Jeff Skinner

Edmonton Oilers, Left Wing
Age: 32-74d (May 16, 1992)
Exp: 13 Years
Country: CA
College: Kitchener
Drafted: Round 1 (#7 overall), 2010
2024-25 Cap Hit

$3,000,000

2024-25 Cash

$5,444,445

Career Earnings

$87,050,000

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Jeff Skinner signed a 1 year , $3,000,000 contract with the Edmonton Oilers, including $3,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,000,000. In 2024-25, Skinner will earn a base salary of $3,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,000,000
Average Salary:
$3,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024-25 32 $3,000,000 3.41% $3,000,000 $3,000,000
2025-26 33
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2024-25 32 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 3.41%
2025-26 33
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024-25 32 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2019-2026 Extension

Jeff Skinner signed a 8 year , $72,000,000 contract with the Buffalo Sabres, including $15,000,000 signing bonus, $72,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $9,000,000. In 2024-25, Skinner will earn a base salary of $10,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $9,000,000.
Contract Terms:
8 yr(s) / $72,000,000
Average Salary:
$9,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$15,000,000
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
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2013-2018 Extension

Jeff Skinner signed a 6 year , $34,350,000 contract with the Carolina Hurricanes, including $34,350,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $5,725,000.
Contract Terms:
6 yr(s) / $34,350,000
Average Salary:
$5,725,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2019 / UFA
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2010-2012 Rookie

Jeff Skinner signed a 3 year , $4,200,000 contract with the Carolina Hurricanes, including $270,000 signing bonus, $4,200,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,400,000.
Contract Terms:
3 yr(s) / $4,200,000
Average Salary:
$1,400,000
Signing Bonus:
$270,000
Free Agent:
2013 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$87,050,000

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2010 18
Active
$900,000
$900,000
2011 19
Active
$900,000
$1,800,000
2012 20
Active
$900,000
$2,700,000
2013 21
Active
$4,350,000
$7,050,000
2014 22
Active
$6,000,000
$13,050,000
2015 23
Active
$6,000,000
$19,050,000
2016 24
Active
$6,000,000
$25,050,000
2017 25
Active
$6,000,000
$31,050,000
2018 26
Active
$6,000,000
$37,050,000
2019 27
Active
$10,000,000
$47,050,000
2020 28
Active
$10,000,000
$57,050,000
2021 29
Active
$10,000,000
$67,050,000
2022 30
Active
$10,000,000
$77,050,000
2023 31
Active
$10,000,000
$87,050,000
Total      
$87,050,000
$87,050,000
2024 32
Active
Retained
$3,000,000
$2,444,445
2025 33
Retained
$2,444,445
2026 34
Retained
$2,444,445
2027 35
Retained
$2,444,445
2028 36
Retained
$2,444,445
2029 37
Retained
$2,444,445
Total
$104,716,670
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2010
18
$810,000
$90,000
$900,000
$900,000
2011
19
$810,000
$90,000
$900,000
$1,800,000
2012
20
$810,000
$90,000
$900,000
$2,700,000
2013
21
$4,350,000
$4,350,000
$7,050,000
2014
22
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$13,050,000
2015
23
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$19,050,000
2016
24
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$25,050,000
2017
25
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$31,050,000
2018
26
$6,000,000
$6,000,000
$37,050,000
2019
27
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
$47,050,000
2020
28
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
$57,050,000
2021
29
$2,500,000
$7,500,000
$10,000,000
$67,050,000
2022
30
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
$77,050,000
2023
31
$2,500,000
$7,500,000
$10,000,000
$87,050,000
Total
$71,780,000
$15,270,000
$87,050,000
$87,050,000
2024
32
$3,000,000
$2,444,445
$3,000,000
$2,444,445
2025
33
$2,444,445
$2,444,445
2026
34
$2,444,445
$2,444,445
2027
35
$2,444,445
$2,444,445
2028
36
$2,444,445
$2,444,445
2029
37
$2,444,445
$2,444,445
Total
$89,446,670
$15,270,000
$104,716,670

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
8 $30,780,000 $270,000 - $31,050,000
6 $41,000,000 $15,000,000 - $56,000,000

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2019-20 BUF Dec 30, 2019 - Jan 28, 2020 0 Upper Body
2021-22 BUF Dec 29, 2021 - Jan 01, 2022 0 COVID-19
2023-24 BUF Dec 14, 2023 - Dec 21, 2023 0 Upper Body
2023-24 BUF Jan 15, 2024 - Jan 23, 2024 0 Upper Body
  • Jul 01, 2024 Signed a 1 year $3 million contract with Edmonton (EDM)
  • Jun 30, 2024 Released by way of Compliance Buyout with Buffalo (BUF), clearing $7.5M of cap
  • Dec 10, 2022 Suspended 3 games for Cross-check to the head against Pittsburgh (PIT), forfeiting $145,945 in 2022-23 salary with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Jun 07, 2019 Signed an 8 year $72 million contract extension with Buffalo (BUF)
  • Aug 02, 2018 Traded to Buffalo (BUF) from Carolina (CAR) for Cliff Pu, 2020 3rd round pick, 2020 6th round pick and 2019 2nd round pick (#36)
  • Aug 08, 2012 Signed a 6 year $34.35 million extension with Carolina (CAR)
  • Sep 21, 2010 Signed a 3 year $4.2 million contract with Carolina (CAR)
  • Jun 25, 2010 Drafted by Carolina (CAR): Round 1 (#7 overall)
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won
2023 BUF 74 24 22 46 -2 211 8 4 0 0 13 22 34 52
2022 BUF 79 35 47 82 15 242 8 13 0 0 14 21 39 142
2021 BUF 80 33 30 63 -14 262 5 6 0 0 20 29 42 91
2020 BUF 53 7 7 14 -10 111 1 0 0 0 12 20 14 28
2019 BUF 59 14 9 23 -22 183 0 3 0 0 11 29 18 32
2018 BUF 82 40 23 63 0 268 8 8 0 0 24 31 36 157
2017 CAR 82 24 25 49 -27 277 4 5 0 0 24 35 34 26
2016 CAR 79 37 26 63 -3 281 7 8 0 0 28 33 28 10
2015 CAR 82 28 23 51 -2 258 4 3 0 0 17 21 38 20
2014 CAR 77 18 13 31 -24 235 4 3 0 0 12 47 18 21
2013 CAR 69 30 21 51 -14 267 10 9 0 0 6 21 22 23
2012 CAR 40 12 10 22 -20 155 0 0 0 0 10 21 24 16
2011 CAR 60 19 24 43 -7 203 0 0 0 0 15 34 54 67
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