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Ben Eager

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Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 240 lbs. (109 kg)

Born: January 22, 1984 in Ottawa, Ontario
Draft: Phoenix, 1st round (23rd overall), 2002 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Oshawa Generals

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
2005-06 22 PHI NHL 25 3 5 8 0 18 3 0 0 0 5 0 0 21 14.3 185 7:24
2006-07 23 PHI NHL 63 6 5 11 -13 233 6 0 0 0 5 0 0 48 12.5 519 8:14
2007-08 24 TOT NHL 32 0 2 2 -9 89 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 16 0.0 28 186 5:48 1 4 20.0 32 0 2 4
2007-08 24 PHI NHL 23 0 0 0 -8 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0.0 19 126 5:29 1 4 20.0 25 0 2 4
2007-08 24 CHI NHL 9 0 2 2 -1 27 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 5 0.0 9 60 6:37 0 0 7 0 0 0
2008-09 25 CHI NHL 75 11 4 15 1 161 11 0 0 0 4 0 0 80 13.8 133 639 8:31 0 0 95 11 12 8
2009-10 26 CHI NHL 60 7 9 16 9 120 7 0 0 2 9 0 0 68 10.3 113 500 8:20 0 1 0.0 51 6 12 11
2010-11 27 TOT NHL 68 7 10 17 4 120 7 0 0 1 10 0 0 84 8.3 137 723 10:38 0 2 0.0 87 28 21 26
2010-11 27 ATL NHL 34 3 7 10 4 77 3 0 0 1 7 0 0 41 7.3 72 417 12:15 0 2 0.0 48 9 13 10
2010-11 27 SJS NHL 34 4 3 7 0 43 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 43 9.3 65 307 9:02 0 0 39 19 8 16
2011-12 28 EDM NHL 63 8 5 13 -1 107 8 0 0 3 5 0 0 69 11.6 121 538 8:32 0 2 0.0 73 17 13 17
2012-13 29 EDM NHL 14 1 1 2 -4 25 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 14 7.1 23 135 9:40 0 0 40 6 3 2
2013-14 30 EDM NHL 7 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0.0 11 51 7:13 1 1 50.0 9 2 2 2
3 yrs CHI NHL 144 18 15 33 9 308 18 0 0 2 15 0 0 153 11.8 255 1198 8:19 0 1 0.0 153 17 24 19
3 yrs EDM NHL 84 9 7 16 -4 134 9 0 0 3 7 0 0 87 10.3 155 724 8:37 1 3 25.0 122 25 18 21
3 yrs PHI NHL 111 9 10 19 -21 313 9 0 0 0 10 0 0 80 11.3 88 830 7:29 1 4 20.0 25 0 2 4
1 yr SJS NHL 34 4 3 7 0 43 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 43 9.3 65 307 9:02 0 0 39 19 8 16
1 yr ATL NHL 34 3 7 10 4 77 3 0 0 1 7 0 0 41 7.3 72 417 12:15 0 2 0.0 48 9 13 10
Career NHL 407 43 42 85 -12 875 43 0 0 6 42 0 0 404 10.6 635 3476 8:32 2 10 16.7 387 70 65 70

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 24 2 Teams NHL 32 104 157 39.8 -8.9 81 112 42.0 -8.6 5.7 84.6 90.3 52.4 47.6
2007-08 24 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 23 126.1 72 117 38.1 -7.6 53 82 39.3 -7.7 0.0 86.7 86.7 42.6 57.4
2007-08 24 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 9 55.7 32 40 44.4 -11.3 28 30 48.3 -9.6 13.0 77.8 90.8 70.0 30.0
2008-09 25 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 75 629.2 547 470 53.8 -3.5 399 369 52.0 -5.6 7.9 92.4 100.2 63.2 36.8
2009-10 26 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 60 494.5 468 381 55.1 -3.7 365 285 56.2 -4.4 8.5 92.8 101.3 70.0 30.0
2010-11 27 2 Teams NHL 68 615 729 45.8 -7.3 461 530 46.5 -7.8 7.1 94.5 101.6 49.9 50.1
2010-11 27 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 34 404.2 309 427 42.0 -8.9 223 309 41.9 -10.3 9.7 94.5 104.2 43.7 56.3
2010-11 27 San Jose Sharks NHL 34 303.7 306 302 50.3 -4.8 238 221 51.9 -4.6 4.5 94.6 99.1 57.5 42.5
2011-12 28 Edmonton Oilers NHL 63 533.0 404 524 43.5 -5.7 297 385 43.5 -7.3 7.5 94.1 101.6 49.3 50.7
2012-13 29 Edmonton Oilers NHL 14 134.0 92 172 34.8 -15.5 70 119 37.0 -12.2 3.8 93.3 97.1 39.8 60.2
2013-14 30 Edmonton Oilers NHL 7 50.3 37 45 45.1 -8.9 29 27 51.8 0.6 5.3 100.0 105.3 45.5 54.5
3 yrs NHL 75 1179.3 1047 891 54.0 -3.8 792 684 53.7 -5.1 8.4 92.0 100.4 66.2 33.8
3 yrs NHL 7 717.3 533 741 41.8 -7.9 396 531 42.7 -7.9 6.7 94.2 100.9 46.9 53.1
2 yrs NHL 32 719 886 44.8 -7.2 542 642 45.8 -7.6 6.9 92.9 99.7 50.3 49.7
Career NHL 9 2730.5 2986 3364 47.0 -6.3 2244 2469 47.6 -6.9 7.3 93.1 100.3 54.4 45.6

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
2005-06 22 PHI NHL 25 3 0.12 0.20 0.32 0.12 0.72 0.84 3 5 8 3 10 0 10 0 0 0.6 0.2 0.7
2006-07 23 PHI NHL 63 5 0.10 0.08 0.17 0.07 3.70 0.76 6 5 11 5 15 1 27 0 -13 0.2 0.1 0.3
2007-08 24 TOT NHL 32 1 0.00 0.06 0.06 0.02 2.78 0.50 0 2 2 1 3 0 12 0 -9 -0.3 -0.2 -0.5
2007-08 24 PHI NHL 23 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.70 0.48 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 -8 -0.4 -0.2 -0.6
2007-08 24 CHI NHL 9 1 0.00 0.22 0.22 0.06 3.00 0.56 0 2 2 1 3 0 4 0 -1 0.0 0.0 0.1
2008-09 25 CHI NHL 75 7 0.15 0.05 0.20 0.09 2.15 1.07 12 4 16 8 24 1 24 2 1 0.9 0.7 1.5
2009-10 26 CHI NHL 60 6 0.12 0.15 0.27 0.10 2.00 1.13 8 9 17 7 23 0 14 0 9 1.0 0.9 1.9
2010-11 27 TOT NHL 68 7 0.10 0.15 0.25 0.10 1.76 1.24 7 10 17 7 25 0 21 0 4 0.6 0.9 1.5
2010-11 27 ATL NHL 34 4 0.09 0.21 0.29 0.11 2.26 1.21 3 7 10 4 17 0 13 0 4 0.3 0.6 0.9
2010-11 27 SJS NHL 34 3 0.12 0.09 0.21 0.09 1.26 1.26 4 3 7 3 8 0 8 0 0 0.3 0.3 0.6
2011-12 28 EDM NHL 63 6 0.13 0.08 0.21 0.09 1.70 1.10 9 5 14 6 16 0 18 1 -1 0.8 0.6 1.4
2012-13 29 EDM NHL 14 1 0.07 0.07 0.14 0.06 1.79 1.00 2 2 4 2 2 0 6 0 -4 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
2013-14 30 EDM NHL 7 0 0.00 0.14 0.14 0.04 0.29 0.57 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.0 0.1 0.1
3 yrs CHI NHL 144 14 0.13 0.10 0.23 0.09 2.14 1.06 20 15 35 15 50 1 42 2 9 1.9 1.5 3.5
3 yrs EDM NHL 84 7 0.11 0.08 0.19 0.08 1.60 1.04 11 8 19 8 19 0 24 1 -4 0.8 0.7 1.5
3 yrs PHI NHL 111 8 0.08 0.09 0.17 0.07 2.82 0.72 9 10 19 8 25 1 45 0 -21 0.4 0.1 0.5
1 yr SJS NHL 34 3 0.12 0.09 0.21 0.09 1.26 1.26 4 3 7 3 8 0 8 0 0 0.3 0.3 0.6
1 yr ATL NHL 34 4 0.09 0.21 0.29 0.11 2.26 1.21 3 7 10 4 17 0 13 0 4 0.3 0.6 0.9
Career NHL 407 34 0.11 0.10 0.21 0.08 2.15 0.99 47 43 90 37 119 2 132 3 -12 3.7 3.2 6.9

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 22 PHI NHL 2 0 0 0 -4 26 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 14 7:06
2008-09 25 CHI NHL 17 1 1 2 -1 61 1 0 0 1 15 6.7 27 145 8:32 0 0 45 1 0 3
2009-10 26 CHI NHL SC 18 1 2 3 2 20 1 0 0 1 13 7.7 23 109 6:02 0 0 42 2 1 1
2010-11 27 SJS NHL 10 1 0 1 -2 41 1 0 0 0 11 9.1 16 49 4:53 0 0 10 4 1 2
Career NHL 1 47 3 3 6 -5 148 3 0 0 2 42 7.1 69 317 6:44 0 0 97 7 2 6

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%
2008-09 25 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 17 142.5 97 104 48.3 -6.3 80 74 51.9 -3.5 8.1 90.0 98.1 62.7 37.3
2009-10 26 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 18 108.2 85 99 46.2 -7.6 64 70 47.8 -6.7 8.5 95.5 104.0 72.9 27.1
2010-11 27 San Jose Sharks NHL 10 48.3 45 62 42.1 -9.1 30 48 38.5 -13.2 3.8 92.5 96.3 66.7 33.3
2 yrs NHL 17 250.6 182 203 47.3 -6.8 144 144 50.0 -4.9 8.3 92.3 100.6 67.3 32.7
Career NHL 17 298.9 227 265 46.1 -7.1 174 192 47.5 -6.5 7.4 92.4 99.8 67.1 32.9

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
1999-00 16 Ottawa Jr. Senators ON-Jr.A 50 8 11 19 119
2000-01 17 Oshawa Generals OHL 61 4 6 10 120
2000-01 17 Canada U-18 5 1 1 2 4
2001-02 18 Oshawa Generals OHL 63 14 23 37 -16 255 7 7 0 2
2001-02 18 Canada WJ18-A 8 1 3 4 -3 45 1 0 0 0
2002-03 19 Oshawa Generals OHL 58 16 24 40 3 216 11 5 0
2003-04 20 Oshawa Generals OHL 61 25 27 52 -3 204 19 6 0
2003-04 20 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004-05 21 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 66 7 10 17 12 232 5 2 0 0
2005-06 22 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 49 6 12 18 -6 256 5 1 0 2
2006-07 23 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 3 0 0 0 1 21 0 0 0 0
2012-13 29 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 9 0 2 2 -4 13 0 0 0 0 8 0.0
Career 5 Seasons AHL 132 13 24 37 3 522 10 3 0 2 8 0.0
Career 4 Seasons OHL 243 59 80 139 -16 795 37 18 0 2
Career 1 Season ON-Jr.A 50 8 11 19 119
Career 1 Season U-18 5 1 1 2 4
Career 1 Season WJ18-A 8 1 3 4 -3 45 1 0 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2001-02 18 Oshawa Generals OHL 5 0 1 1 13
2002-03 19 Oshawa Generals OHL 8 0 4 4 -1 8 0 0 0
2003-04 20 Oshawa Generals OHL 7 2 3 5 31 2 0 0
2003-04 20 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 3 0 1 1 8 0 0 0 0
2004-05 21 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 16 1 1 2 -3 71 0 1 0 0
2012-13 29 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 13 1 4 5 -1 64 1 0 0 0 26 3.8
Career 3 Seasons AHL 32 2 6 8 -4 143 1 1 0 0 26 3.8
Career 3 Seasons OHL 20 2 8 10 -1 52 2 0 0

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 9 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Ben Eager 1.9 1.5 1.5 1.4 0.7 0.3 0.1 -0.1 -0.5
Claude Lapointe 84.7 1.8 1.6 1.5 0.7 0.7 0.3 0.2
Jere Gillis 78.7 2.5 1.6 1.3 1.3 0.5 0.2 -0.2
Greg Terrion 77.3 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.3 1.2 0.8 -0.1
Jordin Tootoo 77.3 2.1 1.7 1.5 1.1 0.1 0.1 -0.3
Mark Reeds 75.6 1.5 1.5 1.4 0.7 0.4 0.2 -0.6
Eddie Shack 75.4 2.4 2.1 1.5 1.4 0.5 0.3 0.0
Georges Laraque 74.7 3.2 1.7 1.6 1.6 0.8 0.4 -0.4
Brian Spencer 74.2 2.3 2.1 1.6 1.1 0.7 -0.3 -0.4
Dave Tippett 73.5 2.2 2.2 1.4 1.0 1.0 0.3 -0.6
Lorne Henning 73.3 1.9 1.7 1.6 0.9 0.5 -0.2 -0.3
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Ben Eager 1.9 1.5 1.5 1.4 0.7 0.3 0.1 -0.1 -0.5
Greg Terrion 73.7 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.3 1.2 0.8 0.1 -0.1
Hnat Domenichelli 73.3 2.3 2.0 1.9 1.3 0.9 0.2 0.0
Jere Gillis 72.3 2.5 1.6 1.3 1.3 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.0 -0.2
Jordin Tootoo 71.7 2.1 2.0 1.8 1.7 1.5 1.1 0.6 0.1 0.1 -0.1 -0.3
Lorne Henning 69.2 1.9 1.7 1.6 0.9 0.5 0.1 -0.2 -0.3 -0.5
Jay McClement 68.1 2.5 2.1 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.0 1.0 0.8 -0.4 -0.9
Jim Slater 67.6 1.7 1.6 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3 0.6 0.6 -0.3 -0.4
Brian Spencer 67.6 2.3 2.1 1.6 1.4 1.1 0.7 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3 -0.4
Bob Carse 66.5 1.5 1.5 1.2 0.5 0.2
Alf Pike 65.6 2.0 1.7 1.5 1.0 1.0 0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

February 9, 2004: Traded to Philadelphia by Phoenix with Sean Burke and Branko Radivojevic for Mike Comrie, February 9, 2004.

December 18, 2007: Traded to Chicago by Philadelphia for Jim Vandermeer, December 18, 2007.

June 24, 2010: Traded to Atlanta by Chicago with Brent Sopel, Dustin Byfuglien and Akim Aliu for Marty Reasoner, Joey Crabb, Jeremy Morin and New Jersey's 1st (previously acquired, Chicago selected Kevin Hayes) and 2nd (previously acquired, Chicago selected Justin Holl) round choices in 2010 Entry Draft, June 24, 2010.

January 18, 2011: Traded to San Jose by Atlanta for San Jose's 5th round choice (Austen Brassard) in 2011 Entry Draft, January 18, 2011.

July 1, 2011: Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, July 1, 2011.

January 20, 2013: Missed majority of 2012-13 due to head injury at Vancouver, January 20, 2013.

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