Buffalo Sabres

Head Coach Phil Housley
Assistant Coach Davis Payne
Assistant Coach Steve Smith
Assistant Coach Chris Hajt
Assistant Coach Tom Ward
Goaltending Coach Andrew Allen
Cap Health Rating ??.?
Playoff Odds NA
Cap Hit $73,134,524
Cap Space $6,365,476
LTIR Used $0
Roster 22/23
Contracts 39/50
Transactions
Jeff Skinner
Aug 2
Acquired LW Jeff Skinner from the Carolina Hurricanes for RW Cliff Pu, a 2019 second-round draft pick and 2020 third and sixth-round draft picks. Aug 2
C.J. Smith
Jul 16
Re-signed LW C.J. Smith to a one-year, two-way contract worth $874,125. Jul 16
Nicholas Baptiste
Jul 15
Signed RW Nicholas Baptiste to a one-year, two-way contract worth $787,500. Jul 15
Danny O'Regan
Jul 15
Signed C Danny O'Regan to a one-year, two-way contract worth $874,125. Jul 15
Justin Bailey
Jul 15
Signed RW Justin Bailey to a one-year, two-way contract worth $715,000. Jul 15
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Buffalo Sabres Injury Report
Jacob Josefson Jacob Josefson - Lower Body
Josefson has sat out the previous four games with an injury to his lower body and it is uncertain if he will return Monday against the Maple Leafs.
questionable - Ques Mon
Updated Mar 25, 2018
questionable - Ques Mon
Updated Mar 25, 2018
Chad Johnson Chad Johnson - Head
Johnson missed the last two games with a head injury and it is unclear if he will play Monday against the Maple Leafs.
questionable - Ques Mon
Updated Mar 25, 2018
questionable - Ques Mon
Updated Mar 25, 2018
Kyle Criscuolo Kyle Criscuolo - Shoulder
Criscuolo suffered a left shoulder injury and is expected to miss the rest of the season.
out - out for season
Updated Mar 22, 2018
out - out for season
Updated Mar 22, 2018
Linus Ullmark Linus Ullmark - Personal
Ullmark is away from the team to be with his wife for the birth of their child and it is unknown if he will available Saturday against the Blackhawks.
questionable - Ques Sat
Updated Mar 16, 2018
questionable - Ques Sat
Updated Mar 16, 2018

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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
(17) Forwards $49,300,000 62.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Pouliot, Benoit
LW 31
$0
UFA
Pominville, Jason
RW 35
$5,600,000
NMC
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Moulson, Matt
LW 34
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Sobotka, Vladimir
LW 31
$3,500,000
$3,500,000
$0
UFA
Okposo, Kyle
RW 30
$6,000,000
M-NTC
$6,000,000
M-NTC
$6,000,000
M-NTC
$6,000,000
M-NTC
$6,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Berglund, Patrik
C 30
$3,850,000
M-NTC
$3,850,000
M-NTC
$3,850,000
M-NTC
$3,850,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Josefson, Jacob
C 27
$0
UFA
Skinner, Jeff
LW 26
$5,725,000
NMC
$0
UFA
Larsson, Johan
C 26
$1,475,000
$0
RFA
Wilson, Scott
C 26
$1,050,000
$1,050,000
$0
UFA
Girgensons, Zemgus
C 24
$1,600,000
$0
RFA
Reinhart, Sam
C 22
$0
RFA
Sheary, Conor
LW 26
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
$0
UFA
Rodrigues, Evan
LW 25
$650,000
$0
RFA
Eichel, Jack
C 21
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
NMC
$10,000,000
NMC
$0
UFA
(2026)
Thompson, Tage
C 20
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Mittelstadt, Casey
C 19
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$49,300,000
$29,250,000
$19,850,000
$19,850,000
$16,000,000
$10,000,000
(9) Defence $20,792,857 26.2% of cap
Player POS Age 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Gorges, Josh
D 34
$0
UFA
Hunwick, Matt
D 33
$2,250,000
$2,250,000
$0
UFA
Bogosian, Zach
D 28
$5,142,857
$5,142,857
$0
UFA
Falk, Justin
D 29
$0
UFA
Scandella, Marco
D 28
$4,000,000
$4,000,000
$0
UFA
Beaulieu, Nathan
D 25
$2,400,000
$0
RFA
McCabe, Jake
D 24
$1,600,000
$0
RFA
Ristolainen, Rasmus
D 23
$5,400,000
$5,400,000
$5,400,000
$5,400,000
$0
UFA
Antipin, Victor
D 25
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$20,792,857
$16,792,857
$5,400,000
$5,400,000
$0
$0
(2) Goalies $3,500,000 4.4% of cap
Player POS Age 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Hutton, Carter
G 32
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$0
UFA
Ullmark, Linus
G 25
$750,000
$0
RFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$3,500,000
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$0
$0
$0
(2) Buried $0 0.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Wilcox, Adam
G 25
$0
Moses, Steve
RW 29
$0
TOTALS TOTALS
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
(1) Buyout & Retained Salary $-458,333 -0.6% of cap
Player POS Age 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Hodgson, Cody
Buyout
C 28
$-458,333
$791,667
$791,667
$791,667
$791,667
TOTALS TOTALS
$-458,333
$791,667
$791,667
$791,667
$791,667
$0
Cap Summary Projection
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Roster Size

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

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22 13 5 4
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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39 19 8 4
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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$79,500,000 $79,500,000 $79,500,000 $79,500,000
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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$73,134,524 $49,584,524 $28,791,667 $26,041,667
Projected 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. Assumes current roster is in effect for the remainder of season.

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$6,365,476 $29,915,476 $50,708,333 $53,458,333
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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$6,365,476 $29,915,476 $50,708,333 $53,458,333
Current LTIR Relief

Amount of Long Term Injured Reserve space being used. 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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$0 $0 $0 $0
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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$1,062,500 $1,275,000 $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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3 3 3 3
(15) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Porter, Kevin
C 32
$650,000
$0
UFA
Wedgewood, Scott
G 26
$700,000
$0
RFA
Fedun, Taylor
D 30
$650,000
$0
UFA
Tennyson, Matt
D 28
$650,000
$0
UFA
O'Regan, Danny
C 24
$874,125
$0
RFA
Bailey, Justin
RW 23
$715,000
$0
RFA
Baptiste, Nicholas
RW 23
$787,500
$0
RFA
Guhle, Brendan
D 21
$697,500
$697,500
$0
RFA
Nelson, Casey
D 26
$812,500
$812,500
$0
UFA
Nylander, Alexander
RW 20
$863,333
$863,333
$863,333
$0
RFA
Criscuolo, Kyle
C 26
$650,000
$0
UFA
Smith, C.J.
LW 23
$874,125
$0
RFA
Pilut, Lawrence
D 22
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Asplund, Rasmus
LW 20
$845,000
$845,000
$845,000
$0
RFA
Dahlin, Rasmus
D 18
$925,000
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$11,619,083
$5,068,333
$2,633,333
$0
$0
$0
Active Roster
Player Type Cap Hit Buried Hit Accum Hit Proj Hit NHL IR LTIR SOIR C.LOAN E.LOAN SUSP WNR MIN JR LOAN
TOTALS $0 $0 $0
Non-Roster
Player Type Cap Hit Buried Hit Accum Hit Proj Hit NHL IR LTIR SOIR C.LOAN E.LOAN SUSP WNR MIN JR LOAN
TOTALS $0 $0 $0

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