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Montreal Canadiens

Head Coach Martin St. Louis
Assistant Coach Stephane Rodibas
Assistant Coach Alex Burrows
Assistant Coach Trent Letowski
Playoff Odds 0%
Projected Cap Hit $92,654,338
Projected Cap Space $-10,154,338
Current Cap Space $3,671,667
LTIR Pool $13,594,167
Roster 23/23
Contracts 51/50
Transactions
Jake Allen | Allen stopped 20 of 23 shots in Tuesday's 4-0 loss to the San Jose Sharks. Nov 30
Juraj Slafkovsky | Slafkovsky was at Monday's practice after briefly leaving Friday's game following a hard hit, Pat Hickey of the Montreal Gazette reports. Nov 29
Jake Allen | Allen will start Tuesday's home game against the San Jose Sharks, Arpon Basu of The Athletic reports. Nov 28
Juraj Slafkovsky | Slafkovsky briefly left Friday's 3-2 shootout win over the Chicago Blackhawks in the third period after taking a hit from Jason Dickinson, but he eventually returned to the bench, Pat Hickey of the Montreal Gazette reports. Nov 26
Mike Matheson | Matheson had a power-play assist, one shot on net, one blocked shot and two PIM over 24:01 of ice time in Friday's 3-2 shootout win over the Chicago Blackhawks. Nov 26

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Line Combinations Updated: Nov 29 (7:41am)
$880,8330.9M
$7,875,0007.9M
$3,362,5003.4M
$4,875,0004.9M
$3,500,0003.5M
Line 1 $12,118,333 Pairing 1 $8,375,000
$5,000,0005M
$4,450,0004.5M
$6,500,0006.5M
$3,500,0003.5M
$863,3340.9M
Line 2 $15,950,000 Pairing 2 $4,363,334
$3,400,0003.4M
$6,375,0006.4M
$5,500,0005.5M
$842,5000.8M
$766,6670.8M
Line 3 $15,275,000 Pairing 3 $1,609,167
$750,0000.8M
$1,700,0001.7M
$950,0001M
$2,875,0002.9M
$1,000,0001M
Line 4 $3,400,000 Goalies $3,875,000
Injury Report
Mike Hoffman
Expected Return Sat Dec 10, 2022
Mike Hoffman - OUT - Lower Body
Wed Nov 30, 2022
Mike Hoffman | Hoffman (lower body) will not be with the Montreal Canadiens when they leave for their four-game road trip, Marc Antoine Godin of The Athletic reports Wednesday.

Tue Nov 29, 2022
Mike Hoffman | Hoffman (lower body) won't play Tuesday against the San Jose Sharks, per Montreal reporter Priyanta Emrith.
Fri Nov 25, 2022
Mike Hoffman | Hoffman (lower body) won't play Friday against the Chicago Blackhawks, per the NHL media site.
Wed Nov 23, 2022
Mike Hoffman | Hoffman (lower body) will not play Wednesday versus the Columbus Blue Jackets, Guillaume Lefrancois of La Presse reports.
Tue Nov 22, 2022
Mike Hoffman | Hoffman (lower body) won't play Tuesday against the Buffalo Sabres, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.
Mon Nov 21, 2022
Mike Hoffman | Hoffman (lower body) won't practice Monday.
Paul Byron
Expected Return Sat Dec 10, 2022
Paul Byron - IR-LT - Hip
Not Specified
Jonathan Drouin
Expected Return Wed Dec 14, 2022
Jonathan Drouin - IR - Upper Body
Carey Price
Expected Return Wed Dec 28, 2022
Carey Price - IR-LT - Knee

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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
(13) Forwards $60,143,333 72.9% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Byron, Paul
LTIR
LW 33
$3,400,000
$0
UFA
Dadonov, Evgenii RW 33
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Hoffman, Mike LW 33
$4,500,000
$4,500,000
$0
UFA
Gallagher, Brendan RW 30
$6,500,000
NMC
M-NTC
$6,500,000
NMC
M-NTC
$6,500,000
NMC
M-NTC
$6,500,000
NMC
M-NTC
$6,500,000
NMC
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2027)
Armia, Joel RW 29
$3,400,000
$3,400,000
$3,400,000
$0
UFA
Anderson, Josh RW 28
$5,500,000
M-NTC
$5,500,000
M-NTC
$5,500,000
M-NTC
$5,500,000
M-NTC
$5,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2027)
Drouin, Jonathan
IR
LW 27
$5,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Monahan, Sean C 28
$6,375,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Dvorak, Christian LW 26
$4,450,000
$4,450,000
NTC
$4,450,000
NTC
$0
UFA
Evans, Jake C 26
$1,700,000
$1,700,000
$1,700,000
$0
UFA
Pezzetta, Michael LW 24
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Suzuki, Nick C 23
$7,875,000
$7,875,000
$7,875,000
$7,875,000
$7,875,000
NTC
$0
UFA

(2030)
Dach, Kirby C 21
$3,362,500
$3,362,500
$3,362,500
$3,362,500
$0
RFA

(2026)
Caufield, Cole RW 21
$880,833
$0
RFA
Slafkovský, Juraj LW 18
$950,000
$950,000
$950,000
$0
RFA
TOTALS
$60,143,333
$38,237,500
$33,737,500
$23,237,500
$19,875,000
(8) Defence $15,938,334 19.3% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Savard, David D 32
$3,500,000
$3,500,000
$3,500,000
$0
UFA
Edmundson, Joel D 29
$3,500,000
M-NTC
$3,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Matheson, Mike D 28
$4,875,000
M-NTC
$4,875,000
M-NTC
$4,875,000
M-NTC
$4,875,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2026)
Wideman, Chris D 32
$762,500
$762,500
$0
UFA
Kovacevic, Johnathan D 25
$766,667
$766,667
$766,667
$0
UFA
Harris, Jordan D 22
$842,500
$0
RFA
Guhle, Kaiden D 20
$863,334
$863,334
$863,334
$0
RFA
Xhekaj, Arber D 21
$828,333
$828,333
$0
RFA
TOTALS
$15,938,334
$15,095,834
$10,005,001
$4,875,000
(2) Goalies $14,375,000 17.4% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Price, Carey
LTIR
G 35
$10,500,000
NMC
$10,500,000
NMC
$10,500,000
NMC
$10,500,000
NMC
$0
UFA

(2026)
Allen, Jake G 32
$2,875,000
$3,850,000
M-NTC
$3,850,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Montembeault, Sam G 26
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$14,375,000
$15,350,000
$14,350,000
$10,500,000
(0) Buried $0 0.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
TOTALS
(1) Buyout & Retained Salary $833,333 1.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Alzner, Karl
Buyout
D 34
$833,333
$833,333
TOTALS
$833,333
$833,333
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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 19 14 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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51 32 23 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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$92,654,338 $69,516,667 $58,092,501 $38,612,500
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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$-10,154,338 $12,983,333 $24,407,499 $43,887,500
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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$3,671,667 $12,983,333 $24,407,499 $43,887,500
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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$13,594,167 $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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$92,422,500 $69,516,667 $58,092,501 $38,612,500
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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$1,132,500 $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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$5,277,500 $3,920,000 $3,920,000 $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
(25) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Perreault, Mathieu LW 34
$0
UFA
McEwan, James C 25
$0
$0
UFA
Paquette, Cedric C 29
$0
UFA
Richard, Anthony C 25
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Bowey, Madison D 27
$750,000
$0
UFA
Koberstein, Nikolas D 26
$0
$0
UFA
Stephens, Mitchell C 25
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Vejdemo, Lukas C 26
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Niku, Sami D 26
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Eisenschmid, Markus C 27
$0
RFA
Goulet, Alexandre C 26
$0
$0
UFA
Pitlick, Rem RW 25
$1,100,000
$1,100,000
$0
UFA
Henrikson, Arvid D 24
$0
$0
UFA
Samuel, Antoine G 25
$0
$0
UFA
Brook, Josh D 23
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Ikonen, Joni C 23
$0
$0
UFA
Walford, Scott D 23
$0
$0
UFA
Schnarr, Nate C 23
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Tyszka, Jarret D 23
$0
$0
UFA
Primeau, Cayden G 23
$890,000
$890,000
$890,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Belzile, Alex RW 31
$750,000
$0
UFA
Beaudin, Nicolas D 23
$863,334
$0
RFA
Ylonen, Jesse RW 23
$880,833
$0
RFA
Olofsson, Jacob C 22
$0
McShane, Allan C 22
$0
Gorniak, Jack C 23
$0
Houde, Samuel C 22
$0
Stapley, Brett C 23
$0
$0
UFA
Teasdale, Joel LW 23
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Adams-Moisan, Morgan RW 25
$0
$0
UFA
Harvey, Samuel G 24
$0
$0
UFA
Martineau, Phelix C 25
$0
$0
UFA
Melancon, T.J. D 26
$0
$0
UFA
Plant, Adam D 27
$0
$0
UFA
Leskinen, Otto D 25
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Struble, Jayden D 21
$0
$0
UFA
Norlinder, Mattias D 22
$859,167
$859,167
$0
RFA
Fairbrother, Gianni D 22
$848,333
$848,333
$0
RFA
Leguerrier, Jacob D 22
$0
$0
UFA
Pitlick, Rhett LW 21
$0
$0
UFA
Nissen Dichow, Frederik G 21
$0
$0
UFA
Ruscheinski, Kieran D 21
$0
$0
UFA
Harvey-Pinard, Rafael LW 23
$825,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Schueneman, Corey D 27
$750,000
$0
UFA
Barron, Justin D 21
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Heineman, Emil LW 21
$897,500
$897,500
$897,500
$0
RFA
Tuch, Luke LW 20
$0
$0
UFA
Mysak, Jan C 20
$828,333
$828,333
$828,333
$0
RFA
Smilanic, Ty C 20
$0
Smith, Jack C 20
$0
$0
UFA
Biondi, Blake C 20
$0
$0
UFA
Farrell, Sean LW 21
$0
$0
UFA
Dobes, Jakub G 21
$0
$0
UFA
Gordin, Alexander C 21
$0
$0
UFA
Mailloux, Logan D 19
$897,500
$897,500
$897,500
$0
RFA
Kidney, Riley C 19
$859,167
$859,167
$859,167
$0
RFA
Kapanen, Oliver C 19
$0
$0
UFA
Kostenko, Dmitri D 20
$0
$0
UFA
Trudeau, William D 20
$859,167
$859,167
$859,167
$0
RFA
Sobolev, Daniil D 19
$0
$0
UFA
Roy, Joshua C 19
$856,667
$856,667
$856,667
$0
RFA
Simoneau, Xavier C 21
$0
$0
UFA
Vrbetic, Joe G 20
$0
$0
UFA
Condotta, Lucas LW 25
$830,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Mesar, Filip C 18
$950,000
$950,000
$950,000
$0
RFA
Beck, Owen C 18
$916,667
$916,667
$916,667
$0
RFA
Guindon, Cedrick C 18
$0
$0
UFA
Rohrer, Vinzenz C 17
$0
$0
UFA
Hutson, Lane D 18
$0
$0
UFA
Engström, Adam D 19
$0
$0
UFA
Davidson, Jared C 20
$0
$0
UFA
Croteau, Emmett G 18
$0
$0
UFA
Nurmi, Petteri D 20
$0
$0
UFA
Tourigny, Miguël D 20
$0
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$21,086,668
$11,687,501
$7,955,001