Arbitration Filings

  • Player Elected Salary Arbitration eligibility:
    • Player must meet the Pro Years of Professional Experience requirement [CBA Section 12.1(a)]
    • Player electing for Arbitration must do so by making a written request [CBA 12.2]
    • Player must notify the Central Registry, NHLPA & Team by 5:00pm EST on July 5th [CBA 12.2]
  • Club Elected Salary Arbitration eligibility (first window):
    • Club electing for Arbitration in the first window must do so in writing by the later of June 15th OR 48hrs after the Stanley Cup final by 5:00pm EST [CBA Section 12.4(a)]
    • Player had a base salary greater than $2,198,916 in 2019 [CBA Section 12.3(a)]
    • Club electing for Arbitration in the first window can be made in lieu of a Qualifying Offer [CBA 12.3(a)(ii)]
    • Player cannot be awarded less than 85% of his previous years combined base salary, signing bonuses and performance bonuses [CBA 12.3(a)(iii)]
  • Club Elected Salary Arbitration eligibility (second window):
    • Club electing for Arbitration in the second window must do so in writing between July 5th at 5:00pm EST & July 6th at 5:00pm EST [CBA Section 12.4(b)]
    • Club has to have made a valid Qualifying offer to the Player which has not yet been accepted [CBA Section 12.3(b)(i)]
    • Club offer for Arbitration in the second window equal to or higher than the Players previous years combined base salary, signing bonuses and performance bonuses [CBA 12.3(b)(ii)]
    • Player can only be subject to one (1) Club elected Salary Arbitration in his career [CBA 12.3(c)]
    • Club can only elect to have two (2) Salary Arbitrations per league year [CBA 12.3(d)]
  • Arbitration Ruling:
    • Player & Club can settle on a deal at any point prior to the official ruling
    • Once the hearing has taken place, the Salary Arbitration decision must be issued by email within 48 hrs of the closing [CBA 12.9(n)(i)]
    • Arbitration awards can only be 1 or 2 years in length [CBA 12.10(a)&(b)]
    • The party (Player or Club) who did not elect for Arbitration decides on the awarded term [CBA 12.10(a)&(b)]
    • Players who are in their final year Restricted Free Agency are only entitled to a 1 year term.
    • Club cannot walk away from a Club elected Arbitration Settlement [CBA 12.10(e)]
    • Player elected Arbitration Settlements of 1 year and greater than $4,397,832, Club can walk away from the awarded salary, making the player a UFA [CBA 12.10(a)]
    • Player elected Arbitration Settlements of 2 years and greater than $4,397,832, Club can walk away from the second (2nd) year of the awarded salary, making the player a UFA at the end of year 1 [CBA 12.10(b)]
A full list of arbitration-eligible players can be found from the Arbitration Calculator
Year
Team
Elected By
Verdict
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PLAYERELECTED BYTEAMHEARING DATEVERDICTPREVIOUS AAVRESULTING AAV
Armia, JoelPlayerMontreal CanadiensMTLJul 20, 2019Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $1,850,0002 years at $2,600,000
Aston-Reese, ZachPlayerPittsburgh PenguinsPITJul 22, 2019Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $925,0002 years at $1,000,000
Bennett, SamPlayerCalgary FlamesCGYJul 27, 2019Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $1,950,0002 years at $2,550,000
Binnington, JordanPlayerSt. Louis BluesSTLJul 20, 2019Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $650,0002 years at $4,400,000
Buchnevich, PavelPlayerNew York RangersNYRJul 29, 2019Settlement prior to hearing3 years at $925,0002 years at $3,250,000
Butcher, WillPlayerNew Jersey DevilsNJDAug 2, 2019Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $3,775,0003 years at $3,733,333
Carrick, ConnorPlayerNew Jersey DevilsNJDJul 25, 2019Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $1,300,0002 years at $1,500,000
Compher, J.T.PlayerColorado AvalancheCOLJul 31, 2019Settlement prior to hearing3 years at $1,000,0004 years at $3,500,000
Copp, AndrewPlayerWinnipeg JetsWPGJul 21, 2019Arbitration verdict honoured by team2 years at $1,000,0002 years at $2,280,000
De Leo, ChasePlayerAnaheim DucksANAJul 27, 2019Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $650,0001 year at $750,000
Dickinson, JasonPlayerDallas StarsDALJul 20, 2019Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $875,0002 years at $1,500,000
Djoos, ChristianPlayerWashington CapitalsWSHJul 22, 2019Arbitration verdict honoured by team2 years at $650,0001 year at $1,250,000
Dries, SheldonPlayerColorado AvalancheCOLAug 4, 2019Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $925,0001 year at $735,000
Edmundson, JoelPlayerSt. Louis BluesSTLAug 4, 2019Arbitration verdict honoured by team1 year at $3,000,0001 year at $3,100,000
Elie, RemiPlayerBuffalo SabresBUFAug 1, 2019Settlement post hearing but prior to verdict1 year at $735,0001 year at $700,000
Forsberg, AntonPlayerCarolina HurricanesCARAug 4, 2019Arbitration verdict honoured by team2 years at $750,0001 year at $775,000
Graves, RyanPlayerColorado AvalancheCOL-Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $650,0001 year at $735,000
Grimaldi, RoccoPlayerNashville PredatorsNSHAug 4, 2019Arbitration verdict honoured by team1 year at $650,0001 year at $1,000,000
Heinen, DantonPlayerBoston BruinsBOSAug 3, 2019Settlement prior to hearing3 years at $995,8332 years at $2,800,000
Hudon, CharlesPlayerMontreal CanadiensMTLAug 2, 2019Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $650,0001 year at $800,000
Husso, VilleTeamSt. Louis BluesSTLJul 22, 2019Settlement prior to hearing3 years at $925,0001 year at $700,000
Iafallo, AlexPlayerLos Angeles KingsLAKJul 20, 2019Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $925,0002 years at $2,425,000
Laughton, ScottPlayerPhiladelphia FlyersPHIJul 30, 2019Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $962,5002 years at $2,300,000
Lehkonen, ArtturiPlayerMontreal CanadiensMTLAug 3, 2019Settlement prior to hearing3 years at $925,0002 years at $2,400,000
Lomberg, RyanPlayerCalgary FlamesCGYAug 1, 2019Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $710,0001 year at $700,000
McCabe, JakePlayerBuffalo SabresBUFAug 4, 2019Settlement prior to hearing3 years at $1,600,0002 years at $2,850,000
McGinn, BrockPlayerCarolina HurricanesCARJul 20, 2019Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $887,5002 years at $2,100,000
Mueller, MircoPlayerNew Jersey DevilsNJDJul 28, 2019Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $850,0001 year at $1,400,000
Paquette, CédricPlayerTampa Bay LightningTBL-Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $1,000,0002 years at $1,650,000
Pionk, NealPlayerWinnipeg JetsWPGJul 24, 2019Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $1,775,0002 years at $3,000,000
Rittich, DavidPlayerCalgary FlamesCGYJul 29, 2019Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $800,0002 years at $2,750,000
Rodrigues, EvanPlayerBuffalo SabresBUFJul 23, 2019Arbitration verdict honoured by team2 years at $650,0001 year at $2,000,000
Sanford, ZacharyPlayerSt. Louis BluesSTL-Settlement prior to hearing3 years at $925,0002 years at $1,500,000
Sissons, ColtonPlayerNashville PredatorsNSHJul 26, 2019Settlement prior to hearing3 years at $625,0007 years at $2,857,143
Stephenson, ChandlerPlayerWashington CapitalsWSHAug 1, 2019Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $650,0001 year at $1,050,000
Subban, MalcolmPlayerVegas Golden KnightsVGKJul 20, 2019Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $650,0001 year at $850,000
Sundqvist, OskarPlayerSt. Louis BluesSTLJul 24, 2019Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $700,0004 years at $2,750,000
Trouba, JacobPlayerNew York RangersNYRJul 25, 2019Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $5,500,0007 years at $8,000,000
Ullmark, LinusPlayerBuffalo SabresBUFAug 2, 2019Settlement post hearing but prior to verdict2 years at $750,0001 year at $1,325,000
Valiev, RinatPlayerCalgary FlamesCGYAug 4, 2019Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $650,0001 year at $700,000
Weegar, MacKenziePlayerFlorida PanthersFLAJul 22, 2019Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $900,0001 year at $1,600,000