John Tavares

Age: 33-313d (Sep 19, 1990)
Exp: 13 Years
Country: CA
College: Oshawa
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2009
2024-25 Cap Hit

$11,000,000

2024-25 Cash

$7,950,000

Career Earnings

$103,091,463

2018-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

John Tavares signed a 7 year , $77,000,000 contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs, including $70,890,000 signing bonus, $77,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $11,000,000. In 2024-25, Tavares will earn a base salary of $910,000 and a signing bonus of $7,040,000, while carrying a cap hit of $11,000,000.
Contract Terms:
7 yr(s) / $77,000,000
Average Salary:
$11,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$70,890,000
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2018-19 28 $11,000,000 13.84% $15,900,000 $15,900,000
2019-20 29 $11,000,000 13.50% $15,900,000 $31,800,000
2020-21 30 $11,000,000 13.50% $12,000,000 $43,800,000
2021-22 31 $11,000,000 13.50% $9,350,000 $53,150,000
2022-23 32 $11,000,000 13.33% $7,950,000 $61,100,000
2023-24 33 $11,000,000 13.17% $7,950,000 $69,050,000
2024-25 34 $11,000,000 12.50% $7,950,000 $77,000,000
2025-26 35
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2018-19 28 $650,000 $15,250,000 $11,000,000 13.84%
2019-20 29 $910,000 $14,990,000 $11,000,000 13.50%
2020-21 30 $910,000 $11,090,000 $11,000,000 13.50%
2021-22 31 $910,000 $8,440,000 $11,000,000 13.50%
2022-23 32 $910,000 $7,040,000 $11,000,000 13.33%
2023-24 33 $910,000 $7,040,000 $11,000,000 13.17%
2024-25 34 $910,000 $7,040,000 $11,000,000 12.50%
2025-26 35
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2018-19 28 $650,000 $15,250,000 $15,900,000 $15,900,000 $15,900,000 $11,000,000
2019-20 29 $910,000 $14,990,000 $15,900,000 $31,800,000 $15,900,000 $10,183,333
2020-21 30 $910,000 $11,090,000 $12,000,000 $43,800,000 $14,600,000 $9,040,000
2021-22 31 $910,000 $8,440,000 $9,350,000 $53,150,000 $13,287,500 $8,300,000
2022-23 32 $910,000 $7,040,000 $7,950,000 $61,100,000 $12,220,000 $7,950,000
2023-24 33 $910,000 $7,040,000 $7,950,000 $69,050,000 $11,508,333 $7,950,000
2024-25 34 $910,000 $7,040,000 $7,950,000 $77,000,000 $11,000,000 $7,950,000
Contract Notes
  • Full No Trade Clause
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2012-2017

John Tavares signed a 6 year , $33,000,000 contract with the New York Islanders, including $33,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,500,000.
Contract Terms:
6 yr(s) / $33,000,000
Average Salary:
$5,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2018 / UFA
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2009-2011 Rookie

John Tavares signed a 3 year , $11,250,000 contract with the New York Islanders, including $270,000 signing bonus, $11,250,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,750,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $11,250,000
Average Salary:
$3,750,000
Signing Bonus:
$270,000
Free Agent:
2012 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$103,091,463

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2009 19
Active
$900,000
$900,000
2010 20
Active
$900,000
$1,800,000
2011 21
Active
$900,000
$2,700,000
2012 22
Active
$2,341,463
$5,041,463
2013 23
Active
$5,000,000
$10,041,463
2014 24
Active
$6,000,000
$16,041,463
2015 25
Active
$6,000,000
$22,041,463
2016 26
Active
$6,000,000
$28,041,463
2017 27
Active
$6,000,000
$34,041,463
2018 28
Active
$15,900,000
$49,941,463
2019 29
Active
$15,900,000
$65,841,463
2020 30
Active
$12,000,000
$77,841,463
2021 31
Active
$9,350,000
$87,191,463
2022 32
Active
$7,950,000
$95,141,463
2023 33
Active
$7,950,000
$103,091,463
Total      
$103,091,463
$103,091,463
2024 34
Active
$7,950,000
Total
$111,041,463
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2009
19
$810,000
$90,000
$900,000
$900,000
2010
20
$810,000
$90,000
$900,000
$1,800,000
2011
21
$810,000
$90,000
$900,000
$2,700,000
2012
22
$2,341,463
$2,341,463
$5,041,463
2013
23
$5,000,000
$5,000,000
$10,041,463
2014
24
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$16,041,463
2015
25
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$22,041,463
2016
26
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$28,041,463
2017
27
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$34,041,463
2018
28
$650,000
$15,250,000
$15,900,000
$49,941,463
2019
29
$910,000
$14,990,000
$15,900,000
$65,841,463
2020
30
$910,000
$11,090,000
$12,000,000
$77,841,463
2021
31
$910,000
$8,440,000
$9,350,000
$87,191,463
2022
32
$910,000
$7,040,000
$7,950,000
$95,141,463
2023
33
$910,000
$7,040,000
$7,950,000
$103,091,463
Total
$38,971,463
$64,120,000
$103,091,463
$103,091,463
2024
34
$910,000
$7,040,000
$7,950,000
Total
$39,881,463
$71,160,000
$111,041,463

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
9 $33,771,463 $270,000 - $34,041,463
6 $5,200,000 $63,850,000 - $69,050,000

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2021-22 TOR Dec 18, 2021 - Dec 28, 2021 0 COVID-19
  • Mar 12, 2023 Fined $5,000 Slashing Vincent Desharnais (EDM)
  • Jul 01, 2018 Signed a 7 year $77 million contract with Toronto (TOR)
  • Sep 14, 2011 Signed a 6 year $33 million extension with New York (NYI)
  • Jul 15, 2009 Signed a 3 year $11.25 million contract with New York (NYI)
  • Jun 26, 2009 Drafted by New York (NYI): Round 1 (#1 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Nov 25, 2011 Slashing Zach Parise $2,500
Mar 12, 2023 Slashing Vincent Desharnais (EDM) $5,000
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 TOR 80 29 36 65 2 279 9 11 0 0 37 122 30 802
2022 TOR 80 36 44 80 -7 277 18 21 0 0 36 112 34 726
2021 TOR 79 27 49 76 -8 237 10 16 0 0 44 90 32 813
2020 TOR 56 19 31 50 12 163 6 6 0 0 28 51 14 471
2019 TOR 63 26 34 60 -7 197 7 14 0 0 31 32 24 617
2018 TOR 82 47 41 88 19 286 10 9 0 0 53 59 34 832
2017 NYI 82 37 47 84 -12 257 12 18 2 1 34 30 26 913
2016 NYI 77 28 38 66 4 260 7 11 1 1 20 42 38 824
2015 NYI 78 33 37 70 6 250 7 12 0 0 29 51 38 741
2014 NYI 82 38 48 86 5 278 13 18 0 1 37 48 46 753
2013 NYI 56 24 38 62 -6 181 8 17 0 0 19 23 38 529
2012 NYI 48 28 19 47 -2 162 0 0 0 0 22 33 18 459
2011 NYI 79 30 50 80 -6 267 0 0 0 0 23 26 26 789
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