CHRIS HIGGINS

Left Wing
Estimated Career Earnings Tooltip : $19,428,861
BORN: Jun. 2, 1983
BIRTHPLACE: Smithtown, New York, United States
NATIONALITY: United StatesUnited States
HEIGHT:
6'0"
183cm
WEIGHT:
203 lbs
92kg
SHOOTS:Left
AGE: 39
ELC SIGNING AGE: -
WAIVERS SIGNING AGE: -
DRAFT YEAR: 2002
DRAFTED OVERALL: 14
DRAFT ROUND: 1
DRAFTED BY: Logo of the Montreal CanadiensMTL
SUMMARY

Chris Higgins is a 39 year old left wing who was born on Jun. 2, 1983. He was drafted 14th overall by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has signed 5 contracts worth a total value of $21,050,000. Over a career that spans 12 seasons (with at least 1 NHL GP), he has a total 333 Pts in 711 GP, and 21 playoffs Pts in 62 GP.

CONTRACT HISTORY

STANDARD CONTRACT (EXTENSION)
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SIGNED BY: Bob Gainey
LENGTH: 2 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: RFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Montreal CanadiensMontreal Canadiens
VALUE: $3,400,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 3.86
SIGNING DATE: Jun. 15, 2007
SOURCE: CapGeek

Chris Higgins signed a 2 year, $3,400,000 contract with the Montreal Canadiens on Jun. 15, 2007. The contract has a cap hit of $1,700,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2007-08$1,700,000$1,700,000$0$0$1,500,000$1,500,000$1,500,000
2008-09$1,700,000$1,700,000$0$0$1,900,000$1,900,000$1,900,000
TOTAL$3,400,000$3,400,000$0$0$3,400,000$3,400,000$3,400,000
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SIGNED BY: Glen Sather
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the New York RangersNew York Rangers
VALUE: $2,250,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 3.96
SIGNING DATE: Jul. 6, 2009
SOURCE: CapGeek

Chris Higgins signed a 1 year, $2,250,000 contract with the New York Rangers on Jul. 6, 2009. The contract has a cap hit of $2,250,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2009-10$2,250,000$2,250,000$0$0$2,250,000$2,250,000$2,250,000
TOTAL$2,250,000$2,250,000$0$0$2,250,000$2,250,000$2,250,000
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SIGNED BY: Dale Tallon
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Florida PanthersFlorida Panthers
VALUE: $1,600,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 2.69
SIGNING DATE: Jul. 1, 2010
SOURCE: CapGeek

Chris Higgins signed a 1 year, $1,600,000 contract with the Florida Panthers on Jul. 1, 2010. The contract has a cap hit of $1,600,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2010-11$1,600,000$1,600,000$0$0$1,600,000$1,600,000$1,600,000
TOTAL$1,600,000$1,600,000$0$0$1,600,000$1,600,000$1,600,000
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SIGNED BY: Mike Gillis
LENGTH: 2 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Vancouver CanucksVancouver Canucks
VALUE: $3,800,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 2.95
SIGNING DATE: Jul. 1, 2011
SOURCE: CapGeek

Chris Higgins signed a 2 year, $3,800,000 contract with the Vancouver Canucks on Jul. 1, 2011. The contract has a cap hit of $1,900,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2011-12$1,900,000$1,900,000$0$0$1,900,000$1,900,000$1,900,000
2012-13$1,900,000$1,900,000$0$0$1,900,000$1,900,000$1,900,000
TOTAL$3,800,000$3,800,000$0$0$3,800,000$3,800,000$3,800,000
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SIGNED BY: Mike Gillis
LENGTH: 4 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Vancouver CanucksVancouver Canucks
VALUE: $10,000,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 3.89
SIGNING DATE: Apr. 2, 2013
SOURCE: CapGeek

Chris Higgins signed a 4 year, $10,000,000 contract with the Vancouver Canucks on Apr. 2, 2013. The contract has a cap hit of $2,500,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2013-14M-NTC$2,500,000$2,500,000$0$0$2,500,000$2,500,000$2,500,000
2014-15M-NTC$2,500,000$2,500,000$0$0$2,500,000$2,500,000$2,500,000
2015-16M-NTC$2,500,000$2,500,000$0$0$2,500,000$2,500,000$2,500,000
2016-17M-NTC$2,500,000$2,500,000$0$0$2,500,000$2,500,000$2,500,000
TOTAL$10,000,000$10,000,000$0$0$10,000,000$10,000,000$10,000,000
CLAUSE DETAILS: Submits 8 team trade list
CLAUSE SOURCE: CapGeek
BUYOUT: This contract was bought out (Vancouver Canucks - Jun 28, 2016)

BUYOUT HISTORY

LENGTH: 2 YEARS
TEAM: Logo of the Vancouver CanucksVancouver Canucks
VALUE: $1,666,667
DATE: Jun. 28, 2016
TYPE: Standard
SEASONCOSTCAP HIT
2016-17$833,333$833,333
2017-18$833,333$833,333

SALARY PROGRESSION

CAREER STATS

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SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAP+/-PIMPLAYOFFSGPGAP+/-PIMTOIGixGxG±/60RelxG±/60C±/60RelC±/60TOIGixGxG±/60RelxG±/60C±/60RelC±/60
1999-00Avon Old Farms SchoolUSHS-Prep27192039-10|-------|-------
2000-01Avon Old Farms SchoolUSHS-Prep24221436-29|-------|-------
2001-02USA U20WJC-20742606|-------|-------
Yale Univ.NCAA27141731-32|-------|-------
2002-03USA U20WJC-20733654|-------|-------
Yale Univ.NCAA28202141-41|-------|-------
2003-04Logo of the Montreal CanadiensMontreal CanadiensNHL200000|-------|-------
Hamilton BulldogsAHL672127481618|PLAYOFFS10325-70-------|-------
2004-05Hamilton BulldogsAHL76282351933|PLAYOFFS433624-------|-------
2005-06Logo of the Montreal CanadiensMontreal CanadiensNHL80231538-126|PLAYOFFS6134-30-------|-------
2006-07Logo of the Montreal CanadiensMontreal CanadiensNHL61221638-1126|-------|-------
2007-08Logo of the Montreal CanadiensMontreal CanadiensNHL82272552022|PLAYOFFS123251213:221313.68-0.36-0.09-6.810.03|13:4521.28-0.24-0.51-3.85-2.61
2008-09Logo of the Montreal CanadiensMontreal CanadiensNHL57121123-122|PLAYOFFS4202-1212:5789.46-0.28-0.09-5.15-0.38|13:5220.72-0.26-0.16-20.96-16.45
USAWC610132|-------|-------
2009-10Logo of the New York RangersNew York RangersNHL556814-932|14:20611.52-0.62-0.49-2.40-2.13|-------
Logo of the Calgary FlamesCalgary FlamesNHL1221300|13:2211.221.070.8617.0311.23|-------
2010-11Logo of the Florida PanthersFlorida PanthersNHL48111223510|13:37119.630.500.407.377.91|-------
Logo of the Vancouver CanucksVancouver CanucksNHL1423506|PLAYOFFS254481213:2412.370.470.4320.7411.33|14:4634.220.510.377.840.89
2011-12Logo of the Vancouver CanucksVancouver CanucksNHL711825431116|PLAYOFFS5000-3213:451312.130.140.2111.893.19|11:3400.66-1.11-0.362.02-9.73
2012-13Logo of the Vancouver CanucksVancouver CanucksNHL4110515-410|PLAYOFFS4000-2013:5876.39-0.28-0.23-1.92-5.05|14:4800.35-2.66-1.45-10.36-17.57
2013-14Logo of the Vancouver CanucksVancouver CanucksNHL78172239-1430|15:271414.32-0.28-0.240.94-1.65|-------
2014-15Logo of the Vancouver CanucksVancouver CanucksNHL77122436816|PLAYOFFS61120212:51810.15-0.030.171.862.73|13:4800.770.770.775.40-1.13
2015-16Logo of the Vancouver CanucksVancouver CanucksNHL33314-144|12:2523.33-1.04-0.45-9.33-2.61|-------
Utica CometsAHL229413-18|-------|-------
NHL TOTALNHL711165168333-30220|PLAYOFFS62111021-710PLAYOFFS
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