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Mark Letestu

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Position: C ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 197 lbs. (89 kg)

Born: February 4, 1985 in Elk Point, Alberta
Amateur Teams: Western Michigan
Current salary: $1,800,000
Current cap hit: $1,800,000

Last 5 Games

Scoring Goals Assists
Rk Date Tm Opp G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% SHFT TOI HIT BLK FOwin FOloss FO%
1 2016-04-09 EDM @ VAN L-SO 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 18 13:08 0 0 6 6 50.0
2 2016-04-06 EDM VAN W 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 21 16:00 2 1 3 8 27.3
3 2016-04-02 EDM CGY L 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 20 15:00 1 0 5 5 50.0
4 2016-03-28 EDM ANA L 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 18 12:59 2 2 2 7 22.2
5 2016-03-26 EDM @ LAK L 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 16:20 2 1 7 6 53.8
2015-16: Complete Gamelog | Scoring Log | Advanced Stats | Splits

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
2009-10 24 PIT NHL 10 1 0 1 -2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 11.1 24 96 9:38 41 33 55.4 12 1 1 2
2010-11 25 PIT NHL 64 14 13 27 4 13 10 4 0 3 11 2 0 128 10.9 232 912 14:15 407 327 55.4 51 15 26 14
2011-12 26 TOT NHL 62 11 14 25 -9 8 7 4 0 0 10 4 0 114 9.6 188 970 15:39 375 347 51.9 60 19 32 8
2011-12 26 PIT NHL 11 0 1 1 -6 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 9 0.0 27 141 12:50 73 59 55.3 7 1 3 0
2011-12 26 CBJ NHL 51 11 13 24 -3 6 7 4 0 0 9 4 0 105 10.5 161 829 16:15 302 288 51.2 53 18 29 8
2012-13 27 CBJ NHL 46 13 14 27 7 10 8 3 2 2 12 2 0 92 14.1 143 760 16:31 244 243 50.1 36 12 27 7
2013-14 28 CBJ NHL 82 12 22 34 1 20 6 5 1 1 14 6 2 122 9.8 202 1205 14:41 373 352 51.4 63 24 27 13
2014-15 29 CBJ NHL 54 7 6 13 -9 0 6 0 1 1 5 1 0 63 11.1 101 720 13:20 319 284 52.9 51 24 21 7 Byng-28
2015-16 30 EDM NHL 82 10 15 25 -21 10 5 3 2 0 5 9 1 107 9.3 198 1294 15:47 596 566 51.3 68 33 28 29
4 yrs CBJ NHL 233 43 55 98 -4 36 27 12 4 4 40 13 2 382 11.3 607 3513 15:05 1238 1167 51.5 203 78 104 35
3 yrs PIT NHL 85 15 14 29 -4 17 11 4 0 3 12 2 0 146 10.3 283 1150 13:32 521 419 55.4 70 17 30 16
1 yr EDM NHL 82 10 15 25 -21 10 5 3 2 0 5 9 1 107 9.3 198 1294 15:47 596 566 51.3 68 33 28 29
Career NHL 400 68 84 152 -29 63 43 19 6 7 57 24 3 635 10.7 1088 5957 14:54 2355 2152 52.3 341 128 162 80

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%
2009-10 24 PIT NHL 10 102 80 56.0 5.9 67 58 53.6 1.2 6.4 86.8 93.2 57.8 42.2
2010-11 25 PIT NHL 64 801 611 56.7 4.1 584 449 56.5 3.7 7.3 91.8 99.1 56.6 43.4
2011-12 26 TOT NHL 62 684 655 51.1 3.2 518 514 50.2 3.2 8.3 90.3 98.6 47.2 52.8
2011-12 26 PIT NHL 11 100 111 47.4 -7.7 64 90 41.6 -15.1 7.3 88.9 96.2 48.0 52.0
2011-12 26 CBJ NHL 51 584 544 51.8 4.8 454 424 51.7 5.9 8.4 90.6 99.0 47.1 52.9
2012-13 27 CBJ NHL 46 470 537 46.7 -0.1 340 417 44.9 -1.6 9.4 93.7 103.2 46.4 53.6
2013-14 28 CBJ NHL 82 728 762 48.9 -3.8 546 575 48.7 -4.3 7.5 92.2 99.7 47.4 52.6
2014-15 29 CBJ NHL 54 382 525 42.1 -8.5 290 408 41.5 -8.7 7.1 91.3 98.4 42.7 57.3
2015-16 30 EDM NHL 82 903.9 728 903 44.6 -5.8 524 658 44.3 -5.3 5.5 91.3 96.8 37.5 62.5
4 yrs CBJ NHL 233 2164 2368 47.7 -2.3 1630 1824 47.2 -2.5 8.1 91.9 100.0 46.1 53.9
3 yrs PIT NHL 85 1003 802 55.6 3.3 715 597 54.5 1.5 7.2 90.9 98.1 55.5 44.5
Career NHL 462 903.9 4579 4728 49.2 -1.0 3387 3593 48.5 -1.4 7.6 91.4 99.0 46.0 54.0

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 +/- E+/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2009-10 24 PIT NHL 10 1 0.10 0.00 0.10 0.05 0.20 0.90 1 0 1 1 3 0 5 0 -2 -0.1 0.0 0.0
2010-11 25 PIT NHL 64 11 0.22 0.20 0.42 0.17 0.20 2.00 15 14 29 12 41 10 27 0 4 1.9 1.2 3.1
2011-12 26 TOT NHL 62 10 0.18 0.23 0.40 0.16 0.13 1.84 12 15 27 11 49 16 51 9 -9 1.3 0.7 2.0
2011-12 26 PIT NHL 11 0 0.00 0.09 0.09 0.02 0.18 0.82 0 1 1 0 4 1 9 0 -6 -0.3 -0.1 -0.4
2011-12 26 CBJ NHL 51 9 0.22 0.25 0.47 0.18 0.12 2.06 12 14 26 10 45 15 42 9 -3 1.6 0.8 2.4
2012-13 27 CBJ NHL 46 11 0.28 0.30 0.59 0.23 0.22 2.00 25 26 51 21 33 6 29 9 7 2.3 1.2 3.5
2013-14 28 CBJ NHL 82 12 0.15 0.27 0.41 0.15 0.24 1.49 14 24 38 14 51 14 54 18 1 1.8 1.4 3.2
2014-15 29 CBJ NHL 54 5 0.13 0.11 0.24 0.10 0.00 1.17 8 7 15 6 20 2 45 18 -9 -7.9 0.2 0.3 0.6 Byng-28
2015-16 30 EDM NHL 82 9 0.12 0.18 0.30 0.11 0.12 1.30 11 17 28 11 43 20 65 22 -21 -7.3 0.3 0.7 1.0
4 yrs CBJ NHL 233 38 0.18 0.24 0.42 0.16 0.15 1.64 59 71 130 52 149 37 170 54 -4 -7.9 6.0 3.7 9.7
3 yrs PIT NHL 85 12 0.18 0.16 0.34 0.14 0.20 1.72 16 15 31 13 48 11 41 0 -4 1.5 1.1 2.7
1 yr EDM NHL 82 9 0.12 0.18 0.30 0.11 0.12 1.30 11 17 28 11 43 20 65 22 -21 -7.3 0.3 0.7 1.0
Career NHL 400 59 0.17 0.21 0.38 0.15 0.16 1.59 86 103 189 75 240 68 276 76 -29 -15.2 7.8 5.6 13.4

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
2009-10 24 PIT NHL 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 39 9:39 10 13 43.5 2 0 2 0
2010-11 25 PIT NHL 7 0 1 1 -3 0 0 0 0 0 16 0.0 27 108 15:30 45 48 48.4 7 1 2 1
2013-14 28 CBJ NHL 6 1 1 2 -2 0 0 1 0 0 16 6.3 25 101 16:51 35 26 57.4 13 3 3 1
Career NHL 17 1 3 4 -5 0 0 1 0 0 32 3.1 58 248 14:36 90 87 50.8 22 4 7 2

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 24 PIT NHL 4 43 29 59.7 3.5 31 17 64.6 10.3 5.0 91.7 96.7 56.3 43.8
2010-11 25 PIT NHL 7 109 56 66.1 7.8 85 46 64.9 10.1 1.7 91.2 92.9 81.4 18.6
2013-14 28 CBJ NHL 6 53 58 47.7 -2.5 37 49 43.0 -6.2 0.0 94.6 94.6 47.5 52.5
2 yrs PIT NHL 11 152 85 64.1 6.4 116 63 64.8 10.1 2.5 91.3 93.8 74.6 25.4
Career NHL 17 205 143 58.9 3.7 153 112 57.7 4.9 1.9 92.8 94.6 63.6 36.4

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
2003-04 18 Bonnyville Pontiacs AJHL 58 22 27 49 24
2004-05 19 Bonnyville Pontiacs AJHL 63 39 47 86 32
2005-06 20 Bonnyville Pontiacs AJHL 58 50 55 105 59
2006-07 21 Western Michigan University CCHA 37 24 22 46 14 12 7 5 3
2006-07 21 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 3 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0
2007-08 22 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 52 6 12 18 -2 28 4 2 0 1 108 5.6
2007-08 22 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 6 1 2 3 0 4 1 0 0 0 21 4.8
2008-09 23 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 73 24 37 61 12 6 17 7 0 5 182 13.2
2009-10 24 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 63 21 34 55 21 21 17 4 0 2 217 9.7
2012-13 27 Almtuna IS Uppsala Sweden-2 7 4 0 4 2
Career 4 Seasons AHL 191 51 83 134 30 55 38 13 0 8 511 10.0
Career 3 Seasons AJHL 179 111 129 240 115
Career 1 Season CCHA 37 24 22 46 14 12 7 5 3
Career 1 Season ECHL 6 1 2 3 0 4 1 0 0 0 21 4.8
Career 1 Season Sweden-2 7 4 0 4 2

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2006-07 21 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
2007-08 22 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 13 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 12 0.0
2008-09 23 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 12 2 8 10 2 4 2 0 0 1 28 7.1
2009-10 24 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 4 0 3 3 -2 0 0 0 0 0 19 0.0
Career 4 Seasons AHL 31 2 14 16 1 6 2 0 0 1 60 3.3

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 6 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6
Mark Letestu 3.5 3.2 3.1 2.0 0.6 0.0
Adam Creighton 89.6 5.6 3.0 2.9 2.0 0.2 0.0
Ken Smith 87.7 4.7 3.0 2.5 1.6 1.5 0.2
Aaron Broten 85.5 5.9 3.3 3.0 2.4 2.2 1.0
Steve Downie 84.4 5.9 3.8 3.5 1.6 1.5 0.4
Michal Grosek 84.4 5.9 4.0 3.3 2.7 0.8 0.1
Tony Currie 84.3 4.6 3.3 3.1 2.1 0.6 0.3
Pascal Dupuis 84.1 6.1 3.0 2.3 2.1 1.6 1.0
Scott Walker 83.9 6.1 3.6 2.3 1.4 0.4 0.2
Curtis Brown 83.8 6.1 5.2 3.2 2.5 0.4 0.3
Alexander Korolyuk 83.6 5.5 3.9 3.3 2.5 0.7 0.1
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Mark Letestu 3.5 3.2 3.1 2.0 0.6 0.0
Ken Smith 87.7 4.7 3.0 2.5 1.6 1.5 0.2 0.1
Shawn Bates 84.2 5.9 3.1 2.4 2.0 1.2 0.7 0.3 0.0 -0.1 -0.5
Alexander Korolyuk 83.6 5.5 3.9 3.3 2.5 0.7 0.1
Tony Currie 83.4 4.6 3.3 3.1 2.1 0.6 0.6 0.3 -0.1
Lars Eller 80.8 3.3 2.9 2.5 1.8 1.1 0.4
Peter Mueller 80.2 5.4 3.7 2.9 1.7 1.3
Vladimir Tsyplakov 79.9 5.8 4.1 4.0 1.7 1.6 0.7
Tomas Kopecky 79.8 3.4 3.3 2.1 2.0 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.0 -0.2 -1.1
Blair Chapman 79.7 4.2 3.3 3.1 1.9 1.1 0.6 0.0
Bob Sirois 78.4 5.2 4.3 2.9 2.3 1.2 0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

March 22, 2007: Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, March 22, 2007.

November 8, 2011: Traded to Columbus by Pittsburgh for Columbus's 4th round choice (Matia Marcantuoni) in 2012 Entry Draft, November 8, 2011.

December 3, 2012: Signed as a free agent by Almtuna (Sweden-2), December 3, 2012.

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