NIKITA KUCHEROV #86

Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningTampa Bay Lightning

Right Wing
Cap Hit: $9,500,000
Daily Cap Hit: $51,075
Accumulated Daily Cap Hit Tooltip : $0
Remaining Daily Cap Hit Tooltip : $9,500,000
Estimated Career Earnings Tooltip : $54,396,920
BORN: Jun. 17, 1993
BIRTHPLACE: Moscow, Russia
NATIONALITY: RussiaRussia
HEIGHT:
5'11"
180cm
WEIGHT:
180 lbs
82kg
SHOOTS:Left
AGE: 29
ELC SIGNING AGE: 19
WAIVERS SIGNING AGE: 19
DRAFT YEAR: 2011
DRAFTED OVERALL: 58
DRAFT ROUND: 2
DRAFTED BY: Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningTBL
SUMMARY

Nikita Kucherov's salary is $9,000,000 and his cap hit is $9,500,000 for the 2022-23 season. His salary is comprised of $5,000,000 in signing bonuses and $4,000,000 in base salary. He is a 29 year old right wing who was born on Jun. 17, 1993. He was drafted 58th overall by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2nd round of the 2011 entry draft. He has signed 3 contracts worth a total value of $93,075,000. Over a career that spans 9 seasons (with at least 1 NHL GP), he has a total 616 Pts in 562 GP, and 154 playoffs Pts in 136 GP. He will be a UFA at the end of the 2026-27 season when he is 34 years old.

CURRENT CONTRACT

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SIGNED BY: Steve Yzerman
LENGTH: 8 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningTampa Bay Lightning
VALUE: $76,000,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 11.95
SIGNING DATE: Jul. 10, 2018
SOURCE: @CapFriendly

Nikita Kucherov signed a 8 year, $76,000,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning on Jul. 10, 2018. The contract has a cap hit of $9,500,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2019-20$9,500,000$9,500,000$0$11,000,000$1,000,000$12,000,000$12,000,000
2020-21NMC$9,500,000$9,500,000$0$5,000,000$4,000,000$9,000,000$9,000,000
2021-22NMC$9,500,000$9,500,000$0$8,500,000$3,500,000$12,000,000$12,000,000
2022-23NMC$9,500,000$9,500,000$0$5,000,000$4,000,000$9,000,000$9,000,000
2023-24NMC$9,500,000$9,500,000$0$5,000,000$5,000,000$10,000,000$10,000,000
2024-25M-NTC$9,500,000$9,500,000$0$4,000,000$5,000,000$9,000,000$9,000,000
2025-26M-NTC$9,500,000$9,500,000$0$3,000,000$5,000,000$8,000,000$8,000,000
2026-27M-NTC$9,500,000$9,500,000$0$3,000,000$4,000,000$7,000,000$7,000,000
TOTAL$76,000,000$76,000,000$0$44,500,000$31,500,000$76,000,000$76,000,000
CLAUSE DETAILS: 2024-25 to 2026-27: Player submits a 10 team trade list.
CLAUSE SOURCE: @PierreVLeBrun

CONTRACT HISTORY

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SIGNED BY: Steve Yzerman
LENGTH: 3 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: RFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningTampa Bay Lightning
VALUE: $2,775,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 1.24
SIGNING DATE: Sep. 11, 2012
SOURCE: CapGeek

Nikita Kucherov signed a 3 year, $2,775,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sep. 11, 2012. The contract has a cap hit of $711,667.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2012-13$742,500$925,000$92,500ENTRY-LEVEL SLIDE
2013-14$711,667$894,167$232,500$92,500$600,000$692,500$70,000
2014-15$711,667$894,167$182,500$92,500$650,000$742,500$70,000
2015-16$711,667$894,167$132,500$0$700,000$700,000$70,000
TOTAL$2,877,501$3,607,501$547,500$277,500$1,857,500$2,135,000$210,000
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SIGNED BY: Steve Yzerman
LENGTH: 3 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: RFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningTampa Bay Lightning
VALUE: $14,300,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 6.53
SIGNING DATE: Oct. 11, 2016
SOURCE: CapFriendly

Nikita Kucherov signed a 3 year, $14,300,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning on Oct. 11, 2016. The contract has a cap hit of $4,766,667.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2016-17$4,766,667$4,766,667$0$0$4,250,000$4,250,000$4,250,000
2017-18$4,766,667$4,766,667$0$0$4,500,000$4,500,000$4,500,000
2018-19$4,766,667$4,766,667$0$0$5,550,000$5,550,000$5,550,000
TOTAL$14,300,001$14,300,001$0$0$14,300,000$14,300,000$14,300,000

SALARY PROGRESSION

CAREER STATS

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SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAP+/-PIMPLAYOFFSGPGAP+/-PIMTOIGixGxG±/60RelxG±/60C±/60RelC±/60TOIGixGxG±/60RelxG±/60C±/60RelC±/60
2006-07Team Moskva U14Districts Cup U145112-0|-------|-------
2007-08Team Moskva U15Districts Cup U155224-214|-------|-------
Belye Medvedi MoskvaMosJHL3101-2|-------|-------
2008-09Belye Medvedi MoskvaMosJHL22201838-10|-------|-------
2009-10Krasnaya Armiya MoskvaMHL532925542340|PLAYOFFS5022-12-------|-------
CSKA Moskva U17Russia U17 Finals6729-116|-------|-------
Team Moskva U17Districts Cup U172000-0|-------|-------
2010-11CSKA MoskvaKHL9022-30|-------|-------
Krasnaya Armiya MoskvaMHL412731584281|PLAYOFFS105813716-------|-------
Russia U18WJC-187111021106|-------|-------
Russia U18Hlinka Gretzky Cup4112-32|-------|-------
Russia U18WJAC-194257-2|-------|-------
2011-12CSKA MoskvaKHL18145-14|-------|-------
Krasnaya Armiya MoskvaMHL232419431640|PLAYOFFS7314-30-------|-------
Russia U20WJC-20725742|-------|-------
Russian Selects U20Jr Super Series643752|-------|-------
2012-13Québec RempartsQMJHL63710-12|-------|-------
Rouyn-Noranda HuskiesQMJHL272627531812|PLAYOFFS1491524810-------|-------
Russia U20WJC-20753844|-------|-------
2013-14Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningTampa Bay LightningNHL529918314|PLAYOFFS21010012:2568.220.670.528.945.44|11:0010.190.270.756.3811.65
Syracuse CrunchAHL17131124110|-------|-------
2014-15Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningTampa Bay LightningNHL822936653837|PLAYOFFS2610122271413:082413.760.880.3314.995.35|14:1263.990.640.566.397.26
2015-16Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningTampa Bay LightningNHL77303666930|PLAYOFFS171181913814:521511.610.410.2810.344.69|16:2472.90-0.140.406.148.02
2016-17Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningTampa Bay LightningNHL744045851338|15:501813.260.560.4511.168.11|-------
Russia (all)International19111021810|-------|-------
RussiaWC10781578|-------|-------
RussiaEHT200000|-------|-------
RussiaWCup421310|-------|-------
2017-18Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningTampa Bay LightningNHL8039611001542|PLAYOFFS1771017-61016:182715.770.35-0.0410.053.30|14:2622.420.07-0.243.24-3.64
2018-19Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningTampa Bay LightningNHL8241871282462|PLAYOFFS3022-41916:012413.720.23-0.049.433.29|18:4300.53-0.01-0.025.782.63
Russia (all)International13710171010|-------|-------
RussiaWC1061016114|-------|-------
RussiaEHT3101-16|-------|-------
2019-20Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningTampa Bay LightningNHL683352852638|PLAYOFFS2572734152215:062012.900.690.2514.115.91|18:3465.361.500.6632.8312.67
2020-21Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningTampa Bay LightningNHL------|PLAYOFFS2382432614-------|14:4832.500.190.160.811.98
2021-22Logo of the Tampa Bay LightningTampa Bay LightningNHL47254469122|PLAYOFFS238192771416:05118.140.00-0.284.260.04|16:2314.230.39-0.02-0.06-0.16
NHL TOTALNHL562246370616129283|PLAYOFFS1365210215438101PLAYOFFS
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