Michael Bunting

Toronto Maple Leafs logo
Age 26 Sep 17, 1995
Scarborough CAN
Left Wing shoots left
5'11" 180 cm
196 lbs 89 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 20
UFA Year 2023
Agent Paul Capizzano
Draft Year 2014
Drafted Overall 117
Draft Round 4
Draft Team Arizona Coyotes logo

Transaction History
May 4, 2022 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting (undisclosed) will return to the lineup for Wednesday's Game 2 versus the Lightning, Lance Hornby of The Toronto Sun reports.
May 3, 2022 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting (undisclosed) is targeting a return for Wednesday's Game 2 matchup with Tampa Bay, Mark Masters of TSN.ca reports.
May 1, 2022 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting (undisclosed) is doubtful for Game 1 against the Lightning on Monday but he should return during the series, Mike Zeisberger of (NHL).com reports.
Apr 26, 2022 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting (undisclosed) is trending in a positive direction, but he won't be available for the final two games of the regular season, David Alter of The Hockey News reports.
Apr 23, 2022 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting (undisclosed) is going to miss time, Joshua Kloke of The Athletic Toronto reports.
Apr 23, 2022 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting (undisclosed) won't finish Saturday's game versus the Panthers.
Apr 17, 2022 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting notched two assists, two blocked shots and two PIM in Sunday's 4-2 win over the Islanders.
Apr 16, 2022 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting had a goal and an assist in a 5-4 overtime win over Ottawa on Saturday.
Apr 14, 2022 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting scored twice Thursday in a 7-2 win over Washington.
Apr 5, 2022 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting picked up two assists in Monday's 6-2 win over the Lightning.
Apr 2, 2022 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting delivered two assists Saturday in a 6-3 win over the Flyers.
Mar 27, 2022 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting provided an assist in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Canadiens.
Mar 7, 2022 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting scored a goal on four shots, dished an assist and went plus-3 in Monday's 5-4 win over the Blue Jackets.
Feb 28, 2022 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting scored a goal on two shots, levied three hits, added four PIM and went plus-2 in Monday's 5-3 win over the Capitals.
Feb 26, 2022 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting scored a goal and added four assists in a wild 10-7 win over Detroit on Saturday.
Feb 23, 2022 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Blue Jackets.
Feb 14, 2022 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting scored a goal on two shots and added a power-play assist in Monday's 6-2 win over the Kraken.
Feb 10, 2022 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting scored a goal on two shots in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Flames.
Feb 2, 2022 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting had a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 7-1 win over New Jersey.
Jan 29, 2022 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting scored three goals on seven shots in Saturday's 7-4 win over the Red Wings.
Jan 12, 2022 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting logged an assist, four shots on goal and two PIM in Wednesday's 2-1 loss to the Coyotes.
Jan 11, 2022 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting logged an assist and two hits in Tuesday's 4-3 shootout win over the Golden Knights.
Jan 1, 2022 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting was held off the score sheet Saturday in a 6-0 win over Ottawa, and has gone four games without a point.
Dec 5, 2021 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting scored a power-play goal on two shots and added four PIM in Sunday's 6-3 loss to the Jets.
Dec 1, 2021 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting dished out three assists in Wednesday's 8-3 win over Colorado.
Nov 28, 2021 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting scored a goal on three shots and added an assist in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Ducks.
Nov 26, 2021 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting notched an assist and fired five shots on goal in Friday's 4-1 win over the Sharks.
Nov 24, 2021 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting scored a goal on three shots, logged three hits and went plus-2 in Wednesday's 6-2 win over the Kings.
Nov 21, 2021 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting notched an assist and two hits in Sunday's 3-0 win over the Islanders.
Oct 18, 2021 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting registered a goal on five shots and added two hits Monday in a 2-1 overtime loss to the Rangers.
Oct 16, 2021 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting scored a goal Saturday in a 3-1 win over Ottawa.
Jul 28, 2021 Toronto Maple Leafs | Michael Bunting | Bunting signed a two-year, $1.9 million contract with the Maple Leafs on Wednesday, Bob McKenzie of TSN reports.
May 7, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Michael Bunting | Bunting scored a goal on five shots in Friday's 5-2 win over the Sharks.
May 5, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Michael Bunting | Bunting recorded an assist, two shots on goal and a minus-2 rating in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Kings.
Apr 30, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Michael Bunting | Bunting scored a goal in Friday's 3-0 win over the Golden Knights.
Apr 26, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Michael Bunting | Bunting scored a goal on two shots, dished an assist and added two hits in Monday's 6-4 loss to the Sharks.
Apr 17, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Michael Bunting | Bunting scored the winner Saturday in a 3-2 victory over the Blues.
Apr 12, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Michael Bunting | Bunting scored a power-play goal on three shots and added four PIM in Monday's 4-2 loss to the Avalanche.
Apr 9, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Michael Bunting | Bunting scored a goal and added four hits in Friday's 7-4 loss to the Golden Knights.
Apr 5, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Michael Bunting | Bunting scored a hat trick with two of the three goals coming on the power play in Monday's 5-2 win over the Kings.
Mar 31, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Michael Bunting | Bunting produced a goal and an assist with three shots in Wednesday's 9-3 loss to Colorado.
Mar 27, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Michael Bunting | Bunting was promoted to the active roster Saturday.
Jan 11, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Michael Bunting | Bunting was placed on waivers Monday, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Sep 28, 2019 Assigned Arizona Coyotes | assigned LW Michael Bunting to Tucson (AHL).
Jul 5, 2019 Arizona Coyotes | signed LW Michael Bunting to a two-year, two-way contract.
Feb 20, 2019 Assigned Arizona Coyotes | assigned LW Michael Bunting to Tucson (AHL).
Feb 15, 2019 Assigned Arizona Coyotes | assigned LW Michael Bunting to Tucson (AHL).
Feb 14, 2019 Arizona Coyotes | waived LW Michael Bunting.
Feb 6, 2019 Recalled Arizona Coyotes | recalled LW Michael Bunting from Tucson (AHL).
Feb 5, 2019 Assigned Arizona Coyotes | assigned LW Michael Bunting to Tucson (AHL).
Jan 30, 2019 Recalled Arizona Coyotes | recalled LW Michael Bunting from Tucson (AHL).
Jan 12, 2019 Assigned Arizona Coyotes | assigned LW Michael Bunting to Tucson (AHL).
Jan 9, 2019 Recalled Arizona Coyotes | recalled LW Michael Bunting from Tucson (AHL).
Dec 30, 2018 Assigned Arizona Coyotes | assigned LW Michael Bunting to Tucson (AHL).
Dec 27, 2018 Recalled Arizona Coyotes | recalled LW Michael Bunting from Tucson (AHL).
Dec 24, 2018 Assigned Arizona Coyotes | assigned LW Michael Bunting to Tucson (AHL).
Dec 21, 2018 Recalled Arizona Coyotes | recalled LW Michael Bunting from Tucson (AHL).
Dec 17, 2018 Assigned Arizona Coyotes | assigned LW Michael Bunting to Tucson (AHL).
Sep 24, 2018 Assigned Arizona Coyotes | assigned LW Michael Bunting to Tucson (AHL).
Sep 23, 2018 Arizona Coyotes | waived LW Michael Bunting.
Jul 15, 2018 Arizona Coyotes | signed LW Michael Bunting to a one-year, two-way contract.
Oct 2, 2016 Assigned Arizona Coyotes | assigned LW Michael Bunting to Tucson (AHL).
Jul 23, 2015 Arizona Coyotes | signed LW Michael Bunting to a three-year, entry-level contract.
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Michael Bunting
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto Maple Leafs logo 79 23 40 63 27 80 1,099 60.00 59.70 6.40 57.10 5.00 1.15 3.11
Michael Bunting Stats by Elite Prospects Michael Bunting 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 Don Mills Flyers U18 AAA GTHL U18 20 21 7 28 51
2012-2013 Don Mills Flyers U18 AAA OHA Cup 7 6 8 14 56
Draft Yr 2013-2014 Soo Greyhounds OHL 48 15 27 42 34 Playoffs 9 5 1 6 0
2014-2015 Soo Greyhounds OHL 57 37 37 74 39 Playoffs 14 9 5 14 0
2015-2016 Springfield Falcons AHL 63 11 14 25 41
2015-2016 Rapid City Rush ECHL 7 2 0 2 4
2016-2017 Tucson Roadrunners AHL 67 13 15 28 52
2017-2018 Tucson Roadrunners AHL 67 23 20 43 45 Playoffs 9 3 1 4 0
2018-2019 Tucson Roadrunners AHL 52 19 22 41 84
2018-2019 Arizona Coyotes NHL 5 1 0 1 2 48 50.00 62.54 16.18 54.22 5.19 1.26 1.26
2019-2020 Tucson Roadrunners AHL 58 12 37 49 49
2020-2021 Tucson Roadrunners AHL 16 7 12 19 14
2020-2021 Arizona Coyotes NHL 21 10 3 13 12 296 50.00 52.30 2.80 56.40 7.20 1.42 2.02
2020-2021 Canada WC 10 0 0 0 6
2021-2022 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 79 23 40 63 80 1,099 60.00 59.70 6.40 57.10 5.00 1.15 3.11 Playoffs 6 1 2 3 0
Michael Bunting Stats by Elite Prospects | Michael Bunting Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team Toronto Maple Leafs logo
Signing Date July 28, 2021
Signing Status UFA
Agent Paul Capizzano
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,900,000 1.15% of cap space
2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $950,000 $950,000
UFA
AAV $950,000 $950,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $750,000 $1,150,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $750,000 $1,150,000
Minors Salary $750,000 $1,150,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team Arizona Coyotes logo
Signing Date July 5, 2019
Signing Status RFA
Agent Paul Capizzano
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,475,000 0.90% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $737,500 $737,500
UFA
AAV $737,500 $737,500
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $725,000 $750,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $725,000 $750,000
Minors Salary $725,000 $750,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Arizona Coyotes logo
Signing Date July 14, 2018
Signing Status RFA
Agent Paul Capizzano
Standard Contract | 1 Years $715,000 0.90% of cap space
2018-2019
Cap Hit $715,000
RFA
AAV $715,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $715,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $715,000
Minors Salary $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Arizona Coyotes logo
Signing Date July 23, 2015
Agent Anton Thun
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,077,500 0.97% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Cap Hit $692,500 $692,500 $692,500
RFA
AAV $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Performance Bonuses $257,500 $257,500 $182,500
Base Salary $575,000 $575,000 $650,000
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $667,500 $667,500 $742,500
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year