Boston Bruins

Head Coach Bruce Cassidy
Assistant Coach Jay Pandolfo
Assistant Coach Joe Sacco
Assistant Coach Kevin Dean
Goaltending Coach Bob Essensa
Playoff Odds 100%
Cap Hit $81,757,970
Cap Space $-257,970
LTIR Pool $2,319,596
Roster 22/23
Contracts 47/50
Transactions
recalled RW Karson Kuhlman from Providence (AHL). Feb 25
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Boston Bruins traded Danton Heinen to the Anaheim Ducks for Nick Ritchie
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Feb 24
assigned RW Karson Kuhlman to Providence (AHL). Feb 24
recalled D Connor Clifton from Providence (AHL). Feb 23
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Boston Bruins acquired Ondrej Kase from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for David Backes, Axel Andersson, and a 2020 first round pick
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Feb 21
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The Boston Bruins have not lost three consecutive games in regulation since early December and will aim to keep that streak intact when they host the Dallas Stars on Thursday night. After ripping off 11 victories in the previous 12 games, the NHL-leading Bruins were pierced for a combined 14 tallies in back-to-back defeats to Vancouver and Calgary. Full Preview

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Friday, Feb 21
Line Combinations Updated: Feb 27 (8:19am)
$6,125,0006.1M
$6,875,0006.9M
$6,666,6666.7M
$2,000,0002M
$4,900,0004.9M
Line 1 $19,666,666 Pairing 1 $6,900,000
$1,498,9251.5M
$7,250,0007.3M
$2,600,0002.6M
$5,250,0005.3M
$2,850,0002.9M
Line 2 $11,348,925 Pairing 2 $8,100,000
$863,3330.9M
$3,200,0003.2M
$925,0000.9M
$1,400,0001.4M
$747,5000.7M
Line 3 $4,988,333 Pairing 3 $2,147,500
$1,275,0001.3M
$850,0000.9M
$1,250,0001.3M
$2,750,0002.8M
$7,000,0007M
Line 4 $3,375,000 Goalies $9,750,000
Injury Report
Ondrej Kase Ondrej Kase - Flu
Kase is on injured reserve while recovering from a flu bug, but it is projected that he will make his team debut Thursday against the Stars.
I-R - Prob Thurs
Updated Feb 27, 2020
Nick Ritchie Nick Ritchie - Acquired
Ritchie was recently traded for, but it is expected that he will make his team debut against the Flames on Tuesday.
probable - Prob Tues
Updated Feb 25, 2020
Connor Clifton Connor Clifton - Upper Body
Clifton has been placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury. He has been recalled from a conditioning stint in the minors, and it is unclear when he will return to the lineup.
I-R - Out indefinitely
Updated Feb 23, 2020
Jeremy Lauzon Jeremy Lauzon - Undisclosed
Lauzon has an injury to an undisclosed location, and will be a game-time decision for Saturday's matchup with the Canucks.
questionable - Ques Sat
Updated Feb 22, 2020

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Performance Bonuses
Movement Clauses
35+ Over 35 Contract
IR - Injured Reserve
Entry Level Contract
Waiver Exempt
Has Arbitration Rights
Two-way contract
(14) Forwards $41,828,924 51.3% of cap
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Bergeron, Patrice C 34
$6,875,000
NMC
$6,875,000
NMC
M-NTC
$6,875,000
NMC
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Krejci, David C 33
$7,250,000
M-NTC
$7,250,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Marchand, Brad LW 31
$6,125,000
NMC
$6,125,000
NMC
$6,125,000
NMC
$6,125,000
M-NTC
$6,125,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
(2025)
Coyle, Charlie C 27
$3,200,000
$5,250,000
$5,250,000
$5,250,000
$5,250,000
$0
UFA
(2026)
Nordstrom, Joakim C 28
$1,000,000
$0
UFA
Wagner, Chris RW 28
$1,250,000
$1,350,000
$1,350,000
$1,350,000
$0
UFA
Kuraly, Sean C 27
$1,275,000
$1,275,000
$0
UFA
Blidh, Anton LW 24
$700,000
$700,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Ritchie, Nick LW 24
$1,498,925
$1,498,925
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Pastrnak, David RW 23
$6,666,666
$6,666,666
$6,666,666
NMC
M-NTC
$6,666,666
NMC
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Bjork, Anders LW 23
$925,000
$0
RFA
Kase, Ondrej
IR
RW 24
$2,600,000
$2,600,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
DeBrusk, Jake LW 23
$863,333
$0
RFA
Lindholm, Par C 28
$850,000
$850,000
$0
UFA
Kuhlman, Karson C 24
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$41,828,924
$40,440,591
$26,266,666
$19,391,666
$11,375,000
$0
(6) Defence $23,122,500 28.4% of cap
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Chara, Zdeno +35 D 42
$2,000,000
NMC
$0
UFA
Moore, John D 29
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$0
UFA
Miller, Kevan
LTIR
D 32
$2,500,000
$0
UFA
Krug, Torey D 28
$5,250,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Grzelcyk, Matt D 26
$1,400,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Carlo, Brandon D 23
$2,850,000
$2,850,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Lauzon, Jeremy D 22
$747,500
$850,000
$850,000
$0
RFA
McAvoy, Charlie
IR
D 22
$4,900,000
$4,900,000
$4,900,000
$0
RFA
Clifton, Connor
IR
D 24
$725,000
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
$0
RFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$23,122,500
$12,350,000
$9,500,000
$3,750,000
$0
$0
(2) Goalies $9,750,000 12.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Halak, Jaroslav G 34
$2,750,000
$0
UFA
Rask, Tuukka G 32
$7,000,000
M-NTC
$7,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$9,750,000
$7,000,000
$0
$0
$0
$0
(0) Buried $0 0.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
TOTALS TOTALS
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
(3) Buyout & Retained Salary $4,566,667 5.6% of cap
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Beleskey, Matt
Retained Salary
LW 31
$1,900,000
Backes, David
Retained Salary
RW 35
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
Seidenberg, Dennis
Buyout
D 38
$1,166,667
TOTALS TOTALS
$4,566,667
$1,500,000
$0
$0
$0
$0
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2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Roster Size

Number of players on the Active Roster. Cannot exceed 23 players. Excludes players on IR and LTIR.

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26 17 9 6
Standard Player Contracts

Number of players signed to Standard Player Contracts (SPC's). Cannot exceed 50 players. Some players do not count towards this, such as 18/19 Year-Old players in Junior with less than 10 NHL Games Played in Season.

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47 28 14 6
Upper Limit

The maximum Salary Cap Hit of all players counting towards the active roster. Often referred to as "Salary Cap". This is determined in the summer and is based on the previous season's revenues, per the CBA.

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$81,500,000 $81,500,000 $81,500,000 $81,500,000
Projected Cap Hit

Anticipated Season-End Cap Hit based on the current roster, calculated by summing all Cap Hits of players currently counting towards the Salary Cap. Assumes current roster is in effect for the remainder of season.

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$81,757,970 $61,290,591 $35,766,666 $23,141,666
Projected Cap Space

Amount of Cap Space projected to be available at end of year. Calculated as Annual Salary Cap minus Projected Cap Hit.

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$-257,970 $20,209,409 $45,733,334 $58,358,334
Current Cap Space

Amount of Cap Space that can be added to the roster without exceeding the Upper Limit (Salary Cap Maximum) based on the current roster.

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$-257,970 $20,209,409 $45,733,334 $58,358,334
Maximum LTIR Pool

The maximum amount of Long Term Injured Reserve space potentially available. This is the Cap Hit of player on LTIR less the Cap Space available for team at time player was on LTIR. A player can go on LTIR when they expect to miss 10 games and 24 days in the season. A player on LTIR does not come off of the salary cap, instead a team is allowed to exceed the cap by the LTIR amount.

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$2,319,596 $0 $0 $0
Current Roster Annual Cap Hit

Anticipated Cap Hit based on the current roster, calculated by summing all Cap Hits of players currently counting towards the Salary Cap + retained salary + buyouts.

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$79,268,091 $61,290,591 $35,766,666 $23,141,666
Carryover Bonus Overages

Teams can exceed the salary cap due to players receiving performance bonuses. If a team exceeds the salary cap due to performance bonuses, they carryover to the previous season and reduce the cap space a team has.

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$0 $0 $0 $0
Potential Bonuses

Performance Bonuses that players on the active roster are eligible to achieve. A team can exceed the salary cap due to performance bonuses, but they carry over to the following season.

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$2,490,000 $0 $0 $0
Retained Salary Remaining

Teams can retain salary/cap hit when they trade a player. A team can only have a maximum of 3 players that they retained salary on.

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1 2 3 3
(21) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Kampfer, Steven D 31
$800,000
$800,000
$0
UFA
Petrovic, Alexander D 27
$700,000
$0
UFA
Ritchie, Brett RW 26
$1,000,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Carey, Paul C 31
$700,000
$700,000
$0
UFA
Gaunce, Brendan C 25
$700,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Lagace, Maxime G 27
$700,000
$0
RFA
Arnesson, Linus D 25
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Cehlarik, Peter LW 24
$700,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Fitzgerald, Ryan C 25
$700,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Sherman, Wiley D 24
$792,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Zboril, Jakub D 23
$863,333
$0
RFA
Senyshyn, Zach RW 22
$863,333
$0
RFA
Forsbacka Karlsson, Jakob C 23
$0
RFA
Vladar, Dan G 22
$728,333
$0
RFA
Hughes, Cameron C 23
$792,500
$792,500
$0
RFA
Becker, Jack C 22
$0
Frederic, Trent C 22
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Koppanen, Joona LW 22
$753,334
$753,334
$0
RFA
Clarke, Cameron D 21
$0
Steen, Oskar C 21
$809,167
$809,167
$809,167
$0
RFA
Vaakanainen, Urho D 21
$894,167
$894,167
$894,167
$0
RFA
Studnicka, Jack C 21
$769,167
$769,167
$769,167
$0
RFA
Swayman, Jeremy G 21
$0
Pare, Cedric C 21
$0
Berglund, Victor D 20
$0
Bukac, Daniel D 20
$0
Lauko, Jakub C 19
$786,667
$786,667
$786,667
$0
RFA
Hall, Curtis C 19
$0
McFaul, Dustyn D 19
$0
Shen, Pavel C 20
$809,167
$809,167
$809,167
$0
RFA
Keyser, Kyle G 20
$716,666
$716,666
$0
RFA
Bonar, Sean G 29
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Dun, Derek G 26
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Galipeau, Olivier D 22
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Messner, Joel D 25
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Noebels, Marcel C 27
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Pond, Tanner C 26
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Sakellaropoulos, Alex G 25
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Beecher, John C 18
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Olson, Quinn LW 18
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Bychkov, Roman D 19
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Mantykivi, Matias C 18
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Schmaltz, Jake LW 18
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Asselin, Samuel C 21
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Lantosi, Robert RW 24
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Zech, Cooper D 21
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Legace, Maxime G 27
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$16,503,334
$8,755,835
$4,068,335
$0
$0
$0