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Stars roster, cap status: Radulov edition

Here’s an updated look at the Stars roster and salary cap status with the addition of Alexander Radulov and his $6.25 million cap. The Stars now have 11 likely forwards under contract (I excluded Brian Flynn this time around) and two restricted free agent forwards – Radek Faksa and Brett Ritchie – still to be signed. There are eight defensemen under contract (and I am including Julius Honka in the mix) and one RFA on the backend – Jamie Oleksiak – still without a contract. And the Stars have their two goalies locked up.

Right now, with 24 likely NHL players (one over the 23-man roster limit) the Stars are about $4.55 million under the cap by my calculations with 21 likely roster players under contract (11 F, 8 D, 2 G) and those three RFAs still left to sign.

Of course, the Stars still have to sort out that surplus of defensemen. They have nine likely defensemen right now and they can’t carry them all. Once they deal with that they will get the roster down to at least 23 and should be fine as far as the cap even after signing RFAs.

This is just based on projecting who will be on the roster in October. There is a long way to go between now and then.

Again, the table below isn’t a projected lineup with line combinations and defense pairs. Just a table showing likely roster players by positions and their cap hits.

Left WingCenterRight Wing
Jamie Benn
$9,500,000
Tyler Seguin
$5,750,000
Alexander Radulov
$6,250,000
Antoine Roussel
$2,000,000
Jason Spezza
$7,500,000
Brett Ritchie
RFA
Mattias Janmark
$700,000
Martin Hanzal
$4,750,000
Tyler Pitlick
$1,000,000
Devin Shore
$870,000
Radek Faksa
RFA
Adam Cracknell
$675,000
Curtis McKenzie
$700,000
 
 
Left Defense Right Defense
Marc Methot
$4,900,000
 John Klingberg
$4,250,000
Dan Hamhuis
$3,750,000
 Julius Honka
$863,333
Esa Lindell
$2,200,000
 Stephen Johns
$725,000
Patrik Nemeth
$945,000
 Greg Pateryn
$800,000
Jamie Oleksiak
RFA
  
 
 Goaltender 
 Ben Bishop
$4,916,667
 
 Kari Lehtonen
$5,900,000
 
 
 Totals
Forwards total: $39,695,000
Defensemen total: $18,433,333
Goaltenders total: $10,816,667
Roster cap total: $68,945,000
Buyouts: $1,500,000
Cap hit total: $70,445,000
Cap space: $4,555,000
  • Bill W

    Like what you are doing with this blog, Mark. Can’t wait to see what you do during the season. Keep up the great work.

    • SC_Frisco

      Yeah, good stuff Mark