Ryan Donato buyout calculator, cap hit impact

Ryan Donato Buyout Cap Implications

Birthdate April 9, 1996

If Ryan Donato was bought out prior to the 2019-2020 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 23 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 $1,266,667
Remaining base salary
($3,800,000 * 33% buyout multiplier)
.

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

Annual buyout cost of $316,667
(Total buyout cost/4 years)

Ryan Donato projected buyout 2019-2020 season
2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Remaining Base Salary
$3,800,000
$1,650,000 $2,150,000 $0 $0
Original Cap Hit $1,900,000 $1,900,000 $0 $0
Contract Signing Bonus $0 $0 $0 $0
Contract Total Salary ($1,650,000) ($2,150,000) ($0) ($0)
Annual Buyout Cost $316,667 $316,667 $316,667 $316,667
ACTUAL CAP HIT Minnesota Wild logo $566,667 $66,667 $316,667 $316,667
Savings $1,333,333 $1,833,333 $-316,667 $-316,667

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date July 16, 2019
Signing Status RFA
Agent Matt Keator
Standard Contract | 2 Years $3,800,000 2.33% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $1,900,000 $1,900,000
RFA
AAV $1,900,000 $1,900,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,650,000 $2,150,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $1,650,000 $2,150,000
Minors Salary $1,650,000 $2,150,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out