Colton Parayko

St Louis Blues, Defensemen
Age: 31-78d (May 12, 1993)
Exp: 7 Years
Country: CA
College: Alaska Fairbanks
Drafted: Round 3 (#86 overall), 2012
2024-25 Cap Hit

$6,500,000

2024-25 Cash

$8,000,000

Career Earnings

$44,560,000

2022-2029 Extension (CURRENT)

Colton Parayko signed a 8 year , $52,000,000 contract with the St Louis Blues, including $52,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,500,000. In 2024-25, Parayko will earn a base salary of $8,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $6,500,000.
Contract Terms:
8 yr(s) / $52,000,000
Average Salary:
$6,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2030 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2022-23 29 $6,500,000 7.88% $7,250,000 $7,250,000
2023-24 30 $6,500,000 7.78% $8,000,000 $15,250,000
2024-25 31 $6,500,000 7.39% $8,000,000 $23,250,000
2025-26 32 $6,500,000 7.07% $8,000,000 $31,250,000
2026-27 33 $6,500,000 7.07% $6,350,000 $37,600,000
2027-28 34 $6,500,000 7.07% $4,800,000 $42,400,000
2028-29 35 $6,500,000 7.07% $4,800,000 $47,200,000
2029-30 36 $6,500,000 - $4,800,000 $52,000,000
2030-31 37
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2022-23 29 $7,250,000 $6,500,000 7.88%
2023-24 30 $8,000,000 $6,500,000 7.78%
2024-25 31 $8,000,000 $6,500,000 7.39%
2025-26 32 $8,000,000 $6,500,000 7.07%
2026-27 33 $6,350,000 $6,500,000 7.07%
2027-28 34 $4,800,000 $6,500,000 7.07%
2028-29 35 $4,800,000 $6,500,000 7.07%
2029-30 36 $4,800,000 $6,500,000 -
2030-31 37
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022-23 29 $7,250,000 $7,250,000 $7,250,000 $7,250,000 $6,500,000
2023-24 30 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $15,250,000 $7,625,000 $6,392,857
2024-25 31 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $23,250,000 $7,750,000 $6,125,000
2025-26 32 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 $31,250,000 $7,812,500 $5,750,000
2026-27 33 $6,350,000 $6,350,000 $37,600,000 $7,520,000 $5,187,500
2027-28 34 $4,800,000 $4,800,000 $42,400,000 $7,066,667 $4,800,000
2028-29 35 $4,800,000 $4,800,000 $47,200,000 $6,742,857 $4,800,000
2029-30 36 $4,800,000 $4,800,000 $52,000,000 $6,500,000 $4,800,000
Contract Notes
  • 2022-2027: Full No Trade Clause
  • 2028-2029 seasons: 15 team no trade list
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2017-2021 Extension

Colton Parayko signed a 5 year , $27,500,000 contract with the St Louis Blues, including $27,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,500,000.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $27,500,000
Average Salary:
$5,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2015-2016 Rookie

Colton Parayko signed a 2 year , $1,810,000 contract with the St Louis Blues, including $185,000 signing bonus, $1,810,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $905,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $1,810,000
Average Salary:
$905,000
Signing Bonus:
$185,000
Free Agent:
2017 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$44,560,000

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2015 22
Active
$885,000
$885,000
2016 23
Active
$925,000
$1,810,000
2017 24
Active
$6,500,000
$8,310,000
2018 25
Active
$6,500,000
$14,810,000
2019 26
Active
$5,525,000
$20,335,000
2020 27
Active
$3,350,000
$23,685,000
2021 28
Active
$5,625,000
$29,310,000
2022 29
Active
$7,250,000
$36,560,000
2023 30
Active
$8,000,000
$44,560,000
Total      
$44,560,000
$44,560,000
2024 31
Active
$8,000,000
2025 32
Active
$8,000,000
2026 33
Active
$6,350,000
2027 34
Active
$4,800,000
2028 35
Active
$4,800,000
2029 36
Active
$4,800,000
Total
$81,310,000
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2015
22
$792,500
$92,500
$885,000
$885,000
2016
23
$832,500
$92,500
$925,000
$1,810,000
2017
24
$6,500,000
$6,500,000
$8,310,000
2018
25
$6,500,000
$6,500,000
$14,810,000
2019
26
$5,525,000
$5,525,000
$20,335,000
2020
27
$3,350,000
$3,350,000
$23,685,000
2021
28
$5,625,000
$5,625,000
$29,310,000
2022
29
$7,250,000
$7,250,000
$36,560,000
2023
30
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
$44,560,000
Total
$44,375,000
$185,000
$44,560,000
$44,560,000
2024
31
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
2025
32
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
2026
33
$6,350,000
$6,350,000
2027
34
$4,800,000
$4,800,000
2028
35
$4,800,000
$4,800,000
2029
36
$4,800,000
$4,800,000
Total
$81,125,000
$185,000
$81,310,000

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
9 $44,375,000 $185,000 - $44,560,000

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2019-20 STL Jan 14, 2020 - Jan 27, 2020 0 Undisclosed
2020-21 STL Mar 06, 2021 - Apr 06, 2021 0 Back
2021-22 STL Jan 13, 2022 - Jan 16, 2022 0 COVID-19
  • Sep 01, 2021 Signed an 8 year $52 million contract extension with St Louis (STL)
  • Jul 20, 2017 Signed a 5 year $27.5 million contract with St Louis (STL)
  • Mar 10, 2015 Signed a 2 year $1.81 million contract with St. Louis (STL)
  • Jun 23, 2012 Drafted by St. Louis (STL): Round 3 (#86 overall)
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 STL 81 10 16 26 5 151 0 1 1 1 216 105 21 0
2022 STL 79 4 23 27 -19 133 0 2 0 1 144 115 30 0
2021 STL 80 6 29 35 16 135 0 1 0 0 169 72 18 0
2020 STL 32 2 10 12 -2 60 0 0 0 0 64 35 14 0
2019 STL 64 10 18 28 7 162 3 2 0 1 106 87 16 0
2018 STL 80 10 18 28 20 176 4 4 0 1 157 127 15 0
2017 STL 82 6 29 35 -7 212 2 7 0 0 141 120 13 0
2016 STL 81 4 31 35 7 188 4 6 0 1 117 80 32 0
2015 STL 79 9 24 33 28 165 3 4 0 0 122 102 29 0
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