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Qualifying Offer Calculator

  • Teams must extend a qualifying offer to a restricted free agent to retain negotiation rights.
    • A qualifying offer is an official Standard Player Contract (SPC) offer which shall be 1 year in length, and which can be subject to salary arbitration should the player be eligible.
    • Clubs have until the later of June 25th or the first Monday after the Entry Draft to submit Qualifying Offers.
    • Qualifying Offers apply to Group 2 and Group 4 free agents.
    • Submitting a Qualifying Offers gives the prior club the right of first refusal to match any offer sheet submitted, or receive draft pick compensation.
    • If the player rejects the qualifying offer, they remain an RFA and their rights are retained by the team.
    • If a player does not receive a qualifying offer, the player becomes a UFA.
  • The qualifying offer is calculated from the players base salary (NHL salary minus signing bonus), and at minimum must meet the seasons minimum salary requirements:
    • 110% of the base salary if the base salary is less than or equal to $660,000
    • 105% of the base salary if the base salary is greater than $660,000 or less than $1,000,000. However, this qualifying offer cannot exceed $1,000,000.
    • 100% of the base salary if the base salary is equal to or greater than $1,000,000.
    • CBA Reference 10.2 (a) (ii)
  • For players who are on expiring contracts that were signed after July 10, 2020:
    • The Qualifying Offer is limited to 120% of their previous contracts annual average (AAV)
    • Reference: 2020 NHL CBA extension Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
  • The qualifying offer must be a One-Way offer if the following three requirements are met (A goaltender is considered to have played a game if they are on the bench as a backup for this scenario):
    1. In the previous three seasons, the player played in:
      • 180 NHL games (or as pro-rated in the table below)
    2. In the previous season, the player played in:
      • 60 NHL game (or as pro-rated in the table below)
    3. The player did not clear waivers in the previous season.
Games Played Requirements Pro-Ratings
PREVIOUS SEASONCOVID ROSTER FREEZE PLAYERNON-COVID ROSTER FREEZE PLAYER
60GP180GP60GP180GP
2022-236016160161
2021-226015260161
2020-214115241161
2019-205117160180
2012-133615636156

RFA Player Select

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PLAYERPOSTEAMBASE SALARY
Abramov, VitalyLWOttawa SenatorsOTT$750,000
Alsing, OlleLDOttawa SenatorsOTT$832,500
Aston-Reese, ZachLW, RWPittsburgh PenguinsPIT$1,000,000
Batherson, DrakeC, RWOttawa SenatorsOTT$700,000
Beauvillier, AnthonyLWNew York IslandersNYI$2,400,000
Bellows, KiefferC, LWNew York IslandersNYI$832,500
Benson, TylerLWEdmonton OilersEDM$832,500
Bitten, WillRW, CMinnesota WildMIN$800,000
Booth, CallumGBoston BruinsBOS$700,000
Borgen, WilliamRDSeattle KrakenSEA$832,500
Brisebois, GuillaumeLDVancouver CanucksVAN$700,000
Brown, LoganCOttawa SenatorsOTT$832,500
Bunnaman, ConnorCPhiladelphia FlyersPHI$700,000
Cholowski, DennisLDSeattle KrakenSEA$832,500
Clague, KaleLDLos Angeles KingsLAK$725,000
Coghlan, DylanRDVegas Golden KnightsVGK$700,000
Colton, RossCTampa Bay LightningTBL$700,000
Comtois, MaximeC, LWAnaheim DucksANA$832,500
Copp, AndrewC, LWWinnipeg JetsWPG$2,300,000
Dahlin, RasmusLDBuffalo SabresBUF$832,500
Dickinson, JasonC, LWVancouver CanucksVAN$1,600,000
Dubé, DillonRW, LWCalgary FlamesCGY$800,000
Dunn, VinceLD/RDSeattle KrakenSEA$1,875,000
Erne, AdamLW, RWDetroit Red WingsDET$997,500
Fabbro, DanteRDNashville PredatorsNSH$832,500
Fiala, KevinLW, RWMinnesota WildMIN$3,500,000
Fitzgerald, CaseyRDBuffalo SabresBUF$832,500
Fleury, CaleRDSeattle KrakenSEA$700,000
Gawdin, GlennC, RWCalgary FlamesCGY$700,000
Gettinger, TimLW, RWNew York RangersNYR$700,000
Gilbert, DennisLDColorado AvalancheCOL$832,500
Golyshev, AnatolyLW, RWNew York IslandersNYI$700,000
Gregor, NoahC, LWSan Jose SharksSJS$700,000
Gustavsson, FilipGOttawa SenatorsOTT$750,000
Hagel, BrandonLWChicago BlackhawksCHI$832,500
Hájek, LiborLDNew York RangersNYR$832,500
Hart, CarterGPhiladelphia FlyersPHI$750,000
Hronek, FilipRDDetroit Red WingsDET$700,000
Hughes, QuinnLDVancouver CanucksVAN$832,500
Imama, BokondjiLWArizona CoyotesARI$735,000
Jasek, LukasRWVancouver CanucksVAN$832,500
Jokiharju, HenriRDBuffalo SabresBUF$832,500
Jones, MaxLW, RWAnaheim DucksANA$832,500
Juolevi, OlliLDVancouver CanucksVAN$832,500
Kaprizov, KirillLW, RWMinnesota WildMIN$832,500
Kase, DavidRW, LW, CPhiladelphia FlyersPHI$700,000
Kirkland, JustinLW, RWCalgary FlamesCGY$700,000
Koivula, OttoLW, RW, CNew York IslandersNYI$732,500
Korshkov, YegorRWCarolina HurricanesCAR$832,500
Kotkaniemi, JesperiC, LWMontreal CanadiensMTL$832,500
Kovacevic, JohnnyLDWinnipeg JetsWPG$700,000
Kuokkanen, JanneLW, CNew Jersey DevilsNJD$800,000
Kylington, OliverLDCalgary FlamesCGY$787,500
Lajoie, MaximeLDCarolina HurricanesCAR$700,000
Lerby, Carl-JohanLDCalgary FlamesCGY$832,500
Leskinen, OttoLD/RDMontreal CanadiensMTL$832,500
Lind, KoleRWSeattle KrakenSEA$832,500
Lundeström, IsacC, LWAnaheim DucksANA$832,500
Mackey, ConnorLDCalgary FlamesCGY$832,500
Mahura, JoshLDAnaheim DucksANA$700,000
Malgin, DenisRW, CToronto Maple LeafsTOR$700,000
Marody, CooperC, RWEdmonton OilersEDM$832,500
Mascherin, AdamC, LWDallas StarsDAL$750,000
McNiven, MichaelGMontreal CanadiensMTL$700,000
Mittelstadt, CaseyCBuffalo SabresBUF$874,125
Moverare, JacobLDLos Angeles KingsLAK$700,000
Nylander, AlexanderRW, LWChicago BlackhawksCHI$832,500
Parsons, TylerGCalgary FlamesCGY$735,000
Patrick, NolanC, RWVegas Golden KnightsVGK$874,125
Pearson, ChaseCDetroit Red WingsDET$832,500
Peeke, AndrewRDColumbus Blue JacketsCBJ$832,500
Pelech, AdamLDNew York IslandersNYI$2,500,000
Pettersson, EliasCVancouver CanucksVAN$832,500
Phillips, MatthewCCalgary FlamesCGY$700,000
Philp, LukeCCalgary FlamesCGY$750,000
Pionk, NealRDWinnipeg JetsWPG$3,150,000
Poehling, RyanC, LWMontreal CanadiensMTL$832,500
Priskie, ChaseRDFlorida PanthersFLA$832,500
Reinhart, SamC, RWFlorida PanthersFLA$5,200,000
Ronning, TyRWNew York RangersNYR$700,000
Samsonov, IlyaGWashington CapitalsWSH$832,500
Sanheim, TravisLDPhiladelphia FlyersPHI$3,250,000
Saros, JuuseGNashville PredatorsNSH$1,500,000
Senn, GillesGNew Jersey DevilsNJD$750,000
Senyshyn, ZachRWBoston BruinsBOS$700,000
Shaw, MasonCMinnesota WildMIN$750,000
Shesterkin, IgorGNew York RangersNYR$832,500
Skinner, StuartGEdmonton OilersEDM$725,000
Smith, GivaniLWDetroit Red WingsDET$700,000
Sorokin, IlyaGNew York IslandersNYI$1,000,000
Steel, SamCAnaheim DucksANA$832,500
Svechnikov, AndreiLW, RWCarolina HurricanesCAR$832,500
Thomas, RobertRW, CSt. Louis BluesSTL$832,500
Thürkauf, CalvinC, LWColumbus Blue JacketsCBJ$700,000
Timmins, ConorRDArizona CoyotesARI$832,500
Tkachuk, BradyLW, COttawa SenatorsOTT$832,500
Tolvanen, EeliLWNashville PredatorsNSH$832,500
Twarynski, CarsenLWSeattle KrakenSEA$700,000
Välimäki, JuusoLDCalgary FlamesCGY$832,500
Vrána, JakubLWDetroit Red WingsDET$3,000,000
Wells, DylanGCarolina HurricanesCAR$700,000
Yamamoto, KailerRW, CEdmonton OilersEDM$832,500
Yelesin, AlexanderRDCalgary FlamesCGY$832,500
Zadorov, NikitaLD/RDCalgary FlamesCGY$3,200,000