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Vernon Fiddler

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Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 5-11 (180 cm)
Weight: 205 lbs. (93 kg)

Born: May 9, 1980 in Edmonton, Alberta
Amateur Teams: Kelowna Rockets, Medicine Hat Tigers
Current salary: $1,500,000
Current cap hit: $1,250,000

Last 5 Games

Scoring Goals Assists
Rk Date Tm Opp G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% SHFT TOI HIT BLK FOwin FOloss FO%
1 2016-04-09 DAL NSH W 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 19 12:46 0 0 7 2 77.8
2 2016-04-07 DAL COL W 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 14:55 0 0 4 8 33.3
3 2016-04-03 DAL @ ANA L 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 21 14:13 0 0 4 8 33.3
4 2016-04-02 DAL @ LAK W 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 19 9:38 2 0 4 9 30.8
5 2016-03-31 DAL ARI W 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 20 12:21 2 1 3 8 27.3
2015-16: Complete Gamelog | Scoring Log | Advanced Stats | Splits

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
2002-03 22 NSH NHL 19 4 2 6 2 14 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 20 20.0 184 9:40
2003-04 23 NSH NHL 17 0 0 0 -6 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0.0 138 8:06
2005-06 25 NSH NHL 40 8 4 12 -2 42 5 3 0 2 3 1 0 46 17.4 553 13:49
2006-07 26 NSH NHL 72 11 15 26 11 40 10 0 1 1 15 0 0 90 12.2 981 13:38
2007-08 27 NSH NHL 79 11 21 32 -4 47 8 2 1 1 18 3 0 97 11.3 167 1101 13:56 193 191 50.3 52 23 51 17
2008-09 28 NSH NHL 78 11 6 17 -13 24 8 1 2 2 5 0 1 114 9.6 205 1089 13:58 331 281 54.1 83 31 33 15
2009-10 29 PHX NHL 76 8 22 30 13 46 5 0 3 1 22 0 0 119 6.7 198 1090 14:21 579 530 52.2 94 47 16 7 Selke-14
2010-11 30 PHX NHL 71 6 16 22 3 46 5 0 1 2 14 1 1 97 6.2 163 1104 15:33 660 564 53.9 85 60 27 21 Selke-21
2011-12 31 DAL NHL 82 8 13 21 -13 60 8 0 0 1 12 0 1 123 6.5 214 1147 13:59 534 515 50.9 82 67 40 13
2012-13 32 DAL NHL 46 4 13 17 3 48 3 1 0 0 11 1 1 56 7.1 103 591 12:51 319 300 51.5 34 28 18 8
2013-14 33 DAL NHL 76 6 17 23 3 37 6 0 0 1 14 1 2 109 5.5 179 1010 13:17 504 463 52.1 44 52 19 23
2014-15 34 DAL NHL 80 13 16 29 -5 34 9 3 1 2 15 0 1 132 9.8 227 1050 13:08 569 528 51.9 43 61 32 21
2015-16 35 DAL NHL 82 12 10 22 5 31 9 1 2 0 7 1 2 98 12.2 187 954 11:38 455 442 50.7 42 39 24 15
6 yrs NSH NHL 305 45 48 93 -12 190 35 6 4 7 43 4 1 375 12.0 536 4046 13:16 524 472 52.6 135 54 84 32
5 yrs DAL NHL 366 43 69 112 -7 210 35 5 3 4 59 3 7 518 8.3 910 4752 12:59 2381 2248 51.4 245 247 133 80
2 yrs PHX NHL 147 14 38 52 16 92 10 0 4 3 36 1 1 216 6.5 361 2194 14:55 1239 1094 53.1 179 107 43 28
Career NHL 818 102 155 257 -3 492 80 11 11 14 138 8 9 1109 9.2 1807 10992 13:26 4144 3814 52.1 559 408 260 140

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (All) Fenwick (All) PDO (All) Zone Starts (All)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 27 NSH NHL 79 714 726 49.6 -2.3 550 579 48.7 -3.1 8.1 91.4 99.5 46.2 53.8
2008-09 28 NSH NHL 78 689 780 46.9 -3.9 525 589 47.1 -3.9 6.7 91.2 97.9 38.7 61.3
2009-10 29 PHX NHL 76 745 761 49.5 -3.5 559 602 48.1 -4.8 9.8 93.2 102.9 40.8 59.2
2010-11 30 PHX NHL 71 753 930 44.7 -8.2 567 717 44.2 -8.4 8.0 93.6 101.5 35.7 64.3
2011-12 31 DAL NHL 82 812 982 45.3 -6.5 598 701 46.0 -6.1 6.4 91.8 98.2 41.4 58.6
2012-13 32 DAL NHL 46 361 460 44.0 -4.6 253 338 42.8 -4.6 10.1 93.2 103.3 30.1 69.9
2013-14 33 DAL NHL 76 734 803 47.8 -4.8 540 565 48.9 -3.8 8.1 91.8 99.8 41.9 58.1
2014-15 34 DAL NHL 80 783 805 49.3 -3.5 588 576 50.5 -2.2 8.6 89.1 97.7 45.0 55.0
2015-16 35 DAL NHL 82 738.9 706 690 50.6 -3.7 520 498 51.1 -3.9 7.4 92.8 100.2 43.8 56.2
5 yrs DAL NHL 366 738.9 3396 3740 47.6 -4.9 2499 2678 48.3 -4.3 7.9 91.6 99.5 41.3 58.7
2 yrs NSH NHL 157 1403 1506 48.2 -3.1 1075 1168 47.9 -3.5 7.5 91.3 98.7 42.4 57.6
2 yrs PHX NHL 147 1498 1691 47.0 -6.0 1126 1319 46.1 -6.7 8.8 93.4 102.2 38.1 61.9
Career NHL 670 738.9 6297 6937 47.6 -4.7 4700 5165 47.6 -4.7 8.0 92.0 100.0 40.8 59.2

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 +/- E+/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2002-03 22 NSH NHL 19 3 0.21 0.11 0.32 0.14 0.74 1.05 5 2 7 3 7 1 4 0 2 0.6 0.3 0.9
2003-04 23 NSH NHL 17 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.35 0.47 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 -6 -0.4 -0.1 -0.5
2005-06 25 NSH NHL 40 5 0.20 0.10 0.30 0.13 1.05 1.15 8 4 12 5 21 8 23 8 -2 0.3 0.6 0.9
2006-07 26 NSH NHL 72 10 0.15 0.21 0.36 0.14 0.56 1.25 11 15 26 10 36 1 43 19 11 0.9 1.4 2.3
2007-08 27 NSH NHL 79 11 0.14 0.27 0.41 0.14 0.59 1.23 12 22 34 13 40 6 50 12 -4 1.4 1.0 2.5
2008-09 28 NSH NHL 78 7 0.14 0.08 0.22 0.10 0.31 1.46 12 6 18 8 29 2 64 24 -13 -0.2 0.9 0.7
2009-10 29 PHX NHL 76 10 0.11 0.29 0.39 0.13 0.61 1.57 9 23 32 11 44 1 49 19 13 1.0 1.9 2.9 Selke-14
2010-11 30 PHX NHL 71 8 0.08 0.23 0.31 0.11 0.65 1.37 7 17 24 8 36 1 63 31 3 -0.1 1.1 1.0 Selke-21
2011-12 31 DAL NHL 82 8 0.10 0.16 0.26 0.09 0.73 1.50 9 14 23 9 28 0 59 18 -13 -0.1 0.7 0.6
2012-13 32 DAL NHL 46 6 0.09 0.28 0.37 0.12 1.04 1.22 8 24 32 11 21 2 31 15 3 0.7 0.7 1.4
2013-14 33 DAL NHL 76 8 0.08 0.22 0.30 0.10 0.49 1.43 7 19 26 9 34 1 55 24 3 0.4 1.1 1.6
2014-15 34 DAL NHL 80 11 0.16 0.20 0.36 0.14 0.43 1.65 15 17 32 13 42 5 58 16 -5 0.2 1.8 0.7 2.5
2015-16 35 DAL NHL 82 9 0.15 0.12 0.27 0.11 0.38 1.20 14 11 25 11 33 3 46 21 5 3.4 1.2 1.1 2.3
6 yrs NSH NHL 305 37 0.15 0.16 0.30 0.12 0.62 1.23 48 49 97 40 133 18 191 64 -12 2.7 4.1 6.8
5 yrs DAL NHL 366 42 0.12 0.19 0.31 0.11 0.57 1.42 53 85 138 52 158 11 249 94 -7 3.6 4.1 4.3 8.3
2 yrs PHX NHL 147 18 0.10 0.26 0.35 0.12 0.63 1.47 16 40 56 20 80 2 112 50 16 0.9 3.0 3.9
Career NHL 818 96 0.12 0.19 0.31 0.12 0.60 1.36 117 174 291 111 371 31 552 208 -3 3.6 7.7 11.3 19.0

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
2005-06 25 NSH NHL 2 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 18 8:48
2006-07 26 NSH NHL 5 1 1 2 -3 4 1 0 0 0 2 50.0 62 12:21
2007-08 27 NSH NHL 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0.0 16 101 16:48 37 26 58.7 7 3 5 2
2009-10 29 PHX NHL 6 1 1 2 -4 14 1 0 0 0 8 12.5 14 84 14:04 54 45 54.5 11 6 0 0
2010-11 30 PHX NHL 4 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 7 40 9:57 20 25 44.4 3 2 3 0
2013-14 33 DAL NHL 6 1 2 3 -1 24 1 0 0 0 12 8.3 24 87 14:26 61 40 60.4 9 7 1 1
2015-16 35 DAL NHL 13 1 2 3 -1 8 1 0 0 0 8 12.5 18 116 8:56 47 49 49.0 14 8 2 0
Career NHL 42 4 7 11 -12 50 4 0 0 0 47 8.5 82 507 12:04 219 185 54.2 44 26 11 3

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (All) Fenwick (All) PDO (All) Zone Starts (All)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 27 NSH NHL 6 51 85 37.5 -7.1 39 70 35.8 -7.5 7.1 96.1 103.2 33.3 66.7
2009-10 29 PHX NHL 6 58 82 41.4 -5.6 45 60 42.9 -4.3 5.7 86.0 91.8 33.3 66.7
2010-11 30 PHX NHL 4 32 35 47.8 -2.2 22 29 43.1 -6.9 0.0 90.0 90.0 54.2 45.8
2013-14 33 DAL NHL 6 75 70 51.7 2.7 54 43 55.7 7.5 7.5 86.2 93.7 48.9 51.1
2015-16 35 DAL NHL 13 90.6 72 104 40.9 -20.0 52 72 41.9 -18.1 8.8 92.9 101.7 34.5 65.5
2 yrs DAL NHL 19 90.6 147 174 45.8 -12.3 106 115 48.0 -9.2 8.1 90.6 98.7 41.0 59.0
2 yrs PHX NHL 10 90 117 43.5 -4.8 67 89 42.9 -5.4 4.0 87.3 91.3 40.6 59.4
Career NHL 35 90.6 288 376 43.4 -10.2 212 274 43.6 -8.9 6.6 91.0 97.5 39.2 60.8

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
1997-98 17 Kelowna Rockets WHL 65 10 11 21 3 31 7 1 2 1
1998-99 18 Kelowna Rockets WHL 68 22 21 43 -13 82 13 8 1 3
1999-00 19 Kelowna Rockets WHL 64 20 28 48 -1 60 10 9 1 1
2000-01 20 Arkansas RiverBlades ECHL 3 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
2000-01 20 2 Teams WHL 70 33 40 73 -17 100 19 8 6 0
2000-01 20 Kelowna Rockets WHL 3 0 2 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0
2000-01 20 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 67 33 38 71 -16 100 19 8 6 0
2001-02 21 Roanoke Express ECHL 44 27 28 55 71
2001-02 21 Norfolk Admirals AHL 38 8 5 13 28
2002-03 22 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 54 8 16 24 70
2003-04 23 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 47 9 15 24 12 72 9 0 0 0
2004-05 24 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 73 20 22 42 19 70 17 1 2 3
2005-06 25 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 11 1 6 7 1 20 0 1 0 0 24 4.2
Career 5 Seasons AHL 223 46 64 110 32 260 26 2 2 3 24 4.2
Career 2 Seasons ECHL 47 27 29 56 73 0 0 0 0
Career 4 Seasons WHL 267 85 100 185 -28 273 49 26 10 5

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1997-98 17 Kelowna Rockets WHL 7 0 1 1 -1 4 0 0 0 0
1998-99 18 Kelowna Rockets WHL 6 2 0 2 -2 8 2 0 0 1
1999-00 19 Kelowna Rockets WHL 5 1 3 4 4 0 1 0 0
2000-01 20 Arkansas RiverBlades ECHL 5 3 0 3 5
2001-02 21 Norfolk Admirals AHL 4 1 3 4 2
2002-03 22 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 6 1 2 3 14
2003-04 23 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 22 5 3 8 3 36 4 0 1 1
2004-05 24 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 7 0 0 0 2 18 0 0 0 0
Career 4 Seasons AHL 39 7 8 15 5 70 4 0 1 1
Career 1 Season ECHL 5 3 0 3 5
Career 3 Seasons WHL 18 3 4 7 -3 16 2 1 0 1

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 12 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Vernon Fiddler 2.9 2.5 2.5 2.3 1.6 1.4 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.7 0.6 -0.5
Todd Harvey 86.3 3.0 2.7 2.4 2.2 1.8 1.7 1.3 1.2 1.1 0.8 0.1
Chris Neil 85.0 3.3 2.3 2.1 2.1 2.0 1.9 1.1 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.3 0.3
Brian Skrudland 84.8 3.2 3.0 2.9 2.7 1.9 1.6 1.2 1.0 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.2
Craig MacTavish 81.5 3.4 3.0 2.9 2.5 2.1 2.1 1.7 1.1 0.9 0.9 0.7 0.1
Brad May 81.0 3.3 3.3 2.9 2.3 2.1 1.4 0.9 0.8 0.6 0.5 0.3 0.1
Manny Malhotra 80.6 3.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.5 2.4 1.4 1.2 0.7 0.5 0.3 0.3
Gaetan Duchesne 79.9 3.8 3.5 2.4 2.4 2.3 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.0 1.0 0.8 0.7
Scott Arniel 79.6 2.9 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.0 1.9 1.0 0.5 0.3 0.1 -0.1
Ethan Moreau 78.8 3.9 3.0 2.6 2.6 2.0 1.9 1.5 1.5 1.4 0.9 0.7 -0.1
Marty Reasoner 78.8 3.4 3.1 2.9 2.6 2.1 1.1 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.2
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Vernon Fiddler 2.9 2.5 2.5 2.3 1.6 1.4 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.7 0.6 -0.5
Todd Harvey 86.3 3.0 2.7 2.4 2.2 1.8 1.7 1.3 1.2 1.1 0.8 0.1
Chris Neil 83.7 3.3 2.3 2.1 2.1 2.0 1.9 1.1 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.3 0.3 -0.2
Brian Skrudland 83.2 3.2 3.0 2.9 2.7 1.9 1.6 1.2 1.0 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.2 0.2 -0.4
Scott Arniel 79.6 2.9 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.0 1.9 1.0 0.5 0.3 0.1 -0.1
Gaetan Duchesne 79.3 3.8 3.5 2.4 2.4 2.3 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.0 1.0 0.8 0.7 0.2 0.1
Richard Park 79.2 2.7 2.5 2.2 2.1 2.1 1.9 1.6 1.3 1.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3 -0.6
Arron Asham 79.1 3.6 2.4 2.1 1.7 1.7 1.5 1.3 1.0 1.0 0.5 0.3 0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3
Paul Gaustad 78.7 2.8 2.7 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.6 1.4 1.3 0.7 0.2 0.0
Chad Kilger 78.7 2.8 2.4 2.4 1.8 1.6 1.4 1.4 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.0 -0.1
Ethan Moreau 78.4 3.9 3.0 2.6 2.6 2.0 1.9 1.5 1.5 1.4 0.9 0.7 0.3 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.5

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

October 3, 2000: Traded to Medicine Hat (WHL) by Kelowna (WHL) for future considerations, October 3, 2000.

March 31, 2001: Signed as a free agent by Arkansas (ECHL), March 31, 2001.

August 11, 2001: Traded to Roanoke (ECHL) by Arkansas (ECHL) for Calvin Elfring, August 11, 2001.

May 6, 2002: Signed as a free agent by Nashville, May 6, 2002.

July 1, 2009: Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 1, 2009.

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

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