Brady Skjei

Nashville Predators, Defensemen
Age: 30-121d (Mar 26, 1994)
Exp: 8 Years
Country: US
College: Minnesota
Drafted: Round 1 (#28 overall), 2012
2024-25 Cap Hit

$7,000,000

2024-25 Cash

$10,000,000

Career Earnings

$33,482,784

2024-2030 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Brady Skjei signed a 7 year , $49,000,000 contract with the Nashville Predators, including $13,000,000 signing bonus, $49,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,000,000. In 2024-25, Skjei will earn a base salary of $6,000,000 and a signing bonus of $4,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $7,000,000.
Contract Terms:
7 yr(s) / $49,000,000
Average Salary:
$7,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$13,000,000
Free Agent:
2031 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024-25 30 $7,000,000 7.95% $10,000,000 $10,000,000
2025-26 31 $7,000,000 7.61% $8,500,000 $18,500,000
2026-27 32 $7,000,000 7.61% $6,000,000 $24,500,000
2027-28 33 $7,000,000 7.61% $6,500,000 $31,000,000
2028-29 34 $7,000,000 7.61% $6,000,000 $37,000,000
2029-30 35 $7,000,000 - $6,000,000 $43,000,000
2030-31 36 $7,000,000 - $6,000,000 $49,000,000
2031-32 37
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2024-25 30 $6,000,000 $4,000,000 $7,000,000 7.95%
2025-26 31 $7,500,000 $1,000,000 $7,000,000 7.61%
2026-27 32 $4,000,000 $2,000,000 $7,000,000 7.61%
2027-28 33 $5,500,000 $1,000,000 $7,000,000 7.61%
2028-29 34 $5,000,000 $1,000,000 $7,000,000 7.61%
2029-30 35 $4,000,000 $2,000,000 $7,000,000 -
2030-31 36 $4,000,000 $2,000,000 $7,000,000 -
2031-32 37
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024-25 30 $6,000,000 $4,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $7,000,000
2025-26 31 $7,500,000 $1,000,000 $8,500,000 $18,500,000 $9,250,000 $6,500,000
2026-27 32 $4,000,000 $2,000,000 $6,000,000 $24,500,000 $8,166,667 $6,100,000
2027-28 33 $5,500,000 $1,000,000 $6,500,000 $31,000,000 $7,750,000 $6,125,000
2028-29 34 $5,000,000 $1,000,000 $6,000,000 $37,000,000 $7,400,000 $6,000,000
2029-30 35 $4,000,000 $2,000,000 $6,000,000 $43,000,000 $7,166,667 $6,000,000
2030-31 36 $4,000,000 $2,000,000 $6,000,000 $49,000,000 $7,000,000 $6,000,000
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2018-2023

Brady Skjei signed a 6 year , $31,500,000 contract with the New York Rangers, including $3,000,000 signing bonus, $31,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,250,000.
Contract Terms:
6 yr(s) / $31,500,000
Average Salary:
$5,250,000
Signing Bonus:
$3,000,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2015-2017 Rookie

Brady Skjei signed a 3 year , $2,775,000 contract with the New York Rangers, including $277,500 signing bonus, $2,775,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $925,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $2,775,000
Average Salary:
$925,000
Signing Bonus:
$277,500
Free Agent:
2018 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$33,482,784

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2015 21
Active
$132,784
$132,784
2016 22
Active
$925,000
$1,057,784
2017 23
Active
$925,000
$1,982,784
2018 24
Active
$5,700,000
$7,682,784
2019 25
Active
Retained
$969,896
$4,430,104
$8,652,680
$13,082,784
2020 26
Active
$4,200,000
$17,282,784
2021 27
Active
$5,400,000
$22,682,784
2022 28
Active
$5,400,000
$28,082,784
2023 29
Active
$5,400,000
$33,482,784
Total      
$33,482,784
$33,482,784
2024 30
Active
$10,000,000
2025 31
Active
$8,500,000
2026 32
Active
$6,000,000
2027 33
Active
$6,500,000
2028 34
Active
$6,000,000
2029 35
Active
$6,000,000
2030 36
Active
$6,000,000
Total
$82,482,784
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2015
21
$40,284
$92,500
$132,784
$132,784
2016
22
$832,500
$92,500
$925,000
$1,057,784
2017
23
$832,500
$92,500
$925,000
$1,982,784
2018
24
$4,700,000
$1,000,000
$5,700,000
$7,682,784
2019
25
$969,896
$3,430,104
$1,000,000
$969,896
$4,430,104
$8,652,680
$13,082,784
2020
26
$4,200,000
$4,200,000
$17,282,784
2021
27
$4,400,000
$1,000,000
$5,400,000
$22,682,784
2022
28
$5,400,000
$5,400,000
$28,082,784
2023
29
$5,400,000
$5,400,000
$33,482,784
Total
$30,205,284
$3,277,500
$33,482,784
$33,482,784
2024
30
$6,000,000
$4,000,000
$10,000,000
2025
31
$7,500,000
$1,000,000
$8,500,000
2026
32
$4,000,000
$2,000,000
$6,000,000
2027
33
$5,500,000
$1,000,000
$6,500,000
2028
34
$5,000,000
$1,000,000
$6,000,000
2029
35
$4,000,000
$2,000,000
$6,000,000
2030
36
$4,000,000
$2,000,000
$6,000,000
Total
$66,205,284
$16,277,500
$82,482,784

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $9,835,388 $2,277,500 - $12,112,888
5 $20,369,896 $1,000,000 - $21,369,896
  • Jul 01, 2024 Signed a 7 year $49 million contract with Nashville (NSH)
  • Feb 24, 2020 Traded to Carolina (CAR) from New York (NYR) for 2020 1st round pick [Conditional: CAR will send the lower of their 2 first round picks in 2020)]
  • Jul 28, 2018 Signed a 6 year $31.5 million contract with New York (NYR)
  • Apr 01, 2015 Signed a 3 year $2.775 million contract with New York (NYR)
  • Jun 22, 2012 Drafted by New York (NYR): Round 1 (#28 overall)
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 CAR 80 13 34 47 15 185 1 11 1 3 90 60 40 0
2022 CAR 81 18 20 38 7 188 4 3 1 0 62 71 40 0
2021 CAR 82 9 30 39 22 184 0 0 0 0 73 95 48 0
2020 CAR 52 3 7 10 6 104 0 0 0 1 62 66 30 0
2019 CAR 67 8 16 24 -10 139 0 0 0 2 96 103 45 0
2018 NYR 78 8 17 25 -4 126 0 0 0 1 119 178 44 1
2017 NYR 82 4 21 25 -27 153 0 6 1 0 119 127 39 0
2016 NYR 80 5 34 39 11 127 0 7 0 0 69 147 42 0
2015 NYR 7 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 0 11 11 4 0
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