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Head Coach Bruce Cassidy
Assistant Coach John Stevens
Assistant Coach Ryan Craig
Assistant Coach Misha Donskov
Playoff Odds 0%
Projected Cap Hit $89,061,309
Projected Cap Space $-6,561,309
Current Cap Space $-6,561,309
LTIR Pool $0
Roster 21/23
Contracts 47/50
Transactions
Nicolas Roy | Roy signed a five-year, $3 million AAV contract with Vegas on Monday. Aug 8
Brayden Pachal | Pachal signed a one-year contract extension with the Golden Knights on Thursday. Jul 28
Gage Quinney | Quinney signed a one-year, AHL-only contract with the Henderson Silver Knights on Thursday, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports. Jul 14
Sakari Manninen | Manninen signed a one-year, $750,000 contract with the Golden Knights on Thursday. Jul 14
Spencer Foo | Foo signed a one-year, $750,000 contract with the Golden Knights on Thursday. Jul 14

Performance Bonuses

2022 Team Performance Bonus Overages

Overview of Team Bonus Overages - written by Earl Schwartz
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Line Combinations Updated: Jul 15 (6:13am)
$2,750,0002.8M
$10,000,00010M
$9,500,0009.5M
$00M
$8,800,0008.8M
Line 1 $22,250,000 Pairing 1 $8,800,000
$5,000,0005M
$5,900,0005.9M
$5,000,0005M
$2,850,0002.9M
$5,200,0005.2M
Line 2 $15,900,000 Pairing 2 $8,050,000
$750,0000.8M
$1,200,0001.2M
$3,000,0003M
$5,250,0005.3M
$2,750,0002.8M
Line 3 $4,950,000 Pairing 3 $8,000,000
$1,400,0001.4M
$1,500,0001.5M
$1,400,0001.4M
$5,000,0005M
$2,325,0002.3M
Line 4 $4,300,000 Goalies $7,325,000
Injury Report
Shea Weber
Expected Return Thu Sep 1, 2022
Shea Weber - IR-LT - Ankle
Not Specified
Thu Jun 16, 2022
Shea Weber | Weber (ankle) was traded from the Canadiens to the Golden Knights on Thursday in exchange for Evgenii Dadonov.

Thu Jul 22, 2021
Shea Weber | Weber (ankle) is expected to miss the upcoming season and has likely played his last (NHL) game. General manager Marc Bergevin told reporters, "Even missing a practice for him wasn't an option. He has a lot of mileage...he won't be back next season, and probably won't be back for his career," Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Wed Jul 14, 2021
Shea Weber | Weber, who played through a thumb injury in the playoffs, may miss the entirety of the upcoming season due to lingering foot and ankle issues, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
Wed Jul 7, 2021
Shea Weber | Weber played through a thumb injury during the playoffs, Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Mark Stone
Expected Return Thu Sep 15, 2022
Mark Stone - DAY-TO-DAY - Back
Surgery
Thu May 19, 2022
Mark Stone | Stone has undergone a successful lumbar discectomy and is expected to make a full recovery in time for the start of the 2022-23 campaign.

Mon May 16, 2022
Mark Stone | Stone is "quite likely" to have back surgery Wednesday and should be healthy for training camp.
Robin Lehner
Expected Return Thu Sep 15, 2022
Robin Lehner - OUT - Shoulder
Thu Jul 14, 2022
Robin Lehner | Lehner's (shoulder) timeline to be ready for the start of the 2022-23 season is "tight," Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.

Tue May 3, 2022
Robin Lehner | Lehner will undergo shoulder surgery Wednesday and a timeline for his return is not yet clear, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Mon Apr 25, 2022
Robin Lehner | Lehner will undergo shoulder surgery and miss the rest of the season.
Keegan Kolesar
Expected Return Thu Sep 15, 2022
Keegan Kolesar - OUT - Undisclosed
Surgery
Fri Aug 5, 2022
Keegan Kolesar | Kolesar (undisclosed) signed a three-year, $1.4 million AAV deal with Vegas on Friday.

Thu Jun 16, 2022
Keegan Kolesar | Kolesar (undisclosed) recently underwent surgery and is now rehabilitating, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Tue Apr 26, 2022
Keegan Kolesar | Kolesar's undisclosed injury will keep him out for the remainder of the regular season, Ben Gotz of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Sun Apr 24, 2022
Keegan Kolesar | Kolesar (undisclosed) didn't finish Sunday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Sharks, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Nolan Patrick
Expected Return Thu Sep 15, 2022
Nolan Patrick - IR-LT - Undisclosed
Not Specified
Thu Jul 14, 2022
Nolan Patrick | Patrick (undisclosed) has not made substantial progress in recovering from an injury he sustained in March, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.

Tue Apr 12, 2022
Nolan Patrick | Patrick (undisclosed) was placed on long-term injured reserve Tuesday, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Wed Apr 6, 2022
Nolan Patrick | Patrick (undisclosed) is not close to returning to the Golden Knights' lineup, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Sun Apr 3, 2022
Nolan Patrick | Patrick (undisclosed) will not play Sunday in Vancouver, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Fri Apr 1, 2022
Nolan Patrick | Patrick (undisclosed) will not play Friday against Seattle, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Wed Mar 30, 2022
Nolan Patrick | Patrick (undisclosed) is not available for Wednesday's game versus the Kraken, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Sat Mar 26, 2022
Nolan Patrick | Patrick (undisclosed) will not be in the lineup against the Blackhawks on Saturday, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Thu Mar 24, 2022
Nolan Patrick | Patrick (undisclosed) left Thursday's game versus the Predators in the first period, Jesse Granger of The Athletic 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
(12) Forwards $47,412,500 57.5% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Smith, Reilly RW 31
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Stone, Mark RW 30
$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 29
$5,900,000
M-NTC
$5,900,000
M-NTC
$5,900,000
M-NTC
$5,900,000
M-NTC
$5,900,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA

(2027)
Marchessault, Jonathan C 31
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Stephenson, Chandler C 28
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$0
UFA
Carrier, William LW 27
$1,400,000
$1,400,000
$0
UFA
Amadio, Michael C 26
$762,500
$762,500
$0
UFA
Eichel, Jack C 25
$10,000,000
NMC
$10,000,000
NMC
$10,000,000
NMC
$10,000,000
NMC
$0
UFA

(2026)
Kolesar, Keegan RW 25
$1,400,000
$1,400,000
$1,400,000
$0
UFA
Roy, Nicolas C 25
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
$0
UFA

(2027)
Howden, Brett C 24
$1,500,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Patrick, Nolan C 23
$1,200,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$47,412,500
$44,712,500
$34,800,000
$28,400,000
$18,400,000
(6) Defence $33,557,143 40.7% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Weber, Shea
LTIR
D 36
$7,857,143
$7,857,143
$7,857,143
$7,857,143
$0
UFA

(2026)
Martinez, Alec D 35
$5,250,000
M-NTC
$5,250,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Pietrangelo, Alex D 32
$8,800,000
NMC
$8,800,000
NMC
$8,800,000
NMC
$8,800,000
NMC
$8,800,000
NMC
$0
UFA

(2027)
McNabb, Brayden D 31
$2,850,000
$2,850,000
$2,850,000
$0
UFA
Hutton, Ben D 29
$850,000
$850,000
$0
UFA
Theodore, Shea D 27
$5,200,000
$5,200,000
M-NTC
$5,200,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Hague, Nicolas D 23
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Whitecloud, Zach D 25
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$0
UFA

(2028)
TOTALS
$33,557,143
$33,557,143
$27,457,143
$19,407,143
$11,550,000
(3) Goalies $8,091,666 9.8% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Lehner, Robin G 31
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$5,000,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Brossoit, Laurent G 29
$2,325,000
$0
UFA
Thompson, Logan G 25
$766,666
$766,666
$766,667
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$8,091,666
$5,766,666
$5,766,667
(0) Buried $0 0.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
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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21 19 13 7
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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47 33 19 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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$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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$89,061,309 $84,036,309 $68,023,810 $47,807,143
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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$-6,561,309 $-1,536,309 $14,476,190 $34,692,857
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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$-6,561,309 $-1,536,309 $14,476,190 $34,692,857
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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$89,061,309 $84,036,309 $68,023,810 $47,807,143
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
(25) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027
Froese, Byron C 31
$762,500
$762,500
$0
UFA
Hutchinson, Michael G 32
$750,000
$0
UFA
Baertschi, Sven LW 29
$0
UFA
Bischoff, Jake D 28
$0
UFA
Dzierkals, Martins LW 25
$0
$0
UFA
Wong, Tyler RW 26
$0
$0
UFA
Leschyshyn, Jake C 23
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Rondbjerg, Jonas RW 23
$766,667
$766,667
$766,667
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Zhukov, Maksim G 18
$0
Campoli, Nick C 23
$0
$0
UFA
Patera, Jiri G 23
$800,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Ferguson, Dylan G 23
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Foo, Spencer RW 28
$750,000
$0
UFA
Rempal, Sheldon RW 27
$762,500
$762,500
$0
UFA
Morozov, Ivan D 22
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Cotter, Paul C 22
$760,000
$0
RFA
Kruse, Brandon LW 23
$0
$0
UFA
Corcoran, Connor D 22
$813,333
$0
RFA
Diliberatore, Peter D 22
$880,833
$0
RFA
Bouchard, Xavier D 22
$0
Kooy, Jordan G 22
$0
Quinney, Gage C 27
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Pachal, Brayden D 22
$750,000
$0
RFA
Chyzowski, Ryan LW 22
$0
$0
UFA
Wagner, Ryan RW 26
$0
$0
UFA
Weis, Matthew C 27
$0
$0
UFA
Korczak, Kaedan D 21
$789,167
$789,167
$0
RFA
Dorofeyev, Pavel LW 21
$925,000
$0
RFA
Ahac, Layton D 21
$897,500
$897,500
$0
RFA
Donovan, Ryder C 21
$0
$0
UFA
Saville, Isaiah G 21
$849,667
$849,667
$849,667
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Kallionkieli, Marcus LW 21
$785,833
$785,833
$0
RFA
Primeau, Mason C 21
$825,000
$825,000
$0
RFA
Hayes, Zack D 23
$805,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Brisson, Brendan C 20
$925,000
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Cormier, Lukas D 20
$794,167
$794,167
$794,167
$0
RFA
Hallum, Jackson C 19
$0
$0
UFA
Vikman, Jesper G 20
$0
$0
UFA
Ellis, Noah D 20
$0
$0
UFA
Marushev, Maxim C 23
$810,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Miromanov, Daniil D 25
$762,500
$762,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Dean, Zach C 19
$883,334
$883,334
$883,334
$0
RFA
Chayka, Daniil D 19
$847,500
$847,500
$847,500
$0
RFA
Brabenec, Jakub C 18
$0
$0
UFA
Demek, Jakub RW 19
$0
$0
UFA
Cholach, Artur D 19
$0
$0
UFA
Lindbom, Carl G 19
$0
$0
UFA
Gustafson, Jordan C 18
$0
$0
UFA
Sapovaliv, Matyas C 18
$0
$0
UFA
Whitehead, Cameron G 19
$0
$0
UFA
Guay, Patrick C 20
$0
$0
UFA
Hemmerling, Ben RW 18
$0
$0
UFA
Wiebe, Abram D 18
$0
$0
UFA
Manninen, Sakari C 30
$750,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS
$20,370,501
$11,576,335
$5,066,335