Jesperi Kotkaniemi

Age 20 Jul 6, 2000
Pori FIN
Center shoots left
6'2" 188 cm
198 lbs 90 kg
ELC Signing Age 17
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2025
Agent Markus Lehto
Expansion Draft Status
Eligible
Draft Year 2018
Drafted Overall 3
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Montreal Canadiens
Transaction History
Feb 1, 2020 Assigned Montreal Canadiens assigned C Jesperi Kotkaniemi to Laval (AHL).
Dec 28, 2019 Activated Montreal Canadiens activated C Jesperi Kotkaniemi from injured reserve.
Nov 16, 2019 Activated Montreal Canadiens activated C Jesperi Kotkaniemi from injured reserve.
Jul 1, 2018 Montreal Canadiens signed C Jesperi Kotkaniemi to a three-year, entry-level contract.
2019-2020 Regular Season Stats

Jesperi Kotkaniemi
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Montréal Canadiens 36 6 2 8 -11 23 398 38.70 47.90 -6.60 53.80 0.75 0.91
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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
2014-2015 Ässät U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 5 1 4 5 4
2014-2015 Ässät U16 U16 SM-sarja 30 21 12 33 30
2015-2016 Ässät U20 U20 SM-sarja 23 5 10 15 12
2015-2016 Ässät U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 3 4 6 10 0
2015-2016 Ässät U18 U18 Mestis Q 5 5 6 11 2
2015-2016 Ässät U18 U18 Mestis 6 5 12 17 0
2015-2016 Finland U16 YOG 6 3 4 7 1
2015-2016 Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 11 6 6 12 28
2016-2017 Ässät U20 U20 SM-sarja 17 9 6 15 18 Playoffs 7 4 1 5 0
2016-2017 Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 17 5 10 15 4
2016-2017 Finland U18 WJC-18 7 1 5 6 0
Draft Yr 2017-2018 Ässät Liiga 57 10 19 29 20 Playoffs 7 0 1 1 0
Draft Yr 2017-2018 Finland U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 2 2 4 6
Draft Yr 2017-2018 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 3 2 1 3 2
Draft Yr 2017-2018 Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 17 8 11 19 51
Draft Yr 2017-2018 Finland U18 WJC-18 7 3 6 9 37
2018-2019 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 4 1 1 2 8
2018-2019 Montréal Canadiens NHL 79 11 23 34 26 911 54.41 57.89 5.72 57.17 3.98 0.66 1.91
2019-2020 Montréal Canadiens NHL 36 6 2 8 23 398 38.70 47.90 -6.60 53.80 0.75 0.91 Playoffs 10 4 0 4 0
2019-2020 Laval Rocket AHL 13 1 12 13 16
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Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2018
Agent Markus Lehto
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,775,000 1.13% of cap space
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
RFA
AAV $3,425,000 $3,425,000 $3,425,000
Performance Bonuses $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
Base Salary $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History