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Head Coach DJ Smith
Assistant Coach Davis Payne
Assistant Coach Bob Jones
Associate Coach Jack Capuano
Playoff Odds 0.7%
Projected Cap Hit $70,132,162
Projected Cap Space $11,367,838
Current Cap Space $15,899,074
LTIR Pool $0
Roster 21/23
Contracts 48/50
Transactions
Lassi Thomson | Thomson was assigned to AHL Belleville on Wednesday. Dec 8
Alex Formenton | Formenton scored a short-handed goal and added an even-strength assist in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the Islanders. Dec 8
Filip Gustavsson | Gustavsson stopped 22 shots in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the islanders. Dec 8
Filip Gustavsson | Gustavsson will protect the home goal Tuesday versus the Islanders, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports. Dec 7
Dillon Heatherington | Heatherington has cleared COVID-19 protocols and is eligible to play Tuesday against the Islanders. Dec 7

Line Combinations Updated: Dec 07 (8:05am)
$8,330,6748.3M
$925,0000.9M
$4,975,0005M
$8,000,0008M
$4,500,0004.5M
Line 1 $14,230,674 Pairing 1 $12,500,000
$1,350,0001.4M
$925,0000.9M
$3,600,0003.6M
$1,700,0001.7M
$2,500,0002.5M
Line 2 $5,875,000 Pairing 2 $4,200,000
$747,5000.7M
$3,500,0003.5M
$900,0000.9M
$1,200,0001.2M
$863,3340.9M
Line 3 $5,147,500 Pairing 3 $2,063,334
$2,000,0002M
$1,100,0001.1M
$1,500,0001.5M
$787,5000.8M
$900,0000.9M
Line 4 $4,600,000 Goalies $1,687,500
Injury Report
Josh Brown
Expected Return Mon Jan 3, 2022
Josh Brown - IR - Upper Body
Thu Nov 25, 2021
Josh Brown | Brown is expected to be sidelined for 4-6 weeks with an upper-body injury, TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.

Wed Nov 24, 2021
Josh Brown | Brown (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, per the (NHL) media site.
Mon Nov 22, 2021
Josh Brown | Brown (upper body) will not return to Monday's game against Colorado.
Mon Nov 22, 2021
Josh Brown | Brown (upper body) is expected to be "out for some time," Ian Mendes of TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.
Erik Brannstrom
Expected Return Mon Jan 3, 2022
Erik Brannstrom - IR - Hand
Fracture
Sat Nov 13, 2021
Erik Brannstrom | Brannstrom will be sidelined for 6-8 weeks with a broken hand, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports. The 22-year-old blueliner has been placed on injured reserve, per the (NHL)'s official media site.

Fri Nov 12, 2021
Erik Brannstrom | The Senators believe that Brannstrom suffered a broken hand, Darren Dreger of TSN reports.
Angus Crookshank
Expected Return Wed Jan 26, 2022
Angus Crookshank - IR-NR - Knee
Surgery
Wed Sep 22, 2021
Angus Crookshank | Crookshank will be sidelined for 4-6 months after undergoing knee surgery, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.
Colin White
Expected Return Sat Feb 26, 2022
Colin White - IR - Shoulder
Not Specified
Thu Oct 7, 2021
Colin White | White will undergo shoulder surgery that will sideline him for 4-6 months, TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.

Mon Oct 4, 2021
Colin White | White (upper body) will undergo an MRI Tuesday and could be out longer-term, Ian Mendes of TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.
Shane Pinto
Expected Return Fri Apr 1, 2022
Shane Pinto - IR - Upper Body
Surgery
Tue Nov 30, 2021
Shane Pinto | Pinto has undergone surgery to address his upper-body injury and is expected to be sidelined for approximately four months, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.

Sun Nov 14, 2021
Shane Pinto | The Senators placed Pinto (upper body) on injured reserve Sunday, Murray Pam of Full Press Hockey reports.
Sun Nov 14, 2021
Shane Pinto | Head coach D.J. Smith said Pinto (upper body) will be out "for the next little bit," Ian Mendes of TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.
Sat Nov 13, 2021
Shane Pinto | Pinto (upper body) will be a game-time decision for Saturday's matchup with Pittsburgh, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.
Sat Nov 13, 2021
Shane Pinto | Pinto (upper body) will be activated off injured reserve and return to the lineup for Saturday's game versus Pittsburgh.
Sat Nov 13, 2021
Shane Pinto | Pinto left Saturday's game against Pittsburgh with an upper-body injury and will not return.

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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 $36,525,674 44.8% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Ennis, Tyler RW 32
$900,000
$0
UFA
Watson, Austin LW 29
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
$0
UFA
Tierney, Chris C 27
$3,500,000
$0
UFA
Brown, Connor RW 27
$3,600,000
$3,600,000
$0
UFA
Sanford, Zach LW 27
$2,000,000
$0
UFA
Paul, Nick LW 26
$1,350,000
$0
UFA
White, Colin
IR
C 24
$4,750,000
$4,750,000
$4,750,000
$4,750,000
$0
UFA

(2025)
Gaudette, Adam C 25
$997,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Gambrell, Dylan C 25
$1,100,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Norris, Joshua C 22
$925,000
$0
RFA
Formenton, Alex LW 22
$747,500
$0
RFA
Batherson, Drake RW 23
$4,975,000
$4,975,000
$4,975,000
$4,975,000
$4,975,000
$0
RFA

(2027)
Tkachuk, Brady LW 22
$8,330,674
$8,205,714
$8,205,714
$8,205,714
$8,205,714
$0
RFA

(2028)
Pinto, Shane
IR
C 21
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Stuetzle, Tim C 19
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
TOTALS
$36,525,674
$24,880,714
$17,930,714
$17,930,714
$13,180,714
(6) Defence $22,713,333 27.9% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Holden, Nick D 34
$1,700,000
$0
UFA
Del Zotto, Michael D 31
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
$0
UFA
Heatherington, Dillon D 26
$750,000
$0
UFA
Brown, Josh
IR
D 27
$1,200,000
$0
UFA
Chabot, Thomas D 24
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
M-NTC
$8,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2028)
Zaitsev, Nikita
IR
D 30
$4,500,000
M-NTC
$4,500,000
M-NTC
$4,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Mete, Victor D 23
$1,200,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Brannstrom, Erik
IR
D 22
$863,333
$0
RFA
Alsing, Olle D 25
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Zub, Artyom D 26
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$22,713,333
$17,000,000
$12,500,000
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
(2) Goalies $1,687,500 2.1% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Forsberg, Anton G 29
$900,000
$0
UFA
Hogberg, Marcus G 27
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Gustavsson, Filip G 23
$787,500
$787,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$1,687,500
$787,500
(1) Buried $5,125,000 6.3% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Murray, Matt G 27
$5,125,000
M-NTC
$5,125,000
M-NTC
$5,100,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$5,125,000
$5,125,000
$5,100,000
(2) Buyout & Retained Salary $3,937,500 4.8% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Phaneuf, Dion
Buyout
D 36
$354,167
$354,167
Ryan, Bobby
Buyout
RW 34
$3,583,333
$1,833,333
$1,833,333
TOTALS
$3,937,500
$2,187,500
$1,833,333
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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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21 12 5 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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48 29 16 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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$70,132,162 $49,980,714 $37,364,047 $25,930,714
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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$11,367,838 $31,519,286 $44,135,953 $55,569,286
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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$15,899,074 $31,519,286 $44,135,953 $55,569,286
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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$69,989,007 $49,980,714 $37,364,047 $25,930,714
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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$4,507,500 $3,100,000 $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
(22) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Haley, Micheal C 35
$0
UFA
Agozzino, Andrew LW 30
$800,000
$0
UFA
Reinhart, Max C 29
$0
RFA
Shaw, Logan RW 29
$725,000
$0
UFA
Murray, Matt G 27
$6,250,000
M-NTC
$6,250,000
M-NTC
$6,250,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Bishop, Clark C 25
$800,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Leslie, Zachary D 27
$750,000
$0
UFA
Sabourin, Scott RW 29
$750,000
$0
UFA
Gendron, Miles D 25
$0
$0
UFA
Beaudin, J.C. C 24
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Ahl, Filip LW 24
$0
$0
UFA
Abramov, Vitaly RW 23
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Kopacka, Jack LW 23
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Nurmi, Markus LW 23
$0
$0
UFA
Davidsson, Jonathan RW 24
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Hollett, Jordan G 22
$0
Bernard-Docker, Jacob D 21
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Tychonick, Jonathan D 21
$0
Crookshank, Angus LW 22
$838,333
$838,333
$838,333
$0
RFA
Mandolese, Kevin G 21
$835,000
$835,000
$0
RFA
Novak, Jakov C 23
$0
Loheit, Luke RW 21
$0
Magwood, Zachary C 23
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Kelly, Parker C 22
$726,667
$762,500
$762,500
$0
RFA
Sokolov, Egor RW 21
$818,333
$818,333
$0
RFA
Aspirot, Jonathan D 22
$768,333
$768,333
$0
RFA
MacLeod, Gregor C 23
$0
$0
UFA
Skille, Jack RW 34
$0
$0
UFA
Fortunato, Brandon D 25
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Thomson, Lassi D 21
$863,334
$863,334
$863,334
$0
RFA
Sogaard, Mads G 20
$925,000
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Lodin, Viktor C 22
$830,000
$830,000
$0
RFA
Kastelic, Mark C 22
$821,667
$821,667
$0
RFA
Guenette, Maxence D 20
$813,333
$813,333
$813,333
$0
RFA
Capannelli, Adam C 22
$0
$0
UFA
McDonald, Conner D 22
$0
$0
UFA
Murray, Jordan D 28
$0
Scherwey, Tristan LW 30
$0
$0
UFA
Trepanier, Maxim LW 22
$0
$0
UFA
Sanderson, Jake D 19
$0
$0
UFA
Greig, Ridly LW 19
$894,167
$894,167
$894,167
$0
RFA
Jarventie, Roby LW 19
$925,000
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Kleven, Tyler D 19
$0
$0
UFA
Merilainen, Leevi G 19
$838,333
$838,333
$838,333
$0
RFA
Engstrand, Eric LW 21
$0
$0
UFA
Daoust, Philippe C 20
$0
$0
UFA
Reinhardt, Cole LW 21
$813,333
$813,333
$813,333
$0
RFA
Ostapchuk, Zack LW 18
$870,000
$870,000
$870,000
$0
RFA
Boucher, Tyler LW 18
$0
$0
UFA
Johansson, Oliver C 18
$0
$0
UFA
Latimer, Carson RW 18
$0
$0
UFA
Romeo, Chandler D 18
$0
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$17,330,833
$13,541,666
$8,543,333