Nikolaj Ehlers

Age 25 Feb 14, 1996
Aalborg DNK
Left Wing shoots left
6'0" 183 cm
172 lbs 78 kg
ELC Signing Age 18
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2022
Agent Andre Rufener
Draft Year 2014
Drafted Overall 9
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Winnipeg Jets

Transaction History
Jun 3, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers provided an assist in a 5-3 loss to the Canadiens on Wednesday for Game 1.
May 23, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers (upper body) scored twice on three shots in Sunday's 5-4 overtime win over the Oilers in Game 3.
May 23, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers (upper body) will return to the lineup for Sunday's matchup against Edmonton, Mike McIntyre of the Winnipeg Free Press reports.
May 21, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers (upper body) will miss Friday's Game 2 clash with Edmonton, Mitchell Clinton of JetsTV reports.
May 19, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers (upper body) will be sidelined for Game 1 versus Edmonton on Wednesday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.
May 18, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers (upper body) is considered a game-time decision against the Oilers on Wednesday, Sara Orlesky of TSN.ca reports, though he skated in a non-contact jersey Tuesday.
May 16, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers (upper body) practiced Sunday in a non-contact jersey, Mitchell Clinton of the Jets' official site reports.
May 13, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers (upper body) hasn't been ruled out for Wednesday's Game 1 matchup with Edmonton, Mitchell Clinton of JetsTV reports.
May 10, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers (upper body) was on the ice ahead of Monday's game-day skate, Mitchell Clinton of JetsTV reports.
Apr 26, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers will miss the remainder of the regular season with an upper-body injury, though the team expects him back for the postseason. Coach Paul Maurice told reporters, "We're confident and hopeful he'll be back for the start of the playoffs."
Apr 15, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers notched two goals Thursday in a 5-2 win over Toronto.
Apr 12, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers registered a goal on five shots and had two PIM in a 4-2 loss to Ottawa on Monday.
Apr 10, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers had a goal and an assist in Saturday's 5-0 win over Montreal.
Apr 8, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers tallied a goal on four shots Thursday in a 4-2 victory over Montreal.
Apr 5, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers notched two assists, one on the power play, in Monday's 4-3 win over the Senators.
Mar 29, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers recorded three assists and went plus-3 in Monday's 5-1 win over the Flames.
Mar 24, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers notched a power-play assist and five shots on goal in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Canucks.
Mar 20, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers recorded two assists, one on the power play, and a game-high seven shots on goal in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Oilers.
Mar 17, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers produced a goal and an assist with two shots in Wednesday's 4-3 overtime win over Montreal.
Mar 11, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers scored two goals and added an assist in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to Toronto.
Mar 9, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers notched two assists, one on the power play, in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Maple Leafs.
Feb 27, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers scored a power-play goal on three shots and added an assist in Saturday's 2-1 overtime win over the Canadiens.
Feb 25, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers notched an assist, three shots on goal and a fighting major in Thursday's 6-3 win over the Canadiens.
Feb 21, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers notched a power-play assist, three shots on goal and two hits in Sunday's 4-3 overtime win over the Canucks.
Feb 17, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers posted an assist, five shots on goal and two PIM in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to the Oilers.
Feb 15, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers scored a goal on a team-high five shots in Monday's 6-5 win over the Oilers.
Feb 11, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers collected a goal and an assist in Thursday's 5-1 win over Ottawa.
Feb 9, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers scored twice on a game-high six shots in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Flames.
Feb 2, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers scored a goal on two shots in a 3-2 win over the Flames on Tuesday.
Jan 26, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers collected a goal and three assists in Tuesday's 6-4 win over Edmonton. He also had three shots and a plus-3 rating.
Jan 24, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers scored a goal on a team-high five shots in Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Oilers.
Jan 23, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers scored a power-play goal on five shots and added an assist in Saturday's 6-3 win over the Senators.
Jan 21, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers picked up a goal and an assist in a 4-1 win over Ottawa on Thursday.
Jan 14, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers (COVID-19) had an assist with four shots in Thursday's 4-3 overtime win over Calgary.
Jan 14, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers tested negative for COVID-19 and was cleared to play for Thursday's contest against the Flames, Mike McIntyre of the Winnipeg Free Press reports.
Jan 14, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers' (COVID-19 protocols) status for Thursday's clash with Calgary remains uncertain as the Jets await his test results, Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet reports.
Jan 13, 2021 Winnipeg Jets | Nikolaj Ehlers | Ehlers missed Wednesday's practice after entering the league's COVID-19 protocol, Mitchell Clinton of JetsTV reports.
Oct 4, 2017 Winnipeg Jets | signed LW Nikolaj Ehlers to a seven-year, $42 million contract extension.
Jan 7, 2016 Fined (NHL) fined RW Nikolaj Ehlers $2,000 for embelishment.
Apr 22, 2015 Recalled Winnipeg Jets | recalled LW Nikolaj Ehlers from Halifax (QMJHL).
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Nikolaj Ehlers
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Winnipeg Jets 47 21 25 46 15 15 655 67.30 49.60 6.30 51.80 5.80 1.19 2.57
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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
2007-2008 Biel-Bienne II U15 Mini B 1 1 1 2 0
2008-2009 Biel-Bienne U15 U15-Elit 14 8 7 15 8
2008-2009 Biel-Bienne II U15 Mini B 2 8 4 12 0
2009-2010 Biel-Bienne U17 U17-Elit 1 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
2009-2010 Biel-Bienne U15 U15-Elit 25 34 28 62 36
2009-2010 Biel-Bienne II U15 U15-Top 2 7 1 8 4
2010-2011 Biel-Bienne U17 U17-Elit 28 19 11 30 8
2010-2011 Biel-Bienne U17 U17-Elit 7 7 9 16 6
2011-2012 Biel-Bienne U17 U17-Elit 7 4 5 9 12
2011-2012 Biel-Bienne U20 U20-Elit 28 17 17 34 6
2011-2012 Denmark U16 (all) International-Jr 3 1 1 2 4
2011-2012 Biel-Bienne U17 U17-Elit 10 5 8 13 6
2011-2012 Biel-Bienne U20 U20-Elit 4 2 2 4 2
2012-2013 Denmark U18 (all) International-Jr 13 7 14 21 8
2012-2013 Biel-Bienne U20 U20-Elit 32 26 23 49 34
2012-2013 Denmark U20 (all) International-Jr 3 1 1 2 2
2012-2013 Biel-Bienne NL 11 1 1 2 0 Playoffs 7 0 3 3 0
2012-2013 Denmark U18 WJC-18 D1A 5 3 8 11 2
2012-2013 Biel-Bienne U20 U20-Elit 2 4 0 4 2
Draft Yr 2013-2014 Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL 63 49 55 104 51 Playoffs 16 11 17 28 0
Draft Yr 2013-2014 Denmark U20 WJC-20 D1A 5 2 4 6 4
Draft Yr 2013-2014 Denmark U20 (all) International-Jr 5 2 4 6 4
2014-2015 Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL 51 37 63 100 67 Playoffs 14 10 21 31 0
2014-2015 Denmark U20 WJC-20 5 1 3 4 2
2014-2015 Denmark U20 (all) International-Jr 9 7 6 13 6
2014-2015 Denmark U19 WJAC-19 4 6 3 9 4
2015-2016 Winnipeg Jets NHL 72 15 23 38 21 947 54.67 52.81 4.24 53.38 3.45 0.63 1.52
2015-2016 Denmark (all) International 11 5 3 8 6
2015-2016 Denmark WC 8 4 2 6 4
2016-2017 Winnipeg Jets NHL 82 25 39 64 38 1,157 51.72 51.60 1.48 49.84 1.48 0.78 2.28
2016-2017 Denmark OGQ 3 1 1 2 0
2016-2017 Denmark (all) International 14 1 9 10 22
2016-2017 Denmark WC 7 0 4 4 18
2017-2018 Winnipeg Jets NHL 82 29 31 60 26 1,090 53.54 52.75 0.15 54.81 2.90 0.94 2.15 Playoffs 15 0 7 7 0
2018-2019 Winnipeg Jets NHL 62 21 16 37 15 864 52.86 51.77 3.52 52.42 3.74 1.11 1.88 Playoffs 6 0 0 0 0
2019-2020 Winnipeg Jets NHL 71 25 33 58 30 1,016 56.30 46.80 4.90 53.70 7.30 1.06 2.72 Playoffs 4 2 0 2 0
2020-2021 Winnipeg Jets NHL 47 21 25 46 15 655 67.30 49.60 6.30 51.80 5.80 1.19 2.57 Playoffs 6 2 1 3 0
2021-2022 Denmark OGQ 3 5 4 9 2
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Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date October 4, 2017
Signing Status RFA
Agent Andre Rufener
Standard Contract | 7 Years $42,000,000 7.36% of cap space
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Cap Hit $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
UFA
AAV $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 $6,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $6,250,000 $6,500,000 $4,750,000 $6,500,000 $4,750,000 $6,500,000 $6,750,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $6,250,000 $6,500,000 $4,750,000 $6,500,000 $4,750,000 $6,500,000 $6,750,000
Minors Salary $6,250,000 $6,500,000 $4,750,000 $6,500,000 $4,750,000 $6,500,000 $6,750,000
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date September 7, 2014
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $4,875,000 1.34% of cap space
2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Cap Hit $925,000 $894,167 $894,167 $894,167
RFA
AAV $1,625,000 $1,594,167 $1,594,167 $1,594,167
Performance Bonuses $0 $575,000 $675,000 $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