Pavol Demitra

Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 200 lbs. (91 kg)

Born: November 29, 1974 in Dubnica, Czechoslovakia
Died: September 7, 2011
Draft: Ottawa, 9th round (227th overall), 1993 NHL Entry

Other SR Links: Olympics at Sports-Reference.com, Olympics at Hockey-Reference.com


Elo Fan Ratings

Fine Details ▪ Last updated Sep 2, 2015 5:25 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
1993-94 19 OTT NHL 12 1 1 2 -7 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 10 10.0
1994-95 20 OTT NHL 16 4 3 7 -4 0 3 1 0 0 2 1 0 21 19.0
1995-96 21 OTT NHL 31 7 10 17 -3 6 5 2 0 1 6 4 0 66 10.6
1996-97 22 STL NHL 8 3 0 3 0 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 15 20.0
1997-98 23 STL NHL 61 22 30 52 11 22 14 4 4 6 23 7 0 147 15.0
1998-99 24 STL NHL 82 37 52 89 13 16 23 14 0 10 37 15 0 259 14.3 1654 20:10 AS-3,AS-5,Byng-4,Hart-12
1999-00 25 STL NHL 71 28 47 75 34 8 20 8 0 4 32 15 0 241 11.6 1365 19:13 AS-6,Byng-1,Selke-6
2000-01 26 STL NHL 44 20 25 45 27 16 15 5 0 5 19 6 0 124 16.1 794 18:03 Byng-23
2001-02 27 STL NHL 82 35 43 78 13 46 24 11 0 10 25 18 0 212 16.5 1573 19:11 AS-10,AS-4
2002-03 28 STL NHL 78 36 57 93 0 32 25 11 0 4 32 25 0 205 17.6 1544 19:47 AS-5,Byng-6
2003-04 29 STL NHL 68 23 35 58 1 18 15 8 0 5 22 13 0 179 12.8 1395 20:30 Byng-14
2005-06 31 LAK NHL 58 25 37 62 21 42 13 7 5 7 16 19 2 184 13.6 1222 21:04
2006-07 32 MIN NHL 71 25 39 64 0 28 15 9 1 4 21 17 1 175 14.3 1466 20:39 AS-14,Byng-49
2007-08 33 MIN NHL 68 15 39 54 9 24 13 2 0 1 27 11 1 126 11.9 233 1340 19:42 403 487 45.3 17 48 26 42 Byng-41
2008-09 34 VAN NHL 69 20 33 53 6 20 16 4 0 1 21 12 0 143 14.0 266 1206 17:29 130 109 54.4 21 31 18 20 Byng-44
2009-10 35 VAN NHL 28 3 13 16 3 0 2 1 0 0 6 7 0 53 5.7 91 454 16:13 46 40 53.5 18 12 5 9
8 yrs STL NHL 494 204 289 493 99 160 137 63 4 45 190 99 0 1382 14.8 8324 19:35
3 yrs OTT NHL 59 12 14 26 -14 10 8 4 0 1 9 5 0 97 12.4
2 yrs MIN NHL 139 40 78 118 9 52 28 11 1 5 48 28 2 301 13.3 408 2806 20:11 403 487 45.3 17 48 26 42
2 yrs VAN NHL 97 23 46 69 9 20 18 5 0 1 27 19 0 196 11.7 357 1660 17:07 176 149 54.2 39 43 23 29
1 yr LAK NHL 58 25 37 62 21 42 13 7 5 7 16 19 2 184 13.6 1222 21:04
Career NHL 847 304 464 768 124 284 204 90 10 59 290 170 4 2160 14.1 2428 14012 19:29 579 636 47.7 56 91 49 71

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 33 Minnesota Wild NHL 68 954.5 820 931 46.8 -4.2 633 725 46.6 -3.2 12.8 91.9 104.6 47.3 52.7
2008-09 34 Vancouver Canucks NHL 69 928.3 859 813 51.4 4.5 643 635 50.3 3.8 10.2 91.9 102.1 54.3 45.7
2009-10 35 Vancouver Canucks NHL 28 370.6 329 351 48.4 -1.3 259 275 48.5 -1.4 9.1 93.3 102.4 47.2 52.8
2 yrs NHL 69 1298.9 1188 1164 50.5 2.7 902 910 49.8 2.2 9.9 92.4 102.2 52.3 47.7
Career NHL 68 2253.3 2008 2095 48.9 -0.2 1535 1635 48.4 -0.1 11.1 92.2 103.2 50.3 49.7

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
1993-94 19 OTT NHL 12 1 0.08 0.08 0.17 0.07 0.33 0.83 1 1 2 1 3 2 8 0 -7 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
1994-95 20 OTT NHL 16 3 0.25 0.19 0.44 0.20 0.00 1.31 7 5 12 5 11 5 10 0 -4 0.4 0.1 0.6
1995-96 21 OTT NHL 31 7 0.23 0.32 0.55 0.21 0.19 2.13 7 10 17 7 24 9 18 0 -3 0.9 0.4 1.3
1996-97 22 STL NHL 8 2 0.38 0.00 0.38 0.21 0.25 1.88 3 0 3 2 5 2 3 0 0 0.3 0.1 0.4
1997-98 23 STL NHL 61 20 0.36 0.49 0.85 0.33 0.36 2.41 25 34 59 23 72 22 43 4 11 5.3 1.0 6.4
1998-99 24 STL NHL 82 34 0.45 0.63 1.09 0.41 0.20 3.16 42 59 101 39 113 44 60 4 13 8.5 2.2 10.7 AS-3,AS-5,Byng-4,Hart-12
1999-00 25 STL NHL 71 28 0.39 0.66 1.06 0.39 0.11 3.39 31 51 82 31 102 34 34 0 34 6.8 3.0 9.7 AS-6,Byng-1,Selke-6
2000-01 26 STL NHL 44 18 0.45 0.57 1.02 0.41 0.36 2.82 22 27 49 19 69 22 21 1 27 4.6 2.0 6.5 Byng-23
2001-02 27 STL NHL 82 30 0.43 0.52 0.95 0.37 0.56 2.59 40 49 89 35 106 43 51 1 13 7.8 2.3 10.1 AS-10,AS-4
2002-03 28 STL NHL 78 34 0.46 0.73 1.19 0.44 0.41 2.63 41 63 104 40 117 50 72 5 0 9.4 1.5 10.9 AS-5,Byng-6
2003-04 29 STL NHL 68 22 0.34 0.51 0.85 0.32 0.26 2.63 27 40 67 26 77 34 42 0 1 5.2 1.9 7.1 Byng-14
2005-06 31 LAK NHL 58 23 0.43 0.64 1.07 0.40 0.72 3.17 25 35 60 23 89 38 42 12 21 4.9 2.1 7.0
2006-07 32 MIN NHL 71 24 0.35 0.55 0.90 0.34 0.39 2.46 26 39 65 25 89 42 61 14 0 5.0 2.1 7.1 AS-14,Byng-49
2007-08 33 MIN NHL 68 18 0.22 0.57 0.79 0.27 0.35 1.85 17 42 59 21 84 26 55 6 9 3.6 2.0 5.5 Byng-41
2008-09 34 VAN NHL 69 19 0.29 0.48 0.77 0.28 0.29 2.07 21 34 55 21 74 26 43 1 6 4.1 1.5 5.6 Byng-44
2009-10 35 VAN NHL 28 5 0.11 0.46 0.57 0.18 0.00 1.89 3 14 17 5 29 12 17 3 3 0.7 0.5 1.3
8 yrs STL NHL 494 188 0.41 0.59 1.00 0.38 0.32 2.80 231 323 554 214 661 251 326 15 99 47.8 14.0 61.9
3 yrs OTT NHL 59 11 0.20 0.24 0.44 0.18 0.17 1.64 15 16 31 13 38 16 36 0 -14 1.1 0.5 1.7
2 yrs MIN NHL 139 42 0.29 0.56 0.85 0.30 0.37 2.17 43 81 124 46 173 68 116 20 9 8.6 4.0 12.6
2 yrs VAN NHL 97 25 0.24 0.47 0.71 0.25 0.21 2.02 24 48 72 26 103 38 60 4 9 4.9 2.0 6.9
1 yr LAK NHL 58 23 0.43 0.64 1.07 0.40 0.72 3.17 25 35 60 23 89 38 42 12 21 4.9 2.1 7.0
Career NHL 847 288 0.36 0.55 0.91 0.34 0.34 2.55 338 503 841 322 1064 411 580 51 124 67.3 22.7 90.0

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
1996-97 22 STL NHL 6 1 3 4 3 6 1 0 0 0 8 12.5
1997-98 23 STL NHL 10 3 3 6 -3 2 3 0 0 0 32 9.4
1998-99 24 STL NHL 13 5 4 9 -5 4 2 3 0 1 31 16.1 249 19:10
2000-01 26 STL NHL 15 2 4 6 3 2 2 0 0 1 38 5.3 273 18:13
2001-02 27 STL NHL 10 4 7 11 3 6 1 2 1 1 26 15.4 197 19:45
2002-03 28 STL NHL 7 2 4 6 2 2 1 1 0 0 11 18.2 128 18:20
2003-04 29 STL NHL 5 1 0 1 1 4 1 0 0 0 13 7.7 91 18:07
2006-07 32 MIN NHL 5 1 3 4 -1 0 1 0 0 0 9 11.1 99 19:47
2007-08 33 MIN NHL 6 1 2 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 15 6.7 28 127 21:09 33 29 53.2 4 3 0 2
2008-09 34 VAN NHL 6 1 2 3 -2 2 0 1 0 0 13 7.7 25 106 17:38 19 6 76.0 4 2 1 3
2009-10 35 VAN NHL 11 2 4 6 2 4 2 0 0 0 17 11.8 36 158 14:20 16 23 41.0 9 4 2 4
Career NHL 94 23 36 59 3 34 14 8 1 3 213 10.8 257 1428 18:18 68 58 54.0 17 9 3 9

NHL Playoff Overtime Goals

Date Location Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
1999-05-10 STL STL 3-2 DAL 1 2:43

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%
2007-08 33 Minnesota Wild NHL 6 95.0 87 65 57.2 -4.6 65 54 54.6 -3.2 4.3 92.9 97.2 48.8 51.2
2008-09 34 Vancouver Canucks NHL 6 81.8 73 67 52.1 3.3 55 54 50.5 0.5 7.7 88.9 96.6 40.7 59.3
2009-10 35 Vancouver Canucks NHL 11 123.4 113 125 47.5 -6.7 84 103 44.9 -9.3 10.5 96.0 106.5 50.0 50.0
2 yrs NHL 6 205.2 186 192 49.2 -2.9 139 157 47.0 -5.6 9.4 93.3 102.7 45.8 54.2
Career NHL 6 300.2 273 257 51.5 -3.0 204 211 49.2 -4.7 7.7 93.2 101.0 46.5 53.5

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
1991-92 17 Spartak ZTS Dubnica nad Vahom Czech-2 28 13 10 23 12
1991-92 17 Czechoslovakia EJC-A 6 4 8 12 2
1992-93 18 HK CAPEH Dubnica nad Vahom Czech-2 4 3 0 3
1992-93 18 Czech Republic WJC-A 7 4 4 8 8
1992-93 18 Dukla Trencin Czech 46 11 17 28 0
1993-94 19 P.E.I. Senators AHL 41 18 23 41 8
1994-95 20 P.E.I. Senators AHL 61 26 48 74 23
1995-96 21 P.E.I. Senators AHL 48 28 53 81 44
1995-96 21 Slovakia WC-A 5 1 2 3 2
1996-97 22 Slovakia W-Cup 3 0 0 0 4
1996-97 22 Dukla Trencin Slovakia 1 1 1 2
1996-97 22 2 Teams IHL 64 28 43 71 34
1996-97 22 Las Vegas Thunder IHL 22 8 13 21 10
1996-97 22 Grand Rapids Griffins IHL 42 20 30 50 24
2001-02 27 Slovakia Olympics 2 1 2 3 1 2 1 0 0 0
2002-03 28 Slovakia WC-A 5 2 2 4 2 4 1 1 0 0
2003-04 29 Slovakia WC-A 9 4 4 8 5 4 1 3 0 1
2004-05 30 Slovakia W-Cup 4 0 2 2 -2 2
2004-05 30 Dukla Trencin Slovakia 54 28 54 82 39
2004-05 30 Slovakia WC-A 7 2 5 7 4 2 0 1 1 0
2005-06 31 Slovakia Olympics 6 2 5 7 10 2 1 0 1 0
2006-07 32 Slovakia WC-A 6 2 2 4 12
2009-10 35 Slovakia Olympics 7 3 7 10 0 2 1 1 1 1
2010-11 36 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl KHL 54 18 42 60 29
2010-11 36 Slovakia WC-A 6 1 2 3 -2 0 1 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons AHL 150 72 124 196 75
Career 1 Season Czech 46 11 17 28 0
Career 2 Seasons Czech-2 32 16 10 26 12
Career 1 Season EJC-A 6 4 8 12 2
Career 1 Season IHL 64 28 43 71 34
Career 1 Season KHL 54 18 42 60 29
Career 3 Seasons Olympics 15 6 14 20 11 6 3 1 2 1
Career 2 Seasons Slovakia 55 29 55 84 39
Career 2 Seasons W-Cup 7 0 2 2 -2 6
Career 6 Seasons WC-A 38 12 17 29 9 24 3 5 1 1
Career 1 Season WJC-A 7 4 4 8 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
1994-95 20 P.E.I. Senators AHL 5 0 7 7 0
2004-05 30 Dukla Trencin Slovakia 12 4 13 17 14
2010-11 36 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl KHL 18 6 15 21 4
Career 1 Season AHL 5 0 7 7 0
Career 1 Season KHL 18 6 15 21 4
Career 1 Season Slovakia 12 4 13 17 14
Rk Year Tm G A +/- PIM S SHFT
1 2002 SVK 2 2 1 16
2 2006 SVK 2 5 10 2 14 7
3 2010 SVK 3 7 0 2 13 9
Car 7 14 10 5 27 32

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 16 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Pavol Demitra 10.9 10.7 10.1 9.7 7.1 7.1 7.0 6.5 6.4 5.6 5.5 1.3 1.3 0.6 0.4 -0.2
Tony Amonte 89.6 10.3 10.1 9.5 9.3 7.3 6.6 6.5 6.3 6.2 6.0 5.2 3.7 3.6 3.0 1.7
Vincent Lecavalier 89.4 13.4 10.7 9.3 9.3 8.1 6.7 6.7 6.4 5.9 5.6 4.4 3.9 3.6 3.0 1.9 1.6
Yvan Cournoyer 88.5 10.4 10.0 9.3 8.6 8.3 7.2 6.7 6.5 6.0 5.3 5.1 3.9 2.4 0.7 0.7 0.4
Peter Stastny 88.4 10.4 9.8 9.6 9.5 9.2 8.6 7.6 6.3 5.4 5.1 4.6 4.1 2.5 1.3 0.1
Alexei Yashin 88.4 12.0 10.5 9.5 8.7 8.3 6.6 6.0 5.8 5.2 4.4 4.1 3.3
Frank Mahovlich 88.3 11.8 10.7 10.4 8.5 8.4 7.8 7.4 6.3 6.1 5.8 5.4 4.9 3.9 3.4 3.3 0.1
Jacques Lemaire 87.7 10.9 10.3 9.1 8.4 8.2 7.4 6.9 6.4 5.2 4.9 4.5 4.5
Pat LaFontaine 87.5 13.2 9.9 9.5 9.1 8.6 8.1 7.6 6.4 5.8 4.2 3.4 3.2 2.0 1.5 0.3
Bobby Clarke 87.2 11.7 11.2 10.3 9.4 9.1 8.3 8.1 6.4 6.1 5.1 4.9 4.2 4.1 3.7 3.4
Patrick Marleau 87.0 11.4 9.4 9.2 8.8 8.6 8.5 8.0 6.8 6.1 6.0 5.4 5.3 4.5 4.1 3.6 3.1
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
Pavol Demitra 10.9 10.7 10.1 9.7 7.1 7.1 7.0 6.5 6.4 5.6 5.5 1.3 1.3 0.6 0.4 -0.2
Tony Amonte 89.6 10.3 10.1 9.5 9.3 7.3 6.6 6.5 6.3 6.2 6.0 5.2 3.7 3.6 3.0 1.7
Vincent Lecavalier 89.4 13.4 10.7 9.3 9.3 8.1 6.7 6.7 6.4 5.9 5.6 4.4 3.9 3.6 3.0 1.9 1.6
Yvan Cournoyer 88.5 10.4 10.0 9.3 8.6 8.3 7.2 6.7 6.5 6.0 5.3 5.1 3.9 2.4 0.7 0.7 0.4
Peter Stastny 88.4 10.4 9.8 9.6 9.5 9.2 8.6 7.6 6.3 5.4 5.1 4.6 4.1 2.5 1.3 0.1
Alexei Yashin 88.4 12.0 10.5 9.5 8.7 8.3 6.6 6.0 5.8 5.2 4.4 4.1 3.3
Jacques Lemaire 87.7 10.9 10.3 9.1 8.4 8.2 7.4 6.9 6.4 5.2 4.9 4.5 4.5
Pat LaFontaine 87.5 13.2 9.9 9.5 9.1 8.6 8.1 7.6 6.4 5.8 4.2 3.4 3.2 2.0 1.5 0.3
Bobby Clarke 87.2 11.7 11.2 10.3 9.4 9.1 8.3 8.1 6.4 6.1 5.1 4.9 4.2 4.1 3.7 3.4
Patrick Marleau 87.0 11.4 9.4 9.2 8.8 8.6 8.5 8.0 6.8 6.1 6.0 5.4 5.3 5.1 4.5 4.1 3.6 3.1
Markus Naslund 86.6 13.5 11.9 11.4 9.5 7.8 7.5 6.4 6.4 6.1 4.9 4.7 3.2 3.0 0.1 -0.8

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

November 27, 1996: Traded to St. Louis by Ottawa for Christer Olsson, November 27, 1996.

September 17, 2004: Signed as a free agent by Trencin (Slovakia), September 17, 2004.

August 2, 2005: Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, August 2, 2005.

June 24, 2006: Traded to Minnesota by Los Angeles for Patrick O'Sullivan and Edmonton's 1st round choice (previously acquired, Los Angeles selected Trevor Lewis) in 2006 Entry Draft, June 24, 2006.

July 10, 2008: Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, July 10, 2008.

May 2, 2009: Missed majority of 2009-10 due to shoulder injury in playoff game vs. Chicago, May 2, 2009.

July 15, 2010: Signed as a free agent by Yaroslavl (KHL), July 15, 2010.

Links

Error? Google Search WhatIfSports: Pavol Demitra