Arber Xhekaj

Montreal Canadiens, Defensemen
Age: 23-150d (Jan 30, 2001)
Country: CA
Drafted: Undrafted, MTL, 2021
Career Earnings

$2,058,988

2021-2023 Rookie

Arber Xhekaj signed a 3 year , $2,485,000 contract with the Montreal Canadiens, including $21,000 signing bonus, $2,485,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $828,333.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $2,485,000
Average Salary:
$828,333
Signing Bonus:
$21,000
Free Agent:
2024 / RFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2021-22 21
$828,333 1.02% $830,000 $830,000
2022-23 22
$828,333 1.00% $820,000 $1,650,000
2023-24 23 $828,333 0.99% $408,988 $2,058,988
2024-25 24
RFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Signing Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2021-22 21
$750,000 $80,000 $828,333 1.02%
2022-23 22
$750,000 $70,000 $828,333 1.00%
2023-24 23 $775,000 $60,000 $828,333 0.99%
2024-25 24
RFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2021-22 21
$750,000 $80,000 $830,000 $830,000 $830,000 $686,329
2022-23 22
$750,000 $70,000 $820,000 $1,650,000 $825,000 $614,494
2023-24 23 $348,988 $60,000 $408,988 $2,058,988 $686,329 $408,988
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
Career Earnings thru 2024

$1,228,988

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2022 22
Injured
$820,000
$820,000
2023 23
Active
$408,988
$1,228,988
Total      
$1,228,988
$1,228,988
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2022
22
$750,000
$70,000
$820,000
$820,000
2023
23
$348,988
$60,000
$408,988
$1,228,988
Total
$1,098,988
$130,000
$1,228,988
$1,228,988

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
2 $1,098,988 $130,000 - $1,228,988

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2022-23 MTL Feb 18, 2023 - Apr 10, 2023 0 Shoulder
2023-24 MTL Nov 25, 2023 - Dec 04, 2023 0 Undisclosed
  • Jan 23, 2024 Promoted from the Minors by Montreal (MTL)
  • Oct 11, 2023 Promoted from the Minors by Montreal (MTL)
  • Oct 04, 2021 Signed a 3 year $2.485 million contract with Montreal (MTL)
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 MON 44 3 7 10 6 61 0 0 0 0 49 118 81 0
2022 MON 51 5 8 13 -9 75 2 1 0 0 46 159 101 0
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