Sebastian Aho buyout calculator, cap hit impact

Sebastian Aho Buyout Cap Implications

Birthdate July 26, 1997

If Sebastian Aho 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 24 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 $508,333
Remaining base salary
($1,525,000 * 33% buyout multiplier)
.

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

Annual buyout cost of $127,083
(Total buyout cost/4 years)

Sebastian Aho projected buyout 2022-2023 season
2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Remaining Base Salary
$1,525,000
$750,000 $775,000 $0 $0
Original Cap Hit $8,460,250 $8,460,250 $0 $0
Contract Signing Bonus $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $0 $0
Contract Total Salary ($6,000,000) ($6,025,000) ($0) ($0)
Annual Buyout Cost $127,083 $127,083 $127,083 $127,083
ACTUAL CAP HIT Carolina Hurricanes logo $7,837,333 $7,812,333 $127,083 $127,083
Savings $622,917 $647,917 $-127,083 $-127,083

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2019
Signing Status RFA
Agent Mika Rautakallio
Standard Contract | 5 Years $42,295,000 10.37% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Cap Hit $8,454,000 $8,460,250 $8,460,250 $8,460,250 $8,460,250
UFA
AAV $8,454,000 $8,460,250 $8,460,250 $8,460,250 $8,460,250
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $700,000 $700,000 $750,000 $750,000 $775,000
Signing Bonuses $11,300,000 $9,870,000 $6,950,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000
Total Salary $12,000,000 $10,570,000 $7,700,000 $6,000,000 $6,025,000
Minors Salary $12,000,000 $10,570,000 $7,700,000 $6,000,000 $6,025,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out