Brent Peterson

Position: C ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs. (86 kg)

Born: February 15, 1958 in Calgary, Alberta
Draft: Detroit, 1st round (12th overall), 1978 NHL Amateur
Amateur Teams: Edmonton Oil Kings, Michigan Tech, 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% TOI ATOI Awards
1978-79 20 DET NHL 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0.0
1979-80 21 DET NHL 18 1 2 3 -1 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 6 16.7
1980-81 22 DET NHL 53 6 18 24 2 24 5 1 0 1 15 3 0 40 15.0
1981-82 23 TOT NHL 61 10 5 15 -9 49 10 0 0 0 3 2 0 51 19.6
1981-82 23 DET NHL 15 1 0 1 -6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 10.0
1981-82 23 BUF NHL 46 9 5 14 -3 43 9 0 0 0 3 2 0 41 22.0
1982-83 24 BUF NHL 75 13 24 37 10 38 11 1 1 0 20 3 1 98 13.3 Selke-19
1983-84 25 BUF NHL 70 9 12 21 3 52 9 0 0 0 12 0 0 81 11.1 Selke-25
1984-85 26 BUF NHL 74 12 22 34 18 47 9 2 1 2 20 1 1 104 11.5
1985-86 27 VAN NHL 77 8 23 31 -10 94 5 0 3 2 18 5 0 86 9.3 Selke-11
1986-87 28 VAN NHL 69 7 15 22 -14 77 4 2 1 2 12 0 3 71 9.9
1987-88 29 HAR NHL 52 2 7 9 -9 40 2 0 0 0 7 0 0 33 6.1
1988-89 30 HAR NHL 66 4 13 17 2 61 4 0 0 2 12 0 1 56 7.1
4 yrs BUF NHL 265 43 63 106 28 180 38 3 2 2 55 6 2 324 13.3
4 yrs DET NHL 91 8 20 28 -5 32 7 1 0 1 17 3 0 63 12.7
2 yrs HAR NHL 118 6 20 26 -7 101 6 0 0 2 19 0 1 89 6.7
2 yrs VAN NHL 146 15 38 53 -24 171 9 2 4 4 30 5 3 157 9.6
Career NHL 620 72 141 213 -8 484 60 6 6 9 121 14 6 633 11.4

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
1978-79 20 DET NHL 5 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.40 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 -0.2 0.1 -0.1
1979-80 21 DET NHL 18 1 0.06 0.11 0.17 0.06 0.11 0.33 1 2 3 1 5 0 7 1 -1 -0.4 0.2 -0.2
1980-81 22 DET NHL 53 8 0.11 0.34 0.45 0.16 0.45 0.75 5 14 19 7 33 5 40 14 2 0.0 0.9 1.0
1981-82 23 TOT NHL 61 7 0.16 0.08 0.25 0.11 0.80 0.84 8 4 12 5 27 7 45 16 -9 -0.8 0.6 -0.2
1981-82 23 DET NHL 15 1 0.07 0.00 0.07 0.04 0.40 0.67 1 0 1 1 2 0 16 8 -6 -0.5 0.1 -0.4
1981-82 23 BUF NHL 46 6 0.20 0.11 0.30 0.14 0.93 0.89 7 4 11 5 25 7 29 8 -3 -0.4 0.6 0.2
1982-83 24 BUF NHL 75 14 0.17 0.32 0.49 0.18 0.51 1.31 10 19 29 11 57 5 57 15 10 0.6 1.3 1.9 Selke-19
1983-84 25 BUF NHL 70 8 0.13 0.17 0.30 0.12 0.74 1.16 7 9 16 6 35 2 47 17 3 -0.6 1.1 0.5 Selke-25
1984-85 26 BUF NHL 74 12 0.16 0.30 0.46 0.17 0.64 1.41 10 17 27 10 45 4 37 14 18 0.3 1.7 2.1
1985-86 27 VAN NHL 77 11 0.10 0.30 0.40 0.14 1.22 1.12 6 18 24 8 65 15 95 35 -10 -0.3 1.1 0.8 Selke-11
1986-87 28 VAN NHL 69 8 0.10 0.22 0.32 0.12 1.12 1.03 6 13 19 7 34 3 82 37 -14 -0.5 0.7 0.2
1987-88 29 HAR NHL 52 3 0.04 0.13 0.17 0.06 0.77 0.63 2 6 8 3 12 1 41 21 -9 -1.2 0.7 -0.5
1988-89 30 HAR NHL 66 6 0.06 0.20 0.26 0.09 0.92 0.85 3 11 14 5 22 0 60 40 2 -1.0 1.0 0.0
4 yrs BUF NHL 265 41 0.16 0.24 0.40 0.15 0.68 1.22 34 49 83 32 162 18 170 54 28 0.0 4.6 4.6
4 yrs DET NHL 91 10 0.09 0.22 0.31 0.11 0.35 0.69 7 16 23 8 41 5 64 23 -5 -1.1 1.3 0.2
2 yrs HAR NHL 118 9 0.05 0.17 0.22 0.07 0.86 0.75 5 17 22 7 34 1 101 61 -7 -2.2 1.7 -0.5
2 yrs VAN NHL 146 19 0.10 0.26 0.36 0.13 1.17 1.08 12 31 43 15 99 18 177 72 -24 -0.8 1.7 1.0
Career NHL 620 79 0.12 0.23 0.34 0.13 0.78 1.02 58 113 171 62 336 42 512 210 -8 -4.0 9.4 5.4

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1981-82 23 BUF NHL 4 1 0 1 12 0 1 0 0
1982-83 24 BUF NHL 10 1 2 3 28 1 0 0 1
1983-84 25 BUF NHL 3 0 1 1 -2 4 0 0 0 0 4 0.0
1984-85 26 BUF NHL 5 0 0 0 -2 6 0 0 0 0 3 0.0
1985-86 27 VAN NHL 3 2 0 2 -4 9 1 1 0 0 5 40.0
1987-88 29 HAR NHL 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
1988-89 30 HAR NHL 2 0 1 1 -1 4 0 0 0 0 3 0.0
Career NHL 31 4 4 8 -9 65 2 2 0 1 16 12.5

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
1974-75 16 Edmonton Oil Kings WCJHL 66 17 26 43 44
1975-76 17 Edmonton Oil Kings WCJHL 70 22 39 61 57
1976-77 18 Portland Winter Hawks WCJHL 69 34 78 112 98
1977-78 19 Portland Winter Hawks WCJHL 51 33 50 83 95
1979-80 21 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 52 9 22 31 61
1980-81 22 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 3 1 0 1 10
Career 2 Seasons AHL 55 10 22 32 71
Career 4 Seasons WCJHL 256 106 193 299 294

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1975-76 17 Edmonton Oil Kings WCJHL 5 4 2 6 7
1976-77 18 Portland Winter Hawks WCJHL 10 3 8 11 8
1977-78 19 Portland Winter Hawks WCJHL 3 1 1 2 2
1979-80 21 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 5 0 0 0 6
Career 1 Season AHL 5 0 0 0 6
Career 3 Seasons WCJHL 18 8 11 19 17

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
Brent Peterson 2.1 1.9 1.0 0.8 0.5 0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.5
Gary Lupul 77.7 2.3 2.2 0.9 0.7 0.6 0.2 -0.1
Michel Picard 77.6 2.5 1.1 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.4
Sven Baertschi 77.2 1.0 0.7 0.7 0.5
Marcus Foligno 76.9 2.0 1.6 1.2 0.8
Tex White 74.7 1.8 1.3 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.3
Chris Nilan 74.5 2.3 2.1 1.2 0.8 0.4 0.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.3 -0.5 -0.8
Steve Begin 74.4 2.0 1.8 1.2 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.2
Kent-Erik Andersson 73.6 2.5 1.8 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.0
Kris Draper 72.5 2.4 2.1 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.1 0.1 -0.1 -0.3 -0.4
Randy Pierce 71.4 2.4 2.4 1.4 0.8 0.8 0.1 -0.1 -0.1
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Brent Peterson 2.1 1.9 1.0 0.8 0.5 0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.5
Gary Lupul 77.7 2.3 2.2 0.9 0.7 0.6 0.2 -0.1
Michel Picard 77.6 2.5 1.1 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.4
Sven Baertschi 77.2 1.0 0.7 0.7 0.5
Marcus Foligno 76.9 2.0 1.6 1.2 0.8
Tex White 74.7 1.8 1.3 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.3
Kent-Erik Andersson 73.6 2.5 1.8 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.0
Randy Pierce 71.4 2.4 2.4 1.4 0.8 0.8 0.1 -0.1 -0.1
Andre Roy 71.4 1.8 1.5 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3
Riley Nash 71.2 2.5 1.9 0.5 0.1
Mike Rupp 69.5 2.3 1.3 0.9 0.8 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

December 2, 1981: Traded to Buffalo by Detroit with Mike Foligno and Dale McCourt for Danny Gare, Jim Schoenfeld and Derek Smith, December 2, 1981.

October 7, 1985: Claimed by Vancouver from Buffalo in Waiver Draft, October 7, 1985.

October 5, 1987: Claimed by Hartford from Vancouver in Waiver Draft, October 5, 1987.

June 19, 1998: Named Assistant Coach by Nashville, June 19, 1998.

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