ELVIS MERZLIKINS #90

Logo of the Columbus Blue JacketsColumbus Blue Jackets

Goaltender
Cap Hit: $5,400,000
Daily Cap Hit: $29,032
Accumulated Daily Cap Hit Tooltip : $0
Remaining Daily Cap Hit Tooltip : $5,400,000
Estimated Career Earnings Tooltip : $9,043,090
BORN: Apr. 13, 1994
BIRTHPLACE: Riga, Latvia
NATIONALITY: LatviaLatvia
HEIGHT:
6'3"
191cm
WEIGHT:
181 lbs
82kg
CATCHES:Left
AGE: 28
ELC SIGNING AGE: 25
WAIVERS SIGNING AGE: 24
DRAFT YEAR: 2014
DRAFTED OVERALL: 76
DRAFT ROUND: 3
DRAFTED BY: Logo of the Columbus Blue JacketsCBJ
SUMMARY

Elvis Merzlikins' salary is $5,250,000 and his cap hit is $5,400,000 for the 2022-23 season. He is a 28 year old goaltender who was born on Apr. 13, 1994. He was drafted 76th overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 3rd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has signed 4 contracts worth a total value of $36,799,125. Over a career that spans 3 seasons (with at least 1 NHL GP), he has a total of 120 GP and 2 playoffs GP. He will be a UFA at the end of the 2026-27 season when he is 33 years old.

CURRENT CONTRACT

STANDARD CONTRACT (EXTENSION)
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SIGNED BY: Jarmo Kekalainen
LENGTH: 5 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Columbus Blue JacketsColumbus Blue Jackets
VALUE: $27,000,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 6.63
SIGNING DATE: Sep. 21, 2021
SOURCE: @Aportzline

Elvis Merzlikins signed a 5 year, $27,000,000 contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sep. 21, 2021. The contract has a cap hit of $5,400,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2022-23M-NTC$5,400,000$5,400,000$0$0$5,250,000$5,250,000$5,250,000
2023-24M-NTC$5,400,000$5,400,000$0$0$6,000,000$6,000,000$6,000,000
2024-25M-NTC$5,400,000$5,400,000$0$0$6,000,000$6,000,000$6,000,000
2025-26M-NTC$5,400,000$5,400,000$0$0$5,525,000$5,525,000$5,525,000
2026-27M-NTC$5,400,000$5,400,000$0$0$4,225,000$4,225,000$4,225,000
TOTAL$27,000,000$27,000,000$0$0$27,000,000$27,000,000$27,000,000
CLAUSE DETAILS: Player submits a 10 team no trade list
CLAUSE SOURCE: @Aportzline

CONTRACT HISTORY

ENTRY-LEVEL CONTRACT
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SIGNED BY: Jarmo Kekalainen
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
EXPIRY STATUS: 10.2(c)
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Columbus Blue JacketsColumbus Blue Jackets
VALUE: $925,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 2.32
SIGNING DATE: Mar. 20, 2019
SOURCE: CapFriendly

Elvis Merzlikins signed a 1 year, $925,000 contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Mar. 20, 2019. The contract has a cap hit of $1,844,559.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2018-19$1,844,559$1,844,559$0$92,500$832,500$925,000$70,000
TOTAL$1,844,559$1,844,559$0$92,500$832,500$925,000$70,000
Increased Cap Hit
CAP HIT: This is a one year contract that was signed after the start of the season, and is therefore subject to an increased cap hit value as explained in the FAQ
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SIGNED BY: Jarmo Kekalainen
LENGTH: 1 YEAR
EXPIRY STATUS: RFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Columbus Blue JacketsColumbus Blue Jackets
VALUE: $874,125
C.H.% Tooltip: 1.10
SIGNING DATE: May 15, 2019
SOURCE: @Aportzline

Elvis Merzlikins signed a 1 year, $874,125 contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets on May 15, 2019. The contract has a cap hit of $874,125.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2019-20$874,125$874,125$0$0$874,125$874,125$874,125
TOTAL$874,125$874,125$0$0$874,125$874,125$874,125
STANDARD CONTRACT (EXTENSION)
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SIGNED BY: Jarmo Kekalainen
LENGTH: 2 YEARS
EXPIRY STATUS: UFA
SIGNING TEAM: Logo of the Columbus Blue JacketsColumbus Blue Jackets
VALUE: $8,000,000
C.H.% Tooltip: 4.91
SIGNING DATE: Apr. 23, 2020
SOURCE: @Aportzline

Elvis Merzlikins signed a 2 year, $8,000,000 contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Apr. 23, 2020. The contract has a cap hit of $4,000,000.

SEASONCLAUSECAP HITTooltipAAV TooltipP. BONUSESTooltipS. BONUSESTooltipBASE SALARYTooltipTOTAL SALARYTooltipMINORS SALTooltip
2020-21$4,000,000$4,000,000$0$0$3,000,000$3,000,000$3,000,000
2021-22$4,000,000$4,000,000$0$0$5,000,000$5,000,000$5,000,000
TOTAL$8,000,000$8,000,000$0$0$8,000,000$8,000,000$8,000,000

SALARY PROGRESSION

CAREER STATS

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SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAASv%PLAYOFFSGPGAASv%GA60xGA60GSAx60PLAYOFFSGA60xGA60GSAx60
2009-10Lugano U17U17-Elit253.05-|PLAYOFFS123.29---|---
2010-11Latvia U18 (all)International-Jr3--|---|---
Latvia U17 (all)International-Jr4--|---|---
Latvia U17EYOF33.950.885|---|---
Lugano U17U17-Elit283.95-|PLAYOFFS53.80---|---
Latvia U18WJC-18 D120.500.978|---|---
2011-12Latvia U20 (all)International-Jr3--|---|---
Latvia U18 (all)International-Jr8--|---|---
Latvia U18WJC-1844.880.885|---|---
Latvia U20WJC-2019.990.720|---|---
Lugano U20U20-Elit83.52-|PLAYOFFS35.07---|---
2012-13Latvia U20 (all)International-Jr7--|---|---
Latvia U20WJC-2035.850.860|---|---
Lugano U20U20-Elit302.76-|PLAYOFFS43.84---|---
2013-14Latvia U20 (all)International-Jr4--|---|---
Latvia U20WJC-20 D1A32.360.900|---|---
Latvia (all)International12.08-|---|---
Lugano U20U20-Elit122.06-|PLAYOFFS101.68---|---
LuganoNL222.130.924|PLAYOFFS10.750.976---|---
2014-15Latvia (all)International44.650.812|---|---
LuganoSwiss Cup12.00-|---|---
LuganoNL222.610.913|PLAYOFFS13.250.846---|---
2015-16Latvia (all)International82.680.922|---|---
LatviaWC52.910.912|---|---
LuganoSpengler Cup43.010.907|---|---
LuganoNL462.760.922|PLAYOFFS152.310.937---|---
2016-17Latvia (all)International111.780.938|---|---
LatviaWC61.980.937|---|---
LatviaOGQ21.320.931|---|---
LuganoChampions HL62.150.939|---|---
LuganoSpengler Cup42.140.940|---|---
LuganoNL412.890.916|PLAYOFFS112.290.933---|---
2017-18Latvia (all)International71.560.937|---|---
LatviaWC61.500.940|---|---
LuganoNL422.720.921|PLAYOFFS182.170.935---|---
2018-19Latvia (all)International52.780.914|---|---
LatviaWC52.780.914|---|---
LuganoChampions HL82.270.923|---|---
LuganoNL432.440.921|PLAYOFFS43.950.872---|---
2019-20Logo of the Columbus Blue JacketsColumbus Blue JacketsNHL332.350.923|PLAYOFFS21.960.9462.122.180.06|PLAYOFFS01.731.73
Cleveland MonstersAHL21.520.949|---|---
2020-21Logo of the Columbus Blue JacketsColumbus Blue JacketsNHL282.770.916|2.632.37-0.26|PLAYOFFS---
2021-22Logo of the Columbus Blue JacketsColumbus Blue JacketsNHL593.220.907|2.942.76-0.17|PLAYOFFS---
LatviaWC54.260.862|---|---
NHL TOTALNHL120--|PLAYOFFS2-----|PLAYOFFS---
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