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Wayne Merrick

Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-1 ▪ Weight: 195 lbs.

Born: April 23, 1952 in Sarnia, Ontario
Draft: St. Louis, 1st round (9th overall), 1972 NHL Amateur

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1972-73 20 STL NHL 50 10 11 21 8 -2 10 7 3 0 0 11 0 0 81 12.3 0 0:00
1973-74 21 STL NHL 64 20 23 43 17 -11 32 18 2 0 4 19 4 0 147 13.6 0 0:00
1974-75 22 STL NHL 76 28 37 65 26 29 57 26 2 0 3 31 6 0 205 13.7 0 0:00
1975-76 23 TOT NHL 75 32 35 67 28 -3 36 24 8 0 4 23 12 0 246 13.0 0 0:00
1975-76 23 STL NHL 19 7 8 15 6 0 0 6 1 0 0 7 1 0 56 12.5 0 0:00
1975-76 23 CGS NHL 56 25 27 52 21 -3 36 18 7 0 4 16 11 0 190 13.2 0 0:00
1976-77 24 CLE NHL 80 18 38 56 20 -21 25 14 4 0 2 23 15 0 201 9.0 0 0:00
1977-78 25 TOT NHL 55 12 19 31 12 -8 16 10 2 0 2 15 4 0 102 11.8 0 0:00
1977-78 25 CLE NHL 18 2 5 7 2 -10 8 2 0 0 0 3 2 0 42 4.8 0 0:00
1977-78 25 NYI NHL 37 10 14 24 9 2 8 8 2 0 2 12 2 0 60 16.7 0 0:00
1978-79 26 NYI NHL 75 20 21 41 16 13 24 18 2 0 0 20 1 0 128 15.6 0 0:00
1979-80 27 NYI NHL 70 13 22 35 13 12 16 11 2 0 4 20 2 0 111 11.7 0 0:00
1980-81 28 NYI NHL 71 16 15 31 13 12 30 15 1 0 2 12 3 0 89 18.0 0 0:00 Selke-18
1981-82 29 NYI NHL 68 12 27 39 14 4 20 11 1 0 3 24 3 0 112 10.7 0 0:00
1982-83 30 NYI NHL 59 4 12 16 5 -3 27 3 1 0 2 10 2 0 46 8.7 0 0:00
1983-84 31 NYI NHL 31 6 5 11 5 2 10 6 0 0 0 5 0 0 32 18.8 0 0:00
7 yrs NYI NHL 411 81 116 197 76 42 135 72 9 0 13 103 13 0 578 14.0 0
4 yrs STL NHL 209 65 79 144 58 16 99 57 8 0 7 68 11 0 489 13.3 0
2 yrs CLE NHL 98 20 43 63 23 -31 33 16 4 0 2 26 17 0 243 8.2 0
1 yr CGS NHL 56 25 27 52 21 -3 36 18 7 0 4 16 11 0 190 13.2 0
Career NHL 774 191 265 456 177 24 303 163 28 0 26 213 52 0 1500 12.7 0

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1972-73 20 STL NHL 50 0.20 0.22 0.42 0.17 0.20 1.62 9 10 19 8 26 3 27 2 -2 0.4 0.7 1.1
1973-74 21 STL NHL 64 0.31 0.36 0.67 0.27 0.50 2.30 19 22 41 16 55 7 73 14 -11 2.6 0.8 3.4
1974-75 22 STL NHL 76 0.37 0.49 0.86 0.34 0.75 2.70 24 32 56 22 95 20 48 2 29 4.3 1.7 6.0
1975-76 23 TOT NHL 75 0.43 0.47 0.89 0.37 0.48 3.28 27 31 58 23 83 29 59 2 -3 4.9 1.2 6.0
1975-76 23 STL NHL 19 0.37 0.42 0.79 0.32 0.00 2.95 6 7 13 5 17 4 15 2 0 1.0 0.2 1.2
1975-76 23 CGS NHL 56 0.45 0.48 0.93 0.38 0.64 3.39 21 24 45 18 66 25 44 0 -3 3.9 0.9 4.8
1976-77 24 CLE NHL 80 0.23 0.48 0.70 0.25 0.31 2.51 16 34 50 18 76 26 71 0 -21 2.8 0.8 3.6
1977-78 25 TOT NHL 55 0.22 0.35 0.56 0.21 0.29 1.85 11 18 29 11 44 12 41 1 -8 1.3 0.3 1.6
1977-78 25 CLE NHL 18 0.11 0.28 0.39 0.14 0.44 2.33 2 5 7 2 13 7 17 1 -10 0.0 0.0 0.0
1977-78 25 NYI NHL 37 0.27 0.38 0.65 0.25 0.22 1.62 9 13 22 8 31 5 24 0 2 1.3 0.4 1.6
1978-79 26 NYI NHL 75 0.27 0.28 0.55 0.22 0.32 1.71 17 18 35 14 58 4 41 0 13 1.6 0.9 2.5
1979-80 27 NYI NHL 70 0.19 0.31 0.50 0.19 0.23 1.59 11 19 30 11 49 5 32 0 12 0.8 1.2 2.0
1980-81 28 NYI NHL 71 0.23 0.21 0.44 0.18 0.42 1.25 12 12 24 10 43 5 28 2 12 0.5 1.0 1.5 Selke-18
1981-82 29 NYI NHL 68 0.18 0.40 0.57 0.20 0.29 1.65 9 20 29 10 56 5 47 0 4 0.6 0.7 1.3
1982-83 30 NYI NHL 59 0.07 0.20 0.27 0.09 0.46 0.78 3 10 13 4 20 3 20 0 -3 -0.9 0.7 -0.2
1983-84 31 NYI NHL 31 0.19 0.16 0.35 0.15 0.32 1.03 5 4 9 4 14 0 12 0 2 0.0 0.3 0.3
7 yrs NYI NHL 411 0.20 0.28 0.48 0.18 0.33 1.41 66 96 162 62 271 27 204 2 42 3.8 5.2 9.0
4 yrs STL NHL 209 0.31 0.38 0.69 0.28 0.47 2.34 58 71 129 51 193 34 163 20 16 8.3 3.3 11.6
2 yrs CLE NHL 98 0.20 0.44 0.64 0.23 0.34 2.48 18 39 57 20 89 33 88 1 -31 2.8 0.8 3.5
1 yr CGS NHL 56 0.45 0.48 0.93 0.38 0.64 3.39 21 24 45 18 66 25 44 0 -3 3.9 0.9 4.8
Career NHL 774 0.25 0.34 0.59 0.23 0.39 1.94 163 230 393 152 619 119 499 23 24 18.8 10.2 29.0

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1972-73 20 STL NHL 5 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
1974-75 22 STL NHL 2 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0
1977-78 25 NYI NHL 7 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
1978-79 26 NYI NHL 10 2 3 5 2 2 2 0 0 0
1979-80 27 NYI NHL SC 21 2 4 6 2 2 2 0 0 1
1980-81 28 NYI NHL SC 18 6 12 18 7 8 6 0 0 1
1981-82 29 NYI NHL SC 19 6 6 12 5 6 6 0 0 1
1982-83 30 NYI NHL SC 19 1 3 4 1 10 1 0 0 0
1983-84 31 NYI NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career NHL 4 102 19 30 49 19 0 30 18 1 0 3 0

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1969-70 17 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 51 10 17 27 0 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1970-71 18 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 62 34 42 76 0 41 34 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1971-72 19 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 62 39 56 95 0 21 39 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1972-73 20 Denver Spurs WHL 22 6 13 19 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1976-77 24 Canada WEC-A 10 4 3 7 0 10 4 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 3 Seasons OHA-Jr. 175 83 115 198 0 72 83 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season WEC-A 10 4 3 7 0 10 4 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season WHL 22 6 13 19 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1969-70 17 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 5 0 2 2 0
1970-71 18 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 11 6 8 14 4
1971-72 19 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 18 13 6 19 0
Career 3 Seasons OHA-Jr. 34 19 16 35 4

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 12 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Wayne Merrick 6.0 6.0 3.6 3.4 2.5 2.0 1.6 1.5 1.3 1.1 0.3 -0.2
Sergei Brylin 88.4 6.3 5.3 3.6 3.4 2.9 1.8 1.6 1.5 1.3 0.4 0.0 -0.6
Adam Creighton 88.2 5.6 4.0 3.4 3.0 2.9 2.2 2.0 2.0 1.3 0.2 0.0 -0.3
Laurie Boschman 87.5 5.3 5.1 4.0 2.8 2.7 1.9 1.6 1.1 1.1 0.7 0.5 0.4
Aaron Broten 87.5 6.6 5.9 3.3 3.1 3.0 2.4 2.2 1.5 1.5 1.0 0.5 0.0
Willi Plett 86.7 6.1 5.4 3.1 2.9 2.4 2.4 1.9 1.5 1.3 -0.1 -0.2 -0.5
Niklas Hagman 86.5 5.4 4.9 4.2 3.2 2.3 2.1 1.9 1.6 1.4 0.6
Red Sullivan 85.9 6.4 5.7 3.6 3.5 2.2 2.0 1.7 1.4 0.6 0.0
Mark Johnson 85.7 6.2 5.3 3.4 3.3 3.1 2.6 2.6 1.9 1.2 0.6 0.3
Dean McAmmond 85.3 5.8 5.7 4.1 2.9 2.8 2.5 2.5 2.0 1.9 1.9 0.0 -0.2
Dan Maloney 85.0 5.9 5.3 4.0 3.9 3.1 2.6 2.5 2.3 1.5 1.1 0.1
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Wayne Merrick 6.0 6.0 3.6 3.4 2.5 2.0 1.6 1.5 1.3 1.1 0.3 -0.2
Adam Creighton 89.0 5.6 4.0 3.4 3.0 2.9 2.2 2.0 2.0 1.4 1.3 0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.3
Sergei Brylin 88.1 6.3 5.3 3.6 3.4 2.9 1.8 1.6 1.5 1.3 0.5 0.4 0.0 -0.6
Aaron Broten 87.5 6.6 5.9 3.3 3.1 3.0 2.4 2.2 1.5 1.5 1.0 0.5 0.0
Curtis Brown 87.2 6.1 5.2 3.9 3.3 3.2 2.5 1.9 1.2 1.2 0.4 0.3 -0.1 -0.1
Laurie Boschman 86.6 5.3 5.1 4.0 2.8 2.7 1.9 1.6 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.7 0.5 0.4 -0.2
Niklas Hagman 86.5 5.4 4.9 4.2 3.2 2.3 2.1 1.9 1.6 1.4 0.6
Red Sullivan 85.9 6.4 5.7 3.6 3.5 2.2 2.0 1.7 1.4 0.6 0.0
Mark Johnson 85.7 6.2 5.3 3.4 3.3 3.1 2.6 2.6 1.9 1.2 0.6 0.3
Dan Maloney 85.0 5.9 5.3 4.0 3.9 3.1 2.6 2.5 2.3 1.5 1.1 0.1
Leo Labine 84.4 5.2 4.7 3.7 3.4 3.4 2.4 2.0 1.6 1.4 0.8 0.4

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

November 24, 1975: Traded to California by St. Louis for Larry Patey and California's 3rd round choice (later traded back to California - California/Cleveland selected Reg Kerr) in 1977 Amateur Draft, November 24, 1975.

August 26, 1976: Transferred to Cleveland after California franchise relocated, August 26, 1976.

January 10, 1978: Parise and Jean Potvin, January 10, 1978.

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