NHL

Facts and Figures

Previous NHL work stoppages

Year Length
1991-92 Strike No games lost (April 1-11)
1994-95 Lockout 48-game season (Training camp, lockout began Oct. 1 - start of reg season) Oct. 1-Jan. 11
2004-05 Lockout Season cancelled (Sept. 16-July 22), 1,230 regular season games lost

Jaromir Jagr is the only active player who has been in league for all four work stoppages. There are 10 active players that have in the three lockouts. Jagr, Roman Hamrlik, Teemu Selanne, Chris Pronger, Martin Brodeur, Nikolai Khabibulin, Jason Arnott*, Ray Whitney, Sergei Gonchar, Brian Rolston*.

*Current UFA


Top 5 Players Receiving bonuses regardless of Lockout

Player Team Bonus
Shea Weber Nashville Predators $13,000,000
Tyler Myers Buffalo Sabres $10,000,000
Zach Parise Minnesota Wild $10,000,000
Ryan Suter Minnesota Wild $10,000,000
Brad Richards New York Rangers $8,000,000

All-Signing Bonus Team

FORWARDS
Zach Parise - $10 million Brad Richards - $8 million Patrick Sharp - $4 million
Ville Leino - $4 million Steven Stamkos - $3 million Erik Cole - $2 million
Martin St. Louis - $2 million Mikhail Grabovski - $1.5 million Ryan Callahan - $1 million
Andrew Ladd - $1.5 million Joe Thornton - $1 million Patrick Marleau - $1.4 million
DEFENCE
Shea Weber - $13 million Ryan Suter - $10 million
Tyler Myers - $10 million Christian Ehrhoff - $5 million
Jason Garrison - $3 million Kevin Bieksa - $3.5 million
James Wisniewski - $3 million Brent Seabrook - $2 million
GOALTENDERS
Carey Price - $2 million
Cory Schneider - $500,000

Top Players' salaries this season (not including signing bonus)

Player Team Season Per-Game
Ilya Kovalchuk New Jersey Devils $11,000,000 $134,000
Vincent Lecavalier Tampa Bay Lightning $10,000,000 $121,951
Evgeni Malkin Pittsburgh Penguins $9,000,000 $109,756
Alex Ovechkin Washington Capitals $9,000,000 $109,756
Eric Staal Carolina Hurricanes $8,500,000 $103,658

Pre-Emptive Strikes?

Notable Contract Extensions Of RFA-Eligible Players Before CBA Expiration

Player Team Years Contract
Taylor Hall Edmonton Oilers 7 Years $42,000,000
Jordan Eberle Edmonton Oilers 6 Years $36,000,000
Tyler Seguin Boston Bruins 6 Years $34,500,000
Max Pacioretty Montreal Canadiens 6 Years $27,000,000
Wayne Simmonds Philadelphia Flyers 6 Years $23,850,000
Milan Lucic Boston Bruins 3 Years $18,000,000
Brad Marchand Boston Bruins 4 Years $18,000,000
Cam Fowler Anaheim Ducks 5 Years $20,000,000
Kyle Turris Ottawa Senators 5 Years $17,500,000

Numbers Since The Last Lockout

MOST REGULAR SEASON WINS

Team Wins
Detroit 352
San Jose 339
Vancouver 329
New Jersey 326
Nashville 320

FEWEST PLAYOFF GAMES

TEAM GAMES
Toronto 0
Columbus 4
Atlanta/Winnipeg 4
NY Islanders 5
Florida 7

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