Auston Matthews

Age: 26-313d (Sep 17, 1997)
Exp: 6 Years
Country: US
College: Zurich
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2016
Agent(s): Wasserman
2024-25 Cap Hit

$13,250,000

2024-25 Cash

$16,700,000

Career Earnings

$60,945,000

2024-2027 Extension (CURRENT)

Auston Matthews signed a 4 year , $53,000,000 contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs, including $49,650,000 signing bonus, $53,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $13,250,000. In 2024-25, Matthews will earn a base salary of $775,000 and a signing bonus of $15,925,000, while carrying a cap hit of $13,250,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $53,000,000
Average Salary:
$13,250,000
Signing Bonus:
$49,650,000
Free Agent:
2028
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024-25 27 $13,250,000 15.06% $16,700,000 $16,700,000
2025-26 28 $13,250,000 14.40% $15,200,000 $31,900,000
2026-27 29 $13,250,000 14.40% $11,080,000 $42,980,000
2027-28 30 $13,250,000 14.40% $10,020,000 $53,000,000
2028-29 31
Year Age Base Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2024-25 27 $775,000 $15,925,000 $13,250,000 15.06%
2025-26 28 $775,000 $14,425,000 $13,250,000 14.40%
2026-27 29 $900,000 $10,180,000 $13,250,000 14.40%
2027-28 30 $900,000 $9,120,000 $13,250,000 14.40%
2028-29 31
Year Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024-25 27 $775,000 $15,925,000 $16,700,000 $16,700,000 $16,700,000 $13,250,000
2025-26 28 $775,000 $14,425,000 $15,200,000 $31,900,000 $15,950,000 $12,100,000
2026-27 29 $900,000 $10,180,000 $11,080,000 $42,980,000 $14,326,667 $10,550,000
2027-28 30 $900,000 $9,120,000 $10,020,000 $53,000,000 $13,250,000 $10,020,000
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2019-2023 Extension

Auston Matthews signed a 5 year , $58,201,250 contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs, including $54,500,000 signing bonus, $58,201,250 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $11,640,250.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $58,201,250
Average Salary:
$11,640,250
Signing Bonus:
$54,500,000
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2016-2018 Rookie

Auston Matthews signed a 3 year , $11,325,000 contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs, including $277,500 signing bonus, $11,325,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,775,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $11,325,000
Average Salary:
$3,775,000
Signing Bonus:
$277,500
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$60,945,000

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2016 19
Active
$925,000
$925,000
2017 20
Active
$925,000
$1,850,000
2018 21
Active
$925,000
$2,775,000
2019 22
Active
$15,910,000
$18,685,000
2020 23
Active
$15,910,000
$34,595,000
2021 24
Active
$10,450,000
$45,045,000
2022 25
Active
$7,950,000
$52,995,000
2023 26
Active
$7,950,000
$60,945,000
Total      
$60,945,000
$60,945,000
2024 27
Active
$16,700,000
2025 28
Active
$15,200,000
2026 29
Active
$11,080,000
2027 30
Active
$10,020,000
Total
$113,945,000
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2016
19
$832,500
$92,500
$925,000
$925,000
2017
20
$832,500
$92,500
$925,000
$1,850,000
2018
21
$832,500
$92,500
$925,000
$2,775,000
2019
22
$700,000
$15,210,000
$15,910,000
$18,685,000
2020
23
$700,000
$15,210,000
$15,910,000
$34,595,000
2021
24
$750,000
$9,700,000
$10,450,000
$45,045,000
2022
25
$750,000
$7,200,000
$7,950,000
$52,995,000
2023
26
$750,000
$7,200,000
$7,950,000
$60,945,000
Total
$6,147,500
$54,797,500
$60,945,000
$60,945,000
2024
27
$775,000
$15,925,000
$16,700,000
2025
28
$775,000
$14,425,000
$15,200,000
2026
29
$900,000
$10,180,000
$11,080,000
2027
30
$900,000
$9,120,000
$10,020,000
Total
$9,497,500
$104,447,500
$113,945,000

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
8 $6,147,500 $54,797,500 - $60,945,000

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2017-18 TOR Feb 25, 2018 - Mar 22, 2018 0 Shoulder
2018-19 TOR Oct 29, 2018 - Nov 28, 2018 0 Shoulder
2022-23 TOR Jan 29, 2023 - Feb 15, 2023 0 Knee
  • Aug 23, 2023 Signed a 4 year $53 million contract extension with Toronto (TOR)
  • Mar 14, 2022 Suspended 2 games for cross-checking Rasmus Dahlin (BUF), forfeiting $116,402 in 2021-22 salary with Toronto (TOR)
  • Feb 05, 2019 Signed a 5 year $58.2 million contract extension with Toronto (TOR)
  • Jul 21, 2016 Signed a 3 year $11.325 million contract with Toronto (TOR)
  • Jun 24, 2016 Drafted by Toronto (TOR): Round 1 (#1 overall)
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 TOR 81 69 38 107 31 370 18 11 0 1 93 84 20 705
2022 TOR 74 40 45 85 31 327 13 15 0 0 92 78 20 550
2021 TOR 73 60 46 106 20 348 16 13 0 0 62 67 18 691
2020 TOR 52 41 25 66 21 222 10 3 0 0 47 57 10 450
2019 TOR 70 47 33 80 19 290 13 12 0 0 60 40 8 506
2018 TOR 68 37 36 73 -9 251 12 8 0 0 60 28 12 475
2017 TOR 62 34 29 63 25 187 5 8 0 0 61 16 12 375
2016 TOR 82 40 29 69 2 279 8 13 0 0 61 21 14 531
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