Mattias Ekholm

Age 31 May 24, 1990
Borlange SWE
Defense shoots left
6'4" 193 cm
215 lbs 98 kg
ELC Signing Age 20
Waivers Signing Age 21
UFA Year 2017
Agent Kurt Overhardt
Expansion Draft Status
Eligible
Draft Year 2009
Drafted Overall 102
Draft Round 4
Draft Team Nashville Predators

Transaction History
May 23, 2021 Nashville Predators | Mattias Ekholm | Ekholm picked up two assists and two shots Sunday in a 4-3 double-overtime win over the Hurricanes in Game 4.
May 10, 2021 Nashville Predators | Mattias Ekholm | Ekholm is a healthy scratch for Monday's game against the Hurricanes, per (NHL).com.
Apr 27, 2021 Nashville Predators | Mattias Ekholm | Ekholm notched an assist, two shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Tuesday's 7-4 loss to the Panthers.
Apr 19, 2021 Nashville Predators | Mattias Ekholm | Ekholm scored a goal on two shots and had two PIM in Monday's 5-2 win over the Blackhawks. He also had two blocks and a plus-3 rating.
Apr 18, 2021 Nashville Predators | Mattias Ekholm | Ekholm failed to crack the scoresheet for the fifth consecutive game in Saturday's 3-1 loss to the Hurricanes.
Apr 8, 2021 Nashville Predators | Mattias Ekholm | Ekholm recorded two assists and a plus-3 rating in Thursday's 7-1 win over the Red Wings.
Mar 28, 2021 Nashville Predators | Mattias Ekholm | Ekholm produced an assist and went plus-2 in Sunday's 3-2 win over the Blackhawks.
Mar 21, 2021 Nashville Predators | Mattias Ekholm | Ekholm registered a power-play assist and two shots on goal in Sunday's 4-3 shootout win over the Stars.
Mar 15, 2021 Nashville Predators | Mattias Ekholm | Ekholm scored an empty-net goal and added a short-handed assist in Monday's 4-1 win over the Lightning.
Mar 4, 2021 Nashville Predators | Mattias Ekholm | Ekholm had a goal on four shots and added an assist in Thursday's 5-4 loss to the Panthers.
Mar 2, 2021 Nashville Predators | Mattias Ekholm | Ekholm scored a goal on six shots and added a power-play assist in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Hurricanes.
Feb 27, 2021 Nashville Predators | Mattias Ekholm | Ekholm scored twice Saturday in a 2-1 win over Columbus.
Feb 27, 2021 Activated Nashville Predators | Mattias Ekholm | Ekholm (undisclosed) was activated from injured reserve Saturday, Brooks Bratten of the Predators' official site reports.
Feb 15, 2021 Nashville Predators | Mattias Ekholm | Ekholm (undisclosed) isn't traveling with the Predators on their six-game road trip, Robby Stanley of (NHL).com reports.
Feb 11, 2021 Nashville Predators | Mattias Ekholm | The Predators placed Ekholm (undisclosed) on injured reserve Thursday.
Feb 11, 2021 Nashville Predators | Mattias Ekholm | Ekholm (undisclosed) won't be in action versus Detroit on Thursday and was labeled week-to-week by coach John Hynes, Robby Stanley of (NHL).com reports.
Feb 9, 2021 Nashville Predators | Mattias Ekholm | Ekholm (undisclosed) did not play in the third period of Tuesday's game versus the Lightning, Brooks Bratten of the Predators' official site reports.
Feb 9, 2021 Nashville Predators | Mattias Ekholm | Ekholm -- who missed Monday's matchup with the Lightning for the birth of his child -- will be back in the lineup versus Tampa on Tuesday, Adam Vingan of The Athletic reports.
Feb 8, 2021 Nashville Predators | Mattias Ekholm | Ekholm (undisclosed) will not be available for Monday's game against the Lightning.
Feb 4, 2021 Nashville Predators | Mattias Ekholm | Ekholm recorded an assist and eight shots in Thursday's 6-5 overtime win over Florida.
Jan 17, 2021 Nashville Predators | Mattias Ekholm | Ekholm nabbed his first assist of the season with a third-period helper in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Blue Jackets.
Jan 10, 2021 Nashville Predators | Dante Fabbro | Fabbro is set to open the season on the Preds' second defensive pairing opposite Mattias Ekholm, Brooks Bratten of the Predators' official site reports.
Jan 6, 2021 Nashville Predators | Mattias Ekholm | Ekholm (undisclosed) made his training camp debut Wednesday, Adam Vingan of The Athletic reports.
Jan 4, 2021 Nashville Predators | Mattias Ekholm | Coach John Hynes deemed Ekholm (undisclosed) unfit to practice on the first day of training camp Monday, Brooks Bratten of the Predators' official site reports.
Oct 26, 2015 Nashville Predators | signed D Mattias Ekholm to a six-year, $22.5 million contract extension.
Jul 9, 2014 Nashville Predators | signed D Mattias Ekholm to a two-year contract.
Apr 15, 2013 Recalled Nashville Predators | recalled D Mattias Ekholm from Milwaukee (AHL).
Sep 15, 2012 Assigned Nashville Predators | assigned D Mattias Ekholm to Milwaukee (AHL).
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Mattias Ekholm
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Nashville Predators 48 6 17 23 19 14 839 65.20 49.80 0.90 51.10 3.00 0.36 1.22
Mattias Ekholm Stats by Elite Prospects Mattias Ekholm 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
2006-2007 Dalarna TV-Pucken 5 1 1 2 2
2006-2007 Mora IK J18 J18 Region 5 2 2 4 6
2006-2007 Mora IK J20 J20 Nationell 36 0 4 4 28 Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
2006-2007 Sweden U17 (all) International-Jr 8 2 0 2 6
2007-2008 Mora IK J20 J20 Nationell 37 5 7 12 54
2007-2008 Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 17 2 5 7 14
2007-2008 Mora IK SHL 1 0 0 0 0
2007-2008 Mora IK J18 J18 Region 9 4 5 9 12
2007-2008 Sweden U18 WJC-18 6 1 0 1 2
2007-2008 Sweden U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 1 1 2 2
2007-2008 Mora IK SHL 6 0 0 0 2
Draft Yr 2008-2009 Mora IK HockeyAllsvenskan 38 2 11 13 12
Draft Yr 2008-2009 Mora IK J20 J20 Nationell 21 3 5 8 32
Draft Yr 2008-2009 Sweden U19 (all) International-Jr 8 1 2 3 6
Draft Yr 2008-2009 Mora IK HockeyAllsvenskan 3 0 0 0 4
2009-2010 Mora IK HockeyAllsvenskan 41 1 21 22 54
2009-2010 Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 11 2 0 2 14
2009-2010 Sweden U20 WJC-20 6 1 0 1 6
2009-2010 Mora IK HockeyAllsvenskan 2 0 0 0 6
2010-2011 Brynäs IF SHL 55 10 23 33 38 Playoffs 5 0 4 4 0
2010-2011 Sweden (all) International 16 0 4 4 10
2010-2011 Sweden EHT 12 0 2 2 6
2011-2012 Nashville Predators NHL 2 0 0 0 0 23 0.00 52.77 14.77 49.35 14.39 0.00 0.00
2011-2012 Brynäs IF SHL 41 9 8 17 55 Playoffs 17 1 8 9 0
2011-2012 Sweden EHT 9 2 1 3 6
2011-2012 Sweden (all) International 10 2 2 4 8
2012-2013 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 59 10 22 32 30 Playoffs 4 0 1 1 0
2012-2013 Nashville Predators NHL 1 0 0 0 0 15 0.00 54.33 -6.03 63.43 7.32 0.00 0.00
2013-2014 Nashville Predators NHL 62 1 8 9 10 914 45.45 53.35 2.63 49.87 1.49 0.07 0.53
2013-2014 Sweden WC 10 2 5 7 8
2013-2014 Sweden (all) International 13 2 5 7 10
2013-2014 Sweden EHT 3 0 0 0 2
2014-2015 Nashville Predators NHL 80 7 11 18 52 1,284 56.86 57.93 4.19 56.55 4.77 0.23 0.70 Playoffs 6 1 0 1 0
2014-2015 Sweden WC 8 0 3 3 6
2014-2015 Sweden (all) International 8 0 3 3 6
2015-2016 Nashville Predators NHL 82 8 27 35 44 1,363 55.24 57.03 5.61 53.91 1.74 0.18 1.06 Playoffs 14 3 4 7 0
2015-2016 Sweden WC 2 1 0 1 2
2015-2016 Sweden (all) International 2 1 0 1 2
2016-2017 Sweden WCup 4 0 0 0 2
2016-2017 Nashville Predators NHL 82 3 20 23 34 1,541 53.27 55.34 4.64 53.56 3.30 0.12 0.74 Playoffs 22 1 10 11 0
2016-2017 Sweden (all) International 4 0 0 0 0
2017-2018 Nashville Predators NHL 81 10 24 34 46 1,430 54.62 52.82 3.84 55.71 4.57 0.17 0.76 Playoffs 13 1 7 8 0
2017-2018 Sweden WC 4 1 2 3 2
2017-2018 Sweden (all) International 4 1 2 3 2
2018-2019 Nashville Predators NHL 80 8 36 44 47 1,505 56.52 53.40 3.46 53.99 3.00 0.16 1.08 Playoffs 6 0 2 2 0
2018-2019 Sweden WC 8 0 2 2 4
2018-2019 Sweden (all) International 8 0 2 2 4
2019-2020 Nashville Predators NHL 68 8 25 33 32 1,233 47.40 48.60 -2.70 49.90 -1.10 0.34 1.12 Playoffs 4 0 1 1 0
2020-2021 Nashville Predators NHL 48 6 17 23 14 839 65.20 49.80 0.90 51.10 3.00 0.36 1.22 Playoffs 6 0 3 3 0
Mattias Ekholm Stats by Elite Prospects | Mattias Ekholm Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date October 26, 2015
Signing Status RFA
Agent Kurt Overhardt
Standard Contract | 6 Years $22,500,000 4.60% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $3,750,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000
UFA
AAV $3,750,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $3,000,000 $3,500,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $3,000,000 $5,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $3,000,000 $3,500,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $3,000,000 $5,000,000
Minors Salary $3,000,000 $3,500,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $3,000,000 $5,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date July 9, 2014
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $2,075,000 1.50% of cap space
2014-2015 2015-2016
Cap Hit $1,037,500 $1,037,500
RFA
AAV $1,037,500 $1,037,500
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,037,500 $1,037,500
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $1,037,500 $1,037,500
Minors Salary $1,037,500 $1,037,500
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date May 12, 2011
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $3,075,000 1.40% of cap space
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014
Cap Hit $900,000 $900,000 $900,000
RFA
AAV $1,025,000 $1,025,000 $1,025,000
Performance Bonuses $125,000 $125,000 $125,000
Base Salary $810,000 $810,000 $810,000
Signing Bonuses $90,000 $90,000 $90,000
Total Salary $900,000 $900,000 $900,000
Minors Salary $67,500 $67,500 $67,500
Clauses
UFA Year