Esa Lindell

Age 26 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
Expansion Draft Status
Eligible
Draft Year 2012
Drafted Overall 74
Draft Round 3
Draft Team Dallas Stars

Transaction History
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Panthers.
Jan 22, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell scored a shorthanded goal on three shots in Friday's 7-0 win over the Predators.
Jan 16, 2021 Dallas Stars | Esa Lindell | Lindell (COVID-19) returned to practice Saturday, Mike Heika of the 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 Recalled Dallas Stars | recalled D Esa Lindell from Texas (AHL).
Nov 17, 2016 Assigned Dallas Stars | assigned D Esa Lindell to Texas (AHL).
Jan 26, 2016 Assigned Dallas Stars | assigned D Esa Lindell to Texas (AHL).
Jan 18, 2016 Recalled Dallas Stars | recalled D Esa Lindell from Texas (AHL).
Sep 28, 2015 Assigned 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.
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Esa Lindell
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Dallas Stars 40 4 7 11 9 12 740 57.10 49.70 -2.90 51.10 -0.90 0.24 0.65
Esa Lindell Stats by Elite Prospects Esa Lindell 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
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 (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 40 4 7 11 12 740 57.10 49.70 -2.90 51.10 -0.90 0.24 0.65
Esa Lindell Stats by Elite Prospects | Esa Lindell Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date May 16, 2019
Signing Status RFA
Agent Markus Lehto
Standard Contract | 6 Years $34,800,000 7.12% 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 Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
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
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