Edmonton Oilers Salary Cap

The Edmonton Oilers are a team with big ambitions, and their salaries reflect that. With superstars like Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl on the roster, the Oilers have committed significant resources to their core players. This impacts their salary cap situation.

For hockey fans and analysts understanding the Edmonton Oilers salary cap situation is crucial. Let’s break down their current cap space, player contracts, and how it will affect their future moves.

Oilers Cap Space: Where Do They Stand?

The NHL salary cap changes yearly, and it’s essential to keep track of the Oilers’ available cap space. Resources like CapFriendly Oilers provide up-to-date information on their cap situation. At the moment, the Oilers are operating with limited cap space, which means strategic decisions will be necessary for future signings or trades.

Edmonton Oilers Salaries: Who’s Making the Big Bucks?

Not surprisingly, Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl command the highest salaries on the Oilers roster. Their contracts are well-deserved, considering their immense contributions, but they also significantly impact the Edmonton Oilers payroll. Other notable contracts include those of Darnell Nurse, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, and newcomers like Mattias Ekholm.

What Does This Mean for the Oilers’ Future?

The Oilers’ limited cap space presents challenges but also opportunities. General Manager Ken Holland will need to make savvy moves to improve the team while staying within the confines of the salary cap. This could include trading players, restructuring contracts, or carefully utilizing any available cap space.

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Understanding the Edmonton Oilers Salary Cap Situation

McDavid, Connor "C"$12,500,000 $12,500,000 $12,500,000 UFANMCC26
Draisaitl, Leon "A"$8,500,000 $8,500,000 UFAM-NTC, NMCC, LW27
Hyman, Zach$5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 UFANMCRW, LW31
Kane, Evander$5,125,000 $5,125,000 $5,125,000 UFANMCLW, RW31
Nugent-Hopkins, Ryan "A"$5,125,000 $5,125,000 $5,125,000 $5,125,000 $5,125,000 $5,125,000 NMCLW, C30
Foegele, Warren$2,750,000 UFALW, RW27
Janmark, Mattias$1,000,000 UFALW, RW30
Holloway, Dylan$925,000 RFAELC LW, C21
Ryan, Derek$900,000 $900,000 UFA35+C, RW36
Brown, Connor$775,000 UFARW, LW29
Pederson, Lane$775,000 $775,000 UFAC25
McLeod, RyanRFAC23
TOTAL$43,875,000 $38,425,000 $28,250,000 $10,625,000 $10,625,000 $5,125,000 28
Nurse, Darnell "A"$9,250,000 $9,250,000 $9,250,000 $9,250,000 $9,250,000 $9,250,000 NMCLD28
Ekholm, Mattias$6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 UFARSLD/RD33
Ceci, Cody$3,250,000 $3,250,000 UFARD29
Kulak, Brett$2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 UFALD/RD29
Broberg, Philip$863,333 RFAELC LD22
Desharnais, Vincent$762,500 UFARD27
Niemeläinen, Markus$762,500 RFALD25
Bouchard, EvanRFARD23
TOTAL$23,638,333 $21,250,000 $18,000,000 $9,250,000 $9,250,000 $9,250,000 27
Campbell, Jack$5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 UFAM-NTCG31
Skinner, Stuart$2,600,000 $2,600,000 $2,600,000 UFAG24
TOTAL$7,600,000 $7,600,000 $7,600,000 $5,000,000 27.5
BUYOUT HISTORY (1)2023-242024-252025-262026-272027-282028-29
Neal, James$1,916,667 $1,916,667
TOTAL$1,916,667 $1,916,667
ROSTER & BURIED CAP HIT $75,113,333 $67,275,000 $53,850,000 $24,875,000 $19,875,000 $14,375,000
DEAD CAP HIT $1,916,667 $1,916,667 ----
PROJECTED CAP HIT $77,880,000 $69,191,667 $53,850,000 $24,875,000 $19,875,000 $14,375,000
SALARY CAP $83,500,000 $87,500,000 $92,000,000 $92,000,000 $92,000,000 $92,000,000
PROJECTED CAP SPACE $5,620,000 $18,308,333 $38,150,000 $67,125,000 $72,125,000 $77,625,000
CURRENT CAP SPACE $5,620,000 -----


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