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How much do Golden Knights players make?

Updated October 13, 2020 - 9:59 am

Want to know how much Golden Knights players are making? Curious as to how close the NHL franchise is to the salary cap ceiling?

Well, here you go. Here’s a look at the Knights’ salary cap table and what each players makes, on average, each season in the NHL (many younger players make less when they’re in the minors).

Roster players

NHL contracts Season 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27 2027-28
Mark Stone, RW FNM $9.5 million $9.5 million $9.5 million $9.5 million $9.5 million $9.5 million $9.5 million UFA
Alex Pietrangelo, D FNM $8.8 million $8.8 million $8.8 million $8.8 million $8.8 million $8.8 million $8.8 million UFA
Max Pacioretty, LW PNM $7 million $7 million $7 million UFA
Marc-Andre Fleury, G PNM $7 million $7 million UFA
William Karlsson, C PNM $5.9 million $5.9 million $5.9 million $5.9 million $5.9 million $5.9 million $5.9 million
Shea Theodore, D PNM in 2023-24 $5.2 million $5.2 million $5.2 million $5.2 million $5.2 million UFA
Robin Lehnner, G PNM $5 million $5 million $5 million $5 million $5 million UFA
Jonathan Marchessault, LW PNM $5 million $5 million $5 million $5 million UFA
Reilly Smith, RW PNM $5 million $5 million UFA
Alex Tuch, RW PNM in 2023-24 $4.75 million $4.75 million $4.75 million $4.75 million $4.75 million $4.75 million UFA
Alec Martinez, D $4 million UFA
Chandler Stephenson, C $2.75 million $2.75 million $2.75 million $2.75 million UFA
Brayden McNabb, D $2.5 million $2.5 million UFA
Ryan Reaves, RW $1.75 million $1.75 million UFA
Nick Holden, D $1.7 million $1.7 million
William Carrier, LW $1.4 million $1.4 million $1.4 million $1.4 million UFA
Tomas Nosek, C/LW $1.25 million UFA
Cody Glass, C/RW $863,333K $863,333K RFA
Carl Dahlstrom, D $850K RFA
Nicolas Roy, F $750K $750K RFA*
Zach Whitecloud, D $725K $725K RFA*

UFA: Unrestricted free agent RFA: Restricted free agent RFA*: Restricted free agent without arbitration rights

FNM: Full no-movement protection PNM: Partial no-movement protection

Non-roster players

NHL contracts 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27 2027-28
Jack Dugan, RW $925K $925K RFA*
Peyton Krebs, LW/C $894.167K $894.167K $894.167K RFA*
Connor Corcoran, D $813.333K $813.333K $813.333K RFA*
Jonas Rondbjerg, F $806.667K $806.667K RFA*
Logan Thompson, G $800K $800K RFA*
Jiri Patera, G $800K $800K $800K RFA*
Kaedan Korczak, D $795K $795K $795K RFA*
Marcus Kallionkieli, F $795.833K $795.833K RFA*
Nicolas Hague, D $791,667K $791,667K RFA*
Jake Leschyshyn, F $778.333K $778.333K RFA*
Lucas Elvenes, F $776.667K $776.667K RFA*
Paul Cotter, F $770K $770K RFA*
Brayden Pachal, D $765K $765K RFA*
Ben Jones, F $760K $760K RFA*
Dylan Sikura, F $750K RFA
Dylan Ferguson, G $733K $733K RFA*
Jake Bischoff, D $716.667K $716.667K UFA
Dylan Coghlan, D $715.556K RFA*
Patrick Brown, F $700K UFA
Tyrell Goulbourne, F $700K UFA
Oscar Dansk, G $700K UFA
Jimmy Schuldt, D RFA
Reid Duke, F RFA
Gage Quinney, F RFA
Brett Lernout, D RFA
Keegan Kolesar, F RFA*
Valentin Zykov, LW/RW RFA
Jaycob Megna, D UFA
Curtis McKenzie, F UFA
Garret Sparks, G UFA

UFA: Unrestricted free agent RFA: Restricted free agent

FNM: Full no-movement protection PNM: Partial no-movement protection

Golden Knights salary cap quick facts

2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27 2027-28
Players under contract 21 18 10 9 6 4 3 0
Cap spaced used $82.474 million $75.874 million $55.3 million $48.3 million $39.15 million $28.95 million $24.2 million $0
Retained salary (from Tomas Tatar trade) $500K $500K
Cap limit $81.5 million X X X X X X X
Deadline cap space X X X X X X X X

RFA* designates restricted free agent without arbitration rights

Note: Money reflects potential NHL cap hit and not minors salary.

UFA: Unrestricted free agent RFA: Restricted free agent

FNM: Full no-movement protection PNM: Partial no-movement protection

Golden Knights non-roster quick facts

2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24 2024-25 2025-26 2026-27 2027-28
Players under contract 21 16 4 0 0 0 0 0
Cap spaced used $82.474 million $75.874 million $55.3 million $48.3 million $39.15 million $28.95 million $24.2 million $0
Retained salary (from Tomas Tatar trade) $500K
Cap limit $81.5 million X X X X X X X

UFA: Unrestricted free agent RFA: Restricted free agent

FNM: Full no-movement protection PNM: Partial no-movement protection

Reserve list

Unsigned players the Golden Knights have exclusive rights to until a certain date.

Player Must sign by
Layton Ahac, D 8/15/2023
Brendan Brisson, C/LW 8/15/2024
Nicholas Campoli, F 8/15/2022
Lukas Cormier, D 6/1/2022
Peter Diliberatore, D 8/15/2022
Ryder Donovan, F 8/15/2023
Pavel Dorofeyev, F Indefinite
Martins Dzierkals, RW Indefinite
Noah Ellis, D 8/15/2025
Jackson Hallum, RW 8/15/2026
Brandon Kruse, F 8/15/2021
Maxim Marushev, C Indefinite
Ivan Morozov, F Indefinite
Mason Primeau, F 6/1/2021
Isaiah Saville, G 8/15/2023
Jesper Vikman, G 8/1/2024

UFA: Unrestricted free agent RFA: Restricted free agent

FNM: Full no-movement protection PNM: Partial no-movement protection

Source: CapFriendly.com

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