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Bruce Driver

Position: D ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-0 (183 cm) ▪ Weight: 185 lbs. (84 kg)

Born: April 29, 1962 in Toronto, Ontario
Draft: Colorado, 6th round (108th overall), 1981 NHL Entry

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

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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Nov 27, 2014 1:25 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
1983-84 21 NJD NHL 4 0 2 2 1 -2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 5 0.0
1984-85 22 NJD NHL 67 9 23 32 11 -22 36 5 3 1 0 10 12 1 143 6.3
1985-86 23 NJD NHL 40 3 15 18 6 9 32 2 1 0 1 9 6 0 64 4.7
1986-87 24 NJD NHL 74 6 28 34 11 -26 36 6 0 0 0 15 12 1 132 4.5
1987-88 25 NJD NHL 74 15 40 55 19 7 68 8 7 0 0 13 27 0 190 7.9
1988-89 26 NJD NHL 27 1 15 16 5 0 24 0 1 0 0 5 10 0 69 1.4
1989-90 27 NJD NHL 75 7 46 53 16 6 63 6 1 0 0 27 18 1 185 3.8
1990-91 28 NJD NHL 73 9 36 45 15 11 62 2 7 0 2 20 15 1 195 4.6
1991-92 29 NJD NHL 78 7 35 42 13 5 66 3 3 1 1 18 13 4 205 3.4
1992-93 30 NJD NHL 83 14 40 54 19 -10 66 8 6 0 0 21 18 1 177 7.9
1993-94 31 NJD NHL 66 8 24 32 11 29 63 4 3 1 0 9 14 1 109 7.3
1994-95 32 NJD NHL 41 4 12 16 5 -1 18 3 1 0 1 4 8 0 62 6.5
1995-96 33 NYR NHL 66 3 34 37 11 2 42 0 3 0 0 15 19 0 140 2.1
1996-97 34 NYR NHL 79 5 25 30 10 8 48 3 2 0 2 13 12 0 154 3.2
1997-98 35 NYR NHL 75 5 15 20 7 -3 46 4 1 0 0 11 4 0 116 4.3
12 yrs NJD NHL 702 83 316 399 131 6 534 47 33 3 5 153 153 10 1536 5.4
3 yrs NYR NHL 220 13 74 87 27 7 136 7 6 0 2 39 35 0 410 3.2
Career NHL 922 96 390 486 158 13 670 54 39 3 7 192 188 10 1946 4.9

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
1983-84 21 NJD NHL 4 0.00 0.50 0.50 0.14 0.00 1.25 0 2 2 1 4 2 4 0 -2 0.1 0.1 0.2
1984-85 22 NJD NHL 67 0.13 0.34 0.48 0.17 0.54 2.13 7 18 25 9 87 34 98 23 -22 1.5 2.7 4.2
1985-86 23 NJD NHL 40 0.08 0.38 0.45 0.14 0.80 1.60 2 12 14 4 63 14 58 18 9 0.6 2.2 2.8
1986-87 24 NJD NHL 74 0.08 0.38 0.46 0.15 0.49 1.78 5 24 29 9 94 28 122 30 -26 1.5 1.6 3.1
1987-88 25 NJD NHL 74 0.20 0.54 0.74 0.26 0.92 2.57 12 33 45 16 131 57 112 45 7 3.6 4.2 7.8
1988-89 26 NJD NHL 27 0.04 0.56 0.59 0.17 0.89 2.56 1 12 13 4 39 18 33 12 0 0.7 1.2 1.9
1989-90 27 NJD NHL 75 0.09 0.61 0.71 0.22 0.84 2.47 6 38 44 14 131 39 119 33 6 2.9 3.9 6.8
1990-91 28 NJD NHL 73 0.12 0.49 0.62 0.20 0.85 2.67 8 32 40 13 113 40 96 34 11 2.7 4.3 6.9
1991-92 29 NJD NHL 78 0.09 0.45 0.54 0.17 0.85 2.63 6 31 37 12 106 36 101 36 5 2.2 4.0 6.2
1992-93 30 NJD NHL 83 0.17 0.48 0.65 0.22 0.80 2.13 11 32 43 15 115 47 94 16 -10 3.4 3.5 6.9
1993-94 31 NJD NHL 66 0.12 0.36 0.48 0.17 0.95 1.65 7 22 29 10 86 24 51 18 29 2.0 4.7 6.6
1994-95 32 NJD NHL 41 0.10 0.29 0.39 0.13 0.44 1.51 7 21 28 10 35 13 31 8 -1 1.0 2.3 3.2
1995-96 33 NYR NHL 66 0.05 0.52 0.56 0.16 0.64 2.12 3 33 36 11 89 45 53 11 2 2.1 3.1 5.3
1996-97 34 NYR NHL 79 0.06 0.32 0.38 0.12 0.61 1.95 5 26 31 10 85 31 63 17 8 1.7 3.9 5.6
1997-98 35 NYR NHL 75 0.07 0.20 0.27 0.09 0.61 1.55 6 17 23 8 66 21 65 17 -3 0.9 3.9 4.8
12 yrs NJD NHL 702 0.12 0.45 0.57 0.19 0.76 2.19 72 277 349 115 1004 352 919 273 6 22.1 34.6 56.7
3 yrs NYR NHL 220 0.06 0.34 0.40 0.12 0.62 1.86 14 76 90 28 240 97 181 45 7 4.8 10.8 15.6
Career NHL 922 0.10 0.42 0.53 0.17 0.73 2.11 86 353 439 143 1244 449 1100 318 13 26.9 45.4 72.3

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
1987-88 25 NJD NHL 20 3 7 10 4 2 14 0 3 0 0 16 18.8
1989-90 27 NJD NHL 6 1 5 6 2 3 6 1 0 0 0 21 4.8
1990-91 28 NJD NHL 7 1 2 3 1 1 12 0 1 0 0 21 4.8
1991-92 29 NJD NHL 7 0 4 4 1 -2 2 0 0 0 0 23 0.0
1992-93 30 NJD NHL 5 1 3 4 1 -2 4 0 0 1 0 19 5.3
1993-94 31 NJD NHL 20 3 5 8 3 4 12 1 2 0 0 33 9.1
1994-95 32 NJD NHL SC 17 1 6 7 2 13 8 0 1 0 0 19 5.3
1995-96 33 NYR NHL 11 0 7 7 2 1 4 0 0 0 0 23 0.0
1996-97 34 NYR NHL 15 0 1 1 0 -3 2 0 0 0 0 26 0.0
Career NHL 1 108 10 40 50 16 17 64 2 7 1 0 201 5.0

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
1978-79 16 Royal York Royals ON-Jr.A 49 10 30 40 44 2
1979-80 17 Royal York Royals ON-Jr.A 43 13 57 70 102
1980-81 18 University of Wisconsin WCHA 42 5 15 20 42
1981-82 19 University of Wisconsin WCHA 46 7 37 44 84
1982-83 20 University of Wisconsin WCHA 49 19 42 61 100
1983-84 21 Canada Nat-Tm 61 11 17 28 44
1983-84 21 Canada Olympics 7 3 1 4 10
1983-84 21 Maine Mariners AHL 12 2 6 8 15
1985-86 23 Maine Mariners AHL 15 4 7 11 16
1986-87 24 Canada WEC-A 8 0 0 0 4
Career 2 Seasons AHL 27 6 13 19 31
Career 1 Season Nat-Tm 61 11 17 28 44
Career 1 Season Olympics 7 3 1 4 10
Career 2 Seasons ON-Jr.A 92 23 87 110 146 2
Career 3 Seasons WCHA 137 31 94 125 226
Career 1 Season WEC-A 8 0 0 0 4

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
1983-84 21 Maine Mariners AHL 16 0 10 10 8
Career 1 Season AHL 16 0 10 10 8
Rk Year Tm G A +/- PIM S SHFT
1 1984 CAN 3 0 10
Car 3 0 10

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 15 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Bruce Driver 7.8 6.9 6.9 6.8 6.6 6.2 5.6 5.3 4.8 4.2 3.2 3.1 2.8 1.9 0.2
Rob Ramage 96.0 8.7 7.0 7.0 7.0 6.3 5.9 5.3 5.2 5.1 4.9 4.8 3.5 2.8 1.9 -0.1
Randy Carlyle 95.2 8.5 7.6 7.3 6.9 6.8 6.5 5.9 5.5 5.1 4.5 4.4 3.6 3.1 2.9 0.2
Patrice Brisebois 94.9 7.9 6.9 6.8 6.8 6.6 6.2 5.7 5.2 4.0 4.0 2.9 2.6 2.4 1.9 0.6
Bill Quackenbush 94.6 6.4 6.2 6.1 5.6 5.5 5.5 5.3 5.3 5.2 4.7 4.3 4.3 3.3 1.1
Mike Ramsey 93.6 8.0 7.0 6.9 6.5 6.1 5.7 5.2 4.9 4.8 3.9 3.7 3.3 3.3 1.6 1.5
Petr Svoboda 93.1 8.2 7.4 7.0 6.4 6.3 5.7 5.5 5.4 5.3 4.7 4.6 4.5 3.9 3.3 1.9
Eric Weinrich 93.1 7.6 7.1 6.6 6.2 6.0 6.0 6.0 5.7 4.9 4.8 4.3 4.0 3.4 1.4 0.0
Bob Murray 92.9 8.4 7.5 7.4 7.4 6.9 6.8 6.1 5.0 5.0 4.8 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.1 0.7
Jean-Guy Talbot 92.5 9.1 6.7 6.5 6.4 6.1 5.8 5.6 5.2 5.0 5.0 4.8 4.7 3.9 2.2 0.3
Derian Hatcher 92.3 9.3 8.6 7.3 7.0 6.5 5.7 5.6 5.2 4.8 3.7 3.4 3.2 2.7 1.5 1.0
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
Bruce Driver 7.8 6.9 6.9 6.8 6.6 6.2 5.6 5.3 4.8 4.2 3.2 3.1 2.8 1.9 0.2
Rob Ramage 96.0 8.7 7.0 7.0 7.0 6.3 5.9 5.3 5.2 5.1 4.9 4.8 3.5 2.8 1.9 -0.1
Bill Quackenbush 94.6 6.4 6.2 6.1 5.6 5.5 5.5 5.3 5.3 5.2 4.7 4.3 4.3 3.3 1.1
Bob Murray 92.9 8.4 7.5 7.4 7.4 6.9 6.8 6.1 5.0 5.0 4.8 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.1 0.7
Randy Carlyle 92.8 8.5 7.6 7.3 6.9 6.8 6.5 5.9 5.5 5.1 4.5 4.4 3.9 3.6 3.1 2.9 0.4 0.2
Patrice Brisebois 92.7 7.9 6.9 6.8 6.8 6.6 6.2 5.7 5.2 4.0 4.0 3.1 2.9 2.6 2.4 2.0 1.9 1.3 0.6
Jyrki Lumme 92.0 8.3 8.2 7.2 7.1 6.9 6.0 5.8 5.5 4.7 4.6 4.5 3.4 3.2 3.1 1.4
Derian Hatcher 91.8 9.3 8.6 7.3 7.0 6.5 5.7 5.6 5.2 4.8 3.7 3.4 3.2 2.7 2.1 1.5 1.0
Alexei Zhitnik 91.6 9.6 7.3 6.7 6.5 6.4 6.1 5.7 5.4 5.1 5.0 4.4 4.1 3.0 2.4 1.5
Jamie Macoun 91.5 7.3 7.2 7.0 6.9 5.4 5.4 5.2 5.2 5.1 5.0 3.7 2.3 2.3 1.9 1.6 1.2
Petr Svoboda 91.5 8.2 7.4 7.0 6.4 6.3 5.7 5.5 5.4 5.3 4.7 4.6 4.5 3.9 3.4 3.3 1.9 0.6

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

June 30, 1982: Rights transferred to New Jersey after Colorado franchise relocated, June 30, 1982.

September 28, 1995: Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, September 28, 1995.

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