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Kirk Muller

Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 205 lbs. (93 kg)

Born: February 8, 1966 in Kingston, Ontario
Draft: New Jersey, 1st round (2nd overall), 1984 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Guelph Platers, Kingston Canadians
As Coach: 3 Yrs, 80-80-27, 187 Pts (Full Record)

Other SR Links: Olympics at Sports-Reference.com, Coaching at Hockey-Reference.com, Olympics at Hockey-Reference.com


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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Jul 31, 2015 3:25 PM

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
1984-85 18 NJD NHL 80 17 37 54 -31 69 7 9 1 0 30 6 1 157 10.8 Calder-6
1985-86 19 NJD NHL 77 25 41 66 -20 45 19 5 1 1 34 7 0 168 14.9
1986-87 20 NJD NHL 79 26 50 76 -7 75 15 10 1 4 25 24 1 193 13.5
1987-88 21 NJD NHL 80 37 57 94 19 114 18 17 2 1 37 20 0 215 17.2 Hart-8,Selke-10
1988-89 22 NJD NHL 80 31 43 74 -23 119 18 12 1 4 32 10 1 182 17.0
1989-90 23 NJD NHL 80 30 56 86 -1 74 21 9 0 6 44 12 0 200 15.0 AS-10
1990-91 24 NJD NHL 80 19 51 70 1 76 12 7 0 3 27 19 5 221 8.6 AS-11
1991-92 25 MTL NHL 78 36 41 77 15 86 20 15 1 7 26 15 0 191 18.8 AS-7,AS-12,Selke-19
1992-93 26 MTL NHL 80 37 57 94 8 77 25 12 0 4 35 21 1 231 16.0 AS-9,Selke-14
1993-94 27 MTL NHL 76 23 34 57 -1 96 12 9 2 3 20 14 0 168 13.7
1994-95 28 TOT NHL 45 11 16 27 -18 47 6 4 1 2 13 3 0 97 11.3
1994-95 28 MTL NHL 33 8 11 19 -21 33 5 3 0 1 9 2 0 81 9.9
1994-95 28 NYI NHL 12 3 5 8 3 14 1 1 1 1 4 1 0 16 18.8
1995-96 29 TOT NHL 51 13 19 32 -13 57 6 7 0 1 14 4 1 102 12.7
1995-96 29 NYI NHL 15 4 3 7 -10 15 4 0 0 0 2 1 0 23 17.4
1995-96 29 TOR NHL 36 9 16 25 -3 42 2 7 0 1 12 3 1 79 11.4
1996-97 30 TOT NHL 76 21 19 40 -25 89 10 10 1 4 14 5 0 174 12.1
1996-97 30 TOR NHL 66 20 17 37 -23 85 10 9 1 3 13 4 0 153 13.1
1996-97 30 FLA NHL 10 1 2 3 -2 4 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 21 4.8
1997-98 31 FLA NHL 70 8 21 29 -14 54 7 1 0 3 17 3 1 115 7.0
1998-99 32 FLA NHL 82 4 11 15 -11 49 4 0 0 1 10 1 0 107 3.7 1186 14:28
1999-00 33 DAL NHL 47 7 15 22 -3 24 4 3 0 2 9 5 1 57 12.3 770 16:24
2000-01 34 DAL NHL 55 1 9 10 -4 26 1 0 0 0 9 0 0 54 1.9 680 12:22
2001-02 35 DAL NHL 78 10 20 30 -12 28 6 4 0 1 14 6 0 111 9.0 1076 13:48
2002-03 36 DAL NHL 55 1 5 6 -6 18 1 0 0 0 4 1 0 48 2.1 521 9:28
7 yrs NJD NHL 556 185 335 520 -62 572 110 69 6 19 229 98 8 1336 13.8
4 yrs DAL NHL 235 19 49 68 -25 96 12 7 0 3 36 12 1 270 7.0 3048 12:58
4 yrs MTL NHL 267 104 143 247 1 292 62 39 3 15 90 52 1 671 15.5
3 yrs FLA NHL 162 13 34 47 -27 107 11 2 0 5 28 5 1 243 5.3 1186 14:28
2 yrs NYI NHL 27 7 8 15 -7 29 5 1 1 1 6 2 0 39 17.9
2 yrs TOR NHL 102 29 33 62 -26 127 12 16 1 4 25 7 1 232 12.5
Career NHL 1349 357 602 959 -146 1223 212 134 11 47 414 176 12 2791 12.8 4234 13:21

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
1984-85 18 NJD NHL 80 19 0.21 0.46 0.68 0.24 0.86 1.96 13 29 42 15 79 29 109 28 -31 1.9 0.5 2.4 Calder-6
1985-86 19 NJD NHL 77 25 0.32 0.53 0.86 0.32 0.58 2.18 19 32 51 19 90 23 122 35 -20 3.2 0.4 3.6
1986-87 20 NJD NHL 79 28 0.33 0.63 0.96 0.36 0.95 2.44 22 42 64 23 110 48 96 27 -7 4.6 0.8 5.4
1987-88 21 NJD NHL 80 36 0.46 0.71 1.18 0.45 1.43 2.69 31 48 79 30 134 52 82 19 19 6.6 1.6 8.2 Hart-8,Selke-10
1988-89 22 NJD NHL 80 28 0.39 0.54 0.93 0.35 1.49 2.28 26 35 61 24 97 33 101 14 -23 4.4 0.3 4.8
1989-90 23 NJD NHL 80 31 0.38 0.70 1.08 0.39 0.93 2.50 25 47 72 26 109 31 92 13 -1 5.4 0.9 6.3 AS-10
1990-91 24 NJD NHL 80 24 0.24 0.64 0.88 0.30 0.95 2.76 17 45 62 22 110 43 88 22 1 3.9 1.0 4.9 AS-11
1991-92 25 MTL NHL 78 31 0.46 0.53 0.99 0.40 1.10 2.45 32 36 68 27 101 43 59 16 15 5.9 1.6 7.5 AS-7,AS-12,Selke-19
1992-93 26 MTL NHL 80 35 0.46 0.71 1.18 0.44 0.96 2.89 30 46 76 29 131 47 103 27 8 6.7 1.1 7.8 AS-9,Selke-14
1993-94 27 MTL NHL 76 22 0.30 0.45 0.75 0.29 1.26 2.21 21 31 52 20 95 45 79 28 -1 3.8 0.9 4.7
1994-95 28 TOT NHL 45 10 0.24 0.36 0.60 0.23 1.04 2.16 19 28 47 18 47 18 68 21 -18 1.8 0.0 1.8
1994-95 28 MTL NHL 33 7 0.24 0.33 0.58 0.22 1.00 2.45 14 19 33 13 32 14 54 15 -21 1.2 -0.3 0.9
1994-95 28 NYI NHL 12 3 0.25 0.42 0.67 0.26 1.17 1.33 5 9 14 5 15 4 14 6 3 0.6 0.3 0.8
1995-96 29 TOT NHL 51 12 0.25 0.37 0.63 0.24 1.12 2.00 13 18 31 12 49 17 74 29 -13 2.0 0.3 2.3
1995-96 29 NYI NHL 15 3 0.27 0.20 0.47 0.20 1.00 1.53 4 3 7 3 10 2 28 10 -10 0.4 -0.1 0.3
1995-96 29 TOR NHL 36 9 0.25 0.44 0.69 0.26 1.17 2.19 9 15 24 9 39 15 46 19 -3 1.6 0.4 2.0
1996-97 30 TOT NHL 76 17 0.28 0.25 0.53 0.22 1.17 2.29 22 20 42 17 65 23 88 21 -25 2.9 0.1 3.0
1996-97 30 TOR NHL 66 16 0.30 0.26 0.56 0.24 1.29 2.32 21 18 39 16 57 19 80 19 -23 2.9 0.1 2.9
1996-97 30 FLA NHL 10 1 0.10 0.20 0.30 0.11 0.40 2.10 1 2 3 1 8 4 8 2 -2 0.0 0.1 0.1
1997-98 31 FLA NHL 70 10 0.11 0.30 0.41 0.15 0.77 1.64 9 24 33 11 44 13 61 16 -14 1.2 0.3 1.5
1998-99 32 FLA NHL 82 5 0.05 0.13 0.18 0.06 0.60 1.30 5 12 17 6 28 1 62 24 -11 -1.2 0.7 -0.4
1999-00 33 DAL NHL 47 8 0.15 0.32 0.47 0.17 0.51 1.21 8 16 24 9 35 14 27 3 -3 0.8 1.0 1.8
2000-01 34 DAL NHL 55 3 0.02 0.16 0.18 0.05 0.47 0.98 1 10 11 3 18 1 27 6 -4 -0.8 0.7 -0.1
2001-02 35 DAL NHL 78 11 0.13 0.26 0.38 0.14 0.36 1.42 11 23 34 12 42 14 43 3 -12 1.3 0.7 2.0
2002-03 36 DAL NHL 55 2 0.02 0.09 0.11 0.03 0.33 0.87 1 6 7 2 11 2 15 0 -6 -0.7 0.3 -0.4
7 yrs NJD NHL 556 192 0.33 0.60 0.94 0.35 1.03 2.40 153 278 431 159 729 259 690 158 -62 30.1 5.5 35.6
4 yrs DAL NHL 235 23 0.08 0.21 0.29 0.10 0.41 1.15 21 55 76 26 106 31 112 12 -25 0.7 2.6 3.3
4 yrs MTL NHL 267 96 0.39 0.54 0.93 0.36 1.09 2.51 97 132 229 89 359 149 295 86 1 17.6 3.3 21.0
3 yrs FLA NHL 162 16 0.08 0.21 0.29 0.10 0.66 1.50 15 38 53 19 80 18 131 42 -27 0.0 1.1 1.2
2 yrs NYI NHL 27 6 0.26 0.30 0.56 0.23 1.07 1.44 9 12 21 8 25 6 42 16 -7 0.9 0.2 1.1
2 yrs TOR NHL 102 25 0.28 0.32 0.61 0.25 1.25 2.27 30 33 63 25 96 34 126 38 -26 4.5 0.5 5.0
Career NHL 1349 359 0.26 0.45 0.71 0.27 0.91 2.07 325 548 873 327 1395 497 1396 352 -146 53.9 13.2 67.1

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1987-88 21 NJD NHL 20 4 8 12 -10 37 4 0 0 0 35 11.4
1989-90 23 NJD NHL 6 1 3 4 -2 11 1 0 0 0 12 8.3
1990-91 24 NJD NHL 7 0 2 2 -3 10 0 0 0 0 16 0.0
1991-92 25 MTL NHL 11 4 3 7 -1 31 1 2 1 1 23 17.4
1992-93 26 MTL NHL SC 20 10 7 17 4 18 7 3 0 3 54 18.5
1993-94 27 MTL NHL 7 6 2 8 0 4 3 3 0 2 16 37.5
1995-96 29 TOR NHL 6 3 2 5 -1 0 1 2 0 0 12 25.0
1996-97 30 FLA NHL 5 1 2 3 -3 4 0 1 0 0 20 5.0
1999-00 33 DAL NHL 23 2 3 5 -2 18 2 0 0 1 20 10.0 275 11:56
2000-01 34 DAL NHL 10 1 3 4 0 12 1 0 0 1 18 5.6 146 14:36
2002-03 36 DAL NHL 12 1 1 2 0 8 1 0 0 0 14 7.1 129 10:45
Career NHL 1 127 33 36 69 -18 153 21 11 1 8 240 13.8 550 12:13

NHL Playoff Overtime Goals

Date Location Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
1993-04-26 QUE MTL 5-4 QUE 1 8:17
1993-05-08 BUF MTL 4-3 BUF 1 11:37
1994-04-25 BOS MTL 2-1 BOS 1 17:18
2001-04-19 DAL DAL 4-3 EDM 1 8:01

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
1980-81 14 Kingston Voyageurs ON-Jr.B 42 17 37 54 5
1980-81 14 Kingston Canadians OMJHL 2 0 0 0 0
1981-82 15 Kingston Canadians OHL 67 12 39 51 27
1982-83 16 Guelph Platers OHL 66 52 60 112 41
1983-84 17 Guelph Platers OHL 49 31 63 94 27
1983-84 17 Canada WJC-A 7 2 1 3 16
1983-84 17 Canada Nat-Tm 15 2 2 4 16
1983-84 17 Canada Olympics 6 2 1 3 0
1984-85 18 Canada WEC-A 10 2 2 4 12
1985-86 19 Canada WEC-A 9 4 3 7 12
1986-87 20 NHL All-Stars RV-87 2 0 0 0 0
1986-87 20 Canada WEC-A 10 2 0 2 8
1988-89 22 Canada WEC-A 9 6 4 10 6
Career 1 Season Nat-Tm 15 2 2 4 16
Career 3 Seasons OHL 182 95 162 257 95
Career 1 Season Olympics 6 2 1 3 0
Career 1 Season OMJHL 2 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season ON-Jr.B 42 17 37 54 5
Career 1 Season RV-87 2 0 0 0 0
Career 4 Seasons WEC-A 38 14 9 23 38
Career 1 Season WJC-A 7 2 1 3 16

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1981-82 15 Kingston Canadians OHL 4 5 1 6 4
Career 1 Season OHL 4 5 1 6 4
Rk Year Tm G A +/- PIM S SHFT
1 1984 CAN 2 1 0
Car 2 1 0

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 19 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
Kirk Muller 8.2 7.8 7.5 6.3 5.4 4.9 4.8 4.7 3.6 3.0 2.4 2.3 2.0 1.8 1.8 1.5 -0.1 -0.4 -0.4
Pit Martin 94.1 8.0 8.0 7.7 7.1 6.5 5.2 5.1 4.0 3.2 3.2 3.1 2.6 2.2 1.6 1.3 0.8 0.1
Geoff Sanderson 92.6 8.3 7.7 7.5 7.4 6.7 6.6 4.5 3.6 3.1 3.1 2.8 2.3 2.1 2.1 1.4 0.7 0.1
Jamie Langenbrunner 92.6 8.5 6.8 6.5 6.2 5.9 4.9 4.6 4.6 4.0 3.1 3.1 2.6 2.4 2.1 2.0 0.2 0.1 0.0
Bobby Holik 92.2 8.6 7.6 6.7 6.6 6.2 5.0 4.8 3.5 3.4 3.2 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.3 1.8 1.6 0.1
John Ogrodnick 91.4 9.2 7.2 7.2 6.5 5.3 5.2 5.0 4.8 3.9 3.1 2.3 2.3 2.0 0.7
Vinny Prospal 91.3 8.8 8.7 7.5 6.4 5.9 5.6 5.5 5.1 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.2 3.0 1.6 1.5 1.4
Milt Schmidt 91.1 7.5 7.0 6.6 5.4 4.6 4.4 3.8 3.8 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.1 2.6 2.6 1.0 0.8
Daymond Langkow 91.1 9.0 8.4 7.6 6.3 5.5 5.4 5.2 5.1 5.0 3.4 2.6 2.4 2.2 1.4 0.1 0.0
Ray Ferraro 90.7 7.8 7.7 6.7 5.6 5.5 4.9 4.2 4.1 4.1 3.9 3.5 3.3 3.3 2.9 2.4 1.8 1.7 0.7
Neal Broten 90.2 7.6 7.4 6.4 6.4 5.7 4.6 4.4 4.0 3.8 2.8 2.5 1.7 1.7 1.4 1.4 1.2 0.2
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 18 19
Kirk Muller 8.2 7.8 7.5 6.3 5.4 4.9 4.8 4.7 3.6 3.0 2.4 2.3 2.0 1.8 1.8 1.5 -0.1 -0.4 -0.4
Pit Martin 94.1 8.0 8.0 7.7 7.1 6.5 5.2 5.1 4.0 3.2 3.2 3.1 2.6 2.2 1.6 1.3 0.8 0.1
Geoff Sanderson 92.6 8.3 7.7 7.5 7.4 6.7 6.6 4.5 3.6 3.1 3.1 2.8 2.3 2.1 2.1 1.4 0.7 0.1
Jamie Langenbrunner 92.6 8.5 6.8 6.5 6.2 5.9 4.9 4.6 4.6 4.0 3.1 3.1 2.6 2.4 2.1 2.0 0.2 0.1 0.0
Bobby Holik 92.2 8.6 7.6 6.7 6.6 6.2 5.0 4.8 3.5 3.4 3.2 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.3 1.8 1.6 0.1
John Ogrodnick 91.4 9.2 7.2 7.2 6.5 5.3 5.2 5.0 4.8 3.9 3.1 2.3 2.3 2.0 0.7
Vinny Prospal 91.3 8.8 8.7 7.5 6.4 5.9 5.6 5.5 5.1 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.2 3.0 1.6 1.5 1.4
Milt Schmidt 91.1 7.5 7.0 6.6 5.4 4.6 4.4 3.8 3.8 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.1 2.6 2.6 1.0 0.8
Daymond Langkow 91.1 9.0 8.4 7.6 6.3 5.5 5.4 5.2 5.1 5.0 3.4 2.6 2.4 2.2 1.4 0.1 0.0
Ray Ferraro 90.7 7.8 7.7 6.7 5.6 5.5 4.9 4.2 4.1 4.1 3.9 3.5 3.3 3.3 2.9 2.4 1.8 1.7 0.7
Neal Broten 90.2 7.6 7.4 6.4 6.4 5.7 4.6 4.4 4.0 3.8 2.8 2.5 1.7 1.7 1.4 1.4 1.2 0.2

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

September 20, 1991: Traded to Montreal by New Jersey with Roland Melanson for Stephane Richer and Tom Chorske, September 20, 1991.

April 5, 1995: Traded to NY Islanders by Montreal with Mathieu Schneider and Craig Darby for Pierre Turgeon and Vladimir Malakhov, April 5, 1995.

January 23, 1996: Traded to Toronto by NY Islanders with Don Beaupre to complete transaction that sent Damian Rhodes and Ken Belanger to NY Islanders (January 23, 1996), January 23, 1996.

March 18, 1997: Traded to Florida by Toronto for Jason Podollan, March 18, 1997.

December 15, 1999: Signed as a free agent by Dallas, December 15, 1999.

September 28, 2001: Claimed by Columbus from Dallas in Waiver Draft, September 28, 2001.

September 28, 2001: Traded to Dallas by Columbus for the rights to Evgeny Petrochinin, September 28, 2001.

September 2, 2003: Officialy announced his retirement, September 2, 2003.

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