Nikolaj Ehlers

Winnipeg Jets, Left Wing
Age: 28-133d (Feb 14, 1996)
Exp: 7 Years
Country: DK
College: Biel
Drafted: Round 1 (#9 overall), 2014
2024-25 Cap Hit

$6,000,000

2024-25 Cash

$6,750,000

Career Earnings

$35,342,500

2018-2024 Extension (CURRENT)

Nikolaj Ehlers signed a 7 year , $42,000,000 contract with the Winnipeg Jets, including $42,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,000,000. In 2024-25, Ehlers will earn a base salary of $6,750,000, while carrying a cap hit of $6,000,000.
Contract Terms:
7 yr(s) / $42,000,000
Average Salary:
$6,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2018-19 22 $6,000,000 7.55% $6,250,000 $6,250,000
2019-20 23 $6,000,000 7.36% $6,500,000 $12,750,000
2020-21 24 $6,000,000 7.36% $4,750,000 $17,500,000
2021-22 25 $6,000,000 7.36% $6,500,000 $24,000,000
2022-23 26 $6,000,000 7.27% $4,750,000 $28,750,000
2023-24 27 $6,000,000 7.19% $6,500,000 $35,250,000
2024-25 28 $6,000,000 6.84% $6,750,000 $42,000,000
2025-26 29
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2018-19 22 $6,250,000 $6,000,000 7.55%
2019-20 23 $6,500,000 $6,000,000 7.36%
2020-21 24 $4,750,000 $6,000,000 7.36%
2021-22 25 $6,500,000 $6,000,000 7.36%
2022-23 26 $4,750,000 $6,000,000 7.27%
2023-24 27 $6,500,000 $6,000,000 7.19%
2024-25 28 $6,750,000 $6,000,000 6.84%
2025-26 29
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2018-19 22 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,250,000 $6,000,000
2019-20 23 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $12,750,000 $6,375,000 $5,958,333
2020-21 24 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $17,500,000 $5,833,333 $5,850,000
2021-22 25 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $24,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,125,000
2022-23 26 $4,750,000 $4,750,000 $28,750,000 $5,750,000 $6,000,000
2023-24 27 $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $35,250,000 $5,875,000 $6,625,000
2024-25 28 $6,750,000 $6,750,000 $42,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,750,000
Contract Notes
  • 2022-24: 10 team no trade list
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2014-2017 Rookie

Nikolaj Ehlers signed a 3 year , $4,875,000 contract with the Winnipeg Jets, including $277,500 signing bonus, $4,875,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,625,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $4,875,000
Average Salary:
$1,625,000
Signing Bonus:
$277,500
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$35,342,500

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2014 18
Active
$92,500
$92,500
2018 22
Active
$6,250,000
$6,342,500
2019 23
Active
$6,500,000
$12,842,500
2020 24
Active
$4,750,000
$17,592,500
2021 25
Active
$6,500,000
$24,092,500
2022 26
Active
$4,750,000
$28,842,500
2023 27
Active
$6,500,000
$35,342,500
Total      
$35,342,500
$35,342,500
2024 28
Active
$6,750,000
Total
$42,092,500
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2014
18
$92,500
$92,500
$92,500
2018
22
$6,250,000
$6,250,000
$6,342,500
2019
23
$6,500,000
$6,500,000
$12,842,500
2020
24
$4,750,000
$4,750,000
$17,592,500
2021
25
$6,500,000
$6,500,000
$24,092,500
2022
26
$4,750,000
$4,750,000
$28,842,500
2023
27
$6,500,000
$6,500,000
$35,342,500
Total
$35,250,000
$92,500
$35,342,500
$35,342,500
2024
28
$6,750,000
$6,750,000
Total
$42,000,000
$92,500
$42,092,500

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
7 $35,250,000 $92,500 - $35,342,500

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2018-19 WPG Jan 08, 2019 - Feb 22, 2019 0 Upper Body
2021-22 WPG Jan 20, 2022 - Mar 04, 2022 0 Lower Body
2022-23 WPG Oct 21, 2022 - Jan 06, 2023 0 Undisclosed
  • Oct 04, 2017 Signed a 7 year $42 million contract extension with Winnipeg (WPG)
  • Sep 07, 2014 Signed a 3 year $4.875 million contract with Winnipeg (WPG)
  • Jun 27, 2014 Drafted by Winnipeg (WPG): Round 1 (#9 overall)
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 WPG 82 25 36 61 27 233 0 7 0 0 39 28 29 4
2022 WPG 45 12 26 38 -2 132 3 9 0 0 10 36 11 1
2021 WPG 62 28 27 55 18 245 4 5 0 0 27 32 20 2
2020 WPG 47 21 25 46 15 148 6 7 0 0 12 26 15 1
2019 WPG 71 25 33 58 14 203 3 2 1 0 28 36 30 0
2018 WPG 62 21 16 37 2 158 2 5 0 0 16 27 15 1
2017 WPG 82 29 31 60 14 231 7 6 0 0 27 39 26 5
2016 WPG 82 25 39 64 1 204 5 7 0 0 28 43 38 0
2015 WPG 71 15 20 35 0 166 4 6 0 0 25 29 25 0
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