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David Legwand

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Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 205 lbs. (93 kg)

Born: August 17, 1980 in Detroit, Michigan
Draft: Nashville, 1st round (2nd overall), 1998 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Plymouth Whalers



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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
1998-99 18 NSH NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 13 12:50
1999-00 19 NSH NHL 71 13 15 28 -6 30 9 4 0 2 12 3 0 111 11.7 1045 14:43
2000-01 20 NSH NHL 81 13 28 41 1 38 10 3 0 3 22 6 0 172 7.6 1234 15:14
2001-02 21 NSH NHL 63 11 19 30 1 54 9 1 1 1 16 3 0 121 9.1 1034 16:25
2002-03 22 NSH NHL 64 17 31 48 -2 34 13 3 1 4 16 15 0 167 10.2 1231 19:14
2003-04 23 NSH NHL 82 18 29 47 9 46 12 5 1 5 22 7 0 165 10.9 1417 17:17
2005-06 25 NSH NHL 44 7 19 26 3 34 7 0 0 5 11 8 0 109 6.4 741 16:50
2006-07 26 NSH NHL 78 27 36 63 23 44 23 3 1 7 27 7 2 153 17.6 1432 18:22 Byng-45,Selke-12
2007-08 27 NSH NHL 65 15 29 44 -4 38 11 4 0 1 19 9 1 144 10.4 207 1171 18:01 305 395 43.6 7 21 52 26
2008-09 28 NSH NHL 73 20 22 42 -3 32 16 1 3 1 15 6 1 175 11.4 274 1419 19:27 509 514 49.8 25 23 44 50 Selke-39
2009-10 29 NSH NHL 82 11 27 38 -5 24 10 0 1 3 21 6 0 151 7.3 246 1534 18:42 538 586 47.9 38 46 46 60
2010-11 30 NSH NHL 64 17 24 41 13 24 15 0 2 3 20 4 0 130 13.1 215 1204 18:48 395 442 47.2 36 20 55 44 Selke-40
2011-12 31 NSH NHL 78 19 34 53 3 26 14 5 0 2 19 14 1 140 13.6 220 1445 18:31 512 597 46.2 31 29 46 43
2012-13 32 NSH NHL 48 12 13 25 -6 20 10 2 0 2 11 2 0 78 15.4 127 884 18:26 362 359 50.2 20 20 31 32
2013-14 33 TOT NHL 83 14 37 51 -17 61 8 6 0 4 24 13 0 146 9.6 220 1409 16:59 585 571 50.6 49 38 37 42
2013-14 33 NSH NHL 62 10 30 40 -8 30 6 4 0 2 18 12 0 107 9.3 161 1067 17:13 454 434 51.1 30 29 31 37
2013-14 33 DET NHL 21 4 7 11 -9 31 2 2 0 2 6 1 0 39 10.3 59 342 16:16 131 137 48.9 19 9 6 5
2014-15 34 OTT NHL 80 9 18 27 1 32 3 6 0 0 10 6 2 91 9.9 162 1112 13:54 451 507 47.1 43 25 30 25
15 yrs NSH NHL 956 210 356 566 19 474 165 35 10 41 249 102 5 1925 10.9 2450 16871 17:39 3075 3327 48.0 187 188 305 292
1 yr DET NHL 21 4 7 11 -9 31 2 2 0 2 6 1 0 39 10.3 59 342 16:16 131 137 48.9 19 9 6 5
1 yr OTT NHL 80 9 18 27 1 32 3 6 0 0 10 6 2 91 9.9 162 1112 13:54 451 507 47.1 43 25 30 25
Career NHL 1057 223 381 604 11 537 170 43 10 43 265 109 7 2055 10.9 2671 18324 17:20 3657 3971 47.9 249 222 341 322

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 27 Nashville Predators NHL 65 805.0 713 746 48.9 -3.8 539 590 47.7 -5.4 9.9 91.1 101.0 51.1 48.9
2008-09 28 Nashville Predators NHL 73 1048.8 987 938 51.3 2.6 749 714 51.2 2.2 7.6 91.1 98.7 47.2 52.8
2009-10 29 Nashville Predators NHL 82 1222.1 1110 1087 50.5 -2.0 835 838 49.9 -2.4 7.7 92.0 99.7 41.1 58.9
2010-11 30 Nashville Predators NHL 64 950.5 878 867 50.3 2.2 665 668 49.9 2.0 9.5 92.8 102.3 42.3 57.7
2011-12 31 Nashville Predators NHL 78 1146.9 1064 1058 50.1 3.4 812 793 50.6 3.3 8.7 91.3 100.0 45.6 54.4
2012-13 32 Nashville Predators NHL 48 725.4 605 679 47.1 -1.7 465 498 48.3 -0.8 8.9 90.9 99.8 40.0 60.0
2013-14 33 2 Teams NHL 83 1059 1080 49.5 -0.5 806 785 50.7 -0.6 7.9 89.4 97.3 49.2 50.8
2013-14 33 Nashville Predators NHL 62 857.1 813 824 49.7 0.8 620 596 51.0 0.8 8.0 89.5 97.5 49.8 50.2
2013-14 33 Detroit Red Wings NHL 21 281.8 246 256 49.0 -4.6 186 189 49.6 -5.1 7.8 89.0 96.8 47.2 52.8
2014-15 34 Ottawa Senators NHL 80 774.5 687 707 49.3 -1.4 492 549 47.3 -2.0 7.3 94.3 101.6 43.4 56.6
7 yrs NHL 65 6755.8 6170 6199 49.9 0.3 4685 4697 49.9 0.0 8.5 91.3 99.9 45.1 54.9
Career NHL 80 7812.0 8162 8242 49.8 -0.3 6169 6220 49.8 -0.3 8.3 91.3 99.6 45.6 54.4

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
1998-99 18 NSH NHL 1 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999-00 19 NSH NHL 71 11 0.18 0.21 0.39 0.16 0.42 1.56 14 16 30 12 46 15 37 0 -6 1.4 1.1 2.5
2000-01 20 NSH NHL 81 15 0.16 0.35 0.51 0.18 0.47 2.12 14 30 44 16 52 11 41 1 1 2.1 1.8 3.9
2001-02 21 NSH NHL 63 11 0.17 0.30 0.48 0.18 0.86 1.92 13 22 35 13 41 7 35 2 1 1.6 1.3 2.9
2002-03 22 NSH NHL 64 18 0.27 0.48 0.75 0.28 0.53 2.61 19 34 53 20 71 34 40 1 -2 3.7 1.6 5.2
2003-04 23 NSH NHL 82 17 0.22 0.35 0.57 0.21 0.56 2.01 21 33 54 20 75 21 48 3 9 3.3 2.0 5.3
2005-06 25 NSH NHL 44 9 0.16 0.43 0.59 0.20 0.77 2.48 7 18 25 9 41 15 26 3 3 1.1 1.0 2.0
2006-07 26 NSH NHL 78 24 0.35 0.46 0.81 0.31 0.56 1.96 28 36 64 25 81 13 55 10 23 5.0 2.3 7.3 Byng-45,Selke-12
2007-08 27 NSH NHL 65 16 0.23 0.45 0.68 0.24 0.58 2.22 17 31 48 18 68 27 53 8 -4 3.0 1.1 4.1
2008-09 28 NSH NHL 73 16 0.27 0.30 0.58 0.23 0.44 2.40 21 22 43 17 59 14 64 16 -3 2.3 1.7 4.1 Selke-39
2009-10 29 NSH NHL 82 13 0.13 0.33 0.46 0.16 0.29 1.84 12 28 40 14 59 12 71 19 -5 1.0 1.5 2.5
2010-11 30 NSH NHL 64 16 0.27 0.38 0.64 0.24 0.38 2.03 19 26 45 17 56 7 47 11 13 2.9 1.9 4.8 Selke-40
2011-12 31 NSH NHL 78 19 0.24 0.44 0.68 0.25 0.33 1.79 21 37 58 22 77 24 59 9 3 3.9 1.7 5.7
2012-13 32 NSH NHL 48 10 0.25 0.27 0.52 0.21 0.42 1.63 23 24 47 19 38 8 44 8 -6 1.6 0.8 2.4
2013-14 33 TOT NHL 83 17 0.17 0.45 0.61 0.21 0.73 1.76 16 41 57 20 79 33 64 1 -17 3.4 0.8 4.2
2013-14 33 NSH NHL 62 13 0.16 0.48 0.65 0.22 0.48 1.73 11 33 44 15 62 26 45 1 -8 2.6 0.8 3.4
2013-14 33 DET NHL 21 4 0.19 0.33 0.52 0.19 1.48 1.86 5 8 13 5 17 7 19 0 -9 0.8 0.0 0.7
2014-15 34 OTT NHL 80 10 0.11 0.23 0.34 0.12 0.40 1.14 10 20 30 11 48 21 41 15 1 1.0 1.1 2.1
15 yrs NSH NHL 956 208 0.22 0.37 0.59 0.22 0.50 2.01 240 390 630 237 826 234 665 92 19 35.5 20.6 56.1
1 yr DET NHL 21 4 0.19 0.33 0.52 0.19 1.48 1.86 5 8 13 5 17 7 19 0 -9 0.8 0.0 0.7
1 yr OTT NHL 80 10 0.11 0.23 0.34 0.12 0.40 1.14 10 20 30 11 48 21 41 15 1 1.0 1.1 2.1
Career NHL 1057 222 0.21 0.36 0.57 0.21 0.51 1.94 255 418 673 253 891 262 725 107 11 37.2 21.7 58.9

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
2003-04 23 NSH NHL 6 1 0 1 1 8 0 0 1 0 8 12.5 94 15:41
2005-06 25 NSH NHL 5 0 1 1 -1 8 0 0 0 0 11 0.0 87 17:21
2006-07 26 NSH NHL 5 0 3 3 -2 2 0 0 0 0 14 0.0 112 22:23
2007-08 27 NSH NHL 3 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 10 10.0 13 55 18:15 22 27 44.9 1 0 3 0
2009-10 29 NSH NHL 6 2 5 7 5 8 2 0 0 1 16 12.5 20 116 19:16 25 42 37.3 5 3 0 3
2010-11 30 NSH NHL 12 6 3 9 1 8 3 1 2 0 31 19.4 43 265 22:06 124 123 50.2 10 4 6 6
2011-12 31 NSH NHL 10 3 3 6 3 10 2 1 0 2 25 12.0 35 187 18:40 66 66 50.0 16 4 8 4
2013-14 33 DET NHL 5 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 8 70 13:59 5 8 38.5 8 0 0 1
2014-15 34 OTT NHL 3 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 30 9:52 17 12 58.6 4 1 1 1
Career NHL 55 13 15 28 3 46 8 2 3 3 120 10.8 153 1015 18:27 259 278 48.2 44 12 18 15

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 27 Nashville Predators NHL 3 42.1 42 41 50.6 11.1 34 35 49.3 10.8 13.0 88.0 101.0 48.1 51.9
2009-10 29 Nashville Predators NHL 6 81.2 85 66 56.3 4.9 60 48 55.6 3.3 16.3 89.7 105.9 45.5 54.5
2010-11 30 Nashville Predators NHL 12 200.5 180 184 49.5 -0.8 123 126 49.4 1.4 8.0 92.5 100.5 32.0 68.0
2011-12 31 Nashville Predators NHL 10 147.6 159 122 56.6 12.1 116 91 56.0 9.7 9.0 93.8 102.7 51.6 48.4
2013-14 33 Detroit Red Wings NHL 5 57.0 41 54 43.2 -4.5 26 42 38.2 -9.9 0.0 96.8 96.8 44.8 55.2
2014-15 34 Ottawa Senators NHL 3 25.1 17 27 38.6 -5.0 13 22 37.1 -4.4 0.0 86.7 86.7 53.3 46.7
4 yrs NHL 6 471.3 466 413 53.0 5.9 333 300 52.6 5.9 10.4 91.9 102.3 41.3 58.8
Career NHL 3 553.4 524 494 51.5 4.6 372 364 50.5 4.1 9.4 92.2 101.6 42.0 58.0

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
1996-97 16 Detroit Compuware MNHL 44 21 41 62 58
1997-98 17 Plymouth Whalers OHL 59 54 51 105 56
1997-98 17 United States WJC-A 7 0 0 0 2
1998-99 18 Plymouth Whalers OHL 55 31 49 80 32 65 20 9 2 5
1998-99 18 United States WJC-A 6 1 3 4 31
1998-99 18 United States WC-A 6 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 6 0.0
1999-00 19 United States WC-A 6 1 1 2 0 4 1 0 0 0 6 16.7
2000-01 20 United States WC-A 9 2 4 6 2 4 2 0 0 1
2004-05 24 EHC Basel Swiss-2 3 6 2 8 2
2004-05 24 United States WC-A 7 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0
2005-06 25 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 3 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 9 0.0
Career 1 Season AHL 3 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 9 0.0
Career 1 Season MNHL 44 21 41 62 58
Career 2 Seasons OHL 114 85 100 185 32 121 20 9 2 5
Career 1 Season Swiss-2 3 6 2 8 2
Career 4 Seasons WC-A 28 3 8 11 2 16 3 0 0 1 12 8.3
Career 2 Seasons WJC-A 13 1 3 4 33

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1997-98 17 Plymouth Whalers OHL 15 8 12 20 24
1998-99 18 Plymouth Whalers OHL 11 3 8 11 8
2004-05 24 EHC Basel Swiss-2 19 16 23 39 20
Career 2 Seasons OHL 26 11 20 31 32
Career 1 Season Swiss-2 19 16 23 39 20

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
David Legwand 7.3 5.7 5.3 5.2 4.8 4.2 4.1 4.1 3.9 2.9 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.1 2.0 0.0
Dean Prentice 93.6 6.8 5.3 4.7 4.2 4.1 4.0 3.8 3.6 2.7 2.5 2.3 0.8 -0.4
Greg Adams 92.8 5.9 5.4 5.3 5.1 4.8 4.3 3.9 3.4 2.7 2.5 1.9 1.5 1.2
Kelly Kisio 91.7 5.8 5.7 5.3 4.8 4.6 4.5 3.9 3.7 2.7 2.6 1.5 1.4 0.3
Murray Craven 91.5 6.6 5.6 5.4 5.0 4.9 4.7 4.1 3.7 2.9 2.2 0.7 0.4 0.0
Igor Larionov 91.4 7.2 6.1 5.6 5.4 5.1 4.3 3.9 3.8 3.4 3.1 2.7 2.2 1.6
Ivan Boldirev 91.2 7.4 6.8 5.6 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.6 3.8 3.5 3.0 2.9 1.7 -0.1
Mike Ricci 91.2 6.0 5.6 4.9 4.5 4.3 3.7 3.6 3.3 3.0 2.5 2.2 2.0 1.0
Martin Rucinsky 91.2 7.5 5.9 5.8 5.7 4.2 3.8 3.6 3.3 3.0 2.5 2.0 0.6 0.0
Harry Watson 90.9 5.6 4.5 4.5 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.8 3.5 2.7 2.2 2.1 1.9 0.7
Herb Cain 90.4 6.2 4.8 4.7 4.5 3.8 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.5 1.7 1.5 1.4 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
David Legwand 7.3 5.7 5.3 5.2 4.8 4.2 4.1 4.1 3.9 2.9 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.1 2.0 0.0
Kelly Kisio 91.7 5.8 5.7 5.3 4.8 4.6 4.5 3.9 3.7 2.7 2.6 1.5 1.4 0.3
Igor Larionov 90.9 7.2 6.1 5.6 5.4 5.1 4.3 3.9 3.8 3.4 3.1 2.7 2.2 1.6 0.6
Herb Cain 90.4 6.2 4.8 4.7 4.5 3.8 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.5 1.7 1.5 1.4 0.7
Lorne Carr 90.3 6.4 5.1 4.3 4.1 4.0 3.4 3.1 3.0 2.5 1.9 1.7 0.1 -0.5
Petr Klima 90.2 7.3 5.3 5.1 4.6 4.2 4.1 4.1 3.6 3.4 2.2 2.1 0.2 0.0
Craig Ramsay 90.2 7.2 6.3 6.0 5.6 4.9 4.8 4.3 4.3 2.7 1.8 1.6 1.5 0.9 0.7
Viktor Kozlov 90.1 7.2 6.2 5.7 5.6 5.4 3.6 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.0 2.1 1.7 0.0 -0.2
Jochen Hecht 89.8 6.2 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.3 4.3 4.1 2.8 2.6 1.6 1.2 0.7 -0.1
John Anderson 89.7 6.4 5.9 5.5 5.2 4.6 4.4 4.1 3.5 3.0 1.9 1.4 -0.1
Marco Sturm 89.3 6.9 6.5 6.2 5.4 5.1 5.0 4.1 4.1 2.9 2.5 2.3 1.9 1.8 -0.6

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

January 27, 2005: Signed as a free agent by Basel (Swiss-2), January 27, 2005.

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