Nick Leddy buyout calculator, cap hit impact

Nick Leddy Buyout Cap Implications

Birthdate March 20, 1991

If Nick Leddy 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 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 $4,666,667
Remaining base salary
($7,000,000 * 67% buyout multiplier)
.

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

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

Nick Leddy projected buyout 2021-2022 season
2021-2022 2022-2023
Remaining Base Salary
$7,000,000
$7,000,000 $0
Original Cap Hit $5,500,000 $0
Contract Signing Bonus $0 $0
Contract Total Salary ($7,000,000) ($0)
Annual Buyout Cost $2,333,333 $2,333,333
ACTUAL CAP HIT New York Islanders logo $833,333 $2,333,333
Savings $4,666,667 $-2,333,333

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date February 24, 2015
Signing Status RFA
Agent Neil Sheehy
Standard Contract | 7 Years $38,500,000 6.75% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $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 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $4,000,000 $4,500,000 $5,000,000 $5,500,000 $6,000,000 $6,500,000 $7,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $4,000,000 $4,500,000 $5,000,000 $5,500,000 $6,000,000 $6,500,000 $7,000,000
Minors Salary $4,000,000 $4,500,000 $5,000,000 $5,500,000 $6,000,000 $6,500,000 $7,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out