Buffalo Sabres

Head Coach Ralph Krueger
Assistant Coach Steve Smith
Assistant Coach Davis Payne
Assistant Coach Chris Hajt
Assistant Coach Tom Ward
Goaltending Coach Andrew Allen
Playoff Odds 0%
Cap Hit $65,140,357
Cap Space $16,359,643
LTIR Pool $0
Roster 19/23
Contracts 31/50
Transactions
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Buffalo Sabres acquired a 2019 fifth round pick (#143) from Detroit Red Wings for 2019 sixth round pick (#177) & 2019 seventh round pick (#191)
Jun 22
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Buffalo Sabres acquired 2019 fourth round pick (#102) from the Vancouver Canucks for 2019 fourth round pick (#122) and 2019 sixth round pick (#175)
Jun 22
Signed LW Jeff Skinner to an eight-year, $72 million contract extension. Jun 7
Signed C Arttu Ruotsalainen to a three-year, entry-level contract. May 8
Signed D Jacob Bryson to a three-year, entry-level contract. Apr 15
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Buffalo Sabres Injury Report
Zach Bogosian Zach Bogosian - Hip
Bogosian is recovering from offseason hip surgery and is not expected to be ready until at least the end of October.
out - Late Oct
Updated Jun 13, 2019
out - Late Oct
Updated Jun 13, 2019

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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
(10) Forwards $38,755,833 47.6% of cap
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Pominville, Jason RW 36
$0
UFA
Sobotka, Vladimir C 31
$3,500,000
$0
UFA
Okposo, Kyle RW 31
$6,000,000
M-NTC
$6,000,000
M-NTC
$6,000,000
M-NTC
$6,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Skinner, Jeff LW 27
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$0
UFA
(2027)
Larsson, Johan C 26
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Wilson, Scott LW 27
$1,050,000
$0
UFA
Girgensons, Zemgus C 25
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Reinhart, Sam RW 23
$3,650,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Olofsson, Victor LW 23
$767,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Sheary, Conor LW 27
$3,000,000
$0
UFA
Rodrigues, Evan LW 25
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Eichel, Jack C 22
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
NMC
$10,000,000
NMC
$0
UFA
(2026)
Nylander, Alexander RW 21
$863,333
$863,333
$0
RFA
Mittelstadt, Casey C 20
$925,000
$0
RFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$38,755,833
$25,863,333
$25,000,000
$25,000,000
$19,000,000
$0
(8) Defence $22,842,857 28.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Hunwick, Matt D 34
$2,250,000
$0
UFA
Bogosian, Zach D 28
$5,142,857
$0
UFA
Scandella, Marco D 29
$4,000,000
$0
UFA
McCabe, Jake D 25
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Ristolainen, Rasmus D 24
$5,400,000
$5,400,000
$5,400,000
$0
UFA
Montour, Brandon D 25
$3,387,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Nelson, Casey D 26
$812,500
$0
UFA
Dahlin, Rasmus D 19
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Pilut, Lawrence D 23
$925,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$22,842,857
$6,325,000
$5,400,000
$0
$0
$0
(1) Goalies $2,750,000 3.4% of cap
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Hutton, Carter G 33
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$0
UFA
Ullmark, Linus G 25
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$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
(1) Buyout & Retained Salary $791,667 1.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Hodgson, Cody
Buyout
C 29
$791,667
$791,667
$791,667
$791,667
TOTALS TOTALS
$791,667
$791,667
$791,667
$791,667
$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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19 7 4 3
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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31 14 8 3
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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$65,140,357 $35,730,000 $31,191,667 $25,791,667
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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$16,359,643 $45,770,000 $50,308,333 $55,708,333
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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$16,359,643 $45,770,000 $50,308,333 $55,708,333
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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$65,140,357 $35,730,000 $31,191,667 $25,791,667
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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$5,107,500 $3,700,000 $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
(12) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Moulson, Matt LW 35
$0
UFA
Porter, Kevin C 33
$0
UFA
Wedgewood, Scott G 26
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Wilcox, Adam G 26
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Tennyson, Matt D 29
$0
UFA
Leier, Taylor LW 25
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
O'Regan, Danny C 25
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Hurley, Connor C 23
$0
$0
UFA
Elie, Remi LW 24
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Malone, Sean C 24
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Cornel, Eric C 23
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Dougherty, Jack D 23
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Johansson, Jonas G 23
$759,167
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Hickey, Brandon D 23
$925,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Martin, Brycen D 23
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Willman, Maxwell C 24
$0
$0
UFA
Brown, Christopher C 23
$0
$0
UFA
Borgen, William D 22
$864,166
$864,166
$0
RFA
Stephens, Devante D 22
$743,333
$0
RFA
Chukarov, Ivan D 24
$0
$0
UFA
Thompson, Tage RW 21
$925,000
$0
RFA
Asplund, Rasmus C 21
$845,000
$845,000
$0
RFA
Fitzgerald, Casey D 22
$858,750
$858,750
$0
RFA
Murray, Brett LW 20
$0
Nyberg, Philip D 22
$0
Glotov, Vasii C 21
$0
Criscuolo, Kyle C 27
$0
UFA
Smith, C.J. LW 24
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Davidsson, Marcus C 22
$0
Luukkonen, Ukko-Pekka G 20
$778,333
$778,333
$778,333
$0
RFA
Laaksonen, Oskari D 19
$0
Bryson, Jacob D 21
$889,166
$889,166
$889,166
$0
RFA
Weissbach, Linus LW 21
$0
Samuelsson, Mattias D 19
$0
Pekar, Matej C 19
$894,167
$894,167
$894,167
$0
RFA
Lindstrand Cronholm, Linus D 18
$0
Kukkonen, Miska D 19
$0
Worge Kreu, William D 19
$0
Oglevie, Andrew C 24
$925,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Ruotsalainen, Arttu C 21
$925,000
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Cozens, Dylan C
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Johnson, Ryan D
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Portillo, Erik G
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Huglen, Aaron RW
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Cederqvist, Filip LW
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Rousek, Lukas RW
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$10,332,082
$6,054,582
$3,486,666
$0
$0
$0