Alex Nedeljkovic

Pittsburgh Penguins, Goaltenders
Age: 28-199d (Jan 07, 1996)
Exp: 4 Years
Country: US
College: Plymouth
Drafted: Round 2 (#37 overall), 2014
2024-25 Cap Hit

$2,500,000

2024-25 Cash

$2,500,000

Career Earnings

$9,109,284

2024-2025 Extension (CURRENT)

Alex Nedeljkovic signed a 2 year , $5,000,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins, including $5,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,500,000. In 2024-25, Nedeljkovic will earn a base salary of $2,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,500,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $5,000,000
Average Salary:
$2,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024-25 29 $2,500,000 2.84% $2,500,000 $2,500,000
2025-26 30 $2,500,000 2.72% $2,500,000 $5,000,000
2026-27 31
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2024-25 29 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 2.84%
2025-26 30 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 2.72%
2026-27 31
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024-25 29 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
2025-26 30 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $5,000,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Free Agent

Alex Nedeljkovic signed a 1 year , $1,500,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins, including $1,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,500,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,500,000
Average Salary:
$1,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2021-2022 Extension

Alex Nedeljkovic signed a 2 year , $6,000,000 contract with the Detroit Red Wings, including $6,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $6,000,000
Average Salary:
$3,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2019-2020 Extension

Alex Nedeljkovic signed a 2 year , $1,475,000 contract with the Carolina Hurricanes, including $1,475,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $737,500.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $1,475,000
Average Salary:
$737,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2021 / RFA
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2015-2018 Rookie

Alex Nedeljkovic signed a 3 year , $2,527,500 contract with the Carolina Hurricanes, including $277,500 signing bonus, $2,527,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $842,500.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $2,527,500
Average Salary:
$842,500
Signing Bonus:
$277,500
Free Agent:
2019 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$9,109,284

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2016 21
Reserve / minor-buried
$842,500
$842,500
2018 23
Reserve / minor-buried
$104,408
$946,908
2019 24
Reserve / minor-buried
$54,572
$1,001,480
2020 25
Active
$607,804
$1,609,284
2021 26
Active
$2,500,000
$4,109,284
2022 27
Reserve / minor-buried
$3,500,000
$7,609,284
2023 28
Active
$1,500,000
$9,109,284
Total      
$9,109,284
$9,109,284
2024 29
Active
$2,500,000
2025 30
Active
$2,500,000
Total
$14,109,284
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2016
21
$700,000
$92,500
$842,500
$842,500
2018
23
$104,408
$104,408
$946,908
2019
24
$54,572
$54,572
$1,001,480
2020
25
$607,804
$607,804
$1,609,284
2021
26
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$4,109,284
2022
27
$3,500,000
$3,500,000
$7,609,284
2023
28
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
$9,109,284
Total
$8,966,784
$92,500
$9,109,284
$9,109,284
2024
29
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
2025
30
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
Total
$13,966,784
$92,500
$14,109,284

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $1,466,784 $92,500 - $1,609,284
2 $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
1 $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2021-22 DET Dec 18, 2021 - Dec 19, 2021 0 COVID-19
2023-24 PIT Oct 25, 2023 - Nov 19, 2023 0 Lower Body
  • Jun 20, 2024 Signed a 2 year $5 million contract extension with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Jul 01, 2023 Signed a 1 year $1.5 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Jul 22, 2021 Signed a 2 year $6 million contract extension with Detroit (DET)
  • Jul 22, 2021 Traded to Detroit (DET) from Carolina (CAR) for Jonathan Bernier and 2021 3rd round pick (#94)
  • Jun 28, 2019 Signed a 2 year $1.475 million contract extension with Carolina (CAR)
  • Mar 28, 2015 Signed a 3 year $2.527 million contract with Carolina (CAR)
  • Jun 28, 2014 Drafted by Carolina (CAR): Round 2 (#37 overall)
Year Team GP W L SV SO GAA SV%
2023 PIT 38 18 7 938 1 2.97 .902
2022 DET 15 5 7 417 0 3.53 .895
2021 DET 59 20 24 1,618 4 3.31 .901
2020 CAR 23 15 5 604 3 1.90 .932
2019 CAR 4 1 2 86 0 3.06 .887
2018 CAR 1 1 0 24 0 2.00 .923
2016 CAR 1 0 0 17 0 0.00 1.000
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