Waltteri Merela

Tampa Bay Lightning, Right Wing
Age: 25-349d (Jul 06, 1998)
Country: FI
Drafted: Undrafted, TBL, 2023
Career Earnings

$285,726

2023-2023 Rookie

Waltteri Merela signed a 1 year , $950,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning, including $95,000 signing bonus, $950,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $950,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $950,000
Average Salary:
$950,000
Signing Bonus:
$95,000
Free Agent:
2024 / RFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2023-24 25
Buried
$870,000 1.04% $285,726 $285,726
2024-25 26
RFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Signing Proration Incentives Likely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap
2023-24 25
Buried
$775,000 $95,000 $80,000 $870,000 1.04%
2024-25 26
RFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023-24 25
Buried
$190,726 $95,000 $285,726 $285,726 $285,726 $285,726
Source: NHL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
Career Earnings thru 2024

$285,726

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2023 25
Reserve / minor-buried
$285,726
$285,726
Total      
$285,726
$285,726
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2023
25
$190,726
$95,000
$285,726
$285,726
Total
$190,726
$95,000
$285,726
$285,726

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
1 $190,726 $95,000 - $285,726
  • Jan 28, 2024 Demoted to the Minors by Tampa Bay (TBL)
  • Jan 16, 2024 Promoted from the Minors by Tampa Bay (TBL)
  • Nov 17, 2023 Demoted to the Minors by Tampa Bay (TBL)
  • Nov 08, 2023 Promoted from the Minors by Tampa Bay (TBL)
  • Nov 05, 2023 Demoted to the Minors by Tampa Bay (TBL)
  • Jun 05, 2023 Signed a 1 year $950,000 contract with Tampa Bay (TBL)
Year Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PPG PPA SHG SHA Blk Hit PIM FO Won W L SV SO GAA SV%
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