NHL Buyout Calculator

Zack Ostapchuk

#10
age21
posLW
shotl
h6'3"
w205lbs
Birthdate
May 29, 2003
Player Profile

If Zack Ostapchuk was bought out prior to the 2025-2026 season.

Total Cost

$832,500$833K
Total Remaining Base Salary
33%
Buyout Multiplier
He would be 22 years old at the buyout, giving him a 33% buyout multiplier.
$277,500$278K
Buyout Total Cost
Remaining base salary X Age Multiplier.

Annual Implications

Annual Buyout Cost
$138,750$139K
$277,500$278K / 2yrs
Annual Cap Hit
The final cap hit for each year equals:
Cap Hit (AAV) - Base Salary + Annual Buyout Cost
2yrs
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-$
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25/26
26/27
Buyout Length
Buyouts are applied evenly over 2x the years remaining on the contract.
Years Remaining 1
Contract End 2025-26
Buyout Length 2
Buyout End 2026-27

Buyout Summary

Abbreviated $Amounts
2025-26 2026-27
Original Cap Hit
$825,000$825K -
Base Salary
($832,500$833K) (-)
Total Salary ($832,500$833K) (-)
Signing Bonus - -
Annual Buyout Cost $138,750$139K $138,750$139K
Actual Cap Hit
$131,250$131K
$138,750$139K
Savings
100.0%
$693,750$694K
$-138,750$-139K
Click button(s) in current contract below to buyout another year from this contract.

Current Contract

2021-2026 Entry Level Contract
3yrs
value$2,475,000$2.48M
cap hit$825,000$825K
Abbreviated $Amounts
2021-22
2022-23
2023-24
Buy Out
2024-25
Buy Out
2025-26
2026
Cap Hit $870,000$870K $847,500$848K $825,000$825K $825,000$825K $825,000$825K
RFA
23yrs
AAV $925,000$925K $902,500$903K $880,000$880K $880,000$880K $880,000$880K
Base - - $775,000$775K $775,000$775K $832,500$833K
Performance Bonuses - - $82,500$83K $82,500$83K -
Signing Bonuses $92,500$93K $92,500$93K $92,500$93K - -
Total Salary $92,500$93K $92,500$93K $867,500$868K $775,000$775K $832,500$833K
Minors Salary - - $80,000$80K $80,000$80K $80,000$80K
Clauses
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UFA Year
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