Markus Niemelainen

#3
age26
posD
shotl
h6'6"
w190lbs
BirthdateJun 8, 1998
Draft Class2016 round3 pick63
No Current Contract

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2022-2024 | Standard Contract

2yr
value$1.53M
cap hit$763K
Signed By
Signed On Mar 10, 2022
Signing Status RFA(24 yrs old)
Expiry 2024
UFA-Group6
(26 yrs old)
Qualifying Offer on Expiry $813,750$814K

Markus Niemelainen Updates

Oct 13 2023

Niemelainen was put on waivers by Edmonton on Friday.

Apr 26 2023

Niemelainen was recalled from AHL Bakersfield on Wednesday.

Jan 16 2023

Niemelainen was reassigned to AHL Bakersfield on Monday.

Dec 16 2022

Niemelainen was summoned by Edmonton on Friday.

Nov 25 2022

Niemelainen was reassigned to AHL Bakersfield on Friday.

Oct 17 2022

Niemelainen was recalled from AHL Bakersfield on Monday.

Oct 8 2022

Niemelainen was sent to AHL Bakersfield on Saturday, according to the Edmonton Oilers' website.

Mar 10 2022

Niemelainen inked a two-year, $1.5 million extension on Thursday.

Mar 10 2022 | Edmonton Oilers
Mar 8 2022

Niemelainen was assigned to AHL Bakersfield on Tuesday.

Feb 26 2022

Niemelainen posted an assist in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Florida Panthers.

Feb 10 2022

Niemelainen was promoted from AHL Bakersfield on Thursday, per Jason Gregor of OilersNation.com.

Jan 11 2022

Niemelainen (hand) was reassigned to AHL Bakersfield on Tuesday.

Dec 23 2021

Niemelainen has a broken bone in his hand and will miss at least three weeks, Mark Spector of Sportsnet.ca reports.

Dec 17 2021

Niemelainen has suffered a hand injury and is expected to be placed on injured reserve, Jason Gregor of OilersNation.com

Nov 30 2021

Niemelainen was recalled by the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday.

Apr 30 2020 | Edmonton Oilers

Profile

UFA Year 2025
ELC Year 22
Waivers Age 22
Nationality Finland
Est Career Earnings
$3,160,000
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Career Stats By Contract

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2022-2024 Standard Contract
2yrs
value$1,525,000$1.53M
cap hit$762,500$763K
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Signed By
Signed On Mar 10 2022
Signed On Mar 10 2022
Signing Status
RFA
24 yrs old
% Cap Contract Start 0.92%
% Qualifying Offer $813,750$814K
Notes
$350K Guaranteed
Abbreviated $Amounts
2022-23
2023-24
2024
Cap Hit $762,500$763K $762,500$763K
UFA-Group6
26yrs
AAV $762,500$763K $762,500$763K
Base $750,000$750K $775,000$775K
Performance Bonuses - -
Signing Bonuses - -
Total Salary $750,000$750K $775,000$775K
Minors Salary $300,000$300K $775,000$775K
Clauses
-
-
UFA Year

2020-2022 Entry Level Contract
2yrs
value$1,635,000$1.64M
cap hit$817,500$818K
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Signed By
Signed On Apr 30 2020
Signed On Apr 30 2020
Signing Status 22 yrs old
% Cap Contract Start 1.00%
% Qualifying Offer $787,500$788K
Arbitration Eligible
Abbreviated $Amounts
2020-21
2021-22
2022
Cap Hit $817,500$818K $817,500$818K
RFA
24yrs
AAV $925,000$925K $925,000$925K
Base $700,000$700K $750,000$750K
Performance Bonuses $132,500$133K $82,500$83K
Signing Bonuses $92,500$93K $92,500$93K
Total Salary $792,500$793K $842,500$843K
Minors Salary $70,000$70K $70,000$70K
Clauses
-
-
UFA Year

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Markus Niemelainen
#3
age26
posD
shotl
h6'6"
w190lbs
No Current Contract
Draft
2016 Round 3 Pick 63
UFA Year
2025
Birthdate
Jun 8, 1998
Nationality
Finland