Jake Guentzel Pittsburgh Penguins logo

Age 27 Oct 6, 1994
Omaha USA
Left Wing shoots left
5'11" 180 cm
180 lbs 82 kg
ELC Signing Age 21
Waivers Signing Age 22
UFA Year 2022
Agent Ben Hankinson
Draft Year 2013
Drafted Overall 77
Draft Round 3
Draft Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo

Transaction History
May 19, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel reached the 40-goal mark for the second time in his six-year (NHL) career this season.
May 15, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored a power-play goal on five shots in Sunday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Rangers in Game 7.
May 13, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel posted an assist and four shots on goal in Friday's 5-3 loss to the Rangers in Game 6.
May 11, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored a pair of goals on six shots in Wednesday's 5-3 loss to the Rangers.
May 9, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel recorded a goal and an assist in Monday's 7-2 win over the Rangers.
May 7, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored an empty-net goal on three shots in Saturday's 7-4 win over the Rangers in Game 3.
May 4, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored two goals on eight shots in Tuesday's 4-3 triple-overtime Game 1 win over the Rangers.
Apr 21, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel delivered a hat trick in a 4-0 win over the Bruins on Thursday.
Apr 15, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel recorded two goals and two assists in Thursday's 6-3 win over the Islanders.
Apr 12, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel had two goals, an assist and seven shots in Tuesday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Islanders.
Apr 6, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored a goal and registered an assist in Tuesday's 6-4 defeat to Colorado.
Apr 2, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel picked up two assists in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Avalanche.
Mar 23, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored two goals including the game-winner in Tuesday's 5-1 victory over the Blue Jackets.
Mar 5, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored a goal and an assist in Friday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Hurricanes.
Feb 13, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored an empty-net goal on three shots and went plus-2 in Sunday's 4-2 win over the Devils.
Feb 8, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel collected two assists, one on the power play, in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Bruins.
Feb 2, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel notched three power-play assists in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Capitals.
Jan 28, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel added two goals in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Red Wings on Friday.
Jan 17, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored a goal on three shots and went plus-2 in Monday's 5-3 win over the Golden Knights.
Jan 16, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored the game-winning goal, dished an assist and added four PIM in Saturday's 2-1 overtime win over the Sharks.
Jan 11, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel logged a power-play assist and three shots on goal in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Ducks.
Jan 7, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored two goals in Thursday's 6-2 win over the Flyers.
Jan 5, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel supplied a pair of assists and fired four shots on goal in Wednesday's 5-3 win over the Blues.
Jan 2, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored a goal and an assist in Sunday's 8-5 win over the Sharks.
Jan 2, 2022 Activated Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | The Penguins activated Guentzel (upper body) from injured reserve Sunday, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Dec 29, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel (upper body) will be a game-time decision Sunday versus the Sharks, Josh Getzoff of PensTV reports.
Dec 28, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel (upper body) rejoined the Penguins for Tuesday's practice session, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Dec 27, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel (upper body) missed Monday's practice due to a non-COVID illness.
Dec 12, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | The Penguins placed Guentzel (upper body) on injured reserve Sunday.
Dec 8, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel is considered week-to-week with an upper-body injury. Coach Mike Sullivan told reporters Wednesday, "Jake is going to be week-to-week with an upper-body injury."
Dec 6, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored twice, dished an assist and went plus-3 in Monday's 6-1 win over the Kraken.
Dec 4, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored a hat trick, including two power-play goals, and added an assist in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Canucks.
Dec 1, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored a goal on seven shots and went minus-3 in Wednesday's 5-2 loss to the Oilers.
Nov 29, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored a power-play goal in Monday's 2-1 shootout loss to the Flames.
Nov 26, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel produced an assist, three shots on goal and two PIM in Friday's 1-0 win over the Islanders.
Nov 22, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored an empty-net goal on eight shots and added two PIM in Monday's 3-1 win over the Jets.
Nov 20, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored the game-winning goal in a 2-0 victory over Toronto on Saturday.
Nov 19, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored a goal on three shots against Montreal on Thursday, his third straight game with a goal.
Nov 9, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel recorded two assists, two shots on goal and six hits in Tuesday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Blackhawks.
Nov 4, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel registered a goal on four shots and added three hits in a 3-2 overtime win over the Flyers on Thursday.
Oct 14, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel notched a goal and provided nine shots in Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Panthers.
Oct 14, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel (not injury related) is on track to make his season debut Thursday versus Florida, Matt Vensel of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Oct 11, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel (not injury related) will not be available against the Lightning on Tuesday.
Oct 11, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel (COVID-19) was on the ice for Monday's practice session, Rob Rossi of The Athletic reports, indicating he's cleared the league's protocols.
Oct 8, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel (COVID-19) is questionable for Saturday's Opening Night matchup with the Lightning on Tuesday, Pen Inside Scoop reports.
Oct 3, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel entered the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols Sunday, Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
May 26, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored a power-play goal on his only shot and was minus-4 in Wednesday's 5-3 loss to the Islanders in Game 6.
May 6, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel produced an assist and three shots on goal in Thursday's 8-4 win over the Sabres.
May 4, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored a power-play goal and supplied a pair of assists in Tuesday's 7-3 win over the Flyers.
Apr 29, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored the game-winning goal and had four shots with two hits in Thursday's 5-4 overtime win over Washington.
Apr 25, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored a goal on two shots and added a pair of hits Sunday in a 1-0 win over Boston.
Apr 24, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel picked up two assists, one on the power play, in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Devils.
Apr 20, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel dished out a pair of assists in Tuesday's 7-6 win over the Devils.
Apr 12, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel had a hat trick in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Devils after a scoring change was applied.
Apr 11, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored two goals on four shots in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Devils.
Apr 9, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel picked up two assists in Friday's 6-4 win over the Devils.
Apr 3, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored an even-strength goal and added two assists, one on the power play and one short-handed, in Saturday's 7-5 loss to the Bruins.
Mar 27, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel had a pair of assists in Saturday's 6-3 win over the Islanders.
Mar 20, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored an even-strength goal and added a power-play assist in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Devils.
Mar 15, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel picked up an empty-net goal and added an assist in Monday's 4-1 victory against the Bruins.
Mar 6, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel picked up two power-play assists and added three shots, four blocked shots and one hit in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Flyers.
Feb 25, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored a goal on two shots in Thursday's 5-2 loss to Washington.
Feb 23, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored a goal on a game-high six shots and added an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime win over Washington. He also had two PIM.
Feb 14, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored a goal and doled out a pair of assists Sunday in a 6-3 win over Washington. He also added four shots, two hits and a plus-3 rating.
Feb 6, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored a goal on three shots and added two assists in Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Islanders. He also had two hits.
Jan 30, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel collected a goal on a game-high seven shots in Saturday's 5-4 overtime win over the Rangers.
Jan 24, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored the game-winning goal in Sunday's 3-2 win over the Rangers.
Jan 19, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel had a goal and an assist along with four shots and two PIM in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime win versus the Capitals.
Jan 17, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel collected an assist with two shots and two PIM in Sunday's 4-3 shootout win over Washington. He also had two hits and scored the shootout winner.
Jul 22, 2020 Activated Pittsburgh Penguins | activated LW Jake Guentzel from injured reserve.
Dec 27, 2018 Pittsburgh Penguins | signed LW Jake Guentzel to a five-year, $30 million contract extension.
Jan 16, 2017 Recalled Pittsburgh Penguins | recalled C Jake Guentzel from Wilkes Barre/Scranton (AHL).
Dec 8, 2016 Assigned Pittsburgh Penguins | assigned C Jake Guentzel to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
Nov 21, 2016 Recalled Pittsburgh Penguins | recalled C Jake Guentzel from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
Oct 7, 2016 Assigned Pittsburgh Penguins | assigned C Jake Guentzel to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
May 23, 2016 Pittsburgh Penguins | signed C Jake Guentzel to a three-year, entry-level contract.
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Jake Guentzel
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh Penguins logo 76 40 44 84 13 44 1,156 57.00 54.50 0.80 53.40 2.20 1.30 2.54
Jake Guentzel Stats by Elite Prospects Jake Guentzel Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2010-2011 Hill-Murray School USHS-MN 28 19 30 49 10 Playoffs 3 4 2 6 0
2010-2011 Team Twin Cities Orthopedics UMHSEHL 15 6 5 11 4 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
2010-2011 B16 - Red (Final 54) MNHP-16 3 3 4 7 0
2011-2012 Hill-Murray School USHS-MN 31 23 52 75 16 Playoffs 3 1 4 5 0
2011-2012 Team MAP South Hockey UMHSEHL 21 14 27 41 8 Playoffs 3 0 3 3 0
2011-2012 Hill-Murray School MN State 3 1 2 3 0 Playoffs 3 1 4 5 0
2011-2012 B17 - Red (Final 54) MNHP-17 3 3 3 6 0
Draft Yr 2012-2013 Sioux City Musketeers USHL 60 29 44 73 24
2013-2014 Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha NCAA 37 7 27 34 16
2014-2015 Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha NCAA 36 14 25 39 34
2015-2016 Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha NCAA 35 19 27 46 20
2015-2016 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 11 2 4 6 0 Playoffs 10 5 9 14 0
2016-2017 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 33 21 21 42 12
2016-2017 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 40 16 17 33 10 562 56.92 50.95 -3.13 52.27 1.65 1.60 2.88 Playoffs 25 13 8 21 0
2017-2018 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 82 22 26 48 42 1,137 45.74 49.80 -3.35 53.36 1.57 0.74 1.79 Playoffs 12 10 11 21 0
2018-2019 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 82 40 36 76 26 1,282 61.42 56.31 6.10 53.04 4.98 1.45 2.67 Playoffs 4 1 0 1 0
2019-2020 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 39 20 23 43 14 619 58.10 57.80 5.40 55.80 4.90 1.26 2.81 Playoffs 4 1 2 3 0
2020-2021 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 56 23 34 57 28 901 54.10 50.60 2.00 51.70 2.10 0.73 1.86 Playoffs 6 1 1 2 0
2021-2022 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 76 40 44 84 44 1,156 57.00 54.50 0.80 53.40 2.20 1.30 2.54 Playoffs 7 8 2 10 0
Jake Guentzel Stats by Elite Prospects | Jake Guentzel Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Signing Date December 27, 2018
Signing Status RFA
Agent Ben Hankinson
Standard Contract | 5 Years $30,000,000 7.27% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Cap Hit $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
UFA
AAV $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $7,000,000 $5,000,000 $7,000,000 $5,000,000 $6,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $7,000,000 $5,000,000 $7,000,000 $5,000,000 $6,000,000
Minors Salary $7,000,000 $5,000,000 $7,000,000 $5,000,000 $6,000,000
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out
12 Team NT List

Contract History

Signing Team Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Signing Date May 23, 2016
Agent Ben Hankinson
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,775,000 1.01% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Cap Hit $734,167 $734,167 $734,167
RFA
AAV $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Performance Bonuses $257,500 $182,500 $132,500
Base Salary $575,000 $650,000 $700,000
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $667,500 $742,500 $792,500
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year