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Jason Chimera

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Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-3 (190 cm)
Weight: 213 lbs. (97 kg)

Born: May 2, 1979 in Edmonton, Alberta
Draft: Edmonton, 5th round (121st overall), 1997 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Brandon Wheat Kings, Medicine Hat Tigers
Current salary: $2,000,000
Current cap hit: $2,000,000



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 21 EDM NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 6:58
2001-02 22 EDM NHL 3 1 0 1 -3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 38 12:44
2002-03 23 EDM NHL 66 14 9 23 -2 36 13 0 1 4 8 1 0 90 15.6 710 10:46
2003-04 24 EDM NHL 60 4 8 12 -1 57 4 0 0 1 7 1 0 79 5.1 607 10:07
2005-06 26 CBJ NHL 80 17 13 30 -10 95 15 1 1 5 13 0 0 127 13.4 1014 12:41
2006-07 27 CBJ NHL 82 15 21 36 2 91 11 2 2 2 19 2 0 151 9.9 1260 15:22
2007-08 28 CBJ NHL 81 14 17 31 -5 98 12 1 1 3 13 4 0 198 7.1 306 1417 17:30 16 19 45.7 73 15 19 22
2008-09 29 CBJ NHL 49 8 14 22 8 41 7 1 0 1 13 1 0 115 7.0 190 796 16:15 18 24 42.9 61 11 15 19
2009-10 30 TOT NHL 78 15 19 34 -1 98 14 1 0 1 19 0 0 160 9.4 235 1068 13:42 22 18 55.0 78 16 16 24
2009-10 30 CBJ NHL 39 8 9 17 -7 47 7 1 0 1 9 0 0 92 8.7 122 576 14:47 15 8 65.2 28 6 6 14
2009-10 30 WSH NHL 39 7 10 17 6 51 7 0 0 0 10 0 0 68 10.3 113 492 12:36 7 10 41.2 50 10 10 10
2010-11 31 WSH NHL 81 10 16 26 -10 64 8 2 0 1 15 1 0 162 6.2 256 1074 13:15 20 19 51.3 97 16 26 26
2011-12 32 WSH NHL 82 20 19 39 4 78 17 1 2 5 19 0 0 205 9.8 296 1184 14:26 30 32 48.4 132 27 23 26
2012-13 33 WSH NHL 47 3 11 14 -5 48 3 0 0 0 11 0 0 92 3.3 139 596 12:40 21 15 58.3 73 12 10 20
2013-14 34 WSH NHL 82 15 27 42 4 36 14 1 0 0 22 4 1 167 9.0 254 1264 15:25 38 49 43.7 140 30 25 30
2014-15 35 WSH NHL 77 7 12 19 -1 51 7 0 0 2 12 0 0 96 7.3 179 996 12:56 43 33 56.6 132 18 27 15
6 yrs WSH NHL 408 62 95 157 -2 328 56 4 2 8 89 5 1 790 7.8 1237 5605 13:44 159 158 50.2 624 113 121 127
5 yrs CBJ NHL 331 62 74 136 -12 372 52 6 4 12 67 7 0 683 9.1 896 5064 15:18 49 51 49.0 162 32 40 55
4 yrs EDM NHL 130 19 17 36 -6 93 18 0 1 5 15 2 0 172 11.0 1362 10:29
Career NHL 869 143 186 329 -20 793 126 10 7 25 171 14 1 1645 8.7 2305 12031 13:51 208 209 49.9 786 145 161 182

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 28 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 81 1061.7 921 900 50.6 -2.3 717 711 50.2 -2.5 6.1 93.2 99.3 44.8 55.2
2008-09 29 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 49 590.6 509 479 51.5 -1.4 382 360 51.5 -1.7 11.9 92.8 104.7 51.3 48.7
2009-10 30 2 Teams NHL 78 819 846 49.2 -3.7 632 643 49.6 -2.4 9.3 90.7 100.0 46.1 53.9
2009-10 30 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 39 505.8 396 431 47.9 -4.2 318 335 48.7 -2.3 8.1 89.4 97.5 42.4 57.6
2009-10 30 Washington Capitals NHL 39 446.7 423 415 50.5 -2.9 314 308 50.5 -2.1 10.7 92.2 102.9 50.2 49.8
2010-11 31 Washington Capitals NHL 81 935.8 866 907 48.8 -3.1 631 677 48.2 -3.7 7.4 91.0 98.5 51.8 48.2
2011-12 32 Washington Capitals NHL 82 1019.9 945 938 50.2 2.8 698 689 50.3 2.3 8.7 91.5 100.2 47.8 52.2
2012-13 33 Washington Capitals NHL 47 575.9 540 583 48.1 -1.2 374 439 46.0 -4.2 7.1 92.7 99.9 45.8 54.2
2013-14 34 Washington Capitals NHL 82 1042.4 935 1060 46.9 -2.5 696 788 46.9 -2.1 9.5 92.4 101.9 44.0 56.0
2014-15 35 Washington Capitals NHL 77 858.9 710 801 47.0 -5.9 509 585 46.5 -6.5 8.1 92.6 100.7 45.6 54.4
3 yrs NHL 81 2158.1 1826 1810 50.2 -2.5 1417 1406 50.2 -2.3 8.1 92.2 100.2 45.9 54.1
6 yrs NHL 47 4879.5 4419 4704 48.4 -2.5 3222 3486 48.0 -3.0 8.5 92.0 100.6 47.2 52.8
Career NHL 77 7037.7 7064 7360 49.0 -2.6 5271 5535 48.8 -2.7 8.5 91.9 100.4 46.8 53.2

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
2000-01 21 EDM NHL 1 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001-02 22 EDM NHL 3 1 0.33 0.00 0.33 0.18 0.00 1.00 1 0 1 1 1 0 4 0 -3 0.1 -0.1 0.0
2002-03 23 EDM NHL 66 10 0.21 0.14 0.35 0.15 0.55 1.36 16 10 26 11 29 2 30 1 -2 2.0 0.6 2.6
2003-04 24 EDM NHL 60 4 0.07 0.13 0.20 0.07 0.95 1.32 5 9 14 5 17 1 18 1 -1 0.1 0.5 0.6
2005-06 26 CBJ NHL 80 13 0.21 0.16 0.38 0.16 1.19 1.59 17 12 29 13 38 3 49 4 -10 1.7 0.7 2.5
2006-07 27 CBJ NHL 82 14 0.18 0.26 0.44 0.17 1.11 1.84 16 21 37 14 50 8 59 19 2 1.6 1.7 3.3
2007-08 28 CBJ NHL 81 12 0.17 0.21 0.38 0.15 1.21 2.44 15 18 33 13 46 12 58 19 -5 0.9 1.7 2.6
2008-09 29 CBJ NHL 49 8 0.16 0.29 0.45 0.17 0.84 2.35 8 14 22 8 40 7 30 5 8 0.9 1.2 2.1
2009-10 30 TOT NHL 78 13 0.19 0.24 0.44 0.17 1.26 2.05 17 19 36 14 47 2 55 9 -1 2.2 0.8 3.0
2009-10 30 CBJ NHL 39 7 0.21 0.23 0.44 0.17 1.21 2.36 9 9 18 7 22 2 32 5 -7 1.0 0.3 1.4
2009-10 30 WSH NHL 39 7 0.18 0.26 0.44 0.17 1.31 1.74 8 10 18 7 25 0 23 4 6 1.2 0.5 1.7
2010-11 31 WSH NHL 81 10 0.12 0.20 0.32 0.12 0.79 2.00 11 17 28 11 38 4 49 5 -10 0.9 0.9 1.8
2011-12 32 WSH NHL 82 16 0.24 0.23 0.48 0.20 0.95 2.50 23 21 44 18 53 3 55 9 4 3.4 1.5 4.8
2012-13 33 WSH NHL 47 5 0.06 0.23 0.30 0.10 1.02 1.96 6 21 27 9 20 0 26 1 -5 0.2 0.3 0.5
2013-14 34 WSH NHL 82 15 0.18 0.33 0.51 0.18 0.44 2.04 17 30 47 17 61 10 64 17 4 2.8 1.6 4.4
2014-15 35 WSH NHL 77 7 0.09 0.16 0.25 0.09 0.66 1.25 8 13 21 8 29 0 40 10 -1 0.1 1.0 1.1
6 yrs WSH NHL 408 59 0.15 0.23 0.38 0.14 0.80 1.94 73 112 185 70 226 17 257 46 -2 8.6 5.7 14.3
5 yrs CBJ NHL 331 54 0.19 0.22 0.41 0.16 1.12 2.06 65 74 139 56 196 32 228 52 -12 6.2 5.6 11.8
4 yrs EDM NHL 130 15 0.15 0.13 0.28 0.11 0.72 1.32 22 19 41 17 47 3 52 2 -6 2.2 1.0 3.2
Career NHL 869 127 0.16 0.21 0.38 0.15 0.91 1.89 160 205 365 143 469 52 537 100 -20 17.0 12.4 29.4

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
2002-03 23 EDM NHL 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 22 10:55
2008-09 29 CBJ NHL 4 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 11 0.0 13 53 13:21 0 0 5 0 1 1
2009-10 30 WSH NHL 7 1 2 3 2 2 1 0 0 1 15 6.7 20 82 11:46 0 3 0.0 7 0 1 0
2010-11 31 WSH NHL 9 2 2 4 -3 2 2 0 0 2 15 13.3 29 116 12:53 1 5 16.7 25 2 2 4
2011-12 32 WSH NHL 14 4 3 7 5 6 4 0 0 1 28 14.3 37 192 13:42 8 2 80.0 25 2 1 7
2012-13 33 WSH NHL 7 1 2 3 1 4 1 0 0 0 15 6.7 27 96 13:40 4 1 80.0 21 1 2 0
2014-15 35 WSH NHL 14 3 4 7 4 4 3 0 0 1 35 8.6 49 218 15:36 3 8 27.3 33 4 0 2
Career NHL 57 11 16 27 11 20 11 0 0 5 122 9.0 178 779 13:40 16 19 45.7 116 9 7 14

NHL Playoff Overtime Goals

Date Location Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
2011-04-20 NYR WSH 4-3 NYR 2 32:36

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%
2008-09 29 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 4 45.0 39 45 46.4 -1.7 31 35 47.0 -2.2 4.3 96.2 100.5 50.0 50.0
2009-10 30 Washington Capitals NHL 7 75.9 91 60 60.3 1.3 67 42 61.5 4.3 8.2 94.1 102.3 60.9 39.1
2010-11 31 Washington Capitals NHL 9 110.3 104 108 49.1 -6.2 69 72 48.9 -8.6 7.5 88.7 96.3 53.6 46.4
2011-12 32 Washington Capitals NHL 14 186.7 169 175 49.1 6.8 126 119 51.4 8.7 9.5 95.2 104.7 36.6 63.4
2012-13 33 Washington Capitals NHL 7 94.2 120 70 63.2 8.3 83 51 61.9 8.7 6.7 89.7 96.3 47.0 53.0
2014-15 35 Washington Capitals NHL 14 201.1 212 232 47.7 -4.4 144 172 45.6 -7.3 8.4 96.0 104.4 53.2 46.8
5 yrs NHL 7 668.2 696 645 51.9 -0.1 489 456 51.7 -0.2 8.2 93.7 101.9 48.5 51.5
Career NHL 4 713.1 735 690 51.6 -0.1 520 491 51.4 -0.3 8.0 93.9 101.9 48.6 51.4

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
1994-95 15 Edmonton Pats AMHL 33 27 31 58 42
1995-96 16 Edmonton Pats AMHL 34 23 24 47 44
1996-97 17 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 71 16 23 39 -10 54 13 3 0 1
1997-98 18 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 72 34 32 66 -34 93 21 13 0 6
1997-98 18 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 4 0 0 0 -2 8 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
1998-99 19 Canada WJC-A 7 2 2 4 2
1998-99 19 2 Teams WHL 58 32 34 66 -16 116 24 8 0 2
1998-99 19 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 37 18 22 40 -12 84 12 6 0 2
1998-99 19 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 21 14 12 26 -4 32 12 2 0 0
1999-00 20 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 78 15 13 28 -27 77 13 1 1 4 152 9.9
2000-01 21 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 78 29 25 54 -14 93 16 11 2 8 227 12.8
2001-02 22 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 77 26 51 77 28 158 16 7 3 8
2004-05 25 AS Varese Hockey Italy 15 7 3 10 34
2006-07 27 Canada WC-A 9 1 5 6 8
2007-08 28 Canada WC-A 9 0 2 2 3 6 0 0 0 0
2012-13 33 Pirati Chomutov CzRep 5 1 0 1 10
Career 4 Seasons AHL 237 70 89 159 -15 336 45 19 6 20 380 11.6
Career 2 Seasons AMHL 67 50 55 105 86
Career 1 Season CzRep 5 1 0 1 10
Career 1 Season Italy 15 7 3 10 34
Career 2 Seasons WC-A 18 1 7 8 3 14 0 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons WHL 201 82 89 171 -60 263 58 24 0 9
Career 1 Season WJC-A 7 2 2 4 2

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 17 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 4 0 1 1 1 4 0 0 0 0
1998-99 19 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 5 4 1 5 -3 8 2 0 2 1
1999-00 20 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 10 0 2 2 12 0 0 0 0
2001-02 22 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 15 4 6 10 10 0 4 0 1
2004-05 25 AS Varese Hockey Italy 5 2 1 3 31
Career 2 Seasons AHL 25 4 8 12 22 0 4 0 1
Career 1 Season Italy 5 2 1 3 31
Career 2 Seasons WHL 9 4 2 6 -2 12 2 0 2 1

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
Jason Chimera 4.8 4.4 3.3 3.0 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.1 1.8 1.1 0.6 0.5 0.0 0.0
Matt Cooke 91.9 4.9 3.4 2.9 2.6 2.5 2.4 2.1 1.9 1.1 0.8 -0.6
Greg Polis 91.8 4.9 3.3 3.1 3.0 2.8 2.3 2.0 1.7 1.5 -0.4
Steve Kasper 89.8 5.0 3.6 3.0 2.9 2.5 2.3 1.7 1.6 1.0 0.6 -0.2
Joe Klukay 88.9 4.3 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.0 1.9 1.0 0.4 -0.5
Sean Avery 87.2 4.2 4.0 3.1 3.1 2.6 2.3 1.7 1.4 0.6 0.2
Andrei Nikolishin 86.7 4.1 3.5 2.7 2.7 2.0 1.9 1.6 1.4 1.0 0.6
Pat Boutette 86.6 5.3 3.9 3.1 2.7 2.5 2.1 1.6 0.7 0.7 0.4
Ric Seiling 86.6 5.0 4.7 3.3 3.1 2.9 2.5 2.4 1.7 0.8 -0.8
Randy Wood 86.6 3.6 3.2 3.1 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.3 0.8 0.2 0.0 -0.3
Mike Keane 86.4 4.3 3.3 3.0 2.3 2.2 1.9 1.7 1.4 1.0 0.9 0.5
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Jason Chimera 4.8 4.4 3.3 3.0 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.1 1.8 1.1 0.6 0.5 0.0 0.0
Greg Polis 91.8 4.9 3.3 3.1 3.0 2.8 2.3 2.0 1.7 1.5 -0.4
Joe Klukay 88.9 4.3 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.0 1.9 1.0 0.4 -0.5
Steve Kasper 87.4 5.0 3.6 3.0 2.9 2.5 2.3 1.7 1.6 1.0 0.6 0.2 -0.2 -1.0
Sean Avery 87.2 4.2 4.0 3.1 3.1 2.6 2.3 1.7 1.4 0.6 0.2
Wes Walz 86.8 4.0 3.5 3.3 3.0 2.8 2.7 2.2 1.3 0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
Andrei Nikolishin 86.7 4.1 3.5 2.7 2.7 2.0 1.9 1.6 1.4 1.0 0.6
Pat Boutette 86.6 5.3 3.9 3.1 2.7 2.5 2.1 1.6 0.7 0.7 0.4
Ric Seiling 86.6 5.0 4.7 3.3 3.1 2.9 2.5 2.4 1.7 0.8 -0.8
Randy Wood 86.6 3.6 3.2 3.1 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.3 0.8 0.2 0.0 -0.3
Matt Stajan 86.1 5.2 4.5 3.4 2.9 2.6 2.4 2.2 2.1 1.8 1.7 1.6 0.2

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

February 2, 1999: Traded to Brandon (WHL) by Medicine Hat (WHL) for Justin Yeomans and future considerations, February 2, 1999.

June 26, 2004: Traded to Phoenix by Edmonton with Edmonton's 3rd round choice (later traded to Carolina, later traded to NY Rangers - NY Rangers selected Billy Ryan) in 2004 Entry Draft for New Jersey's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Edmonton selected Geoff Paukovich) in 2004 Entry Draft and Buffalo's 4th round choice (previously acquired, Edmonton selected Liam Reddox) in 2004 Entry Draft, June 26, 2004.

December 15, 2004: Signed as a free agent by Varese (Italy), December 15, 2004.

October 8, 2005: Traded to Columbus by Phoenix with Cale Hulse and Mike Rupp for Geoff Sanderson and Tim Jackman, October 8, 2005.

December 28, 2009: Traded to Washington by Columbus for Chris Clark and Milan Jurcina, December 28, 2009.

November 14, 2012: Signed as a free agent by Chomutov (CzRep), November 14, 2012.

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