Nikita Kucherov
Right Wing
Drafted: Round 2 (#58 overall), 2011
Experience: 8 Years
College: CSKA
Contract: 8 yr(s) / $76,000,000 Signing Bonus $44,500,000 Average Salary$9,500,000 Free Agent:2027 / UFA
Year   Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Cap Hit
2019-20 Contract details by year 25 $1,000,000 $11,000,000 - $9,500,000
2020-21 Contract details by year 26 $4,000,000 $5,000,000 - $9,500,000
2021-22 Contract details by year 27 $3,500,000 $8,500,000 - $9,500,000
2022-23 Contract details by year 28 $4,000,000 $5,000,000 - $9,500,000
2023-24 Contract details by year 29 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 - $9,500,000
2024-25 Contract details by year 30 $5,000,000 $4,000,000 - $9,500,000
2025-26 Contract details by year 31 $5,000,000 $3,000,000 - $9,500,000
2026-27 Contract details by year 32 $4,000,000 $3,000,000 - $9,500,000
Contract Notes:
  • 2024-2026: Player submits a 10-team trade list
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2013-2014 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 $92,500 - $692,500
2014-2015 Player Cash Earnings $650,000 $92,500 - $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
2023-2024 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 $5,000,000 - $10,000,000
9 seasons $33,700,000 $34,685,000 - $68,517,500

Cap Hit

#3
Right Wing
#2
Tampa Bay Lightning
#19
NHL

AAV

#3
Right Wing
#19
NHL

Cash

#3
Right Wing
#27
NHL
  • Apr 13 2019

    Suspended 1 game for boarding Markus Nutivaara (CBJ)

  • Feb 3 2019

    Fined $5,000 Tripping Scott Mayfield (NYI)

  • Jul 10 2018

    Signed an 8 year $76 million contract extension with Tampa Bay (TBL)

  • Oct 11 2016

    Signed a 3 year $14.3 million contract with Tampa Bay (TBL)

  • Sep 11 2012

    Signed a 3 year $2.775 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)

  • Jun 24 2011

    Drafted by Tampa Bay (TB): Round 2 (#58 overall)