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Head Coach Jon Cooper
Associate Coach Jeff Halpem
Assistant Coach Rob Zettler
Playoff Odds %
Projected Cap Hit $92,144,171
Projected Cap Space $-8,781,671
Current Cap Space $7,383,333
LTIR Pool $16,149,998
Roster 22/23
Contracts 46/50
Transactions
Andrei Vasilevskiy | Vasilevskiy stopped 25 of 29 shots in Tuesday's 6-2 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers. The fifth and sixth goals were empty-netters. Feb 27
Andrei Vasilevskiy | Vasilevskiy will protect the road goal against the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday, Gabby Shirley of Bally Sports Florida reports. Feb 27
Cole Koepke | Koepke was reassigned to AHL Syracuse on Monday. Feb 26
Victor Hedman | Hedman delivered a goal and an assist in Sunday's 4-1 win over the New Jersey Devils. Feb 26
Brayden Point | Point scored the game-winning goal and added an assist in Sunday's 4-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils. Feb 26

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Injury Report
Haydn Fleury
Expected Return Thu Feb 29, 2024
Haydn Fleury - OUT - Upper Body
Tue Feb 27, 2024
Haydn Fleury | Fleury (upper body) won't play Tuesday versus Philadelphia, per Gabby Shirley of Bally Sports Florida.

Sun Feb 25, 2024
Haydn Fleury | Fleury (upper body) is not expected to play Sunday versus New Jersey, per Eduardo A. Encina of the Tampa Bay Times.
Sat Feb 24, 2024
Haydn Fleury | Fleury (undisclosed) won't be in the lineup versus the New York Islanders on Saturday, per Eduardo A. Encina of the Tampa Bay Times.
Thu Feb 22, 2024
Haydn Fleury | Fleury suffered an undisclosed injury and won't return to Thursday's game against the Washington Capitals, per Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com.
Tanner Jeannot
Expected Return Thu Feb 29, 2024
Tanner Jeannot - IR - Lower Body
Fri Feb 16, 2024
Tanner Jeannot | Jeannot (undisclosed) is expected to miss at least another week of action. Coach Jon Cooper told reporters, "He's probably going to be out like another week or so and then we can make a decision after that. Don't hold me to that, but he won't be playing, definitely not on this homestand," per Chris Krenn of the Tampa Bay Lightning's official site.

Thu Feb 15, 2024
Tanner Jeannot | Jeannot (undisclosed) is considered day-to-day and won't play Thursday versus the Colorado Avalanche, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
Logan Brown
Expected Return Thu Feb 29, 2024
Logan Brown - IR-LT - Undisclosed
Mikhail Sergachev
Expected Return Wed Apr 17, 2024
Mikhail Sergachev - IR-LT - Leg
Surgery
Thu Feb 8, 2024
Mikhail Sergachev | Sergachev underwent surgery to repair a fractured tibia and fibula in his left leg Thursday.

Wed Feb 7, 2024
Mikhail Sergachev | Sergachev (lower body) will be activated off the long-term injured reserve and play Wednesday versus the New York Rangers, per Chris Krenn of the Tampa Bay Lightning's official site.
Wed Feb 7, 2024
Mikhail Sergachev | Sergachev needed to be stretchered off the ice after sustaining an apparent left leg injury Wednesday versus the New York Rangers, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.

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Performance Bonuses
Movement Clauses
35+ Over 35 Contract
IR - Injured Reserve
Entry Level Contract
Slide Eligible
Has Arbitration Rights
Two-way contract
(12) Forwards $47,791,665 57.2% of cap
Player POS Age 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Stamkos, Steven C 34
$8,500,000
NMC
$0
UFA
Watson, Austin C 32
$776,665
$0
UFA
Kucherov, Nikita RW 30
$9,500,000
NMC
$9,500,000
M-NTC
$9,500,000
M-NTC
$9,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2027)
Paul, Nick LW 28
$3,150,000
NTC
$3,150,000
NTC
$3,150,000
NTC
$3,150,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2029)
Motte, Tyler C 28
$800,000
$0
UFA
Glendening, Luke C 34
$800,000
$800,000
$0
UFA
Point, Brayden C 27
$9,500,000
NMC
$9,500,000
NMC
$9,500,000
NMC
$9,500,000
NMC
$0
UFA

(2030)
Sheary, Conor LW 31
$2,000,000
NTC
M-NTC
$2,000,000
M-NTC
$2,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2026)
Cirelli, Anthony C 26
$6,250,000
$6,250,000
$6,250,000
NTC
$6,250,000
NTC
$0
UFA

(2031)
Brown, Logan
LTIR
C 25
$775,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Eyssimont, Michael C 27
$800,000
$800,000
$0
UFA
Hagel, Brandon LW 25
$1,500,000
$6,500,000
$6,500,000
$6,500,000
NTC
$0
UFA

(2032)
Jeannot, Tanner
IR
LW 26
$2,665,000
$2,665,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Chaffee, Mitchell RW 26
$775,000
$0
UFA-Group6
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$47,791,665
$41,165,000
$36,900,000
$34,900,000
(8) Defence $33,612,500 40.3% of cap
Player POS Age 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Seabrook, Brent
LTIR
D 38
$6,875,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Hedman, Victor D 33
$7,875,000
M-NTC
$7,875,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
de Haan, Calvin D 32
$775,000
$0
UFA
Fleury, Haydn D 27
$762,500
$0
UFA
Raddysh, Darren D 28
$762,500
$975,000
$975,000
$0
UFA

(2026)
Cernak, Erik D 26
$5,200,000
$5,200,000
NTC
$5,200,000
NTC
$5,200,000
NTC
$0
UFA

(2031)
Sergachev, Mikhail
IR
D 25
$8,500,000
$8,500,000
NTC
$8,500,000
NTC
$8,500,000
NTC
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2031)
Perbix, Nicklaus D 25
$1,125,000
$1,125,000
$0
UFA
Crozier, Maxwell D 23
$867,500
$867,500
$0
RFA
Martinsen Lilleberg, Emil D 23
$870,000
$870,000
$0
RFA
TOTALS
$33,612,500
$25,412,500
$14,675,000
$13,700,000
(2) Goalies $10,275,000 12.3% of cap
Player POS Age 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Vasilevskiy, Andrei G 29
$9,500,000
NMC
$9,500,000
NMC
$9,500,000
M-NTC
$9,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2028)
Johansson, Jonas G 28
$775,000
$775,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$10,275,000
$10,275,000
$9,500,000
$9,500,000
(1) Buried $250,000 0.3% of cap
Player POS Age 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Myers, Philippe D 27
$250,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$250,000
(1) Buyout & Retained Salary $200,000 0.2% of cap
Player POS Age 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Maroon, Pat
Retained Salary
LW 35
$200,000
TOTALS
$200,000
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2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Roster Size

Number of players on the Active Roster. Cannot exceed 23 players. Excludes players on IR and LTIR.

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22 18 10 8
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 28 13 8
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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$83,500,000 $87,675,000 $87,675,000 $87,675,000
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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$92,144,171 $76,852,500 $61,075,000 $58,100,000
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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$-8,781,671 $10,822,500 $26,600,000 $29,575,000
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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$7,383,333 $10,822,500 $26,600,000 $29,575,000
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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$16,149,998 $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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$92,129,165 $76,852,500 $61,075,000 $58,100,000
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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$137,500 $137,500 $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
(20) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Tomkins, Matt G 29
$775,000
$775,000
$0
UFA
Myers, Philippe D 27
$1,400,000
$0
UFA
Day, Sean D 26
$775,000
$0
UFA-Group6
$0
UFA
Mismash, Grant LW 25
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Fortier, Gabriel LW 24
$775,000
$0
RFA
Semykin, Dmitry D 24
$0
UFA
Koepke, Cole LW 25
$775,000
$0
UFA-Group6
$0
UFA
Salda, Radim D 25
$0
$0
UFA
Taylor, Ty G 24
$0
Barre-Boulet, Alex C 26
$758,333
$0
UFA
Pederson, Brent LW 28
$0
$0
UFA
Alnefelt, Hugo G 22
$850,833
$0
RFA
Schmiemann, Quinn D 22
$0
$0
UFA
Shalagin, Mikhail LW 24
$0
$0
UFA
Webster, Mckade LW 23
$0
$0
UFA
Finley, Jack C 21
$797,500
$797,500
$0
RFA
Goncalves, Gage C 23
$820,000
$0
RFA
Groshev, Maxim RW 22
$867,500
$867,500
$867,500
$0
RFA

(2026)
Thompson, Jack D 21
$828,333
$828,333
$0
RFA
Powell, Eamon D 21
$0
$0
UFA
Dureau, Jaydon LW 23
$841,667
$841,667
$0
RFA
Capone, Nick RW 22
$0
$0
UFA
Mcdonnell, Declan RW 22
$0
$0
UFA
Ryfors, Simon C 26
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Schmidt, Roman D 21
$805,833
$805,833
$805,833
$0
RFA

(2026)
Duke, Dylan C 20
$0
$0
UFA
Gagne, Alex D 21
$0
$0
UFA
Pylenkov, Daniil D 23
$0
$0
UFA
Flintonm, Robert LW 20
$0
$0
UFA
Huuhtanen, Niko RW 20
$0
$0
UFA
MacArthur, Bennett LW 23
$859,167
$859,167
$0
RFA
Carlile, Declan D 23
$855,000
$0
RFA
Usau, Ilya C 22
$897,500
$897,500
$0
RFA
Edmonds, Lucas RW 23
$861,667
$861,667
$0
RFA
Howard, Isaac LW 19
$0
$0
UFA
Malik, Nick G 21
$0
$0
UFA
Kurth, Connor C 20
$0
$0
UFA
Gill, Dyllan D 19
$0
$0
UFA
Veinbergs, Klavs C 20
$0
$0
UFA
Robert, Felix C 24
$857,500
$0
RFA
Merela, Waltteri RW 25
$870,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Gauthier, Ethan RW 19
$896,667
$896,667
$896,667
$0
RFA

(2026)
Shaugabay, Jayson C 18
$0
$0
UFA
Clark, Warren D 19
$0
$0
UFA
Harvey, Jack C 20
$0
$0
UFA
Hay, Ethan C 19
$0
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$15,767,500
$8,430,834
$2,570,000