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Paul Coffey

Position: D ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-0 (183 cm) ▪ Weight: 205 lbs. (93 kg)

Born: June 1, 1961 in Weston, Ontario
Draft: Edmonton, 1st round (6th overall), 1980 NHL Entry
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 2004 (Full List)


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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Nov 1, 2014 4:25 AM

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1980-81 19 EDM NHL 74 9 23 32 11 4 130 7 2 0 0 16 6 1 113 8.0
1981-82 20 EDM NHL 80 29 60 89 32 35 106 16 13 0 1 34 23 3 234 12.4 AS-3,AS-2,Norris-3
1982-83 21 EDM NHL 80 29 67 96 35 52 87 19 9 1 2 39 27 1 259 11.2 AS-4,AS-2,Norris-5
1983-84 22 EDM NHL 80 40 86 126 45 52 104 25 14 1 4 55 24 7 258 15.5 AS-2,AS-3,Hart-10,Norris-2
1984-85 23 EDM NHL 80 37 84 121 43 55 97 23 12 2 6 53 27 4 284 13.0 AS-1,Hart-15,Norris-1
1985-86 24 EDM NHL 79 48 90 138 50 61 120 30 9 9 3 62 23 5 307 15.6 AS-1,Hart-4,Norris-1
1986-87 25 EDM NHL 59 17 50 67 23 12 49 5 10 2 3 27 22 1 165 10.3 AS-7,Norris-5
1987-88 26 PIT NHL 46 15 52 67 23 -1 93 7 6 2 2 14 36 2 193 7.8 AS-12,Norris-7
1988-89 27 PIT NHL 75 30 83 113 39 -10 195 19 11 0 2 30 53 0 342 8.8 AS-1,Norris-2
1989-90 28 PIT NHL 80 29 74 103 35 -25 95 19 10 0 3 35 38 1 324 9.0 AS-3,AS-2,Norris-4
1990-91 29 PIT NHL 76 24 69 93 31 -18 128 16 8 0 3 35 34 0 240 10.0 AS-5,Norris-5
1991-92 30 TOT NHL 64 11 58 69 21 1 87 6 5 0 1 30 26 2 232 4.7 AS-14
1991-92 30 PIT NHL 54 10 54 64 20 4 62 5 5 0 1 28 24 2 207 4.8 AS-14
1991-92 30 LAK NHL 10 1 4 5 2 -3 25 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 25 4.0 AS-14
1992-93 31 TOT NHL 80 12 75 87 26 16 77 7 5 0 0 29 46 0 254 4.7 AS-7,Norris-9
1992-93 31 LAK NHL 50 8 49 57 17 9 50 6 2 0 0 21 28 0 182 4.4 AS-7,Norris-9
1992-93 31 DET NHL 30 4 26 30 9 7 27 1 3 0 0 8 18 0 72 5.6 AS-7,Norris-9
1993-94 32 DET NHL 80 14 63 77 25 28 106 9 5 0 3 30 31 2 278 5.0 AS-7,Norris-7
1994-95 33 DET NHL 45 14 44 58 19 18 72 9 4 1 2 17 27 0 181 7.7 AS-1,Hart-4,Norris-1
1995-96 34 DET NHL 76 14 60 74 24 19 90 10 3 1 3 30 30 0 234 6.0 AS-5,Norris-5
1996-97 35 TOT NHL 57 9 25 34 12 11 38 7 1 1 2 17 8 0 110 8.2 AS-20
1996-97 35 HAR NHL 20 3 5 8 3 0 18 2 1 0 1 3 2 0 39 7.7 AS-20
1996-97 35 PHI NHL 37 6 20 26 9 11 20 5 0 1 1 14 6 0 71 8.5 AS-20
1997-98 36 PHI NHL 57 2 27 29 8 3 30 1 1 0 1 8 19 0 107 1.9
1998-99 37 TOT NHL 54 2 12 14 4 -7 28 1 1 0 0 6 6 0 87 2.3 1020 18:53
1998-99 37 CHI NHL 10 0 4 4 1 -6 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 8 0.0 154 15:22
1998-99 37 CAR NHL 44 2 8 10 3 -1 28 1 1 0 0 5 3 0 79 2.5 866 19:41
1999-00 38 CAR NHL 69 11 29 40 14 -6 40 5 6 0 3 13 16 0 155 7.1 1558 22:35
2000-01 39 BOS NHL 18 0 4 4 1 -6 30 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 28 0.0 341 18:57
7 yrs EDM NHL 532 209 460 669 239 271 693 125 69 15 19 286 152 22 1620 12.9
5 yrs PIT NHL 331 108 332 440 147 -50 573 66 40 2 11 142 185 5 1306 8.3
4 yrs DET NHL 231 46 193 239 77 72 295 29 15 2 8 85 106 2 765 6.0
3 yrs CAR NHL 133 16 42 58 20 -7 86 8 8 0 4 21 21 0 273 5.9 2424 21:27
2 yrs PHI NHL 94 8 47 55 17 14 50 6 1 1 2 22 25 0 178 4.5
2 yrs LAK NHL 60 9 53 62 19 6 75 7 2 0 0 23 30 0 207 4.3
1 yr BOS NHL 18 0 4 4 1 -6 30 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 28 0.0 341 18:56
1 yr CHI NHL 10 0 4 4 1 -6 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 8 0.0 154 15:22
Career NHL 1409 396 1135 1531 522 294 1802 241 135 20 44 583 523 29 4385 9.0 2919 20:42

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1980-81 19 EDM NHL 74 0.12 0.31 0.43 0.15 1.76 1.53 7 18 25 9 97 21 78 6 4 1.4 3.5 4.9
1981-82 20 EDM NHL 80 0.36 0.75 1.11 0.40 1.33 2.93 21 44 65 23 203 64 120 16 35 6.3 4.8 11.2 AS-3,AS-2,Norris-3
1982-83 21 EDM NHL 80 0.36 0.84 1.20 0.43 1.09 3.24 23 54 77 27 219 69 117 19 52 7.4 4.7 12.1 AS-4,AS-2,Norris-5
1983-84 22 EDM NHL 80 0.50 1.08 1.58 0.57 1.30 3.23 31 69 100 36 230 71 128 21 52 9.9 4.4 14.3 AS-2,AS-3,Hart-10,Norris-2
1984-85 23 EDM NHL 80 0.46 1.05 1.51 0.54 1.21 3.55 29 67 96 34 212 61 121 25 55 9.5 5.3 14.8 AS-1,Hart-15,Norris-1
1985-86 24 EDM NHL 79 0.61 1.14 1.75 0.63 1.52 3.89 37 71 108 40 247 68 162 44 61 11.0 5.1 16.1 AS-1,Hart-4,Norris-1
1986-87 25 EDM NHL 59 0.29 0.85 1.14 0.39 0.83 2.80 14 42 56 19 130 46 96 24 12 5.0 2.5 7.6 AS-7,Norris-5
1987-88 26 PIT NHL 46 0.33 1.13 1.46 0.49 2.02 4.20 12 43 55 18 125 67 84 25 -1 5.1 1.8 6.9 AS-12,Norris-7
1988-89 27 PIT NHL 75 0.40 1.11 1.51 0.52 2.60 4.56 25 69 94 32 209 102 144 27 -10 8.9 2.1 11.0 AS-1,Norris-2
1989-90 28 PIT NHL 80 0.36 0.93 1.29 0.44 1.19 4.05 24 62 86 30 195 80 168 28 -25 7.9 1.4 9.3 AS-3,AS-2,Norris-4
1990-91 29 PIT NHL 76 0.32 0.91 1.22 0.41 1.68 3.16 21 61 82 28 174 78 125 11 -18 7.4 1.5 8.9 AS-5,Norris-5
1991-92 30 TOT NHL 64 0.17 0.91 1.08 0.33 1.36 3.63 10 52 62 20 131 50 102 22 1 4.8 2.4 7.2 AS-14
1991-92 30 PIT NHL 54 0.19 1.00 1.19 0.37 1.15 3.83 9 48 57 18 120 45 91 20 4 4.6 2.1 6.7 AS-14
1991-92 30 LAK NHL 10 0.10 0.40 0.50 0.16 2.50 2.50 1 4 5 2 11 5 11 2 -3 0.3 0.3 0.5 AS-14
1992-93 31 TOT NHL 80 0.15 0.94 1.09 0.33 0.96 3.18 9 60 69 21 185 85 109 25 16 5.6 4.1 9.7 AS-7,Norris-9
1992-93 31 LAK NHL 50 0.16 0.98 1.14 0.35 1.00 3.64 6 39 45 14 118 53 79 23 9 3.7 2.3 6.0 AS-7,Norris-9
1992-93 31 DET NHL 30 0.13 0.87 1.00 0.30 0.90 2.40 3 21 24 7 67 32 30 2 7 1.9 1.8 3.7 AS-7,Norris-9
1993-94 32 DET NHL 80 0.18 0.79 0.96 0.31 1.33 3.48 13 57 70 23 169 57 105 21 28 6.0 4.4 10.3 AS-7,Norris-7
1994-95 33 DET NHL 45 0.31 0.98 1.29 0.43 1.60 4.02 24 76 100 34 108 47 54 11 18 5.5 3.5 9.0 AS-1,Hart-4,Norris-1
1995-96 34 DET NHL 76 0.18 0.79 0.97 0.31 1.18 3.08 13 58 71 23 133 58 68 12 19 6.1 5.6 11.7 AS-5,Norris-5
1996-97 35 TOT NHL 57 0.16 0.44 0.60 0.21 0.67 1.93 9 26 35 12 82 22 64 15 11 2.9 3.5 6.4 AS-20
1996-97 35 HAR NHL 20 0.15 0.25 0.40 0.15 0.90 1.95 3 5 8 3 23 7 20 4 0 0.7 1.0 1.7 AS-20
1996-97 35 PHI NHL 37 0.16 0.54 0.70 0.24 0.54 1.92 6 21 27 9 59 15 44 11 11 2.3 2.5 4.7 AS-20
1997-98 36 PHI NHL 57 0.04 0.47 0.51 0.15 0.53 1.88 2 31 33 10 74 33 40 2 3 2.0 3.1 5.1
1998-99 37 TOT NHL 54 0.04 0.22 0.26 0.08 0.52 1.61 2 14 16 5 52 20 41 2 -7 0.6 1.3 1.9
1998-99 37 CHI NHL 10 0.00 0.40 0.40 0.11 0.00 0.80 0 5 5 1 8 6 8 0 -6 0.3 -0.2 0.1
1998-99 37 CAR NHL 44 0.05 0.18 0.23 0.07 0.64 1.80 2 9 11 4 44 14 33 2 -1 0.4 1.5 1.9
1999-00 38 CAR NHL 69 0.16 0.42 0.58 0.20 0.58 2.25 12 31 43 15 101 42 71 6 -6 3.6 3.5 7.1
2000-01 39 BOS NHL 18 0.00 0.22 0.22 0.06 1.67 1.56 0 4 4 1 19 6 21 2 -6 0.0 0.3 0.3
7 yrs EDM NHL 532 0.39 0.86 1.26 0.45 1.30 3.05 162 365 527 188 1338 400 822 155 271 50.5 30.4 80.8
5 yrs PIT NHL 331 0.33 1.00 1.33 0.45 1.73 3.95 91 283 374 127 823 372 612 111 -50 33.9 8.9 42.7
4 yrs DET NHL 231 0.20 0.84 1.03 0.33 1.28 3.31 53 212 265 87 477 194 257 46 72 19.5 15.2 34.7
3 yrs CAR NHL 133 0.12 0.32 0.44 0.15 0.65 2.05 17 45 62 22 168 63 124 12 -7 4.6 6.1 10.7
2 yrs PHI NHL 94 0.09 0.50 0.59 0.18 0.53 1.89 8 52 60 19 133 48 84 13 14 4.2 5.6 9.8
2 yrs LAK NHL 60 0.15 0.88 1.03 0.32 1.25 3.45 7 43 50 16 129 58 90 25 6 4.0 2.6 6.6
1 yr BOS NHL 18 0.00 0.22 0.22 0.06 1.67 1.56 0 4 4 1 19 6 21 2 -6 0.0 0.3 0.3
1 yr CHI NHL 10 0.00 0.40 0.40 0.11 0.00 0.80 0 5 5 1 8 6 8 0 -6 0.3 -0.2 0.1
Career NHL 1409 0.28 0.81 1.09 0.37 1.28 3.11 338 1009 1347 460 3095 1147 2018 364 294 117.0 68.7 185.7

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1980-81 19 EDM NHL 9 4 3 7 3 22 3 1 0 0
1981-82 20 EDM NHL 5 1 1 2 1 6 0 1 0 0
1982-83 21 EDM NHL 16 7 7 14 6 14 3 2 2 0
1983-84 22 EDM NHL SC 19 8 14 22 8 21 21 6 2 0 1 66 12.1
1984-85 23 EDM NHL SC 18 12 25 37 13 26 44 8 3 1 4 66 18.2
1985-86 24 EDM NHL 10 1 9 10 3 0 30 0 1 0 0 33 3.0
1986-87 25 EDM NHL SC 17 3 8 11 4 7 30 2 1 0 1 43 7.0
1988-89 27 PIT NHL 11 2 13 15 5 -7 31 0 2 0 1 48 4.2
1990-91 29 PIT NHL SC 12 2 9 11 3 -1 6 2 0 0 0 37 5.4
1991-92 30 LAK NHL 6 4 3 7 3 -5 2 1 3 0 0 28 14.3
1992-93 31 DET NHL 7 2 9 11 3 -3 2 2 0 0 0 24 8.3
1993-94 32 DET NHL 7 1 6 7 2 6 8 1 0 0 0 23 4.3
1994-95 33 DET NHL 18 6 12 18 6 4 10 3 2 1 0 74 8.1
1995-96 34 DET NHL 17 5 9 14 5 -3 30 0 3 2 1 49 10.2
1996-97 35 PHI NHL 17 1 8 9 3 -3 6 1 0 0 0 37 2.7
1998-99 37 CAR NHL 5 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 8 0.0 116 23:10
Career NHL 4 194 59 137 196 70 42 264 32 21 6 8 536 8.8 116 23:10

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1977-78 16 North York Rangers ON-Jr.A 50 14 33 47 64
1977-78 16 Kingston Canadians OMJHL 8 2 2 4 11
1978-79 17 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OMJHL 68 17 72 89 103
1979-80 18 2 Teams OMJHL 75 29 73 102 193
1979-80 18 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OMJHL 23 10 21 31 63
1979-80 18 Kitchener Rangers OMJHL 52 19 52 71 130
1984-85 23 Canada Can-Cup 8 3 8 11 4
1987-88 26 Canada Can-Cup 9 2 4 6 0
1989-90 28 Canada WEC-A 10 1 6 7 10
1991-92 30 Canada Can-Cup 8 1 6 7 8
1996-97 35 Canada W-Cup 8 0 7 7 12
Career 3 Seasons Can-Cup 25 6 18 24 12
Career 3 Seasons OMJHL 151 48 147 195 307
Career 1 Season ON-Jr.A 50 14 33 47 64
Career 1 Season W-Cup 8 0 7 7 12
Career 1 Season WEC-A 10 1 6 7 10

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1977-78 16 Kingston Canadians OMJHL 5 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season OMJHL 5 0 0 0 0

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 21 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
Paul Coffey 16.1 14.8 14.3 12.1 11.7 11.2 11.0 10.3 9.7 9.3 9.0 8.9 7.6 7.2 7.1 6.9 6.4 5.1 4.9 1.9 0.3
Denis Potvin 90.0 15.9 15.5 14.3 13.7 12.3 11.9 10.9 9.8 9.5 9.2 9.2 8.8 8.5 5.7 5.6
Al MacInnis 89.6 14.1 13.6 13.3 12.1 11.1 10.5 10.5 10.1 9.6 9.4 9.2 8.9 8.7 8.6 7.7 7.1 7.0 5.3 4.9 0.8 0.1
Nicklas Lidstrom 86.7 14.4 13.2 13.1 13.0 12.9 12.2 12.2 11.6 11.2 10.7 10.5 10.4 10.3 9.5 9.5 9.2 8.4 7.9 6.1 5.5
Larry Robinson 86.3 16.9 12.5 11.5 11.4 11.2 11.0 10.0 9.4 9.3 9.2 9.0 8.8 6.9 6.6 6.5 6.4 4.6 4.3 2.7 1.6
Raymond Bourque 84.6 14.5 13.5 13.5 13.2 13.0 12.5 12.2 11.8 11.7 11.6 11.5 11.2 10.1 10.1 9.7 9.6 9.5 9.4 9.3 7.2 7.1
Brian Leetch 82.0 13.3 13.2 13.1 11.4 10.5 9.4 9.4 9.0 8.8 8.7 6.9 6.5 6.4 5.5 4.3 4.2 3.8 2.0
Phil Housley 81.0 11.3 11.2 10.6 10.3 10.1 9.8 9.7 9.4 8.9 8.6 8.4 8.0 7.8 7.6 7.2 7.1 6.8 5.4 5.2 4.4 2.9
Red Kelly 80.7 12.2 12.1 11.8 11.3 11.2 11.1 9.6 8.7 6.7 6.4 6.1 5.7 5.4 5.4 5.0 4.9 4.2 3.7 2.9 1.8
Chris Chelios 80.6 11.5 11.3 11.1 10.2 10.0 9.8 9.7 9.2 9.0 8.9 8.9 6.9 6.9 6.8 6.2 6.0 4.7 4.5 3.5 1.2 0.4
King Clancy 80.3 9.8 9.6 9.3 9.1 7.8 7.6 7.6 7.4 7.3 5.9 5.7 5.4 5.1 3.2 2.9 0.6
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 25 26
Paul Coffey 16.1 14.8 14.3 12.1 11.7 11.2 11.0 10.3 9.7 9.3 9.0 8.9 7.6 7.2 7.1 6.9 6.4 5.1 4.9 1.9 0.3
Al MacInnis 90.1 14.1 13.6 13.3 12.3 12.1 11.1 10.5 10.5 10.1 9.6 9.4 9.2 8.9 8.7 8.6 7.7 7.1 7.0 5.3 4.9 0.8 0.2 0.1
Denis Potvin 90.0 15.9 15.5 14.3 13.7 12.3 11.9 10.9 9.8 9.5 9.2 9.2 8.8 8.5 5.7 5.6
Nicklas Lidstrom 86.7 14.4 13.2 13.1 13.0 12.9 12.2 12.2 11.6 11.2 10.7 10.5 10.4 10.3 9.5 9.5 9.2 8.4 7.9 6.1 5.5
Larry Robinson 86.3 16.9 12.5 11.5 11.4 11.2 11.0 10.0 9.4 9.3 9.2 9.0 8.8 6.9 6.6 6.5 6.4 4.6 4.3 2.7 1.6
Raymond Bourque 84.5 14.5 13.5 13.5 13.2 13.0 12.5 12.2 11.8 11.7 11.6 11.5 11.2 10.2 10.1 10.1 9.7 9.6 9.5 9.4 9.3 7.2 7.1
Brian Leetch 82.0 13.3 13.2 13.1 11.4 10.5 9.4 9.4 9.0 8.8 8.7 6.9 6.5 6.4 5.5 4.3 4.2 3.8 2.0
Phil Housley 81.0 11.3 11.2 10.6 10.3 10.1 9.8 9.7 9.4 8.9 8.6 8.4 8.0 7.8 7.6 7.2 7.1 6.8 5.4 5.2 4.4 2.9
Red Kelly 80.7 12.2 12.1 11.8 11.3 11.2 11.1 9.6 8.7 6.7 6.4 6.1 5.7 5.4 5.4 5.0 4.9 4.2 3.7 2.9 1.8
Chris Chelios 80.6 11.5 11.3 11.1 10.2 10.0 9.8 9.7 9.2 9.0 8.9 8.9 6.9 6.9 6.8 6.2 6.0 4.7 4.5 4.4 3.9 3.5 3.3 1.2 0.4 0.2 -0.1
King Clancy 80.3 9.8 9.6 9.3 9.1 7.8 7.6 7.6 7.4 7.3 5.9 5.7 5.4 5.1 3.2 2.9 0.6

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

November 24, 1987: Traded to Pittsburgh by Edmonton with Dave Hunter and Wayne Van Dorp for Craig Simpson, Dave Hannan, Moe Mantha and Chris Joseph, November 24, 1987.

February 19, 1992: Traded to Los Angeles by Pittsburgh for Brian Benning, Jeff Chychrun and Los Angeles' 1st round choice (later traded to Philadelphia - Philadelphia selected Jason Bowen) in 1992 Entry Draft, February 19, 1992.

January 29, 1993: Traded to Detroit by Los Angeles with Sylvain Couturier and Jim Hiller for Jimmy Carson, Marc Potvin and Gary Shuchuk, January 29, 1993.

October 9, 1996: Traded to Hartford by Detroit with Keith Primeau and Detroit's 1st round choice (Nikos Tselios) in 1997 Entry Draft for Brendan Shanahan and Brian Glynn, October 9, 1996.

December 15, 1996: Traded to Philadelphia by Hartford with Hartford's 3rd round choice (Kris Mallette) in 1997 Entry Draft for Kevin Haller, Philadelphia's 1st round choice (later traded to San Jose - San Jose selected Scott Hannan) in 1997 Entry Draft and Hartford's 7th round choice (previously acquired, Carolina selected Andrew Merrick) in 1997 Entry Draft, December 15, 1996.

June 27, 1998: Traded to Chicago by Philadelphia for NY Islanders' 5th round choice (previously acquired, Philadelphia selected Francis Belanger) in 1998 Entry Draft, June 27, 1998.

December 29, 1998: Traded to Carolina by Chicago for Nelson Emerson, December 29, 1998.

July 13, 2000: Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 13, 2000.

December 15, 2000: Released by Boston, December 15, 2000.

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