Washington Capitals

Head Coach Todd Reirden
Assistant Coach Blaine Forsythe
Assistant Coach Lane Lambert
Goaltending Coach Scott Murray
Playoff Odds NA
Cap Hit $79,539,403
Cap Space $-39,403
LTIR Pool $650,962
Roster 23/23
Contracts 50/50
Transactions
Jayson Megna
Oct 14
Assigned C Jayson Megna to Hershey (AHL). Oct 14
Michal Kempny
Oct 10
Activated D Michal Kempny from injured reserve. Oct 10
Tom Wilson
Oct 3
NHL suspended RW Tom Wilson 20 games for an illegal hit. Oct 3
Jayson Megna
Oct 3
Waived C Jayson Megna. Oct 3
Dmitrij Jaskin
Oct 2
Acquired RW Dmitrij Jaskin off waivers from St. Louis Blues. Oct 2
Wednesday, Oct 17 | 5:00pm
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Friday, Oct 19 | 5:00pm
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Monday, Oct 22 | 8:00pm
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Saturday, Oct 13
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4-2 (L)
Thursday, Oct 11
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0-6 (L)
Wednesday, Oct 10
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2-5 (W)
Washington Capitals Injury Report
Brooks Orpik Brooks Orpik - Upper Body
Orpik left Wednesday's game due to an upper-body injury and it is unclear if he will return.
questionable - day-to-day
Updated Oct 10, 2018
questionable - day-to-day
Updated Oct 10, 2018
Michal Kempny Michal Kempny - Concussion
Kempny has been designated for the injured reserve list due to concussion-like symptoms but it is expected he will be available for Wednesday's game against the Golden Knights.
I-R - Prob Wed
Updated Oct 10, 2018
I-R - Prob Wed
Updated Oct 10, 2018
Tom Wilson Tom Wilson - Suspension
Wilson has been suspended for 20 games due to an illegal hit during the preseason but is expected to be reinstated in time for November 21 against the Blackhawks.
out - Elig Nov 21
Updated Oct 3, 2018
out - Elig Nov 21
Updated Oct 3, 2018
Travis Boyd Travis Boyd - Lower Body
Boyd suffered a lower-body injury and has been placed on injured reserve. There is no definitive timetable for his return.
I-R - Out indefinitely
Updated Oct 2, 2018
I-R - Out indefinitely
Updated Oct 2, 2018

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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
(14) Forwards $48,668,462 61.2% of cap
Player POS Age 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Smith-Pelly, Devante
RW 26
$1,000,000
$0
UFA
Ovechkin, Alex
LW 33
$9,538,462
M-NTC
$9,538,462
M-NTC
$9,538,462
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Backstrom, Nicklas
C 30
$6,700,000
M-NTC
$6,700,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Oshie, T.J.
RW 31
$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
$5,750,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
(2025)
Eller, Lars
C 29
$3,500,000
$3,500,000
$3,500,000
$3,500,000
$3,500,000
$0
UFA
Dowd, Nic
C 28
$650,000
$0
UFA
Kuznetsov, Evgeny
C 26
$7,800,000
$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 25
$1,100,000
$0
RFA
Boyd, Travis
LTIR
C 25
$800,000
$800,000
$0
RFA
Connolly, Brett
RW 26
$1,500,000
$0
UFA
Wilson, Tom
RW 24
$5,166,667
$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 24
$650,000
$0
RFA
Burakovsky, Andre
LW 23
$3,000,000
$0
RFA
Walker, Nathan
LW 24
$650,000
$0
RFA
Vrana, Jakub
LW 22
$863,333
$0
RFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$48,668,462
$39,255,129
$31,755,129
$22,216,667
$22,216,666
$18,716,666
(7) Defence $24,000,000 30.2% of cap
Player POS Age 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Orpik, Brooks
+35
D 38
$1,000,000
$0
UFA
Niskanen, Matt
D 31
$5,750,000
M-NTC
$5,750,000
M-NTC
$5,750,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Carlson, John
D 28
$8,000,000
$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
$5,100,000
M-NTC
$5,100,000
M-NTC
$5,100,000
M-NTC
$5,100,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Djoos, Christian
D 24
$650,000
$0
RFA
Bowey, Madison
D 23
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
$0
RFA
Kempny, Michal
D 28
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$24,000,000
$22,350,000
$21,350,000
$15,600,000
$13,100,000
$8,000,000
(2) Goalies $6,750,000 8.5% of cap
Player POS Age 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Holtby, Braden
G 29
$6,100,000
M-NTC
$6,100,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Copley, Pheonix
G 26
$650,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$6,750,000
$6,100,000
$0
$0
$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
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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23 12 9 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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50 26 14 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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$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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$79,539,403 $67,705,129 $53,105,129 $37,816,667
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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$-39,403 $11,794,871 $26,394,871 $41,683,333
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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$-42,120 $11,794,871 $26,394,871 $41,683,333
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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$650,962 $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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$79,500,962 $67,705,129 $53,105,129 $37,816,667
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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$82,500 $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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$600,000 $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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3 3 3 3
(25) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Sgarbossa, Michael
C 26
$650,000
$0
UFA
Jokipakka, Jyrki
D 27
$0
Ness, Aaron
D 28
$650,000
$0
UFA
Barber, Riley
RW 24
$650,000
$0
UFA
Megna, Jayson
C 28
$650,000
$0
UFA
O'Brien, Liam
C 24
$0
RFA
Hughes, Tommy
D 26
$0
Pinho, Brian
C 23
$833,750
$0
RFA
Lewington, Tyler
D 23
$675,000
$675,000
$0
RFA
Vanecek, Vitek
G 22
$714,167
$0
RFA
Walker, Nathan
LW 24
$0
Gersich, Shane
LW 22
$925,000
$0
RFA
Spinner, Steven
RW 22
$0
Elgestal, Kevin
RW 22
$0
Samsonov, Ilya
G 21
$925,000
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Siegenthaler, Jonas
D 21
$714,166
$714,166
$0
RFA
Hobbs, Connor
D 21
$720,000
$720,000
$0
RFA
Williams, Colby
D 23
$751,000
$0
RFA
Johansen, Lucas
D 20
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Pilon, Garrett
C 20
$775,833
$775,833
$0
RFA
Riat, Damien
LW 21
$0
Malenstyn, Beck
LW 20
$763,333
$763,333
$0
RFA
Jonsson-Fjallby, Axel
LW 20
$860,000
$860,000
$860,000
$0
RFA
Mitchell, Mason
LW 24
$883,750
$0
RFA
Bindulis, Kristofers
D 23
$792,500
$792,500
$0
RFA
Gustafsson, Hampus
C 24
$883,750
$0
RFA
Geisser, Tobias
D 19
$0
Walfridsson, Sebastian
D 19
$0
Maass, Benton
D 19
$0
Roykas Marthinsen, Kristian
LW 19
$0
Alexeyev, Alexander
D 18
$925,000
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Fehervary, Martin
D 19
$0
Clark, Kody
RW 19
$0
Sutter, Riley
RW 18
$817,500
$817,500
$817,500
$0
RFA
Gibson, Mitchell
G 23
$0
Kannok-Leipert, Alex
D 14
$0
Florchuk, Eric
C 18
$0
Ikonen, Juuso
RW 23
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Kammerer, Maximilian
C 22
$870,000
$870,000
$870,000
$0
RFA
Bau-Hansen, Mathias
RW 25
$700,000
$0
RFA
Shumakov, Sergei
RW 26
$925,000
$0
RFA
Ikonen, Juuso
RW 23
$0
Kammerer, Maximilian
C 22
$0
Marthinsen, Kristian
LW 19
$0
Milner, Parker
G 28
$0
Morrison, Adam
G 27
$0
Shumakov, Sergei
RW 26
$0
Thompson, Logan
G 21
$0
TOTALS TOTALS
$19,904,749
$10,688,332
$4,397,500
$0
$0
$0
Active Roster
Player Type Cap Hit Buried Hit Accum Hit Proj Hit NHL IR LTIR SOIR C.LOAN E.LOAN SUSP WNR MIN JR LOAN
Ovechkin, Alex ST $9,538,462 $8,513,462 $615,385 $9,538,462 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Carlson, John ST $8,000,000 $6,975,000 $516,129 $8,000,000 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kuznetsov, Evgeny ST $7,800,000 $6,775,000 $503,226 $7,800,000 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Backstrom, Nicklas ST $6,700,000 $5,675,000 $432,258 $6,700,000 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Holtby, Braden ST $6,100,000 $5,075,000 $393,548 $6,100,000 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Niskanen, Matt ST $5,750,000 $4,725,000 $370,968 $5,750,000 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oshie, T.J. ST $5,750,000 $4,725,000 $370,968 $5,750,000 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wilson, Tom ST $5,166,667 $4,141,667 $333,333 $5,166,667 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Orlov, Dmitry ST $5,100,000 $4,075,000 $329,032 $5,100,000 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Eller, Lars ST $3,500,000 $2,475,000 $225,806 $3,500,000 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Burakovsky, Andre ST $3,000,000 $1,975,000 $193,548 $3,000,000 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kempny, Michal ST $2,500,000 $1,475,000 $161,290 $2,500,000 5 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Connolly, Brett ST $1,500,000 $475,000 $96,774 $1,500,000 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jaskin, Dmitrij ST $1,100,000 $75,000 $70,968 $1,100,000 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Smith-Pelly, Devante ST $1,000,000 $0 $64,516 $1,000,000 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Orpik, Brooks 35+ $1,000,000 $0 $64,516 $1,000,000 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bowey, Madison ST $1,000,000 $0 $64,516 $1,000,000 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vrana, Jakub EL $863,333 $0 $55,699 $863,333 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Boyd, Travis ST $800,000 $0 $51,613 $800,000 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Copley, Pheonix ST $650,000 $0 $41,935 $650,000 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Djoos, Christian ST $650,000 $0 $41,935 $650,000 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dowd, Nic ST $650,000 $0 $41,935 $650,000 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Walker, Nathan ST $650,000 $0 $41,935 $650,000 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stephenson, Chandler ST $650,000 $0 $41,935 $650,000 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS $79,418,462 $5,123,772 $79,418,462
Other
Player Type Cap Hit Buried Hit Accum Hit Proj Hit NHL
Carryover Bonus Overages $82,500 $5,323 $82,500 12
TOTALS $82,500 $5,323 $82,500
Non-Roster
Player Type Cap Hit Buried Hit Accum Hit Proj Hit NHL IR LTIR SOIR C.LOAN E.LOAN SUSP WNR MIN JR LOAN
Mitchell, Mason EL $883,750 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
Ikonen, Juuso EL $925,000 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
Johansen, Lucas EL $925,000 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
Samsonov, Ilya EL $925,000 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
Siegenthaler, Jonas EL $714,166 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
Vanecek, Vitek EL $714,167 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
Alexeyev, Alexander EL $925,000 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
Gersich, Shane EL $925,000 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
Shumakov, Sergei EL $925,000 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
Pinho, Brian EL $833,750 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
Pilon, Garrett EL $775,833 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
Bindulis, Kristofers EL $792,500 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
Gustafsson, Hampus EL $883,750 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
Kammerer, Maximilian EL $870,000 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
Jonsson-Fjallby, Axel EL $860,000 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
Sutter, Riley EL $817,500 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
Malenstyn, Beck EL $763,333 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
Williams, Colby EL $751,000 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
Hobbs, Connor EL $720,000 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
Bau-Hansen, Mathias EL $700,000 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
Lewington, Tyler ST $675,000 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
O'Brien, Liam ST $0 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
Barber, Riley ST $650,000 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
Sgarbossa, Michael ST $650,000 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
Megna, Jayson ST $650,000 $0 $38,441 $38,441 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Ness, Aaron ST $650,000 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
TOTALS $19,904,749 $38,441 $38,441

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