Ryan Kesler buyout calculator, cap hit impact

Ryan Kesler Buyout Cap Implications

Birthdate August 31, 1984

If Ryan Kesler was bought out prior to the 2020-2021 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 35 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 $8,900,000
Remaining base salary
($13,350,000 * 67% buyout multiplier)
.

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

Annual buyout cost of $2,225,000
(Total buyout cost/4 years)

Ryan Kesler projected buyout 2020-2021 season
2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Remaining Base Salary
$13,350,000
$6,675,000 $6,675,000 $0 $0
Original Cap Hit $6,875,000 $6,875,000 $0 $0
Contract Signing Bonus $0 $0 $0 $0
Contract Total Salary ($6,675,000) ($6,675,000) ($0) ($0)
Annual Buyout Cost $2,225,000 $2,225,000 $2,225,000 $2,225,000
ACTUAL CAP HIT Anaheim Ducks logo $2,425,000 $2,425,000 $2,225,000 $2,225,000
Savings $4,450,000 $4,450,000 $-2,225,000 $-2,225,000

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date July 15, 2015
Signing Status UFA
Agent Kurt Overhardt
Standard Contract | 6 Years $41,250,000 8.44% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $6,875,000 $6,875,000 $6,875,000 $6,875,000 $6,875,000 $6,875,000
UFA
AAV $6,875,000 $6,875,000 $6,875,000 $6,875,000 $6,875,000 $6,875,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $7,875,000 $6,675,000 $6,675,000 $6,675,000 $6,675,000 $6,675,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $7,875,000 $6,675,000 $6,675,000 $6,675,000 $6,675,000 $6,675,000
Minors Salary $7,875,000 $6,675,000 $6,675,000 $6,675,000 $6,675,000 $6,675,000
Clauses NMC NMC NMC NMC NMC M-NTC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out