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Paul Gaustad

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Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-5 (196 cm)
Weight: 227 lbs. (103 kg)

Born: February 3, 1982 in Fargo, North Dakota
Draft: Buffalo, 7th round (220th overall), 2000 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Portland Winter Hawks
Current salary: $3,000,000
Current cap hit: $3,250,000

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 NSH @ DAL L 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 12:27 0 0 2 5 28.6
2 2016-04-07 NSH ARI W 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 7:32 3 1 2 5 28.6
3 2016-04-05 NSH COL W 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 11:17 0 1 8 7 53.3
4 2016-04-02 NSH SJS L-SO 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 17 13:57 2 0 4 9 30.8
5 2016-03-31 NSH @ PIT L 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 8:35 2 0 0 0
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 20 BUF NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 5:48
2005-06 23 BUF NHL 78 9 15 24 4 65 9 0 0 0 14 1 0 113 8.0 946 12:08
2006-07 24 BUF NHL 54 9 13 22 11 74 6 3 0 0 7 5 1 75 12.0 719 13:19
2007-08 25 BUF NHL 82 10 26 36 -4 85 5 5 0 2 22 3 1 136 7.4 205 1407 17:10 631 518 54.9 195 48 19 24
2008-09 26 BUF NHL 62 12 17 29 4 108 8 3 1 1 12 5 0 122 9.8 183 999 16:06 452 406 52.7 141 39 11 20
2009-10 27 BUF NHL 65 12 10 22 -7 82 9 3 0 1 8 2 0 111 10.8 181 1023 15:45 586 438 57.2 111 34 17 10 Selke-54
2010-11 28 BUF NHL 81 12 19 31 7 101 11 1 0 3 17 1 1 117 10.3 191 1226 15:08 692 466 59.8 128 44 22 24 Selke-34
2011-12 29 TOT NHL 70 7 14 21 -1 76 7 0 0 3 13 0 1 75 9.3 127 1034 14:46 659 491 57.3 114 47 22 26
2011-12 29 BUF NHL 56 7 10 17 -1 70 7 0 0 3 9 0 1 62 11.3 103 845 15:05 495 376 56.8 98 40 19 23
2011-12 29 NSH NHL 14 0 4 4 0 6 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 13 0.0 24 189 13:31 164 115 58.8 16 7 3 3
2012-13 30 NSH NHL 23 2 3 5 -1 20 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 35 5.7 53 350 15:13 268 181 59.7 40 19 10 5
2013-14 31 NSH NHL 75 10 11 21 -6 61 10 0 0 0 11 0 0 74 13.5 110 1036 13:48 696 504 58.0 122 55 25 20
2014-15 32 NSH NHL 73 4 10 14 7 60 4 0 0 1 10 0 0 54 7.4 102 908 12:26 619 478 56.4 143 58 19 10 Selke-34
2015-16 33 NSH NHL 63 2 4 6 -4 46 1 0 1 0 3 0 1 46 4.3 71 708 11:15 427 345 55.3 114 33 14 14
8 yrs BUF NHL 479 71 110 181 14 585 55 15 1 10 89 17 4 736 9.6 1051 7170 14:58 2856 2204 56.4 673 205 88 101
5 yrs NSH NHL 248 18 32 50 -4 193 17 0 1 1 31 0 1 222 8.1 360 3191 12:52 2174 1623 57.3 435 172 71 52
Career NHL 727 89 142 231 10 778 72 15 2 11 120 17 5 958 9.3 1411 10361 14:15 5030 3827 56.8 1108 377 159 153

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 25 BUF NHL 82 810 858 48.6 -1.9 602 644 48.3 -3.5 8.0 91.9 99.8 54.6 45.4
2008-09 26 BUF NHL 62 632 627 50.2 -2.4 502 475 51.4 -2.1 8.0 92.1 100.0 49.5 50.5
2009-10 27 BUF NHL 65 655 637 50.7 -1.2 486 484 50.1 -1.0 6.6 91.1 97.8 43.1 56.9
2010-11 28 BUF NHL 81 892 869 50.7 -0.5 678 611 52.6 1.4 7.5 93.5 101.1 44.2 55.8
2011-12 29 TOT NHL 70 617 774 44.4 -7.2 471 572 45.2 -6.2 8.8 92.1 100.9 33.3 66.7
2011-12 29 BUF NHL 56 515 623 45.3 -6.0 393 458 46.2 -4.7 8.0 92.3 100.3 40.7 59.3
2011-12 29 NSH NHL 14 102 151 40.3 -12.6 78 114 40.6 -13.0 13.2 91.1 104.3 17.7 82.3
2012-13 30 NSH NHL 23 221 262 45.8 -4.5 166 177 48.4 -1.5 5.1 94.6 99.7 23.2 76.8
2013-14 31 NSH NHL 75 608 773 44.0 -6.1 457 569 44.5 -6.5 8.1 91.4 99.5 27.3 72.7
2014-15 32 NSH NHL 73 488 695 41.3 -13.5 362 493 42.3 -12.6 8.8 95.1 103.8 11.7 88.3
2015-16 33 NSH NHL 63 571.7 370 593 38.4 -15.7 272 398 40.6 -13.8 6.7 92.2 98.9 7.5 92.5
5 yrs BUF NHL 346 3504 3614 49.2 -2.2 2661 2672 49.9 -1.8 7.6 92.2 99.9 46.7 53.3
5 yrs NSH NHL 248 571.7 1789 2474 42.0 -11.2 1335 1751 43.3 -10.3 7.9 92.9 100.8 17.8 82.2
Career NHL 664 571.7 5910 6862 46.3 -6.0 4467 4995 47.2 -5.3 7.8 92.5 100.3 32.8 67.2

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 20 BUF NHL 1 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005-06 23 BUF NHL 78 9 0.12 0.19 0.31 0.11 0.83 1.45 9 14 23 9 45 7 44 10 4 0.5 1.3 1.8
2006-07 24 BUF NHL 54 8 0.17 0.24 0.41 0.15 1.37 1.39 9 13 22 8 41 14 28 12 11 1.1 0.9 1.9
2007-08 25 BUF NHL 82 12 0.12 0.32 0.44 0.15 1.04 1.66 11 28 39 14 61 24 52 11 -4 0.9 1.2 2.0
2008-09 26 BUF NHL 62 11 0.19 0.27 0.47 0.18 1.74 1.97 13 17 30 12 47 15 44 16 4 1.4 1.3 2.7
2009-10 27 BUF NHL 65 9 0.18 0.15 0.34 0.14 1.26 1.71 13 10 23 10 38 14 43 12 -7 0.7 0.9 1.6 Selke-54
2010-11 28 BUF NHL 81 12 0.15 0.23 0.38 0.14 1.25 1.44 13 20 33 13 45 5 51 18 7 1.2 1.6 2.8 Selke-34
2011-12 29 TOT NHL 70 8 0.10 0.20 0.30 0.11 1.09 1.07 8 15 23 8 31 0 48 16 -1 0.2 1.0 1.3
2011-12 29 BUF NHL 56 6 0.13 0.18 0.30 0.12 1.25 1.11 8 11 19 7 24 0 40 15 -1 0.3 0.8 1.1
2011-12 29 NSH NHL 14 1 0.00 0.29 0.29 0.08 0.43 0.93 0 4 4 1 7 0 8 1 0 -0.1 0.2 0.1
2012-13 30 NSH NHL 23 2 0.09 0.13 0.22 0.08 0.87 1.52 4 6 10 4 6 0 13 6 -1 -0.2 0.4 0.2
2013-14 31 NSH NHL 75 8 0.13 0.15 0.28 0.11 0.81 0.99 11 12 23 9 30 2 58 23 -6 0.6 0.9 1.4
2014-15 32 NSH NHL 73 5 0.05 0.14 0.19 0.07 0.82 0.74 5 11 16 6 25 0 34 17 7 -3.4 -0.5 1.2 0.7 Selke-34
2015-16 33 NSH NHL 63 2 0.03 0.06 0.10 0.03 0.73 0.73 2 4 6 2 18 0 43 21 -4 -5.2 -1.1 0.6 -0.4
8 yrs BUF NHL 479 67 0.15 0.23 0.38 0.14 1.22 1.54 76 113 189 72 301 79 302 94 14 6.0 8.0 14.0
5 yrs NSH NHL 248 18 0.07 0.13 0.20 0.07 0.78 0.90 22 37 59 22 86 2 156 68 -4 -8.6 -1.3 3.3 2.0
Career NHL 727 85 0.12 0.20 0.32 0.12 1.07 1.32 98 150 248 94 387 81 458 162 10 -8.6 4.7 11.3 16.0

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 23 BUF NHL 18 0 4 4 1 14 0 0 0 0 13 0.0 222 12:21
2006-07 24 BUF NHL 7 0 1 1 -1 2 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 77 10:00
2009-10 27 BUF NHL 6 0 1 1 1 8 0 0 0 0 7 0.0 12 112 18:40 49 51 49.0 18 9 0 5
2010-11 28 BUF NHL 7 0 2 2 -6 13 0 0 0 0 14 0.0 22 135 19:20 73 60 54.9 9 8 3 4
2011-12 29 NSH NHL 10 1 1 2 -1 5 1 0 0 0 6 16.7 12 116 11:36 95 63 60.1 17 8 3 4
2014-15 32 NSH NHL 6 0 0 0 -1 22 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 8 96 15:56 65 51 56.0 19 5 1 0
2015-16 33 NSH NHL 7 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 7 14.3 10 74 10:38 31 25 55.4 12 5 1 3
Career NHL 61 2 9 11 -6 64 2 0 0 1 56 3.6 81 833 13:39 313 250 55.6 75 35 8 16

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%
2009-10 27 BUF NHL 6 75 100 42.9 -3.2 58 73 44.3 -2.9 9.3 93.9 103.2 48.3 51.7
2010-11 28 BUF NHL 7 85 111 43.4 -1.4 59 84 41.3 -0.5 4.5 84.6 89.2 37.7 62.3
2011-12 29 NSH NHL 10 65 84 43.6 -6.7 49 64 43.4 -7.3 9.1 91.5 100.6 22.2 77.8
2014-15 32 NSH NHL 6 43 89 32.6 -20.2 31 57 35.2 -19.5 0.0 97.4 97.4 20.7 79.3
2015-16 33 NSH NHL 7 59.7 40 74 35.1 -17.7 35 47 42.7 -8.6 12.0 94.3 106.3 1.7 98.3
2 yrs BUF NHL 13 160 211 43.1 -2.3 117 157 42.7 -1.7 6.9 89.1 96.0 42.5 57.5
3 yrs NSH NHL 23 59.7 148 247 37.5 -14.3 115 168 40.6 -11.6 7.6 94.2 101.8 16.1 83.9
Career NHL 36 59.7 308 458 40.2 -9.4 232 325 41.7 -7.8 7.2 91.9 99.1 25.9 74.1

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
1998-99 16 Portland Hawks USAHA 45 47 53 100 81
1999-00 17 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 56 6 8 14 -30 110 5 1 0 0
2000-01 18 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 70 11 30 41 5 168 10 1 0 0
2001-02 19 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 72 36 44 80 17 202 17 16 3 5
2002-03 20 Rochester Americans AHL 80 14 39 53 2 137 7 4 3 1 151 9.3
2003-04 21 Rochester Americans AHL 78 9 22 31 -9 169 2 6 1 3
2004-05 22 Rochester Americans AHL 76 18 25 43 2 192 11 7 0 5
2010-11 28 United States WC-A 6 0 1 1 -3 4 0 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons AHL 234 41 86 127 -5 498 20 17 4 9 151 9.3
Career 1 Season USAHA 45 47 53 100 81
Career 1 Season WC-A 6 0 1 1 -3 4 0 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons WHL 198 53 82 135 -8 480 32 18 3 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
2000-01 18 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 16 10 6 16 6 59 6 3 1 1
2001-02 19 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 6 3 1 4 3 16 2 0 1 0
2002-03 20 Rochester Americans AHL 3 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 0 0 6 0.0
2003-04 21 Rochester Americans AHL 16 3 10 13 2 30 3 0 0 1
2004-05 22 Rochester Americans AHL 9 6 5 11 16 5 1 0 1
Career 3 Seasons AHL 28 9 15 24 1 50 8 1 0 2 6 0.0
Career 2 Seasons WHL 22 13 7 20 9 75 8 3 2 1

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
Paul Gaustad 2.8 2.7 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.6 1.4 1.3 0.7 0.2 0.0
Chad Kilger 87.8 2.8 2.4 2.4 1.8 1.6 1.4 1.4 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.0
Chris Neil 85.5 3.3 2.3 2.1 2.1 2.0 1.9 1.1 0.9 0.8 0.3 0.3
Arron Asham 85.4 3.6 2.4 2.1 1.7 1.7 1.5 1.3 1.0 0.5 0.3 -0.2
Rick Meagher 85.1 2.9 2.1 2.0 1.6 1.5 1.2 1.0 1.0 0.7 0.7 -0.1
Shjon Podein 84.5 2.9 2.2 2.2 1.9 1.7 1.5 1.4 0.4 0.3 0.0 -0.1
Doug Jarvis 82.3 3.0 2.4 2.2 2.0 1.8 1.7 1.0 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Jody Hull 81.5 3.1 2.4 1.9 1.8 1.6 1.5 0.8 0.7 0.3 0.2 0.2
Todd Harvey 81.5 3.0 2.7 2.4 2.2 1.8 1.7 1.3 1.2 1.1 0.8 0.1
Duane Sutter 81.3 3.1 2.8 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.4 0.9 0.9 -0.4 -0.7
P.J. Axelsson 81.2 4.0 2.7 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.1 1.1 1.0 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
Paul Gaustad 2.8 2.7 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.6 1.4 1.3 0.7 0.2 0.0
Chad Kilger 87.8 2.8 2.4 2.4 1.8 1.6 1.4 1.4 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.0 -0.1
Richard Park 85.8 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
Rick Meagher 85.1 2.9 2.1 2.0 1.6 1.5 1.2 1.0 1.0 0.7 0.7 -0.1 -0.1
Shjon Podein 84.5 2.9 2.2 2.2 1.9 1.7 1.5 1.4 0.4 0.3 0.0 -0.1
Doug Jarvis 82.2 3.0 2.4 2.2 2.0 1.8 1.7 1.0 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.0
Todd Harvey 81.5 3.0 2.7 2.4 2.2 1.8 1.7 1.3 1.2 1.1 0.8 0.1
Chris Neil 81.4 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
Duane Sutter 81.3 3.1 2.8 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.4 0.9 0.9 -0.4 -0.7
P.J. Axelsson 81.2 4.0 2.7 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.2
Jim Dowd 81.1 3.5 3.1 2.1 1.8 1.7 1.5 1.2 0.6 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

February 27, 2012: Traded to Nashville by Buffalo with Buffalo's 4th round choice (Juuse Saros) in 2013 Entry Draft for Nashville's 1st round choice (later traded to Calgary - Calgary selected Mark Jankowski) in 2012 Entry Draft, February 27, 2012.

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