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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



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
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
4 yrs DAL NHL 284 31 59 90 -12 179 26 4 1 4 52 2 5 420 7.4 723 3798 13:22 1926 1806 51.6 203 208 109 65
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 736 90 145 235 -8 461 71 10 9 14 131 7 7 1011 8.9 1620 10038 13:38 3689 3372 52.2 517 369 236 125

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 27 Nashville Predators NHL 79 853.2 714 726 49.6 -2.3 550 579 48.7 -3.1 8.1 91.4 99.5 46.2 53.8
2008-09 28 Nashville Predators NHL 78 832.0 689 780 46.9 -3.9 525 589 47.1 -3.9 6.7 91.2 97.9 38.7 61.3
2009-10 29 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 76 805.9 745 761 49.5 -3.5 559 602 48.1 -4.8 9.8 93.2 102.9 40.8 59.2
2010-11 30 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 71 874.9 753 930 44.7 -8.2 567 717 44.2 -8.4 8.0 93.6 101.5 35.7 64.3
2011-12 31 Dallas Stars NHL 82 955.8 812 982 45.3 -6.5 598 701 46.0 -6.1 6.4 91.8 98.2 41.4 58.6
2012-13 32 Dallas Stars NHL 46 452.3 361 460 44.0 -4.6 253 338 42.8 -4.6 10.1 93.2 103.3 30.1 69.9
2013-14 33 Dallas Stars NHL 76 818.2 734 803 47.8 -4.8 540 565 48.9 -3.8 8.1 91.8 99.8 41.9 58.1
2014-15 34 Dallas Stars NHL 80 828.8 783 805 49.3 -3.5 588 576 50.5 -2.2 8.6 89.1 97.7 45.0 55.0
4 yrs NHL 76 3055.1 2690 3050 46.9 -5.1 1979 2180 47.6 -4.4 8.0 91.3 99.3 40.7 59.3
2 yrs NHL 79 1685.2 1403 1506 48.2 -3.1 1075 1168 47.9 -3.5 7.5 91.3 98.7 42.4 57.6
2 yrs NHL 76 1680.8 1498 1691 47.0 -6.0 1126 1319 46.1 -6.7 8.8 93.4 102.2 38.1 61.9
Career NHL 80 6421.1 5591 6247 47.2 -4.8 4180 4667 47.2 -4.7 8.1 91.9 100.0 40.4 59.6

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
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 1.8 0.7 2.5
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
4 yrs DAL NHL 284 32 0.11 0.21 0.32 0.11 0.63 1.48 39 74 113 41 125 8 203 73 -12 2.8 3.2 6.1
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 736 87 0.12 0.20 0.32 0.12 0.63 1.37 103 163 266 101 338 28 506 187 -8 6.4 10.3 16.7

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
Career NHL 29 3 5 8 -11 42 3 0 0 0 39 7.7 64 391 13:29 172 136 55.8 30 18 9 3

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 27 Nashville Predators NHL 6 73.2 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 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 6 63.6 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 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 4 28.8 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 Dallas Stars NHL 6 66.8 75 70 51.7 2.7 54 43 55.7 7.5 7.5 86.2 93.7 48.9 51.1
2 yrs NHL 6 92.4 90 117 43.5 -4.8 67 89 42.9 -5.4 4.0 87.3 91.3 40.6 59.4
Career NHL 6 232.4 216 272 44.3 -3.4 160 202 44.2 -3.0 5.9 90.2 96.1 40.9 59.1

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
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
Manny Malhotra 85.5 2.7 2.5 2.4 1.4 1.2 0.7 0.3 0.3 -0.5
Boyd Devereaux 84.8 2.4 2.3 1.9 1.2 1.1 0.8 0.7 0.7 -0.5
Garnet Bailey 81.9 3.2 2.9 2.1 1.6 1.5 0.9 0.7 0.5 -0.9
Ben Clymer 81.0 2.8 2.5 2.1 1.0 0.9 0.4 0.0
Marty Reasoner 80.9 3.4 3.1 2.1 1.1 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.6 0.6
Bob Davidson 80.4 2.5 2.1 1.8 1.4 1.0 0.6 0.5 0.4 -0.2
Rick Meagher 79.8 2.9 2.1 2.0 1.6 1.2 1.0 1.0 0.7 -0.1
Andre Pronovost 79.6 2.5 2.2 1.5 1.4 1.2 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.0
Gary McAdam 79.6 2.9 2.3 1.9 1.2 0.9 0.7 0.1 -0.1 -0.7
Dominic Moore 78.7 3.3 2.9 2.2 1.4 1.1 1.0 0.5 0.2 0.2
Career 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
Ben Clymer 81.0 2.8 2.5 2.1 1.0 0.9 0.4 0.0
Dominic Moore 78.7 3.3 2.9 2.3 2.2 1.4 1.1 1.0 0.5 0.2 0.2
Bryan Erickson 78.5 3.0 3.0 2.1 1.8 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.4 -0.6
Andre Pronovost 78.4 2.5 2.2 1.5 1.4 1.2 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.0 -0.2
Denis Dupere 77.4 2.6 2.5 2.3 1.2 0.8 0.4 0.3 -0.2
Vaclav Varada 77.0 3.5 2.6 2.4 1.7 1.2 1.1 1.0 0.9 0.0 -0.1
Gino Cavallini 76.7 2.9 2.8 1.8 1.3 1.1 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.7
Dean Talafous 76.0 3.0 3.0 1.6 1.6 1.3 1.2 0.8 0.4
Armand Mondou 75.6 2.2 1.9 1.6 1.6 0.7 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3
Andy Brickley 75.6 3.1 2.6 2.5 2.0 1.1 0.8 0.6 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2

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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