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Daniel Paille

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Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-1 (185 cm)
Weight: 200 lbs. (91 kg)

Born: April 15, 1984 in Welland, Ontario
Draft: Buffalo, 1st round (20th overall), 2002 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Guelph Storm



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 21 BUF NHL 14 1 2 3 5 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 15 6.7 145 10:24
2006-07 22 BUF NHL 29 3 8 11 5 18 3 0 0 0 7 0 1 45 6.7 371 12:47
2007-08 23 BUF NHL 77 19 16 35 9 14 16 0 3 2 16 0 0 110 17.3 175 1022 13:16 15 26 36.6 60 24 18 23 Byng-45,Selke-65
2008-09 24 BUF NHL 73 12 15 27 0 20 12 0 0 2 13 0 2 80 15.0 145 869 11:54 3 14 17.6 84 27 14 28
2009-10 25 TOT NHL 76 10 10 20 -3 12 9 0 1 0 9 0 1 120 8.3 182 1043 13:43 4 8 33.3 79 24 24 13
2009-10 25 BUF NHL 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0.0 2 21 10:22 0 0 1 1 0 0
2009-10 25 BOS NHL 74 10 9 19 -4 12 9 0 1 0 8 0 1 118 8.5 180 1022 13:49 4 8 33.3 78 23 24 13
2010-11 26 BOS NHL 43 6 7 13 3 28 5 0 1 0 7 0 0 48 12.5 73 486 11:18 0 0 24 17 10 4
2011-12 27 BOS NHL 69 9 6 15 -5 15 7 0 2 1 6 0 0 86 10.5 136 793 11:30 2 5 28.6 59 24 20 17
2012-13 28 BOS NHL 46 10 7 17 3 8 8 0 2 1 6 1 0 70 14.3 103 583 12:41 2 8 20.0 45 15 25 11 Selke-45
2013-14 29 BOS NHL 72 9 9 18 9 6 8 0 1 1 9 0 0 71 12.7 117 789 10:58 11 6 64.7 70 30 32 13
2014-15 30 BOS NHL 71 6 7 13 -9 12 5 0 1 1 6 0 1 66 9.1 117 817 11:31 2 5 28.6 77 34 29 26
6 yrs BOS NHL 375 50 45 95 -3 81 42 0 8 4 42 1 2 459 10.9 726 4491 11:59 21 32 39.6 353 143 140 84
5 yrs BUF NHL 195 35 42 77 20 54 32 0 3 4 39 0 3 252 13.9 382 2428 12:27 18 40 31.0 145 52 32 51
Career NHL 570 85 87 172 17 135 74 0 11 8 81 1 5 711 12.0 1108 6919 12:08 39 72 35.1 498 195 172 135

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 23 Buffalo Sabres NHL 77 852.6 652 723 47.4 -3.3 514 537 48.9 -2.7 9.8 92.3 102.1 48.9 51.1
2008-09 24 Buffalo Sabres NHL 73 766.8 594 710 45.6 -6.2 452 531 46.0 -6.2 9.8 90.6 100.3 50.8 49.2
2009-10 25 2 Teams NHL 76 727 746 49.4 -5.9 560 559 50.0 -4.5 5.4 93.4 98.8 47.6 52.4
2009-10 25 Buffalo Sabres NHL 2 20.6 16 19 45.7 -6.7 13 15 46.4 -5.3 18.2 88.9 107.1 62.5 37.5
2009-10 25 Boston Bruins NHL 74 855.1 711 727 49.4 -6.0 547 544 50.1 -4.5 5.0 93.5 98.5 47.4 52.6
2010-11 26 Boston Bruins NHL 43 429.4 378 415 47.7 -5.9 288 303 48.7 -4.2 7.8 93.6 101.4 43.1 56.9
2011-12 27 Boston Bruins NHL 69 695.7 571 679 45.7 -11.2 447 506 46.9 -9.0 6.2 93.0 99.2 44.8 55.2
2012-13 28 Boston Bruins NHL 46 497.1 452 447 50.3 -7.0 326 330 49.7 -7.2 7.7 93.2 100.9 48.9 51.1
2013-14 29 Boston Bruins NHL 72 676.1 533 595 47.3 -9.3 396 429 48.0 -7.9 7.9 95.3 103.1 52.7 47.3
2014-15 30 Boston Bruins NHL 71 712.1 552 663 45.4 -8.3 412 498 45.3 -7.2 4.0 93.7 97.6 48.0 52.0
6 yrs NHL 72 3865.6 3197 3526 47.6 -7.7 2416 2610 48.1 -6.3 6.2 93.7 99.9 47.9 52.1
3 yrs NHL 73 1640.0 1262 1452 46.5 -4.8 979 1083 47.5 -4.4 9.9 91.4 101.4 49.9 50.1
Career NHL 71 5505.6 5186 5724 47.5 -6.9 3955 4252 48.2 -5.7 7.0 93.1 100.1 48.4 51.6

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 21 BUF NHL 14 1 0.07 0.14 0.21 0.08 0.14 1.07 1 2 3 1 7 0 2 0 5 0.0 0.4 0.3
2006-07 22 BUF NHL 29 4 0.10 0.28 0.38 0.13 0.62 1.55 3 8 11 4 15 0 12 2 5 0.3 0.4 0.8
2007-08 23 BUF NHL 77 14 0.25 0.21 0.45 0.18 0.18 1.43 21 17 38 16 41 0 43 11 9 2.8 1.3 4.2 Byng-45,Selke-65
2008-09 24 BUF NHL 73 10 0.16 0.21 0.37 0.14 0.27 1.10 13 15 28 11 36 0 44 8 0 1.6 1.0 2.6
2009-10 25 TOT NHL 76 8 0.13 0.13 0.26 0.10 0.16 1.58 11 10 21 9 25 0 40 12 -3 0.2 1.3 1.5
2009-10 25 BUF NHL 2 0 0.00 0.50 0.50 0.13 0.00 1.00 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0.0 0.1 0.1
2009-10 25 BOS NHL 74 8 0.14 0.12 0.26 0.10 0.16 1.59 11 9 20 8 23 0 39 12 -4 0.2 1.2 1.4
2010-11 26 BOS NHL 43 5 0.14 0.16 0.30 0.12 0.65 1.12 7 7 14 6 18 0 18 3 3 0.7 0.6 1.3
2011-12 27 BOS NHL 69 7 0.13 0.09 0.22 0.10 0.22 1.25 10 7 17 7 22 0 35 8 -5 0.5 0.4 0.9
2012-13 28 BOS NHL 46 7 0.22 0.15 0.37 0.16 0.17 1.52 19 13 32 14 21 1 24 7 3 1.4 0.8 2.2 Selke-45
2013-14 29 BOS NHL 72 7 0.13 0.13 0.25 0.10 0.08 0.99 10 10 20 8 24 0 27 12 9 0.8 1.1 1.9
2014-15 30 BOS NHL 71 5 0.08 0.10 0.18 0.07 0.17 0.93 7 8 15 6 14 0 33 10 -9 -0.1 0.5 0.3
6 yrs BOS NHL 375 39 0.13 0.12 0.25 0.10 0.22 1.22 64 54 118 50 122 1 176 52 -3 3.5 4.5 7.9
5 yrs BUF NHL 195 30 0.18 0.22 0.39 0.15 0.28 1.29 38 43 81 32 101 0 102 21 20 4.8 3.2 8.0
Career NHL 570 69 0.15 0.15 0.30 0.12 0.24 1.25 102 97 199 82 223 1 278 73 17 8.2 7.7 15.9

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
2006-07 22 BUF NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 5 4:52
2009-10 25 BOS NHL 13 0 2 2 -2 2 0 0 0 0 21 0.0 40 208 16:01 3 1 75.0 25 8 6 1
2010-11 26 BOS NHL SC 25 3 3 6 2 4 2 0 1 0 25 12.0 35 218 8:43 1 0 100.0 29 4 6 4
2011-12 27 BOS NHL 7 1 0 1 -1 2 1 0 0 0 8 12.5 12 68 9:39 2 1 66.7 11 3 2 2
2012-13 28 BOS NHL 22 4 5 9 4 0 3 0 1 3 27 14.8 44 276 12:32 1 1 50.0 32 3 8 4
2013-14 29 BOS NHL 7 1 0 1 -1 2 1 0 0 0 5 20.0 10 81 11:31 0 0 12 1 4 2
Career NHL 1 75 9 10 19 2 10 7 0 2 3 87 10.3 142 855 11:24 7 3 70.0 109 19 26 13

NHL Playoff Overtime Goals

Date Location Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
2013-06-15 CHI BOS 2-1 CHI 1 13:48

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%
2009-10 25 Boston Bruins NHL 13 172.5 162 169 48.9 -4.4 123 115 51.7 -1.1 5.7 92.0 97.7 34.2 65.8
2010-11 26 Boston Bruins NHL 25 166.8 131 160 45.0 -7.9 100 120 45.5 -6.5 6.3 95.4 101.7 60.8 39.2
2011-12 27 Boston Bruins NHL 7 56.6 48 48 50.0 -11.1 38 32 54.3 -4.5 6.3 87.0 93.2 58.1 41.9
2012-13 28 Boston Bruins NHL 22 232.0 152 158 49.0 -7.0 120 110 52.2 -3.1 7.1 92.7 99.8 49.4 50.6
2013-14 29 Boston Bruins NHL 7 69.5 55 54 50.5 -10.1 31 39 44.3 -15.1 4.0 93.8 97.8 66.7 33.3
Career NHL 13 697.4 548 589 48.2 -7.3 412 416 49.8 -4.7 6.2 92.9 99.1 51.3 48.7

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 15 Welland Cougars ON-Jr.B 42 14 17 31 19
2000-01 16 Guelph Storm OHL 64 22 31 53 7 57 14 7 1 4
2000-01 16 Canada U-17 4 1 3 4
2000-01 16 Canada U-18 5 0 3 3 2
2001-02 17 Guelph Storm OHL 62 27 30 57 -1 54 21 6 0 1
2002-03 18 Guelph Storm OHL 54 30 27 57 7 28 18 8 4 0
2002-03 18 Canada WJC-A 6 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
2003-04 19 Guelph Storm OHL 59 37 43 80 27 63 24 9 4 7
2003-04 19 Canada WJC-A 6 4 0 4 1 2 2 2 0 1
2004-05 20 Rochester Americans AHL 79 14 15 29 4 54 11 0 3 3
2005-06 21 Rochester Americans AHL 45 14 13 27 7 29 7 4 3 1 91 15.4
2006-07 22 Rochester Americans AHL 29 7 14 21 12 12 5 1 1 4 57 12.3
2012-13 28 Ilves Tampere Finland 9 2 4 6 6
Career 3 Seasons AHL 153 35 42 77 23 95 23 5 7 8 148 14.2
Career 1 Season Finland 9 2 4 6 6
Career 4 Seasons OHL 239 116 131 247 40 202 77 30 9 12
Career 1 Season ON-Jr.B 42 14 17 31 19
Career 1 Season U-17 4 1 3 4
Career 1 Season U-18 5 0 3 3 2
Career 2 Seasons WJC-A 12 4 0 4 1 4 2 2 0 1

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 15 Welland Cougars ON-Jr.B 16 16 16 32
2000-01 16 Guelph Storm OHL 4 2 0 2 -3 2 0 2 0 0
2001-02 17 Guelph Storm OHL 9 5 2 7 -8 9 2 3 0 0
2001-02 17 Guelph Storm M-Cup 4 1 2 3 4
2002-03 18 Guelph Storm OHL 11 8 6 14 -2 6 2 5 1 0
2003-04 19 Guelph Storm OHL 22 9 9 18 14 14 8 0 1 1
2003-04 19 Guelph Storm M-Cup 3 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
2004-05 20 Rochester Americans AHL 9 2 2 4 1 6 2 0 0 0
Career 1 Season AHL 9 2 2 4 1 6 2 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons M-Cup 7 1 3 4 6 0 0 0 0
Career 4 Seasons OHL 46 24 17 41 1 31 12 10 2 1
Career 1 Season ON-Jr.B 16 16 16 32

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 10 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Daniel Paille 4.2 2.6 2.2 1.9 1.5 1.3 0.9 0.8 0.3 0.3
Brian Cullen 91.2 4.0 2.3 1.5 1.3 0.6 0.5 0.3
Buster Harvey 86.6 4.8 2.9 1.8 1.2 0.9 0.7
Denis Arkhipov 86.4 4.0 2.6 1.6 1.4 1.2
Sergio Momesso 86.3 3.6 2.6 2.0 1.2 1.0 0.9 0.0
Scott Pellerin 84.4 4.0 2.1 1.7 1.5 1.1 0.3 0.0
Martin Gelinas 83.9 2.6 2.4 1.9 1.6 1.6 1.1 0.1
P.J. Axelsson 83.6 4.0 1.6 1.5 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.2
Larry Patey 83.2 4.3 3.1 2.0 1.5 1.0 0.1 0.0
Mike Sillinger 82.6 4.0 2.7 1.9 1.2 1.1 0.4 -0.1
Lou Angotti 81.6 4.0 2.5 2.4 1.4 0.5 0.5 -0.1
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Daniel Paille 4.2 2.6 2.2 1.9 1.5 1.3 0.9 0.8 0.3 0.3
Brian Cullen 91.2 4.0 2.3 1.5 1.3 0.6 0.5 0.3
Buster Harvey 86.6 4.8 2.9 1.8 1.2 0.9 0.7
Denis Arkhipov 86.4 4.0 2.6 1.6 1.4 1.2
Kevin Todd 85.2 4.6 3.3 1.6 1.2 0.8 0.7 0.2 -0.1 -0.1
Landon Wilson 82.1 3.8 1.9 1.5 1.2 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.2 0.1 -0.4
Gene Carr 81.5 3.8 1.9 1.8 1.1 0.9 0.9 0.5 0.0
Ville Peltonen 81.3 3.5 2.5 1.7 1.2 1.1 0.3 0.1 -0.3
Craig Johnson 80.6 4.0 3.4 1.5 1.1 0.9 0.8 0.5 0.1 -0.2 -0.8
Ron Wilson 79.4 4.2 2.3 1.8 1.6 1.0 1.0 0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2 -0.3 -0.3 -0.4
Doug Wickenheiser 78.2 4.0 3.1 2.0 1.9 1.2 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

October 20, 2009: Traded to Boston by Buffalo for Boston's 3rd round choice (Kevin Sundher) in 2010 Entry Draft, October 20, 2009.

December 2, 2012: Signed as a free agent by Ilves Tampere (Finland), December 2, 2012.

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