Rasmus Dahlin

Buffalo Sabres, Defensemen
Age: 24-104d (Apr 13, 2000)
Exp: 5 Years
Country: SE
College: Frolunda
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2018
2024-25 Cap Hit

$11,000,000

2024-25 Cash

$13,000,000

Career Earnings

$20,775,000

2024-2031 Extension (CURRENT)

Rasmus Dahlin signed a 8 year , $88,000,000 contract with the Buffalo Sabres, including $5,000,000 signing bonus, $88,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $11,000,000. In 2024-25, Dahlin will earn a base salary of $8,000,000 and a signing bonus of $5,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $11,000,000.
Contract Terms:
8 yr(s) / $88,000,000
Average Salary:
$11,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$5,000,000
Free Agent:
2032 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024-25 24 $11,000,000 12.50% $13,000,000 $13,000,000
2025-26 25 $11,000,000 11.96% $12,000,000 $25,000,000
2026-27 26 $11,000,000 11.96% $11,000,000 $36,000,000
2027-28 27 $11,000,000 11.96% $11,000,000 $47,000,000
2028-29 28 $11,000,000 11.96% $11,000,000 $58,000,000
2029-30 29 $11,000,000 - $10,000,000 $68,000,000
2030-31 30 $11,000,000 - $10,000,000 $78,000,000
2031-32 31 $11,000,000 - $10,000,000 $88,000,000
2032-33 32
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2024-25 24 $8,000,000 $5,000,000 $11,000,000 12.50%
2025-26 25 $12,000,000 - $11,000,000 11.96%
2026-27 26 $11,000,000 - $11,000,000 11.96%
2027-28 27 $11,000,000 - $11,000,000 11.96%
2028-29 28 $11,000,000 - $11,000,000 11.96%
2029-30 29 $10,000,000 - $11,000,000 -
2030-31 30 $10,000,000 - $11,000,000 -
2031-32 31 $10,000,000 - $11,000,000 -
2032-33 32
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024-25 24 $8,000,000 $5,000,000 $13,000,000 $13,000,000 $13,000,000 $11,000,000
2025-26 25 $12,000,000 - $12,000,000 $25,000,000 $12,500,000 $10,714,286
2026-27 26 $11,000,000 - $11,000,000 $36,000,000 $12,000,000 $10,500,000
2027-28 27 $11,000,000 - $11,000,000 $47,000,000 $11,750,000 $10,400,000
2028-29 28 $11,000,000 - $11,000,000 $58,000,000 $11,600,000 $10,250,000
2029-30 29 $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $68,000,000 $11,333,333 $10,000,000
2030-31 30 $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $78,000,000 $11,142,857 $10,000,000
2031-32 31 $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $88,000,000 $11,000,000 $10,000,000
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2021-2023 Extension

Rasmus Dahlin signed a 3 year , $18,000,000 contract with the Buffalo Sabres, including $2,000,000 signing bonus, $18,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,000,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $18,000,000
Average Salary:
$6,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$2,000,000
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2018-2020 Rookie

Rasmus Dahlin signed a 3 year , $11,325,000 contract with the Buffalo Sabres, 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
Free Agent:
2021 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$20,775,000

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 18
Active
$925,000
$925,000
2019 19
Active
$925,000
$1,850,000
2020 20
Active
$925,000
$2,775,000
2021 21
Active
$5,000,000
$7,775,000
2022 22
Active
$5,800,000
$13,575,000
2023 23
Active
$7,200,000
$20,775,000
Total      
$20,775,000
$20,775,000
2024 24
Active
$13,000,000
2025 25
Active
$12,000,000
2026 26
Active
$11,000,000
2027 27
Active
$11,000,000
2028 28
Active
$11,000,000
2029 29
Active
$10,000,000
2030 30
Active
$10,000,000
2031 31
Active
$10,000,000
Total
$108,775,000
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
18
$832,500
$92,500
$925,000
$925,000
2019
19
$832,500
$92,500
$925,000
$1,850,000
2020
20
$832,500
$92,500
$925,000
$2,775,000
2021
21
$3,000,000
$2,000,000
$5,000,000
$7,775,000
2022
22
$5,800,000
$5,800,000
$13,575,000
2023
23
$7,200,000
$7,200,000
$20,775,000
Total
$18,497,500
$2,277,500
$20,775,000
$20,775,000
2024
24
$8,000,000
$5,000,000
$13,000,000
2025
25
$12,000,000
$12,000,000
2026
26
$11,000,000
$11,000,000
2027
27
$11,000,000
$11,000,000
2028
28
$11,000,000
$11,000,000
2029
29
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
2030
30
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
2031
31
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
Total
$101,497,500
$7,277,500
$108,775,000

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
6 $18,497,500 $2,277,500 - $20,775,000

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2019-20 BUF Nov 27, 2019 - Dec 12, 2019 0 Concussion
2022-23 BUF Feb 24, 2023 - Mar 04, 2023 0 Upper Body
  • Oct 09, 2023 Signed an 8 year $88 million contract extension with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Sep 22, 2021 Signed a 3 year $18 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Jul 09, 2018 Signed a 3 year $11.325 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Jun 22, 2018 Drafted by Buffalo (BUF): Round 1 (#1 overall)
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 BUF 81 20 39 59 -3 235 6 14 0 0 154 173 66 0
2022 BUF 78 15 58 73 12 204 6 26 0 0 132 105 92 0
2021 BUF 80 13 40 53 -22 171 3 18 0 1 91 121 68 0
2020 BUF 56 5 18 23 -36 115 1 10 0 0 45 80 26 0
2019 BUF 59 4 36 40 -7 90 2 17 0 0 51 72 38 0
2018 BUF 82 9 35 44 -13 177 5 15 0 0 66 97 34 0
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