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Alex Goligoski

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Position: D ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 5-11 (180 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs. (84 kg)

Born: July 30, 1985 in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Draft: Pittsburgh, 2nd round (61st overall), 2004 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Minnesota
Current salary: $4,800,000
Current cap hit: $4,600,000



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
2007-08 22 PIT NHL 3 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0.0 3 42 13:56 0 0 1 4 1 0
2008-09 23 PIT NHL 45 6 14 20 5 16 2 4 0 0 10 4 0 61 9.8 138 824 18:18 0 0 30 49 9 24
2009-10 24 PIT NHL 69 8 29 37 7 22 6 2 0 0 14 15 0 98 8.2 233 1478 21:25 0 0 48 93 12 48
2010-11 25 TOT NHL 83 14 32 46 20 40 7 7 0 4 15 17 0 162 8.6 371 1846 22:14 0 0 75 106 14 56
2010-11 25 PIT NHL 60 9 22 31 20 28 5 4 0 4 9 13 0 101 8.9 254 1246 20:46 0 0 51 74 8 31
2010-11 25 DAL NHL 23 5 10 15 0 12 2 3 0 0 6 4 0 61 8.2 138 600 26:04 0 0 24 32 6 25
2011-12 26 DAL NHL 71 9 21 30 0 16 7 2 0 1 13 7 1 140 6.4 338 1617 22:46 0 0 49 93 19 46
2012-13 27 DAL NHL 47 3 24 27 4 18 3 0 0 0 12 11 1 80 3.8 202 1052 22:23 0 0 56 66 5 38
2013-14 28 DAL NHL 81 6 36 42 9 28 3 3 0 0 24 12 0 141 4.3 294 1969 24:19 0 1 0.0 92 153 18 86
2014-15 29 DAL NHL 81 4 32 36 0 24 4 0 0 0 22 8 2 122 3.3 282 1929 23:49 0 0 100 157 30 83
5 yrs DAL NHL 303 27 123 150 13 98 19 8 0 1 77 42 4 544 5.0 1254 7167 23:39 0 1 0.0 321 501 78 278
4 yrs PIT NHL 177 23 67 90 34 68 13 10 0 4 35 32 0 262 8.8 628 3590 20:17 0 0 130 220 30 103
Career NHL 480 50 190 240 47 166 32 18 0 5 112 74 4 806 6.2 1861 10756 22:25 0 1 0.0 451 721 108 381

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 22 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 3 32.7 40 35 53.3 11.4 29 27 51.8 9.1 10.5 100.0 110.5 45.8 54.2
2008-09 23 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 45 632.3 593 541 52.3 8.1 433 372 53.8 8.1 11.0 90.1 101.1 53.9 46.1
2009-10 24 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 69 1082.2 1132 1019 52.6 -1.1 854 751 53.2 -2.5 8.5 91.0 99.5 53.1 46.9
2010-11 25 2 Teams NHL 83 1398 1257 52.7 1.2 1037 940 52.5 0.7 9.7 92.0 101.7 56.6 43.4
2010-11 25 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 60 931.8 963 852 53.1 1.4 712 628 53.1 1.0 10.2 92.8 103.0 58.2 41.8
2010-11 25 Dallas Stars NHL 23 450.0 435 405 51.8 0.8 325 312 51.0 0.4 8.4 90.5 98.9 53.3 46.7
2011-12 26 Dallas Stars NHL 71 1282.9 1307 1132 53.6 5.9 959 811 54.2 6.4 8.4 90.3 98.7 49.2 50.8
2012-13 27 Dallas Stars NHL 47 836.0 811 773 51.2 4.8 580 603 49.0 3.0 11.1 90.9 102.0 52.8 47.2
2013-14 28 Dallas Stars NHL 81 1451.8 1418 1394 50.4 -0.5 1045 1015 50.7 0.1 9.5 91.3 100.8 48.6 51.4
2014-15 29 Dallas Stars NHL 81 1484.9 1637 1447 53.1 1.6 1199 1046 53.4 1.9 9.4 89.7 99.1 49.1 50.9
5 yrs NHL 47 5505.5 5608 5151 52.1 2.1 4108 3787 52.0 2.1 9.4 90.5 99.8 49.8 50.2
4 yrs NHL 3 2679.1 2728 2447 52.7 2.2 2028 1778 53.3 1.4 9.7 91.6 101.2 54.9 45.1
Career NHL 81 8184.6 9734 8855 52.4 2.0 7173 6505 52.4 1.7 9.5 91.0 100.5 52.1 47.9

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
2007-08 22 PIT NHL 3 1 0.00 0.67 0.67 0.18 0.67 0.67 0 2 2 1 2 0 1 1 2 0.2 0.3 0.4
2008-09 23 PIT NHL 45 7 0.13 0.31 0.44 0.15 0.36 1.36 6 14 20 7 54 20 30 1 5 1.7 1.8 3.6
2009-10 24 PIT NHL 69 12 0.12 0.42 0.54 0.17 0.32 1.42 9 30 39 13 87 30 60 10 7 3.1 3.4 6.5
2010-11 25 TOT NHL 83 16 0.17 0.39 0.55 0.20 0.48 1.95 15 34 49 17 113 34 70 11 20 4.5 5.7 10.2
2010-11 25 PIT NHL 60 11 0.15 0.37 0.52 0.18 0.47 1.68 10 23 33 12 81 25 40 4 20 3.0 4.5 7.5
2010-11 25 DAL NHL 23 5 0.22 0.43 0.65 0.24 0.52 2.65 5 11 16 6 32 9 30 7 0 1.5 1.2 2.8
2011-12 26 DAL NHL 71 10 0.13 0.30 0.42 0.14 0.23 1.97 10 23 33 12 75 18 66 9 0 2.4 3.3 5.7
2012-13 27 DAL NHL 47 8 0.06 0.51 0.57 0.17 0.38 1.70 6 45 51 16 63 19 45 5 4 2.1 2.4 4.4
2013-14 28 DAL NHL 81 13 0.07 0.44 0.52 0.16 0.35 1.74 7 39 46 14 97 24 84 20 9 3.0 4.5 7.4
2014-15 29 DAL NHL 81 11 0.05 0.40 0.44 0.13 0.30 1.51 5 35 40 12 96 15 108 27 0 2.1 3.1 5.2
5 yrs DAL NHL 303 47 0.09 0.41 0.50 0.16 0.32 1.80 33 153 186 60 363 85 333 68 13 11.1 14.5 25.6
4 yrs PIT NHL 177 30 0.13 0.38 0.51 0.17 0.38 1.48 25 69 94 32 224 75 131 16 34 8.0 10.0 18.0
Career NHL 480 78 0.10 0.40 0.50 0.16 0.35 1.68 58 222 280 92 587 160 464 84 47 19.1 24.5 43.5

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
2008-09 23 PIT NHL SC 2 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 21 10:22 0 0 2 1 0 1
2009-10 24 PIT NHL 13 2 7 9 4 2 1 1 0 0 28 7.1 60 267 20:34 0 0 7 19 2 7
2013-14 28 DAL NHL 6 1 3 4 7 8 1 0 0 0 8 12.5 32 171 28:30 0 0 16 15 0 5
Career NHL 1 21 3 11 14 10 10 2 1 0 0 37 8.1 96 459 21:52 0 0 25 35 2 13

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 23 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 2 13.3 12 20 37.5 -15.7 7 12 36.8 -25.9 0.0 88.9 88.9 71.4 28.6
2009-10 24 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 13 220.3 275 175 61.1 3.9 207 121 63.1 8.1 6.9 93.0 100.0 52.6 47.4
2013-14 28 Dallas Stars NHL 6 111.4 141 102 58.0 9.3 100 64 61.0 14.7 12.9 95.5 108.4 54.3 45.7
2 yrs NHL 13 233.6 287 195 59.5 2.9 214 133 61.7 5.5 6.8 92.6 99.4 53.7 46.3
Career NHL 2 344.9 428 297 59.0 4.1 314 197 61.4 7.4 8.6 93.5 102.1 54.0 46.0

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
2002-03 17 Grand Rapids Thunderhawks High-MN 28 14 20 34 22
2003-04 18 Grand Rapids Thunderhawks High-MN 26 25 31 56 16
2003-04 18 Sioux Falls Stampede USHL 10 0 2 2 -5 6 0 0 0 0 15 0.0
2004-05 19 University of Minnesota WCHA 33 5 15 20 44 2 3 0 0
2004-05 19 United States WJC-A 7 0 1 1 -2 2 0 0 0 0
2005-06 20 University of Minnesota WCHA 41 11 28 39 63 7 4 0 1
2006-07 21 University of Minnesota WCHA 44 9 30 39 51 4 5 0 3
2007-08 22 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 70 10 28 38 15 53 3 7 0 4 127 7.9
2008-09 23 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 26 2 16 18 -1 16 1 1 0 0 54 3.7
2011-12 26 United States WC-A 8 1 4 5 7 2 1 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons AHL 96 12 44 56 14 69 4 8 0 4 181 6.6
Career 2 Seasons High-MN 54 39 51 90 38
Career 1 Season USHL 10 0 2 2 -5 6 0 0 0 0 15 0.0
Career 1 Season WC-A 8 1 4 5 7 2 1 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons WCHA 118 25 73 98 158 13 12 0 4
Career 1 Season WJC-A 7 0 1 1 -2 2 0 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
2007-08 22 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 23 4 24 28 5 18 3 1 0 2 47 8.5
2008-09 23 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 9 1 5 6 -2 10 1 0 0 0 21 4.8
Career 2 Seasons AHL 32 5 29 34 3 28 4 1 0 2 68 7.4

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 8 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Alex Goligoski 10.2 7.4 6.5 5.7 5.2 4.4 3.6 0.4
Ching Johnson 90.2 8.0 4.6 3.8 2.1 0.4
Paul Cavallini 89.8 8.8 6.3 5.6 4.6 0.1
Doug Crossman 87.9 8.1 6.6 5.7 4.3 0.1
Andre Dupont 86.0 8.4 6.9 5.3 4.1 0.7
Charlie Huddy 85.7 9.1 7.5 6.2 2.9 1.0
Alex Smith 85.5 9.4 5.4 4.5 4.5 0.5
Pierre Pilote 85.4 8.3 6.7 6.1 3.4 1.5
Roman Hamrlik 85.3 8.9 5.6 3.8 3.8 3.1
Jack Crawford 85.3 5.9 4.2 3.9 2.8 0.2
Kris Letang 85.2 9.8 4.8 4.5 3.4 0.2
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Alex Goligoski 10.2 7.4 6.5 5.7 5.2 4.4 3.6 0.4
Art Duncan 82.5 6.1 5.0 4.0 2.4 0.2
Gord Kluzak 82.1 6.8 6.4 5.9 3.3 0.7 0.2 0.1
Tyler Myers 80.4 9.8 6.5 5.5 5.2 3.7 1.1
Mark Giordano 78.8 9.8 9.0 8.0 6.4 5.9 3.2 3.1 2.6 0.4
Barry Ashbee 78.5 7.4 5.5 5.5 3.0 0.4
Doug Barkley 78.5 6.4 6.3 6.1 4.2 0.2 0.1
Kris Letang 77.4 10.1 9.8 8.1 6.3 4.8 4.5 4.0 3.4 0.2
Jack Johnson 76.8 8.0 6.2 5.7 5.4 5.4 3.6 1.7 1.4 -0.3
Roger Leger 75.8 6.0 5.3 4.4 4.0 0.2
Marc Staal 75.8 7.0 6.9 5.0 4.2 3.7 3.6 2.3 1.2

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

February 21, 2011: Traded to Dallas by Pittsburgh for James Neal and Matt Niskanen, February 21, 2011.

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