Paul Szczechura

Position: RW ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 186 lbs. (84 kg)

Born: November 30, 1985 in Brantford, Ontario
Amateur Teams: Western Michigan

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
2008-09 23 TBL NHL 31 4 5 9 -1 12 3 1 0 0 4 0 1 51 7.8 89 420 13:33 94 138 40.5 30 23 12 5
2009-10 24 TBL NHL 52 5 2 7 -15 18 4 1 0 1 2 0 0 83 6.0 128 681 13:05 186 217 46.2 45 30 24 8
2011-12 26 BUF NHL 9 1 3 4 0 4 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 11 9.1 18 103 11:26 28 39 41.8 7 3 1 1
2 yrs TBL NHL 83 9 7 16 -16 30 7 2 0 1 6 0 1 134 6.7 217 1101 13:16 280 355 44.1 75 53 36 13
1 yr BUF NHL 9 1 3 4 0 4 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 11 9.1 18 103 11:26 28 39 41.8 7 3 1 1
Career NHL 92 10 10 20 -16 34 8 2 0 1 9 0 1 145 6.9 235 1204 13:05 308 394 43.9 82 56 37 14

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 23 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 31 331.7 296 300 49.7 -1.9 220 210 51.2 1.0 7.2 91.8 99.0 46.1 53.9
2009-10 24 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 52 546.0 422 454 48.2 0.1 330 340 49.3 1.7 4.1 90.3 94.5 39.1 60.9
2011-12 26 Buffalo Sabres NHL 9 102.6 81 101 44.5 -4.4 62 73 45.9 -1.8 14.0 88.9 102.8 54.4 45.6
2 yrs NHL 52 877.7 718 754 48.8 -0.4 550 550 50.0 1.6 5.4 90.9 96.2 41.6 58.4
Career NHL 31 980.3 799 855 48.3 -0.9 612 623 49.6 1.2 6.2 90.6 96.8 43.0 57.0

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
2008-09 23 TBL NHL 31 3 0.13 0.16 0.29 0.11 0.39 1.65 4 5 9 4 14 1 18 4 -1 0.1 0.4 0.5
2009-10 24 TBL NHL 52 3 0.10 0.04 0.13 0.06 0.35 1.60 5 2 7 3 11 1 36 11 -15 -0.7 0.2 -0.5
2011-12 26 BUF NHL 9 1 0.11 0.33 0.44 0.15 0.44 1.22 1 3 4 1 6 0 6 0 0 0.3 0.1 0.4
2 yrs TBL NHL 83 7 0.11 0.08 0.19 0.08 0.36 1.61 9 7 16 7 25 2 54 15 -16 -0.5 0.6 0.1
1 yr BUF NHL 9 1 0.11 0.33 0.44 0.15 0.44 1.22 1 3 4 1 6 0 6 0 0 0.3 0.1 0.4
Career NHL 92 8 0.11 0.11 0.22 0.09 0.37 1.58 10 10 20 8 31 2 60 15 -16 -0.3 0.7 0.4

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
2003-04 18 Western Michigan University CCHA 39 9 11 20 12
2004-05 19 Western Michigan University CCHA 37 6 23 29 22 4 2 0 0
2005-06 20 Western Michigan University CCHA 40 10 26 36 47 5 4 1 0
2006-07 21 Western Michigan University CCHA 37 19 26 45 26 9 7 3 2
2006-07 21 Iowa Stars AHL 14 3 4 7 2 19 3 0 0 0 21 14.3
2007-08 22 2 Teams AHL 53 16 15 31 7 31 12 4 0 3 97 16.5
2007-08 22 Iowa Stars AHL 29 2 3 5 -3 15 2 0 0 0 38 5.3
2007-08 22 Norfolk Admirals AHL 24 14 12 26 10 16 10 4 0 3 59 23.7
2008-09 23 Norfolk Admirals AHL 33 13 16 29 8 26 11 1 1 1 112 11.6
2009-10 24 Norfolk Admirals AHL 35 8 21 29 2 24 5 2 1 2 77 10.4
2010-11 25 Norfolk Admirals AHL 79 21 30 51 -9 43 12 9 0 1 220 9.5
2011-12 26 Rochester Americans AHL 57 21 25 46 16 26 17 3 1 4 137 15.3
2012-13 27 2 Teams KHL 46 8 20 28 20
2012-13 27 HC Lev Praha KHL 3 0 0 0 2
2012-13 27 Dynamo Riga KHL 43 8 20 28 18
Career 6 Seasons AHL 271 82 111 193 26 169 60 19 3 11 664 12.3
Career 4 Seasons CCHA 153 44 86 130 107 18 13 4 2
Career 1 Season KHL 46 8 20 28 20

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2006-07 21 Iowa Stars AHL 10 3 1 4 -1 8 1 2 0 1 12 25.0
2010-11 25 Norfolk Admirals AHL 3 1 0 1 0 4 1 0 0 1 8 12.5
2011-12 26 Rochester Americans AHL 3 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 11 0.0
2012-13 27 Dynamo Riga KHL 13 5 7 12 18
Career 3 Seasons AHL 16 4 2 6 -2 12 2 2 0 2 31 12.9
Career 1 Season KHL 13 5 7 12 18

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 3 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3
Paul Szczechura 0.5 0.4 -0.5
Mike Moller 78.1 0.5 0.4 -0.4
John Flesch 64.6 0.6 0.5 -0.4
Herb Raglan 61.3 0.5 0.4 -0.3
Ben Eager 56.1 0.7 0.3 -0.5
Jason Wiemer 53.4 0.6 0.2 -0.3
Bobby Schmautz 52.9 0.6 0.4 -0.2
Rob McClanahan 47.3 0.5 0.4 -0.7
Dan Cleary 42.9 0.5 0.4 -0.2
Jeff Jackson 42.7 0.6 0.2 -0.4
Tony Featherstone 40.3 0.8 0.4 -0.4
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3
Paul Szczechura 0.5 0.4 -0.5
Tony Featherstone 40.3 0.8 0.4 -0.4
Sid Finney 39.0 0.6 0.3 -0.3
Robert Dome 29.7 0.5 0.4 0.0
Tomas Plihal 27.2 0.7 0.4 0.0
John Lilley 27.2 0.4 0.4 -0.1
Fred Knipscheer 27.0 0.5 0.3 0.0
Dan Bonar 25.7 1.0 0.5 -0.5
Dave Cameron 25.3 0.5 0.4 0.1
Stefan Ruzicka 21.9 0.5 0.5 0.0
Juha Lind 20.4 0.7 0.3 -0.1

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

April 24, 2008: Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, April 24, 2008.

August 9, 2011: Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, August 9, 2011.

May 24, 2012: Signed as a free agent by Lev Praha (KHL), May 24, 2012.

September 26, 2012: Signed as a free agent by Riga (KHL), September 26, 2012.

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