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Head Coach Mike Sullivan
Assistant Coach Todd Reirden
Assistant Coach Mike Vellucci
Goaltending Coach Andy Chiodo
Playoff Odds 100%
Projected Cap Hit $83,280,176
Projected Cap Space $-780,176
Current Cap Space $-780,176
LTIR Pool $0
Roster 23/23
Contracts 46/50
Transactions
Danton Heinen | Heinen signed a one-year, $1 million contract with the Penguins on Wednesday. Jul 27
Kasperi Kapanen | Kapanen inked a two-year, $6.4 million contract with Pittsburgh on Thursday, Dave Molinari of DKPittsburghSports.com reports. Jul 21
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired Jeff Petry and Ryan Poehling from the Montreal Canadiens for Mike Matheson and a 2023 fourth round pick
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Jul 16
TRADE ANALYSIS
The New Jersey Devils acquired John Marino from the Pittsburgh Penguins for Ty Smith and 2023 third round pick
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Jul 16
Owen Pickering | Pickering signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Penguins on Saturday. Jul 16

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2022 Team Performance Bonus Overages

Overview of Team Bonus Overages - written by Earl Schwartz
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Line Combinations Updated: Jul 24 (6:15am)
$6,000,0006M
$8,700,0008.7M
$5,000,0005M
$4,100,0004.1M
$6,100,0006.1M
Line 1 $19,700,000 Pairing 1 $10,200,000
$5,500,0005.5M
$6,100,0006.1M
$5,125,0005.1M
$4,025,1754M
$6,250,0006.3M
Line 2 $16,725,000 Pairing 2 $10,275,175
$2,750,0002.8M
$3,125,0003.1M
$3,200,0003.2M
$863,3340.9M
$2,750,0002.8M
Line 3 $9,075,000 Pairing 3 $3,613,334
$750,0000.8M
$2,200,0002.2M
$900,0000.9M
$3,500,0003.5M
$1,800,0001.8M
Line 4 $3,850,000 Goalies $5,300,000
Injury Report
Bryan Rust
Expected Return Thu Sep 15, 2022
Bryan Rust - OUT - Knee
Brian Boyle
Expected Return Thu Sep 15, 2022
Brian Boyle - OUT - Knee
Mon May 16, 2022
Brian Boyle | Boyle underwent surgery on his left knee Monday and is facing a six-week recovery timeline.

Sun May 15, 2022
Brian Boyle | Boyle (lower body) is week-to-week and will not play in Game 7 against the Rangers on Sunday.
Fri May 13, 2022
Brian Boyle | Boyle is being evaluated for a lower-body injury after leaving early during Friday's loss to the Rangers, Wes Crosby of (NHL).com reports.
Brian Dumoulin
Expected Return Thu Sep 15, 2022
Brian Dumoulin - OUT - Knee
Tue May 17, 2022
Brian Dumoulin | Dumoulin clarified that he suffered a grade-3 MCL tear in his knee during Game 1 against the Rangers on May 3, telling reporters Tuesday, "I injured my MCL. It was a grade-3 tear. It happened on that disallowed goal. My knee hit the post and hyperextended."

Wed May 11, 2022
Brian Dumoulin | Dumoulin (lower body) still hasn't begun skating and will miss Wednesday's clash with the Rangers. Coach Mike Sullivan told reporters, "Dumo hasn't skated yet, but he's making progress off the ice."
Mon May 9, 2022
Brian Dumoulin | Dumoulin (lower body) has yet to resume skating and won't be available versus the Rangers for Game 4 on Monday, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Sat May 7, 2022
Brian Dumoulin | Dumoulin (lower body) won't play Saturday's Game 3 versus the Rangers, Matt Vensel of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Thu May 5, 2022
Brian Dumoulin | Dumoulin (lower body) will not be available against the Rangers on Thursday.
Casey DeSmith
Expected Return Thu Sep 15, 2022
Casey DeSmith - DAY-TO-DAY - Abdomen
Surgery
Tue Jul 5, 2022
Casey DeSmith | DeSmith (core) signed a two-year, $1.8 million AAV contract with the Penguins on Tuesday.

Fri May 6, 2022
Casey DeSmith | DeSmith had core muscle surgery Friday and will miss the remainder of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Thu May 5, 2022
Casey DeSmith | DeSmtih (lower body) will not be in the lineup against the Rangers on Thursday.
Wed May 4, 2022
Casey DeSmith | DeSmith is considered day-to-day with a lower-body injury, Josh Getzoff of PensTV reports.
Tue May 3, 2022
Casey DeSmith | DeSmtih will tend the twine for Tuesday's Game 1 road clash with the Rangers, Dan Rosen of (NHL).com reports.
Tue May 3, 2022
Casey DeSmith | DeSmith (lower body) exited Tuesday's Game 1 versus the Rangers in the second overtime, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Ty Smith
Expected Return Thu Sep 15, 2022
Ty Smith - OUT - Undisclosed
Sat Jul 16, 2022
Ty Smith | The Devils traded Smith (undisclosed) and a 2023 third-round pick to the Penguins in exchange for John Marino on Saturday, PuckPedia reports.

Fri Apr 29, 2022
Ty Smith | Smith (undisclosed) will not play Friday against Detroit, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.

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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 $50,350,000 61.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Carter, Jeff C 37
$3,125,000
NMC
$3,125,000
NMC
$0
UFA
Crosby, Sidney C 35
$8,700,000
NMC
$8,700,000
NMC
$8,700,000
NMC
$0
UFA
Malkin, Evgeni C 36
$6,100,000
NMC
$6,100,000
NMC
$6,100,000
NMC
$6,100,000
NMC
$0
UFA

(2026)
Boyle, Brian C 37
$0
UFA
Zucker, Jason LW 30
$5,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Rust, Bryan RW 30
$5,125,000
$5,125,000
$5,125,000
$5,125,000
$5,125,000
$0
UFA

(2028)
Rakell, Rickard LW 29
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2028)
Archibald, Josh RW 29
$900,000
$0
UFA
McGinn, Brock LW 28
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$0
UFA
Blueger, Teddy C 27
$2,200,000
$0
UFA
Guentzel, Jake LW 27
$6,000,000
M-NTC
$6,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Kapanen, Kasperi RW 26
$3,200,000
$3,200,000
$0
UFA
Rodrigues, Evan LW 29
$0
UFA
Heinen, Danton LW 27
$1,000,000
$0
UFA
Poehling, Ryan C 23
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$50,350,000
$40,000,000
$27,675,000
$16,225,000
$10,125,000
(8) Defence $25,713,509 31.2% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Letang, Kris D 35
$6,100,000
NMC
$6,100,000
NMC
$6,100,000
NMC
$6,100,000
NMC
$6,100,000
NMC
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2028)
Petry, Jeff D 34
$6,250,000
M-NTC
$6,250,000
M-NTC
$6,250,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Dumoulin, Brian D 30
$4,100,000
$0
UFA
Beaulieu, Nathan D 29
$0
UFA
Ruhwedel, Chad D 32
$800,000
$800,000
$0
UFA
Pettersson, Marcus D 26
$4,025,175
$4,025,175
M-NTC
$4,025,175
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Rutta, Jan D 32
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$0
UFA
Joseph, Pierre-Olivier D 23
$825,000
$825,000
$0
RFA
Smith, Ty D 22
$863,334
$0
RFA
TOTALS
$25,713,509
$20,750,175
$19,125,175
$6,100,000
$6,100,000
(2) Goalies $5,300,000 6.4% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Jarry, Tristan G 27
$3,500,000
$0
UFA
DeSmith, Casey G 30
$1,800,000
$1,800,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$5,300,000
$1,800,000
(0) Buried $0 0.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
TOTALS
(1) Buyout & Retained Salary $1,916,667 2.3% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Johnson, Jack
Buyout
D 35
$1,916,667
$916,667
$916,667
$916,667
TOTALS
$1,916,667
$916,667
$916,667
$916,667
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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 15 9 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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46 27 15 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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$82,500,000 $82,500,000 $82,500,000 $82,500,000
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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$83,280,176 $63,466,842 $47,716,842 $23,241,667
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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$-780,176 $19,033,158 $34,783,158 $59,258,333
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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$-780,176 $19,033,158 $34,783,158 $59,258,333
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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$83,280,176 $63,466,842 $47,716,842 $23,241,667
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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3 3 3 3
(23) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Tokarski, Dustin G 32
$775,000
$0
UFA
Chaput, Michael C 30
$0
UFA
Ouellet, Xavier D 29
$762,500
$762,500
$0
UFA
Fedun, Taylor D 34
$762,500
$762,500
$0
UFA
Friedman, Mark D 26
$775,000
$775,000
$0
UFA
Bengtsson, Lukas D 28
$0
RFA
Caggiula, Drake LW 28
$750,000
$0
UFA
Nylander, Alexander LW 24
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Bjorkqvist, Kasper RW 25
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Almari, Niclas D 24
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Masonius, Joseph D 25
$0
$0
UFA
Phillips, Clayton D 22
$0
Drozg, Jan RW 23
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Palojarvi, Antti D 23
$0
$0
UFA
Reilly, William D 25
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Hallander, Filip C 22
$764,167
$0
RFA
Gruden, Jonathan C 22
$788,333
$0
RFA
Almeida, Justin LW 23
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Riikola, Juuso D 28
$0
UFA
Bellerive, Jordan C 23
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
D'Orio, Alex G 23
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Uher, Dominik C 29
$0
RFA
Poulin, Samuel LW 21
$863,334
$863,334
$0
RFA
Legare, Nathan RW 21
$789,167
$789,167
$0
RFA
Caulfield, Judd C 21
$0
$0
UFA
Lindberg, Filip G 23
$925,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Puustinen, Valtteri LW 23
$842,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Airola, Santeri D 22
$0
$0
UFA
Kim, Michael D 27
$0
$0
UFA
O'Connor, Drew LW 24
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Lee, Cam D 25
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Zohorna, Radim LW 26
$750,000
$0
UFA
Blomqvist, Joel G 20
$0
$0
UFA
Svejkovsky, Lukas C 20
$859,167
$859,167
$859,167
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Ansons, Raivis RW 20
$844,167
$844,167
$844,167
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Yoder, Chase C 20
$0
$0
UFA
Maniscalco, Josh D 23
$853,333
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Broz, Tristan C 19
$0
$0
UFA
Belliveau, Isaac D 19
$0
$0
UFA
McCleary, Ryan D 18
$0
$0
UFA
Laatsch, Daniel D 20
$0
$0
UFA
Sillinger, Kirill C 20
$0
$0
UFA
Frasca, Jordan C 21
$859,167
$859,167
$859,167
$0
RFA
Gauthier, Taylor G 21
$859,167
$859,167
$859,167
$0
RFA
Andonovski, Corey RW 23
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Swoyer, Colin D 24
$842,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Glover, Ty C 21
$859,167
$859,167
$859,167
$0
RFA
Pickering, Owen D 18
$950,000
$950,000
$950,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Murashov, Sergei G 18
$0
$0
UFA
Plante, Zam C 17
$0
$0
UFA
Collins, Nolan D 18
$0
$0
UFA
Devlin, Luke C 18
$0
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$18,899,169
$10,108,336
$5,230,835