Jake McCabe

Toronto Maple Leafs, Defensemen
Age: 30-286d (Oct 12, 1993)
Exp: 9 Years
Country: US
College: Wisconsin
Drafted: Round 2 (#44 overall), 2012
2024-25 Cap Hit

$4,000,000

2024-25 Cash

$5,000,000

Career Earnings

$22,674,651

2021-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Jake McCabe signed a 4 year , $16,000,000 contract with the Chicago Blackhawks, including $16,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,000,000. In 2024-25, McCabe will earn a base salary of $5,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,000,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $16,000,000
Average Salary:
$4,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2021-22 28 $4,000,000 4.91% $3,000,000 $3,000,000
2022-23 29 $4,000,000 4.85% $967,725 $3,967,725
2023-24 30 $4,000,000 4.79% $4,000,000 $7,967,725
2024-25 31 $4,000,000 4.55% $5,000,000 $12,967,725
2025-26 32
UFA
Accrued Dead Cap
2022-23 29 $3,502,703 4.25% $3,032,275 $6,032,275
2023-24 30 $2,000,000 2.40% - -
2024-25 31 $2,000,000 2.27% - -
Year Age Base Salary Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2021-22 28 $3,000,000 $4,000,000 4.91%
2022-23 29 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 4.85%
2023-24 30 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 4.79%
2024-25 31 $5,000,000 $4,000,000 4.55%
2025-26 32
UFA
Accrued Dead Cap
2022-23 29 $3,032,275 $3,502,703 4.25%
2023-24 30 - $2,000,000 2.40%
2024-25 31 - $2,000,000 2.27%
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2021-22 28 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,241,931
2022-23 29 $967,725 $967,725 $3,967,725 $1,983,863 $3,322,575
2023-24 30 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $7,967,725 $2,655,908 $4,500,000
2024-25 31 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $12,967,725 $3,241,931 $5,000,000
Retained/Dead Cash
2022-23 29 $3,032,275 $3,032,275 $6,032,275 $3,032,275 $3,032,275
2023-24 30 - - - - -
2024-25 31 - - - - -
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2019-2020

Jake McCabe signed a 2 year , $5,700,000 contract with the Buffalo Sabres, including $5,700,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,850,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $5,700,000
Average Salary:
$2,850,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2016-2018

Jake McCabe signed a 3 year , $4,800,000 contract with the Buffalo Sabres, including $4,800,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,600,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $4,800,000
Average Salary:
$1,600,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2019 / RFA
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2013-2015 Rookie

Jake McCabe signed a 3 year , $2,775,000 contract with the Buffalo Sabres, including $277,500 signing bonus, $2,775,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $925,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $2,775,000
Average Salary:
$925,000
Signing Bonus:
$277,500
Free Agent:
2016 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$22,425,000

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2015 22
Active
$925,000
$925,000
2016 23
Active
$1,250,000
$2,175,000
2017 24
Injured
$1,775,000
$3,950,000
2018 25
Active
$1,775,000
$5,725,000
2019 26
Active
$2,900,000
$8,625,000
2020 27
Injured
$2,800,000
$11,425,000
2021 28
Active
$3,000,000
$14,425,000
2022 29
Active
Retained
$967,725
$3,032,275
$15,392,725
$18,425,000
2023 30
Active
$4,000,000
$22,425,000
Total      
$22,425,000
$22,425,000
2024 31
Active
$5,000,000
Total
$27,425,000
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2015
22
$832,500
$92,500
$925,000
$925,000
2016
23
$1,250,000
$1,250,000
$2,175,000
2017
24
$1,775,000
$1,775,000
$3,950,000
2018
25
$1,775,000
$1,775,000
$5,725,000
2019
26
$2,900,000
$2,900,000
$8,625,000
2020
27
$2,800,000
$2,800,000
$11,425,000
2021
28
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
$14,425,000
2022
29
$967,725
$3,032,275
$967,725
$3,032,275
$15,392,725
$18,425,000
2023
30
$4,000,000
$4,000,000
$22,425,000
Total
$22,332,500
$92,500
$22,425,000
$22,425,000
2024
31
$5,000,000
$5,000,000
Total
$27,332,500
$92,500
$27,425,000

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
6 $11,332,500 $92,500 - $11,425,000
2 $6,032,275 - - $6,032,275
2 $4,967,725 - - $4,967,725

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2017-18 BUF Feb 11, 2018 - TBD 0 Thumb
2018-19 BUF Dec 04, 2018 - Dec 22, 2018 0 Upper Body
2020-21 BUF Feb 15, 2021 - Feb 16, 2021 0 COVID-19
2020-21 BUF Feb 22, 2021 - May 08, 2021 0 Knee (ACL)
2021-22 CHI Jan 11, 2022 - Jan 16, 2022 0 COVID-19
2022-23 CHI Oct 10, 2022 - Oct 21, 2022 0 Neck
  • Mar 08, 2024 Fined $5,000 Cross-checking Brad Marchand (BOS)
  • Feb 27, 2023 Traded to Toronto (TOR) from Chicago (CHI) with Sam Lafferty , 2024 5th round pick and 2025 5th round pick for Joseph Anderson, Pavel Gogolev, 2025 1st round pick [Top 10 Protected (conveys to 2026)] and 2026 2nd round pick
  • Jul 28, 2021 Signed a 4 year $16 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
  • Aug 03, 2019 Signed a 2 year $5.7 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Jun 30, 2016 Signed a 3 year $4.8 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Apr 02, 2014 Signed a 3 year $2.775 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Jun 23, 2012 Drafted by Buffalo (BUF): Round 2 (#44 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Mar 08, 2024 Cross-checking Brad Marchand (BOS) $5,000
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 TOR 73 8 20 28 20 73 1 1 0 1 129 204 56 0
2022 TOR 76 3 22 25 19 96 0 0 0 0 151 163 56 0
2021 CHI 75 4 18 22 -27 80 0 0 0 0 167 166 33 0
2020 BUF 13 1 2 3 2 15 0 0 0 0 15 22 9 0
2019 BUF 66 3 10 13 -11 75 0 0 1 0 90 91 41 0
2018 BUF 59 4 10 14 -4 64 0 0 1 0 99 103 35 0
2017 BUF 53 3 9 12 -11 53 1 0 0 0 79 110 26 0
2016 BUF 76 3 17 20 -7 79 1 3 0 0 114 73 26 0
2015 BUF 77 4 10 14 6 62 0 0 0 0 109 114 51 0
2014 BUF 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 0
2013 BUF 7 0 1 1 -3 1 0 0 0 0 10 5 15 0
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