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Vladimir Sobotka

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Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 197 lbs. (89 kg)

Born: July 2, 1987 in Trebic, Czechoslovakia
Draft: Boston, 4th round (106th overall), 2005 NHL Entry

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
2007-08 20 BOS NHL 48 1 6 7 1 24 1 0 0 1 6 0 0 40 2.5 75 424 8:50 118 123 49.0 59 10 12 4
2008-09 21 BOS NHL 25 1 4 5 -10 10 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 19 5.3 40 264 10:33 30 22 57.7 48 7 8 0
2009-10 22 BOS NHL 61 4 6 10 -7 30 4 0 0 0 6 0 0 67 6.0 111 677 11:06 196 165 54.3 136 21 9 8
2010-11 23 STL NHL 65 7 22 29 -4 69 5 1 1 0 18 4 0 75 9.3 140 1052 16:11 216 203 51.6 137 37 19 14
2011-12 24 STL NHL 73 5 15 20 12 42 4 0 1 1 14 1 0 117 4.3 211 1157 15:51 281 220 56.1 152 29 29 11
2012-13 25 STL NHL 48 8 11 19 -4 35 7 1 0 2 8 3 0 69 11.6 117 742 15:27 286 220 56.5 98 16 15 4
2013-14 26 STL NHL 61 9 24 33 14 72 8 1 0 1 17 6 1 102 8.8 225 1021 16:45 503 310 61.9 110 28 25 8
4 yrs STL NHL 247 29 72 101 18 218 24 3 2 4 57 14 1 363 8.0 693 3971 16:05 1286 953 57.4 497 110 88 37
3 yrs BOS NHL 134 6 16 22 -16 64 6 0 0 1 16 0 0 126 4.8 226 1365 10:11 344 310 52.6 243 38 29 12
Career NHL 381 35 88 123 2 282 30 3 2 5 73 14 1 489 7.2 919 5336 14:00 1630 1263 56.3 740 148 117 49

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (All) Fenwick (All) PDO (All) Zone Starts (All)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 20 BOS NHL 48 335 241 58.2 4.6 249 172 59.1 7.0 5.1 94.1 99.2 63.4 36.6
2008-09 21 BOS NHL 25 208 194 51.7 -2.1 155 144 51.8 1.1 7.5 84.2 91.8 61.7 38.3
2009-10 22 BOS NHL 61 535 518 50.8 -2.7 395 398 49.8 -3.4 4.7 93.1 97.8 52.8 47.2
2010-11 23 STL NHL 65 803 715 52.9 2.0 594 556 51.7 0.3 7.7 90.5 98.2 49.0 51.0
2011-12 24 STL NHL 73 929 819 53.1 -3.7 717 604 54.3 -3.9 6.2 94.8 101.0 49.9 50.1
2012-13 25 STL NHL 48 535 443 54.7 3.8 385 326 54.1 2.1 6.9 90.6 97.5 48.6 51.4
2013-14 26 STL NHL 61 842 639 56.9 1.3 638 449 58.7 2.8 10.1 90.6 100.7 50.0 50.0
3 yrs BOS NHL 134 1078 953 53.1 -0.5 799 714 52.8 0.3 5.4 91.5 96.8 57.8 42.2
4 yrs STL NHL 247 3109 2616 54.3 0.5 2334 1935 54.7 0.1 7.7 91.8 99.6 49.4 50.6
Career NHL 381 4187 3569 54.0 0.2 3133 2649 54.2 0.3 7.1 91.7 98.9 51.4 48.6

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
2007-08 20 BOS NHL 48 2 0.02 0.13 0.15 0.04 0.50 0.83 1 6 7 2 9 0 10 2 1 -0.4 0.5 0.1
2008-09 21 BOS NHL 25 2 0.04 0.16 0.20 0.06 0.40 0.76 1 4 5 2 8 0 18 0 -10 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3
2009-10 22 BOS NHL 61 4 0.07 0.10 0.16 0.06 0.49 1.10 4 6 10 4 15 1 22 1 -7 -0.5 0.6 0.2
2010-11 23 STL NHL 65 10 0.11 0.34 0.45 0.15 1.06 1.15 8 23 31 11 42 8 51 13 -4 1.0 1.0 1.9
2011-12 24 STL NHL 73 7 0.07 0.21 0.27 0.09 0.58 1.60 6 16 22 8 37 3 40 18 12 -0.5 2.0 1.6
2012-13 25 STL NHL 48 7 0.17 0.23 0.40 0.15 0.73 1.44 15 21 36 14 25 5 34 10 -4 0.9 0.9 1.8
2013-14 26 STL NHL 61 11 0.15 0.39 0.54 0.18 1.18 1.67 10 26 36 13 59 13 45 13 14 1.8 1.8 3.6
4 yrs STL NHL 247 35 0.12 0.29 0.41 0.14 0.88 1.47 39 86 125 45 163 29 170 54 18 3.2 5.7 8.9
3 yrs BOS NHL 134 7 0.04 0.12 0.16 0.06 0.48 0.94 6 16 22 8 32 1 50 3 -16 -0.9 1.0 0.1
Career NHL 381 42 0.09 0.23 0.32 0.11 0.74 1.28 45 102 147 52 195 30 220 57 2 2.3 6.6 9.0

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
2007-08 20 BOS NHL 6 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 40.0 9 52 8:37 22 20 52.4 13 2 0 0
2009-10 22 BOS NHL 13 0 2 2 -10 15 0 0 0 0 13 0.0 24 173 13:20 67 57 54.0 40 5 1 3
2011-12 24 STL NHL 9 1 1 2 0 15 1 0 0 1 4 25.0 7 118 13:09 48 32 60.0 27 8 2 0
2012-13 25 STL NHL 6 0 3 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 11 100 16:37 43 34 55.8 32 3 1 1
2013-14 26 STL NHL 6 0 3 3 2 4 0 0 0 0 13 0.0 26 127 21:12 59 44 57.3 22 6 4 1
Career NHL 40 3 9 12 -4 34 3 0 0 1 41 7.3 77 570 14:15 239 187 56.1 134 24 8 5

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (All) Fenwick (All) PDO (All) Zone Starts (All)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 20 BOS NHL 6 50 31 61.7 8.1 38 25 60.3 10.3 7.4 91.3 98.7 85.2 14.8
2009-10 22 BOS NHL 13 175 133 56.8 4.8 127 108 54.0 1.0 4.7 84.4 89.2 57.4 42.6
2011-12 24 STL NHL 9 65 100 39.4 -12.5 53 67 44.2 -11.1 7.9 92.5 100.4 46.4 53.6
2012-13 25 STL NHL 6 76 61 55.5 -0.9 61 48 56.0 0.3 10.5 100.0 110.5 48.5 51.5
2013-14 26 STL NHL 6 108 74 59.3 10.6 75 45 62.5 11.7 7.4 93.9 101.3 55.6 44.4
2 yrs BOS NHL 19 225 164 57.8 5.3 165 133 55.4 3.3 5.4 85.8 91.2 63.6 36.4
3 yrs STL NHL 21 249 235 51.4 -0.8 189 160 54.2 0.1 8.5 95.2 103.7 50.0 50.0
Career NHL 40 474 399 54.3 1.9 354 293 54.7 1.6 7.0 90.4 97.4 54.8 45.2

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
2002-03 15 HC Slavia Praha U17 CzR-U17 46 16 24 40 48
2003-04 16 HC Slavia Praha U17 CzR-U17 35 24 41 65 109
2003-04 16 HC Slavia Praha Jr. CzRep-Jr. 18 6 6 12 16
2003-04 16 HC Slavia Praha CzRep 1 0 0 0 0
2004-05 17 HC Slavia Praha Jr. CzRep-Jr. 27 12 21 33 93
2004-05 17 HC Slavia Praha CzRep 18 0 1 1 8
2004-05 17 Rebel Havlickuv Brod CzRep-3 7 3 0 3 31
2004-05 17 Czech Republic WJ18-A 7 1 0 1 10
2005-06 18 HC Slavia Praha Jr. CzRep-Jr. 8 10 4 14 42
2005-06 18 HC Slavia Praha CzRep 33 1 9 10 28
2005-06 18 Czech Republic WJC-A 6 2 2 4 33
2006-07 19 HC Slavia Praha CzRep 33 7 6 13 38
2006-07 19 Czech Republic WJC-A 6 4 4 8 12
2007-08 20 Providence Bruins AHL 18 10 10 20 12 37 2 7 1 2 56 17.9
2008-09 21 Providence Bruins AHL 44 20 24 44 11 83 14 5 1 4 137 14.6
2009-10 22 Providence Bruins AHL 6 4 6 10 6 4 3 1 0 1 28 14.3
2012-13 25 HC Slavia Praha CzRep 27 10 15 25 8
2013-14 26 Czech Republic (all) Internationa 9 2 4 6 1 10
2013-14 26 Czech Republic WC 9 2 4 6 1 10
2014-15 27 Avangard Omsk KHL 53 10 28 38 12 51
2014-15 27 Czech Republic EHT 9 3 1 4 2 4
2014-15 27 Czech Republic WC 10 4 0 4 0 4
2014-15 27 Czech Republic (all) Internationa 19 7 1 8 2 8
Career 3 Seasons AHL 68 34 40 74 29 124 19 13 2 7 221 15.4
Career 2 Seasons CzR-U17 81 40 65 105 157
Career 5 Seasons CzRep 112 18 31 49 82
Career 1 Season CzRep-3 7 3 0 3 31
Career 3 Seasons CzRep-Jr. 53 28 31 59 151
Career 1 Season WJ18-A 7 1 0 1 10
Career 2 Seasons WJC-A 12 6 6 12 45

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2002-03 15 HC Slavia Praha U17 CzR-U17 8 1 1 2 29
2003-04 16 HC Slavia Praha U17 CzR-U17 7 7 12 19 8
2004-05 17 Rebel Havlickuv Brod CzRep-3 7 1 5 6 0
2005-06 18 HC Slavia Praha CzRep 11 2 3 5 10
2007-08 20 Providence Bruins AHL 6 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 0.0
2008-09 21 Providence Bruins AHL 14 2 11 13 -2 43 1 0 1 0 36 5.6
2014-15 27 Avangard Omsk KHL 4 1 1 2 0 1
Career 2 Seasons AHL 20 2 15 17 -2 43 1 0 1 0 53 3.8
Career 2 Seasons CzR-U17 15 8 13 21 37
Career 1 Season CzRep 11 2 3 5 10
Career 1 Season CzRep-3 7 1 5 6 0
Career 1 Season KHL 4 1 1 2 0 1

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 7 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Vladimir Sobotka 3.6 1.9 1.8 1.6 0.2 0.1 -0.3
George Ferguson 88.6 3.8 3.5 2.1 1.2 0.3 0.1 -0.1
Bob Murdoch 88.5 3.9 3.5 2.1 1.5
Dave Barr 87.7 3.2 2.8 2.1 1.7 0.0 -0.1 -0.2
Eric Lacroix 87.7 3.5 2.7 1.9 1.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.5
Bill Sutherland 87.6 3.8 3.0 2.8 1.6 0.4
Gary Jarrett 86.7 4.1 3.2 1.7 1.5 0.4 0.0 -0.1
Charlie Burns 86.3 3.5 2.9 2.0 1.3 0.6 0.5 0.3
Paul Cyr 85.9 3.3 3.0 2.3 1.9 0.5 0.1 0.0
Steven Rice 85.9 3.2 2.2 2.0 1.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
Don Kozak 85.8 3.3 3.0 1.6 1.5 0.8 0.2 -0.3
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Vladimir Sobotka 3.6 1.9 1.8 1.6 0.2 0.1 -0.3
Bob Murdoch 88.5 3.9 3.5 2.1 1.5
Bill Sutherland 87.6 3.8 3.0 2.8 1.6 0.4
Gary Jarrett 86.7 4.1 3.2 1.7 1.5 0.4 0.0 -0.1
Don Kozak 85.8 3.3 3.0 1.6 1.5 0.8 0.2 -0.3
Eric Lacroix 84.8 3.5 2.7 1.9 1.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.5
Dave Gardner 84.1 3.3 2.8 2.0 1.9 0.6 0.2 0.1
Rod Schutt 84.0 3.5 3.3 2.4 1.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2
Mike Fidler 83.1 3.7 3.6 2.9 1.7 0.5 0.2 0.0
Tim Sweeney 83.0 3.4 3.0 2.0 1.1 0.6 0.3 0.0 -0.2
Larry Regan 82.5 3.0 2.8 2.2 0.9 0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

June 26, 2010: Traded to St. Louis by Boston for David Warsofsky, June 26, 2010.

September 15, 2012: Signed as a free agent by Slavia Praha (CzRep), September 15, 2012.

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