Kevin Lankinen Chicago Blackhawks logo

Age 26 Apr 28, 1995
Helsinki FIN
Goaltender shoots right
6'2" 188 cm
185 lbs 84 kg
ELC Signing Age 23
Waivers Signing Age 23
UFA Year 2022
Agent Mark Gandler & Todd Diamond

Transaction History
Nov 26, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen stopped 23 shots in Friday's 3-2 overtime win over the Blues.
Nov 26, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will guard the home goal during Friday's matchup with St. Louis, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Nov 20, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen surrendered five goals on 33 shots in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Oilers.
Nov 19, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will get the starting nod for Saturday's contest in Edmonton, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Nov 12, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Contrary to a previous report, it appears Lankinen will not start Friday against Arizona, per Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times.
Nov 12, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will be the starting goalie for Friday's game against Arizona, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Nov 7, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen stopped 20 of 21 shots in a 2-1 overtime victory over Nashville on Sunday.
Nov 7, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will be in net for Sunday's game against the Predators, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Oct 29, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen made 29 saves in Friday's 6-3 loss to the Hurricanes.
Oct 29, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will be the starting goalie Friday against the Hurricanes, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Oct 27, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen turned aside 37 of 40 shots in a 3-2 overtime loss to Toronto.
Oct 27, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen is slated to start between the pipes in Wednesday's home matchup with the Maple Leafs, Mark Masters of TSN.ca reports.
Oct 24, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will not get the starting nod for Sunday's tilt with Detroit, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Oct 24, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen took morning skate in the starter's crease Sunday, indicating he'll face the Red Wings later that evening, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Oct 21, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen gave up three goals on 24 shots in a 4-1 loss to the Canucks on Thursday. The fourth goal was an empty-netter.
Oct 21, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will patrol the crease during Thursday's home matchup with the Canucks, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Oct 16, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen came off the bench to stop 15 of 16 shots in a 5-2 loss to Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Oct 15, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen allowed four goals on 29 shots in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Devils on Friday.
Oct 15, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen is the starting goaltender for Friday's game in New Jersey, Mark Lazerus of The Athletic reports.
Oct 7, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will guard the road goal during Thursday's preseason game versus Minnesota, Charlie Roumeliotis of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
Sep 29, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will get the starting nod at home versus Detroit on Wednesday and is expected to play the entire game, Charlie Roumeliotis of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
Sep 27, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen cleared the league's COVID-19 protocols and returned to practice Monday.
Sep 24, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen entered the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols Friday.
May 9, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen turned aside 38 of 40 shots in a 4-2 victory over the Stars on Sunday.
May 9, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen is in the starter's crease at Sunday's morning skate, suggesting he'll get the nod in the evening's game against Dallas, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
May 1, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen gave up five goals on 42 shots in Saturday's 5-4 loss to the Panthers.
May 1, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will defend the blue paint during Saturday's matchup with the Panthers, Charlie Roumeliotis of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
Apr 29, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen allowed four goals on 39 shots in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Panthers.
Apr 29, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will start between the pipes in Thursday's home game versus the Panthers, Tracey Myers of (NHL).com reports.
Apr 27, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Malcolm Subban | Subban stopped 15 of 19 shots in relief of Kevin Lankinen in Tuesday's 7-4 loss to the Lightning.
Apr 27, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen allowed three goals on 11 shots in the first period of Tuesday's 7-4 loss to the Lightning.
Apr 27, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen is in line to start between the pipes in Tuesday's home game versus the Lightning, Scott Powers of The Athletic reports.
Apr 19, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Malcolm Subban | Subban stopped all six he shots he faced in relief of starter Kevin Lankinen on Monday in a 5-2 loss to Nashville.
Apr 19, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen allowed five goals on 22 shots Monday in a 5-2 loss to Nashville.
Apr 19, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will get the starting nod for Monday's game in Nashville, Brooks Bratten of the Predators' official site reports.
Apr 15, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen allowed three goals on 27 shots in Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Red Wings. The fourth goal was an empty-netter.
Apr 15, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will defend the blue paint during Thursday's road game versus the Red Wings, Carter Baum of the Blackhawks' official site reports.
Apr 12, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen turned aside 30 shots in Monday's 4-3 overtime win over the Blue Jackets.
Apr 12, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will guard the road goal in Monday's game versus the Blue Jackets, Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers reports.
Apr 10, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen made 23 saves Saturday in a 4-3 win over Columbus.1
Apr 10, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will start between the pipes in Saturday's road game versus the Blue Jackets, Tracey Myers of (NHL).com reports.
Apr 8, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen allowed five goals on 34 shots in Thursday's 5-1 loss to the Stars.
Apr 8, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will start between the pipes in Thursday's home game versus the Stars, Scott Powers of The Athletic reports.
Apr 6, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen turned aside 25 of 27 shots in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Stars.
Apr 6, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen is in line to start between the pipes in Tuesday's home game versus the Stars, Scott Powers of The Athletic reports.
Apr 3, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen made 18 saves in Saturday's 3-0 loss to the Predators.
Apr 3, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will patrol the crease during Saturday's road game versus the Predators.
Apr 1, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen allowed four goals on 31 shots in Thursday's 4-3 loss to the Hurricanes.
Apr 1, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will defend the blue paint during Thursday's home matchup with Carolina, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Mar 30, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen made 31 saves on 32 shots in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Hurricanes.
Mar 30, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen is in line to start between the pipes in Tuesday's home clash with Carolina, Scott Powers of The Athletic reports.
Mar 27, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen stopped 31 of 34 shots Saturday in a 3-1 loss to Nashville.
Mar 27, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will guard the home goal during Saturday's matchup with Nashville, Charlie Roumeliotis of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
Mar 25, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen turned aside 41 shots in a 3-0 win over Florida on Thursday.
Mar 25, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will guard the home goal during Thursday's matchup with the Panthers, Carter Baum of the Blackhawks' official site reports.
Mar 23, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen kicked out 33 of 35 shots in a 3-2 win over Florida on Tuesday.
Mar 23, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will guard the home goal during Tuesday's matchup with the Panthers, Tracey Myers of (NHL).com reports.
Mar 18, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen made 19 saves Thursday in a 4-2 loss to Tampa Bay.
Mar 18, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will protect the road goal in Thursday's game against the Lightning, Erik Erlendsson of LightningInsider.com reports.
Mar 15, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen stopped 30 of 34 shots in Monday's 6-3 loss to Florida.
Mar 15, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will get the starting nod for Monday's clash with Florida, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Mar 13, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen kicked out 33 of 37 shots in a 4-2 loss to Florida on Saturday.
Mar 13, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will defend the road goal in Saturday's game versus the Panthers, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Mar 11, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen stopped 28 of 30 shots in Thursday's 4-2 win over the Stars.
Mar 11, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will defend the blue paint during Thursday's road game versus the Stars, Mark Lazerus of The Athletic reports.
Mar 7, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen stopped 33 shots in Sunday's 6-3 loss to the Lightning.
Mar 7, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will guard the home net in Sunday's game versus the Lightning, Charlie Roumeliotis of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
Mar 4, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen kicked out 31 shots Thursday in a 3-2 overtime loss to Tampa Bay.
Mar 4, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen is slated to start between the pipes in Thursday's home game versus the Lightning, Scott Powers of The Athletic reports.
Feb 28, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen stopped 44 of 46 shots in Sunday's 7-2 win over the Red Wings.
Feb 28, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will defend the home net in Sunday's game versus the Red Wings, Charlie Roumeliotis of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
Feb 23, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen stopped 25 shots in regulation and overtime and all three shootout attempts he faced in Tuesday's 6-5 win over the Blue Jackets.
Feb 23, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will patrol the crease during Tuesday's road clash with Columbus, Carter Baum of the Blackhawks' official site reports.
Feb 19, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen turned aside 33 of 37 shots in Friday's 5-3 loss to the Hurricanes.
Feb 19, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will patrol the crease during Friday's road clash with Carolina, Charlie Roumeliotis of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
Feb 17, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen posted a 29-save shutout in Wednesday's 2-0 win over the Red Wings.
Feb 17, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will patrol the crease during Wednesday's road game versus Detroit, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Feb 13, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen posted 29 saves Saturday in a 3-2 overtime win over Columbus.
Feb 13, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will patrol the crease during Saturday's home game versus the Blue Jackets, Charlie Roumeliotis of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
Feb 11, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen allowed six goals on 43 shots in Thursday's 6-5 loss to Columbus.
Feb 11, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will patrol the crease during Thursday's home game versus the Blue Jackets, Tracey Myers of (NHL).com reports.
Feb 9, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen registered 34 saves Tuesday in a 2-1 overtime win over Dallas.
Feb 9, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will protect the road goal in Tuesday's game versus the Stars, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Feb 4, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen gave up four goals on 34 shots in a 6-4 win over the Hurricanes on Thursday.
Feb 4, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will draw the home start for Thursday's game against the Hurricanes, Carter Baum of the Blackhawks' official site reports.
Feb 2, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen stopped 38 of 41 shots Tuesday in a 4-3 shootout loss to Carolina.
Feb 2, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will tend the twine for Tuesday's home tilt versus Carolina, Scott Powers of The Athletic reports.
Jan 31, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen kicked out 32 shots Sunday to backstop a 3-1 win over Columbus.
Jan 31, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will tend the home goal for Sunday's matchup against Columbus, Charlie Roumeliotis of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
Jan 29, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen saved 25 of 27 shots in Friday's 2-1 loss to the Blue Jackets.
Jan 29, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will patrol the crease during Friday's home game versus Columbus, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Jan 27, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen turned away 41 of 42 shots in a 2-1 shootout loss to Nashville on Wednesday.
Jan 27, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will guard the goal during Wednesday's road game versus Nashville, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Jan 24, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen turned aside 25 shots in Sunday's 6-2 win over the Red Wings.
Jan 24, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will guard the home cage in Sunday's matchup with the Red Wings, Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Jan 22, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen stopped 30 of 31 shots in Friday's 4-1 win over the Red Wings.
Jan 22, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen will patrol the crease during Friday's home opener versus Detroit, Charlie Roumeliotis of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
Jan 19, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen stopped 23 shots in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Panthers.
Jan 19, 2021 Chicago Blackhawks | Kevin Lankinen | Lankinen was promoted to the active roster from the taxi squad Tuesday and will start in goal in the evening's road matchup with the Panthers, Charlie Roumeliotis of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
Jul 13, 2020 Recalled Chicago Blackhawks | recalled G Kevin Lankinen from Rockford (AHL).
Apr 2, 2020 Chicago Blackhawks | signed G Kevin Lankinen to a two-year, $1.6 million contract extension.
Jan 8, 2020 Assigned Chicago Blackhawks | assigned G Kevin Lankinen to Rockford (AHL).
Jan 4, 2020 Recalled Chicago Blackhawks | recalled G Kevin Lankinen from Rockford (AHL).
Dec 3, 2019 Assigned Chicago Blackhawks | assigned G Kevin Lankinen to Rockford (AHL).
Dec 2, 2019 Recalled Chicago Blackhawks | recalled G Kevin Lankinen from Rockford (AHL).
Sep 22, 2019 Assigned Chicago Blackhawks | assigned G Kevin Lankinen to Rockford (AHL).
Apr 7, 2019 Assigned Chicago Blackhawks | assigned G Kevin Lankinen to Rockford (AHL).
Sep 21, 2018 Assigned Chicago Blackhawks | assigned G Kevin Lankinen to Rockford (AHL).
May 21, 2018 Chicago Blackhawks | signed G Kevin Lankinen to a two-year, entry-level contract.
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Kevin Lankinen
GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx GSAx/GP
Chicago Blackhawks Chicago Blackhawks logo 8 3.2 0.888 0 -9.89
Kevin Lankinen Stats by Elite Prospects Kevin Lankinen Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx GSAx/GP Playoffs GP GAA SV% PIM
2009-2010 Kiekko-Vantaa U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 6 3.67 0.888 0
2009-2010 Kiekko-Vantaa U16 U16 SM-sarja 18 3.38 0.917 0
2010-2011 Jokerit U18 U18 SM-sarja Q 1 0 0.100 0
2010-2011 Jokerit U18 U18 SM-sarja 5 2.37 0.936 0
2010-2011 Jokerit U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 4 1.5 0.952 0 Playoffs 3 4.41 0.882 0
2010-2011 Jokerit U16 U16 SM-sarja 10 2.46 0.927 0 Playoffs 3 4.41 0.882 0
2010-2011 Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 6 2.82 0.917 0
2011-2012 Jokerit U20 U20 SM-sarja 2 1 0.950 0
2011-2012 Jokerit U18 U18 SM-sarja Q 4 2.33 0.912 0 Playoffs 11 2.14 0.939 0
2011-2012 Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 8 3.07 0.904 0
2011-2012 Jokerit U18 U18 SM-sarja 21 2.51 0.917 0 Playoffs 11 2.14 0.939 0
2012-2013 Jokerit U20 U20 SM-sarja 23 2.92 0.910 0
2012-2013 Jokerit U18 U18 SM-sarja 6 1.64 0.944 0 Playoffs 10 0.87 0.966 0
2013-2014 Jokerit Liiga 1 7.16 0.666 0
2013-2014 Jokerit ET 2 2.65 0.913 0
2013-2014 Jokerit U20 U20 SM-sarja 36 2.33 0.917 0 Playoffs 4 2.09 0.931 0
2013-2014 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 3 1.3 0.955 0
2014-2015 HIFK Liiga 24 2.29 0.911 0 Playoffs 6 1.74 0.933 0
2014-2015 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 2 6 0.840 0
2014-2015 HIFK Champions HL 1 1.96 0.750 0 Playoffs 6 1.74 0.933 0
2014-2015 Kiekko-Vantaa Mestis 10 3.29 0.906 0
2014-2015 Finland U19 (all) International-Jr 2 0.67 0.975 0
2015-2016 HIFK Liiga 22 2.36 0.906 0 Playoffs 3 3.33 0.891 0
2015-2016 HIFK Champions HL 1 2.05 0.929 0 Playoffs 3 3.33 0.891 0
2015-2016 KooKoo Liiga 2 2.34 0.919 0
2016-2017 HIFK Liiga 42 2.14 0.920 0 Playoffs 13 2.5 0.906 0
2016-2017 HIFK Champions HL 4 2.65 0.907 0 Playoffs 13 2.5 0.906 0
2017-2018 HIFK Liiga 15 1.33 0.946 0 Playoffs 13 1.99 0.936 0
2017-2018 Ketterä Mestis 2 1.5 0.954 0
2018-2019 Rockford IceHogs AHL 19 2.5 0.910 0
2018-2019 Indy Fuel ECHL 6 3.18 0.893 0
2018-2019 Finland (all) International 11 1.55 0.943 0
2018-2019 Finland EHT 2 1.51 0.942 0
2018-2019 Finland WC 8 1.5 0.942 0
2019-2020 Rockford IceHogs AHL 21 3.03 0.909 0
2020-2021 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 37 3.01 0.909 0 -9.25 -0.25
2021-2022 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 8 3.2 0.888 0 -9.89
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Active Contract

Signing Team Chicago Blackhawks logo
Signing Date April 2, 2020
Signing Status RFA
Agent Mark Gandler & Todd Diamond
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,600,000 0.98% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $800,000 $800,000
UFA
AAV $800,000 $800,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $750,000 $850,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $750,000 $850,000
Minors Salary $500,000 $850,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team Chicago Blackhawks logo
Signing Date May 21, 2018
Agent Mark Gandler & Todd Diamond
Entry Level Contract | 2 Years $1,850,000 1.16% of cap space
2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000
RFA
AAV $925,000 $925,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $925,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year