Arbitration Calculator

  • Salary arbitration is a contract negotiation method that uses a third party arbitrator to determine a fair contract term and length for an expiring RFA player. Arbitration can be requested if a player meets the following conditions (CBA Reference 12.1 (b)):
    • The player qualifies as a Restricted Free Agent (RFA)
    • The player has not signed an offer sheet
    • The player has met the required professional years of experience, as shown in the list below
  • Eligibility for salary arbitration is dependent on entry-level signing age, and professional experience (CBA Reference 12.1 (a)):
    • 18-20: 4 years professional experience.
    • 21: 3 years professional experience.
    • 22-23: 2 years professional experience.
    • 24 and older: 1 year professional experience.
    Signing age is the age the player is on September 15 of the year they signed their contract, unless they turn 20 from September 16-December 31, in which case they are considered 20.
    A player is considered to have completed a year of professional experience if:
    1. The player is aged 18 or 19 and has played 10 or more NHL games in the respective season
    2. The player is aged 20 or older and has played 10 games in a professional league, while under an NHL SPC
    Due to the 2019-20 season being shortened by COVID, a pro-rating for the professional games requirement was applied as follows:
    1. If the player is aged 18 or 19, and is considered a Covid Roster Freeze Player, the 10 games requirement was pro-rated to 9 games (pro-rating of 70/82)
    2. If the player is aged 20 or older, the 10 games requirement was pro-rated to 9 games (pro-rating of 70/82)
    Due to the 2020-21 season being shortened, the professional games requirement was pro-rated to 7 games (56/82)

2023 Restricted Free Agents (216)

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PLAYERELIGIBLETEAMSIGNED/EXTENDEDELC SIGNING AGEPRO-YEARS REQUIREDPRO-YEARS COMPLETED
Abramov, MikhailToronto Maple LeafsTOR-1940
Adams, CollinNew York IslandersNYI-2320
Addison, CalenMinnesota WildMIN-1941
Afanasyev, EgorNashville PredatorsNSH-1840
Alexandrov, NikitaSt. Louis BluesSTL-1840
Alexeyev, AlexanderWashington CapitalsWSH-1841
Anderson, JoeyToronto Maple LeafsTOR-2043
Andersson, AxelAnaheim DucksANA-1840
Annunen, JustusColorado AvalancheCOL-2041
Aspirot, JonathanOttawa SenatorsOTT-2131
Bahl, KevinNew Jersey DevilsNJD-1941
Barratt, EvanChicago BlackhawksCHI-2131
Barron, MorganNew York RangersNYR-2131
Barteaux, DawsonDallas StarsDAL-1941
Barton, SethDetroit Red WingsDET-2220
Barzal, MathewNew York IslandersNYI-184Required years completed in 2020-21
Beaudin, NicolasChicago BlackhawksCHI-1841
Beckman, AdamMinnesota WildMIN-1940
Berdin, MikhailWinnipeg JetsWPG-2043
Berglund, VictorBoston BruinsBOS-2131
Bernard-Docker, JacobOttawa SenatorsOTT-2130
Berni, TimColumbus Blue JacketsCBJ-2040
Bjork, AndersBuffalo SabresBUF-213Required years completed in 2019-20
Björnfot, TobiasLos Angeles KingsLAK-1841
Blackwood, MackenzieNew Jersey DevilsNJD-184Required years completed in 2020-21
Bokk, DominikCarolina HurricanesCAR-1841
Bolduc, SamuelNew York IslandersNYI-2041
Boldy, MatthewMinnesota WildMIN-2040
Bouchard, EvanEdmonton OilersEDM-1841
Broberg, PhilipEdmonton OilersEDM-1840
Byfield, QuintonLos Angeles KingsLAK-1840
Byram, BowenColorado AvalancheCOL-1841
Carrier, AlexandreNashville PredatorsNSH-184Required years completed in 2020-21
Caufield, ColeMontreal CanadiensMTL-2040
Cernak, ErikTampa Bay LightningTBL-184Required years completed in 2020-21
Chisholm, DeclanWinnipeg JetsWPG-2041
Christiansen, JacobColumbus Blue JacketsCBJ-2131
Cirelli, Anthony
Pro-Seasons (GP sum of all leagues)
  1. 2017-18: 86 GP
  2. 2018-19: 86 GP
  3. 2019-20 (COVID): 93 GP
  4. 2020-21: 39 GP
Tampa Bay LightningTBL-194Required years completed in 2020-21
Clark, KodyWashington CapitalsWSH-1841
Clurman, NathanColorado AvalancheCOL-2320
Corcoran, ConnorVegas Golden KnightsVGK-2040
Cormier, LukasVegas Golden KnightsVGK-1840
Cotter, PaulVegas Golden KnightsVGK-1841
Cozens, DylanBuffalo SabresBUF-1841
Crotty, CameronArizona CoyotesARI-2131
Daccord, JoeyOttawa SenatorsOTT-232Required years completed in 2020-21
Damiani, RileyDallas StarsDAL-1941
DeBrincat, AlexChicago BlackhawksCHI-184Required years completed in 2020-21
Dellandrea, TyDallas StarsDAL-1841
Denisenko, GrigoriFlorida PanthersFLA-2041
Der-Arguchintsev, SemyonToronto Maple LeafsTOR-1841
Diliberatore, PeterVegas Golden KnightsVGK-2131
Dorofeyev, PavelVegas Golden KnightsVGK-2041
Dostal, LukasAnaheim DucksANA-1941
Drew, HunterAnaheim DucksANA-2131
Drysdale, JamieAnaheim DucksANA-1841
Dudas, AidanLos Angeles KingsLAK-1941
Duehr, WalkerCalgary FlamesCGY-2320
Emberson, TyArizona CoyotesARI-2130
Emilio Pettersen, MathiasCalgary FlamesCGY-2041
Émond, ZacharieSan Jose SharksSJS-1940
Evangelista, LukeNashville PredatorsNSH-1840
Fagemo, SamuelLos Angeles KingsLAK-1941
Fehérváry, MartinWashington CapitalsWSH-1841
Finley, JackTampa Bay LightningTBL-1840
Focht, CarsonVancouver CanucksVAN-2131
Foerster, TysonPhiladelphia FlyersPHI-1840
Foote, NolanNew Jersey DevilsNJD-1840
Fortier, GabrielTampa Bay LightningTBL-1841
Gildon, MaxFlorida PanthersFLA-2131
Giroux, DamienMinnesota WildMIN-2041
Golod, MaximAnaheim DucksANA-2041
Goncalves, GageTampa Bay LightningTBL-1940
Greig, RidlyOttawa SenatorsOTT-1840
Groleau, JérémyNew Jersey DevilsNJD-1841
Groulx, Benoit-OlivierAnaheim DucksANA-1941
Gruden, JonathanPittsburgh PenguinsPIT-1941
Guhle, KaidenMontreal CanadiensMTL-1840
Hållander, FilipToronto Maple LeafsTOR-1841
Hamaliuk, DillonSan Jose SharksSJS-1840
Harley, ThomasDallas StarsDAL-1840
Hayes, ZackaryVegas Golden KnightsVGK-2220
Heinola, VilleWinnipeg JetsWPG-1840
Hillis, CameronMontreal CanadiensMTL-2041
Hintz, RoopeDallas StarsDAL-204Required years completed in 2020-21
Hofer, JoelSt. Louis BluesSTL-1940
Höglander, NilsVancouver CanucksVAN-2041
Holm, ArvidWinnipeg JetsWPG-2131
Holmström, SimonNew York IslandersNYI-1840
Hutsko, LoganFlorida PanthersFLA-2220
Ibragimov, TimurSan Jose SharksSJS-2041
Ingham, JacobLos Angeles KingsLAK-2041
Ingram, ConnorNashville PredatorsNSH-2043
Jarvis, SethCarolina HurricanesCAR-1840
Jeník, JanArizona CoyotesARI-1941
Jenkins, BladeNew York IslandersNYI-2041
Johansson, AlbertDetroit Red WingsDET-1940
Jones, HunterMinnesota WildMIN-2041
Jones, ZacharyNew York RangersNYR-2040
Kaliyev, ArthurLos Angeles KingsLAK-1940
Kallionkieli, MarcusVegas Golden KnightsVGK-1840
Kastelic, MarkOttawa SenatorsOTT-2131
Kaut, MartinColorado AvalancheCOL-1841
Kemp, PhilipEdmonton OilersEDM-2131
Khodorenko, PatrickNew York RangersNYR-2131
Khovanov, AlexanderMinnesota WildMIN-1941
Kindopp, BryceAnaheim DucksANA-2131
Kniazev, ArtemiSan Jose SharksSJS-1840
Knight, SpencerFlorida PanthersFLA-2040
Koepke, ColeTampa Bay LightningTBL-2320
Kolyachonok, VladislavFlorida PanthersFLA-1840
Korczak, KaedanVegas Golden KnightsVGK-1840
Kotkov, VladislavSan Jose SharksSJS-1840
Král, FilipToronto Maple LeafsTOR-2041
Krebs, PeytonVegas Golden KnightsVGK-1840
Kupari, RasmusLos Angeles KingsLAK-1841
Kuznetsov, YanCalgary FlamesCGY-1940
Laaksonen, OskariBuffalo SabresBUF-2131
Laferrière, MathiasSt. Louis BluesSTL-1940
Lafrenière, AlexisNew York RangersNYR-1841
Lapierre, HendrixWashington CapitalsWSH-1840
Lauko, JakubBoston BruinsBOS-1841
Lavoie, RaphaelEdmonton OilersEDM-2041
Légaré, NathanPittsburgh PenguinsPIT-1840
Lindblom, OskarPhiladelphia FlyersPHI-213Required years completed in 2019-20
Ludvig, JohnFlorida PanthersFLA-2041
Lyle, BradyBoston BruinsBOS-2220
Maccelli, MatiasArizona CoyotesARI-2041
Madden, TylerLos Angeles KingsLAK-2041
Mandolese, KevinOttawa SenatorsOTT-2040
Maniscalco, JoshuaPittsburgh PenguinsPIT-2131
Marushev, MaximVegas Golden KnightsVGK-2220
McGregor, RyanArizona CoyotesARI-2131
McIsaac, JaredDetroit Red WingsDET-1840
McMichael, ConnorWashington CapitalsWSH-1840
Meier, TimoSan Jose SharksSJS-184Required years completed in 2019-20
Mercer, DawsonNew Jersey DevilsNJD-1840
Merkley, RyanSan Jose SharksSJS-1841
Miller, K'AndreNew York RangersNYR-2041
Millman, MasonPhiladelphia FlyersPHI-1940
Mismash, GrantNashville PredatorsNSH-2220
Mitchell, IanChicago BlackhawksCHI-2131
Myers, PhilippePhiladelphia FlyersPHI-184Required years completed in 2020-21
Neighbours, JakeSt. Louis BluesSTL-1840
Newhook, AlexColorado AvalancheCOL-2040
Noel, SerronFlorida PanthersFLA-1941
Okhotyuk, NikitaNew Jersey DevilsNJD-1840
Patera, JiriVegas Golden KnightsVGK-2131
Pekar, MatejBuffalo SabresBUF-1841
Pelletier, JakobCalgary FlamesCGY-1840
Perfetti, ColeWinnipeg JetsWPG-1840
Perreault, JacobAnaheim DucksANA-1840
Pinto, ShaneOttawa SenatorsOTT-2040
Ponomarev, VasiliCarolina HurricanesCAR-1840
Poulin, SamuelPittsburgh PenguinsPIT-1840
Prokop, LukeNashville PredatorsNSH-1840
Protas, AliakseiWashington CapitalsWSH-1840
Quinn, JackBuffalo SabresBUF-1840
Ranta, SampoColorado AvalancheCOL-2130
Reedy, ScottSan Jose SharksSJS-2220
Rees, JamiesonCarolina HurricanesCAR-1940
Regula, AlecChicago BlackhawksCHI-1941
Robertson, NicholasToronto Maple LeafsTOR-1840
Robertson, MatthewNew York RangersNYR-1840
Robins, TristenSan Jose SharksSJS-1840
Rodrigue, OlivierEdmonton OilersEDM-1941
Rossi, MarcoMinnesota WildMIN-1840
Rousek, LukasBuffalo SabresBUF-2220
Samberg, DylanWinnipeg JetsWPG-2131
Samuelsson, MattiasBuffalo SabresBUF-2041
Scheel, AdamDallas StarsDAL-2220
Schwindt, ColeFlorida PanthersFLA-1940
Seider, MoritzDetroit Red WingsDET-1840
Semykin, DmitriTampa Bay LightningTBL-2041
Sergachev, MikhailTampa Bay LightningTBL-184Required years completed in 2020-21
Silovs, ArtursVancouver CanucksVAN-1840
Skarek, JakubNew York IslandersNYI-1841
Slavin, JosiahChicago BlackhawksCHI-2220
Smith, TyNew Jersey DevilsNJD-1841
Söderström, VictorArizona CoyotesARI-1840
Sokolov, EgorOttawa SenatorsOTT-2041
Spence, JordanLos Angeles KingsLAK-1940
Stützle, TimOttawa SenatorsOTT-1841
Sutter, RileyWashington CapitalsWSH-1841
Suzuki, RyanCarolina HurricanesCAR-1840
Swayman, JeremyBoston BruinsBOS-2131
Talvitie, AarneNew Jersey DevilsNJD-2220
Tendeck, DavidArizona CoyotesARI-2041
Teplý, MichalChicago BlackhawksCHI-1940
Terry, TroyAnaheim DucksANA-2133
Thomas, AkilLos Angeles KingsLAK-1941
Thompson, TageBuffalo SabresBUF-204Required years completed in 2020-21
Thomson, LassiOttawa SenatorsOTT-1840
Tomasino, PhilipNashville PredatorsNSH-1840
Tracey, BraydenAnaheim DucksANA-1840
Tucker, TylerSt. Louis BluesSTL-2041
Turcotte, AlexLos Angeles KingsLAK-1940
Veleno, JosephDetroit Red WingsDET-1941
Vladar, DanielBoston BruinsBOS-194Required years completed in 2020-21
Vomacka, TomasNashville PredatorsNSH-2220
Wagner, AustinLos Angeles KingsLAK-204Required years completed in 2020-21
Wahlstrom, OliverNew York IslandersNYI-1941
Walsh, ReillyNew Jersey DevilsNJD-2131
Weissbach, LinusBuffalo SabresBUF-2320
Wiesblatt, OzzySan Jose SharksSJS-1840
Wilde, BodeNew York IslandersNYI-1841
Wisdom, ZaydePhiladelphia FlyersPHI-1840
Wolf, DustinCalgary FlamesCGY-1940
Woo, JettVancouver CanucksVAN-1941
Wylie, WyattePhiladelphia FlyersPHI-2041
Ylönen, JesseMontreal CanadiensMTL-2041
York, CamPhiladelphia FlyersPHI-2040
Zamula, YegorPhiladelphia FlyersPHI-1841
Zary, ConnorCalgary FlamesCGY-1840
Zavgorodny, DmitriCalgary FlamesCGY-1941
Zegras, TrevorAnaheim DucksANA-1941