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Lightning Turn the Tables on Canadiens in Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final

Throughout their Cinderella postseason run, the Montreal Canadiens have brought a dimension to the table that no opponent could solve:…

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Canadiens Counterpunch Their Way to the Stanley Cup Final

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Lightning Make a Statement in Blowout Game 5 Win Over Islanders

That is how you seize control of a series. On Monday night, the Tampa Bay Lightning bowled over the New…

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Lightning Put the Clamps on Isles to Regain Home Ice Advantage

There’s no denying the Tampa Bay Lightning’s depth. Superstar winger Nikita Kucherov was sidelined for the entire regular season and…

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Habs’ Gutsy Team Effort Ties Up Series vs. Vegas

For the second straight game, the Montreal Canadiens came screaming out of the gates against the Vegas Golden Knights. They…

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Balance, Poise (and a Bit of Luck) Propel Golden Knights Past Avs

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Jean-Gabriel Pageau Proving Central to Islanders’ Identity

We all know the value of depth in the playoffs. In high-stakes matchups, stars receive the bulk of the attention…

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Mitch Marner Lies at the Heart of Leafs’ Losing Culture

Over the past five years, the Toronto Maple Leafs have mastered the art of soul-crushing defeat. Despite lofty expectations, the…

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2020-21 Cap Space

UPPER LIMIT: 81.5M | LOWER LIMIT: 60.2M
Team Roster Size Contracts Projected Cap Hit Projected Cap Space
Tampa Bay Lightning 22/23 48/50 $88,365,955 $0
Montreal Canadiens 22/23 45/50 $88,226,370 $0
Winnipeg Jets 23/23 41/50 $87,297,979 $0
Dallas Stars 24/23 46/50 $85,572,072 $0
New York Islanders 22/23 39/50 $85,229,188 $0
Edmonton Oilers 25/23 43/50 $84,723,968 $0
Chicago Blackhawks 24/23 45/50 $84,541,672 $0
Carolina Hurricanes 23/23 48/50 $83,023,618 $0
Toronto Maple Leafs 23/23 47/50 $82,894,783 $0
Vegas Golden Knights 20/23 46/50 $81,537,439 $0
Pittsburgh Penguins 23/23 46/50 $81,378,205 $121,795
Philadelphia Flyers 22/23 50/50 $81,118,523 $381,477
Washington Capitals 21/23 44/50 $80,831,260 $668,740
St. Louis Blues 23/23 45/50 $80,718,849 $781,151
Calgary Flames 23/23 46/50 $80,425,000 $1,075,000
Boston Bruins 23/23 45/50 $80,410,674 $1,089,326
Florida Panthers 25/23 41/50 $80,169,622 $1,330,378
Colorado Avalanche 22/23 44/50 $79,119,797 $2,380,203
San Jose Sharks 23/23 50/50 $78,888,334 $2,611,666
Los Angeles Kings 23/23 49/50 $78,762,088 $2,737,912
Seattle Kraken 24/23 35/50 $73,106,666 $8,393,334
New York Rangers 24/23 48/50 $72,628,094 $8,871,906
Columbus Blue Jackets 25/23 43/50 $71,053,362 $10,446,638
Vancouver Canucks 24/23 44/50 $70,835,659 $10,664,341
Nashville Predators 22/23 44/50 $70,216,143 $11,283,857
Arizona Coyotes 22/23 45/50 $69,553,617 $11,946,383
New Jersey Devils 22/23 43/50 $69,332,235 $12,167,765
Minnesota Wild 21/23 46/50 $69,285,255 $12,214,745
Anaheim Ducks 22/23 48/50 $68,400,750 $13,099,250
Detroit Red Wings 21/23 44/50 $66,497,223 $15,002,777
Buffalo Sabres 22/23 41/50 $57,897,763 (-2,302,237) $23,602,237
Ottawa Senators 21/23 43/50 $56,998,333 (-3,201,667) $24,501,667
Team Forwards Defense Goalies Injuries Todays Cap Hit
Tampa Bay Lightning $45,570,833 (51.6%) $25,375,000 (28.7%) $10,400,000 (11.8%) $6,875,000 (7.8%) $88,365,955
Montreal Canadiens $40,794,166 (46.2%) $20,244,167 (22.9%) $13,375,000 (15.2%) $11,257,143 (12.8%) $88,226,370
Winnipeg Jets $47,094,524 (53.9%) $27,850,000 (31.9%) $6,916,666 (7.9%) $5,291,667 (6.1%) $87,297,979
Dallas Stars $48,495,000 (56.7%) $25,900,000 (30.3%) $10,249,999 (12%) $0 (0%) $85,572,072
New York Islanders $52,919,167 (62.1%) $14,569,167 (17.1%) $9,000,000 (10.6%) $6,000,000 (7%) $85,229,188
Edmonton Oilers $45,584,167 (53.8%) $26,818,795 (31.7%) $7,485,000 (8.8%) $0 (0%) $84,723,968
Chicago Blackhawks $50,714,125 (60%) $20,925,000 (24.8%) $7,800,000 (9.2%) $3,900,000 (4.6%) $84,541,672
Carolina Hurricanes $51,198,618 (61.7%) $25,325,000 (30.5%) $6,500,000 (7.8%) $0 (0%) $83,023,618
Toronto Maple Leafs $56,225,616 (67.8%) $20,019,167 (24.2%) $5,450,000 (6.6%) $0 (0%) $82,894,783
Vegas Golden Knights $45,910,000 (56.3%) $23,266,667 (28.5%) $7,325,000 (9%) $4,750,000 (5.8%) $81,537,439
Pittsburgh Penguins $49,311,364 (60.6%) $26,125,175 (32.1%) $4,750,000 (5.8%) $0 (0%) $81,378,205
Philadelphia Flyers $48,614,523 (59.9%) $26,525,000 (32.7%) $5,979,000 (7.4%) $0 (0%) $81,118,523
Washington Capitals $53,841,666 (66.6%) $23,800,000 (29.4%) $2,716,667 (3.4%) $0 (0%) $80,831,260
St. Louis Blues $48,250,000 (59.8%) $25,412,500 (31.5%) $6,750,000 (8.4%) $0 (0%) $80,718,849
Calgary Flames $50,175,000 (62.4%) $22,000,000 (27.4%) $6,750,000 (8.4%) $0 (0%) $80,425,000
Boston Bruins $50,291,667 (62.5%) $20,412,500 (25.4%) $5,000,000 (6.2%) $2,750,000 (3.4%) $80,410,674
Florida Panthers $41,760,833 (52.1%) $22,866,667 (28.5%) $10,925,000 (13.6%) $0 (0%) $80,169,622
Colorado Avalanche $43,259,167 (54.7%) $28,619,167 (36.2%) $5,500,000 (7%) $0 (0%) $79,119,797
San Jose Sharks $42,075,000 (53.3%) $30,471,667 (38.6%) $4,425,000 (5.6%) $0 (0%) $78,888,334
Los Angeles Kings $41,302,500 (52.4%) $26,202,392 (33.3%) $6,658,333 (8.5%) $0 (0%) $78,762,088
Seattle Kraken $38,556,666 (52.7%) $25,150,000 (34.4%) $9,400,000 (12.9%) $0 (0%) $73,106,666
New York Rangers $42,247,024 (58.2%) $17,861,625 (24.6%) $8,091,667 (11.1%) $0 (0%) $72,628,094
Columbus Blue Jackets $46,338,362 (65.2%) $16,723,333 (23.5%) $6,800,000 (9.6%) $750,000 (1.1%) $71,053,362
Vancouver Canucks $34,516,667 (48.7%) $22,085,000 (31.2%) $6,500,000 (9.2%) $3,500,000 (4.9%) $70,835,659
Nashville Predators $40,132,143 (57.2%) $21,559,000 (30.7%) $6,250,000 (8.9%) $0 (0%) $70,216,143
Arizona Coyotes $47,033,333 (67.6%) $17,575,000 (25.3%) $1,500,000 (2.2%) $0 (0%) $69,553,617
New Jersey Devils $30,300,000 (43.7%) $28,121,666 (40.6%) $7,750,000 (11.2%) $0 (0%) $69,332,235
Minnesota Wild $31,575,000 (45.6%) $28,575,000 (41.2%) $4,391,667 (6.3%) $0 (0%) $69,285,255
Anaheim Ducks $30,270,194 (44.3%) $21,905,556 (32%) $7,350,000 (10.7%) $6,875,000 (10.1%) $68,400,750
Detroit Red Wings $31,166,667 (46.9%) $20,800,000 (31.3%) $6,600,000 (9.9%) $0 (0%) $66,497,223
Buffalo Sabres $33,019,167 (57%) $12,586,930 (21.7%) $1,500,000 (2.6%) $10,000,000 (17.3%) $57,897,763
Ottawa Senators $23,947,500 (42%) $21,963,333 (38.5%) $7,150,000 (12.5%) $0 (0%) $56,998,333

Player Signings

Player Cap Hit
Tyler Bozak $750,000
Givani Smith $750,000
Noah Gregor $750,000
Ryan Donato $750,000
Cooper Marody $750,000
Michael Stone $750,000
Erik Gudbranson $1,950,000
Connor Mackey $912,500
Brad Richardson $800,000
Dennis Cholowski $900,000
Drake Batherson $4,975,000
Filip Hronek $4,400,000
Joel Farabee $5,000,000
Henri Jokiharju $2,500,000
Casey Mittelstadt $2,500,000

Team Standings

Teams GP W L OTL P
PIT 4 2 0 0 5
TOR 4 2 1 0 5
NYR 4 2 1 1 5
STL 2 2 0 0 4
CAR 2 2 0 0 4
EDM 2 2 0 0 4
MIN 2 2 0 0 4
CBJ 3 2 0 1 4
FLO 3 2 0 1 4
BUF 3 2 0 0 4
ANA 3 2 1 1 4
OTT 3 2 1 0 4
TBL 4 2 1 2 4
PHI 2 1 0 0 3
WSH 3 1 0 0 3

Unrestricted Free Agents

Player Previous Cap Hit
Tuukka Rask $6,500,000
Brandon Dubinsky $5,850,000
Travis Zajac $5,750,000
James Neal $5,750,000
Frans Nielsen $5,000,000
Artem Anisimov $3,000,000
Jason Demers $3,600,000
Devan Dubnyk $2,500,000
Zack Smith $3,250,000
Eric Staal $3,000,000
Erik Gustafsson $3,000,000
Alex Chiasson $2,150,000
Sami Vatanen $2,000,000
Braydon Coburn $1,600,000
Curtis McElhinney $1,300,000
Colton Sceviour $1,200,000
Jack Johnson $1,150,000

Restricted Free Agents

Player Column
Rasmus Dahlin $925,000
Kirill Kaprizov $925,000
Elias Pettersson $925,000
Brady Tkachuk $925,000
Quinn Hughes $925,000
Kailer Yamamoto $832,500
Kieffer Bellows $832,500
Robert Thomas $832,500
Nolan Patrick $874,125
Logan Brown $832,500
Otto Koivula $825,000
Dylan Coghlan $700,000
Zach Senyshyn $700,000

Recent Trades

Date Trade Details
September 4, 2021
Arizona Coyotes Acquire:
2022 conditional 1st round pick* (MTL)
2024 2nd round pick (MTL)
*Conditions: The better of Montreal/Carolina's 2022 1st round pick BUT if either or both are top 10 picks then Montreal will instead transfer to Arizona the worse of Montreal/Carolina's 2022 1st round pick.
Sum: $0
Change: -$4,450,000
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
Christian Dvorak · $4,450,000
Sum: $4,450,000
Change: +$4,450,000
July 31, 2021
Tampa Bay Lightning Acquire:
Future Considerations
Sum: $0
Change: $0
Vancouver Canucks Acquire:
Spencer Martin · $0 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0
Change: $0
July 30, 2021
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Mitchell Stephens · $737,500
Sum: $737,500
Change: +$737,500
Tampa Bay Lightning Acquire:
2022 6th round pick (DET)
Sum: $0
Change: -$737,500
July 29, 2021
New York Rangers Acquire:
Ryan Reaves · $1,750,000
Sum: $1,750,000
Change: +$1,750,000
Vegas Golden Knights Acquire:
2022 3rd round pick (NYR)
Sum: $0
Change: -$1,750,000
July 28, 2021
Arizona Coyotes Acquire:
Conor Timmins · $0 (AHL/JR) (Signing Rights)
2022 1st round pick (COL)
2024 conditional 3rd round pick* (COL)
*Conditions: Arizona receives the 2024 3rd round pick if Colorado wins the Stanley Cup in 2021-22 and Kuemper plays in 50% of the playoff games.
Sum: $0
Change: -$3,500,000
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Vitek Vanecek · $716,667
Sum: $716,667
Change: +$716,667
Boston Bruins Acquire:
2022 3rd round pick (CGY)
Sum: $0
Change: $0
Buffalo Sabres Acquire:
Will Butcher ($910,569 retained - 24.4%) · $2,822,764
2022 5th round pick (NJD)
Sum: $2,822,764
Change: +$2,822,764
Arizona Coyotes Acquire:
2024 4th round pick (SJS)
Sum: $0
Change: $0$0$0
Ottawa Senators Acquire:
Nick Holden · $575,000 (AHL/JR)
2022 3rd round pick (VAN)
Sum: $575,000
Change: -$4,425,000
Carolina Hurricanes Acquire:
Ethan Bear · $2,000,000
Sum: $2,000,000
Change: +$2,000,000
Minnesota Wild Acquire:
2022 conditional 7th round pick* (TOR)
*Conditions: Minnesota will receive the 2022 7th round pick if Menell plays 30 games for the Leafs in 2021-22.
Sum: $0
Change: $0$0$0
Calgary Flames Acquire:
Nikita Zadorov · $0 (Signing Rights)
Sum: $0
Change: $0$0$0
Colorado Avalanche Acquire:
Darcy Kuemper ($1,000,000 retained - 22.2%) · $3,500,000
Sum: $3,500,000
Change: +$3,500,000
Seattle Kraken Acquire:
2023 2nd round pick (WPG)
Sum: $0
Change: -$716,667
Calgary Flames Acquire:
Daniel Vladar · $0 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0
Change: $0
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
Future Considerations
Sum: $0
Change: -$2,822,764
San Jose Sharks Acquire:
Lane Pederson · $0 (Signing Rights)
Sum: $0
Change: $0$0$0
Vegas Golden Knights Acquire:
Evgeni Dadonov · $5,000,000
Sum: $5,000,000
Change: +$4,425,000
Edmonton Oilers Acquire:
Warren Foegele · $0 (Signing Rights)
Sum: $0
Change: -$2,000,000
Toronto Maple Leafs Acquire:
Brennan Menell · $0 (AHL/JR) (Signing Rights)
Sum: $0
Change: $0$0$0
Chicago Blackhawks Acquire:
2022 3rd round pick (TOR)
Sum: $0
Change: $0$0$0
July 27, 2021
Chicago Blackhawks Acquire:
Tyler Johnson · $5,000,000
2023 2nd round pick (TBL)
Sum: $5,000,000
Change: -$1,875,000
Vancouver Canucks Acquire:
2022 3rd round pick (WPG)
Sum: $0
Change: -$5,950,000
Colorado Avalanche Acquire:
Kurtis MacDermid · $875,000
Sum: $875,000
Change: +$875,000
Chicago Blackhawks Acquire:
Marc-Andr Fleury · $7,000,000
Sum: $7,000,000
Change: +$7,000,000
Tampa Bay Lightning Acquire:
Brent Seabrook · $6,875,000
Sum: $6,875,000
Change: +$1,875,000
Winnipeg Jets Acquire:
Nate Schmidt · $5,950,000
Sum: $5,950,000
Change: +$5,950,000
Seattle Kraken Acquire:
2023 4th round pick (COL)
Sum: $0
Change: -$875,000
Vegas Golden Knights Acquire:
Mikael Hakkarainen · $0 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0
Change: -$7,000,000
July 26, 2021
Washington Capitals Acquire:
2022 2nd round pick (WPG)
2023 2nd round pick (WPG)
Sum: $0
Change: -$3,900,000
Arizona Coyotes Acquire:
Anton Str ¥lman · $5,500,000
Vladislav Kolyachonok · $0 (AHL/JR)
2024 2nd round pick (FLA)
Sum: $5,500,000
Change: +$5,500,000
Boston Bruins Acquire:
James Greenway · $0 (AHL/JR) (Signing Rights)
Sum: $0
Change: $0$0$0
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
Christian Jaros · $0 (Signing Rights)
Sum: $0
Change: $0$0$0
Winnipeg Jets Acquire:
Brenden Dillon · $3,900,000
Sum: $3,900,000
Change: +$3,900,000
Florida Panthers Acquire:
2023 7th round pick (ARI)
Sum: $0
Change: -$5,500,000
Toronto Maple Leafs Acquire:
Future Considerations
Sum: $0
Change: $0$0$0
San Jose Sharks Acquire:
Nick Merkley · $0 (Signing Rights)
Sum: $0
Change: $0$0$0

Scoring Leaders

Connor McDavid

C
3

G

2

A

5

PTS

2

+/-

Anze Kopitar

C
3

G

2

A

5

PTS

3

+/-

Leon Draisaitl

C
0

G

4

A

4

PTS

2

+/-

RNK NAME POS TEAM GP G A PTS PIM +/-
1 Anze Kopitar C LAK 1 3 2 5 0 3
2 Connor McDavid C EDM 2 3 2 5 2 2
3 Drew Doughty D LAK 1 1 3 4 0 2
4 Leon Draisaitl C EDM 2 0 4 4 0 2
5 Jesse Puljujarvi RW EDM 2 2 2 4 2 2
6 Max Domi C CBJ 2 1 3 4 0 4
7 Oliver Bjorkstrand RW CBJ 2 2 2 4 0 1
8 Max Pacioretty LW VGK 2 2 1 3 0 3
9 Mikael Granlund C NSH 2 1 2 3 0 1
10 Tyler Ennis RW OTT 2 1 2 3 0 0
11 Filip Forsberg LW NSH 2 1 2 3 2 -2
12 Zach Werenski D CBJ 2 1 2 3 2 2
13 Patrik Laine LW CBJ 2 1 2 3 0 2
14 Vladislav Gavrikov D CBJ 2 0 2 2 0 3
15 Jakub Voracek RW CBJ 2 0 2 2 4 0
16 Jordan Kyrou C STL 1 0 2 2 0 2
17 David Perron LW STL 1 2 0 2 0 0
18 Justin Faulk D STL 1 1 1 2 0 1
19 Kirill Kaprizov LW MIN 2 0 2 2 0 1
20 Darnell Nurse D EDM 2 0 2 2 0 1