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Eric Nystrom

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Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-1 (185 cm)
Weight: 193 lbs. (88 kg)

Born: February 14, 1983 in Syosset, New York
Draft: Calgary, 1st round (10th overall), 2002 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Michigan
Relatives: Bob Nystrom (father)
Current salary: $3,000,000
Current cap hit: $2,500,000



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
2005-06 22 CGY NHL 2 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 12:01
2007-08 24 CGY NHL 44 3 7 10 -5 48 3 0 0 0 7 0 0 42 7.1 79 506 11:30 7 7 50.0 68 17 16 9
2008-09 25 CGY NHL 76 5 5 10 -7 89 4 0 1 3 3 0 2 83 6.0 139 704 9:16 11 18 37.9 76 35 18 14
2009-10 26 CGY NHL 82 11 8 19 0 54 11 0 0 2 8 0 0 91 12.1 180 1080 13:11 127 150 45.8 116 51 35 20
2010-11 27 MIN NHL 82 4 8 12 -16 30 3 1 0 0 8 0 0 83 4.8 163 1091 13:19 45 86 34.4 169 31 19 17
2011-12 28 DAL NHL 74 16 5 21 -10 24 16 0 0 1 5 0 0 102 15.7 187 1017 13:45 14 15 48.3 176 38 20 24
2012-13 29 DAL NHL 48 7 4 11 -3 61 6 0 1 3 4 0 0 49 14.3 107 689 14:21 15 11 57.7 122 26 19 12
2013-14 30 NSH NHL 79 15 6 21 -25 60 14 0 1 1 6 0 0 120 12.5 208 1174 14:52 2 8 20.0 154 35 26 16
2014-15 31 NSH NHL 60 7 5 12 0 15 6 0 1 1 5 0 0 60 11.7 97 792 13:12 4 8 33.3 104 29 9 11
4 yrs CGY NHL 204 19 20 39 -13 191 18 0 1 5 18 0 2 216 8.8 398 2314 11:21 145 175 45.3 260 103 69 43
2 yrs DAL NHL 122 23 9 32 -13 85 22 0 1 4 9 0 0 151 15.2 294 1706 13:59 29 26 52.7 298 64 39 36
2 yrs NSH NHL 139 22 11 33 -25 75 20 0 2 2 11 0 0 180 12.2 305 1966 14:08 6 16 27.3 258 64 35 27
1 yr MIN NHL 82 4 8 12 -16 30 3 1 0 0 8 0 0 83 4.8 163 1091 13:19 45 86 34.4 169 31 19 17
Career NHL 547 68 48 116 -67 381 63 1 4 11 46 0 2 630 10.8 1160 7077 12:56 225 303 42.6 985 262 162 123

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 24 Calgary Flames NHL 44 419.3 310 347 47.2 -6.8 226 274 45.2 -7.1 7.2 92.5 99.8 51.7 48.3
2008-09 25 Calgary Flames NHL 76 546.2 511 398 56.2 -1.3 371 323 53.5 -2.0 3.4 92.8 96.2 59.1 40.9
2009-10 26 Calgary Flames NHL 82 880.5 732 790 48.1 -6.2 539 598 47.4 -5.7 7.5 92.9 100.4 48.2 51.8
2010-11 27 Minnesota Wild NHL 82 936.8 603 902 40.1 -7.3 440 675 39.5 -7.3 6.6 92.2 98.8 35.5 64.5
2011-12 28 Dallas Stars NHL 74 900.3 785 886 47.0 -4.1 592 634 48.3 -3.4 6.7 91.6 98.2 44.2 55.8
2012-13 29 Dallas Stars NHL 48 549.3 453 567 44.4 -4.4 316 417 43.1 -4.4 10.6 92.3 102.8 32.2 67.8
2013-14 30 Nashville Predators NHL 79 1002.1 800 975 45.1 -6.9 584 714 45.0 -8.2 7.1 88.5 95.7 45.7 54.3
2014-15 31 Nashville Predators NHL 60 634.3 458 630 42.1 -13.0 333 436 43.3 -11.9 7.7 93.5 101.2 17.6 82.4
3 yrs NHL 82 1845.9 1553 1535 50.3 -5.2 1136 1195 48.7 -5.2 6.1 92.8 98.9 51.9 48.1
2 yrs NHL 74 1449.5 1238 1453 46.0 -4.2 908 1051 46.4 -3.7 7.9 91.8 99.8 39.3 60.7
2 yrs NHL 60 1636.4 1258 1605 43.9 -10.0 917 1150 44.4 -10.1 7.4 90.5 97.8 32.6 67.4
Career NHL 60 5868.6 4652 5495 45.8 -7.0 3401 4071 45.5 -6.9 7.0 91.8 98.8 40.4 59.6

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
2005-06 22 CGY NHL 2 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 -1 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
2007-08 24 CGY NHL 44 4 0.07 0.16 0.23 0.08 1.09 0.95 3 7 10 4 11 0 20 4 -5 0.0 0.3 0.3
2008-09 25 CGY NHL 76 4 0.07 0.07 0.13 0.05 1.17 1.09 5 5 10 4 12 0 30 11 -7 -0.5 0.4 0.0
2009-10 26 CGY NHL 82 8 0.13 0.10 0.23 0.10 0.66 1.11 12 8 20 9 31 1 54 24 0 0.2 1.3 1.5
2010-11 27 MIN NHL 82 4 0.05 0.10 0.15 0.05 0.37 1.01 4 9 13 5 24 1 50 11 -16 -1.4 0.7 -0.7
2011-12 28 DAL NHL 74 10 0.22 0.07 0.28 0.13 0.32 1.38 18 5 23 11 28 0 49 11 -10 1.2 0.6 1.8
2012-13 29 DAL NHL 48 5 0.15 0.08 0.23 0.10 1.27 1.02 14 7 21 10 25 3 37 12 -3 0.1 0.6 0.6
2013-14 30 NSH NHL 79 10 0.19 0.08 0.27 0.12 0.76 1.52 17 7 24 11 32 0 78 20 -25 0.7 0.2 0.9
2014-15 31 NSH NHL 60 5 0.12 0.08 0.20 0.09 0.25 1.00 8 5 13 6 21 0 33 12 0 -0.1 0.8 0.8
4 yrs CGY NHL 204 16 0.09 0.10 0.19 0.08 0.94 1.06 20 20 40 16 55 2 106 40 -13 -0.4 2.1 1.7
2 yrs DAL NHL 122 15 0.19 0.07 0.26 0.12 0.70 1.24 32 12 44 21 53 3 86 23 -13 1.2 1.2 2.5
2 yrs NSH NHL 139 15 0.16 0.08 0.24 0.11 0.54 1.29 25 12 37 17 53 0 111 32 -25 0.7 1.0 1.7
1 yr MIN NHL 82 4 0.05 0.10 0.15 0.05 0.37 1.01 4 9 13 5 24 1 50 11 -16 -1.4 0.7 -0.7
Career NHL 547 49 0.12 0.09 0.21 0.09 0.70 1.15 81 53 134 59 185 6 353 106 -67 0.1 5.0 5.2

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
2007-08 24 CGY NHL 7 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 10 54 7:39 2 3 40.0 8 1 1 2
2008-09 25 CGY NHL 6 2 2 4 1 0 2 0 0 1 8 25.0 13 66 10:57 0 1 0.0 11 3 1 3
Career NHL 13 2 2 4 -1 2 2 0 0 1 12 16.7 23 119 9:10 2 4 33.3 19 4 2 5

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 24 Calgary Flames NHL 7 50.8 44 55 44.4 -8.2 31 44 41.3 -8.3 5.0 90.6 95.6 45.8 54.2
2008-09 25 Calgary Flames NHL 6 53.5 42 33 56.0 -1.3 35 25 58.3 6.2 13.3 80.0 93.3 50.0 50.0
Career NHL 7 104.3 86 88 49.4 -5.6 66 69 48.9 -2.1 10.0 87.2 97.2 48.0 52.0

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
1999-00 16 U.S. National Team Development Program NAHL 55 7 16 23 57
1999-00 16 United States 5-Nations 5 0 3 3 0
2000-01 17 U.S. National Team Development Program U-18 43 10 12 22 52
2000-01 17 U.S. National Team Development Program USHL 23 5 5 10 50
2000-01 17 United States WJ18-A 6 3 3 6 5 6
2001-02 18 University of Michigan CCHA 40 18 13 31 42
2001-02 18 United States WJC-A 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002-03 19 University of Michigan CCHA 39 15 11 26 24
2002-03 19 United States WJC-A 7 1 2 3 5 2 0 0 1 0
2003-04 20 University of Michigan CCHA 43 10 12 22 50
2004-05 21 University of Michigan CCHA 38 13 19 32 33 10 2 1 2
2005-06 22 Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights AHL 78 15 18 33 -2 37 7 7 1 2 151 9.9
2006-07 23 Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights AHL 12 2 0 2 -3 0 2 0 0 1 18 11.1
2007-08 24 Quad City Flames AHL 18 4 3 7 -1 15 2 2 0 1 34 11.8
2009-10 26 United States WC-A 6 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 0 0
2011-12 28 Houston Aeros AHL 1 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
2012-13 29 Stavanger Oilers Norway 6 4 10 14 6
Career 1 Season 5-Nations 5 0 3 3 0
Career 4 Seasons AHL 109 21 21 42 -7 52 11 9 1 4 204 10.3
Career 4 Seasons CCHA 160 56 55 111 149 10 2 1 2
Career 1 Season NAHL 55 7 16 23 57
Career 1 Season Norway 6 4 10 14 6
Career 1 Season U-18 43 10 12 22 52
Career 1 Season USHL 23 5 5 10 50
Career 1 Season WC-A 6 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season WJ18-A 6 3 3 6 5 6
Career 2 Seasons WJC-A 14 1 2 3 5 2 0 0 1 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
1999-00 16 U.S. National Team Development Program NAHL 3 0 0 0 0
2006-07 23 Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights AHL 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 0.0
Career 1 Season AHL 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 0.0
Career 1 Season NAHL 3 0 0 0 0

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 9 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Eric Nystrom 1.8 1.5 0.9 0.8 0.6 0.3 0.0 -0.1 -0.7
Artem Chubarov 77.4 1.8 1.4 0.3 -0.1 -0.1
Alain Lemieux 76.5 1.8 1.7 0.5 0.0 -0.1 -0.2
Randy McKay 72.0 1.9 1.7 0.6 0.0 -0.1 -1.0
Jon Morris 71.6 1.8 1.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.4
Bill Lesuk 70.7 2.6 1.3 0.4 0.0 -0.1 -0.7
Sheldon Kennedy 70.2 1.7 1.3 0.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.4
Bill McCreary 69.7 2.0 1.9 0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.1
Brent Hughes 69.3 1.6 0.9 0.1 -0.1 -0.3 -0.6
Marc Fortier 68.5 2.4 1.4 0.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.6
Mal Davis 67.9 2.0 1.2 0.3 0.1 0.1 -0.2
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Eric Nystrom 1.8 1.5 0.9 0.8 0.6 0.3 0.0 -0.1 -0.7
Artem Chubarov 77.4 1.8 1.4 0.3 -0.1 -0.1
Alain Lemieux 76.5 1.8 1.7 0.5 0.0 -0.1 -0.2
Jon Morris 71.6 1.8 1.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.4
Marc Fortier 68.5 2.4 1.4 0.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.6
Mal Davis 67.9 2.0 1.2 0.3 0.1 0.1 -0.2
David Roberts 67.5 2.2 1.0 0.4 0.0 -0.1
Vladimir Sobotka 65.9 3.6 1.9 1.8 1.6 0.2 0.1 -0.3
Bobby Butler 65.8 2.0 1.5 0.8 0.1 -0.1
Brian Conacher 64.3 1.8 1.7 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
Rob Schremp 63.6 2.2 1.9 0.3 0.0 -0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

July 1, 2010: Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 1, 2010.

October 12, 2011: Traded to Dallas by Minnesota for future considerations, October 12, 2011.

November 30, 2012: Signed as a free agent by Stavanger (Norway), November 30, 2012.

July 5, 2013: Signed as a free agent by Nashville, July 5, 2013.

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