Dougie Hamilton

New Jersey Devils, Defensemen
Age: 31-41d (Jun 17, 1993)
Exp: 10 Years
Country: CA
College: Niagara
Drafted: Round 1 (#9 overall), 2011
2024-25 Cap Hit

$9,000,000

2024-25 Cash

$12,600,000

Career Earnings

$63,325,000

2021-2027 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Dougie Hamilton signed a 7 year , $63,000,000 contract with the New Jersey Devils, including $63,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $9,000,000. In 2024-25, Hamilton will earn a base salary of $10,000,000 and a signing bonus of $2,600,000, while carrying a cap hit of $9,000,000.
Contract Terms:
7 yr(s) / $63,000,000
Average Salary:
$9,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2028 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2021-22 28 $9,000,000 11.04% $6,300,000 $6,300,000
2022-23 29 $9,000,000 10.91% $6,300,000 $12,600,000
2023-24 30 $9,000,000 10.78% $12,600,000 $25,200,000
2024-25 31 $9,000,000 10.23% $12,600,000 $37,800,000
2025-26 32 $9,000,000 9.78% $11,550,000 $49,350,000
2026-27 33 $9,000,000 9.78% $8,400,000 $57,750,000
2027-28 34 $9,000,000 9.78% $5,250,000 $63,000,000
2028-29 35
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2021-22 28 $750,000 $5,550,000 $9,000,000 11.04%
2022-23 29 $3,300,000 $3,000,000 $9,000,000 10.91%
2023-24 30 $10,600,000 $2,000,000 $9,000,000 10.78%
2024-25 31 $10,000,000 $2,600,000 $9,000,000 10.23%
2025-26 32 $1,000,000 $10,550,000 $9,000,000 9.78%
2026-27 33 $1,000,000 $7,400,000 $9,000,000 9.78%
2027-28 34 $5,250,000 - $9,000,000 9.78%
2028-29 35
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2021-22 28 $750,000 $5,550,000 $6,300,000 $6,300,000 $6,300,000 $9,000,000
2022-23 29 $3,300,000 $3,000,000 $6,300,000 $12,600,000 $6,300,000 $9,450,000
2023-24 30 $10,600,000 $2,000,000 $12,600,000 $25,200,000 $8,400,000 $10,080,000
2024-25 31 $10,000,000 $2,600,000 $12,600,000 $37,800,000 $9,450,000 $9,450,000
2025-26 32 $1,000,000 $10,550,000 $11,550,000 $49,350,000 $9,870,000 $8,400,000
2026-27 33 $1,000,000 $7,400,000 $8,400,000 $57,750,000 $9,625,000 $6,825,000
2027-28 34 $5,250,000 - $5,250,000 $63,000,000 $9,000,000 $5,250,000
Contract Notes
  • 2025-2027: 10-team trade list
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2015-2020 Extension

Dougie Hamilton signed a 6 year , $34,500,000 contract with the Calgary Flames, including $34,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,750,000.
Contract Terms:
6 yr(s) / $34,500,000
Average Salary:
$5,750,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2011-2014 Rookie

Dougie Hamilton signed a 3 year , $4,575,000 contract with the Boston Bruins, including $277,500 signing bonus, $4,575,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,525,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $4,575,000
Average Salary:
$1,525,000
Signing Bonus:
$277,500
Free Agent:
2015 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$63,325,000

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

4 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2011 18
Active
$92,500
$92,500
2012 19
Active
$925,000
$1,017,500
2013 20
Active
$925,000
$1,942,500
2014 21
Active
$1,682,500
$3,625,000
2015 22
Active
$5,500,000
$9,125,000
2016 23
Active
$5,500,000
$14,625,000
2017 24
Active
$5,750,000
$20,375,000
2018 25
Active
$5,750,000
$26,125,000
2019 26
Active
$6,000,000
$32,125,000
2020 27
Active
$6,000,000
$38,125,000
2021 28
Active
$6,300,000
$44,425,000
2022 29
Active
$6,300,000
$50,725,000
2023 30
Reserve
$12,600,000
$63,325,000
Total      
$63,325,000
$63,325,000
2024 31
Active
$12,600,000
2025 32
Active
$11,550,000
2026 33
Active
$8,400,000
2027 34
Active
$5,250,000
Total
$101,125,000
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2011
18
$92,500
$92,500
$92,500
2012
19
$832,500
$92,500
$925,000
$1,017,500
2013
20
$832,500
$92,500
$925,000
$1,942,500
2014
21
$832,500
$850,000
$1,682,500
$3,625,000
2015
22
$5,500,000
$5,500,000
$9,125,000
2016
23
$5,500,000
$5,500,000
$14,625,000
2017
24
$5,750,000
$5,750,000
$20,375,000
2018
25
$5,750,000
$5,750,000
$26,125,000
2019
26
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$32,125,000
2020
27
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$38,125,000
2021
28
$750,000
$5,550,000
$6,300,000
$44,425,000
2022
29
$3,300,000
$3,000,000
$6,300,000
$50,725,000
2023
30
$10,600,000
$2,000,000
$12,600,000
$63,325,000
Total
$51,647,500
$10,827,500
$850,000
$63,325,000
$63,325,000
2024
31
$10,000,000
$2,600,000
$12,600,000
2025
32
$1,000,000
$10,550,000
$11,550,000
2026
33
$1,000,000
$7,400,000
$8,400,000
2027
34
$5,250,000
$5,250,000
Total
$68,897,500
$31,377,500
$850,000
$101,125,000

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $2,497,500 $277,500 $850,000 $3,625,000
3 $16,750,000 - - $16,750,000
3 $17,750,000 - - $17,750,000
3 $14,650,000 $10,550,000 - $25,200,000

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2019-20 CAR Jan 21, 2020 - Jul 13, 2020 0 Leg
2021-22 NJD Jan 04, 2022 - Feb 24, 2022 0 Face/Jaw
2023-24 NJD Dec 01, 2023 - TBD 0 Pectoral
  • Jul 28, 2021 Signed a 7 year $63 million contract with New Jersey (NJD)
  • Jun 23, 2018 Traded to Carolina (CAR) from Calgary (CGY) with Michael Ferland and Adam Fox for Elias Lindholm and Noah Hanifin
  • Jun 30, 2015 Signed a 6 year $34.5 million contract with Calgary (CGY)
  • Jun 26, 2015 Traded to Calgary (CGY) from Boston (BOS) for 2015 45th round pick, 2015 1st round pick (#15) and 2015 2nd round pick (#52)
  • Dec 08, 2011 Signed a 3 year $4.575 million contract with Boston (BOS)
  • Jun 24, 2011 Drafted by Boston (BOS): Round 1 (#9 overall)
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 NJ 20 5 11 16 -8 61 4 4 0 0 24 11 20 0
2022 NJ 82 22 52 74 23 275 8 20 0 0 86 64 50 0
2021 NJ 62 9 21 30 -19 197 2 5 0 0 92 87 34 0
2020 CAR 55 10 32 42 20 180 1 18 1 0 64 52 35 0
2019 CAR 47 14 26 40 30 170 2 10 0 1 63 52 32 0
2018 CAR 82 18 21 39 0 259 2 5 0 0 91 160 54 0
2017 CGY 82 17 27 44 1 270 6 6 0 0 80 83 64 1
2016 CGY 81 13 37 50 12 222 2 12 0 1 94 68 64 0
2015 CGY 82 12 31 43 -14 190 5 11 0 0 106 78 46 0
2014 BOS 72 10 32 42 -3 188 5 10 0 0 53 106 41 0
2013 BOS 62 7 18 25 20 108 2 4 0 0 50 68 40 0
2012 BOS 40 5 10 15 3 79 0 0 0 0 31 57 14 0
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