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Paul Kariya

Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs. (84 kg)

Born: October 16, 1974 in Vancouver, British Columbia
Draft: Anaheim, 1st round (4th overall), 1993 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Maine
Relatives: Steve Kariya (brother)

Other SR Links: Olympics at Sports-Reference.com, Olympics at Hockey-Reference.com


Elo Fan Ratings

Fine Details ▪ Last updated Aug 29, 2015 9:25 PM

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
1994-95 20 MDA NHL 47 18 21 39 -17 4 10 7 1 3 13 8 0 134 13.4 Calder-3
1995-96 21 MDA NHL 82 50 58 108 9 20 27 20 3 9 34 21 3 349 14.3 AS-1,Byng-1,Hart-9
1996-97 22 MDA NHL 69 44 55 99 36 6 26 15 3 10 35 19 1 340 12.9 AS-1,Byng-1,Hart-2
1997-98 23 MDA NHL 22 17 14 31 12 23 14 3 0 2 12 2 0 103 16.5
1998-99 24 MDA NHL 82 39 62 101 17 40 26 11 2 4 29 32 1 429 9.1 2094 25:32 AS-1,Byng-6,Hart-8
1999-00 25 MDA NHL 74 42 44 86 22 24 28 11 3 3 24 20 0 324 13.0 1803 24:22 AS-2,Byng-6
2000-01 26 MDA NHL 66 33 34 67 -9 20 12 18 3 3 18 16 0 230 14.3 1520 23:02 AS-8,Byng-6,Selke-28
2001-02 27 MDA NHL 82 32 25 57 -15 28 21 11 0 8 11 14 0 289 11.1 1822 22:13 AS-7,Byng-5
2002-03 28 MDA NHL 82 25 56 81 -3 48 13 11 1 2 32 24 0 257 9.7 1664 20:17 AS-2,Byng-10
2003-04 29 COL NHL 51 11 25 36 -5 22 5 5 1 1 15 9 1 110 10.0 950 18:37 Byng-32
2005-06 31 NSH NHL 82 31 54 85 -6 40 17 14 0 3 22 32 0 245 12.7 1565 19:05 AS-6,Byng-12,Hart-26
2006-07 32 NSH NHL 82 24 52 76 6 36 19 5 0 2 32 20 0 224 10.7 1671 20:23 AS-7,Byng-15,Hart-16
2007-08 33 STL NHL 82 16 49 65 -10 50 11 5 0 1 33 16 0 223 7.2 355 1536 18:44 0 6 0.0 18 21 18 30 Byng-70
2008-09 34 STL NHL 11 2 13 15 1 2 2 0 0 0 4 9 0 31 6.5 69 199 18:06 0 0 7 6 3 2
2009-10 35 STL NHL 75 18 25 43 -7 36 15 3 0 2 16 9 0 221 8.1 374 1287 17:09 4 6 40.0 36 25 24 28 Byng-54
9 yrs MDA NHL 606 300 369 669 52 213 177 107 16 44 208 156 5 2455 12.2 8902 23:04
3 yrs STL NHL 168 36 87 123 -16 88 28 8 0 3 53 34 0 475 7.6 798 3021 17:59 4 12 25.0 61 52 45 60
2 yrs NSH NHL 164 55 106 161 0 76 36 19 0 5 54 52 0 469 11.7 3236 19:44
1 yr COL NHL 51 11 25 36 -5 22 5 5 1 1 15 9 1 110 10.0 950 18:37
Career NHL 989 402 587 989 31 399 246 139 17 53 330 251 6 3509 11.5 3832 16109 20:57 4 12 25.0 61 52 45 60

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 St. Louis Blues NHL 82 1157.5 1026 980 51.1 5.2 803 771 51.0 3.4 10.3 89.2 99.5 53.5 46.5
2008-09 34 St. Louis Blues NHL 11 143.8 131 122 51.8 7.1 93 90 50.8 5.0 13.7 90.9 104.6 50.0 50.0
2009-10 35 St. Louis Blues NHL 75 1019.0 1051 936 52.9 1.4 796 699 53.2 1.9 7.6 91.2 98.8 51.8 48.2
Career NHL 82 2320.2 2208 2038 52.0 3.5 1692 1560 52.0 2.8 9.2 90.2 99.4 52.4 47.6

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
1994-95 20 MDA NHL 47 15 0.38 0.45 0.83 0.33 0.09 2.85 31 36 67 27 50 22 51 6 -17 3.4 0.0 3.4 Calder-3
1995-96 21 MDA NHL 82 42 0.61 0.71 1.32 0.52 0.24 4.26 48 56 104 41 132 52 87 16 9 10.3 1.3 11.6 AS-1,Byng-1,Hart-9
1996-97 22 MDA NHL 69 39 0.64 0.80 1.43 0.56 0.09 4.93 46 57 103 41 133 47 63 13 36 10.6 2.0 12.6 AS-1,Byng-1,Hart-2
1997-98 23 MDA NHL 22 14 0.77 0.64 1.41 0.61 1.05 4.68 19 16 35 15 41 8 25 4 12 4.3 0.7 5.0
1998-99 24 MDA NHL 82 39 0.48 0.76 1.23 0.47 0.49 5.23 45 70 115 44 155 79 83 24 17 9.1 3.1 12.2 AS-1,Byng-6,Hart-8
1999-00 25 MDA NHL 74 34 0.57 0.59 1.16 0.46 0.32 4.38 46 48 94 38 124 42 79 19 22 8.1 2.8 11.0 AS-2,Byng-6
2000-01 26 MDA NHL 66 27 0.50 0.52 1.02 0.41 0.30 3.48 36 36 72 29 89 46 63 11 -9 6.0 1.7 7.7 AS-8,Byng-6,Selke-28
2001-02 27 MDA NHL 82 24 0.39 0.30 0.70 0.29 0.34 3.52 37 28 65 28 82 37 62 2 -15 4.6 1.9 6.5 AS-7,Byng-5
2002-03 28 MDA NHL 82 28 0.30 0.68 0.99 0.34 0.59 3.13 28 62 90 32 99 41 66 5 -3 6.6 2.2 8.8 AS-2,Byng-10
2003-04 29 COL NHL 51 12 0.22 0.49 0.71 0.24 0.43 2.16 13 29 42 15 51 23 43 10 -5 2.5 0.8 3.3 Byng-32
2005-06 31 NSH NHL 82 31 0.38 0.66 1.04 0.38 0.49 2.99 31 52 83 31 122 71 61 4 -6 6.8 1.5 8.4 AS-6,Byng-12,Hart-26
2006-07 32 NSH NHL 82 26 0.29 0.63 0.93 0.32 0.44 2.73 25 52 77 28 106 39 61 0 6 5.4 1.8 7.2 AS-7,Byng-15,Hart-16
2007-08 33 STL NHL 82 21 0.20 0.60 0.79 0.26 0.61 2.72 18 52 70 24 90 32 69 1 -10 4.3 1.5 5.8 Byng-70
2008-09 34 STL NHL 11 5 0.18 1.18 1.36 0.42 0.18 2.82 2 13 15 5 19 12 7 1 1 1.2 0.3 1.5
2009-10 35 STL NHL 75 16 0.24 0.33 0.57 0.22 0.48 2.95 20 26 46 18 58 17 53 5 -7 2.9 1.3 4.3 Byng-54
9 yrs MDA NHL 606 262 0.50 0.61 1.10 0.43 0.35 4.05 336 409 745 295 905 374 579 100 52 63.0 15.8 78.8
3 yrs STL NHL 168 42 0.21 0.52 0.73 0.25 0.52 2.83 40 91 131 47 167 61 129 7 -16 8.5 3.2 11.6
2 yrs NSH NHL 164 57 0.34 0.65 0.98 0.35 0.46 2.86 56 104 160 59 228 110 122 4 0 12.2 3.4 15.6
1 yr COL NHL 51 12 0.22 0.49 0.71 0.24 0.43 2.16 13 29 42 15 51 23 43 10 -5 2.5 0.8 3.3
Career NHL 989 375 0.41 0.59 1.00 0.38 0.40 3.55 445 633 1078 415 1351 568 873 121 31 86.2 23.1 109.3

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 MDA NHL 11 7 6 13 -2 4 3 4 0 1 61 11.5
1998-99 24 MDA NHL 3 1 3 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 11 9.1 78 26:03
2002-03 28 MDA NHL 21 6 6 12 0 6 6 0 0 1 53 11.3 446 21:15
2003-04 29 COL NHL 1 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 16 16:00
2005-06 31 NSH NHL 5 2 5 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 12 16.7 104 20:47
2006-07 32 NSH NHL 5 0 2 2 -4 2 0 0 0 0 10 0.0 98 19:36
Career NHL 46 16 23 39 -7 12 10 6 0 2 149 10.7 742 21:12

NHL Playoff Overtime Goals

Date Location Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
1997-04-27 PHX MDA 3-2 PHX 1 7:29
2003-04-10 DET MDA 2-1 DET 3 43:18

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
1990-91 16 Penticton Panthers BCJHL 54 45 67 112 8
1990-91 16 Canada U-18 5 4 8 12 2
1991-92 17 Penticton Panthers BCJHL 40 46 86 132 18
1991-92 17 Canada WJC-A 6 1 1 2 2
1992-93 18 University of Maine H-East 39 25 75 100 12
1992-93 18 Canada WJC-A 7 2 6 8 2
1992-93 18 Canada WC-A 8 2 7 9 0
1993-94 19 University of Maine H-East 12 8 16 24 4
1993-94 19 Canada Nat-Tm 23 7 34 41 2
1993-94 19 Canada Olympics 8 3 4 7 2
1993-94 19 Canada WC-A 8 5 7 12 2
1995-96 21 Canada WC-A 8 4 3 7 2
2001-02 27 Canada Olympics 6 3 1 4 5 0 2 1 0 0
Career 2 Seasons BCJHL 94 91 153 244 26
Career 2 Seasons H-East 51 33 91 124 16
Career 1 Season Nat-Tm 23 7 34 41 2
Career 2 Seasons Olympics 14 6 5 11 5 2 2 1 0 0
Career 1 Season U-18 5 4 8 12 2
Career 3 Seasons WC-A 24 11 17 28 4
Career 2 Seasons WJC-A 13 3 7 10 4
Rk Year Tm G A +/- PIM S SHFT
1 1994 CAN 3 4 2
2 2002 CAN 1 0 6 21
Car 4 4 8 21

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 15 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Paul Kariya 12.6 12.2 11.6 11.0 8.8 8.4 7.7 7.2 6.5 5.8 5.0 4.3 3.4 3.3 1.5
Alexander Mogilny 94.4 13.4 12.2 10.6 9.5 8.3 8.3 7.8 6.6 6.5 5.2 5.1 5.0 4.3 3.3 2.9
Theoren Fleury 94.3 11.7 11.2 11.1 9.2 8.9 8.1 8.0 6.9 6.8 6.0 5.8 5.5 5.3 3.0 2.7
Bryan Trottier 92.8 13.6 12.9 11.2 10.3 10.0 8.7 8.6 7.6 7.6 7.0 6.5 6.3 4.3 2.6 0.9
Jari Kurri 92.0 14.0 11.8 10.4 10.1 9.1 9.0 8.3 7.7 6.5 6.4 6.1 6.1 3.8 3.0 1.9
Peter Bondra 91.3 12.1 10.3 10.2 10.2 8.6 7.2 7.1 6.2 6.2 5.4 5.0 4.5 4.3 3.9 1.7
Jean Beliveau 90.5 13.0 11.0 10.2 10.0 9.3 8.7 8.4 7.7 6.8 5.9 4.3 4.3 4.3 1.1 0.3
Daniel Alfredsson 90.5 12.3 11.5 10.4 10.0 9.3 9.2 8.1 7.9 7.7 7.4 7.1 5.6 5.3 3.2 2.7
Patrik Elias 90.0 12.5 11.8 9.4 9.4 7.7 7.6 7.2 7.1 6.5 6.4 5.6 5.2 4.6 0.1 -0.1
Brendan Shanahan 90.0 11.6 10.7 10.5 10.3 9.5 8.9 8.9 6.9 6.7 5.9 5.7 5.6 4.4 3.4 0.3
Adam Oates 89.0 12.2 10.5 9.6 8.9 7.9 7.6 7.6 6.9 6.3 5.2 5.0 4.5 3.8 2.9 0.5
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 18 19
Paul Kariya 12.6 12.2 11.6 11.0 8.8 8.4 7.7 7.2 6.5 5.8 5.0 4.3 3.4 3.3 1.5
Theoren Fleury 94.3 11.7 11.2 11.1 9.2 8.9 8.1 8.0 6.9 6.8 6.0 5.8 5.5 5.3 3.0 2.7
Alexander Mogilny 93.7 13.4 12.2 10.6 9.5 8.3 8.3 7.8 6.6 6.5 5.2 5.1 5.0 4.3 3.3 2.9 2.5
Bryan Trottier 92.5 13.6 12.9 11.2 10.3 10.0 8.7 8.6 7.6 7.6 7.0 6.5 6.3 4.3 2.6 1.5 0.9 0.9 0.1
Jari Kurri 91.2 14.0 11.8 10.4 10.1 9.1 9.0 8.3 7.7 6.5 6.4 6.1 6.1 3.8 3.0 1.9 1.7 1.2
Patrik Elias 91.1 12.5 11.8 9.4 9.4 9.1 7.7 7.6 7.2 7.1 6.5 6.4 6.1 5.6 5.2 4.8 4.6 2.6 0.1 -0.1
Peter Bondra 90.9 12.1 10.3 10.2 10.2 8.6 7.2 7.1 6.2 6.2 5.4 5.0 4.5 4.3 3.9 1.7 1.3
Bobby Clarke 88.8 11.7 11.2 10.3 9.4 9.1 8.3 8.1 6.4 6.1 5.1 4.9 4.2 4.1 3.7 3.4
Joe Thornton 88.5 13.3 12.2 12.1 11.9 9.6 9.5 8.8 8.4 8.3 7.9 7.8 7.2 6.5 5.7 4.4 4.3 -0.5
Daniel Alfredsson 87.7 12.3 11.5 10.4 10.0 9.3 9.2 8.1 7.9 7.7 7.5 7.4 7.1 5.8 5.6 5.3 3.2 2.7 2.7
Bernie Geoffrion 87.6 11.5 10.3 8.5 8.1 7.8 7.0 6.7 6.3 5.9 5.2 5.0 4.5 4.5 3.8 1.8 0.6

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

February 1, 1998: Missed majority of 1997-98 season after failing to come to contract terms with Anaheim and recovering from concussion vs. San Jose, February 1, 1998.

July 3, 2003: Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 3, 2003.

August 5, 2005: Signed as a free agent by Nashville, August 5, 2005.

July 1, 2007: Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, July 1, 2007.

November 5, 2008: Missed majority of 2008-09 due to lower body injury at Anaheim, November 5, 2008.

June 29, 2011: Officially announced his retirement, June 29, 2011.

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