Erik Johnson

Philadelphia Flyers, Defensemen
Age: 36-98d (Mar 21, 1988)
Exp: 15 Years
Country: US
College: Minnesota
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2006
Career Earnings

$66,652,439

2023-2023 Free Agent

Erik Johnson signed a 1 year , $3,250,000 contract with the Buffalo Sabres, including $3,250,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,250,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,250,000
Average Salary:
$3,250,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2023-24 35 $3,250,000 3.89% $697,656 $697,656
2024-25 36
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2023-24 35 $3,250,000 $3,250,000 3.89%
2024-25 36
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023-24 35 $697,656 $697,656 $697,656 $697,656 $697,656
Retained/Dead Cash
2023-24 35 $2,552,344 $2,552,344 $2,552,344 $2,552,344 $2,552,344
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2015-2022 Extension

Erik Johnson signed a 7 year , $42,000,000 contract with the Colorado Avalanche, including $42,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,000,000.
Contract Terms:
7 yr(s) / $42,000,000
Average Salary:
$6,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2012-2015

Erik Johnson signed a 4 year , $15,000,000 contract with the Colorado Avalanche, including $15,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,750,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $15,000,000
Average Salary:
$3,750,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2016 / UFA
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2010-2011

Erik Johnson signed a 2 year , $5,200,000 contract with the St Louis Blues, including $5,200,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,600,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $5,200,000
Average Salary:
$2,600,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2012 / RFA
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2007-2009 Rookie

Erik Johnson signed a 3 year , $11,100,000 contract with the St Louis Blues, including $11,100,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,700,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $11,100,000
Average Salary:
$3,700,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2010 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$66,652,439

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

4 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2007 19
Active
$850,000
$850,000
2008 20
Active
$850,000
$1,700,000
2009 21
Active
$850,000
$2,550,000
2010 22
Active
$2,200,000
$4,750,000
2011 23
Active
$3,000,000
$7,750,000
2012 24
Active
$1,902,439
$9,652,439
2013 25
Active
$3,750,000
$13,402,439
2014 26
Active
$3,750,000
$17,152,439
2015 27
Active
$4,250,000
$21,402,439
2016 28
Active
$6,000,000
$27,402,439
2017 29
Active
$6,000,000
$33,402,439
2018 30
Active
$6,000,000
$39,402,439
2019 31
Active
$6,000,000
$45,402,439
2020 32
Reserve
$6,000,000
$51,402,439
2021 33
Active
$6,000,000
$57,402,439
2022 34
Active
$6,000,000
$63,402,439
2023 35
Active
Retained
$697,656
$2,552,344
$64,100,095
$66,652,439
Total      
$66,652,439
$64,100,095
$66,652,439
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2007
19
$850,000
$850,000
$850,000
2008
20
$850,000
$850,000
$1,700,000
2009
21
$850,000
$850,000
$2,550,000
2010
22
$2,200,000
$2,200,000
$4,750,000
2011
23
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
$7,750,000
2012
24
$1,902,439
$1,902,439
$9,652,439
2013
25
$3,750,000
$3,750,000
$13,402,439
2014
26
$3,750,000
$3,750,000
$17,152,439
2015
27
$4,250,000
$4,250,000
$21,402,439
2016
28
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$27,402,439
2017
29
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$33,402,439
2018
30
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$39,402,439
2019
31
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$45,402,439
2020
32
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$51,402,439
2021
33
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$57,402,439
2022
34
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$63,402,439
2023
35
$697,656
$2,552,344
$697,656
$2,552,344
$64,100,095
$66,652,439
Total
$66,652,439
$66,652,439
$64,100,095
$66,652,439

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $4,750,000 - - $4,750,000
12 $58,652,439 - - $58,652,439
1 $697,656 - - $697,656
1 $2,552,344 - - $2,552,344

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2016-17 COL Dec 03, 2016 - Feb 25, 2017 0 Leg
2017-18 COL Feb 20, 2018 - Mar 18, 2018 0 Upper Body
2019-20 COL Nov 27, 2019 - Dec 20, 2019 0 Concussion
2020-21 COL Feb 12, 2021 - TBD 0 Upper Body
2022-23 COL Feb 14, 2023 - Mar 24, 2023 0 Lower Body
2023-24 BUF Jan 23, 2024 - Feb 06, 2024 0 Upper Body
  • Mar 08, 2024 Traded to Philadelphia (PHI) from Buffalo (BUF) for 2024 4th round pick
  • Jul 01, 2023 Signed a 1 year $3.25 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Dec 17, 2017 Suspended 2 games for boarding Vladislav Namestnikov (TBL), forfeiting $64,516 in 2017-18 salary with Colorado (COL)
  • Sep 22, 2015 Signed a 7 year $42 million extension with Colorado (COL)
  • Feb 11, 2014 Suspended 2 games (forfeit $38,462) for slashing Frans Nielsen during COL-NYI game
  • Jul 03, 2012 Signed a 4 year $15 million contract with Colorado (COL)
  • Feb 19, 2011 Traded to Colorado (COL) from St Louis (STL) with Jay McClement and 2012 1st round pick for Chris Stewart, Kevin Shattenkirk and 2011 2nd round pick
  • Aug 02, 2010 Signed a 2 year $5.2 million contract with St. Louis (STL)
  • May 14, 2007 Signed a 3 year $11.1 million contract with St. Louis (STL)
  • Jun 24, 2006 Drafted by St. Louis (STL): Round 1 (#1 overall)
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 PHI 67 5 1 6 -14 60 0 0 0 0 97 129 36 0
2022 COL 63 0 8 8 8 98 0 0 0 1 102 121 12 0
2021 COL 77 8 17 25 22 139 0 1 1 1 136 165 24 0
2020 COL 4 0 1 1 2 5 0 0 0 0 5 7 2 0
2019 COL 59 3 13 16 9 99 0 0 0 0 115 97 20 0
2018 COL 80 7 18 25 8 144 0 0 0 0 143 124 38 0
2017 COL 62 9 16 25 3 168 0 3 0 1 135 114 58 0
2016 COL 46 2 15 17 -6 96 0 6 0 0 98 87 9 0
2015 COL 73 11 16 27 -19 175 3 3 2 1 197 126 50 0
2014 COL 46 12 11 23 4 112 3 3 0 1 105 91 33 0
2013 COL 74 8 23 31 -2 143 2 11 0 0 119 123 51 0
2012 COL 29 0 4 4 -1 63 0 0 0 0 57 39 16 0
2011 COL 72 4 22 26 -4 150 0 0 0 0 93 121 24 0
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