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)
  • 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. The player played in 180 NHL games in the previous three seasons (Prorating for the shortened 2012-13 season: 156 games if one of the three seasons is 2012-13).
    2. The player played in 60 NHL games in the previous season (36 if the previous season is 2012-13).
    3. The player did not clear waivers in the previous season.

RFA Player Select

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PLAYERPOSTEAMBASE SALARY
Aaltonen, MiroC, LW, RWTOR$832,500
Bennett, BeauRW, LWSTL$650,000
Bertschy, ChristophCNJD$800,000
Carrier, WilliamLWVGK$750,000
Ceci, CodyDOTT$3,350,000
Christoffer, BradenLW$650,000
Comrie, EricGWPG$692,500
Dano, MarkoC, LW, RWWPG$850,000
Edmundson, JoelDSTL$1,200,000
Eisenschmid, MarkusC$650,000
Ellis, NickG$832,500
Hägg, RobertDPHI$832,500
Hanifin, NoahDCGY$832,500
Hathaway, GarnetRWCGY$650,000
Hayes, KevinCNYR$2,600,000
Holm, PhilipDVGK$832,500
Hultström, LinusD$700,000
Jankowski, MarkCCGY$832,500
Janmark, MattiasCDAL$700,000
Jarry, TristanGPIT$650,000
Karlsson, WilliamCVGK$1,000,000
Kase, OndrejRWANA$650,000
Kerdiles, NicolasLWWPG$650,000
Kulak, BrettDCGY$650,000
Langhamer, MarekGARI$660,000
Larkin, DylanC, LWDET$832,500
Lindbohm, PetteriDSTL$650,000
Lipon, JCRWWPG$650,000
McCarron, MichaelRW, CMTL$832,500
Montour, BrandonDANA$832,500
Morrissey, JoshuaDWPG$832,500
Nelson, BrockC, LWNYI$3,500,000
Nemeth, PatrikDCOL$945,000
Nurse, DarnellDEDM$832,500
Nylander, WilliamRW, CTOR$832,500
Pedan, AndreyDPIT$750,000
Petan, NicolasCWPG$832,500
Pokka, VilleD$650,000
Poolman, TuckerDWPG$832,500
Puempel, MattLWDET$725,000
Pulkkinen, TeemuLWVGK$700,000
Reinhart, SamRW, CBUF$832,500
Ritchie, NickLWANA$832,500
Rittich, DavidGCGY$725,000
Rooney, KevinCNJD$650,000
Rychel, KerbyLWMTL$832,500
Salomäki, MiikkaRWNSH$650,000
Santini, StevenDNJD$832,500
Schmaltz, JordanDSTL$832,500
Shinkaruk, HunterCCGY$832,500
Skjei, BradyDNYR$832,500
Slepyshev, AntonLW, RWEDM$832,500
Smith, GemelCDAL$650,000
Spooner, RyanC, LWNYR$2,825,000
Stone, MarkRWOTT$4,500,000
Theodore, SheaDVGK$832,500
Valk, CurtisCFLA$650,000
Virtanen, JakeRWVAN$832,500
Weegar, MacKenzieDFLA$675,000
Wilson, TomRWWSH$2,250,000
Wood, MilesLWNJD$832,500
Zucker, JasonLW, RWMIN$2,000,000

Tobias Rieder Qualifying Offer

This players contract does not end until the end of the 2018-19 season. The qualifying offer will be as follows
SALARY:$2,000,000
SIGNING BONUS:$0
BASE SALARY:$2,000,000
MULTIPLICATION FACTOR:100%
QUALIFYING OFFER:$2,000,000