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Erik Johnson

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Defenseman Age: 32-352d Exp: 11 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2006 College: Minnesota Agent(s):

Active (Upper Body)

Johnson has ended up on the injured reserve list with an upper-body injury, and it is uncertain how much time he will need to heal.

Avalanche – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Erik Johnson signed a 7 year / $42,000,000 contract with the Colorado Avalanche, including $42,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $6,000,000. In 2020-1, Johnson will earn a base salary of $6,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $6,000,000.

    Contract: 7 yr(s) / $42,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,000,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA

    Previous Contracts

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    Year   Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Cap Hit Cap Hit % Yearly Cash
    2015-16 Contract details by year 27 $4,250,000 - - $3,750,000 5.97% $4,250,000($4,250,000)
    2016-17 Contract details by year 28 $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 8.58% $6,000,000($10,250,000)
    2017-18 Contract details by year 29 $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 9.04% $6,000,000($16,250,000)
    2018-19 Contract details by year 30 $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 8.48% $6,000,000($22,250,000)
    2019-20 Contract details by year 31 $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 7.59% $6,000,000($28,250,000)
    2020-21 Contract details by year 32 $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 7.93% $6,000,000($34,250,000)
    2021-22 Contract details by year 33 $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 10.71% $6,000,000($40,250,000)
    2022-23 Contract details by year 34 $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 14.25% $6,000,000($46,250,000)
    2023-24 Free Agent Year 35   UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 19 team trade list each year

    2012-2015

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $15,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,750,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA

    2010-2011

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $5,200,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,600,000
    Free Agent: 2012 / RFA

    2007-2009Entry Level

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $11,100,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,700,000
    Free Agent: 2010 / RFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2007-2008 Player Cash Earnings $850,000 - - $850,000
    2008-2009 Player Cash Earnings $850,000 - - $850,000
    2009-2010 Player Cash Earnings $850,000 - - $850,000
    2010-2011 Player Cash Earnings $2,200,000 - - $2,200,000
    2011-2012 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000
    2012-2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,902,439 - - $1,902,439
    2013-2014 Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 - - $3,750,000
    2014-2015 Player Cash Earnings $3,750,000 - - $3,750,000
    2015-2016 Player Cash Earnings $4,250,000 - - $4,250,000
    2016-2017 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2017-2018 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2018-2019 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2019-2020 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2020-2021 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    Est. Earnings (14 seasons) $51,402,439 - - $51,402,439
    2021-2022 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2022-2023 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    $63,402,439 - - $63,402,439
    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $4,750,000 - - $4,750,000
    10 seasons Player Cash Earnings $46,652,439 - - $46,652,439
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    12/17/2017 Player contract details by year Boarding 2 games $64,516 Boarding Vladislav Namestnikov (TBL)
    02/11/2014 Player contract details by year Slashing 2 games $38,462 for slashing Frans Nielsen during COL-NYI game
    4 $102,978
  • Transactions

    Dec 17 2017Suspended 2 games for boarding Vladislav Namestnikov (TBL), forfeiting $64,516 in 2017-18 salary with Colorado (COL)
    Sep 22 2015Signed a 7 year $42 million extension with Colorado (COL)
    Feb 11 2014Suspended 2 games (forfeit $38,462) for slashing Frans Nielsen during COL-NYI game
    Jul 3 2012Signed a 4 year $15 million contract with Colorado (COL)
    Feb 19 2011Traded to Colorado (COL) from St Louis (STL) with Jay McClement and 2012 1st round pick for Chris Stewart, Kevin Shattenkirk and 2011 2nd round pick
    Aug 2 2010Signed a 2 year $5.2 million contract with St. Louis (STL)
    May 14 2007Signed a 3 year $11.1 million contract with St. Louis (STL)
    Jun 24 2006Drafted by St. Louis (STL): Round 1 (#1 overall)
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    Statistics

    Season Team Games G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blocks PIM HIT TAKEAWAY GIVEAWAY FACE WON
    2020 COL 4 0 1 1 2 5 0 0 0 0 5 2 7 1 3 0
    2019 COL 59 3 13 16 9 99 0 0 0 0 115 20 97 32 27 0
    2018 COL 80 7 18 25 8 144 0 0 0 0 143 38 124 31 41 0
    2017 COL 62 9 16 25 3 168 0 3 0 1 135 58 114 41 39 0
    2016 COL 46 2 15 17 -6 96 0 6 0 0 98 9 87 18 23 0
    2015 COL 73 11 16 27 -19 175 3 3 2 1 197 50 126 30 45 0
    2014 COL 46 12 11 23 4 112 3 3 0 1 105 33 91 26 38 0
    2013 COL 74 8 23 31 -2 143 2 11 0 0 119 51 123 48 38 0
    2012 COL 29 0 4 4 -1 63 0 0 0 0 57 16 39 0 0 0
    2011 COL 72 4 22 26 -4 150 0 0 0 0 93 24 121 0 0 0
    2010 STL 76 8 21 29 -17 162 0 0 0 0 133 54 96 0 0 0
    2009 STL 57 9 17 26 -1 130 0 0 0 0 55 68 44 0 0 0
     

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