Blake Wheeler

New York Rangers, Right Wing
Age: 37-299d (Aug 31, 1986)
Exp: 14 Years
Country: US
College: Minnesota
Drafted: Round 1 (#5 overall), 2004
2024-25 Cash

$2,750,000

Career Earnings

$78,101,220

2023-2023 Free Agent

Blake Wheeler signed a 1 year , $800,000 contract with the New York Rangers, including $800,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $800,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $800,000
Average Salary:
$800,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2023-24 37 $800,000 0.96% $800,000 $800,000
2024-25 38
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Incentives Likely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2023-24 37 $800,000 $300,000 $800,000 0.96%
2024-25 38
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023-24 37 $800,000 $800,000 $800,000 $800,000 $800,000
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2019-2023 Extension

Blake Wheeler signed a 5 year , $41,250,000 contract with the Winnipeg Jets, including $4,000,000 signing bonus, $41,250,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,250,000.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $41,250,000
Average Salary:
$8,250,000
Signing Bonus:
$4,000,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2013-2018

Blake Wheeler signed a 6 year , $33,600,000 contract with the Winnipeg Jets, including $33,600,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,600,000.
Contract Terms:
6 yr(s) / $33,600,000
Average Salary:
$5,600,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2011-2012

Blake Wheeler signed a 2 year , $5,100,000 contract with the Winnipeg Jets, including $5,100,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,550,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $5,100,000
Average Salary:
$2,550,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2013 / RFA
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2010-2010

Blake Wheeler signed a 1 year , $2,200,000 contract with the Boston Bruins, including $2,200,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,200,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,200,000
Average Salary:
$2,200,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2011 / RFA
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2008-2009 Rookie

Blake Wheeler signed a 2 year , $5,650,000 contract with the Boston Bruins, including $175,000 signing bonus, $5,650,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,825,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $5,650,000
Average Salary:
$2,825,000
Signing Bonus:
$175,000
Free Agent:
2010 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$78,101,220

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

4 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2008 22
Active
$875,000
$875,000
2009 23
Active
$875,000
$1,750,000
2010 24
Active
$2,200,000
$3,950,000
2011 25
Active
$2,450,000
$6,400,000
2012 26
Active
$1,551,220
$7,951,220
2013 27
Active
$4,600,000
$12,551,220
2014 28
Active
$5,800,000
$18,351,220
2015 29
Active
$5,800,000
$24,151,220
2016 30
Active
$5,800,000
$29,951,220
2017 31
Active
$5,800,000
$35,751,220
2018 32
Active
$5,800,000
$41,551,220
2019 33
Active
$10,000,000
$51,551,220
2020 34
Active
$6,500,000
$58,051,220
2021 35
Active
$10,000,000
$68,051,220
2022 36
Active
$6,500,000
$74,551,220
2023 37
Retained
Reserve
$2,750,000
$800,000
$77,301,220
$78,101,220
Total      
$78,101,220
$77,301,220
$78,101,220
2024 38
Retained
$2,750,000
Total
$80,851,220
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2008
22
$787,500
$87,500
$875,000
$875,000
2009
23
$787,500
$87,500
$875,000
$1,750,000
2010
24
$2,200,000
$2,200,000
$3,950,000
2011
25
$2,450,000
$2,450,000
$6,400,000
2012
26
$1,551,220
$1,551,220
$7,951,220
2013
27
$4,600,000
$4,600,000
$12,551,220
2014
28
$5,800,000
$5,800,000
$18,351,220
2015
29
$5,800,000
$5,800,000
$24,151,220
2016
30
$5,800,000
$5,800,000
$29,951,220
2017
31
$5,800,000
$5,800,000
$35,751,220
2018
32
$5,800,000
$5,800,000
$41,551,220
2019
33
$6,000,000
$4,000,000
$10,000,000
$51,551,220
2020
34
$6,500,000
$6,500,000
$58,051,220
2021
35
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
$68,051,220
2022
36
$6,500,000
$6,500,000
$74,551,220
2023
37
$2,750,000
$800,000
$2,750,000
$800,000
$77,301,220
$78,101,220
Total
$73,926,220
$4,175,000
$78,101,220
$77,301,220
$78,101,220
2024
38
$2,750,000
$2,750,000
Total
$76,676,220
$4,175,000
$80,851,220

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
2 $1,575,000 $175,000 - $1,750,000
1 $2,200,000 - - $2,200,000
13 $69,351,220 $4,000,000 - $73,351,220
1 $800,000 - - $800,000

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2021-22 WPG Dec 18, 2021 - Jan 22, 2022 0 Undisclosed
2022-23 WPG Dec 16, 2022 - Jan 06, 2022 0 Groin
2023-24 NYR Feb 16, 2024 - TBD 0 Leg
  • Jul 01, 2023 Signed a 1 year $800,000 contract with New York (NYR)
  • Jun 30, 2023 Released by way of contract buyout with Winnipeg (WPG)
  • Sep 04, 2018 Signed a 5 year $41.25 million contract extension with Winnipeg (WPG)
  • Jul 27, 2013 Signed a 5 year $33.6 million contract with Winnipeg (WPG)
  • Jul 15, 2011 Signed a 2 year $5.1 million contract with Winnipeg (WPG)
  • Feb 18, 2011 Traded to Atlanta (ATL) from Boston (BOS) with Mark Stuart for Rich Peverley and Boris Valabik
  • Jul 30, 2010 Signed a 1 year $2.2 million contract with Boston (BOS)
  • Jul 01, 2008 Signed a 2 year $5.65 million contract with Boston (BOS)
  • Jun 24, 2004 Drafted by Phoenix (PHO): Round 1 (#5 overall)
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 NYR 54 9 12 21 2 83 1 0 0 0 31 23 23 38
2022 WPG 72 16 39 55 -3 126 7 8 0 0 35 54 46 65
2021 WPG 65 17 43 60 -15 167 3 17 0 0 37 62 36 4
2020 WPG 50 15 31 46 -17 113 4 11 0 0 30 63 50 3
2019 WPG 71 22 43 65 1 180 4 18 1 1 51 102 37 325
2018 WPG 82 20 71 91 0 231 2 31 2 1 53 81 60 31
2017 WPG 81 23 68 91 13 246 6 34 0 2 66 94 52 166
2016 WPG 82 26 48 74 6 259 5 16 2 1 51 100 47 43
2015 WPG 81 25 52 77 6 250 3 14 2 2 56 92 49 10
2014 WPG 79 26 35 61 26 244 2 10 4 1 54 128 73 22
2013 WPG 79 25 39 64 -1 218 9 11 0 0 66 144 63 14
2012 WPG 48 19 22 41 -3 129 0 0 0 0 39 90 28 4
2011 WPG 76 17 41 58 1 203 0 0 0 0 44 112 53 3
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