Lars Eller

Age 32 May 8, 1989
Rodovre DNK
Center shoots left
6'2" 188 cm
205 lbs 93 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 19
UFA Year 2016
Agent Jarrett Bousquet
Draft Year 2007
Drafted Overall 13
Draft Round 1
Draft Team St. Louis Blues

Transaction History
May 21, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (lower body) is in Friday's Game 4 lineup against the Bruins, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
May 19, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (lower body) is not in the lineup for Game 3 against Boston on Wednesday, Tom Gulitti of (NHL).com reports.
May 19, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (lower body) took part in Wednesday's morning skate, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
May 17, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (lower body) left Game 2 on Monday against Boston and is doubtful to return.
May 8, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller tallied an assist and a minus-1 rating during Friday's 4-2 loss to the Flyers.
Apr 21, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller collected an assist and three shots during Sunday's 6-3 loss to the Bruins.
Apr 11, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller scored twice on three shots in an 8-1 victory over Boston on Sunday.
Apr 9, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller notched two assists in Friday's 4-3 win over the Sabres.
Mar 30, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (lower body) is in the lineup and playing Tuesday against the Rangers, Mike Vogel of the Capitals' official site reports.
Mar 30, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Head coach Peter Laviolette indicated that Eller (lower body) will be a game-time decision Tuesday against the Rangers, Tom Gulitti of (NHL).com reports.
Mar 28, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (lower body) won't play in Sunday's game versus the Rangers, Tom Gulitti of (NHL).com reports.
Mar 26, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (lower body) won't play Friday against the Devils, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Mar 24, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (lower body) will not play Thursday against the Devils, JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington reports.
Mar 24, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (lower body) did not participate in Wednesday's practice, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Mar 20, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (lower body) is out for Saturday's game versus the Rangers, Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press reports.
Mar 19, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (lower body) won't be in the lineup for Friday's game versus the Rangers, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Mar 18, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (lower body) participated in Thursday's practice, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Mar 16, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (lower body) won't play in Tuesday's game against the Islanders, JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington reports.
Mar 15, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (lower body) won't play in Monday's game versus the Sabres, Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic reports.
Mar 13, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller won't return to Saturday's game against the Flyers after suffering a lower-body injury.
Mar 13, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (personal) will play in Saturday's game versus the Flyers, Mike Vogel of the Capitals' official site reports.
Mar 11, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (personal) won't play in Thursday's game versus the Flyers.
Mar 1, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller posted an assist while logging 18:12 of ice time during Sunday's 3-2 win over the Devils.
Feb 25, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller scored an empty-net goal on his lone shot and added an assist in a 5-2 win over Pittsburgh on Thursday. He also contributed two PIM and two hits.
Feb 23, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller skated with Alex Ovechkin and Tom Wilson on Washington's top line during Tuesday's morning skate, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Feb 16, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller scored a goal and had a game-high seven shots in Tuesday's 3-1 win over Pittsburgh. He also won nine of 14 (64.3 percent) faceoffs.
Feb 8, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller recorded a power-play assist and three hits while logging 14:34 of ice time during Sunday's 7-4 loss to the Flyers.
Feb 7, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (upper body) will return to the lineup for Sunday's game against the Flyers.
Feb 6, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (upper body) resumed taking contact in Saturday's practice, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Feb 4, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (upper body) isn't expected to be available for Thursday's game against the Rangers, (NHL).com's Mike Vogel reports.
Feb 1, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (upper body) was on the ice in a non-contact jersey after Monday's formal morning skate, Mike Vogel of the Capitals' official site reports.
Jan 31, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (upper body) skated in a non-contact jersey during Sunday's practice, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Jan 30, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (upper body) is on the ice for Saturday's morning skate in a non-contact sweater, Mike Vogel of the Capitals' official site reports.
Jan 29, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (upper body) was not a participant in Friday's optional skate, Tom Gulitti of (NHL).com reports.
Jan 28, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (upper body) will not play Thursday against the Islanders, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Jan 26, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller (upper body) left Tuesday's game versus the Islanders after he was boarded by Leo Komarov, JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington reports.
Jan 19, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller scored a goal on two shots and added two PIM in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Penguins.
Jan 19, 2021 Washington Capitals | T.J. Oshie | Oshie skated alongside Richard Panik and Lars Eller during Tuesday's morning skate, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Jan 15, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller tallied an assist and a minus-1 rating while logging 15:13 of ice time during Thursday's 6-4 win over the Sabres.
Jan 9, 2021 Washington Capitals | Daniel Sprong | Sprong skated alongside Lars Eller and Richard Panik on the third line during Saturday's practice, Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic reports.
Jan 7, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller did not skate with either of Washington's power-play units during Thursday's practice, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Jan 4, 2021 Washington Capitals | Conor Sheary | Sheary skated alongside Lars Eller and Richard Panik on the third line during Monday's practice, Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press reports.
Feb 10, 2018 Washington Capitals | signed C Lars Eller to a five-year, $17.5 million contract extension.
Jun 24, 2016 Trade Washington Capitals | acquired C Lars Eller from the Montreal Canadiens for a 2017 second-round draft pick and a 2018 second-round draft pick.
Jul 24, 2014 Montreal Canadiens | Agreed to terms with C Lars Eller on a four-year, $14 million contract.
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Lars Eller
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Washington Capitals 44 8 15 23 -1 21 558 48.90 56.40 4.50 55.30 4.60 0.65 1.72
Lars Eller Stats by Elite Prospects Lars Eller 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
2004-2005 Rødovre SIK Denmark2 1 3 1 4 0
2004-2005 Rødovre U20 Denmark U20 28 21 26 47 20
2005-2006 Frölunda HC J20 J20 Nationell 36 7 7 14 6 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2005-2006 Frölunda HC J18 J18 Allsvenskan 8 2 4 6 10 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2005-2006 Denmark U18 WJC-18 D1 5 5 5 10 8
Draft Yr 2006-2007 Frölunda HC J20 J20 Nationell 39 18 37 55 58 Playoffs 8 4 1 5 0
Draft Yr 2006-2007 Frölunda HC J18 J18 Allsvenskan 2 1 3 4 6 Playoffs 6 3 2 5 0
Draft Yr 2006-2007 Denmark U18 WJC-18 D1 5 3 7 10 6
Draft Yr 2006-2007 Denmark U20 WJC-20 D1 5 2 5 7 16
2007-2008 Frölunda HC SHL 14 0 2 2 4 Playoffs 7 0 1 1 0
2007-2008 Frölunda HC J20 J20 Nationell 9 4 4 8 10 Playoffs 7 5 6 11 0
2007-2008 Borås HC HockeyAllsvenskan 19 2 6 8 8
2007-2008 Denmark U20 WJC-20 6 3 3 6 37
2007-2008 Denmark WC 6 0 2 2 0
2008-2009 Frölunda HC SHL 48 12 17 29 28 Playoffs 10 3 1 4 0
2008-2009 Denmark U20 WJC-20 D1 5 3 3 6 20
2008-2009 Denmark OGQ 3 1 1 2 8
2009-2010 Peoria Rivermen AHL 70 18 39 57 84
2009-2010 St. Louis Blues NHL 7 2 0 2 4 63 75.00 51.89 1.39 53.77 2.62 0.95 0.95
2009-2010 Denmark WC 7 2 3 5 8
2010-2011 Montréal Canadiens NHL 77 7 10 17 48 817 45.45 46.82 -4.69 51.79 -0.16 0.51 1.10 Playoffs 7 0 2 2 0
2011-2012 Montréal Canadiens NHL 79 16 12 28 66 986 44.12 45.25 -2.37 47.60 -0.67 0.67 1.28
2011-2012 Denmark WC 7 3 2 5 14
2011-2012 Denmark (all) International 10 3 6 9 20
2012-2013 Montréal Canadiens NHL 46 8 22 30 45 549 60.42 56.91 0.39 50.64 -4.21 0.76 2.73 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
2012-2013 JYP Liiga 15 5 10 15 18
2013-2014 Montréal Canadiens NHL 77 12 14 26 68 982 37.50 50.98 4.01 48.39 1.73 0.49 1.22 Playoffs 17 5 8 13 0
2014-2015 Montréal Canadiens NHL 77 15 12 27 42 995 45.07 48.36 -0.66 47.78 -1.10 0.72 1.27 Playoffs 12 1 2 3 0
2015-2016 Montréal Canadiens NHL 79 13 13 26 28 970 44.58 50.95 0.27 52.82 1.78 0.68 1.36
2015-2016 Denmark (all) International 8 1 5 6 12
2015-2016 Denmark WC 8 1 5 6 12
2016-2017 Washington Capitals NHL 81 12 13 25 36 903 61.67 50.68 -0.30 56.30 3.67 0.53 1.26 Playoffs 13 0 5 5 0
2017-2018 Washington Capitals NHL 81 18 20 38 38 946 42.31 44.38 -3.36 48.21 -0.21 0.57 1.52 Playoffs 24 7 11 18 0
2018-2019 Washington Capitals NHL 81 13 23 36 37 983 52.87 50.44 4.24 51.17 2.85 0.61 1.59 Playoffs 7 1 2 3 0
2018-2019 Denmark WC 3 2 3 5 6
2019-2020 Washington Capitals NHL 69 16 23 39 48 839 51.40 53.10 2.70 55.80 5.70 0.72 1.93 Playoffs 5 0 1 1 0
2020-2021 Washington Capitals NHL 44 8 15 23 21 558 48.90 56.40 4.50 55.30 4.60 0.65 1.72 Playoffs 4 0 1 1 0
Lars Eller Stats by Elite Prospects | Lars Eller Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date February 10, 2018
Signing Status UFA
Agent Jarrett Bousquet
Standard Contract | 5 Years $17,500,000 4.29% of cap space
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $3,500,000 $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 $3,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $4,000,000 $3,000,000 $2,500,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000
Signing Bonuses $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $5,000,000 $4,000,000 $2,500,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000
Minors Salary $5,000,000 $4,000,000 $2,500,000 $3,000,000 $3,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date July 24, 2014
Signing Status RFA
Agent Jarrett Bousquet
Standard Contract | 4 Years $14,000,000 5.07% of cap space
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
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 $2,000,000 $2,500,000 $4,250,000 $4,750,000
Signing Bonuses $500,000 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $4,250,000 $4,750,000
Minors Salary $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $4,250,000 $4,750,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 7, 2012
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $2,650,000 1.92% of cap space
2012-2013 2013-2014
Cap Hit $1,150,000 $1,150,000
RFA
AAV $1,150,000 $1,150,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,150,000 $1,150,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $1,150,000 $1,150,000
Minors Salary $1,150,000 $1,150,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date May 13, 2008
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $3,900,000 1.54% of cap space
2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012
Cap Hit $875,000 $845,833 $845,833 $845,833
RFA
AAV $1,300,000 $1,270,833 $1,270,833 $1,270,833
Performance Bonuses $0 $450,000 $425,000 $400,000
Base Salary $0 $787,500 $787,500 $787,500
Signing Bonuses $87,500 $87,500 $87,500 $0
Total Salary $0 $875,000 $875,000 $787,500
Minors Salary $0 $65,000 $65,000 $65,000
Clauses
UFA Year