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Head Coach Don Granato
Assistant Coach Mike Bales
Playoff Odds 0%
Projected Cap Hit $67,551,498
Projected Cap Space $13,948,502
Current Cap Space $13,948,502
LTIR Pool $0
Roster 28/23
Contracts 47/50
Transactions
Alexander Kisakov | Kisakov signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Sabres on Wednesday. May 11
Michael Houser | Houser was assigned to ECHL Cincinnati on Saturday. Apr 30
Kyle Okposo | Okposo (leg) "would have been good to play next week" had the Sabres made the playoffs, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports. Apr 30
Cody Eakin | Eakin's listed as a healthy scratch for Friday's game against the Blackhawks, so he's no longer battling an illness. Apr 29
Casey Fitzgerald | Fitzgerald was sent down to AHL Rochester on Friday. Apr 29

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Revised Roster Rules - Emergency Exceptions & Taxi Squad

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Line Combinations Updated: Apr 29 (7:24am)
$9,000,0009M
$1,400,0001.4M
$3,050,0003.1M
$925,0000.9M
$6,000,0006M
Line 1 $13,450,000 Pairing 1 $6,925,000
$863,3340.9M
$2,500,0002.5M
$4,750,0004.8M
$916,6670.9M
$2,500,0002.5M
Line 2 $8,113,334 Pairing 2 $3,416,667
$825,0000.8M
$894,1670.9M
$750,0000.8M
$889,1660.9M
$750,0000.8M
Line 3 $2,469,167 Pairing 3 $1,639,166
$1,600,0001.6M
$2,200,0002.2M
$1,050,0001.1M
$725,0000.7M
$750,0000.8M
Line 4 $4,850,000 Goalies $1,475,000
Injury Report
Craig Anderson
Expected Return Thu Sep 15, 2022
Craig Anderson - OUT - Undisclosed
Not Specified
Fri Apr 29, 2022
Craig Anderson | Anderson (undisclosed) will not dress for Friday's game against visiting Chicago, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.

Wed Apr 27, 2022
Craig Anderson | Anderson (undisclosed) hasn't been ruled out of the final two games of the season, but he isn't expected to be available Thursday against the Bruins, Heather Engel of (NHL).com reports.
Sat Apr 23, 2022
Craig Anderson | Anderson (undisclosed) is considered day-to-day and won't dress for Saturday's game against the Islanders, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Malcolm Subban
Expected Return Thu Sep 15, 2022
Malcolm Subban - IR - Upper Body
Not Specified
Thu Jan 20, 2022
Malcolm Subban | Subban has undergone surgery to address his upper-body injury and is expected to miss the rest of the 2021-22 campaign.

Wed Jan 12, 2022
Malcolm Subban | Subban is considered month-to-month with an upper-body injury.
Andrew Oglevie
Expected Return Thu Sep 15, 2022
Andrew Oglevie - IR-NR - Undisclosed
Drake Caggiula
Expected Return Mon Oct 3, 2022
Drake Caggiula - IR - Back
Not Specified
Thu Feb 17, 2022
Drake Caggiula | Caggiula will have season-ending spine surgery for a herniated disc Thursday and is facing a 6-8 month recovery timeline, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.

Wed Dec 1, 2021
Drake Caggiula | Caggiula (upper body) has been designated for injured reserve, per the (NHL) media site.
Fri Nov 26, 2021
Drake Caggiula | Caggiula is listed as week to week with an upper-body injury.
Johnny Boychuk
Expected Return Thu Jul 20, 2023
Johnny Boychuk - IR-LT - Eye
Impaired Vision
Thu Nov 4, 2021
Johnny Boychuk | Boychuk (eye) was traded to the Sabres from the Islanders in exchange for future considerations Thursday.

Wed Oct 6, 2021
Johnny Boychuk | Boychuk (eye) will be placed on long-term injured reserve by the Islanders, Arthur Staple of The Athletic reports.
Sat Mar 20, 2021
Johnny Boychuk | Boychuk (eye) has been an unofficial coach for the Islanders this season, Andrew Gross of Newsday reports.

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Performance Bonuses
Movement Clauses
35+ Over 35 Contract
IR - Injured Reserve
Taxi Squad
Entry Level Contract
Waiver Exempt
Has Arbitration Rights
Two-way contract
(15) Forwards $37,882,501 46.5% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Okposo, Kyle RW 34
$6,000,000
M-NTC
$6,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Eakin, Cody C 30
$2,250,000
$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
$2,200,000
$0
UFA
Hinostroza, Vinnie RW 28
$1,050,000
$0
UFA
Hayden, John RW 27
$750,000
$0
UFA
Tuch, Alex RW 26
$4,750,000
$4,750,000
$4,750,000
M-NTC
$4,750,000
M-NTC
$4,750,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2026)
Bjork, Anders LW 25
$1,600,000
$1,600,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Olofsson, Victor LW 26
$3,050,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Caggiula, Drake LW 27
$750,000
$0
UFA
Thompson, Tage RW 24
$1,400,000
$1,400,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Asplund, Rasmus C 24
$825,000
$825,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Mittelstadt, Casey C 23
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$0
RFA
Cozens, Dylan C 21
$894,167
$894,167
$0
RFA
Krebs, Peyton C 21
$863,334
$863,334
$863,334
$0
RFA
TOTALS
$37,882,501
$30,032,501
$17,113,334
$13,750,000
$13,750,000
(9) Defence $24,828,599 30.5% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Boychuk, Johnny D 38
$6,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Pysyk, Mark D 30
$900,000
$0
UFA
Miller, Colin D 29
$3,875,000
$0
UFA
Butcher, Will D 27
$2,822,766
$0
UFA
Jokiharju, Henri D 22
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$0
RFA
Bryson, Jacob D 24
$889,166
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Dahlin, Rasmus D 22
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Samuelsson, Mattias D 22
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Pilut, Lawrence D 26
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Power, Owen D 19
$916,667
$916,667
$916,667
$0
RFA
TOTALS
$24,828,599
$10,341,667
$9,416,667
(4) Goalies $3,075,000 3.8% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Anderson, Craig G 41
$750,000
$0
UFA
Tokarski, Dustin G 32
$725,000
$0
UFA
Subban, Malcolm G 28
$850,000
$0
UFA
Houser, Michael G 29
$750,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$3,075,000
(0) Buried $0 0.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
TOTALS
(1) Buyout & Retained Salary $791,667 1.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Hodgson, Cody
Buyout
C 32
$791,667
$791,667
TOTALS
$791,667
$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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28 14 7 2
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 24 12 5
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 $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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$67,551,498 $41,165,835 $26,530,001 $13,750,000
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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$13,948,502 $41,334,165 $55,969,999 $68,750,000
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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$13,948,502 $41,334,165 $55,969,999 $68,750,000
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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$66,691,681 $41,165,835 $26,530,001 $13,750,000
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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$113,916 $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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$1,287,500 $2,187,500 $2,262,500 $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
(19) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Davidson, Brandon D 30
$750,000
$0
UFA
Jankowski, Mark C 27
$750,000
$0
UFA
Hurley, Connor C 26
$0
$0
UFA
Malone, Sean C 27
$750,000
$0
UFA
MacInnis, Ryan C 26
$750,000
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Brown, Christopher C 26
$0
$0
UFA
Dell, Aaron G 33
$750,000
$0
UFA
Chukarov, Ivan D 27
$0
$0
UFA
Fitzgerald, Casey D 25
$750,000
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Murray, Brett LW 23
$775,000
$0
RFA
Nyberg, Philip D 25
$0
$0
UFA
Glotov, Vasii C 24
$0
$0
UFA
Davidsson, Marcus D 25
$0
$0
UFA
Luukkonen, Ukko-Pekka G 23
$778,333
$0
RFA
Laaksonen, Oskari D 22
$853,333
$853,333
$0
RFA
Weissbach, Linus LW 24
$842,500
$842,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Pekar, Matej C 22
$764,167
$764,167
$0
RFA
Lindstrand Cronholm, Linus D 21
$0
Kukkonen, Miska D 21
$0
Worge Kreu, William D 22
$0
Prow, Ethan D 29
$750,000
$0
UFA
Oglevie, Andrew C 27
$750,000
$0
UFA
Schuldt, Jimmy D 27
$750,000
$0
UFA
Ruotsalainen, Arttu C 24
$925,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Johnson, Ryan LW 38
$0
$0
UFA
Portillo, Erik G 21
$0
$0
UFA
Huglen, Aaron LW 21
$0
$0
UFA
Cederqvist, Filip LW 21
$0
$0
UFA
Rousek, Lukas LW 23
$830,000
$830,000
$0
RFA
Biro, Brandon LW 24
$925,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Quinn, Jack RW 20
$894,167
$894,167
$894,167
$0
RFA
Peterka, John-Jason LW 20
$886,667
$886,667
$886,667
$0
RFA
Costantini, Matteo C 19
$0
$0
UFA
Lyckasen, Albert D 20
$0
$0
UFA
Levi, Devon G 20
$0
$0
UFA
Konecny, Jakub C 19
$0
$0
UFA
Bloom, Josh LW 18
$859,167
$859,167
$859,167
Nadeau, Olivier RW 19
$859,167
$859,167
$859,167
Rosén, Isak RW 19
$0
$0
UFA
Poltapov, Prokhor RW 19
$0
$0
UFA
Kisakov, Alexander C 19
$859,167
$859,167
$859,167
$0
UFA
Sardaryan, Stiven C 19
$0
$0
UFA
Marjala, Viljami LW 19
$0
$0
UFA
von Barnekow, William LW 19
$0
$0
UFA
Novikov, Nikita D 18
$0
$0
UFA
Kozak, Tyson C 19
$0
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$15,224,167
$8,398,335
$4,358,335
$2,577,501