Rudolfs Balcers San Jose Sharks logo

Age 24 Apr 8, 1997
Liepaja LVA
Left Wing shoots left
5'11" 180 cm
180 lbs 82 kg
ELC Signing Age 20
Waivers Signing Age 20
UFA Year 2024
Agent Craig Oster

Transaction History
Nov 28, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers notched an assist and three hits in Sunday's 2-0 win over the Blackhawks.
Nov 25, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers notched an assist, two shots on goal, three hits and two blocked shots in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Senators.
Nov 16, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers recorded two assists in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Wild.
Nov 7, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers scored a goal on four shots, doled out four hits and added four PIM in Saturday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Devils.
Nov 4, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers notched a shorthanded assist and two shots on goal in Thursday's 5-3 loss to the Blues.
Nov 2, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers recorded two assists, four shots on goal, two hits and a plus-3 rating in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Sabres.
Oct 16, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers scored a goal on two shots and added two hits in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Jets.
Jul 22, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers signed a two-year, $3.1 million contract with the Sharks on Thursday.
May 9, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers scored a goal on two shots and added three hits in Saturday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Coyotes.
Apr 28, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers scored a goal on two shots in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Coyotes.
Apr 17, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers notched an assist and three shots on goal in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Sharks.
Apr 9, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers scored a goal on five shots and added four hits in Friday's 5-2 win over the Kings.
Apr 2, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers scored an empty-net goal, dished two assists and went plus-3 in Friday's 3-0 win over the Kings.
Mar 31, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers scored a goal on two shots in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Wild.
Mar 24, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers scored a goal on three shots and added five hits in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Kings.
Mar 22, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers (upper body) will play in Monday's game versus the Kings, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Mar 19, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers (upper body) won't play Friday versus St. Louis, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Mar 17, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers (upper body) won't play Wednesday versus Vegas, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review Journal reports.
Mar 16, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers (undisclosed) didn't practice Tuesday and is considered day-to-day ahead of Wednesday's game versus Vegas, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Mar 15, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers (undisclosed) had two hits in 13:42 of ice time during Monday's 2-1 loss to the Golden Knights.
Mar 15, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers (undisclosed) will play in Monday's game versus the Golden Knights, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Mar 13, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers (undisclosed) won't play in Saturday's game versus the Ducks, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Mar 12, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers (undisclosed) will not be available for Friday's matchup with Anaheim, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Mar 12, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers (undisclosed) will be a game-time call Friday against Anaheim, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Mar 1, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers scored a goal and registered an assist in Monday's 6-2 win over the Avalanche.
Feb 28, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers posted an assist and two shots on goal in Saturday's 7-6 loss to the Blues.
Feb 22, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers produced an assist, four shots on goal and two hits in Monday's 6-2 loss to the Wild.
Feb 20, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers scored a goal on two shot and was plus-2 in Saturday's 5-4 win over the Blues.
Feb 4, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers was called up from AHL San Jose on Thursday.
Jan 29, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers (not injury related) will play for AHL San Jose on Friday, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Jan 22, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | According to coach Bob Boughner, Balcers (not injury related) is "close," but he'll head to Arizona to work out with AHL San Jose before joining the Sharks, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Jan 14, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers (immigration) was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, per TSN.
Jan 12, 2021 San Jose Sharks | Rudolfs Balcers | The Sharks claimed Balcers off waivers Tuesday, Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic reports.
Jan 11, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers was put on waivers Monday at the conclusion of training camp, Brent Wallace of TSN.ca reports.
Jan 7, 2021 Ottawa Senators | Rudolfs Balcers | Balcers skated on the Senators' fifth line during Thursday's practice, Brent Wallace of TSN.ca reports.
Oct 16, 2020 Ottawa Senators | re-signed LW Rudolfs Balcers to a one-year, two-way contract worth $735,000.
Feb 24, 2020 Recalled Ottawa Senators | recalled LW Rudolfs Balcers from Belleville (AHL).
Jan 1, 2020 Recalled Ottawa Senators | recalled LW Rudolfs Balcers from Belleville (AHL).
Nov 12, 2019 Activated Ottawa Senators | activated LW Rudolfs Balcers from injured reserve.
Nov 12, 2019 Assigned Ottawa Senators | assigned LW Rudolfs Balcers to Belleville (AHL).
Apr 5, 2019 Assigned Ottawa Senators | assigned LW Rudolfs Balcers to Belleville (AHL).
Feb 2, 2019 Recalled Ottawa Senators | recalled LW Rudolfs Balcers from Belleville (AHL).
Jan 23, 2019 Assigned Ottawa Senators | assigned LW Rudolfs Balcers to Belleville (AHL).
Sep 13, 2018 Trade San Jose Sharks | acquired D Erik Karlsson and LW Francis Perron from the Ottawa Senators for C Chris Tierney, D Dylan DeMelo, C Josh Norris, LW Rudolfs Balcers, a conditional 2020 first-round draft pick and a conditional 2019 second-round draft pick.
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Rudolfs Balcers
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
San Jose Sharks San Jose Sharks logo 24 2 8 10 -8 4 330 32.10 46.40 -1.40 49.50 4.40 0.36 1.27
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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 Lørenskog U17 Norway U17 21 15 9 24 8
2012-2013 Lørenskog U18 Norway U18 26 20 17 37 26 Playoffs 2 3 1 4 0
2012-2013 Lørenskog U20 Norway U20 2 1 1 2 0
2012-2013 Lørenskog U20 Norway U20 4 0 1 1 0
2013-2014 Viking Hockey Norway2 10 6 3 9 4
2013-2014 Latvia U17 (all) International-Jr 3 0 2 2 0
2013-2014 Stavanger Oilers Norway 2 0 1 1 0
2013-2014 Viking Hockey U18 Norway U18 22 35 23 58 20 Playoffs 3 3 2 5 0
2013-2014 Latvia U18 WJC-18 D1A 5 0 2 2 0
2013-2014 Latvia U18 (all) International-Jr 6 1 3 4 2
2014-2015 Stavanger Oilers Norway 36 8 13 21 8
2014-2015 Stavanger Oilers Champions HL 4 0 0 0 0
2014-2015 Stavanger Oilers U20 Norway U20 7 6 3 9 2 Playoffs 12 14 9 23 0
2014-2015 Latvia U20 (all) International-Jr 10 2 5 7 6
2014-2015 Latvia U20 WJC-20 D1A 5 2 0 2 4
2014-2015 Latvia U18 (all) International-Jr 10 6 7 13 6
2014-2015 Latvia U18 WJC-18 6 2 4 6 2
2015-2016 Stavanger Oilers Norway 43 15 9 24 16 Playoffs 17 6 4 10 0
2015-2016 Stavanger Oilers Champions HL 6 1 0 1 4 Playoffs 17 6 4 10 0
2015-2016 Latvia U20 (all) International-Jr 10 3 4 7 8
2015-2016 Latvia U20 WJC-20 D1A 5 1 1 2 4
2015-2016 Stavanger Oilers U20 Norway U20 2 0 1 1 0
2016-2017 Kamloops Blazers WHL 66 40 37 77 16 Playoffs 6 2 1 3 0
2016-2017 Latvia U20 WJC-20 6 1 1 2 16
2017-2018 San Jose Barracuda AHL 67 23 25 48 12 Playoffs 4 2 2 4 0
2017-2018 Latvia WC 8 4 2 6 0
2017-2018 Latvia (all) International 8 4 2 6 0
2018-2019 Belleville Senators AHL 43 17 14 31 4
2018-2019 Ottawa Senators NHL 36 5 9 14 10 379 37.04 44.55 -3.76 43.41 -2.81 0.32 1.43
2018-2019 Latvia WC 7 1 8 9 0
2018-2019 Latvia (all) International 9 1 8 9 0
2019-2020 Belleville Senators AHL 33 16 20 36 14
2019-2020 Ottawa Senators NHL 15 1 2 3 0 150 42.90 51.70 1.90 52.00 2.90 0.40 1.20
2020-2021 Stavanger Oilers Norway 10 7 8 15 18
2020-2021 San Jose Sharks NHL 41 8 9 17 16 530 48.80 53.80 6.30 49.00 2.10 0.79 1.70
2021-2022 San Jose Sharks NHL 24 2 8 10 4 330 32.10 46.40 -1.40 49.50 4.40 0.36 1.27
2021-2022 Latvia OGQ 3 3 3 6 0
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Active Contract

Signing Team San Jose Sharks logo
Signing Date July 22, 2021
Signing Status RFA
Agent Craig Oster
Standard Contract | 2 Years $3,100,000 1.90% of cap space
2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $1,550,000 $1,550,000
RFA
AAV $1,550,000 $1,550,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,250,000 $1,850,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $1,250,000 $1,850,000
Minors Salary $1,250,000 $1,850,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team Ottawa Senators logo
Signing Date October 16, 2020
Signing Status RFA
Agent Craig Oster
Standard Contract | 1 Years $735,000 0.90% of cap space
2020-2021
Cap Hit $735,000
RFA
AAV $735,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $735,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $735,000
Minors Salary $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team San Jose Sharks logo
Signing Date July 13, 2017
Agent Craig Oster
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,775,000 1.01% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $759,167 $759,167 $759,167
RFA
AAV $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Performance Bonuses $182,500 $182,500 $132,500
Base Salary $650,000 $650,000 $700,000
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $742,500 $742,500 $792,500
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year