Pittsburgh Penguins

Head Coach Mike Sullivan
Goaltending Coach Mike Buckley
Playoff Odds 99.1%
Cap Hit $82,021,994
Cap Space $-521,994
LTIR Pool $12,683,469
Roster 23/23
Contracts 49/50
Transactions
Josh Currie | Currie was assigned to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Sunday. Apr 11
Drew O'Connor | O'Connor was designated for the taxi squad Sunday. Apr 11
Teddy Blueger | Blueger (upper body) was activated from injured reserve, indicating that he'll play in Sunday's game versus the Devils. Apr 11
Nicolas Deslauriers | The Ducks traded Deslauriers to the Penguins on Sunday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports. Apr 11
Tristan Jarry | Jarry will start in Sunday's road game versus the Devils, Josh Getzoff of PensTV reports. Apr 11

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Line Combinations Updated: Apr 11 (9:14am)
$6,000,0006M
$8,700,0008.7M
$3,500,0003.5M
$4,100,0004.1M
$7,250,0007.3M
Line 1 $18,200,000 Pairing 1 $11,350,000
$5,500,0005.5M
$2,940,0002.9M
$700,0000.7M
$4,875,0004.9M
$1,250,0001.3M
Line 2 $9,140,000 Pairing 2 $6,125,000
$1,000,0001M
$700,0000.7M
$750,0000.8M
$4,025,1754M
$925,0000.9M
Line 3 $2,450,000 Pairing 3 $4,950,175
$792,5000.8M
$750,0000.8M
$1,200,0001.2M
$3,500,0003.5M
$1,250,0001.3M
Line 4 $2,742,500 Goalies $4,750,000
Injury Report
Frederick Gaudreau
Expected Return Thu Apr 15, 2021
Frederick Gaudreau - DAY-TO-DAY - Lower Body
Sun Apr 11, 2021
Frederick Gaudreau | Gaudreau left Sunday's game against New Jersey with a lower-body injury.
Anthony Angello
Expected Return Thu Apr 15, 2021
Anthony Angello - OUT - Undisclosed
Sun Apr 11, 2021
Anthony Angello | Angello (undisclosed) rejoined the Penguins on the road, though he won't play in Sunday's game versus the Devils, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.

Thu Apr 8, 2021
Anthony Angello | Angello will miss the club's next three games after returning to Pittsburgh to be evaluated for an upper-body injury, Dave Molinari of DKPittsburghSports.com reports.
Kasperi Kapanen
Expected Return Thu Apr 15, 2021
Kasperi Kapanen - IR - Lower Body
Sat Mar 27, 2021
Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Saturday.

Thu Mar 25, 2021
Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen (lower body) is considered week-to-week, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Wed Mar 24, 2021
Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen is being evaluated for a lower-body injury after leaving Wednesday's game versus the Sabres early.
Evgeni Malkin
Expected Return Thu Apr 15, 2021
Evgeni Malkin - IR-LT - Lower Body
Not Specified
Wed Apr 7, 2021
Evgeni Malkin | Malkin (lower body), as expected, skated for the first time Wednesday, Pens Inside Scoop reports.

Tue Apr 6, 2021
Evgeni Malkin | Malkin (lower body) will skate on his own Wednesday, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Mon Mar 29, 2021
Evgeni Malkin | Malkin (lower body) was placed on long-term injured reserve Monday.
Sun Mar 28, 2021
Evgeni Malkin | Head coach Mike Sullivan said Sunday that Malkin (lower body) has yet to begin skating again, Dave Molinari of DKPittsburghSports.com reports.
Fri Mar 19, 2021
Evgeni Malkin | Malkin (lower body) is considered week-to-week but should be available before the end of the season.
Thu Mar 18, 2021
Evgeni Malkin | Malkin (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Thursday, retroactive to Tuesday.
Thu Mar 18, 2021
Evgeni Malkin | Malkin (lower body) will be unavailable versus New Jersey on Thursday, Rob Rossi of The Athletic reports.
Tue Mar 16, 2021
Evgeni Malkin | Malkin (undisclosed) did not return to the Penguins' bench at the start of the second period of Tuesday's game versus the Bruins, Wes Crosby of (NHL).com reports.
Tue Mar 16, 2021
Evgeni Malkin | Malkin is being evaluated for a lower-body injury, Wes Crosby of (NHL).com reports.
Mark Friedman
Expected Return Thu Apr 15, 2021
Mark Friedman - IR - Upper Body
Not Specified
Thu Mar 18, 2021
Mark Friedman | Friedman (upper body) was cleared for contact Thursday but won't be in the lineup against New Jersey.

Mon Mar 8, 2021
Mark Friedman | Friedman (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Monday retroactive to March 4.

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Performance Bonuses
Movement Clauses
35+ Over 35 Contract
IR - Injured Reserve
Taxi Squad
Entry Level Contract
Waiver Exempt
Has Arbitration Rights
Two-way contract
(13) Forwards $49,432,500 60.7% of cap
Player POS Age 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Crosby, Sidney C 33
$8,700,000
NMC
$8,700,000
NMC
$8,700,000
NMC
$8,700,000
NMC
$8,700,000
NMC
$0
UFA
(2025)
Malkin, Evgeni
LTIR
C 34
$9,500,000
NMC
$9,500,000
NMC
$0
UFA
Sceviour, Colton C 31
$1,200,000
$0
UFA
Zucker, Jason LW 29
$5,500,000
M-NTC
$5,500,000
M-NTC
$5,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Rust, Bryan RW 28
$3,500,000
$3,500,000
$0
UFA
Jankowski, Mark C 26
$700,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Blueger, Teddy C 26
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Gaudreau, Frederick C 27
$700,000
$0
UFA
Guentzel, Jake LW 26
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
M-NTC
$6,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Kapanen, Kasperi
IR
RW 24
$3,200,000
$3,200,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
McCann, Jared LW 24
$2,940,000
$2,940,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Lafferty, Sam C 26
$750,000
$750,000
$0
UFA
Rodrigues, Evan LW 27
$700,000
$0
UFA
Tanev, Brandon
LTIR
LW 29
$3,500,000
M-NTC
$3,500,000
M-NTC
$3,500,000
M-NTC
$3,500,000
M-NTC
$3,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
(2025)
Aston-Reese, Zach LW 26
$1,000,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Zohorna, Radim LW 24
$792,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$49,432,500
$43,590,000
$23,700,000
$18,200,000
$12,200,000
$0
(8) Defence $25,000,175 30.7% of cap
Player POS Age 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Letang, Kris D 33
$7,250,000
NMC
M-NTC
$7,250,000
NMC
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Dumoulin, Brian D 29
$4,100,000
$4,100,000
$4,100,000
$0
UFA
Ceci, Cody D 27
$1,250,000
$0
UFA
Matheson, Mike D 27
$4,875,000
$4,875,000
M-NTC
$4,875,000
M-NTC
$4,875,000
M-NTC
$4,875,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
(2026)
Ruhwedel, Chad D 30
$700,000
$750,000
$0
UFA
Pettersson, Marcus D 24
$4,025,175
$4,025,175
$4,025,175
$4,025,175
M-NTC
$4,025,175
M-NTC
$0
UFA
(2025)
Friedman, Mark
IR
D 25
$725,000
$725,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Marino, John D 23
$925,000
$4,400,000
$4,400,000
$4,400,000
$4,400,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
(2027)
Riikola, Juuso D 27
$1,150,000
$1,150,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$25,000,175
$27,275,175
$17,400,175
$13,300,175
$13,300,175
$0
(2) Goalies $4,750,000 5.8% of cap
Player POS Age 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Jarry, Tristan G 25
$3,500,000
$3,500,000
$3,500,000
$0
UFA
DeSmith, Casey G 29
$1,250,000
$1,250,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$4,750,000
$4,750,000
$3,500,000
$0
$0
$0
(0) Buried $0 0.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
TOTALS TOTALS
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
(2) Buyout & Retained Salary $3,216,667 3.9% of cap
Player POS Age 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Bjugstad, Nick
Retained Salary
C 28
$2,050,000
Johnson, Jack
Buyout
D 34
$1,166,667
$1,166,667
$1,916,667
$916,667
$916,667
TOTALS TOTALS
$3,216,667
$1,166,667
$1,916,667
$916,667
$916,667
$0
Cap Summary Projection Share Copy Link Embed Tweet It
2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
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 9 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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49 32 12 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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$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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$82,021,994 $76,781,842 $46,516,842 $32,416,842
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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$-521,994 $4,718,158 $34,983,158 $49,083,158
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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$11,784,127 $4,718,158 $34,983,158 $49,083,158
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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$12,683,469 $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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$82,399,342 $76,781,842 $46,516,842 $32,416,842
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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$982,500 $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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2 3 3 3
(22) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Weber, Yannick
D 32
$700,000
$0
UFA
Trotman, Zach D 30
$700,000
$0
UFA
Pedan, Andrey D 27
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Aberg, Pontus LW 27
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Lagace, Maxime G 28
$700,000
$0
UFA
Segalla, Ryan D 26
$0
$0
UFA
Czuczman, Kevin D 30
$700,000
$0
UFA
Angello, Anthony
RW 25
$725,000
$725,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Taylor, Jeff D 26
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Lindgren, Jesper D 23
$775,833
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Bengtsson, Lukas D 26
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Bjorkqvist, Kasper RW 23
$792,500
$0
RFA
Almari, Niclas D 22
$809,166
$809,166
$0
RFA
Masonius, Joseph D 24
$0
$0
UFA
Joseph, Pierre-Olivier D 21
$863,333
$863,333
$0
RFA
Lauzon, Zachary D 22
$0
Phillips, Clayton D 21
$0
Drozg, Jan RW 22
$809,166
$809,166
$0
RFA
Palojarvi, Antti D 22
$0
Reilly, William D 23
$806,250
$806,250
$0
RFA
Miletic, Sam LW 23
$700,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Gruden, Jonathan C 20
$788,333
$788,333
$788,333
$0
RFA
Almeida, Justin LW 22
$809,166
$809,166
$0
RFA
Gorman, Liam C 20
$0
Currie, Josh RW 28
$700,000
$0
UFA
Bellerive, Jordan C 21
$733,333
$733,333
$0
RFA
D'Orio, Alex
G 21
$733,333
$733,333
$0
RFA
Peters, Anthony G 30
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Uher, Dominik C 28
$0
RFA
Larmi, Emil
G 24
$792,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Poulin, Samuel LW 20
$894,167
$894,167
$894,167
$0
RFA
Legare, Nathan RW 20
$795,000
$795,000
$795,000
$0
RFA
Caulfield, Judd 20
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Puustinen, Valtteri LW 21
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Airola, Santeri D 20
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Abt, Matt D 27
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Berger, Chase C 26
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Kim, Michael D 25
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Lizotte, Jon D 26
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
O'Connor, Drew
LW 22
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Lee, Cam D 24
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Blomqvist, Joel G 19
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Clang, Calle G 18
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Svejkovsky, Lukas C 19
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Ansons, Raivis RW 19
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Yoder, Chase 18
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$17,177,080
$10,616,247
$2,477,500
$0
$0
$0