Aleksi Saarela

Age 22 January 7, 1997
Helsinki FIN
Center shoots left
5'11" 180 cm
198 lbs 90 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 19
UFA Year 2024
Agent Mika Rautakallio
Draft Year 2015
Drafted Overall 89
Draft Round 3
Draft Team New York Rangers
Transaction History
Sep 21, 2018 Assigned Carolina Hurricanes Assigned C Aleksi Saarela to Charlotte (AHL).
Jan 5, 2018 Assigned Carolina Hurricanes Assigned C Aleksi Saarela to Charlotte (AHL).
Jan 3, 2018 Recalled Carolina Hurricanes Recalled C Aleksi Saarela from Charlotte (AHL).
Oct 6, 2016 Assigned Carolina Hurricanes Assigned C Aleksi Saarela to Lukko (Finland).
Jun 13, 2016 Carolina Hurricanes Signed C Aleksi Saarela to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Feb 28, 2016 Trade New York Rangers Acquired C Eric Staal from the Carolina Hurricanes for C Aleksi Saarela, a 2016 second-round drat pick and a 2017 second-round draft pick.
Regular Season Stats
Aleksi Saarela GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Aleksi Saarela Stats by Elite Prospects Aleksi Saarela Advanced Stats by Offside Review
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2010-2011 Lukko U16 Jr. C SM-sarja Q 1 1 0 1 0
Lukko U16 Jr. C SM-sarja 1 1 1 2 0
2011-2012 Lukko U16 Jr. C SM-sarja Q 8 11 17 28 4 Playoffs 9 14 15 29 0
Lukko U16 Jr. C SM-sarja 28 33 39 72 26 Playoffs 9 14 15 29 0
Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 3 1 1 2 2
2012-2013 Lukko U18 Jr. B SM-sarja 16 17 19 36 14
Finland U17 WHC-17 5 2 2 4 2
Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 4 1 1 2 2
Lukko U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 22 8 10 18 6 Playoffs 10 2 6 8 0
Lukko Liiga 3 1 1 2 0
2013-2014 Lukko Liiga 12 0 2 2 2
Lukko U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 17 6 16 22 8
Finland U18 WJC-18 2 1 0 1 0
Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 2 1 0 1 0
Draft Yr 2014-2015 Ässät Liiga 51 6 6 12 18 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
Draft Yr Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 7 0 0 0 2
Draft Yr Finland U18 WJC-18 7 3 5 8 6
Draft Yr Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 8 3 6 9 6
2015-2016 Ässät Liiga 51 20 13 33 14
Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 15 5 7 12 2
Finland U20 WJC-20 7 4 3 7 4
Ässät U20 Jr. A SM-liiga 2 0 2 2 0 Playoffs 3 1 2 3 0
Finland (all) International 5 1 1 2 0
Finland EHT 2 0 0 0 0
2016-2017 Lukko Liiga 49 15 13 28 10
Lukko Champions HL 1 1 0 1 0
Charlotte Checkers AHL 9 6 4 10 2 Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0
2017-2018 Charlotte Checkers AHL 69 25 18 43 8 Playoffs 8 2 1 3 0
2018-2019 Charlotte Checkers AHL 39 12 18 30 6
Aleksi Saarela Stats by Elite Prospects | Aleksi Saarela Advanced Stats by Offside Review

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Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date June 13, 2016
Agent Mika Rautakallio
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,775,000 0.98% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $775,833 $753,333 $753,333 $753,333
RFA
AAV $925,000 $902,500 $902,500 $902,500
Performance Bonuses $0 $207,500 $157,500 $82,500
Base Salary $0 $650,000 $675,000 $750,000
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500 $0
Total Salary $0 $742,500 $767,500 $750,000
Minors Salary $0 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
ENTRY-LEVEL SLIDE
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out