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Mark Letestu

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Position: C ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 199 lbs. (90 kg)

Born: February 4, 1985 in Elk Point, Alberta
Amateur Teams: Western Michigan



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
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
Career NHL 318 58 69 127 -8 53 38 16 4 7 52 15 2 528 11.0 890 4663 14:40 1759 1586 52.6 273 95 134 51

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%
2009-10 24 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 10 90.8 102 80 56.0 5.9 67 58 53.6 1.2 6.4 86.8 93.2 57.8 42.2
2010-11 25 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 64 759.7 801 611 56.7 4.1 584 449 56.5 3.7 7.3 91.8 99.1 56.6 43.4
2011-12 26 2 Teams 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 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 11 113.9 100 111 47.4 -7.7 64 90 41.6 -15.1 7.3 88.9 96.2 48.0 52.0
2011-12 26 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 51 633.9 584 544 51.8 4.8 454 424 51.7 5.9 8.4 90.6 99.0 47.1 52.9
2012-13 27 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 46 595.9 470 537 46.7 -0.1 340 417 44.9 -1.6 9.4 93.7 103.2 46.4 53.6
2013-14 28 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 82 892.6 728 762 48.9 -3.8 546 575 48.7 -4.3 7.5 92.2 99.7 47.4 52.6
2014-15 29 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 54 536.8 382 525 42.1 -8.5 290 408 41.5 -8.7 7.1 91.3 98.4 42.7 57.3
4 yrs NHL 51 2659.2 2164 2368 47.7 -2.3 1630 1824 47.2 -2.5 8.1 91.9 100.0 46.1 53.9
3 yrs NHL 10 964.4 1003 802 55.6 3.3 715 597 54.5 1.5 7.2 90.9 98.1 55.5 44.5
Career NHL 54 3623.6 3851 3825 50.2 0.0 2863 2935 49.4 -0.6 7.9 91.4 99.3 48.2 51.8

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
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 0.2 0.3 0.6 Byng-28
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 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
Career NHL 318 50 0.18 0.22 0.40 0.16 0.17 1.66 75 86 161 64 197 48 211 54 -8 7.5 4.9 12.4

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 (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%
2009-10 24 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 4 35.8 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 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 7 81.8 109 56 66.1 7.8 85 46 64.9 10.1 1.7 91.2 92.9 81.4 18.6
2013-14 28 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 6 58.6 53 58 47.7 -2.5 37 49 43.0 -6.2 0.0 94.6 94.6 47.5 52.5
2 yrs NHL 7 117.6 152 85 64.1 6.4 116 63 64.8 10.1 2.5 91.3 93.8 74.6 25.4
Career NHL 4 176.2 205 143 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
Aaron Broten 96.6 3.0 2.2 0.0
Ron Sedlbauer 95.7 3.2 2.2 -0.1
Martin Rucinsky 95.6 3.3 2.0 0.0
Blair Chapman 95.2 3.3 1.9 0.0
Jeff Larmer 95.0 3.2 1.8 0.0
Derick Brassard 94.6 3.4 2.0 -0.1
Eric Nesterenko 94.3 2.8 1.9 0.0
Derek King 93.3 3.0 2.2 -0.1
Rod Schutt 93.0 3.3 2.4 -0.1
Ted Irvine 92.2 3.0 2.3 0.0
Career 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
Jeff Larmer 91.2 3.2 1.8 0.0 0.0 -0.2
Pat Peake 89.0 3.3 2.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.2
Iain Duncan 86.5 3.0 2.3 0.2 -0.1
Larry Wilson 82.0 3.2 1.5 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
Rob Gaudreau 79.7 3.3 1.8 0.5 0.1
Anthony Stewart 78.8 3.3 2.2 0.4 0.0 -0.1 -0.2
Rolf Edberg 78.2 3.6 2.5 0.5
Al Karlander 77.8 3.0 2.2 0.8 0.1
Luciano Borsato 76.3 2.6 1.9 0.1 -0.1 -0.2
Fran Huck 75.4 2.6 1.6 -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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