Michael Kesselring

Utah Hockey Club, Defensemen
Age: 24-168d (Jan 13, 2000)
Country: US
College: Des Moines (USHL)
Drafted: Round 6 (#164 overall), 2018
Career Earnings

$1,874,658

2021-2023 Rookie

Michael Kesselring signed a 3 year , $2,775,000 contract with the Edmonton Oilers, including $277,500 signing bonus, $2,775,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $925,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $2,775,000
Average Salary:
$925,000
Signing Bonus:
$277,500
Free Agent:
2024 / RFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2021-22 22
$925,000 1.14% $925,000 $925,000
2022-23 23
Buried
$925,000 1.12% $151,000 $1,076,000
2023-24 24
Buried
$925,000 1.11% $798,658 $1,874,658
2024-25 25
RFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2021-22 22
$832,500 $92,500 $925,000 1.14%
2022-23 23
Buried
$832,500 $92,500 $925,000 1.12%
2023-24 24
Buried
$832,500 $92,500 $925,000 1.11%
2024-25 25
RFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2021-22 22
$832,500 $92,500 $925,000 $925,000 $925,000 $624,886
2022-23 23
Buried
$58,500 $92,500 $151,000 $1,076,000 $538,000 $474,829
2023-24 24
Buried
$706,158 $92,500 $798,658 $1,874,658 $624,886 $798,658
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
Career Earnings thru 2024

$949,658

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2022 23
Reserve / minor-buried
$151,000
$151,000
2023 24
Reserve / minor-buried
$798,658
$949,658
Total      
$949,658
$949,658
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2022
23
$58,500
$92,500
$151,000
$151,000
2023
24
$706,158
$92,500
$798,658
$949,658
Total
$764,658
$185,000
$949,658
$949,658

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
2 $764,658 $185,000 - $949,658
  • Jan 26, 2024 Fined $2,408 Cross-checking Maxwell Crozier (TBL)
  • Nov 08, 2023 Promoted from the Minors by Arizona (ARI)
  • Apr 14, 2023 Demoted to the Minors by Arizona (ARI)
  • Apr 13, 2023 Promoted from the Minors by Arizona (ARI)
  • Mar 27, 2023 Demoted to the Minors by Arizona (ARI)
  • Mar 21, 2023 Promoted from the Minors by Arizona (ARI)
  • Mar 19, 2023 Demoted to the Minors by Arizona (ARI)
  • Mar 18, 2023 Promoted from the Minors by Arizona (ARI)
  • Mar 17, 2023 Demoted to the Minors by Arizona (ARI)
  • Mar 14, 2023 Promoted from the Minors by Arizona (ARI)
  • Mar 04, 2023 Demoted to the Minors by Arizona (ARI)
  • Mar 03, 2023 Promoted from the Minors by Arizona (ARI)
  • Mar 02, 2023 Traded to Arizona (ARI) from Edmonton (EDM) with 2023 3rd round pick for Nick Bjugstad and Cam Dineen
  • Mar 22, 2021 Signed a 3 year $2.775 million contract with Edmonton (EDM)
  • Jun 24, 2018 Drafted by Edmonton (EDM): Round 6 (#164 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Jan 26, 2024 Cross-checking Maxwell Crozier (TBL) $2,408
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 ARI 65 5 16 21 11 76 0 0 0 0 59 99 66 0
2022 ARI 9 0 3 3 -1 8 0 0 0 0 7 12 6 0
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