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Head Coach Jared Bednar
Assistant Coach Ray Bennett
Assistant Coach Nolan Pratt
Goaltending Coach Jussi Parkkila
Playoff Odds 100%
Projected Cap Hit $81,662,439
Projected Cap Space $242,677
Current Cap Space $242,677
LTIR Pool $0
Roster 27/23
Contracts 49/50
Transactions
Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen provided a power-play assist, two shots on goal, three hits and a minus-2 rating in Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Blues in Game 2. May 19
Nathan MacKinnon | MacKinnon posted a power-play assist and three shots on goal in Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Blues in Game 2. May 19
Gabriel Landeskog | Landeskog scored a power-play goal on three shots in Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Blues in Game 2. May 19
Darcy Kuemper | Kuemper allowed three goals on 31 shots in a 4-1 loss to the Blues in Thursday's Game 2. The fourth goal was an empty-netter. May 19
Darcy Kuemper | Kuemper will guard the home goal in Thursday's Game 2 versus the Blues, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports. May 19

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Line Combinations Updated: May 19 (6:19pm)
$2,500,0002.5M
$6,300,0006.3M
$9,250,0009.3M
$4,100,0004.1M
$9,000,0009M
Line 1 $18,050,000 Pairing 1 $13,100,000
$7,000,0007M
$4,500,0004.5M
$1,150,0001.2M
$5,000,0005M
$2,050,0002.1M
Line 2 $12,650,000 Pairing 2 $7,050,000
$4,900,0004.9M
$3,500,0003.5M
$1,075,0001.1M
$894,1670.9M
$6,000,0006M
Line 3 $9,475,000 Pairing 3 $6,894,167
$500,0000.5M
$725,0000.7M
$1,000,0001M
$3,500,0013.5M
$2,000,0002M
Line 4 $2,225,000 Goalies $5,500,001
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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 $44,033,333 54.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Helm, Darren LW 35
$1,000,000
$0
UFA
Cogliano, Andrew C 34
$500,000
$0
UFA
Kadri, Nazem C 31
$4,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Landeskog, Gabriel LW 29
$7,000,000
NMC
$7,000,000
NMC
$7,000,000
NMC
$7,000,000
NMC
$7,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2029)
MacKinnon, Nathan C 26
$6,300,000
M-NTC
$6,300,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Aube-Kubel, Nicolas RW 26
$1,075,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Burakovsky, Andre LW 27
$4,900,000
$0
UFA
Compher, J.T. LW 27
$3,500,000
$3,500,000
$0
UFA
Lehkonen, Artturi LW 26
$1,150,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Kamenev, Vladislav C 25
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Rantanen, Mikko RW 25
$9,250,000
$9,250,000
$9,250,000
$9,250,000
$0
UFA

(2025)
Nichushkin, Valeri RW 27
$2,500,000
$0
UFA
O'Connor, Logan RW 25
$725,000
$1,050,000
$1,050,000
$1,050,000
$0
UFA

(2025)
Sturm, Nico C 27
$725,000
$0
UFA
Newhook, Alex C 21
$908,333
$908,333
$0
RFA
TOTALS
$44,033,333
$28,008,333
$17,300,000
$17,300,000
$7,000,000
(10) Defence $31,394,167 38.5% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Johnson, Jack D 35
$750,000
$0
UFA
Johnson, Erik D 34
$6,000,000
NMC
M-NTC
$6,000,000
NMC
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Manson, Josh D 30
$2,050,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Murray, Ryan D 28
$2,000,000
$0
UFA
MacDermid, Kurtis D 28
$875,000
$987,500
$987,500
$0
UFA
Toews, Devon D 28
$4,100,000
$4,100,000
$4,100,000
$0
UFA
Girard, Samuel D 24
$5,000,000
$5,000,000
$5,000,000
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2027)
Makar, Cale D 23
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$0
UFA

(2027)
MacDonald, Jacob D 29
$725,000
$0
UFA
Byram, Bowen D 20
$894,167
$894,167
$0
RFA
TOTALS
$31,394,167
$25,981,667
$19,087,500
$14,000,000
$14,000,000
(3) Goalies $6,380,834 7.8% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Kuemper, Darcy G 32
$3,500,001
$0
UFA
Annunen, Justus G 22
$880,833
$880,833
$0
RFA
Francouz, Pavel G 31
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$6,380,834
$2,880,833
$2,000,000
(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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27 14 8 5
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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49 25 13 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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$81,662,439 $56,870,833 $38,387,500 $31,300,000
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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$242,677 $25,629,167 $44,112,500 $51,200,000
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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$242,677 $25,629,167 $44,112,500 $51,200,000
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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$83,549,797 $56,870,833 $38,387,500 $31,300,000
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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$1,741,463 $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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$3,475,000 $3,475,000 $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
(22) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Cowen, Jared D 31
$0
Ranford, Brendan LW 30
$0
Matteau, Stefan C 28
$750,000
$0
UFA
Megna, Jayson C 32
$750,000
$750,000
$0
UFA
McKeown, Roland D 26
$750,000
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Sikura, Dylan RW 26
$800,000
$0
UFA
Gilbert, Dennis D 25
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Boikov, Sergei D 26
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Olhaver, Gustav C 24
$0
$0
UFA
Middleton, Keaton D 24
$742,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Maltsev, Mikhail C 24
$809,167
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Clurman, Nathan D 24
$842,500
$842,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Miska, Hunter G 26
$725,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Bowers, Shane C 22
$925,000
$0
RFA
Henry, Nick RW 24
$798,333
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Kvaca, Petr G 24
$0
$0
UFA
Leivermann, Nick D 23
$0
Shaw, Brady LW 29
$0
Kaut, Martin RW 22
$863,334
$863,334
$0
RFA
Ranta, Sampo LW 21
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Weiss, Tyler LW 22
$0
Saigeon, Brandon C 23
$0
$0
UFA
Zhuravlyov, Danila D 22
$855,000
$855,000
Kovalenko, Nikolai RW 22
$0
Shmakov, Shamil G 22
$0
Sherwood, Kiefer RW 27
$750,000
$0
UFA
Gross, Jordan D 27
$750,000
$0
UFA
Boucher, Matthew LW 24
$0
$0
UFA
Davis, Kevin D 25
$0
$0
UFA
Stienburg, Matthew C 21
$0
$0
UFA
Beaucage, Alex RW 20
$878,333
$878,333
$878,333
$0
RFA
Mutala, Sasha RW 21
$0
$0
UFA
Burzan, Luka C 22
$0
$0
UFA
Miner, Trent G 21
$828,333
$828,333
$828,333
$0
RFA
Joly, Michael RW 27
$0
$0
UFA
Larocque, Sasha D 28
$0
$0
UFA
O’Connor, Logan RW 25
$0
$0
UFA
Tischke, Peter D 26
$0
$0
UFA
Foudy, Jean-Luc C 20
$878,333
$878,333
$878,333
$0
RFA
Ambrosio, Colby C 19
$0
$0
UFA
Aman, Nils C 22
$0
$0
UFA
Wingerli, Andreas C 24
$842,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Olausson, Oskar LW 19
$925,000
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Behrens, Sean D 19
$0
$0
UFA
Buyalsky, Andrei C 21
$0
$0
UFA
Makar, Taylor C 21
$0
$0
UFA
Burke, Cal C 25
$861,940
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Aamodt, Wyatt D 24
$925,000
$0
UFA
Meyers, Ben LW 23
$912,500
$912,500
$0
RFA
TOTALS
$18,057,773
$9,583,333
$4,364,999