Ian Cole

Utah Hockey Club, Defensemen
Age: 35-157d (Feb 21, 1989)
Exp: 12 Years
Country: US
College: Notre Dame
Drafted: Round 1 (#18 overall), 2007
2024-25 Cap Hit

$3,100,000

2024-25 Cash

$3,100,000

Career Earnings

$31,949,694

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Ian Cole signed a 1 year , $3,100,000 contract with the Utah Hockey Club, including $3,100,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,100,000. In 2024-25, Cole will earn a base salary of $3,100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,100,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,100,000
Average Salary:
$3,100,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024-25 35 $3,100,000 3.52% $3,100,000 $3,100,000
2025-26 36
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2024-25 35 $3,100,000 $3,100,000 3.52%
2025-26 36
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024-25 35 $3,100,000 $3,100,000 $3,100,000 $3,100,000 $3,100,000
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Free Agent

Ian Cole signed a 1 year , $3,000,000 contract with the Vancouver Canucks, including $3,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
Average Salary:
$3,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2022-2022 Free Agent

Ian Cole signed a 1 year , $3,000,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning, including $3,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
Average Salary:
$3,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2023 / UFA
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2021-2021 Free Agent

Ian Cole signed a 1 year , $2,900,000 contract with the Carolina Hurricanes, including $2,900,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,900,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,900,000
Average Salary:
$2,900,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2022 / UFA
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2018-2020

Ian Cole signed a 3 year , $12,750,000 contract with the Colorado Avalanche, including $12,750,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,250,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $12,750,000
Average Salary:
$4,250,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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2015-2017

Ian Cole signed a 3 year , $6,300,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins, including $6,300,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,100,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $6,300,000
Average Salary:
$2,100,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2018 / UFA
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2013-2014

Ian Cole signed a 2 year , $1,650,000 contract with the St Louis Blues, including $1,650,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $825,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $1,650,000
Average Salary:
$825,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2015 / RFA
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2010-2012 Rookie

Ian Cole signed a 3 year , $3,900,000 contract with the St Louis Blues, including $262,500 signing bonus, $3,900,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,300,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $3,900,000
Average Salary:
$1,300,000
Signing Bonus:
$262,500
Free Agent:
2013 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$31,949,694

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

9 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2010 21
Active
$875,000
$875,000
2011 22
Active
$875,000
$1,750,000
2012 23
Active
$599,695
$2,349,695
2013 24
Active
$750,000
$3,099,695
2014 25
Retained
Active
$701,612
$198,387
$3,801,307
$3,999,694
2015 26
Active
$1,500,000
$5,499,694
2016 27
Active
$2,300,000
$7,799,694
2017 28
Active
Retained
Retained
$461,024
$1,908,596
$130,380
$8,260,718
$10,169,314
$10,299,694
2018 29
Active
$5,000,000
$15,299,694
2019 30
Active
$4,750,000
$20,049,694
2020 31
Active
Retained
$2,818,966
$181,034
$22,868,660
$23,049,694
2021 32
Active
$2,900,000
$25,949,694
2022 33
Active
$3,000,000
$28,949,694
2023 34
Active
$3,000,000
$31,949,694
Total      
$31,949,694
$31,949,694
2024 35
Active
$3,100,000
Total
$35,049,694
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2010
21
$787,500
$87,500
$875,000
$875,000
2011
22
$787,500
$87,500
$875,000
$1,750,000
2012
23
$512,195
$87,500
$599,695
$2,349,695
2013
24
$750,000
$750,000
$3,099,695
2014
25
$701,612
$198,387
$701,612
$198,387
$3,801,307
$3,999,694
2015
26
$1,500,000
$1,500,000
$5,499,694
2016
27
$2,300,000
$2,300,000
$7,799,694
2017
28
$461,024
$1,908,596
$130,380
$461,024
$1,908,596
$130,380
$8,260,718
$10,169,314
$10,299,694
2018
29
$5,000,000
$5,000,000
$15,299,694
2019
30
$4,750,000
$4,750,000
$20,049,694
2020
31
$2,818,966
$181,034
$2,818,966
$181,034
$22,868,660
$23,049,694
2021
32
$2,900,000
$2,900,000
$25,949,694
2022
33
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
$28,949,694
2023
34
$3,000,000
$3,000,000
$31,949,694
Total
$31,687,194
$262,500
$31,949,694
$31,949,694
2024
35
$3,100,000
$3,100,000
Total
$34,787,194
$262,500
$35,049,694

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $3,538,807 $262,500 - $3,801,307
3 $3,998,387 - - $3,998,387
1 $461,024 - - $461,024
1 $2,038,976 - - $2,038,976
3 $9,931,034 - - $9,931,034
1 $2,818,966 - - $2,818,966
1 $2,900,000 - - $2,900,000
1 $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000
1 $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2017-18 PIT Oct 11, 2017 - Oct 17, 2017 0 Mouth
2018-19 COL Feb 09, 2019 - Mar 01, 2019 0 Upper Body
2019-20 COL Oct 02, 2019 - Oct 14, 2019 0 Hip
  • Jul 01, 2024 Signed a 1 year $3.1 million contract with Utah (UTA)
  • Jul 01, 2023 Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Vancouver (VAN)
  • Feb 10, 2023 Fined $5,000 Kneeing Andrew Cogliano (COL)
  • Jul 13, 2022 Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Tampa Bay (TBL)
  • Dec 09, 2021 Fined $5,000 Kneeing Winnipeg’s Mark Scheifele
  • Jul 28, 2021 Signed a 1 year $2.9 million contract with Carolina (CAR)
  • Jan 19, 2021 Traded to Minnesota (MIN) from Colorado (COL) for Greg Pateryn
  • Jul 01, 2018 Signed a 3 year $12.75 million contract with Colorado (COL)
  • Feb 26, 2018 Traded to Columbus (CBJ) from Ottawa (OTT) for Nick Moutrey and 2020 3rd round pick
  • Feb 23, 2018 Traded to Ottawa (OTT) from Pittsburgh (PIT) as part of a 3-team trade: Ottawa (OTT) traded Derick Brassard, Vincent Dunn and 2018 3rd round pick to Pittsburgh (PIT); Pittsburgh (PIT) traded Filip Gustavsson, 2018 1st round pick and 2019 3rd round pick to Ottawa (OTT); Pittsburgh (PIT) traded Ryan Reaves and 2018 4th round pick to Las Vegas (VGK); Las Vegas (VGK) traded Tobias Lindberg to Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Jun 29, 2015 Signed a 3 year $6.3 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Mar 02, 2015 Traded to Pittsburgh (PIT) from St Louis (STL) for Robert Bortuzzo and 2016 7th round pick
  • May 28, 2013 Signed a 2 year $1.65 million extension with St. Louis (STL)
  • Mar 22, 2010 Signed a 3 year $3.9 million contract with St. Louis (STL)
  • Jun 23, 2007 Drafted by St. Louis (STL): Round 1 (#18 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Dec 09, 2021 Kneeing Winnipeg’s Mark Scheifele $5,000
Feb 10, 2023 Kneeing Andrew Cogliano (COL) $5,000

Suspensions

Date Reason Games Suspended Fine Amount
Dec 31, 2011 Hit to the head against Justin Abdelkader (DET) 3 $21,000
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 VAN 78 2 9 11 10 61 0 0 0 0 166 71 61 0
2022 TB 78 3 14 17 13 109 0 0 0 0 123 117 61 0
2021 CAR 75 2 17 19 15 77 0 0 0 1 104 110 83 0
2020 MIN 54 1 7 8 21 30 0 0 0 0 94 38 32 0
2019 COL 65 4 22 26 21 92 0 0 0 0 122 83 36 0
2018 COL 71 2 13 15 -1 82 0 0 0 0 178 107 115 0
2017 CBJ 67 5 15 20 14 84 0 1 0 0 116 95 76 0
2016 PIT 81 5 21 26 26 89 0 1 0 0 194 164 72 0
2015 PIT 70 0 12 12 -4 72 0 1 0 0 122 122 59 0
2014 STL 74 5 12 17 14 83 0 1 0 0 99 73 51 0
2013 STL 45 3 8 11 15 43 0 2 0 0 67 23 31 0
2012 STL 15 0 1 1 -4 10 0 0 0 0 22 6 10 0
2011 STL 25 0 4 4 5 17 0 0 0 0 26 15 22 0
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