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Drew Stafford

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Position: RW ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 214 lbs. (97 kg)

Born: October 30, 1985 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Draft: Buffalo, 1st round (13th overall), 2004 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: North Dakota
Current salary: $4,350,000
Current cap hit: $4,350,000



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
2006-07 21 BUF NHL 41 13 14 27 5 33 10 3 0 3 13 1 0 67 19.4 539 13:08 Calder-13
2007-08 22 BUF NHL 64 16 22 38 3 51 15 1 0 5 20 2 0 103 15.5 163 866 13:32 8 13 38.1 62 20 15 26
2008-09 23 BUF NHL 79 20 25 45 3 29 11 9 0 0 17 8 0 183 10.9 282 1235 15:38 4 16 20.0 80 18 24 30
2009-10 24 BUF NHL 71 14 20 34 4 35 9 5 0 1 14 6 0 181 7.7 279 1027 14:28 41 45 47.7 59 15 21 36
2010-11 25 BUF NHL 62 31 21 52 13 34 20 11 0 4 13 8 0 179 17.3 275 1025 16:32 17 39 30.4 53 5 19 17
2011-12 26 BUF NHL 80 20 30 50 5 46 16 3 1 4 26 4 0 226 8.8 377 1412 17:39 45 41 52.3 102 22 40 40
2012-13 27 BUF NHL 46 6 12 18 -16 21 6 0 0 0 9 3 0 121 5.0 186 783 17:01 37 47 44.0 46 9 21 19
2013-14 28 BUF NHL 70 16 18 34 -19 39 13 2 1 1 13 5 0 185 8.6 307 1305 18:38 106 91 53.8 78 25 24 30
2014-15 29 TOT NHL 76 18 25 43 -12 47 14 4 0 1 19 5 1 147 12.2 234 1254 16:30 87 86 50.3 81 15 21 17
2014-15 29 BUF NHL 50 9 15 24 -18 39 7 2 0 1 11 3 1 91 9.9 130 799 15:59 80 78 50.6 58 11 9 13
2014-15 29 WPG NHL 26 9 10 19 6 8 7 2 0 0 8 2 0 56 16.1 104 455 17:30 7 8 46.7 23 4 12 4
9 yrs BUF NHL 563 145 177 322 -20 327 107 36 2 19 136 40 1 1336 10.9 2066 8991 15:58 338 370 47.7 538 125 173 211
1 yr WPG NHL 26 9 10 19 6 8 7 2 0 0 8 2 0 56 16.1 104 455 17:30 7 8 46.7 23 4 12 4
Career NHL 589 154 187 341 -14 335 114 38 2 19 144 42 1 1392 11.1 2170 9446 16:02 345 378 47.7 561 129 185 215

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 22 Buffalo Sabres NHL 64 720.5 620 642 49.1 -1.3 479 472 50.4 -0.6 10.9 90.2 101.2 51.9 48.1
2008-09 23 Buffalo Sabres NHL 79 1005.9 886 931 48.8 -1.4 694 711 49.4 -0.9 9.0 92.4 101.4 46.9 53.1
2009-10 24 Buffalo Sabres NHL 71 823.1 768 763 50.2 -0.5 597 597 50.0 -0.7 9.0 92.3 101.3 49.6 50.4
2010-11 25 Buffalo Sabres NHL 62 801.4 766 758 50.3 -2.0 580 594 49.4 -3.6 11.0 93.6 104.6 56.8 43.2
2011-12 26 Buffalo Sabres NHL 80 1129.5 1094 1090 50.1 0.8 802 843 48.8 -0.7 9.1 92.4 101.5 54.0 46.0
2012-13 27 Buffalo Sabres NHL 46 605.9 509 589 46.4 0.7 372 462 44.6 -0.7 6.5 90.4 96.9 54.9 45.1
2013-14 28 Buffalo Sabres NHL 70 1007.4 855 1118 43.3 -2.2 632 881 41.8 -4.5 7.9 91.3 99.2 46.7 53.3
2014-15 29 2 Teams NHL 76 770 1083 41.6 -0.6 583 784 42.6 0.3 8.7 91.3 100.1 46.0 54.0
2014-15 29 Buffalo Sabres NHL 50 638.4 416 732 36.2 -1.4 310 532 36.8 -1.6 8.2 90.7 98.9 40.7 59.3
2014-15 29 Winnipeg Jets NHL 26 385.0 354 351 50.2 -2.5 273 252 52.0 0.6 9.3 92.9 102.2 53.9 46.1
8 yrs NHL 46 6732.1 5914 6623 47.2 0.0 4466 5092 46.7 -0.9 9.1 91.8 100.8 49.9 50.1
Career NHL 50 7117.1 7038 8057 46.6 0.1 5322 6128 46.5 -0.3 9.0 91.8 100.8 49.6 50.4

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
2006-07 21 BUF NHL 41 11 0.32 0.34 0.66 0.26 0.80 1.63 14 14 28 11 38 8 25 0 5 2.5 0.5 3.0 Calder-13
2007-08 22 BUF NHL 64 14 0.25 0.34 0.59 0.22 0.80 1.61 18 23 41 16 44 5 36 0 3 3.3 0.9 4.2
2008-09 23 BUF NHL 79 17 0.25 0.32 0.57 0.22 0.37 2.32 21 25 46 18 72 26 43 0 3 3.3 1.5 4.8
2009-10 24 BUF NHL 71 13 0.20 0.28 0.48 0.18 0.49 2.55 15 21 36 14 58 17 38 1 4 2.2 1.4 3.5
2010-11 25 BUF NHL 62 22 0.50 0.34 0.84 0.36 0.55 2.89 34 22 56 25 75 26 38 2 13 6.2 1.6 7.8
2011-12 26 BUF NHL 80 19 0.25 0.38 0.63 0.24 0.58 2.83 23 33 56 22 69 16 54 6 5 3.9 1.7 5.6
2012-13 27 BUF NHL 46 6 0.13 0.26 0.39 0.14 0.46 2.63 12 22 34 13 28 10 43 9 -16 0.5 0.1 0.6
2013-14 28 BUF NHL 70 14 0.23 0.26 0.49 0.19 0.56 2.64 18 20 38 15 50 13 69 13 -19 2.0 1.2 3.2
2014-15 29 TOT NHL 76 16 0.24 0.33 0.57 0.22 0.62 1.93 20 27 47 18 54 15 57 6 -12 3.4 1.0 4.4
2014-15 29 BUF NHL 50 9 0.18 0.30 0.48 0.18 0.78 1.82 10 16 26 10 28 7 45 6 -18 1.5 0.3 1.7
2014-15 29 WPG NHL 26 8 0.35 0.38 0.73 0.29 0.31 2.15 10 11 21 8 26 8 12 0 6 1.9 0.7 2.7
9 yrs BUF NHL 563 125 0.26 0.31 0.57 0.22 0.58 2.37 165 196 361 143 462 128 391 37 -20 25.3 9.2 34.5
1 yr WPG NHL 26 8 0.35 0.38 0.73 0.29 0.31 2.15 10 11 21 8 26 8 12 0 6 1.9 0.7 2.7
Career NHL 589 132 0.26 0.32 0.58 0.22 0.57 2.36 175 207 382 152 488 136 403 37 -14 27.3 10.0 37.2

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
2006-07 21 BUF NHL 10 2 2 4 3 4 2 0 0 0 16 12.5 119 11:52
2009-10 24 BUF NHL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0.0 9 42 14:06 2 1 66.7 4 1 2 2
2010-11 25 BUF NHL 7 1 2 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 33 3.0 48 140 20:01 15 16 48.4 10 3 4 5
2014-15 29 WPG NHL 4 1 1 2 -1 0 1 0 0 0 9 11.1 13 69 17:19 0 0 11 1 2 3
Career NHL 24 4 5 9 3 6 3 1 0 0 66 6.1 86 370 15:26 17 17 50.0 25 5 8 10

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%
2009-10 24 Buffalo Sabres NHL 3 36.6 38 43 46.9 11.8 26 28 48.1 10.2 0.0 100.0 100.0 61.5 38.5
2010-11 25 Buffalo Sabres NHL 7 90.7 90 95 48.6 3.8 63 72 46.7 4.6 3.9 98.0 101.9 54.5 45.5
2014-15 29 Winnipeg Jets NHL 4 59.1 44 68 39.3 -15.2 37 59 38.5 -15.3 16.7 89.4 106.0 55.1 44.9
2 yrs NHL 7 127.3 128 138 48.1 5.9 89 100 47.1 6.1 2.8 98.6 101.4 56.8 43.2
Career NHL 3 186.3 172 206 45.5 -0.8 126 159 44.2 -0.9 6.3 94.8 101.1 56.2 43.8

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
2001-02 16 Shattuck-St. Mary's High-MN 45 35 53 88 30
2002-03 17 Shattuck-St. Mary's High-MN 65 49 67 116
2002-03 17 United States WJ18-A 6 3 2 5 2 8 3 0 0 0
2003-04 18 University of North Dakota WCHA 36 11 21 32 30 10 1 0 3
2003-04 18 United States WJC-A 6 0 2 2 4 2 0 0 0 0
2004-05 19 University of North Dakota WCHA 42 13 25 38 34 7 6 0 5
2004-05 19 United States WJC-A 7 5 4 9 -3 14 2 3 0 0
2005-06 20 University of North Dakota WCHA 42 24 24 48 63 13 4 7 3
2005-06 20 United States WC-A 7 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006-07 21 Rochester Americans AHL 34 22 22 44 16 30 15 6 1 3 128 17.2
2007-08 22 United States WC-A 7 1 3 4 4 6 0 0 1 0
2008-09 23 United States WC-A 9 2 1 3 0 6 2 0 0 1
Career 1 Season AHL 34 22 22 44 16 30 15 6 1 3 128 17.2
Career 2 Seasons High-MN 110 84 120 204 30
Career 3 Seasons WC-A 23 3 5 8 4 12 2 0 1 1
Career 3 Seasons WCHA 120 48 70 118 127 30 11 7 11
Career 1 Season WJ18-A 6 3 2 5 2 8 3 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons WJC-A 13 5 6 11 1 16 2 3 0 0

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 9 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Drew Stafford 7.8 5.6 4.8 4.4 4.2 3.5 3.2 3.0 0.6
Petr Klima 96.1 7.3 5.3 4.6 4.1 3.6 3.4
Steve Payne 93.9 8.8 6.0 4.8 4.8 3.8 3.2
Sergei Berezin 93.1 8.0 5.3 5.2 4.3 3.2 2.3
Tim Young 92.1 7.3 6.5 4.9 4.3 3.8 3.7
Dustin Penner 91.2 8.0 5.5 4.7 4.4 3.6 0.8
Justin Williams 90.7 7.4 6.8 4.7 4.5 3.1 2.7
Ryan Walter 90.6 6.3 5.5 4.9 4.6 4.2 3.0
Jean Pronovost 90.5 7.8 6.1 4.1 3.8 3.1 3.0
Adam Deadmarsh 90.4 6.9 4.8 4.7 4.2 3.7 1.4
Erik Cole 90.3 7.4 7.1 5.3 4.5 3.5 3.2
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Drew Stafford 7.8 5.6 4.8 4.4 4.2 3.5 3.2 3.0 0.6
Dustin Penner 90.4 8.0 5.5 4.7 4.7 4.4 3.6 1.1 1.0 0.8
Anders Hedberg 87.9 6.6 6.1 5.2 4.8 4.2 3.0 -0.1
Jussi Jokinen 86.9 8.0 7.1 5.8 5.2 5.1 4.3 4.0 3.5 2.5 1.2
Sergei Berezin 86.7 8.0 5.3 5.2 4.9 4.3 3.2 2.3
Ryane Clowe 86.4 7.5 5.9 5.6 4.3 4.1 2.3 1.6 0.9 0.2 -0.2
Jordan Staal 85.9 6.6 5.6 5.4 4.5 4.0 3.3 2.1 2.0 1.3
Jorgen Pettersson 85.9 6.4 5.6 5.0 4.2 3.7 1.1
Stephan Lebeau 85.5 7.0 5.4 4.3 2.6 2.1 2.0 0.1
Andrei Kostitsyn 85.3 7.0 5.2 4.5 4.1 3.8 0.9 0.4
Wojtek Wolski 85.1 7.6 5.2 5.2 3.5 3.2 0.9 0.8 0.4

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