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Head Coach Dean Evason
Assistant Coach Bob Woods
Assistant Coach Darby Hendrickson
Assistant Coach Brett McLean
Iowa Wild logo Iowa Wild (AHL)
Playoff Odds 79.7%
Projected Cap Hit $79,764,917
Projected Cap Space $1,735,083
Current Cap Space $2,426,689
LTIR Pool $0
Roster 24/23
Contracts 47/50
Transactions
Jordie Benn | Benn notched an assist and three hits in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Oilers. Dec 7
Matt Dumba | Dumba logged an assist and five hits in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Oilers. Dec 7
Kirill Kaprizov | Kaprizov notched an assist in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Oilers. Dec 7
Mats Zuccarello | Zuccarello notched two assists and three shots on goal in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Oilers. Dec 7
Dmitry Kulikov | Kulikov scored a goal on three shots and added two PIM in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Wild. Dec 7

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Line Combinations Updated: Dec 07 (9:32am)
$9,000,0009M
$1,700,0001.7M
$6,000,0006M
$6,000,0006M
$6,000,0006M
Line 1 $16,700,000 Pairing 1 $12,000,000
$2,100,0002.1M
$5,250,0005.3M
$3,100,0003.1M
$850,0000.9M
$5,000,0005M
Line 2 $10,450,000 Pairing 2 $5,850,000
$917,8310.9M
$4,000,0004M
$5,100,0005.1M
$900,0000.9M
$2,250,0002.3M
Line 3 $10,017,831 Pairing 3 $3,150,000
$750,0000.8M
$725,0000.7M
$900,0000.9M
$3,666,6673.7M
$725,0000.7M
Line 4 $2,375,000 Goalies $4,391,667
Injury Report
Jared Spurgeon
Expected Return Thu Dec 9, 2021
Jared Spurgeon - DAY-TO-DAY - Lower Body
Mon Dec 6, 2021
Jared Spurgeon | Spurgeon (lower body) could be ready to play against San Jose on Thursday, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.

Fri Dec 3, 2021
Jared Spurgeon | Spurgeon (lower body) will join the Wild on next week's road trip to practice, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Tue Nov 23, 2021
Jared Spurgeon | Spurgeon (lower body) is week-to-week, Sarah McLellan of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Sat Nov 20, 2021
Jared Spurgeon | Spurgeon (lower body) was injured in the first period and is unlikely to return to Saturday's game versus the Panthers.
Sat Nov 20, 2021
Jared Spurgeon | Spurgeon (lower body) won't play Sunday versus the Lightning after suffering an injury Saturday against the Panthers, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Frederick Gaudreau
Expected Return Sun Dec 12, 2021
Frederick Gaudreau - IR-NR - Covid-19
Thu Dec 2, 2021
Frederick Gaudreau | Gaudreau is still in the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols and won't play Thursday versus New Jersey, Jessi Pierce of The Athletic reports.

Tue Nov 30, 2021
Frederick Gaudreau | Gaudreau (COVID-19 protocols) will not suit up Tuesday against Arizona.
Matthew Boldy
Expected Return Tue Dec 14, 2021
Matthew Boldy - OUT - Lower Body
Fracture
Mon Dec 6, 2021
Matthew Boldy | Boldy (lower body) left AHL Iowa's game Sunday and got an MRI on Monday, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Marco Rossi
Expected Return Tue Dec 14, 2021
Marco Rossi - OUT - Undisclosed
Not Specified
Sun Nov 28, 2021
Marco Rossi | Rossi left Sunday's AHL contest with an undisclosed injury, Michael Russo of The Athletic 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 $41,492,831 50.9% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Foligno, Marcus LW 30
$3,100,000
$3,100,000
$3,100,000
$0
UFA
Bjugstad, Nick C 29
$900,000
$0
UFA
Zuccarello, Mats RW 34
$6,000,000
NMC
$6,000,000
NMC
M-NTC
$6,000,000
NMC
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Rask, Victor C 28
$4,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Gaudreau, Frederick C 28
$1,200,000
$1,200,000
$0
UFA
Hartman, Ryan RW 27
$1,700,000
$1,700,000
$1,700,000
$0
UFA
Fiala, Kevin LW 25
$5,100,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Eriksson Ek, Joel C 24
$5,250,000
$5,250,000
$5,250,000
$5,250,000
NMC
M-NTC
$5,250,000
NMC
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2029)
Greenway, Jordan LW 24
$2,100,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Kaprizov, Kirill LW 24
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
NMC
$9,000,000
NMC
$0
UFA

(2026)
Pitlick, Rem RW 24
$917,831
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Duhaime, Brandon RW 24
$750,000
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Shaw, Mason C 23
$750,000
$750,000
$0
RFA
Sturm, Nico C 26
$725,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$41,492,831
$27,750,000
$25,050,000
$14,250,000
$14,250,000
(8) Defence $29,325,000 36.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Goligoski, Alex D 36
$5,000,000
NMC
$0
UFA
Kulikov, Dmitry D 31
$2,250,000
M-NTC
$2,250,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Merrill, Jon D 29
$850,000
$0
UFA
Spurgeon, Jared D 32
$7,575,000
NMC
$7,575,000
NMC
$7,575,000
NMC
$7,575,000
M-NTC
$7,575,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2027)
Benn, Jordie D 34
$900,000
$0
UFA
Brodin, Jonas D 28
$6,000,000
NMC
$6,000,000
NMC
$6,000,000
NMC
$6,000,000
NMC
$6,000,000
$0
UFA

(2028)
Dumba, Matt D 27
$6,000,000
M-NTC
$6,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Czuczman, Kevin D 30
$750,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$29,325,000
$21,825,000
$13,575,000
$13,575,000
$13,575,000
(2) Goalies $4,391,667 5.4% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Talbot, Cam G 34
$3,666,667
$3,666,667
$0
UFA
Kahkonen, Kaapo G 25
$725,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$4,391,667
$3,666,667
(0) Buried $0 0.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
TOTALS
(2) Buyout & Retained Salary $4,743,590 5.8% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Parise, Zach
Buyout
LW 37
$2,371,795
$6,371,795
$7,371,795
$7,371,795
$833,333
Suter, Ryan
Buyout
D 36
$2,371,795
$6,371,795
$7,371,795
$7,371,795
$833,333
TOTALS
$4,743,590
$12,743,590
$14,743,590
$14,743,590
$1,666,666
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2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Roster Size

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

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24 13 7 4
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 26 12 4
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 $81,500,000 $81,500,000 $81,500,000
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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$79,764,917 $65,985,257 $53,368,590 $42,568,590
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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$1,735,083 $15,514,743 $28,131,410 $38,931,410
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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$2,426,689 $15,514,743 $28,131,410 $38,931,410
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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$79,953,088 $65,985,257 $53,368,590 $42,568,590
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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$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 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Cramarossa, Joseph LW 29
$750,000
$750,000
$0
UFA
Rau, Kyle C 29
$750,000
$0
UFA
Hammond, Andrew G 33
$750,000
$0
UFA
Turgeon, Dominic C 25
$750,000
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
McCoshen, Ian D 26
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Hicketts, Joe D 25
$750,000
$750,000
$0
UFA
Palmquist, Zach D 30
$0
Stezka, Ales G 24
$0
$0
UFA
Boka, Nicholas D 24
$0
$0
UFA
Sadek, Jack D 24
$0
$0
UFA
Mermis, Dakota D 27
$750,000
$750,000
$0
UFA
Walker, Jack LW 25
$0
$0
UFA
Bitten, William C 23
$840,000
$0
RFA
Sokolov, Dmitry RW 23
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Gordeev, Fedor D 22
$791,667
$0
RFA
Golden, Jacob D 22
$0
Svetlakov, Andrei C 25
$0
$0
UFA
Swaney, Nick RW 24
$842,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Johansson, Filip D 21
$0
Addison, Calen D 21
$795,000
$795,000
$0
RFA
McBain, Jack C 21
$0
Khovanov, Alexander C 21
$811,667
$811,667
$0
RFA
Dewar, Connor C 22
$825,833
$0
RFA
Johansson, Simon D 22
$0
Giroux, Damien C 21
$818,333
$818,333
$0
RFA
Boudrias, Shawn RW 22
$0
Hentges, Sam C 22
$0
Baribeau, Dereck G 22
$733,333
$0
RFA
Fitzgerald, Gerry C 28
$0
$0
UFA
McLain, Mitch C 27
$0
$0
UFA
Pilon, Darian LW 23
$0
$0
UFA
Pilon, Drake RW 23
$0
$0
UFA
Thrower, Josh D 25
$0
$0
UFA
Boldy, Matthew LW 20
$880,833
$880,833
$0
RFA
Firstov, Vladislav LW 20
$0
$0
UFA
Jones, Hunter G 21
$825,833
$825,833
$0
RFA
Beckman, Adam C 20
$894,167
$894,167
$894,167
$0
RFA
Guskov, Matvey C 20
$0
$0
UFA
Warren, Marshall D 20
$0
$0
UFA
Nesterenko, Nikita C 20
$0
$0
UFA
Lizotte, Jon D 27
$750,000
$0
UFA
Chaffee, Mitchell RW 23
$925,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Rossi, Marco C 20
$894,167
$894,167
$894,167
$0
RFA
Khusnutdinov, Marat C 19
$0
$0
UFA
O'Rourke, Ryan D 19
$886,667
$886,667
$886,667
$0
RFA
Hunt, Daemon D 19
$850,833
$850,833
$850,833
$0
RFA
Novak, Pavel RW 19
$0
$0
UFA
Lambos, Carson D 18
$925,000
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Bankier, Caedan C 18
$0
Wallstedt, Jesper G 19
$0
$0
UFA
Peart, Jack D 18
$0
$0
UFA
Masters, Kyle D 18
$0
$0
UFA
Pillar, Josh C 19
$0
$0
UFA
Benoit, Nate D 19
$0
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$18,790,833
$10,832,500
$4,450,834