Kari Lehtonen

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Goaltender Age: 38-25d Exp: 13 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#2 overall), 2002 College: Jokerit Agent(s): Octagon

Inactive

Stars – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Kari Lehtonen signed a 5 year / $29,500,000 contract with the Dallas Stars, including $29,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $5,900,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $29,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $5,900,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA

    Previous Contracts

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    Year   Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Cap Hit Cap Hit % Yearly Cash
    2013-14 Contract details by year 29 $6,250,000 - - $5,900,000 9.58% $6,250,000($6,250,000)
    2014-15 Contract details by year 30 $6,250,000 - - $5,900,000 9.07% $6,250,000($12,500,000)
    2015-16 Contract details by year 31 $6,000,000 - - $5,900,000 8.92% $6,000,000($18,500,000)
    2016-17 Contract details by year 32 $6,000,000 - - $5,900,000 8.74% $6,000,000($24,500,000)
    2017-18 Contract details by year 33 $5,000,000 - - $5,900,000 7.9% $5,000,000($29,500,000)
    2018-19 Free Agent Year 34   UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • NTC in 2013-14 and 2014-15
    • Limited NTC for remainder of deal

    2010-2012

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $10,650,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,550,000
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA

    2009-2009

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Free Agent: 2010 / RFA

    2008-2008

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,000,000
    Free Agent: 2009 / RFA

    2006-2007

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $3,700,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,850,000
    Free Agent: 2008 / RFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2006-2007 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000
    2007-2008 Player Cash Earnings $2,200,000 - - $2,200,000
    2008-2009 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000
    2009-2010 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000
    2012-2013 Player Cash Earnings $4,250,000 - - $4,250,000
    2013-2014 Player Cash Earnings $6,250,000 - - $6,250,000
    2014-2015 Player Cash Earnings $6,250,000 - - $6,250,000
    2015-2016 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2016-2017 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2017-2018 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    Est. Earnings (10 seasons) $43,450,000 - - $43,450,000
    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $9,700,000 - - $9,700,000
    6 seasons Player Cash Earnings $33,750,000 - - $33,750,000
  • Transactions

    Sep 15 2012Signed a 5 year $29.5 million extension with Dallas (DAL)
    May 11 2010Signed a 3 year $10.65 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
    Feb 9 2010Traded to Dallas (DAL) from Atlanta (ATL) for Ivan Vishnevskiy and 2010 4th round pick
    Jul 15 2009Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Jun 22 2002Drafted by Atlanta (ATL): Round 1 (#2 overall)