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Mike Grier

Position: RW ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-1 (185 cm)
Weight: 224 lbs. (102 kg)

Born: January 5, 1975 in Detroit, Michigan
Draft: St. Louis, 9th round (219th overall), 1993 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Boston University

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
1996-97 22 EDM NHL 79 15 17 32 7 45 11 4 0 2 16 1 0 89 16.9 Calder-8
1997-98 23 EDM NHL 66 9 6 15 -3 73 8 1 0 1 6 0 0 90 10.0
1998-99 24 EDM NHL 82 20 24 44 5 54 15 3 2 1 22 2 0 143 14.0 1308 15:57
1999-00 25 EDM NHL 65 9 22 31 9 68 6 0 3 2 20 1 1 115 7.8 1024 15:45
2000-01 26 EDM NHL 74 20 16 36 11 20 15 2 3 2 13 0 3 124 16.1 1239 16:44 Selke-34
2001-02 27 EDM NHL 82 8 17 25 1 32 6 0 2 3 15 0 2 112 7.1 1232 15:01
2002-03 28 WSH NHL 82 15 17 32 -14 36 11 2 2 2 11 6 0 133 11.3 1459 17:48
2003-04 29 TOT NHL 82 9 20 29 -9 36 7 1 1 0 16 3 1 133 6.8 1430 17:26
2003-04 29 WSH NHL 68 8 12 20 -19 32 6 1 1 0 10 2 0 115 7.0 1185 17:25
2003-04 29 BUF NHL 14 1 8 9 10 4 1 0 0 0 6 1 1 18 5.6 245 17:29
2005-06 31 BUF NHL 81 7 16 23 -7 28 7 0 0 4 15 0 1 109 6.4 1164 14:22
2006-07 32 SJS NHL 81 16 17 33 -5 43 11 2 3 1 16 1 0 125 12.8 1332 16:26 Selke-25
2007-08 33 SJS NHL 78 9 13 22 -8 24 5 1 3 4 12 0 1 132 6.8 187 1264 16:13 22 64 25.6 119 58 33 34 Selke-14
2008-09 34 SJS NHL 62 10 13 23 8 25 9 0 1 2 10 0 3 108 9.3 174 930 15:00 15 28 34.9 147 34 16 28 Selke-50
2009-10 35 BUF NHL 73 10 12 22 -4 14 10 0 0 2 11 0 1 123 8.1 199 1153 15:48 20 32 38.5 94 43 22 25 Selke-40
2010-11 36 BUF NHL 73 5 11 16 0 12 5 0 0 0 11 0 0 107 4.7 165 1051 14:24 10 21 32.3 112 48 26 22
6 yrs EDM NHL 448 81 102 183 30 292 61 10 10 11 92 4 6 673 12.0 4802 15:51
4 yrs BUF NHL 241 23 47 70 -1 58 23 0 0 6 43 1 3 357 6.4 491 3612 14:59 30 53 36.1 206 91 48 47
3 yrs SJS NHL 221 35 43 78 -5 92 25 3 7 7 38 1 4 365 9.6 486 3526 15:57 37 92 28.7 266 92 49 62
2 yrs WSH NHL 150 23 29 52 -33 68 17 3 3 2 21 8 0 248 9.3 2644 17:38
Career NHL 1060 162 221 383 -9 510 126 16 20 26 194 14 13 1643 9.9 1898 14584 15:56 67 145 31.6 472 183 97 109

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 33 San Jose Sharks NHL 78 954.9 752 779 49.1 -7.8 590 568 50.9 -7.8 5.7 90.6 96.3 44.5 55.5
2008-09 34 San Jose Sharks NHL 62 751.5 670 645 51.0 -6.3 533 474 52.9 -5.1 6.6 94.0 100.5 48.7 51.3
2009-10 35 Buffalo Sabres NHL 73 923.9 800 832 49.0 -3.2 610 639 48.8 -3.7 6.8 92.7 99.5 48.0 52.0
2010-11 36 Buffalo Sabres NHL 73 831.4 684 784 46.6 -6.0 520 581 47.2 -5.4 7.3 92.9 100.2 44.7 55.3
2 yrs NHL 73 1755.3 1484 1616 47.9 -4.6 1130 1220 48.1 -4.5 7.0 92.8 99.8 46.4 53.6
2 yrs NHL 78 1706.4 1422 1424 50.0 -7.1 1123 1042 51.9 -6.5 6.1 92.1 98.2 46.4 53.6
Career NHL 78 3461.6 2906 3040 48.9 -5.8 2253 2262 49.9 -5.4 6.6 92.5 99.1 46.4 53.6

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
1996-97 22 EDM NHL 79 13 0.19 0.22 0.41 0.16 0.57 1.13 15 18 33 13 52 8 37 0 7 1.4 1.3 2.7 Calder-8
1997-98 23 EDM NHL 66 7 0.14 0.09 0.23 0.10 1.11 1.36 10 7 17 7 25 3 28 3 -3 0.0 0.8 0.8
1998-99 24 EDM NHL 82 17 0.24 0.29 0.54 0.21 0.66 1.74 23 27 50 20 53 7 69 28 5 3.2 1.4 4.5
1999-00 25 EDM NHL 65 11 0.14 0.34 0.48 0.17 1.05 1.77 10 24 34 12 45 3 43 10 9 1.3 1.4 2.7
2000-01 26 EDM NHL 74 15 0.27 0.22 0.49 0.21 0.27 1.68 22 17 39 17 52 3 67 29 11 2.3 1.6 3.9 Selke-34
2001-02 27 EDM NHL 82 9 0.10 0.21 0.30 0.11 0.39 1.37 9 19 28 10 32 0 51 20 1 0.2 1.5 1.7
2002-03 28 WSH NHL 82 12 0.18 0.21 0.39 0.15 0.44 1.62 17 19 36 14 43 10 85 38 -14 0.9 0.7 1.6
2003-04 29 TOT NHL 82 10 0.11 0.24 0.35 0.13 0.44 1.62 10 23 33 12 42 5 71 25 -9 0.3 1.3 1.6
2003-04 29 WSH NHL 68 8 0.12 0.18 0.29 0.11 0.47 1.69 9 14 23 9 27 3 65 22 -19 -0.1 0.6 0.5
2003-04 29 BUF NHL 14 3 0.07 0.57 0.64 0.20 0.29 1.29 1 9 10 3 15 2 6 3 10 0.5 0.7 1.1
2005-06 31 BUF NHL 81 8 0.09 0.20 0.28 0.10 0.35 1.35 7 15 22 8 39 0 69 23 -7 -0.5 1.2 0.7
2006-07 32 SJS NHL 81 13 0.20 0.21 0.41 0.16 0.53 1.54 17 17 34 14 47 8 73 29 -5 1.1 1.6 2.7 Selke-25
2007-08 33 SJS NHL 78 8 0.12 0.17 0.28 0.11 0.31 1.69 10 14 24 9 32 1 67 28 -8 -0.3 1.5 1.3 Selke-14
2008-09 34 SJS NHL 62 9 0.16 0.21 0.37 0.14 0.40 1.74 11 13 24 10 30 1 38 17 8 0.7 1.5 2.2 Selke-50
2009-10 35 BUF NHL 73 8 0.14 0.16 0.30 0.12 0.19 1.68 11 13 24 10 33 1 49 13 -4 0.1 1.2 1.3 Selke-40
2010-11 36 BUF NHL 73 6 0.07 0.15 0.22 0.08 0.16 1.47 5 12 17 6 29 0 49 20 0 -0.7 1.1 0.4
6 yrs EDM NHL 448 72 0.18 0.23 0.41 0.16 0.65 1.50 89 112 201 79 259 24 295 90 30 8.4 8.0 16.4
4 yrs BUF NHL 241 25 0.10 0.20 0.29 0.10 0.24 1.48 24 49 73 26 116 3 173 59 -1 -0.6 4.2 3.5
3 yrs SJS NHL 221 30 0.16 0.19 0.35 0.14 0.42 1.65 38 44 82 33 109 10 178 74 -5 1.5 4.7 6.2
2 yrs WSH NHL 150 20 0.15 0.19 0.35 0.13 0.45 1.65 26 33 59 23 70 13 150 60 -33 0.7 1.3 2.1
Career NHL 1060 147 0.15 0.21 0.36 0.14 0.48 1.55 177 238 415 161 554 50 796 283 -9 10.0 18.2 28.2

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
1996-97 22 EDM NHL 12 3 1 4 -2 4 2 1 0 1 21 14.3
1997-98 23 EDM NHL 12 2 2 4 4 13 2 0 0 1 14 14.3
1998-99 24 EDM NHL 4 1 1 2 3 6 1 0 0 0 9 11.1 94 23:26
2000-01 26 EDM NHL 6 0 0 0 -2 8 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 128 21:23
2002-03 28 WSH NHL 6 1 1 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 10 10.0 108 17:59
2005-06 31 BUF NHL 18 3 5 8 3 2 2 0 1 0 32 9.4 293 16:17
2006-07 32 SJS NHL 11 2 2 4 1 27 2 0 0 0 31 6.5 190 17:16
2007-08 33 SJS NHL 13 0 1 1 -2 2 0 0 0 0 22 0.0 39 199 15:20 1 4 20.0 28 8 6 12
2008-09 34 SJS NHL 6 0 0 0 -2 6 0 0 0 0 8 0.0 12 63 10:33 0 3 0.0 16 4 1 4
2009-10 35 BUF NHL 6 2 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 19 10.5 23 111 18:34 0 2 0.0 33 12 3 1
2010-11 36 BUF NHL 7 0 1 1 -3 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 7 66 9:29 1 0 100.0 17 3 1 2
Career NHL 101 14 14 28 0 72 12 1 1 2 177 7.9 204 1253 16:17 2 9 18.2 94 27 11 19

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 33 San Jose Sharks NHL 13 160.1 124 148 45.6 -9.4 102 110 48.1 -8.1 1.5 96.3 97.8 47.6 52.4
2008-09 34 San Jose Sharks NHL 6 50.9 38 46 45.2 -14.9 31 29 51.7 -7.3 0.0 88.9 88.9 38.9 61.1
2009-10 35 Buffalo Sabres NHL 6 93.2 72 112 39.1 -7.7 58 81 41.7 -5.2 6.7 93.9 100.5 42.3 57.7
2010-11 36 Buffalo Sabres NHL 7 46.8 43 53 44.8 1.4 35 39 47.3 5.7 4.2 85.7 89.9 55.2 44.8
2 yrs NHL 6 140.0 115 165 41.1 -3.9 93 120 43.7 -0.4 5.8 90.9 96.7 46.9 53.1
2 yrs NHL 13 211.0 162 194 45.5 -11.3 133 139 48.9 -8.3 1.2 94.9 96.1 45.7 54.3
Career NHL 13 351.0 277 359 43.6 -8.6 226 259 46.6 -5.2 3.2 93.1 96.4 46.3 53.7

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
1992-93 18 St. Sebastian's Arrows High-MA 22 16 27 43 32
1993-94 19 Boston University Terriers H-East 39 9 9 18 56
1994-95 20 Boston University Terriers H-East 37 29 26 55 85
1994-95 20 United States WJC-A 7 0 2 2 12
1995-96 21 Boston University Terriers H-East 38 21 25 46 82
2003-04 29 United States WC-A 9 1 2 3 3 8 1 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons H-East 114 59 60 119 223
Career 1 Season High-MA 22 16 27 43 32
Career 1 Season WC-A 9 1 2 3 3 8 1 0 0 0
Career 1 Season WJC-A 7 0 2 2 12

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 14 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Mike Grier 4.5 3.9 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.2 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.3 1.3 0.8 0.7 0.4
Eddie Shack 88.3 4.5 3.7 3.6 3.2 2.4 2.2 2.1 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.1 0.5 0.3 0.0
Tiger Williams 87.0 5.0 3.9 3.7 3.1 2.8 2.3 2.2 2.0 1.6 1.6 1.4 0.4 0.3 -0.5
Kelly Miller 86.8 4.3 3.6 2.7 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.2 2.1 1.6 1.5 1.4 0.7 0.3 0.0
Rob Zamuner 86.3 4.5 3.9 3.1 2.7 1.8 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.2 0.8 0.6 0.1 0.0
Doug Brown 86.2 4.7 4.5 2.5 2.1 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.9 1.6 1.3 1.0 0.5 0.1 -0.1
Mike Keane 86.1 4.3 3.4 3.3 3.0 2.3 2.2 2.0 1.9 1.7 1.4 1.0 0.9 0.5 0.5
Gaetan Duchesne 84.8 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
Greg Johnson 84.6 4.1 3.7 3.5 2.9 2.8 2.6 2.1 1.9 1.5 1.1 0.4 0.1
Chris Simon 84.2 6.6 3.8 3.0 2.7 2.7 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.2 0.9 0.8 -0.1 -0.3
Doug Smail 84.1 4.8 3.8 3.7 2.2 2.2 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.5 1.1 1.1 0.6 -0.6
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Mike Grier 4.5 3.9 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.2 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.3 1.3 0.8 0.7 0.4
Tiger Williams 87.0 5.0 3.9 3.7 3.1 2.8 2.3 2.2 2.0 1.6 1.6 1.4 0.4 0.3 -0.5
Rob Niedermayer 86.8 5.5 3.7 3.5 2.7 2.7 1.8 1.7 1.5 1.3 1.2 1.1 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.4 -0.2 -0.5
Kelly Miller 86.5 4.3 3.6 2.7 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.2 2.1 1.6 1.5 1.4 0.7 0.3 0.0 -0.2
Doug Brown 86.4 4.7 4.5 2.5 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.9 1.6 1.3 1.0 0.5 0.1 -0.1
Rob Zamuner 86.3 4.5 3.9 3.1 2.7 1.8 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.2 0.8 0.6 0.1 0.0
Eddie Shack 85.4 4.5 3.7 3.6 3.4 3.2 2.4 2.2 2.1 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.1 0.5 0.3 0.0 0.0 -0.6
Gaetan Duchesne 84.8 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
Mike Keane 84.6 4.3 3.4 3.3 3.0 2.3 2.2 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.7 1.4 1.0 0.9 0.5 0.5 0.0
Greg Johnson 84.6 4.1 3.7 3.5 2.9 2.8 2.6 2.1 1.9 1.5 1.1 0.4 0.1
Lucien DeBlois 84.3 5.2 3.6 3.3 3.2 2.2 2.1 1.7 1.7 1.5 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.8 -0.2 -0.4

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

August 4, 1995: Rights traded to Edmonton by St. Louis with Curtis Joseph for St. Louis' 1st round choices in 1996 (previously acquired, St. Louis selected Marty Reasoner) and 1997 (previously acquired, later traded to Los Angeles - Los Angeles selected Matt Zultek) Entry Drafts, August 4, 1995.

October 7, 2002: Traded to Washington by Edmonton for Washington's 2nd round choice (later traded to NY Islanders - NY Islanders selected Evgeni Tunik) in 2003 Entry Draft and Vancouver's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Edmonton selected Zachery Stortini) in 2003 Entry Draft, October 7, 2002.

March 9, 2004: Traded to Buffalo by Washington for Jakub Klepis, March 9, 2004.

July 3, 2006: Signed as a free agent by San Jose, July 3, 2006.

August 10, 2009: Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, August 10, 2009.

December 1, 2011: Officially announced his retirement, December 1, 2011.

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