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Chris Higgins

\HIH-gihns\

Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 205 lbs. (93 kg)

Born: June 2, 1983 in Smithtown, New York
Draft: Montreal, 1st round (14th overall), 2002 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Yale
Current salary: $2,500,000
Current cap hit: $2,500,000

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 2016-04-01 VAN @ ANA W 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 12 7:29 0 0 0 0
2 2016-03-31 VAN @ SJS W 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 16:13 0 0 0 0
3 2016-03-29 VAN SJS L 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 23 13:59 0 0 0 0
4 2016-03-27 VAN CHI L 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 12:26 0 1 0 0
5 2016-03-25 VAN @ STL L 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 21 14:53 0 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
2003-04 20 MTL NHL 2 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 -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 -11 26 11 8 3 3 9 7 0 159 13.8 1092 17:54 Byng-68
2007-08 24 MTL NHL 82 27 25 52 0 22 15 12 0 5 11 13 1 241 11.2 399 1472 17:57 22 40 35.5 76 65 50 18
2008-09 25 MTL NHL 57 12 11 23 -1 22 8 2 2 1 9 2 0 151 7.9 263 969 16:00 29 28 50.9 79 39 40 20
2009-10 26 TOT NHL 67 8 9 17 -9 32 8 0 0 1 8 1 0 165 4.8 277 1175 17:33 27 41 39.7 128 44 43 14 Selke-54
2009-10 26 NYR NHL 55 6 8 14 -9 32 6 0 0 1 7 1 0 137 4.4 229 985 17:55 26 37 41.3 111 40 33 13 Selke-54
2009-10 26 CGY NHL 12 2 1 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 28 7.1 48 190 15:52 1 4 20.0 17 4 10 1 Selke-54
2010-11 27 TOT NHL 62 13 15 28 5 16 12 1 0 0 14 0 1 160 8.1 257 1011 16:18 41 44 48.2 80 36 40 12
2010-11 27 FLA NHL 48 11 12 23 5 10 11 0 0 0 11 0 1 126 8.7 199 799 16:39 30 35 46.2 62 31 32 11
2010-11 27 VAN NHL 14 2 3 5 0 6 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 34 5.9 58 212 15:07 11 9 55.0 18 5 8 1
2011-12 28 VAN NHL 71 18 25 43 11 16 16 1 1 4 18 7 0 165 10.9 251 1158 16:19 12 18 40.0 61 29 50 16 Byng-35
2012-13 29 VAN NHL 41 10 5 15 -4 10 10 0 0 1 5 0 0 77 13.0 131 673 16:25 33 58 36.3 46 22 36 12
2013-14 30 VAN NHL 78 17 22 39 -14 30 15 2 0 4 20 1 1 216 7.9 347 1496 19:10 17 21 44.7 98 45 31 23
2014-15 31 VAN NHL 77 12 24 36 8 16 9 3 0 1 22 2 0 171 7.0 283 1216 15:47 3 6 33.3 73 34 28 19
2015-16 32 VAN NHL 33 3 1 4 -14 4 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 51 5.9 86 455 13:47 1 2 33.3 15 18 7 8
6 yrs VAN NHL 314 62 80 142 -13 82 53 7 2 10 69 10 1 714 8.7 1156 5209 16:35 77 114 40.3 311 153 160 79
5 yrs MTL NHL 282 84 67 151 -13 96 47 29 8 12 39 27 1 699 12.0 969 4698 16:40 51 68 42.9 155 104 90 38
1 yr CGY NHL 12 2 1 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 28 7.1 48 190 15:52 1 4 20.0 17 4 10 1
1 yr FLA NHL 48 11 12 23 5 10 11 0 0 0 11 0 1 126 8.7 199 799 16:39 30 35 46.2 62 31 32 11
1 yr NYR NHL 55 6 8 14 -9 32 6 0 0 1 7 1 0 137 4.4 229 985 17:55 26 37 41.3 111 40 33 13
Career NHL 711 165 168 333 -30 220 119 36 10 23 127 38 3 1704 9.7 2601 11882 16:43 185 258 41.8 656 332 325 142

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 24 MTL NHL 82 975 1108 46.8 -1.3 700 797 46.8 -0.9 8.3 93.1 101.4 49.0 51.0
2008-09 25 MTL NHL 57 645 709 47.6 -1.4 464 518 47.3 -0.6 8.9 92.3 101.3 43.3 56.7
2009-10 26 TOT NHL 67 856 839 50.5 -2.9 647 618 51.1 -1.9 5.6 91.7 97.3 49.7 50.3
2009-10 26 NYR NHL 55 713 738 49.1 -3.9 532 545 49.4 -3.2 5.8 92.0 97.8 50.3 49.7
2009-10 26 CGY NHL 12 143 101 58.6 3.6 115 73 61.2 6.3 4.8 89.1 93.9 46.7 53.3
2010-11 27 TOT NHL 62 867 713 54.9 3.1 640 523 55.0 4.0 7.3 92.0 99.3 46.0 54.0
2010-11 27 FLA NHL 48 658 564 53.8 3.7 486 409 54.3 4.8 7.9 91.7 99.6 41.4 58.6
2010-11 27 VAN NHL 14 209 149 58.4 0.6 154 114 57.5 0.8 5.3 93.1 98.4 62.2 37.8
2011-12 28 VAN NHL 71 965 836 53.6 -0.9 702 627 52.8 -0.3 9.6 92.2 101.8 47.0 53.0
2012-13 29 VAN NHL 41 479 497 49.1 -8.0 356 384 48.1 -7.8 7.1 91.4 98.5 45.5 54.5
2013-14 30 VAN NHL 78 1199 1172 50.6 -3.5 890 840 51.4 -2.3 7.2 89.8 97.0 43.3 56.7
2014-15 31 VAN NHL 77 914 908 50.2 0.7 691 659 51.2 0.8 9.2 92.2 101.4 47.9 52.1
2015-16 32 VAN NHL 33 381.1 311 367 45.9 -2.0 229 293 43.9 -1.6 4.0 90.9 94.9 46.6 53.4
2 yrs MTL NHL 139 1620 1817 47.1 -1.3 1164 1315 47.0 -0.8 8.5 92.8 101.4 46.8 53.2
2 yrs TOT NHL 129 1723 1552 52.6 0.0 1287 1141 53.0 0.9 6.5 91.8 98.3 48.0 52.0
6 yrs VAN NHL 314 381.1 4077 3929 50.9 -1.5 3022 2917 50.9 -1.2 7.8 91.3 99.2 46.4 53.6
Career NHL 697 381.1 8934 8701 50.7 -1.0 6606 6400 50.8 -0.5 7.5 91.8 99.3 46.8 53.2

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
2003-04 20 MTL NHL 2 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 22 MTL NHL 80 16 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 16 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 21 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 10 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 7 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 5 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 1 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 11 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 9 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 2 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 16 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 5.1 Byng-35
2012-13 29 VAN NHL 41 7 0.24 0.12 0.37 0.17 0.24 1.88 19 9 28 13 21 0 30 5 -4 0.9 0.6 1.5
2013-14 30 VAN NHL 78 15 0.22 0.28 0.50 0.19 0.38 2.77 19 24 43 17 55 6 78 15 -14 2.2 1.4 3.5
2014-15 31 VAN NHL 77 13 0.16 0.31 0.47 0.17 0.21 2.22 14 26 40 15 53 6 53 14 8 -1.6 2.0 1.6 3.7
2015-16 32 VAN NHL 33 2 0.09 0.03 0.12 0.06 0.12 1.55 3 1 4 2 10 2 28 7 -14 -6.2 -0.5 0.0 -0.5
6 yrs VAN NHL 314 55 0.20 0.25 0.45 0.17 0.26 2.27 77 90 167 67 213 32 241 48 -13 -7.8 8.3 5.4 13.7
5 yrs MTL NHL 282 64 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
1 yr CGY NHL 12 1 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 FLA NHL 48 9 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
1 yr NYR NHL 55 5 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
Career NHL 711 134 0.23 0.24 0.47 0.19 0.31 2.40 187 180 367 151 516 131 530 116 -30 -7.8 20.2 12.5 32.7

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 22 MTL NHL 6 1 3 4 -3 0 1 0 0 0 7 14.3 102 17:04
2007-08 24 MTL NHL 12 3 2 5 1 2 3 0 0 0 34 8.8 60 221 18:27 16 32 33.3 23 6 9 5
2008-09 25 MTL NHL 4 2 0 2 -1 2 2 0 0 0 8 25.0 19 70 17:35 2 0 100.0 7 2 0 0
2010-11 27 VAN NHL 25 4 4 8 1 2 3 1 0 3 49 8.2 90 429 17:09 17 17 50.0 65 16 14 7
2011-12 28 VAN NHL 5 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 0 0 11 0.0 17 78 15:34 0 3 0.0 10 3 2 2
2012-13 29 VAN NHL 4 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 14 67 16:41 0 2 0.0 12 3 0 1
2014-15 31 VAN NHL 6 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 15 6.7 29 100 16:36 0 0 6 1 2 3
Career NHL 62 11 10 21 -7 10 9 2 0 4 129 8.5 236 1067 17:13 35 54 39.3 123 31 27 18

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%
2007-08 24 MTL NHL 12 164 171 49.0 -1.7 112 116 49.1 -3.0 8.8 93.6 102.3 55.0 45.0
2008-09 25 MTL NHL 4 41 54 43.2 -10.7 33 39 45.8 -7.1 13.6 84.6 98.3 63.3 36.7
2010-11 27 VAN NHL 25 345 323 51.6 -4.1 243 235 50.8 -3.9 4.2 97.1 101.3 52.3 47.7
2011-12 28 VAN NHL 5 54 54 50.0 -2.6 33 39 45.8 -5.1 0.0 92.9 92.9 40.6 59.4
2012-13 29 VAN NHL 4 52 57 47.7 -16.7 38 45 45.8 -12.6 3.6 91.7 95.2 34.3 65.7
2014-15 31 VAN NHL 6 87 79 52.4 -3.7 62 49 55.9 -0.1 4.3 94.1 98.4 50.0 50.0
2 yrs MTL NHL 16 205 225 47.7 -3.7 145 155 48.3 -4.0 9.8 91.3 101.2 56.8 43.2
4 yrs VAN NHL 40 538 513 51.2 -4.9 376 368 50.5 -4.2 3.7 95.6 99.3 49.0 51.0
Career NHL 56 743 738 50.2 -4.5 521 523 49.9 -4.1 5.4 94.4 99.8 51.3 48.7

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
1999-00 16 Avon Old Farms High-CT 27 19 20 39 10
2000-01 17 Avon Old Farms High-CT 24 22 14 36 29
2001-02 18 Yale University Bulldogs ECAC 27 14 17 31 32 10 4 0 2
2001-02 18 United States WJC-A 7 4 2 6 0 6 2 2 0 3
2002-03 19 Yale University Bulldogs ECAC 28 20 21 41 41 12 6 2 2
2002-03 19 United States WJC-A 7 3 3 6 5 4 1 0 2 1
2003-04 20 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 67 21 27 48 18
2004-05 21 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 76 28 23 51 9 33 16 8 4 6
2008-09 25 United States WC-A 6 1 0 1 3 2 1 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons AHL 143 49 50 99 9 51 16 8 4 6
Career 2 Seasons ECAC 55 34 38 72 73 22 10 2 4
Career 2 Seasons High-CT 51 41 34 75 39
Career 1 Season WC-A 6 1 0 1 3 2 1 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons WJC-A 14 7 5 12 5 10 3 2 2 4

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- 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 2014-15)
Thru 11 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Chris Higgins 5.9 5.1 4.0 4.0 3.7 3.5 3.0 2.0 1.5 0.4 0.0
Ross Lonsberry 92.7 5.2 5.1 4.2 4.0 3.8 3.6 3.4 3.1 1.9 -0.1 -0.2
Brian Savage 91.3 5.7 4.9 4.6 3.8 3.7 3.3 2.8 2.6 2.1 1.1 0.1
Ab McDonald 90.7 6.2 5.3 4.4 4.1 4.0 3.7 2.8 2.8 1.2 1.1 0.4
Ray Getliffe 90.6 4.8 4.6 3.4 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.3 1.6 1.6 0.0
Gus Bodnar 90.6 4.5 4.3 3.2 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.4 1.9 1.1 0.2
Steve Reinprecht 89.6 6.0 5.6 4.5 4.5 3.8 3.6 3.5 3.0 2.8 0.9 0.0
Billy Harris 89.5 6.4 5.6 4.9 4.7 4.1 3.4 3.3 2.5 2.2 0.7 -0.2
Randy Burridge 89.0 5.4 5.3 5.1 4.0 3.6 3.2 2.9 2.4 2.3 0.9 -0.1
Tuomo Ruutu 88.6 6.0 6.0 4.1 3.9 3.8 3.6 2.4 1.2 0.9 0.7 0.0
Bill Hicke 88.5 5.6 4.7 3.9 3.8 3.6 3.2 2.0 1.8 1.3 0.3 0.3
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Chris Higgins 5.9 5.1 4.0 4.0 3.7 3.5 3.0 2.0 1.5 0.4 0.0
Brian Savage 91.3 5.7 4.9 4.6 3.8 3.7 3.3 2.8 2.6 2.1 1.1 0.1 -0.1
Gus Bodnar 90.6 4.5 4.3 3.2 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.4 1.9 1.1 0.2 -0.9
Ray Getliffe 90.6 4.8 4.6 3.4 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.3 1.6 1.6 0.0
Ab McDonald 90.3 6.2 5.3 4.4 4.1 4.0 3.7 2.8 2.8 1.2 1.1 0.4 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2
Steve Reinprecht 89.6 6.0 5.6 4.5 4.5 3.8 3.6 3.5 3.0 2.8 0.9 0.0
Billy Harris 89.5 6.4 5.6 4.9 4.7 4.1 3.4 3.3 2.5 2.2 0.7 -0.2 -1.0
Tuomo Ruutu 88.6 6.0 6.0 4.1 3.9 3.8 3.6 2.4 1.2 0.9 0.7 0.0
Ryan Malone 87.7 6.2 5.2 4.9 4.8 4.1 3.7 3.0 2.9 0.7 0.6 -0.3
Dan Maloney 87.6 5.9 5.3 4.0 3.9 3.1 2.6 2.5 2.3 1.5 1.1 0.1
Greg Malone 87.6 6.1 4.4 4.0 3.7 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.8 1.0 0.6 -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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