Walker Duehr buyout calculator, cap hit impact

Walker Duehr Buyout Cap Implications

Birthdate November 23, 1997

If Walker Duehr 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 23 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 $500,000
Remaining base salary
($1,500,000 * 33% buyout multiplier)
.

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

Annual buyout cost of $125,000
(Total buyout cost/4 years)

Walker Duehr projected buyout 2021-2022 season
2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Remaining Base Salary
$1,500,000
$750,000 $750,000 $0 $0
Original Cap Hit $827,500 $827,500 $0 $0
Contract Signing Bonus $75,000 $80,000 $0 $0
Contract Total Salary ($825,000) ($830,000) ($0) ($0)
Annual Buyout Cost $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 $125,000
ACTUAL CAP HIT Calgary Flames logo $202,500 $202,500 $125,000 $125,000
Savings $625,000 $625,000 $-125,000 $-125,000

Active Contract

Signing Team Calgary Flames logo
Signing Date April 11, 2021
Agent Dean Grillo
Entry Level Contract | 2 Years $1,655,000 1.02% of cap space
2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $827,500 $827,500
RFA
AAV $827,500 $827,500
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $750,000 $750,000
Signing Bonuses $75,000 $80,000
Total Salary $825,000 $830,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out