Mason Appleton

Winnipeg Jets, Center
Age: 28-197d (Jan 15, 1996)
Exp: 4 Years
Country: US
Drafted: Round 6 (#168 overall), 2015
2024-25 Cap Hit

$2,166,666

2024-25 Cash

$2,250,000

Career Earnings

$7,691,110

2022-2024 Extension (CURRENT)

Mason Appleton signed a 3 year , $6,500,000 contract with the Winnipeg Jets, including $6,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,166,667. In 2024-25, Appleton will earn a base salary of $2,250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,166,666.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $6,500,000
Average Salary:
$2,166,667
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2022-23 27 $2,166,666 2.63% $2,000,000 $2,000,000
2023-24 28 $2,166,666 2.59% $2,250,000 $4,250,000
2024-25 29 $2,166,666 2.46% $2,250,000 $6,500,000
2025-26 30
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2022-23 27 $2,000,000 $2,166,666 2.63%
2023-24 28 $2,250,000 $2,166,666 2.59%
2024-25 29 $2,250,000 $2,166,666 2.46%
2025-26 30
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022-23 27 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,166,667
2023-24 28 $2,250,000 $2,250,000 $4,250,000 $2,125,000 $2,250,000
2024-25 29 $2,250,000 $2,250,000 $6,500,000 $2,166,667 $2,250,000
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2020-2021

Mason Appleton signed a 2 year , $1,800,000 contract with the Winnipeg Jets, including $1,800,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $900,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $1,800,000
Average Salary:
$900,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2022 / RFA
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2017-2019 Rookie

Mason Appleton signed a 3 year , $2,275,000 contract with the Winnipeg Jets, including $225,000 signing bonus, $2,275,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $758,333.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $2,275,000
Average Salary:
$758,333
Signing Bonus:
$225,000
Free Agent:
2020 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$6,966,110

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 23
Reserve / minor-buried
$389,550
$389,550
2019 24
Active
$526,560
$916,110
2020 25
Active
$900,000
$1,816,110
2021 26
Active
Retained
$180,000
$720,000
$1,996,110
$2,716,110
2022 27
Active
$2,000,000
$4,716,110
2023 28
Active
$2,250,000
$6,966,110
Total      
$6,966,110
$6,966,110
2024 29
Active
$2,250,000
Total
$9,216,110
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
23
$314,550
$75,000
$389,550
$389,550
2019
24
$451,560
$75,000
$526,560
$916,110
2020
25
$900,000
$900,000
$1,816,110
2021
26
$180,000
$720,000
$180,000
$720,000
$1,996,110
$2,716,110
2022
27
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
$4,716,110
2023
28
$2,250,000
$2,250,000
$6,966,110
Total
$6,816,110
$150,000
$6,966,110
$6,966,110
2024
29
$2,250,000
$2,250,000
Total
$9,066,110
$150,000
$9,216,110

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
6 $6,096,110 $150,000 - $6,246,110
1 $720,000 - - $720,000

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2019-20 WPG Oct 28, 2019 - Dec 10, 2019 0 Foot
2021-22 SEA Oct 29, 2021 - Nov 24, 2021 0 Lower Body
2021-22 SEA Dec 28, 2021 - Jan 09, 2022 0 COVID-19
2022-23 WPG Oct 11, 2022 - Oct 14, 2022 0 Upper Body
2022-23 WPG Nov 16, 2022 - Feb 11, 2023 0 Wrist
2022-23 WPG Mar 02, 2023 - Mar 06, 2023 0 Upper Body
  • Aug 08, 2022 Signed a 3 year $6.5 million contract extension with Winnipeg (WPG)
  • Mar 20, 2022 Traded to Winnipeg (WPG) from Seattle (SEA) for 2023 4th round pick
  • Jul 21, 2021 Drafted by Seattle (SEA)
  • Oct 09, 2020 Signed a 2 year $1.8 million contract with Winnipeg (WPG)
  • Jul 13, 2017 Signed a 3 year $2.275 million contract with Winnipeg (WPG)
  • Jun 27, 2015 Drafted by Winnipeg (WPG): Round 6 (#168 overall)
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 WPG 82 14 22 36 16 122 2 0 1 1 44 93 26 9
2022 WPG 41 5 11 16 2 71 1 0 0 0 11 47 8 2
2021 WPG 68 8 13 21 -1 98 0 0 0 0 20 64 30 7
2020 WPG 56 12 13 25 11 88 0 0 0 1 22 61 14 7
2019 WPG 46 5 3 8 -9 55 0 0 1 0 12 20 20 5
2018 WPG 36 3 7 10 9 29 0 0 0 0 12 28 4 0
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