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Left Wing Age: 31 Exp: 11 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2004 College: Dynamo Moscow
  • Current Contract

    Alex Ovechkin signed a 13 year / $124,000,000 contract with the Washington Capitals, including $124,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $9,538,462. In 2016-17, Ovechkin will earn a base salary of $10,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $9,538,462.

    Contract: 13 yr(s) / $124,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $9,538,462
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Cap Hit
    2008-09 Contract details by year 22 $9,000,000 - - $9,538,462
    2009-10 Contract details by year 23 $9,000,000 - - $9,538,462
    2010-11 Contract details by year 24 $9,000,000 - - $9,538,462
    2011-12 Contract details by year 25 $9,000,000 - - $9,538,462
    2012-13 Contract details by year 26 $5,268,293 - - $9,538,462
    2013-14 Contract details by year 27 $9,000,000 - - $9,538,462
    2014-15 Contract details by year 28 $10,000,000 - - $9,538,462
    2015-16 Contract details by year 29 $10,000,000 - - $9,538,462
    2016-17 Contract details by year 30 $10,000,000 - - $9,538,462
    2017-18 Contract details by year 31 $10,000,000 - - $9,538,462
    2018-19 Contract details by year 32 $10,000,000 - - $9,538,462
    2019-20 Contract details by year 33 $10,000,000 - - $9,538,462
    2020-21 Contract details by year 34 $10,000,000 - - $9,538,462
    2021-22 Free Agent Year 35   UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 82 Game 2012 Salary: $9,000,000
    • After 7/1/14 he can designate 10 teams each year that he will NOT accept a trade to

    Previous Contracts

    2005-2007Entry Level

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $11,502,600
    Signing Bonus $590,520
    Average Salary $3,834,200
    Free Agent: 2008 / RFA
    Year   Age Base Salary (Cash) Signing Bonus Incentive Cap Hit
    2005-06
    Contract details by year 19 $688,940 $295,260 $2,850,000 $984,200
    2006-07
    Contract details by year 20 $688,940 $295,260 $2,850,000 $984,200
    2007-08
    Contract details by year 21 $984,200 - $2,850,000 $984,200
    • Signing bonus: $590,520
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2005-2006 Player Cash Earnings $688,940 $295,260 - $984,200
    2006-2007 Player Cash Earnings $688,940 $295,260 - $984,200
    2007-2008 Player Cash Earnings $984,200 - - $984,200
    2008-2009 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
    2009-2010 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
    2010-2011 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
    2011-2012 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
    2012-2013 Player Cash Earnings $5,268,293 - - $5,268,293
    2013-2014 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000
    2014-2015 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2015-2016 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2016-2017 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    Est. Earnings (12 seasons) $82,630,373 $590,520 - $83,220,893
    2017-2018 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2018-2019 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2019-2020 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2020-2021 Player Cash Earnings $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    $122,630,373 $590,520 - $123,220,893
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    01/28/2016 Player contract details by year Conduct detrimental to the league 1 game $51,282 Skipping the All-Star Game
    01/22/2012 Player contract details by year 3 games $154,678 Charging Zbynek Michalek (PIT)
    03/15/2010 Player contract details by year Boarding 2 games $232,645 Boarding Brian Campbell (CHI)
    12/01/2009 Player contract details by year Slew-footing 2 games $98,844 Knee to knee hit against Tim Gleason (CAR)
    $8 $537,449
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Alex Ovechkin ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($9,538,462) Rank
    NHL: #4
    Eastern: #0
    Eastern Metropolitan: #0
    Washington Capitals: #1
    Left Wing: #1

    Total Cash ($10,000,000) Rank
    NHL: #8
    Left Wing: #1

    Average Annual ($9,538,462) Rank
    NHL: #4
    Left Wing: #1