Nikita Kucherov

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Right Wing Age: 29-18d Exp: 6 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#58 overall), 2011 College: CSKA Agent(s):

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  • Current Contract

    Nikita Kucherov signed a 8 year / $76,000,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning, including a $44,500,000 signing bonus, $76,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $9,500,000. In 2022-23, Kucherov will earn a base salary of $4,000,000 and a signing bonus of $5,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $9,500,000.

    Contract: 8 yr(s) / $76,000,000
    Signing Bonus $44,500,000
    Average Salary $9,500,000
    Free Agent: 2027 / UFA

    Previous Contracts

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    Year   Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Cap Hit Cap Hit % Yearly Cash
    2019-20 Contract details by year 26 $1,000,000 $11,000,000 - $9,500,000 11.58% $12,000,000($12,000,000)
    2020-21 Contract details by year 27 $4,000,000 $5,000,000 - $9,500,000 11.66% $9,000,000($21,000,000)
    2021-22 Contract details by year 28 $3,500,000 $8,500,000 - $9,500,000 11.66% $12,000,000($33,000,000)
    2022-23 Contract details by year 29 $4,000,000 $5,000,000 - $9,500,000 11.52% $9,000,000($42,000,000)
    2023-24 Contract details by year 30 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 - $9,500,000 15.36% $10,000,000($52,000,000)
    2024-25 Contract details by year 31 $5,000,000 $4,000,000 - $9,500,000 22.03% $9,000,000($61,000,000)
    2025-26 Contract details by year 32 $5,000,000 $3,000,000 - $9,500,000 26.95% $8,000,000($69,000,000)
    2026-27 Contract details by year 33 $4,000,000 $3,000,000 - $9,500,000 33.33% $7,000,000($76,000,000)
    2027-28 Free Agent Year 34   UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • 2024-2026: Player submits a 10-team trade list

    2016-2018

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $14,300,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,766,667
    Free Agent: 0 /

    2012-2015Entry Level

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $2,775,000
    Signing Bonus $277,500
    Average Salary $925,000
    Free Agent: 2016 / RFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2013-2014 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 $92,500 - $692,500
    2014-2015 Player Cash Earnings $650,000 $92,500 $132,500 $875,000
    2015-2016 Player Cash Earnings $700,000 - - $700,000
    2016-2017 Player Cash Earnings $4,250,000 - - $4,250,000
    2017-2018 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000
    2018-2019 Player Cash Earnings $5,500,000 - - $5,500,000
    2019-2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $11,000,000 - $12,000,000
    2020-2021 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 $5,000,000 - $9,000,000
    2021-2022 Player Cash Earnings $3,500,000 $8,500,000 - $12,000,000
    2022-2023 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 $5,000,000 - $9,000,000
    Est. Earnings (10 seasons) $28,700,000 $29,685,000 $132,500 $58,517,500
    2023-2024 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 $5,000,000 - $10,000,000
    2024-2025 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 $4,000,000 - $9,000,000
    2025-2026 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 $3,000,000 - $8,000,000
    2026-2027 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 $3,000,000 - $7,000,000
    $47,700,000 $44,685,000 $132,500 $92,517,500
    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    10 seasons Player Cash Earnings $28,700,000 $29,685,000 - $58,517,500
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    04/13/2019 Player contract details by year Boarding 1 game - Boarding Markus Nutivaara (CBJ)
    02/03/2019 Player contract details by year Tripping $5,000 Tripping Scott Mayfield (NYI)
    1 $5,000
  • Transactions

    Apr 13 2019Suspended 1 game for boarding Markus Nutivaara (CBJ)
    Feb 3 2019Fined $5,000 Tripping Scott Mayfield (NYI)
    Jul 10 2018Signed an 8 year $76 million contract extension with Tampa Bay (TBL)
    Oct 11 2016Signed a 3 year $14.3 million contract with Tampa Bay (TBL)
    Sep 11 2012Signed a 3 year $2.775 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Jun 24 2011Drafted by Tampa Bay (TB): Round 2 (#58 overall)
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    Statistics

    Season Team Games G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blocks PIM HIT TAKEAWAY GIVEAWAY FACE WON
    2021 TB 47 25 44 69 1 156 9 21 0 0 7 22 32 24 37 1
    2019 TB 68 33 52 85 26 210 4 21 0 0 19 38 37 30 59 0
    2018 TB 82 41 87 128 24 246 15 33 0 0 31 62 44 58 89 0
    2017 TB 80 39 61 100 15 279 8 28 0 0 15 42 31 66 79 3
    2016 TB 74 40 45 85 13 246 17 15 0 0 20 38 30 54 64 0
    2015 TB 77 30 37 67 9 209 9 16 0 0 28 30 61 34 58 0
    2014 TB 81 28 35 63 37 188 2 13 0 0 28 35 64 22 46 0
    2013 TB 49 9 7 16 3 100 3 1 0 0 17 14 12 17 17 1