Markus Niemelainen

Age 22 Jun 8, 1998
Defense shoots left
6'6" 198 cm
189 lbs 86 kg
ELC Signing Age 21
Waivers Signing Age
UFA Year 2025
Expansion Draft Status
Exempt
Draft Year 2016
Drafted Overall 63
Draft Round 3
Draft Team Edmonton Oilers

Transaction History
Aug 1, 2020 Assigned Edmonton Oilers assigned D Markus Niemelainen to Assat Pori (Finland).
Apr 30, 2020 Edmonton Oilers signed D Markus Niemelainen to a two-year, entry-level contract.
Sep 27, 2016 Assigned Edmonton Oilers assigned D Markus Niemelainen to Saginaw (OHL).
Regular Season Stats

Markus Niemelainen
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
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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 HPK U16 U16 SM-sarja 8 0 4 4 4
2012-2013 HPK U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 9 3 8 11 8
2012-2013 HPK U16 U16 SM-sarja 31 3 6 9 10
2012-2013 HPK U17 U17 SM-sarja 1 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 9 2 3 5 0
2013-2014 Tappara U18 U18 SM-sarja 40 3 11 14 14 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2013-2014 Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 11 1 4 5 6
2013-2014 Tappara U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 1 1 1 2 0
2013-2014 Tappara U16 U16 SM-sarja 10 0 4 4 4
2014-2015 HPK U20 U20 SM-sarja 39 2 14 16 28 Playoffs 12 0 5 5 0
2014-2015 Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 14 1 3 4 6
2014-2015 HPK U18 U18 SM-sarja 4 0 2 2 0
2014-2015 Finland U17 WHC-17 6 1 0 1 2
2014-2015 Finland U17 EYOF 3 0 3 3 2
2014-2015 Finland U18 WJC-18 7 0 0 0 0
2014-2015 Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 12 0 0 0 2
Draft Yr 2015-2016 Saginaw Spirit OHL 65 1 26 27 28 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
Draft Yr 2015-2016 Finland U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 5 0 2 2 6
Draft Yr 2015-2016 Finland U18 WJC-18 7 0 1 1 6
2016-2017 Saginaw Spirit OHL 59 3 6 9 40
2016-2017 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 8 1 0 1 6
2017-2018 HPK Liiga 42 1 2 3 24
2017-2018 LeKi Mestis 1 0 0 0 0
2017-2018 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 9 0 1 1 4
2017-2018 HPK Spengler Cup 3 0 0 0 0
2018-2019 HPK Liiga 50 1 4 5 8 Playoffs 18 0 2 2 0
2019-2020 Ässät Liiga 55 1 6 7 42
2020-2021 Ässät Liiga 7 0 1 1 31
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Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date April 30, 2020
Entry Level Contract | 2 Years $1,635,000 1.00% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $817,500 $817,500
RFA
AAV $925,000 $925,000
Performance Bonuses $132,500 $82,500
Base Salary $700,000 $750,000
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $792,500 $842,500
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History