Elvis Merzlikins

Age 26 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
Expansion Draft Status
Exempt
Draft Year 2014
Drafted Overall 76
Draft Round 3
Draft Team Columbus Blue Jackets

Transaction History
Jan 23, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins turned aside 30 shots in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Lightning.
Jan 23, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will patrol the crease during Saturday's home game versus the 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 Red Wings.
Jan 19, 2021 Columbus Blue Jackets | Elvis Merzlikins | Merzlikins will patrol the crease during Tuesday night's road matchup with the 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 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 Recalled Columbus Blue Jackets | recalled G Elvis Merzlikins from Cleveland (AHL).
Nov 26, 2019 Assigned Columbus Blue Jackets | assigned G Elvis Merzlikins to Cleveland (AHL).
Nov 10, 2019 Recalled Columbus Blue Jackets | recalled G Elvis Merzlikins from Cleveland (AHL).
Nov 6, 2019 Assigned 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.
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Elvis Merzlikins
GP GAA SV% PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Columbus Blue Jackets 3 3.34 0.891 0
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP GAA SV% PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP GAA SV% PIM
2009-2010 Lugano U17 U17-Elit 25 3.05 0.000 0 Playoffs 12 3.29 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 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 3.25 0.846 0
2014-2015 Lugano Swiss Cup 1 2 0.000 0 Playoffs 1 3.25 0.846 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 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 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 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 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 Playoffs 2 1.96 0.946 0
2019-2020 Cleveland Monsters AHL 2 1.52 0.949 0
2020-2021 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 3 3.34 0.891 0
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Contract History

Signing Team
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
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
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
Clauses
UFA Year