Joel Hofer

St. Louis Blues logo
Age 23 Jul 30, 2000
Winnipeg Canada
Goaltender shoots
6'5" 196 cm
179 lbs 81 kg
ELC Signing Age 18
Waivers Signing Age 19
UFA Year 2028
Agent Gerry Johannson
Draft Year 2018
Drafted Overall 107
Draft Round 4
Draft Team St. Louis Blues logo

Transaction History
Feb 27, 2024 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer allowed four goals on 32 shots in a 4-2 loss to the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday.
Feb 27, 2024 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer will get the starting nod on the road against the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday, Ken Wiebe of The Winnipeg Free Press reports.
Feb 24, 2024 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer turned aside 18 of 20 shots after replacing Jordan Binnington to begin the second period in Saturday's 6-1 loss to the Detroit Red Wings.
Feb 24, 2024 St. Louis Blues | Jordan Binnington | Binnington allowed four goals on 14 shots before being replaced by Joel Hofer to begin the second period during Saturday's 6-1 loss to the Detroit Red Wings.
Feb 19, 2024 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer allowed three goals on 28 shots in a 4-2 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday.
Feb 19, 2024 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer will patrol the home crease Monday versus Toronto, according to Lou Korac of NHL.com.
Feb 11, 2024 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer made 33 saves in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres.
Feb 10, 2024 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer will be between the visiting pipes versus Buffalo on Saturday, per Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic.
Jan 28, 2024 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer stopped 30 shots in Sunday's 4-3 overtime win over the Los Angeles Kings.
Jan 28, 2024 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer will patrol the home crease Sunday against the Los Angeles Kings, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports.
Jan 24, 2024 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer stopped 29 of 32 shots in Wednesday's 4-3 overtime win over the Vancouver Canucks.
Jan 24, 2024 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer is slated to start on the road against the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday, per Lou Korac of The Hockey News.
Jan 15, 2024 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer stopped 38 of 41 shots in Monday's 4-2 defeat to the Philadelphia Flyers.
Jan 15, 2024 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer will protect the home goal Monday versus Philadelphia, according to Lou Korac of NHL.com.
Jan 9, 2024 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer allowed four goals on 30 shots in Tuesday's 5-1 loss to the Florida Panthers.
Jan 9, 2024 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer will defend the home goal against the Florida Panthers on Tuesday, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports.
Dec 30, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer made 26 saves in a 4-2 loss Saturday to Pittsburgh.
Dec 30, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer will defend the road crease in Pittsburgh on Saturday, Lou Korac of The Hockey News reports.
Dec 27, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer turned aside 39 of 40 shots in Wednesday's 2-1 victory over the Dallas Stars.
Dec 27, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer is expected to start at home in Wednesday's game against the Dallas Stars, according to Lou Korac of NHL.com.
Dec 22, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer set aside 37 shots in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Florida Panthers.
Dec 21, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer is slated to start on the road against the Florida Panthers on Thursday, per Lou Korac of NHL.com.
Dec 8, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer gave up four goals on 21 shots in Friday's 5-2 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets. The fifth goal was an empty-netter.
Dec 8, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer will defend the visiting crease versus Columbus on Friday.
Dec 2, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer kicked out 18 of 21 shots in a 4-1 loss to Arizona on Saturday.
Dec 2, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer was the first goaltender off the ice at morning practice, indicating he will get the road start in Arizona on Saturday, Matthew DeFranks of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Nov 24, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer allowed four goals on 15 shots before being pulled in the second period of Friday's 8-3 loss to Nashville.
Nov 24, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer is expected to start in Friday's home game versus Nashville, Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic reports.
Nov 19, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer turned aside 30 of 31 shots in a 3-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday.
Nov 19, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer will get the starting nod in Anaheim on Sunday, Matthew DeFranks of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Nov 16, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Jordan Binnington | Binnington stopped 13 of 14 shots in relief of Joel Hofer in Thursday's 5-1 loss to the San Jose Sharks.
Nov 16, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer allowed four goals on 21 shots in Thursday's 5-1 loss to the San Jose Sharks.
Nov 16, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer will guard the road crease against the San Jose Sharks on Thursday, per Max Miller of The Hockey News.
Nov 10, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer stopped 19 of 20 shots in Thursday's 2-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Nov 9, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Per Matthew DeFranks of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Hofer was the first goalie off the ice at morning skate, putting him on track to guard the home goal against the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday.
Nov 4, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer made 30 saves in a 6-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday.
Nov 4, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer will patrol the home crease Saturday against the Montreal Canadiens, per Matthew DeFranks of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Oct 26, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer posted a 26-save shutout in Thursday's 3-0 win over the Calgary Flames.
Oct 26, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer is set to guard the road crease Thursday versus Calgary, per Matthew DeFranks of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Oct 19, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer allowed six goals on 42 shots in Thursday's 6-2 loss to Arizona.
Oct 19, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer will get his first start of the season versus the Arizona Coyotes at home Thursday, per Lou Korac of NHL.com.
Oct 5, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer is expected to begin the season as Jordan Binnington's backup goaltender, Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic reports.
Apr 12, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer will be reassigned to AHL Springfield on Thursday, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports.
Apr 12, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer allowed five goals on 37 shots in Wednesday's 5-2 loss to the Dallas Stars.
Apr 12, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Per Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Hofer was the first goalie off the ice at morning skate, putting him on track to guard the home goal versus the Dallas Stars on Wednesday.
Apr 10, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer was recalled from AHL Springfield on Monday.
Mar 27, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer was assigned to AHL Springfield on Monday.
Mar 27, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer allowed five goals on 17 shots in Sunday's 7-6 loss to the Los Angeles Kings.
Mar 26, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer will get the starting nod in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Mar 23, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer made 25 saves in a 4-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday.
Mar 23, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer will be between the pipes on the road against the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday, Sean Shapiro of The Athletic reports.
Mar 21, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer stopped 28 of 30 shots in the St. Louis Blues' 3-2 shootout loss to the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday.
Mar 21, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer was the first goalie to leave the ice Tuesday, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports, indicating he'll defend the home cage versus Detroit.
Mar 20, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer turned aside all 33 shots he faced in Sunday's 3-0 win over the Winnipeg Jets.
Mar 18, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer will defend the home goal versus Winnipeg on Sunday, Matthew DeFranks of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Mar 17, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer saved 32 of 34 shots in a 5-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Friday.
Mar 17, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer will be in the visiting crease versus Washington on Friday, Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press reports.
Mar 16, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer was recalled from AHL Springfield on Thursday, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Jan 2, 2023 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer signed a two-year, $1.55 million extension with St. Louis on Monday.
Oct 1, 2022 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer will start Saturday's preseason home game versus the Dallas Stars, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Nov 15, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer was sent down to AHL Springfield on Monday.
Nov 13, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer made 21 saves in a 3-2 loss to Carolina on Saturday night.
Nov 13, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer will be between the pipes Saturday in Carolina, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports.
Nov 4, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer turned aside 23 of 26 shots in Thursday's 5-3 win over the San Jose Sharks.
Nov 4, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer will protect the road goal Thursday versus the San Jose Sharks.
Oct 31, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | The Blues are calling up Hofer from the AHL, Tom Timmermann of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Sep 29, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer will tend the twine for Wednesday preseason matchup on the road versus Columbus, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports.
May 12, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer was called up from AHL Utica on Wednesday.
Mar 9, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer was assigned to AHL Utica on Tuesday, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Jan 12, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Joel Hofer | Hofer was assigned to the St. Louis Blues' taxi squad Tuesday, Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic reports.
Jul 26, 2020 St. Louis Blues | Assigned G Joel Hofer to Portland (WHL).
Mar 21, 2019 St. Louis Blues | Signed G Joel Hofer to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Sep 18, 2018 St. Louis Blues | Assigned G Joel Hofer to Swift Current (WHL).
Sep 18, 2018 New York Rangers | Assigned G Joel Hofer to Swift Current (WHL).
2023-2024 Regular Season Stats

Joel Hofer
GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx GSAx/GP
St. Louis Blues St. Louis Blues logo 22 2.88 0.911 0
Joel Hofer Stats by Elite Prospects Joel Hofer Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx GSAx/GP Playoffs GP GAA SV% PIM
2015-2016 Pursuit of Excellence U16 AAA NAPHL 16U 12 2.92 0.890 0
2015-2016 RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna U18 CSSHL U18 6 3.2 0.887 0
2015-2016 RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna U17 CSSHL U17 15 1.74 0.937 0 Playoffs 2 3.5 0.879 0
2016-2017 RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna U18 CSSHL U18 14 2.85 0.915 0 Playoffs 2 8 0.826 0
2016-2017 Pursuit of Excellence U18 AAA NAPHL 18U 11 3.1 0.883 0 Playoffs 2 1.92 0.918 0
Draft Yr 2017-2018 Swift Current Broncos WHL 19 2.61 0.914 0 Playoffs 2 2.6 0.875 0
Draft Yr 2017-2018 Swift Current Broncos Memorial Cup 0 0.000 0 Playoffs 2 2.6 0.875 0
2018-2019 Swift Current Broncos WHL 30 4.02 0.904 0
2018-2019 Portland Winterhawks WHL 18 3.18 0.911 0 Playoffs 5 4.03 0.871 0
2018-2019 San Antonio Rampage AHL 1 4.11 0.886 0
2019-2020 Portland Winterhawks WHL 48 2.49 0.915 0
2019-2020 Canada U20 WJC-20 6 1.3 0.946 0
2019-2020 WHL All-Stars Jr Super Series 1 2.77 0.906 0
2020-2021 Utica Comets AHL 10 3.33 0.898 0
2021-2022 Springfield Thunderbirds AHL 39 2.96 0.905 0 Playoffs 10 2.56 0.934 0
2021-2022 St. Louis Blues NHL 2 3.07 0.880 0
2022-2023 Springfield Thunderbirds AHL 47 2.5 0.921 0 Playoffs 2 5.25 0.853 0
2022-2023 St. Louis Blues NHL 6 3.22 0.905 0
2022-2023 Canada WC 2 1.46 0.925 0
2023-2024 St. Louis Blues NHL 22 2.88 0.911 0
Joel Hofer Stats by Elite Prospects | Joel Hofer Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team St. Louis Blues logo
Signing Date January 2, 2023
Signing Status RFA
Agent Gerry Johannson
Qualifying Offer on Expiry $813,750
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,550,000 0.93% of cap space
2023-2024 2024-2025
Cap Hit $775,000 $775,000
RFA
AAV $775,000 $775,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $775,000 $775,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $775,000 $775,000
Minors Salary $775,000 $775,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team St. Louis Blues logo
Signing Date March 21, 2019
Agent Gerry Johannson
Qualifying Offer on Expiry $787,500
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,385,000 0.99% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $809,166 $795,000 $795,000 $795,000
RFA
AAV $925,000 $910,833 $910,833 $910,833
Performance Bonuses $0 $132,500 $132,500 $82,500
Base Salary $0 $700,000 $750,000 $750,000
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500 $0
Total Salary $92,500 $792,500 $842,500 $750,000
Minors Salary $0 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year