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Eric Boulton

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Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 227 lbs. (103 kg)

Born: August 17, 1976 in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Draft: NY Rangers, 9th round (234th overall), 1994 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Oshawa Generals, Sarnia Sting
Current salary: $575,000
Current cap hit: $575,000

Last 5 Games

Scoring Goals Assists
Rk Date Tm Opp G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% SHFT TOI HIT BLK FOwin FOloss FO%
1 2016-04-10 NYI PHI L 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 15:44 2 0 0 0
2 2016-04-09 NYI BUF L-OT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 19 9:52 4 0 0 0
3 2016-04-07 NYI @ NYR W 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 14 9:01 3 0 0 0
4 2016-04-05 NYI @ WSH W 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 12 7:41 2 0 0 0
5 2016-02-28 NYI @ EDM L 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 6:09 3 0 0 0
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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
2000-01 24 BUF NHL 35 1 2 3 -1 94 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 20 5.0 199 5:42
2001-02 25 BUF NHL 35 2 3 5 -1 129 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 21 9.5 215 6:08
2002-03 26 BUF NHL 58 1 5 6 1 178 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 33 3.0 382 6:35
2003-04 27 BUF NHL 44 1 2 3 -2 110 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 20 5.0 214 4:52
2005-06 29 ATL NHL 51 4 5 9 -4 87 4 0 0 0 5 0 0 28 14.3 250 4:54
2006-07 30 ATL NHL 45 3 4 7 2 49 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 42 7.1 282 6:16
2007-08 31 ATL NHL 74 4 5 9 -10 127 4 0 0 0 5 0 0 64 6.3 92 551 7:27 1 3 25.0 55 18 16 6
2008-09 32 ATL NHL 76 3 10 13 -3 176 3 0 0 0 10 0 0 71 4.2 109 574 7:33 1 3 25.0 77 13 12 12
2009-10 33 ATL NHL 62 2 6 8 -1 113 1 1 0 0 6 0 0 39 5.1 60 425 6:51 2 2 50.0 96 10 11 9
2010-11 34 ATL NHL 69 6 4 10 1 87 6 0 0 1 4 0 0 51 11.8 85 618 8:57 0 3 0.0 92 19 11 14
2011-12 35 NJD NHL 51 0 0 0 -12 115 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 0.0 38 336 6:35 1 2 33.3 89 10 1 6
2012-13 36 NYI NHL 15 0 0 0 -4 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 13 85 5:40 0 0 23 6 1 1
2013-14 37 NYI NHL 23 2 2 4 0 88 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 21 9.5 31 147 6:25 0 0 32 6 1 4
2014-15 38 NYI NHL 10 2 0 2 -1 30 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 22.2 13 72 7:12 0 0 10 4 1 1
2015-16 39 NYI NHL 6 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 5 57 9:29 0 0 15 0 1 2
6 yrs ATL NHL 377 22 34 56 -15 639 21 1 0 1 34 0 0 295 7.5 416 2700 7:10 4 11 26.7 320 60 50 41
4 yrs BUF NHL 172 5 12 17 -3 511 5 0 0 1 12 0 0 94 5.3 1010 5:52
4 yrs NYI NHL 54 4 2 6 -8 156 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 38 10.5 62 361 6:42 0 0 80 16 4 8
1 yr NJD NHL 51 0 0 0 -12 115 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 0.0 38 336 6:35 1 2 33.3 89 10 1 6
Career NHL 654 31 48 79 -38 1421 30 1 0 2 48 0 0 452 6.9 610 4407 6:44 5 13 27.8 489 86 55 55

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (All) Fenwick (All) PDO (All) Zone Starts (All)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 31 ATL NHL 74 343 565 37.8 -7.9 279 437 39.0 -6.7 5.4 93.5 98.9 42.9 57.1
2008-09 32 ATL NHL 76 427 563 43.1 -6.6 348 423 45.1 -4.6 7.2 93.3 100.5 48.1 51.9
2009-10 33 ATL NHL 62 325 381 46.0 -4.7 231 299 43.6 -6.7 8.0 92.9 100.8 44.0 56.0
2010-11 34 ATL NHL 69 461 545 45.8 -6.5 356 390 47.7 -5.7 7.2 93.8 100.9 50.4 49.6
2011-12 35 NJD NHL 51 171 294 36.8 -16.2 131 225 36.8 -16.2 0.0 93.0 93.0 50.3 49.7
2012-13 36 NYI NHL 15 61 74 45.2 0.0 47 50 48.5 5.3 0.0 89.5 89.5 56.3 43.8
2013-14 37 NYI NHL 23 100 168 37.3 -12.0 81 119 40.5 -9.7 6.2 95.1 101.2 50.6 49.4
2014-15 38 NYI NHL 10 58 76 43.3 -11.1 48 61 44.0 -10.6 6.7 92.3 99.0 80.0 20.0
2015-16 39 NYI NHL 6 52.1 25 45 35.7 -10.9 15 36 29.4 -18.0 10.0 83.3 93.3 65.2 34.8
4 yrs ATL NHL 281 1556 2054 43.1 -6.6 1214 1549 43.9 -5.9 6.9 93.4 100.3 46.8 53.2
4 yrs NYI NHL 54 52.1 244 363 40.2 -9.7 191 266 41.8 -8.3 5.0 91.8 96.8 58.0 42.0
Career NHL 386 52.1 1971 2711 42.1 -8.0 1536 2040 43.0 -7.3 6.1 93.2 99.2 48.6 51.4

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 +/- E+/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2000-01 24 BUF NHL 35 1 0.03 0.06 0.09 0.03 2.69 0.57 1 2 3 1 3 0 4 0 -1 -0.1 0.2 0.1
2001-02 25 BUF NHL 35 2 0.06 0.09 0.14 0.06 3.69 0.60 2 3 5 2 6 0 8 1 -1 0.2 0.2 0.4
2002-03 26 BUF NHL 58 2 0.02 0.09 0.10 0.03 3.07 0.57 1 6 7 2 11 0 10 0 1 -0.3 0.6 0.2
2003-04 27 BUF NHL 44 1 0.02 0.05 0.07 0.03 2.50 0.45 1 2 3 1 3 0 5 0 -2 -0.1 0.1 0.0
2005-06 29 ATL NHL 51 4 0.08 0.10 0.18 0.07 1.71 0.55 4 5 9 4 11 0 15 0 -4 0.6 0.1 0.6
2006-07 30 ATL NHL 45 3 0.07 0.09 0.16 0.06 1.09 0.93 3 4 7 3 11 0 9 0 2 0.2 0.4 0.6
2007-08 31 ATL NHL 74 4 0.05 0.07 0.12 0.05 1.72 0.86 4 5 9 4 12 0 22 0 -10 -0.1 0.2 0.0
2008-09 32 ATL NHL 76 4 0.04 0.13 0.17 0.06 2.32 0.93 3 10 13 4 18 0 21 0 -3 0.1 0.4 0.4
2009-10 33 ATL NHL 62 3 0.03 0.10 0.13 0.04 1.82 0.63 2 6 8 3 15 1 15 0 -1 -0.2 0.4 0.2
2010-11 34 ATL NHL 69 4 0.09 0.06 0.14 0.06 1.26 0.74 7 4 11 5 21 1 19 0 1 0.0 0.7 0.7
2011-12 35 NJD NHL 51 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.25 0.49 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 -12 -1.0 0.0 -1.0
2012-13 36 NYI NHL 15 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.40 0.33 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 -4 -0.2 -0.1 -0.3
2013-14 37 NYI NHL 23 2 0.09 0.09 0.17 0.07 3.83 0.91 2 2 4 2 4 0 4 0 0 0.3 0.2 0.4
2014-15 38 NYI NHL 10 1 0.20 0.00 0.20 0.11 3.00 0.90 2 0 2 1 2 0 3 0 -1 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.3
2015-16 39 NYI NHL 6 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.33 0.50 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 -3 -1.8 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2
6 yrs ATL NHL 377 21 0.06 0.09 0.15 0.06 1.69 0.78 23 34 57 22 88 2 101 0 -15 0.6 2.0 2.6
4 yrs BUF NHL 172 6 0.03 0.07 0.10 0.03 2.97 0.55 5 13 18 6 23 0 27 1 -3 -0.4 1.1 0.7
4 yrs NYI NHL 54 3 0.07 0.04 0.11 0.05 2.89 0.70 4 2 6 3 7 0 15 0 -8 -1.4 0.1 0.0 0.2
1 yr NJD NHL 51 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.25 0.49 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 -12 -1.0 0.0 -1.0
Career NHL 654 30 0.05 0.07 0.12 0.05 2.17 0.69 32 49 81 31 118 2 155 1 -38 -1.4 -0.7 3.1 2.5

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
2006-07 30 ATL NHL 4 0 0 0 -1 24 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 20 5:04
Career NHL 4 0 0 0 -1 24 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 20 5:04

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
1992-93 16 Cole Harbour Fishermen MJrHL 44 12 15 27 212
1993-94 17 Oshawa Generals OHL 45 4 3 7 149
1994-95 18 2 Teams OHL 51 10 12 22 259
1994-95 18 Oshawa Generals OHL 27 7 5 12 125
1994-95 18 Sarnia Sting OHL 24 3 7 10 134
1995-96 19 Sarnia Sting OHL 66 14 29 43 243
1996-97 20 Binghamton Rangers AHL 23 2 3 5 67
1996-97 20 Charlotte Checkers ECHL 44 14 11 25 325
1997-98 21 Charlotte Checkers ECHL 53 11 16 27 4 202 10 1 0 1 90 12.2
1997-98 21 Fort Wayne Komets IHL 8 0 2 2 1 42 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
1998-99 22 Kentucky Thoroughblades AHL 34 3 3 6 1 154 2 1 0 0 13 23.1
1998-99 22 Florida Everblades ECHL 26 9 13 22 5 143 8 1 0 2 61 14.8
1998-99 22 Houston Aeros IHL 7 1 0 1 1 41 1 0 0 0 5 20.0
1999-00 23 Rochester Americans AHL 76 2 2 4 -3 276 2 0 0 0 45 4.4
2004-05 28 Columbia Inferno ECHL 48 23 16 39 10 124 14 8 1 3
2011-12 35 Albany Devils AHL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 4 Seasons AHL 135 7 8 15 -2 497 4 1 0 0 58 8.6
Career 4 Seasons ECHL 171 57 56 113 19 794 32 10 1 6 151 13.2
Career 2 Seasons IHL 15 1 2 3 2 83 1 0 0 0 7 14.3
Career 1 Season MJrHL 44 12 15 27 212
Career 3 Seasons OHL 162 28 44 72 651

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1993-94 17 Oshawa Generals OHL 5 0 0 0 16
1994-95 18 Sarnia Sting OHL 4 0 1 1 10
1995-96 19 Sarnia Sting OHL 9 0 3 3 29
1996-97 20 Binghamton Rangers AHL 3 0 0 0 4
1996-97 20 Charlotte Checkers ECHL 3 0 1 1 6
1997-98 21 Charlotte Checkers ECHL 4 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
1998-99 22 Kentucky Thoroughblades AHL 10 0 1 1 36 0 0 0 0
1999-00 23 Rochester Americans AHL 18 2 1 3 53 2 0 0 1
2004-05 28 Columbia Inferno ECHL 4 2 3 5 8 1 1 0 1
Career 3 Seasons AHL 31 2 2 4 93 2 0 0 1
Career 3 Seasons ECHL 11 3 4 7 14 2 1 0 1
Career 3 Seasons OHL 18 0 4 4 55

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 14 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Eric Boulton 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.3 -1.0
Chris Conner 45.0 1.5 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.0
Chris Thorburn 37.8 1.2 1.0 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Wade Belak 29.4 1.7 1.1 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3
Matt Martin 28.0 0.7 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.1
Wayne Primeau 26.7 2.5 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2 -0.4
Dan Hinote 25.5 1.2 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 -0.5
Zach Boychuk 22.5 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.0 0.0 -0.1
Todd Fedoruk 22.2 1.7 0.9 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.2
Scott Nichol 21.2 1.7 1.1 0.9 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3
Nick Harbaruk 20.7 1.2 1.1 0.7 0.3 0.3
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Eric Boulton 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.3 -1.0
Chris Conner 45.0 1.5 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.0
Chris Thorburn 37.8 1.2 1.0 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Wade Belak 29.4 1.7 1.1 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3
Matt Martin 28.0 0.7 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.1
Wayne Primeau 26.7 2.5 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2 -0.4 -0.6
Dan Hinote 25.5 1.2 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 -0.5
Zach Boychuk 22.5 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.0 0.0 -0.1
Todd Fedoruk 22.2 1.7 0.9 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.2
Scott Nichol 21.2 1.7 1.1 0.9 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3
Nick Harbaruk 20.7 1.2 1.1 0.7 0.3 0.3

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

September 14, 1999: Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, September 14, 1999.

November 24, 2004: Signed as a free agent by Columbia (ECHL), November 24, 2004.

August 8, 2005: Signed as a free agent by Atlanta, August 8, 2005.

June 21, 2011: Transferred to Winnipeg after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 21, 2011.

July 15, 2011: Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 15, 2011.

July 2, 2012: Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 2, 2012.

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