Scott Nichol

Position: C ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 179 lbs. (81 kg)

Born: December 31, 1974 in Edmonton, Alberta
Draft: Buffalo, 11th round (272nd overall), 1993 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Portland Winter Hawks

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
1995-96 21 BUF NHL 2 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0
1997-98 23 BUF NHL 3 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0
2001-02 27 CGY NHL 60 8 9 17 -9 107 5 2 1 0 6 2 1 49 16.3 761 12:41
2002-03 28 CGY NHL 68 5 5 10 -7 149 4 0 1 0 5 0 0 66 7.6 733 10:47
2003-04 29 CHI NHL 75 7 11 18 -16 145 7 0 0 1 11 0 0 112 6.3 1183 15:46
2005-06 31 NSH NHL 34 3 3 6 3 79 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 32 9.4 357 10:30
2006-07 32 NSH NHL 59 7 6 13 7 79 5 1 1 2 5 1 0 58 12.1 740 12:32
2007-08 33 NSH NHL 73 10 8 18 12 72 8 0 2 1 7 1 0 101 9.9 158 968 13:16 441 297 59.8 110 35 39 11 Selke-53
2008-09 34 NSH NHL 43 4 6 10 0 41 4 0 0 0 3 0 3 42 9.5 61 476 11:04 196 163 54.6 79 15 17 5
2009-10 35 SJS NHL 79 4 15 19 0 72 3 0 1 0 13 1 1 93 4.3 167 1032 13:04 504 328 60.6 226 36 30 17
2010-11 36 SJS NHL 56 4 3 7 -3 50 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 61 6.6 86 546 9:45 287 197 59.3 114 24 17 8
2011-12 37 STL NHL 80 3 5 8 -5 83 3 0 0 0 4 0 1 67 4.5 99 745 9:19 259 191 57.6 92 29 14 5
2012-13 38 STL NHL 30 1 0 1 -2 25 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 13 7.7 22 293 9:47 132 86 60.6 27 13 6 1
4 yrs NSH NHL 209 24 23 47 22 271 19 1 4 3 18 2 3 233 10.3 309 2542 12:10 637 460 58.1 189 50 56 16
2 yrs BUF NHL 5 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0.0
2 yrs CGY NHL 128 13 14 27 -16 256 9 2 2 0 11 2 1 115 11.3 1493 11:40
2 yrs SJS NHL 135 8 18 26 -3 122 7 0 1 0 16 1 1 154 5.2 253 1578 11:41 791 525 60.1 340 60 47 25
2 yrs STL NHL 110 4 5 9 -7 108 4 0 0 1 4 0 1 80 5.0 121 1038 9:26 391 277 58.5 119 42 20 6
1 yr CHI NHL 75 7 11 18 -16 145 7 0 0 1 11 0 0 112 6.3 1183 15:46
Career NHL 662 56 71 127 -20 916 46 3 7 5 60 5 6 703 8.0 919 7834 11:55 1819 1262 59.0 648 152 123 47

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (All) Fenwick (All) PDO (All) Zone Starts (All)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 33 NSH NHL 73 762.7 652 644 50.3 -1.1 507 505 50.1 -1.3 9.2 93.5 102.7 39.3 60.7
2008-09 34 NSH NHL 43 356.4 273 321 46.0 -3.8 208 247 45.7 -4.4 5.7 93.2 98.9 35.8 64.2
2009-10 35 SJS NHL 79 831.6 700 794 46.9 -6.1 525 604 46.5 -5.1 8.5 92.0 100.5 41.6 58.4
2010-11 36 SJS NHL 56 441.7 320 411 43.8 -10.8 250 316 44.2 -10.2 7.2 92.7 99.9 38.5 61.5
2011-12 37 STL NHL 80 603.9 492 459 51.7 -4.7 369 328 52.9 -4.8 3.5 94.1 97.6 47.0 53.0
2012-13 38 STL NHL 30 238.1 171 179 48.9 -1.3 131 117 52.8 1.8 5.2 91.1 96.3 40.8 59.2
2 yrs NSH NHL 116 1119.1 925 965 48.9 -1.9 715 752 48.7 -2.2 8.1 93.4 101.6 38.2 61.8
2 yrs SJS NHL 135 1273.3 1020 1205 45.8 -7.8 775 920 45.7 -7.1 8.1 92.2 100.3 40.5 59.5
2 yrs STL NHL 110 842.0 663 638 51.0 -3.8 500 445 52.9 -3.1 4.0 93.4 97.3 45.0 55.0
Career NHL 361 3234.3 2608 2808 48.2 -5.0 1990 2117 48.5 -4.8 7.1 92.9 100.0 40.7 59.3

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
1995-96 21 BUF NHL 2 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 5.00 2.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
1997-98 23 BUF NHL 3 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.33 1.67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
2001-02 27 CGY NHL 60 7 0.13 0.15 0.28 0.11 1.78 0.82 9 10 19 8 25 9 33 8 -9 0.6 0.5 1.1
2002-03 28 CGY NHL 68 4 0.07 0.07 0.15 0.06 2.19 0.97 6 6 12 5 16 1 36 14 -7 -0.4 0.6 0.2
2003-04 29 CHI NHL 75 7 0.09 0.15 0.24 0.09 1.93 1.49 8 13 21 8 27 1 64 22 -16 -0.5 0.8 0.3
2005-06 31 NSH NHL 34 2 0.09 0.09 0.18 0.07 2.32 0.94 3 3 6 2 11 0 17 9 3 -0.2 0.5 0.4
2006-07 32 NSH NHL 59 5 0.12 0.10 0.22 0.09 1.34 0.98 7 6 13 5 21 2 29 17 7 -0.1 1.0 0.9
2007-08 33 NSH NHL 73 7 0.14 0.11 0.25 0.10 0.99 1.38 11 9 20 8 38 1 35 10 12 0.2 1.5 1.7 Selke-53
2008-09 34 NSH NHL 43 4 0.09 0.14 0.23 0.09 0.95 0.98 4 6 10 4 12 0 31 19 0 0.1 0.6 0.7
2009-10 35 SJS NHL 79 6 0.05 0.19 0.24 0.08 0.91 1.18 4 16 20 7 35 1 46 12 0 -0.5 1.0 0.5
2010-11 36 SJS NHL 56 3 0.07 0.05 0.13 0.05 0.89 1.09 4 3 7 3 13 0 25 9 -3 -0.4 0.5 0.1
2011-12 37 STL NHL 80 3 0.04 0.06 0.10 0.04 1.04 0.84 3 5 8 3 10 0 24 9 -5 -0.9 0.8 -0.1
2012-13 38 STL NHL 30 1 0.03 0.00 0.03 0.02 0.83 0.43 2 0 2 1 5 0 12 5 -2 -0.6 0.3 -0.3
4 yrs NSH NHL 209 19 0.11 0.11 0.22 0.09 1.30 1.11 25 24 49 20 82 3 112 55 22 0.0 3.7 3.7
2 yrs BUF NHL 5 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.80 1.80 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 0.1 -0.1
2 yrs CGY NHL 128 11 0.10 0.11 0.21 0.09 2.00 0.90 15 16 31 13 41 10 69 22 -16 0.2 1.1 1.3
2 yrs SJS NHL 135 9 0.06 0.13 0.19 0.07 0.90 1.14 8 19 27 10 48 1 71 21 -3 -0.8 1.5 0.6
2 yrs STL NHL 110 4 0.04 0.05 0.08 0.03 0.98 0.73 5 5 10 4 15 0 36 14 -7 -1.5 1.1 -0.4
1 yr CHI NHL 75 7 0.09 0.15 0.24 0.09 1.93 1.49 8 13 21 8 27 1 64 22 -16 -0.5 0.8 0.3
Career NHL 662 49 0.08 0.11 0.19 0.07 1.38 1.06 61 77 138 54 213 15 352 134 -20 -2.8 8.2 5.4

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
2005-06 31 NSH NHL 3 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 23 7:45
2006-07 32 NSH NHL 5 0 0 0 1 17 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 52 10:22
2007-08 33 NSH NHL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 15 7:31 0 2 0.0 5 0 0 0
2009-10 35 SJS NHL 15 1 1 2 -1 17 1 0 0 0 21 4.8 34 134 8:54 56 47 54.4 49 7 0 3
2010-11 36 SJS NHL 15 0 0 0 -7 26 0 0 0 0 8 0.0 13 96 6:23 52 48 52.0 32 4 2 3
2011-12 37 STL NHL 9 0 1 1 -3 14 0 0 0 0 8 0.0 16 103 11:29 46 28 62.2 25 6 4 2
Career NHL 49 1 2 3 -12 76 1 0 0 0 43 2.3 71 423 8:37 154 125 55.2 111 17 6 8

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (All) Fenwick (All) PDO (All) Zone Starts (All)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 33 NSH NHL 2 12.2 10 21 32.3 -6.0 7 17 29.2 -6.1 0.0 100.0 100.0 30.0 70.0
2009-10 35 SJS NHL 15 112.3 91 90 50.3 -0.8 66 65 50.4 0.3 3.9 94.2 98.2 26.4 73.6
2010-11 36 SJS NHL 15 77.8 50 92 35.2 -19.5 35 68 34.0 -21.9 0.0 86.8 86.8 29.1 70.9
2011-12 37 STL NHL 9 83.1 65 75 46.4 -2.3 47 49 49.0 -2.2 3.2 85.2 88.4 28.3 71.7
2 yrs SJS NHL 30 190.1 141 182 43.7 -9.3 101 133 43.2 -9.8 2.6 90.5 93.1 27.8 72.2
Career NHL 41 285.3 216 278 43.7 -7.8 155 199 43.8 -8.1 2.7 90.3 93.0 28.0 72.0

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
1991-92 17 Calgary Flames AMHL 23 26 16 42 132
1992-93 18 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 67 31 33 64 146
1993-94 19 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 65 40 53 93 144
1994-95 20 Rochester Americans AHL 71 11 16 27 136
1995-96 21 Rochester Americans AHL 62 14 18 32 170
1996-97 22 Rochester Americans AHL 68 22 21 43 133
1997-98 23 Rochester Americans AHL 35 13 7 20 -10 113 11 1 1 3 84 15.5
1998-99 24 Rochester Americans AHL 52 13 20 33 19 120 12 1 0 4 85 15.3
1999-00 25 Rochester Americans AHL 37 7 11 18 2 141 7 0 0 0 63 11.1
2000-01 26 Detroit Vipers IHL 67 7 24 31 -37 198 2 5 0 0 144 4.9
2004-05 30 London Racers Britain 16 7 12 19 86
2005-06 31 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 6 3 5 8 6 18 2 0 1 0 14 21.4
Career 7 Seasons AHL 331 83 98 181 17 831 32 2 2 7 246 14.6
Career 1 Season AMHL 23 26 16 42 132
Career 1 Season Britain 16 7 12 19 86
Career 1 Season IHL 67 7 24 31 -37 198 2 5 0 0 144 4.9
Career 2 Seasons WHL 132 71 86 157 290

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1992-93 18 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 16 8 8 16 41
1993-94 19 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 10 3 8 11 16
1994-95 20 Rochester Americans AHL 5 0 3 3 14
1995-96 21 Rochester Americans AHL 19 7 6 13 36
1996-97 22 Rochester Americans AHL 10 2 1 3 26
1997-98 23 Rochester Americans AHL 17 0 6 6 18
1999-00 25 Rochester Americans AHL 12 0 3 3 10
2000-01 26 Detroit Vipers IHL 11 1 1 2 12
Career 5 Seasons AHL 63 9 19 28 104
Career 1 Season IHL 11 1 1 2 12
Career 2 Seasons WHL 26 11 16 27 57

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 13 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Scott Nichol 1.7 1.1 0.9 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3
Mike Rupp 74.6 2.3 1.3 0.9 0.8 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.1
Jack Skille 74.3 1.3 0.8 0.6 0.5 0.3 0.1 -0.1 -0.2
Chris Thorburn 73.7 1.2 1.0 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Wade Belak 73.6 1.7 1.1 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3
Todd Fedoruk 73.4 1.7 0.9 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.2
Len Lunde 70.7 1.6 1.3 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.4 -0.2 -0.3
Wayne Primeau 66.5 2.5 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.4 -0.6
Samuel Pahlsson 66.4 1.8 1.3 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.1 -0.3 -0.6 -0.8
Steve Begin 66.1 2.0 1.8 1.2 0.8 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2
Keith Aucoin 65.6 1.3 1.1 1.1 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.2
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Scott Nichol 1.7 1.1 0.9 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3
Mike Rupp 74.6 2.3 1.3 0.9 0.8 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.1
Jack Skille 74.3 1.3 0.8 0.6 0.5 0.3 0.1 -0.1 -0.2
Chris Thorburn 73.7 1.2 1.0 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Todd Fedoruk 73.4 1.7 0.9 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.2
Wade Belak 72.7 1.7 1.1 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3
Len Lunde 70.7 1.6 1.3 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.4 -0.2 -0.3
Samuel Pahlsson 66.4 1.8 1.3 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.1 -0.3 -0.6 -0.8
Steve Begin 66.1 2.0 1.8 1.2 0.8 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2
Keith Aucoin 65.6 1.3 1.1 1.1 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.2
Tex White 64.1 1.8 1.3 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.3

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

February 16, 2000: Missed majority of 1999-2000 due to knee injury vs. Saint John (AHL), February 16, 2000.

July 1, 2001: Signed as a free agent by Calgary, July 1, 2001.

July 1, 2003: Signed as a free agent by Chicago, July 1, 2003.

October 26, 2004: Signed as a free agent by London (Britain), October 26, 2004.

August 6, 2005: Signed as a free agent by Nashville, August 6, 2005.

July 15, 2009: Signed as a free agent by San Jose, July 15, 2009.

July 5, 2011: Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, July 5, 2011.

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