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Brooks Laich

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Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 210 lbs. (95 kg)

Born: June 23, 1983 in Wawota, Saskatchewan
Draft: Ottawa, 6th round (193rd overall), 2001 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Moose Jaw Warriors, Seattle Thunderbirds
Current salary: $4,000,000
Current cap hit: $4,500,000



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 TOT NHL 5 0 1 1 -1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0.0 53 10:35
2003-04 20 OTT NHL 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 10 9:34
2003-04 20 WSH NHL 4 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0.0 43 10:50
2005-06 22 WSH NHL 73 7 14 21 -9 26 6 1 0 1 12 2 0 118 5.9 819 11:13
2006-07 23 WSH NHL 73 8 10 18 -2 29 3 2 3 0 8 1 1 119 6.7 993 13:36
2007-08 24 WSH NHL 82 21 16 37 -3 35 11 8 2 4 14 2 0 122 17.2 188 1152 14:03 281 315 47.1 83 56 22 26
2008-09 25 WSH NHL 82 23 30 53 -1 31 13 9 1 3 14 15 1 185 12.4 287 1417 17:17 261 250 51.1 99 42 44 49
2009-10 26 WSH NHL 78 25 34 59 16 34 12 12 1 4 24 9 1 222 11.3 351 1426 18:17 149 178 45.6 92 39 42 38
2010-11 27 WSH NHL 82 16 32 48 14 46 11 4 1 3 21 9 2 207 7.7 353 1511 18:25 268 254 51.3 112 54 38 32 Byng-48,Selke-11
2011-12 28 WSH NHL 82 16 25 41 -8 34 10 5 1 5 21 4 0 191 8.4 298 1517 18:30 664 730 47.6 120 92 52 31
2012-13 29 WSH NHL 9 1 3 4 2 6 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 10 10.0 29 149 16:32 41 40 50.6 14 6 2 5
2013-14 30 WSH NHL 51 8 7 15 -7 16 6 1 1 1 4 2 1 75 10.7 129 880 17:15 203 257 44.1 62 35 20 15
2014-15 31 WSH NHL 66 7 13 20 -2 24 7 0 0 2 11 1 1 106 6.6 171 972 14:43 87 111 43.9 107 53 25 25 Byng-56
11 yrs WSH NHL 682 132 185 317 -1 281 80 42 10 23 132 46 7 1357 9.7 2045 10878 15:57 1954 2135 47.8 689 377 245 221
1 yr OTT NHL 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 10 9:34
Career NHL 683 132 185 317 -1 283 80 42 10 23 132 46 7 1358 9.7 2046 10887 15:56 1954 2135 47.8 689 377 245 221

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 24 Washington Capitals NHL 82 824.9 740 692 51.7 -5.3 555 525 51.4 -6.3 7.1 91.3 98.4 54.3 45.7
2008-09 25 Washington Capitals NHL 82 937.9 997 834 54.5 -1.1 721 612 54.1 -1.8 8.7 90.3 99.0 54.0 46.0
2009-10 26 Washington Capitals NHL 78 998.6 1063 1018 51.1 -3.6 771 778 49.8 -3.5 10.8 92.2 103.0 50.8 49.2
2010-11 27 Washington Capitals NHL 82 1036.6 1057 943 52.9 2.1 743 686 52.0 1.0 7.9 94.2 102.1 52.9 47.1
2011-12 28 Washington Capitals NHL 82 1107.1 978 1124 46.5 -2.7 724 819 46.9 -2.7 8.5 91.6 100.0 42.2 57.8
2012-13 29 Washington Capitals NHL 9 118.9 104 106 49.5 -5.9 65 82 44.2 -9.2 10.9 95.2 106.1 48.6 51.4
2013-14 30 Washington Capitals NHL 51 649.7 577 632 47.7 -3.5 398 472 45.7 -5.3 7.9 91.9 99.8 51.5 48.5
2014-15 31 Washington Capitals NHL 66 782.8 738 760 49.3 -2.4 514 536 49.0 -2.7 8.0 91.8 99.7 45.8 54.2
Career NHL 66 6456.4 6254 6109 50.6 -2.3 4491 4510 49.9 -2.9 8.6 92.0 100.6 49.9 50.1

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
2003-04 20 TOT NHL 5 0 0.00 0.20 0.20 0.05 0.40 0.60 0 1 1 0 1 0 4 2 -1 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003-04 20 OTT NHL 1 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.00 1.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003-04 20 WSH NHL 4 0 0.00 0.25 0.25 0.07 0.00 0.50 0 1 1 0 1 0 4 2 -1 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005-06 22 WSH NHL 73 8 0.10 0.19 0.29 0.11 0.36 1.62 7 13 20 7 28 3 34 0 -9 0.5 0.4 0.9
2006-07 23 WSH NHL 73 7 0.11 0.14 0.25 0.10 0.40 1.63 8 10 18 7 33 8 44 17 -2 -0.1 0.9 0.7
2007-08 24 WSH NHL 82 16 0.26 0.20 0.45 0.19 0.43 1.49 23 17 40 17 46 15 64 30 -3 3.1 1.0 4.1
2008-09 25 WSH NHL 82 21 0.28 0.37 0.65 0.25 0.38 2.26 24 30 54 21 89 41 84 35 -1 4.0 1.3 5.3
2009-10 26 WSH NHL 78 23 0.32 0.44 0.76 0.29 0.44 2.85 27 36 63 25 100 37 63 16 16 5.2 1.3 6.4
2010-11 27 WSH NHL 82 17 0.20 0.39 0.59 0.21 0.56 2.52 18 34 52 19 74 28 47 15 14 2.8 2.4 5.1 Byng-48,Selke-11
2011-12 28 WSH NHL 82 16 0.20 0.30 0.50 0.19 0.41 2.33 18 27 45 17 61 15 82 28 -8 2.2 1.3 3.5
2012-13 29 WSH NHL 9 1 0.11 0.33 0.44 0.15 0.67 1.11 2 6 8 3 6 1 7 4 2 0.1 0.2 0.4
2013-14 30 WSH NHL 51 6 0.16 0.14 0.29 0.12 0.31 1.47 9 8 17 7 32 9 47 17 -7 0.1 0.7 0.8
2014-15 31 WSH NHL 66 7 0.11 0.20 0.30 0.11 0.36 1.61 8 14 22 8 32 1 47 15 -2 0.3 1.0 1.3 Byng-56
11 yrs WSH NHL 682 122 0.19 0.27 0.46 0.18 0.41 1.99 144 196 340 132 502 158 523 179 -1 18.1 10.4 28.4
1 yr OTT NHL 1 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.00 1.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Career NHL 683 122 0.19 0.27 0.46 0.18 0.41 1.99 144 196 340 132 502 158 523 179 -1 18.0 10.4 28.4

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
2007-08 24 WSH NHL 7 1 5 6 2 4 1 0 0 0 20 5.0 33 130 18:37 33 30 52.4 10 5 2 4
2008-09 25 WSH NHL 14 3 4 7 0 10 1 2 0 0 24 12.5 53 244 17:27 30 20 60.0 11 7 10 6
2009-10 26 WSH NHL 7 2 1 3 -2 4 2 0 0 1 21 9.5 43 140 19:57 13 8 61.9 9 8 2 1
2010-11 27 WSH NHL 9 1 6 7 0 2 1 0 0 0 21 4.8 43 197 21:55 61 49 55.5 9 10 4 6
2011-12 28 WSH NHL 14 2 5 7 1 6 2 0 0 0 26 7.7 43 283 20:13 113 120 48.5 16 24 7 2
2014-15 31 WSH NHL 14 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 15 6.7 24 167 11:56 38 42 47.5 19 8 5 5
Career NHL 65 10 22 32 2 26 8 2 0 1 127 7.9 239 1162 17:52 288 269 51.7 74 62 30 24

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 24 Washington Capitals NHL 7 85.3 97 81 54.5 3.7 66 64 50.8 0.2 12.2 91.5 103.7 60.0 40.0
2008-09 25 Washington Capitals NHL 14 170.3 183 176 51.0 -1.2 123 134 47.9 -3.4 7.9 90.7 98.6 51.5 48.5
2009-10 26 Washington Capitals NHL 7 82.6 126 79 61.5 2.6 84 56 60.0 3.8 4.9 88.4 93.3 64.3 35.7
2010-11 27 Washington Capitals NHL 9 124.2 143 120 54.4 0.4 104 80 56.5 0.8 10.0 89.1 99.1 44.8 55.2
2011-12 28 Washington Capitals NHL 14 206.6 174 265 39.6 -6.6 131 171 43.4 -2.5 10.2 93.5 103.8 39.6 60.4
2014-15 31 Washington Capitals NHL 14 139.6 119 143 45.4 -8.0 77 95 44.8 -10.4 5.8 96.7 102.4 44.3 55.7
Career NHL 7 808.5 842 864 49.4 -3.0 585 600 49.4 -2.9 8.6 92.0 100.5 47.7 52.3

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 Tisdale Trojans SMHL 57 51 52 103
2000-01 17 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 71 9 21 30 -2 28 6 2 1 1
2001-02 18 2 Teams WHL 75 28 50 78 9 54 21 7 0 5
2001-02 18 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 28 6 14 20 -3 12 5 1 0 2
2001-02 18 Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 47 22 36 58 12 42 16 6 0 3
2002-03 19 Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 60 41 53 94 34 65 21 19 1 5
2002-03 19 Canada WJC-A 6 2 4 6 0 0 0 2 0 0
2003-04 20 2 Teams AHL 66 16 21 37 -6 28 8 7 1 4
2003-04 20 Binghamton Senators AHL 44 15 18 33 3 16 7 7 1 3
2003-04 20 Portland Pirates AHL 22 1 3 4 -9 12 1 0 0 1
2004-05 21 Portland Pirates AHL 68 16 10 26 -20 33 7 8 1 5
2005-06 22 Hershey Bears AHL 10 7 6 13 1 8 2 5 0 0 34 20.6
2009-10 26 Canada WC-A 7 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
2012-13 29 Kloten Flyers Swiss 19 6 12 18 28
Career 3 Seasons AHL 144 39 37 76 -25 69 17 20 2 9 34 20.6
Career 1 Season SMHL 57 51 52 103
Career 1 Season Swiss 19 6 12 18 28
Career 1 Season WC-A 7 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons WHL 206 78 124 202 41 147 48 28 2 11
Career 1 Season WJC-A 6 2 4 6 0 0 0 2 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2000-01 17 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 4 0 0 0 -2 5 0 0 0 0
2001-02 18 Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 11 5 3 8 -2 11 4 1 0 2
2002-03 19 Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 15 5 14 19 10 24 4 1 0 1
2003-04 20 Portland Pirates AHL 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005-06 22 Hershey Bears AHL 21 8 7 15 4 29 4 4 0 3 55 14.5
Career 2 Seasons AHL 27 8 7 15 4 29 4 4 0 3 55 14.5
Career 3 Seasons WHL 30 10 17 27 6 40 8 2 0 3

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
Brooks Laich 6.4 5.3 5.1 4.1 3.5 1.3 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.0
Mike Walton 94.6 6.5 5.5 4.9 4.3 3.6 1.2 0.7 0.3
Andrei Kostitsyn 92.4 7.0 5.2 4.5 4.1 3.8 0.9 0.4
Jordan Staal 91.5 6.6 5.6 5.4 4.5 4.0 3.3 2.1 1.3
Andrew Ladd 91.4 6.5 5.9 5.4 5.4 3.8 3.8 2.1 1.1
Jorgen Pettersson 91.2 6.4 5.6 5.0 4.2 3.7 1.1
Carey Wilson 90.2 5.6 5.1 5.0 3.8 3.4 1.8 1.4 0.2
Wojtek Wolski 90.2 7.6 5.2 5.2 3.5 3.2 0.9 0.8 0.4
Derek Sanderson 89.7 6.2 5.6 5.4 4.8 3.9 1.1 -0.1 -0.1
John Anderson 89.7 5.9 5.2 4.6 4.4 4.1 1.9 1.4 -0.1
Billy Taylor 89.6 5.5 4.4 4.3 3.7 3.2 1.2 0.7
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Brooks Laich 6.4 5.3 5.1 4.1 3.5 1.3 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.0
Andrei Kostitsyn 92.4 7.0 5.2 4.5 4.1 3.8 0.9 0.4
Jordan Staal 91.5 6.6 5.6 5.4 4.5 4.0 3.3 2.1 2.0 1.3
Andrew Ladd 91.4 7.4 6.5 6.2 5.9 5.4 5.4 3.8 3.8 2.1 1.1
Jorgen Pettersson 91.2 6.4 5.6 5.0 4.2 3.7 1.1
Wojtek Wolski 90.2 7.6 5.2 5.2 3.5 3.2 0.9 0.8 0.4
Billy Taylor 89.6 5.5 4.4 4.3 3.7 3.2 1.2 0.7
Dustin Penner 88.7 8.0 5.5 4.7 4.7 4.4 3.6 1.1 1.0 0.8
Jonas Hoglund 88.4 6.2 5.2 4.5 3.5 3.1 1.5 1.3
Pat Elynuik 88.4 5.8 5.4 4.4 4.3 3.9 1.4 0.1 0.0 -0.2
Harold Darragh 88.1 4.3 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.1 0.8 0.2 -0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

November 20, 2001: Traded to Seattle (WHL) by Moose Jaw (WHL) with Tomas Mojzis for Craig Olynick, Stanislav Avksentiev and Seattle's 3rd round choice (Tanner Gillies) in 2002 WHL Bantam Draft, November 20, 2001.

February 18, 2004: Traded to Washington by Ottawa with Ottawa's 2nd round choice (later traded to Colorado - Colorado selected Chris Durand) in 2005 Entry Draft for Peter Bondra, February 18, 2004.

September 28, 2012: Signed as a free agent by Kloten (Swiss), September 28, 2012.

April 4, 2013: Missed majority of 2012-13 due to recurring groin injury and lower-body injury vs. NY Islanders, April 4, 2013.

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