Ross Johnston buyout calculator, cap hit impact

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Ross Johnston Buyout Cap Implications

Birthdate February 18, 1994

If Ross Johnston was bought out prior to the 2025-2026 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 31 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 $733,333
Remaining base salary
($1,100,000 * 67% buyout multiplier)
.

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

Annual buyout cost of $366,667
(Total buyout cost/2 years)

Ross Johnston projected buyout 2025-2026 season
2025-2026 2026-2027
Remaining Base Salary
$1,100,000
$1,100,000 $0
Original Cap Hit $1,100,000 $0
Contract Signing Bonus $0 $0
Contract Total Salary ($1,100,000) ($0)
Annual Buyout Cost $366,667 $366,667
ACTUAL CAP HIT New York Islanders logo $366,667 $366,667
Savings $733,333 $-366,667

Active Contract

Signing Team New York Islanders logo
Signing Date October 26, 2021
Signing Status UFA
Agent Doug Shepherd
Standard Contract | 4 Years $4,400,000 1.33% of cap space
2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Cap Hit $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000
UFA
AAV $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000
Minors Salary $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out