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John Bucyk

Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)

Born: May 12, 1935 in Edmonton, Alberta
Relatives: Randy Bucyk (nephew)
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1981 (Full List)


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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Jul 2, 2015 5:25 AM

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1955-56 20 DET NHL 38 1 8 9 20
1956-57 21 DET NHL 66 10 11 21 41
1957-58 22 BOS NHL 68 21 31 52 57
1958-59 23 BOS NHL 69 24 36 60 36
1959-60 24 BOS NHL 56 16 36 52 26
1960-61 25 BOS NHL 70 19 20 39 48
1961-62 26 BOS NHL 67 20 40 60 32
1962-63 27 BOS NHL 69 27 39 66 36
1963-64 28 BOS NHL 62 18 36 54 36 17 1 0 2
1964-65 29 BOS NHL 68 26 29 55 24 19 7 0 2
1965-66 30 BOS NHL 63 27 30 57 12 24 3 0 5
1966-67 31 BOS NHL 59 18 30 48 12 14 4 0 1
1967-68 32 BOS NHL 72 30 39 69 18 8 23 6 1 4 29 10 0 172 17.4 AS-2,Byng-2
1968-69 33 BOS NHL 70 24 42 66 -3 18 13 11 0 3 28 14 0 192 12.5
1969-70 34 BOS NHL 76 31 38 69 19 13 17 14 0 6 20 18 0 190 16.3 Byng-2
1970-71 35 BOS NHL 78 51 65 116 36 8 29 22 0 5 41 24 0 225 22.7 AS-1,Byng-1
1971-72 36 BOS NHL 78 32 51 83 16 4 19 13 0 7 19 32 0 174 18.4 Byng-2
1972-73 37 BOS NHL 78 40 53 93 18 12 30 10 0 10 29 24 0 168 23.8
1973-74 38 BOS NHL 76 31 44 75 13 8 19 12 0 9 26 18 0 139 22.3 Byng-1
1974-75 39 BOS NHL 78 29 52 81 11 10 20 9 0 4 30 22 0 167 17.4 AS-5,Byng-2
1975-76 40 BOS NHL 77 36 47 83 22 20 23 13 0 9 27 20 0 151 23.8
1976-77 41 BOS NHL 49 20 23 43 -2 12 14 6 0 2 15 8 0 98 20.4
1977-78 42 BOS NHL 53 5 13 18 -2 4 0 5 0 0 9 4 0 47 10.6
21 yrs BOS NHL 1436 545 794 1339 146 436 281 136 1 69 273 194 0 1723 19.1
2 yrs DET NHL 104 11 19 30 61
Career NHL 1540 556 813 1369 146 497 281 136 1 69 273 194 0 1723 19.1

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
1955-56 20 DET NHL 38 3 0.03 0.21 0.24 0.08 0.53 1 11 12 4 -0.6 0.7 0.1
1956-57 21 DET NHL 66 9 0.15 0.17 0.32 0.13 0.62 12 14 26 10 0.1 1.3 1.4
1957-58 22 BOS NHL 68 20 0.31 0.46 0.76 0.29 0.84 25 37 62 24 3.9 1.0 4.9
1958-59 23 BOS NHL 69 23 0.35 0.52 0.87 0.33 0.52 27 42 69 26 4.8 0.9 5.7
1959-60 24 BOS NHL 56 18 0.29 0.64 0.93 0.33 0.46 18 40 58 21 3.8 0.6 4.4
1960-61 25 BOS NHL 70 16 0.27 0.29 0.56 0.23 0.69 20 21 41 17 2.1 0.6 2.8
1961-62 26 BOS NHL 67 22 0.30 0.60 0.90 0.33 0.48 21 43 64 23 4.2 0.2 4.4
1962-63 27 BOS NHL 69 25 0.39 0.57 0.96 0.36 0.52 29 43 72 28 5.2 0.4 5.6
1963-64 28 BOS NHL 62 19 0.29 0.58 0.87 0.31 0.58 21 42 63 23 4.1 0.7 4.8
1964-65 29 BOS NHL 68 23 0.38 0.43 0.81 0.33 0.35 29 33 62 25 4.8 0.6 5.4
1965-66 30 BOS NHL 63 23 0.43 0.48 0.90 0.36 0.19 28 31 59 24 4.6 0.5 5.1
1966-67 31 BOS NHL 59 18 0.31 0.51 0.81 0.31 0.20 19 32 51 19 3.5 0.5 4.0
1967-68 32 BOS NHL 72 27 0.42 0.54 0.96 0.38 0.11 2.39 32 43 75 29 101 29 54 0 18 6.3 1.2 7.5 AS-2,Byng-2
1968-69 33 BOS NHL 70 25 0.34 0.60 0.94 0.35 0.26 2.74 23 41 64 24 95 36 62 0 -3 5.1 0.3 5.4
1969-70 34 BOS NHL 76 27 0.41 0.50 0.91 0.36 0.17 2.50 31 39 70 28 116 61 38 2 19 6.0 1.2 7.2 Byng-2
1970-71 35 BOS NHL 78 45 0.65 0.83 1.49 0.57 0.10 2.88 46 60 106 41 154 70 48 0 36 11.0 1.2 12.2 AS-1,Byng-1
1971-72 36 BOS NHL 78 31 0.41 0.65 1.06 0.40 0.05 2.23 31 52 83 31 123 65 42 0 16 6.8 1.1 7.9 Byng-2
1972-73 37 BOS NHL 78 36 0.51 0.68 1.19 0.46 0.15 2.15 37 49 86 34 133 53 62 0 18 7.5 1.3 8.8
1973-74 38 BOS NHL 76 29 0.41 0.58 0.99 0.38 0.11 1.83 29 42 71 27 115 47 55 0 13 5.9 0.7 6.6 Byng-1
1974-75 39 BOS NHL 78 31 0.37 0.67 1.04 0.39 0.13 2.14 25 45 70 26 133 63 60 1 11 5.6 1.1 6.7 AS-5,Byng-2
1975-76 40 BOS NHL 77 33 0.47 0.61 1.08 0.43 0.26 1.96 31 41 72 28 129 56 51 0 22 6.4 1.6 7.9
1976-77 41 BOS NHL 49 17 0.41 0.47 0.88 0.35 0.24 2.00 18 21 39 16 58 21 39 0 -2 3.2 0.4 3.6
1977-78 42 BOS NHL 53 6 0.09 0.25 0.34 0.12 0.08 0.89 4 12 16 5 28 15 15 0 -2 -0.3 0.3 0.0
21 yrs BOS NHL 1436 514 0.38 0.55 0.93 0.36 0.30 2.19 544 809 1353 517 1185 516 526 3 146 104.4 16.4 120.8
2 yrs DET NHL 104 11 0.11 0.18 0.29 0.11 0.59 13 25 38 14 -0.5 2.0 1.5
Career NHL 1540 526 0.36 0.53 0.89 0.34 0.32 2.19 557 834 1391 531 1185 516 526 3 146 104.0 18.3 122.3

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1955-56 20 DET NHL 10 1 1 2 8
1956-57 21 DET NHL 5 0 1 1 0
1957-58 22 BOS NHL 12 0 4 4 16
1958-59 23 BOS NHL 7 2 4 6 6
1967-68 32 BOS NHL 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
1968-69 33 BOS NHL 10 5 6 11 0 3 2 0 1
1969-70 34 BOS NHL SC 14 11 8 19 2 7 4 0 1
1970-71 35 BOS NHL 7 2 5 7 0 2 0 0 0
1971-72 36 BOS NHL SC 15 9 11 20 6 4 5 0 0
1972-73 37 BOS NHL 5 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0
1973-74 38 BOS NHL 16 8 10 18 4 5 3 0 1
1974-75 39 BOS NHL 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
1975-76 40 BOS NHL 12 2 7 9 0 0 2 0 0
1976-77 41 BOS NHL 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career NHL 2 124 41 62 103 42 22 16 0 3

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1952-53 17 Edmonton Oil Kings WCJHL 39 19 12 31 24
1953-54 18 Edmonton Oil Kings WCJHL 33 29 38 67 38
1953-54 18 Edmonton Flyers WHL 2 2 0 2 2
1954-55 19 Edmonton Flyers WHL 70 30 58 88 57
1955-56 20 Edmonton Flyers WHL 6 0 0 0 9
Career 2 Seasons WCJHL 72 48 50 98 62
Career 3 Seasons WHL 78 32 58 90 68

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1951-52 16 Edmonton Oil Kings WCJHL 1 0 0 0 0
1952-53 17 Edmonton Oil Kings WCJHL 12 5 1 6 14
1953-54 18 Edmonton Oil Kings WCJHL 21 28 17 45 30
1953-54 18 Edmonton Oil Kings M-Cup 14 14 10 24 10
1954-55 19 Edmonton Flyers WHL 9 1 6 7 7
1954-55 19 Edmonton Flyers Ed-Cup 7 2 3 5 22
Career 1 Season Ed-Cup 7 2 3 5 22
Career 1 Season M-Cup 14 14 10 24 10
Career 3 Seasons WCJHL 34 33 18 51 44
Career 1 Season WHL 9 1 6 7 7

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 23 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
John Bucyk 12.2 8.8 7.9 7.9 7.5 7.2 6.7 6.6 5.7 5.6 5.4 5.4 5.1 4.9 4.8 4.4 4.4 4.0 3.6 2.8 1.4 0.1 0.0
Dave Andreychuk 95.1 11.4 9.5 8.2 7.5 7.4 6.9 6.8 6.7 5.9 5.4 5.3 5.3 4.9 4.4 4.2 4.1 4.0 3.8 3.3 3.1 2.7 2.7 0.9
Norm Ullman 95.1 10.2 9.1 8.6 8.0 7.1 6.8 6.8 6.3 5.9 5.7 5.7 5.7 5.5 5.5 5.3 5.1 5.0 4.0 1.2 0.7
Vincent Damphousse 93.4 9.6 8.8 7.9 7.9 7.4 7.2 6.8 6.3 5.8 5.8 5.2 4.8 4.7 4.6 3.9 3.3 3.0 2.5
Jason Arnott 92.8 8.8 8.6 7.8 7.5 6.9 6.7 6.6 6.5 6.5 5.9 5.7 5.7 5.1 4.8 4.8 3.6 3.2 1.9
Rod Brind'Amour 92.0 9.0 8.2 8.2 8.2 7.3 6.8 6.8 6.5 5.8 5.6 5.2 5.1 4.9 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.1 1.4 0.0
Dino Ciccarelli 91.3 9.8 9.2 8.2 7.4 7.0 6.8 6.8 6.7 6.4 6.4 5.4 5.4 4.5 4.3 3.1 3.0 2.7 1.8 1.0
Alex Delvecchio 90.6 9.0 7.2 7.0 7.0 6.8 6.7 6.6 6.3 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.6 5.5 5.2 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1 3.0 0.0
Mike Gartner 90.1 9.1 8.3 7.9 7.8 7.7 7.4 7.1 6.9 6.6 6.6 6.5 6.4 6.2 6.0 6.0 5.6 5.4 2.2 2.1
Ray Whitney 89.6 9.7 9.0 8.7 8.3 8.2 7.0 6.7 6.6 6.2 5.6 5.6 5.1 4.7 3.4 3.1 2.8 2.6 2.6 2.2 0.2 0.1 -0.3
Joe Mullen 89.4 11.0 8.3 8.0 7.4 7.3 7.0 6.9 6.4 6.2 5.7 4.8 3.8 3.2 3.2 1.1 0.9
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
John Bucyk 12.2 8.8 7.9 7.9 7.5 7.2 6.7 6.6 5.7 5.6 5.4 5.4 5.1 4.9 4.8 4.4 4.4 4.0 3.6 2.8 1.4 0.1 0.0
Dave Andreychuk 95.1 11.4 9.5 8.2 7.5 7.4 6.9 6.8 6.7 5.9 5.4 5.3 5.3 4.9 4.4 4.2 4.1 4.0 3.8 3.3 3.1 2.7 2.7 0.9
Norm Ullman 95.1 10.2 9.1 8.6 8.0 7.1 6.8 6.8 6.3 5.9 5.7 5.7 5.7 5.5 5.5 5.3 5.1 5.0 4.0 1.2 0.7
Vincent Damphousse 93.4 9.6 8.8 7.9 7.9 7.4 7.2 6.8 6.3 5.8 5.8 5.2 4.8 4.7 4.6 3.9 3.3 3.0 2.5
Jason Arnott 92.8 8.8 8.6 7.8 7.5 6.9 6.7 6.6 6.5 6.5 5.9 5.7 5.7 5.1 4.8 4.8 3.6 3.2 1.9
Rod Brind'Amour 92.0 9.0 8.2 8.2 8.2 7.3 6.8 6.8 6.5 5.8 5.6 5.2 5.1 4.9 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.1 1.4 0.0
Dino Ciccarelli 91.3 9.8 9.2 8.2 7.4 7.0 6.8 6.8 6.7 6.4 6.4 5.4 5.4 4.5 4.3 3.1 3.0 2.7 1.8 1.0
Alex Delvecchio 90.6 9.0 7.2 7.0 7.0 6.8 6.7 6.6 6.3 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.6 5.5 5.2 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1 3.0 0.0 -0.2
Mike Gartner 90.1 9.1 8.3 7.9 7.8 7.7 7.4 7.1 6.9 6.6 6.6 6.5 6.4 6.2 6.0 6.0 5.6 5.4 2.2 2.1
Ray Whitney 89.6 9.7 9.0 8.7 8.3 8.2 7.0 6.7 6.6 6.2 5.6 5.6 5.1 4.7 3.4 3.1 2.8 2.6 2.6 2.2 0.2 0.1 -0.3
Joe Mullen 89.4 11.0 8.3 8.0 7.4 7.3 7.0 6.9 6.4 6.2 5.7 4.8 3.8 3.2 3.2 1.1 0.9

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

June 10, 1957: Traded to Boston by Detroit with cash for Terry Sawchuk, June 10, 1957.

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