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ZACHARY WERENSKI #8

Logo of the Columbus Blue JacketsColumbus Blue Jackets

Alternate Captain
Left Defense
Cap Hit: $9,583,333
Daily Cap Hit: $49,913
Accumulated Daily Cap Hit Tooltip : $6,788,194
Remaining Daily Cap Hit Tooltip : $2,745,226
Estimated Career Earnings Tooltip : $27,775,000
BORN: Jul. 19, 1997
AGE: 26
BIRTHPLACE: Grosse Pointe, Michigan, United States
NATIONALITY: United StatesUnited States
SHOOTS: Left
HEIGHT:
6'2"
188cm
WEIGHT:
212 lbs
96kg
ELC SIGNING AGE: 19
WAIVERS AGE: 19
DRAFT YEAR: 2015
DRAFTED OVERALL: 8
DRAFT ROUND: 1
DRAFTED BY: Logo of the Columbus Blue JacketsCBJ
SUMMARY

Zachary Werenski's salary is $12,000,000 and his cap hit is $9,583,333 for the 2023-24 season. His salary is comprised of $2,000,000 in signing bonuses and $10,000,000 in base salary. He is a 26 year old defense who was born on Jul. 19, 1997. He was drafted 8th overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2015 entry draft. He has signed 3 contracts worth a total value of $77,825,000. Over a career that spans 8 seasons (with at least 1 NHL GP), he has a total 278 Pts in 459 GP, and 13 playoffs Pts in 29 GP. He will be a UFA at the end of the 2027-28 season when he is 30 years old.

CURRENT CONTRACT

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SIGNED BY: Jarmo Kekalainen
Length: 6 years
Value: $57,500,000
Expiry Status: UFA
Cap % Tooltip: 11.76
Signing Team: Logo of the Columbus Blue JacketsColumbus Blue Jackets
Signing Date: Jul. 29, 2021
Source: CapFriendly

Zachary Werenski signed a 6 year, $57,500,000 contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Jul. 29, 2021. The contract has a cap hit of $9,583,333.

SEASONClauseCap HitTooltipAAV TooltipP. BonusesTooltipS. BonusesTooltipBase SalaryTooltipTotal SalaryTooltipMinors SalTooltip
2022-23$9,583,333$9,583,333$0$2,000,000$8,000,000$10,000,000$10,000,000
2023-24NMC$9,583,333$9,583,333$0$2,000,000$10,000,000$12,000,000$12,000,000
2024-25NMC$9,583,333$9,583,333$0$2,000,000$9,500,000$11,500,000$11,500,000
2025-26NMC$9,583,333$9,583,333$0$2,000,000$7,500,000$9,500,000$9,500,000
2026-27NMC$9,583,333$9,583,333$0$6,250,000$1,000,000$7,250,000$7,250,000
2027-28M-NTC$9,583,333$9,583,333$0$6,250,000$1,000,000$7,250,000$7,250,000
TOTAL$57,499,998$57,499,998$0$20,500,000$37,000,000$57,500,000$57,500,000
CLAUSE DETAILS: 10 team trade list
CLAUSE SOURCE: CapFriendly

CONTRACT HISTORY

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SIGNED BY: Jarmo Kekalainen
Length: 3 years
Value: $5,325,000
Expiry Status: RFA
Cap % Tooltip: 1.30
Signing Team: Logo of the Columbus Blue JacketsColumbus Blue Jackets
Signing Date: Mar. 29, 2016
Source: @Aportzline

Zachary Werenski signed a 3 year, $5,325,000 contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Mar. 29, 2016. The contract has a cap hit of $925,000.

SEASONClauseCap HitTooltipAAV TooltipP. BonusesTooltipS. BonusesTooltipBase SalaryTooltipTotal SalaryTooltipMinors SalTooltip
2016-17$925,000$1,775,000$850,000$92,500$832,500$925,000$70,000
2017-18$925,000$1,775,000$850,000$92,500$832,500$925,000$70,000
2018-19$925,000$1,775,000$850,000$92,500$832,500$925,000$70,000
TOTAL$2,775,000$5,325,000$2,550,000$277,500$2,497,500$2,775,000$210,000
Qualifying OfferTooltip: $874,125
P. BONUS DETAILS: Includes max earnable Schedule A Bonuses of $850,000 per season
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SIGNED BY: Jarmo Kekalainen
Length: 3 years
Value: $15,000,000
Expiry Status: RFA (Arb)
Cap % Tooltip: 6.14
Signing Team: Logo of the Columbus Blue JacketsColumbus Blue Jackets
Signing Date: Sep. 9, 2019
Source: CapFriendly

Zachary Werenski signed a 3 year, $15,000,000 contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sep. 9, 2019. The contract has a cap hit of $5,000,000.

SEASONClauseCap HitTooltipAAV TooltipP. BonusesTooltipS. BonusesTooltipBase SalaryTooltipTotal SalaryTooltipMinors SalTooltip
2019-20$5,000,000$5,000,000$0$0$4,000,000$4,000,000$4,000,000
2020-21$5,000,000$5,000,000$0$0$4,000,000$4,000,000$4,000,000
2021-22$5,000,000$5,000,000$0$0$7,000,000$7,000,000$7,000,000
TOTAL$15,000,000$15,000,000$0$0$15,000,000$15,000,000$15,000,000
Qualifying OfferTooltip: $7,000,000

SALARY PROGRESSION

CAREER STATS

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SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAP+/-PIMPLAYOFFSGPGAP+/-PIMTOIGixGxG±/60RelxG±/60C±/60RelC±/60TOIGixGxG±/60RelxG±/60C±/60RelC±/60
2008-09Belle TireQC Int PW4011-0|-------|-------
2009-10Belle Tire Bantam Minor AAAT1EHL 13U31161935-10|-------|-------
2010-11Belle Tire Bantam Major AAAT1EHL 14U27101525-8|-------|-------
2011-12Belle Tire U16T1EHL 16U3582028-18|-------|-------
2012-13Little Caesars U18HPHL 18U2871421-18|-------|-------
2013-14USA U17WHC-176011-0|-------|-------
USNTDP JuniorsUSHL3561319-417|-------|-------
U.S. National U18 TeamNTDP4101-0|-------|-------
U.S. National U17 TeamNTDP4772431-42|-------|-------
2014-15USA U20WJC-20511232|-------|-------
Univ. of MichiganNCAA359162598|-------|-------
2015-16Cleveland MonstersAHL710120|PLAYOFFS17591482-------|-------
USA U20WJC-207279104|-------|-------
Univ. of MichiganNCAA36112536520|-------|-------
2016-17Logo of the Columbus Blue JacketsColumbus Blue JacketsNHL781136471714|PLAYOFFS3101-2017:1955.08-0.07-0.138.384.88|20:1600.36-0.27-0.057.08-1.87
2017-18Logo of the Columbus Blue JacketsColumbus Blue JacketsNHL77162137816|PLAYOFFS61230219:25107.970.300.079.783.88|21:4100.86-0.260.113.337.44
2018-19Logo of the Columbus Blue JacketsColumbus Blue JacketsNHL82113344-1218|PLAYOFFS101563919:1286.29-0.05-0.212.570.54|22:0500.450.070.14-12.39-1.63
USAWC2000-10|-------|-------
2019-20Logo of the Columbus Blue JacketsColumbus Blue JacketsNHL63202141910|PLAYOFFS101231419:08106.590.10-0.010.031.98|24:5210.99-0.57-0.01-9.733.87
2020-21Logo of the Columbus Blue JacketsColumbus Blue JacketsNHL3571320-913|20:0163.42-0.370.13-0.447.83|-------
2021-22Logo of the Columbus Blue JacketsColumbus Blue JacketsNHL68113748-1522|20:2467.39-0.490.14-1.305.82|-------
2022-23Logo of the Columbus Blue JacketsColumbus Blue JacketsNHL13358-60|19:4531.110.281.02-5.0510.23|-------
2023-24Logo of the Columbus Blue JacketsColumbus Blue JacketsNHL4342933416|19:3114.03-0.100.28-1.903.55|-------
NHL TOTALNHL45983195278-4109|PLAYOFFS294913215PLAYOFFS