Valeri Nichushkin buyout calculator, cap hit impact

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Valeri Nichushkin Buyout Cap Implications

Birthdate March 4, 1995

If Valeri Nichushkin was bought out prior to the 2028-2029 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 33 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 $3,733,333
Remaining base salary
($5,600,000 * 67% buyout multiplier)
.

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

Annual buyout cost of $933,333
(Total buyout cost/4 years)

Valeri Nichushkin projected buyout 2028-2029 season
2028-2029 2029-2030 2030-2031 2031-2032
Remaining Base Salary
$5,600,000
$2,800,000 $2,800,000 $0 $0
Original Cap Hit $6,125,000 $6,125,000 $0 $0
Contract Signing Bonus $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $0 $0
Contract Total Salary ($4,800,000) ($4,800,000) ($0) ($0)
Annual Buyout Cost $933,333 $933,333 $933,333 $933,333
ACTUAL CAP HIT Colorado Avalanche logo $4,258,333 $4,258,333 $933,333 $933,333
Savings $1,866,667 $1,866,667 $-933,333 $-933,333

Active Contract

Signing Team Colorado Avalanche logo
Signing Date July 11, 2022
Signing Status UFA
Agent Mark Gandler & Todd Diamond
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Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 8 Years $49,000,000 7.42% of cap space
2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027 2027-2028 2028-2029 2029-2030
Cap Hit $6,125,000 $6,125,000 $6,125,000 $6,125,000 $6,125,000 $6,125,000 $6,125,000 $6,125,000
UFA
AAV $6,125,000 $6,125,000 $6,125,000 $6,125,000 $6,125,000 $6,125,000 $6,125,000 $6,125,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $6,000,000 $7,500,000 $8,000,000 $7,300,000 $4,800,000 $4,800,000 $2,800,000 $2,800,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,000,000 $0 $2,000,000 $2,000,000
Total Salary $6,000,000 $7,500,000 $8,000,000 $7,300,000 $5,800,000 $4,800,000 $4,800,000 $4,800,000
Minors Salary $6,000,000 $7,500,000 $8,000,000 $7,300,000 $5,800,000 $4,800,000 $4,800,000 $4,800,000
Clauses NMC NMC NMC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out
Years 4-8 12 Team No Trade List