Tim Connolly

Position: C ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-1 (185 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs. (86 kg)

Born: May 7, 1981 in Syracuse, New York
Draft: NY Islanders, 1st round (5th overall), 1999 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Erie Otters

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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Aug 29, 2015 12:25 PM

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
1999-00 18 NYI NHL 81 14 20 34 -25 44 11 2 1 1 16 4 0 114 12.3 1321 16:18 Calder-15
2000-01 19 NYI NHL 82 10 31 41 -14 42 5 5 0 0 16 14 1 171 5.8 1642 20:02
2001-02 20 BUF NHL 82 10 35 45 4 34 7 3 0 3 21 14 0 126 7.9 1391 16:58
2002-03 21 BUF NHL 80 12 13 25 -28 32 6 6 0 2 5 8 0 159 7.5 1279 15:00
2005-06 24 BUF NHL 63 16 39 55 5 28 9 7 0 3 20 16 3 99 16.2 1134 18:00
2006-07 25 BUF NHL 2 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 26 13:07
2007-08 26 BUF NHL 48 7 33 40 4 8 3 3 1 3 20 12 1 111 6.3 182 896 18:41 217 237 47.8 18 36 16 33 Byng-83
2008-09 27 BUF NHL 48 18 29 47 12 22 12 5 1 5 16 13 0 126 14.3 214 918 19:07 229 315 42.1 17 37 29 38
2009-10 28 BUF NHL 73 17 48 65 10 28 9 7 1 5 27 20 1 206 8.3 333 1359 18:37 349 398 46.7 23 46 22 48 Selke-49
2010-11 29 BUF NHL 68 13 29 42 -10 20 7 6 0 3 16 13 0 151 8.6 273 1150 16:55 445 524 45.9 24 53 22 34
2011-12 30 TOR NHL 70 13 23 36 -14 40 11 2 0 3 20 3 0 104 12.5 202 1190 17:00 383 403 48.7 29 76 32 41
8 yrs BUF NHL 464 94 226 320 -2 174 54 37 3 24 125 96 5 980 9.6 1388 8154 17:34 1240 1474 45.7 82 172 89 153
2 yrs NYI NHL 163 24 51 75 -39 86 16 7 1 1 32 18 1 285 8.4 2963 18:11
1 yr TOR NHL 70 13 23 36 -14 40 11 2 0 3 20 3 0 104 12.5 202 1190 17:00 383 403 48.7 29 76 32 41
Career NHL 697 131 300 431 -55 300 81 46 4 28 177 117 6 1369 9.6 1875 12308 17:39 1623 1877 46.4 111 248 121 194

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 26 Buffalo Sabres NHL 48 587.7 569 544 51.1 2.8 445 419 51.5 1.1 9.7 90.1 99.8 54.1 45.9
2008-09 27 Buffalo Sabres NHL 48 609.9 606 620 49.4 -0.9 459 477 49.0 -2.3 12.4 92.0 104.4 47.9 52.1
2009-10 28 Buffalo Sabres NHL 73 930.8 941 954 49.7 -0.8 722 734 49.6 -0.6 8.6 92.4 101.1 56.8 43.2
2010-11 29 Buffalo Sabres NHL 68 827.7 864 738 53.9 4.9 630 561 52.9 3.1 7.9 90.3 98.2 55.5 44.5
2011-12 30 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 70 917.2 858 925 48.1 -1.3 608 684 47.1 -1.4 9.2 89.6 98.8 50.1 49.9
4 yrs NHL 48 2956.1 2980 2856 51.1 1.5 2256 2191 50.7 0.4 9.4 91.3 100.7 54.1 45.9
Career NHL 48 3873.3 3838 3781 50.4 0.8 2864 2875 49.9 0.0 9.4 90.9 100.3 53.1 46.9

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
1999-00 18 NYI NHL 81 13 0.17 0.25 0.42 0.17 0.54 1.41 15 22 37 14 54 15 68 4 -25 1.5 0.4 1.8 Calder-15
2000-01 19 NYI NHL 82 14 0.12 0.38 0.50 0.17 0.51 2.09 11 33 44 15 67 26 81 26 -14 0.7 1.5 2.2
2001-02 20 BUF NHL 82 15 0.12 0.43 0.55 0.18 0.41 1.54 11 40 51 17 72 28 46 6 4 2.2 1.9 4.1
2002-03 21 BUF NHL 80 10 0.15 0.16 0.31 0.12 0.40 1.99 14 14 28 11 46 24 55 5 -28 0.4 0.6 1.0
2005-06 24 BUF NHL 63 19 0.25 0.62 0.87 0.30 0.44 1.57 16 37 53 19 68 34 42 13 5 3.6 1.6 5.2
2006-07 25 BUF NHL 2 1 0.50 0.00 0.50 0.27 1.00 1.00 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0.1 0.1 0.2
2007-08 26 BUF NHL 48 12 0.15 0.69 0.83 0.26 0.17 2.31 8 35 43 14 66 31 42 11 4 2.4 1.0 3.4 Byng-83
2008-09 27 BUF NHL 48 17 0.38 0.60 0.98 0.36 0.46 2.63 19 29 48 18 74 31 40 9 12 4.2 1.5 5.7
2009-10 28 BUF NHL 73 22 0.23 0.66 0.89 0.30 0.38 2.82 18 50 68 23 84 32 52 10 10 4.8 2.0 6.9 Selke-49
2010-11 29 BUF NHL 68 15 0.19 0.43 0.62 0.22 0.29 2.22 14 31 45 16 62 26 58 12 -10 2.7 0.8 3.5
2011-12 30 TOR NHL 70 13 0.19 0.33 0.51 0.19 0.57 1.49 15 25 40 15 51 12 69 16 -14 2.1 0.6 2.7
8 yrs BUF NHL 464 111 0.20 0.49 0.69 0.24 0.38 2.11 101 236 337 119 473 206 335 66 -2 20.6 9.4 30.0
2 yrs NYI NHL 163 27 0.15 0.31 0.46 0.17 0.53 1.75 26 55 81 29 121 41 149 30 -39 2.2 1.8 4.0
1 yr TOR NHL 70 13 0.19 0.33 0.51 0.19 0.57 1.49 15 25 40 15 51 12 69 16 -14 2.1 0.6 2.7
Career NHL 697 151 0.19 0.43 0.62 0.22 0.43 1.96 142 316 458 164 645 259 553 112 -55 24.9 11.8 36.7

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
2005-06 24 BUF NHL 8 5 6 11 3 0 3 1 1 1 11 45.5 140 17:29
2006-07 25 BUF NHL 16 0 9 9 6 4 0 0 0 0 25 0.0 271 16:56
2009-10 28 BUF NHL 6 0 1 1 -2 2 0 0 0 0 16 0.0 23 107 17:49 31 30 50.8 7 5 2 7
2010-11 29 BUF NHL 6 0 2 2 -2 2 0 0 0 0 12 0.0 20 114 19:04 63 58 52.1 4 7 4 1
Career NHL 36 5 18 23 5 8 3 1 1 1 64 7.8 79 632 17:34 94 88 51.6 11 12 6 8

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%
2009-10 28 Buffalo Sabres NHL 6 79.4 71 89 44.4 2.5 53 72 42.4 -2.2 6.8 88.9 95.7 60.5 39.5
2010-11 29 Buffalo Sabres NHL 6 65.3 59 74 44.4 -1.3 43 54 44.3 1.5 3.1 92.3 95.4 50.0 50.0
Career NHL 6 144.6 130 163 44.4 0.6 96 126 43.2 -0.5 5.3 90.5 95.7 55.2 44.8

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
1996-97 15 Syracuse Jr. Crunch ON-Jr.A 50 42 62 104 34
1997-98 16 Erie Otters OHL 59 30 32 62 32
1998-99 17 Erie Otters OHL 46 34 34 68 50
1998-99 17 United States WJC-A 6 1 0 1 8
2000-01 19 United States WC-A 9 3 4 7 3 4 3 0 0 0
2004-05 23 SCL Tigers Langnau Swiss 16 7 3 10 14
2012-13 31 Toronto Marlies AHL 28 5 7 12 -1 23 3 2 0 1 53 9.4
Career 1 Season AHL 28 5 7 12 -1 23 3 2 0 1 53 9.4
Career 2 Seasons OHL 105 64 66 130 82
Career 1 Season ON-Jr.A 50 42 62 104 34
Career 1 Season Swiss 16 7 3 10 14
Career 1 Season WC-A 9 3 4 7 3 4 3 0 0 0
Career 1 Season WJC-A 6 1 0 1 8

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1997-98 16 Erie Otters OHL 7 1 6 7 6
2012-13 31 Toronto Marlies AHL 6 0 1 1 -5 8 0 0 0 0 5 0.0
Career 1 Season AHL 6 0 1 1 -5 8 0 0 0 0 5 0.0
Career 1 Season OHL 7 1 6 7 6

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 11 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Tim Connolly 6.9 5.7 5.2 4.1 3.5 3.4 2.7 2.2 1.8 1.0 0.2
Sylvain Turgeon 94.9 6.6 5.7 4.8 3.8 3.5 3.3 3.0 2.1 1.3 0.8 0.8
Andrei Kovalenko 93.4 6.6 5.8 5.3 4.1 3.4 2.9 2.4 1.9 1.1
Bob Bourne 93.3 6.5 5.4 5.3 4.2 3.5 3.4 2.8 2.4 2.3 0.5 0.1
Tim Young 92.0 7.3 6.5 4.9 4.3 3.8 3.7 3.2 2.1 1.9 0.2
Viktor Kozlov 92.0 7.2 5.7 5.4 3.6 3.4 3.2 3.0 2.1 1.7 0.0 -0.2
Ralph Backstrom 91.4 6.7 5.6 3.9 3.8 3.4 3.0 2.1 2.1 1.8 0.0 -0.1
Ron Duguay 91.4 6.4 6.2 5.3 4.8 3.8 2.9 2.7 2.5 2.1 1.5 -0.3
Ray Getliffe 90.6 4.8 4.6 3.4 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.3 1.6 1.6 0.0
Radek Dvorak 90.5 7.3 5.6 4.8 4.5 3.4 3.3 2.5 2.3 2.2 1.7 1.7
Dick Duff 90.5 5.8 5.2 4.7 4.0 3.7 3.6 2.8 2.8 1.6 1.6 -0.1
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Tim Connolly 6.9 5.7 5.2 4.1 3.5 3.4 2.7 2.2 1.8 1.0 0.2
Andrei Kovalenko 93.4 6.6 5.8 5.3 4.1 3.4 2.9 2.4 1.9 1.1
Fleming MacKell 92.4 6.3 5.5 5.0 4.3 3.5 3.2 2.2 1.7 1.1 0.9 0.4 -0.1 -0.1
Tim Young 92.0 7.3 6.5 4.9 4.3 3.8 3.7 3.2 2.1 1.9 0.2
Bob Bourne 91.9 6.5 5.4 5.3 4.2 3.5 3.4 2.8 2.4 2.3 1.4 0.5 0.1 0.1 -0.8
Sylvain Turgeon 91.1 6.6 5.7 4.8 3.8 3.5 3.3 3.0 2.1 2.1 1.3 0.8 0.8
Ron Duguay 91.0 6.4 6.2 5.3 4.8 3.8 2.9 2.7 2.5 2.1 1.5 0.6 -0.3
Ray Getliffe 90.6 4.8 4.6 3.4 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.3 1.6 1.6 0.0
Mikael Samuelsson 90.1 6.9 5.9 5.5 4.4 3.7 3.6 3.5 1.1 0.8 0.7 0.0 -0.1 -0.2
Shawn Horcoff 89.8 6.7 5.7 4.3 3.6 3.6 3.3 3.0 2.3 2.3 2.1 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.3
Mark Napier 89.6 7.0 6.4 6.1 3.9 3.2 2.9 2.6 2.1 1.0 0.8 0.8

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

June 24, 2001: Traded to Buffalo by NY Islanders with Taylor Pyatt for Michael Peca, June 24, 2001.

October 2, 2003: Missed entire 2003-04 due to head injury in pre-season vs. Chicago, October 2, 2003.

October 10, 2004: Signed as a free agent by Langnau (Swiss), October 10, 2004.

May 8, 2006: Missed majority of 2006-07 due to head injury in playoff game vs. Ottawa, May 8, 2006.

July 2, 2011: Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 2, 2011.

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