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Head Coach Jared Bednar
Assistant Coach Ray Bennett
Assistant Coach Nolan Pratt
Goaltending Coach Jussi Parkkila
Assistant Coach, Video Brett Heimlich
Playoff Odds %
Projected Cap Hit $91,004,961
Projected Cap Space $-7,504,961
Current Cap Space $2,229,257
LTIR Pool $8,591,757
Roster 21/23
Contracts 46/50
Transactions
Alexandar Georgiev | Georgiev stopped 30 of 34 shots in Saturday's 5-1 loss to the Nashville Predators, with Nashville's final goal coming into an empty net. Mar 3
Devon Toews | Toews had an assist, three shots on net, one block and two PIM in Saturday's 5-1 loss to the Nashville Predators. Mar 3
Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen had an assist and one shot on net in Saturday's 5-1 loss to Nashville. Mar 3
Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon scored a goal on four shots and had one hit in Saturday's 5-1 loss to the Nashville Predators. Mar 3
TRADE ANALYSIS
The New Jersey Devils acquired Kurtis MacDermid from the Colorado Avalanche for a 2024 7th round pick and Zakhar Bardakov
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Injury Report
Valeri Nichushkin
Expected Return Mon Mar 4, 2024
Valeri Nichushkin - IR-NR - Personal
Not Specified
Mon Feb 26, 2024
Valeri Nichushkin | Nichushkin (personal) was cleared by the NHL/NHLPA Player Assistance Program on Monday to resume practicing with the team.
Gabriel Landeskog
Expected Return Mon Apr 1, 2024
Gabriel Landeskog - IR-LT - Knee
Surgery
Oskar Olausson
Expected Return Sun Sep 15, 2024
Oskar Olausson - OUT - Shoulder
Sat Feb 24, 2024
Oskar Olausson | Olausson will miss the remainder of the 2023-24 season after he undergoes shoulder surgery Monday.
Pavel Francouz
Expected Return Sun Sep 15, 2024
Pavel Francouz - IR-LT - Groin
Surgery

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Performance Bonuses
Movement Clauses
35+ Over 35 Contract
IR - Injured Reserve
Entry Level Contract
Slide Eligible
Has Arbitration Rights
Two-way contract
(12) Forwards $55,050,000 65.9% of cap
Player POS Age 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Parise, Zach LW 39
$825,000
$0
UFA
Cogliano, Andrew C 36
$825,000
$0
UFA
Johansen, Ryan C 31
$4,000,000
$4,000,000
$0
UFA
Wagner, Chris RW 32
$775,000
$0
UFA
Landeskog, Gabriel
LTIR
LW 31
$7,000,000
NMC
$7,000,000
NMC
$7,000,000
M-NTC
$7,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2029)
MacKinnon, Nathan C 28
$12,600,000
NMC
$12,600,000
NMC
$12,600,000
NMC
$12,600,000
NMC
$0
UFA

(2031)
Drouin, Jonathan LW 28
$825,000
$0
UFA
Lehkonen, Artturi LW 28
$4,500,000
NTC
$4,500,000
M-NTC
$4,500,000
M-NTC
$4,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2027)
Wood, Miles LW 28
$2,500,000
M-NTC
$2,500,000
M-NTC
$2,500,000
M-NTC
$2,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2029)
Rantanen, Mikko C 27
$9,250,000
$9,250,000
$0
UFA
Colton, Ross C 27
$4,000,000
$4,000,000
NTC
$4,000,000
M-NTC
$4,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2027)
Nichushkin, Valeri
IR
RW 28
$6,125,000
NMC
$6,125,000
NMC
$6,125,000
M-NTC
$6,125,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2030)
O'Connor, Logan RW 27
$1,050,000
$1,050,000
$0
UFA
Kiviranta, Joel LW 27
$775,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$55,050,000
$51,025,000
$36,725,000
$36,725,000
(7) Defence $28,000,000 33.5% of cap
Player POS Age 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Johnson, Jack D 37
$775,000
$0
UFA
Manson, Josh D 32
$4,500,000
NTC
$4,500,000
M-NTC
$4,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2026)
Toews, Devon D 30
$4,100,000
$7,250,000
NMC
$7,250,000
NMC
$7,250,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2031)
Jones, Caleb D 26
$775,000
$0
UFA
Girard, Samuel D 25
$5,000,000
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2027)
Makar, Cale D 25
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$0
UFA

(2027)
Byram, Bowen D 22
$3,850,000
$3,850,000
$0
RFA
TOTALS
$28,000,000
$29,600,000
$25,750,000
$21,250,000
(2) Goalies $6,175,000 7.4% of cap
Player POS Age 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Georgiev, Alexandar G 28
$3,400,000
$3,400,000
$0
UFA
Annunen, Justus G 23
$775,000
$0
RFA
Francouz, Pavel
LTIR
G 33
$2,000,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$6,175,000
$3,400,000
(0) Buried $0 0.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
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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21 15 10 9
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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46 24 12 10
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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$83,500,000 $87,675,000 $87,675,000 $87,675,000
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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$91,004,961 $84,025,000 $62,475,000 $57,975,000
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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$-7,504,961 $3,650,000 $25,200,000 $29,700,000
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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$2,229,257 $3,650,000 $25,200,000 $29,700,000
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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$8,591,757 $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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$89,862,500 $84,025,000 $62,475,000 $57,975,000
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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$637,500 $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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$0 $0 $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
(23) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Smallman, Spencer RW 27
$762,500
$0
UFA
Hunt, Brad D 35
$762,500
$0
UFA
Kamenev, Vladislav C 27
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Olofsson, Fredrik LW 27
$775,000
$0
UFA
Olhaver, Gustav C 26
$0
$0
UFA
Tufte, Riley LW 25
$775,000
$0
UFA-Group6
$0
UFA
Middleton, Keaton D 26
$775,000
$775,000
$0
UFA
Clurman, Nathan D 25
$775,000
$0
UFA-Group6
$0
UFA
Kvaca, Petr G 26
$0
$0
UFA
Holm, Arvid G 25
$775,000
$0
UFA-Group6
$0
UFA
Leivermann, Nick D 25
$0
$0
UFA
Merkley, Ryan D 23
$0
UFA
Ranta, Sampo LW 23
$0
RFA
Weiss, Tyler LW 24
$0
Prosvetov, Ivan G 24
$775,000
$0
UFA-Group6
$0
UFA
Saigeon, Brandon C 25
$0
$0
UFA
Kovalenko, Nikolai RW 24
$896,250
$896,250
$0
RFA
Shmakov, Shamil G 24
$0
Boucher, Matthew LW 26
$0
$0
UFA
Davis, Kevin D 26
$0
$0
UFA
Stienburg, Matthew C 23
$898,750
$898,750
$0
RFA
Fairbrother, Gianni D 23
$848,333
$0
RFA
Beaucage, Alex RW 22
$878,333
$0
RFA
Mutala, Sasha RW 22
$0
$0
UFA
Burzan, Luka C 24
$0
$0
UFA
Miner, Trent G 23
$828,333
$0
RFA
Schueneman, Corey D 28
$775,000
$0
UFA
Joly, Michael RW 28
$0
$0
UFA
O’Connor, Logan RW 27
$0
$0
UFA
Tischke, Peter D 28
$0
$0
UFA
Ahcan, Jack D 26
$775,000
$775,000
$0
UFA
Foudy, Jean-Luc C 21
$847,500
$847,500
$0
RFA
Ambrosio, Colby C 21
$0
$0
UFA
Olausson, Oskar C 21
$863,334
$863,334
$863,334
$0
RFA

(2026)
Behrens, Sean D 20
$0
$0
UFA
Buyalsky, Andrei C 23
$0
$0
UFA
Bardakov, Zakhar C 23
$0
$0
UFA
Makar, Taylor LW 22
$0
$0
UFA
Aamodt, Wyatt D 26
$775,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Meyers, Ben C 25
$775,000
$0
UFA-Group6
$0
UFA
Romaine, Christopher D 20
$0
$0
UFA
Zhigalov, Ivan G 20
$0
$0
UFA
Polin, Jason RW 24
$870,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Malinski, Sam D 25
$850,000
$850,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Pavel, Ondrej C 23
$870,000
$870,000
$0
RFA
Ritchie, Calum C 19
$0
$0
UFA
Gulyayev, Mikhail D 18
$0
$0
UFA
Ishimnikov, Nikita D 18
$0
$0
UFA
Hanzel, Jeremy D 21
$0
$0
UFA
Jedlicka, Maros LW 21
$0
$0
UFA
Weinstein, Saige D 18
$800,000
$791,667
$791,667
$791,667
$0
RFA

(2027)
TOTALS
$18,725,833
$7,567,501
$1,655,001
$791,667