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Paul Kruse

Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-1 ▪ Weight: 215 lbs.

Born: March 15, 1970 in Merritt, British Columbia
Draft: Calgary, 4th round (83rd overall), 1990 NHL Entry

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
1990-91 20 CGY NHL 1 0 0 0 0 -1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1991-92 21 CGY NHL 16 3 1 4 2 1 65 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 12 25.0 0 0:00
1992-93 22 CGY NHL 27 2 3 5 2 2 41 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 17 11.8 0 0:00
1993-94 23 CGY NHL 68 3 8 11 4 -6 185 3 0 0 0 8 0 0 52 5.8 0 0:00
1994-95 24 CGY NHL 45 11 5 16 7 13 141 11 0 0 2 5 0 0 52 21.2 0 0:00
1995-96 25 CGY NHL 75 3 12 15 5 -5 145 3 0 0 0 12 0 0 83 3.6 0 0:00
1996-97 26 TOT NHL 62 6 2 8 4 -9 141 6 0 0 1 2 0 0 49 12.2 0 0:00
1996-97 26 CGY NHL 14 2 0 2 1 -4 30 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 20.0 0 0:00
1996-97 26 NYI NHL 48 4 2 6 3 -5 111 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 39 10.3 0 0:00
1997-98 27 TOT NHL 74 7 2 9 4 -11 187 7 0 0 2 2 0 0 52 13.5 0 0:00
1997-98 27 NYI NHL 62 6 1 7 4 -12 138 6 0 0 2 1 0 0 44 13.6 0 0:00
1997-98 27 BUF NHL 12 1 1 2 1 1 49 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 8 12.5 0 0:00
1998-99 28 BUF NHL 43 3 0 3 2 0 114 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 9.1 275 6:24
1999-00 29 BUF NHL 11 0 0 0 0 -2 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0.0 69 6:15
2000-01 30 SJS NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4:32
7 yrs CGY NHL 246 24 29 53 21 0 614 24 0 0 3 29 0 0 226 10.6 0
3 yrs BUF NHL 66 4 1 5 2 -1 206 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 48 8.3 344 6:22
2 yrs NYI NHL 110 10 3 13 6 -17 249 10 0 0 2 3 0 0 83 12.0 0
1 yr SJS NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4:32
Career NHL 423 38 33 71 30 -18 1074 38 0 0 5 33 0 0 357 10.6 347 6:19

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
1990-91 20 CGY NHL 1 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 7.00 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -1 0.0 0.0 -0.1
1991-92 21 CGY NHL 16 0.19 0.06 0.25 0.12 4.06 0.75 3 1 4 2 10 1 9 1 1 -0.1 0.2 0.1
1992-93 22 CGY NHL 27 0.07 0.11 0.19 0.07 1.52 0.63 2 2 4 2 11 0 9 0 2 -0.5 0.3 -0.2
1993-94 23 CGY NHL 68 0.04 0.12 0.16 0.06 2.72 0.76 3 7 10 4 21 0 29 2 -6 -1.4 0.5 -0.9
1994-95 24 CGY NHL 45 0.24 0.11 0.36 0.16 3.13 1.16 19 9 28 13 28 0 16 1 13 0.7 0.9 1.6
1995-96 25 CGY NHL 75 0.04 0.16 0.20 0.07 1.93 1.11 3 11 14 5 26 0 31 0 -5 -1.3 0.9 -0.5
1996-97 26 TOT NHL 62 0.10 0.03 0.13 0.06 2.27 0.79 6 2 8 4 19 1 27 0 -9 -1.1 0.5 -0.5
1996-97 26 CGY NHL 14 0.14 0.00 0.14 0.08 2.14 0.71 2 0 2 1 3 0 7 0 -4 -0.2 0.1 -0.1
1996-97 26 NYI NHL 48 0.08 0.04 0.13 0.06 2.31 0.81 4 2 6 3 16 1 20 0 -5 -0.9 0.5 -0.4
1997-98 27 TOT NHL 74 0.09 0.03 0.12 0.06 2.53 0.70 8 2 10 5 12 0 23 0 -11 -1.1 0.6 -0.5
1997-98 27 NYI NHL 62 0.10 0.02 0.11 0.06 2.23 0.71 7 1 8 4 10 0 22 0 -12 -1.0 0.5 -0.5
1997-98 27 BUF NHL 12 0.08 0.08 0.17 0.07 4.08 0.67 1 1 2 1 2 0 1 0 1 -0.1 0.2 0.0
1998-99 28 BUF NHL 43 0.07 0.00 0.07 0.04 2.65 0.77 3 0 3 2 5 0 5 0 0 -0.1 0.3 0.2
1999-00 29 BUF NHL 11 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3.91 0.64 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 -2 -0.2 0.0 -0.2
2000-01 30 SJS NHL 1 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 5.00 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
7 yrs CGY NHL 246 0.10 0.12 0.22 0.09 2.50 0.92 32 30 62 26 99 1 102 4 0 -2.8 2.8 0.0
3 yrs BUF NHL 66 0.06 0.02 0.08 0.04 3.12 0.73 4 1 5 2 8 0 9 0 -1 -0.4 0.4 0.0
2 yrs NYI NHL 110 0.09 0.03 0.12 0.06 2.26 0.75 11 3 14 7 26 1 42 0 -17 -1.9 0.9 -1.0
1 yr SJS NHL 1 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 5.00 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Career NHL 423 0.09 0.08 0.17 0.07 2.54 0.84 47 34 81 35 133 2 153 4 -18 -5.1 4.2 -0.9

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
1993-94 23 CGY NHL 7 0 0 0 0 -3 14 0 0 0 0 11 0.0
1994-95 24 CGY NHL 7 4 2 6 3 2 10 3 0 1 0 18 22.2
1995-96 25 CGY NHL 3 0 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 0 0 3 0.0
1997-98 27 BUF NHL 1 1 0 1 1 1 4 1 0 0 0 2 50.0
1998-99 28 BUF NHL 10 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 43 4:21
Career NHL 28 5 2 7 3 -1 36 4 0 1 0 34 14.7 43 4:20

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
1986-87 16 Merritt Centennials BCJHL 35 8 15 23 0 120 8 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1987-88 17 Merritt Centennials BCJHL 44 12 32 44 0 223 12 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1987-88 17 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1988-89 18 Kamloops Blazers WHL 68 8 15 23 0 209 8 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1989-90 19 Kamloops Blazers WHL 67 22 23 45 0 291 22 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1990-91 20 Salt Lake Golden Eagles IHL 83 24 20 44 0 313 24 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1991-92 21 Salt Lake Golden Eagles IHL 57 14 15 29 0 267 14 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1992-93 22 Salt Lake Golden Eagles IHL 35 1 4 5 0 206 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1999-00 29 Utah Grizzlies IHL 44 10 13 23 13 71 10 0 0 1 98 10.2 0 0:00
2000-01 30 Chicago Wolves IHL 71 8 12 20 -10 180 5 3 0 2 81 9.9 0 0:00
2001-02 31 Sheffield Steelers Britain 44 12 16 28 0 152 12 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 2 Seasons BCJHL 79 20 47 67 0 343 20 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season Britain 44 12 16 28 0 152 12 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 5 Seasons IHL 290 57 64 121 3 1037 54 3 0 3 179 31.8 0 0:00
Career 3 Seasons WHL 136 30 38 68 0 500 30 0 0 0 0 0

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
1987-88 17 Merritt Centennials BCJHL 4 1 4 5 18
1988-89 18 Kamloops Blazers WHL 16 0 0 0 36
1989-90 19 Kamloops Blazers WHL 17 3 5 8 79
1989-90 19 Kamloops Blazers M-Cup 3 1 2 3 8
1990-91 20 Salt Lake Golden Eagles IHL 4 1 1 2 4
1991-92 21 Salt Lake Golden Eagles IHL 5 1 2 3 19
1999-00 29 Utah Grizzlies IHL 5 0 3 3 28 0 0 0 0
2000-01 30 Chicago Wolves IHL 16 2 3 5 22 2 0 0 0
2001-02 31 Sheffield Steelers Britain 8 2 2 4 20
Career 1 Season BCJHL 4 1 4 5 18
Career 1 Season Britain 8 2 2 4 20
Career 4 Seasons IHL 30 4 9 13 73 2 0 0 0
Career 1 Season M-Cup 3 1 2 3 8
Career 2 Seasons WHL 33 3 5 8 115

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 11 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Paul Kruse 1.6 0.2 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.9
Rolly Roulston 19.2 2.1 0.2 0.1
Andy Spruce 14.9 2.7 0.2 0.1
Iain Fraser 14.7 2.8 0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.1
Art Stratton 9.4 3.2 0.2 0.1 -0.1
Allan Johnson 9.0 2.7 0.4 0.1 -0.1
Stephane Morin 7.5 3.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
Tim Stapleton 5.5 3.0 0.3 0.0 0.0
David Bruce 5.2 2.9 0.8 0.5 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2
Vadim Sharifijanov 3.4 3.1 0.3 0.0
Jud McAtee 2.2 2.2 0.1 0.0
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Paul Kruse 1.6 0.2 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.9
Rolly Roulston 19.2 2.1 0.2 0.1
Andy Spruce 14.9 2.7 0.2 0.1
Iain Fraser 14.7 2.8 0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.1
Art Stratton 9.4 3.2 0.2 0.1 -0.1
Allan Johnson 9.0 2.7 0.4 0.1 -0.1
Stephane Morin 7.5 3.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
Tim Stapleton 5.5 3.0 0.3 0.0 0.0
David Bruce 5.2 2.9 0.8 0.5 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2
Vadim Sharifijanov 3.4 3.1 0.3 0.0
Jud McAtee 2.2 2.2 0.1 0.0

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

November 27, 1996: Traded to NY Islanders by Calgary for Colorado's 3rd round choice (previously acquired by NY Islanders - later traded to Hartford - Hartford selected Francis Lessard) in 1997 Entry Draft, November 27, 1996.

March 24, 1998: Traded to Buffalo by NY Islanders with Jason Holland for Jason Dawe, March 24, 1998.

January 11, 2000: Loaned to Utah (IHL) by Buffalo after clearing NHL waivers, January 11, 2000.

September 10, 2000: Signed as a free agent by San Jose, September 10, 2000.

September 20, 2001: Signed as a free agent by Sheffield (Britain), September 20, 2001.

August 8, 2002: Signed as a free agent by Belfast (Britain), August 8, 2002.

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