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Head Coach Lindy Ruff
Associate Coach Travis Green
Assistant Coach Ryan McGill
Assistant Coach Sergei Brylin
Assistant Coach Chris Taylor
Playoff Odds %
Projected Cap Hit $83,683,130
Projected Cap Space $-183,130
Current Cap Space $8,300,000
LTIR Pool $8,995,447
Roster 23/23
Contracts 48/50
Transactions
Nico Daws | Daws will be stationed between the pipes in Los Angeles on Sunday, Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports. Mar 3
Mikael Diotte | Diotte signed a three-year, entry-level contract with New Jersey on Saturday. Mar 2
TRADE ANALYSIS
The New Jersey Devils acquired Kurtis MacDermid from the Colorado Avalanche for a 2024 7th round pick and Zakhar Bardakov
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Jesper Bratt | Bratt logged a power-play assist, two shots on goal and a minus-3 rating in Friday's 4-3 loss to the Anaheim Ducks. Mar 1
Nico Hischier | Hischier notched a power-play assist, six shots on goal and a minus-3 rating in Friday's 4-3 loss to the Anaheim Ducks. Mar 1

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Injury Report
Nathan Bastian
Expected Return Tue Mar 5, 2024
Nathan Bastian - IR - Lower Body
Sat Feb 24, 2024
Nathan Bastian | Bastian (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Friday.

Thu Feb 22, 2024
Nathan Bastian | Bastian (upper body) didn't finish Thursday's game versus the New York Rangers, Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports.
Vitek Vanecek
Expected Return Tue Mar 5, 2024
Vitek Vanecek - IR - Lower Body
Tue Feb 20, 2024
Vitek Vanecek | Vanecek (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday.

Thu Feb 15, 2024
Vitek Vanecek | Vanecek (lower body) won't be available for the New Jersey Devils' next two contests, Mike Morreale of NHL.com reports Thursday.
Tue Feb 13, 2024
Vitek Vanecek | Vanecek (lower body/illness) won't dress for Tuesday's game versus the Nashville Predators, Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports.
Mon Feb 12, 2024
Vitek Vanecek | Vanecek is considered day-to-day with a lower-body injury and an illness, Amanda Stein of the New Jersey Devils' official site reports.
Nolan Foote
Expected Return Tue Mar 5, 2024
Nolan Foote - IR-NR - Undisclosed
Mon Feb 26, 2024
Nolan Foote | Foote (undisclosed) was assigned to AHL Utica on Monday for a conditioning stint.
Dougie Hamilton
Expected Return Thu Mar 21, 2024
Dougie Hamilton - IR-LT - Pectoral
Surgery
Callan Foote
Expected Return Mon Apr 15, 2024
Callan Foote - IR-NR - Personal

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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
(12) Forwards $52,638,334 63.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Haula, Erik LW 32
$3,150,000
NTC
$3,150,000
NTC
$3,150,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2026)
Toffoli, Tyler C 31
$4,250,000
$0
UFA
Palat, Ondrej LW 32
$6,000,000
NMC
$6,000,000
NMC
$6,000,000
NMC
M-NTC
$6,000,000
NMC
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2027)
Tierney, Chris C 29
$775,000
$0
UFA
Lazar, Curtis C 29
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
$0
UFA
Nosek, Tomas LW 31
$1,000,000
$0
UFA
Meier, Timo LW 27
$8,800,000
$8,800,000
NMC
$8,800,000
NMC
$8,800,000
NMC
$0
UFA

(2031)
McLeod, Michael
IR
C 26
$1,400,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Bastian, Nathan
IR
RW 26
$1,350,000
$1,350,000
$0
UFA
Bratt, Jesper LW 25
$7,875,000
$7,875,000
NMC
$7,875,000
NMC
$7,875,000
NMC
$0
UFA

(2031)
Hischier, Nico C 25
$7,250,000
$7,250,000
$7,250,000
$7,250,000
$0
UFA

(2027)
Hughes, Jack C 22
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2030)
Holtz, Alexander RW 22
$894,167
$894,167
$0
RFA
Mercer, Dawson C 22
$894,167
$0
RFA
TOTALS
$52,638,334
$44,319,167
$41,075,000
$37,925,000
(9) Defence $25,193,333 30.2% of cap
Player POS Age 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Smith, Brendan D 35
$1,100,000
$0
UFA
Hamilton, Dougie
LTIR
D 30
$9,000,000
NMC
$9,000,000
NMC
$9,000,000
NMC
M-NTC
$9,000,000
NMC
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2028)
Miller, Colin D 31
$1,850,000
$0
UFA
MacDermid, Kurtis D 29
$987,500
$0
UFA
Siegenthaler, Jonas D 26
$3,400,000
$3,400,000
M-NTC
$3,400,000
M-NTC
$3,400,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2028)
Marino, John D 26
$4,400,000
$4,400,000
M-NTC
$4,400,000
M-NTC
$4,400,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2027)
Foote, Callan
IR
D 25
$800,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
DeSimone, Nick D 29
$762,500
$0
UFA
Bahl, Kevin D 23
$1,050,000
$1,050,000
$0
RFA
Hughes, Luke D 20
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Nemec, Simon D 20
$918,333
$918,333
$918,333
$0
RFA

(2026)
TOTALS
$25,193,333
$19,693,333
$17,718,333
$16,800,000
(2) Goalies $5,101,666 6.1% of cap
Player POS Age 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Vanecek, Vitek
IR
G 28
$3,400,000
$3,400,000
$0
UFA
Schmid, Akira G 23
$850,833
$0
RFA
Daws, Nicolas G 23
$850,833
$0
RFA
TOTALS
$5,101,666
$3,400,000
(0) Buried $0 0.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
TOTALS
(7) Buyout & Retained Salary $1,616,667 1.9% of cap
Player POS Age 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Foote, Nolan - Season Opening IR
0
$116,667
Foote, Callan - No Cap Hit
0
$-800,000
McLeod, Michael - No Cap Hit
0
$-1,400,000
Tanev, Christopher
Retained Salary
D 34
$1,125,000
Kovalchuk, Ilya
Buyout
LW 40
$250,000
$250,000
Schneider, Cory
Buyout
G 37
$2,000,000
Kuokkanen, Janne
Buyout
C 25
$325,000
TOTALS
$1,616,667
$250,000
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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 16 10 8
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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48 24 15 9
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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$83,683,130 $67,662,500 $58,793,333 $54,725,000
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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$-183,130 $20,012,500 $28,881,667 $32,950,000
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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$8,300,000 $20,012,500 $28,881,667 $32,950,000
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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$8,995,447 $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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$84,972,500 $67,662,500 $58,793,333 $54,725,000
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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$422,500 $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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$5,565,000 $5,950,000 $3,250,000 $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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2 3 3 3
(20) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Dowling, Justin C 33
$775,000
$775,000
$0
UFA
Wotherspoon, Tyler D 30
$762,500
$0
UFA
Kinkaid, Keith G 34
$775,000
$0
UFA
Willman, Maxwell C 29
$775,000
$0
UFA
Kallgren, Erik G 27
$775,000
$0
UFA
Laberge, Samuel C 26
$775,000
$0
UFA
Criscuolo, Kyle C 31
$775,000
$0
UFA
Bowers, Shane C 24
$775,000
$0
RFA
Popugaev, Nikita LW 25
$0
$0
UFA
Talvitie, Aarne C 25
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Durandeau, Arnaud LW 25
$762,500
$0
UFA-Group6
$0
UFA
Chainey, Jocktan D 24
$0
Zaitsev, Yegor D 25
$0
$0
UFA
Bernard, Xavier D 24
$0
Hoelscher, Mitchell C 24
$0
Pakkila, Eetu LW 24
$0
Groleau, Jeremy D 24
$0
UFA
Foote, Nolan LW 23
$863,334
$0
RFA
Misyul, Daniil D 23
$867,500
$867,500
$0
RFA
Clarke, Graeme RW 22
$850,833
$0
RFA
Vukojevic, Michael D 22
$850,833
$0
RFA
McCarthy, Case D 23
$0
$0
UFA
Gritsyuk, Arseny RW 22
$0
$0
UFA
Moynihan, Patrick RW 23
$0
$0
UFA
Hatakka, Santeri D 23
$850,833
$0
RFA
Hayes, Zack D 24
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Larsson, Ludvig C 28
$0
$0
UFA
Pytlik, Jaromir C 22
$0
$0
UFA
Edwards, Ethan D 21
$0
$0
UFA
Shlaine, Artem C 21
$0
$0
UFA
Baumgartner, Benjamin C 23
$0
$0
UFA
Stillman, Chase RW 20
$863,334
$863,334
$863,334
$0
RFA

(2026)
Salminen, Samu C 20
$0
$0
UFA
Málek, Jakub G 21
$0
$0
UFA
Vilen, Topias D 20
$836,667
$836,667
$836,667
$0
RFA

(2026)
Hurtig, Viktor D 21
$0
$0
UFA
Halonen, Brian LW 25
$925,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Brennan, Tyler G 20
$870,000
$870,000
$870,000
$0
RFA

(2026)
Filmon, Josh LW 19
$870,000
$870,000
$870,000
$0
RFA

(2026)
Casey, Seamus D 20
$0
$0
UFA
Orlov, Daniil D 20
$0
$0
UFA
Leddy, Charlie D 20
$0
$0
UFA
Hauser, Petr RW 20
$0
$0
UFA
Barabosha, Artyom D 19
$0
$0
UFA
Hämeenaho, Lenni RW 19
$0
$0
UFA
Squires, Cam RW 18
$0
$0
UFA
Cheslock, Chase D 19
$0
$0
UFA
Brown, Cole RW 18
$0
$0
UFA
Karpovich, Daniil D 19
$0
$0
UFA
Poulter, Isaac G 22
$812,500
$812,500
$0
RFA
Diotte, Mikael D 20
$950,000
$950,000
$950,000
TOTALS
$16,410,834
$6,845,001
$4,390,001
$950,000