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 (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 33 Nashville Predators 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 Nashville Predators 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 San Jose Sharks 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 San Jose Sharks 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 St. Louis Blues 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 St. Louis Blues 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 NHL 43 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 NHL 79 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 NHL 80 842.0 663 638 51.0 -3.8 500 445 52.9 -3.1 4.0 93.4 97.3 45.0 55.0
Career NHL 73 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 (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 33 Nashville Predators 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 San Jose Sharks 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 San Jose Sharks 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 St. Louis Blues 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 NHL 15 190.1 141 182 43.7 -9.3 101 133 43.2 -9.8 2.6 90.5 93.1 27.8 72.2
Career NHL 2 285.3 216 278 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 78.1 2.3 1.3 0.9 0.8 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.1
Todd Fedoruk 78.0 1.7 0.9 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.2
Len Lunde 75.1 1.6 1.3 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.4 -0.2 -0.3
Samuel Pahlsson 71.5 1.8 1.3 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.1 -0.3 -0.6 -0.8
Dave Hannan 70.0 1.6 1.6 1.1 1.0 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2
Jason Ward 68.1 1.7 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Tex White 68.0 1.8 1.3 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.3
Paul DiPietro 67.4 2.0 1.1 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.0
Doug Evans 67.3 1.6 1.5 1.0 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.1 -0.2
Jarkko Ruutu 66.9 2.2 1.6 1.1 1.0 0.9 0.6 0.3 0.2 0.2 -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 78.1 2.3 1.3 0.9 0.8 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.1
Todd Fedoruk 78.0 1.7 0.9 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.2
Len Lunde 75.1 1.6 1.3 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.4 -0.2 -0.3
Wade Belak 73.5 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
Samuel Pahlsson 71.5 1.8 1.3 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.1 -0.3 -0.6 -0.8
Jason Ward 68.1 1.7 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Tex White 68.0 1.8 1.3 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.3
Paul DiPietro 67.4 2.0 1.1 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.0
Doug Evans 67.3 1.6 1.5 1.0 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.1 -0.2
Jarkko Ruutu 66.9 2.2 1.6 1.1 1.0 0.9 0.6 0.3 0.2 0.2 -0.1 -0.2

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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