Joel Edmundson Montreal Canadiens logo

Age 28 Jun 28, 1993
Brandon CAN
Defense shoots left
6'4" 193 cm
215 lbs 98 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 20
UFA Year 2020
Agent Craig Oster
Draft Year 2011
Drafted Overall 46
Draft Round 2
Draft Team St. Louis Blues logo

Transaction History
Apr 24, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson scored a goal on four shots to go along with three hits and two blocked shots in Saturday's 6-4 loss to the Senators.
Mar 30, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson had a goal on two shots in Tuesday's 7-4 loss to the Panthers. He added seven hits and three blocked shots.
Mar 20, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson had an assist, one hit and two blocked shots in Saturday's 5-1 win over Ottawa.
Mar 12, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson will not play Sunday as he is being eased back into action, Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Mar 12, 2022 Activated Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson (back) will be activated off injured reserve and make his season debut Saturday against Seattle, John Lu of TSN.ca reports.
Mar 7, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson (back) wore a non-contact jersey during Monday's practice.
Feb 28, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson (back) participated in Monday's practice wearing a regular jersey, per Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports.
Feb 26, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson (back) practiced in a non-contact sweater with teammates Friday, Stu Cowan of the Montreal Gazette reports.
Jan 28, 2022 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson (back) is making progress in his recovery but remains sidelined indefinitely, Arpon Basu of The Athletic reports.
Dec 27, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson (back) was designated for the league's COVID-19 protocols Monday.
Dec 6, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson's back injury will force him to miss at least a few more weeks but won't require surgery, John Lu of TSN.ca reports.
Nov 26, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson (undisclosed) paired up with Jeff Petry during Thursday's practice, Stu Cowan of the Montreal Gazette reports.
Nov 22, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson (undisclosed) will travel with the team for its upcoming three-game road trip but isn't expected to play.
Nov 17, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson (undisclosed) will join the team for Saturday's game-day skate but is not expected to play.
Nov 14, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson (undisclosed) will likely begin practicing with the team later this week, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.
Nov 1, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundsson (undisclosed) is expected to be unavailable another 10-14 days after suffering a setback in his recovery, John Lu of TSN.ca reports.
Oct 23, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson (undisclosed) has finished attending to a personal matter but isn't expected to join the Canadiens on their upcoming road trip, Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Oct 20, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson is currently away from the team to deal with a family matter according to coach Dominque Ducharme, Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Oct 6, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson will be sidelined for 2-3 weeks with an undisclosed injury, Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Sep 30, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson (undisclosed) remains out despite initial indications he would return to practice by Wednesday, Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Sep 27, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson (undisclosed) is expected to rejoin practice Tuesday or Wednesday, Eric Engels of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Sep 23, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson (undisclosed) did not participate in Thursday's practice, Arpon Basu of The Athletic reports. He is considered day-to-day.
Jun 24, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson recorded an assist in Thursday's 3-2 overtime win over the Golden Knights in Game 6.
Jun 16, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson produced two assists and two blocked shots in Wednesday's 3-2 win over the Golden Knights in Game 2.
Jun 6, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson recorded an assist and two blocked shots in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Jets in Game 3.
Jun 2, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson had a pair of assists in Wednesday night's 5-3 win over Winnipeg.
May 5, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson scored his third goal of the season and had two PIM in Wednesday's 5-1 loss to Ottawa.
Apr 29, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson had one assist, two shots on net, one hit and two blocked shots in Wednesday's 4-1 loss to the Maple Leafs.
Apr 8, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson had an assist, one shot on net, three hits and two blocked shots in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to the Maple Leafs.
Mar 31, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson had an assist, two shots on net, two hits, two blocked shots and a plus-3 in Tuesday's 4-0 win over Edmonton.
Mar 20, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson scored a goal on three shots and had two blocks in a 5-4 shootout win over the Canucks.
Mar 15, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson notched an assist, two shots on net and two PIM in Monday's 4-2 win over the Jets.
Mar 14, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson had an assist, two shots on net and one hit in Saturday's 3-1 loss to Calgary.
Mar 10, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson recorded an assist, four shots on goal and a plus-4 rating in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Canucks.
Feb 24, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson had one assist, one shot on net, one hit, two blocked shots and finished plus-2 in Tuesday's 5-4 shootout loss to Ottawa.
Feb 20, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson notched an assist and two hits in Saturday's 5-3 loss to the Maple Leafs.
Feb 3, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson had an assist, one shot on goal, one hit, two blocked shots and was plus-2 in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Canucks.
Jan 24, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson scored an empty-net goal on two shots along with two hits, one blocked shot and a five-minute fighting major in Saturday's 5-2 win over Vancouver.
Jan 19, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson had two shots, three hits and one block over 19:55 of ice time in Monday's 3-1 win over Edmonton.
Jan 4, 2021 Montreal Canadiens | Joel Edmundson | Edmundson (undisclosed) was on the ice at Monday's practice, Stu Cowan of the Montreal Gazette reports.
Sep 16, 2020 Montreal Canadiens | signed D Joel Edmundson to a four-year, $14 million contract.
Aug 6, 2019 St. Louis Blues | re-signed D Joel Edmundson to a one-year, $3.1 million contract.
Jul 24, 2018 St. Louis Blues | signed D Joel Edmundson to a one-year, $3 million contract.
Feb 9, 2018 Injured St. Louis Blues | placed D Joel Edmundson on IR.
Dec 6, 2016 Activated St. Louis Blues | activated D Joel Edmundson from injured reserve.
Nov 7, 2016 Injured St. Louis Blues | placed D Joel Edmundson on IR.
Apr 8, 2016 St. Louis Blues | signed D Joel Edmundson to a two-year contract extension.
Dec 20, 2015 Recalled St. Louis Blues | recalled D Joel Edmundson from Chicago (AHL).
Dec 6, 2015 Assigned St. Louis Blues | assigned D Joel Edmundson to Chicago (AHL).
Sep 26, 2014 Assigned St. Louis Blues | assigned D Joel Edmundson to Chicago (AHL).
Mar 6, 2013 St. Louis Blues | signed D Joel Edmundson to a three-year, entry-level contract.
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Joel Edmundson
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Montréal Canadiens Montreal Canadiens logo 24 3 3 6 -1 35 395 48.80 41.70 -6.20 43.80 -3.40 0.30 0.76
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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
2006-2007 Brandon Wheat Kings U15 AAA WAAA U15 28 0 5 5 52
2007-2008 Brandon Wheat Kings U18 AAA MU18HL 1 0 0 0 0
2008-2009 Brandon Wheat Kings U18 AAA MU18HL 41 5 18 23 58 Playoffs 6 2 4 6 0
2009-2010 Brandon Wheat Kings U18 AAA MU18HL 44 10 25 35 54 Playoffs 7 0 5 5 0
2009-2010 Dauphin Kings MJHL 1 0 0 0 2
Draft Yr 2010-2011 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 71 2 18 20 95 Playoffs 6 0 0 0 0
2011-2012 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 56 4 19 23 91 Playoffs 14 3 2 5 0
2011-2012 WHL All-Stars Jr Super Series 1 0 0 0 0
2012-2013 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 29 2 6 8 70
2012-2013 Kamloops Blazers WHL 34 7 10 17 71
2012-2013 Kamloops Blazers WHL 15 3 5 8 29
2013-2014 Chicago Wolves AHL 64 4 4 8 108 Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0
2014-2015 Chicago Wolves AHL 30 4 8 12 49 Playoffs 5 2 0 2 0
2015-2016 St. Louis Blues NHL 67 1 8 9 63 909 46.43 51.39 -1.60 54.46 2.45 0.07 0.59 Playoffs 16 1 0 1 0
2015-2016 Chicago Wolves AHL 6 0 0 0 15
2016-2017 St. Louis Blues NHL 69 3 12 15 60 1,070 53.62 45.36 -6.36 48.98 -2.15 0.17 0.79 Playoffs 11 3 3 6 0
2017-2018 St. Louis Blues NHL 69 7 10 17 57 1,215 47.87 50.08 -3.53 51.80 -0.79 0.30 0.74
2017-2018 Canada WC 9 1 3 4 12
2018-2019 St. Louis Blues NHL 64 2 9 11 68 1,055 52.38 52.40 -2.89 50.63 -1.03 0.11 0.57 Playoffs 22 1 6 7 0
2019-2020 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 68 7 13 20 72 1,031 48.20 47.10 -8.60 50.90 -5.30 0.35 1.05 Playoffs 4 1 0 1 0
2020-2021 Montréal Canadiens NHL 55 3 10 13 25 936 62.90 54.10 0.50 54.20 -0.20 0.13 0.64 Playoffs 22 0 6 6 0
2021-2022 Montréal Canadiens NHL 24 3 3 6 35 395 48.80 41.70 -6.20 43.80 -3.40 0.30 0.76
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Active Contract

Signing Team Montreal Canadiens logo
Signing Date September 16, 2020
Signing Status UFA
Agent Craig Oster
Standard Contract | 4 Years $14,000,000 4.29% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Cap Hit $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
UFA
AAV $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $2,750,000 $2,500,000 $2,562,500 $1,187,500
Signing Bonuses $0 $1,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000
Total Salary $2,750,000 $3,500,000 $4,562,500 $3,187,500
Minors Salary $2,750,000 $3,500,000 $4,562,500 $3,187,500
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out
10 team No Trade List

Contract History

Signing Team St. Louis Blues logo
Signing Date August 6, 2019
Signing Status RFA
Agent Craig Oster
Standard Contract | 1 Years $3,100,000 3.80% of cap space
2019-2020
Cap Hit $3,100,000
UFA
AAV $3,100,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $3,100,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $3,100,000
Minors Salary $3,100,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team St. Louis Blues logo
Signing Date July 24, 2018
Signing Status RFA
Agent Craig Oster
Standard Contract | 1 Years $3,000,000 3.77% of cap space
2018-2019
Cap Hit $3,000,000
RFA
AAV $3,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $3,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $3,000,000
Minors Salary $3,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team St. Louis Blues logo
Signing Date April 8, 2016
Signing Status RFA
Agent Craig Oster
Standard Contract | 2 Years $2,100,000 1.44% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018
Cap Hit $1,050,000 $1,050,000
RFA
AAV $1,050,000 $1,050,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $900,000 $1,200,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $900,000 $1,200,000
Minors Salary $900,000 $1,200,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team St. Louis Blues logo
Signing Date March 6, 2013
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,775,000 1.15% of cap space
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Cap Hit $742,500 $742,500 $742,500
RFA
AAV $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Performance Bonuses $282,500 $207,500 $57,500
Base Salary $550,000 $625,000 $775,000
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $642,500 $717,500 $867,500
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year