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Nick Spaling

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Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-1 (185 cm)
Weight: 198 lbs. (90 kg)

Born: September 19, 1988 in Palmerston, Ontario
Draft: Nashville, 2nd round (58th overall), 2007 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Kitchener Rangers
Current salary: $2,200,000
Current cap hit: $2,200,000

Last 5 Games

Scoring Goals Assists
Rk Date Tm Opp G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% SHFT TOI HIT BLK FOwin FOloss FO%
1 2016-04-09 SJS ARI W 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 10:56 2 1 0 1 0.0
2 2016-04-07 SJS WPG L 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0.0 21 14:38 2 0 0 0
3 2016-04-05 SJS @ MIN W 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 23 14:31 0 1 3 5 37.5
4 2016-04-02 SJS @ NSH W 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 12:44 1 0 1 0 100.0
5 2016-03-31 SJS VAN L 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 12:01 3 1 2 1 66.7
2015-16: Complete Gamelog | Scoring Log | Advanced Stats | Splits

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
2009-10 21 NSH NHL 28 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 26 0.0 49 310 11:03 39 56 41.1 13 9 11 5
2010-11 22 NSH NHL 74 8 6 14 -10 20 7 1 0 2 6 0 0 75 10.7 144 1031 13:56 253 244 50.9 37 33 44 15
2011-12 23 NSH NHL 77 10 12 22 -7 18 10 0 0 3 11 0 1 107 9.3 164 1210 15:43 448 446 50.1 43 38 45 17
2012-13 24 NSH NHL 47 9 4 13 -10 18 8 1 0 2 2 1 1 57 15.8 105 745 15:52 223 259 46.3 38 21 22 7
2013-14 25 NSH NHL 71 13 19 32 2 14 9 3 1 1 16 3 0 85 15.3 141 1137 16:01 88 79 52.7 42 32 30 7
2014-15 26 PIT NHL 82 9 18 27 -2 26 8 1 0 0 18 0 0 90 10.0 172 1250 15:14 84 90 48.3 134 45 24 13
2015-16 27 TOT NHL 58 3 10 13 -2 24 3 0 0 0 10 0 0 53 5.7 108 828 14:17 309 292 51.4 65 45 31 13
2015-16 27 TOR NHL 35 1 6 7 -7 18 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 32 3.1 63 534 15:16 259 249 51.0 44 29 23 7
2015-16 27 SJS NHL 23 2 4 6 5 6 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 21 9.5 45 294 12:47 50 43 53.8 21 16 8 6
5 yrs NSH NHL 297 40 44 84 -22 70 34 5 1 8 38 4 2 350 11.4 603 4433 14:56 1051 1084 49.2 173 133 152 51
1 yr PIT NHL 82 9 18 27 -2 26 8 1 0 0 18 0 0 90 10.0 172 1250 15:14 84 90 48.3 134 45 24 13
1 yr SJS NHL 23 2 4 6 5 6 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 21 9.5 45 294 12:47 50 43 53.8 21 16 8 6
1 yr TOR NHL 35 1 6 7 -7 18 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 32 3.1 63 534 15:16 259 249 51.0 44 29 23 7
Career NHL 437 52 72 124 -26 120 45 6 1 8 66 4 2 493 10.5 883 6510 14:54 1444 1466 49.6 372 223 207 77

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%
2009-10 21 NSH NHL 28 191 216 46.9 -6.5 143 156 47.8 -3.9 5.3 97.0 102.3 51.9 48.1
2010-11 22 NSH NHL 74 612 742 45.2 -5.9 462 567 44.9 -5.6 6.4 92.5 98.9 42.0 58.0
2011-12 23 NSH NHL 77 841 1011 45.4 -3.3 642 734 46.7 -2.3 7.6 91.9 99.5 43.8 56.2
2012-13 24 NSH NHL 47 422 579 42.2 -5.9 302 423 41.7 -7.5 6.9 91.0 97.9 44.8 55.2
2013-14 25 NSH NHL 71 764 923 45.3 -4.0 576 676 46.0 -4.0 9.6 92.1 101.8 49.9 50.1
2014-15 26 PIT NHL 82 956 880 52.1 -1.6 712 631 53.0 -0.5 7.3 91.3 98.6 52.1 47.9
2015-16 27 TOT NHL 58 545 672 44.8 -12.3 390 488 44.4 -12.9 8.9 92.7 101.6 39.9 60.1
2015-16 27 TOR NHL 35 421.8 344 442 43.8 -11.7 253 338 42.8 -11.6 6.7 92.2 98.9 34.8 65.2
2015-16 27 SJS NHL 23 256.7 201 230 46.6 -12.3 137 150 47.7 -13.1 13.0 93.9 106.9 49.3 50.7
5 yrs NSH NHL 297 2830 3471 44.9 -4.9 2125 2556 45.4 -4.5 7.6 92.2 99.9 45.6 54.4
Career NHL 495 678.5 4876 5695 46.1 -6.4 3617 4163 46.5 -6.0 7.8 92.2 100.0 45.5 54.5

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 +/- E+/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2009-10 21 NSH NHL 28 1 0.00 0.11 0.11 0.03 0.00 0.93 0 3 3 1 6 0 9 6 3 -0.6 0.5 -0.1
2010-11 22 NSH NHL 74 6 0.11 0.08 0.19 0.08 0.27 1.01 9 6 15 7 24 1 48 15 -10 -0.6 0.8 0.2
2011-12 23 NSH NHL 77 9 0.13 0.16 0.29 0.11 0.23 1.39 11 13 24 10 38 0 63 18 -7 0.1 1.0 1.1
2012-13 24 NSH NHL 47 6 0.19 0.09 0.28 0.12 0.38 1.21 17 7 24 11 18 2 40 14 -10 0.3 0.4 0.8
2013-14 25 NSH NHL 71 12 0.18 0.27 0.45 0.17 0.20 1.20 15 21 36 14 50 10 51 13 2 1.8 1.3 3.2
2014-15 26 PIT NHL 82 10 0.11 0.22 0.33 0.12 0.32 1.10 10 20 30 11 40 1 52 11 -2 -0.2 0.5 1.4 1.9
2015-16 27 TOT NHL 58 4 0.05 0.17 0.22 0.07 0.41 0.91 3 11 14 5 24 0 41 15 -2 -5.2 -0.5 0.9 0.4
2015-16 27 TOR NHL 35 2 0.03 0.17 0.20 0.06 0.51 0.91 1 7 8 2 12 0 31 12 -7 -4.4 -0.6 0.3 -0.3
2015-16 27 SJS NHL 23 2 0.09 0.17 0.26 0.09 0.26 0.91 2 4 6 2 12 0 10 3 5 -0.8 0.1 0.6 0.6
5 yrs NSH NHL 297 33 0.13 0.15 0.28 0.11 0.24 1.18 52 50 102 42 136 13 211 66 -22 1.2 4.1 5.2
1 yr PIT NHL 82 10 0.11 0.22 0.33 0.12 0.32 1.10 10 20 30 11 40 1 52 11 -2 -0.2 0.5 1.4 1.9
1 yr SJS NHL 23 2 0.09 0.17 0.26 0.09 0.26 0.91 2 4 6 2 12 0 10 3 5 -0.8 0.1 0.6 0.6
1 yr TOR NHL 35 2 0.03 0.17 0.20 0.06 0.51 0.91 1 7 8 2 12 0 31 12 -7 -4.4 -0.6 0.3 -0.3
Career NHL 437 47 0.12 0.16 0.28 0.11 0.27 1.13 65 81 146 58 200 14 304 92 -26 -5.4 1.2 6.4 7.5

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
2009-10 21 NSH NHL 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 8 50 8:24 5 3 62.5 7 0 1 0
2010-11 22 NSH NHL 12 2 4 6 3 0 2 0 0 1 11 18.2 21 184 15:20 59 52 53.2 16 10 6 5
2011-12 23 NSH NHL 10 0 3 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 7 0.0 16 158 15:49 46 53 46.5 7 4 5 0
2014-15 26 PIT NHL 5 1 1 2 1 4 1 0 0 0 5 20.0 11 68 13:40 0 2 0.0 10 3 0 0
2015-16 27 SJS NHL 6 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 11 71 11:52 4 10 28.6 12 2 2 1
Career NHL 39 3 8 11 10 10 3 0 0 1 30 10.0 67 532 13:39 114 120 48.7 52 19 14 6

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%
2009-10 21 NSH NHL 6 36 40 47.4 -5.8 24 34 41.4 -13.4 6.3 95.7 101.9 35.3 64.7
2010-11 22 NSH NHL 12 142 143 49.8 2.9 98 95 50.8 6.6 8.2 94.7 103.0 45.5 54.5
2011-12 23 NSH NHL 10 93 139 40.1 -12.2 75 97 43.6 -7.1 9.6 98.5 108.1 53.7 46.3
2014-15 26 PIT NHL 5 45 51 46.9 -7.1 33 32 50.8 0.8 7.7 96.2 103.8 36.8 63.2
2015-16 27 SJS NHL 6 60.2 50 75 40.0 -13.5 36 48 42.9 -12.4 12.0 96.2 108.2 28.6 71.4
3 yrs NSH NHL 28 271 322 45.7 -4.5 197 226 46.6 -2.4 8.5 96.3 104.9 47.8 52.2
Career NHL 39 60.2 366 448 45.0 -6.3 266 306 46.5 -3.7 8.9 96.3 105.2 44.0 56.0

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
2004-05 16 Listowel Cyclones ON-Jr.B 61 25 27 52 58
2005-06 17 Kitchener Rangers OHL 62 10 15 25 13 22 6 2 2 3
2006-07 18 Kitchener Rangers OHL 61 23 36 59 24 41 15 8 0 1
2007-08 19 Kitchener Rangers OHL 56 38 34 72 7 18 13 25 0 6
2008-09 20 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 79 12 23 35 6 28 10 2 0 1 136 8.8
2009-10 21 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 48 7 10 17 -6 21 2 5 0 1 116 6.0
2010-11 22 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 4 1 1 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 14 7.1
Career 3 Seasons AHL 131 20 34 54 1 51 13 7 0 2 266 7.5
Career 3 Seasons OHL 179 71 85 156 44 81 34 35 2 10
Career 1 Season ON-Jr.B 61 25 27 52 58

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2005-06 17 Kitchener Rangers OHL 5 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006-07 18 Kitchener Rangers OHL 9 2 3 5 -1 4 1 1 0 0
2007-08 19 Kitchener Rangers OHL 20 14 16 30 9 9 6 8 0 1
2007-08 19 Kitchener Rangers M-Cup 5 2 6 8 7 2 2 0 0 0
2008-09 20 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 11 0 3 3 2 8 0 0 0 0 22 0.0
Career 1 Season AHL 11 0 3 3 2 8 0 0 0 0 22 0.0
Career 1 Season M-Cup 5 2 6 8 7 2 2 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons OHL 34 16 22 38 8 13 7 9 0 1

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 6 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6
Nick Spaling 3.2 1.9 1.1 0.8 0.2 -0.1
Jamie Hislop 88.7 3.3 2.0 1.6 1.2 0.0
Ville Peltonen 87.0 3.5 1.7 1.2 1.1 0.3 0.1
Richard Kromm 84.5 3.2 2.4 1.4 1.3 0.0 0.0
Norm Dussault 83.8 3.4 1.6 1.2 1.0
Tim Sweeney 83.8 3.4 2.0 1.1 0.6 0.3 0.0
Arron Asham 83.3 3.6 1.7 1.5 1.3 0.3 -0.2
Zack Kassian 83.2 3.3 1.8 0.9 0.6
Mike Hough 81.7 2.7 1.9 1.3 0.8 0.4 0.0
Shaun Van Allen 81.7 2.0 1.9 1.7 1.3 0.8 -0.1
Maxim Lapierre 81.6 2.9 1.6 1.3 0.7 0.2 0.0
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Nick Spaling 3.2 1.9 1.1 0.8 0.2 -0.1
Jamie Hislop 88.7 3.3 2.0 1.6 1.2 0.0
Norm Dussault 83.8 3.4 1.6 1.2 1.0
Zack Kassian 83.2 3.3 1.8 0.9 0.6
Brandon Bochenski 80.3 2.9 1.6 1.2 1.2 -0.2
James Black 79.6 3.4 1.8 1.5 1.0 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Eric Messier 78.9 4.0 1.9 1.3 1.1 0.3 0.2 0.1 -0.1
Richard Kromm 78.5 3.2 2.4 1.4 1.3 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.4
Bob Neely 78.0 3.3 2.4 2.0 1.5 0.4
Peter Holland 77.8 2.7 1.1 0.6 0.2
Bill Dineen 77.7 3.2 1.6 1.6 0.6 0.4

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