William Eklund San Jose Sharks logo

Age 19 Oct 12, 2002
Center shoots left
5'10" 178 cm
172 lbs 78 kg
ELC Signing Age 18
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2030
Agent Mark Gandler & Todd Diamond
Draft Year 2021
Drafted Overall 7
Draft Round 1
Draft Team San Jose Sharks logo

Transaction History
Jan 13, 2022 Nashville Predators | Cole Smith | Smith was promoted to the active roster from the taxi squad Thursday.
Jan 12, 2022 Assigned Nashville Predators | Cole Smith | Smith was assigned to the Predators' taxi squad Wednesday.
Jan 11, 2022 Nashville Predators | Cole Smith | Smith was promoted from AHL Milwaukee on Tuesday.
Dec 18, 2021 Assigned Nashville Predators | Cole Smith | Smith was reassigned to AHL Milwaukee on Saturday.
Dec 16, 2021 Recalled Nashville Predators | Cole Smith | Smith was recalled from AHL Milwaukee on Thursday.
Nov 20, 2021 Assigned Nashville Predators | Cole Smith | Smith was reassigned to AHL Milwaukee on Saturday.
Nov 13, 2021 Recalled Nashville Predators | Cole Smith | Smith was recalled by the Predators on Saturday, Paul Skrbina of The Tennessean reports.
Nov 5, 2021 Assigned San Jose Sharks | William Eklund | Eklund will be reassigned to Djurgarden of the SHL, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Nov 2, 2021 San Jose Sharks | William Eklund | Eklund notched an assist in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Sabres.
Oct 16, 2021 San Jose Sharks | William Eklund | Eklund produced a power-play assist, two PIM and a minus-2 rating in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Jets.
Oct 11, 2021 San Jose Sharks | William Eklund | Eklund made the Sharks' roster to start the 2021-22 campaign, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Oct 4, 2021 Nashville Predators | Cole Smith | Smith was waived by the Predators on Monday, Adam Vingan of The Athletic reports.
Aug 14, 2021 San Jose Sharks | William Eklund | Eklund signed a three-year, entry level contract with the Sharks on Saturday, per PuckPedia.
Jul 15, 2021 Nashville Predators | Cole Smith | Smith inked a one-year, two-way contract with Nashville on Thursday.
Jan 21, 2021 Nashville Predators | Cole Smith | The Predators removed Smith from their taxi squad and sent him to AHL Chicago on Thursday.
Jan 15, 2021 Assigned Nashville Predators | Cole Smith | Nashville reassigned Smith to its taxi squad Friday.
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

William Eklund
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
San Jose Sharks San Jose Sharks logo 9 0 4 4 -3 2 108 33.30 41.90 -7.00 47.40 1.30 0.56
William Eklund Stats by Elite Prospects William Eklund 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
2014-2015 Sweden Selects U13 WSI U13 9 3 5 8 4
2015-2016 Djurgårdens IF U16 U16 Div.1 1 0 0 0 0
2016-2017 Djurgårdens IF U16 U16 Div.1 23 12 13 25 8
2016-2017 Djurgårdens IF U16 U16 SM 8 1 7 8 4
2017-2018 Djurgårdens IF U16 U16 Div.1 3 3 4 7 0
2017-2018 Stockholm Syd TV-Pucken 6 0 8 8 4
2017-2018 Djurgårdens IF J18 J18 Region 19 6 16 22 8 Playoffs 4 1 2 3 0
2017-2018 Sweden U16 (all) International-Jr 9 0 12 12 6
2017-2018 Djurgårdens IF J18 J18 Nationell 17 3 10 13 10 Playoffs 4 1 2 3 0
2017-2018 Djurgårdens IF U16 U16 SM 7 3 9 12 4
2018-2019 Djurgårdens IF J18 J18 Region 13 4 5 9 4 Playoffs 4 3 5 8 0
2018-2019 Sweden U17 (all) International-Jr 11 2 8 10 10
2018-2019 Djurgårdens IF J20 J20 Nationell 13 1 2 3 6 Playoffs 8 2 4 6 0
2018-2019 Djurgårdens IF J18 J18 Nationell 13 6 7 13 4 Playoffs 4 3 5 8 0
2019-2020 Sweden U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 5 1 4 5 2
2019-2020 Djurgårdens IF J20 J20 Nationell 31 12 24 36 22
2019-2020 Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 13 2 4 6 0
2019-2020 Djurgårdens IF J18 J18 Region 1 0 3 3 0
2019-2020 Djurgårdens IF SHL 20 0 2 2 4
2019-2020 Djurgårdens IF Champions HL 2 0 0 0 2
2019-2020 Djurgårdens IF J18 J18 Nationell 1 0 0 0 2
Draft Yr 2020-2021 Djurgårdens IF SHL 40 11 12 23 2 Playoffs 3 1 1 2 0
Draft Yr 2020-2021 Sweden (all) International 4 1 1 2 0
2021-2022 San Jose Sharks NHL 9 0 4 4 2 108 33.30 41.90 -7.00 47.40 1.30 0.56
2021-2022 Djurgårdens IF SHL 9 0 5 5 0
2021-2022 Sweden U20 WJC-20 2 0 3 3 0
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Active Contract

Signing Team San Jose Sharks logo
Signing Date August 14, 2021
Agent Mark Gandler & Todd Diamond
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,775,000 1.13% of cap space
2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
RFA
AAV $1,775,000 $1,775,000 $1,775,000
Performance Bonuses $850,000 $850,000 $850,000
Base Salary $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $80,000 $80,000 $80,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out
Includes European Assignment Clause

Contract History