Luke Kunin

San Jose Sharks, Center
Age: 26-203d (Dec 04, 1997)
Exp: 4 Years
Country: US
College: Wisconsin
Drafted: Round 1 (#15 overall), 2016
Career Earnings

$12,036,274

2022-2023 Extension

Luke Kunin signed a 2 year , $5,500,000 contract with the San Jose Sharks, including $5,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,750,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $5,500,000
Average Salary:
$2,750,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2024 / RFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2022-23 25 $2,750,000 3.33% $2,500,000 $2,500,000
2023-24 26 $2,750,000 3.29% $3,000,000 $5,500,000
2024-25 27
RFA
Year Age Base Salary Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2022-23 25 $2,500,000 $2,750,000 3.33%
2023-24 26 $3,000,000 $2,750,000 3.29%
2024-25 27
RFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022-23 25 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,750,000
2023-24 26 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $5,500,000 $2,750,000 $3,000,000
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2020-2021

Luke Kunin signed a 2 year , $4,600,000 contract with the Nashville Predators, including $4,600,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,300,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $4,600,000
Average Salary:
$2,300,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2022 / RFA
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2017-2019 Rookie

Luke Kunin signed a 3 year , $4,275,000 contract with the Minnesota Wild, including $277,500 signing bonus, $4,275,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,425,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $4,275,000
Average Salary:
$1,425,000
Signing Bonus:
$277,500
Free Agent:
2020 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$12,036,274

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2017 20
Active
$606,938
$606,938
2018 21
Active
$496,836
$1,103,774
2019 22
Active
$832,500
$1,936,274
2020 23
Active
$2,300,000
$4,236,274
2021 24
Active
$2,300,000
$6,536,274
2022 25
Reserve
$2,500,000
$9,036,274
2023 26
Active
$3,000,000
$12,036,274
Total      
$12,036,274
$12,036,274
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2017
20
$329,439
$277,500
$606,938
$606,938
2018
21
$496,836
$496,836
$1,103,774
2019
22
$832,500
$832,500
$1,936,274
2020
23
$2,300,000
$2,300,000
$4,236,274
2021
24
$2,300,000
$2,300,000
$6,536,274
2022
25
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$9,036,274
2023
26
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
$12,036,274
Total
$11,758,775
$277,500
$12,036,274
$12,036,274

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
3 $1,658,775 $277,500 - $1,936,274
2 $4,600,000 - - $4,600,000
2 $5,500,000 - - $5,500,000

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2017-18 MIN Mar 06, 2018 - Mar 06, 2018 0 Knee
2018-19 MIN Oct 03, 2018 - Oct 07, 2018 0 Knee
2020-21 NSH Mar 02, 2021 - Mar 27, 2021 0 Lower Body
2022-23 SJS Dec 18, 2022 - TBD 0 Undisclosed
2023-24 SJS Dec 02, 2023 - Dec 12, 2023 0 Upper Body
  • Jul 18, 2022 Signed a 2 year $5.5 million contract extension with San Jose (SJS)
  • Jul 08, 2022 Traded to San Jose (SJS) from Nashville (NSH) for John Leonard and 2023 3rd round pick
  • Jan 06, 2021 Signed a 2 year $4.6 million contract with Nashville (NSH)
  • Oct 07, 2020 Traded to Nashville (NSH) from Minnesota (MIN) with 2020 4th round pick (#101) for Nick Bonino, 2020 2nd round pick (#37) and 2020 3rd round pick (#70)
  • Mar 24, 2017 Signed a 3 year $4.275 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
  • Jun 24, 2016 Drafted by Minnesota (MIN): Round 1 (#15 overall)
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 SJ 77 11 7 18 -30 98 2 3 0 0 60 143 83 219
2022 SJ 31 5 8 13 -9 58 2 2 0 0 27 63 42 5
2021 NAS 82 13 9 22 -11 125 0 2 0 0 51 223 99 48
2020 NAS 38 10 9 19 3 71 0 0 0 0 20 84 13 15
2019 MIN 63 15 16 31 -10 128 0 2 1 0 54 64 55 210
2018 MIN 49 6 11 17 -9 88 0 1 0 0 34 67 27 88
2017 MIN 19 2 2 4 -3 32 0 0 1 0 8 34 13 24
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