Jack Hughes

Age: 23-74d (May 14, 2001)
Exp: 3 Years
Country: US
College: USA U-18
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2019
2024-25 Cap Hit

$8,000,000

2024-25 Cash

$8,500,000

Career Earnings

$20,275,000

2022-2029 Extension (CURRENT)

Jack Hughes signed a 8 year , $64,000,000 contract with the New Jersey Devils, including $2,000,000 signing bonus, $64,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,000,000. In 2024-25, Hughes will earn a base salary of $8,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,000,000.
Contract Terms:
8 yr(s) / $64,000,000
Average Salary:
$8,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$2,000,000
Free Agent:
2030 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2022-23 21 $8,000,000 9.70% $9,000,000 $9,000,000
2023-24 22 $8,000,000 9.58% $8,500,000 $17,500,000
2024-25 23 $8,000,000 9.09% $8,500,000 $26,000,000
2025-26 24 $8,000,000 8.70% $8,500,000 $34,500,000
2026-27 25 $8,000,000 8.70% $8,000,000 $42,500,000
2027-28 26 $8,000,000 8.70% $7,500,000 $50,000,000
2028-29 27 $8,000,000 8.70% $7,000,000 $57,000,000
2029-30 28 $8,000,000 - $7,000,000 $64,000,000
2030-31 29
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2022-23 21 $7,000,000 $2,000,000 $8,000,000 9.70%
2023-24 22 $8,500,000 - $8,000,000 9.58%
2024-25 23 $8,500,000 - $8,000,000 9.09%
2025-26 24 $8,500,000 - $8,000,000 8.70%
2026-27 25 $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 8.70%
2027-28 26 $7,500,000 - $8,000,000 8.70%
2028-29 27 $7,000,000 - $8,000,000 8.70%
2029-30 28 $7,000,000 - $8,000,000 -
2030-31 29
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022-23 21 $7,000,000 $2,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $8,000,000
2023-24 22 $8,500,000 - $8,500,000 $17,500,000 $8,750,000 $7,857,143
2024-25 23 $8,500,000 - $8,500,000 $26,000,000 $8,666,667 $7,750,000
2025-26 24 $8,500,000 - $8,500,000 $34,500,000 $8,625,000 $7,600,000
2026-27 25 $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $42,500,000 $8,500,000 $7,375,000
2027-28 26 $7,500,000 - $7,500,000 $50,000,000 $8,333,333 $7,166,667
2028-29 27 $7,000,000 - $7,000,000 $57,000,000 $8,142,857 $7,000,000
2029-30 28 $7,000,000 - $7,000,000 $64,000,000 $8,000,000 $7,000,000
Contract Notes
  • 2026-2029: 10-team no trade list
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2019-2021 Rookie

Jack Hughes signed a 3 year , $11,325,000 contract with the New Jersey Devils, 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
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$20,275,000

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2019 18
Active
$925,000
$925,000
2020 19
Active
$925,000
$1,850,000
2021 20
Active
$925,000
$2,775,000
2022 21
Active
$9,000,000
$11,775,000
2023 22
Active
$8,500,000
$20,275,000
Total      
$20,275,000
$20,275,000
2024 23
Active
$8,500,000
2025 24
Active
$8,500,000
2026 25
Active
$8,000,000
2027 26
Active
$7,500,000
2028 27
Active
$7,000,000
2029 28
Active
$7,000,000
Total
$66,775,000
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2019
18
$832,500
$92,500
$925,000
$925,000
2020
19
$832,500
$92,500
$925,000
$1,850,000
2021
20
$832,500
$92,500
$925,000
$2,775,000
2022
21
$7,000,000
$2,000,000
$9,000,000
$11,775,000
2023
22
$8,500,000
$8,500,000
$20,275,000
Total
$17,997,500
$2,277,500
$20,275,000
$20,275,000
2024
23
$8,500,000
$8,500,000
2025
24
$8,500,000
$8,500,000
2026
25
$8,000,000
$8,000,000
2027
26
$7,500,000
$7,500,000
2028
27
$7,000,000
$7,000,000
2029
28
$7,000,000
$7,000,000
Total
$64,497,500
$2,277,500
$66,775,000

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $17,997,500 $2,277,500 - $20,275,000

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2021-22 NJD Oct 21, 2021 - Nov 30, 2021 0 Shoulder
2021-22 NJD Feb 07, 2022 - Feb 13, 2022 0 COVID-19
2023-24 NJD Jan 25, 2024 - Feb 08, 2024 0 Upper Body
  • Nov 30, 2021 Signed an 8 year $64 million contract extension with New Jersey (NJD)
  • Jul 12, 2019 Signed a 3 year $11.325 million contract with New Jersey (NJD)
  • Jun 23, 2019 Drafted by New Jersey (NJD): Round 1 (#1 overall)
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 NJ 62 27 47 74 -12 274 9 22 0 0 24 9 12 118
2022 NJ 78 43 56 99 10 336 9 22 0 0 30 12 6 164
2021 NJ 49 26 30 56 -16 165 6 8 0 0 15 6 122
2020 NJ 56 11 20 31 -4 142 1 6 0 0 15 15 16 216
2019 NJ 61 7 14 21 -26 123 4 5 0 0 21 12 10 167
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