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Keith Primeau     \PREE-moh\

Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-5 ▪ Weight: 220 lbs.

Born: November 24, 1971 in Toronto, Ontario
Draft: Detroit, 1st round (3rd overall), 1990 NHL Entry

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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Apr 16, 2014 3:25 AM

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1990-91 19 DET NHL 58 3 12 15 5 -12 106 3 0 0 1 11 1 0 33 9.1 0 0:00
1991-92 20 DET NHL 35 6 10 16 6 9 83 6 0 0 0 10 0 0 27 22.2 0 0:00
1992-93 21 DET NHL 73 15 17 32 13 -6 152 10 4 1 2 13 4 0 75 20.0 0 0:00
1993-94 22 DET NHL 78 31 42 73 28 34 173 21 7 3 4 32 7 3 155 20.0 0 0:00 AS-9
1994-95 23 DET NHL 45 15 27 42 15 17 99 14 1 0 3 18 8 1 96 15.6 0 0:00 AS-6
1995-96 24 DET NHL 74 27 25 52 21 19 168 19 6 2 7 14 9 2 150 18.0 0 0:00 AS-7
1996-97 25 HAR NHL 75 26 25 51 22 -3 161 17 6 3 2 19 4 2 169 15.4 0 0:00
1997-98 26 CAR NHL 81 26 37 63 24 19 110 16 7 3 2 25 11 1 180 14.4 0 0:00 AS-10,Selke-8
1998-99 27 CAR NHL 78 30 32 62 25 8 75 20 9 1 5 26 6 0 178 16.9 1665 21:21
1999-00 28 PHI NHL 23 7 10 17 7 10 31 6 1 0 1 9 0 1 51 13.7 406 18:38
2000-01 29 PHI NHL 71 34 39 73 29 17 76 23 11 0 4 27 11 1 165 20.6 1418 20:58 AS-10,Hart-23
2001-02 30 PHI NHL 75 19 29 48 18 -3 128 14 5 0 3 24 4 1 151 12.6 1350 18:00
2002-03 31 PHI NHL 80 19 27 46 18 4 93 13 6 0 4 18 7 2 171 11.1 1542 19:16 Selke-25
2003-04 32 PHI NHL 54 7 15 22 8 11 80 6 0 1 2 15 0 0 86 8.1 897 17:36 Selke-6
2005-06 34 PHI NHL 9 1 6 7 2 0 6 0 1 0 0 3 2 1 12 8.3 143 16:56
6 yrs DET NHL 363 97 133 230 88 61 781 73 18 6 17 98 29 6 536 18.1 0
6 yrs PHI NHL 312 87 126 213 82 39 414 62 24 1 14 96 24 6 636 13.7 5756 18:26
2 yrs CAR NHL 159 56 69 125 49 27 185 36 16 4 7 51 17 1 358 15.6 1665 21:21
1 yr HAR NHL 75 26 25 51 22 -3 161 17 6 3 2 19 4 2 169 15.4 0
Career NHL 909 266 353 619 241 124 1541 188 64 14 40 264 74 15 1699 15.7 7421 19:01

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1990-91 19 DET NHL 58 0.05 0.21 0.26 0.08 1.83 0.57 3 11 14 5 24 3 33 0 -12 -0.8 0.3 -0.5
1991-92 20 DET NHL 35 0.17 0.29 0.46 0.17 2.37 0.77 5 9 14 5 24 1 16 2 9 0.4 0.6 1.0
1992-93 21 DET NHL 73 0.21 0.23 0.44 0.17 2.08 1.03 12 14 26 10 49 16 44 5 -6 0.7 0.6 1.3
1993-94 22 DET NHL 78 0.40 0.54 0.94 0.36 2.22 1.99 28 38 66 26 112 29 62 13 34 5.8 1.6 7.4 AS-9
1994-95 23 DET NHL 45 0.33 0.60 0.93 0.34 2.20 2.13 26 47 73 27 57 13 31 4 17 3.4 1.1 4.5 AS-6
1995-96 24 DET NHL 74 0.36 0.34 0.70 0.29 2.27 2.03 26 24 50 21 97 38 46 6 19 3.9 1.5 5.4 AS-7
1996-97 25 HAR NHL 75 0.35 0.33 0.68 0.29 2.15 2.25 27 26 53 22 78 21 71 11 -3 4.5 1.1 5.5
1997-98 26 CAR NHL 81 0.32 0.46 0.78 0.30 1.36 2.22 30 42 72 28 103 30 73 19 19 6.1 1.9 8.0 AS-10,Selke-8
1998-99 27 CAR NHL 78 0.38 0.41 0.79 0.32 0.96 2.28 34 36 70 28 89 24 75 18 8 5.1 2.0 7.1
1999-00 28 PHI NHL 23 0.30 0.43 0.74 0.29 1.35 2.22 8 11 19 7 23 3 14 4 10 1.4 0.9 2.3
2000-01 29 PHI NHL 71 0.48 0.55 1.03 0.41 1.07 2.32 37 42 79 32 101 32 60 8 17 7.2 2.1 9.3 AS-10,Hart-23
2001-02 30 PHI NHL 75 0.25 0.39 0.64 0.24 1.71 2.01 22 33 55 21 65 13 67 12 -3 3.6 1.2 4.8
2002-03 31 PHI NHL 80 0.24 0.34 0.58 0.22 1.16 2.14 22 30 52 20 67 23 51 11 4 2.8 2.1 4.9 Selke-25
2003-04 32 PHI NHL 54 0.13 0.28 0.41 0.14 1.48 1.59 8 17 25 9 34 0 38 15 11 0.7 1.4 2.1 Selke-6
2005-06 34 PHI NHL 9 0.11 0.67 0.78 0.24 0.67 1.33 1 6 7 2 8 3 9 4 0 0.4 0.1 0.5
6 yrs DET NHL 363 0.27 0.37 0.63 0.24 2.15 1.48 100 143 243 94 363 100 232 30 61 13.3 5.6 18.9
6 yrs PHI NHL 312 0.28 0.40 0.68 0.26 1.33 2.04 98 139 237 91 298 74 239 54 39 16.1 7.7 23.9
2 yrs CAR NHL 159 0.35 0.43 0.79 0.31 1.16 2.25 64 78 142 56 192 54 148 37 27 11.2 3.9 15.1
1 yr HAR NHL 75 0.35 0.33 0.68 0.29 2.15 2.25 27 26 53 22 78 21 71 11 -3 4.5 1.1 5.5
Career NHL 909 0.29 0.39 0.68 0.27 1.70 1.87 289 386 675 263 931 249 690 132 124 45.1 18.3 63.4

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1990-91 19 DET NHL 5 1 1 2 1 3 25 1 0 0 0 2 50.0
1991-92 20 DET NHL 11 0 0 0 0 -1 14 0 0 0 0 11 0.0
1992-93 21 DET NHL 7 0 2 2 1 1 26 0 0 0 0 7 0.0
1993-94 22 DET NHL 7 0 2 2 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 12 0.0
1994-95 23 DET NHL 17 4 5 9 3 -2 45 2 2 0 0 34 11.8
1995-96 24 DET NHL 17 1 4 5 2 -1 28 1 0 0 0 40 2.5
1998-99 27 CAR NHL 6 0 3 3 1 -3 6 0 0 0 0 9 0.0 148 25:35
1999-00 28 PHI NHL 18 2 11 13 4 -4 13 2 0 0 1 37 5.4 368 20:25
2000-01 29 PHI NHL 4 0 3 3 1 -3 8 0 0 0 0 10 0.0 79 20:44
2001-02 30 PHI NHL 5 0 0 0 0 -3 6 0 0 0 0 8 0.0 87 17:20
2002-03 31 PHI NHL 13 1 1 2 1 -2 14 1 0 0 0 28 3.6 265 20:21
2003-04 32 PHI NHL 18 9 7 16 7 11 22 7 0 2 3 44 20.5 342 19:58
Career NHL 128 18 39 57 20 -4 213 14 2 2 4 242 7.4 1287 20:06

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1986-87 15 Whitby Flyers Minor-ON 65 69 80 149 0 116 69 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1987-88 16 Hamilton Kilty B's ON-Jr.B 19 19 17 36 0 16 19 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1987-88 16 Hamilton Steelhawks OHL 47 6 6 12 0 69 6 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1988-89 17 Niagara Falls Thunder OHL 48 20 35 55 0 56 20 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1989-90 18 Niagara Falls Thunder OHL 65 57 70 127 0 97 57 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1990-91 19 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 6 3 5 8 0 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1991-92 20 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 42 21 24 45 0 89 21 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1996-97 25 Canada W-Cup 5 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1996-97 25 Canada WC-A 11 3 3 6 0 14 3 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1997-98 26 Canada Olympics 6 2 1 3 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1997-98 26 Canada WC-A 6 3 1 4 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 2 Seasons AHL 48 24 29 53 0 97 24 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season Minor-ON 65 69 80 149 0 116 69 0 0 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons OHL 160 83 111 194 0 222 83 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season Olympics 6 2 1 3 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season ON-Jr.B 19 19 17 36 0 16 19 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season W-Cup 5 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons WC-A 17 6 4 10 0 18 6 0 0 0 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1987-88 16 Hamilton Steelhawks OHL 11 0 2 2 2
1988-89 17 Niagara Falls Thunder OHL 17 9 16 25 12
1989-90 18 Niagara Falls Thunder OHL 16 16 17 33 49
1991-92 20 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 9 1 7 8 27
Career 1 Season AHL 9 1 7 8 27
Career 3 Seasons OHL 44 25 35 60 63
Rk Year Tm G A +/- PIM S SHFT
1 1998 CAN 2 1 3 4 10
Car 2 1 3 4 10

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 15 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Keith Primeau 9.3 8.0 7.4 7.1 5.5 5.4 4.9 4.8 4.5 2.3 2.1 1.3 1.0 0.5 -0.5
Max Bentley 92.2 7.1 6.9 6.7 6.2 5.6 4.9 4.6 4.4 3.6 3.0 2.4 1.2
Peter McNab 92.2 8.5 8.3 7.7 7.5 6.7 5.6 5.1 4.5 3.8 2.7 2.1 2.0 0.5 0.4
Scott Gomez 91.3 9.2 8.1 7.3 6.8 6.0 5.7 5.4 5.3 5.3 4.1 1.9 0.8 0.2
Babe Siebert 90.6 6.2 5.5 5.1 4.5 4.5 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.1 2.5 2.1 1.1 1.0 0.6
Daymond Langkow 90.4 9.0 8.4 7.6 6.3 5.5 5.4 5.2 5.1 5.0 3.4 2.6 2.2 1.4 0.1 0.0
Garry Unger 90.2 8.7 8.0 7.6 7.4 6.8 6.0 4.9 4.3 4.2 3.9 3.3 1.8 1.3 0.4 -0.7
Martin Straka 90.1 9.3 9.0 8.2 7.5 6.2 5.7 4.3 4.3 4.2 2.5 2.3 1.2 1.2 0.9 0.3
Robert Reichel 90.1 9.5 8.1 7.2 7.0 6.2 5.7 3.9 3.6 3.4 3.3 2.7
Michael Nylander 90.1 9.0 8.4 7.1 7.0 6.2 5.5 4.5 4.2 3.8 3.1 2.5 1.6 1.4 0.9 -0.1
Ray Whitney 90.1 9.0 8.7 8.3 7.0 6.7 6.2 5.1 4.7 3.1 2.8 2.5 2.2 0.2 0.1 -0.3
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Keith Primeau 9.3 8.0 7.4 7.1 5.5 5.4 4.9 4.8 4.5 2.3 2.1 1.3 1.0 0.5 -0.5
Max Bentley 92.2 7.1 6.9 6.7 6.2 5.6 4.9 4.6 4.4 3.6 3.0 2.4 1.2
Peter McNab 92.2 8.5 8.3 7.7 7.5 6.7 5.6 5.1 4.5 3.8 2.7 2.1 2.0 0.5 0.4
Scott Gomez 91.3 9.2 8.1 7.3 6.8 6.0 5.7 5.4 5.3 5.3 4.1 1.9 0.8 0.2
Babe Siebert 90.6 6.2 5.5 5.1 4.5 4.5 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.1 2.5 2.1 1.1 1.0 0.6
Martin Straka 90.1 9.3 9.0 8.2 7.5 6.2 5.7 4.3 4.3 4.2 2.5 2.3 1.2 1.2 0.9 0.3
Robert Reichel 90.1 9.5 8.1 7.2 7.0 6.2 5.7 3.9 3.6 3.4 3.3 2.7
Michael Nylander 90.1 9.0 8.4 7.1 7.0 6.2 5.5 4.5 4.2 3.8 3.1 2.5 1.6 1.4 0.9 -0.1
Sweeney Schriner 89.8 6.5 6.2 5.6 5.3 4.5 4.1 4.1 3.7 3.1 3.1 1.3
Garry Unger 89.8 8.7 8.0 7.6 7.4 6.8 6.0 4.9 4.3 4.2 3.9 3.3 1.8 1.3 0.4 -0.3 -0.7
Robert Lang 89.5 10.0 8.5 7.2 6.5 6.0 5.7 5.4 5.4 4.8 4.3 2.4 2.1 1.7 0.3 0.1 0.0

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

October 9, 1996: Traded to Hartford by Detroit with Paul Coffey and Detroit's 1st round choice (Nikos Tselios) in 1997 Entry Draft for Brendan Shanahan and Brian Glynn, October 9, 1996.

June 25, 1997: Transferred to Carolina after Hartford franchise relocated, June 25, 1997.

January 23, 2000: Traded to Philadelphia by Carolina with Carolina's 5th round choice (later traded to NY Islanders - NY Islanders selected Kristofer Ottosson) in 2000 Entry Draft for Rod Brind'Amour, Jean-Marc Pelletier and Philadelphia's 2nd round choice (later traded to Colorado - Colorado selected Agris Saviels) in 2000 Entry Draft, January 23, 2000.

October 25, 2005: Missed majority of 2005-06 due to concussion sufferd in game at Montreal, October 25, 2005.

September 14, 2006: Officially announced retirement, September 14, 2006.

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