Pittsburgh Penguins

Head Coach Mike Sullivan
Assistant Coach Todd Reirden
Assistant Coach Mike Vellucci
Playoff Odds 100%
Cap Hit $78,293,205
Cap Space $3,206,795
LTIR Pool $0
Roster 19/23
Contracts 34/50
Transactions
Emil Larmi | Larmi agreed to a two-year contract with the Lahden Pelicans on Monday. May 31
Jason Zucker | Zucker registered a goal and an assist with four shots and five hits in Wednesday's 5-3 loss to the Islanders in Game 6. May 26
Jeff Carter | Carter scored a goal on four shots in Wednesday's 5-3 loss to the Islanders in Game 6. May 26
Kris Letang | Letang had a pair of assists and a game-high 10 hits Monday in a 3-2 double-overtime loss to the Islanders in Game 5. May 24
Bryan Rust | Rust recorded a goal and an assist with six shots in Monday's 3-2 double-overtime loss to the Islanders in Game 5. May 24

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Line Combinations Updated: May 26 (7:29am)
$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
$9,500,0009.5M
$3,200,0003.2M
$4,875,0004.9M
$00M
Line 2 $18,200,000 Pairing 2 $4,875,000
$2,940,0002.9M
$2,636,3642.6M
$00M
$4,025,1754M
$4,400,0004.4M
Line 3 $5,576,364 Pairing 3 $8,425,175
$00M
$00M
$3,500,0003.5M
$3,500,0003.5M
$00M
Line 4 $3,500,000 Goalies $3,500,000
Injury Report
Casey DeSmith
Expected Return Wed Sep 1, 2021
Casey DeSmith - OUT - Groin
Surgery
Thu Jun 10, 2021
Casey DeSmith | DeSmith had surgery Thursday to repair a bilateral core muscle injury and is facing a 6-8 week recovery.

Fri May 28, 2021
Casey DeSmith | DeSmith -- who missed the entire opening-round series -- was dealing with a groin issue according to coach Mike Sullivan, who told reporters, "Casey was dealing with a soft tissue groin injury, which is not an easy injury from a goaltending standpoint. That's why he was unavailable for the playoffs."
Tue May 25, 2021
Casey DeSmith | DeSmith (lower body) won't be an option for Game 6 against the Islanders on Wednesday, Wes Crosby of (NHL).com reports.
Mon May 24, 2021
Casey DeSmith | DeSmith (lower body) won't return to the lineup for Game 5 against the Islanders on Monday, Wes Crosby of (NHL).com reports.
Wed May 19, 2021
Casey DeSmith | DeSmith (lower body) won't travel with Pittsburgh for Games 3 and 4 versus the Islanders on Thursday and Saturday, respectively, Wes Crosby of (NHL).com reports.
Tue May 18, 2021
Casey DeSmith | DeSmith (lower body) won't be in the lineup against the Islanders for Game 2 on Tuesday, Pens Inside Scoop reports.
Sun May 16, 2021
Casey DeSmith | DeSmith (lower body) didn't skate Sunday and will not dress for Sunday's Game 1 against the Islanders, Wes Crosby of (NHL).com reports.
Sat May 15, 2021
Casey DeSmith | DeSmith (lower body) didn't practice Saturday and is listed as day-to-day ahead of Sunday's Game 1 against the Islanders, Seth Rorabaugh of Tribune-Review Sports reports.
Fri May 14, 2021
Casey DeSmith | DeSmith -- who was already dealing with an injury -- left Friday's practice session with a lower-body issue. According to coach Mike Sullivan, "He is being evaluated for a lower-body injury. We will have more information moving forward."
Wed May 12, 2021
Casey DeSmith | DeSmith (lower body) joined his teammates for Wednesday's practice session.
Fri May 7, 2021
Casey DeSmith | DeSmith (lower body) is expected back for the postseason but he won't be in the lineup against Buffalo on Saturday. Coach Mike Sullivan told reporters, "Tristan is day-to-day with an upper-body injury. Casey is day-to-day with a lower-body injury. They will be available for the playoffs, but neither one of them will be available for tomorrow's game."
Thu May 6, 2021
Casey DeSmith | DeSmith (lower body) has begun off-ice work but won't be ready for Thursday's clash with Buffalo.
Tue May 4, 2021
Casey DeSmith | DeSmith will be a game-time decision against the Flyers on Tuesday due to a lower-body injury, Matt Vensel of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Evgeni Malkin
Expected Return Fri Oct 1, 2021
Evgeni Malkin - OUT - Knee
Surgery
Fri Jun 4, 2021
Evgeni Malkin | Malkin underwent successful knee surgery and is not expected to be ready for training camp.

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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
(10) Forwards $46,226,364 56.7% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Carter, Jeff C 36
$2,636,364
$0
UFA
Crosby, Sidney C 33
$8,700,000
NMC
$8,700,000
NMC
$8,700,000
NMC
$8,700,000
NMC
$0
UFA
Malkin, Evgeni C 34
$9,500,000
NMC
$0
UFA
Sceviour, Colton C 32
$0
UFA
Zucker, Jason LW 29
$5,500,000
M-NTC
$5,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Rust, Bryan RW 29
$3,500,000
$0
UFA
Jankowski, Mark C 26
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Blueger, Teddy C 26
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Gaudreau, Frederick C 28
$0
UFA
Guentzel, Jake LW 26
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
M-NTC
$6,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Kapanen, Kasperi RW 24
$3,200,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
McCann, Jared LW 25
$2,940,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Lafferty, Sam C 26
$750,000
$0
UFA
Rodrigues, Evan LW 27
$0
UFA
Tanev, Brandon LW 29
$3,500,000
M-NTC
$3,500,000
M-NTC
$3,500,000
M-NTC
$3,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Aston-Reese, Zach LW 26
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Zohorna, Radim LW 25
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$46,226,364
$23,700,000
$18,200,000
$12,200,000
$0
$0
(7) Defence $26,125,175 32.1% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Letang, Kris D 34
$7,250,000
NMC
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Dumoulin, Brian D 29
$4,100,000
$4,100,000
$0
UFA
Ceci, Cody D 27
$0
UFA
Matheson, Mike D 27
$4,875,000
M-NTC
$4,875,000
M-NTC
$4,875,000
M-NTC
$4,875,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Ruhwedel, Chad D 31
$750,000
$0
UFA
Pettersson, Marcus D 25
$4,025,175
$4,025,175
$4,025,175
M-NTC
$4,025,175
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Friedman, Mark D 25
$725,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Marino, John D 24
$4,400,000
$4,400,000
$4,400,000
$4,400,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$26,125,175
$17,400,175
$13,300,175
$13,300,175
$0
$0
(2) Goalies $4,750,000 5.8% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Lagace, Maxime G 28
$0
UFA
Jarry, Tristan G 26
$3,500,000
$3,500,000
$0
UFA
DeSmith, Casey G 29
$1,250,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$4,750,000
$3,500,000
$0
$0
$0
$0
(1) Buried $25,000 0.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Riikola, Juuso D 27
$25,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$25,000
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
(1) Buyout & Retained Salary $1,166,667 1.4% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Johnson, Jack
Buyout
D 34
$1,166,667
$1,916,667
$916,667
$916,667
TOTALS TOTALS
$1,166,667
$1,916,667
$916,667
$916,667
$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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19 9 6 5
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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34 13 6 5
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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$78,293,205 $46,516,842 $32,416,842 $26,416,842
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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$3,206,795 $34,983,158 $49,083,158 $55,083,158
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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$3,206,795 $34,983,158 $49,083,158 $55,083,158
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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$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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$78,293,205 $46,516,842 $32,416,842 $26,416,842
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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$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
(15) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Weber, Yannick D 32
$0
UFA
Trotman, Zach D 30
$0
UFA
Pedan, Andrey D 27
$0
RFA
Aberg, Pontus LW 27
$0
RFA
Segalla, Ryan D 26
$0
$0
UFA
Czuczman, Kevin D 30
$0
UFA
Angello, Anthony RW 25
$725,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Lindgren, Jesper D 24
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Bengtsson, Lukas D 27
$0
RFA
Bjorkqvist, Kasper RW 23
$0
RFA
Almari, Niclas D 23
$809,166
$0
RFA
Masonius, Joseph D 24
$0
$0
UFA
Joseph, Pierre-Olivier D 21
$863,333
$0
RFA
Lauzon, Zachary D 22
$0
Phillips, Clayton D 21
$0
Drozg, Jan RW 22
$809,166
$0
RFA
Palojarvi, Antti D 22
$0
Reilly, William D 23
$806,250
$0
RFA
Miletic, Sam LW 24
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Gruden, Jonathan C 21
$788,333
$788,333
$0
RFA
Almeida, Justin LW 22
$809,166
$0
RFA
Gorman, Liam C 21
$0
Riikola, Juuso D 27
$1,150,000
$0
UFA
Currie, Josh RW 28
$0
UFA
Bellerive, Jordan C 22
$733,333
$0
RFA
D'Orio, Alex G 22
$733,333
$0
RFA
Peters, Anthony G 30
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Uher, Dominik C 28
$0
RFA
Larmi, Emil G 24
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Poulin, Samuel LW 20
$894,167
$894,167
$0
RFA
Legare, Nathan RW 20
$795,000
$795,000
$0
RFA
Caulfield, Judd 20
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Puustinen, Valtteri LW 22
$842,500
$842,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Airola, Santeri D 20
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Abt, Matt D 27
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Berger, Chase C 26
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Kim, Michael D 25
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Lizotte, Jon D 26
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
O'Connor, Drew LW 23
$925,000
$0
RFA
Lee, Cam D 24
$925,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Blomqvist, Joel G 19
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Clang, Calle G 19
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Svejkovsky, Lukas C 19
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Ansons, Raivis RW 19
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Yoder, Chase 19
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$11,458,747
$3,320,000
$0
$0
$0
$0