Bill Fairbairn

Position: RW ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs. (77 kg)

Born: January 7, 1947 in Brandon, Manitoba

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% TOI ATOI Awards
1968-69 22 NYR NHL 1 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
1969-70 23 NYR NHL 76 23 33 56 24 23 20 3 0 5 29 4 0 153 15.0 Calder-2
1970-71 24 NYR NHL 56 7 23 30 -4 32 5 2 0 1 17 6 0 88 8.0
1971-72 25 NYR NHL 78 22 37 59 36 53 16 2 4 6 31 4 2 139 15.8
1972-73 26 NYR NHL 78 30 33 63 36 23 23 5 2 5 27 4 2 174 17.2
1973-74 27 NYR NHL 78 18 44 62 11 12 11 4 3 3 37 7 0 185 9.7
1974-75 28 NYR NHL 80 24 37 61 13 10 15 7 2 3 28 8 1 191 12.6
1975-76 29 NYR NHL 80 13 15 28 -14 8 10 2 1 2 15 0 0 160 8.1
1976-77 30 TOT NHL 60 10 22 32 0 2 8 0 2 2 18 3 1 93 10.8
1976-77 30 NYR NHL 9 1 2 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 10 10.0
1976-77 30 MNS NHL 51 9 20 29 -1 2 7 0 2 2 16 3 1 83 10.8
1977-78 31 TOT NHL 66 14 17 31 -24 10 11 2 1 1 15 1 1 89 15.7
1977-78 31 MNS NHL 6 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 7 0.0
1977-78 31 STL NHL 60 14 16 30 -23 10 11 2 1 1 14 1 1 82 17.1
1978-79 32 STL NHL 5 1 0 1 -2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 12.5
9 yrs NYR NHL 536 138 224 362 102 161 101 25 12 25 186 33 5 1101 12.5
2 yrs MNS NHL 57 9 21 30 -2 2 7 0 2 2 17 3 1 90 10.0
2 yrs STL NHL 65 15 16 31 -25 10 12 2 1 1 14 1 1 90 16.7
Career NHL 658 162 261 423 75 173 120 27 15 28 217 37 7 1281 12.6

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
1968-69 22 NYR NHL 1 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -1 0.0 0.0 -0.1
1969-70 23 NYR NHL 76 22 0.30 0.43 0.74 0.28 0.30 2.01 23 34 57 22 88 17 47 0 24 4.0 1.9 5.8 Calder-2
1970-71 24 NYR NHL 56 10 0.13 0.41 0.54 0.18 0.57 1.57 6 21 27 9 47 13 38 0 -4 0.9 0.6 1.5
1971-72 25 NYR NHL 78 22 0.28 0.47 0.76 0.28 0.68 1.78 22 37 59 22 87 12 55 16 36 3.9 1.8 5.7
1972-73 26 NYR NHL 78 25 0.38 0.42 0.81 0.32 0.29 2.23 27 31 58 23 102 15 73 22 36 4.2 2.0 6.2
1973-74 27 NYR NHL 78 22 0.23 0.56 0.79 0.28 0.15 2.37 17 42 59 21 94 21 88 26 11 3.4 1.3 4.7
1974-75 28 NYR NHL 80 24 0.30 0.46 0.76 0.29 0.13 2.39 20 32 52 20 96 24 84 25 13 3.4 1.5 4.9
1975-76 29 NYR NHL 80 11 0.16 0.19 0.35 0.14 0.10 2.00 11 13 24 10 54 4 94 30 -14 -0.2 0.8 0.7
1976-77 30 TOT NHL 60 11 0.17 0.37 0.53 0.19 0.03 1.55 9 20 29 10 61 6 76 21 0 0.9 1.0 2.0
1976-77 30 NYR NHL 9 1 0.11 0.22 0.33 0.12 0.00 1.11 1 2 3 1 6 0 10 5 1 -0.1 0.2 0.1
1976-77 30 MNS NHL 51 10 0.18 0.39 0.57 0.20 0.04 1.63 8 18 26 9 55 6 66 16 -1 1.0 0.9 1.9
1977-78 31 TOT NHL 66 13 0.21 0.26 0.47 0.19 0.15 1.35 12 15 27 11 48 4 79 11 -24 1.1 0.6 1.7
1977-78 31 MNS NHL 6 0 0.00 0.17 0.17 0.05 0.00 1.17 0 1 1 0 4 0 7 2 -1 -0.2 0.1 -0.1
1977-78 31 STL NHL 60 12 0.23 0.27 0.50 0.20 0.17 1.37 12 14 26 10 44 4 72 9 -23 1.2 0.5 1.8
1978-79 32 STL NHL 5 1 0.20 0.00 0.20 0.11 0.00 1.60 1 0 1 1 1 0 7 4 -2 -0.1 0.0 0.0
9 yrs NYR NHL 536 136 0.26 0.42 0.68 0.25 0.30 2.05 127 212 339 127 574 106 490 124 102 19.5 10.0 29.5
2 yrs MNS NHL 57 11 0.16 0.37 0.53 0.19 0.04 1.58 8 19 27 10 59 6 73 18 -2 0.8 0.9 1.8
2 yrs STL NHL 65 13 0.23 0.25 0.48 0.20 0.15 1.38 13 14 27 11 45 4 79 13 -25 1.2 0.5 1.7
Career NHL 658 160 0.25 0.40 0.64 0.24 0.26 1.95 148 245 393 148 678 116 642 155 75 21.5 11.4 33.0

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1969-70 23 NYR NHL 6 0 1 1 10 0 0 0 0
1970-71 24 NYR NHL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-72 25 NYR NHL 16 5 7 12 11 3 2 0 1
1972-73 26 NYR NHL 10 1 8 9 2 1 0 0 0
1973-74 27 NYR NHL 13 3 5 8 6 3 0 0 0
1974-75 28 NYR NHL 3 4 0 4 13 1 2 1 0
1976-77 30 MNS NHL 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Career NHL 54 13 22 35 42 8 4 1 1

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
1963-64 17 Brandon Wheat Kings MJHL 4 1 1 2 2
1964-65 18 Brandon Wheat Kings SJHL 55 28 31 59 26
1965-66 19 Brandon Wheat Kings SJHL 60 36 76 112 94
1966-67 20 Brandon Wheat Kings CMJHL 55 60 82 142 75
1966-67 20 Omaha Knights CPHL 3 0 0 0 2
1967-68 21 Omaha Knights CPHL 70 23 33 56 46
1968-69 22 Omaha Knights CHL 68 28 47 75 62
Career 1 Season CHL 68 28 47 75 62
Career 1 Season CMJHL 55 60 82 142 75
Career 2 Seasons CPHL 73 23 33 56 48
Career 1 Season MJHL 4 1 1 2 2
Career 2 Seasons SJHL 115 64 107 171 120

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1963-64 17 Brandon Wheat Kings M-Cup 2 1 0 1 0
1964-65 18 Brandon Wheat Kings SJHL 9 6 5 11 11
1965-66 19 Brandon Wheat Kings SJHL 11 5 12 17 6
1966-67 20 Brandon Wheat Kings CMJHL 13 12 18 30 33
1966-67 20 Port Arthur Marrs M-Cup 5 3 4 7 4
1968-69 22 Omaha Knights CHL 7 3 6 9 9
Career 1 Season CHL 7 3 6 9 9
Career 1 Season CMJHL 13 12 18 30 33
Career 2 Seasons M-Cup 7 4 4 8 4
Career 2 Seasons SJHL 20 11 17 28 17

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
Bill Fairbairn 6.2 5.8 5.7 4.9 4.7 2.0 1.7 1.5 0.7 0.0 -0.1
Gilles Tremblay 92.6 6.1 5.9 5.2 4.8 4.2 2.3 2.2 1.6 1.0
Billy Taylor 89.2 5.5 4.4 4.3 3.7 3.2 1.2 0.7
Fleming MacKell 89.0 6.3 5.5 5.0 4.3 3.2 2.2 1.7 0.9 0.4 -0.1 -0.1
Mike Walton 88.2 6.5 5.5 5.4 4.9 4.3 3.6 1.8 1.6 1.2 0.7 0.3
Pierre-Marc Bouchard 88.0 6.6 6.3 5.9 4.7 3.8 2.6 2.3 2.0 1.4 0.4 0.0
Carey Wilson 87.8 5.6 5.1 5.0 3.8 3.4 1.8 1.4 1.3 0.8 0.2
Vic Stasiuk 87.8 6.6 5.9 5.2 4.7 4.3 1.6 1.0 0.5 0.4 -0.1 -0.4
Bill Hay 87.8 5.9 4.9 4.9 4.5 4.4 3.3 2.8 1.5
Jarret Stoll 86.5 6.4 5.1 4.5 4.2 4.1 2.4 2.0 2.0 1.5 1.3 -0.1
Tom Cook 86.0 4.5 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.0 1.4 0.7 0.0 -0.3
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Bill Fairbairn 6.2 5.8 5.7 4.9 4.7 2.0 1.7 1.5 0.7 0.0 -0.1
Gilles Tremblay 92.6 6.1 5.9 5.2 4.8 4.2 2.3 2.2 1.6 1.0
Billy Taylor 89.2 5.5 4.4 4.3 3.7 3.2 1.2 0.7
Pierre-Marc Bouchard 88.0 6.6 6.3 5.9 4.7 3.8 2.6 2.3 2.0 1.4 0.4 0.0
Bill Hay 87.8 5.9 4.9 4.9 4.5 4.4 3.3 2.8 1.5
Carey Wilson 87.8 5.6 5.1 5.0 3.8 3.4 1.8 1.4 1.3 0.8 0.2
Jarret Stoll 86.5 6.4 5.1 4.5 4.2 4.1 2.4 2.0 2.0 1.5 1.3 0.9 -0.1
Tom Cook 86.0 4.5 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.0 1.4 0.7 0.0 -0.3
Mike Walton 85.5 6.5 5.5 5.4 4.9 4.3 3.6 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.2 0.7 0.3
Alex Shibicky 85.2 4.9 4.7 3.8 3.4 3.0 2.2 1.2 0.8
Darren Turcotte 85.0 5.6 5.3 4.9 4.1 4.0 3.6 3.3 1.6 0.7 0.7 0.0 -0.2

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

March, 1967: Loaned to Port Arthur (TBJHL) by Brandon (MJHL) for Memorial Cup playoffs, March, 1967.

November 11, 1976: Traded to Minnesota by NY Rangers with Nick Beverley for Bill Goldsworthy, November 11, 1976.

October 24, 1977: Claimed on waivers by St. Louis from Minnesota, October 24, 1977.

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