Ryan Suter buyout calculator, cap hit impact

Ryan Suter Buyout Cap Implications

Birthdate January 21, 1985

If Ryan Suter was bought out prior to the 2023-2024 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 38 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 $5,733,333
Remaining base salary
($8,600,000 * 67% buyout multiplier)
.

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

Annual buyout cost of $1,433,333
(Total buyout cost/4 years)

Ryan Suter projected buyout 2023-2024 season
2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Remaining Base Salary
$8,600,000
$4,300,000 $4,300,000 $0 $0
Original Cap Hit $3,650,000 $3,650,000 $0 $0
Contract Signing Bonus $0 $0 $0 $0
Contract Total Salary ($4,300,000) ($4,300,000) ($0) ($0)
Annual Buyout Cost $1,433,333 $1,433,333 $1,433,333 $1,433,333
ACTUAL CAP HIT Dallas Stars logo $783,333 $783,333 $1,433,333 $1,433,333
Savings $2,866,667 $2,866,667 $-1,433,333 $-1,433,333

Active Contract

Signing Team Dallas Stars logo
Signing Date July 28, 2021
Signing Status UFA
Agent Neil Sheehy
Standard Contract | 4 Years $14,600,000 4.48% of cap space
2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Cap Hit $3,650,000 $3,650,000 $3,650,000 $3,650,000
UFA
AAV $3,650,000 $3,650,000 $3,650,000 $3,650,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $1,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,300,000 $4,300,000
Signing Bonuses $1,000,000 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $2,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,300,000 $4,300,000
Minors Salary $2,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,300,000 $4,300,000
Clauses NMC NMC NMC NMC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out
No Move Clause