Jake Guentzel

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Center Age: 29-199d Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 3 (#77 overall), 2013 College: Nebraska-Omaha Agent(s): Octagon

  • Current Contract

    Jake Guentzel signed a 5 year / $30,000,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins, including $30,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $6,000,000. In 2023-24, Guentzel will earn a base salary of $6,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $6,000,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $30,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,000,000
    Free Agent: 2024 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Cap Hit Cap Hit % Yearly Cash
    2019-20 Contract details by year 25 $7,000,000 - - $6,000,000 7.05% $7,000,000($7,000,000)
    2020-21 Contract details by year 26 $5,000,000 - - $6,000,000 6.96% $5,000,000($12,000,000)
    2021-22 Contract details by year 27 $7,000,000 - - $6,000,000 7.15% $7,000,000($19,000,000)
    2022-23 Contract details by year 28 $5,000,000 - - $6,000,000 7.3% $5,000,000($24,000,000)
    2023-24 Contract details by year 29 $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 7.03% $1,319,388($25,319,388)
    2024-25 Free Agent Year 29   UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2022-2023: 12-team no trade list

    Previous Contracts

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    2023-2023

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $4,680,612
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,680,612

    2016-2018Entry Level

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $2,775,000
    Signing Bonus $277,500
    Average Salary $925,000
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2016-2017 Player Cash Earnings $575,000 $92,500 - $667,500
    2017-2018 Player Cash Earnings $650,000 $92,500 - $742,500
    2018-2019 Player Cash Earnings $700,000 $92,500 - $792,500
    2019-2020 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    2020-2021 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    2021-2022 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    2022-2023 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    2023-2024 Player Cash Earnings $1,319,388 - - $1,319,388
    2023-2024 Player Cash Earnings $4,680,612 - - $4,680,612
    Est. Earnings (8 seasons) $31,925,000 $277,500 - $32,202,500
    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    8 seasons Player Cash Earnings $30,605,612 $277,500 - $30,883,112
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,319,388 - - $1,319,388
  • Transactions

    Mar 7 2024Traded to Carolina (CAR) from Pittsburgh (PIT) with Ty Smith for Michael Bunting, Vasili Ponomarev, Cruz Lucius, Ville Koivunen, 2024 2nd round pick [Conveys to a 2024 1st if CAR makes the 2023-24 Stanley Cup Final] and 2024 5th round pick [Only conveys if CAR wins the 2023-24 Stanley Cup]
    Dec 28 2018Signed a 5 year $30 million contract extension with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    May 24 2016Signed a 3 year $2.775 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
    Jun 30 2013Drafted by Pittsburgh (PIT): Round 3 (#77 overall)
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    Statistics

    Season Team Games G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blocks PIM HIT TAKEAWAY GIVEAWAY FACE WON
    2023 CAR 67 30 47 77 25 238 5 17 0 0 28 22 43 33 26 6
    2022 PIT 78 36 37 73 2 244 11 12 0 0 46 46 83 44 48 8
    2021 PIT 76 40 44 84 13 264 7 15 0 0 38 44 72 41 23 13
    2020 PIT 56 23 34 57 7 141 6 12 0 1 32 28 43 17 23 3
    2019 PIT 39 20 23 43 11 127 6 4 0 0 19 14 46 21 12 22
    2018 PIT 82 40 36 76 13 227 6 5 1 0 47 26 105 45 42 10
    2017 PIT 82 22 26 48 -9 171 8 5 0 0 46 42 142 36 18 65
    2016 PIT 40 16 17 33 7 81 1 2 0 0 18 10 61 16 9 8