Joel Armia

Age 27 May 31, 1993
Pori FIN
Right Wing shoots right
6'4" 193 cm
213 lbs 97 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 19
UFA Year 2020
Agent Mika Rautakallio
Expansion Draft Status
Eligible
Draft Year 2011
Drafted Overall 16
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Buffalo Sabres

Transaction History
Apr 11, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Armia (not injury related) skated at full speed Sunday but won't play in Monday's game versus the Maple Leafs, Arpon Basu of The Athletic reports.
Apr 6, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Armia has cleared the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocol but will need more time before returning, Arpon Basu of The Athletic reports.
Mar 22, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Armia won't play in Monday's game against the Oilers after being placed in COVID-19 protocol, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.
Mar 10, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Armia posted an assist, five shots on goal and four hits in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Canucks.
Mar 7, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Armia had a goal on three shots along with two blocked shots in Saturday's 7-1 win over the Jets.
Feb 27, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Armia provided an assist, three shots on goal and four hits in Saturday's 2-1 overtime loss to the Jets.
Feb 25, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Armia scored twice in Thursday's 6-3 loss to the Jets.
Feb 10, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Armia (concussion) skated 15:25 in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Maple Leafs.
Feb 10, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Armia (concussion) will play in Wednesday's game versus the Maple Leafs, Arpon Basu of The Athletic reports.
Feb 10, 2021 Activated Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Armia (concussion) has been activated off injured reserve, per the (NHL)'s official media site.
Feb 10, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Armia (concussion) will be a game-time decision for Wednesday's clash with the Leafs, Arpon Basu of The Athletic reports.
Feb 10, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Armia (concussion) rotated in at right wing on the third line during Tuesday's practice but is not expected to play Wednesday, Pat Hickey of the Montreal Gazette reports.
Feb 8, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Armia (concussion), as expected, took part in Monday's practice session.
Feb 6, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Armia (concussion) could return to practice Monday, Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Feb 5, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Armia (concussion) has been placed on injured reserve, John Lu of TSN.ca reports.
Feb 4, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Armia (concussion) won't be in the lineup for Thursday's game versus Ottawa, John Lu of TSN.ca reports.
Feb 2, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Armia (concussion) won't play in Tuesday's game versus the Canucks, John Lu of TSN.ca reports.
Feb 1, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Armia (concussion) skated Monday but is still in concussion protocol, Pat Hickey of the Montreal Gazette reports.
Jan 28, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Armia (concussion) won't be in the lineup for Thursday's matchup with Calgary.
Jan 28, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Armia (concussion) did not skate Wednesday, Stu Cowan of the Montreal Gazette reports.
Jan 26, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Armia (concussion) briefly skated on his own Tuesday, John Lu of TSN.ca reports.
Jan 22, 2021 Suspended Vancouver Canucks | Tyler Myers | Myers was not suspended for his hit on Joel Armia in Thursday's contest against the Canadiens.
Jan 22, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Montreal head coach Claude Julien said Armia (concussion) will be "out for a bit," Stu Cowan of the Montreal Gazette reports.
Jan 21, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Armia suffered a concussion in Thursday's game versus the Canucks, Arpon Basu of The Athletic reports.
Jan 21, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Armia left Thursday's game against the Canucks after a headshot from Tyler Myers, Thomas Drance of The Athletic Vancouver reports.
Jan 17, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Armia | Armia recorded his first two shots of the season in Saturday's 5-1 win over Edmonton.
Jan 6, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Tyler Toffoli | Toffoli is practicing on the third line with Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Joel Armia, Stu Cowan of the Montreal Gazette reports.
Jan 16, 2020 Activated Montreal Canadiens | activated RW Joel Armia from injured reserve.
Jul 11, 2019 Montreal Canadiens | re-signed RW Joel Armia to a two-year, $5.2 million contract.
Jul 13, 2018 Montreal Canadiens | signed RW Joel Armia to a one-year, $1.85 million contract.
Jun 30, 2018 Trade Winnipeg Jets | acquired D Simon Bourque from the Montreal Canadiens for G Steve Mason, F Joel Armia, a 2019 seventh-round draft pick and a 2020 fourth-round draft pick.
Nov 4, 2016 Injured Winnipeg Jets | placed RW Joel Armia on IR.
Jul 14, 2016 Winnipeg Jets | re-signed RW Joel Armia to a two-year, $1.850 million contract.
Dec 17, 2015 Recalled Winnipeg Jets | recalled RW Joel Armia from Manitoba (AHL).
Dec 12, 2015 Assigned Winnipeg Jets | assigned RW Joel Armia to Manitoba (AHL).
Nov 23, 2015 Recalled Winnipeg Jets | recalled RW Joel Armia from Manitoba (AHL).
Feb 11, 2015 Trade Buffalo Sabres | Buffalo Sabres acquired LW Evander Kane, D Zach Bogosian and the rights to G Jason Kasdorf from the Winnipeg Jets for D Tyler Myers, RW Drew Stafford, RW Joel Armia, LW Brendan Lemieux and a 2015 first-round draft pick (Jack Roslovic
Dec 24, 2014 Assigned Buffalo Sabres | assigned RW Joel Armia to Rochester (AHL).
Dec 23, 2014 Recalled Buffalo Sabres | recalled RW Joel Armia from Hershey (AHL).
Sep 30, 2014 Assigned Buffalo Sabres | assigned RW Joel Armia to Rochester (AHL).
Jun 16, 2012 Buffalo Sabres | (Joel Armia) has been signed to a three-year contract.
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Joel Armia
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Montréal Canadiens 24 5 5 10 6 6 283 63.60 53.10 -1.90 55.40 -0.90 0.85 1.70
Joel Armia Stats by Elite Prospects Joel Armia 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
2007-2008 Ässät U16 U16 I-divisioona Q 1 1 1 2 2
2007-2008 Ässät U16 U16 I-divisioona 13 14 15 29 8
2008-2009 Ässät U18 U18 SM-sarja 6 3 1 4 0
2008-2009 Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 10 1 2 3 2
2008-2009 Ässät U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 6 9 1 10 24 Playoffs 3 3 1 4 0
2008-2009 Ässät U16 U16 SM-sarja 21 27 18 45 68 Playoffs 3 3 1 4 0
2009-2010 Ässät U18 U18 SM-sarja 6 5 7 12 6 Playoffs 6 6 3 9 0
2009-2010 Ässät U20 U20 SM-sarja 27 15 6 21 32 Playoffs 5 1 1 2 0
2009-2010 Finland U17 WHC-17 5 5 3 8 2
2009-2010 Ässät U18 U18 SM-sarja Q 3 2 2 4 25 Playoffs 6 6 3 9 0
2009-2010 Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 5 2 1 3 4
2009-2010 Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 11 11 7 18 8
Draft Yr 2010-2011 Ässät Liiga 48 18 11 29 24 Playoffs 5 2 0 2 0
Draft Yr 2010-2011 Suomi U20 Mestis 4 0 3 3 6
Draft Yr 2010-2011 Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 12 7 13 20 16
Draft Yr 2010-2011 Finland U20 WJC-20 6 0 1 1 2
Draft Yr 2010-2011 Finland U18 WJC-18 6 4 9 13 8
Draft Yr 2010-2011 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 10 0 3 3 8
2011-2012 Ässät Liiga 54 18 20 38 64 Playoffs 3 0 2 2 0
2011-2012 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 16 8 5 13 26
2011-2012 Finland U20 WJC-20 7 5 2 7 16
2012-2013 Ässät Liiga 47 19 14 33 32 Playoffs 16 3 5 8 0
2012-2013 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 5 1 0 1 8
2012-2013 Finland U20 WJC-20 6 6 6 12 12
2013-2014 Rochester Americans AHL 54 7 20 27 30 Playoffs 5 3 3 6 0
2013-2014 Rochester Americans Spengler Cup 3 1 0 1 4 Playoffs 5 3 3 6 0
2014-2015 Rochester Americans AHL 33 10 15 25 39
2014-2015 Buffalo Sabres NHL 1 0 0 0 0 15 25.19 -25.20 29.06 -1.14 0.00 0.00
2014-2015 St. John's IceCaps AHL 21 2 6 8 22
2015-2016 Manitoba Moose AHL 18 3 5 8 16
2015-2016 Winnipeg Jets NHL 43 4 6 10 12 476 46.67 53.10 3.85 49.82 -0.76 0.38 0.88
2016-2017 Winnipeg Jets NHL 57 10 9 19 20 693 41.18 48.96 -1.42 46.23 -3.80 0.52 1.13
2017-2018 Winnipeg Jets NHL 79 12 17 29 22 780 50.79 55.08 2.72 53.76 1.21 0.77 1.69 Playoffs 13 2 0 2 0
2018-2019 Montréal Canadiens NHL 57 13 10 23 14 687 47.92 53.37 -0.70 53.26 -0.88 0.61 1.14
2019-2020 Montréal Canadiens NHL 58 16 14 30 28 752 49.20 50.10 -7.00 50.90 -5.10 0.80 1.44 Playoffs 10 3 2 5 0
2020-2021 Montréal Canadiens NHL 24 5 5 10 6 283 63.60 53.10 -1.90 55.40 -0.90 0.85 1.70
Joel Armia Stats by Elite Prospects | Joel Armia Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date July 11, 2019
Signing Status RFA
Agent Mika Rautakallio
Standard Contract | 2 Years $5,200,000 3.19% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $2,600,000 $2,600,000
UFA
AAV $2,600,000 $2,600,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $2,800,000 $2,400,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $2,800,000 $2,400,000
Minors Salary $2,800,000 $2,400,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date July 13, 2018
Signing Status RFA
Agent Mika Rautakallio
Standard Contract | 1 Years $1,850,000 2.33% of cap space
2018-2019
Cap Hit $1,850,000
RFA
AAV $1,850,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $1,850,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $1,850,000
Minors Salary $1,850,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 14, 2016
Signing Status RFA
Agent Mika Rautakallio
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,850,000 1.27% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000
RFA
AAV $925,000 $925,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $875,000 $975,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $875,000 $975,000
Minors Salary $875,000 $975,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date June 17, 2012
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $3,825,000 1.54% of cap space
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Cap Hit $925,000 $894,167 $894,167 $894,167
RFA
AAV $1,275,000 $1,244,167 $1,244,167 $1,244,167
Performance Bonuses $0 $350,000 $350,000 $350,000
Base Salary $0 $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500 $0
Total Salary $0 $925,000 $925,000 $832,500
Minors Salary $0 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year