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Dave Creighton

Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-1 ▪ Weight: 195 lbs.

Born: June 24, 1930 in Port Arthur, Ontario


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
1948-49 18 BOS NHL 12 1 3 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1949-50 19 BOS NHL 64 18 13 31 14 0 13 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1950-51 20 BOS NHL 56 5 4 9 4 0 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1951-52 21 BOS NHL 49 20 17 37 16 0 18 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1952-53 22 BOS NHL 45 8 8 16 7 0 14 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1953-54 23 BOS NHL 69 20 20 40 17 0 27 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1954-55 24 TOT NHL 63 9 8 17 7 0 14 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1954-55 24 TOR NHL 14 2 1 3 1 0 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1954-55 24 CBH NHL 49 7 7 14 6 0 6 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1955-56 25 NYR NHL 70 20 31 51 19 0 43 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 Byng-5
1956-57 26 NYR NHL 70 18 21 39 16 0 42 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1957-58 27 NYR NHL 70 17 35 52 19 0 40 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1958-59 28 TOR NHL 34 3 9 12 4 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1959-60 29 TOR NHL 14 1 5 6 2 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
6 yrs BOS NHL 295 72 65 137 60 0 76 72 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 yrs TOR NHL 62 6 15 21 8 0 16 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 yrs NYR NHL 210 55 87 142 54 0 125 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 yr CBH NHL 49 7 7 14 6 0 6 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career NHL 616 140 174 314 128 0 223 140 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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
1948-49 18 BOS NHL 12 0.08 0.25 0.33 0.13 0.00 0.00 1 5 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.2 0.1
1949-50 19 BOS NHL 64 0.28 0.20 0.48 0.22 0.20 0.00 22 18 40 17 0 0 0 0 0 2.2 0.7 2.8
1950-51 20 BOS NHL 56 0.09 0.07 0.16 0.07 0.07 0.00 6 6 12 5 0 0 0 0 0 -1.1 0.7 -0.3
1951-52 21 BOS NHL 49 0.41 0.35 0.76 0.33 0.37 0.00 23 22 45 19 0 0 0 0 0 3.8 0.8 4.6
1952-53 22 BOS NHL 45 0.18 0.18 0.36 0.15 0.31 0.00 10 11 21 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.7 0.7 1.4
1953-54 23 BOS NHL 69 0.29 0.29 0.58 0.24 0.39 0.00 27 28 55 22 0 0 0 0 0 3.8 0.9 4.7
1954-55 24 TOT NHL 63 0.14 0.13 0.27 0.12 0.22 0.00 12 11 23 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0.6 0.7
1954-55 24 TOR NHL 14 0.14 0.07 0.21 0.10 0.57 0.00 3 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.3 0.2
1954-55 24 CBH NHL 49 0.14 0.14 0.29 0.12 0.12 0.00 9 10 19 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0.3 0.5
1955-56 25 NYR NHL 70 0.29 0.44 0.73 0.28 0.61 0.00 26 42 68 26 0 0 0 0 0 4.5 0.8 5.2 Byng-5
1956-57 26 NYR NHL 70 0.26 0.30 0.56 0.23 0.60 0.00 22 26 48 19 0 0 0 0 0 2.6 0.7 3.3
1957-58 27 NYR NHL 70 0.24 0.50 0.74 0.27 0.57 0.00 20 41 61 22 0 0 0 0 0 3.7 1.1 4.8
1958-59 28 TOR NHL 34 0.09 0.26 0.35 0.12 0.12 0.00 3 10 13 4 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.5 0.4
1959-60 29 TOR NHL 14 0.07 0.36 0.43 0.14 0.29 0.00 1 5 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.2 0.3
6 yrs BOS NHL 295 0.24 0.22 0.46 0.20 0.26 0.00 89 90 179 73 0 0 0 0 0 9.4 3.9 13.3
3 yrs TOR NHL 62 0.10 0.24 0.34 0.12 0.26 0.00 7 16 23 8 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 1.0 0.9
3 yrs NYR NHL 210 0.26 0.41 0.68 0.26 0.60 0.00 68 109 177 67 0 0 0 0 0 10.7 2.5 13.3
1 yr CBH NHL 49 0.14 0.14 0.29 0.12 0.12 0.00 9 10 19 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0.3 0.5
Career NHL 616 0.23 0.28 0.51 0.21 0.36 0.00 173 225 398 156 0 0 0 0 0 20.1 7.8 28.0

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
1948-49 18 BOS NHL 3 0 0 0 0 0
1950-51 20 BOS NHL 5 0 1 1 0 0
1951-52 21 BOS NHL 7 2 1 3 1 2
1952-53 22 BOS NHL 11 4 5 9 4 10
1953-54 23 BOS NHL 4 0 0 0 0 0
1955-56 25 NYR NHL 5 0 0 0 0 4
1956-57 26 NYR NHL 5 2 2 4 2 2
1957-58 27 NYR NHL 6 3 3 6 3 2
1958-59 28 TOR NHL 5 0 1 1 0 0
Career NHL 51 11 13 24 10 20

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
1946-47 16 Port Arthur Bruins TBJHL 6 8 7 15 0 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1947-48 17 Port Arthur Bruins TBJHL 9 19 12 31 0 4 19 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1948-49 18 Hershey Bears AHL 49 19 18 37 0 12 19 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1950-51 20 Hershey Bears AHL 11 2 5 7 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1951-52 21 Hershey Bears AHL 19 9 15 24 0 4 9 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1958-59 28 Rochester Americans AHL 33 14 17 31 0 46 14 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1959-60 29 Rochester Americans AHL 58 25 34 59 0 30 25 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1960-61 30 Rochester Americans AHL 71 30 42 72 0 31 30 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1961-62 31 Buffalo Bisons AHL 68 21 48 69 0 54 21 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1962-63 32 Baltimore Clippers AHL 71 24 48 72 0 14 24 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1963-64 33 Baltimore Clippers AHL 72 17 25 42 0 20 17 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1964-65 34 Baltimore Clippers AHL 62 23 28 51 0 10 23 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1965-66 35 2 Teams AHL 70 19 39 58 0 16 19 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1965-66 35 Baltimore Clippers AHL 14 3 2 5 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1965-66 35 Providence Reds AHL 56 16 37 53 0 14 16 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1966-67 36 Providence Reds AHL 72 22 42 64 0 63 22 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1967-68 37 Providence Reds AHL 72 22 53 75 0 54 22 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1968-69 38 Providence Reds AHL 72 11 20 31 0 36 11 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 14 Seasons AHL 800 258 434 692 0 390 258 0 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons TBJHL 15 27 19 46 0 6 27 0 0 0 0 0

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
1946-47 16 Port Arthur Bruins TBJHL 4 5 3 8 0
1946-47 16 Fort William K of C M-Cup 4 1 0 1 10
1947-48 17 Port Arthur Bruins TBJHL 5 5 4 9 4
1947-48 17 Port Arthur Bruins M-Cup 17 21 15 36 16
1958-59 28 Rochester Americans AHL 5 1 3 4 4
1959-60 29 Rochester Americans AHL 12 3 3 6 10
1961-62 31 Buffalo Bisons AHL 11 2 6 8 4
1962-63 32 Baltimore Clippers AHL 3 1 2 3 25
1964-65 34 Baltimore Clippers AHL 5 2 2 4 6
1967-68 37 Providence Reds AHL 8 6 2 8 0
1968-69 38 Providence Reds AHL 1 0 0 0 0
Career 7 Seasons AHL 45 15 18 33 49
Career 2 Seasons M-Cup 21 22 15 37 26
Career 2 Seasons TBJHL 9 10 7 17 4

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 12 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Dave Creighton 5.2 4.8 4.7 4.6 3.3 2.8 1.4 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.1 -0.3
Grant Warwick 90.8 4.6 4.4 4.2 3.8 3.3 2.9 1.6 0.9 0.3
Art Chapman 88.7 4.4 3.9 3.3 2.9 2.1 1.7 1.1 0.8 0.6 0.5
Niklas Sundstrom 88.5 5.6 5.1 4.2 3.4 3.3 3.3 1.7 1.5 0.5 0.3
Carey Wilson 88.5 5.6 5.1 5.0 3.8 3.4 1.8 1.4 1.3 0.8 0.2
Don Marcotte 88.4 5.8 4.8 4.8 4.4 4.3 2.9 2.9 1.2 0.5 0.0 -0.1 -0.2
Pelle Eklund 88.0 5.1 4.6 4.5 3.6 3.3 3.0 1.8 1.1 0.4
Jim Lorentz 87.9 5.7 5.5 4.4 4.1 3.4 2.3 1.2 0.7 0.7 -0.1
Paul Gardner 87.7 5.9 5.4 5.1 5.0 4.7 3.6 1.2 0.2 -0.1 -0.1
Alexei Ponikarovsky 87.5 6.4 5.2 4.6 4.3 3.8 3.3 3.1 1.0 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.1
Orest Kindrachuk 87.4 6.2 5.3 4.2 3.8 3.4 2.8 1.5 0.8 -0.1 -0.1
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Dave Creighton 5.2 4.8 4.7 4.6 3.3 2.8 1.4 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.1 -0.3
Grant Warwick 90.8 4.6 4.4 4.2 3.8 3.3 2.9 1.6 0.9 0.3
Art Chapman 88.7 4.4 3.9 3.3 2.9 2.1 1.7 1.1 0.8 0.6 0.5
Niklas Sundstrom 88.5 5.6 5.1 4.2 3.4 3.3 3.3 1.7 1.5 0.5 0.3
Carey Wilson 88.5 5.6 5.1 5.0 3.8 3.4 1.8 1.4 1.3 0.8 0.2
Pelle Eklund 88.0 5.1 4.6 4.5 3.6 3.3 3.0 1.8 1.1 0.4
Jim Lorentz 87.9 5.7 5.5 4.4 4.1 3.4 2.3 1.2 0.7 0.7 -0.1
Paul Gardner 87.7 5.9 5.4 5.1 5.0 4.7 3.6 1.2 0.2 -0.1 -0.1
Alexei Ponikarovsky 87.5 6.4 5.2 4.6 4.3 3.8 3.3 3.1 1.0 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.1
Orest Kindrachuk 87.4 6.2 5.3 4.2 3.8 3.4 2.8 1.5 0.8 -0.1 -0.1
Gerry Meehan 86.8 5.7 5.4 4.6 4.3 3.7 3.3 2.2 2.0 0.0 -0.7

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

October 5, 1948: Signed as a free agent by Boston, October 5, 1948.

July 20, 1954: Traded to Toronto by Boston for Fern Flaman, July 20, 1954.

November 16, 1954: Traded to Chicago by Toronto for cash, November 16, 1954.

May 27, 1955: Traded to Detroit by Chicago with Jerry Toppazzini, John McCormack and Gord Hollingworth for Tony Leswick, Johnny Wilson, Glen Skov and Benny Woit, May 27, 1955.

August 18, 1955: Traded to NY Rangers by Detroit with Bronco Horvath for Billy Dea, Aggie Kukulowicz and cash, August 18, 1955.

June 3, 1958: Claimed by Montreal from NY Rangers in Intra-League Draft, June 3, 1958.

September 25, 1958: Claimed by Toronto from Montreal on waivers, September 25, 1958.

June, 1961: Traded to Buffalo (AHL) by Toronto for Dick Gamble, June, 1961.

July, 1961: Traded to Baltimore (AHL) by Buffalo (AHL) for cash, July 1961.

November 26, 1965: Traded to Providence (AHL) by Baltimore (AHL) for Ed MacQueen, November 26, 1965.

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