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
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.
2019-2020 Regular Season Stats

Elvis Merzlikins
GP GAA SV% PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Columbus Blue Jackets 33 2.35 0.923 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 Playoffs 12 3.29 0
2010-2011 Lugano U17 U17-Elit 28 3.95 0 Playoffs 5 3.8 0
2010-2011 Latvia U17 EYOF 3 3.95 0.885 0
2010-2011 Latvia U17 (all) International-Jr 4 0
2010-2011 Latvia U18 WJC-18 D1 2 0.5 0.978 0
2010-2011 Latvia U18 (all) International-Jr 3 0
2011-2012 Lugano U20 U20-Elit 8 3.52 0 Playoffs 3 5.07 0
2011-2012 Latvia U20 WJC-20 1 14 0.72 0
2011-2012 Latvia U18 WJC-18 4 4.88 0.885 0
2011-2012 Latvia U18 (all) International-Jr 8 0
2011-2012 Latvia U20 (all) International-Jr 3 0
2012-2013 Lugano U20 U20-Elit 30 2.76 0 Playoffs 4 3.84 0
2012-2013 Latvia U20 WJC-20 3 5.85 0.86 0
2012-2013 Latvia U20 (all) International-Jr 7 0
Draft Yr 2013-2014 Lugano U20 U20-Elit 12 2.07 0 Playoffs 10 1.68 0
Draft Yr 2013-2014 Lugano NLA 22 2.13 0.924 0 Playoffs 1 0.75 0.976 0
Draft Yr 2013-2014 Latvia U20 (all) International-Jr 4 0
Draft Yr 2013-2014 Latvia U20 WJC-20 D1A 3 2.36 0.9 0
Draft Yr 2013-2014 Latvia (all) International 1 2.08 0
2014-2015 Lugano NLA 22 2.61 0.913 0 Playoffs 1 3.25 0.846 0
2014-2015 Lugano Swiss Cup 1 2 0 Playoffs 1 3.25 0.846 0
2014-2015 Latvia (all) International 4 4.65 0.8129 0
2015-2016 Lugano NLA 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 NLA 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 0.94 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 NLA 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 0.94 0
2018-2019 Lugano NLA 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
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Active Contract

Signing Team
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
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out

Elvis Merzlikins Comparables

How is this calculated?


Darcy Kuemper
Goaltender
  • Cap Hit: $4,500,000
  • Year 1 of 2 year contract
  • 5.5% of team cap space
  • Expiry Status UFA | 2022 | 32 yrs old
2019-2020 NHL Stats
GP GAA SV%
29 2.22 0.928

Jordan Binnington
Goaltender
  • Cap Hit: $4,400,000
  • Year 2 of 2 year contract
  • 5.4% of team cap space
  • Expiry Status UFA | 2021 | 27 yrs old
2019-2020 NHL Stats
GP GAA SV%
50 2.56 0.912

Petr Mrazek
Goaltender
  • Cap Hit: $3,125,000
  • Year 2 of 2 year contract
  • 3.8% of team cap space
  • Expiry Status UFA | 2021 | 29 yrs old
2019-2020 NHL Stats
GP GAA SV%
40 2.69 0.905

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