Minnesota Wild Salary Cap

The NHL salary cap is a complex beast, and the Minnesota Wild are always maneuvering to stay competitive. As a fan, understanding the Wild’s cap space is crucial when it comes to anticipating trades, signings, or potential roster shakeups. Let’s dive into the intricacies of the Minnesota Wild salary cap.

What is the Minnesota Wild’s Current Salary Cap?

The NHL salary cap changes each season. Currently, the Minnesota Wild’s salary cap sits at $83,500,000. This figure represents the maximum amount the Wild can spend on player salaries during the season.

How Does the Wild’s Cap Space Look?

The Minnesota Wild’s cap space as shown below. Cap space is the difference between the team’s current payroll and the salary cap ceiling. This space gives teams flexibility to make trades, sign free agents, or re-sign their own players.

Minnesota Wild Salaries: Who’s Making What?

The Wild payroll consists of a mix of high-priced stars and role players. Understanding the team’s salary structure can provide insights into the challenges facing management when building a contender within salary cap constraints.

How Does the Salary Cap Impact the Wild’s Future?

The salary cap deeply influences the Minnesota Wild’s decision-making. Their cap space (or lack thereof) can dictate whether they’re buyers or sellers at the trade deadline, and affect the caliber of free agents they can pursue. It’s essential to keep an eye on the Wild’s cap situation to understand the team’s direction both in the short- and long-term.

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Minnesota Wild Salary Cap – Wild Cap Space

Kaprizov, Kirill$9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 UFALW26
Boldy, Matthew$7,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 RW, LW22
Zuccarello, Mats$6,000,000 4,125,000$4,125,000 UFAM-NTC, NMCRW, LW36
Eriksson Ek, Joel$5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 C26
Foligno, Marcus "A"$3,100,000 $4,000,000$4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 UFANMCRW, LW32
Gaudreau, Frédérick$2,100,000 $2,100,000 $2,100,000 $2,100,000 $2,100,000 UFAM-NTCC, LW30
Johansson, Marcus$2,000,000 $2,000,000 UFANTCLW, RW32
Hartman, Ryan$1,700,000 UFAC, RW29
Duhaime, Brandon$1,100,000 UFARW, LW26
Rossi, Marco$863,333 $863,333 RFAELC C22
Dewar, Connor$800,000 RFALW, C24
Maroon, Patrick$800,000 UFARSM-NTCLW, RW35
Khaira, Jujhar$775,000 UFALW, C29
TOTAL$40,488,333 $34,338,333 $31,475,000 $18,350,000 $18,350,000 $12,250,000 28.4
Spurgeon, Jared "C"$7,575,000 $7,575,000 $7,575,000 $7,575,000 UFANMCRD33
Brodin, Jonas$6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 UFANMCLD30
Middleton, Jacob$2,450,000 $2,450,000 UFALD27
Goligoski, Alex$2,000,000 UFA35+NMCLD/RD38
Merrill, Jon$1,200,000 $1,200,000 UFALD31
Faber, Brock$925,000 $925,000 RFAELC RD21
Addison, Calen$825,000 RFARD23
TOTAL$20,975,000 $18,150,000 $13,575,000 $13,575,000 $6,000,000 29
Gustavsson, Filip$3,750,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 UFAG25
Fleury, Marc-André$3,500,000 UFA35+NMCG38
TOTAL$7,250,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 31.5
BUYOUT HISTORY2023-242024-252025-262026-272027-282028-29
Parise, Zach$7,371,794 $7,371,794 $833,333 $833,333 $833,333 $833,333
Suter, Ryan$7,371,794 $7,371,794 $833,333 $833,333 $833,333 $833,333
TOTAL$14,743,588 $14,743,588 $1,666,666 $1,666,666 $1,666,666 $1,666,666
 ROSTER & BURIED CAP HIT$68,713,333 $56,238,333 $48,800,000 $31,925,000 $24,350,000 $12,250,000
 DEAD CAP HIT$14,743,588 $14,743,588 $1,666,666 $1,666,666 $1,666,666 $1,666,666
 PROJECTED CAP HIT$83,456,921 $70,981,921 $50,466,666 $33,591,666 $26,016,666 $13,916,666
 SALARY CAP$83,500,000 $87,500,000 $92,000,000 $92,000,000 $92,000,000 $92,000,000
 PROJECTED CAP SPACE$43,079 $16,518,079 $41,533,334 $58,408,334 $65,983,334 $78,083,334
 CURRENT CAP SPACE$43,079 -----


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