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Colorado Avalanche

Head Coach Jared Bednar
Assistant Coach Ray Bennett
Assistant Coach Nolan Pratt
Goaltending Coach Jussi Parkkila
Assistant Coach, Video Brett Heimlich
Playoff Odds 100%
Projected Cap Hit $80,065,000
Projected Cap Space $2,435,000
Current Cap Space $2,435,000
LTIR Pool $0
Roster 23/23
Contracts 43/50
Transactions
Anton Blidh | Blidh penned a one-year contract with Colorado on Wednesday. Aug 3
Mikhail Maltsev | Maltsev penned a one-year contract with Colorado on Wednesday. Jul 27
Keaton Middleton | Middleton signed a one-year contract with the Avalanche on Thursday. Jul 21
Cal Burke | Burke signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Avalanche on Tuesday. Jul 19
Brad Hunt | Hunt penned a two-year, two-way contract with Colorado on Friday, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports. Jul 15

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Line Combinations Updated: Jul 13 (8:47am)
$7,000,0007M
$6,300,0006.3M
$9,250,0009.3M
$4,100,0004.1M
$9,000,0009M
Line 1 $22,550,000 Pairing 1 $13,100,000
$6,125,0006.1M
$3,500,0003.5M
$4,500,0004.5M
$5,000,0005M
$4,500,0004.5M
Line 2 $14,125,000 Pairing 2 $9,500,000
$1,250,0001.3M
$908,3330.9M
$1,050,0001.1M
$894,1670.9M
$6,000,0006M
Line 3 $3,208,333 Pairing 3 $6,894,167
$1,250,0001.3M
$912,5000.9M
$750,0000.8M
$2,000,0002M
$3,400,0003.4M
Line 4 $2,912,500 Goalies $5,400,000
Injury Report
Samuel Girard
Expected Return Thu Sep 15, 2022
Samuel Girard - OUT - Chest
Fracture
Sun May 22, 2022
Samuel Girard | Girard, who suffered a broken sternum in Game 3 against the Blues on Saturday, does not require surgery, Mike Morreale of (NHL).com reports.

Sat May 21, 2022
Samuel Girard | Girard (upper body) won't return to Saturday's Game 3 versus the Blues. He is undergoing further evaluation at a St. Louis area hospital.
Sat May 21, 2022
Samuel Girard | Girard (upper body) is dealing with a serious injury that could keep him out of the second of the Avalanche's second-round series versus the Blues, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
Sat May 21, 2022
Samuel Girard | Girard has suffered a broken sternum and is expected to miss the rest of the season.

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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
(11) Forwards $41,883,333 50.8% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Helm, Darren LW 35
$1,250,000
$0
UFA
Cogliano, Andrew C 35
$1,250,000
$0
UFA
Kadri, Nazem C 31
$0
UFA
Landeskog, Gabriel LW 29
$7,000,000
NMC
$7,000,000
NMC
$7,000,000
NMC
$7,000,000
M-NTC
$7,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2029)
MacKinnon, Nathan C 26
$6,300,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Compher, J.T. LW 27
$3,500,000
$0
UFA
Lehkonen, Artturi LW 27
$4,500,000
NTC
$4,500,000
NTC
$4,500,000
M-NTC
$4,500,000
M-NTC
$4,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2027)
Blidh, Anton LW 27
$750,000
$0
UFA
Kamenev, Vladislav C 25
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Rantanen, Mikko RW 25
$9,250,000
$9,250,000
$9,250,000
$0
UFA
Nichushkin, Valeri RW 27
$6,125,000
NMC
$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 25
$1,050,000
$1,050,000
$1,050,000
$0
UFA
Newhook, Alex C 21
$908,333
$0
RFA
TOTALS
$41,883,333
$27,925,000
$27,925,000
$17,625,000
$17,625,000
(10) Defence $32,756,667 39.7% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Johnson, Jack D 35
$0
UFA
Johnson, Erik D 34
$6,000,000
NMC
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Manson, Josh D 30
$4,500,000
NTC
$4,500,000
NTC
$4,500,000
M-NTC
$4,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2026)
Murray, Ryan D 28
$0
UFA
MacDermid, Kurtis D 28
$987,500
$987,500
$0
UFA
Hunt, Brad D 33
$762,500
$762,500
$0
UFA
Englund, Andreas D 26
$750,000
$0
UFA
Toews, Devon D 28
$4,100,000
$4,100,000
$0
UFA
Girard, Samuel D 24
$5,000,000
$5,000,000
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$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
$762,500
$762,500
$0
UFA
Byram, Bowen D 21
$894,167
$0
RFA
TOTALS
$32,756,667
$25,112,500
$18,500,000
$18,500,000
$14,000,000
(2) Goalies $5,400,000 6.5% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Georgiev, Alexandar G 26
$3,400,000
$3,400,000
$3,400,000
$0
UFA
Francouz, Pavel G 32
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$5,400,000
$5,400,000
$3,400,000
(0) Buried $0 0.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 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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23 14 9 6
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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43 20 11 6
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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$80,065,000 $58,437,500 $49,825,000 $36,125,000
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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$2,435,000 $24,062,500 $32,675,000 $46,375,000
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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$2,435,000 $24,062,500 $32,675,000 $46,375,000
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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$80,065,000 $58,437,500 $49,825,000 $36,125,000
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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$25,000 $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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$3,350,000 $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
(20) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Sedlak, Lukas C 29
$800,000
$0
UFA
Matteau, Stefan C 28
$0
UFA
Hudon, Charles LW 28
$750,000
$0
UFA
Megna, Jayson C 32
$750,000
$0
UFA
Smallman, Spencer RW 25
$762,500
$762,500
$0
UFA
Jacobs, Josh D 26
$750,000
$0
UFA
Johansson, Jonas G 26
$750,000
$0
UFA
Boikov, Sergei D 26
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Olhaver, Gustav C 25
$0
$0
UFA
Middleton, Keaton D 24
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Maltsev, Mikhail C 24
$800,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Clurman, Nathan D 24
$842,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Miska, Hunter G 27
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Bowers, Shane C 23
$0
RFA
Henry, Nick RW 24
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Kvaca, Petr G 24
$0
$0
UFA
Leivermann, Nick D 23
$0
$0
UFA
Kaut, Martin RW 22
$863,334
$0
RFA
Annunen, Justus G 22
$880,833
$0
RFA
Ranta, Sampo LW 22
$925,000
$0
RFA
Weiss, Tyler LW 22
$0
Saigeon, Brandon C 24
$0
$0
UFA
Zhuravlyov, Danila D 22
$855,000
$855,000
$0
RFA
Kovalenko, Nikolai RW 22
$0
Shmakov, Shamil G 23
$0
Boucher, Matthew LW 24
$0
$0
UFA
Davis, Kevin D 25
$0
$0
UFA
Stienburg, Matthew C 21
$0
$0
UFA
Beaucage, Alex RW 21
$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
$0
RFA
Joly, Michael RW 27
$0
$0
UFA
O’Connor, Logan RW 25
$0
$0
UFA
Tischke, Peter D 26
$0
$0
UFA
Foudy, Jean-Luc C 20
$847,500
$847,500
$847,500
$0
RFA
Ambrosio, Colby C 20
$0
$0
UFA
Wingerli, Andreas C 24
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Olausson, Oskar LW 19
$894,167
$894,167
$894,167
$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
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Aamodt, Wyatt D 24
$925,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Meyers, Ben LW 23
$912,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Romaine, Christopher D 18
$0
$0
UFA
Zhigalov, Ivan G 19
$0
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$16,515,000
$5,065,833
$1,741,667