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Robert Lang

Position: C ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-3 (190 cm)
Weight: 217 lbs. (98 kg)

Born: December 19, 1970 in Teplice, Czechoslovakia
Draft: Los Angeles, 7th round (133rd overall), 1990 NHL Entry

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


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Fine Details ▪ Last updated May 28, 2016 5:25 AM

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
1992-93 22 LAK NHL 11 0 5 5 -3 2 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 3 0.0
1993-94 23 LAK NHL 32 9 10 19 7 10 9 0 0 0 8 2 0 41 22.0
1994-95 24 LAK NHL 36 4 8 12 -7 4 4 0 0 0 7 1 0 38 10.5
1995-96 25 LAK NHL 68 6 16 22 -15 10 4 0 2 0 14 0 2 71 8.5
1997-98 27 TOT NHL 54 9 13 22 7 16 7 1 1 2 10 3 0 66 13.6
1997-98 27 BOS NHL 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
1997-98 27 PIT NHL 51 9 13 22 6 14 7 1 1 2 10 3 0 64 14.1
1998-99 28 PIT NHL 72 21 23 44 -10 24 14 7 0 3 18 5 0 137 15.3 1181 16:24
1999-00 29 PIT NHL 78 23 42 65 -9 14 10 13 0 5 29 13 0 142 16.2 1510 19:22
2000-01 30 PIT NHL 82 32 48 80 20 28 22 10 0 2 33 15 0 177 18.1 1673 20:24 Byng-23
2001-02 31 PIT NHL 62 18 32 50 9 16 12 5 1 3 21 11 0 175 10.3 1422 22:56
2002-03 32 WSH NHL 82 22 47 69 12 22 12 10 0 2 29 18 0 146 15.1 1540 18:47 Byng-41
2003-04 33 TOT NHL 69 30 49 79 4 24 20 10 0 3 22 27 0 163 18.4 1469 21:18 AS-4,Byng-11,Hart-23
2003-04 33 WSH NHL 63 29 45 74 2 24 19 10 0 2 20 25 0 149 19.5 1371 21:46 AS-4,Byng-11,Hart-23
2003-04 33 DET NHL 6 1 4 5 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 14 7.1 98 16:20 AS-4,Byng-11,Hart-23
2005-06 35 DET NHL 72 20 42 62 17 72 12 8 0 3 26 16 0 171 11.7 1170 16:15
2006-07 36 DET NHL 81 19 33 52 12 66 13 6 0 4 22 11 0 166 11.4 1362 16:49
2007-08 37 CHI NHL 76 21 33 54 9 50 14 7 0 3 23 10 0 172 12.2 254 1400 18:25 591 524 53.0 25 22 28 33 Byng-72
2008-09 38 MTL NHL 50 18 21 39 6 36 9 8 1 3 11 9 1 101 17.8 181 844 16:53 375 393 48.8 17 24 27 27
2009-10 39 PHX NHL 64 9 20 29 -4 28 6 3 0 1 11 9 0 84 10.7 161 965 15:05 372 351 51.5 30 21 9 23
5 yrs PIT NHL 345 103 158 261 16 96 65 36 2 15 111 47 0 695 14.8 5786 19:41
4 yrs LAK NHL 147 19 39 58 -18 26 17 0 2 0 34 3 2 153 12.4
3 yrs DET NHL 159 40 79 119 31 138 26 14 0 8 50 29 0 351 11.4 2630 16:32
2 yrs WSH NHL 145 51 92 143 14 46 31 20 0 4 49 43 0 295 17.3 2911 20:05
1 yr BOS NHL 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
1 yr CHI NHL 76 21 33 54 9 50 14 7 0 3 23 10 0 172 12.2 254 1400 18:25 591 524 53.0 25 22 28 33
1 yr MTL NHL 50 18 21 39 6 36 9 8 1 3 11 9 1 101 17.8 181 844 16:53 375 393 48.8 17 24 27 27
1 yr PHX NHL 64 9 20 29 -4 28 6 3 0 1 11 9 0 84 10.7 161 965 15:05 372 351 51.5 30 21 9 23
Career NHL 989 261 442 703 55 422 168 88 5 34 289 150 3 1853 14.1 2092 14536 18:27 1338 1268 51.3 72 67 64 83

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 37 CHI NHL 76 913 755 54.7 3.5 723 577 55.6 4.4 9.3 91.1 100.4 51.2 48.8
2008-09 38 MTL NHL 50 551 580 48.7 -0.1 399 429 48.2 -1.6 11.6 90.8 102.4 43.0 57.0
2009-10 39 PHX NHL 64 761 619 55.1 2.4 578 477 54.8 2.9 5.9 91.4 97.3 63.7 36.3
Career NHL 190 2225 1954 53.2 2.2 1700 1483 53.4 2.4 8.7 91.1 99.8 52.8 47.2

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 +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1992-93 22 LAK NHL 11 1 0.00 0.45 0.45 0.12 0.18 0.27 0 4 4 1 6 0 9 0 -3 -0.1 0.0 0.0
1993-94 23 LAK NHL 32 8 0.28 0.31 0.59 0.24 0.31 1.28 8 9 17 7 29 4 20 2 7 1.1 0.6 1.7
1994-95 24 LAK NHL 36 4 0.11 0.22 0.33 0.12 0.11 1.06 7 14 21 8 19 2 27 3 -7 0.0 0.2 0.3
1995-96 25 LAK NHL 68 8 0.09 0.24 0.32 0.11 0.15 1.04 6 15 21 7 28 2 54 13 -15 -0.3 0.4 0.1
1997-98 27 TOT NHL 54 8 0.17 0.24 0.41 0.15 0.30 1.22 10 15 25 10 33 7 29 10 7 1.1 1.0 2.1
1997-98 27 BOS NHL 3 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.67 0.67 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 -0.1 0.1 0.0
1997-98 27 PIT NHL 51 8 0.18 0.25 0.43 0.16 0.27 1.25 10 15 25 10 32 7 29 10 6 1.2 0.9 2.1
1998-99 28 PIT NHL 72 17 0.29 0.32 0.61 0.24 0.33 1.90 24 26 50 20 63 18 57 2 -10 3.5 0.8 4.3
1999-00 29 PIT NHL 78 23 0.29 0.54 0.83 0.30 0.18 1.82 25 45 70 26 100 40 71 2 -9 4.7 1.0 5.7
2000-01 30 PIT NHL 82 30 0.39 0.59 0.98 0.36 0.34 2.16 35 51 86 33 126 47 75 16 20 6.6 1.9 8.5 Byng-23
2001-02 31 PIT NHL 62 18 0.29 0.52 0.81 0.29 0.26 2.82 21 36 57 21 77 25 64 21 9 3.4 2.0 5.4
2002-03 32 WSH NHL 82 24 0.27 0.57 0.84 0.29 0.27 1.78 25 52 77 28 103 47 47 3 12 5.3 1.9 7.2 Byng-41
2003-04 33 TOT NHL 69 29 0.43 0.71 1.14 0.43 0.35 2.36 35 57 92 35 108 52 56 4 4 8.1 1.9 10.0 AS-4,Byng-11,Hart-23
2003-04 33 WSH NHL 63 28 0.46 0.71 1.17 0.44 0.38 2.37 34 52 86 33 101 50 53 4 2 7.7 1.7 9.4 AS-4,Byng-11,Hart-23
2003-04 33 DET NHL 6 2 0.17 0.67 0.83 0.27 0.00 2.33 1 5 6 2 7 2 3 0 2 0.4 0.2 0.6 AS-4,Byng-11,Hart-23
2005-06 35 DET NHL 72 22 0.28 0.58 0.86 0.31 1.00 2.38 20 40 60 22 95 38 40 0 17 4.7 1.9 6.5
2006-07 36 DET NHL 81 19 0.23 0.41 0.64 0.24 0.81 2.05 20 33 53 20 81 26 43 0 12 3.4 2.0 5.4
2007-08 37 CHI NHL 76 20 0.28 0.43 0.71 0.27 0.66 2.26 23 35 58 22 80 28 52 9 9 4.3 1.7 6.0 Byng-72
2008-09 38 MTL NHL 50 16 0.36 0.42 0.78 0.31 0.72 2.02 19 21 40 16 61 27 38 10 6 3.7 1.1 4.8
2009-10 39 PHX NHL 64 10 0.14 0.31 0.45 0.16 0.44 1.31 10 21 31 11 52 23 35 2 -4 1.3 1.0 2.4
5 yrs PIT NHL 345 97 0.30 0.46 0.76 0.28 0.28 2.01 115 173 288 110 398 137 296 51 16 19.4 6.6 26.0
4 yrs LAK NHL 147 21 0.13 0.27 0.39 0.14 0.18 1.04 21 42 63 23 82 8 110 18 -18 0.9 1.2 2.1
3 yrs DET NHL 159 43 0.25 0.50 0.75 0.27 0.87 2.21 41 78 119 44 183 66 86 0 31 8.5 4.0 12.5
2 yrs WSH NHL 145 52 0.35 0.63 0.99 0.36 0.32 2.03 59 104 163 61 204 97 100 7 14 13.0 3.6 16.6
1 yr BOS NHL 3 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.67 0.67 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 -0.1 0.1 0.0
1 yr CHI NHL 76 20 0.28 0.43 0.71 0.27 0.66 2.26 23 35 58 22 80 28 52 9 9 4.3 1.7 6.0
1 yr MTL NHL 50 16 0.36 0.42 0.78 0.31 0.72 2.02 19 21 40 16 61 27 38 10 6 3.7 1.1 4.8
1 yr PHX NHL 64 10 0.14 0.31 0.45 0.16 0.44 1.31 10 21 31 11 52 23 35 2 -4 1.3 1.0 2.4
Career NHL 989 258 0.26 0.45 0.71 0.26 0.43 1.87 288 474 762 286 1061 386 717 97 55 50.9 19.4 70.3

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
1997-98 27 PIT NHL 6 0 3 3 -4 2 0 0 0 0 6 0.0
1998-99 28 PIT NHL 12 0 2 2 -3 0 0 0 0 0 9 0.0 168 13:58
1999-00 29 PIT NHL 11 3 3 6 -1 0 1 2 0 0 18 16.7 239 21:42
2000-01 30 PIT NHL 16 4 4 8 2 4 4 0 0 0 25 16.0 310 19:21
2002-03 32 WSH NHL 6 2 1 3 3 2 2 0 0 1 9 22.2 131 21:55
2003-04 33 DET NHL 12 4 5 9 -1 6 4 0 0 0 20 20.0 218 18:10
2005-06 35 DET NHL 6 3 3 6 -2 2 1 2 0 0 18 16.7 115 19:12
2006-07 36 DET NHL 18 2 6 8 5 8 2 0 0 0 28 7.1 273 15:10
2009-10 39 PHX NHL 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 5 36 9:03 8 21 27.6 1 1 1 0
Career NHL 91 18 28 46 -1 24 14 4 0 1 134 13.4 138 1490 17:32 8 21 27.6 1 1 1 0

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%
2009-10 39 PHX NHL 4 12 22 35.3 -7.9 7 16 30.4 -11.4 0.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 0.0
Career NHL 4 12 22 35.3 -7.9 7 16 30.4 -11.4 0.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 0.0

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
1988-89 18 CHZ Litvinov Czech 7 3 2 5 0
1989-90 19 CHZ Litvinov Czech 32 8 7 15
1990-91 20 HC CHZ Litvinov Czech 56 26 26 52 38
1991-92 21 HC Chemopetrol Litvinov Czech 43 12 31 43 34
1991-92 21 Czechoslovakia Olympics 8 5 8 13 8
1991-92 21 Czechoslovakia WC-A 8 2 2 4 2
1992-93 22 Phoenix Roadrunners IHL 38 9 21 30 20
1993-94 23 Phoenix Roadrunners IHL 44 11 24 35 34
1994-95 24 HC Chemopetrol Litvinov CzRep 16 4 19 23 28
1995-96 25 Czech Republic WC-A 8 5 4 9 2
1996-97 26 Czech Republic W-Cup 3 0 0 0 2
1996-97 26 HC Sparta Praha CzRep 38 14 27 41 30
1996-97 26 HC Sparta Praha EuroHL 4 2 2 4 0
1996-97 26 Czech Republic WC-A 8 1 1 2 25
1997-98 27 Czech Republic Olympics 6 0 3 3 0
1997-98 27 Houston Aeros IHL 9 1 7 8 1 4 1 0 0 0 27 3.7
2001-02 31 Czech Republic Olympics 4 1 2 3 3 2 0 1 0 0
2005-06 35 Czech Republic Olympics 8 0 4 4 0 4 0 0 0 0
Career 4 Seasons Czech 138 49 66 115 72
Career 2 Seasons CzRep 54 18 46 64 58
Career 1 Season EuroHL 4 2 2 4 0
Career 3 Seasons IHL 91 21 52 73 1 58 1 0 0 0 27 3.7
Career 4 Seasons Olympics 26 6 17 23 3 14 0 1 0 0
Career 1 Season W-Cup 3 0 0 0 2
Career 3 Seasons WC-A 24 8 7 15 29

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1989-90 19 CHZ Litvinov Czech 8 3 3 6
1996-97 26 HC Sparta Praha CzRep 5 1 2 3 4
1996-97 26 HC Sparta Praha EuroHL 4 2 1 3 2
Career 1 Season Czech 8 3 3 6
Career 1 Season CzRep 5 1 2 3 4
Career 1 Season EuroHL 4 2 1 3 2
Rk Year Tm G A +/- PIM S SHFT
1 1992 TCH 5 8 8
2 1998 CZE 0 3 4 0 3
3 2002 CZE 2 2 6 11
4 2006 CZE 0 4 0 4 9 16
Car 7 17 4 18 12 27

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 16 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Robert Lang 10.0 8.5 7.2 6.5 6.0 5.7 5.4 5.4 4.8 4.3 2.4 2.1 1.7 0.3 0.1 0.0
Scott Gomez 95.5 9.2 8.1 7.3 6.8 6.0 5.7 5.4 5.3 5.3 4.1 2.8 1.9 0.8 0.2 0.1
Ray Sheppard 93.5 10.1 6.7 6.6 6.0 5.8 5.5 5.5 5.5 4.4 3.5 2.8 1.8 0.4
Daymond Langkow 92.5 9.0 8.4 7.6 6.3 5.5 5.4 5.2 5.1 5.0 3.4 2.6 2.4 2.2 1.4 0.1 0.0
Cory Stillman 92.4 9.7 7.5 6.9 6.8 6.0 5.8 5.7 5.1 5.1 4.0 3.7 2.5 1.9 1.7 1.5 -0.1
Mike Cammalleri 92.3 9.8 9.1 6.5 6.0 5.5 5.4 4.8 4.7 4.5 3.1 2.0 0.6
Elmer Lach 92.1 7.8 7.5 6.4 5.6 5.0 5.0 4.8 4.2 4.0 3.5 3.5 2.2 1.5 0.1
Gary Roberts 91.4 10.0 9.7 8.1 6.9 6.5 5.8 5.6 5.3 5.0 4.0 3.4 3.3 1.3 0.9 0.8 0.3
Radim Vrbata 91.1 9.3 8.6 7.0 5.3 5.2 5.0 4.4 3.8 3.6 3.3 3.1 2.1 0.4
Petr Nedved 90.6 10.7 8.5 7.3 7.0 6.3 6.3 4.9 4.0 3.8 2.0 2.0 1.8 1.0 0.1 -0.5
John Ogrodnick 90.6 9.2 7.2 7.2 6.5 5.3 5.2 5.0 4.8 3.9 3.1 2.3 2.3 2.0 0.7
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Robert Lang 10.0 8.5 7.2 6.5 6.0 5.7 5.4 5.4 4.8 4.3 2.4 2.1 1.7 0.3 0.1 0.0
Scott Gomez 95.5 9.2 8.1 7.3 6.8 6.0 5.7 5.4 5.3 5.3 4.1 2.8 1.9 0.8 0.2 0.1
Ray Sheppard 93.5 10.1 6.7 6.6 6.0 5.8 5.5 5.5 5.5 4.4 3.5 2.8 1.8 0.4
Daymond Langkow 92.5 9.0 8.4 7.6 6.3 5.5 5.4 5.2 5.1 5.0 3.4 2.6 2.4 2.2 1.4 0.1 0.0
Cory Stillman 92.4 9.7 7.5 6.9 6.8 6.0 5.8 5.7 5.1 5.1 4.0 3.7 2.5 1.9 1.7 1.5 -0.1
Mike Cammalleri 92.3 9.8 9.1 6.5 6.0 5.5 5.4 4.8 4.7 4.5 3.1 2.0 0.6
Elmer Lach 92.1 7.8 7.5 6.4 5.6 5.0 5.0 4.8 4.2 4.0 3.5 3.5 2.2 1.5 0.1
Radim Vrbata 91.1 9.3 8.6 7.0 5.3 5.2 5.0 4.4 3.8 3.6 3.3 3.1 2.1 0.4
John Ogrodnick 90.6 9.2 7.2 7.2 6.5 5.3 5.2 5.0 4.8 3.9 3.1 2.3 2.3 2.0 0.7
Petr Nedved 90.6 10.7 8.5 7.3 7.0 6.3 6.3 4.9 4.0 3.8 2.0 2.0 1.8 1.0 0.1 -0.5
Dennis Maruk 90.5 11.0 8.2 7.0 6.9 6.1 5.4 5.3 3.9 3.8 3.0 2.9 2.2 0.8 -0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

September 2, 1997: Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, September 2, 1997.

September 28, 1997: Claimed by Boston from Pittsburgh in Waiver Draft, September 28, 1997.

October 25, 1997: Claimed on waivers by Pittsburgh from Boston, October 25, 1997.

July 1, 2002: Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 1, 2002.

February 27, 2004: Traded to Detroit by Washington for Tomas Fleischmann, Detroit's 1st round choice (Mike Green) in 2004 Entry Draft and Detroit's 4th round choice (Luke Lynes) in 2006 Entry Draft, February 27, 2004.

July 2, 2007: Signed as a free agent by Chicago, July 2, 2007.

September 12, 2008: Traded to Montreal by Chicago for Toronto's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, later traded back to Toronto, later traded to Boston - Boston selected Jared Knight) in 2010 Entry Draft, September 12, 2008.

September 29, 2009: Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, September 29, 2009.

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