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Eastern Atlantic Standings

Team W-L-OTL Pts
47-18-15 109
51-24-6 108
46-24-10 102
44-28-8 96
39-32-9 87
38-37-6 82
36-40-4 76
30-36-14 74

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2023 Stats

Plus-Minus Goals Scored For or Against Total
Time On Ice Per Game
Penalty Minutes
Regular Season 0 1 2 09:49 4

Top Waltteri Merela News

  • Lightning's Waltteri Merela: Sent back to Syracuse

    Merela was reassigned to AHL Syracuse on Sunday.

    With the Lightning off until Feb. 7, Merela will return to Syracuse after playing 19 games in the NHL. He scored one goal while averaging 9:49 TOI in a fourth-line role. The rookie winger could return to Tampa following the break if Tanner Jeannot (lower body) and Austin Watson (lower body) remain unavailable.

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  • Lightning's Waltteri Merela: Recalled from AHL affiliate

    Merela was promoted from AHL Syracuse on Tuesday.

    Merela has drawn into 14 games with the Lightning this season, going scoreless while averaging 10:35 of ice time over that span. He's fared far better in the minors, totaling 16 points through 23 games with Syracuse.

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  • Lightning's Waltteri Merela: Reassigned to minors

    Merela was demoted to AHL Syracuse on Friday.

    The decision to send Merela back to the minors could be an indication that Anthony Cirelli (undisclosed) will be cleared to face Edmonton on Saturday. The 25-year-old Merela has yet to secure his first NHL point despite 14 appearances this season in which he's averaged 10:35 of ice time.

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  • Lightning's Waltteri Merela: Summoned to NHL

    Merela was recalled from AHL Syracuse on Wednesday.

    Merela is back with the Lightning after being reassigned Sunday. He has no points, four PIM, 10 hits and three blocks in 10 appearances with Tampa Bay this season.

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  • Lightning's Waltteri Merela: Heads to minors

    Merela was assigned to AHL Syracuse on Sunday.

    Merela didn't have a point while chipping in 12 shots on goal, three blocked shots and 10 hits in 10 appearances with the Lightning this season. His demotion to the minors could mean that Tyler Motte (upper body) is ready to return to the lineup.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-2, 196 lbs
Birthplace: Tampere, FI
Age: 25
Experience: R