Chandler Stephenson

Seattle Kraken, Center
Age: 30-91d (Apr 22, 1994)
Exp: 7 Years
Country: CA
College: Regina
Drafted: Round 3 (#77 overall), 2012
2024-25 Cap Hit

$6,250,000

2024-25 Cash

$6,250,000

Career Earnings

$14,208,665

2024-2030 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Chandler Stephenson signed a 7 year , $43,750,000 contract with the Seattle Kraken, including $6,000,000 signing bonus, $43,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,250,000. In 2024-25, Stephenson will earn a base salary of $2,250,000 and a signing bonus of $4,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $6,250,000.
Contract Terms:
7 yr(s) / $43,750,000
Average Salary:
$6,250,000
Signing Bonus:
$6,000,000
Free Agent:
2031 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024-25 30 $6,250,000 7.10% $6,250,000 $6,250,000
2025-26 31 $6,250,000 6.79% $6,250,000 $12,500,000
2026-27 32 $6,250,000 6.79% $6,250,000 $18,750,000
2027-28 33 $6,250,000 6.79% $6,250,000 $25,000,000
2028-29 34 $6,250,000 6.79% $6,250,000 $31,250,000
2029-30 35 $6,250,000 - $6,250,000 $37,500,000
2030-31 36 $6,250,000 - $6,250,000 $43,750,000
2031-32 37
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2024-25 30 $2,250,000 $4,000,000 $6,250,000 7.10%
2025-26 31 $6,250,000 - $6,250,000 6.79%
2026-27 32 $4,250,000 $2,000,000 $6,250,000 6.79%
2027-28 33 $6,250,000 - $6,250,000 6.79%
2028-29 34 $6,250,000 - $6,250,000 6.79%
2029-30 35 $6,250,000 - $6,250,000 -
2030-31 36 $6,250,000 - $6,250,000 -
2031-32 37
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024-25 30 $2,250,000 $4,000,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000
2025-26 31 $6,250,000 - $6,250,000 $12,500,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000
2026-27 32 $4,250,000 $2,000,000 $6,250,000 $18,750,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000
2027-28 33 $6,250,000 - $6,250,000 $25,000,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000
2028-29 34 $6,250,000 - $6,250,000 $31,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000
2029-30 35 $6,250,000 - $6,250,000 $37,500,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000
2030-31 36 $6,250,000 - $6,250,000 $43,750,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000
Contract Notes

  • 2028-2031: 10 team no trade list

Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2020-2023 Extension

Chandler Stephenson signed a 4 year , $11,000,000 contract with the Vegas Golden Knights, including $11,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,750,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $11,000,000
Average Salary:
$2,750,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2019-2019

Chandler Stephenson signed a 1 year , $1,050,000 contract with the Washington Capitals, including $1,050,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,050,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,050,000
Average Salary:
$1,050,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2020 / RFA
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2017-2018 Extension

Chandler Stephenson signed a 2 year , $1,300,000 contract with the Washington Capitals, including $1,300,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $650,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $1,300,000
Average Salary:
$650,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2019 / RFA
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2014-2016 Rookie

Chandler Stephenson signed a 3 year , $2,775,000 contract with the Washington Capitals, 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:
2017 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$14,208,665

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2016 22
Reserve / minor-buried
$925,000
$925,000
2017 23
Active
$583,665
$1,508,665
2018 24
Active
$650,000
$2,158,665
2019 25
Active
Retained
$694,335
$355,665
$2,853,000
$3,208,665
2020 26
Active
$1,625,000
$4,833,665
2021 27
Active
$3,025,000
$7,858,665
2022 28
Active
$3,125,000
$10,983,665
2023 29
Active
$3,225,000
$14,208,665
Total      
$14,208,665
$14,208,665
2024 30
Active
$6,250,000
2025 31
Active
$6,250,000
2026 32
Active
$6,250,000
2027 33
Active
$6,250,000
2028 34
Active
$6,250,000
2029 35
Active
$6,250,000
2030 36
Active
$6,250,000
Total
$57,958,665
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2016
22
$842,500
$82,500
$925,000
$925,000
2017
23
$583,665
$583,665
$1,508,665
2018
24
$650,000
$650,000
$2,158,665
2019
25
$694,335
$355,665
$694,335
$355,665
$2,853,000
$3,208,665
2020
26
$1,625,000
$1,625,000
$4,833,665
2021
27
$3,025,000
$3,025,000
$7,858,665
2022
28
$3,125,000
$3,125,000
$10,983,665
2023
29
$3,225,000
$3,225,000
$14,208,665
Total
$14,126,165
$82,500
$14,208,665
$14,208,665
2024
30
$2,250,000
$4,000,000
$6,250,000
2025
31
$6,250,000
$6,250,000
2026
32
$4,250,000
$2,000,000
$6,250,000
2027
33
$6,250,000
$6,250,000
2028
34
$6,250,000
$6,250,000
2029
35
$6,250,000
$6,250,000
2030
36
$6,250,000
$6,250,000
Total
$51,876,165
$6,000,000
$82,500
$57,958,665

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $2,431,830 - $82,500 $2,514,330
5 $11,694,335 - - $11,694,335

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2021-22 VGK Feb 01, 2022 - Feb 08, 2022 0 COVID-19
  • Jul 01, 2024 Signed a 7 year $43.75 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
  • Apr 01, 2021 Suspended 3 games for Elbowing Tobias Bjornfoot (LAK), forfeiting $71,120 of 2020-21 salary with Las Vegas (VGK)
  • Oct 07, 2020 Signed a 4 year $11 million contract extension with Las Vegas (VGK)
  • Dec 03, 2019 Traded to Las Vegas (VGK) from Washington (WAS) for 2021 5th round pick
  • Jul 26, 2019 Signed a 1 year $1.05 million contract with Washington (WAS)
  • Jun 29, 2017 Signed a 2 year $1.3 million contract extension with Washington (WAS)
  • May 26, 2014 Signed a 3 year $2.775 million contract with Washington (WAS)
  • Jun 23, 2012 Drafted by Washington (WAS): Round 3 (#77 overall)
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 VEG 75 16 35 51 -9 97 4 9 2 1 40 37 25 552
2022 VEG 81 16 49 65 12 120 6 9 1 2 56 74 26 675
2021 VEG 79 21 43 64 5 125 6 8 1 1 44 68 26 653
2020 VEG 51 14 21 35 22 83 2 3 1 1 35 43 29 375
2019 VEG 65 11 15 26 24 73 1 1 2 1 32 52 16 233
2018 WAS 64 5 6 11 -13 36 0 0 1 0 33 38 47
2017 WAS 67 6 12 18 13 36 0 0 0 0 33 26 8 40
2016 WAS 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
2015 WAS 9 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 0 0 4 5 2 30
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