Washington Capitals

Head Coach Todd Reirden
Assistant Coach Scott Arniel
Assistant Coach Reid Cashman
Assistant Coach Blaine Forsythe
Playoff Odds 100%
Cap Hit $82,855,025
Cap Space $-1,355,025
LTIR Pool $0
Roster 22/23
Contracts 46/50
Transactions
assigned C Travis Boyd to Hershey (AHL). Oct 7
assigned D Martin Fehervary to Hershey (AHL). Oct 6
waived C Travis Boyd. Oct 6
announced C Evgeny Kuznetsov has served his suspension. Oct 6
waived D Gustav Olofsson. Oct 3
Friday, Oct 18 | 4:00pm
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The Washington Capitals are still working on starting games better, but look to post back-to-back wins at home for the first time this season Friday night when the rival New York Rangers pay a visit. The Capitals gave up four goals in the first 10 minutes of a 6-3 loss to Colorado on Monday and surrendered the first two against Toronto on Wednesday before rallying for a 4-3 triumph. Full Preview

Sunday, Oct 20 | 4:00pm
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Tuesday, Oct 22 | 6:00pm
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Wednesday, Oct 16
Monday, Oct 14
Saturday, Oct 12
Line Combinations Updated: Oct 15 (10:30am)
$9,538,4629.5M
$6,700,0006.7M
$5,750,0005.8M
$714,1660.7M
$8,000,0008M
Line 1 $21,988,462 Pairing 1 $8,714,166
$2,750,0002.8M
$7,800,0007.8M
$5,166,6675.2M
$5,100,0005.1M
$2,345,0002.3M
Line 2 $15,716,667 Pairing 2 $7,445,000
$3,350,0003.4M
$3,500,0003.5M
$1,500,0001.5M
$2,500,0002.5M
$675,0000.7M
Line 3 $8,350,000 Pairing 3 $3,175,000
$700,0000.7M
$1,050,0001.1M
$2,750,0002.8M
$6,100,0006.1M
$925,0000.9M
Line 4 $4,500,000 Goalies $7,025,000
Injury Report
Jonas Siegenthaler Jonas Siegenthaler - Upper Body
Siegenthaler left the previous game with an upper-body injury, and it is uncertain if he will be available Friday against the Rangers.
questionable - Ques Fri
Updated Oct 16, 2019
Richard Panik Richard Panik - Upper Body
Panik exited the last game due to an upper-body injury, and it is unclear if he will draw back into the lineup against the Rangers on Friday.
questionable - Ques Fri
Updated Oct 16, 2019
Michal Kempny Michal Kempny - Hamstring
Kempny is recovering from offseason surgery on his left hamstring. It is unknown when he will make his season debut.
out - Out indefinitely
Updated Oct 15, 2019
Jonas Siegenthaler Jonas Siegenthaler - Upper Body
Siegenthaler left the previous game with an upper-body injury, and it is uncertain if he will face the Maple Leafs on Wednesday.
questionable - Ques Wed
Updated Oct 14, 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
(13) Forwards $52,105,129 63.9% of cap
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Hagelin, Carl LW 31
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$0
UFA
Ovechkin, Alex LW 34
$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
Panik, Richard
LTIR
RW 28
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$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)
Boyd, Travis C 26
$800,000
$0
RFA
$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
$1,050,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Leipsic, Brendan LW 25
$700,000
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Vrana, Jakub LW 23
$3,350,000
$3,350,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Hathaway, Garnet RW 27
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$52,105,129
$42,855,129
$29,966,667
$29,216,666
$18,716,666
$0
(7) Defence $22,639,999 27.8% 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 28
$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 29
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$0
UFA
Lewington, Tyler D 24
$675,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Siegenthaler, Jonas D 22
$714,166
$0
RFA
Kempny, Michal
IR
D 29
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$0
UFA
Fehervary, Martin D 20
$805,833
$805,833
$805,833
$0
RFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$22,639,999
$18,905,833
$18,905,833
$15,600,000
$8,000,000
$0
(2) Goalies $7,025,000 8.6% of cap
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Holtby, Braden G 30
$6,100,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Samsonov, Ilya G 22
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$7,025,000
$925,000
$0
$0
$0
$0
(2) Buried $200,000 0.2% of cap
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Djoos, Christian D 25
$175,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Copley, Pheonix G 27
$25,000
$25,000
$0
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$200,000
$25,000
$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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24 16 13 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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46 32 22 12
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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$82,855,025 $62,710,962 $48,872,500 $46,505,833
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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$-1,355,025 $18,789,038 $32,627,500 $34,994,167
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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$-1,355,025 $18,789,038 $32,627,500 $34,994,167
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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$83,120,128 $62,710,962 $48,872,500 $46,505,833
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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$765,000 $732,500 $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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3 3 3 3
(24) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Sgarbossa, Michael C 27
$700,000
$700,000
$0
UFA
Jokipakka, Jyrki D 28
$0
Djoos, Christian D 25
$1,250,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
O'Brien, Liam C 25
$700,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Maillet, Philippe C 26
$700,000
$700,000
$0
UFA
Hughes, Tommy D 27
$0
Pinho, Brian C 24
$700,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Vanecek, Vitek G 23
$716,667
$716,667
$716,667
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Gersich, Shane LW 23
$700,000
$0
RFA
Spinner, Steven RW 23
$0
$0
UFA
Elgestal, Kevin RW 23
$0
$0
UFA
Copley, Pheonix G 27
$1,100,000
$1,100,000
$1,100,000
$0
UFA
Hobbs, Connor D 22
$720,000
$0
RFA
Williams, Colby D 24
$700,000
$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
UFA
$0
UFA
Bindulis, Kristofers D 24
$792,500
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Gustafsson, Hampus C 25
$0
UFA
$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 20
$0
Alexeyev, Alexander D 19
$894,167
$894,167
$894,167
$0
RFA
Clark, Kody C 20
$839,167
$839,167
$839,167
$0
RFA
Sutter, Riley RW 19
$786,667
$786,667
$786,667
$0
RFA
Gibson, Mitchell 24
$0
$0
UFA
Kannok-Leipert, Alex D 19
$0
Florchuk, Eric C 19
$0
Bau-Hansen, Mathias LW 26
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Marthinsen, Kristian LW 20
$0
$0
UFA
$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
Nardella, Bobby D 23
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
McMichael, Connor C 18
SLIDE
$894,167
$894,167
$894,167
$0
RFA
Leason, Brett RW 20
$842,500
$842,500
$842,500
$0
RFA
Protas, Aliaksei C 18
SLIDE
$795,000
$795,000
$795,000
$0
RFA
Has, Martin D 18
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Kessy, Kale LW 26
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
McCarthy, Chris C 28
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Warm, Beck G 20
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Whitney, Steven RW 28
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$17,434,167
$12,135,001
$6,543,335
$1,689,167
$0
$0