Luke Kunin

Age 23 Dec 4, 1997
Chesterfield USA
Center shoots right
6'0" 183 cm
197 lbs 89 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 20
UFA Year 2025
Agent Pete Rutili
Draft Year 2016
Drafted Overall 15
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Minnesota Wild

Transaction History
May 23, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner, in a 4-3 double-overtime win over Carolina in Game 4 on Sunday. He also added six shots, four hits and two blocks.
May 10, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin is expected to be a healthy scratch for Monday's game against the Hurricanes, (NHL).com reports.
May 8, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin scored twice on two shots and added two blocks in a 3-1 win over Carolina on Saturday.
Apr 27, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin scored a goal on two shots in Tuesday's 7-4 loss to the Panthers.
Apr 23, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin scored a goal on two shots and added four hits in Friday's 3-1 win over the Blackhawks.
Apr 21, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin scored a goal on four shots and doled out four hits in a 5-4 overtime loss to Chicago on Wednesday.
Apr 19, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin registered a goal and an assist with four shots and four hits Monday in a 5-2 win over Chicago.
Apr 11, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin recorded an assist and three hits in Sunday's 3-2 shootout win over the Stars.
Apr 8, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin (undisclosed) will play in Thursday's game versus the Red Wings.
Apr 8, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin (undisclosed) could be available for Thursday's game versus Detroit, Robby Stanley of (NHL).com reports.
Apr 6, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin (undisclosed) left Tuesday's 3-2 shootout win over the Red Wings with an injury, Brooks Bratten of the Predators' official site reports.
Mar 30, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin produced an assist, three shots on goal and three hits in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime win over the Stars.
Mar 28, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin produced an assist, three shots on goal and two hits in Sunday's 3-2 win over the Blackhawks.
Mar 27, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin provided two assists and three shots in Saturday's 3-1 win over Chicago. He also tied for the team lead with five hits.
Mar 27, 2021 Activated Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin (lower body) was activated from injured reserve Saturday.
Mar 2, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin has been placed on injured reserve and is expected to be sidelined for 2-4 weeks with a lower-body injury.
Feb 25, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin posted an assist, three shots on goal and two hits in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Red Wings.
Feb 21, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin saw his ice time dip to a season-low 9:54 in Saturday's 4-2 win against the Blue Jackets, but still managed to post his second assist in his last four games.
Feb 9, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin (lower body) had one shot and 17:21 of ice time in Tuesday's 6-1 loss to Tampa Bay.
Feb 9, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin (lower body) is in the projected lineup for Tuesday's home game versus the Lightning, (NHL).com reports.
Feb 8, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin (lower body) won't play in Monday's game against the Lightning, Brooks Bratten of the Predators' official site reports.
Feb 5, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin (lower body) will not be available for Friday's game against Florida, Brooks Bratten of the Predators' official site reports.
Feb 4, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin (lower body) isn't in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Panthers, Brooks Bratten of the Predators' official site reports.
Feb 1, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin (lower body) will not be available for Monday's game against the Lightning.
Jan 16, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin scored a goal on four shots in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Blue Jackets.
Jan 14, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin scored a goal on two shots and doled out a pair of hits Thursday in a 3-1 win over Columbus.
Jan 6, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin signed a two-year, $4.6 million contract with the Predators on Wednesday, Adam Vingan of The Athletic reports.
Jan 4, 2021 Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin, who is a restricted free agent, won't join the Predators for training camp until he has signed a contract, Adam Vingan of The Athletic reports.
Oct 7, 2020 Trade TRADE ANALYSIS
The Nashville Predators acquired Luke Kunin and 2020 fourth round pick (#101) from the Minnesota Wild for Nick Bonino, 2020 second round pick (#37) and 2020 third round pick (#70)
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Oct 7, 2020 Trade Nashville Predators | Luke Kunin | Kunin was traded from Minnesota to Nashville on Wednesday in exchange for Nick Bonino, reports the Predators' official site. Draft picks were also exchanged.
Oct 7, 2020 Trade Minnesota Wild | Nick Bonino | Bonino was traded to the Wild from the Predators on Wednesday along with two draft picks in exchange for Luke Kunin and another pick, reports the Wild's official site.
Aug 3, 2020 Fined (NHL) fined C Luke Kunin $1000 for unsportsmanlike conduct.
Apr 9, 2019 Assigned Minnesota Wild | assigned C Luke Kunin to Iowa (AHL).
Feb 4, 2019 Recalled Minnesota Wild | recalled C Luke Kunin from Iowa (AHL).
Jan 24, 2019 Assigned Minnesota Wild | assigned C Luke Kunin to Iowa (AHL).
Dec 17, 2018 Recalled Minnesota Wild | recalled C Luke Kunin from Iowa (AHL).
Dec 9, 2018 Recalled Minnesota Wild | recalled C Luke Kunin from Iowa (AHL).
Oct 7, 2018 Assigned Minnesota Wild | assigned C Luke Kunin to Iowa (AHL).
Feb 27, 2018 Recalled Minnesota Wild | recalled RW Luke Kunin from Iowa (AHL).
Nov 21, 2017 Assigned Minnesota Wild | assigned RW Luke Kunin to Iowa (AHL).
Oct 30, 2017 Recalled Minnesota Wild | recalled C Luke Kunin from Iowa (AHL).
Oct 29, 2017 Assigned Minnesota Wild | assigned C Luke Kunin to Iowa (AHL).
Oct 23, 2017 Recalled Minnesota Wild | recalled C Luke Kunin from Iowa (AHL).
Oct 22, 2017 Assigned Minnesota Wild | assigned C Luke Kunin to Iowa (AHL).
Oct 18, 2017 Recalled Minnesota Wild | recalled C Luke Kunin from Iowa (AHL).
Oct 16, 2017 Assigned Minnesota Wild | assigned C Luke Kunin to Iowa (AHL).
Oct 13, 2017 Recalled Minnesota Wild | recalled C Luke Kunin from Iowa (AHL).
Oct 2, 2017 Assigned Minnesota Wild | assigned C Luke Kunin to Iowa (AHL).
Mar 23, 2017 Minnesota Wild | signed C Luke Kunin to a three-year, entry-level contract.
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Luke Kunin
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Nashville Predators 38 10 9 19 3 13 482 60.00 49.40 -1.80 47.00 -4.40 1.24 2.36
Luke Kunin Stats by Elite Prospects Luke Kunin 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
2012-2013 St. Louis AAA Blues 16U AAA T1EHL 16U 34 30 38 68 18
2013-2014 U.S. National U17 Team USDP 52 20 19 39 35
2013-2014 USNTDP Juniors USHL 32 11 12 23 27
2013-2014 USA U17 WHC-17 6 2 4 6 0
2014-2015 USNTDP Juniors USHL 20 10 4 14 12
2014-2015 U.S. National U18 Team USDP 61 27 15 42 34
2014-2015 USA U18 WJC-18 7 6 0 6 2
Draft Yr 2015-2016 Univ. of Wisconsin NCAA 34 19 13 32 34
2016-2017 Univ. of Wisconsin NCAA 35 22 16 38 30
2016-2017 USA U20 WJC-20 7 2 2 4 25
2016-2017 Iowa Wild AHL 12 5 3 8 16
2017-2018 Iowa Wild AHL 36 10 9 19 34
2017-2018 Minnesota Wild NHL 19 2 2 4 13 225 30.00 41.63 -11.41 47.57 -0.22 0.27 0.53
2018-2019 Iowa Wild AHL 28 12 8 20 30 Playoffs 11 6 2 8 0
2018-2019 Minnesota Wild NHL 49 6 11 17 27 623 45.90 52.17 -2.65 47.82 -4.87 0.58 1.54
2018-2019 USA WC 3 0 0 0 0
2019-2020 Minnesota Wild NHL 63 15 16 31 55 784 49.30 49.00 -5.20 45.30 -5.50 0.92 1.84 Playoffs 4 2 0 2 0
2020-2021 Nashville Predators NHL 38 10 9 19 13 482 60.00 49.40 -1.80 47.00 -4.40 1.24 2.36 Playoffs 6 2 0 2 0
Luke Kunin Stats by Elite Prospects | Luke Kunin Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date January 6, 2021
Signing Status RFA
Agent Pete Rutili
Standard Contract | 2 Years $4,600,000 2.82% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $2,300,000 $2,300,000
RFA
AAV $2,300,000 $2,300,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $2,300,000 $2,300,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $2,300,000 $2,300,000
Minors Salary $2,300,000 $2,300,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date March 23, 2017
Agent Markus Lehto
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $4,275,000 1.23% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
RFA
AAV $1,425,000 $1,425,000 $1,425,000
Performance Bonuses $400,000 $500,000 $600,000
Base Salary $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year