Ottawa Senators

Head Coach DJ Smith
Assistant Coach Davis Payne
Assistant Coach Bob Jones
Associate Coach Jack Capuano
Playoff Odds 50%
Cap Hit $58,535,833
Cap Space $22,964,167
LTIR Pool $0
Roster 23/23
Contracts 44/50
Transactions
Drake Batherson | Batherson agreed to terms on a six-year, $29.85 million contract with Ottawa on Friday Sep 3
Filip Gustavsson | Gustavsson signed a two-year, $1.575 million contract with the Senators on Sunday. The first year is a two-way deal. Aug 29
Victor Mete | Metet agreed to terms on a one-year, $1.2 million contract with Ottawa on Wednesday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports. Aug 4
Dillon Heatherington | Heatherington secured a one-year, two-way contract from the Senators on Thursday. Jul 29
Kole Sherwood | Sherwood penned a one-year, two-way contract with Ottawa on Thursday. Jul 29

Trade December 26, 2020
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Line Combinations Updated: Jul 29 (7:56am)
$00M
$925,0000.9M
$4,975,0005M
$8,000,0008M
$4,500,0004.5M
Line 1 $5,900,000 Pairing 1 $12,500,000
$00M
$925,0000.9M
$3,600,0003.6M
$2,000,0002M
$2,500,0002.5M
Line 2 $4,525,000 Pairing 2 $4,500,000
$1,350,0001.4M
$750,0000.8M
$4,750,0004.8M
$1,700,0001.7M
$863,3330.9M
Line 3 $6,850,000 Pairing 3 $2,563,333
$747,5000.7M
$3,500,0003.5M
$1,500,0001.5M
$6,250,0006.3M
$900,0000.9M
Line 4 $5,747,500 Goalies $7,150,000
Injury Report
Nikita Zaitsev
Expected Return Wed Sep 22, 2021
Nikita Zaitsev - OUT - Undisclosed
Thu May 13, 2021
Nikita Zaitsev | Zaitsev (undisclosed) won't play for Team Russia in the upcoming IIHF World Championship, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.
Colin White
Expected Return Wed Sep 22, 2021
Colin White - OUT - Undisclosed
Wed Jun 30, 2021
Colin White | White couldn't really get going in 2020-21, finishing with his lowest assist total since 2018 with just eight helpers. He did score 10 goals, however.

Tue May 11, 2021
Colin White | White (undisclosed) won't play in Wednesday's season finale versus Toronto, Ian Mendes of TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.
Josh Brown
Expected Return Wed Sep 22, 2021
Josh Brown - OUT - Foot
Fracture
Wed Jun 30, 2021
Josh Brown | Brown managed just one point in his first year in Ottawa, which ended a bit early when he suffered a broken foot in early May.

Wed May 5, 2021
Josh Brown | Brown broke a bone in his foot when blocking a shot during Monday's win over Winnipeg, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.
Tue May 4, 2021
Josh Brown | Brown (undisclosed) isn't expected to be available for the Senators' final four games of the season, Ian Mendes of TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.
Thomas Chabot
Expected Return Wed Sep 22, 2021
Thomas Chabot - OUT - Upper Body
Wed Jun 30, 2021
Thomas Chabot | Chabot averaged better than 0.5 assists per game for the second time in three seasons and earned 25 assists for the third time.

Thu May 13, 2021
Thomas Chabot | Chabot (upper body) won't play for Team Canada at the upcoming IIHF World Championship, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.
Tue May 4, 2021
Thomas Chabot | Chabot (upper body) isn't expected to play in Ottawa's final four regular-season games, Ian Mendes of TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.
Mon May 3, 2021
Thomas Chabot | Chabot (upper body) left Monday's game against the Jets and will not return.
Matt Murray
Expected Return Wed Sep 22, 2021
Matt Murray - DAY-TO-DAY - Lower Body
Not Specified
Sun Jul 18, 2021
Matt Murray | Murray (lower body) was not protected by the Senators ahead of Wednesday's Expansion Draft.

Wed Jun 30, 2021
Matt Murray | Murray had a disappointing first season in Ottawa and will look to rebound after a lower-body injury ended his season.
Tue May 11, 2021
Matt Murray | Murray (lower body) won't be available for Wednesday's season finale versus the Maple Leafs, Ian Mendes of TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.
Tue Apr 27, 2021
Matt Murray | Coach DJ Smith is hopeful Murray (lower body) will be able to get a few games in before the end of the season, Ian Mendes of TSN 1200 Ottawa reports.
Mon Apr 26, 2021
Matt Murray | Murray (lower body) won't play Monday against the Canucks and could be "out a little bit longer," Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.
Sat Apr 24, 2021
Matt Murray | Murray led the Senators onto the ice and is expected to start Saturday's road game in Vancouver, Dan Murphy of Sportsnet reports.
Sat Apr 24, 2021
Matt Murray | Murray (undisclosed) left Saturday's game versus the Canucks after a collision with Jake Virtanen, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
Sat Apr 24, 2021
Matt Murray | Murray (lower body) will not return to Saturday's game versus the Canucks.

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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
(12) Forwards $24,697,500 30.3% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
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
Paul, Nick LW 26
$1,350,000
$0
UFA
Sabourin, Scott RW 29
$750,000
$0
UFA
White, Colin C 24
$4,750,000
$4,750,000
$4,750,000
$4,750,000
$0
UFA
Sherwood, Kole RW 24
$750,000
$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
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Pinto, Shane C 20
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Stuetzle, Tim C 19
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$24,697,500
$16,675,000
$9,725,000
$9,725,000
$4,975,000
$0
(8) Defence $21,963,333 26.9% 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
Brown, Josh 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 D 29
$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 D 22
$863,333
$0
RFA
Alsing, Olle D 25
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Zub, Artyom D 25
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$21,963,333
$17,000,000
$12,500,000
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
$0
(3) Goalies $7,937,500 9.7% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Forsberg, Anton G 28
$900,000
$0
UFA
Murray, Matt G 27
$6,250,000
M-NTC
$6,250,000
M-NTC
$6,250,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Hogberg, Marcus G 26
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Gustavsson, Filip G 23
$787,500
$787,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$7,937,500
$7,037,500
$6,250,000
$0
$0
$0
(0) Buried $0 0.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
TOTALS TOTALS
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
(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 TOTALS
$3,937,500
$2,187,500
$1,833,333
$0
$0
$0
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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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23 12 5 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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44 26 13 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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$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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$58,535,833 $42,900,000 $30,308,333 $17,725,000
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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$22,964,167 $38,600,000 $51,191,667 $63,775,000
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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$22,964,167 $38,600,000 $51,191,667 $63,775,000
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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$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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$58,535,833 $42,900,000 $30,308,333 $17,725,000
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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$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
(21) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Haley, Micheal C 35
$0
UFA
Ennis, Tyler RW 31
$0
UFA
Agozzino, Andrew LW 30
$800,000
$0
UFA
Reinhart, Max C 29
$0
RFA
Goloubef, Cody D 31
$0
UFA
Shaw, Logan RW 28
$725,000
$0
UFA
Aberg, Pontus LW 27
$750,000
$0
RFA
Bishop, Clark C 25
$800,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Heatherington, Dillon D 26
$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
Brown, Logan C 23
$750,000
$0
RFA
$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 21
$838,333
$838,333
$838,333
$0
RFA
Mandolese, Kevin G 21
$835,000
$835,000
$0
RFA
Novak, Jakov C 22
$0
Loheit, Luke RW 21
$0
Magwood, Zachary C 23
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Kelly, Parker C 22
$726,667
$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
$0
UFA
Skille, Jack RW 34
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Fortunato, Brandon D 25
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Thomson, Lassi D 20
$863,334
$863,334
$863,334
$0
RFA
Sogaard, Mads G 20
$925,000
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Lodin, Viktor C 22
$830,000
$830,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Kastelic, Mark C 22
$821,667
$821,667
$0
RFA
Guenette, Maxence D 20
$813,333
$813,333
$813,333
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Capannelli, Adam C 22
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
McDonald, Conner D 22
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Murray, Jordan D 28
$0
Scherwey, Tristan LW 30
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Trepanier, Maxim LW 22
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Stutzle, Tim C 19
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Sanderson, Jake D 19
$0
$0
UFA
$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
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Kleven, Tyler D 19
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Merilainen, Leevi G 19
$838,333
$838,333
$838,333
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Engstrand, Eric LW 21
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Daoust, Philippe C 19
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Reinhardt, Cole LW 21
$813,333
$813,333
$813,333
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Ostapchuk, Zack LW 18
$0
Boucher, Tyler LW 18
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Johansson, Oliver C 18
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Latimer, Carson RW 18
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Romeo, Chandler D 18
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$17,210,833
$11,909,166
$6,910,833
$0
$0
$0