Contract Analysis: Top 100 Forwards

Here is a ranking of the top 100 forwards in accordance to their contract value factors (points / $0.5 million)

Players will only be excluded if they…

  • are non-roster players

The point totals for each player are their stats after 41 games

* (asterisk) = a player who has been demoted to the AHL

^ = a player who was acquired from another team during the season

1. C Brayden Point (age 22) / Tampa Bay Lightning

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 39.32

2. RW Mikko Rantanen (age 21) / Colorado Avalanche

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 34.67

3. RW Mitchell Marner (age 21) / Toronto Maple Leafs

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 30.76

4. LW Matthew Tkachuk (age 20) / Calgary Flames

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 25.41

5. C Jake Guentzel (age 23) / Pittsburgh Penguins

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 25.20

6. LW Sebastian Aho (age 21) / Carolina Hurricanes

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 24.32

7. LW Pierre-Luc Dubois (age 20) / Columbus Blue Jackets

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 23.49

8. C Mathew Barzal (age 21) / New York Islanders

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 22.01

9. RW Alexander Debrincat (age 20) / Chicago Blackhawks

  • Games played: 40
  • Contract value factor: 21.2

10. C Elias Pettersson (age 19) / Vancouver Canucks

  • Games played: 35
  • Contract value factor: 21.08

10. C Auston Matthews (age 21) / Toronto Maple Leafs

  • Games played: 27
  • Contract value factor: 21.08

12. LW Timo Meier (age 21) / San Jose Sharks

  • Games played: 38
  • Contract value factor: 19.57

13. RW Patrik Laine (age 20) / Winnipeg Jets

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 17.30

14. C Clayton Keller (age 20) / Arizona Coyotes

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 16.89

15. RW Kevin Labanc (age 22) / San Jose Sharks

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 16.72

16. RW Kyle Connor (age 21) / Winnipeg Jets

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 15.68

16. C Nico Hischier (age 19) / New Jersey Devils

  • Games played: 37
  • Contract value factor: 15.68

16. RW Alex Tuch (age 22) / Vegas Golden Knights

  • Games played: 33
  • Contract value factor: 15.68

19. RW Alex Chiasson (age 28) / Edmonton Oilers

  • Games played: 32
  • Contract value factor: 15.38

20. RW Kasperi Kapanen (age 22) / Toronto Maple Leafs

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 14.48

21. RW Brock Boeser (age 21) / Vancouver Canucks

  • Games played: 28
  • Contract value factor: 14.05

22. C Yanni Gourde (age 26) / Tampa Bay Lightning

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 14

23. C Colin White (age 21) / Ottawa Senators

  • Games played: 40
  • Contract value factor: 13.5

24. RW Nikolay Goldobin (age 22) / Vancouver Canucks

  • Games played: 40
  • Contract value factor: 13.32

25. C Travis Konecny (age 21) / Philadelphia Flyers

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 12.86

26. LW Kevin Fiala (age 22) / Nashville Predators

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 12.74

27. LW Artturi Lehkonen (age 23) / Montreal Canadiens

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 12.51

28. C Alexander Kerfoot (age 24) / Colorado Avalanche

  • Games played: 37
  • Contract value factor: 12.43

29. C Colton Sissons (age 24) / Nashville Predators

  • Games played: 35
  • Contract value factor: 12.31

30. LW Jakub Vrana (age 22) / Washington Capitals

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 12.16

31. LW Andreas Johnsson (age 23) / Toronto Maple Leafs

  • Games played: 36
  • Contract value factor: 12.06

32. C Alex Iafallo (age 24) / Los Angeles Kings

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 11.35

33. C Anthony Cirelli (age 21) / Tampa Bay Lightning

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 10.98

34. LW Brady Tkachuk (age 19) / Ottawa Senators

  • Games played: 30
  • Contract value factor: 10.81

35. LW Anthony Duclair (age 23) / Columbus Blue Jackets

  • Games played: 35
  • Contract value factor: 10.77

36. LW Jesper Bratt (age 20) / New Jersey Devils

  • Games played: 27
  • Contract value factor: 10.71

37. C Dominik Simon (age 24) / Pittsburgh Penguins

  • Games played: 33
  • Contract value factor: 10.67

37. ^C Nick Schmaltz (age 22) / Arizona Coyotes

  • Games played: 17
  • Contract value factor: 10.67

39. ^C Dylan Strome (age 23) / Chicago Blackhawks

  • Games played: 17
  • Contract value factor: 10.66

40. C Jesperi Kotkaniemi (age 18) / Montreal Canadiens

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 10.27

40. RW Andrei Svechnikov (age 18) / Carolina Hurricanes

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 10.27

42. C Nic Dowd (age 28) / Washington Capitals

  • Games played: 33
  • Contract value factor: 10

42. RW Marcus Sorensen (age 26) / San Jose Sharks

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 10

44. C Lucas Wallmark (age 23) / Carolina Hurricanes

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 9.63

44. LW Jujhar Khaira (age 24) / Edmonton Oilers

  • Games played: 37
  • Contract value factor: 9.63

46. RW Mathieu Joseph (age 21) / Tampa Bay Lightning

  • Games played: 35
  • Contract value factor: 9.43

47. LW Jake DeBrusk (age 21) / Boston Bruins

  • Games played: 32
  • Contract value factor: 9.27

48. LW Frank Vatrano (age 24) / Florida Panthers

  • Games played: 40
  • Contract value factor: 9.19

48. C J.T Compher (age 23) / Colorado Avalanche

  • Games played: 25
  • Contract value factor: 9.19

50. LW Anthony Beauvillier (age 21) / New York Islanders

  • Games played: 40
  • Contract value factor: 8.95

51. LW Adam Erne (age 23) / Tampa Bay Lightning

  • Games played: 27
  • Contract value factor: 8.75

52. LW Evan Rodrigues (age 25) / Buffalo Sabres

  • Games played: 35
  • Contract value factor: 8.46

52. C Tyler Ennis (age 28) / Toronto Maple Leafs

  • Games played: 33
  • Contract value factor: 8.46

54. C Jack Roslovich (age 21) / Winnipeg Jets

  • Games played: 40
  • Contract value factor: 8.39

55. C Brett Howden (age 20) / New York Rangers

  • Games played: 40
  • Contract value factor: 8.11

55. C Dominik Kahun (age 23) / Chicago Blackhawks

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 8.11

57. C Ryan Dzingel (age 26) / Ottawa Senators

  • Games played: 39
  • Contract value factor: 8.06

58. RW Brett Connolly (age 26) / Washington Capitals

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 8

58. RW Ryan Hartman (age 24) / Nashville Predators

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 8

60. LW Brett Seney (age 31) / New Jersey Devils

  • Games played: 31
  • Contract value factor: 7.92

60. LW Matt Martin (age 29) / New York Islanders

  • Games played: 31
  • Contract value factor: 7.92

62. LW Kenneth Agostino (age 26) / Montreal Canadiens

  • Games played: 26
  • Contract value factor: 7.86

63. C Scott Laughton (age 24) / Philadelphia Flyers

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 7.79

64. C Matt Cullen (age 41) / Pittsburgh Penguins

  • Games played: 30
  • Contract value factor: 7.69

65. LW Tyler Bertuzzi (age 23) / Detroit Red Wings

  • Games played: 39
  • Contract value factor: 7.5

66. RW Matt Ruff (age 21) / Los Angeles Kings

  • Games played: 27
  • Contract value factor: 7.39

67. *C Tyson Jost (age 20) / Colorado Avalanche

  • Games played: 37
  • Contract value factor: 7.34

68. C Robert Thomas (age 19) / St. Louis Blues

  • Games played: 36
  • Contract value factor: 7.27

69. RW Peter Cehlarik (age 23) / Boston Bruins

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 7.24 

69. RW Nikita Kucherov (age 25) / Tampa Bay Lightning

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 7.24

71. LW Jake Virtanen (age 22) / Vancouver Canucks

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 7.2

72. C Oskar Sundqvist (age 24) / St. Louis Blues

  • Games played: 33
  • Contract value factor: 7.14

73. LW Jordan Greenway (age 21) / Minnesota Wild

  • Games played: 40
  • Contract value factor: 7.09

74. LW Filip Chytil (age 19) / New York Rangers

  • Games played: 40
  • Contract value factor: 7.03

75. *C Dominic Toninato (age 24) / Colorado Avalanche

  • Games played: 30
  • Contract value factor: 7.03

76. C Chandler Stephenson (age 24) / Washington Capitals

  • Games played: 39
  • Contract value factor: 6.92

77. LW Travis Boyd (age 25) / Washington Capitals

  • Games played: 22
  • Contract value factor: 6.88

78. ^LW Jared McCann (age 22) / Pittsburgh Penguins (stats from Florida Panthers)

  • Games played: 40
  • Contract value factor: 6.8

79. LW Adrian Kempe (age 22) / Los Angeles Kings

  • Games played: 40
  • Contract value factor: 6.71

80. C Denis Malgin (age 21) / Florida Panthers

  • Games played: 37
  • Contract value factor: 6.52

80. C Brandon Tanev (age 26) / Winnipeg Jets

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 6.52

82. C Nick Cousins (age 25) / Arizona Coyotes

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 6.5

83. C Michael Rasmussen (age 19) / Detroit Red Wings

  • Games played: 39
  • Contract value factor: 6.49

83. C Tyler Motte (age 23) / Vancouver Canucks

  • Games played: 39
  • Contract value factor: 6.49

83. C David Kampf (age 23) / Chicago Blackhawks

  • Games played: 37
  • Contract value factor: 6.49

83. LW Pavel Buchnevich (age 23) / New York Rangers

  • Games played: 25
  • Contract value factor: 6.49

87. C Paul Byron (age 29) / Montreal Canadiens

  • Games played: 27
  • Contract value factor: 6.43

88. LW Zach Sanford (age 23) / St. Louis Blues

  • Games played: 25
  • Contract value factor: 6.39

89. RW Christian Fischer (age 21) / Arizona Coyotes

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 6.30

90. C Jason Dickinson (age 24) / Dallas Stars

  • Games played: 34
  • Contract value factor: 6.29

91. LW William Carrier (age 23) / Vegas Golden Knights

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 6.21

92. LW Brock McGinn (age 24) / Carolina Hurricanes

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 6.20

93. C Ryan Carpenter (age 27) / Vegas Golden Knights

  • Games played: 37
  • Contract value factor: 6.15

94. LW Max Domi (age 23) / Montreal Canadiens

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 6.03

95. C Brad Richardson (age 33) / Arizona Coyotes

  • Games played: 38
  • Contract value factor: 6

96. C Casey Mittelstadt (age 19) / Buffalo Sabres

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 5.95

97. C Par Lindholm (age 26) / Toronto Maple Leafs

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 5.95

98. C Nolan Patrick (age 20) / Philadelphia Flyers

  • Games played: 34
  • Contract value factor: 5.95

99. C Zach Aston-Reese (age 24) / Pittsburgh Penguins

  • Games played: 28
  • Contract value factor: 5.95

100. C Teuvo Teravainen (age 24) / Carolina Hurricanes

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 5.94

Just Missed:

101. RW Troy Brouwer (age 33) / Florida Panthers

  • Games played: 40
  • Contract value factor: 5.88

102. C Danton Heinen (age 23) / Boston Bruins

  • Games played: 39
  • Contract value factor: 5.73

103. C Blake Coleman (age 26) / New Jersey Devils

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 5.56

104. C Sam Reinhart (age 22) / Buffalo Sabres

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 5.48

105. LW Micheal Ferland (age 26) / Carolina Hurricanes

  • Games played: 34
  • Contract value factor: 5.43

106. RW Joonas Donskoi (age 26) / San Jose Sharks

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 5.26

107. C Frederik Gauthier (age 23) / Toronto Maple Leafs

  • Games played: 32
  • Contract value factor: 5.19

107. RW Josh Archibald (age 25) / Arizona Coyotes

  • Games played: 28
  • Contract value factor: 5.19

107. LW Markus Hannikainen (age 25) / Columbus Blue Jackets

  • Games played: 33
  • Contract value factor: 5.19

110. LW Nick Ritchie (age 22) / Anaheim Ducks

  • Games played: 26
  • Contract value factor: 5.18

111. RW Josh Anderson (age 24) / Columbus Blue Jackets

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 5.14

112. C Pavel Zacha (age 21) / New Jersey Devils

  • Games played: 36
  • Contract value factor: 5.03

113. C Cedric Paquette (age 25) / Tampa Bay Lightning

  • Games played: 40
  • Contract value factor: 5

113. RW Tyler Pitlick (age 26) / Dallas Stars

  • Games played: 36
  • Contract value factor: 5

113. C Eric Fehr (age 33) / Minnesota Wild

  • Games played: 41
  • Contract value factor: 5

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