New York Islanders Salary Cap: Breakdown and Cap Space Analysis

The New York Islanders, like every NHL team, must navigate the complexities of the league’s salary cap. Managing their payroll is crucial for building a competitive team and staying within league regulations. If you’re an Islanders fan curious about how the team juggles contracts, cap space, and future moves, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s dive in!

Understanding the New York Islanders Salary Cap

The NHL salary cap is a hard limit on what teams can spend on player salaries in a given season. This cap changes annually to maintain financial parity in the league. Knowing the current cap figure is vital in understanding the Islanders’ payroll situation.

Islanders Cap Space

Cap space is the difference between a team’s current payroll and the salary cap ceiling. Having cap space allows flexibility for in-season trades, re-signings, or free agent acquisitions. The Islanders’ cap space situation fluctuates based on transactions, injuries, and performance bonuses.

CapFriendly New York Islanders

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New York Islanders Salaries

Individual player salaries are a major factor in a team’s cap situation. The Islanders have several core players with significant contracts. Understanding these contracts is key to grasping their overall cap outlook.

Isles Payroll

The Islanders payroll encompasses the total amount the team spends on active player salaries. This figure directly impacts their cap space and flexibility in making roster moves.

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New York Islanders Salary Cap – Islanders Cap Space

Barzal, Mathew$9,150,000 $9,150,000 $9,150,000 $9,150,000 $9,150,000 $9,150,000 C, RW26
Horvat, Bo$8,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 NTCC28
Lee, Anders "C"$7,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 UFANTCLW, C32
Nelson, Brock$6,000,000 $6,000,000 UFAM-NTCC, LW31
Pageau, Jean-Gabriel$5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 UFAM-NTCC30
Palmieri, Kyle$5,000,000 $5,000,000 UFAM-NTCRW, LW32
Cizikas, Casey$2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 UFAC32
Clutterbuck, Cal "A"$1,750,000 UFARW35
Martin, Matt$1,500,000 UFALW, RW34
Johnston, Ross$1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000 UFALW29
Holmström, Simon$863,333 RFAELC RW22
MacLean, Kyle$800,000 RFAELC LW24
Fasching, Hudson$775,000 $775,000 UFARW27
Engvall, PierreUFARW, LW27
Parise, ZachUFALW38
TOTAL$49,938,333 $45,025,000 $33,250,000 $20,150,000 $17,650,000 $17,650,000 29.8
Pulock, Ryan$6,150,000 $6,150,000 $6,150,000 $6,150,000 $6,150,000 $6,150,000 NTCRD28
Pelech, Adam$5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 NTCLD28
Dobson, Noah$4,000,000 $4,000,000 RFARD23
Romanov, Alexander$2,500,000 $2,500,000 RFALD23
Aho, Sebastian$825,000 UFALD27
Bolduc, Samuel$800,000 $800,000 RFALD22
Mayfield, ScottUFARD30
Wotherspoon, ParkerUFA G6LD25
TOTAL$20,025,000 $19,200,000 $11,900,000 $11,900,000 $11,900,000 $11,900,000 25.8
Sorokin, Ilya$4,000,000 UFAG27
Varlamov, SemyonUFAG35
TOTAL$4,000,000 31
INJURED RESERVE (0)2023-242024-252025-262026-272027-282028-29TERMSPOSAGE
Wahlstrom, OliverRFARW23
BUYOUT HISTORY (1)2023-242024-252025-262026-272027-282028-29
DiPietro, Rick$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
TOTAL$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
ROSTER & BURIED CAP HIT $73,963,333 $64,225,000 $45,150,000 $32,050,000 $29,550,000 $29,550,000
DEAD CAP HIT $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
PROJECTED CAP HIT $73,963,333 $64,225,000 $45,150,000 $32,050,000 $29,550,000 $29,550,000
SALARY CAP $83,500,000 $87,500,000 $92,000,000 $92,000,000 $92,000,000 $92,000,000
PROJECTED CAP SPACE $9,536,667 $23,275,000 $46,850,000 $59,950,000 $62,450,000 $62,450,000
CURRENT CAP SPACE $9,536,667 -----


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