William Karlsson buyout calculator, cap hit impact

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William Karlsson Buyout Cap Implications

Birthdate January 8, 1993

If William Karlsson was bought out prior to the 2026-2027 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)
.

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

Annual buyout cost of $1,866,667
(Total buyout cost/2 years)

William Karlsson projected buyout 2026-2027 season
2026-2027 2027-2028
Remaining Base Salary
$5,600,000
$5,600,000 $0
Original Cap Hit $5,900,000 $0
Contract Signing Bonus $0 $0
Contract Total Salary ($5,600,000) ($0)
Annual Buyout Cost $1,866,667 $1,866,667
ACTUAL CAP HIT Vegas Golden Knights logo $2,166,667 $1,866,667
Savings $3,733,333 $-1,866,667

Active Contract

Signing Team Vegas Golden Knights logo
Signing Date June 23, 2019
Signing Status RFA
Agent Michael Deutsch
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Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 8 Years $47,200,000 7.15% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Cap Hit $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $5,900,000
UFA
AAV $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $5,900,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $3,900,000 $5,900,000 $7,100,000 $5,900,000 $5,600,000 $5,600,000 $5,600,000 $5,600,000
Signing Bonuses $2,000,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $7,100,000 $5,900,000 $5,600,000 $5,600,000 $5,600,000 $5,600,000
Minors Salary $5,900,000 $5,900,000 $7,100,000 $5,900,000 $5,600,000 $5,600,000 $5,600,000 $5,600,000
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC 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
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