2015 first overall pick Connor McDavid signed his entry-level contract on July 3, 2015. McDavid will earn a rookie maximum $925,000 per season in base salary and is eligible to earn up to $2.85 million in potential performance bonuses per season.

The following information summarizes the terms of McDavid’s bonuses as well as his progress against those bonus thresholds.

Individual Team A Bonuses

Pursuant to CBA Exhibit 5, Player is eligible to receive the following compensation for achieving the specific performance criterion or criteria set forth below in each season during the Term of the Contract.   The Club and Player agree that Player may not earn more than $850,000 in total aggregate Individual “A” Bonuses in any season of the Contract. All bonuses relating to statistical achievement below shall be based on the Player’s performance in the applicable NHL Regular Season only.

Individual Team B Bonuses

The Club and Player agree that Player may not earn more than $2,000,000 in total Individual “B” Performance Bonuses payable by the Club per any season during the term of this contract.

INDIVIDUAL “A” BONUS CRITERIA AMOUNT 2015-16 2016-17
Ice Time* Top 6 F on Team $212,500 Yes Yes
Goals 20 goals  $212,500 No Yes
Assists 35 assists  $212,500 No Yes
Points 60 points $212,500 No Yes
Points per Game* .73 Pts/Game $212,500 Yes Yes
Plus/Minus* Top 3 F on Team $212,500 Yes Yes
NHL All-Rookie Team Selected $212,500 Yes No
NHL All-Star Game Selected $212,500 No Yes
NHL ASG MVP Selected $2,125,000 No No
Conn Smythe Trophy Selected  $2,000,000 No TBD
TOTAL “A” BONUSES ($0.850M Max)  $0.850M $0.850M
INDIVIDUAL “B” BONUS CRITERIA AMOUNT 2015-16 2016-17
 Hart Trophy Top 5 in balloting $2M No TBD
Selke Trophy Top 5 in balloting $2M No TBD
Richard Trophy Top 5 in balloting $2M No TBD
NHL Year-End All-Star 1st or 2nd Team $2M No TBD
Goals Top 10 F in NHL $2M No TBD
Assists Top 10 F in NHL $2M No TBD
Points Top 10 F in NHL $2M No TBD
Points per Game* Top 10 F in NHL $2M Yes TBD
TOTAL “B” BONUSES ($2M Max)  $2.000M
Base Salary  $0.925M $0.925M
TOTAL PAID ($3.775M Max)  $3.775M

Note: Time on Ice bonus can be aggregate or per game as long as games played threshold is met

*Minimum 42 regular season games played by McDavid and comparison group