Anthony Cirelli Tampa Bay Lightning logo

Age 24 Jul 15, 1997
Etobicoke CAN
Center shoots left
6'0" 183 cm
193 lbs 88 kg
ELC Signing Age 18
Waivers Signing Age 19
UFA Year 2025
Agent Patrick Morris
Draft Year 2015
Drafted Overall 72
Draft Round 3
Draft Team Tampa Bay Lightning logo

Transaction History
Jun 28, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli suffered an AC joint sprain during the playoffs which will require surgery, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Jun 24, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli (arm) is on the ice for warmups and is on track to play in Friday's Game 5 versus the Lightning, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Jun 23, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli's status for Game 5 against Colorado on Friday is uncertain according to coach Jon Cooper after the 24-year-old center suffered an arm injury in Game 4, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Jun 22, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli scored a goal on five shots in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to the Avalanche.
Jun 20, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli scored a goal on two shots, doled out four hits and blocked two shots in Monday's 6-2 win over the Avalanche in Game 3.
Jun 15, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli logged an assist, two shots on goal and two PIM in Wednesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Avalanche in Game 1.
Jun 2, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli picked up two assists in Wednesday's 6-2 loss to the Rangers.
May 14, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli delivered four blocks and three hits in Saturday's 2-1 win over Toronto in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference First Round series.
Apr 26, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli (undisclosed) is slated to rejoin the lineup versus Columbus on Tuesday, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Apr 24, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli (undisclosed) will not play Sunday against Florida, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Apr 14, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli had a goal and an assist in a 4-3 overtime win over the Ducks on Thursday.
Mar 29, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli dished out two assists -- one on the power play -- in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime win over the Hurricanes.
Mar 27, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli collected two power-play assists in Saturday's 2-1 overtime win over the Red Wings.
Mar 16, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli scored a goal in Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Kraken.
Mar 6, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli produced an assist and fired two shots on goal in Sunday's 6-3 win over the Blackhawks.
Feb 11, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli played 16:29 and fired four shots in a 4-3 overtime win over Arizona on Friday night.
Jan 27, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli potted the game-winning goal in Thursday's 3-2 win over New Jersey.
Jan 23, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli logged an assist in Saturday's 7-1 win over the Sharks.
Jan 21, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli logged an assist in Friday's 5-1 loss to the Ducks.
Jan 2, 2022 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli cleared COVID-19 protocols and will likely play Sunday in New York, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
Dec 27, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | The Lightning placed Cirelli in COVID-19 protocols Monday, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
Dec 21, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli scored a goal on two shots in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Golden Knights.
Dec 14, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli (upper body) is set to play Tuesday versus the Kings, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
Dec 13, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli (upper body) is targetting a return to action Tuesday against the Kings, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
Dec 11, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli (upper body) won't play Saturday versus the Senators, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
Dec 9, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | The Lightning are hopeful Cirelli (upper body) will return Saturday against Ottawa, reports Joe Smith of The Athletic.
Dec 9, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli (upper body) won't play Thursday versus the Maple Leafs.
Dec 9, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision for Thursday's matchup with the Maple Leafs, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
Dec 1, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli had a goal and a power-play assist in Tuesday's 4-3 shootout loss to St. Louis.
Nov 21, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli scored two goals, one on the power play, in Sunday's 5-4 shootout win over the Wild.
Nov 15, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli scored a goal on two shots and added 17 PIM in Monday's 4-1 win over the Islanders.
Nov 6, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's 5-3 win over the Senators.
Nov 1, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli scored a power-play goal and added a pair of assists Monday in a 3-2 win over Washington. He also had two PIM.
Oct 23, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli has one goal and two assists in four games this season.
Oct 12, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli produced a goal and an assist with three hits in Tuesday's 6-2 loss to Pittsburgh. He also won 10 of 15 (66.7 percent) faceoffs.
Oct 9, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli left Saturday's game versus the Panthers with an injury, but head coach Jon Cooper said the 24-year-old center was fine after the contest, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Oct 4, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli (undisclosed) was on the ice for Monday's practice session, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Sep 30, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli (undisclosed) left Thursday's game versus the Predators with a minor injury. Head coach Jon Cooper said he kept Cirelli off the ice for precautionary reasons, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
Sep 23, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli (wrist) participated at training camp and is fully healthy ahead of the 2021-22 season, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
Jul 12, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli played through a wrist injury in the playoffs and requires offseason surgery, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports. He is expected to be ready for training camp.
Jul 2, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli notched a power-play assist and three hits in Friday's 6-3 win over the Canadiens in Game 3.
Jun 30, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli provided a goal and 12 PIM in Wednesday's 3-1 win over Montreal in Game 2. He also dished out five hits.
Jun 23, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli registered a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Islanders in Game 6.
Jun 16, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Coach Jon Cooper expects Cirelli to "be okay" for Thursday's Game 3 versus the Islanders, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Jun 15, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli went to the locker room late in the third period after a scrum with the Islanders' Travis Zajac in Tuesday's Game 2, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Jun 1, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli scored the game-winning goal, fired three shots on net and added two hits in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Hurricanes in Game 2.
May 24, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli posted 10 hits and two shots on goal in Monday's 4-1 loss to the Panthers in Game 5.
May 22, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's 6-2 blowout win over the Panthers.
May 6, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli has just one assist in his last 20 games.
Apr 28, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli has one assist in his last 16 games.
Mar 25, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli posted an assist, three hits, two blocked shots and two PIM in Thursday's 4-3 loss to the Stars.
Mar 16, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli posted an assist and two hits in Tuesday's 4-3 shootout win over the Stars.
Mar 11, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli notched an assist, three shots on goal and three hits in Thursday's 6-4 loss to the Red Wings.
Mar 4, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli scored a short-handed goal n two shots and added five hits Thursday in a 3-2 overtime win versus Chicago.
Feb 27, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli had a goal and an assist in a 5-0 win over the Stars on Saturday.
Feb 27, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli (upper body) is expected to return to the lineup for Saturday night's game versus Dallas, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
Feb 24, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli (upper body) won't play in either leg of the Wednesday-Thursday back-to-back set against Carolina, Joe Smith of The Athletic reports.
Feb 22, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli (upper body) will not suit up for Monday's tilt with Carolina.
Feb 13, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli (upper body) has been deemed week-to-week.
Feb 13, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli (arm) won't play in Saturday's game versus the Panthers, Jameson Olive of the Panthers' official site reports.
Feb 11, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli (arm) was injured in the third period of Thursday's game versus the Panthers, Bryan Burns of the Lightning's official site reports.
Feb 8, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli scored twice on four shots and added two PIM in Monday's 4-1 win over the Predators.
Jan 15, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli posted an assist and three shots on goal in Friday's 5-2 win over the Blackhawks.
Jan 13, 2021 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli finished with a goal, an assist, four shots and a plus-2 rating in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Blackhawks.
Dec 24, 2020 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli signed a three-year, $14.4 million contract with the Lightning on Thursday.
Dec 19, 2020 Tampa Bay Lightning | Anthony Cirelli | Cirelli remains unsigned and the Lightning are about $2 million over the $81.5 million salary cap heading into the 2020-21 season.
Mar 1, 2018 Recalled Tampa Bay Lightning | recalled C Anthony Cirelli from Syracuse (AHL).
Sep 25, 2017 Assigned Tampa Bay Lightning | assigned C Anthony Cirelli to Syracuse (AHL).
May 19, 2016 Tampa Bay Lightning | signed C Anthony Cirelli to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Sep 23, 2015 Assigned Tampa Bay Lightning | assigned C Anthony Cirelli to Oshawa (OHL).
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Anthony Cirelli
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Tampa Bay Lightning Tampa Bay Lightning logo 76 17 26 43 15 70 1,037 55.00 54.30 2.90 53.50 3.70 0.58 1.50
Anthony Cirelli Stats by Elite Prospects Anthony Cirelli Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2012-2013 Mississauga Reps U16 AAA GTHL U16 33 9 7 16 6
2013-2014 Mississauga Chargers OJHL 1 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
2013-2014 Mississauga Reps U18 AAA GTHL U18 31 10 18 28 6
Draft Yr 2014-2015 Oshawa Generals OHL 68 13 23 36 22 Playoffs 21 2 8 10 0
Draft Yr 2014-2015 Oshawa Generals M-Cup 4 2 1 3 0 Playoffs 21 2 8 10 0
2015-2016 Oshawa Generals OHL 62 21 38 59 27 Playoffs 5 2 3 5 0
2015-2016 Syracuse Crunch AHL 3 0 0 0 0
2016-2017 Oshawa Generals OHL 26 13 21 34 8
2016-2017 OHL All-Stars Jr Super Series 1 1 0 1 0
2016-2017 Canada U20 WJC-20 7 3 4 7 2
2016-2017 Erie Otters OHL 25 12 18 30 4 Playoffs 22 15 16 31 0
2016-2017 Erie Otters M-Cup 5 1 7 8 0 Playoffs 22 15 16 31 0
2017-2018 Syracuse Crunch AHL 51 14 23 37 14
2017-2018 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 18 5 6 11 6 208 81.25 56.36 5.08 52.74 1.21 1.44 2.89 Playoffs 17 2 1 3 0
2018-2019 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 82 19 20 39 34 922 58.44 57.31 5.03 54.19 3.36 0.72 1.69 Playoffs 4 1 1 2 0
2018-2019 Canada WC 10 3 1 4 6
2019-2020 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 68 16 28 44 30 903 68.60 53.20 0.70 52.30 0.10 0.80 1.86 Playoffs 25 3 6 9 0
2020-2021 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 50 9 13 22 10 620 42.90 51.50 -0.40 52.00 -0.90 0.29 1.26 Playoffs 23 5 7 12 0
2021-2022 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 76 17 26 43 70 1,037 55.00 54.30 2.90 53.50 3.70 0.58 1.50 Playoffs 23 3 5 8 0
Anthony Cirelli Stats by Elite Prospects | Anthony Cirelli Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team Tampa Bay Lightning logo
Signing Date December 24, 2020
Signing Status RFA
Agent Patrick Morris
Standard Contract | 3 Years $14,400,000 5.82% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $4,800,000 $4,800,000 $4,800,000
RFA
AAV $4,800,000 $4,800,000 $4,800,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $900,000 $3,300,000 $7,200,000
Signing Bonuses $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $0
Total Salary $2,400,000 $4,800,000 $7,200,000
Minors Salary $2,400,000 $4,800,000 $7,200,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team Tampa Bay Lightning logo
Signing Date May 19, 2016
Agent Patrick Morris
Entry Level Contract | 4 Years $2,902,499 0.98% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $717,500 $728,333 $728,333 $728,333
RFA
AAV $925,000 $935,833 $935,833 $935,833
Performance Bonuses $0 $257,500 $182,500 $182,500
Base Salary $0 $650,000 $650,000 $700,000
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500 $0
Total Salary $0 $742,500 $742,500 $700,000
Minors Salary $0 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year