NHL Buyout Calculator

Nikita Novikov

age20
posD
shotl
h6'4"
w198lbs
Birthdate
Jul 25, 2003
Player Profile

If Nikita Novikov was bought out prior to the 2025-2026 season.

Total Cost

$775,000$775K
Total Remaining Base Salary
33%
Buyout Multiplier
He would be 21 years old at the buyout, giving him a 33% buyout multiplier.
$258,333$258K
Buyout Total Cost
Remaining base salary X Age Multiplier.

Annual Implications

Annual Buyout Cost
$129,167$129K
$258,333$258K / 2yrs
Annual Cap Hit
The final cap hit for each year equals:
Cap Hit (AAV) - Base Salary + Annual Buyout Cost
2yrs
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-$
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25/26
26/27
Buyout Length
Buyouts are applied evenly over 2x the years remaining on the contract.
Years Remaining 1
Contract End 2025-26
Buyout Length 2
Buyout End 2026-27

Buyout Summary

Abbreviated $Amounts
Nikita Novikov
2025-26 2026-27
Original Cap Hit
$867,500$868K -
Base Salary
($775,000$775K) (-)
Total Salary ($867,500$868K) (-)
Signing Bonus $92,500$93K -
Annual Buyout Cost $129,167$129K $129,167$129K
Actual Cap Hit
$221,667$222K
$129,167$129K
Savings
100.0%
$645,833$646K
$-129,167$-129K
Click button(s) in current contract below to buyout another year from this contract.

Current Contract

2023-2026 Entry Level Contract
3yrs
value$2,602,500$2.60M
cap hit$867,500$868K
Abbreviated $Amounts
2023-24
Buy Out
2024-25
Buy Out
2025-26
2026
Cap Hit $867,500$868K $867,500$868K $867,500$868K RFAage 22
AAV $925,000$925K $925,000$925K $925,000$925K
Base $775,000$775K $775,000$775K $775,000$775K
Performance Bonuses $57,500$58K $57,500$58K $57,500$58K
Signing Bonuses $92,500$93K $92,500$93K $92,500$93K
Total Salary $867,500$868K $867,500$868K $867,500$868K
Minors Salary $80,000$80K $80,000$80K $80,000$80K
Clauses
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UFA Year

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