The Coming Cap Apocalypse

Created by: Viqsi
Initial Creation Date: Dec 9, 2017
Published: Mar 21, 2018 at 5:51
Team: 2019-20 Columbus Blue Jackets
Legend
Lefthanded
Original Team
Righthanded
Position
No Move/Trade Clause
Expiry Status
Term Remaining
Edmonton Oilers
McDavid, Connor
$12,500,000
C
NMC
UFA - 5
Team Explanation
Just a guesstimate of what the offseason after next (wherein we have to resign Panarin, Bobrovsky, and Werenski) might end up being like - i.e. if we can afford to keep the guys we have without incurring additional buyouts or making cap-dump trades. Juuuuust barely succeeded.

I was possibly overly conservative on the salary cap projection (if the players throw in the full escrow, it'll be exceeded *this* offseason, to say nothing of next), but we'll see. Also didn't account for any potential Seattle expansion draft.
Free Agent Signings
RFAYEARSCAP HIT
Bjorkstrand, Oliver4$3,000,000
Nutivaara, Markus5$3,250,000
Werenski, Zachary8$7,500,000
Jenner, Boone3$3,200,000
Korpisalo, Joonas2$1,500,000
Murray, Ryan2$3,500,000
UFAYEARSCAP HIT
Bobrovsky, Sergei4$9,000,000
Panarin, Artemi8$8,000,000
CREATEDYEARSCAP HIT
Garvrikov, Vladislav3$850,000
Buyouts
  • Fedor Tyutin: $1,458,333
  • Scott Hartnell: $1,250,000
DRAFT YEARROUND 1ROUND 2ROUND 3ROUND 4ROUND 5ROUND 6ROUND 7
2020
CBJ
CBJ
CBJ
CBJ
CBJ
CBJ
CBJ
2021
CBJ
CBJ
CBJ
CBJ
CBJ
CBJ
CBJ
2022
CBJ
CBJ
CBJ
CBJ
CBJ
CBJ
CBJ
ROSTER SIZESALARY CAPCAP HITOVERAGES BONUSESCAP SPACE
23$82,000,000$81,684,719$0$2,835,000$315,281
Left WingCenterRight Wing
Panarin, Artemi
$8,000,000
LW
NMC
UFA - 7
Dubois, Pierre-Luc
$894,166
C
RFA - 1
Anderson, Josh
$1,850,000
RW
UFA - 1
Foligno, Nick
$5,500,000
LW, C, RW
NMC NTC
UFA - 2
Wennberg, Alexander
$4,900,000
C
UFA - 4
Atkinson, Cam
$5,875,000
RW, LW
NTC
UFA - 6
Jenner, Boone
$3,200,000
C, LW
UFA - 3
Stenlund, Kevin
$864,166
RW, C
RFA - 1
Bjorkstrand, Oliver
$3,000,000
RW
UFA - 2
Abramov, Vitaly
$730,833
LW
RFA - 2
Dubinsky, Brandon
$5,850,000
C, LW
NMC NTC
UFA - 2
Fortier, Maxime
$759,167
RW, C
UFA - 1
Thürkauf, Calvin
$714,444
C, LW
RFA - 1
Sherwood, Kole
$694,444
RW, C
RFA - 1
Left DefenseRight DefenseGoaltender
Werenski, Zachary
$7,500,000
LD
RFA - 3
Jones, Seth
$5,400,000
RD
UFA - 3
Bobrovsky, Sergei
$9,000,000
G
NMC
UFA - 7
Murray, Ryan
$3,500,000
LD
UFA - 2
Nutivaara, Markus
$3,250,000
RD
UFA - 3
Korpisalo, Joonas
$1,500,000
G
UFA - 1
Carlsson, Gabriel
$894,166
LD
RFA - 1
Savard, David
$4,250,000
RD
UFA - 2
Garvrikov, Vladislav
$850,000

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Mar 21, 2018 at 5:57
#1
Joined: Oct 2017
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Quote:
Juuuuust barely succeeded.


sorry but ya didna. rosters are 23, not 22.
Mar 21, 2018 at 5:59
#2
Joined: Feb 2016
Posts: 2,459
Likes: 524
Quoting: hpatton
Quote:
Juuuuust barely succeeded.


sorry but ya didna. rosters are 23, not 22.


23's the max, not the minimum. I admit that a perfectionist streak of mine insisting on trying to get a 23rd player had me sitting on posting this one for a while, tho. And if it does turn out I was overly conservative with the cap max, then it'll be easily settled.
Mar 21, 2018 at 6:04
#3
Joined: Oct 2017
Posts: 420
Likes: 94
Quoting: Viqsi
sorry but ya didna. rosters are 23, not 22.


23's the max, not the minimum. I admit that a perfectionist streak of mine insisting on trying to get a 23rd player had me sitting on posting this one for a while, tho. And if it does turn out I was overly conservative with the cap max, then it'll be easily settled.[/quote]

knock about a mil off Murray's deal. unless he actually stays healthy and has a big year next year he hasn't done anything to deserve more than a minimal raise.
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Mar 21, 2018 at 6:11
#4
Joined: Feb 2016
Posts: 2,459
Likes: 524
Quote:
Quoting: hpatton
23's the max, not the minimum. I admit that a perfectionist streak of mine insisting on trying to get a 23rd player had me sitting on posting this one for a while, tho. And if it does turn out I was overly conservative with the cap max, then it'll be easily settled.


knock about a mil off Murray's deal. unless he actually stays healthy and has a big year next year he hasn't done anything to deserve more than a minimal raise.

Fair point. Didn't take off a full mil, but there's still enough of a reduction there to call up another guy.
Mar 21, 2018 at 6:17
#5
Joined: Jul 2016
Posts: 11,259
Likes: 2,249
I really hope Provorov gets extended before Werenski because that’s too much! 6.25-6.5 is more reasonable.
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