Vladimir Tarasenko buyout calculator, cap hit impact

Vladimir Tarasenko Buyout Cap Implications

Birthdate December 13, 1991

If Vladimir Tarasenko was bought out prior to the 2021-2022 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 29 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 $10,000,000
Remaining base salary
($15,000,000 * 67% buyout multiplier)
.

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

Annual buyout cost of $2,500,000
(Total buyout cost/4 years)

Vladimir Tarasenko projected buyout 2021-2022 season
2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Remaining Base Salary
$15,000,000
$9,500,000 $5,500,000 $0 $0
Original Cap Hit $7,500,000 $7,500,000 $0 $0
Contract Signing Bonus $0 $0 $0 $0
Contract Total Salary ($9,500,000) ($5,500,000) ($0) ($0)
Annual Buyout Cost $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
ACTUAL CAP HIT St. Louis Blues logo $500,000 $4,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
Savings $7,000,000 $3,000,000 $-2,500,000 $-2,500,000

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date July 7, 2015
Signing Status RFA
Agent Michael Liut
Standard Contract | 8 Years $60,000,000 9.20% of cap space
2015-2016 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 $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 $7,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $9,500,000 $5,500,000 $9,500,000 $5,500,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $9,500,000 $5,500,000 $9,500,000 $5,500,000
Minors Salary $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $9,500,000 $5,500,000 $9,500,000 $5,500,000
Clauses NTC NTC NTC NTC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out
Tarasenko now represented by Paul Theofanous; this contract signed and negotiated by Michael Liut