John Ludvig

Pittsburgh Penguins logo
Age 23 Aug 2, 2000
Liberec Canada
Defense shoots left
6'1" 185 cm
214 lbs 97 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 20
UFA Year 2028
Agent Gerry Johannson
Draft Year 2019
Drafted Overall 69
Draft Round 3
Draft Team Florida Panthers logo

Transaction History
Feb 6, 2024 Pittsburgh Penguins | John Ludvig | Ludvig (upper body) will be available to return Tuesday against the Winnipeg Jets.
Jan 28, 2024 Pittsburgh Penguins | John Ludvig | Ludvig (upper body) was loaned to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Sunday for conditioning purposes.
Jan 26, 2024 Pittsburgh Penguins | John Ludvig | Ludvig (upper body) is taking part in practice Friday in a regular jersey, Penguins' studio host Dan Potash reports.
Jan 24, 2024 Pittsburgh Penguins | John Ludvig | Ludvig (upper body) has begun skating but still hasn't taken part in practice, Seth Rorabaugh of Tribune-Review Sports reports Wednesday.
Jan 3, 2024 Pittsburgh Penguins | John Ludvig | Ludvig was put on long-term injured reserve Wednesday, rather than the regular IR, with an upper-body injury, per Matt Vensel of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Jan 3, 2024 Pittsburgh Penguins | John Ludvig | Ludvig (undisclosed) was designated for injured reserve Wednesday.
Jan 2, 2024 Pittsburgh Penguins | John Ludvig | Ludvig is banged up and not available for Tuesday's game versus the Washington Capitals, Wes Crosby of NHL.com reports.
Nov 22, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | John Ludvig | Ludvig (concussion) has been activated off IR ahead of Wednesday's matchup with the New York Rangers.
Nov 21, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | John Ludvig | Ludvig (concussion) has been recalled from his conditioning assignment with AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and will be on the ice for Tuesday's practice session, Dave Molinari of Pittsburgh Hockey Now reports.
Nov 16, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | John Ludvig | Ludvig (concussion) was sent to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Thursday for a conditioning assignment.
Nov 13, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | John Ludvig | Ludvig (concussion) was on the ice for Monday's practice in a non-contact jersey. Coach Mike Sullivan told reporters, "He's doing really well, he feels really good. He's had a number of skates on his own, this was the first team practice he joined us for. Right now, we're certainly really encouraged with the progress that he's made." per Pens Inside Scoop.
Nov 9, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | John Ludvig | The Penguins have placed Ludvig (concussion) on injured reserve Thursday, Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com reports.
Nov 6, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | John Ludvig | Ludvig (concussion) has begun skating in Pittsburgh.
Oct 25, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | John Ludvig | Ludvig has been diagnosed with a concussion and is out indefinitely, Penguins coach Mike Sullivan told Seth Rorabaugh of TribLive.com on Wednesday.
Oct 24, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | John Ludvig | Ludvig (upper body) won't return to Tuesday's game versus the Dallas Stars.
Oct 9, 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins | John Ludvig | The Penguins claimed Ludvig off waivers from the Florida Panthers on Monday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
Oct 8, 2023 Florida Panthers | John Ludvig | Per Chris Johnston of TSN, Ludvig was placed on waivers Sunday.
Jul 17, 2023 Florida Panthers | John Ludvig | Ludwig signed a two-year, two-way contract with Florida on Monday.
May 7, 2023 Florida Panthers | Grigori Denisenko | Denisenko, Connor Bunnaman, Patrick Giles, Aleksi Heponiemi, Matt Kiersted, Santtu Kinnunen, Calle Sjalin, Mack Guzda and John Ludvig were brought up from AHL Charlotte on Sunday, per George Richards of Florida Hockey Now.
Nov 12, 2021 Florida Panthers | John Ludvig | Ludvig (undisclosed) was activated from injured reserve and reassigned to AHL Charlotte on Friday, per CBS Sports.
Oct 12, 2021 Florida Panthers | John Ludvig | Ludvig will start the year on non-roster injured reserve with an undisclosed injury, David Dwork of Local 10 Miami reports.
May 16, 2021 Florida Panthers | John Ludvig | Ludvig was added to the Florida Panthers' postseason roster Sunday.
Mar 30, 2020 Florida Panthers | Signed D John Ludvig to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Sep 18, 2019 Tampa Bay Lightning | Released D Louis Crevier.
2023-2024 Regular Season Stats

John Ludvig
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh Penguins logo 23 1 1 2 -10 23 244 25.00 48.20 -2.20 50.70 -0.10 0.25 0.49
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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
2014-2015 BCMML Stars 1 BC U16 Cup 6 0 1 1 6
2015-2016 Thompson Blazers U18 AAA BCEHL U18 40 0 8 8 75
2016-2017 Kamloops Storm KIJHL 17 5 10 15 67 Playoffs 11 1 7 8 0
2017-2018 Portland Winterhawks WHL 51 2 5 7 43 Playoffs 11 1 2 3 0
Draft Yr 2018-2019 Portland Winterhawks WHL 58 5 13 18 77 Playoffs 3 0 1 1 0
2019-2020 Portland Winterhawks WHL 60 17 45 62 57
2020-2021 Syracuse Crunch AHL 13 2 6 8 13
2021-2022 Charlotte Checkers AHL 3 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2022-2023 Charlotte Checkers AHL 54 3 14 17 72 Playoffs 7 0 2 2 0
2023-2024 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 23 1 1 2 23 244 25.00 48.20 -2.20 50.70 -0.10 0.25 0.49
2023-2024 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 4 0 0 0 2
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Active Contract

Signing Team Florida Panthers logo
Signing Date July 17, 2023
Signing Status RFA
Agent Gerry Johannson
Qualifying Offer on Expiry $813,750
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,550,000 0.93% of cap space
2023-2024 2024-2025
Cap Hit $775,000 $775,000
RFA
AAV $775,000 $775,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $775,000 $775,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $775,000 $775,000
Minors Salary $150,000 $250,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out
Year 1 250K Guaranteed, Year 2 350K Guaranteed

Contract History

Signing Team Florida Panthers logo
Signing Date March 30, 2020
Agent Gerry Johannson
Qualifying Offer on Expiry $874,125
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,559,999 1.05% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $853,333 $853,333 $853,333
RFA
AAV $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Performance Bonuses $132,500 $82,500 $0
Base Salary $700,000 $750,000 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $792,500 $842,500 $925,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year