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)

2024 Restricted Free Agents (197)

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PLAYERELIGIBLETEAMSIGNED/EXTENDEDELC SIGNING AGEPRO-YEARS REQUIREDPRO-YEARS COMPLETED
Abramov, MikhailToronto Maple LeafsTOR-1940
Afanasyev, EgorNashville PredatorsNSH-1840
Ahac, LaytonVegas Golden KnightsVGK-2040
Aksiantsiuk, YauheniDallas StarsDAL-2040
Alexandrov, NikitaSt. Louis BluesSTL-1840
Allan, NolanChicago BlackhawksCHI-1840
Alnefelt, HugoTampa Bay LightningTBL-2040
Amirov, RodionToronto Maple LeafsTOR-2040
Angle, TylerColumbus Blue JacketsCBJ-2040
Avon, Jon-RandallPhiladelphia FlyersPHI-1840
Bäck, OskarDallas StarsDAL-2130
Barron, JustinColorado AvalancheCOL-2040
Bean, JakeColumbus Blue JacketsCBJ-1843
Beaucage, AlexColorado AvalancheCOL-2040
Beckman, AdamMinnesota WildMIN-1940
Berggren, JonatanDetroit Red WingsDET-2130
Bjørgvik Holm, Ole JulianColumbus Blue JacketsCBJ-1940
Bolduc, ZacharySt. Louis BluesSTL-1840
Bourque, MavrikDallas StarsDAL-1940
Broberg, PhilipEdmonton OilersEDM-1840
Byfield, QuintonLos Angeles KingsLAK-1840
Cajkovic, MaximTampa Bay LightningTBL-2040
Chayka, DaniilVegas Golden KnightsVGK-1840
Chromiak, MartinLos Angeles KingsLAK-1940
Clarke, BrandtLos Angeles KingsLAK-1840
Clarke, GraemeNew Jersey DevilsNJD-2040
Cormier, LukasVegas Golden KnightsVGK-1840
Cossa, SebastianDetroit Red WingsDET-1840
Crookshank, AngusOttawa SenatorsOTT-2130
Cuylle, WillNew York RangersNYR-1940
Dach, ColtonChicago BlackhawksCHI-1840
Dahlin, RasmusBuffalo SabresBUF-1843
Daws, NicoNew Jersey DevilsNJD-2040
Del Gaizo, MarcNashville PredatorsNSH-2130
Desnoyers, ElliotPhiladelphia FlyersPHI-1940
Dickinson, TannerSt. Louis BluesSTL-1940
Drury, JackCarolina HurricanesCAR-2130
Dubé, DillonCalgary FlamesCGY-1943
Eklund, WilliamSan Jose SharksSJS-1840
Ellis, ColtenSt. Louis BluesSTL-2040
Entwistle, MackenzieChicago BlackhawksCHI-1942
Ersson, SamuelPhiladelphia FlyersPHI-2130
Evangelista, LukeNashville PredatorsNSH-1840
Fairbrother, GianniMontreal CanadiensMTL-2040
Finley, JackTampa Bay LightningTBL-1840
Foerster, TysonPhiladelphia FlyersPHI-1840
Foote, NolanNew Jersey DevilsNJD-1840
Foudy, Jean-LucColorado AvalancheCOL-1940
Gogolev, PavelToronto Maple LeafsTOR-2130
Goncalves, GageTampa Bay LightningTBL-1940
Grans, HelgeLos Angeles KingsLAK-1940
Greig, RidlyOttawa SenatorsOTT-1840
Grushnikov, ArtemDallas StarsDAL-1840
Guénette, MaxenceOttawa SenatorsOTT-2040
Guenther, DylanArizona CoyotesARI-1840
Guhle, KaidenMontreal CanadiensMTL-1840
Gushchin, DaniilSan Jose SharksSJS-1940
Hagel, BrandonChicago BlackhawksCHI-2042
Hall, CurtisBoston BruinsBOS-2130
Hamaliuk, DillonSan Jose SharksSJS-1840
Hardman, MikeChicago BlackhawksCHI-2221
Harley, ThomasDallas StarsDAL-1840
Hart, CarterPhiladelphia FlyersPHI-1843
Hatakka, SanteriSan Jose SharksSJS-2040
Heimosalmi, AleksiCarolina HurricanesCAR-1840
Heinola, VilleWinnipeg JetsWPG-1840
Helenius, SamuelLos Angeles KingsLAK-1840
Henman, LukeSeattle KrakenSEA-2130
Henriksson, KarlNew York RangersNYR-2040
Holloway, DylanEdmonton OilersEDM-2040
Holmström, SimonNew York IslandersNYI-1840
Holtz, AlexanderNew Jersey DevilsNJD-1940
Hronek, FilipDetroit Red WingsDET-1843
Hunt, DaemonMinnesota WildMIN-1940
Iorio, VincentWashington CapitalsWSH-1840
Järventie, RobyOttawa SenatorsOTT-1940
Jarvis, SethCarolina HurricanesCAR-1840
Johansson, AlbertDetroit Red WingsDET-1940
Johnston, WyattDallas StarsDAL-1840
Jokiharju, HenriBuffalo SabresBUF-1943
Jones, MaxAnaheim DucksANA-1843
Kaliyev, ArthurLos Angeles KingsLAK-1940
Kallionkieli, MarcusVegas Golden KnightsVGK-1840
Katchouk, BorisTampa Bay LightningTBL-1943
Kelly, ParkerOttawa SenatorsOTT-1842
Kesselring, Michael
Pro-Seasons (GP sum of all leagues)
    Edmonton OilersEDM-2130
    Kirk, LiamArizona CoyotesARI-2130
    Klimovich, DanilaVancouver CanucksVAN-1840
    Knazko, SamuelColumbus Blue JacketsCBJ-1940
    Kniazev, ArtemiSan Jose SharksSJS-1840
    Koivunen, VilleCarolina HurricanesCAR-1840
    Kolyachonok, VladislavArizona CoyotesARI-1840
    Korczak, KaedanVegas Golden KnightsVGK-1840
    Krebs, PeytonVegas Golden KnightsVGK-1840
    Kressler, BraedenToronto Maple LeafsTOR-1840
    Kuzmin, DmitriWinnipeg JetsWPG-1840
    Kuznetsov, YanCalgary FlamesCGY-1940
    L'Heureux, ZacharyNashville PredatorsNSH-1840
    Lambos, CarsonMinnesota WildMIN-1840
    Lapierre, HendrixWashington CapitalsWSH-1840
    Légaré, NathanPittsburgh PenguinsPIT-1840
    Lindgren, RyanNew York RangersNYR-2043
    Lundell, AntonFlorida PanthersFLA-2040
    Lundkvist, NilsNew York RangersNYR-2130
    Lundmark, SimonWinnipeg JetsWPG-2040
    Lysell, FabianBoston BruinsBOS-1840
    Matier, JackNashville PredatorsNSH-1840
    McCartney, BenArizona CoyotesARI-2040
    McMichael, ConnorWashington CapitalsWSH-1840
    McTavish, MasonAnaheim DucksANA-1840
    Mercer, DawsonNew Jersey DevilsNJD-1840
    Meriläinen, LeeviOttawa SenatorsOTT-1940
    Miftakhov, AmirTampa Bay LightningTBL-2130
    Millman, MasonPhiladelphia FlyersPHI-1940
    Miner, TrentColorado AvalancheCOL-2040
    Mittelstadt, CaseyBuffalo SabresBUF-2043
    Moser, JanisArizona CoyotesARI-2130
    Murray, BlakeCarolina HurricanesCAR-2040
    Mysak, JanMontreal CanadiensMTL-1940
    Neighbours, JakeSt. Louis BluesSTL-1840
    Newkirk, ReeceNew York IslandersNYI-2040
    Norlinder, MattiasMontreal CanadiensMTL-2130
    O'Rourke, RyanMinnesota WildMIN-1940
    Okhotyuk, NikitaNew Jersey DevilsNJD-1840
    Olausson, OskarColorado AvalancheCOL-1840
    Ostapchuk, ZachOttawa SenatorsOTT-1840
    Othmann, BrennanNew York RangersNYR-1840
    Pärssinen, JuusoNashville PredatorsNSH-2040
    Pastujov, SashaAnaheim DucksANA-1840
    Pelletier, JakobCalgary FlamesCGY-1840
    Perfetti, ColeWinnipeg JetsWPG-1840
    Perreault, JacobAnaheim DucksANA-1840
    Peterka, John-JasonBuffalo SabresBUF-1940
    Pettersson, EliasVancouver CanucksVAN-2043
    Phillips, IsaakChicago BlackhawksCHI-2040
    Plasek, KarelVancouver CanucksVAN-2130
    Podkolzin, VasilyVancouver CanucksVAN-2040
    Poirier, JérémieCalgary FlamesCGY-1940
    Ponomarev, VasiliCarolina HurricanesCAR-1840
    Poulin, SamuelPittsburgh PenguinsPIT-1840
    Primeau, MasonVegas Golden KnightsVGK-2040
    Prokop, LukeNashville PredatorsNSH-1840
    Protas, AliakseiWashington CapitalsWSH-1840
    Quinn, JackBuffalo SabresBUF-1840
    Raddysh, TaylorTampa Bay LightningTBL-1943
    Raska, AdamSan Jose SharksSJS-2040
    Rasmussen, MichaelDetroit Red WingsDET-1843
    Räty, AatuNew York IslandersNYI-1840
    Raymond, LucasDetroit Red WingsDET-1940
    Rees, JamiesonCarolina HurricanesCAR-1940
    Reichel, LukasChicago BlackhawksCHI-1940
    Reinhardt, ColeOttawa SenatorsOTT-2130
    Robertson, NicholasToronto Maple LeafsTOR-1840
    Robertson, MatthewNew York RangersNYR-1840
    Robins, TristenSan Jose SharksSJS-1840
    Rossi, MarcoMinnesota WildMIN-1840
    Schmid, AkiraNew Jersey DevilsNJD-2130
    Schneider, BradenNew York RangersNYR-2040
    Schwindt, ColeFlorida PanthersFLA-1940
    Sebrango, DonovanDetroit Red WingsDET-1940
    Seeley, RonanCarolina HurricanesCAR-1940
    Seider, MoritzDetroit Red WingsDET-1840
    Sillinger, ColeColumbus Blue JacketsCBJ-1840
    Silovs, ArtursVancouver CanucksVAN-1840
    Skinner, HunterNew York RangersNYR-2040
    Söderström, VictorArizona CoyotesARI-1840
    Solovyov, IlyaCalgary FlamesCGY-2130
    Sourdif, JustinFlorida PanthersFLA-1940
    Søgaard, MadsOttawa SenatorsOTT-2040
    Spence, JordanLos Angeles KingsLAK-1940
    Stankoven, LoganDallas StarsDAL-1840
    Steeves, AlexToronto Maple LeafsTOR-2130
    Stillman, RileyChicago BlackhawksCHI-2043
    Stillman, ChaseNew Jersey DevilsNJD-1840
    Suzuki, RyanCarolina HurricanesCAR-1840
    Svozil, StanislavColumbus Blue JacketsCBJ-1840
    Teplý, MichalChicago BlackhawksCHI-1940
    Thompson, JackTampa Bay LightningTBL-1940
    Thomson, LassiOttawa SenatorsOTT-1840
    Thornton, AnsonArizona CoyotesARI-1840
    Tieksola, TuukkaCarolina HurricanesCAR-2040
    Tolvanen, EeliNashville PredatorsNSH-1943
    Tomasino, PhilipNashville PredatorsNSH-1840
    Tracey, BraydenAnaheim DucksANA-1840
    Tullio, TylerEdmonton OilersEDM-1940
    Tuomaala, SamuPhiladelphia FlyersPHI-1840
    Turcotte, AlexLos Angeles KingsLAK-1940
    Villeneuve, WilliamToronto Maple LeafsTOR-1940
    Viro, EemilDetroit Red WingsDET-1940
    Vukojevic, MichaelNew Jersey DevilsNJD-2040
    Washkurak, KeeanSt. Louis BluesSTL-2040
    Wiesblatt, OzzySan Jose SharksSJS-1840
    Wisdom, ZaydePhiladelphia FlyersPHI-1840
    Wolf, DustinCalgary FlamesCGY-1940
    Xhekaj, ArberMontreal CanadiensMTL-2040
    Zary, ConnorCalgary FlamesCGY-1840
    Zellweger, OlenAnaheim DucksANA-1840