000 7.36% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Cap Hit $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
UFA
AAV $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $3,000,000 $2,000,000 $7,500,000 $4,500,000 $3,000,000
Signing Bonuses $2,000,000 $3,000,000 $0 $3,000,000 $2,000,000
Total Salary $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $5,000,000
Minors Salary $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $5,000,000
Clauses NMC NMC NMC M-NTC
NMC
M-NTC
NMC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out
Yr 4/5 10 Team No Trade List