Elvis Merzlikins

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Age 28 Apr 13, 1994
Riga LVA
Goaltender shoots left
6'3" 191 cm
181 lbs 82 kg
ELC Signing Age 24
Waivers Signing Age 24
UFA Year 2021
Agent Gerry Johannson
Draft Year 2014
Drafted Overall 76
Draft Round 3
Draft Team Columbus Blue Jackets logo

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Transaction History
Jan 19, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins allowed five goals on 33 shots in Thursday's 5-2 loss to Anaheim.
Jan 19, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will guard the home goal during Thursday's matchup with the Anaheim Ducks, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Jan 16, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins turned aside 30 of 33 shots in a 3-1 loss to the New York Rangers on Monday.
Jan 16, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins is slated to start Monday at home versus the New York Rangers, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Jan 15, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 25 saves in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Jan 14, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will defend the road goal versus Detroit on Saturday, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Jan 13, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (illness) has returned to health and will be back in the lineup Saturday in Detroit. Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Jan 12, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins is considered day-to-day with lingering illness issues, according to Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda.
Jan 10, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins turned aside 40 shots in Tuesday's 6-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Jan 10, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins is expected to start on the road Tuesday versus Tampa Bay, per Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers.
Jan 8, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins allowed a goal on 19 shots in Sunday's 1-0 loss to the Washington Capitals.
Jan 8, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will defend the road goal Sunday versus Washington, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Jan 5, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins allowed six goals on 37 shots in Thursday's 6-2 loss to the Washington Capitals.
Jan 5, 2023 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will defend the home crease against the Washington Capitals on Thursday, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Dec 31, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (COVID-19) will be the backup goaltender against the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday, according to Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda.
Dec 29, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins, who was taken off the NHL's COVID-19 list Wednesday, isn't in the lineup for Thursday's game against the New York Islanders, per Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch.
Dec 28, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Per Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda, Merzlikins is on the ice for Wednesday's practice, indicating he's been activated off the NHL's COVID-19 list.
Dec 27, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins is on the NHL's COVID-19 list, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Dec 20, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (illness) won't play Tuesday against the Philadelphia Flyers.
Dec 13, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins stopped 22 of 25 shots in Tuesday's 4-0 loss to the Florida Panthers.
Dec 13, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will guard the road goal Tuesday versus Florida, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Dec 11, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins surrendered five goals on 38 shots in Columbus' 6-5 overtime win against the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday.
Dec 11, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will patrol the home crease Sunday against the Los Angeles Kings, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Dec 9, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merlikins turned aside 19 of 20 shots after replacing Joonas Korpisalo (lower body) to begin the second period of Friday's 3-1 win over the Calgary Flames.
Dec 7, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins replaced Joonas Korpisalo in the first period of Wednesday's 9-4 loss to Buffalo and allowed six goals on 21 shots.
Dec 6, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins allowed four goals in a 4-1 loss to Pittsburgh on Tuesday.
Dec 5, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will defend the cage on the road against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Dec 1, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (lower body) was activated from injured reserve Thursday.
Nov 20, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Sunday.
Nov 17, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (lower body) will miss 1-2 weeks, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Nov 15, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins left Tuesday's game versus the Philadelphia Flyers with an apparent lower-body injury, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Nov 15, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will get the starting nod at home versus the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svobodareports.
Nov 4, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins stopped 30 of 35 shots during a 6-3 loss to the Colorado Avalanche on Friday in Finland.
Nov 3, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will guard the road crease against the Colorado Avalanche on Friday, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Oct 30, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins stopped 46 of 53 shots during a 7-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils on Sunday.
Oct 30, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will guard the road crease Sunday against the New Jersey Devils, per Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda.
Oct 28, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Daniil Tarasov | Tarasov stopped all six shots he faced after replacing Elvis Merzlikins to begin the third period of Friday's 4-0 loss to the Boston Bruins.
Oct 28, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins stopped 25 of 29 shots before being replaced by Daniil Tarasov to begin the third period of Friday's 4-0 loss to the Boston Bruins.
Oct 28, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will guard the home goal against the Boston Bruins on Friday, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Oct 25, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins turned aside five of six shots after replacing Daniil Tarasov late in the second period of Tuesday's 6-3 loss to the Arizona Coyotes.
Oct 25, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Daniil Tarasov | Tarasov stopped only eight of 12 shots before being replaced by Elvis Merzlikins late in the second period of Tuesday's 6-3 loss to the Arizona Coyotes.
Oct 23, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 33 saves in a 6-3 loss to Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Oct 22, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will get the home crease against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Oct 20, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins turned aside 23 of 26 shots Thursday as the Columbus Blue Jackets rallied to a 5-3 win over the Nashville Predators.
Oct 20, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will be in the home crease Thursday against the Nashville Predators, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Oct 18, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins allowed two first-period goals but rebounded to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-3 overtime win over the winless Canucks on Tuesday.
Oct 18, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins is expected to start Tuesday against the Vancouver Canucks, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Oct 15, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 20 saves in a 5-2 loss to St. Louis on Saturday.
Oct 15, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will get the road crease Saturday as the Columbus Blue Jackets play the St. Louis Blues, according to Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda.
Oct 13, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (illness) is at practice Thursday, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Oct 12, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins is under the weather and won't be available for Wednesday's Opening Night clash with the Carolina Hurricanes.
Oct 8, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will be in net Saturday against the Washington Capitals, per Aaron Portzline of The Athletic.
Oct 3, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 34 saves in Saturday's 2-1 preseason win over the Washington Capitals.
Oct 1, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will guard the home goal in Saturday's preseason game versus the Washington Capitals.
Apr 30, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins stopped 40 of 42 shots after replacing Jean-Francois Berube midway through the first period of Friday's 5-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Apr 30, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Jean-Francois Berube | Berube stopped five of eight shots before being replaced by Elvis Merzlikins midway through the first period of Friday's 5-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Apr 28, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 25 saves in a 5-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday.
Apr 28, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins -- who stopped 28 of 32 shots against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday -- will be in goal at home versus Tampa Bay on Thursday, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Apr 26, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will guard the road goal during Tuesday's matchup with the Tampa Bay Lightning, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Apr 24, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will start Sunday's game against the Edmonton Oilers, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Apr 22, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins allowed a goal on 26 shots in Friday's 2-1 shootout loss to Ottawa.
Apr 22, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will guard the home goal during Friday's game versus Ottawa, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Apr 19, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins allowed three goals on 28 shots in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the San Jose Sharks.
Apr 19, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will start Tuesday's game in San Jose, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Apr 16, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins allowed two goals on 38 shots in Saturday's 2-1 loss to the Los Angeles Kings.
Apr 16, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will patrol the crease during Saturday's road game versus the Los Angeles Kings, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Apr 14, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins stopped 20 shots in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Apr 13, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will start in goal for the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday against the Montreal Canadiens, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Apr 9, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 34 saves in Saturday's 5-4 overtime win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Apr 9, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will start between the pipes in Saturday's road game versus the Detroit Red Wings, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Apr 7, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 27 saves in a 4-1 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday.
Apr 7, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will be between the pipes at home versus Philadelphia on Thursday, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Apr 5, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 47 saves in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Apr 5, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will defend the blue paint during Tuesday's road game versus the Philadelphia Flyers, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Apr 5, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins stopped 34 shots in Monday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Boston Bruins.
Apr 4, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will get the starting nod for Monday's home matchup with Boston, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Apr 2, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 37 saves in a 5-2 loss to Boston on Saturday. He allowed three goals.
Apr 2, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will guard the road goal during Saturday's matchup with the Boston Bruins, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Mar 31, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins allowed four goals on 35 shots in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the New York Islanders. New York's fifth goal was an empty-netter.
Mar 31, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will start Thursday's road game against the New York Islanders, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Mar 30, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins stopped 25 shots in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the New York Islanders.
Mar 29, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will guard the home goal during Tuesday's matchup with the New York Islanders, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Mar 27, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins saved 35 of 38 shots in Saturday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Minnesota Wild.
Mar 26, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will be in goal for Saturday's road matchup with Minnesota, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Mar 25, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins allowed four goals on 33 shots in Friday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Winnipeg Jets.
Mar 25, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will patrol the crease against the Winnipeg Jets on the road Friday, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Mar 24, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (upper body) is "good to go" ahead of Friday's game versus Winnipeg, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Mar 21, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (upper body) will be "out for a little bit," per GM Jarmo Kekalainen, Jeff Svoboda of the Columbus Blue Jackets' official site reports.
Mar 21, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins is day-to-day with an upper-body injury, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Mar 19, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 19 saves on 21 shots Saturday against the St. Louis Blues before leaving with an undisclosed injury at 6:06 of the third period.
Mar 19, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will start between the pipes in Saturday's home game versus the St. Louis Blues, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Mar 18, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins stopped 20 of 23 shots after replacing Joonas Korpisalo early in the second period of Thursday's 7-2 loss to the Washington Capitals.
Mar 18, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Joonas Korpisalo | Korpisalo allowed three goals on only nine shots before being replaced by Elvis Merzlikins early in the second period of Thursday's 7-2 loss to the Washington Capitals.
Mar 17, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins stopped 30 shots in Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Ottawa Senators.
Mar 16, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will be between the pipes for Wednesday's road clash with Ottawa, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Mar 13, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will start against the visiting Golden Knights on Sunday, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Mar 12, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins turned aside 36 shots in regulation and overtime and all three shootout attempts he faced in Friday's 3-2 win over the Minnesota Wild.
Mar 11, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will guard the cage Friday against visiting Minnesota, per Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch.
Mar 7, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins allowed five goals on 33 shots in Monday's 5-4 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Mar 7, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will defend the blue paint Monday versus visiting Toronto, per Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers.
Mar 5, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 28 saves in a 5-4 shootout los to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday.
Mar 5, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will patrol the crease Saturday against visiting Boston, per Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda.
Mar 4, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merlikins will defend the cage Friday against visiting Los Angeles, per Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda.
Mar 1, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 30 saves in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the New Jersey Devils.
Mar 1, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will defend the cage Tuesday against visiting New Jersey, per Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda.
Feb 27, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins allowed three goals on 40 shots in Sunday's 3-2 loss to Pittsburgh.
Feb 27, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will guard the home goal during Sunday's matchup with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Feb 25, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (lower body) was activated from injured reserve for Friday's tilt with Carolina.
Feb 24, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Thursday retroactive to Feb. 17, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Feb 22, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (lower body) will not be in the lineup to face the Leafs on Tuesday, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Feb 20, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins suffered a lower-body injury in Saturday's practice that will result in him not participating in Sunday's game against the Buffalo Sabres, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Feb 17, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins stopped 28 of 32 shots in Thursday's 7-4 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Feb 17, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will start between the pipes Thursday in Chicago, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Feb 17, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Joonas Korpisalo | Korpisalo's (lower body) ability to serve as the backup behind Elvis Merzlikins against the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday remains undetermined, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Feb 15, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins allowed six goals on 41 shots in Tuesday's 6-2 loss to the Calgary Flames.
Feb 15, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will defend the blue paint Tuesday in Calgary, per Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers.
Feb 12, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 30 saves in a 2-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday.
Feb 12, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will be between the pipes in Montreal on Saturday, per Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda.
Feb 10, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 24 saves in a 4-3 overtime win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday.
Feb 10, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will start between the pipes Thursday in Buffalo, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Feb 8, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins stopped 29 shots in Tuesday's 5-4 win over the Washington Capitals.
Feb 8, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will start between the pipes for Tuesday's road game against the Washington Capitals, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Feb 1, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins allowed seven goals on 25 shots in a 8-4 loss to the Florida Panthers on Monday.
Jan 31, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will be in goal against the Florida Panthers at home Monday, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Jan 26, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 56 saves on 62 shots in a 6-0 loss to the Calgary Flames on Wednesday.
Jan 26, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will start Wednesday's game against the Calgary Flames, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Jan 23, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 31 saves on 33 shots in a 2-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators on Sunday.
Jan 23, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will start in goal Sunday versus the Ottawa Senators, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Jan 20, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 33 saves in a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday.
Jan 20, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will get the starting nod on the road against the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Jan 15, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins allowed four goals on 15 shots in the first 13:28 of Saturday's game against the Florida Panthers before being pulled. He was replaced by Joonas Korpisalo, but Merzlikins eventually took the loss in a 9-2 defeat.
Jan 15, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins received the starting nod for Saturday's contest versus the Florida Panthers on the road, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Jan 13, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 31 saves in a 6-0 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday.
Jan 13, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will start between the pipes on the road Thursday against the Carolina Hurricanes, per Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers.
Jan 11, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (lower body) will serve as the backup to Joonas Korpisalo against the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Jan 8, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (lower body) will not suit up Saturday against the New Jersey Devils, per the NHL's media site.
Jan 5, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (lower body) won't be available for Thursday's game in New Jersey, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Jan 4, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (lower body) isn't expected to appear in Tuesday night's contest against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Jan 3, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins was absent from Monday's practice due to a lower-body injury, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Jan 1, 2022 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins stopped 11 of 15 shots after replacing Daniil Tarasov (lower body) to begin the third period of Saturday's 7-4 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.
Dec 30, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins stopped 31 of 34 shots in Thursday's 4-3 shootout win over the Nashville Predators.
Dec 30, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will defend the cage Thursday against the Nashville Predators, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Dec 26, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins and the Columbus Blue Jackets won't play Chicago on Tuesday due to COVID-19 postponements.
Dec 24, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins and the Columbus Blue Jackets will not play Toronto on Monday due to COVID-19 postponements.
Dec 20, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins and the Columbus Blue Jackets will not duel with the Buffalo Sabres on either Tuesday or Thursday due to COVID-19 related cancellations.
Dec 16, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins allowed four goals on 29 shots in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Edmonton Oilers. He was pulled after two periods.
Dec 16, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will start in Edmonton on Thursday, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Dec 15, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins yielded four goals on 39 shots in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Vancouver Canucks.
Dec 14, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will be in goal versus Vancouver on the road Tuesday, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Dec 11, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins allowed four goals on 32 shots in Saturday's 5-4 overtime win over the Seattle Kraken.
Dec 11, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will start in Seattle on Saturday, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Dec 9, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 25 saves in a 2-1 shootout loss to the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday.
Dec 9, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will be between the pipes at home against the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday, Bailey Johnson of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Dec 7, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Daniil Tarasov | Tarasov set aside all 10 shots he faced after relieving the ineffective Elvis Merzlikins for the third period of Tuesday's 5-4 loss to Toronto.
Dec 7, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins allowed five goals on 30 shots in Tuesday's 5-4 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Dec 7, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will patrol the crease during Tuesday's road game versus the Toronto Maple Leafs, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Dec 5, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 30 saves in Sunday's 6-4 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Dec 5, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will guard the home goal during Sunday's matchup with the San Jose Sharks, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Dec 2, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (illness) will back up Daniil Tarasov in Thursday's game versus the Dallas Stars, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Dec 2, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins is questionable for Thursday's matchup with Dallas due to a non-COVID illness.
Nov 30, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Joonas Korpisalo | Korpisalo gave up three goals on 28 shots in relief of Elvis Merzlikins in Tuesday's 6-0 loss to the Nashville Predators.
Nov 30, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins allowed three goals on nine shots in Tuesday's 6-0 loss to the Nashville Predators.
Nov 30, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will start between the pipes in Tuesday's road matchup with Nashville, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Nov 26, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins allowed two goals on 41 shots in Friday's 4-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks.
Nov 26, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will start Friday's home game against the Vancouver Canucks, Jeff Svoboda of the Columbus Blue Jackets' official site reports.
Nov 24, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 36 saves in a 3-0 in over the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday.
Nov 24, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will tend the twine for Wednesday's home clash with the Winnipeg Jets, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Nov 20, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins surrendered three goals on 35 shots in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights.
Nov 20, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will tend the twine on the road against the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Nov 18, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins gave up four goals on 29 shots in Thursday's 5-4 shootout win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Nov 18, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will defend the blue paint during Thursday's road game versus the Arizona Coyotes, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Nov 15, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins allowed three goals on 27 shots in Monday's 5-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Nov 15, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will start Monday's home game against the Detroit Red Wings, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Nov 14, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 36 saves in Saturday's 5-3 loss to the New York Rangers.
Nov 13, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will patrol the crease during Saturday's home game versus the New York Rangers, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Nov 6, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins registered 34 saves in a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday.
Nov 6, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will guard the cage during Saturday's home game versus the Colorado Avalanche.
Oct 29, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 33 saves in Friday's 4-0 loss to the New York Rangers.
Oct 29, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will be the starting goalie Friday against the New York Rangers, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Oct 25, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins stopped 31 of 32 shots Monday in a 4-1 win over the Dallas Stars.
Oct 25, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will defend the cage versus the Dallas Stars at home Monday, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Oct 21, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins turned away 34 of 36 shots Thursday in a 3-2 overtime win over the New York Islanders.
Oct 21, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will get the starting nod at home for Thursday's matchup with the New York Islanders, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Oct 16, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins stopped 19 of 20 shots Saturday in a 2-1 overtime victory over the Seattle Kraken.
Oct 16, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will guard the home goal during Saturday's matchup with the Seattle Kraken, Alison Lukan of The Athletic reports.
Oct 13, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will tend the twine at home versus the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Oct 9, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will protect the home goal Saturday versus the Pittsburgh Penguins, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Oct 6, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will defend the home goal Wednesday versus the Detroit Red Wings, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Oct 2, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will start between the pipes in Saturday's road preseason game versus the Detroit Red Wings, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Sep 28, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will be between the pipes to start Tuesday's game against the Buffalo Sabres, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
Sep 21, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins agreed to terms on a five-year, $27 million contract extension with Columbus on Tuesday.
May 5, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 30 saves in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Nashville Predators.
May 3, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 34 saves in Monday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Nashville Predators.
May 3, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will be between the pipes for Monday's home clash with Nashville, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
May 1, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 31 saves in Saturday's 2-1 overtime loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.
May 1, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will defend the blue paint during Saturday's road game versus the Carolina Hurricanes, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Apr 27, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins stopped all 41 shots he faced in regulation and overtime and both shootout attempts in Tuesday's 1-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Apr 27, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will patrol the crease during Tuesday's home game versus the Detroit Red Wings, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Apr 25, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins gave up one goal on eight shots in Sunday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Apr 22, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 25 saves in a 3-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday. He allowed two goals.
Apr 22, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will defend the blue paint during Thursday's road game versus the Tampa Bay Lightning, Alison Lukan of The Athletic reports.
Apr 19, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins stopped 35 of 38 shots in Monday's 4-2 loss to the Florida Panthers.
Apr 19, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will start Monday in Florida, Blue Jackets insider Jeff Svoboda reports.
Apr 17, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins allowed a goal on 16 shots in relief of Joonas Korpisalo in Saturday's 5-1 loss to the Dallas Stars.
Apr 15, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins surrendered four goals on 31 shots in Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Dallas Stars.
Apr 15, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will guard the road goal during Thursday's game versus the Dallas Stars, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Apr 10, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 24 saves in a 4-3 loss to Chicago on Saturday.
Apr 10, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will guard the home cage during Saturday's matchup with the Chicago Blackhawks, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Apr 9, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made a relief appearance Thursday, setting aside 21 of 24 shots in a 6-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Apr 8, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Joonas Korpisalo | Korpisalo pulled for Elvis Merzlikins after making three saves on six shots Thursday in a game that ultimately ended
Apr 3, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins was pulled after two periods Saturday after making 21 saves against the Florida Panthers. He left the game with the score 3-0 and took the loss.
Apr 3, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will patrol the crease during Saturday's road matchup with the Florida Panthers, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Apr 1, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins made 31 saves in a 3-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday.
Apr 1, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will patrol the crease during Thursday's road game versus the Tampa Bay Lightning, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Mar 30, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins stopped 37 of 38 shots in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Mar 30, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will start between the pipes in Tuesday's road game versus the Tampa Bay Lightning, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Mar 28, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins stopped 25 of 27 shots in Sunday's 4-1 loss to the Detroit Red Wings.
Mar 28, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will guard the road goal in Sunday's game versus the Detroit Red Wings, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Mar 27, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins turned aside 31 shots in Saturday's 3-1 loss to the Detroit Red Wings.
Mar 27, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will protect the road goal in Saturday's game versus the Detroit Red Wings, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Mar 25, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (illness) will suit up for Thursday's game versus the Carolina Hurricanes, per the NHL's official media site.
Mar 24, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins missed Wednesday's practice with a non COVID-19 illness.
Mar 20, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins stopped 35 of 37 shots Saturday in a 3-2 shootout victory over the Carolina Hurricanes.
Mar 20, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will patrol the crease during Saturday's road matchup with Carolina, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Mar 13, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins stopped 27 shots in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over the Dallas Stars.
Mar 13, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will defend the home net in Saturday's matchup against the Dallas Stars, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Mar 11, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins allowed five goals on 32 shots in Thursday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Florida Panthers.
Mar 11, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will guard the home cage during Thursday's game versus the Florida Panthers, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Mar 8, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (upper body) was activated from injured reserve Monday.
Feb 23, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Feb 21, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (upper body) is listed as week-to-week after being evaluated Sunday.
Feb 20, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (arm) was injured in the third period of Saturday's game versus the Nashville Predators, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Feb 20, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will tend the crease for Saturday's game against the Nashville Predators, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Feb 18, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins turned aside 32 shots in a 3-0 win over the Nashville Predators on Thursday.
Feb 17, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will patrol the crease during Thursday's home game versus Nashville.
Feb 15, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins came off the bench to stop seven of nine shots in Monday's 7-3 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.
Feb 11, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (upper body) was activated from the injured reserve Thursday.
Feb 10, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (upper body) will travel with the Columbus Blue Jackets for their upcoming three-game road trip, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Feb 4, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins suffered an upper-body injury at practice and was designated for injured reserve Thursday.
Feb 2, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins stopped all nine shots he faced after replacing Joonas Korpisalo midway through the second period of Tuesday's 6-3 loss to the Dallas Stars.
Feb 2, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Joonas Korpisalo | Korpisalo stopped 18 of 23 shots before being replaced by Elvis Merzlikins midway through the second period during Tuesday's 6-3 loss to the Dallas Stars.
Jan 31, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins kicked out 33 of 36 shots in Sunday's 3-1 loss at Chicago.
Jan 31, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will guard the road cage for Sunday's game against the Chicago Blackhawks, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Jan 28, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins stopped 33 of 35 shots through overtime and all four shootout attempts in Thursday's 3-2 win over the Florida Panthers.
Jan 28, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will get the starting nod at home versus the Florida Panthers on Thursday, Alison Lukan of The Athletic reports.
Jan 23, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins turned aside 30 shots in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Jan 23, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will patrol the crease during Saturday's home game versus the Tampa Bay Lightning, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Jan 19, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins allowed three goals on 27 shots in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Detroit Red Wings.
Jan 19, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will patrol the crease during Tuesday night's road matchup with the Detroit Red Wings, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
Jan 16, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins yielded five goals on 33 shots in Saturday's 5-2 loss to Nashville.
Jan 16, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will patrol the crease during Saturday's road clash with the Nashville Predators.
Jan 10, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (undisclosed) returned to practice Sunday, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Jan 9, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins is considered unfit to participate in Saturday's practice, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Jan 4, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins (groin) was a full participant at Monday's practice, Blue Jackets team reporter Jeff Svoboda reports.
Apr 23, 2020 Columbus Blue Jackets | Signed G Elvis Merzlikins to a two-year, $8 million contract extension.
Nov 27, 2019 Columbus Blue Jackets | Recalled G Elvis Merzlikins from Cleveland (AHL).
Nov 26, 2019 Columbus Blue Jackets | Assigned G Elvis Merzlikins to Cleveland (AHL).
Nov 10, 2019 Columbus Blue Jackets | Recalled G Elvis Merzlikins from Cleveland (AHL).
Nov 6, 2019 Columbus Blue Jackets | Assigned G Elvis Merzlikins to Cleveland (AHL).
May 15, 2019 Columbus Blue Jackets | Signed G Elvis Merzlikins to a one-year contract extension.
Mar 20, 2019 Columbus Blue Jackets | Signed G Elvis Merzlikins to an entry-level contract.
Jun 28, 2014 Detroit Red Wings | Detroit Red Wings Acquired a 2014 third-round draft pick (Dominic Turgeon) from the Columbus Blue Jackets for a 2014 third-round draft pick (Elvis Merzlikins) and a 2015 third-round draft pick that was later traded to Anaheim Anaheim drafted (Brent Gates).
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2022-2023 Regular Season Stats

Elvis Merzlikins
GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx GSAx/GP
Columbus Blue Jackets Columbus Blue Jackets logo 20 4.48 0.868 0
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx GSAx/GP Playoffs GP GAA SV% PIM
2009-2010 Lugano U17 U17-Elit 25 3.05 0.000 0 Playoffs 12 3.29 0.000 0
2009-2010 Lugano U20 U20-Elit 0 0.000 0
2010-2011 Lugano U17 U17-Elit 28 3.95 0.000 0 Playoffs 5 3.8 0.000 0
2010-2011 Latvia U17 EYOF 3 3.95 0.885 0
2010-2011 Latvia U17 (all) International-Jr 4 0.000 0
2010-2011 Latvia U18 WJC-18 D1 2 0.5 0.978 0
2010-2011 Latvia U18 (all) International-Jr 3 0.000 0
2011-2012 Lugano U20 U20-Elit 8 3.52 0.000 0 Playoffs 3 5.07 0.000 0
2011-2012 Latvia U20 WJC-20 1 14 0.720 0
2011-2012 Latvia U18 WJC-18 4 4.88 0.885 0
2011-2012 Latvia U18 (all) International-Jr 8 0.000 0
2011-2012 Latvia U20 (all) International-Jr 3 0.000 0
2012-2013 Lugano U20 U20-Elit 30 2.76 0.000 0 Playoffs 4 3.84 0.000 0
2012-2013 Lugano NL 0 0.000 0
2012-2013 Latvia U20 WJC-20 3 5.85 0.860 0
2012-2013 Latvia U20 (all) International-Jr 7 0.000 0
Draft Yr 2013-2014 Lugano U20 U20-Elit 12 2.07 0.000 0 Playoffs 10 1.68 0.000 0
Draft Yr 2013-2014 Lugano NL 22 2.13 0.924 0 Playoffs 1 0.75 0.976 0
Draft Yr 2013-2014 Latvia U20 (all) International-Jr 4 0.000 0
Draft Yr 2013-2014 Latvia U20 WJC-20 D1A 3 2.36 0.900 0
Draft Yr 2013-2014 Latvia (all) International 1 2.08 0.000 0
2014-2015 Lugano NL 22 2.61 0.913 0 Playoffs 1 3.09 0.857 0
2014-2015 Lugano Swiss Cup 1 2 0.000 0 Playoffs 1 3.09 0.857 0
2014-2015 Latvia (all) International 4 4.65 0.813 0
2015-2016 Lugano NL 46 2.76 0.922 0 Playoffs 15 2.32 0.937 0
2015-2016 Latvia (all) International 8 2.68 0.922 0
2015-2016 Lugano Swiss Cup 0 0.000 0 Playoffs 15 2.32 0.937 0
2015-2016 Lugano Spengler Cup 4 3.01 0.907 0 Playoffs 15 2.32 0.937 0
2015-2016 Latvia WC 5 2.91 0.912 0
2016-2017 Lugano NL 41 2.89 0.916 0 Playoffs 11 2.29 0.933 0
2016-2017 Lugano Champions HL 6 2.15 0.939 0 Playoffs 11 2.29 0.933 0
2016-2017 Latvia OGQ 2 1.32 0.931 0
2016-2017 Lugano Swiss Cup 0 0.000 0 Playoffs 11 2.29 0.933 0
2016-2017 Lugano Spengler Cup 4 2.14 0.940 0 Playoffs 11 2.29 0.933 0
2016-2017 Latvia WC 6 1.98 0.937 0
2016-2017 Latvia (all) International 11 1.78 0.938 0
2017-2018 Lugano NL 42 2.72 0.921 0 Playoffs 18 2.17 0.935 0
2017-2018 Lugano Swiss Cup 0 0.000 0 Playoffs 18 2.17 0.935 0
2017-2018 Latvia (all) International 7 1.56 0.937 0
2017-2018 Latvia WC 6 1.5 0.940 0
2018-2019 Lugano NL 43 2.44 0.921 0 Playoffs 4 3.95 0.872 0
2018-2019 Lugano Champions HL 8 2.27 0.923 0 Playoffs 4 3.95 0.872 0
2018-2019 Lugano Swiss Cup 0 0.000 0 Playoffs 4 3.95 0.872 0
2018-2019 Latvia WC 5 2.78 0.914 0
2018-2019 Latvia (all) International 5 2.78 0.914 0
2019-2020 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 33 2.35 0.923 0 4.55 0.14 Playoffs 2 1.96 0.946 0
2019-2020 Cleveland Monsters AHL 2 1.52 0.949 0
2020-2021 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 28 2.77 0.916 0 -3.50 -0.13
2021-2022 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 59 3.22 0.907 0
2021-2022 Latvia WC 5 4.26 0.862 0
2021-2022 Latvia (all) International 6 3.57 0.878 0
2022-2023 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 20 4.48 0.868 0
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Signing Team Columbus Blue Jackets logo
Signing Date September 21, 2021
Signing Status UFA
Agent Gerry Johannson
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Signing Team Columbus Blue Jackets logo
Signing Date April 23, 2020
Signing Status RFA
Agent Gerry Johannson
Standard Contract | 2 Years $8,000,000 4.91% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $4,000,000 $4,000,000
UFA
AAV $4,000,000 $4,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $3,000,000 $5,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $3,000,000 $5,000,000
Minors Salary $3,000,000 $5,000,000
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Signing Team Columbus Blue Jackets logo
Signing Date May 15, 2019
Signing Status RFA
Agent Gerry Johannson
Standard Contract | 1 Years $874,125 1.07% of cap space
2019-2020
Cap Hit $874,125
RFA
AAV $874,125
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $874,125
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $874,125
Minors Salary $874,125
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Signing Team Columbus Blue Jackets logo
Signing Date March 20, 2019
Entry Level Contract | 1 Years $925,000 1.16% of cap space
2018-2019
Cap Hit $925,000
RFA
AAV $925,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500
Total Salary $925,000
Minors Salary $70,000
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