Chris Driedger

Age 27 May 18, 1994
Winnipeg CAN
Goaltender shoots left
6'4" 193 cm
205 lbs 93 kg
ELC Signing Age 24
Waivers Signing Age
UFA Year 2021
Agent Gerry Johannson
Draft Year 2012
Drafted Overall 76
Draft Round 3
Draft Team Ottawa Senators

Transaction History
Jul 21, 2021 Trade TRADE ANALYSIS
The Seattle Kraken acquired Chris Driedger from the Florida Panthers in the expansion draft
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Jul 21, 2021 Seattle Kraken | Chris Driedger | Driedger agreed to terms on a three-year, $10.5 million contract with Seattle on Wednesday, Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press reports.
May 22, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger allowed one goal on 12 shots in Saturday's 6-2 loss to Tampa.
May 20, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger allowed five goals on 22 shots in Thursday's 6-5 overtime win over Tampa.
May 20, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger will guard the road cage during Thursday's Game 3 versus Tampa Bay.
May 18, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger allowed two goals on 28 shots in Tuesday's 3-1 loss to the Lightning in Game 2.
May 18, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger will start between the pipes in Tuesday's Game 2 versus Tampa Bay on the road, George Richards of Panthers Press Box reports.
May 10, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger stopped all 30 shots he faced in Monday's 4-0 win over the Lightning.
May 10, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger will start Monday's season finale against the Lightning, Jameson Olive of the Panthers' official site.
May 8, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger (lower body) will back up Sergei Bobrovsky against the Lightning on Saturday, Jameson Olive of the Panthers' official site reports.
May 3, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Coach Joel Quenneville expects Driedger (lower body) to start either Thursday or Saturday against the Lightning, David Dwork of WPLG Local 10 South Florida reports.
May 1, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger (lower body) should return sometime on the team's upcoming homestand starting Monday against Dallas.
Apr 27, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger (lower body) will miss the remainder of Florida's road trip, David Dwork of Local 10 News South Florida reports.
Apr 26, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger (lower body) left Monday's game against the Predators and will not return, David Dwork of Local 10 Miami reports.
Apr 26, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger will start Monday's game in Nashville.
Apr 24, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger made 16 saves in a 4-3 overtime win over Carolina.
Apr 24, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger (lower body) will guard the home goal during Saturday's matchup with Carolina, Jameson Olive of the Panthers' official site reports.
Apr 22, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger is considered day-to-day with a lower-body injury.
Apr 15, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger made 16 saves in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Lightning on Thursday.
Apr 15, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger will defend the blue paint during Thursday's road game versus the Lightning, George Richards of Panthers Press Box reports.
Apr 13, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger allowed two goals on 26 shots in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime win over the Stars.
Apr 12, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger will start in Tuesday's road game versus the Stars.
Apr 8, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger made 19 saves in a 3-0 loss to Carolina on Thursday.
Apr 8, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger will guard the road cage during Thursday's game versus the Hurricanes.
Apr 4, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger made 32 saves in Sunday's 3-0 win over the Blue Jackets.
Apr 4, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger will defend the home net in Sunday's game versus the Blue Jackets, David Dwork of Local 10 Miami reports.
Apr 1, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger logged 25 saves on 27 shots in Thursday's 3-2 overtime win over Detroit.
Apr 1, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger will patrol the crease during Thursday's home game versus the Red Wings.
Mar 28, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger stopped 33 of 34 shots Sunday in a 4-1 win over Dallas.
Mar 28, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger will defend the road goal in Sunday's game versus the Stars, David Dwork of Local 10 Miami reports.
Mar 23, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger stopped 29 of 32 shots in a 3-2 loss to Chicago on Tuesday.
Mar 23, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger will guard the road cage during Tuesday's clash with Chicago, George Richards of Panthers Press Box reports.
Mar 20, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger turned aside all 21 shots in Saturday's 2-0 win over the Predators.
Mar 19, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger will start between the pipes in Saturday's home game versus Nashville.
Mar 7, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger stopped 22 of 26 shots in Sunday's 4-2 loss to the Hurricanes.
Mar 7, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger will start Sunday's game in Carolina, David Dwork of WPLG Local 10 News reports.
Mar 1, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger stopped 28 shots in Monday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Hurricanes.
Mar 1, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger is slated to be in goal against the Hurricanes at home Monday, George Richards of Panthers Press Box reports.
Feb 24, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger turned aside 23 of 25 shots in Wednesday's 3-0 loss to the Stars.
Feb 23, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger will defend the cage at home against Dallas on Wednesday, David Dwork of Local 10 Miami reports.
Feb 22, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger turned aside 24 shots in Monday's 3-1 win over the Stars.
Feb 22, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger will get the starting nod at home versus Dallas on Monday.
Feb 19, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger made 30 saves in Friday's 7-2 rout of the Red Wings.
Feb 18, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger will patrol the crease versus Detroit on the road Friday.
Feb 17, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger turned aside 32 shots in a 4-3 overtime win over Carolina on Wednesday.
Feb 16, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger will defend the road net in Wednesday's matchup against the Hurricanes.
Feb 15, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger turned aside 27 shots in Monday's 6-4 win over the Lightning.
Feb 15, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger will start Monday's road game versus the Lightning, David Dwork of Local 10 Miami reports.
Feb 7, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger allowed three goals on 38 shots in a 4-1 loss to the Red Wings. The fourth goal was an empty-netter.
Feb 7, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger will draw the start for Sunday's home matchup against Detroit, David Dwork of Local 10 Miami reports.
Feb 6, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger stopped 24 shots in Friday's 2-1 win over the Predators.
Feb 5, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger will guard the goal during Friday's home game versus Nashville, George Richards of Florida Hockey Now reports.
Jan 31, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger turned aside 32 shots in Sunday's 3-2 win over the Red Wings.
Jan 31, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger will defend the road goal in Sunday's game against the Red Wings, George Richards of Panthers Press Box reports.
Jan 28, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger stopped 29 of 31 shots through overtime in Thursday's 3-2 shootout loss to Columbus.
Jan 27, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger will get the starting nod on the road against the Jackets on Thursday.
Jan 17, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger stopped 23 of 25 shots in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Blackhawks.
Jan 16, 2021 Florida Panthers | Chris Driedger | Driedger will tend the home twine in Sunday's matchup against the Blackhawks, George Richards of Panthers Press Box reports.
Jan 12, 2021 Florida Panthers | Sergei Bobrovsky | When asked about whether he plans on rotating Chris Driedger and Samuel Montembeault in Bobrovsky's (undisclosed) absence, coach Joel Quenneville said "Hopefully it's not long, we'll see how many games that is," David Dwork of Local 10 Miami reports.
Mar 3, 2020 Activated Florida Panthers | activated G Chris Driedger from injured reserve.
Mar 3, 2020 Recalled Florida Panthers | recalled G Chris Driedger from Springfield (AHL).
Feb 26, 2020 Assigned Florida Panthers | loaned G Chris Driedger to Springfield (AHL) on a conditioning assignment.
Nov 25, 2019 Recalled Florida Panthers | recalled G Chris Driedger from Springfield (AHL).
Sep 26, 2019 Assigned Florida Panthers | assigned G Chris Driedger to Springfield (AHL).
Apr 30, 2019 Florida Panthers | signed G Chris Driedger to a two-year, two-way contract extension.
Feb 25, 2019 Assigned Florida Panthers | assigned G Chris Driedger to Springfield (AHL).
Feb 24, 2019 Florida Panthers | waived G Chris Driedger.
Feb 24, 2019 Florida Panthers | signed G Chris Driedger to a one-year, two-way contract.
Sep 22, 2018 Florida Panthers | Released G Chris Driedger.
Sep 23, 2017 Assigned Ottawa Senators | assigned G Chris Driedger to Belleville (AHL).
Apr 17, 2017 Recalled Ottawa Senators | recalled G Chris Driedger from Binghamton (AHL).
Mar 17, 2017 Assigned Ottawa Senators | assigned G Chris Driedger to Binghamton (AHL).
Mar 14, 2017 Recalled Ottawa Senators | recalled G Chris Driedger from Binghamton (AHL).
Jan 27, 2017 Assigned Ottawa Senators | assigned G Chris Driedger to Binghamton (AHL).
Jan 15, 2017 Recalled Ottawa Senators | recalled G Chris Driedger from Binghamton (AHL).
Oct 27, 2016 Recalled Ottawa Senators | recalled G Chris Driedger from Binghamton (AHL).
Oct 5, 2016 Assigned Ottawa Senators | assigned G Chris Driedger to Binghamton (AHL).
Mar 10, 2016 Assigned Ottawa Senators | assigned G Chris Driedger to Binghamton (AHL).
Mar 2, 2016 Recalled Ottawa Senators | recalled G Chris Driedger from Binghamton (AHL).
Jan 11, 2016 Recalled Ottawa Senators | recalled G Chris Driedger from Binghamton (AHL).
Dec 13, 2015 Assigned Ottawa Senators | assigned G Chris Driedger to Binghamton (AHL).
Nov 23, 2015 Recalled Ottawa Senators | recalled G Chris Driedger from Binghamton (AHL).
Mar 29, 2015 Assigned Ottawa Senators | assigned G Chris Driedger to Binghamton (AHL).
Mar 17, 2015 Recalled Ottawa Senators | recalled G Chris Driedger from Evansville (ECHL).
Mar 1, 2015 Assigned Ottawa Senators | assigned G Chris Driedger to Evansville (ECHL).
Feb 17, 2015 Recalled Ottawa Senators | recalled G Chris Driedger from Evansville (ECHL).
Apr 1, 2014 Ottawa Senators | signed G Chris Driedger to a three-year, entry-level contract.
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Chris Driedger
GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx GSAx/GP
Florida Panthers 23 2.07 0.927 0 7.60 0.33
Chris Driedger Stats by Elite Prospects Chris Driedger Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx GSAx/GP Playoffs GP GAA SV% PIM
2007-2008 Winnipeg Monarchs U15 AAA WAAA U15 16 1.47 0.000 0
2008-2009 Winnipeg Monarchs U15 AAA WAAA U15 18 1.71 0.000 0
2009-2010 Winnipeg Monarchs U17 AAA WAAA U17 19 2.14 0.000 0
2009-2010 Team Manitoba WCCC-16 2 1.29 0.917 0
2010-2011 Tri-City Americans WHL 22 3.5 0.881 0
2010-2011 Canada Western U17 WHC-17 4 3.26 0.880 0
Draft Yr 2011-2012 Calgary Hitmen WHL 44 2.8 0.896 0 Playoffs 2 6.59 0.813 0
2012-2013 Calgary Hitmen WHL 54 2.51 0.915 0 Playoffs 17 2.39 0.931 0
2013-2014 Calgary Hitmen WHL 50 2.64 0.918 0 Playoffs 6 4.39 0.870 0
2013-2014 Elmira Jackals ECHL 4 3.92 0.893 0
2013-2014 Binghamton Senators AHL 1 4.58 0.909 0
2014-2015 Jacksonville Icemen ECHL 40 3.78 0.885 0
2014-2015 Binghamton Senators AHL 8 2.55 0.923 0
2014-2015 Ottawa Senators NHL 1 0 1.000 0 0.58 0.58
2015-2016 Binghamton Senators AHL 39 2.83 0.912 0
2015-2016 Ottawa Senators NHL 1 0 1.000 0 1.05 1.05
2016-2017 Binghamton Senators AHL 34 3.22 0.900 0
2016-2017 Ottawa Senators NHL 1 6 0.733 0 -2.36 -2.36
2016-2017 Wichita Thunder ECHL 2 4.51 0.877 0
2017-2018 Belleville Senators AHL 10 4.04 0.885 0
2017-2018 Brampton Beast ECHL 17 2.55 0.922 0
2018-2019 Springfield Thunderbirds AHL 32 2.45 0.924 0
2018-2019 Manchester Monarchs ECHL 12 2.75 0.911 0
2019-2020 Springfield Thunderbirds AHL 15 2.29 0.932 0
2019-2020 Florida Panthers NHL 12 2.05 0.938 0 9.25 0.77
2020-2021 Florida Panthers NHL 23 2.07 0.927 0 7.60 0.33 Playoffs 3 3.69 0.871 0
Chris Driedger Stats by Elite Prospects | Chris Driedger Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date July 21, 2021
Signing Status UFA
Agent Gerry Johannson
Standard Contract | 3 Years $10,500,000 4.29% of cap space
2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Cap Hit $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
UFA
AAV $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $2,500,000 $3,500,000 $4,500,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $2,500,000 $3,500,000 $4,500,000
Minors Salary $2,500,000 $3,500,000 $4,500,000
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out
10 Team No Trade List

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date April 30, 2019
Signing Status RFA
Agent Gerry Johannson
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,700,000 1.04% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $850,000 $850,000
UFA
AAV $850,000 $850,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $750,000 $850,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $100,000
Total Salary $750,000 $950,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Minors Salary not yet confirmed
Signing Team
Signing Date February 24, 2019
Standard Contract | 1 Years $650,000 0.82% of cap space
2018-2019
Cap Hit $650,000
RFA
AAV $650,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $650,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $650,000
Minors Salary $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year