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Head Coach Jon Cooper
Associate Coach Jeff Halpem
Assistant Coach Derek Lalonde
Assistant Coach Rob Zettler
Playoff Odds 100%
Projected Cap Hit $89,209,920
Projected Cap Space $-7,709,920
Current Cap Space $4,916
LTIR Pool $6,874,288
Roster 22/23
Contracts 50/50
Transactions
Corey Perry | Perry scored a goal on his lone shot in Thursday's 2-1 win over the Panthers. May 19
Ross Colton | Colton scored a goal on two shots in Thursday's 2-1 win over the Panthers. May 19
Andrei Vasilevskiy | Vasilevskiy stopped 35 of 36 shots in Thursday's 2-1 win over the Panthers. May 19
Andrei Vasilevskiy | Vasilevskiy will patrol the road crease during Thursday's Game 2 versus the Panthers, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports. May 19
Erik Cernak | Cernak (undisclosed) is slated to play in Game 2 versus the Panthers on Thursday, Tom Gulitti of (NHL).com reports. May 18

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Revised Roster Rules - Emergency Exceptions & Taxi Squad

Revised Rules for 21-22 season released Dec 26
No games currently scheduled
Line Combinations Updated: May 19 (3:52pm)
$8,500,0008.5M
$4,800,0004.8M
$9,500,0009.5M
$7,875,0007.9M
$2,950,0003M
Line 1 $22,800,000 Pairing 1 $10,825,000
$5,300,0005.3M
$749,2500.7M
$4,450,0004.5M
$6,750,0006.8M
$850,0000.9M
Line 2 $10,499,250 Pairing 2 $7,600,000
$1,500,0001.5M
$1,125,0001.1M
$1,000,0001M
$4,800,0004.8M
$850,0000.9M
Line 3 $3,625,000 Pairing 3 $5,650,000
$900,0000.9M
$1,000,0001M
$1,300,0001.3M
$9,500,0009.5M
$900,0000.9M
Line 4 $3,200,000 Goalies $10,400,000
Injury Report
Brayden Point
Expected Return Sun May 22, 2022
Brayden Point - OUT - Leg
Wed May 18, 2022
Brayden Point | Point (leg) won't play in Thursday's Game 2 versus Florida, Tom Gulitti of (NHL).come reports.

Mon May 16, 2022
Brayden Point | Point (leg) is considered doubtful to play in Tuesday's Game 1 matchup with the Panthers but is considered day-to-day, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Sat May 14, 2022
Brayden Point | Point suffered an apparent leg in Saturday's Game 7 versus the Maple Leafs, Terry Koshan of The Toronto Sun reports.

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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
(12) Forwards $45,574,250 55.9% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Perry, Corey RW 37
$1,000,000
NTC
$1,000,000
NTC
$0
UFA
Maroon, Pat LW 34
$900,000
M-NTC
$1,000,000
M-NTC
$1,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Stamkos, Steven C 32
$8,500,000
NMC
$8,500,000
NMC
$8,500,000
NMC
$0
UFA
Kucherov, Nikita RW 28
$9,500,000
NMC
$9,500,000
NMC
$9,500,000
NMC
$9,500,000
M-NTC
$9,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2027)
Palat, Ondrej LW 31
$5,300,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Killorn, Alex LW 32
$4,450,000
M-NTC
$4,450,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Paul, Nick LW 27
$749,250
$0
UFA
Bellemare, Pierre-Edouard LW 37
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
$0
UFA
Point, Brayden C 26
$6,750,000
$9,500,000
NMC
$9,500,000
NMC
$9,500,000
NMC
$9,500,000
NMC
$0
UFA

(2030)
Cirelli, Anthony C 24
$4,800,000
$4,800,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Colton, Ross C 25
$1,125,000
$1,125,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Hagel, Brandon LW 23
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
$0
RFA
TOTALS
$45,574,250
$42,375,000
$30,000,000
$19,000,000
$19,000,000
(8) Defence $32,250,000 39.6% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Seabrook, Brent D 37
$6,875,000
NMC
$6,875,000
M-NTC
$6,875,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Bogosian, Zach D 31
$850,000
NTC
$850,000
NTC
$850,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Hedman, Victor D 31
$7,875,000
NMC
$7,875,000
M-NTC
$7,875,000
M-NTC
$7,875,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2025)
McDonagh, Ryan D 32
$6,750,000
NTC
$6,750,000
NTC
$6,750,000
NTC
$6,750,000
NTC
$6,750,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2026)
Cernak, Erik D 24
$2,950,000
$2,950,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Sergachev, Mikhail D 23
$4,800,000
$4,800,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Rutta, Jan D 31
$1,300,000
$0
UFA
Foote, Callan D 23
$850,000
$850,000
$0
RFA
TOTALS
$32,250,000
$30,950,000
$22,350,000
$14,625,000
$6,750,000
(2) Goalies $10,400,000 12.8% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Elliott, Brian G 37
$900,000
$900,000
$0
UFA
Vasilevskiy, Andrei G 27
$9,500,000
NMC
$9,500,000
NMC
$9,500,000
NMC
$9,500,000
NMC
$9,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2028)
TOTALS
$10,400,000
$10,400,000
$9,500,000
$9,500,000
$9,500,000
(0) Buried $0 0.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
TOTALS
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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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22 19 10 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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50 36 21 7
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 $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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$89,209,920 $83,725,000 $61,850,000 $43,125,000
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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$-7,709,920 $-1,225,000 $20,650,000 $39,375,000
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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$4,916 $-1,225,000 $20,650,000 $39,375,000
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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$6,874,288 $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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$88,369,372 $83,725,000 $61,850,000 $43,125,000
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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$145,122 $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
(28) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Dumont, Gabriel C 31
$750,000
$0
UFA
Nash, Riley C 33
$750,000
$0
UFA
Claesson, Fredrik D 29
$750,000
$0
UFA
Smith, Gemel C 28
$750,000
$750,000
$0
UFA
Hudon, Charles
LW 27
$750,000
$0
UFA
Lagace, Maxime G 29
$750,000
$0
UFA
Richard, Anthony C 25
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Elie, Remi LW 27
$750,000
$0
UFA
Vermin, Joel RW 30
$0
Masin, Dominik D 26
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Walcott, Daniel
D 28
$750,000
$750,000
$0
UFA
Raddysh, Darren D 26
$750,000
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Day, Sean D 24
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Somppi, Otto C 24
$750,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Perbix, Nicklaus D 23
$842,500
$0
UFA
Guttman, Cole C 23
$0
Walker, Samuel C 22
$0
Fortier, Gabriel LW 22
$791,667
$791,667
$0
RFA
Semykin, Dmitry D 22
$813,333
$813,333
$0
RFA
Green, Alexander D 23
$817,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Koepke, Cole LW 24
$842,500
$842,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Salda, Radim D 23
$0
Taylor, Ty G 22
$0
Archambault, Olivier LW 29
$0
$0
UFA
Barre-Boulet, Alex C 25
$758,333
$758,333
$758,333
$0
UFA
Oullette, Martin G 30
$0
$0
UFA
Pederson, Brent LW 26
$0
$0
UFA
Felhaber, Tye LW 23
$925,000
$0
RFA
Alnefelt, Hugo G 20
$850,833
$850,833
$850,833
$0
RFA
Cajkovic, Maxim RW 21
$850,833
$850,833
$850,833
$0
RFA
Crozier, Maxwell D 22
$0
$0
UFA
Schmiemann, Quinn D 20
$0
$0
UFA
Shalagin, Mikhail LW 22
$0
$0
UFA
Webster, Mckade LW 21
$0
$0
UFA
Abbandonato, Peter C 24
$0
$0
UFA
Valleau, Nolan D 29
$0
$0
UFA
Windsor, Clint G 28
$0
$0
UFA
Melnichuk, Alexei G 23
$925,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Finley, Jack C 19
$820,000
$820,000
$820,000
$0
RFA
Goncalves, Gage C 21
$820,000
$820,000
$820,000
$0
RFA
Groshev, Maxim RW 20
$0
$0
UFA
Thompson, Jack D 20
$850,833
$850,833
$850,833
$0
RFA
Powell, Eamon D 20
$0
$0
UFA
Dureau, Jaydon LW 21
$0
$0
UFA
Capone, Nick RW 20
$0
$0
UFA
Miftakhov, Amir G 22
$838,333
$838,333
$838,333
$0
RFA
Mcdonnell, Declan C 20
$0
$0
UFA
Tufto, Odeen C 25
$842,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Ryfors, Simon C 24
$842,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Schmidt, Roman D 19
$850,833
$850,833
$850,833
$0
RFA
Duke, Dylan C 19
$0
$0
UFA
MacDonald, Cameron C 19
$0
$0
UFA
Gagne, Alex D 19
$0
$0
UFA
Pylenkov, Daniil D 21
$0
$0
UFA
Flintonm, Robert LW 18
$0
$0
UFA
Huuhtanen, Niko RW 18
$0
$0
UFA
MacArthur, Bennett LW 21
$859,167
$859,167
$859,167
Carlile, Declan D 22
$855,000
$855,000
Usau, Ilya C 20
$897,500
$897,500
$897,500
TOTALS
$22,439,998
$14,041,665
$9,251,665
$1,756,667