Washington Capitals

Head Coach Todd Reirden
Assistant Coach Blaine Forsythe
Assistant Coach Lane Lambert
Goaltending Coach Scott Murray
Cap Health Rating ??.?
Playoff Odds NA
Cap Hit $77,600,962
Cap Space $1,899,038
LTIR Used $0
Roster 22/23
Contracts 45/50
Transactions
Tom Wilson
Jul 27
Re-signed RW Tom Wilson to a six-year, $31 million contract. Jul 27
Brooks Orpik
Jul 24
Re-signed D Brooks Orpik to a one-year, $1 million contract. Jul 24
Madison Bowey
Jul 19
Re-signed D Madison Bowey to a two-year, $2 million contract. Jul 19
Liam O'Brien
Jul 13
Signed C Liam O'Brien to a one-year, two-way contract. Jul 13
Riley Barber
Jul 3
Re-signed RW Riley Barber to a one-year, two-way contract worth $650,000. Jul 3
No games currently scheduled
Washington Capitals Injury Report
Braden Holtby Braden Holtby - Knee
Holtby sat out the last two games due to a knee injury and it is unclear if he will play Monday against the Rangers.
questionable - Ques Mon
Updated Mar 25, 2018
questionable - Ques Mon
Updated Mar 25, 2018
Michal Kempny Michal Kempny - Acquired
Kempny was recently acquired by the organization and his status for Thursday's game against the Panthers is in question.
questionable - Ques Thurs
Updated Feb 21, 2018
questionable - Ques Thurs
Updated Feb 21, 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 $46,768,462 58.8% 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 32
$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
Chiasson, Alex
RW 27
$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)
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
$46,768,462
$38,455,129
$31,755,129
$22,216,667
$22,216,666
$18,716,666
(8) 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 37
$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 27
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$0
UFA
Jerabek, Jakub
D 27
$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 28
$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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22 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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45 23 12 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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$77,600,962 $66,905,129 $53,105,129 $37,816,667
Projected 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. Assumes current roster is in effect for the remainder of season.

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$1,899,038 $12,594,871 $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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$1,899,038 $12,594,871 $26,394,871 $41,683,333
Current LTIR Relief

Amount of Long Term Injured Reserve space being used. 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
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
(33) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Peluso, Anthony
RW 29
$0
UFA
Sill, Zach
C 30
$0
UFA
Sgarbossa, Michael
C 26
$650,000
$0
UFA
Boyd, Travis
C 24
$0
RFA
Jokipakka, Jyrki
D 26
$0
Albert, John
C 29
$0
UFA
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
Gersich, Shane
LW 22
$925,000
$0
RFA
Elgestal, Kevin
RW 22
$0
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
Mitchell, Mason
LW 24
$883,750
$0
RFA
Bindulis, Kristofers
D 22
$792,500
$792,500
$0
RFA
Gustafsson, Hampus
C 24
$883,750
$0
RFA
Simpson, Wayne
RW 28
$0
UFA
Ikonen, Juuso
RW 23
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Kammerer, Maximilian
C 21
$870,000
$870,000
$870,000
$0
RFA
Bau-Hansen, Mathias
RW 24
$700,000
$0
RFA
Samsonov, Ilya
G 21
$0
Jonsson-Fjällby, Axel
LW 20
$860,000
$860,000
$860,000
$0
RFA
Samsonov, Ilya
G 21
$925,000
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$17,237,249
$8,945,832
$2,655,000
$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
TOTALS $0 $0 $0
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
TOTALS $0 $0 $0

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