Matthew Tkachuk buyout calculator, cap hit impact

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Matthew Tkachuk Buyout Cap Implications

Birthdate December 11, 1997

If Matthew Tkachuk was bought out prior to the 2026-2027 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 $2,666,667
Remaining base salary
($4,000,000 * 67% buyout multiplier)
.

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

Annual buyout cost of $333,333
(Total buyout cost/8 years)

Matthew Tkachuk projected buyout 2026-2027 season
2026-2027 2027-2028 2028-2029 2029-2030 2030-2031 2031-2032 2032-2033 2033-2034
Remaining Base Salary
$4,000,000
$1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $0
Original Cap Hit $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $0 $0 $0 $0
Contract Signing Bonus $9,000,000 $7,750,000 $6,500,000 $6,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $0
Contract Total Salary ($10,000,000) ($8,750,000) ($7,500,000) ($7,000,000) ($0) ($0) ($0) ($0)
Annual Buyout Cost $333,333 $333,333 $333,333 $333,333 $333,333 $333,333 $333,333 $333,333
ACTUAL CAP HIT Florida Panthers logo $8,833,333 $8,833,333 $8,833,333 $8,833,333 $333,333 $333,333 $333,333 $333,333
Savings $666,667 $666,667 $666,667 $666,667 $-333,333 $-333,333 $-333,333 $-333,333

Active Contract

Signing Team Calgary Flames logo
Signing Date July 22, 2022
Signing Status RFA
Agent Craig Oster
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Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 8 Years $76,000,000 11.52% of cap space
2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027 2027-2028 2028-2029 2029-2030
Cap Hit $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000
UFA
AAV $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Signing Bonuses $8,000,000 $10,250,000 $10,250,000 $10,250,000 $9,000,000 $7,750,000 $6,500,000 $6,000,000
Total Salary $9,000,000 $11,250,000 $11,250,000 $11,250,000 $10,000,000 $8,750,000 $7,500,000 $7,000,000
Minors Salary $9,000,000 $11,250,000 $11,250,000 $11,250,000 $10,000,000 $8,750,000 $7,500,000 $7,000,000
Clauses NMC NMC NMC NMC 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 Buy It Out
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