Jake Guentzel

Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Age 28 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

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Transaction History
Nov 29, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel logged a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.
Nov 20, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel posted an assist and two PIM in Sunday's 5-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Nov 18, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored a goal and drew two assists during Thursday's 6-4 victory over the host Wild.
Nov 11, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored for the fourth game in a row during Friday's 4-2 victory over the host Maple Leafs in the Hockey Hall of Fame game.
Nov 9, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored an empty-net goal on two shots, dished an assist and went plus-2 in Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Washington Capitals.
Nov 5, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored a goal and was credited with an assist during Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Seattle Kraken.
Nov 5, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel (illness) is skating Saturday, Pens Inside Scoop reports.
Nov 4, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel (illness) missed practice Friday,
Oct 29, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored a goal on four shots in Saturday's 3-1 loss to the Seattle Kraken.
Oct 29, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel (upper body) is set to return Saturday versus the Seattle Kraken.
Oct 29, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel (upper body) is a game-time decision for Saturday's game versus the Seattle Kraken.
Oct 28, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel (upper body) has been cleared for contact but won't play Friday in Vancouver, Dave Molinari of Pittsburgh Hockey Now reports.
Oct 27, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel (upper body) is wearing a non-contact jersey at practice Thursday, according to Pens Inside Scoop.
Oct 25, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel (upper body) will not play Tuesday against the Calgary Flames.
Oct 24, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel (upper body) will not suit up Monday against the Edmonton Oilers.
Oct 24, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel (upper body) is listed as a game-time decision for Monday's matchup against the Edmonton Oilers, Pens Inside Scoop reports.
Oct 22, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Penguins coach Mike Sullivan has announced that Guentzel (upper body) won't play Saturday against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Oct 21, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel is being evaluated for an upper-body injury, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Oct 21, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel (undisclosed) is not at practice Friday, per Wes Crosby of NHL.com.
Oct 20, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel (undisclosed) was injured late in Thursday's game versus the Los Angeles Kings, and head coach Mike Sullivan didn't have an update on his status after the game.
Oct 15, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored a goal and added an assist in a 6-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday.
Oct 13, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel's two points helped propel the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 6-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday.
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 New York 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 New York 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 New York Rangers.
May 9, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel recorded a goal and an assist in Monday's 7-2 win over the New York 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 New York 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 New York Rangers.
Apr 21, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel delivered a hat trick in a 4-0 win over the Boston 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 New York 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 New York 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 Colorado Avalanche.
Mar 23, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored two goals including the game-winner in Tuesday's 5-1 victory over the Columbus 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 Carolina 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 New Jersey 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 Boston Bruins.
Feb 2, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel notched three power-play assists in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Washington Capitals.
Jan 28, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel added two goals in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Detroit 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 Vegas 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 San Jose 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 Anaheim Ducks.
Jan 7, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored two goals in Thursday's 6-2 win over the Philadelphia 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 St. Louis Blues.
Jan 2, 2022 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored a goal and an assist in Sunday's 8-5 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Jan 2, 2022 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 San Jose Sharks, Josh Getzoff of PensTV reports.
Dec 28, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel (upper body) rejoined the Pittsburgh 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 Seattle 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 Vancouver 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 Edmonton Oilers.
Nov 29, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored a power-play goal in Monday's 2-1 shootout loss to the Calgary 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 New York 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 Winnipeg Jets.
Nov 20, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored the game-winning goal in a 2-0 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday.
Nov 19, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored a goal on three shots against the Montreal Canadiens 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 Chicago 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 Philadelphia 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 Florida 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 Tampa Bay 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 Tampa Bay 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 New York 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 Buffalo 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 Philadelphia 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 the Washington Capitals.
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 the Boston Bruins.
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 New Jersey Devils.
Apr 20, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel dished out a pair of assists in Tuesday's 7-6 win over the New Jersey Devils.
Apr 12, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel had a hat trick in Sunday's 5-2 win over the New Jersey 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 New Jersey Devils.
Apr 9, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel picked up two assists in Friday's 6-4 win over the New Jersey 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 Boston Bruins.
Mar 27, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel had a pair of assists in Saturday's 6-3 win over the New York 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 New Jersey 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 Boston 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 Philadelphia 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 the Washington Capitals. 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 the Washington Capitals. 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 New York 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 New York Rangers.
Jan 24, 2021 Pittsburgh Penguins | Jake Guentzel | Guentzel scored the game-winning goal in Sunday's 3-2 win over the New York 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 Washington 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 the Washington Capitals. He also had two hits and scored the shootout winner.
Jul 22, 2020 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 Pittsburgh Penguins | Recalled C Jake Guentzel from Wilkes Barre/Scranton (AHL).
Dec 8, 2016 Pittsburgh Penguins | Assigned C Jake Guentzel to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
Nov 21, 2016 Pittsburgh Penguins | Recalled C Jake Guentzel from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
Oct 7, 2016 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.
Feb 16, 2012 Dallas Stars | Philadelphia Flyers Acquired Nicklas Grossman from the Dallas Stars for a 2012 second-round pick (Devin Shore ) and a 2013 third-round pick (previously acquired, later traded to Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh selected Jake Guentzel).
Jun 27, 2011 Minnesota Wild | Minnesota Wild Acquired Darroll Powe from Philadelphia in exchange for a third round draft pick (later traded to Dallas, later traded to Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh selected Jake Guentzel) in 2013 Entry Draft.
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2022-2023 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 18 10 9 19 -1 12
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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
2022-2023 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 18 10 9 19 12
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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
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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
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