Washington Capitals

Head Coach Todd Reirden
Assistant Coach Scott Arniel
Assistant Coach Reid Cashman
Assistant Coach Blaine Forsythe
Playoff Odds 100%
Cap Hit $72,264,295
Cap Space $9,235,705
LTIR Pool $0
Roster 17/23
Contracts 37/50
Transactions
Announced D Brooks Orpik has retired. Jun 25
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Washington Capitals acquired a 2019 fifth round pick (#153) from the San Jose Sharks for 2019 seventh round pick (#211) & 2020 seventh round pick
Jun 22
Signed LW Carl Hagelin to a four-year, $11 million contract extension. Jun 16
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Philadelphia Flyers acquired Matt Niskanen from the Washington Capitals for Radko Gudas
Jun 14
Acquired D Matt Niskanen from the Washington Capitals for D Radko Gudas. Jun 14
No games currently scheduled
Wednesday, Apr 24
Monday, Apr 22
Saturday, Apr 20
Washington Capitals Injury Report
Michal Kempny Michal Kempny - Hamstring
Kempny is recovering from surgery on his left hamstring, and it is unclear if he will be available for the season opener against the Blues.
questionable - Ques Oct 2
Updated Jun 25, 2019
questionable - Ques Oct 2
Updated Jun 25, 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
(9) Forwards $42,755,129 52.5% of cap
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Hagelin, Carl LW 30
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$0
UFA
Ovechkin, Alex LW 33
$9,538,462
M-NTC
$9,538,462
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Backstrom, Nicklas C 31
$6,700,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Oshie, T.J. RW 32
$5,750,000
M-NTC
$5,750,000
M-NTC
$5,750,000
M-NTC
$5,750,000
M-NTC
$5,750,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
(2025)
Eller, Lars C 30
$3,500,000
$3,500,000
$3,500,000
$3,500,000
$0
UFA
Dowd, Nic C 29
$750,000
$750,000
$750,000
$0
UFA
Kuznetsov, Evgeny C 27
$7,800,000
M-NTC
$7,800,000
M-NTC
$7,800,000
M-NTC
$7,800,000
M-NTC
$7,800,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
(2025)
Jaskin, Dmitrij RW 26
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Boyd, Travis C 25
$800,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Connolly, Brett RW 27
$0
UFA
Wilson, Tom RW 25
$5,166,667
$5,166,667
M-NTC
$5,166,667
M-NTC
$5,166,666
M-NTC
$5,166,666
M-NTC
$0
UFA
(2024)
Stephenson, Chandler C 25
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Burakovsky, Andre LW 24
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Vrana, Jakub LW 23
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$42,755,129
$35,255,129
$25,716,667
$24,966,666
$18,716,666
$0
(6) Defence $21,159,166 26.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Gudas, Radko D 29
$2,345,000
$0
UFA
Carlson, John D 29
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
$0
UFA
(2026)
Orlov, Dmitry D 27
$5,100,000
M-NTC
$5,100,000
M-NTC
$5,100,000
M-NTC
$5,100,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Jensen, Nick D 28
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$0
UFA
Djoos, Christian D 24
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Siegenthaler, Jonas D 22
$714,166
$0
RFA
Kempny, Michal D 28
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$21,159,166
$18,100,000
$18,100,000
$15,600,000
$8,000,000
$0
(2) Goalies $7,200,000 8.8% of cap
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Holtby, Braden G 29
$6,100,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Copley, Pheonix G 27
$1,100,000
$1,100,000
$1,100,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$7,200,000
$1,100,000
$1,100,000
$0
$0
$0
(0) Buried $0 0.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
TOTALS TOTALS
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
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2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Roster Size

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

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17 12 11 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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37 24 16 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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$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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$72,264,295 $54,455,129 $44,916,667 $40,566,666
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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$9,235,705 $27,044,871 $36,583,333 $40,933,334
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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$9,235,705 $27,044,871 $36,583,333 $40,933,334
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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$72,264,295 $54,455,129 $44,916,667 $40,566,666
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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$1,150,000 $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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$82,500 $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
(20) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Smith-Pelly, Devante RW 27
$0
UFA
Sgarbossa, Michael C 26
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Jokipakka, Jyrki D 27
$0
Ness, Aaron D 29
$0
UFA
Barber, Riley RW 25
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Megna, Jayson C 29
$0
UFA
O'Brien, Liam C 24
$700,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Hughes, Tommy D 27
$0
Pinho, Brian C 24
$700,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Lewington, Tyler D 24
$675,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Walker, Nathan LW 25
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Vanecek, Vitek G 23
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Gersich, Shane LW 22
$700,000
$0
RFA
Spinner, Steven RW 23
$0
$0
UFA
Elgestal, Kevin RW 23
$0
$0
UFA
Samsonov, Ilya G 22
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Hobbs, Connor D 22
$720,000
$0
RFA
Williams, Colby D 24
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Johansen, Lucas D 21
$925,000
$0
RFA
Pilon, Garrett C 21
$745,000
$745,000
$0
RFA
Riat, Damien LW 22
$0
Malenstyn, Beck LW 21
$736,666
$736,666
$0
RFA
Jonsson-Fjallby, Axel LW 21
$860,000
$860,000
$0
RFA
Mitchell, Mason LW 25
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Bindulis, Kristofers D 23
$792,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Gustafsson, Hampus C 25
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Geisser, Tobias D 20
$775,000
$775,000
$775,000
$0
RFA
Walfridsson, Sebastian D 20
$0
Maass, Benton D 20
$0
Roykas Marthinsen, Kristian LW 19
$0
Alexeyev, Alexander D 19
$894,167
$894,167
$894,167
$0
RFA
Fehervary, Martin D 19
$805,833
$805,833
$805,833
$0
RFA
Clark, Kody RW 19
$839,167
$839,167
$839,167
$0
RFA
Sutter, Riley RW 19
$786,667
$786,667
$786,667
$0
RFA
Gibson, Mitchell G 24
$0
$0
UFA
Kannok-Leipert, Alex D 14
$0
Florchuk, Eric C 19
$0
Ikonen, Juuso RW 24
$925,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Kammerer, Maximilian C 22
$870,000
$870,000
$0
RFA
Bau-Hansen, Mathias RW 25
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Shumakov, Sergei RW 26
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Marthinsen, Kristian LW 19
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Milner, Parker G 28
$0
UFA
Morrison, Adam G 28
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Thompson, Logan G 22
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
McHale, Gavin G 31
$0
Snively, Joe LW 23
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Nardella, Bobby D 23
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
McMichael, Connor C
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Leason, Brett RW
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Protas, Aliaksei C
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Has, Martin D
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$16,225,000
$10,087,500
$4,100,834
$0
$0
$0