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 an AAV (Base Salary, Signing Bonus & Perf. Bonuses) > $1,953,297 in 2016 [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 AAV (Base Salary, Signing Bonus & Perf. 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 year AAV (Base Salary, Signing Bonus & Perf. 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 & > $3,906,595, Club can walk away from the awarded salary, making the player a UFA [CBA 12.10(a)]
    • Player elected Arbitration Settlements of 2 years & > $3,906,595, 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
PLAYERELECTED BYTEAMHEARING DATEVERDICTPREVIOUS AAVRESULTING AAV
Barrie, TysonPlayerColorado AvalancheJul 29, 2016Settlement post hearing but prior to verdict2 years at $2,600,0004 years at $5,500,000
Coreau, JaredPlayerDetroit Red Wings-Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $600,0002 years at $612,500
Corrado, FrankPlayerToronto Maple LeafsJul 26, 2016Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $632,5001 year at $600,000
DeKeyser, DannyPlayerDetroit Red WingsJul 28, 2016Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $2,187,5006 years at $5,000,000
Granberg, PetterPlayerNashville PredatorsAug 3, 2016Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $600,0002 years at $612,500
Grigorenko, MikhailPlayerColorado AvalancheJul 22, 2016Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $675,0001 year at $1,300,000
Hayes, KevinPlayerNew York RangersJul 27, 2016Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $3,750,0002 years at $2,600,000
Hoffman, MikePlayerOttawa SenatorsAug 4, 2016Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $2,000,0004 years at $5,187,500
Holland, PeterPlayerToronto Maple LeafsJul 25, 2016Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $775,0001 year at $1,300,000
Jarnkrok, CallePlayerNashville PredatorsAug 4, 2016Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $735,0006 years at $2,000,000
Johansson, MarcusPlayerWashington CapitalsJul 20, 2016Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $3,750,0003 years at $4,583,333
Killorn, AlexPlayerTampa Bay LightningJul 20, 2016Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $2,550,0007 years at $4,450,000
Kreider, ChrisPlayerNew York RangersJul 22, 2016Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $2,475,0004 years at $4,625,000
Manning, BrandonPlayerPhiladelphia FlyersAug 2, 2016Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $625,0002 years at $975,000
Marincin, MartinPlayerToronto Maple LeafsAug 2, 2016Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $700,0002 years at $1,250,000
McIlrath, DylanPlayerNew York RangersJul 21, 2016Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $600,0001 year at $800,000
Miller, J.T.PlayerNew York RangersAug 2, 2016Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $874,0002 years at $2,750,000
Mrazek, PetrTeamDetroit Red WingsJul 27, 2016Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $737,5002 years at $4,000,000
Namestnikov, VladislavPlayerTampa Bay LightningJul 29, 2016Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $874,1252 years at $1,937,500
Palmieri, KylePlayerNew Jersey Devils-Settlement prior to hearing3 years at $1,466,6675 years at $4,650,000
Schenn, BraydenPlayerPhiladelphia FlyersJul 25, 2016Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $2,500,0004 years at $5,125,000
Schroeder, JordanPlayerMinnesota WildJul 27, 2016Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $600,0001 year at $650,000
Schwartz, JadenPlayerSt. Louis BluesJul 20, 2016Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $2,350,0005 years at $5,350,000
Stone, MichaelPlayerArizona CoyotesAug 4, 2016Settlement prior to hearing3 years at $1,150,0001 year at $4,000,000
Weal, JordanPlayerPhiladelphia FlyersJul 29, 2016Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $632,5001 year at $650,000