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Chris Thorburn

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Position: RW ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-3 (190 cm)
Weight: 230 lbs. (104 kg)

Born: June 3, 1983 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Draft: Buffalo, 2nd round (50th overall), 2001 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: North Bay Centennials, Plymouth Whalers, Saginaw Spirit
Current salary: $1,200,000
Current cap hit: $1,200,000



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
2005-06 22 BUF NHL 2 0 1 1 -1 7 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 14 6:52
2006-07 23 PIT NHL 39 3 2 5 1 69 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 40 7.5 308 7:54
2007-08 24 ATL NHL 73 5 13 18 -4 92 5 0 0 1 13 0 0 72 6.9 106 652 8:56 12 8 60.0 89 19 18 10
2008-09 25 ATL NHL 82 7 8 15 -10 104 7 0 0 1 8 0 0 85 8.2 131 786 9:35 15 22 40.5 127 33 22 20
2009-10 26 ATL NHL 76 4 9 13 6 89 1 0 3 0 9 0 0 63 6.3 98 759 9:59 16 13 55.2 103 37 32 8
2010-11 27 ATL NHL 82 9 10 19 -4 77 7 2 0 0 9 1 0 114 7.9 192 1131 13:48 125 126 49.8 128 71 41 10
2011-12 28 WPG NHL 72 4 7 11 -6 83 4 0 0 0 7 0 0 69 5.8 120 733 10:11 39 28 58.2 151 46 13 14
2012-13 29 WPG NHL 42 2 2 4 -5 70 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 13 15.4 30 266 6:19 20 26 43.5 65 19 3 1
2013-14 30 WPG NHL 55 2 9 11 0 65 2 0 0 1 9 0 0 26 7.7 50 492 8:57 20 13 60.6 108 34 4 8
2014-15 31 WPG NHL 81 7 7 14 -5 76 7 0 0 2 7 0 0 67 10.4 128 655 8:05 37 20 64.9 127 29 9 12
8 yrs ATL,WPG NHL 563 40 65 105 -28 656 35 2 3 5 64 1 0 509 7.9 855 5475 9:43 284 256 52.6 898 288 142 83
1 yr BUF NHL 2 0 1 1 -1 7 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 14 6:52
1 yr PIT NHL 39 3 2 5 1 69 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 40 7.5 308 7:54
Career NHL 604 43 68 111 -28 732 38 2 3 6 67 1 0 550 7.8 896 5797 9:36 284 256 52.6 898 288 142 83

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 24 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 73 637.2 437 618 41.4 -3.7 345 476 42.0 -3.1 8.7 92.3 101.0 39.1 60.9
2008-09 25 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 82 768.1 636 760 45.6 -4.5 490 543 47.4 -2.5 6.4 92.2 98.6 46.1 53.9
2009-10 26 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 76 581.1 447 508 46.8 -4.5 325 390 45.5 -4.8 8.0 93.9 101.9 43.5 56.5
2010-11 27 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 82 925.4 782 922 45.9 -5.9 582 651 47.2 -5.8 6.7 93.0 99.6 45.8 54.2
2011-12 28 Winnipeg Jets NHL 72 681.4 501 706 41.5 -11.7 392 497 44.1 -10.0 6.7 93.1 99.8 39.2 60.8
2012-13 29 Winnipeg Jets NHL 42 252.6 221 233 48.7 -2.1 145 163 47.1 -4.2 5.1 90.4 95.4 44.0 56.0
2013-14 30 Winnipeg Jets NHL 55 483.3 354 467 43.1 -10.4 260 319 44.9 -9.5 9.8 91.7 101.4 48.7 51.3
2014-15 31 Winnipeg Jets NHL 81 642.2 548 568 49.1 -4.0 393 420 48.3 -4.1 7.6 91.1 98.6 51.5 48.5
4 yrs NHL 73 2911.8 2302 2808 45.0 -4.6 1742 2060 45.8 -3.9 7.3 92.8 100.0 44.1 55.9
4 yrs NHL 55 2059.4 1624 1974 45.1 -7.7 1190 1399 46.0 -7.0 7.5 91.9 99.3 45.9 54.1
Career NHL 81 4971.2 3926 4782 45.1 -6.3 2932 3459 45.9 -5.6 7.3 92.4 99.8 44.8 55.2

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
2005-06 22 BUF NHL 2 0 0.00 0.50 0.50 0.14 3.50 0.50 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 -1 0.1 0.0 0.0
2006-07 23 PIT NHL 39 2 0.08 0.05 0.13 0.05 1.77 1.03 3 2 5 2 9 1 7 0 1 -0.1 0.4 0.3
2007-08 24 ATL NHL 73 6 0.07 0.18 0.25 0.09 1.26 0.99 6 14 20 7 23 0 27 0 -4 0.7 0.5 1.2
2008-09 25 ATL NHL 82 6 0.09 0.10 0.18 0.07 1.27 1.04 7 8 15 6 22 0 32 0 -10 0.1 0.3 0.3
2009-10 26 ATL NHL 76 4 0.05 0.12 0.17 0.06 1.17 0.83 4 9 13 5 23 0 32 15 6 -0.4 1.0 0.6
2010-11 27 ATL NHL 82 8 0.11 0.12 0.23 0.09 0.94 1.39 10 11 21 8 36 5 56 21 -4 -0.1 1.0 0.9
2011-12 28 WPG NHL 72 4 0.06 0.10 0.15 0.06 1.15 0.96 5 8 13 5 18 0 30 6 -6 -0.4 0.4 0.0
2012-13 29 WPG NHL 42 2 0.05 0.05 0.10 0.04 1.67 0.31 4 4 8 3 5 0 12 2 -5 -0.1 0.1 0.0
2013-14 30 WPG NHL 55 4 0.04 0.16 0.20 0.06 1.18 0.47 2 10 12 4 18 0 18 0 0 0.1 0.5 0.6
2014-15 31 WPG NHL 81 6 0.09 0.09 0.17 0.07 0.94 0.83 8 8 16 7 21 0 26 0 -5 0.6 0.5 1.0
8 yrs WPG,ATL NHL 563 39 0.07 0.12 0.19 0.07 1.17 0.90 46 72 118 45 166 5 233 44 -28 0.5 4.2 4.7
1 yr BUF NHL 2 0 0.00 0.50 0.50 0.14 3.50 0.50 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 -1 0.1 0.0 0.0
1 yr PIT NHL 39 2 0.08 0.05 0.13 0.05 1.77 1.03 3 2 5 2 9 1 7 0 1 -0.1 0.4 0.3
Career NHL 604 42 0.07 0.11 0.18 0.07 1.21 0.91 49 75 124 47 176 6 242 44 -28 0.5 4.5 5.0

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
2014-15 31 WPG NHL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 4 30 7:29 1 3 25.0 6 0 0 0
Career NHL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 4 30 7:29 1 3 25.0 6 0 0 0

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%
2014-15 31 Winnipeg Jets NHL 4 29.9 17 35 32.7 -19.9 13 26 33.3 -18.2 0.0 100.0 100.0 35.3 64.7
Career NHL 4 29.9 17 35 32.7 -19.9 13 26 33.3 -18.2 0.0 100.0 100.0 35.3 64.7

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
1998-99 15 Elliot Lake Vikings NOJHA 40 21 12 33 28
1999-00 16 North Bay Centennials OHL 56 12 8 20 -17 33 8 3 1
2000-01 17 North Bay Centennials OHL 66 22 32 54 -1 64 14 8 0
2001-02 18 North Bay Centennials OHL 67 15 43 58 -19 112 8 5 2 2
2002-03 19 2 Teams OHL 64 30 41 71 16 124 22 8 0
2002-03 19 Saginaw Spirit OHL 37 19 19 38 -6 68 11 8 0
2002-03 19 Plymouth Whalers OHL 27 11 22 33 22 56 11 0 0
2003-04 20 Rochester Americans AHL 58 6 16 22 0 77 4 2 0 2
2004-05 21 Rochester Americans AHL 73 12 17 29 10 185 12 0 0 1
2005-06 22 Rochester Americans AHL 77 23 27 50 -1 134 12 11 0 2 207 11.1
2006-07 23 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 3 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0
Career 4 Seasons AHL 211 41 61 102 9 398 28 13 0 5 210 11.0
Career 1 Season NOJHA 40 21 12 33 28
Career 4 Seasons OHL 253 79 124 203 -21 333 52 24 3 2

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1999-00 16 North Bay Centennials OHL 6 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0
2000-01 17 North Bay Centennials OHL 4 0 1 1 1 9 0 0 0
2001-02 18 North Bay Centennials OHL 5 1 2 3 -4 8 0 1 0
2002-03 19 Plymouth Whalers OHL 18 11 9 20 -1 10 6 5 0
2003-04 20 Rochester Americans AHL 16 3 2 5 18 3 0 0 0
2004-05 21 Rochester Americans AHL 4 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons AHL 20 3 3 6 1 20 3 0 0 0
Career 4 Seasons OHL 33 12 14 26 -2 27 6 6 0

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 10 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Chris Thorburn 1.2 1.0 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Nick Harbaruk 90.2 1.2 1.1 0.7 0.3 0.3
Dan Hinote 82.3 1.2 0.7 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1
George Johnston 79.4 0.9 0.7 0.3 0.2
Scott Nichol 79.4 1.1 0.9 0.4 0.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.1
Keith Aucoin 77.0 1.3 1.1 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.0 -0.1
Gilles Thibaudeau 75.6 1.8 0.9 0.6 0.3 0.2
Toby Petersen 74.7 1.1 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.2 -0.4
Andrew Murray 74.3 1.1 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.0
Jarkko Ruutu 73.9 1.0 0.9 0.6 0.2 0.2 -0.1 -0.2
Mark Mowers 73.3 1.6 0.7 0.7 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Chris Thorburn 1.2 1.0 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Nick Harbaruk 90.2 1.2 1.1 0.7 0.3 0.3
George Johnston 79.4 0.9 0.7 0.3 0.2
Keith Aucoin 77.0 1.3 1.1 1.1 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.2
Gilles Thibaudeau 75.6 1.8 0.9 0.6 0.3 0.2
Andrew Murray 74.3 1.1 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.0
Toby Petersen 73.8 1.1 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.4
Brad Jones 73.3 1.0 0.7 0.7 0.3 0.1 -0.1
Mark Mowers 73.3 1.6 0.7 0.7 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0
Chris Conner 72.3 1.5 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.0
Bobby Simpson 70.9 1.1 1.0 0.7 0.0 0.0

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

October 3, 2006: Claimed on waivers by Pittsburgh from Buffalo, October 3, 2006.

June 22, 2007: Traded to Atlanta by Pittsburgh for NY Rangers' 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Pittsburgh selected Robert Bortuzzo) in 2007 Entry Draft, June 22, 2007.

June 21, 2011: Transferred to Winnipeg after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 21, 2011.

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