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Bill Root

Position: D ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-0 ▪ Weight: 210 lbs.

Born: September 6, 1959 in Toronto, Ontario

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
1982-83 23 MTL NHL 46 2 3 5 2 5 24 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 44 4.5 0 0:00
1983-84 24 MTL NHL 72 4 13 17 6 26 45 2 1 1 0 11 0 2 71 5.6 0 0:00
1984-85 25 TOR NHL 35 1 1 2 1 -25 23 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 34 2.9 0 0:00
1985-86 26 TOR NHL 27 0 1 1 0 -8 29 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 34 0.0 0 0:00
1986-87 27 TOR NHL 34 3 3 6 3 -9 37 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 31 9.7 0 0:00
1987-88 28 TOT NHL 33 1 2 3 1 -4 22 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 19 5.3 0 0:00
1987-88 28 STL NHL 9 0 0 0 0 -7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 0 0:00
1987-88 28 PHI NHL 24 1 2 3 1 3 16 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 13 7.7 0 0:00
3 yrs TOR NHL 96 4 5 9 4 -42 89 3 1 0 0 4 1 0 99 4.0 0
2 yrs MTL NHL 118 6 16 22 8 31 69 4 1 1 0 14 0 2 115 5.2 0
1 yr STL NHL 9 0 0 0 0 -7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 0
1 yr PHI NHL 24 1 2 3 1 3 16 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 13 7.7 0
Career NHL 247 11 23 34 13 -15 180 7 3 1 0 20 1 2 233 4.7 0

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
1982-83 23 MTL NHL 46 0.04 0.07 0.11 0.04 0.52 0.96 2 2 4 2 42 2 44 9 5 -0.4 2.1 1.7
1983-84 24 MTL NHL 72 0.06 0.18 0.24 0.08 0.63 0.99 3 10 13 4 90 2 75 13 26 0.0 5.8 5.8
1984-85 25 TOR NHL 35 0.03 0.03 0.06 0.02 0.66 0.97 1 1 2 1 25 0 65 15 -25 -0.5 0.6 0.1
1985-86 26 TOR NHL 27 0.00 0.04 0.04 0.01 1.07 1.26 0 1 1 0 28 5 48 17 -8 -0.5 0.7 0.3
1986-87 27 TOR NHL 34 0.09 0.09 0.18 0.08 1.09 0.91 3 3 6 2 24 1 47 15 -9 0.0 0.9 1.0
1987-88 28 TOT NHL 33 0.03 0.06 0.09 0.03 0.67 0.58 1 2 3 1 17 2 22 3 -4 -0.4 1.4 1.0
1987-88 28 STL NHL 9 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.67 0.67 0 0 0 0 4 0 13 2 -7 -0.2 0.1 -0.1
1987-88 28 PHI NHL 24 0.04 0.08 0.13 0.05 0.67 0.54 1 2 3 1 13 2 9 1 3 -0.2 1.3 1.1
3 yrs TOR NHL 96 0.04 0.05 0.09 0.04 0.93 1.03 4 5 9 4 77 6 160 47 -42 -0.9 2.2 1.3
2 yrs MTL NHL 118 0.05 0.14 0.19 0.07 0.58 0.97 5 12 17 6 132 4 119 22 31 -0.4 7.9 7.5
1 yr STL NHL 9 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.67 0.67 0 0 0 0 4 0 13 2 -7 -0.2 0.1 -0.1
1 yr PHI NHL 24 0.04 0.08 0.13 0.05 0.67 0.54 1 2 3 1 13 2 9 1 3 -0.2 1.3 1.1
Career NHL 247 0.04 0.09 0.14 0.05 0.73 0.94 10 19 29 11 226 12 301 72 -15 -1.7 11.6 9.8

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
1985-86 26 TOR NHL 7 0 2 2 1 -1 13 0 0 0 0 6 0.0
1986-87 27 TOR NHL 13 1 0 1 1 0 12 1 0 0 0 5 20.0
1987-88 28 PHI NHL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career NHL 22 1 2 3 1 -1 25 1 0 0 0 11 9.1

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
1975-76 16 Don Mills Flyers MTHL 46 6 39 45 0 102 6 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1976-77 17 Niagara Falls Flyers OMJHL 66 3 19 22 0 114 3 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1977-78 18 Niagara Falls Flyers OMJHL 67 6 11 17 0 61 6 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1978-79 19 Niagara Falls Flyers OMJHL 67 4 31 35 0 119 4 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1979-80 20 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 55 4 15 19 0 57 4 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1980-81 21 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 63 3 12 15 0 76 3 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1981-82 22 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 77 6 25 31 0 105 6 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1982-83 23 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 24 0 7 7 0 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1984-85 25 St. Catharines Saints AHL 28 5 9 14 0 10 5 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1985-86 26 St. Catharines Saints AHL 14 7 4 11 0 11 7 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1986-87 27 Newmarket Saints AHL 32 4 11 15 0 23 4 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1988-89 29 Newmarket Saints AHL 66 10 22 32 0 39 10 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1989-90 30 Newmarket Saints AHL 47 8 7 15 0 20 8 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1990-91 31 Newmarket Saints AHL 36 2 4 6 0 39 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 10 Seasons AHL 442 49 116 165 0 409 49 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season MTHL 46 6 39 45 0 102 6 0 0 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons OMJHL 200 13 61 74 0 294 13 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
1978-79 19 Niagara Falls Flyers OMJHL 20 4 7 11 42
1979-80 20 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 6 1 1 2 2
1980-81 21 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 6 0 1 1 2
1981-82 22 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 9 1 0 1 4
1988-89 29 Newmarket Saints AHL 5 0 0 0 18
Career 4 Seasons AHL 26 2 2 4 26
Career 1 Season OMJHL 20 4 7 11 42

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 6 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6
Bill Root 5.8 1.7 1.0 1.0 0.3 0.1
Duvie Westcott 84.3 5.3 1.4 1.1 0.6 0.2 -0.1
Helge Bostrom 83.1 3.8 1.5 1.5 0.8
Alexander Godynyuk 83.1 5.2 1.8 1.5 0.6 0.5 0.0
Marshall Johnston 82.8 6.5 2.2 1.3 0.5 0.5 0.0
Larry Sacharuk 82.7 6.6 2.1 1.3 0.3 0.0
Craig Redmond 82.4 5.0 2.0 1.1 0.9 -0.2
Todd Reirden 80.4 5.7 1.4 0.9 0.2 0.0
Mathieu Dandenault 78.9 5.8 2.3 0.7 0.6 0.6 -0.5
Dallas Smith 78.3 6.3 2.3 0.6 0.4 0.0 0.0
Norm Schmidt 77.0 5.6 2.7 0.7 0.4
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Bill Root 5.8 1.7 1.0 1.0 0.3 0.1
Duvie Westcott 84.3 5.3 1.4 1.1 0.6 0.2 -0.1
Marshall Johnston 84.2 6.5 2.2 1.3 0.9 0.5 0.5 0.0
Helge Bostrom 83.1 3.8 1.5 1.5 0.8
Larry Sacharuk 82.7 6.6 2.1 1.3 0.3 0.0
Craig Redmond 82.4 5.0 2.0 1.1 0.9 -0.2
Todd Reirden 80.4 5.7 1.4 0.9 0.2 0.0
Nolan Baumgartner 78.9 5.8 1.0 0.8 0.6 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.2
Norm Schmidt 77.0 5.6 2.7 0.7 0.4
Steve Dykstra 76.9 4.4 1.7 0.9 0.7 0.5
Matt Hunwick 75.8 5.3 3.0 1.7 1.5 1.1 0.2

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

October 4, 1979: Signed as a free agent by Montreal, October 4, 1979.

August 21, 1984: Traded to Toronto by Montreal with Montreal's 2nd round choice (Darryl Shannon) in 1986 Entry Draft for Dom Campedelli, August 21, 1984.

September 8, 1987: Traded to Hartford by Toronto for Dave Semenko, September 8, 1987.

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

November 26, 1987: Claimed on waivers by Philadelphia from St. Louis, November 26, 1987.

June 21, 1988: Traded to Toronto by Philadelphia for Mike Stothers, June 21, 1988.

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