Nikolaj Ehlers buyout calculator, cap hit impact

Nikolaj Ehlers Buyout Cap Implications

Birthdate February 14, 1996

If Nikolaj Ehlers was bought out prior to the 2023-2024 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 27 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 $8,833,333
Remaining base salary
($13,250,000 * 67% buyout multiplier)
.

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

Annual buyout cost of $2,208,333
(Total buyout cost/4 years)

Nikolaj Ehlers projected buyout 2023-2024 season
2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Remaining Base Salary
$13,250,000
$6,500,000 $6,750,000 $0 $0
Original Cap Hit $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $0 $0
Contract Signing Bonus $0 $0 $0 $0
Contract Total Salary ($6,500,000) ($6,750,000) ($0) ($0)
Annual Buyout Cost $2,208,333 $2,208,333 $2,208,333 $2,208,333
ACTUAL CAP HIT Winnipeg Jets logo $1,708,333 $1,458,333 $2,208,333 $2,208,333
Savings $4,291,667 $4,541,667 $-2,208,333 $-2,208,333

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date October 4, 2017
Signing Status RFA
Agent Andre Rufener
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Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 7 Years $42,000,000 7.36% of cap space
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Cap Hit $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $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 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $6,250,000 $6,500,000 $4,750,000 $6,500,000 $4,750,000 $6,500,000 $6,750,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $6,250,000 $6,500,000 $4,750,000 $6,500,000 $4,750,000 $6,500,000 $6,750,000
Minors Salary $6,250,000 $6,500,000 $4,750,000 $6,500,000 $4,750,000 $6,500,000 $6,750,000
Clauses 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