Chris Driedger

by John Max 12 Aug,2021
Chris Driedger
Personal Info
  • Famous Name Chris Driedger
  • Country Canada CA
Facts
  • Birth Name Chris Driedger
  • Birth Place Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Famous Name Chris Driedger
  • Net Worth $5 Million
  • Salary $2,500,000
  • Position in Team Goaltender
  • Current team Seattle Kraken
  • Nationality Canadian
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession NHL Player
  • Girlfriend Rachael Mclean

Chris Driedger is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who is currently signed to the National Hockey League (NHL) side Seattle Kraken. He was picked by the Ottawa Senators in the third round (76th overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. 

Winnipeg, Manitoba native, Chris Driedger was born on 18th May 1994, under the star sign Taurus. He holds Canadian nationality and is of white ethnic background. The twenty-seven years old stands  6 ft 3 in (191 cm) tall and weighs 203 lb (92 kg; 14 st 7 lb).

How Much Is Chris Driedger's Net Worth In 2021? Salary & Contract Details

On 21st July 2021, Chris Driedger signed a 3 year / $10,500,000 contract with the Seattle Kraken, including $10,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $3,500,000. In 2021-22, he will earn a base salary of $2,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $3,500,000. 

Previous Contracts: on 4th July 2017, he signed a 1 year $735,000 contract with Ottawa (OTT). On 30th April 2019, he inked a 2 year $1.7 million contract extension with Florida. 

Overall, Chris Driedger has made a total NHL career earning of $5,082,043. His net worth is approximately $5 million as of 2021.

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Relationship Status?

Chris Driedger is in a relationship with Rachael Mclean, a nurse based in Boston. Media are yet to discover their love story: when the duo met and started dating? 

ChrisChris Driedger and his girlfriend Rachael Mclean SOURCE: Instagram @chrisdriedger

The couple first came out publicly on the internet in early 2020. Since they are regularly posting each other's pictures via their respective pictures. 

NHL Career

In the 2012 NHL Draft, Driedger was drafted in the third round by the Ottawa Senators. However, he continued to play with the Calgary Hitmen though to the end of the 2013–14 season. 

On 1st April 2014, the Ottawa Senators signed Driedger agreed on a three-year entry-level contract. On 26th March 2015, he made his NHL debut with Ottawa, entering a game against the New York Rangers. Following five seasons at the Senators organization, Driedger was released as a free agent.

On July 3, 2018, he signed a one-year AHL contract with the Springfield Thunderbirds, the primary affiliate to the Florida Panthers.

In the 2018–19 season, Driedger initially split his time between the Thunderbirds and Manchester Monarchs of the ECHL, before getting himself totally in the AHL. He played 16 games with Springfield before he was signed to a two-way NHL contract with the Florida Panthers for the remainder of the season on February 24, 2019.

On April 30, 2019, Driedger inked a two-year contract extension with the Panthers On July 21, 2021, he was picked from the Panthers at the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft by the Seattle Kraken. Further, he was immediately signed to a three-year, $10.5 million contract by the Kraken.

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