Dick Tarnstrom

Position: D ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-1 (185 cm)
Weight: 205 lbs. (93 kg)

Born: January 20, 1975 in Sundbyberg, Sweden
Draft: NY Islanders, 11th round (272nd overall), 1994 NHL Entry

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
2001-02 27 NYI NHL 62 3 16 19 -12 38 3 0 0 0 10 5 1 59 5.1 1094 17:39
2002-03 28 PIT NHL 61 7 34 41 -11 50 4 3 0 0 12 22 0 115 6.1 1458 23:54
2003-04 29 PIT NHL 80 16 36 52 -37 38 4 12 0 0 10 26 0 158 10.1 1924 24:03 AS-17,Norris-17
2005-06 31 TOT NHL 55 6 8 14 -15 76 2 4 0 0 5 3 0 60 10.0 931 16:56
2005-06 31 PIT NHL 33 5 5 10 -10 52 1 4 0 0 2 3 0 40 12.5 558 16:54
2005-06 31 EDM NHL 22 1 3 4 -5 24 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 20 5.0 373 16:58
2007-08 33 TOT NHL 48 3 11 14 -11 52 2 1 0 0 6 5 0 44 6.8 117 930 19:23 0 0 22 71 7 24
2007-08 33 EDM NHL 29 1 4 5 -6 40 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 22 4.5 60 568 19:35 0 0 12 54 5 19
2007-08 33 CBJ NHL 19 2 7 9 -5 12 1 1 0 0 2 5 0 22 9.1 57 362 19:03 0 0 10 17 2 5
3 yrs PIT NHL 174 28 75 103 -58 140 9 19 0 0 24 51 0 313 8.9 3939 22:38
2 yrs EDM NHL 51 2 7 9 -11 64 2 0 0 0 7 0 0 42 4.8 80 941 18:28 0 0 12 54 5 19
1 yr CBJ NHL 19 2 7 9 -5 12 1 1 0 0 2 5 0 22 9.1 57 362 19:03 0 0 10 17 2 5
1 yr NYI NHL 62 3 16 19 -12 38 3 0 0 0 10 5 1 59 5.1 1094 17:39
Career NHL 306 35 105 140 -86 254 15 20 0 0 43 61 1 436 8.0 509 6337 20:43 0 0 22 71 7 24

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 33 2 Teams NHL 48 586 585 50.0 2.1 440 438 50.1 1.1 6.9 90.1 97.0 51.2 48.8
2007-08 33 Edmonton Oilers NHL 29 425.6 330 403 45.0 -1.1 247 300 45.2 -1.6 8.2 89.7 98.0 42.9 57.1
2007-08 33 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 19 261.0 256 182 58.4 7.3 193 138 58.3 5.3 5.1 90.8 95.8 64.7 35.3
Career NHL 19 686.6 1172 1170 50.0 2.1 880 876 50.1 1.1 6.9 90.1 97.0 51.2 48.8

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
2001-02 27 NYI NHL 62 6 0.05 0.26 0.31 0.10 0.61 0.95 3 18 21 7 43 7 63 15 -12 1.3 0.9 2.2
2002-03 28 PIT NHL 61 13 0.11 0.56 0.67 0.21 0.82 1.89 8 38 46 15 93 45 71 12 -11 3.6 3.0 6.6
2003-04 29 PIT NHL 80 18 0.20 0.45 0.65 0.23 0.48 1.98 19 41 60 22 105 57 99 14 -37 5.3 0.7 6.0 AS-17,Norris-17
2005-06 31 TOT NHL 55 5 0.11 0.15 0.25 0.10 1.38 1.09 6 8 14 5 37 13 45 6 -15 0.8 0.8 1.6
2005-06 31 PIT NHL 33 4 0.15 0.15 0.30 0.12 1.58 1.21 5 5 10 4 26 12 30 6 -10 0.8 0.3 1.1
2005-06 31 EDM NHL 22 1 0.05 0.14 0.18 0.06 1.09 0.91 1 3 4 1 11 1 15 0 -5 0.0 0.5 0.6
2007-08 33 TOT NHL 48 5 0.06 0.23 0.29 0.10 1.08 0.92 3 11 14 5 34 10 44 9 -11 0.8 1.2 2.0
2007-08 33 EDM NHL 29 2 0.03 0.14 0.17 0.06 1.38 0.76 1 4 5 2 19 2 31 8 -6 0.0 0.7 0.7
2007-08 33 CBJ NHL 19 3 0.11 0.37 0.47 0.16 0.63 1.16 2 7 9 3 15 8 13 1 -5 0.8 0.5 1.3
3 yrs PIT NHL 174 35 0.16 0.43 0.59 0.20 0.80 1.80 32 84 116 40 224 114 200 32 -58 9.7 4.0 13.7
2 yrs EDM NHL 51 3 0.04 0.14 0.18 0.06 1.25 0.82 2 7 9 3 30 3 46 8 -11 0.0 1.3 1.3
1 yr CBJ NHL 19 3 0.11 0.37 0.47 0.16 0.63 1.16 2 7 9 3 15 8 13 1 -5 0.8 0.5 1.3
1 yr NYI NHL 62 6 0.05 0.26 0.31 0.10 0.61 0.95 3 18 21 7 43 7 63 15 -12 1.3 0.9 2.2
Career NHL 306 47 0.11 0.34 0.46 0.15 0.83 1.42 39 116 155 53 312 132 322 56 -86 11.8 6.6 18.4

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
2001-02 27 NYI NHL 5 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 36 7:13
2005-06 31 EDM NHL 12 0 2 2 1 10 0 0 0 0 7 0.0 168 13:00
Career NHL 17 0 2 2 -1 12 0 0 0 0 9 0.0 204 12:00

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
1992-93 18 AIK Solna Sweden 3 0 0 0 0
1992-93 18 Sweden EJC-A 6 2 0 2 0
1993-94 19 AIK Solna Sweden-2 33 1 4 5
1993-94 19 Sweden WJC-A 7 5 0 5 4
1994-95 20 AIK Solna Sweden 37 8 4 12 26
1994-95 20 Sweden WJC-A 7 2 2 4 4
1995-96 21 AIK Solna Sweden 40 0 5 5 32
1996-97 22 AIK Solna Sweden 49 5 3 8 38
1997-98 23 AIK Solna Sweden 45 2 12 14 30
1998-99 24 AIK Solna Sweden 47 9 14 23 36
1999-00 25 AIK Solna Sweden 42 7 15 22 20
2000-01 26 AIK Solna Sweden 50 10 18 28 28
2001-02 27 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 9 0 2 2 3 2 0 0 0 0
2002-03 28 Sweden WC-A 9 1 3 4 4 0 0 1 0 0
2003-04 29 Sweden WC-A 9 4 2 6 7 6 3 1 0 0
2004-05 30 Sweden W-Cup 2 0 0 0 -4 0
2004-05 30 Sodertalje SK Sweden 50 7 18 25 46
2006-07 32 HC Lugano Swiss 44 3 26 29 90
2006-07 32 Sweden WC-A 9 1 8 9 14
2008-09 34 AIK IF Solna Sweden-2 38 9 23 32 68
2008-09 34 Sweden WC-A 8 2 1 3 3 16 0 2 0 1
Career 1 Season AHL 9 0 2 2 3 2 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season EJC-A 6 2 0 2 0
Career 9 Seasons Sweden 363 48 89 137 256
Career 2 Seasons Sweden-2 71 10 27 37 68
Career 1 Season Swiss 44 3 26 29 90
Career 1 Season W-Cup 2 0 0 0 -4 0
Career 4 Seasons WC-A 35 8 14 22 14 36 3 4 0 1
Career 2 Seasons WJC-A 14 7 2 9 8

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1996-97 22 AIK Solna Sweden 7 0 1 1 6
2000-01 26 AIK Solna Sweden 5 0 0 0 8
2004-05 30 Sodertalje SK Sweden 9 1 0 1 6
2006-07 32 HC Lugano Swiss 5 1 6 7 8
Career 3 Seasons Sweden 21 1 1 2 20
Career 1 Season Swiss 5 1 6 7 8

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 5 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5
Dick Tarnstrom 6.6 6.0 2.2 2.0 1.6
Kari Eloranta 93.0 6.4 5.9 2.2 1.4 1.1
Pat Egan 85.7 5.8 4.4 3.6 1.5 1.4
Jan Hejda 85.1 6.1 5.4 3.6 1.9 1.9
Tom Reid 82.7 7.1 4.9 2.5 2.0 0.8
Andy Delmore 82.4 6.8 6.3 3.2 1.5 0.1
Jim Johnson 81.7 5.5 4.6 2.8 1.9 1.4
Jean Potvin 81.5 5.9 4.9 2.6 2.0 0.9
Dustin Byfuglien 81.5 6.2 6.1 2.9 0.8 0.4
Radoslav Suchy 81.3 5.4 4.7 2.4 2.4 1.6
Gerald Diduck 81.2 5.7 4.9 2.3 1.4 0.8
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Dick Tarnstrom 6.6 6.0 2.2 2.0 1.6
Kari Eloranta 93.0 6.4 5.9 2.2 1.4 1.1
Andy Delmore 87.2 6.8 6.3 3.2 1.5 1.1 0.1 0.0
Anton Babchuk 84.2 7.9 7.3 2.1 2.0 1.4 0.2 0.1
Robert Palmer 82.9 7.0 5.7 3.0 1.7 1.2 0.9 0.3
Des Smith 80.8 5.3 5.0 3.5 1.6 1.3
Matt Niskanen 80.3 11.1 7.2 6.0 4.8 4.1 2.5 2.0 1.7
Thomas Eriksson 80.1 6.7 6.5 1.8 1.2 0.0
Richard Mulhern 79.8 7.4 6.2 4.5 2.0 0.5 0.2
Kent Huskins 79.2 6.1 4.3 2.7 2.3 1.8 0.6 0.2
Bill Nyrop 79.1 7.4 5.5 3.4 2.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

August 6, 2002: Claimed on waivers by Pittsburgh from NY Islanders, August 6, 2002.

August 9, 2004: Signed as a free agent by Sodertalje (Sweden), August 9, 2004.

January 26, 2006: Traded to Edmonton by Pittsburgh for Jani Rita and Cory Cross, January 26, 2006.

August 16, 2006: Signed as a free agent by Lugano (Swiss), August 16, 2006.

July 1, 2007: Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, July 1, 2007.

February 1, 2008: Traded to Columbus by Edmonton for Curtis Glencross, February 1, 2008.

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