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Rick Blight

Position: RW ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 195 lbs. (88 kg)

Born: October 17, 1955 in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba
Died: April 16, 2005
Draft: Vancouver, 1st round (10th overall), 1975 NHL Amateur
Amateur Teams: Brandon Wheat Kings

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% TOI ATOI Awards
1975-76 20 VAN NHL 74 25 31 56 -4 29 15 10 0 3 23 8 0 212 11.8
1976-77 21 VAN NHL 78 28 40 68 0 32 17 11 0 5 24 16 0 197 14.2
1977-78 22 VAN NHL 80 25 38 63 -32 33 14 11 0 2 18 20 0 238 10.5
1978-79 23 VAN NHL 56 5 10 15 -28 16 4 1 0 1 8 2 0 91 5.5
1979-80 24 VAN NHL 33 12 6 18 7 54 11 1 0 0 5 1 0 82 14.6
1980-81 25 VAN NHL 3 1 0 1 -1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 11.1
1982-83 27 LAK NHL 2 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
6 yrs VAN NHL 324 96 125 221 -58 168 62 34 0 11 78 47 0 829 11.6
1 yr LAK NHL 2 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
Career NHL 326 96 125 221 -61 170 62 34 0 11 78 47 0 831 11.6

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
1975-76 20 VAN NHL 74 22 0.34 0.42 0.76 0.30 0.39 2.86 21 27 48 19 79 27 57 1 -4 3.2 0.8 4.0
1976-77 21 VAN NHL 78 26 0.36 0.51 0.87 0.33 0.41 2.53 25 36 61 23 102 41 62 1 0 4.6 1.3 5.9
1977-78 22 VAN NHL 80 24 0.31 0.48 0.79 0.30 0.41 2.98 22 34 56 21 93 41 84 0 -32 3.9 0.4 4.2
1978-79 23 VAN NHL 56 6 0.09 0.18 0.27 0.10 0.29 1.63 4 8 12 4 26 9 45 0 -28 -0.7 0.3 -0.4
1979-80 24 VAN NHL 33 8 0.36 0.18 0.55 0.25 1.64 2.48 10 5 15 7 28 5 16 0 7 1.0 0.7 1.7
1980-81 25 VAN NHL 3 1 0.33 0.00 0.33 0.18 1.33 3.00 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 -1 0.0 0.0 0.0
1982-83 27 LAK NHL 2 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.00 1.00 0 0 0 0 2 1 5 1 -3 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1
6 yrs VAN NHL 324 86 0.30 0.39 0.68 0.27 0.52 2.56 83 110 193 75 329 123 266 2 -58 12.0 3.5 15.5
1 yr LAK NHL 2 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.00 1.00 0 0 0 0 2 1 5 1 -3 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1
Career NHL 326 86 0.29 0.38 0.68 0.26 0.52 2.55 83 110 193 75 331 124 271 3 -61 12.0 3.4 15.4

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1975-76 20 VAN NHL 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
1978-79 23 VAN NHL 3 0 4 4 2 0 0 0 0
Career NHL 5 0 5 5 2 0 0 0 0

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
1970-71 15 Portage Terriers MJHL 47 20 19 39 33
1971-72 16 Portage Terriers MJHL 45 32 35 67 73
1971-72 16 Brandon Wheat Kings WCJHL 1 1 0 1 0
1972-73 17 Brandon Wheat Kings WCJHL 68 31 62 93 70
1973-74 18 Brandon Wheat Kings WCJHL 67 49 81 130 122
1974-75 19 Brandon Wheat Kings WCJHL 65 60 52 112 65
1974-75 19 Canada WJC-A 6 2 2 4 4
1978-79 23 Dallas Black Hawks CHL 15 8 7 15 7
1980-81 25 Dallas Black Hawks CHL 74 46 49 95 122
1981-82 26 2 Teams CHL 53 34 37 71 39
1981-82 26 Cincinnati Tigers CHL 37 16 23 39 21
1981-82 26 Wichita Wind CHL 16 18 14 32 18
1982-83 27 2 Teams AHL 66 25 31 56 14
1982-83 27 Moncton Alpines AHL 19 8 7 15 6
1982-83 27 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 47 17 24 41 8
Career 1 Season AHL 66 25 31 56 14
Career 3 Seasons CHL 142 88 93 181 168
Career 2 Seasons MJHL 92 52 54 106 106
Career 4 Seasons WCJHL 201 141 195 336 257
Career 1 Season WJC-A 6 2 2 4 4

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1971-72 16 Brandon Wheat Kings WCJHL 11 3 1 4 8
1972-73 17 Brandon Wheat Kings WCJHL 6 0 1 1 0
1973-74 18 Brandon Wheat Kings WCJHL 6 0 1 1 0
1974-75 19 Brandon Wheat Kings WCJHL 5 2 3 5 6
1980-81 25 Dallas Black Hawks CHL 6 0 3 3 9
1981-82 26 Wichita Wind CHL 7 3 0 3 6
1982-83 27 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 12 2 3 5 4
Career 1 Season AHL 12 2 3 5 4
Career 2 Seasons CHL 13 3 3 6 15
Career 4 Seasons WCJHL 28 5 6 11 14

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 7 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Rick Blight 5.9 4.2 4.0 1.7 0.0 -0.1 -0.4
Serge Bernier 90.0 5.0 4.4 3.9 1.3 0.0 0.0 -0.6
Dixon Ward 87.9 5.0 4.4 3.8 1.8 0.3 -0.2 -0.4
Joe Benoit 85.7 4.7 3.6 3.3 1.5 -0.2
Claude Lemieux 85.0 5.3 4.5 4.1 0.7 0.1 0.0 -0.1
Josef Beranek 84.8 5.4 4.1 2.5 1.7 1.4 0.4 0.1
Gary Dornhoefer 84.8 5.7 4.0 3.7 2.2 0.7 -0.3 -0.6
Vladimir Tsyplakov 84.2 5.8 4.1 4.0 1.7 1.6 0.7
Claude Larose 83.7 6.0 3.6 2.9 2.5 -0.1 -0.2 -0.3
Matt Read 83.6 5.9 4.4 2.8 1.6
Jesse Belanger 83.3 3.9 3.3 2.9 1.1 0.3 -0.1 -0.3
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Rick Blight 5.9 4.2 4.0 1.7 0.0 -0.1 -0.4
Serge Bernier 90.0 5.0 4.4 3.9 1.3 0.0 0.0 -0.6
Joe Benoit 85.7 4.7 3.6 3.3 1.5 -0.2
Vladimir Tsyplakov 84.2 5.8 4.1 4.0 1.7 1.6 0.7
Matt Read 83.6 5.9 4.4 2.8 1.6
Reilly Smith 82.2 6.9 4.1 0.6 -0.2
Jonathan Huberdeau 82.2 6.0 3.3 2.2
Alexander Korolyuk 82.2 5.5 3.9 3.3 2.5 0.7 0.1
Jesse Belanger 81.7 3.9 3.3 2.9 1.1 0.3 -0.1 -0.3 -0.3
Frank Carson 80.7 3.8 3.6 2.5 1.2 0.2 -0.3 -0.7
Yuri Khmylev 80.7 6.1 2.8 2.3 0.8 0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

August 31, 1981: Signed as a free agent by Toronto, August 31, 1981.

October 25, 1982: Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, October 25, 1982.

December 7, 1982: Traded to Los Angeles by Edmonton for Alan Hangsleben, December 7, 1982.

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