Reece Newkirk buyout calculator, cap hit impact

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Reece Newkirk Buyout Cap Implications

Birthdate February 20, 2001

If Reece Newkirk was bought out prior to the 2022-2023 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 21 years old at the buyout giving him a 33% buyout multiplier.
Under 26 = 1/3 multiplier
26+ = 2/3 multiplier

The total buyout cost would be $508,333
Remaining base salary
($1,525,000 * 33% buyout multiplier)
.

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

Annual buyout cost of $127,083
(Total buyout cost/4 years)

Reece Newkirk projected buyout 2022-2023 season
2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Remaining Base Salary
$1,525,000
$750,000 $775,000 $0 $0
Original Cap Hit $828,333 $828,333 $0 $0
Contract Signing Bonus $70,000 $70,000 $0 $0
Contract Total Salary ($820,000) ($845,000) ($0) ($0)
Annual Buyout Cost $127,083 $127,083 $127,083 $127,083
ACTUAL CAP HIT New York Islanders logo $205,416 $180,416 $127,083 $127,083
Savings $622,917 $647,917 $-127,083 $-127,083

Active Contract

Signing Team New York Islanders logo
Signing Date May 13, 2021
Agent Richard Evans
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,484,999 1.00% of cap space
2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Cap Hit $828,333 $828,333 $828,333
RFA
AAV $828,333 $828,333 $828,333
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $750,000 $750,000 $775,000
Signing Bonuses $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Total Salary $820,000 $820,000 $845,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year
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