Los Angeles Kings Salary Cap

The NHL salary cap dictates the maximum amount of money teams can spend on player salaries in a given season. Understanding the Los Angeles Kings salary cap situation is crucial for fans who want to follow potential roster moves, trades, and free-agent signings.

For the current season, the Los Angeles Kings are operating with a salary cap hit close to the league’s ceiling. This means they have limited flexibility to make significant additions to their roster unless they clear cap space.

LA Kings Cap Space: What’s the Situation?

The LA Kings cap space fluctuates depending on factors like injuries, player trades, and players being sent to the minors. Currently, the Kings have limited cap space available. This puts constraints on their ability to add high-priced talent to their roster. Fans can track real-time cap space updates on reliable resources like CapFriendly.

Los Angeles Kings Payroll: Analyzing Player Contracts

The Kings have several high-earning players on their roster, which significantly contribute to their tight salary cap situation. Analyzing individual player contracts helps fans understand the team’s financial commitments and how those contracts impact potential moves in the future.

Cap Friendly Los Angeles Kings: Your Trusted Resource

Websites like CapFriendly provide a detailed breakdown of the Los Angeles Kings salary cap. These sites offer a comprehensive look at player salaries, contract lengths, potential bonuses, and how these factors impact the team’s overall cap space.

Staying Updated with the Los Angeles Kings

Stay ahead of the game with the latest LA Kings trade rumors and schedule on our website. We provide up-to-date news, analysis, and insights into the team’s roster moves, potential trades, and upcoming matchups.

LA Kings Salary Cap – Kings Cap Space

Kopitar, Anze "C"$10,000,000 $7,000,000$7,000,000 UFANMCC35
Dubois, Pierre-Luc$8,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 C25
Fiala, Kevin$7,875,000 $7,875,000 $7,875,000 $7,875,000 $7,875,000 $7,875,000 NMCRW, LW26
Danault, Phillip$5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 UFANMCC30
Kempe, Adrian$5,500,000 $5,500,000 $5,500,000 UFALW, RW26
Arvidsson, Viktor$4,250,000 UFARW, LW30
Moore, Trevor$4,200,000 $4,200,000 $4,200,000 $4,200,000 $4,200,000 UFAM-NTCLW, RW28
Lizotte, Blake$1,675,000 RFAC25
Grundström, Carl$1,300,000 RFALW, RW25
Byfield, Quinton$894,167 RFAELC C, LW20
Kaliyev, Arthur$894,167 RFAELC RW, LW22
Anderson-Dolan, Jaret$775,000 RFAC, LW, RW23
Lewis, Trevor$775,000 UFA35+RW, C36
TOTAL$52,138,334 $38,575,000 $38,575,000 $26,075,000 $20,575,000 $16,375,000 27
Doughty, Drew "A"$11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 $11,000,000 UFAM-NTCRD33
Gavrikov, Vladislav$5,875,000 $5,875,000 UFANMCLD27
Anderson, Michael$4,125,000 $4,125,000 $4,125,000 $4,125,000 $4,125,000 $4,125,000 LD24
Roy, Matt$3,150,000 UFARD28
Englund, Andreas$1,000,000 $1,000,000 UFALD27
Clarke, Brandt$863,333 $863,333 $863,333 RFAELC RD20
TOTAL$26,013,333 $22,863,333 $15,988,333 $15,125,000 $4,125,000 $4,125,000 26.5
Copley, Pheonix$1,500,000 UFAG31
Talbot, Cam$1,000,000 UFA35+NTCG36
Rittich, David$875,000 UFAG30
TOTAL$3,375,000 32.3
RETAINED SALARY (1)2023-242024-252025-262026-272027-282028-29
Provorov, Ivan$2,025,000 $2,025,000
TOTAL$2,025,000 $2,025,000
TERMINATED PENALTY (1)2023-242024-252025-262026-272027-282028-29
Richards, Mike$700,000 $700,000 $600,000 $600,000 $600,000 $600,000
TOTAL$700,000 $700,000 $600,000 $600,000 $600,000 $600,000
ROSTER & BURIED CAP HIT $81,526,667 $61,438,333 $54,563,333 $41,200,000 $24,700,000 $20,500,000
DEAD CAP HIT $2,725,000 $2,725,000 $600,000 $600,000 $600,000 $600,000
PROJECTED CAP HIT $84,251,667 $64,163,333 $55,163,333 $41,800,000 $25,300,000 $21,100,000
SALARY CAP $83,500,000 $87,500,000 $92,000,000 $92,000,000 $92,000,000 $92,000,000
PROJECTED CAP SPACE ($751,667)$23,336,667 $36,836,667 $50,200,000 $66,700,000 $70,900,000


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