Kaapo Kahkonen

Winnipeg Jets, Goaltenders
Age: 27-348d (Aug 16, 1996)
Exp: 3 Years
Country: FI
College: Lukko Rauma
Drafted: Round 4 (#109 overall), 2014
2024-25 Cap Hit

$1,000,000

2024-25 Cash

$1,000,000

Career Earnings

$7,330,408

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Kaapo Kahkonen signed a 1 year , $1,000,000 contract with the Winnipeg Jets, including $1,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,000,000. In 2024-25, Kahkonen will earn a base salary of $1,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $1,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,000,000
Average Salary:
$1,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024-25 28 $1,000,000 1.14% $1,000,000 $1,000,000
2025-26 29
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2024-25 28 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.14%
2025-26 29
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024-25 28 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2022-2023 Extension

Kaapo Kahkonen 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 / UFA
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2020-2021

Kaapo Kahkonen signed a 2 year , $1,450,000 contract with the Minnesota Wild, including $1,450,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $725,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $1,450,000
Average Salary:
$725,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2022 / RFA
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2018-2019 Rookie

Kaapo Kahkonen signed a 2 year , $1,850,000 contract with the Minnesota Wild, including $185,000 signing bonus, $1,850,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $925,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $1,850,000
Average Salary:
$925,000
Signing Bonus:
$185,000
Free Agent:
2020 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$7,330,408

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

3 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 22
Reserve / minor-buried
$95,995
$95,995
2019 23
Reserve / minor-buried
$284,413
$380,408
2020 24
Active
$700,000
$1,080,408
2021 25
Active
Retained
$146,250
$603,750
$1,226,658
$1,830,408
2022 26
Active
$2,600,000
$4,430,408
2023 27
Active
Retained
$622,503
$2,277,497
$5,052,911
$7,330,408
Total      
$7,330,408
$5,052,911
$7,330,408
2024 28
Active
$1,000,000
Total
$8,330,408
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
22
$3,495
$92,500
$95,995
$95,995
2019
23
$191,913
$92,500
$284,413
$380,408
2020
24
$700,000
$700,000
$1,080,408
2021
25
$146,250
$603,750
$146,250
$603,750
$1,226,658
$1,830,408
2022
26
$2,600,000
$2,600,000
$4,430,408
2023
27
$622,503
$2,277,497
$622,503
$2,277,497
$5,052,911
$7,330,408
Total
$7,145,408
$185,000
$7,330,408
$5,052,911
$7,330,408
2024
28
$1,000,000
$1,000,000
Total
$8,145,408
$185,000
$8,330,408

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $1,499,158 $185,000 - $1,684,158
3 $5,023,747 - - $5,023,747
1 $622,503 - - $622,503
  • Jul 01, 2024 Signed a 1 year $1 million contract with Winnipeg (WPG)
  • Mar 08, 2024 Traded to New Jersey (NJD) from San Jose (SJS) for Vitek Vanecek and 2025 7th round pick
  • Jul 18, 2022 Signed a 2 year $5.5 million contract extension with San Jose (SJS)
  • Mar 21, 2022 Traded to San Jose (SJS) from Minnesota (MIN) with 2022 5th round pick for Jacob Middleton
  • Oct 12, 2020 Signed a 2 year $1.45 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
  • May 17, 2018 Signed a 2 year $1.85 million contract with Minnesota (MIN)
  • Jun 28, 2014 Drafted by Minnesota (MIN): Round 4 (#109 overall)
Year Team GP W L SV SO GAA SV%
2023 NJ 37 7 24 1,023 1 3.64 .898
2022 SJ 37 9 20 1,014 1 3.85 .883
2021 SJ 37 14 14 963 0 2.87 .912
2020 MIN 24 16 8 624 2 2.89 .902
2019 MIN 5 3 1 157 0 2.96 .913
2018 MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 .000
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