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Jason Spezza

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Position: C ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-3 (190 cm)
Weight: 220 lbs. (100 kg)

Born: June 13, 1983 in Toronto, Ontario
Draft: Ottawa, 1st round (2nd overall), 2001 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Brampton Battalion, Belleville Bulls, Mississauga IceDogs, Windsor Spitfires
Current salary: $7,500,000
Current cap hit: $7,500,000

+ 2016-02-04: Spezza has been placed on the injured reserve with an upper-body injury. (Upper Body)


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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Feb 8, 2016 8:25 PM

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 2016-02-04 DAL @ COL W 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 10 7:25 0
2 2016-02-02 DAL @ WPG W 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 20 14:25 0
3 2016-01-25 DAL CGY W 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 50.0 19 13:41 0
4 2016-01-23 DAL COL L 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 25 20:06 0 0 10 3 76.9
5 2016-01-21 DAL EDM W 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 50.0 21 15:16 0 1 4 5 44.4
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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
2002-03 19 OTT NHL 33 7 14 21 -3 8 4 3 0 0 5 9 0 65 10.8 418 12:40
2003-04 20 OTT NHL 78 22 33 55 22 71 17 5 0 3 25 8 0 142 15.5 1142 14:38
2005-06 22 OTT NHL 68 19 71 90 23 33 12 7 0 5 37 34 0 156 12.2 1292 19:00 AS-7,Byng-8
2006-07 23 OTT NHL 67 34 53 87 19 45 20 13 1 5 32 20 1 162 21.0 1292 19:17 AS-8
2007-08 24 OTT NHL 76 34 58 92 26 66 23 11 0 6 36 22 0 210 16.2 368 1571 20:40 727 713 50.5 18 18 44 96 AS-8,Byng-72
2008-09 25 OTT NHL 82 32 41 73 -14 79 18 13 1 3 23 18 0 246 13.0 413 1615 19:41 787 690 53.3 26 22 73 81
2009-10 26 OTT NHL 60 23 34 57 0 20 12 11 0 5 21 13 0 165 13.9 308 1144 19:04 503 491 50.6 23 11 39 57
2010-11 27 OTT NHL 62 21 36 57 -7 28 14 7 0 2 25 10 1 188 11.2 345 1252 20:12 681 529 56.3 14 24 52 62
2011-12 28 OTT NHL 80 34 50 84 11 36 24 10 0 2 36 14 0 232 14.7 453 1594 19:55 909 791 53.5 28 23 64 84 AS-4,Byng-35,Hart-6
2012-13 29 OTT NHL 5 2 3 5 3 2 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 12 16.7 23 96 19:11 68 51 57.1 0 2 5 3
2013-14 30 OTT NHL 75 23 43 66 -26 46 14 9 0 5 30 13 0 223 10.3 392 1366 18:13 775 661 54.0 17 26 47 68
2014-15 31 DAL NHL 82 17 45 62 -7 28 13 4 0 1 23 22 0 204 8.3 412 1412 17:13 682 580 54.0 16 26 51 75
2015-16 32 DAL NHL 52 18 22 40 5 20 16 2 0 5 11 11 0 136 13.2 268 866 16:39 362 299 54.8 6 15 31 46
11 yrs OTT NHL 686 251 436 687 54 434 159 90 2 36 272 162 2 1801 13.9 2827 12781 18:38 4450 3926 53.1 126 126 324 451
2 yrs DAL NHL 134 35 67 102 -2 48 29 6 0 6 34 33 0 340 10.3 680 2278 16:00 1044 879 54.3 22 41 82 121
Career NHL 820 286 503 789 52 482 188 96 2 42 306 195 2 2141 13.4 3507 15059 18:22 5494 4805 53.3 148 167 406 572

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 24 OTT NHL 76 1187.0 1248 1108 53.0 1.3 931 872 51.6 0.4 12.8 91.1 103.9 56.6 43.4
2008-09 25 OTT NHL 82 1207.0 1189 1115 51.6 2.1 889 837 51.5 1.1 8.9 88.9 97.8 53.5 46.5
2009-10 26 OTT NHL 60 856.2 821 837 49.5 -2.2 600 617 49.3 -4.1 9.3 90.7 99.9 53.8 46.2
2010-11 27 OTT NHL 62 887.9 921 888 50.9 2.3 704 690 50.5 3.2 9.9 89.2 99.0 47.7 52.3
2011-12 28 OTT NHL 80 1260.3 1405 1207 53.8 0.6 1025 948 52.0 -0.2 10.5 91.2 101.8 59.6 40.4
2012-13 29 OTT NHL 5 73.5 79 69 53.4 0.4 56 52 51.9 1.9 11.4 97.2 108.7 61.8 38.2
2013-14 30 OTT NHL 75 1054.5 1141 1065 51.7 -2.1 865 870 49.9 -2.9 9.3 88.5 97.9 55.8 44.2
2014-15 31 DAL NHL 82 1070.6 1258 1022 55.2 4.3 927 764 54.8 3.6 8.7 89.4 98.1 59.6 40.4
2015-16 32 DAL NHL 52 633.7 782 599 56.6 2.3 575 424 57.6 4.2 7.6 93.9 101.5 55.6 44.4
2 yrs DAL NHL 134 1704.2 2040 1621 55.7 4.0 1502 1188 55.8 4.1 8.3 91.0 99.2 58.1 41.9
7 yrs OTT NHL 440 6526.3 6804 6289 52.0 0.4 5070 4886 50.9 -0.4 10.2 90.0 100.3 55.2 44.8
Career NHL 574 8230.5 8844 7910 52.8 1.2 6572 6074 52.0 0.5 9.8 90.2 100.0 55.9 44.1

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
2002-03 19 OTT NHL 33 7 0.21 0.42 0.64 0.23 0.24 1.97 8 15 23 8 32 22 13 0 -3 1.8 0.3 2.1
2003-04 20 OTT NHL 78 21 0.28 0.42 0.71 0.27 0.91 1.82 26 38 64 25 87 28 37 0 22 5.6 2.0 7.6
2005-06 22 OTT NHL 68 30 0.28 1.04 1.32 0.43 0.49 2.29 19 68 87 29 119 61 35 0 23 7.1 2.1 9.2 AS-7,Byng-8
2006-07 23 OTT NHL 67 32 0.51 0.79 1.30 0.48 0.67 2.42 36 53 89 34 110 43 50 2 19 8.6 1.8 10.4 AS-8
2007-08 24 OTT NHL 76 34 0.45 0.76 1.21 0.45 0.87 2.76 38 62 100 38 129 43 62 2 26 9.3 2.2 11.6 AS-8,Byng-72
2008-09 25 OTT NHL 82 28 0.39 0.50 0.89 0.35 0.96 3.00 34 42 76 30 98 42 71 1 -14 6.5 1.6 8.1
2009-10 26 OTT NHL 60 21 0.38 0.57 0.95 0.36 0.33 2.75 25 36 61 23 80 35 48 3 0 5.4 1.4 6.8
2010-11 27 OTT NHL 62 21 0.34 0.58 0.92 0.35 0.45 3.03 23 38 61 23 80 27 70 10 -7 5.2 1.4 6.6
2011-12 28 OTT NHL 80 32 0.43 0.63 1.05 0.40 0.45 2.90 39 55 94 36 118 39 72 4 11 8.8 1.7 10.5 AS-4,Byng-35,Hart-6
2012-13 29 OTT NHL 5 2 0.40 0.60 1.00 0.37 0.40 2.40 4 6 10 4 6 2 1 0 3 0.5 0.3 0.8
2013-14 30 OTT NHL 75 24 0.31 0.57 0.88 0.32 0.61 2.97 26 47 73 27 84 27 90 7 -26 6.3 0.0 6.4
2014-15 31 DAL NHL 82 21 0.21 0.55 0.76 0.26 0.34 2.49 19 49 68 24 97 41 65 2 -7 10.6 5.0 0.9 5.9
2015-16 32 DAL NHL 52 16 0.35 0.42 0.77 0.30 0.38 2.62 32 39 71 28 55 25 24 0 5 7.9 4.3 0.9 5.2
11 yrs OTT NHL 686 253 0.37 0.64 1.00 0.37 0.63 2.63 278 460 738 277 943 369 549 29 54 65.2 14.7 79.9
2 yrs DAL NHL 134 37 0.26 0.50 0.76 0.28 0.36 2.54 51 88 139 52 152 66 89 2 -2 18.5 9.3 1.8 11.2
Career NHL 820 291 0.35 0.61 0.96 0.35 0.59 2.61 329 548 877 329 1095 435 638 31 52 18.5 74.5 16.6 91.1

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
2002-03 19 OTT NHL 3 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 33.3 35 11:34
2003-04 20 OTT NHL 3 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 29 9:44
2005-06 22 OTT NHL 10 5 9 14 -1 2 2 3 0 1 23 21.7 180 17:59
2006-07 23 OTT NHL 20 7 15 22 5 10 4 3 0 0 49 14.3 419 20:58
2007-08 24 OTT NHL 4 0 1 1 -4 0 0 0 0 0 10 0.0 14 79 19:45 45 33 57.7 2 1 5 6
2009-10 26 OTT NHL 6 1 6 7 -3 4 0 1 0 0 24 4.2 46 137 22:46 50 48 51.0 6 4 3 11
2011-12 28 OTT NHL 7 3 2 5 2 8 3 0 0 1 21 14.3 41 147 20:59 63 53 54.3 8 2 3 9
2012-13 29 OTT NHL 3 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 11 55 18:27 33 31 51.6 2 0 1 1
Career NHL 56 17 35 52 -2 26 9 8 0 2 137 12.4 188 1081 19:18 191 165 53.7 18 7 12 27

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 24 OTT NHL 4 62.6 59 54 52.2 -0.8 43 44 49.4 -4.6 3.0 86.1 89.1 60.5 39.5
2009-10 26 OTT NHL 6 107.5 101 117 46.3 0.3 72 78 48.0 1.7 8.3 89.1 97.4 48.1 51.9
2011-12 28 OTT NHL 7 111.4 153 96 61.4 0.5 102 74 58.0 -3.8 6.9 94.3 101.3 62.1 37.9
2012-13 29 OTT NHL 3 42.9 50 42 54.3 1.9 37 33 52.9 1.8 4.5 92.6 97.1 73.0 27.0
Career NHL 20 324.3 363 309 54.0 0.8 254 229 52.6 -0.6 6.3 90.6 96.9 60.1 39.9

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
1997-98 14 Toronto Marlboros MTHL 54 53 61 114 42
1998-99 15 Brampton Battalion OHL 67 22 49 71 -49 18 17 5 0 0
1999-00 16 Mississauga IceDogs OHL 52 24 37 61 -49 33 15 9 0 0
1999-00 16 Canada WJC-A 7 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 0
2000-01 17 Canada WJC-A 7 3 3 6 -1 2 1 2 0 0
2000-01 17 2 Teams OHL 56 43 73 116 28 43 27 13 3 9
2000-01 17 Mississauga IceDogs OHL 15 7 23 30 -5 11 3 3 1 2
2000-01 17 Windsor Spitfires OHL 41 36 50 86 33 32 24 10 2 7
2001-02 18 Canada WJC-A 7 0 4 4 2 8 0 0 0 0
2001-02 18 2 Teams OHL 53 42 63 105 12 42 20 17 5 4
2001-02 18 Windsor Spitfires OHL 27 19 26 45 -5 16 7 9 3 2
2001-02 18 Belleville Bulls OHL 26 23 37 60 17 26 13 8 2 2
2002-03 19 Binghamton Senators AHL 43 22 32 54 -5 71 17 5 0 2 124 17.7
2004-05 21 Binghamton Senators AHL 80 32 85 117 18 50 19 10 3 5
2007-08 24 Canada WC-A 9 1 2 3 5 0 1 0 0 0
2008-09 25 Canada WC-A 9 7 4 11 4 2 5 2 0 0
2010-11 27 Canada WC-A 7 4 3 7 4 4 3 1 0 1
2012-13 29 Rapperswil-Jona Lakers Swiss 28 9 21 30 12
2014-15 31 Canada WC 10 6 8 14 7 2
Career 2 Seasons AHL 123 54 117 171 13 121 36 15 3 7 124 17.7
Career 1 Season MTHL 54 53 61 114 42
Career 4 Seasons OHL 228 131 222 353 -58 136 79 44 8 13
Career 1 Season Swiss 28 9 21 30 12
Career 3 Seasons WC-A 25 12 9 21 13 6 9 3 0 1
Career 3 Seasons WJC-A 21 3 9 12 2 12 1 2 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
2000-01 17 Windsor Spitfires OHL 9 4 5 9 -4 10 4 0 0 1
2001-02 18 Belleville Bulls OHL 11 5 6 11 -2 18 2 3 0 0
2001-02 18 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 3 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0
2002-03 19 Binghamton Senators AHL 2 1 2 3 2 4 1 0 0 0 6 16.7
2004-05 21 Binghamton Senators AHL 6 1 3 4 -2 6 0 1 0 1
Career 3 Seasons AHL 11 3 5 8 0 12 2 1 0 1 6 16.7
Career 2 Seasons OHL 20 9 11 20 -6 28 6 3 0 1

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 12 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Jason Spezza 11.6 10.5 10.4 9.2 8.1 7.6 6.8 6.6 6.4 5.9 2.1 0.8
Brendan Shanahan 96.2 11.6 10.7 10.5 9.5 8.9 6.9 6.7 5.9 5.7 5.6 4.4 3.4
Rick Nash 93.8 11.4 10.1 9.4 8.1 7.8 7.7 6.9 6.6 6.4 6.1 6.0 3.3
Alexei Yashin 93.1 12.0 10.5 9.5 8.7 8.3 6.6 6.0 5.8 5.2 4.4 4.1 3.3
Eric Staal 93.1 11.1 9.8 9.4 8.4 8.3 7.1 7.1 6.4 6.4 6.2 2.5
Adam Oates 92.8 12.2 10.5 9.6 8.9 7.9 7.6 7.6 6.9 5.0 4.5 3.8 2.9
Bernie Geoffrion 92.6 11.5 10.3 8.5 8.1 7.8 7.0 6.7 6.3 5.9 5.2 5.0 4.5
Mark Messier 92.5 11.3 9.9 9.0 8.9 8.8 8.0 7.1 7.0 6.7 5.0 3.8 3.7
Denis Savard 92.2 11.0 9.6 9.2 8.2 7.9 7.9 6.9 6.5 6.1 6.1 5.8 5.2
Vincent Lecavalier 92.2 13.4 10.7 9.3 9.3 8.1 6.7 6.7 6.4 5.9 5.6 4.4 3.6
Jeremy Roenick 91.9 11.3 11.1 10.2 9.9 9.1 8.0 7.6 7.2 6.9 6.2 4.7 3.4
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Jason Spezza 11.6 10.5 10.4 9.2 8.1 7.6 6.8 6.6 6.4 5.9 2.1 0.8
Pavol Demitra 94.1 10.9 10.7 10.1 9.7 7.1 7.1 7.0 6.5 6.4 5.6 5.5 1.3 1.3 0.6 0.4 -0.2
Rick Nash 93.8 11.4 10.1 9.4 8.1 7.8 7.7 6.9 6.6 6.4 6.1 6.0 3.3
Alexei Yashin 93.1 12.0 10.5 9.5 8.7 8.3 6.6 6.0 5.8 5.2 4.4 4.1 3.3
Eric Staal 93.1 11.1 9.8 9.4 8.4 8.3 7.1 7.1 6.4 6.4 6.2 2.5
Pat LaFontaine 90.6 13.2 9.9 9.5 9.1 8.6 8.1 7.6 6.4 5.8 4.2 3.4 3.2 2.0 1.5 0.3
Thomas Vanek 90.1 11.6 9.1 8.7 8.6 7.8 7.2 7.0 5.9 5.5 4.7
Ryan Getzlaf 90.0 11.2 10.5 9.2 8.6 8.4 7.2 7.0 6.1 4.3 4.2
Markus Naslund 89.7 13.5 11.9 11.4 9.5 7.8 7.5 6.4 6.4 6.1 4.9 4.7 3.2 3.0 0.1 -0.8
Henrik Zetterberg 89.4 13.0 10.6 9.2 8.2 8.2 8.1 7.6 6.7 6.5 5.2 5.1 4.8
Jacques Lemaire 89.1 10.9 10.3 9.1 8.4 8.2 7.4 6.9 6.4 5.2 4.9 4.5 4.5

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

September 19, 2012: Signed as a free agent by Rapperswil (Swiss), September 19, 2012.

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