Zemgus Girgensons

Age 27 Jan 5, 1994
Riga LVA
Left Wing shoots left
6'2" 188 cm
211 lbs 96 kg
ELC Signing Age 18
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2020
Agent Kent Hughes
Draft Year 2012
Drafted Overall 14
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Buffalo Sabres

Transaction History
Jan 6, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Zemgus Girgensons | Girgensons underwent surgery to repair a hamstring injury Wednesday and is expected to be sidelined for approximately six months.
Jan 4, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Zemgus Girgensons | Coach Ralph Krueger described Girgensons' (lower body) injury as "very questionable" after practice Monday, adding that the forward is still being evaluated, Lance Lysowksi of The Buffalo News reports.
Jan 4, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Zemgus Girgensons | Girgensons (undisclosed) had to be carried to the trainers' room Monday after falling awkwardly on an attempted hit in practice, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.
Oct 9, 2020 Buffalo Sabres | signed C Zemgus Girgensons to a three-year, $6.6 million contract extension.
Jul 5, 2019 Buffalo Sabres | signed C Zemgus Girgensons to a one-year, $1.6 million contract.
Jan 8, 2019 Activated Buffalo Sabres | activated C Zemgus Girgensons from injured reserve.
Aug 17, 2017 Buffalo Sabres | signed C Zemgus Girgensons to a two-year, $3.2 million contract.
Feb 25, 2017 Activated Buffalo Sabres | activated C Zemgus Girgensons from injured reserve.
Sep 1, 2016 Buffalo Sabres | re-signed C Zemgus Girgensons to a one-year, $1.5 million contract extension.
Feb 14, 2016 Activated Buffalo Sabres | activated C Zemgus Girgensons from injured reserve.
Feb 10, 2016 Injured Buffalo Sabres | placed C Zemgus Girgensons on IR.
Jan 22, 2016 Injured Buffalo Sabres | placed C Zemgus Girgensons on IR.
Jul 13, 2012 Buffalo Sabres | signed C Zemgus Girgensons to an entry-level contract.
Regular Season Stats

Zemgus Girgensons
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
2009-2010 Green Mountain Glades EmJHL 19 17 12 29 6 Playoffs 2 0 2 2 0
2009-2010 Green Mountain Glades EJHL 23 11 17 28 13 Playoffs 2 0 2 2 0
2009-2010 Latvia U18 WJC-18 6 1 1 2 2
2010-2011 Dubuque Fighting Saints USHL 51 21 28 49 46 Playoffs 11 3 5 8 0
2010-2011 Latvia U20 WJC-20 D1 5 4 3 7 8
2010-2011 Latvia U20 (all) International-Jr 5 4 3 7 8
Draft Yr 2011-2012 Dubuque Fighting Saints USHL 49 24 31 55 69 Playoffs 2 2 2 4 0
Draft Yr 2011-2012 Latvia U20 WJC-20 6 2 0 2 6
Draft Yr 2011-2012 Latvia U20 (all) International-Jr 8 2 1 3 6
2012-2013 Rochester Americans AHL 61 6 11 17 28 Playoffs 3 3 0 3 0
2012-2013 Latvia WC 5 1 0 1 0
2012-2013 Latvia (all) International 5 1 0 1 0
2013-2014 Buffalo Sabres NHL 70 8 14 22 14 887 43.08 48.10 6.62 42.96 2.09 0.47 1.29
2013-2014 Latvia OG 5 1 1 2 2
2013-2014 Latvia WC 6 2 0 2 29
2013-2014 Latvia (all) International 12 3 1 4 31
2014-2015 Buffalo Sabres NHL 61 15 15 30 25 862 37.31 40.45 1.52 34.12 -1.83 0.77 1.46
2015-2016 Buffalo Sabres NHL 71 7 11 18 20 894 53.49 47.95 0.63 48.49 1.89 0.34 0.94
2015-2016 Latvia WC 7 1 0 1 4
2015-2016 Latvia (all) International 9 1 0 1 4
2016-2017 Latvia OGQ 3 0 1 1 2
2016-2017 Buffalo Sabres NHL 75 7 9 16 18 880 42.86 46.76 -2.37 46.55 -0.99 0.48 1.09
2016-2017 Latvia (all) International 13 1 2 3 2
2016-2017 Latvia WC 7 1 1 2 0
2017-2018 Buffalo Sabres NHL 71 7 8 15 26 836 38.89 46.36 1.80 47.02 1.37 0.36 0.93
2018-2019 Buffalo Sabres NHL 72 5 13 18 17 787 38.18 46.19 -2.10 48.99 -0.94 0.30 1.14
2019-2020 Buffalo Sabres NHL 69 12 7 19 10 782 46.00 48.60 0.40 49.60 0.60 0.69 1.15
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Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date October 8, 2020
Signing Status UFA
Agent Kent Hughes
Standard Contract | 3 Years $6,600,000 2.70% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $2,200,000 $2,200,000 $2,200,000
UFA
AAV $2,200,000 $2,200,000 $2,200,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $2,000,000 $2,200,000 $2,400,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $2,000,000 $2,200,000 $2,400,000
Minors Salary $2,000,000 $2,200,000 $2,400,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date July 5, 2019
Signing Status RFA
Agent Kent Hughes
Standard Contract | 1 Years $1,600,000 1.96% of cap space
2019-2020
Cap Hit $1,600,000
UFA
AAV $1,600,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $1,600,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $1,600,000
Minors Salary $1,600,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date August 17, 2017
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $3,200,000 2.13% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019
Cap Hit $1,600,000 $1,600,000
RFA
AAV $1,600,000 $1,600,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,600,000 $1,600,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $1,600,000 $1,600,000
Minors Salary $1,600,000 $1,600,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date September 1, 2016
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $1,150,000 1.58% of cap space
2016-2017
Cap Hit $1,150,000
RFA
AAV $1,150,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $1,150,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $1,150,000
Minors Salary $1,150,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 15, 2012
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $4,200,000 1.54% of cap space
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Cap Hit $925,000 $894,167 $894,167 $894,167
RFA
AAV $1,400,000 $1,369,167 $1,369,167 $1,369,167
Performance Bonuses $0 $700,000 $700,000 $25,000
Base Salary $0 $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500 $0
Total Salary $0 $925,000 $925,000 $832,500
Minors Salary $0 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year