Mikko Rantanen

Age 24 Oct 29, 1996
Nousiainen FIN
Right Wing shoots left
6'4" 193 cm
215 lbs 98 kg
ELC Signing Age 18
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2023
Agent Robert Hooper
Draft Year 2015
Drafted Overall 10
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Colorado Avalanche

Transaction History
Oct 23, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a goal on a team-leading six shots Saturday in a 4-3 shootout win over Tampa Bay. He also had two PIM.
Oct 21, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen tallied a goal on two shots and had two PIM in Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Panthers.
Oct 19, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a power-play goal on three shots in Tuesday's 6-3 loss to Washington.
Oct 16, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen recorded an assist and a team-high six shots on goal in Saturday's 5-3 loss to the Blues.
Oct 13, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen posted an assist, two shots on goal and a plus-3 rating in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Blackhawks.
Oct 6, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored two goals on four shots along with one hit and four PIM in Tuesday's 7-4 preseason loss to the Golden Knights.
Jun 10, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a power-play goal on two shots and added five hits in Thursday's 6-3 loss to the Golden Knights in Game 6.
Jun 9, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen had an assist, one shot on net, two hits and two PIM in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss to Vegas in Game 5 of their playoff series.
Jun 4, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a power-play goal on three shots and added three hits.
Jun 2, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a power-play goal on five shots and added a pair of hits in Wednesday's 3-2 overtime win over the Golden Knights in Game 2.
May 30, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a goal on four shots, dished an assist and went plus-3 in Sunday's 7-1 win over the Golden Knights in Game 1.
May 24, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen had a goal and an assist along with three shots on net and two PIM in Colorado's series-clinching 5-2 win over St. Louis on Sunday.
May 21, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen posted an assist, four shots on goal and two hits in Friday's 5-1 win over the Blues in Game 3.
May 19, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen posted two assists and two shots on goal in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Blues in Game 2.
May 17, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen registered two assists, including one on the power play, and added six shots on net in Monday's 4-1 win over the Blues in Game 1.
May 13, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen recorded a pair of assists, three shots on goal and a plus-3 rating in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Kings.
May 12, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen notched three assists and three shots on goal in Wednesday's 6-0 win over the Kings.
May 8, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen notched a power-play assist, two shots on goal and two PIM in Saturday's 3-2 win over the Kings.
May 7, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a power-play goal on seven shots in Friday's 3-2 win over the Kings.
May 3, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a goal on three shots and added an assist in Monday's 5-4 overtime win over the Sharks.
May 1, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen collected a goal and an assist with six shots in a 4-3 win over San Jose on Saturday.
May 1, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a goal on four shots with two power-play assists, two hits and two PIM in Friday's 3-0 win over San Jose.
Apr 30, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen (not injury related) will return to the lineup for Friday's game versus the Sharks, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Apr 27, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Coach Jared Bednar is hopeful Rantanen (not injury related) will be ready to return to action Friday versus San Jose, (NHL).com's Rick Sadowski reports.
Apr 27, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen has cleared the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols, (NHL).com's Rick Sadowski reports.
Apr 26, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen (COVID-19 protocols) is skating Monday in Colorado, Rick Sadowski of (NHL).com reports.
Apr 24, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Per Peter Baugh of The Athletic, the Avalanche will deploy the same lineup they used in Thursday's game versus St. Louis for Saturday's rematch with the Blues, indicating Rantanen is still going through the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols.
Apr 21, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen (COVID-19 protocols) won't be available for Thursday's matchup with St. Louis, (NHL).com reports.
Apr 21, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Although Rantanen is currently in the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols, he hasn't tested positive for the virus, Altitude TV's Vic Lombardi reports.
Apr 20, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen was added to the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols list Tuesday, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Apr 14, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a power-play goal on two shots and added an assist in Wednesday's 4-3 win over the Blues.
Apr 12, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a pair of goals on seven shots and added six PIM in Monday's 4-2 win over the Coyotes.
Apr 9, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored an empty-net goal on three shots in Friday's 2-0 win over the Ducks.
Apr 7, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a goal on four shots, dished an assist and added two PIM in Wednesday's 8-3 loss to the Wild.
Mar 31, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a power-play goal on two shots and had two PIM in a 9-3 victory over the Coyotes on Wednesday.
Mar 29, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a goal on five shots and had two PIM in Monday's 5-2 win over the Ducks.
Mar 25, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen registered an assist and two shots on goal in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Golden Knights.
Mar 23, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a goal on three shots and supplied an assist in Tuesday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Coyotes.
Mar 22, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a goal on four shots in Monday's 5-1 win over the Coyotes.
Mar 21, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen had a goal on four shots on net in Saturday's 6-0 win over the Wild.
Mar 18, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored twice on six shots, dished two assists and added a plus-3 rating in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Wild.
Mar 16, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a goal on three shots, dished an assist and added a pair of hits in Tuesday's 8-4 win over the Ducks.
Mar 14, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen notched an assist and four shots on goal in Sunday's 4-1 win over the Kings.
Mar 12, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a goal on five shots and dished an assist in Friday's 2-0 win over the Kings.
Mar 9, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen had a power-play assist, two shots on goal and one blocked shot in Monday's 3-2 loss to the Coyotes.
Mar 6, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a pair of goals, including one on the power play, in Saturday's 5-4 overtime loss to Anaheim. He also had three shots and two PIM.
Mar 3, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored twice on four shots, dished two assists and went plus-3 in Wednesday's 4-0 win over the Sharks.
Feb 27, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen produced two assists and three shots on goal in Saturday's 6-2 win over the Coyotes.
Feb 26, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a power-play goal and added an assist in Friday's 3-2 win over the Coyotes.
Feb 24, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen had a power-play assist, four shots on goal and two PIM in Wednesday's 6-2 loss to the Wild.
Feb 21, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen had two assists, four shots and two blocked shots in Saturday's 3-2 win over Vegas.
Feb 16, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen registered an assist and two shots on goal in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Golden Knights.
Jan 30, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a goal on three shots and added an assist in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Wild.
Jan 26, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a power-play goal on four shots in Tuesday's 7-3 win over the Sharks.
Jan 24, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a goal on four shots in Sunday's 3-1 loss to the Ducks.
Jan 22, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen tallied a goal on two shots in Friday's 3-2 overtime win over the Ducks.
Jan 21, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a goal and supplied a power-play assist in Thursday's 4-2 loss to the Kings.
Jan 19, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a power-play goal on three shots in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Kings.
Jan 15, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen scored a power-play goal on four shots and added an assist in Friday's 8-0 win over the Blues.
Jan 14, 2021 Colorado Avalanche | Mikko Rantanen | Rantanen had a team-high five shots over 17:49 of ice time in Wednesday's 4-1 loss to the Blues.
Jul 9, 2020 Activated Colorado Avalanche | activated RW Mikko Rantanen from injured reserve.
Nov 30, 2019 Activated Colorado Avalanche | activated RW Mikko Rantanen from injured reserve.
Sep 28, 2019 Colorado Avalanche | re-signed RW Mikko Rantanen to a six-year, $55.5 million contract.
Nov 21, 2018 Fined (NHL) fined RW Mikko Rantanen $2,000 for diving/embellishment.
Oct 24, 2016 Recalled Colorado Avalanche | recalled RW Mikko Rantanen from San Antonio (AHL).
Mar 19, 2016 Recalled Colorado Avalanche | recalled RW Mikko Rantanen from San Antonio (AHL).
Jul 13, 2015 Colorado Avalanche | signed RW Mikko Rantanen to a three-year, entry-level contract.
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Mikko Rantanen
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Colorado Avalanche 5 3 2 5 -2 4
Mikko Rantanen Stats by Elite Prospects Mikko Rantanen 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
2010-2011 TPS U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 10 7 7 14 8 Playoffs 10 2 6 8 0
2010-2011 TPS U16 U16 SM-sarja 19 4 15 19 8 Playoffs 10 2 6 8 0
2011-2012 TPS U16 U16 SM-sarja Q 8 6 11 17 6
2011-2012 Finland U16 (all) International-Jr 4 0 0 0 0
2011-2012 TPS U18 U18 SM-sarja 22 5 8 13 6 Playoffs 7 1 1 2 0
2011-2012 TPS U16 U16 I-divisioona 8 7 11 18 2
2012-2013 Finland U17 (all) International-Jr 6 2 4 6 2
2012-2013 TPS U20 U20 SM-sarja 35 10 14 24 14 Playoffs 9 2 4 6 0
2012-2013 TPS ET 2 0 0 0 0
2012-2013 TPS U18 U18 SM-sarja 5 2 6 8 0 Playoffs 1 1 0 1 0
2012-2013 TPS Liiga 15 2 1 3 4
2012-2013 Finland U17 WHC-17 5 2 5 7 22
2013-2014 TPS U18 U18 SM-sarja 2 0 2 2 0
2013-2014 TPS U20 U20 SM-sarja 17 5 13 18 8 Playoffs 3 2 1 3 0
2013-2014 TPS Liiga 37 5 4 9 10
2013-2014 Finland U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 4 3 4 7 0
2013-2014 TPS ET 5 0 0 0 0
2013-2014 Finland U18 WJC-18 5 3 2 5 0
2013-2014 Finland U18 (all) International-Jr 16 12 8 20 0
Draft Yr 2014-2015 TPS Liiga 56 9 19 28 22
Draft Yr 2014-2015 TPS Champions HL 6 2 0 2 29
Draft Yr 2014-2015 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 10 4 0 4 6
Draft Yr 2014-2015 Finland U20 WJC-20 5 4 0 4 2
Draft Yr 2014-2015 Finland (all) International 4 0 0 0 0
2015-2016 Colorado Avalanche NHL 9 0 0 0 2 79 0.00 39.13 -4.98 37.08 -7.48 0.00 0.00
2015-2016 San Antonio Rampage AHL 52 24 36 60 42
2015-2016 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr 12 2 6 8 6
2015-2016 Finland U20 WJC-20 7 2 3 5 2
2015-2016 Finland WC 5 0 1 1 2
2015-2016 Finland (all) International 8 0 4 4 4
2015-2016 Finland EHT 3 0 3 3 2
2016-2017 Colorado Avalanche NHL 75 20 18 38 22 1,071 42.86 42.49 -2.63 45.83 -0.91 0.84 1.46
2016-2017 San Antonio Rampage AHL 4 0 2 2 4
2016-2017 Finland WC 10 4 6 10 0
2016-2017 Finland EHT 3 0 1 1 0
2016-2017 Finland (all) International 13 4 7 11 0
2017-2018 Colorado Avalanche NHL 81 29 55 84 34 1,149 57.28 49.19 3.91 50.71 3.95 0.73 2.09 Playoffs 6 0 4 4 0
2017-2018 Finland WC 8 5 6 11 6
2017-2018 Finland (all) International 8 5 6 11 6
2018-2019 Colorado Avalanche NHL 74 31 56 87 54 1,161 58.00 48.01 -3.47 53.87 5.01 0.57 2.17 Playoffs 12 6 8 14 0
2019-2020 Colorado Avalanche NHL 42 19 22 41 14 603 51.70 53.70 2.90 53.40 2.60 0.90 2.19 Playoffs 15 7 14 21 0
2020-2021 Colorado Avalanche NHL 52 30 36 66 34 784 68.40 63.00 5.30 63.50 6.40 1.38 2.68 Playoffs 10 5 8 13 0
2021-2022 Colorado Avalanche NHL 5 3 2 5 4
Mikko Rantanen Stats by Elite Prospects | Mikko Rantanen Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date September 28, 2019
Signing Status RFA
Agent Robert Hooper
Standard Contract | 6 Years $55,500,000 11.35% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Cap Hit $9,250,000 $9,250,000 $9,250,000 $9,250,000 $9,250,000 $9,250,000
UFA
AAV $9,250,000 $9,250,000 $9,250,000 $9,250,000 $9,250,000 $9,250,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $12,000,000 $12,000,000 $10,000,000 $6,000,000 $9,500,000 $6,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $12,000,000 $12,000,000 $10,000,000 $6,000,000 $9,500,000 $6,000,000
Minors Salary $12,000,000 $12,000,000 $10,000,000 $6,000,000 $9,500,000 $6,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date July 14, 2015
Agent Michael Liut
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,682,501 1.30% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Cap Hit $925,000 $894,167 $894,167 $894,167
RFA
AAV $1,658,333 $1,627,500 $1,627,500 $1,627,500
Performance Bonuses $0 $500,000 $850,000 $850,000
Base Salary $0 $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500 $0
Total Salary $0 $925,000 $925,000 $832,500
Minors Salary $0 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year