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Mark Napier

Position: RW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 182 lbs. (83 kg)

Born: January 28, 1957 in Toronto, Ontario
Draft: Montreal, 1st round (10th overall), 1977 NHL Amateur
Amateur Teams: Toronto Marlboros

Elo Fan Ratings

Fine Details ▪ Last updated Sep 3, 2015 7:25 PM

NHL/WHA 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% TOI ATOI Awards
1975-76 19 TRT WHA 78 43 50 93 0 20 30 10 3 2 245 17.6 Kaplan-1
1976-77 20 BRB WHA 80 60 36 96 16 24 50 9 1 6 254 23.6
1977-78 21 BRB WHA 79 33 32 65 -11 90 19 14 0 194 17.0
1978-79 22 MTL NHL 54 11 20 31 17 11 9 2 0 0 14 6 0 73 15.1
1979-80 23 MTL NHL 76 16 33 49 11 7 12 4 0 1 24 9 0 123 13.0
1980-81 24 MTL NHL 79 35 36 71 34 24 30 5 0 6 25 11 0 185 18.9 Byng-12
1981-82 25 MTL NHL 80 40 41 81 49 14 31 9 0 5 35 6 0 186 21.5 AS-9,Byng-5
1982-83 26 MTL NHL 73 40 27 67 20 6 37 3 0 6 23 4 0 171 23.4 Byng-12
1983-84 27 TOT NHL 63 16 30 46 2 17 16 0 0 2 23 7 0 94 17.0
1983-84 27 MTL NHL 5 3 2 5 0 0 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 11 27.3
1983-84 27 MNS NHL 58 13 28 41 2 17 13 0 0 1 22 6 0 83 15.7
1984-85 28 TOT NHL 72 19 44 63 6 21 12 6 1 1 31 13 0 147 12.9
1984-85 28 MNS NHL 39 10 18 28 -6 2 6 3 1 1 10 8 0 97 10.3
1984-85 28 EDM NHL 33 9 26 35 12 19 6 3 0 0 21 5 0 50 18.0
1985-86 29 EDM NHL 80 24 32 56 13 14 20 3 1 4 28 4 0 117 20.5
1986-87 30 TOT NHL 77 13 18 31 -2 2 11 1 1 0 13 5 0 128 10.2
1986-87 30 EDM NHL 62 8 13 21 3 2 7 0 1 0 12 1 0 88 9.1
1986-87 30 BUF NHL 15 5 5 10 -5 0 4 1 0 0 1 4 0 40 12.5
1987-88 31 BUF NHL 47 10 8 18 -3 8 9 0 1 2 8 0 0 81 12.3
1988-89 32 BUF NHL 66 11 17 28 -3 33 9 0 2 1 17 0 0 92 12.0
6 yrs MTL NHL 367 145 159 304 131 62 122 23 0 19 122 37 0 749 19.4
3 yrs BUF NHL 128 26 30 56 -11 41 22 1 3 3 26 4 0 213 12.2
3 yrs EDM NHL 175 41 71 112 28 35 33 6 2 4 61 10 0 255 16.1
3 yrs BRB,TRT WHA 237 136 118 254 5 134 99 33 4 8 693 19.6
2 yrs MNS NHL 97 23 46 69 -4 19 19 3 1 2 32 14 0 180 12.8
Career NHL 767 235 306 541 144 157 196 33 6 28 241 65 0 1397 16.8
Career WHA 237 136 118 254 5 134 99 33 4 8 693 19.6

NHL/WHA 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
1975-76 19 TRT WHA 78 38 0.55 0.64 1.19 0.49 0.26 3.14 0 Kaplan-1
1976-77 20 BRB WHA 80 43 0.75 0.45 1.20 0.54 0.30 3.18 16
1977-78 21 BRB WHA 79 27 0.42 0.41 0.82 0.34 1.14 2.46 -11
1978-79 22 MTL NHL 54 12 0.20 0.37 0.57 0.22 0.20 1.35 9 17 26 10 53 17 20 1 17 1.1 1.0 2.1
1979-80 23 MTL NHL 76 18 0.21 0.43 0.64 0.24 0.09 1.62 13 28 41 15 75 25 40 1 11 2.0 1.2 3.2
1980-81 24 MTL NHL 79 30 0.44 0.46 0.90 0.38 0.30 2.34 27 28 55 22 105 24 48 1 34 4.5 1.9 6.4 Byng-12
1981-82 25 MTL NHL 80 33 0.50 0.51 1.01 0.41 0.18 2.33 29 30 59 24 105 20 39 3 49 4.9 2.1 7.0 AS-9,Byng-5
1982-83 26 MTL NHL 73 30 0.55 0.37 0.92 0.41 0.08 2.34 32 22 54 23 82 11 51 0 20 4.9 1.2 6.1 Byng-12
1983-84 27 TOT NHL 63 17 0.25 0.48 0.73 0.27 0.27 1.49 12 24 36 13 62 15 47 2 2 1.9 0.8 2.6
1983-84 27 MTL NHL 5 2 0.60 0.40 1.00 0.45 0.00 2.20 2 2 4 2 7 1 6 0 0 0.4 0.1 0.5
1983-84 27 MNS NHL 58 15 0.22 0.48 0.71 0.25 0.29 1.43 10 22 32 11 55 14 41 2 2 1.5 0.7 2.2
1984-85 28 TOT NHL 72 22 0.26 0.61 0.88 0.31 0.29 2.04 15 35 50 18 96 28 68 6 6 2.9 0.9 3.9
1984-85 28 MNS NHL 39 10 0.26 0.46 0.72 0.26 0.05 2.49 8 14 22 8 43 16 39 6 -6 1.1 0.4 1.6
1984-85 28 EDM NHL 33 12 0.27 0.79 1.06 0.36 0.58 1.52 7 21 28 10 53 12 29 0 12 1.8 0.5 2.3
1985-86 29 EDM NHL 80 21 0.30 0.40 0.70 0.27 0.18 1.46 19 25 44 17 73 7 54 1 13 2.3 0.6 2.9
1986-87 30 TOT NHL 77 12 0.17 0.23 0.40 0.16 0.03 1.66 11 15 26 10 45 8 58 19 -2 0.3 0.5 0.8
1986-87 30 EDM NHL 62 8 0.13 0.21 0.34 0.13 0.03 1.42 7 11 18 7 29 1 35 10 3 -0.2 0.5 0.2
1986-87 30 BUF NHL 15 4 0.33 0.33 0.67 0.27 0.00 2.67 4 4 8 3 16 7 23 9 -5 0.5 0.0 0.6
1987-88 31 BUF NHL 47 8 0.21 0.17 0.38 0.16 0.17 1.72 8 7 15 6 27 0 48 18 -3 0.3 0.5 0.8
1988-89 32 BUF NHL 66 11 0.17 0.26 0.42 0.16 0.50 1.39 9 14 23 9 40 0 68 25 -3 0.3 0.8 1.0
6 yrs MTL NHL 367 125 0.40 0.43 0.83 0.34 0.17 2.04 112 127 239 96 427 98 204 6 131 17.8 7.5 25.3
3 yrs BUF NHL 128 22 0.20 0.23 0.44 0.17 0.32 1.66 21 25 46 18 83 7 139 52 -11 1.1 1.3 2.4
3 yrs EDM NHL 175 41 0.23 0.41 0.64 0.24 0.20 1.46 33 57 90 34 155 20 118 11 28 3.8 1.6 5.4
3 yrs BRB,TRT WHA 237 108 0.57 0.50 1.07 0.46 0.57 2.92 5
2 yrs MNS NHL 97 25 0.24 0.47 0.71 0.26 0.20 1.86 18 36 54 20 98 30 80 8 -4 2.6 1.1 3.7
Career NHL 767 214 0.31 0.40 0.71 0.28 0.20 1.82 184 245 429 167 763 155 541 77 144 25.3 11.4 36.8
Career WHA 237 108 0.57 0.50 1.07 0.46 0.57 2.92 5

NHL/WHA Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1977-78 21 BRB WHA 5 0 2 2 2 14 0
1978-79 22 MTL NHL SC 12 3 2 5 2 3 0 0 0
1979-80 23 MTL NHL 10 2 6 8 0 1 1 0 0
1980-81 24 MTL NHL 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
1981-82 25 MTL NHL 5 3 2 5 0 1 1 1 1
1982-83 26 MTL NHL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983-84 27 MNS NHL 12 3 2 5 -4 0 0 3 0 0 20 15.0
1984-85 28 EDM NHL SC 18 5 5 10 8 7 4 1 0 0 20 25.0
1985-86 29 EDM NHL 10 1 4 5 6 0 1 0 0 0 14 7.1
1987-88 31 BUF NHL 6 0 3 3 -3 0 0 0 0 0 10 0.0
1988-89 32 BUF NHL 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 50.0
Career NHL 2 82 18 24 42 7 11 11 6 1 1 66 15.2
Career WHA 5 0 2 2 2 14 0

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
1972-73 16 Wexford Raiders ON-Jr.A 40 41 27 68 201
1973-74 17 Toronto Marlboros OHA-Jr. 70 47 46 93 63
1974-75 18 Toronto Marlboros OMJHL 61 66 64 130 106
1981-82 25 Canada WEC-A 9 3 1 4 0
1989-90 33 HC Bolzano Italy 36 68 72 140 6
1990-91 34 AS Varese Italy 36 45 73 118 4
1991-92 35 HC Devils Milano Alpenliga 20 29 13 42 4
1991-92 35 HC Milano Saima Italy 11 11 14 25 0
1991-92 35 Canada Nat-Tm 2 1 0 1 0
1992-93 36 HC Lion Milano Alpenliga 27 19 19 38 4
1992-93 36 HC Lion Milano Italy 16 13 23 36 2
Career 2 Seasons Alpenliga 47 48 32 80 8
Career 4 Seasons Italy 99 137 182 319 12
Career 1 Season Nat-Tm 2 1 0 1 0
Career 1 Season OHA-Jr. 70 47 46 93 63
Career 1 Season OMJHL 61 66 64 130 106
Career 1 Season ON-Jr.A 40 41 27 68 201
Career 1 Season WEC-A 9 3 1 4 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1974-75 18 Toronto Marlboros OMJHL 23 24 24 48 13
1974-75 18 Toronto Marlboros M-Cup 4 4 4 8 4
1989-90 33 HC Bolzano Italy 6 8 6 14 2
1990-91 34 AS Varese Italy 10 8 18 26 0
1991-92 35 HC Milano Saima Italy 12 15 13 28 0
1992-93 36 HC Lion Milano Italy 11 6 9 15 0
Career 4 Seasons Italy 39 37 46 83 2
Career 1 Season M-Cup 4 4 4 8 4
Career 1 Season OMJHL 23 24 24 48 13

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 11 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Mark Napier 7.0 6.4 6.1 3.9 3.2 2.9 2.6 2.1 1.0 0.8 0.8
Sylvain Turgeon 90.8 6.6 5.7 4.8 3.8 3.5 3.3 3.0 2.1 1.3 0.8 0.8
Keith Crowder 89.8 6.7 6.2 5.9 4.5 4.0 3.1 2.7 2.1 1.6 -0.1
Tim Connolly 89.6 6.9 5.7 5.2 4.1 3.5 3.4 2.7 2.2 1.8 1.0 0.2
Andrei Kovalenko 88.7 6.6 5.8 5.3 4.1 3.4 2.9 2.4 1.9 1.1
Guy Charron 87.6 7.0 6.8 5.0 4.5 4.0 2.7 2.4 2.2 1.2 1.0 -0.2
Dave Poulin 87.4 6.3 6.3 6.0 5.0 3.9 3.5 3.1 2.3 1.6 0.4 0.2
Travis Green 87.4 6.2 6.0 4.8 3.5 3.1 3.1 2.2 2.2 1.9 0.9 0.2
Benoit Hogue 86.8 7.1 6.6 6.4 5.7 4.0 3.2 2.3 1.9 1.2 1.0 0.2
Ron Duguay 86.7 6.4 6.2 5.3 4.8 3.8 2.9 2.7 2.5 2.1 1.5 -0.3
Brian Bradley 86.7 7.1 6.9 5.7 3.8 3.6 2.9 2.4 1.9 1.8 0.5 -0.2
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Mark Napier 7.0 6.4 6.1 3.9 3.2 2.9 2.6 2.1 1.0 0.8 0.8
Keith Crowder 89.8 6.7 6.2 5.9 4.5 4.0 3.1 2.7 2.1 1.6 -0.1
Tim Connolly 89.6 6.9 5.7 5.2 4.1 3.5 3.4 2.7 2.2 1.8 1.0 0.2
Andrei Kovalenko 88.7 6.6 5.8 5.3 4.1 3.4 2.9 2.4 1.9 1.1
Guy Charron 88.1 7.0 6.8 5.0 4.5 4.0 2.7 2.4 2.2 1.2 1.0 0.3 -0.2
Ron Duguay 87.9 6.4 6.2 5.3 4.8 3.8 2.9 2.7 2.5 2.1 1.5 0.6 -0.3
Dave Poulin 87.5 6.3 6.3 6.0 5.0 3.9 3.5 3.1 2.3 1.6 0.9 0.6 0.4 0.2
Todd White 87.4 7.4 6.7 5.6 4.3 4.3 3.1 2.7 1.2 1.0 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.0
Fleming MacKell 87.3 6.3 5.5 5.0 4.3 3.5 3.2 2.2 1.7 1.1 0.9 0.4 -0.1 -0.1
Mikael Samuelsson 86.6 6.9 5.9 5.5 4.4 3.7 3.6 3.5 1.1 0.8 0.7 0.0 -0.1 -0.2
Metro Prystai 86.1 6.1 5.7 5.3 4.5 3.0 2.8 2.3 1.1 0.8 0.3 -0.2

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

May, 1975: Signed as an underage free agent by Toronto (WHA), May, 1975.

June 30, 1976: Transferred to Birmingham (WHA) after Toronto (WHA) franchise relocated, June 30, 1976.

October 28, 1983: Traded to Minnesota by Montreal with Keith Acton and Toronto's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Minnesota selected Ken Hodge Jr.) in 1984 Entry Draft for Bobby Smith, October 28, 1983.

January 24, 1985: Traded to Edmonton by Minnesota for Gord Sherven and Terry Martin, January 24, 1985.

March 6, 1987: Traded to Buffalo by Edmonton with Lee Fogolin Jr. and Edmonton's 4th round choice (John Bradley) in 1987 Entry Draft for Normand Lacombe, Wayne Van Dorp and Buffalo's 4th round choice (Peter Eriksson) in 1987 Entry Draft, March 6, 1987.

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