Washington Capitals

Head Coach Todd Reirden
Assistant Coach Scott Arniel
Assistant Coach Reid Cashman
Assistant Coach Blaine Forsythe
Playoff Odds 99.8%
Cap Hit $81,088,408
Cap Space $411,592
LTIR Pool $0
Roster 21/23
Contracts 45/50
Transactions
signed C Nicklas Backstrom to a five-year, $46 million contract extension. Jan 14
assigned D Christian Djoos to Hershey (AHL). Jan 11
recalled D Christian Djoos from Hershey (AHL). Dec 27
assigned D Tobias Geisser to EV Zug (Switzerland). Dec 5
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Vegas Golden Knights acquired Chandler Stephenson from the Vegas Golden Knights for a 2021 fifth round pick
Dec 2
Monday, Jan 27 | 4:00pm
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Wednesday, Jan 29 | 4:30pm
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Friday, Jan 31 | 4:30pm
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Saturday, Jan 18
Thursday, Jan 16
Monday, Jan 13
Line Combinations Updated: Jan 18 (7:10am)
$9,538,4629.5M
$6,700,0006.7M
$5,166,6675.2M
$2,500,0002.5M
$8,000,0008M
Line 1 $21,405,129 Pairing 1 $10,500,000
$3,350,0003.4M
$7,800,0007.8M
$5,750,0005.8M
$5,100,0005.1M
$2,500,0002.5M
Line 2 $16,900,000 Pairing 2 $7,600,000
$2,750,0002.8M
$3,500,0003.5M
$2,750,0002.8M
$714,1660.7M
$2,345,0002.3M
Line 3 $9,000,000 Pairing 3 $3,059,166
$700,0000.7M
$750,0000.8M
$1,500,0001.5M
$6,100,0006.1M
$925,0000.9M
Line 4 $2,950,000 Goalies $7,025,000
Injury Report
Richard Panik Richard Panik - Undisclosed
Panik left the last game with an undisclosed injury and did not return. It is unknown if he will be able to face the Hurricanes on Monday.
questionable - Ques Mon
Updated Jan 12, 2020
Christian Djoos Christian Djoos - Upper Body
Djoos has missed the last five games with an upper-body injury, and it is unclear if he will return Saturday versus the Devils.
questionable - Ques Sat
Updated Jan 8, 2020

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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 $51,055,129 62.6% of cap
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Ovechkin, Alex LW 34
$9,538,462
M-NTC
$9,538,462
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Backstrom, Nicklas C 32
$6,700,000
M-NTC
$9,200,000
NMC
$9,200,000
NMC
$9,200,000
NMC
$9,200,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
(2025)
Oshie, T.J. RW 33
$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 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
Hagelin, Carl LW 31
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
$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)
Leipsic, Brendan LW 25
$700,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Vrana, Jakub LW 23
$3,350,000
$3,350,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Hathaway, Garnet RW 28
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$51,055,129
$52,055,129
$39,166,667
$38,416,666
$27,916,666
$0
(6) Defence $21,159,166 26.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Carlson, John D 30
$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
Gudas, Radko D 29
$2,345,000
$0
UFA
Siegenthaler, Jonas D 22
$714,166
$0
RFA
Kempny, Michal D 29
$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 $7,025,000 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 28
$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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21 16 13 11
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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45 33 23 13
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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$81,088,408 $71,105,129 $57,266,667 $55,705,833
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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$411,592 $10,394,871 $24,233,333 $25,794,167
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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$1,007,318 $10,394,871 $24,233,333 $25,794,167
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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$80,589,295 $71,105,129 $57,266,667 $55,705,833
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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$632,500 $600,000 $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
(26) 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 27
$700,000
$700,000
$0
UFA
Hughes, Tommy D 27
$0
Pinho, Brian C 24
$700,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Lewington, Tyler D 25
$675,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Vanecek, Vitek G 24
$716,667
$716,667
$716,667
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Gersich, Shane LW 23
$700,000
$0
RFA
Spinner, Steven RW 24
$0
$0
UFA
Elgestal, Kevin RW 23
$0
$0
UFA
Copley, Pheonix G 28
$1,100,000
$1,100,000
$1,100,000
$0
UFA
Hobbs, Connor D 23
$720,000
$0
RFA
Williams, Colby D 24
$700,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Johansen, Lucas D 22
$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 26
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Geisser, Tobias D 20
$775,000
$775,000
$775,000
$0
RFA
Walfridsson, Sebastian D 20
$0
Maass, Benton D 21
$0
Roykas Marthinsen, Kristian LW 20
$0
Alexeyev, Alexander D 20
$894,167
$894,167
$894,167
$0
RFA
Fehervary, Martin D 20
$805,833
$805,833
$805,833
$0
RFA
Clark, Kody C 20
$839,167
$839,167
$839,167
$0
RFA
Sutter, Riley RW 20
$786,667
$786,667
$786,667
$0
RFA
Gibson, Mitchell 24
$0
$0
UFA
Kannok-Leipert, Alex D 19
$0
Florchuk, Eric C 20
$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 32
$0
Snively, Joe LW 24
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
Nardella, Bobby D 23
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
$0
UFA
McMichael, Connor C 19
SLIDE
$894,167
$894,167
$894,167
$0
RFA
Leason, Brett RW 20
$842,500
$842,500
$842,500
$0
RFA
Protas, Aliaksei C 19
SLIDE
$795,000
$795,000
$795,000
$0
RFA
Has, Martin D 18
$0
$0
UFA
$0
UFA
Kessy, Kale LW 27
$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
$18,915,000
$12,940,834
$7,349,168
$1,689,167
$0
$0