Jake Guentzel

Age: 29-263d (Oct 06, 1994)
Exp: 6 Years
Country: US
College: Nebraska-Omaha
Drafted: Round 3 (#77 overall), 2013
Agent(s): Octagon
Career Earnings

$32,202,500

2019-2023 Extension

Jake Guentzel signed a 5 year , $30,000,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins, including $30,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,000,000.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $30,000,000
Average Salary:
$6,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2019-20 25 $6,000,000 7.36% $7,000,000 $7,000,000
2020-21 26 $6,000,000 7.36% $5,000,000 $12,000,000
2021-22 27 $6,000,000 7.36% $7,000,000 $19,000,000
2022-23 28 $6,000,000 7.27% $5,000,000 $24,000,000
2023-24 29 $6,000,000 7.19% $1,319,388 $25,319,388
2024-25 30
UFA
Accrued Dead Cap
2023-24 29 $1,500,000 1.80% $4,680,612 $28,680,612
Year Age Base Salary Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2019-20 25 $7,000,000 $6,000,000 7.36%
2020-21 26 $5,000,000 $6,000,000 7.36%
2021-22 27 $7,000,000 $6,000,000 7.36%
2022-23 28 $5,000,000 $6,000,000 7.27%
2023-24 29 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 7.19%
2024-25 30
UFA
Accrued Dead Cap
2023-24 29 $4,680,612 $1,500,000 1.80%
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2019-20 25 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $5,063,878
2020-21 26 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $12,000,000 $6,000,000 $4,579,847
2021-22 27 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 $19,000,000 $6,333,333 $4,439,796
2022-23 28 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $24,000,000 $6,000,000 $3,159,694
2023-24 29 $1,319,388 $1,319,388 $25,319,388 $5,063,878 $1,319,388
Retained/Dead Cash
2023-24 29 $4,680,612 $4,680,612 $28,680,612 $4,680,612 $4,680,612
Contract Notes
  • 2022-2023: 12-team no trade list
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2016-2018 Rookie

Jake Guentzel signed a 3 year , $2,775,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins, 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
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$32,202,500

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2016 22
Active
$667,500
$667,500
2017 23
Active
$742,500
$1,410,000
2018 24
Active
$792,500
$2,202,500
2019 25
Active
$7,000,000
$9,202,500
2020 26
Active
$5,000,000
$14,202,500
2021 27
Active
$7,000,000
$21,202,500
2022 28
Active
$5,000,000
$26,202,500
2023 29
Active
Retained
$1,319,388
$4,680,612
$27,521,888
$32,202,500
Total      
$32,202,500
$27,521,888
$32,202,500
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2016
22
$575,000
$92,500
$667,500
$667,500
2017
23
$650,000
$92,500
$742,500
$1,410,000
2018
24
$700,000
$92,500
$792,500
$2,202,500
2019
25
$7,000,000
$7,000,000
$9,202,500
2020
26
$5,000,000
$5,000,000
$14,202,500
2021
27
$7,000,000
$7,000,000
$21,202,500
2022
28
$5,000,000
$5,000,000
$26,202,500
2023
29
$1,319,388
$4,680,612
$1,319,388
$4,680,612
$27,521,888
$32,202,500
Total
$31,925,000
$277,500
$32,202,500
$27,521,888
$32,202,500

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
8 $30,605,612 $277,500 - $30,883,112
1 $1,319,388 - - $1,319,388

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2019-20 PIT Dec 31, 2019 - Jul 30, 2020 0 Shoulder
2021-22 PIT Dec 12, 2021 - Jan 02, 2022 0 Upper Body
2023-24 PIT Feb 15, 2024 - Mar 12, 2024 0 Upper Body
  • Mar 07, 2024 Traded to Carolina (CAR) from Pittsburgh (PIT) with Ty Smith for Michael Bunting, Vasili Ponomarev, Cruz Lucius, Ville Koivunen, 2024 2nd round pick [Conveys to a 2024 1st if CAR makes the 2023-24 Stanley Cup Final] and 2024 5th round pick [Only conveys if CAR wins the 2023-24 Stanley Cup]
  • Dec 28, 2018 Signed a 5 year $30 million contract extension with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • May 24, 2016 Signed a 3 year $2.775 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Jun 30, 2013 Drafted by Pittsburgh (PIT): Round 3 (#77 overall)
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 CAR 67 30 47 77 25 238 5 17 0 0 28 43 22 6
2022 PIT 78 36 37 73 2 244 11 12 0 0 46 83 46 8
2021 PIT 76 40 44 84 13 264 7 15 0 0 38 72 44 13
2020 PIT 56 23 34 57 7 141 6 12 0 1 32 43 28 3
2019 PIT 39 20 23 43 11 127 6 4 0 0 19 46 14 22
2018 PIT 82 40 36 76 13 227 6 5 1 0 47 105 26 10
2017 PIT 82 22 26 48 -9 171 8 5 0 0 46 142 42 65
2016 PIT 40 16 17 33 7 81 1 2 0 0 18 61 10 8
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