Joel Eriksson Ek

Age 24 Jan 29, 1997
Karlstad SWE
Center shoots left
6'1" 185 cm
210 lbs 95 kg
ELC Signing Age 18
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2024
Agent Claude Lemieux
Draft Year 2015
Drafted Overall 20
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Minnesota Wild

Transaction History
Jul 2, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek signed an eight-year, $42 million extension with the Wild on Friday.
Jun 1, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek played through a knee injury he suffered during Wednesday's Game 6 win over the Golden Knights, Jessi Pierce of The Athletic reports.
May 28, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek produced an assist, four hits and two PIM in Friday's 6-2 loss to the Golden Knights in Game 7.
May 20, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek scored a goal on three shots and added four hits in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Golden Knights in Game 3.
May 16, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek scored the game-winning goal and had four shots in Sunday's 1-0 overtime win over Vegas in Game 1. He also had five hits and three blocks.
May 7, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek scored a goal on two shots, dished an assist, doled out three hits and added two PIM in Friday's 4-3 overtime win over the Ducks.
May 3, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek scored a goal on three shots and added two hits in Monday's 6-5 win over the Golden Knights.
Apr 29, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek scored a goal on four shots in Thursday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Blues.
Apr 23, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek scored an empty-net goal and added three hits in Friday's 4-2 win over the Kings.
Apr 19, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek produced an assist in Monday's 5-2 win over the Coyotes.
Apr 17, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek scored a goal and doled out three hits in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Sharks.
Apr 7, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek scored a goal, doled out two hits, blocked two shots and added two PIM in Wednesday's 8-3 win over the Avalanche.
Apr 3, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek scored a goal on three shots, dished a power-play assist and added six hits in Saturday's 2-1 win over the Golden Knights.
Mar 29, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek posted an assist, two hits and two blocked shots in Monday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Sharks.
Mar 10, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek scored twice on four shots Wednesday in a 4-3 win over Vegas. He also won eight of 13 faceoffs (61.6 percent).
Feb 27, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek collected a goal on three shots in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win against the Kings.
Feb 26, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek scored a goal in Friday's 3-1 win over the Kings.
Feb 20, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek scored a goal on two shots, added two PIM and went plus-2 in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Ducks.
Feb 13, 2021 Activated Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek was activated from the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocol Saturday.
Feb 3, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek was placed in the league's COVID-19 protocol Wednesday, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Jan 31, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek had two assists and three hits in Sunday's 4-3 overtime win over the Avalanche.
Jan 28, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek scored a goal on two shots and was plus-2 in a 5-3 win over the Kings on Thursday. He also had two PIM.
Jan 26, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek scored a goal on three shots and won 11 of 18 faceoffs (61.1 percent) in Tuesday's 2-1 loss to the Kings.
Jan 22, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek scored a goal on four shots and dished an assist in Friday's 4-1 win over the Sharks.
Jan 20, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek scored a goal on five shots and added an assist in Wednesday's 3-2 win versus Anaheim.
Jan 16, 2021 Minnesota Wild | Joel Eriksson Ek | Eriksson Ek scored a goal on five shots and was plus-2 in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win versus Los Angeles. He also won nine of 17 faceoffs (52.9 percent).
Oct 22, 2019 Injured Minnesota Wild | placed C Joel Eriksson Ek on IR.
Aug 21, 2019 Minnesota Wild | re-signed C Joel Eriksson Ek to a two-year, $2.98 million contract.
Feb 6, 2019 Recalled Minnesota Wild | recalled C Joel Eriksson Ek from Iowa (AHL).
Jan 24, 2019 Assigned Minnesota Wild | assigned C Joel Eriksson Ek to Iowa (AHL).
Jan 8, 2019 Recalled Minnesota Wild | recalled C Joel Eriksson Ek from Iowa (AHL).
Dec 28, 2018 Assigned Minnesota Wild | assigned C Joel Eriksson Ek to Iowa (AHL).
Oct 27, 2018 Activated Minnesota Wild | activated C Joel Eriksson Ek from injured reserve.
Jan 29, 2018 Recalled Minnesota Wild | recalled C Joel Eriksson Ek from Iowa (AHL).
Jan 26, 2018 Assigned Minnesota Wild | assigned LW Joel Eriksson Ek to Iowa (AHL).
Dec 6, 2017 Recalled Minnesota Wild | recalled C Joel Eriksson Ek from Iowa (AHL).
Nov 21, 2017 Assigned Minnesota Wild | assigned LW Joel Eriksson Ek to Iowa (AHL).
Oct 30, 2017 Recalled Minnesota Wild | recalled LW Joel Eriksson Ek from Iowa (AHL).
Oct 29, 2017 Assigned Minnesota Wild | assigned LW Joel Eriksson Ek to Iowa (AHL).
Mar 29, 2017 Recalled Minnesota Wild | recalled C Joel Eriksson Ek from Farjestad BK (Sweden).
Nov 17, 2016 Assigned Minnesota Wild | assigned LW Joel Eriksson Ek to Farjestad BK (Sweden).
Oct 22, 2016 Recalled Minnesota Wild | recalled LW Joel Eriksson Ek from Iowa (AHL).
Oct 11, 2016 Assigned Minnesota Wild | assigned LW Joel Eriksson Ek to Iowa (AHL).
Jul 13, 2015 Minnesota Wild | signed C Joel Eriksson Ek to a three-year, entry-level contract.
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Joel Eriksson Ek
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Minnesota Wild 56 19 11 30 16 20 742 62.70 56.90 8.30 49.20 4.20 1.38 1.78
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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
2011-2012 Värmland 2 TV-Pucken 8 2 2 4 0
2011-2012 Färjestad BK U16 U16 SM 6 1 1 2 0
2012-2013 Värmland TV-Pucken 8 5 3 8 2
2012-2013 Färjestad BK J18 J18 Region 8 1 1 2 4
2012-2013 Färjestad BK J18 J18 Allsvenskan 18 0 5 5 6
2012-2013 Sweden U16 (all) International-Jr 3 0 1 1 0
2012-2013 Färjestad BK U16 U16 SM 8 9 7 16 2
2013-2014 Färjestad BK J18 J18 Region 19 16 9 25 8 Playoffs 5 2 6 8 0
2013-2014 Sweden U17 (all) International-Jr 11 2 3 5 2
2013-2014 Färjestad BK J20 J20 Nationell 13 2 2 4 4 Playoffs 4 1 1 2 0
2013-2014 Sweden U17 WHC-17 5 1 0 1 0
2013-2014 Färjestad BK J18 J18 Allsvenskan 14 6 9 15 14 Playoffs 5 2 6 8 0
Draft Yr 2014-2015 Färjestad BK J20 J20 Nationell 25 21 11 32 20 Playoffs 6 5 5 10 0
Draft Yr 2014-2015 Sweden U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 5 3 1 4 0
Draft Yr 2014-2015 Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 19 15 7 22 10
Draft Yr 2014-2015 Färjestad BK SHL 34 4 2 6 4 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
Draft Yr 2014-2015 Färjestad BK Champions HL 1 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
Draft Yr 2014-2015 Sweden U18 WJC-18 5 5 1 6 2
2015-2016 Färjestad BK SHL 41 9 6 15 18 Playoffs 4 1 0 1 0
2015-2016 Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 16 5 7 12 8
2015-2016 Färjestad BK Champions HL 6 0 0 0 2 Playoffs 4 1 0 1 0
2015-2016 Sweden U20 WJC-20 6 1 1 2 2
2015-2016 Sweden (all) International 4 2 0 2 0
2016-2017 Iowa Wild AHL 1 1 0 1 0
2016-2017 Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 13 10 6 16 20
2016-2017 Färjestad BK Champions HL 2 0 0 0 2 Playoffs 7 3 3 6 0
2016-2017 Minnesota Wild NHL 15 3 4 7 4 154 53.85 47.14 -11.74 44.82 -10.98 1.17 2.73 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2016-2017 Färjestad BK SHL 26 8 8 16 12 Playoffs 7 3 3 6 0
2016-2017 Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 6 3 9 4
2016-2017 Sweden EHT 6 1 2 3 4
2016-2017 Sweden (all) International 16 2 3 5 8
2016-2017 Sweden WC 10 1 2 3 4
2017-2018 Minnesota Wild NHL 75 6 10 16 22 852 48.94 53.67 -0.45 48.74 0.56 0.35 0.92 Playoffs 5 0 1 1 0
2017-2018 Iowa Wild AHL 8 3 5 8 8
2018-2019 Minnesota Wild NHL 58 7 7 14 20 678 44.64 56.36 1.77 51.31 0.61 0.62 1.24
2018-2019 Iowa Wild AHL 9 4 5 9 8
2019-2020 Minnesota Wild NHL 62 8 21 29 22 800 56.20 53.90 1.00 48.30 -1.70 0.53 1.95 Playoffs 4 1 0 1 0
2020-2021 Minnesota Wild NHL 56 19 11 30 20 742 62.70 56.90 8.30 49.20 4.20 1.38 1.78 Playoffs 7 2 1 3 0
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Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date July 2, 2021
Signing Status RFA
Agent Claude Lemieux
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Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 8 Years $42,000,000 6.44% of cap space
2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026 2026-2027 2027-2028 2028-2029
Cap Hit $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000
UFA
AAV $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000 $5,250,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $6,000,000 $9,000,000 $7,500,000 $6,000,000 $4,500,000 $3,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $6,000,000 $9,000,000 $7,500,000 $6,000,000 $4,500,000 $3,000,000
Minors Salary $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $6,000,000 $9,000,000 $7,500,000 $6,000,000 $4,500,000 $3,000,000
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Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date August 21, 2019
Signing Status RFA
Agent Claude Lemieux
Standard Contract | 2 Years $2,975,000 1.83% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $1,487,500 $1,487,500
RFA
AAV $1,487,500 $1,487,500
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,450,000 $1,525,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $1,450,000 $1,525,000
Minors Salary $1,450,000 $1,525,000
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Signing Team
Signing Date July 13, 2015
Agent Claude Lemieux
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,682,501 1.30% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Cap Hit $925,000 $894,167 $894,167 $894,167
RFA
AAV $1,137,500 $1,106,667 $1,106,667 $1,106,667
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $212,500 $425,000
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
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