Arbitration Calculator

  • Salary arbitration is a contract negotiation method that uses a third party arbitrator to determine a fair contract term and length for an expiring RFA player. Arbitration can be requested if a player meets the following conditions (CBA Reference 12.1 (b)):
    • The player qualifies as a Restricted Free Agent (RFA)
    • The player has not signed an offer sheet
    • The player has met the required professional years of experience, as shown in the list below
  • Eligibility for salary arbitration is dependent on entry-level signing age, and professional experience (CBA Reference 12.1 (a)):
    • 18-20: 4 years professional experience.
    • 21: 3 years professional experience.
    • 22-23: 2 years professional experience.
    • 24 and older: 1 year professional experience.
    -Signing age is the age the player is on September 15 of the year they signed their contract, unless they turn 20 from September 16-December 31, in which case they are considered 20.
    -Players aged 18 or 19 are considered to have completed a year of professional experience when they have played 10 or more NHL games in that season. Players aged 20 or older have completed a year of professional experience when they have played 10 games in a professional league, while under an SPC.

2018 Restricted Free Agents (228)

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PLAYERELIGIBLETEAMSIGNED/EXTENDEDELC SIGNING AGEPRO-YEARS REQUIREDPRO-YEARS COMPLETED
Aaltonen, Miro-241Required years completed in 2017-18
Anas, SamApr 30, 2018232Required years completed in 2017-18
Armia, JoelJul 13, 2018194Required years completed in 2016-17
Athanasiou, AndreasJul 5, 2018194Required years completed in 2017-18
Baertschi, SvenJul 1, 2018184Required years completed in 2015-16
Bailey, JustinJul 15, 20181943
Baptiste, NicholasJul 14, 20181943
Barber, RileyJul 3, 2018213Required years completed in 2017-18
Bennett, Beau-204Required years completed in 2015-16
Benning, MatthewJun 19, 2018222Required years completed in 2017-18
Bertschy, Christoph-213Required years completed in 2017-18
Bertuzzi, TylerJun 25, 20181943
Bibeau, AntoineMar 13, 2018204Required years completed in 2017-18
Bigras, ChrisJul 16, 20181843
Binnington, JordanJul 6, 2018194Required years completed in 2016-17
Bjorkstrand, OliverJul 15, 20181843
Blidh, AntonJul 2, 20182043
Blueger, TeddyJul 13, 2018222Required years completed in 2017-18
Boucher, ReidJun 19, 2018204Required years completed in 2016-17
Bournival, MichaëlApr 19, 2018194Required years completed in 2015-16
Bowey, MadisonJul 19, 20181943
Boyd, TravisJul 1, 2018222Required years completed in 2016-17
Boyle, KevinJun 16, 2018241Required years completed in 2016-17
Brown, JoshuaMay 31, 2018213Required years completed in 2017-18
Bunting, MichaelJul 14, 20182043
Burroughs, KyleJul 16, 20182043
Byström, LudwigMay 31, 2018184Required years completed in 2017-18
Caggiula, DrakeJun 14, 2018222Required years completed in 2017-18
Campbell, JackNov 22, 2017184Required years completed in 2015-16
Carrick, TrevorMay 29, 2018194Required years completed in 2017-18
Carrick, ConnorJun 20, 2018194Required years completed in 2016-17
Carrier, WilliamJul 23, 2018184Required years completed in 2017-18
Cave, ColbyJul 14, 20182043
Ceci, CodyAug 3, 2018184Required years completed in 2016-17
Christoffer, Braden-213Required years completed in 2017-18
Coleman, BlakeJul 17, 2018232Required years completed in 2016-17
Comrie, EricSep 6, 20181843
Danault, PhillipJul 15, 2018194Required years completed in 2016-17
Dano, MarkoJul 24, 2018204Required years completed in 2017-18
Dansk, OscarJul 6, 2018204Required years completed in 2017-18
Dauphin, LaurentJul 14, 20181943
De La Rose, JacobJul 5, 2018194Required years completed in 2017-18
De Leo, ChaseJul 12, 20182043
Desrosiers, PhilippeJul 12, 20181943
Dickinson, JasonJul 6, 20181943
DiPauli, ThomasJul 13, 2018222Required years completed in 2017-18
Domi, MaxJun 16, 20181843
Domingue, LouisJun 22, 2018194Required years completed in 2015-16
Dumba, MattJul 21, 2018184Required years completed in 2016-17
Edmundson, JoelJul 24, 2018204Required years completed in 2016-17
Ehlers, NikolajOct 4, 20171843
Eichel, JackOct 3, 20171843
Eisenschmid, Markus-222Required years completed in 2017-18
Elie, RemiJul 3, 20181943
Ellis, Nick-222Required years completed in 2017-18
Erne, AdamJul 11, 20181943
Fabbri, RobbyJul 3, 20181842
Fantenberg, OscarMay 17, 2018251Required years completed in 2017-18
Fasching, HudsonJul 14, 20182132
Fogarty, StevenJul 3, 2018232Required years completed in 2017-18
Forbort, DerekOct 19, 2017213Required years completed in 2015-16
Gauthier, FrédérikJul 11, 20181843
Geertsen, MasonJul 13, 20182043
Gillies, JonJul 16, 20182132
Gilmour, JohnJul 16, 2018232Required years completed in 2017-18
Goulbourne, TyrellJul 15, 2018213Required years completed in 2017-18
Granlund, MarkusJun 22, 2018204Required years completed in 2016-17
Graves, RyanJul 16, 20181943
Grubauer, PhilippJun 23, 2018184Required years completed in 2014-15
Grzelcyk, MattJun 15, 2018222Required years completed in 2017-18
Gustafsson, ErikMar 6, 2018232Required years completed in 2016-17
Hägg, RobertAug 1, 20181943
Hanifin, NoahAug 30, 20181843
Harpur, BenFeb 9, 20181943
Hartman, RyanJul 15, 2018184Required years completed in 2017-18
Hathaway, GarnetJul 30, 2018232Required years completed in 2016-17
Hayden, JohnJun 15, 2018222Required years completed in 2017-18
Hayes, KevinJul 30, 2018222Required years completed in 2015-16
Heatherington, DillonJul 16, 20182043
Hellebuyck, ConnorJul 12, 2018213Required years completed in 2016-17
Hertl, TomasJul 2, 2018204Required years completed in 2016-17
Hinostroza, VinnieJun 15, 2018213Required years completed in 2017-18
Holl, JustinJul 3, 2018241Required years completed in 2016-17
Holm, Philip-251Required years completed in 2017-18
Hultström, Linus-232Required years completed in 2017-18
Hyka, TomasMay 31, 2018241Required years completed in 2017-18
Jankowski, MarkJul 25, 2018222Required years completed in 2017-18
Janmark, MattiasJul 25, 2018222Required years completed in 2017-18
Jarry, TristanJul 26, 20181843
Jaskin, DmitrijJul 7, 2018204Required years completed in 2016-17
Jenner, BooneJul 5, 2018194Required years completed in 2016-17
Johns, StephenJun 22, 2018222Required years completed in 2015-16
Johnsson, AndreasJul 13, 20182043
Johnston, RossJul 9, 2018213Required years completed in 2017-18
Kapla, MichaelJul 14, 20182221
Karlsson, WilliamAug 4, 2018204Required years completed in 2016-17
Kase, OndrejAug 15, 20182043
Kaskisuo, KasimirMay 29, 2018222Required years completed in 2017-18
Kerdiles, NicolasAug 21, 2018204Required years completed in 2017-18
Klimchuk, MorganJul 15, 20181843
Koekkoek, SlaterJul 2, 2018194Required years completed in 2017-18
Kossila, KalleJul 15, 2018232Required years completed in 2017-18
Kukan, DeanMar 14, 2018222Required years completed in 2016-17
Kulak, BrettJul 25, 2018204Required years completed in 2017-18
Kuraly, SeanJul 3, 2018232Required years completed in 2017-18
LaDue, PaulJul 13, 2018241Required years completed in 2016-17
Langhamer, Marek-2042
Lappin, NickJul 20, 2018232Required years completed in 2017-18
Larkin, DylanAug 10, 20181943
Leier, TaylorJul 14, 2018194Required years completed in 2017-18
Leivo, JoshNov 17, 2017204Required years completed in 2016-17
Leslie, ZacharyMay 31, 20182043
Lewington, TylerMay 18, 20182043
Lindberg, TobiasJun 18, 20182043
Lindbohm, Petteri-204Required years completed in 2017-18
Lindgren, CharlieFeb 13, 2018222Required years completed in 2017-18
Lindholm, EliasJul 16, 2018184Required years completed in 2016-17
Lintuniemi, AlexJul 18, 20182043
Lipon, JCAug 29, 2018204Required years completed in 2016-17
Lowry, AdamJul 19, 2018204Required years completed in 2016-17
Lyon, AlexJul 7, 2018232Required years completed in 2017-18
MacDermid, KurtisJul 15, 20181843
MacEachern, MackenzieJul 3, 2018222Required years completed in 2017-18
Malone, SeanJul 12, 20182221
Manson, JoshOct 4, 2017222Required years completed in 2015-16
Mantha, AnthonyJul 11, 2018184Required years completed in 2017-18
Marincin, MartinJul 1, 2018194Required years completed in 2015-16
Martel, DanickJul 12, 20182043
Martin, SpencerJul 16, 20181943
Matheson, MichaelOct 7, 2017213Required years completed in 2017-18
Matteau, StefanJun 11, 2018184Required years completed in 2016-17
Mayfield, ScottJan 4, 2018204Required years completed in 2016-17
Mazanec, MarekJun 7, 2018222Required years completed in 2014-15
McCann, JaredJul 1, 20181843
McCarron, MichaelSep 10, 20181843
McDavid, ConnorJul 5, 20171843
McKegg, GregJul 11, 2018194Required years completed in 2015-16
Mermis, DakotaJul 3, 2018213Required years completed in 2017-18
Merrill, JonJan 16, 2018213Required years completed in 2015-16
Miller, ColinJul 7, 2018204Required years completed in 2016-17
Miller, J.T.Jun 26, 2018184Required years completed in 2015-16
Montour, BrandonJul 24, 2018213Required years completed in 2017-18
Morin, SamuelJun 22, 20181843
Morrissey, JoshuaSep 16, 20181843
Murphy, RyanJun 25, 2018184Required years completed in 2016-17
Murphy, TrevorJul 12, 20182043
Murray, RyanJul 14, 2018184Required years completed in 2016-17
Namestnikov, VladislavJul 1, 2018204Required years completed in 2015-16
Nelson, BrockJul 23, 2018204Required years completed in 2015-16
Nemeth, PatrikAug 1, 2018194Required years completed in 2015-16
Nieto, MattJul 6, 2018204Required years completed in 2016-17
Nieves, CristovalJul 12, 2018222Required years completed in 2017-18
Noesen, StefanJul 17, 2018184Required years completed in 2017-18
Nosek, TomasJul 17, 2018222Required years completed in 2015-16
Nurse, DarnellSep 17, 20181843
Nutivaara, MarkusMar 29, 2018222Required years completed in 2017-18
Nylander, William-1843
O'Brien, LiamJul 13, 2018204Required years completed in 2017-18
O'Gara, RobJul 13, 2018232Required years completed in 2017-18
O'Regan, DannyJul 14, 2018222Required years completed in 2017-18
Oleksiak, JamieJul 12, 2018184Required years completed in 2015-16
Paquette, CédricJul 5, 2018204Required years completed in 2016-17
Paul, NicholasJul 16, 20181943
Pedan, Andrey-204Required years completed in 2016-17
Pesce, BrettAug 1, 20172043
Petan, NicolasJul 31, 20181843
Petrovic, AlexJul 6, 2018194Required years completed in 2015-16
Pickard, CalvinJun 20, 2018194Required years completed in 2015-16
Pokka, Ville-204Required years completed in 2017-18
Poolman, TuckerJul 24, 2018241Required years completed in 2017-18
Poturalski, AndrewJun 8, 2018222Required years completed in 2017-18
Prow, EthanJul 13, 2018232Required years completed in 2017-18
Puempel, MattSep 9, 2018184Required years completed in 2016-17
Pulkkinen, Teemu-204Required years completed in 2015-16
Pulock, RyanJul 17, 2018184Required years completed in 2017-18
Reinhart, SamSep 19, 20181843
Ritchie, NickOct 18, 20181843
Rittich, DavidJul 26, 2018241Required years completed in 2016-17
Rooney, KevinAug 13, 2018241Required years completed in 2016-17
Roy, KevinJul 15, 2018232Required years completed in 2017-18
Russell, PatrickJun 8, 2018232Required years completed in 2017-18
Rust, BryanJun 26, 2018222Required years completed in 2015-16
Rychel, KerbyAug 20, 2018184Required years completed in 2017-18
Salomäki, MiikkaJul 30, 2018204Required years completed in 2016-17
Santini, StevenAug 14, 20182132
Saros, JuuseJul 16, 20182043
Sautner, AshtonMar 8, 2018213Required years completed in 2017-18
Schmaltz, JordanSep 12, 2018213Required years completed in 2017-18
Seeler, NickJul 1, 2018232Required years completed in 2017-18
Shinkaruk, HunterAug 20, 2018184Required years completed in 2017-18
Shore, DevinJul 13, 2018213Required years completed in 2017-18
Sieloff, PatrickMay 22, 2018194Required years completed in 2017-18
Simek, RadimApr 27, 2018241Required years completed in 2017-18
Simon, DominikJun 25, 2018213Required years completed in 2017-18
Skjei, BradyJul 28, 2018213Required years completed in 2017-18
Slavin, JaccobJul 12, 2017213Required years completed in 2017-18
Slepyshev, Anton-213Required years completed in 2017-18
Smith, GemelAug 3, 2018204Required years completed in 2017-18
Smith, C.J.Jul 16, 20182221
Soshnikov, NikitaJun 24, 2018213Required years completed in 2017-18
Spooner, RyanJul 31, 2018194Required years completed in 2015-16
Sprong, DanielJun 25, 20181842
Stecher, TroyJul 20, 2018222Required years completed in 2017-18
Stolarz, AnthonyJul 15, 20181943
Stone, MarkAug 3, 2018194Required years completed in 2015-16
Strome, RyanJul 6, 2018184Required years completed in 2016-17
Sundqvist, OskarJul 6, 2018204Required years completed in 2017-18
Tanev, BrandonJul 22, 2018241Required years completed in 2016-17
Theodore, SheaSep 25, 20181843
Tierney, ChrisJul 18, 2018194Required years completed in 2017-18
Toews, DevonJul 16, 2018222Required years completed in 2017-18
Trouba, JacobJul 22, 2018194Required years completed in 2016-17
Valiev, RinatMay 31, 20181943
Valk, Curtis-241Required years completed in 2017-18
van Riemsdyk, TrevorJul 5, 2018232Required years completed in 2015-16
Vatrano, FrankJun 29, 2018213Required years completed in 2017-18
Verhaeghe, CarterJun 12, 20181943
Vesey, JimmyJul 17, 2018232Required years completed in 2017-18
Virtanen, JakeJul 25, 20181843
Walcott, DanielJun 7, 2018213Required years completed in 2017-18
Wallmark, LucasJul 12, 20182043
Weegar, MacKenzieJul 25, 2018204Required years completed in 2017-18
Welinski, AndyJul 16, 2018232Required years completed in 2017-18
Willcox, ReeceJul 12, 2018222Required years completed in 2017-18
Wilson, TomJul 27, 2018184Required years completed in 2016-17
Wood, MilesSep 22, 20182132
Zucker, JasonJul 25, 2018204Required years completed in 2015-16
Zykov, ValentinJun 29, 20181943