Jesperi Kotkaniemi

age24
posC
shotl
h6'2"
w201lbs
BirthdateJul 6, 2000
Draft Class2018 round1 pick3

Current Contract

Cap Hit
$4,820,000$4.82M
Year 3 of 8
22/23
24/25
29/30
Accumulated Hit
$0$0K | 0%
Expiry Status
UFA 2030 age 29

2023-24 Stats

Regular Season
GP79
G12
A15
P27
PPG0.34
PIM36
EV TOI/GM 11.62
G60 0.66
P60 1.52
GF% 50.70
DFF% 57.30
REL DFF% 0.20
CF% 59.00
REL CF% -0.80

Jesperi Kotkaniemi Updates

Apr 6 2024

Kotkaniemi logged 9:57 of ice time in Friday's 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals after sitting out the previous game as a healthy scratch.

Mar 10 2024

Kotkaniemi scored a goal on two shots in Saturday's 4-2 win over the New Jersey Devils.

Feb 11 2024

Kotkaniemi extended his point drought to 10 games in Saturday's 1-0 overtime win against the New Jersey Devils and saw his ice time dip to a season-low 6:52

Jan 6 2024

Kotkaniemi managed an assist in Friday's 6-2 win over the Washington Capitals.

Dec 10 2023

Kotkaniemi extended his current scoring drought to six games in Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Vancouver Canucks.

Nov 26 2023

Kotkaniemi scored a goal on three shots and added two hits in Sunday's 3-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Nov 4 2023

Kotkaniemi scored a goal and added an assist in a 4-3 overtime win over the New York Islanders.

Oct 26 2023

Kotkaniemi scored a goal and added an assist in a 3-2 overtime win over the Seattle Kraken on Tuesday.

Oct 21 2023

Kotkaniemi scored a goal and added an assist in Saturday's 6-4 loss to the Colorado Avalanche.

Oct 19 2023

Kotkaniemi scored a goal on four shots in Thursday's 7-4 loss to the Seattle Kraken.

Oct 17 2023

Kotkaniemi recorded two assists, three shots on goal and two PIM in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the San Jose Sharks.

Oct 14 2023

Kotkaniemi scored a goal on three shots and added four PIM in Saturday's 6-5 shootout win over the Los Angeles Kings.

May 5 2023

Kotkaniemi tallied two goals in a 6-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils in Game 2 on Friday.

Apr 12 2023

Kotkaniemi picked up a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings.

Apr 5 2023

Kotkaniemi scored a goal and an assist on two shots, helping the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-2 overtime win over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday.

Profile

UFA Year 2026
ELC Year 18
Waivers Age 18
Nationality Finland
Est Career Earnings
$22,195,035
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Career Stats By Contract

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2022-2030 Standard Contract
8yrs
value$38,560,000$38.56M
cap hit$4,820,000$4.82M
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Signed By
Signed On Mar 21 2022
Signing Agent Markus Lehto
Signed On Mar 21 2022
Signing Status
RFA
age 22
% Cap Contract Start 5.84%
Notes
10 Team No Trade List in UFA Years 4 - 8
Abbreviated $Amounts
2022-23
2023-24
Buy Out
2024-25
Buy Out
2025-26
Buy Out
2026-27
Buy Out
2027-28
Buy Out
2028-29
Buy Out
2029-30
2030
Cap Hit $4,820,000$4.82M $4,820,000$4.82M $4,820,000$4.82M $4,820,000$4.82M $4,820,000$4.82M $4,820,000$4.82M $4,820,000$4.82M $4,820,000$4.82M UFAage 29
AAV $4,820,000$4.82M $4,820,000$4.82M $4,820,000$4.82M $4,820,000$4.82M $4,820,000$4.82M $4,820,000$4.82M $4,820,000$4.82M $4,820,000$4.82M
Base $4,000,000$4.00M $4,500,000$4.50M $4,820,000$4.82M $4,820,000$4.82M $4,820,000$4.82M $5,200,000$5.20M $5,200,000$5.20M $5,200,000$5.20M
Performance Bonuses - - - - - - - -
Signing Bonuses - - - - - - - -
Total Salary $4,000,000$4.00M $4,500,000$4.50M $4,820,000$4.82M $4,820,000$4.82M $4,820,000$4.82M $5,200,000$5.20M $5,200,000$5.20M $5,200,000$5.20M
Minors Salary $4,000,000$4.00M $4,500,000$4.50M $4,820,000$4.82M $4,820,000$4.82M $4,820,000$4.82M $5,200,000$5.20M $5,200,000$5.20M $5,200,000$5.20M
Clauses
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M-NTC
M-NTC
M-NTC
M-NTC
UFA Year

2021-2022 Standard Contract
1yr
value$6,100,035$6.10M
cap hit$6,100,035$6.10M
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Signed By
Signed On Aug 28 2021
Signing Agent Markus Lehto
Signed On Aug 28 2021
Signing Status
RFA
age 21
% Cap Contract Start 7.48%
% Qualifying Offer $6,100,015$6.10M
Arbitration Eligible
Abbreviated $Amounts
2021-22
2022
Cap Hit $6,100,035$6.10M RFAage 21
AAV $6,100,035$6.10M
Base $6,100,015$6.10M
Performance Bonuses -
Signing Bonuses $20$0K
Total Salary $6,100,035$6.10M
Minors Salary $6,100,035$6.10M
Clauses
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UFA Year

2018-2021 Entry Level Contract
3yrs
value$2,775,000$2.78M
cap hit$925,000$925K
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Signed By
Signed On Jul 1 2018
Signing Agent Markus Lehto
Signed On Jul 1 2018
Signing Status age 18
% Cap Contract Start 1.16%
Abbreviated $Amounts
2018-19
2019-20
2020-21
2021
Cap Hit $925,000$925K $925,000$925K $925,000$925K RFAage 20
AAV $3,425,000$3.43M $3,425,000$3.43M $3,425,000$3.43M
Base $832,500$833K $832,500$833K $832,500$833K
Performance Bonuses $2,500,000$2.50M $2,500,000$2.50M $2,500,000$2.50M
Signing Bonuses $92,500$93K $92,500$93K $92,500$93K
Total Salary $925,000$925K $925,000$925K $925,000$925K
Minors Salary $70,000$70K $70,000$70K $70,000$70K
Clauses
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UFA Year

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