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Head Coach Andrew Brunette
Assistant Coach Todd Richards
Assistant Coach Dan Hinote
Assistant Coach Derek MacKenzie
Playoff Odds %
Projected Cap Hit $75,363,792
Projected Cap Space $8,136,208
Current Cap Space $29,474,565
LTIR Pool $0
Roster 22/23
Contracts 47/50
Transactions
Egor Afanasyev | Afanasyev was reassigned to AHL Milwaukee on Monday. Feb 26
Kiefer Sherwood | Sherwood notched an assist, four hits and two PIM in Sunday's 4-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks. Feb 25
Thomas Novak | Novak produced an assist in Sunday's 4-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks. Feb 25
Ryan O'Reilly | O'Reilly notched an assist and went plus-2 in Sunday's 4-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks. Feb 25
Michael McCarron | McCarron scored a goal on four shots in Sunday's 4-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks. Feb 25

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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
(13) Forwards $28,789,643 34.5% of cap
Player POS Age 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
O'Reilly, Ryan C 33
$4,500,000
$4,500,000
$4,500,000
$4,500,000
$0
UFA

(2027)
Nyquist, Gustav C 34
$3,185,000
$3,185,000
$0
UFA
Forsberg, Filip C 29
$8,500,000
NMC
$8,500,000
NMC
$8,500,000
NMC
$8,500,000
NMC
$0
UFA

(2030)
Jankowski, Mark C 29
$775,000
$0
UFA
Sissons, Colton C 30
$2,857,143
$2,857,143
$2,857,143
$0
UFA

(2026)
McCarron, Michael RW 28
$775,000
$900,000
$900,000
$0
UFA

(2026)
Gurianov, Denis RW 26
$850,000
$0
UFA
Trenin, Yakov C 27
$1,700,000
$0
UFA
Novak, Thomas C 26
$800,000
$0
UFA
Glass, Cody C 24
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Sherwood, Kiefer C 28
$775,000
$0
UFA
Smith, Cole LW 28
$775,000
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
$0
UFA

(2026)
Evangelista, Luke RW 22
$797,500
$797,500
$0
RFA
TOTALS
$28,789,643
$24,239,643
$17,757,143
$13,000,000
(7) Defence $30,059,000 36.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Schenn, Luke D 34
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$0
UFA

(2026)
Barrie, Tyson D 32
$4,500,000
$0
UFA
McDonagh, Ryan D 34
$6,750,000
NTC
$6,750,000
NTC
$6,750,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2026)
Josi, Roman D 33
$9,059,000
NMC
$9,059,000
NMC
$9,059,000
NMC
$9,059,000
NMC
$0
UFA

(2028)
Lauzon, Jeremy D 26
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
$0
UFA

(2026)
Carrier, Alexandre D 27
$2,500,000
$0
UFA
Fabbro, Dante D 25
$2,500,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$30,059,000
$20,559,000
$20,559,000
$9,059,000
(2) Goalies $7,000,000 8.4% of cap
Player POS Age 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Saros, Juuse G 28
$5,000,000
$5,000,000
$0
UFA
Lankinen, Kevin G 28
$2,000,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$7,000,000
$5,000,000
(0) Buried $0 0.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
TOTALS
(4) Buyout & Retained Salary $8,805,556 10.5% of cap
Player POS Age 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Ekholm, Mattias
Retained Salary
D 33
$250,000
$250,000
$250,000
Johansen, Ryan
Retained Salary
C 31
$4,000,000
$4,000,000
Turris, Kyle
Buyout
C 34
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
Duchene, Matt
Buyout
C 33
$2,555,556
$5,555,556
$6,555,556
$1,555,556
TOTALS
$8,805,556
$11,805,556
$8,805,556
$3,555,556
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2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Roster Size

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

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22 13 9 3
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 27 17 3
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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$75,363,792 $61,604,199 $47,121,699 $25,614,556
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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$8,136,208 $26,070,801 $40,553,301 $62,060,444
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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$29,474,565 $26,070,801 $40,553,301 $62,060,444
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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$74,654,199 $61,604,199 $47,121,699 $25,614,556
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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(25) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Gravel, Kevin D 31
$762,500
$775,000
$775,000
$0
UFA

(2026)
Grosenick, Troy G 34
$775,000
$0
UFA
McKeown, Roland D 28
$762,500
$0
UFA
Angello, Anthony C 27
$775,000
$775,000
$0
UFA
Nurmi, Markus RW 25
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Volkov, Konstantin G 26
$0
$0
UFA
Smith, Adam D 27
$0
$0
UFA
Vomacka, Tomas G 24
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Koltygin, Pavel C 25
$0
$0
UFA
Paquette, Jacob D 24
$0
$0
UFA
Kelleher, Tyler RW 29
$0
Foudy, Liam C 24
$762,500
$0
RFA
Weatherby, Jasper C 26
$775,000
$0
UFA-Group6
$0
UFA
Stastney, Spencer D 24
$925,000
$0
RFA
Yeryomenko, Vladislav D 24
$0
$0
UFA
Kloucek, Milan G 25
$0
$0
UFA
Gross, Jordan D 28
$762,500
$0
UFA
Overhardt, Alex C 27
$0
$0
UFA
Tomasino, Philip C 22
$863,334
$0
RFA
Afanasyev, Egor C 23
$789,167
$0
RFA
Del Gaizo, Marc D 24
$850,833
$0
RFA
Chystyakov, Semyon D 22
$0
$0
UFA
Haider, Ethan G 22
$0
$0
UFA
Walther, Isak RW 22
$0
$0
UFA
Parssinen, Juuso C 23
$850,833
$0
RFA
Atwal, Arvin D 28
$0
Garlent, Hunter C 29
$0
$0
UFA
Roy, Hugo C 26
$0
$0
UFA
Savage, Scott D 28
$0
$0
UFA
Askarov, Yaroslav G 21
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Prokop, Luke D 21
$793,333
$793,333
$0
RFA
Wilsby, Adam D 23
$842,500
$0
RFA
Reid, Luke D 22
$0
$0
UFA
Fontaine, Gunnarwolfe LW 23
$0
$0
UFA
Mclane, Chase C 23
$0
$0
UFA
L'Heureux, Zachary LW 20
$863,334
$863,334
$863,334
$0
RFA

(2026)
Svechkov, Fyodor C 20
$925,000
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA

(2026)
Olsson, Anton D 21
$0
$0
UFA
Ufko, Ryan D 20
$0
$0
UFA
Matier, Jack D 20
$801,667
$801,667
$801,667
$0
RFA

(2026)
Knak, Simon RW 22
$0
$0
UFA
Mutter, Navrin LW 22
$776,667
$776,667
$0
RFA
Schaefer, Reid LW 20
$918,333
$918,333
$918,333
$0
RFA

(2026)
Kemell, Joakim RW 19
$918,333
$918,333
$918,333
$0
RFA

(2026)
Ingram, Adam C 20
$0
$0
UFA
Kulonummi, Kasper D 19
$0
$0
UFA
O'Hara, Cole RW 21
$0
$0
UFA
Sward, Graham D 20
$0
$0
UFA
Strinden, Benjamin C 21
$0
$0
UFA
Burke, Nolan C 21
$861,667
$861,667
$0
RFA
Livingstone, Jake D 24
$775,000
$775,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Lind, Kalan LW 19
$870,000
$870,000
$870,000
$0
RFA

(2026)
MacKinnon, Dylan D 19
$0
$0
UFA
Wood, Matthew LW 19
$0
$0
UFA
Molendyk, Tanner D 19
$950,000
$950,000
$950,000
$0
RFA

(2026)
Nilsson, Felix C 18
$0
$0
UFA
Kiiskinen, Jesse RW 18
$0
$0
UFA
Willis, Joseph C 18
$0
$0
UFA
Jatkola, Juha G 21
$0
$0
UFA
Muzzatti, Sutter C 20
$0
$0
UFA
Roest, Austin RW 20
$0
$0
UFA
Fink, Aiden RW 19
$0
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$20,875,001
$11,928,334
$7,021,667