Arbitration Filings

  • Player Elected Salary Arbitration eligibility:
    • Player must meet the Pro Years of Professional Experience requirement [CBA Section 12.1(a)]
    • Player electing for Arbitration must do so by making a written request [CBA 12.2]
    • Player must notify the Central Registry, NHLPA & Team by 5:00pm EST on July 5th [CBA 12.2]
  • Club Elected Salary Arbitration eligibility (first window):
    • Club electing for Arbitration in the first window must do so in writing by the later of June 15th OR 48hrs after the Stanley Cup final by 5:00pm EST [CBA Section 12.4(a)]
    • Player had an AAV (Base Salary, Signing Bonus & Perf. Bonuses) greater than $2,111,470 in 2018 [CBA Section 12.3(a)]
    • Club electing for Arbitration in the first window can be made in lieu of a Qualifying Offer [CBA 12.3(a)(ii)]
    • Player cannot be awarded less than 85% of his previous years AAV (Base Salary, Signing Bonus & Perf. Bonuses) [CBA 12.3(a)(iii)]
  • Club Elected Salary Arbitration eligibility (second window):
    • Club electing for Arbitration in the second window must do so in writing between July 5th at 5:00pm EST & July 6th at 5:00pm EST [CBA Section 12.4(b)]
    • Club has to have made a valid Qualifying offer to the Player which has not yet been accepted [CBA Section 12.3(b)(i)]
    • Club offer for Arbitration in the second window equal to or higher than the Players previous year AAV (Base Salary, Signing Bonus & Perf. Bonuses) [CBA 12.3(b)(ii)]
    • Player can only be subject to one (1) Club elected Salary Arbitration in his career [CBA 12.3(c)]
    • Club can only elect to have two (2) Salary Arbitrations per league year [CBA 12.3(d)]
  • Arbitration Ruling:
    • Player & Club can settle on a deal at any point prior to the official ruling
    • Once the hearing has taken place, the Salary Arbitration decision must be issued by email within 48 hrs of the closing [CBA 12.9(n)(i)]
    • Arbitration awards can only be 1 or 2 years in length [CBA 12.10(a)&(b)]
    • The party (Player or Club) who did not elect for Arbitration decides on the awarded term [CBA 12.10(a)&(b)]
    • Players who are in their final year Restricted Free Agency are only entitled to a 1 year term.
    • Club cannot walk away from a Club elected Arbitration Settlement [CBA 12.10(e)]
    • Player elected Arbitration Settlements of 1 year and greater than $4,222,941, Club can walk away from the awarded salary, making the player a UFA [CBA 12.10(a)]
    • Player elected Arbitration Settlements of 2 years and greater than $4,222,941, Club can walk away from the second (2nd) year of the awarded salary, making the player a UFA at the end of year 1 [CBA 12.10(b)]
A full list of arbitration-eligible players can be found from the Arbitration Calculator
Year
Team
Elected By
Verdict
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PLAYERELECTED BYTEAMHEARING DATEVERDICTPREVIOUS AAVRESULTING AAV
Armia, JoelPlayerMontreal CanadiensMTLJul 25, 2018Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $925,0002 year at $1,850,000
Ceci, CodyPlayerOttawa SenatorsOTTAug 1, 2018Arbitration verdict honoured by team2 years at $2,800,0002 year at $4,300,000
Coleman, BlakePlayerNew Jersey DevilsNJDJul 22, 2018Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $660,0001 years at $1,800,000
Danault, PhillipPlayerMontreal CanadiensMTLJul 20, 2018Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $912,5002 years at $3,083,333
Dano, MarkoPlayerWinnipeg JetsWPGJul 30, 2018Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $850,0001 year at $800,000
Dumba, MattPlayerMinnesota WildMINJul 23, 2018Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $2,550,0002 years at $6,000,000
Edmundson, JoelPlayerSt. Louis BluesSTLJul 25, 2018Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $1,050,0002 year at $3,000,000
Hathaway, GarnetPlayerCalgary FlamesCGYJul 30, 2018Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $650,0001 year at $850,000
Hayes, KevinPlayerNew York RangersNYRAug 2, 2018Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $2,600,0002 year at $5,175,000
Hellebuyck, ConnorPlayerWinnipeg JetsWPGJul 27, 2018Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $2,250,0001 years at $6,166,666
Jankowski, MarkPlayerCalgary FlamesCGYJul 27, 2018Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $1,493,7502 years at $1,675,000
Janmark, MattiasPlayerDallas StarsDALAug 3, 2018Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $700,0001 year at $2,300,000
Jaskin, DmitrijPlayerSt. Louis BluesSTL-Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $1,000,0002 year at $1,100,000
Karlsson, WilliamPlayerVegas Golden KnightsVGKAug 4, 2018Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $1,000,0002 year at $5,250,000
Kulak, BrettPlayerCalgary FlamesCGYJul 23, 2018Arbitration verdict honoured by team1 year at $650,0001 year at $900,000
Leier, TaylorPlayerPhiladelphia FlyersPHIAug 3, 2018Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $806,5581 year at $720,000
Lindholm, EliasPlayerCalgary FlamesCGYAug 1, 2018Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $2,700,0002 years at $4,850,000
Lowry, AdamPlayerWinnipeg JetsWPGJul 22, 2018Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $1,125,0002 years at $2,916,666
Lyon, AlexPlayerPhiladelphia FlyersPHI-Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $874,1251 years at $750,000
Miller, ColinPlayerVegas Golden KnightsVGK-Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $1,000,0002 years at $3,875,000
Montour, BrandonPlayerAnaheim DucksANAJul 24, 2018Settlement prior to hearing3 years at $925,0003 years at $3,387,500
Nelson, BrockPlayerNew York IslandersNYIAug 3, 2018Settlement prior to hearing3 years at $2,500,0003 year at $4,250,000
Nemeth, PatrikPlayerColorado AvalancheCOLAug 4, 2018Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $945,0001 year at $2,500,000
Nieto, MattPlayerColorado AvalancheCOL-Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $1,000,0001 years at $1,975,000
Noesen, StefanPlayerNew Jersey DevilsNJDAug 1, 2018Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $660,0001 year at $1,725,000
Nosek, TomasPlayerVegas Golden KnightsVGKJul 30, 2018Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $612,5002 year at $962,500
O'Brien, LiamPlayerWashington CapitalsWSHJul 23, 2018Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $650,0001 year at $650,000
Oleksiak, JamiePlayerPittsburgh PenguinsPITJul 28, 2018Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $964,6881 years at $2,137,500
Rittich, DavidPlayerCalgary FlamesCGYJul 28, 2018Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $725,0001 year at $800,000
Salomäki, MiikkaPlayerNashville PredatorsNSHAug 2, 2018Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $612,5002 years at $750,000
Shore, DevinPlayerDallas StarsDALJul 20, 2018Settlement prior to hearing3 years at $925,0003 years at $2,300,000
Skjei, BradyPlayerNew York RangersNYRJul 31, 2018Settlement prior to hearing3 years at $925,0003 years at $5,250,000
Smith, GemelPlayerDallas StarsDALAug 1, 2018Arbitration verdict honoured by team1 year at $650,0001 year at $720,000
Spooner, RyanPlayerNew York RangersNYRAug 4, 2018Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $2,825,0001 years at $4,000,000
Stecher, TroyPlayerVancouver CanucksVANJul 29, 2018Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $925,0002 years at $2,325,000
Stone, MarkPlayerOttawa SenatorsOTTAug 3, 2018Settlement prior to hearing3 years at $3,500,0003 year at $7,350,000
Sundqvist, OskarPlayerSt. Louis BluesSTL-Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $675,0001 year at $700,000
Tanev, BrandonPlayerWinnipeg JetsWPGJul 25, 2018Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $700,0001 year at $1,150,000
Tierney, ChrisPlayerSan Jose SharksSJSJul 20, 2018Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $735,0001 years at $2,937,500
Trouba, JacobPlayerWinnipeg JetsWPGJul 20, 2018Arbitration verdict honoured by team2 years at $3,000,0002 year at $5,500,000
Vesey, JimmyPlayerNew York RangersNYRJul 30, 2018Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $3,775,0002 years at $2,275,000
Weegar, MacKenziePlayerFlorida PanthersFLAJul 30, 2018Settlement prior to hearing1 year at $675,0001 year at $900,000
Zucker, JasonPlayerMinnesota WildMINJul 28, 2018Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $2,000,0002 years at $5,500,000
van Riemsdyk, TrevorPlayerCarolina HurricanesCAR-Settlement prior to hearing2 years at $825,0002 years at $2,300,000