THOMAS VANEK #26

Retired

Left Wing, Right Wing
Estimated Career Earnings Tooltip : $73,831,141
BORN: Jan. 19, 1984
BIRTHPLACE: Vienna, Austria
NATIONALITY: AustriaAustriaCzech RepublicCzech Republic
HEIGHT:
6'2"
188cm
WEIGHT:
214 lbs
97kg
SHOOTS:Right
AGE: 38
ELC SIGNING AGE: 20
WAIVERS SIGNING AGE: 20
DRAFT YEAR: 2003
DRAFTED OVERALL: 5
DRAFT ROUND: 1
DRAFTED BY: Logo of the Buffalo SabresBUF
SUMMARY

Thomas Vanek is a 38 year old left wing who was born on Jan. 19, 1984. He was drafted 5th overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has signed 6 contracts worth a total value of $78,984,800. Over a career that spans 14 seasons (with at least 1 NHL GP), he has a total 789 Pts in 1029 GP, and 36 playoffs Pts in 69 GP.

CONTRACT HISTORY

ENTRY-LEVEL CONTRACT
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SIGNED BY: Darcy Regier
LENGTH: 3 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: RFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Buffalo SabresBuffalo Sabres
VALUE: $1,884,800
C.H.% Tooltip: 0.00
SIGNING DATE: Sep. 3, 2004
SOURCE: CapGeek

Thomas Vanek signed a 3 year, $1,884,800 contract with the Buffalo Sabres on Sep. 3, 2004. The contract has a cap hit of $942,400.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2004-05NHL LOCKOUT / 24% ROLLBACK FOLLOWS
2005-06$942,400$942,400$0$0$942,400$942,400$92,500
2006-07$942,400$942,400$0$0$942,400$942,400$92,500
TOTAL$1,884,800$1,884,800$0$0$1,884,800$1,884,800$185,000
STANDARD CONTRACT (MATCHED OFFER SHEET)
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SIGNED BY: Darcy Regier
LENGTH: 7 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Buffalo SabresBuffalo Sabres
VALUE: $50,000,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 14.20
SIGNING DATE: Jul. 6, 2007
SOURCE: CapGeek

Thomas Vanek signed a 7 year, $50,000,000 contract with the Buffalo Sabres on Jul. 6, 2007. The contract has a cap hit of $7,142,857.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2007-08$7,142,857$7,142,857$0$0$10,000,000$10,000,000$10,000,000
2008-09$7,142,857$7,142,857$0$0$8,000,000$8,000,000$8,000,000
2009-10$7,142,857$7,142,857$0$0$6,400,000$6,400,000$6,400,000
2010-11$7,142,857$7,142,857$0$0$6,400,000$6,400,000$6,400,000
2011-12$7,142,857$7,142,857$0$0$6,400,000$6,400,000$6,400,000
2012-13$7,142,857$7,142,857$0$0$6,400,000$6,400,000$6,400,000
2013-14$7,142,857$7,142,857$0$0$6,400,000$6,400,000$6,400,000
TOTAL$49,999,999$49,999,999$0$0$50,000,000$50,000,000$50,000,000
This contract was involved in a retained salary transaction
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SIGNED BY: Chuck Fletcher
LENGTH: 3 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Minnesota WildMinnesota Wild
VALUE: $19,500,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 9.42
SIGNING DATE: Jul. 1, 2014
SOURCE: CapGeek

Thomas Vanek signed a 3 year, $19,500,000 contract with the Minnesota Wild on Jul. 1, 2014. The contract has a cap hit of $6,500,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2014-15NMC$6,500,000$6,500,000$0$0$5,500,000$5,500,000$5,500,000
2015-16NMC$6,500,000$6,500,000$0$0$6,500,000$6,500,000$6,500,000
2016-17NMC$6,500,000$6,500,000$0$0$7,500,000$7,500,000$7,500,000
TOTAL$19,500,000$19,500,000$0$0$19,500,000$19,500,000$19,500,000
CLAUSE SOURCE: CapGeek
BUYOUT: This contract was bought out (Minnesota Wild - Jun 24, 2016)
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SIGNED BY: Ken Holland
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Detroit Red WingsDetroit Red Wings
VALUE: $2,600,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 3.56
SIGNING DATE: Jul. 1, 2016
SOURCE: CapFriendly

Thomas Vanek signed a 1 year, $2,600,000 contract with the Detroit Red Wings on Jul. 1, 2016. The contract has a cap hit of $2,600,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2016-17$2,600,000$2,600,000$0$0$2,600,000$2,600,000$2,600,000
TOTAL$2,600,000$2,600,000$0$0$2,600,000$2,600,000$2,600,000
This contract was involved in a retained salary transaction
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SIGNED BY: Jim Benning
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Vancouver CanucksVancouver Canucks
VALUE: $2,000,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 2.67
SIGNING DATE: Sep. 1, 2017
SOURCE: CapFriendly

Thomas Vanek signed a 1 year, $2,000,000 contract with the Vancouver Canucks on Sep. 1, 2017. The contract has a cap hit of $2,000,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2017-18$2,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$2,000,000$2,000,000$2,000,000
TOTAL$2,000,000$2,000,000$0$0$2,000,000$2,000,000$2,000,000
STANDARD CONTRACT
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SIGNED BY: Ken Holland
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Detroit Red WingsDetroit Red Wings
VALUE: $3,000,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 3.77
SIGNING DATE: Jul. 1, 2018

Thomas Vanek signed a 1 year, $3,000,000 contract with the Detroit Red Wings on Jul. 1, 2018. The contract has a cap hit of $3,000,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2018-19NTC$3,000,000$3,000,000$0$0$3,000,000$3,000,000$3,000,000
TOTAL$3,000,000$3,000,000$0$0$3,000,000$3,000,000$3,000,000
CLAUSE SOURCE: @SCGscott

BUYOUT HISTORY

LENGTH: 2 YEARS
TEAM: Logo of the Minnesota WildMinnesota Wild
VALUE: $5,000,000
DATE: Jun. 24, 2016
TYPE: Standard
SEASONCOSTCAP HIT
2016-17$2,500,000$1,500,000
2017-18$2,500,000$2,500,000

SALARY PROGRESSION

CAREER STATS

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SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAP+/-PIMPLAYOFFSGPGAP+/-PIMTOIGixGxG±/60RelxG±/60C±/60RelC±/60TOIGixGxG±/60RelxG±/60C±/60RelC±/60
1999-00Sioux Falls StampedeUSHL35151833-12|PLAYOFFS30110-------|-------
Rochester Jr. AmericansNAHL146410-8|-------|-------
2000-01Sioux Falls StampedeUSHL20191029-15|PLAYOFFS85492-------|-------
2001-02Sioux Falls StampedeUSHL53464591-54|PLAYOFFS30009-------|-------
Austria U20WJC-20 D15561152|-------|-------
2002-03Univ. of MinnesotaNCAA45313162-60|-------|-------
Austria U20WJC-20 D159413510|-------|-------
2003-04AustriaWC625720|-------|-------
Austria U20WJC-206314-837|-------|-------
Univ. of MinnesotaNCAA38262551-72|-------|-------
2004-05Rochester AmericansAHL74422668-362|PLAYOFFS5235410-------|-------
AustriaOGQ3101-10|-------|-------
2005-06Logo of the Buffalo SabresBuffalo SabresNHL81252348-1172|PLAYOFFS10202-16-------|-------
2006-07Logo of the Buffalo SabresBuffalo SabresNHL824341844740|PLAYOFFS166410210-------|-------
2007-08Logo of the Buffalo SabresBuffalo SabresNHL82362864-564|13:181415.600.360.163.683.42|-------
Austria (all)International55510-6|-------|-------
AustriaWC D15551026|-------|-------
2008-09Logo of the Buffalo SabresBuffalo SabresNHL73402464-144|12:541813.980.280.16-1.83-1.20|-------
Austria (all)International6134-2|-------|-------
AustriaWC6134-12|-------|-------
2009-10Logo of the Buffalo SabresBuffalo SabresNHL71282553942|PLAYOFFS32131213:121513.17-0.020.04-1.94-3.21|10:1511.040.570.35-16.89-10.77
2010-11Logo of the Buffalo SabresBuffalo SabresNHL80324173224|PLAYOFFS7505-7014:061816.010.210.142.930.76|12:3610.94-1.08-0.35-14.00-4.38
2011-12Logo of the Buffalo SabresBuffalo SabresNHL78263561-652|13:481512.01-0.27-0.07-6.14-3.83|-------
2012-13Logo of the Buffalo SabresBuffalo SabresNHL38202141-120|14:5777.78-0.610.03-11.65-0.77|-------
Austria (all)International7426-22|-------|-------
AustriaWC7426-22|-------|-------
Graz 99ersIceHL1151015-34|-------|-------
2013-14Logo of the Buffalo SabresBuffalo SabresNHL13459-54|15:1033.31-1.43-0.65-29.74-10.49|-------
Logo of the Montreal CanadiensMontreal CanadiensNHL18691588|PLAYOFFS175510-4414:4943.81-0.54-0.46-7.07-3.41|12:3121.690.240.34-5.32-0.19
Logo of the New York IslandersNew York IslandersNHL47172744434|16:101210.50-0.30-0.20-7.04-3.84|-------
Austria (all)International4011-44|-------|-------
AustriaOG4011-44|-------|-------
2014-15Logo of the Minnesota WildMinnesota WildNHL80213152-637|PLAYOFFS10044-7213:361310.050.24-0.21-4.58-7.94|13:0101.050.600.62-5.495.78
2015-16Logo of the Minnesota WildMinnesota WildNHL74182341-1022|13:24108.10-0.02-0.07-9.01-4.46|-------
2016-17Logo of the Detroit Red WingsDetroit Red WingsNHL48152338216|12:10106.63-0.30-0.09-2.871.94|-------
Logo of the Florida PanthersFlorida PanthersNHL202810-76|12:1122.31-0.94-0.57-16.98-15.70|-------
Team EuropeWCup6011-22|-------|-------
2017-18Logo of the Vancouver CanucksVancouver CanucksNHL61172441-1228|12:36128.08-0.59-0.24-11.55-5.60|-------
Logo of the Columbus Blue JacketsColumbus Blue JacketsNHL19781598|PLAYOFFS6112-1213:4064.230.820.536.733.15|12:2100.28-0.67-0.457.1211.32
2018-19Logo of the Detroit Red WingsDetroit Red WingsNHL64162036-1226|12:02106.15-0.64-0.05-13.04-4.11|-------
NHL TOTALNHL10293734167895547|PLAYOFFS69211536-1726PLAYOFFS
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