NHL Buyout Calculator

Zach Werenski

age27
posD
shotl
h6'2"
w214lbs
Birthdate
Jul 19, 1997
Player Profile

If Zach Werenski was bought out prior to the 2025-2026 season.

Total Cost

$9,500,000$9.50M
Total Remaining Base Salary
67%
Buyout Multiplier
He would be 27 years old at the buyout, giving him a 67% buyout multiplier.
$6,333,333$6.33M
Buyout Total Cost
Remaining base salary X Age Multiplier.

Annual Implications

Annual Buyout Cost
$1,055,556$1.06M
$6,333,333$6.33M / 6yrs
Annual Cap Hit
The final cap hit for each year equals:
Cap Hit (AAV) - Base Salary + Annual Buyout Cost
6yrs
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25/26
27/28
30/31
Buyout Length
Buyouts are applied evenly over 2x the years remaining on the contract.
Years Remaining 3
Contract End 2027-28
Buyout Length 6
Buyout End 2030-31

Buyout Summary

Abbreviated $Amounts
Zach Werenski
2025-26 2026-27 2027-28 2028-29 2029-30 2030-31
Original Cap Hit
$9,583,333$9.58M $9,583,334$9.58M $9,583,334$9.58M - - -
Base Salary
($7,500,000$7.50M) ($1,000,000$1.00M) ($1,000,000$1.00M) (-) (-) (-)
Total Salary ($9,500,000$9.50M) ($7,250,000$7.25M) ($7,250,000$7.25M) (-) (-) (-)
Signing Bonus $2,000,000$2.00M $6,250,000$6.25M $6,250,000$6.25M - - -
Annual Buyout Cost $1,055,556$1.06M $1,055,556$1.06M $1,055,556$1.06M $1,055,556$1.06M $1,055,556$1.06M $1,055,556$1.06M
Actual Cap Hit
$3,138,889$3.14M
$9,638,890$9.64M
$9,638,890$9.64M
$1,055,556$1.06M
$1,055,556$1.06M
$1,055,556$1.06M
Savings
100.0%
$6,444,444$6.44M
$-55,556$-56K
$-55,556$-56K
$-1,055,556$-1.06M
$-1,055,556$-1.06M
$-1,055,556$-1.06M
Click button(s) in current contract below to buyout another year from this contract.

Current Contract

2022-2028 Standard Contract
6yrs
value$57,500,000$57.50M
cap hit$9,583,333$9.58M
Abbreviated $Amounts
2022-23
2023-24
Buy Out
2024-25
Buy Out
2025-26
Buy Out
2026-27
Buy Out
2027-28
2028
Cap Hit $9,583,333$9.58M $9,583,333$9.58M $9,583,333$9.58M $9,583,333$9.58M $9,583,334$9.58M $9,583,334$9.58M UFAage 30
AAV $9,583,333$9.58M $9,583,333$9.58M $9,583,333$9.58M $9,583,333$9.58M $9,583,334$9.58M $9,583,334$9.58M
Base $8,000,000$8.00M $10,000,000$10.00M $9,500,000$9.50M $7,500,000$7.50M $1,000,000$1.00M $1,000,000$1.00M
Performance Bonuses - - - - - -
Signing Bonuses $2,000,000$2.00M $2,000,000$2.00M $2,000,000$2.00M $2,000,000$2.00M $6,250,000$6.25M $6,250,000$6.25M
Total Salary $10,000,000$10.00M $12,000,000$12.00M $11,500,000$11.50M $9,500,000$9.50M $7,250,000$7.25M $7,250,000$7.25M
Minors Salary $10,000,000$10.00M $12,000,000$12.00M $11,500,000$11.50M $9,500,000$9.50M $7,250,000$7.25M $7,250,000$7.25M
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