Matthew Grzelcyk

Boston Bruins, Defensemen
Age: 30-177d (Jan 05, 1994)
Exp: 7 Years
Country: US
College: Boston
Drafted: Round 3 (#85 overall), 2012
Career Earnings

$18,893,542

2020-2023

Matthew Grzelcyk signed a 4 year , $14,750,000 contract with the Boston Bruins, including $14,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,687,500.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $14,750,000
Average Salary:
$3,687,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2020-21 27 $3,687,500 4.52% $2,250,000 $2,250,000
2021-22 28 $3,687,500 4.52% $4,000,000 $6,250,000
2022-23 29 $3,687,500 4.47% $4,250,000 $10,500,000
2023-24 30 $3,687,500 4.42% $4,250,000 $14,750,000
2024-25 31
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2020-21 27 $2,250,000 $3,687,500 4.52%
2021-22 28 $4,000,000 $3,687,500 4.52%
2022-23 29 $4,250,000 $3,687,500 4.47%
2023-24 30 $4,250,000 $3,687,500 4.42%
2024-25 31
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2020-21 27 $2,250,000 $2,250,000 $2,250,000 $2,250,000 $3,687,500
2021-22 28 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $6,250,000 $3,125,000 $4,166,667
2022-23 29 $4,250,000 $4,250,000 $10,500,000 $3,500,000 $4,250,000
2023-24 30 $4,250,000 $4,250,000 $14,750,000 $3,687,500 $4,250,000
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2018-2019 Extension

Matthew Grzelcyk signed a 2 year , $2,800,000 contract with the Boston Bruins, including $2,800,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,400,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $2,800,000
Average Salary:
$1,400,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2020 / RFA
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2016-2017 Rookie

Matthew Grzelcyk signed a 2 year , $1,717,500 contract with the Boston Bruins, including $185,000 signing bonus, $1,717,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $858,750.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $1,717,500
Average Salary:
$858,750
Signing Bonus:
$185,000
Free Agent:
2018 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$18,893,542

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2016 23
Reserve / minor-buried
$792,500
$792,500
2017 24
Reserve / minor-buried
$551,042
$1,343,542
2018 25
Active
$1,400,000
$2,743,542
2019 26
Active
$1,400,000
$4,143,542
2020 27
Active
$2,250,000
$6,393,542
2021 28
Active
$4,000,000
$10,393,542
2022 29
Active
$4,250,000
$14,643,542
2023 30
Active
$4,250,000
$18,893,542
Total      
$18,893,542
$18,893,542
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2016
23
$700,000
$92,500
$792,500
$792,500
2017
24
$458,543
$92,500
$551,042
$1,343,542
2018
25
$1,400,000
$1,400,000
$2,743,542
2019
26
$1,400,000
$1,400,000
$4,143,542
2020
27
$2,250,000
$2,250,000
$6,393,542
2021
28
$4,000,000
$4,000,000
$10,393,542
2022
29
$4,250,000
$4,250,000
$14,643,542
2023
30
$4,250,000
$4,250,000
$18,893,542
Total
$18,708,543
$185,000
$18,893,542
$18,893,542

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
8 $18,708,543 $185,000 - $18,893,542

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2020-21 BOS Feb 21, 2021 - Mar 03, 2021 0 Lower Body
2021-22 BOS Jan 13, 2022 - Jan 18, 2022 0 COVID-19
2023-24 BOS Nov 01, 2023 - Nov 25, 2023 0 Upper Body
  • Feb 11, 2024 Fined $5,000 Spearing Max Pacioretty (WAS)
  • Oct 17, 2020 Signed a 4 year $14.75 million contract with Boston (BOS)
  • Jun 15, 2018 Signed a 2 year $2.8 million contract extension with Boston (BOS)
  • Apr 01, 2016 Signed a 2 year $1.7175 million contract with Boston (BOS)bo
  • Jun 23, 2012 Drafted by Boston (BOS): Round 3 (#85 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Feb 11, 2024 Spearing Max Pacioretty (WAS) $5,000
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 BOS 63 2 9 11 13 59 0 0 0 0 76 45 37 0
2022 BOS 75 4 22 26 46 102 0 0 0 0 78 51 28 0
2021 BOS 73 4 20 24 22 118 0 5 0 0 83 40 24 0
2020 BOS 37 5 15 20 11 80 1 6 0 0 34 19 22 0
2019 BOS 68 4 17 21 15 112 1 6 0 3 67 56 34 0
2018 BOS 66 3 15 18 9 90 1 5 0 0 60 46 68 0
2017 BOS 61 3 12 15 21 82 0 2 0 0 42 45 22 0
2016 BOS 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
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