Kaapo Kakko

New York Rangers, Right Wing
Age: 23-131d (Feb 13, 2001)
Exp: 3 Years
Country: FI
College: TPS
Drafted: Round 1 (#2 overall), 2019
2024-25 Cap Hit

$2,400,000

2024-25 Cash

$2,400,000

Career Earnings

$6,738,191

2024-2024 Extension (CURRENT)

Kaapo Kakko signed a 1 year , $2,400,000 contract with the New York Rangers, including $2,400,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,400,000. In 2024-25, Kakko will earn a base salary of $2,400,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,400,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,400,000
Average Salary:
$2,400,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / RFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024-25 23 $2,400,000 2.73% $2,400,000 $2,400,000
2025-26 24
RFA
Year Age Base Salary Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2024-25 23 $2,400,000 $2,400,000 2.73%
2025-26 24
RFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024-25 23 $2,400,000 $2,400,000 $2,400,000 $2,400,000 $2,400,000
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2022-2023 Extension

Kaapo Kakko signed a 2 year , $4,200,000 contract with the New York Rangers, including $4,200,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,100,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $4,200,000
Average Salary:
$2,100,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2024 / RFA
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2019-2021 Rookie

Kaapo Kakko signed a 3 year , $10,725,000 contract with the New York Rangers, including $277,500 signing bonus, $10,725,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,575,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $10,725,000
Average Salary:
$3,575,000
Signing Bonus:
$277,500
Free Agent:
2022 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$6,738,191

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
$688,191
$1,613,191
2021 20
Active
$925,000
$2,538,191
2022 21
Active
$1,800,000
$4,338,191
2023 22
Active
$2,400,000
$6,738,191
Total      
$6,738,191
$6,738,191
2024 23
Active
$2,400,000
Total
$9,138,191
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2019
18
$832,500
$92,500
$925,000
$925,000
2020
19
$595,691
$92,500
$688,191
$1,613,191
2021
20
$832,500
$92,500
$925,000
$2,538,191
2022
21
$1,800,000
$1,800,000
$4,338,191
2023
22
$2,400,000
$2,400,000
$6,738,191
Total
$6,460,691
$277,500
$6,738,191
$6,738,191
2024
23
$2,400,000
$2,400,000
Total
$8,860,691
$277,500
$9,138,191

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $6,460,691 $277,500 - $6,738,191

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2021-22 NYR Oct 17, 2021 - Oct 28, 2021 0 Upper Body
2021-22 NYR Jan 24, 2022 - Apr 08, 2022 0 Upper Body
2023-24 NYR Nov 28, 2023 - Jan 14, 2024 0 Lower Body
  • Jun 13, 2024 Signed a 1 year $2.4 million contract extension with New York (NYR)
  • Jul 28, 2022 Signed a 2 year $4.2 million contract extension with New York (NYR)
  • Jul 11, 2019 Signed a 3 year $10.725 million contract with New York (NYR)
  • Jun 23, 2019 Drafted by New York (NYR): Round 1 (#2 overall)
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 NYR 60 12 6 18 6 87 0 0 0 0 18 24 24 12
2022 NYR 82 18 22 40 12 125 0 3 0 0 27 26 8 1
2021 NYR 43 7 11 18 9 62 0 1 0 0 15 8 10 1
2020 NYR 48 9 8 17 3 81 2 1 0 0 16 14 10 3
2019 NYR 66 10 13 23 -26 109 2 11 0 0 11 20 14 2
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