Chris Driedger

Seattle Kraken, Goaltenders
Age: 30-39d (May 18, 1994)
Exp: 5 Years
Country: CA
Drafted: Round 3 (#76 overall), 2012
Career Earnings

$15,222,043

2021-2023 Free Agent

Chris Driedger signed a 3 year , $10,500,000 contract with the Seattle Kraken, including $10,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,500,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $10,500,000
Average Salary:
$3,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2021-22 27 $3,500,000 4.29% $2,500,000 $2,500,000
2022-23 28
Buried
$3,500,000 4.24% $3,500,000 $6,000,000
2023-24 29
Buried
$3,500,000 4.19% $4,500,000 $10,500,000
2024-25 30
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2021-22 27 $2,500,000 $3,500,000 4.29%
2022-23 28
Buried
$3,500,000 $3,500,000 4.24%
2023-24 29
Buried
$4,500,000 $3,500,000 4.19%
2024-25 30
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2021-22 27 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $3,500,000
2022-23 28
Buried
$3,500,000 $3,500,000 $6,000,000 $3,000,000 $4,000,000
2023-24 29
Buried
$4,500,000 $4,500,000 $10,500,000 $3,500,000 $4,500,000
Contract Notes
  • 10 team no trade list
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2019-2020 Extension

Chris Driedger signed a 2 year , $1,700,000 contract with the Florida Panthers, including $100,000 signing bonus, $1,700,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $850,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $1,700,000
Average Salary:
$850,000
Signing Bonus:
$100,000
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2018-2018

Chris Driedger signed a 1 year , $650,000 contract with the Florida Panthers, including $650,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $650,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $650,000
Average Salary:
$650,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2019 / UFA
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2017-2017

Chris Driedger signed a 1 year , $735,000 contract with the Ottawa Senators, including $735,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $735,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $735,000
Average Salary:
$735,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2018 / UFA
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2014-2016

Chris Driedger signed a 3 year , $2,265,000 contract with the Ottawa Senators, including $2,265,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $755,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $2,265,000
Average Salary:
$755,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2017 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$13,082,043

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2014 20
Active
$102,043
$102,043
2016 22
Reserve / minor-buried
$780,000
$882,043
2019 25
Active
$750,000
$1,632,043
2020 26
Active
$950,000
$2,582,043
2021 27
Active
$2,500,000
$5,082,043
2022 28
Reserve / minor-buried
$3,500,000
$8,582,043
2023 29
Reserve / minor-buried
$4,500,000
$13,082,043
Total      
$13,082,043
$13,082,043
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2014
20
$102,043
$102,043
$102,043
2016
22
$780,000
$780,000
$882,043
2019
25
$750,000
$750,000
$1,632,043
2020
26
$850,000
$100,000
$950,000
$2,582,043
2021
27
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$5,082,043
2022
28
$3,500,000
$3,500,000
$8,582,043
2023
29
$4,500,000
$4,500,000
$13,082,043
Total
$12,982,043
$100,000
$13,082,043
$13,082,043

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
2 $882,043 - - $882,043
2 $1,600,000 $100,000 - $1,700,000
3 $10,500,000 - - $10,500,000

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2019-20 FLA Feb 03, 2020 - Mar 05, 2020 0 Upper Body
2021-22 SEA Oct 19, 2021 - Nov 02, 2021 0 Undisclosed
2021-22 SEA Dec 01, 2021 - Dec 11, 2021 0 Undisclosed
2021-22 SEA Jan 16, 2022 - Jan 27, 2022 0 COVID-19
2022-23 SEA Oct 10, 2022 - Feb 24, 2023 0 Undisclosed
  • Feb 24, 2023 Demoted to the Minors by Seattle (SEA)
  • Jul 21, 2021 Signed a 3 year $10.5 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
  • Apr 30, 2019 Signed a 2 year $1.7 million contract extension with Florida (FLA)
  • Feb 24, 2019 Signed a minor league contract with Florida (FLA)
  • Jul 04, 2017 Signed a 1 year $735,000 contract with Ottawa (OTT)
  • Jun 23, 2012 Drafted by Ottawa (OTT): Round 3 (#76 overall)
Year Team GP W L SV SO GAA SV%
2023 SEA 2 1 1 55 0 2.50 .917
2021 SEA 27 9 14 649 1 2.96 .899
2020 FLA 23 14 6 593 3 2.07 .927
2019 FLA 12 7 2 332 1 2.05 .938
2016 OTT 1 0 1 11 0 6.00 .733
2015 OTT 1 0 0 11 0 0.00 1.000
2014 OTT 1 0 0 10 0 0.00 1.000
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