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Chris Higgins     \HIH-gihns\

Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-0 ▪ Weight: 193 lbs.

Born: June 2, 1983 in Smithtown, New York
Draft: Montreal, 1st round (14th overall), 2002 NHL Entry
Contract: 4 years/$10,000,000
2013-14 Cap Hit: $2,500,000.00 (full contract info at capgeek.com)

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
2003-04 20 MTL NHL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 6:18
2005-06 22 MTL NHL 80 23 15 38 16 -1 26 13 7 3 3 10 5 0 148 15.5 1153 14:25 Calder-11
2006-07 23 MTL NHL 61 22 16 38 16 -11 26 11 8 3 3 9 7 0 159 13.8 1092 18:54 Byng-68
2007-08 24 MTL NHL 82 27 25 52 21 0 22 15 12 0 5 11 13 1 241 11.2 1472 18:57
2008-09 25 MTL NHL 57 12 11 23 10 -1 22 8 2 2 1 9 2 0 151 7.9 969 17:00
2009-10 26 TOT NHL 67 8 9 17 7 -9 32 8 0 0 1 8 1 0 165 4.8 1175 18:33 Selke-54
2009-10 26 NYR NHL 55 6 8 14 5 -9 32 6 0 0 1 7 1 0 137 4.4 985 18:55 Selke-54
2009-10 26 CGY NHL 12 2 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 28 7.1 190 16:52 Selke-54
2010-11 27 TOT NHL 62 13 15 28 11 5 16 12 1 0 0 14 0 1 160 8.1 1011 16:18
2010-11 27 FLA NHL 48 11 12 23 9 5 10 11 0 0 0 11 0 1 126 8.7 799 17:39
2010-11 27 VAN NHL 14 2 3 5 2 0 6 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 34 5.9 212 15:07
2011-12 28 VAN NHL 71 18 25 43 16 11 16 16 1 1 4 18 7 0 165 10.9 1158 16:19 Byng-35
2012-13 29 VAN NHL 41 10 5 15 7 -4 10 10 0 0 1 0 0 0 77 13.0 673 16:25
2013-14 30 VAN NHL 78 17 22 39 15 -14 30 15 2 0 4 20 1 1 216 7.9 1496 19:10
5 yrs MTL NHL 282 84 67 151 64 -13 96 47 29 8 12 39 27 1 699 12.0 4698 17:39
4 yrs VAN NHL 204 47 55 102 40 -7 62 42 4 1 9 41 8 1 492 9.6 3539 17:20
1 yr CGY NHL 12 2 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 28 7.1 190 16:51
1 yr NYR NHL 55 6 8 14 5 -9 32 6 0 0 1 7 1 0 137 4.4 985 18:54
1 yr FLA NHL 48 11 12 23 9 5 10 11 0 0 0 11 0 1 126 8.7 799 17:38
Career NHL 601 150 143 293 119 -24 200 108 33 9 22 99 36 3 1482 10.1 10211 17:59

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2003-04 20 MTL NHL 2 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 22 MTL NHL 80 0.29 0.19 0.48 0.21 0.33 1.85 23 14 37 16 49 14 52 16 -1 2.7 1.3 4.0 Calder-11
2006-07 23 MTL NHL 61 0.36 0.26 0.62 0.27 0.43 2.61 23 16 39 17 75 38 62 14 -11 3.1 0.9 4.0 Byng-68
2007-08 24 MTL NHL 82 0.33 0.30 0.63 0.26 0.27 2.94 30 27 57 24 78 36 52 10 0 4.4 1.5 5.9
2008-09 25 MTL NHL 57 0.21 0.19 0.40 0.17 0.39 2.65 13 11 24 10 39 7 45 12 -1 1.0 1.0 2.0
2009-10 26 TOT NHL 67 0.12 0.13 0.25 0.10 0.48 2.46 9 9 18 7 32 4 48 11 -9 -0.6 1.1 0.4 Selke-54
2009-10 26 NYR NHL 55 0.11 0.15 0.25 0.10 0.58 2.49 7 8 15 6 26 3 40 8 -9 -0.6 0.9 0.2 Selke-54
2009-10 26 CGY NHL 12 0.17 0.08 0.25 0.11 0.00 2.33 2 1 3 1 6 1 8 3 0 0.0 0.2 0.2 Selke-54
2010-11 27 TOT NHL 62 0.21 0.24 0.45 0.18 0.26 2.58 14 16 30 12 38 2 37 6 5 1.6 1.5 3.0
2010-11 27 FLA NHL 48 0.23 0.25 0.48 0.19 0.21 2.63 12 13 25 10 30 0 30 5 5 1.4 1.3 2.7
2010-11 27 VAN NHL 14 0.14 0.21 0.36 0.13 0.43 2.43 2 3 5 2 8 2 7 1 0 0.2 0.2 0.4
2011-12 28 VAN NHL 71 0.25 0.35 0.61 0.23 0.23 2.32 20 27 47 18 66 16 45 6 11 3.5 1.6 5.2 Byng-35
2012-13 29 VAN NHL 41 0.24 0.12 0.37 0.17 0.24 1.88 19 9 28 13 21 0 30 5 -4 1.0 0.6 1.6
2013-14 30 VAN NHL 78 0.22 0.28 0.50 0.19 0.38 2.77 19 24 43 17 0 0 0 0 -14 2.2 1.4 3.5
5 yrs MTL NHL 282 0.30 0.24 0.54 0.23 0.34 2.48 89 68 157 67 241 95 211 52 -13 11.2 4.7 15.9
4 yrs VAN NHL 204 0.23 0.27 0.50 0.20 0.30 2.41 60 63 123 50 95 18 82 12 -7 6.8 3.8 10.6
1 yr CGY NHL 12 0.17 0.08 0.25 0.11 0.00 2.33 2 1 3 1 6 1 8 3 0 0.0 0.2 0.2
1 yr NYR NHL 55 0.11 0.15 0.25 0.10 0.58 2.49 7 8 15 6 26 3 40 8 -9 -0.6 0.9 0.2
1 yr FLA NHL 48 0.23 0.25 0.48 0.19 0.21 2.63 12 13 25 10 30 0 30 5 5 1.4 1.3 2.7
Career NHL 601 0.25 0.24 0.49 0.20 0.33 2.47 170 153 323 134 398 117 371 80 -24 18.7 10.9 29.6

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2005-06 22 MTL NHL 6 1 3 4 1 -3 0 1 0 0 0 7 14.3 102 17:04
2007-08 24 MTL NHL 12 3 2 5 2 1 2 3 0 0 0 34 8.8 221 18:27
2008-09 25 MTL NHL 4 2 0 2 1 -1 2 2 0 0 0 8 25.0 70 18:35
2010-11 27 VAN NHL 25 4 4 8 3 1 2 3 1 0 3 49 8.2 429 17:09
2011-12 28 VAN NHL 5 0 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 0 0 11 0.0 78 16:34
2012-13 29 VAN NHL 4 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 67 17:41
Career NHL 56 10 9 19 8 -7 8 9 1 0 3 114 8.8 967 17:16

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1999-00 16 Avon Old Farms High-CT 27 19 20 39 0 10 19 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2000-01 17 Avon Old Farms High-CT 24 22 14 36 0 29 22 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2001-02 18 Yale University Bulldogs ECAC 27 14 17 31 0 32 10 4 0 2 0 0 0:00
2001-02 18 United States WJC-A 7 4 2 6 0 6 2 2 0 3 0 0 0:00
2002-03 19 Yale University Bulldogs ECAC 28 20 21 41 0 41 12 6 2 2 0 0 0:00
2002-03 19 United States WJC-A 7 3 3 6 5 4 1 0 2 1 0 0 0:00
2003-04 20 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 67 21 27 48 0 18 21 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2004-05 21 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 76 28 23 51 9 33 16 8 4 6 0 0 0:00
2008-09 25 United States WC-A 6 1 0 1 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 2 Seasons AHL 143 49 50 99 9 51 37 8 4 6 0 0 0:00
Career 2 Seasons ECAC 55 34 38 72 0 73 22 10 2 4 0 0 0:00
Career 2 Seasons High-CT 51 41 34 75 0 39 41 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 1 Season WC-A 6 1 0 1 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 2 Seasons WJC-A 14 7 5 12 5 10 3 2 2 4 0 0 0:00

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2003-04 20 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 10 3 2 5 0
2004-05 21 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 4 3 3 6 2 4 3 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons AHL 14 6 5 11 2 4 3 0 0 0

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 9 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Chris Higgins 5.9 5.2 4.0 4.0 3.0 2.0 1.6 0.4 0.0
Matthew Lombardi 91.2 5.8 4.6 4.5 3.5 2.6 2.0 0.5 -0.1
George Armstrong 91.1 5.0 4.8 4.4 3.9 2.9 2.7 0.4 -0.1
Orest Kindrachuk 91.0 6.2 5.3 4.2 3.8 3.4 2.8 1.5 -0.1
Don Raleigh 90.9 6.1 4.9 3.8 3.0 2.9 2.4 0.9 -0.4
Johnny Wilson 90.7 5.9 4.2 4.2 3.6 2.7 2.7 0.7 0.0
Richard Zednik 90.7 6.3 4.6 4.4 4.0 2.8 1.4 0.1 0.0
Tim Connolly 90.4 5.7 5.2 4.1 3.4 2.2 1.8 1.0 0.2
Jonas Hoglund 89.9 6.2 5.2 4.5 3.5 3.1 1.5 1.3
Rejean Houle 89.5 6.0 4.9 3.8 3.3 3.3 1.4 0.8 -0.2
Mike Johnson 89.4 6.6 4.8 4.4 4.3 3.2 2.4 0.8 0.2
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Chris Higgins 5.9 5.2 4.0 4.0 3.0 2.0 1.6 0.4 0.0
Matthew Lombardi 91.2 5.8 4.6 4.5 3.5 2.6 2.0 0.5 0.5 -0.1
Jonas Hoglund 89.9 6.2 5.2 4.5 3.5 3.1 1.5 1.3
Jan Hrdina 88.9 5.9 4.5 4.0 3.9 3.3 2.9 1.7
Orest Kindrachuk 88.7 6.2 5.3 4.2 3.8 3.4 2.8 1.5 0.8 -0.1 -0.1
Stephan Lebeau 88.7 7.0 5.4 4.3 2.6 2.1 2.0 0.1
Jim McFadden 88.4 5.8 5.7 3.2 3.2 2.8 1.7 0.3
Pat Elynuik 88.2 5.8 5.4 4.4 4.3 3.9 1.4 0.1 0.0 -0.2
Tyler Arnason 88.1 5.9 4.4 4.1 3.7 2.4 0.8 0.3
Harold Darragh 87.9 4.3 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.1 0.8 0.2 -0.1
Jim Lorentz 87.8 5.7 5.5 4.4 4.1 3.4 2.3 1.2 0.7 0.7 -0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

June 30, 2009: Traded to NY Rangers by Montreal with Ryan McDonagh and Pavel Valentenko for Scott Gomez, Tom Pyatt and Michael Busto, June 30, 2009.

February 2, 2010: Traded to Calgary by NY Rangers with Ales Kotalik for Olli Jokinen and Brandon Prust, February 2, 2010.

July 2, 2010: Signed as a free agent by Florida, July 2, 2010.

February 28, 2011: Traded to Vancouver by Florida for Evan Oberg and Vancouver's 3rd round choice (later traded back to Vancouver - Vancouver selected Cole Cassels) in 2013 Entry Draft, February 28, 2011.

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