Kyle Dubas Annual Salary And Year Wise Contract 2023 As Maple Leafs GM

By Bhumika Shrestha / 21 May 2023 03:23 AM

Kyle arriving at for the game against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on April 13, 2023 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett)
Kyle arriving at for the game against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on April 13, 2023 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett)( Source : imdb )

Kyle Dubas annual salary and year wise contract in 2023 is $4 million. Kyle Dubas income as Maple Leafs GM is pretty impressive.

The Sault Ste. Marie native signed a five-year deal with the Leafs replacing Lou Lamoriello on 11 May 2018. As his contract ends, the Leafs have not shown any sign of a contract extension.

The GM has been focused on using data and analytics to combat bias in decision-making. He also presented about the importance of data analysis in a presentation titles "How Analytics has Limited the Impact of Cognitive Bias on Personnel Decisions."

He is yet to get a contract extension from President Brendan Shanahan and MLSE's board of directors.

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How Much Does Kyle Dubas Make?

Kyle Dubas makes $4 million annually. Kyle has been working for the Maple Leafs as general manager since 2018.

In 2014, Brendan Shanahan approached Kyle about joining the club in a 9-hour-long meeting. He was also working for the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League.

Kyle has served for 5 seasons as Maple Leaf's longest-serving general manager. He has been with the Leafs since 2014 and was named Assistant General Manager. He managed the player development department, Research & Development department, and player personnel.

His first move after holding the position was to hire UFA John Tavares for a 7-year $77M deal. He handed $40 million to the four players.

Contract, Yearly Bonus, and Income Breakdown

YearlyIncome Breakdown
2018$4 million
2019$4 million
2020$4 million
2021$4 million
2022$4 million

Kyle signed a five-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs. The 37-year-old has helped every club he worked with his impressive body of work and smart tactics.

The world-class GM has worked in different positions for the NHL's most valuable franchise since 2014. Kyle has access to the company jet.

In June 2020, he had a face-off match with the James Duthie team for $60,000 in donations to local charities. TPC Toronto and Humeniuk Foundation added $350,000 in donations for COVID-19 relief efforts.

The average salary of hockey managers is $2 million in US and Canada from which they have to 48.3% pay average federal tax.

Kyle Dubas Net Worth

Kyle Dubas net worth is $16 million. He makes most of his fortune as a sports executive for hockey.

The team has a cap hit of $82.5 million for entry-level contracts given to the most high-end prospects. It will rise to $83.5 for 2023-24 and more than $92 million in the next three seasons.

Dubas has found undervalued players on the team; some names include David Kamp, Zach Bogosian, and Ilya Mikheyev. He signed Mark Giordano to the team on a two-year deal at an $800,000 cap hit.

 Andreas Johnsson's four-year extension was also locked up in a deal worth $ 13.6 million with $8.8 million paid out across four signing bonuses.

The Toronto Maple Leafs discussing on the rink wearing blue jersey
The Toronto Maple Leafs discussing on the rink wearing blue jersey( Source : twitter )

How Long Has Kyle Dubas Been GM?

Kyle Dubas been GM since 2011. He held the position at the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds of the Ontario Hockey League.

His career at Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds and Ontario Hockey League

Before joining the Leafs, he served for Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in three seasons from 2011-12 to 2013-14. During his tenure, the team had an overall record of 109-76-7-12.

At 25, He was named the second-youngest general manager in OHL history. His name also came in Forbes Magazine for being one brightest young stars in their annual Top 30 Under 30 in Sports list.

Dubas has been involved with the team since he was 11. He volunteered as a dressing room attendant and stick boy and later attended the same slate of games as the Greyhound's other scouts.

He actively advised and recruited players at the major junior, collegiate, and pro levels while representing players in contract negotiations with NHL and AHL clubs. He worked in both Hockey and Business Operations.

Some of his local clients are Andrew Campbell (Manchester Monarchs, AHL) and  Dustin Jeffrey (Pittsburg Penguins, NHL). One of his first moves in his position was hiring Sheldon Keefe as Head Coach of the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds from 2012 to 2015.

He has added many players and associates he knew well from his days in the Soo to the NHL team. One of them is Soo Greyhounds alumni Ron Francis.

Where Is Kyle Dubas From?

Kyle Dubas from is from Sault Ste. Marie. He was born and raised in a family with connections to the Soo Greyhounds run deep.

He is the third member of the Dubas family to have worked with the Greyhounds. His grandfather, Walter coached the team from 1960 through 1967. His sister Megan has been a Soo Jr. Greyhounds Girls U18 AA team assistant coach.

Kyle Dubas parents Mark Dubas and Paula Dubas raised him alongside four siblings, Courtney, Megan, and Julia Dobas. He hails from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

Mark had done an internship with the team but ended up being a police officer. Paula used to work as an ambulance dispatcher. They separated when Kyle was still a child.

Growing up he and his grandfather used to go to the newsstand at the local mall and buy a copy of Baseball Weekly. Walter was inducted into the players’ wing of the Soo Greyhounds Hall of Fame in 1988.

In an interview with Ontario Hockey League, he shared that the city has played an instrumental role in his development as a person. He added that he would operate in a way that makes the Greyhounds and the people of Sault Ste. Marie very proud.

At 14, he went through some concussions that forced him to stop playing hockey. He has also worked for the club as Locker Room Attende.

Kyle Dubas has been married to Shannon Dubas since 2014. They have two kids, a son Leo, and a daughter.

Kyle Dubas Background

Kyle has a degree in Sports Management from Brock University. During his educational period, he worked as a scout for the Greyhounds.

In March 2015, he achieved Brock's Outstanding Young Alumni Award as the first recipient in history. Brock has credited Dubas saying he is a role model for so many students in the university.

After graduating, he started his career as a player agent. He was also offered to join the Brock program as an instructor or teaching assistant.

Kyle pictured while he was studying in the Brock University wearing their tshirts
Kyle pictured while he was studying in the Brock University wearing their tshirts( Source : twitter )

He was also the youngest agent the National Hockey League Players Association ever certified. He is also an NHLPA Certified Agent with Uptown Sports Management.

He excelled in his education in school despite working in hockey operations as a teenager. He used to work for the Greyhound as a side hustle during the season, and in the offseason, he focused on business only.

Dubas got early guidance on hockey from former Greyhounds General Manager and Coach Craig Hartsburg as his mentor.


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