Ryan O'Reilly buyout calculator, cap hit impact

Ryan O'Reilly Buyout Cap Implications

Birthdate February 7, 1991

If Ryan O'Reilly 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 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 $666,667
Remaining base salary
($1,000,000 * 67% buyout multiplier)
.

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

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

Ryan O'Reilly projected buyout 2022-2023 season
2022-2023 2023-2024
Remaining Base Salary
$1,000,000
$1,000,000 $0
Original Cap Hit $7,500,000 $0
Contract Signing Bonus $5,000,000 $0
Contract Total Salary ($6,000,000) ($0)
Annual Buyout Cost $333,333 $333,333
ACTUAL CAP HIT St. Louis Blues logo $6,833,333 $333,333
Savings $666,667 $-333,333

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date July 3, 2015
Signing Status UFA
Agent Patrick Morris
Standard Contract | 7 Years $52,500,000 9.20% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000
UFA
AAV $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $7,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Signing Bonuses $10,000,000 $8,000,000 $7,500,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Total Salary $11,000,000 $9,000,000 $8,500,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
Minors Salary $11,000,000 $9,000,000 $8,500,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out