Ask The Capologist
Have a question about the NHL Salary Cap, CBA, or want to know how transactions happen in the NHL? Ask The Capologist! PuckPedia’s Capologist answers your questions and gives you the information you need. Don’t wonder or speculate, ask the Capologist!Ask Your Own Question
Manning Buried Cap Hit & Waivers
Brandon Manning has cleared waivers but remains with the Oilers (they have not yet sent him down to the AHL). In this instance, what happens with his salary in relation to the cap? Is part/all of his cap hit buried?Oct 8, 2019
A player's Cap Hit remains in full while he is still on the NHL Roster. A player's cap hit is only buried once he is actually assigned to the minors. When a player clears waivers, they can be assigned to the minors without having to clear again within 30 days. If Manning is assigned to the minors, his Cap Hit of $2.25M will be reduced by $1.075M (Burying Threshold) to $1.175M (Buried Cap Hit).
Here is more info on waivers: https://puckpedia.com/waivers
Here is more info on Burying Cap Hits: https://puckpedia.com/minimum-nhl-salary-buried-cap-hit
QuestionsManning Buried Cap Hit & Waivers
Oct 5, 2019 What happens if Team is Over Cap
Jul 21, 2019 Eriksson Loan to Europe
Jul 12, 2019 # of Buyouts Allowed
Jul 11, 2019 Why is Meier RFA after Contract
Jul 5, 2019 What happens to Buyout Cap Hit when player signs new Contract?
Jul 3, 2019 Jesse Puljujarvi playing in Europe
Jun 26, 2019 How is the Cap Lower Limit Calculated?
Jun 23, 2019