Vegas Golden Knights

Head Coach Gerard Gallant
Assistant Coach Mike Kelly
Assistant Coach Ryan Craig
Assistant Coach Ryan McGill
Goaltending Coach David Prior
Playoff Odds 100%
Cap Hit $77,016,848
Cap Space $2,483,152
LTIR Pool $0
Roster 24/23
Contracts 48/50
Transactions
Signed LW Nikita Gusev to a one-year, entry-level contract. Apr 14
NHL fined D Colin Miller $2,000 for diving/embellishment. Apr 4
Signed D James Schuldt to an entry-level contract. Apr 3
Assigned G Maxime Lagace to Chicago (AHL). Apr 2
NHL fined RW Ryan Reaves $2,500 for high-sticking an opponent. Mar 31
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The San Jose Sharks rode the second-best home record in the Western Conference to a second-place finish in the Pacific Division, eight points better than the Vegas Golden Knights. The Sharks need another strong performance at SAP Center in Game 5 on Thursday if they wish to avoid being eliminated by the Golden Knights for the second consecutive year. Full Preview

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Vegas Golden Knights Injury Report
Paul Stastny Paul Stastny - Undisclosed
Stastny missed his second-straight game with an unspecified ailment but is likely to be available Thursday against the Coyotes.
probable - Prob Thurs
Updated Apr 4, 2019
probable - Prob Thurs
Updated Apr 4, 2019
Erik Haula Erik Haula - Knee
Haula has landed on injured reserve due to a right knee injury and is expected to miss an extended period.
I-R - Out indefinitely
Updated Apr 4, 2019
I-R - Out indefinitely
Updated Apr 4, 2019

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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
(15) Forwards $53,812,500 67.7% of cap
Player POS Age 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Pacioretty, Max LW 30
$4,050,000
$7,000,000
M-NTC
$7,000,000
M-NTC
$7,000,000
M-NTC
$7,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Stastny, Paul C 33
$6,500,000
M-NTC
$6,500,000
M-NTC
$6,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Clarkson, David
IR
RW 35
$5,250,000
NMC
M-NTC
$5,250,000
NMC
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Reaves, Ryan RW 32
$2,775,000
$2,775,000
$0
UFA
Eakin, Cody C 27
$3,850,000
$3,850,000
$0
UFA
Pirri, Brandon C 28
$650,000
$0
UFA
Smith, Reilly RW 28
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$5,000,000
$0
UFA
Haula, Erik
IR
LW 28
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$0
UFA
Stone, Mark RW 26
$7,350,000
$9,500,000
NMC
$9,500,000
NMC
$9,500,000
NMC
$9,500,000
NMC
$9,500,000
NMC
$0
UFA
(2027)
Karlsson, William C 26
$5,250,000
$0
RFA
Marchessault, Jonathan C 28
$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
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
(2024)
Zykov, Valentin LW 23
$675,000
$675,000
$0
RFA
Carrier, William LW 24
$725,000
$725,000
$0
RFA
Carpenter, Ryan C 28
$650,000
$0
UFA
Bellemare, Pierre-Edouard LW 34
$1,450,000
$0
UFA
Nosek, Tomas LW 26
$962,500
$0
RFA
Tuch, Alex RW 22
$925,000
$4,750,000
$4,750,000
$4,750,000
$4,750,000
$4,750,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
(2026)
TOTALS TOTALS
$53,812,500
$53,775,000
$37,750,000
$31,250,000
$26,250,000
$19,250,000
(7) Defence $18,875,000 23.7% of cap
Player POS Age 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Engelland, Deryk +35 D 37
$1,500,000
$0
UFA
Holden, Nick D 31
$2,200,000
$2,200,000
$0
UFA
McNabb, Brayden D 28
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$0
UFA
Merrill, Jon D 27
$1,375,000
$1,375,000
$0
UFA
Miller, Colin D 26
$3,875,000
$3,875,000
$3,875,000
$3,875,000
$0
UFA
Schmidt, Nate D 27
$2,225,000
$5,950,000
M-NTC
$5,950,000
M-NTC
$5,950,000
M-NTC
$5,950,000
M-NTC
$5,950,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
(2025)
Theodore, Shea D 23
$5,200,000
$5,200,000
$5,200,000
$5,200,000
$5,200,000
$5,200,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
(2025)
TOTALS TOTALS
$18,875,000
$21,100,000
$17,525,000
$17,525,000
$11,150,000
$11,150,000
(2) Goalies $6,400,000 8.1% of cap
Player POS Age 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Fleury, Marc-Andre G 34
$5,750,000
NMC
M-NTC
$7,000,000
M-NTC
$7,000,000
M-NTC
$7,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Subban, Malcolm G 25
$650,000
$0
RFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$6,400,000
$7,000,000
$7,000,000
$7,000,000
$0
$0
(0) Buried $0 0.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
TOTALS TOTALS
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
(2) Buyout & Retained Salary $2,500,000 3.1% of cap
Player POS Age 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Brassard, Derick
Retained Salary
C 31
$2,000,000
Tatar, Tomas
Retained Salary
LW 28
$500,000
$500,000
$500,000
TOTALS TOTALS
$2,500,000
$500,000
$500,000
$0
$0
$0
Cap Summary Projection
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Roster Size

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

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26 19 11 10
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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48 32 18 14
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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$79,500,000 $79,500,000 $79,500,000 $79,500,000
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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$77,016,848 $82,375,000 $62,775,000 $55,775,000
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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$2,483,152 $-2,875,000 $16,725,000 $23,725,000
Current Cap Space

Amount of Cap Space that can be added to the roster without exceeding the Upper Limit (Salary Cap Maximum) based on the current roster.

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$inf $-2,875,000 $16,725,000 $23,725,000
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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$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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$81,587,500 $82,375,000 $62,775,000 $55,775,000
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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$1,425,000 $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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1 2 2 3
(26) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
McKenzie, Curtis LW 28
$750,000
$750,000
$0
UFA
Pulkkinen, Teemu LW 27
$0
RFA
Macek, Brooks C 26
$650,000
$0
UFA
Reinhart, Griffin D 25
$800,000
$0
RFA
Matteau, Stefan C 25
$650,000
$0
RFA
Dansk, Oscar G 25
$675,000
$675,000
$0
RFA
Hyka, Tomas RW 26
$650,000
$0
RFA
Bischoff, Jake D 24
$833,750
$0
RFA
Gusev, Nikita LW 26
$925,000
$0
RFA
Lagace, Maxime G 26
$650,000
$0
RFA
Fucale, Zach G 23
$650,000
$0
RFA
Lindberg, Tobias RW 23
$650,000
$0
RFA
Leslie, Zachary D 25
$675,000
$0
RFA
Tynan, TJ RW 27
$650,000
$0
UFA
Carr, Daniel LW 27
$750,000
$0
UFA
Duke, Reid C 23
$770,000
$770,000
$0
RFA
Kolesar, Keegan RW 22
$702,500
$702,500
$0
RFA
Wong, Tyler RW 23
$0
Holm, Philip D 27
$0
RFA
Glass, Cody C 20
$894,167
$894,167
$894,167
$0
RFA
Hague, Nicolas D 20
$822,500
$822,500
$822,500
$0
RFA
Leschyshyn, Jake C 20
SLIDE
$778,333
$778,333
$778,333
$0
RFA
Rondbjerg, Jonas RW 20
$0
Zhukov, Maksim G 14
$0
Elvenes, Lucas C 19
SLIDE
$776,667
$776,667
$776,667
$0
RFA
Dugan, Jonathan LW 21
$0
Campoli, Nick C 20
$0
Patera, Jiri G 20
$0
Jones, Ben C 20
SLIDE
$760,000
$760,000
$760,000
$0
RFA
Ferguson, Dylan G 20
$716,666
$716,666
$716,666
$0
RFA
Whitecloud, Zach D 22
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Morozov, Ivan C 19
$0
Demin, Stanislav D 19
$0
Cotter, Paul C 19
SLIDE
$770,000
$770,000
$770,000
$0
UFA
Kruse, Brandon LW 20
$0
Corcoran, Connor D 18
$0
Diliberatore, Peter D 19
$0
Bouchard, Xavier D 19
$0
Kooy, Jordan G 18
$0
Quinney, Gage C 23
$715,000
$715,000
$0
RFA
Gallant, Alex C 26
$650,000
$0
RFA
Chyzowski, Ryan LW 18
$0
Coghlan, Dylan D 21
$0
Harvey-Pinard, Rafael LW 20
$0
Lough, Kevin D 27
$0
Wagner, Ryan RW 23
$0
Weis, Matthew C 23
$0
Schuldt, Jimmy D 23
$0
TOTALS TOTALS
$19,248,749
$10,055,833
$5,518,333
$3,085,000
$0
$0