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Head Coach Rod Brind'Amour
Assistant Coach Dean Chynoewth
Assistant Coach Jeff Daniels
Assistant Coach Tim Gleason
Playoff Odds 100%
Projected Cap Hit $83,871,638
Projected Cap Space $-2,371,638
Current Cap Space $467,500
LTIR Pool $3,460,286
Roster 24/23
Contracts 54/50
Transactions
Sebastian Aho | Aho logged a goal and an assist in Friday's 2-0 victory over the Rangers. May 20
Brendan Smith | Smith scored a goal on two shots in Friday's 2-0 win over the Rangers in Game 2. May 20
Antti Raanta | Raanta stopped 21 shots in Friday's 2-0 victory over the Rangers. May 20
Antti Raanta | Raanta will be stationed between the pipes Friday at home against the Rangers, Dan Rosen of (NHL).com reports. May 20
Jesperi Kotkaniemi | Kotkaniemi recorded one assist, two shots and one block in 9:07 of ice time versus the Rangers on Wednesday. May 19

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Revised Roster Rules - Emergency Exceptions & Taxi Squad

Revised Rules for 21-22 season released Dec 26
No games currently scheduled
Line Combinations Updated: May 20 (4:45pm)
$7,750,0007.8M
$8,460,2508.5M
$894,1670.9M
$5,300,0005.3M
$1,000,0001M
Line 1 $17,104,417 Pairing 1 $6,300,000
$7,750,0007.8M
$4,750,0004.8M
$863,3340.9M
$5,250,0005.3M
$4,025,0004M
Line 2 $13,363,334 Pairing 2 $9,275,000
$5,250,0005.3M
$6,000,0006M
$2,000,0002M
$800,0000.8M
$2,900,0002.9M
Line 3 $13,250,000 Pairing 3 $3,700,000
$725,0000.7M
$6,100,0356.1M
$1,325,0001.3M
$2,000,0002M
$842,5000.8M
Line 4 $8,150,035 Goalies $2,842,500
Injury Report
Frederik Andersen
Expected Return Sun May 22, 2022
Frederik Andersen - OUT - Lower Body
Not Specified
Thu May 19, 2022
Frederik Andersen | Andersen (lower body) was a limited participant at Thursday's practice, Dan Rosen of (NHL).com reports.

Tue May 10, 2022
Frederik Andersen | Andersen (lower body) will not play Tuesday against the Bruins, Walt Ruff of the Hurricanes' official site reports.
Sun May 8, 2022
Frederik Andersen | Andersen won't be available Sunday for Game of the Hurricanes' first-round series against the Bruins due to a lower-body injury, CardiacCane.com reports.
Wed May 4, 2022
Frederik Andersen | Andersen (undisclosed) won't be in the lineup for Wednesday's Game 2 against the Bruins, CardiacCane.com reports.
Sun May 1, 2022
Frederik Andersen | Andersen (undisclosed) won't be available for Monday's Game 1 versus the Bruins, Sara Civian of The Athletic reports.
Thu Apr 28, 2022
Frederik Andersen | Andersen (undisclosed) has yet to resume skating according to coach Rod Brind'Amour, Chip Alexander of The Raleigh News & Observer reports Thursday.
Mon Apr 18, 2022
Frederik Andersen | Andersen (undisclosed) will miss at least a week before being re-evaluated, according to coach Rod Brind'Amour, Sara Civian of The Athletic reports Monday.
Sat Apr 16, 2022
Frederik Andersen | Andersen is expected to be in goal versus the Avalanche on the road Saturday, Walt Ruff of the Hurricanes' official site reports.
Sat Apr 16, 2022
Frederik Andersen | Andersen (undisclosed) needed assistance getting off the ice in the third period of Saturday's game versus the Avalanche, Walt Ruff of the Hurricanes' official site reports.
Jordan Martinook
Expected Return Tue May 24, 2022
Jordan Martinook - OUT - Lower Body
Wed May 18, 2022
Jordan Martinook | Martinook (lower body) won't play in Wednesday's Game 1 versus the Rangers, Chip Alexander of The Raleigh News & Observer reports.

Sat May 14, 2022
Jordan Martinook | Martinook (lower body) won't play Saturday's Game 7 against Boston, Chip Alexander of The Raleigh News & Observer reports.
Thu May 12, 2022
Jordan Martinook | Martinook (lower body) won't play in Thursday's Game 6 against the Bruins, Chip Alexander of The Raleigh News & Observer reports.
Mon May 9, 2022
Jordan Martinook | Martinook (lower body) will not be available versus the Bruins on Tuesday, Chip Alexander of The Raleigh News & Observer reports.
Sun May 8, 2022
Jordan Martinook | Martinook (lower body) won't play in Sunday's Game 4 against the Bruins, Chip Alexander of the Raleigh News and Observer reports.
Fri May 6, 2022
Jordan Martinook | Martinook (lower body) will not return to Friday's Game 3 tilt with Boston.
Jake Gardiner
Expected Return Tue May 24, 2022
Jake Gardiner - IR-LT - Hip
Surgery
Mon Sep 6, 2021
Jake Gardiner | Gardiner will undergo surgery on both his hip and back and will be placed on long-term injured reserve to start the season, Sara Civian of The Athletic 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
(14) Forwards $52,667,786 64.6% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Staal, Jordan C 33
$6,000,000
NMC
$6,000,000
NMC
$0
UFA
Niederreiter, Nino RW 29
$5,250,000
$0
UFA
Fast, Jesper RW 30
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
$0
UFA
Stepan, Derek C 31
$1,350,000
$0
UFA
Trocheck, Vincent C 28
$4,750,000
$0
UFA
Teravainen, Teuvo LW 27
$5,400,000
$5,400,000
$5,400,000
$0
UFA
Martinook, Jordan LW 29
$1,800,000
$1,800,000
$1,800,000
$0
UFA
Domi, Max C 27
$1,325,000
$0
UFA
Maenalanen, Saku RW 27
$0
RFA
Aho, Sebastian RW 24
$8,460,250
$8,460,250
$8,460,250
$0
UFA
Lorentz, Steven C 26
$725,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Necas, Martin C 23
$863,334
$0
RFA
Svechnikov, Andrei RW 22
$7,750,000
$7,750,000
$7,750,000
$7,750,000
$7,750,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2029)
Kotkaniemi, Jesperi C 21
$6,100,035
$4,820,000
$4,820,000
$4,820,000
$4,820,000
$0
UFA

(2030)
Jarvis, Seth RW 20
$894,167
$894,167
$894,167
$0
RFA
TOTALS
$52,667,786
$37,124,417
$29,124,417
$12,570,000
$12,570,000
(8) Defence $25,325,000 31.1% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Cole, Ian D 33
$2,900,000
$0
UFA
Smith, Brendan D 33
$800,000
$0
UFA
Gardiner, Jake D 31
$4,050,000
$4,050,000
$0
UFA
Skjei, Brady D 28
$5,250,000
$5,250,000
$5,250,000
$0
UFA
Slavin, Jaccob D 28
$5,300,000
M-NTC
$5,300,000
M-NTC
$5,300,000
M-NTC
$5,300,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2025)
Pesce, Brett D 27
$4,025,000
$4,025,000
$4,025,000
$0
UFA
DeAngelo, Tony D 26
$1,000,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Bear, Ethan D 24
$2,000,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$25,325,000
$18,625,000
$14,575,000
$5,300,000
(2) Goalies $6,500,000 8.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Andersen, Frederik G 32
$4,500,000
M-NTC
$4,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Raanta, Antti G 33
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$6,500,000
$6,500,000
(0) Buried $0 0.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
TOTALS
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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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24 14 9 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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54 30 20 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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$83,871,638 $62,361,917 $43,699,417 $17,870,000
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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$-2,371,638 $20,138,083 $38,800,583 $64,630,000
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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$467,500 $20,138,083 $38,800,583 $64,630,000
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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$3,460,286 $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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$84,492,786 $62,361,917 $43,699,417 $17,870,000
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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$0 $112,500 $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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$1,037,500 $500,000 $500,000 $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
(30) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Noesen, Stefan RW 29
$750,000
$0
UFA
Leivo, Josh LW 28
$750,000
$0
UFA
Smallman, Spencer RW 25
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Jacobs, Josh D 26
$750,000
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Cotton, David C 24
$858,750
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Chatfield, Jalen D 26
$750,000
$762,500
$762,500
$0
UFA
Fitzgerald, Cavan D 25
$750,000
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Poturalski, Andrew RW 28
$750,000
$0
UFA
Lyon, Alex G 29
$750,000
$0
UFA
Lafontaine, Jack G 24
$910,909
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Reunanen, Tarmo D 24
$809,167
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Wells, Dylan G 24
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Lajoie, Maxime D 24
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Smith, C.J. LW 27
$750,000
$0
UFA
Mattheos, Stelio RW 22
$809,166
$0
RFA
Makiniemi, Eetu G 23
$867,500
$867,500
$0
RFA
Inamoto, Tyler D 23
$0
De Jong, Brendan D 24
$0
$0
UFA
Rasanen, Ville C 27
$0
$0
UFA
Miletic, Sam LW 25
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Bokk, Dominik LW 22
$863,334
$863,334
$0
RFA
Drury, Jack C 22
$925,000
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Keane, Joey D 22
$809,166
$0
RFA
Killinen, Lenni LW 21
$0
Sellgren, Jesper D 23
$803,333
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Kucharski, Jacob G 22
$0
Kaski, Oliwer D 26
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Suzuki, Ryan C 20
$894,167
$894,167
$0
RFA
Kochetkov, Pyotr G 22
$842,500
$842,500
$0
RFA
Rees, Jamieson C 21
$839,167
$839,167
$839,167
$0
RFA
Puistola, Patrick LW 21
$0
$0
UFA
Honka, Anttoni D 21
$0
$0
UFA
Fensore, Domenick D 20
$0
$0
UFA
Webber, Cade D 21
$0
$0
UFA
Tieksola, Tuukka RW 20
$823,333
$823,333
$823,333
$0
RFA
Slepets, Kirill RW 23
$0
$0
UFA
Wall, Kevin RW 22
$0
$0
UFA
Murphy, Blake D 21
$0
$0
UFA
Rizzo, Massimo C 20
$0
$0
UFA
Murray, Blake C 20
$791,667
$791,667
$791,667
$0
RFA
Warm, Beck G 23
$750,000
$0
RFA
Ayres, David G 44
$0
Gunler, Noel RW 20
$862,500
$862,500
$862,500
$0
UFA
Ponomarev, Vasiliy C 20
$815,000
$815,000
$815,000
$0
RFA
Nikishin, Alexander D 20
$0
$0
UFA
Nybeck, Zion LW 20
$0
$0
UFA
Mercuri, Lucas C 20
$0
$0
UFA
Pashin, Alexander C 19
$826,667
$826,667
$826,667
$0
UFA
Seeley, Ronan D 19
$823,333
$823,333
$823,333
$0
RFA
Morrow, Scott D 19
$0
$0
UFA
Heimosalmi, Aleksi D 19
$850,833
$850,833
$850,833
$0
RFA
Koivunen, Ville RW 18
$850,833
$850,833
$850,833
$0
RFA
Hamrla, Patrik G 19
$0
$0
UFA
Blake, Jackson C 18
$0
$0
UFA
Orr, Robert C 18
$0
$0
UFA
Robidas, Justin C 19
$0
$0
UFA
Montgomery, Bryce D 19
$0
$0
UFA
Quapp, Nikita G 19
$0
$0
UFA
Naumov, Yegor G 19
$0
$0
UFA
Guslistov, Nikita C 19
$0
$0
UFA
Nystrom, Joel D 20
$0
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$24,187,158
$13,388,334
$9,170,833
$1,689,167