Esa Lindell

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Age 28 May 23, 1994
Vantaa FIN
Defense shoots left
6'3" 191 cm
215 lbs 98 kg
ELC Signing Age 20
Waivers Signing Age 20
UFA Year 2021
Agent Markus Lehto
Draft Year 2012
Drafted Overall 74
Draft Round 3
Draft Team Dallas Stars logo

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Transaction History
Dec 4, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell recorded an assist in Sunday's 6-5 shootout loss to the Minnesota Wild.
Nov 18, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell logged an assist, three hits, three blocked shots and a plus-4 rating in Thursday's 6-4 win over the Florida Panthers.
Nov 13, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell scored the game-winning goal and added two assists, one short-handed, in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Nov 3, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell recorded an assist, went plus-4 and added two shots on goal in Thursday's 7-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Oct 22, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell scored a goal on three shots and added two hits in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Oct 17, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell produced an assist, two blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 4-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets.
May 11, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell posted an assist and four blocked shots in Wednesday's 3-1 loss to the Calgary Flames in Game 5.
May 7, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell recorded an assist, three shots on goal, three blocked shots and two hits in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Calgary Flames in Game 3.
Apr 28, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell notched an assist and two shots on goal in Wednesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Arizona Coyotes.
Apr 20, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell, who missed Monday's loss to Vancouver due to an illness, is expected to return to the lineup Wednesday against the Edmonton Oilers, Mike Heika of the Dallas Stars' official site reports.
Apr 18, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell (illness) will not play Monday against the Vancouver Canucks, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Apr 17, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell recorded a shorthanded assist and two shots on goal in Saturday's 2-1 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Apr 9, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell (upper body) is in the lineup Saturday against visiting New Jersey, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Apr 7, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell (upper body) won't play Thursday versus the Toronto Maple Leafs, Bruce LeVine of Dallas Stars Radio reports.
Apr 5, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell (upper body) will not play Tuesday against the New York Islanders, Bruce LeVine of Dallas Stars Radio reports.
Apr 3, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell (upper body) will not play Sunday against the Seattle Kraken, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Apr 2, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell (upper body) won't play Saturday against the San Jose Sharks, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Mar 31, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell (upper body) is not in Thursday's lineup versus the Anaheim Ducks, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Mar 31, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell is dealing with an upper-body injury and is a game-time decision Thursday in Anaheim, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Mar 23, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell notched an assist, four blocked shots, two hits and a plus-3 rating in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Edmonton Oilers.
Mar 20, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell managed an assist, two shots on goal and two blocked shots in Sunday's 3-2 win over the Washington Capitals.
Mar 17, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell notched an assist, five blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 4-3 overtime win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Mar 12, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell scored a goal on three shots and added an assist in Saturday's 7-4 loss to the New York Rangers.
Mar 8, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell logged an assist, four blocked shots and two hits in Tuesday's 2-1 loss to the Nashville Predators.
Mar 7, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell logged an assist, two hits and two PIM in Sunday's 6-3 win over the Minnesota Wild.
Feb 27, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell logged a power-play assist and four blocked shots in Sunday's 4-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres.
Feb 1, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell provided an assist and blocked two shots in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Calgary Flames.
Jan 31, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell posted an assist, three blocked shots, two shots on goal and a plus-3 rating in Sunday's 6-1 win over the Boston Bruins.
Jan 24, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell notched an assist and three shots on goal in Monday's 3-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Jan 21, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell dropped a goal and an assist in a 5-4 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday.
Jan 16, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell scored a goal on two shots and added three hits in Saturday's 3-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Jan 14, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell notched an assist, four hits, two blocked shots and a minus-4 rating in Friday's 7-1 loss to the Florida Panthers.
Jan 12, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell notched an assist, two shots on goal, three blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Seattle Kraken.
Jan 3, 2022 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell was activated out of the league's COVID-19 protocols Monday.
Dec 27, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | The Stars placed Lindell in COVID-19 protocols Monday.
Dec 20, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell scored a shorthanded goal on two shots and went plus-2 in Monday's 7-4 win over the Minnesota Wild.
Nov 21, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell produced a pair of assists, three shots on net, three blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 4-1 win over the St. Louis Blues.
Nov 19, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell logged a power-play assist, five blocked shots and two shots on net in Thursday's 7-2 loss to the Minnesota Wild.
Nov 16, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell recorded an assist, three shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Oct 25, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell recorded an assist, two shots on goal and two hits in Monday's 4-1 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Apr 26, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell earned an assist, blocked two shots and went plus-2 in Monday's 4-3 overtime win over the Carolina Hurricanes.
Apr 22, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell notched a power-play assist, three shots on goal and a minus-3 rating in Thursday's 7-3 loss to the Detroit Red Wings.
Apr 17, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell scored a goal, dished an assist, went plus-3 and blocked three shots in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Apr 15, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell notched an assist, two shots on goal and two blocked shots in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Apr 8, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell recorded an assist, five hits, four blocked shots and a plus-3 rating in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Apr 6, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell recorded an assist, two shots on goal and a pair of blocked shots in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.
Apr 1, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell scored a goal on two shots, doled out four hits and blocked three shots in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Nashville Predators.
Mar 27, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell notched an assist, five hits and four blocked shots in Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Florida Panthers.
Mar 21, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell notched an assist, three hits and two PIM in Sunday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Nashville Predators.
Mar 20, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell recorded a power-play assist, three hits and three blocked shots in Saturday's 3-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Mar 9, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell scored a goal on three shots and went plus-2 in Tuesday's 6-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.
Mar 7, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell recorded an assist, three shots on goal, two hits and a plus-2 rating in Sunday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Nashville Predators.
Mar 4, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell registered an assist, five blocked shots and two hits in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Feb 24, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell scored a goal on a team-high five shots, doled out three hits and blocked two shots in Wednesday's 3-0 win over the Florida Panthers.
Jan 22, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell scored a shorthanded goal on three shots in Friday's 7-0 win over the Nashville Predators.
Jan 16, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell (COVID-19) returned to practice Saturday, Mike Heika of the Dallas Stars' official site reports.
Jan 14, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell has been placed on injured reserve due to the NHL's COVID-19 protocol, per TSN.
May 16, 2019 Dallas Stars | Signed D Esa Lindell to a six-year, $34.8 million contract extension.
Nov 20, 2016 Dallas Stars | Recalled D Esa Lindell from Texas (AHL).
Nov 17, 2016 Dallas Stars | Assigned D Esa Lindell to Texas (AHL).
Jan 26, 2016 Dallas Stars | Assigned D Esa Lindell to Texas (AHL).
Jan 18, 2016 Dallas Stars | Recalled D Esa Lindell from Texas (AHL).
Sep 28, 2015 Dallas Stars | Assigned D Esa Lindell to Texas (AHL).
May 7, 2014 Dallas Stars | Signed D Esa Lindell to a three-year, entry-level contract.
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2022-2023 Regular Season Stats

Esa Lindell
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Dallas Stars Dallas Stars logo 26 2 7 9 14 8
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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
2008-2009 Jokerit U16 U16 SM-sarja 8 0 3 3 2 Playoffs 8 0 1 1 0
2009-2010 Jokerit U18 U18 SM-sarja 3 0 1 1 2
2009-2010 Jokerit U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 7 3 5 8 2 Playoffs 13 1 2 3 0
2009-2010 Jokerit U16 U16 SM-sarja 26 9 12 21 16 Playoffs 13 1 2 3 0
2010-2011 Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 9 0 1 1 4
2010-2011 Jokerit U18 U18 SM-sarja 14 5 7 12 10 Playoffs 4 0 1 1 0
2010-2011 Finland U17 EYOF 3 0 0 0 0
Draft Yr 2011-2012 Jokerit U20 U20 SM-sarja 48 21 30 51 16 Playoffs 11 2 5 7 0
Draft Yr 2011-2012 Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 15 2 7 9 18
Draft Yr 2011-2012 Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis 2 0 0 0 0
Draft Yr 2011-2012 Finland U18 WJC-18 7 0 6 6 2
Draft Yr 2011-2012 Finland U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 5 1 0 1 14
2012-2013 Jokerit Liiga 19 0 0 0 4
2012-2013 Jokerit U20 U20 SM-sarja 11 5 4 9 6
2012-2013 Jokerit ET 7 2 1 3 2
2012-2013 Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis 22 4 6 10 16
2012-2013 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 8 0 0 0 6
2012-2013 Finland U19 (all) International-Jr 7 3 0 3 2
2013-2014 Jokerit Liiga 44 2 3 5 10 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2013-2014 Jokerit ET 5 0 2 2 2 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2013-2014 Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis 11 2 3 5 8
2013-2014 Finland U20 WJC-20 7 2 3 5 6
2013-2014 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 7 2 3 5 6
2013-2014 Finland (all) International 6 0 1 1 0
2014-2015 Ässät Liiga 57 14 21 35 28 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2014-2015 Finland EHT 8 2 0 2 0
2014-2015 Finland (all) International 19 4 6 10 0
2014-2015 Texas Stars AHL 5 0 1 1 2
2014-2015 Finland WC 8 1 5 6 0
2015-2016 Texas Stars AHL 73 14 28 42 56 Playoffs 4 2 2 4 0
2015-2016 Dallas Stars NHL 4 0 0 0 0 53 20.00 48.13 -19.75 52.27 -11.31 0.00 0.00
2015-2016 Finland WC 10 1 3 4 0
2015-2016 Finland (all) International 10 1 3 4 0
2016-2017 Finland WCup 1 0 0 0 0
2016-2017 Texas Stars AHL 2 0 1 1 0
2016-2017 Finland (all) International 4 0 1 1 0
2016-2017 Dallas Stars NHL 73 6 12 18 22 1,305 54.08 47.14 -5.69 48.16 -3.18 0.23 0.69
2017-2018 Dallas Stars NHL 80 7 20 27 24 1,418 55.86 55.86 4.04 52.39 2.02 0.13 0.63
2018-2019 Dallas Stars NHL 82 11 21 32 33 1,552 50.50 45.25 -8.96 45.16 -5.14 0.15 0.73 Playoffs 13 1 3 4 0
2019-2020 Dallas Stars NHL 69 3 20 23 12 1,184 45.60 49.00 -4.90 46.90 -3.90 0.05 0.51 Playoffs 27 1 7 8 0
2020-2021 Dallas Stars NHL 56 5 11 16 19 1,004 55.40 51.60 -3.10 52.10 -1.70 0.24 0.72
2021-2022 Dallas Stars NHL 76 4 21 25 12 1,363 49.00 49.50 -1.80 45.80 -4.50 0.13 0.66 Playoffs 7 0 2 2 0
2021-2022 Finland WC 6 0 1 1 2
2021-2022 Finland (all) International 6 0 1 1 2
2022-2023 Dallas Stars NHL 26 2 7 9 8
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Active Contract

Signing Team Dallas Stars logo
Signing Date May 16, 2019
Signing Status RFA
Agent Markus Lehto
Standard Contract | 6 Years $34,800,000 7.03% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Cap Hit $5,800,000 $5,800,000 $5,800,000 $5,800,000 $5,800,000 $5,800,000
UFA
AAV $5,800,000 $5,800,000 $5,800,000 $5,800,000 $5,800,000 $5,800,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $6,000,000 $4,800,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Signing Bonuses $1,000,000 $0 $2,000,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0
Total Salary $7,000,000 $4,800,000 $7,000,000 $6,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Minors Salary $7,000,000 $4,800,000 $7,000,000 $6,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Clauses NMC NMC NMC NMC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team Dallas Stars logo
Signing Date June 26, 2017
Signing Status RFA
Agent Markus Lehto
Standard Contract | 2 Years $4,400,000 2.93% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019
Cap Hit $2,200,000 $2,200,000
RFA
AAV $2,200,000 $2,200,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $2,200,000 $2,200,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $2,200,000 $2,200,000
Minors Salary $2,200,000 $2,200,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team Dallas Stars logo
Signing Date May 26, 2014
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,775,000 1.08% of cap space
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Cap Hit $745,833 $745,833 $745,833
RFA
AAV $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Performance Bonuses $257,500 $157,500 $122,500
Base Salary $575,000 $675,000 $710,000
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $667,500 $767,500 $802,500
Minors Salary $60,000 $67,500 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year