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Blair Betts

Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-3 (190 cm)
Weight: 210 lbs. (95 kg)

Born: February 16, 1980 in Edmonton, Alberta
Draft: Calgary, 2nd round (33rd overall), 1998 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Prince George Cougars

NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2001-02 21 CGY NHL 6 1 0 1 -1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 25.0 43 7:05
2002-03 22 CGY NHL 9 1 3 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 16 6.3 104 11:33
2003-04 23 CGY NHL 20 1 2 3 -1 10 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 21 4.8 255 12:46
2005-06 25 NYR NHL 66 8 2 10 -10 24 7 0 1 0 2 0 0 94 8.5 853 12:55
2006-07 26 NYR NHL 82 9 4 13 -4 24 7 1 1 0 4 0 0 120 7.5 1151 14:02 Selke-41
2007-08 27 NYR NHL 75 2 5 7 -4 20 2 0 0 0 4 1 0 85 2.4 134 889 11:52 388 383 50.3 91 49 32 11
2008-09 28 NYR NHL 81 6 4 10 -5 16 4 0 2 1 3 0 1 83 7.2 133 860 10:37 436 448 49.3 93 51 32 7 Selke-34
2009-10 29 PHI NHL 63 8 10 18 7 14 6 1 1 2 10 0 0 63 12.7 117 795 12:37 435 420 50.9 95 63 20 13 Selke-18
2010-11 30 PHI NHL 75 5 7 12 -3 8 4 0 1 2 6 0 1 51 9.8 84 784 10:27 411 406 50.3 82 72 18 8
4 yrs NYR NHL 304 25 15 40 -23 84 20 1 4 1 13 1 1 382 6.5 481 3753 12:21 824 831 49.8 184 100 64 18
3 yrs CGY NHL 35 3 5 8 1 12 2 1 0 2 5 0 0 41 7.3 402 11:29
2 yrs PHI NHL 138 13 17 30 4 22 10 1 2 4 16 0 1 114 11.4 201 1578 11:26 846 826 50.6 177 135 38 21
Career NHL 477 41 37 78 -18 118 32 3 6 7 34 1 2 537 7.6 723 5733 12:01 1670 1657 50.2 361 235 102 39

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 27 New York Rangers NHL 75 666.3 483 486 49.8 -8.4 366 341 51.8 -7.6 4.5 93.7 98.2 48.9 51.1
2008-09 28 New York Rangers NHL 81 601.7 463 525 46.9 -8.5 362 397 47.7 -7.5 5.5 91.5 97.0 39.9 60.1
2009-10 29 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 63 585.4 411 536 43.4 -9.5 311 372 45.5 -8.7 9.6 93.7 103.4 37.5 62.5
2010-11 30 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 75 502.1 340 494 40.8 -11.9 243 330 42.4 -10.6 7.3 91.6 98.9 26.6 73.4
2 yrs NHL 75 1268.0 946 1011 48.3 -8.3 728 738 49.7 -7.5 5.0 92.5 97.5 44.2 55.8
2 yrs NHL 63 1087.5 751 1030 42.2 -10.6 554 702 44.1 -9.4 8.6 92.8 101.4 32.2 67.8
Career NHL 75 2355.5 1697 2041 45.4 -9.3 1282 1440 47.1 -8.3 6.6 92.6 99.2 38.4 61.6

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2001-02 21 CGY NHL 6 1 0.17 0.00 0.17 0.09 0.33 0.67 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 -1 0.1 0.0 0.1
2002-03 22 CGY NHL 9 1 0.11 0.33 0.44 0.15 0.00 1.78 1 3 4 1 4 0 1 0 3 0.2 0.3 0.5
2003-04 23 CGY NHL 20 1 0.05 0.10 0.15 0.05 0.50 1.05 1 2 3 1 4 2 8 5 -1 -0.3 0.3 0.0
2005-06 25 NYR NHL 66 5 0.12 0.03 0.15 0.07 0.36 1.42 8 2 10 5 15 0 47 22 -10 -0.7 0.6 -0.1
2006-07 26 NYR NHL 82 6 0.11 0.05 0.16 0.07 0.29 1.46 9 4 13 6 23 1 54 28 -4 -1.1 1.2 0.1 Selke-41
2007-08 27 NYR NHL 75 2 0.03 0.07 0.09 0.03 0.27 1.13 2 5 7 2 14 2 39 23 -4 -1.6 1.0 -0.6
2008-09 28 NYR NHL 81 4 0.07 0.05 0.12 0.05 0.20 1.02 6 4 10 4 19 0 40 16 -5 -0.8 1.0 0.2 Selke-34
2009-10 29 PHI NHL 63 7 0.13 0.16 0.29 0.11 0.22 1.00 9 10 19 8 25 1 33 16 7 0.6 1.3 1.8 Selke-18
2010-11 30 PHI NHL 75 5 0.07 0.09 0.16 0.06 0.11 0.68 5 7 12 5 16 0 45 26 -3 -0.4 0.5 0.1
4 yrs NYR NHL 304 17 0.08 0.05 0.13 0.06 0.28 1.26 25 15 40 18 71 3 180 89 -23 -4.2 3.9 -0.3
3 yrs CGY NHL 35 3 0.09 0.14 0.23 0.09 0.34 1.17 3 5 8 3 9 2 11 5 1 0.1 0.5 0.6
2 yrs PHI NHL 138 12 0.09 0.12 0.22 0.08 0.16 0.83 14 17 31 12 41 1 78 42 4 0.2 1.7 1.9
Career NHL 477 32 0.09 0.08 0.16 0.07 0.25 1.13 42 37 79 33 121 6 269 136 -18 -4.0 6.2 2.2

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2005-06 25 NYR NHL 4 1 1 2 -1 2 1 0 0 0 4 25.0 65 16:12
2006-07 26 NYR NHL 10 0 0 0 -5 4 0 0 0 0 9 0.0 113 11:15
2007-08 27 NYR NHL 8 0 0 0 -4 2 0 0 0 0 7 0.0 9 58 7:16 24 19 55.8 12 3 2 1
2008-09 28 NYR NHL 6 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 55 9:08 35 49 41.7 7 10 3 0
2009-10 29 PHI NHL 23 1 1 2 -4 4 1 0 0 0 16 6.3 29 260 11:19 152 137 52.6 31 20 10 8
2010-11 30 PHI NHL 11 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 11 130 11:51 53 82 39.3 9 9 1 3
Career NHL 62 2 2 4 -17 12 2 0 0 0 43 4.7 64 681 10:59 264 287 47.9 59 42 16 12

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 27 New York Rangers NHL 8 41.8 30 44 40.5 -17.1 30 36 45.5 -12.5 0.0 87.1 87.1 42.1 57.9
2008-09 28 New York Rangers NHL 6 27.2 6 29 17.1 -32.2 2 22 8.3 -42.7 0.0 93.8 93.8 15.8 84.2
2009-10 29 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 23 174.4 108 168 39.1 -10.0 82 117 41.2 -8.0 8.2 88.5 96.7 20.0 80.0
2010-11 30 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 11 77.4 61 83 42.4 -11.8 48 57 45.7 -7.8 3.0 92.1 95.1 18.2 81.8
2 yrs NHL 8 69.0 36 73 33.0 -20.5 32 58 35.6 -19.0 0.0 89.4 89.4 24.6 75.4
2 yrs NHL 23 251.8 169 251 40.2 -10.8 130 174 42.8 -8.2 6.4 89.7 96.0 19.4 80.6
Career NHL 8 320.8 205 324 38.8 -12.9 162 232 41.1 -10.8 5.1 89.6 94.7 20.7 79.3

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1995-96 15 Sherwood Park Crusaders AMHL 34 22 19 41 69
1996-97 16 Prince George Cougars WHL 58 12 18 30 4 19 10 0 2 2
1997-98 17 Prince George Cougars WHL 71 35 41 76 14 38 19 15 1 3
1998-99 18 Prince George Cougars WHL 42 20 22 42 2 39 11 8 1 2
1999-00 19 Prince George Cougars WHL 44 24 35 59 19 38 16 6 2 2
2000-01 20 Saint John Flames AHL 75 13 15 28 6 28 13 0 0 1 139 9.4
2001-02 21 Saint John Flames AHL 67 20 29 49 -3 10 10 10 0 5
2002-03 22 Saint John Flames AHL 19 6 7 13 2 6 6 0 0 3 53 11.3
2004-05 24 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 16 5 4 9 3 4 3 1 1 2
Career 4 Seasons AHL 177 44 55 99 8 48 32 11 1 11 192 9.9
Career 1 Season AMHL 34 22 19 41 69
Career 4 Seasons WHL 215 91 116 207 39 134 56 29 6 9

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1996-97 16 Prince George Cougars WHL 15 2 2 4 -2 6 2 0 0 2
1997-98 17 Prince George Cougars WHL 11 4 6 10 8 3 1 0 2
1998-99 18 Prince George Cougars WHL 7 3 2 5 -3 8 1 2 0 1
1999-00 19 Prince George Cougars WHL 13 11 11 22 7 6 6 4 1 1
2000-01 20 Saint John Flames AHL 19 2 3 5 2 4 2 0 0 1
Career 1 Season AHL 19 2 3 5 2 4 2 0 0 1
Career 4 Seasons WHL 46 20 21 41 2 28 12 7 1 6

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 9 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Blair Betts 1.8 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.6
Craig Darby 70.9 1.6 0.6 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3
Shawn Thornton 68.2 2.1 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.3
Patrick Kaleta 63.5 1.8 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.6 -0.7
Ivan Ciernik 63.3 1.9 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.0
Brent Grieve 62.5 2.0 0.5 0.1 0.1
Lonny Bohonos 61.5 1.9 0.5 0.1 0.0
Lou Franceschetti 60.2 1.6 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3
Peter White 59.6 1.8 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.2
Terry Gray 58.7 1.7 0.5 0.3 0.1 -0.1
Ramzi Abid 57.9 2.1 0.3 0.2 0.1
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Blair Betts 1.8 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.6
Craig Darby 70.9 1.6 0.6 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3
Shawn Thornton 68.2 2.1 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.3 -0.6
Patrick Kaleta 63.5 1.8 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.6 -0.7
Ivan Ciernik 63.3 1.9 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.0
Brent Grieve 62.5 2.0 0.5 0.1 0.1
Lonny Bohonos 61.5 1.9 0.5 0.1 0.0
Peter White 59.6 1.8 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.2
Terry Gray 58.7 1.7 0.5 0.3 0.1 -0.1
Ramzi Abid 57.9 2.1 0.3 0.2 0.1
Brad Tapper 57.0 1.9 0.4 0.3

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

September 27, 2002: Missed majority of 2002-03 due to shoulder injury in training camp, September 27, 2002.

December 31, 2003: Missed majority of 2003-04 due to shoulder injuries vs. Chicago (November 22, 2003) and Colorado (December 31, 2003).

March 6, 2004: Traded to NY Rangers by Calgary with Jamie McLennan and Greg Moore for Chris Simon and NY Rangers' 7th round choice (Matt Schneider) in 2004 Entry Draft, March 6, 2004.

October 1, 2009: Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, October 1, 2009.

October 5, 2011: Claimed on waivers by Montreal from Philadelphia, October 5, 2011.

October 9, 2011: Returned to Philadelphia by Montreal - physically unfit to play, October 9, 2011.

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