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
Bellows, KiefferC, LWNew York IslandersNYI$832,500
Golyshev, AnatolyLW, RWNew York IslandersNYI$700,000
Hughes, QuinnLDVancouver CanucksVAN$832,500
Jasek, LukasRWVancouver CanucksVAN$832,500
Kase, DavidRW, LW, CPhiladelphia FlyersPHI$700,000
Korshkov, YegorRWCarolina HurricanesCAR$832,500
Lerby, Carl-JohanLDCalgary FlamesCGY$832,500
Leskinen, OttoLD/RDMontreal CanadiensMTL$832,500
Malgin, DenisRW, CToronto Maple LeafsTOR$700,000
Mascherin, AdamC, LWDallas StarsDAL$750,000
Pettersson, EliasCVancouver CanucksVAN$832,500
Senn, GillesGNew Jersey DevilsNJD$750,000
Thürkauf, CalvinC, LWColumbus Blue JacketsCBJ$700,000
Tkachuk, BradyLW, COttawa SenatorsOTT$832,500
Wells, DylanGCarolina HurricanesCAR$700,000
Yelesin, AlexanderRDCalgary FlamesCGY$832,500

Denis Malgin Qualifying Offer

Salary Calculation

Maximum AAV Multiplier
PREVIOUS AAV:$700,000
120% OF AAV MAX:$840,000
Final Year Salary Multiplier
PREVIOUS SALARY:$700,000
SIGNING BONUS:$0
BASE SALARY:$700,000
MULTIPLICATION FACTOR:105%
Result
QO DETERMINED FROM:Multiplication Factor
QUALIFYING OFFER:$750,000 (SEASON MINIMUM SALARY)

Type Determination

GP REQUIRED LAST SEASON:41
TOTAL GP LAST SEASON:0
GP REQUIRED PREVIOUS 3 SEASONS:152
TOTAL GP PREVIOUS 3 SEASONS:94
CLEARED WAIVERS LAST SEASON : Yes
QUALIFYING OFFER TYPE: Two-Way