Thomas Vanek

Age 35 Jan 19, 1984
Vienna Austria
Left Wing shoots right
6'2" 188 cm
213 lbs 97 kg
ELC Signing Age 23
Waivers Signing Age 21
UFA Year 2011
Agent Stephen Bartlett
Draft Year 2003
Drafted Overall 5
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Buffalo Sabres

Transaction History
Nov 21, 2018 Activated Detroit Red Wings activated LW Thomas Vanek from injured reserve.
Jul 1, 2018 Detroit Red Wings signed LW Thomas Vanek to a one-year, $3 million contract.
Feb 26, 2018 Trade Columbus Blue Jackets acquired LW Thomas Vanek from the Vancouver Canucks for LW Jussi Jokinen and RW Tyler Motte.
Sep 1, 2017 Vancouver Canucks signed LW Thomas Vanek to a one-year, $2 million contract.
Mar 1, 2017 Trade Florida Panthers acquired LW Thomas Vanek from the Detroit Red Wings for D Dylan McIlrath and a 2017 third-round draft pick.
Jul 1, 2016 Detroit Red Wings signed LW Thomas Vanek a one-year, $2.6 million contract.
Jul 1, 2014 Minnesota Wild signed LW Thomas Vanek to a three-year, $19.5 million contract.
Mar 5, 2014 Trade Montreal Canadiens Montreal Canadiens acquired LW Thomas Vanek and a conditional 2014 fifth-round draft pick (Nikolas Koberstein) from the New York Islanders for RW Sebastien Collberg and a conditional 2014 second-round draft pick which was later traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning (Johnathan MacLeod).
Oct 27, 2013 Trade New York Islanders acquired LW Thomas Vanek from the Buffalo Sabres for Matt Moulson, a 2014 first-round draft pick (Nikolas Koberstein), and a 2015 second-round draft pick Tampa Bay selected Johnathan MacLeod) in 2014.
Regular Season Stats

Thomas Vanek
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
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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
1999-2000 Sioux Falls Stampede USHL 35 15 18 33 12 Playoffs 3 0 1 1 0
1999-2000 Rochester Jr. Americans NAHL 14 6 4 10 8
2000-2001 Sioux Falls Stampede USHL 20 19 10 29 15 Playoffs 8 5 4 9 0
2001-2002 Sioux Falls Stampede USHL 53 46 45 91 54 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2001-2002 Austria U20 WJC-20 D1 5 5 6 11 2
Draft Yr 2002-2003 Univ. of Minnesota NCAA 45 31 31 62 60
Draft Yr 2002-2003 Austria U20 WJC-20 D1 5 9 4 13 10
2003-2004 Univ. of Minnesota NCAA 38 26 25 51 72
2003-2004 Austria U20 WJC-20 6 3 1 4 37
2003-2004 Austria WC 6 2 5 7 0
2004-2005 Rochester Americans AHL 74 42 26 68 62 Playoffs 5 2 3 5 0
2004-2005 Austria OGQ 3 1 0 1 0
2005-2006 Buffalo Sabres NHL 81 25 23 48 72 Playoffs 10 2 0 2 0
2006-2007 Buffalo Sabres NHL 82 43 41 84 40 Playoffs 16 6 4 10 0
2007-2008 Buffalo Sabres NHL 82 36 28 64 64 1,000 50.00 55.15 4.80 51.67 3.28 0.84 2.04
2007-2008 Austria (all) International 5 5 5 10 6
2007-2008 Austria WC D1 5 5 5 10 6
2008-2009 Buffalo Sabres NHL 73 40 24 64 44 869 51.69 54.20 2.61 49.09 -0.88 1.24 2.42
2008-2009 Austria WC 6 1 3 4 2
2008-2009 Austria (all) International 6 1 3 4 2
2009-2010 Buffalo Sabres NHL 71 28 25 53 42 865 56.76 51.21 2.27 49.18 -1.80 1.04 2.22 Playoffs 3 2 1 3 0
2010-2011 Buffalo Sabres NHL 80 32 41 73 24 1,048 56.12 51.48 -0.02 51.15 1.00 1.03 2.35 Playoffs 7 5 0 5 0
2011-2012 Buffalo Sabres NHL 78 26 35 61 52 999 52.75 47.06 -1.34 47.34 -2.17 0.90 2.16
2012-2013 Buffalo Sabres NHL 38 20 21 41 20 530 48.15 44.45 2.96 45.20 1.65 0.79 2.38
2012-2013 Graz 99ers EBEL 11 5 10 15 4
2012-2013 Austria WC 7 4 2 6 2
2012-2013 Austria (all) International 7 4 2 6 2
2013-2014 Buffalo Sabres NHL 13 4 5 9 4 184 40.00 38.80 0.85 36.97 -4.30 0.98 1.63
2013-2014 New York Islanders NHL 47 17 27 44 34 713 58.11 48.11 2.34 47.23 -0.97 1.01 2.69
2013-2014 Austria OG 4 0 1 1 4
2013-2014 Austria (all) International 4 0 1 1 4
2013-2014 Montréal Canadiens NHL 18 6 9 15 8 249 68.00 44.10 -3.44 46.98 0.04 0.96 3.13 Playoffs 17 5 5 10 0
2014-2015 Minnesota Wild NHL 80 21 31 52 37 1,009 47.56 52.81 -3.92 47.98 -5.14 0.77 1.84 Playoffs 10 0 4 4 0
2015-2016 Minnesota Wild NHL 74 18 23 41 22 915 50.00 49.53 -1.17 46.12 -2.44 0.66 1.57
2016-2017 Team Europe WCup 6 0 1 1 2
2016-2017 Detroit Red Wings NHL 48 15 23 38 16 537 58.82 48.67 -0.40 48.74 0.70 1.12 2.80
2016-2017 Florida Panthers NHL 20 2 8 10 6 224 39.13 42.02 -7.99 42.65 -7.54 0.54 2.15
2017-2018 Vancouver Canucks NHL 61 17 24 41 28 708 51.72 41.79 -5.85 44.54 -3.27 1.02 2.20
2017-2018 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 19 7 8 15 8 241 70.83 60.54 11.91 53.53 1.76 1.50 3.24 Playoffs 6 1 1 2 0
2018-2019 Detroit Red Wings NHL 64 16 20 36 26 707 45.16 42.90 -3.87 44.98 -3.78 0.85 1.87
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Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2018
Signing Status UFA
Agent Stephen Bartlett
Standard Contract | 1 Years $3,000,000 3.77% of cap space
2018-2019
Cap Hit $3,000,000
UFA
AAV $3,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $3,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $3,000,000
Minors Salary $3,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
NTC
Signing Team
Signing Date September 1, 2017
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $2,000,000 2.67% of cap space
2017-2018
Cap Hit $2,000,000
UFA
AAV $2,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $2,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $2,000,000
Minors Salary $2,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2016
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $2,600,000 3.56% of cap space
2016-2017
Cap Hit $2,600,000
UFA
AAV $2,600,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $2,600,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $2,600,000
Minors Salary $2,600,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2014
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 3 Years $19,500,000 9.42% of cap space
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Cap Hit $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000
UFA
AAV $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $6,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $5,500,000 $6,500,000 $7,500,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $5,500,000 $6,500,000 $7,500,000
Minors Salary $5,500,000 $6,500,000 $7,500,000
Clauses NMC NMC NMC
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 6, 2007
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 7 Years $50,000,000 14.20% of cap space
2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014
Cap Hit $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857
UFA
AAV $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857 $7,142,857
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $10,000,000 $8,000,000 $6,400,000 $6,400,000 $6,400,000 $6,400,000 $6,400,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $10,000,000 $8,000,000 $6,400,000 $6,400,000 $6,400,000 $6,400,000 $6,400,000
Minors Salary $10,000,000 $8,000,000 $6,400,000 $6,400,000 $6,400,000 $6,400,000 $6,400,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $1,884,800 2.42% of cap space
2005-2006 2006-2007
Cap Hit $942,400 $942,400
RFA
AAV $942,400 $942,400
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $942,400 $942,400
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $942,400 $942,400
Minors Salary $92,500 $92,500
Clauses
UFA Year