Adrian Kempe's Contract and Salary Details: How much does the right winger make?

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Adrian Kempe's contract is worth $22 million.

Adrian Kempe has signed a four-year agreement with the Los Angeles Kings worth $22 million. The deal includes a $1 million signing bonus, is fully guaranteed, and gives Kempe an average annual salary of $5.5 million. For the 2022-23 season, he will receive a base salary of $4.25 million and a $1 million signing bonus, with a total cap hit of $5.5 million.

Adrian Kempe has signed three contracts with a total value of $30,775,000 in his seven-year NHL career. Kempe has played in 444 regular season games, recording a total of 226 points and 11 playoff games with six points. He is set to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the 2025-26 season when he is 29 years old.

In 2021, Kempe was signed to a three-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings with an average annual value (AAV) of $2 million.

Adrian Kempe's successful NHL Career

Adrian Kempe is a 26-year-old Swedish professional hockey player. He is a right winger who plays for the Los Angeles Kings, born on September 13, 1996.

Kempe made his debut in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL) while playing for Modo Hockey during the 2013-2014 season. After a successful season, he was selected in the first round of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft by the Los Angeles Kings with the 29th overall pick.

He returned to Modo the following season, 2014-2015. He then signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Los Angeles Kings in April 2015 and was immediately assigned to their AHL affiliate, the Manchester Monarchs, for the postseason.

He recorded nine points in 17 games and helped the Monarchs win the Calder Cup. The following season, he played for the Kings' new AHL affiliate, the Ontario Reigns, where he recorded 28 points in 55 games.

Kempe was called up to the NHL in February 2017 and made his debut the following day against the Arizona Coyotes. He recorded his first NHL points and goals later that month and switched from No. 39 to No. 9 before his first full season with the Kings. In October, he recorded his first NHL hat trick in a win over the Montreal Canadiens.

Since joining the Kings, Kempe has established himself as a versatile forward with a strong work ethic and offensive skills. He has recorded over 20 goals in a season twice and has also contributed to the Kings' penalty-killing unit.

Adrian Kempe has represented Sweden in international competitions, including the World Junior Championships and the World Championships. He has also won gold medals with Sweden at the 2018 and 2019 IIHF World Championships.


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Edited by Nicolaas Ackermann
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