Nikita Zadorov

Vancouver Canucks, Defensemen
Age: 29-71d (Apr 16, 1995)
Exp: 10 Years
Country: RU
College: London
Drafted: Round 1 (#16 overall), 2013
Career Earnings

$24,498,231

2022-2023 Free Agent

Nikita Zadorov signed a 2 year , $7,500,000 contract with the Calgary Flames, including $7,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,750,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $7,500,000
Average Salary:
$3,750,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2022-23 27 $3,750,000 4.55% $3,750,000 $3,750,000
2023-24 28 $3,750,000 4.49% $2,748,760 $6,498,760
2024-25 29
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2022-23 27 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 4.55%
2023-24 28 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 4.49%
2024-25 29
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022-23 27 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 $3,249,380
2023-24 28 $2,748,760 $2,748,760 $6,498,760 $3,249,380 $2,748,760
Retained/Dead Cash
2023-24 28 $1,001,240 $1,001,240 $4,751,240 $1,001,240 $1,001,240
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2021-2021 Extension

Nikita Zadorov signed a 1 year , $3,750,000 contract with the Calgary Flames, including $3,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,750,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,750,000
Average Salary:
$3,750,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2020-2020

Nikita Zadorov signed a 1 year , $3,200,000 contract with the Chicago Blackhawks, including $3,200,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,200,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,200,000
Average Salary:
$3,200,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2021 / RFA
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2019-2019

Nikita Zadorov signed a 1 year , $3,200,000 contract with the Colorado Avalanche, including $3,200,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,200,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,200,000
Average Salary:
$3,200,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2020 / RFA
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2017-2018

Nikita Zadorov signed a 2 year , $4,300,000 contract with the Colorado Avalanche, including $4,300,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,150,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $4,300,000
Average Salary:
$2,150,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2019 / RFA
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2013-2016 Rookie

Nikita Zadorov signed a 3 year , $5,325,000 contract with the Buffalo Sabres, including $277,500 signing bonus, $5,325,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,775,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $5,325,000
Average Salary:
$1,775,000
Signing Bonus:
$277,500
Free Agent:
2017 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$24,405,731

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

5 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2013 18
Retained
$147,051
$147,051
2014 19
Active
$1,137,500
$1,284,551
2015 20
Active
$338,680
$1,623,231
2016 21
Injured
$832,500
$2,455,731
2017 22
Active
$2,000,000
$4,455,731
2018 23
Active
$2,300,000
$6,755,731
2019 24
Active
$3,200,000
$9,955,731
2020 25
Active
$3,200,000
$13,155,731
2021 26
Active
$3,750,000
$16,905,731
2022 27
Active
$3,750,000
$20,655,731
2023 28
Active
Retained
$2,748,760
$1,001,240
$23,404,491
$24,405,731
Total      
$24,405,731
$23,404,491
$24,405,731
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2013
18
$147,051
$147,051
$147,051
2014
19
$832,500
$92,500
$212,500
$1,137,500
$1,284,551
2015
20
$246,180
$92,500
$338,680
$1,623,231
2016
21
$832,500
$832,500
$2,455,731
2017
22
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
$4,455,731
2018
23
$2,300,000
$2,300,000
$6,755,731
2019
24
$3,200,000
$3,200,000
$9,955,731
2020
25
$3,200,000
$3,200,000
$13,155,731
2021
26
$3,750,000
$3,750,000
$16,905,731
2022
27
$3,750,000
$3,750,000
$20,655,731
2023
28
$2,748,760
$1,001,240
$2,748,760
$1,001,240
$23,404,491
$24,405,731
Total
$24,008,231
$185,000
$212,500
$24,405,731
$23,404,491
$24,405,731

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
2 $979,551 $92,500 $212,500 $1,284,551
5 $8,578,680 $92,500 - $8,671,180
1 $3,200,000 - - $3,200,000
3 $8,501,240 - - $8,501,240
1 $2,748,760 - - $2,748,760

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2017-18 COL Feb 20, 2017 - Apr 09, 2017 0 Ankle
2019-20 COL Nov 09, 2019 - Nov 16, 2019 0 Face/Jaw
  • May 13, 2024 Fined $5,000 Cross-checking Connor McDavid (EDM)
  • Feb 10, 2024 Suspended 2 games for an Illegal check to the head against Lucas Raymond (DET), forfeiting $39,062 in 2023-24 salary with Vancouver (VAN)
  • Nov 30, 2023 Traded to Vancouver (VAN) from Calgary (CGY) for 2024 5th round pick and 2026 3rd round pick
  • Jul 13, 2022 Signed a 2 year $7.5 million contract with Calgary (CGY)
  • Aug 20, 2021 Signed a 1 year $3.75 million contract extension with Calgary (CGY)
  • Jul 28, 2021 Traded to Calgary (CGY) from Chicago (CHI) for 2022 3rd round pick
  • Oct 10, 2020 Signed a 1 year $3.2 million contract with Chicago (CHI)
  • Oct 10, 2020 Traded to Chicago (CHI) from Colorado (COL) with Anton Lindholm for Brandon Saad and Dennis Gilbert
  • Jul 05, 2019 Signed a 1 year $3.2 million contract with Colorado (COL)
  • Sep 15, 2017 Signed a 2 year $4.3 million contract with Colorado (COL)
  • Jun 26, 2015 Traded to Colorado (COL) from Buffalo (BUF) with Mikhail Grigorenko , J.T Compher|18948 and 2015 2nd round pick (#31 - traded) for Ryan O'Reilly and Jamie McGinn
  • Sep 25, 2013 Signed a 3 year $5.325 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Jun 24, 2013 Drafted by Buffalo (BUF): Round 1 (#16 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
May 13, 2024 Cross-checking Connor McDavid (EDM) $5,000

Suspensions

Date Reason Games Suspended Fine Amount
Feb 10, 2024 Illegal check to the head against Lucas Raymond (DET) 2 $39,062
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 VAN 75 6 14 20 0 90 0 0 0 1 68 155 115 0
2022 CGY 82 14 7 21 10 130 0 1 0 0 75 174 80 0
2021 CGY 74 4 18 22 11 106 0 0 0 0 49 181 77 0
2020 CHI 55 1 7 8 1 52 0 0 0 0 74 190 36 0
2019 COL 64 4 9 13 6 65 0 0 0 0 66 175 65 0
2018 COL 70 7 7 14 19 100 0 0 0 0 67 228 75 0
2017 COL 77 7 13 20 4 94 0 1 0 0 106 278 103 0
2016 COL 56 0 10 10 -20 61 0 2 0 0 69 153 73 0
2015 COL 22 0 2 2 -5 18 0 0 0 0 16 53 12 0
2014 BUF 60 3 12 15 -10 52 2 3 0 0 73 134 51 1
2013 BUF 6 1 0 1 -3 4 0 0 0 0 1 24 4 0
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