NHL News: The Tampa Bay Lightning And Nikita Kucherov Agree On Eight-Year...

NHL News: The Tampa Bay Lightning And Nikita Kucherov Agree On Eight-Year Extension

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The Tampa Bay Lightning and Nikita Kucherov agree on an eight-year contract extension.

The Tampa Bay Lightning and Nikita Kucherov have agreed on a contract extension that kicks after this upcoming season. The contract is for eight years and $76 million dollars.

Cap Friendly: Salary and bonus breakdown. Deal carries a $31.5 million in salary and $44.5 million in signing bonuses.

2019-20: $1M Base + $11M SB
2020-21: $4M Base + $5M SB
2021-22: $3.5M Base + $8.5M SB
2022-23: $4M Base + $5M SB
2023-24: $5M Base + $5M SB
2024-25: $5M Base + $4M SB
2025-26: $5M Base + $3M SB
2026-27: $4M Base + $3M SB

Stephen Whyno: Kucherov alos recieves a full no-trade clause for the first four years of the deal.

Kevin Paul Dupont: When Kucherov’s deal kicks in he wiill make a $1 million more per season than Steven Stamkos.