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Craig Rivet

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Position: D ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 207 lbs. (94 kg)

Born: September 13, 1974 in North Bay, Ontario
Draft: Montreal, 3rd round (68th overall), 1992 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Kingston Frontenacs

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
1994-95 20 MTL NHL 5 0 1 1 2 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0.0
1995-96 21 MTL NHL 19 1 4 5 4 54 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 9 11.1
1996-97 22 MTL NHL 35 0 4 4 7 54 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 24 0.0
1997-98 23 MTL NHL 61 0 2 2 -3 93 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 26 0.0
1998-99 24 MTL NHL 66 2 8 10 -3 66 2 0 0 0 8 0 0 39 5.1 946 14:20
1999-00 25 MTL NHL 61 3 14 17 11 76 3 0 0 1 13 1 0 71 4.2 1162 19:03
2000-01 26 MTL NHL 26 1 2 3 -8 36 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 22 4.5 496 19:04
2001-02 27 MTL NHL 82 8 17 25 1 76 8 0 0 0 13 3 1 90 8.9 1558 19:00
2002-03 28 MTL NHL 82 7 15 22 1 71 4 3 0 2 11 4 0 118 5.9 1803 21:00
2003-04 29 MTL NHL 80 4 8 12 -1 98 2 2 0 1 7 1 0 96 4.2 1557 19:28
2005-06 31 MTL NHL 82 7 27 34 -5 109 2 5 0 1 16 10 1 122 5.7 1840 22:27
2006-07 32 TOT NHL 71 7 17 24 1 69 5 2 0 0 7 9 1 89 7.9 1537 21:39
2006-07 32 MTL NHL 54 6 10 16 -7 57 4 2 0 0 5 4 1 58 10.3 1137 21:04
2006-07 32 SJS NHL 17 1 7 8 8 12 1 0 0 0 2 5 0 31 3.2 400 23:31
2007-08 33 SJS NHL 74 5 30 35 3 104 3 2 0 0 11 18 1 105 4.8 220 1569 21:12 0 0 73 79 21 44
2008-09 34 BUF NHL 64 2 22 24 4 125 1 1 0 0 11 10 1 80 2.5 169 1295 20:14 0 0 57 73 16 39
2009-10 35 BUF NHL 78 1 14 15 -6 100 1 0 0 0 8 6 0 63 1.6 149 1421 18:13 0 0 60 55 17 40
2010-11 36 TOT NHL 37 2 2 4 -12 35 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 33 6.1 74 543 14:41 0 0 31 36 5 18
2010-11 36 BUF NHL 23 1 2 3 -5 12 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 20 5.0 41 300 13:02 0 0 19 18 4 15
2010-11 36 CBJ NHL 14 1 0 1 -7 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 7.7 33 243 17:22 0 0 12 18 1 3
12 yrs MTL NHL 653 39 112 151 -1 795 27 12 0 5 86 23 3 677 5.8 10501 19:42
3 yrs BUF NHL 165 4 38 42 -7 237 3 1 0 0 21 16 1 163 2.5 359 3016 18:17 0 0 136 146 37 94
2 yrs SJS NHL 91 6 37 43 11 116 4 2 0 0 13 23 1 136 4.4 251 1968 21:38 0 0 73 79 21 44
1 yr CBJ NHL 14 1 0 1 -7 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 7.7 33 243 17:22 0 0 12 18 1 3
Career NHL 923 50 187 237 -4 1171 35 15 0 5 120 62 5 989 5.1 1320 15728 19:35 0 0 221 243 59 141

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 San Jose Sharks NHL 74 1118.5 995 847 54.0 -0.3 769 619 55.4 -0.8 6.8 91.9 98.7 59.4 40.6
2008-09 34 Buffalo Sabres NHL 64 977.8 848 966 46.7 -4.9 660 754 46.7 -5.3 8.8 92.6 101.4 47.1 52.9
2009-10 35 Buffalo Sabres NHL 78 1086.7 976 1021 48.9 -3.5 744 786 48.6 -3.5 6.4 92.7 99.2 48.6 51.4
2010-11 36 2 Teams NHL 37 421 432 49.4 -3.7 306 317 49.1 -3.0 7.5 87.6 95.1 56.5 43.5
2010-11 36 Buffalo Sabres NHL 23 271.6 247 249 49.8 -4.1 180 189 48.8 -4.8 6.8 89.8 96.6 60.5 39.5
2010-11 36 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 14 186.7 174 183 48.7 -2.3 126 128 49.6 0.7 8.4 84.8 93.3 50.5 49.5
3 yrs NHL 64 2336.1 2071 2236 48.1 -4.3 1584 1729 47.8 -4.5 7.5 92.4 99.8 49.3 50.7
Career NHL 74 3641.3 3661 3698 49.7 -3.1 2785 2793 49.9 -3.1 7.3 91.4 98.7 52.7 47.3

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
1994-95 20 MTL NHL 5 0 0.00 0.20 0.20 0.05 1.00 0.40 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0.4 0.4
1995-96 21 MTL NHL 19 2 0.05 0.21 0.26 0.09 2.84 0.47 1 4 5 2 11 0 7 0 4 0.2 1.2 1.3
1996-97 22 MTL NHL 35 1 0.00 0.11 0.11 0.03 1.54 0.69 0 4 4 1 27 0 23 3 7 -0.3 1.8 1.4
1997-98 23 MTL NHL 61 1 0.00 0.03 0.03 0.01 1.52 0.43 0 2 2 1 21 0 32 8 -3 -1.1 2.5 1.4
1998-99 24 MTL NHL 66 3 0.03 0.12 0.15 0.05 1.00 0.59 2 9 11 4 29 0 39 7 -3 0.3 2.3 2.6
1999-00 25 MTL NHL 61 5 0.05 0.23 0.28 0.09 1.25 1.16 3 15 18 6 46 2 43 10 11 0.8 4.1 4.9
2000-01 26 MTL NHL 26 1 0.04 0.08 0.12 0.04 1.38 0.85 1 2 3 1 12 3 22 5 -8 -0.1 0.7 0.5
2001-02 27 MTL NHL 82 9 0.10 0.21 0.30 0.11 0.93 1.10 9 19 28 10 69 11 70 13 1 1.9 3.6 5.5
2002-03 28 MTL NHL 82 8 0.09 0.18 0.27 0.10 0.87 1.44 8 17 25 9 68 9 83 25 1 1.3 3.6 4.9
2003-04 29 MTL NHL 80 4 0.05 0.10 0.15 0.05 1.23 1.20 5 9 14 5 55 9 68 21 -1 0.0 3.3 3.3
2005-06 31 MTL NHL 82 11 0.09 0.33 0.41 0.13 1.33 1.49 7 26 33 11 101 34 109 37 -5 1.9 3.9 5.8
2006-07 32 TOT NHL 71 8 0.10 0.24 0.34 0.12 0.97 1.25 7 17 24 8 72 22 67 18 1 1.4 3.8 5.2
2006-07 32 MTL NHL 54 6 0.11 0.19 0.30 0.11 1.06 1.07 6 10 16 6 46 10 58 15 -7 1.0 2.1 3.1
2006-07 32 SJS NHL 17 2 0.06 0.41 0.47 0.14 0.71 1.82 1 7 8 2 26 12 9 3 8 0.5 1.7 2.1
2007-08 33 SJS NHL 74 11 0.07 0.41 0.47 0.14 1.41 1.42 6 32 38 12 78 35 53 13 3 2.6 4.8 7.4
2008-09 34 BUF NHL 64 7 0.03 0.34 0.38 0.11 1.95 1.25 2 22 24 7 63 18 56 15 4 1.2 3.1 4.3
2009-10 35 BUF NHL 78 4 0.01 0.18 0.19 0.05 1.28 0.81 1 15 16 5 49 11 56 12 -6 0.0 2.9 3.0
2010-11 36 TOT NHL 37 2 0.05 0.05 0.11 0.04 0.95 0.89 2 2 4 2 18 1 36 7 -12 0.0 0.1 0.1
2010-11 36 BUF NHL 23 1 0.04 0.09 0.13 0.05 0.52 0.87 1 2 3 1 10 1 17 3 -5 0.1 0.1 0.2
2010-11 36 CBJ NHL 14 1 0.07 0.00 0.07 0.04 1.64 0.93 1 0 1 1 8 0 19 4 -7 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2
12 yrs MTL NHL 653 51 0.06 0.17 0.23 0.08 1.22 1.04 42 119 161 55 487 78 554 144 -1 5.8 29.4 35.3
3 yrs BUF NHL 165 12 0.02 0.23 0.25 0.07 1.44 0.99 4 39 43 13 122 30 129 30 -7 1.3 6.2 7.5
2 yrs SJS NHL 91 13 0.07 0.41 0.47 0.14 1.27 1.49 7 39 46 14 104 47 62 16 11 3.0 6.5 9.5
1 yr CBJ NHL 14 1 0.07 0.00 0.07 0.04 1.64 0.93 1 0 1 1 8 0 19 4 -7 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2
Career NHL 923 77 0.05 0.20 0.26 0.08 1.27 1.07 54 197 251 83 721 155 764 194 -4 10.1 42.1 52.2

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
1996-97 22 MTL NHL 5 0 1 1 -2 14 0 0 0 0 6 0.0
1997-98 23 MTL NHL 5 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 0 5 0.0
2001-02 27 MTL NHL 12 0 3 3 2 4 0 0 0 0 19 0.0 257 21:26
2003-04 29 MTL NHL 11 1 4 5 2 2 0 1 0 0 16 6.3 265 24:07
2005-06 31 MTL NHL 6 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 9 0.0 145 24:09
2006-07 32 SJS NHL 11 2 3 5 -5 18 1 1 0 0 21 9.5 278 25:18
2007-08 33 SJS NHL 13 0 6 6 2 16 0 0 0 0 17 0.0 45 299 23:01 0 0 31 12 4 6
2009-10 35 BUF NHL 6 1 0 1 2 11 1 0 0 1 3 33.3 9 87 14:35 0 0 12 5 0 2
Career NHL 69 4 19 23 -1 69 2 2 0 1 96 4.2 130 1332 22:35 0 0 43 17 4 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 San Jose Sharks NHL 13 232.8 214 173 55.3 3.9 151 119 55.9 1.1 7.4 93.9 101.3 49.6 50.4
2009-10 35 Buffalo Sabres NHL 6 74.9 61 74 45.2 1.3 44 57 43.6 -1.9 15.2 91.4 106.6 51.4 48.6
Career NHL 13 307.7 275 247 52.7 4.1 195 176 52.6 1.4 9.4 93.2 102.5 50.0 50.0

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
1990-91 16 Barrie Colts ON-Jr.B 42 9 17 26 55
1991-92 17 Kingston Frontenacs OHL 66 5 21 26 97
1992-93 18 Kingston Frontenacs OHL 64 19 55 74 117
1993-94 19 Kingston Frontenacs OHL 61 12 52 64 100
1993-94 19 Fredericton Canadiens AHL 4 0 2 2 2
1994-95 20 Fredericton Canadiens AHL 78 5 27 32 126
1995-96 21 Fredericton Canadiens AHL 49 5 18 23 189
1996-97 22 Fredericton Canadiens AHL 23 3 12 15 99
2002-03 28 Canada WC-A 9 0 1 1 3 6 0 0 0 0
2004-05 30 TPS Turku Finland 18 3 1 4 28
2011-12 37 Elmira Jackals ECHL 61 5 19 24 11 102 4 1 0
Career 4 Seasons AHL 154 13 59 72 416
Career 1 Season ECHL 61 5 19 24 11 102 4 1 0
Career 1 Season Finland 18 3 1 4 28
Career 3 Seasons OHL 191 36 128 164 314
Career 1 Season ON-Jr.B 42 9 17 26 55
Career 1 Season WC-A 9 0 1 1 3 6 0 0 0 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
1992-93 18 Kingston Frontenacs OHL 16 5 7 12 39
1993-94 19 Kingston Frontenacs OHL 6 0 3 3 6
1994-95 20 Fredericton Canadiens AHL 12 0 4 4 17
1995-96 21 Fredericton Canadiens AHL 6 0 0 0 12
2004-05 30 TPS Turku Finland 6 0 0 0 39
2011-12 37 Elmira Jackals ECHL 10 2 3 5 0 2 0 0
Career 2 Seasons AHL 18 0 4 4 29
Career 1 Season ECHL 10 2 3 5 0 2 0 0
Career 1 Season Finland 6 0 0 0 39
Career 2 Seasons OHL 22 5 10 15 45

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 16 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Craig Rivet 7.4 5.8 5.5 5.2 4.9 4.9 4.3 3.3 3.0 2.6 1.4 1.4 1.3 0.5 0.4 0.1
Jason York 90.1 7.3 6.0 5.8 5.4 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.2 3.0 2.0 0.6 0.4 0.1
Jimmy Roberts 90.0 8.7 7.3 5.9 5.2 5.1 4.6 4.4 3.6 3.3 2.7 2.6 2.2 1.0 0.9 0.4
Mark Tinordi 89.9 6.8 6.1 5.3 4.9 4.5 3.9 3.4 3.2 2.8 1.8 1.4 0.8
Richard Matvichuk 89.7 6.4 6.3 5.6 5.3 5.1 5.1 5.0 3.4 3.0 2.2 2.1 1.0 0.2 -0.1
Dave Lewis 89.4 6.9 6.4 6.3 5.3 5.3 5.1 4.3 4.2 3.6 2.6 2.3 2.1 1.8 1.7 0.0
Kyle McLaren 88.8 6.5 5.1 5.1 5.1 4.8 4.6 4.5 3.8 3.4 2.5 1.1 0.9
Reg Hamilton 88.7 5.3 4.9 4.5 4.0 3.8 3.5 2.7 2.6 1.9 1.6 0.4 0.3
Jiri Slegr 88.4 7.0 5.7 5.4 5.3 4.4 4.0 3.9 3.4 2.4 1.7 0.6
Willie Mitchell 88.3 7.9 6.6 5.5 5.2 5.0 4.7 4.0 3.8 3.4 3.3 2.7 2.3 2.1 0.1
Pat Price 88.3 6.1 5.9 5.1 5.1 4.9 4.8 3.8 3.5 3.2 2.0 1.4 0.6 0.4
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Craig Rivet 7.4 5.8 5.5 5.2 4.9 4.9 4.3 3.3 3.0 2.6 1.4 1.4 1.3 0.5 0.4 0.1
Jason York 90.1 7.3 6.0 5.8 5.4 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.2 3.0 2.0 0.6 0.4 0.1
Jimmy Roberts 90.0 8.7 7.3 5.9 5.2 5.1 4.6 4.4 3.6 3.3 2.7 2.6 2.2 1.0 0.9 0.4
Mark Tinordi 89.9 6.8 6.1 5.3 4.9 4.5 3.9 3.4 3.2 2.8 1.8 1.4 0.8
Richard Matvichuk 89.7 6.4 6.3 5.6 5.3 5.1 5.1 5.0 3.4 3.0 2.2 2.1 1.0 0.2 -0.1
Dave Lewis 89.4 6.9 6.4 6.3 5.3 5.3 5.1 4.3 4.2 3.6 2.6 2.3 2.1 1.8 1.7 0.0
Kyle McLaren 88.8 6.5 5.1 5.1 5.1 4.8 4.6 4.5 3.8 3.4 2.5 1.1 0.9
Reg Hamilton 88.7 5.3 4.9 4.5 4.0 3.8 3.5 2.7 2.6 1.9 1.6 0.4 0.3
Jiri Slegr 88.4 7.0 5.7 5.4 5.3 4.4 4.0 3.9 3.4 2.4 1.7 0.6
Willie Mitchell 88.3 7.9 6.6 5.5 5.2 5.0 4.7 4.0 3.8 3.4 3.3 2.7 2.3 2.1 0.1
Pat Price 88.3 6.1 5.9 5.1 5.1 4.9 4.8 3.8 3.5 3.2 2.0 1.4 0.6 0.4

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

October 30, 2000: Missed majority of 2000-01 due to shoulder injury vs. Vancouver, October 30, 2000.

January 11, 2005: Signed as a free agent by Turku (Finland), January 11, 2005.

February 25, 2007: Traded to San Jose by Montreal with Montreal's 5th round choice (Julien Demers) in 2008 Entry Draft for Josh Gorges and San Jose's 1st round choice (Max Pacioretty) in 2007 Entry Draft, February 25, 2007.

July 4, 2008: Traded to Buffalo by San Jose with San Jose's 7th round choice (Riley Boychuk) in 2010 Entry Draft for Buffalo's 2nd round choice in 2009 (William Wrenn) and 2010 (later traded to Carolina - Carolina selected Mark Alt) Entry Drafts, July 4, 2008.

February 26, 2011: Claimed on waivers by Columbus from Buffalo, February 26, 2011.

October 10, 2011: Signed as a free agent by Elmira (ECHL), October 10, 2011.

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