Steve Sullivan

Position: RW ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 5-9 (175 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs. (75 kg)

Born: July 6, 1974 in Timmins, Ontario
Draft: New Jersey, 9th round (233rd overall), 1994 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds

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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Aug 30, 2015 9:25 AM

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
1995-96 21 NJD NHL 16 5 4 9 3 8 3 2 0 1 2 2 0 23 21.7
1996-97 22 TOT NHL 54 13 25 38 14 37 10 3 0 3 19 5 1 108 12.0 Calder-9
1996-97 22 NJD NHL 33 8 14 22 9 14 6 2 0 2 11 3 0 63 12.7 Calder-9
1996-97 22 TOR NHL 21 5 11 16 5 23 4 1 0 1 8 2 1 45 11.1 Calder-9
1997-98 23 TOR NHL 63 10 18 28 -8 40 9 1 0 1 17 1 0 112 8.9
1998-99 24 TOR NHL 63 20 20 40 12 28 16 4 0 5 13 7 0 110 18.2 895 14:12
1999-00 25 TOT NHL 80 22 43 65 19 56 19 2 1 6 30 13 0 180 12.2 1403 17:32
1999-00 25 TOR NHL 7 0 1 1 -1 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 11 0.0 83 11:52
1999-00 25 CHI NHL 73 22 42 64 20 52 19 2 1 6 29 13 0 169 13.0 1320 18:05
2000-01 26 CHI NHL 81 34 41 75 3 54 20 6 8 3 29 10 2 204 16.7 1664 20:32 Selke-28
2001-02 27 CHI NHL 78 21 39 60 23 67 18 3 0 8 29 9 1 155 13.5 1495 19:10
2002-03 28 CHI NHL 82 26 35 61 15 42 20 4 2 3 28 5 2 190 13.7 1579 19:15 Selke-19
2003-04 29 TOT NHL 80 24 49 73 1 48 11 11 2 4 31 17 1 218 11.0 1674 20:56 AS-13
2003-04 29 CHI NHL 56 15 28 43 -7 36 9 4 2 4 19 8 1 140 10.7 1193 21:19 AS-13
2003-04 29 NSH NHL 24 9 21 30 8 12 2 7 0 0 12 9 0 78 11.5 481 20:02 AS-13
2005-06 31 NSH NHL 69 31 37 68 2 50 14 13 4 5 16 21 0 192 16.1 1317 19:06
2006-07 32 NSH NHL 57 22 38 60 16 20 13 6 3 4 20 17 1 122 18.0 1107 19:25 Byng-22,Selke-41
2008-09 34 NSH NHL 41 11 21 32 2 30 8 3 0 2 14 7 0 83 13.3 152 758 18:29 0 4 0.0 15 6 23 32 Byng-64,Masterton-1
2009-10 35 NSH NHL 82 17 34 51 2 35 12 5 0 4 26 8 0 152 11.2 250 1470 17:55 1 9 10.0 26 13 34 68
2010-11 36 NSH NHL 44 10 12 22 4 28 7 3 0 1 8 4 0 79 12.7 133 705 16:02 5 8 38.5 18 10 16 24
2011-12 37 PIT NHL 79 17 31 48 -3 20 12 5 0 1 15 16 0 140 12.1 230 1213 15:22 4 5 44.4 38 16 17 22
2012-13 38 TOT NHL 42 7 10 17 -12 24 3 4 0 1 6 4 0 61 11.5 109 611 14:33 3 3 50.0 12 3 15 15
2012-13 38 PHX NHL 33 5 7 12 -8 20 3 2 0 0 3 4 0 48 10.4 87 474 14:22 0 1 0.0 11 2 13 10
2012-13 38 NJD NHL 9 2 3 5 -4 4 0 2 0 1 3 0 0 13 15.4 22 137 15:16 3 2 60.0 1 1 2 5
6 yrs NSH NHL 317 100 163 263 34 175 56 37 7 16 96 66 1 706 14.2 927 5838 18:25 6 21 22.2 59 29 73 124
5 yrs CHI NHL 370 118 185 303 54 251 86 19 13 24 134 45 6 858 13.8 7250 19:36
4 yrs TOR NHL 154 35 50 85 8 95 29 6 0 7 39 10 1 278 12.6 978 13:58
3 yrs NJD NHL 58 15 21 36 8 26 9 6 0 4 16 5 0 99 15.2 108 137 15:16 3 2 60.0 1 1 2 5
1 yr PHX NHL 33 5 7 12 -8 20 3 2 0 0 3 4 0 48 10.4 87 474 14:22 0 1 0.0 11 2 13 10
1 yr PIT NHL 79 17 31 48 -3 20 12 5 0 1 15 16 0 140 12.1 230 1213 15:22 4 5 44.4 38 16 17 22
Career NHL 1011 290 457 747 93 587 195 75 20 52 303 146 8 2129 13.6 2488 15891 18:06 13 29 31.0 109 48 105 161

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%
2008-09 34 Nashville Predators NHL 41 587.0 521 578 47.4 -1.4 405 439 48.0 -1.2 10.2 92.0 102.3 61.1 38.9
2009-10 35 Nashville Predators NHL 82 1161.0 1151 1052 52.2 -0.1 879 808 52.1 -0.3 8.2 91.9 100.2 58.2 41.8
2010-11 36 Nashville Predators NHL 44 551.9 507 503 50.2 -0.2 381 390 49.4 -0.6 8.8 92.7 101.5 56.3 43.7
2011-12 37 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 79 903.7 1000 799 55.6 0.1 754 611 55.2 -1.2 8.8 89.4 98.2 63.8 36.3
2012-13 38 2 Teams NHL 42 488 404 54.7 1.9 329 311 51.4 -3.1 6.4 88.1 94.6 63.1 36.9
2012-13 38 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 33 382.8 397 342 53.7 2.4 269 268 50.1 -2.8 6.1 89.2 95.4 61.3 38.7
2012-13 38 New Jersey Devils NHL 9 101.4 91 62 59.5 -0.4 60 43 58.3 -3.6 8.1 81.8 89.9 70.7 29.3
3 yrs NHL 82 2299.9 2179 2133 50.5 -0.4 1665 1637 50.4 -0.5 8.8 92.1 101.0 58.6 41.4
Career NHL 41 3687.7 4155 3740 52.6 0.1 3077 2870 51.7 -1.4 8.3 90.7 99.0 60.8 39.2

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
1995-96 21 NJD NHL 16 4 0.31 0.25 0.56 0.24 0.50 1.44 5 4 9 4 18 8 7 0 3 0.6 0.4 1.0
1996-97 22 TOT NHL 54 14 0.24 0.46 0.70 0.26 0.69 2.00 13 26 39 14 52 15 23 0 14 2.7 1.3 3.9 Calder-9
1996-97 22 NJD NHL 33 8 0.24 0.42 0.67 0.25 0.42 1.91 8 15 23 8 30 9 12 0 9 1.5 0.8 2.3 Calder-9
1996-97 22 TOR NHL 21 6 0.24 0.52 0.76 0.28 1.10 2.14 5 11 16 6 22 6 11 0 5 1.2 0.4 1.6 Calder-9
1997-98 23 TOR NHL 63 10 0.16 0.29 0.44 0.17 0.63 1.78 11 21 32 12 44 9 44 1 -8 1.5 0.6 2.2
1998-99 24 TOR NHL 63 16 0.32 0.32 0.63 0.26 0.44 1.75 23 23 46 19 53 16 26 1 12 3.8 0.9 4.7
1999-00 25 TOT NHL 80 24 0.28 0.54 0.81 0.30 0.70 2.25 24 46 70 26 86 22 59 14 19 5.2 2.0 7.2
1999-00 25 TOR NHL 7 0 0.00 0.14 0.14 0.04 0.57 1.57 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 -1 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
1999-00 25 CHI NHL 73 23 0.30 0.58 0.88 0.32 0.71 2.32 24 45 69 25 85 22 57 14 20 5.3 2.0 7.3
2000-01 26 CHI NHL 81 30 0.42 0.51 0.93 0.37 0.67 2.52 37 44 81 32 97 26 86 18 3 6.7 2.1 8.8 Selke-28
2001-02 27 CHI NHL 78 21 0.27 0.50 0.77 0.27 0.86 1.99 24 44 68 25 78 17 55 17 23 4.4 2.5 6.9
2002-03 28 CHI NHL 82 24 0.32 0.43 0.74 0.29 0.51 2.32 30 39 69 27 85 18 72 20 15 5.0 2.2 7.2 Selke-19
2003-04 29 TOT NHL 80 26 0.30 0.61 0.91 0.33 0.60 2.73 29 56 85 31 100 43 66 10 1 6.1 2.1 8.2 AS-13
2003-04 29 CHI NHL 56 16 0.27 0.50 0.77 0.28 0.64 2.50 18 32 50 19 63 24 52 6 -7 3.1 1.2 4.3 AS-13
2003-04 29 NSH NHL 24 10 0.38 0.88 1.25 0.44 0.50 3.25 11 24 35 13 37 19 14 4 8 3.0 0.9 3.9 AS-13
2005-06 31 NSH NHL 69 26 0.45 0.54 0.99 0.38 0.72 2.78 31 35 66 26 95 52 59 18 2 5.9 1.6 7.4
2006-07 32 NSH NHL 57 22 0.39 0.67 1.05 0.38 0.35 2.14 23 38 61 23 82 31 49 14 16 5.2 1.7 6.9 Byng-22,Selke-41
2008-09 34 NSH NHL 41 11 0.27 0.51 0.78 0.28 0.73 2.02 12 21 33 12 48 19 28 1 2 2.3 1.1 3.3 Byng-64,Masterton-1
2009-10 35 NSH NHL 82 18 0.21 0.41 0.62 0.23 0.43 1.85 18 36 54 20 80 27 54 3 2 3.2 1.7 5.0
2010-11 36 NSH NHL 44 9 0.23 0.27 0.50 0.19 0.64 1.80 11 13 24 10 34 9 26 5 4 1.5 1.0 2.5
2011-12 37 PIT NHL 79 17 0.22 0.39 0.61 0.22 0.25 1.77 19 34 53 20 88 40 51 0 -3 3.9 1.0 4.9
2012-13 38 TOT NHL 42 6 0.17 0.24 0.40 0.15 0.57 1.45 14 19 33 13 29 14 28 1 -12 1.0 0.1 1.1
2012-13 38 PHX NHL 33 5 0.15 0.21 0.36 0.14 0.61 1.45 10 13 23 9 24 12 21 1 -8 0.6 0.1 0.7
2012-13 38 NJD NHL 9 2 0.22 0.33 0.56 0.22 0.44 1.44 4 6 10 4 5 2 7 0 -4 0.4 0.0 0.4
6 yrs NSH NHL 317 97 0.32 0.51 0.83 0.31 0.55 2.23 106 167 273 103 376 157 230 45 34 21.0 7.9 29.0
5 yrs CHI NHL 370 114 0.32 0.50 0.82 0.31 0.68 2.32 133 204 337 128 408 107 322 75 54 24.6 10.0 34.6
4 yrs TOR NHL 154 33 0.23 0.32 0.55 0.21 0.62 1.81 39 56 95 37 120 31 83 2 8 6.4 2.0 8.4
3 yrs NJD NHL 58 14 0.26 0.36 0.62 0.24 0.45 1.71 17 25 42 16 53 19 26 0 8 2.5 1.2 3.7
1 yr PHX NHL 33 5 0.15 0.21 0.36 0.14 0.61 1.45 10 13 23 9 24 12 21 1 -8 0.6 0.1 0.7
1 yr PIT NHL 79 17 0.22 0.39 0.61 0.22 0.25 1.77 19 34 53 20 88 40 51 0 -3 3.9 1.0 4.9
Career NHL 1011 280 0.29 0.45 0.74 0.28 0.58 2.11 324 499 823 313 1069 366 733 123 93 59.0 22.3 81.3

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
1998-99 24 TOR NHL 13 3 3 6 -3 14 1 2 0 0 21 14.3 212 16:20
2001-02 27 CHI NHL 5 1 0 1 -1 2 1 0 0 0 7 14.3 90 18:04
2003-04 29 NSH NHL 6 1 1 2 -4 6 1 0 0 1 13 7.7 114 18:58
2005-06 31 NSH NHL 5 0 2 2 -2 0 0 0 0 0 12 0.0 85 17:02
2009-10 35 NSH NHL 6 0 3 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 7 0.0 22 108 17:59 1 3 25.0 7 3 4 2
2010-11 36 NSH NHL 9 2 1 3 2 2 2 0 0 1 7 28.6 12 84 9:23 0 1 0.0 3 0 0 2
2011-12 37 PIT NHL 6 2 4 6 -4 4 0 2 0 0 13 15.4 18 90 14:58 1 0 100.0 5 1 3 1
Career NHL 50 9 14 23 -10 30 5 4 0 2 80 11.3 105 784 15:40 2 4 33.3 15 4 7 5

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 35 Nashville Predators NHL 6 72.5 70 64 52.2 -0.3 50 41 54.9 3.3 12.1 93.1 105.2 60.0 40.0
2010-11 36 Nashville Predators NHL 9 71.3 66 64 50.8 1.1 46 51 47.4 -2.2 13.3 94.4 107.8 75.0 25.0
2011-12 37 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 6 56.7 57 43 57.0 6.2 42 30 58.3 7.3 13.8 76.9 90.7 58.5 41.5
2 yrs NHL 9 143.8 136 128 51.5 0.8 96 92 51.1 0.7 12.7 93.8 106.5 67.6 32.4
Career NHL 6 200.5 193 171 53.0 2.3 138 122 53.1 2.5 13.0 89.0 102.1 64.3 35.7

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
1991-92 17 Timmins Golden Bears NOJHA 47 66 55 121 141
1992-93 18 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 62 36 27 63 44
1993-94 19 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 63 51 62 113 82
1994-95 20 Albany River Rats AHL 75 31 50 81 124
1995-96 21 Albany River Rats AHL 53 33 42 75 127
1996-97 22 Albany River Rats AHL 15 8 7 15 16
1999-00 25 Canada WC-A 9 4 1 5 -1 14 1 3 0 0 32 12.5
2000-01 26 Canada WC-A 7 1 2 3 2 10 0 1 0 0
Career 3 Seasons AHL 143 72 99 171 267
Career 1 Season NOJHA 47 66 55 121 141
Career 2 Seasons OHL 125 87 89 176 126
Career 2 Seasons WC-A 16 5 3 8 1 24 1 4 0 0 32 12.5

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1992-93 18 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 16 3 8 11 18
1992-93 18 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds M-Cup 4 1 0 1 4
1993-94 19 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 14 9 16 25 22
1994-95 20 Albany River Rats AHL 14 4 7 11 10
1995-96 21 Albany River Rats AHL 4 3 0 3 6
Career 2 Seasons AHL 18 7 7 14 16
Career 1 Season M-Cup 4 1 0 1 4
Career 2 Seasons OHL 30 12 24 36 40

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 16 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Steve Sullivan 8.8 8.2 7.4 7.2 7.2 6.9 6.9 5.0 4.9 4.7 3.9 3.3 2.5 2.2 1.1 1.0
Vyacheslav Kozlov 94.3 8.6 8.2 7.5 7.1 7.1 6.8 6.2 5.2 4.9 4.6 3.9 3.3 2.5 0.2 -0.1
Bernie Federko 94.0 8.4 8.0 7.5 7.5 7.4 7.1 6.0 5.7 5.6 4.7 4.3 3.3 2.3 2.1
Doug Weight 92.1 9.0 8.5 8.3 7.8 7.2 6.6 5.9 5.7 5.4 5.3 4.1 3.0 2.6 2.5 1.4
Brian Propp 92.1 8.8 8.1 8.0 7.1 7.1 7.0 6.9 6.5 6.2 5.9 4.9 2.9 2.5 2.0 0.0
Bobby Smith 92.0 8.7 7.4 7.2 7.0 6.9 6.4 6.1 5.9 5.1 4.7 3.3 2.9 2.1 1.4 0.0
Rod Brind'Amour 92.0 9.0 8.2 8.2 7.3 6.8 6.5 5.8 5.6 5.2 5.1 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.1 1.4
John MacLean 91.5 8.0 7.8 7.5 7.1 6.2 6.1 4.6 4.5 4.0 3.5 3.2 3.1 2.4 1.6 -0.5
Ryan Smyth 91.5 8.4 7.8 7.3 7.3 7.2 6.7 6.1 6.0 5.7 5.5 3.3 3.1 2.8 -0.1 -0.4
Rick Tocchet 91.0 10.2 7.9 7.5 7.0 6.2 6.2 5.5 5.5 5.4 4.3 3.7 3.5 2.6 1.8 1.7
Hooley Smith 90.7 6.4 6.2 6.1 6.0 5.7 5.6 5.6 4.9 4.3 3.6 3.3 2.8 2.1 2.0 0.9
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
Steve Sullivan 8.8 8.2 7.4 7.2 7.2 6.9 6.9 5.0 4.9 4.7 3.9 3.3 2.5 2.2 1.1 1.0
Bernie Federko 94.0 8.4 8.0 7.5 7.5 7.4 7.1 6.0 5.7 5.6 4.7 4.3 3.3 2.3 2.1
John MacLean 92.2 8.0 7.8 7.5 7.1 6.2 6.1 4.6 4.5 4.2 4.0 3.5 3.2 3.1 2.4 1.6 0.5 0.4 -0.5
Brian Propp 92.1 8.8 8.1 8.0 7.1 7.1 7.0 6.9 6.5 6.2 5.9 4.9 2.9 2.5 2.0 0.0
Bobby Smith 92.0 8.7 7.4 7.2 7.0 6.9 6.4 6.1 5.9 5.1 4.7 3.3 2.9 2.1 1.4 0.0
Vyacheslav Kozlov 91.9 8.6 8.2 7.5 7.4 7.1 7.1 6.8 6.2 5.2 4.9 4.6 3.9 3.7 3.3 2.5 1.4 0.2 -0.1
Ryan Smyth 90.5 8.4 7.8 7.3 7.3 7.2 6.7 6.1 6.0 5.7 5.5 5.3 4.5 3.3 3.1 2.8 1.2 0.3 -0.1 -0.4
Miroslav Satan 90.1 10.0 9.1 8.3 8.3 7.1 6.8 6.3 5.3 5.0 3.9 3.7 3.5 3.1 1.9
Hooley Smith 90.0 6.4 6.2 6.1 6.0 5.7 5.6 5.6 4.9 4.3 3.6 3.3 2.8 2.1 2.0 0.9 0.7 -0.8
Doug Weight 89.8 9.0 8.5 8.3 7.8 7.2 6.6 5.9 5.7 5.4 5.3 4.1 3.0 2.8 2.6 2.5 2.4 1.4 0.9 0.5
Andrew Brunette 89.1 8.2 7.6 6.9 6.5 6.2 5.5 5.5 5.1 4.9 4.5 4.4 2.9 2.1 1.7 0.8 0.7

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

February 25, 1997: Traded to Toronto by New Jersey with Jason Smith and the rights to Alyn McCauley for Doug Gilmour, Dave Ellett and New Jersey's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, New Jersey selected Andre Lakos) in 1999 Entry Draft, February 25, 1997.

October 23, 1999: Claimed on waivers by Chicago from Toronto, October 23, 1999.

February 16, 2004: Traded to Nashville by Chicago for Nashville's 2nd round choice in 2004 (Ryan Garlock) and 2005 (Michael Blunden) Entry Drafts, February 16, 2004.

February 22, 2006: Missed remainder of 2006-07, all of 2007-08 and start of 2008-09 due to back injury vs. Montreal, February 22, 2006.

July 1, 2011: Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 1, 2011.

July 4, 2012: Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 4, 2012.

April 3, 2013: Traded to New Jersey by Phoenix for New Jersey's 7th round choice in 2014 Entry Draft, April 3, 2013.

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