Leon Draisaitl

Edmonton Oilers, Center
Age: 28-275d (Oct 27, 1995)
Exp: 9 Years
Country: DE
College: Prince Albert
Drafted: Round 1 (#3 overall), 2014
Agent(s): Octagon
2024-25 Cap Hit

$8,500,000

2024-25 Cash

$8,000,000

Career Earnings

$61,848,540

2017-2024 Extension (CURRENT)

Leon Draisaitl signed a 8 year , $68,000,000 contract with the Edmonton Oilers, including $68,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,500,000. In 2024-25, Draisaitl will earn a base salary of $8,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,500,000.
Contract Terms:
8 yr(s) / $68,000,000
Average Salary:
$8,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2017-18 22 $8,500,000 11.33% $9,000,000 $9,000,000
2018-19 23 $8,500,000 10.69% $9,000,000 $18,000,000
2019-20 24 $8,500,000 10.43% $9,000,000 $27,000,000
2020-21 25 $8,500,000 10.43% $9,000,000 $36,000,000
2021-22 26 $8,500,000 10.43% $8,000,000 $44,000,000
2022-23 27 $8,500,000 10.30% $8,000,000 $52,000,000
2023-24 28 $8,500,000 10.18% $8,000,000 $60,000,000
2024-25 29 $8,500,000 9.66% $8,000,000 $68,000,000
2025-26 30
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2017-18 22 $9,000,000 - $8,500,000 11.33%
2018-19 23 $9,000,000 - $8,500,000 10.69%
2019-20 24 $9,000,000 - $8,500,000 10.43%
2020-21 25 $2,000,000 $7,000,000 $8,500,000 10.43%
2021-22 26 $8,000,000 - $8,500,000 10.43%
2022-23 27 $1,000,000 $7,000,000 $8,500,000 10.30%
2023-24 28 $8,000,000 - $8,500,000 10.18%
2024-25 29 $8,000,000 - $8,500,000 9.66%
2025-26 30
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2017-18 22 $9,000,000 - $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $8,500,000
2018-19 23 $9,000,000 - $9,000,000 $18,000,000 $9,000,000 $8,428,571
2019-20 24 $9,000,000 - $9,000,000 $27,000,000 $9,000,000 $8,333,333
2020-21 25 $2,000,000 $7,000,000 $9,000,000 $36,000,000 $9,000,000 $8,200,000
2021-22 26 $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $44,000,000 $8,800,000 $8,000,000
2022-23 27 $1,000,000 $7,000,000 $8,000,000 $52,000,000 $8,666,667 $8,000,000
2023-24 28 $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $60,000,000 $8,571,429 $8,000,000
2024-25 29 $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $68,000,000 $8,500,000 $8,000,000
Contract Notes
  • 2022-24: 10 team trade list
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2014-2016 Rookie

Leon Draisaitl signed a 3 year , $10,200,000 contract with the Edmonton Oilers, including $277,500 signing bonus, $10,200,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,400,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $10,200,000
Average Salary:
$3,400,000
Signing Bonus:
$277,500
Free Agent:
2017 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$61,756,040

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2015 20
Active
$831,040
$831,040
2016 21
Active
$925,000
$1,756,040
2017 22
Active
$9,000,000
$10,756,040
2018 23
Active
$9,000,000
$19,756,040
2019 24
Active
$9,000,000
$28,756,040
2020 25
Active
$9,000,000
$37,756,040
2021 26
Active
$8,000,000
$45,756,040
2022 27
Active
$8,000,000
$53,756,040
2023 28
Active
$8,000,000
$61,756,040
Total      
$61,756,040
$61,756,040
2024 29
Active
$8,000,000
Total
$69,756,040
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2015
20
$738,540
$92,500
$831,040
$831,040
2016
21
$832,500
$92,500
$925,000
$1,756,040
2017
22
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$10,756,040
2018
23
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$19,756,040
2019
24
$9,000,000
$9,000,000
$28,756,040
2020
25
$2,000,000
$7,000,000
$9,000,000
$37,756,040
2021
26
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
$45,756,040
2022
27
$1,000,000
$7,000,000
$8,000,000
$53,756,040
2023
28
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
$61,756,040
Total
$47,571,040
$14,185,000
$61,756,040
$61,756,040
2024
29
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
Total
$55,571,040
$14,185,000
$69,756,040

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
9 $47,571,040 $14,185,000 - $61,756,040

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2017-18 EDM Oct 17, 2017 - Oct 24, 2017 0 Concussion
  • Nov 14, 2023 Fined $5,000 Tripping Bo Horvat (NYI)
  • Aug 16, 2017 Signed a 8 year $68 million contract with Edmonton (EDM)
  • Apr 20, 2017 Fined $2,569 Spearing Chris Tierney (SJ)
  • Aug 12, 2014 Signed a 3 year $10.2 million contract with Edmonton (EDM)
  • Jun 27, 2014 Drafted by Edmonton (EDM): Round 1 (#3 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Apr 20, 2017 Spearing Chris Tierney (SJ) $2,569
Nov 14, 2023 Tripping Bo Horvat (NYI) $5,000
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 EDM 81 41 65 106 26 217 21 18 0 2 26 54 76 825
2022 EDM 80 52 76 128 7 247 32 30 1 1 40 66 24 806
2021 EDM 80 55 55 110 17 278 24 17 1 0 25 53 40 887
2020 EDM 56 31 53 84 29 168 15 17 1 0 12 37 22 574
2019 EDM 71 43 67 110 -7 218 16 28 0 0 19 27 18 661
2018 EDM 82 50 55 105 2 231 15 13 2 0 26 57 52 677
2017 EDM 78 25 45 70 -7 194 6 5 3 1 24 40 30 672
2016 EDM 82 29 48 77 7 172 10 17 0 0 36 41 20 476
2015 EDM 71 19 32 51 -1 133 5 4 0 0 18 37 20 488
2014 EDM 37 2 7 9 -17 49 1 1 0 0 8 21 4 128
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