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Head Coach Don Granato
Assistant Coach Marty Wilford
Assistant Coach Matt Ellis
Assistant Coach Jason Christie
Assistant Coach Mike Bales
Playoff Odds 0%
Projected Cap Hit $65,061,670
Projected Cap Space $17,438,330
Current Cap Space $23,896,971
LTIR Pool $0
Roster 23/23
Contracts 47/50
Transactions
Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen made 19 saves during Monday's 6-5 overtime loss to the visiting Lightning. Nov 28
Jeff Skinner | Skinner scored a goal during Monday's 6-5 overtime loss to the visiting Lightning. Nov 28
Dylan Cozens | Cozens scored a goal during Monday's 6-5 overtime loss to the visiting Lightning. Nov 28
Tyson Jost | Jost scored a goal during Monday's 6-5 overtime defeat to the visiting Lighting. Nov 28
Jack Quinn | Quinn scored a goal during Monday's 6-5 overtime loss to the visiting Lightning. Nov 28

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$9,000,0009M
$1,400,0001.4M
$4,750,0004.8M
$925,0000.9M
$6,000,0006M
Line 1 $15,150,000 Pairing 1 $6,925,000
$863,3340.9M
$894,1670.9M
$00M
$916,6670.9M
$2,500,0002.5M
Line 2 $1,757,501 Pairing 2 $3,416,667
$825,0000.8M
$2,500,0002.5M
$4,750,0004.8M
$750,0000.8M
$2,750,0002.8M
Line 3 $8,075,000 Pairing 3 $3,500,000
$2,200,0002.2M
$2,000,0002M
$6,000,0006M
$1,500,0001.5M
$837,5000.8M
Line 4 $10,200,000 Goalies $2,337,500
Injury Report
Jacob Bryson
Expected Return Thu Dec 1, 2022
Jacob Bryson - IR - Lower Body
Not Specified
Tue Nov 29, 2022
Jacob Bryson | Bryson (lower body) is making progress but won't play Wednesday against the Detroit Red Wings, Matthew Fairburn of The Athletic reports.

Fri Nov 25, 2022
Jacob Bryson | Bryson (undisclosed) is not at practice Friday, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Ilya Lyubushkin
Expected Return Sun Dec 4, 2022
Ilya Lyubushkin - OUT - Undisclosed
Wed Nov 30, 2022
Ilya Lyubushkin | Lyubushkin (undisclosed) will not be in the lineup against the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.

Tue Nov 29, 2022
Ilya Lyubushkin | Lyubushkin (undisclosed) is still being evaluated, Jourdon LaBarber of the Buffalo Sabres' official site reports.
Eric Comrie
Expected Return Wed Dec 7, 2022
Eric Comrie - IR - Lower Body
Not Specified
Olivier Nadeau
Expected Return Tue Jan 10, 2023
Olivier Nadeau - IR-NR - Shoulder
Surgery
Ben Bishop
Expected Return Tue Aug 1, 2023
Ben Bishop - IR-LT - Knee
Surgery

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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 $38,601,669 46.8% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Okposo, Kyle RW 34
$6,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Skinner, Jeff LW 30
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$0
UFA

(2027)
Girgensons, Zemgus LW 28
$2,200,000
$0
UFA
Hinostroza, Vinnie RW 28
$1,700,000
$0
UFA
Tuch, Alex RW 26
$4,750,000
$4,750,000
M-NTC
$4,750,000
M-NTC
$4,750,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2026)
Olofsson, Victor LW 27
$4,750,000
$4,750,000
$0
UFA
Jost, Tyson C 24
$2,000,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Thompson, Tage RW 25
$1,400,000
$7,142,858
$7,142,857
M-NTC
$7,142,857
M-NTC
$7,142,857
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2030)
Asplund, Rasmus C 24
$825,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Mittelstadt, Casey C 24
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Cozens, Dylan C 21
$894,167
$0
RFA
Krebs, Peyton C 21
$863,334
$863,334
$0
RFA
Quinn, Jack RW 21
$863,334
$863,334
$863,334
$0
RFA
Peterka, John-Jason LW 20
$855,834
$855,834
$855,834
$0
RFA
TOTALS
$38,601,669
$30,725,360
$22,612,025
$20,892,857
$16,142,857
(7) Defence $16,441,667 19.9% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Fitzgerald, Casey D 25
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Jokiharju, Henri D 23
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Bryson, Jacob
IR
D 25
$1,850,000
$1,850,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Lyubushkin, Ilya D 28
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$0
UFA
Dahlin, Rasmus D 22
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Samuelsson, Mattias D 22
$925,000
$4,285,714
$4,285,714
$4,285,714
$4,285,714
$0
UFA

(2030)
Pilut, Lawrence D 26
$750,000
$0
UFA
Power, Owen D 20
$916,667
$916,667
$0
RFA
TOTALS
$16,441,667
$18,302,381
$4,285,714
$4,285,714
$4,285,714
(2) Goalies $9,054,167 11.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Anderson, Craig +35 G 41
$1,500,000
$0
UFA
Bishop, Ben
IR
G 36
$4,916,667
NMC
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Comrie, Eric
IR
G 27
$1,800,000
$1,800,000
$0
UFA
Luukkonen, Ukko-Pekka G 23
$837,500
$837,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$9,054,167
$2,637,500
(1) Buried $475,000 0.6% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Bjork, Anders LW 26
$475,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$475,000
(1) Buyout & Retained Salary $791,667 1.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Hodgson, Cody
Buyout
C 32
$791,667
TOTALS
$791,667
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Roster Size

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

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23 16 6 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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47 26 14 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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$82,500,000 $82,500,000 $82,500,000 $82,500,000
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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$65,061,670 $51,665,241 $26,897,739 $25,178,571
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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$17,438,330 $30,834,759 $55,602,261 $57,321,429
Current Cap Space

Amount of Annual Cap Hit that can be added to the roster without exceeding the Upper Limit (Salary Cap Maximum) based on the current roster. For teams using LTIR, Current Cap Space is the amount of annual cap hit that can be added without exceeding the Salary Cap by more than the team's LTIR Pool.

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$23,896,971 $30,834,759 $55,602,261 $57,321,429
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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$0 $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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$65,364,170 $51,665,241 $26,897,739 $25,178,571
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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$3,620,000 $3,145,000 $850,000 $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
(21) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Subban, Malcolm G 28
$850,000
$0
UFA
Malone, Sean C 27
$750,000
$0
UFA
Bjork, Anders LW 26
$1,600,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Clague, Kale D 24
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Murray, Brett LW 24
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Nyberg, Philip D 25
$0
$0
UFA
Priskie, Chase D 26
$800,000
$0
UFA
Glotov, Vasii C 25
$0
$0
UFA
Davies, Jeremy D 25
$750,000
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Laaksonen, Oskari D 23
$853,333
$0
RFA
Weissbach, Linus LW 24
$842,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Pekar, Matej C 22
$764,167
$0
RFA
Lindstrand Cronholm, Linus D 22
$0
Kukkonen, Miska D 22
$0
Worge Kreu, William D 22
$0
Ruotsalainen, Arttu C 25
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Portillo, Erik G 22
$0
$0
UFA
Huglen, Aaron LW 21
$0
$0
UFA
Cederqvist, Filip LW 22
$850,000
$850,000
$0
RFA
Rousek, Lukas LW 23
$830,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Biro, Brandon LW 24
$762,500
$762,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Costantini, Matteo C 20
$0
$0
UFA
Lyckasen, Albert D 21
$0
$0
UFA
Levi, Devon G 20
$0
$0
UFA
Konecny, Jakub C 20
$0
$0
UFA
Bloom, Josh LW 19
$859,167
$859,167
$859,167
$0
RFA
Nadeau, Olivier RW 19
$859,167
$859,167
$859,167
$0
RFA
Rosén, Isak RW 19
$925,000
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Poltapov, Prokhor RW 19
$0
$0
UFA
Kisakov, Alexander C 20
$859,167
$859,167
$859,167
$0
RFA
Sardaryan, Stiven C 19
$0
$0
UFA
Marjala, Viljami LW 19
$0
$0
UFA
von Barnekow, William LW 20
$0
$0
UFA
Novikov, Nikita D 19
$0
$0
UFA
Kozak, Tyson C 19
$850,000
$850,000
$850,000
$0
RFA
Savoie, Matthew C 18
$950,000
$950,000
$950,000
$0
RFA
Lindgren, Mats D 18
$0
$0
UFA
Östlund, Noah C 18
$950,000
$950,000
$950,000
$0
RFA
Kulich, Jiri C 18
$950,000
$950,000
$950,000
$0
RFA
Leinonen, Topias G 18
$0
$0
UFA
Neuchev, Viktor LW 19
$0
$0
UFA
Komarov, Vsevolod D 18
$0
$0
UFA
Richard, Jake RW 18
$0
$0
UFA
Karlsson, Gustav C 19
$0
$0
UFA
Ratkovic Berndtsson, Joel RW 19
$0
$0
UFA
Sjödin, Linus C 20
$0
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$16,755,001
$8,815,001
$7,202,501