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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 $62,995,836
Projected Cap Space $19,504,164
Current Cap Space $19,504,164
LTIR Pool $0
Roster 23/23
Contracts 47/50
Transactions
Malcolm Subban | Subban was placed on waivers for the purpose of assignment to AHL Rochester, per Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News. Oct 2
Jack Quinn | Quinn scored his second goal of the preseason in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Pittsburgh. Oct 2
Brett Murray | Murray was cut from the Sabres' camp Saturday. Oct 1
Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen stopped 32-of-33 shots in the Sabres 3-1 win over the the Penguins Saturday. Oct 1
Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will get the start for the Sabres on Saturday, according to Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News. Oct 1

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$863,3340.9M
$1,400,0001.4M
$4,750,0004.8M
$925,0000.9M
$6,000,0006M
Line 1 $7,013,334 Pairing 1 $6,925,000
$9,000,0009M
$2,500,0002.5M
$4,750,0004.8M
$916,6670.9M
$2,500,0002.5M
Line 2 $16,250,000 Pairing 2 $3,416,667
$863,3340.9M
$894,1670.9M
$00M
$1,850,0001.9M
$2,750,0002.8M
Line 3 $1,757,501 Pairing 3 $4,600,000
$825,0000.8M
$2,200,0002.2M
$6,000,0006M
$1,500,0001.5M
$1,800,0001.8M
Line 4 $9,025,000 Goalies $3,300,000
Injury Report
Andrew Oglevie
Expected Return Wed Oct 12, 2022
Andrew Oglevie - OUT - Undisclosed
Olivier Nadeau
Expected Return Tue Jan 10, 2023
Olivier Nadeau - IR - Shoulder
Surgery
Sat Jul 30, 2022
Olivier Nadeau | Nadeau is expected to be sidelined for 4-6 months after undergoing shoulder surgery, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Ben Bishop
Expected Return Tue Aug 1, 2023
Ben Bishop - IR-LT - Knee
Surgery
Fri Jun 10, 2022
Ben Bishop | Dallas traded Bishop (knee) and a seventh-round pick to Buffalo on Friday for future considerations.

Sat Dec 11, 2021
Ben Bishop | Bishop (knee) was recalled from his conditioning assignment with AHL Texas by the Stars on Saturday.
Sat Dec 11, 2021
Ben Bishop | Stars general manager Jim Nill said Saturday that Bishop will remain on long-term injured reserve with a degenerative knee injury that will spell the end of the goaltender's career, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Mon Dec 6, 2021
Ben Bishop | Bishop (knee) is expected to join AHL Texas on a conditioning assignment soon, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Mon Oct 11, 2021
Ben Bishop | Bishop (knee) was placed on long-term injured reserve, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Tue Oct 5, 2021
Ben Bishop | Bishop (knee), as expected, will not take the ice in any of the Stars' three remaining preseason contests, Bruce LeVine of Dallas Stars Radio reports.
Wed Sep 22, 2021
Ben Bishop | Mike Heika of the Stars' official site believes Bishop (knee) will start the upcoming season on injured reserve.
Wed Jul 28, 2021
Ben Bishop | General manager Jim Nill said the Stars won't know when or if Bishop (knee) will be ready to play, Bruce LeVine of Dallas Stars Radio reports.
Wed Apr 14, 2021
Ben Bishop | Bishop (knee) won't play in 2020-21.
Mon Apr 12, 2021
Ben Bishop | Stars GM Jim Nill said Monday that Bishop (knee) is two weeks from returning to the lineup, Bruce LeVine of Dallas Stars Radio reports.
Thu Apr 8, 2021
Ben Bishop | Bishop (knee) is expected to get on the ice with the Stars' taxi squad Saturday, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Wed Mar 17, 2021
Ben Bishop | Bishop (knee) has skated but remains 3-to-5 weeks away from his return to the lineup, Frank Seravalli of TSN.ca reports.

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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 $38,295,835 46.4% 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)
Sheahan, Riley C 30
$950,000
$0
UFA
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)
Bjork, Anders LW 26
$1,600,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Olofsson, Victor LW 27
$4,750,000
$4,750,000
$0
UFA
Thompson, Tage RW 24
$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 23
$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
TOTALS
$38,295,835
$29,869,526
$21,756,191
$20,892,857
$16,142,857
(7) Defence $15,691,667 19.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Boychuk, Johnny D 38
$0
UFA
Clague, Kale D 24
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Jokiharju, Henri D 23
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Bryson, Jacob D 24
$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
$0
RFA
Power, Owen D 19
$916,667
$916,667
$0
RFA
TOTALS
$15,691,667
$14,016,667
(2) Goalies $8,216,667 10.0% 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 35
$4,916,667
NMC
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Comrie, Eric G 27
$1,800,000
$1,800,000
$0
UFA
Houser, Michael G 30
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$8,216,667
$1,800,000
(0) Buried $0 0.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
TOTALS
(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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2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Roster Size

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

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23 13 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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47 25 13 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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$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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$62,995,836 $45,686,193 $21,756,191 $20,892,857
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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$19,504,164 $36,813,807 $60,743,809 $61,607,143
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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$19,504,164 $36,813,807 $60,743,809 $61,607,143
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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$62,995,836 $45,686,193 $21,756,191 $20,892,857
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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$3,537,500 $3,112,500 $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
(23) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Davidson, Brandon D 31
$0
UFA
Subban, Malcolm G 28
$850,000
$0
UFA
Hurley, Connor C 27
$0
$0
UFA
Malone, Sean C 27
$750,000
$0
UFA
MacInnis, Ryan C 26
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Brown, Christopher C 26
$0
$0
UFA
Chukarov, Ivan D 27
$0
Fitzgerald, Casey D 25
$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
Davidsson, Marcus D 26
$0
$0
UFA
Luukkonen, Ukko-Pekka G 23
$837,500
$837,500
$0
RFA
$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
Pilut, Lawrence D 26
$750,000
$0
UFA
Prow, Ethan D 29
$0
UFA
Oglevie, Andrew C 27
$0
UFA
Ruotsalainen, Arttu C 24
$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
$0
UFA
Rousek, Lukas LW 23
$830,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Biro, Brandon LW 24
$762,500
$762,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Peterka, John-Jason LW 20
$855,834
$855,834
$855,834
$0
RFA
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
$0
UFA
Poltapov, Prokhor RW 19
$0
$0
UFA
Kisakov, Alexander C 19
$859,167
$859,167
$859,167
$0
RFA
$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 19
$0
$0
UFA
Kozak, Tyson C 19
$850,000
$850,000
$850,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Savoie, Matthew C 18
$950,000
$950,000
$950,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Lindgren, Mats D 18
$0
$0
UFA
Östlund, Noah C 18
$950,000
$950,000
$950,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Kulich, Jiri C 18
$950,000
$950,000
$950,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Leinonen, Topias G 18
$0
$0
UFA
Neuchev, Viktor LW 18
$0
$0
UFA
Komarov, Vsevolod D 18
$0
$0
UFA
Richard, Jake RW 18
$0
$0
UFA
Karlsson, Gustav C 18
$0
$0
UFA
Ratkovic Berndtsson, Joel RW 18
$0
$0
UFA
Sjödin, Linus C 20
$0
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$19,198,335
$10,508,335
$8,058,335