Rick Middleton

Position: RW ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 5-11 (180 cm)

Born: December 4, 1953 in Toronto, Ontario
Draft: NY Rangers, 1st round (14th overall), 1973 NHL Amateur
Amateur Teams: Oshawa Generals


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NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1974-75 21 NYR NHL 47 22 18 40 -6 19 16 6 0 2 9 9 0 106 20.8
1975-76 22 NYR NHL 77 24 26 50 -38 14 17 7 0 5 12 14 0 159 15.1
1976-77 23 BOS NHL 72 20 22 42 2 2 20 0 0 1 19 3 0 128 15.6
1977-78 24 BOS NHL 79 25 35 60 40 8 23 2 0 6 32 3 0 171 14.6
1978-79 25 BOS NHL 71 38 48 86 33 7 25 12 1 5 37 8 3 152 25.0 AS-4,AS-6,Byng-3,Selke-23
1979-80 26 BOS NHL 80 40 52 92 31 24 31 9 0 4 28 22 2 223 17.9 AS-7
1980-81 27 BOS NHL 80 44 59 103 15 16 24 16 4 7 35 23 1 222 19.8 AS-4,Byng-3
1981-82 28 BOS NHL 75 51 43 94 15 12 31 19 1 9 26 15 2 202 25.2 AS-2,Byng-1,Hart-8
1982-83 29 BOS NHL 80 49 47 96 33 8 40 6 3 7 36 11 0 214 22.9 AS-3,Byng-2,Selke-9
1983-84 30 BOS NHL 80 47 58 105 26 14 27 16 4 6 40 17 1 209 22.5 AS-3,Byng-2,Hart-4,Selke-4
1984-85 31 BOS NHL 80 30 46 76 2 6 15 12 3 3 31 12 3 169 17.8 Byng-9
1985-86 32 BOS NHL 49 14 30 44 17 10 8 4 2 0 19 9 2 100 14.0 Byng-10
1986-87 33 BOS NHL 76 31 37 68 7 6 23 4 4 3 23 12 2 141 22.0 Byng-3
1987-88 34 BOS NHL 59 13 19 32 3 11 8 2 3 1 15 2 2 79 16.5 Byng-20
12 yrs BOS NHL 881 402 496 898 224 124 275 102 25 52 341 137 18 2010 20.0
2 yrs NYR NHL 124 46 44 90 -44 33 33 13 0 7 21 23 0 265 17.4
Career NHL 1005 448 540 988 180 157 308 115 25 59 362 160 18 2275 19.7

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
1974-75 21 NYR NHL 47 17 0.47 0.38 0.85 0.36 0.40 2.26 19 16 35 15 57 24 39 0 -6 3.0 0.4 3.4
1975-76 22 NYR NHL 77 20 0.31 0.34 0.65 0.26 0.18 2.06 21 23 44 18 85 38 86 1 -38 2.6 0.1 2.7
1976-77 23 BOS NHL 72 17 0.28 0.31 0.58 0.24 0.03 1.78 18 20 38 15 70 8 60 0 2 2.1 0.8 2.9
1977-78 24 BOS NHL 79 23 0.32 0.44 0.76 0.29 0.10 2.16 22 32 54 21 101 10 52 1 40 3.7 1.7 5.5
1978-79 25 BOS NHL 71 34 0.54 0.68 1.21 0.48 0.10 2.14 32 41 73 29 117 29 69 14 33 6.8 1.6 8.4 AS-4,AS-6,Byng-3,Selke-23
1979-80 26 BOS NHL 80 36 0.50 0.65 1.15 0.46 0.30 2.79 33 44 77 30 135 50 56 2 31 7.1 1.7 8.8 AS-7
1980-81 27 BOS NHL 80 41 0.55 0.74 1.29 0.51 0.20 2.78 33 46 79 31 138 64 68 9 15 7.2 1.4 8.7 AS-4,Byng-3
1981-82 28 BOS NHL 75 41 0.68 0.57 1.25 0.54 0.16 2.69 37 31 68 29 140 52 92 19 15 7.0 1.4 8.4 AS-2,Byng-1,Hart-8
1982-83 29 BOS NHL 80 40 0.61 0.59 1.20 0.50 0.10 2.68 39 38 77 32 134 29 102 30 33 7.2 1.7 8.9 AS-3,Byng-2,Selke-9
1983-84 30 BOS NHL 80 42 0.59 0.73 1.31 0.53 0.18 2.61 37 46 83 33 155 56 91 18 26 7.5 1.8 9.3 AS-3,Byng-2,Hart-4,Selke-4
1984-85 31 BOS NHL 80 29 0.38 0.58 0.95 0.36 0.08 2.11 24 37 61 23 107 32 102 29 2 4.2 1.2 5.4 Byng-9
1985-86 32 BOS NHL 49 16 0.29 0.61 0.90 0.32 0.20 2.04 11 23 34 12 68 18 60 27 17 2.1 1.1 3.2 Byng-10
1986-87 33 BOS NHL 76 27 0.41 0.49 0.89 0.35 0.08 1.86 26 31 57 23 105 32 89 23 7 4.4 1.1 5.5 Byng-3
1987-88 34 BOS NHL 59 12 0.22 0.32 0.54 0.21 0.19 1.34 11 16 27 10 49 11 62 27 3 1.1 0.8 1.9 Byng-20
12 yrs BOS NHL 881 357 0.46 0.56 1.02 0.41 0.14 2.28 323 405 728 287 1319 391 903 199 224 60.5 16.4 76.9
2 yrs NYR NHL 124 37 0.37 0.35 0.73 0.30 0.27 2.14 40 39 79 32 142 62 125 1 -44 5.6 0.5 6.1
Career NHL 1005 395 0.45 0.54 0.98 0.39 0.16 2.26 363 444 807 319 1461 453 1028 200 180 66.1 17.0 83.1

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1974-75 21 NYR NHL 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
1976-77 23 BOS NHL 13 5 4 9 0 5 0 0 1
1977-78 24 BOS NHL 15 5 2 7 0 5 0 0 2
1978-79 25 BOS NHL 11 4 8 12 0 2 2 0 1
1979-80 26 BOS NHL 10 4 2 6 5 4 0 0 0
1980-81 27 BOS NHL 3 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
1981-82 28 BOS NHL 11 6 9 15 0 4 2 0 0
1982-83 29 BOS NHL 17 11 22 33 6 6 4 1 1
1983-84 30 BOS NHL 3 0 0 0 -4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0
1984-85 31 BOS NHL 5 3 0 3 1 0 3 0 0 0 13 23.1
1986-87 33 BOS NHL 4 2 2 4 -1 0 0 1 1 0 6 33.3
1987-88 34 BOS NHL 19 5 5 10 4 4 4 0 1 3 18 27.8
Career NHL 114 45 55 100 0 19 33 9 3 8 41 24.4

NHL Playoff Overtime Goals

Date Location Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
1977-04-24 PHI BOS 4-3 PHI 1 2:57
1978-05-02 BOS BOS 3-2 PHI 1 1:43

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1971-72 18 Oshawa Generals OHA-Jr. 53 36 34 70 24
1972-73 19 Oshawa Generals OHA-Jr. 62 67 70 137 14
1973-74 20 Providence Reds AHL 63 36 48 84 14
1981-82 28 Canada Can-Cup 7 1 2 3 0
1984-85 31 Canada Can-Cup 7 4 4 8 0
Career 1 Season AHL 63 36 48 84 14
Career 2 Seasons Can-Cup 14 5 6 11 0
Career 2 Seasons OHA-Jr. 115 103 104 207 38

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1971-72 18 Oshawa Generals OHA-Jr. 12 5 5 10 2
1973-74 20 Providence Reds AHL 15 9 6 15 2
Career 1 Season AHL 15 9 6 15 2
Career 1 Season OHA-Jr. 12 5 5 10 2

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 14 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Rick Middleton 9.3 8.9 8.8 8.7 8.4 8.4 5.5 5.5 5.4 3.4 3.2 2.9 2.7 1.9
Miroslav Satan 92.8 10.0 9.1 8.3 8.3 7.1 6.8 6.3 5.3 5.0 3.9 3.7 3.5 3.1 1.9
Lanny McDonald 92.0 10.0 9.8 9.2 8.6 8.4 6.8 6.6 5.9 4.8 4.4 3.1 2.5 1.7 1.3
Doug Weight 91.3 9.0 8.5 8.3 7.8 7.2 6.6 5.9 5.7 5.4 4.1 3.0 2.6 2.5 1.4
Alex Tanguay 90.4 10.5 9.3 8.4 8.3 8.2 7.1 6.1 5.5 5.3 5.2 5.0 2.8 2.4
Glenn Anderson 90.2 9.5 8.9 8.8 8.0 6.9 6.6 6.2 5.9 5.4 4.4 4.3 4.0 3.2 2.9
Busher Jackson 89.2 8.7 7.6 7.0 6.3 6.2 5.1 4.3 3.3 2.8 2.7 2.2 2.0 1.4 0.8
Yvan Cournoyer 89.1 10.4 10.0 9.3 8.6 8.3 7.2 6.7 6.5 6.0 5.1 3.9 2.4 0.7 0.7
Daniel Briere 89.1 10.0 9.3 8.0 7.9 7.7 6.7 6.5 5.5 5.1 3.0 2.0 1.8 0.1 0.1
Frank Mahovlich 88.2 10.7 10.4 8.5 8.4 7.8 6.3 6.1 5.8 5.4 4.9 3.9 3.4 3.3 0.1
Brad Richards 88.2 9.3 9.0 8.9 8.0 7.5 7.2 5.9 5.9 5.6 5.0 4.4 4.0
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Rick Middleton 9.3 8.9 8.8 8.7 8.4 8.4 5.5 5.5 5.4 3.4 3.2 2.9 2.7 1.9
Miroslav Satan 92.8 10.0 9.1 8.3 8.3 7.1 6.8 6.3 5.3 5.0 3.9 3.7 3.5 3.1 1.9
Lanny McDonald 91.5 10.0 9.8 9.2 8.6 8.4 6.8 6.6 5.9 4.8 4.4 3.1 2.5 1.7 1.3 0.7 0.6
Alex Tanguay 90.4 10.5 9.3 8.4 8.3 8.2 7.1 6.1 5.5 5.3 5.2 5.0 2.8 2.4
Daniel Briere 89.1 10.0 9.3 8.0 7.9 7.7 6.7 6.5 5.5 5.1 3.0 2.0 1.8 1.1 0.1 0.1
Busher Jackson 88.8 8.7 7.6 7.0 6.3 6.2 5.1 4.3 3.3 2.8 2.7 2.2 2.0 1.4 1.1 0.8
Yvan Cournoyer 88.5 10.4 10.0 9.3 8.6 8.3 7.2 6.7 6.5 6.0 5.3 5.1 3.9 2.4 0.7 0.7 0.4
Brad Richards 88.2 9.3 9.0 8.9 8.0 7.5 7.2 5.9 5.9 5.6 5.0 4.4 4.0
Glenn Anderson 87.7 9.5 8.9 8.8 8.0 6.9 6.6 6.2 5.9 5.4 4.4 4.3 4.0 3.2 2.9 2.6 0.6
Bernie Federko 87.3 8.4 8.0 7.5 7.5 7.4 7.1 6.0 5.7 5.6 4.7 4.3 3.3 2.3 2.1
Patrick Marleau 86.9 11.4 9.4 9.2 8.8 8.5 8.0 6.8 6.1 6.0 5.4 5.3 4.5 4.1 3.6 3.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

May 26, 1976: Traded to Boston by NY Rangers for Ken Hodge, May 26, 1976.

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