Matthew Beniers

Seattle Kraken, Center
Age: 21-231d (Nov 05, 2002)
Exp: 1 Years
Country: US
College: Michigan
Drafted: Round 1 (#2 overall), 2021
Career Earnings

$2,010,000

2021-2023 Rookie

Matthew Beniers signed a 3 year , $5,550,000 contract with the Seattle Kraken, including $277,500 signing bonus, $5,550,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,850,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $5,550,000
Average Salary:
$1,850,000
Signing Bonus:
$277,500
Free Agent:
2024 / RFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2021-22 19 $897,500 1.10% $160,000 $160,000
2022-23 20 $897,500 1.09% $925,000 $1,085,000
2023-24 21 $897,500 1.07% $925,000 $2,010,000
2024-25 22
RFA
Year Age Base Salary Signing Proration Incentives Likely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2021-22 19 $750,000 $92,500 $82,500 $897,500 1.10%
2022-23 20 $832,500 $92,500 $925,000 $897,500 1.09%
2023-24 21 $832,500 $92,500 $1,850,000 $897,500 1.07%
2024-25 22
RFA
Year Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2021-22 19 $67,500 $92,500 $160,000 $160,000 $160,000 $670,000
2022-23 20 $832,500 $92,500 $925,000 $1,085,000 $542,500 $925,000
2023-24 21 $832,500 $92,500 $925,000 $2,010,000 $670,000 $925,000
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
Career Earnings thru 2024

$2,010,000

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2021 19
Active
$160,000
$160,000
2022 20
Active
$925,000
$1,085,000
2023 21
Active
$925,000
$2,010,000
Total      
$2,010,000
$2,010,000
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2021
19
$67,500
$92,500
$160,000
$160,000
2022
20
$832,500
$92,500
$925,000
$1,085,000
2023
21
$832,500
$92,500
$925,000
$2,010,000
Total
$1,732,500
$277,500
$2,010,000
$2,010,000

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
3 $1,732,500 $277,500 - $2,010,000

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2023-24 SEA Jan 16, 2024 - Jan 26, 2024 0 Upper Body
  • Apr 10, 2022 Signed a 3 year $5.55 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
  • Jul 23, 2021 Drafted by Seattle (SEA): Round 1 (#2 overall)
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 SEA 77 15 22 37 -11 132 6 7 0 0 44 45 20 527
2022 SEA 80 24 33 57 14 148 4 6 0 1 48 79 2 409
2021 SEA 10 3 6 9 -1 18 2 2 0 0 4 7 38
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