Zack Kassian

Age 30 Jan 24, 1991
Windsor CAN
Right Wing shoots right
6'3" 191 cm
211 lbs 96 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 19
UFA Year 2018
Agent Richard Curran
Expansion Draft Status
Eligible
Draft Year 2009
Drafted Overall 13
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Buffalo Sabres

Transaction History
May 6, 2021 Edmonton Oilers | Zack Kassian | Kassian (lower body) has begun skating on his own, but he isn't expected to return during the regular season, Daniel Nugent-Bowman of The Athletic reports.
Apr 26, 2021 Edmonton Oilers | Zack Kassian | Kassian (lower body) was placed on long-term injured reserve Monday.
Apr 24, 2021 Edmonton Oilers | Zack Kassian | Kassian is considered week-to-week with a lower-body injury, Daniel Nugent-Bowman of The Athletic reports.
Apr 23, 2021 Edmonton Oilers | Zack Kassian | According to coach Dave Tippett, Kassian (undisclosed) will be out "for a while," Daniel Nugent-Bowman of The Athletic reports.
Apr 21, 2021 Edmonton Oilers | Zack Kassian | Kassian (undisclosed) won't return to Wednesday's game versus the Canadiens, Daniel Nugent-Bowman of The Athletic reports.
Apr 19, 2021 Edmonton Oilers | Zack Kassian | Kassian has worked in a bottom-six role since returning from an upper-body injury March 17.
Mar 18, 2021 Edmonton Oilers | Zack Kassian | Kassian registered an assist and four hits in Thursday's 2-1 win over the Jets.
Mar 17, 2021 Edmonton Oilers | Zack Kassian | Kassian (upper body) scored a goal, doled out three hits and added two PIM in Wednesday's 7-3 win over the Flames.
Mar 17, 2021 Activated Edmonton Oilers | Zack Kassian | Kassian (upper body) was activated from injured reserve, indicating that he'll play in Wednesday's game against the Flames.
Mar 17, 2021 Edmonton Oilers | Zack Kassian | If Kassian (upper body) is cleared by Edmonton's training staff, he could return to the lineup for Wednesday's game against Calgary, Jason Gregor of OilersNation.com reports.
Mar 12, 2021 Edmonton Oilers | Zack Kassian | Kassian (upper body) won't play Friday against Ottawa, Jason Gregor of OilersNation.com reports.
Mar 9, 2021 Edmonton Oilers | Zack Kassian | Kassian (upper body) skated with the Oilers on Tuesday but won't be ready for Wednesday's game versus the Senators, Jack Michaels of the Oilers Radio Network reports.
Feb 9, 2021 Edmonton Oilers | Zack Kassian | The Oilers placed Kassian (upper body) on injured reserve Tuesday.
Feb 9, 2021 Edmonton Oilers | Zack Kassian | Kassian (upper body) is considered week-to-week.
Feb 8, 2021 Edmonton Oilers | Zack Kassian | Kassian (upper body) left Monday's game against Ottawa and will not return.
Jan 28, 2021 Edmonton Oilers | Zack Kassian | Kassian scored a goal on four shots in Thursday's 4-3 loss to the Maple Leafs.
Jan 24, 2021 Edmonton Oilers | Zack Kassian | Kassian posted an assist and a team-high five hits in Sunday's 4-3 win over the Jets.
Jan 18, 2021 Edmonton Oilers | Zack Kassian | Kassian (personal) posted two hits in 14:05 during Monday's 3-1 loss to the Canadiens.
Jan 18, 2021 Edmonton Oilers | Zack Kassian | Kassian (personal) is expected to return to the lineup Monday against the Canadiens, Jack Michaels of Oilers Radio reports.
Jan 16, 2021 Edmonton Oilers | Zack Kassian | Kassian (personal) won't suit up in Saturday's game against the Canadiens, Guillaume Lefrancois of Lapresse.ca reports.
Jan 13, 2021 Edmonton Oilers | Zack Kassian | Kassian notched an assist and four hits in Wednesday's 5-3 loss to the Canucks.
Feb 14, 2020 Suspended Edmonton Oilers | (NHL) suspended RW Zack Kassian seven games for kicking.
Jan 29, 2020 Edmonton Oilers | re-signed RW Zack Kassian to a four-year, $12.8 million contract extension.
Jan 19, 2020 Edmonton Oilers | announced RW Zack Kassian has served his suspension.
Jan 13, 2020 Suspended Edmonton Oilers | (NHL) suspended RW Zack Kassian two games for roughing.
May 19, 2016 Edmonton Oilers | signed RW Zach Kassian to a one-year contract extension.
Feb 1, 2016 Recalled Edmonton Oilers | recalled RW Zach Kassian from Bakersfield (AHL).
Jan 24, 2016 Assigned Edmonton Oilers | assigned RW Zach Kassian to Bakersfield (AHL).
Jan 13, 2016 Recalled Edmonton Oilers | recalled RW Zach Kassian from Bakersfield (AHL).
Dec 28, 2015 Trade Edmonton Oilers | acquired RW Zach Kassian from the Montreal Canadiens for G Ben Scrivens.
Dec 16, 2015 Assigned Montreal Canadiens | assigned RW Zach Kassian to St. John's (AHL).
Oct 5, 2015 Suspended Montreal Canadiens | suspended RW Zach Kassian indefinitely by (NHL) for violating league rules.
Nov 27, 2014 Injured Vancouver Canucks | placed RW Zach Kassian on IR.
Jul 4, 2014 Vancouver Canucks | re-signed RW Zach Kassian to a one-year, $1.5 million contract.
Mar 13, 2014 Vancouver Canucks | announced RW Zach Kassian has served his suspension.
Mar 7, 2014 Suspended Vancouver Canucks | (NHL) suspended RW Zach Kassian three games for boarding Dallas Stars' D Brendan Dillon.
Oct 11, 2013 Vancouver Canucks | announced RW Zach Kassian has served his five-game suspension.
Sep 23, 2013 Suspended Vancouver Canucks | (NHL) suspended RW Zach Kassian for the remainder of the preseason and five regular season games for swinging his stick at Sam Gagne.
Mar 31, 2013 Assigned Vancouver Canucks | Re-assigned RW Zach Kassian to Chicago (AHL).
Feb 27, 2012 Trade Vancouver Canucks | (Zach Kassian) has been acquired from the Buffalo Sabres along with D Marc-Andre Gragnani for C Cody Hodgson and D Alexander Sulzer.
Feb 11, 2012 Recalled Buffalo Sabres | (Zach Kassian) recalled from Rochester (AHL).
Feb 1, 2012 Recalled Buffalo Sabres | (Zach Kassian) recalled from Rochester (AHL).
Nov 24, 2011 Recalled Buffalo Sabres | (Zach Kassian) recalled from Rochester (AHL).
Sep 26, 2011 Assigned Buffalo Sabres | (Zach Kassian) assigned to Rochester (AHL).
Apr 29, 2011 Assigned Buffalo Sabres | (Zach Kassian) Reassigned to Portland (AHL).
Oct 2, 2010 Buffalo Sabres | (Zach Kassian) Returned to junior team.
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Zack Kassian
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Edmonton Oilers 27 2 3 5 -4 15 308 36.80 45.10 -3.10 45.10 -1.70 0.39 0.97
Zack Kassian Stats by Elite Prospects Zack Kassian 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
2006-2007 Windsor Jr. Spitfires U16 AAA ALLIANCE U16 57 32 48 80 136
2006-2007 Leamington Flyers WOHL 2 0 0 0 6
2006-2007 Windsor Jr. Spitfires U16 AAA OHL Cup 4 3 3 6 4
2007-2008 Peterborough Petes OHL 58 9 12 21 74 Playoffs 5 1 0 1 0
2007-2008 Canada Ontario U17 WHC-17 6 2 4 6 4
Draft Yr 2008-2009 Peterborough Petes OHL 61 24 39 63 136 Playoffs 4 0 2 2 0
Draft Yr 2008-2009 Canada U18 WJC-18 6 2 3 5 0
Draft Yr 2008-2009 Canada U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 0 2 2 12
Draft Yr 2008-2009 OHL All-Stars CHL Challenge 1 0 0 0 0
2009-2010 Peterborough Petes OHL 33 8 19 27 58
2009-2010 Windsor Spitfires OHL 5 4 0 4 23 Playoffs 19 7 9 16 0
2009-2010 Windsor Spitfires M-Cup 4 2 3 5 0 Playoffs 19 7 9 16 0
2009-2010 OHL All-Stars Jr Super Series 1 0 1 1 0
2010-2011 Windsor Spitfires OHL 56 26 51 77 67 Playoffs 16 6 10 16 0
2010-2011 Canada U20 WJC-20 5 2 1 3 27
2010-2011 OHL All-Stars Jr Super Series 1 0 0 0 0
2011-2012 Rochester Americans AHL 30 15 11 26 31
2011-2012 Buffalo Sabres NHL 27 3 4 7 20 295 50.00 46.30 -2.07 50.02 2.39 0.61 1.22
2011-2012 Vancouver Canucks NHL 17 1 2 3 31 174 45.45 36.56 -8.64 50.85 -2.29 0.35 1.04 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
2012-2013 Chicago Wolves AHL 29 8 13 21 61
2012-2013 Vancouver Canucks NHL 39 7 4 11 51 463 41.03 43.88 -7.87 48.89 -4.63 0.65 1.04 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
2013-2014 Vancouver Canucks NHL 73 14 15 29 124 881 52.05 50.69 0.93 50.58 -0.63 0.89 1.91
2014-2015 Vancouver Canucks NHL 42 10 6 16 81 490 46.94 47.50 -2.13 49.46 -2.19 1.10 1.84
2015-2016 Bakersfield Condors AHL 7 2 1 3 16
2015-2016 Edmonton Oilers NHL 36 3 5 8 114 424 34.62 47.57 -2.89 44.62 -4.27 0.42 1.13
2016-2017 Edmonton Oilers NHL 79 7 17 24 101 868 53.62 48.08 -3.76 48.33 -2.60 0.48 1.66 Playoffs 13 3 0 3 0
2017-2018 Edmonton Oilers NHL 74 7 12 19 92 743 40.74 45.18 -7.27 47.04 -3.76 0.57 1.29
2018-2019 Edmonton Oilers NHL 79 15 11 26 102 1,049 45.63 46.88 -0.90 48.28 0.58 0.69 1.32
2019-2020 Edmonton Oilers NHL 59 15 19 34 69 856 52.70 50.20 1.80 48.10 1.00 1.05 2.24 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
2020-2021 Edmonton Oilers NHL 27 2 3 5 15 308 36.80 45.10 -3.10 45.10 -1.70 0.39 0.97
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Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date January 29, 2020
Signing Status UFA
Agent Richard Curran
Standard Contract | 4 Years $12,800,000 3.93% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Cap Hit $3,200,000 $3,200,000 $3,200,000 $3,200,000
UFA
AAV $3,200,000 $3,200,000 $3,200,000 $3,200,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $3,500,000 $2,300,000
Signing Bonuses $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0
Total Salary $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $2,300,000
Minors Salary $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $2,300,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out
Bonus paid: $1M Sept 15/20, $500K Sept 15/21, $500K Jan 15/22

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date June 26, 2017
Signing Status RFA
Agent Richard Curran
Standard Contract | 3 Years $5,850,000 2.60% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $1,950,000 $1,950,000 $1,950,000
UFA
AAV $1,950,000 $1,950,000 $1,950,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $1,850,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $1,850,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000
Minors Salary $1,850,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date May 19, 2016
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $1,500,000 2.05% of cap space
2016-2017
Cap Hit $1,500,000
RFA
AAV $1,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $1,500,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $1,500,000
Minors Salary $1,500,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 4, 2014
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $3,500,000 2.54% of cap space
2014-2015 2015-2016
Cap Hit $1,750,000 $1,750,000
RFA
AAV $1,750,000 $1,750,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,500,000 $2,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $1,500,000 $2,000,000
Minors Salary $1,500,000 $2,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date November 2, 2010
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,700,000 1.52% of cap space
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014
Cap Hit $900,000 $870,000 $870,000 $870,000
RFA
AAV $900,000 $870,000 $870,000 $870,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $0 $810,000 $810,000 $810,000
Signing Bonuses $90,000 $90,000 $90,000 $0
Total Salary $0 $900,000 $900,000 $810,000
Minors Salary $0 $67,500 $67,500 $67,500
Clauses
UFA Year