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Shawn Thornton

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Position: RW ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 217 lbs. (98 kg)

Born: July 23, 1977 in Oshawa, Ontario
Draft: Toronto, 7th round (190th overall), 1997 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Peterborough Petes
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
2002-03 25 CHI NHL 13 1 1 2 -4 31 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 15 6.7 111 8:30
2003-04 26 CHI NHL 8 1 0 1 2 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 7.1 90 11:14
2005-06 28 CHI NHL 10 0 0 0 -5 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0.0 73 7:18
2006-07 29 ANA NHL 48 2 7 9 3 88 2 0 0 0 6 1 0 60 3.3 405 8:26
2007-08 30 BOS NHL 58 4 3 7 -1 74 4 0 0 1 3 0 0 65 6.2 102 429 7:24 2 5 28.6 67 10 8 6
2008-09 31 BOS NHL 79 6 5 11 -2 123 6 0 0 2 5 0 0 136 4.4 212 793 10:02 1 4 20.0 113 7 24 6
2009-10 32 BOS NHL 74 1 9 10 -9 141 1 0 0 0 9 0 0 119 0.8 175 669 9:03 10 12 45.5 108 16 12 11
2010-11 33 BOS NHL 79 10 10 20 8 122 10 0 0 2 10 0 0 151 6.6 238 796 10:05 17 14 54.8 141 18 23 6
2011-12 34 BOS NHL 81 5 8 13 -7 154 4 0 1 0 8 0 0 114 4.4 187 744 9:11 16 22 42.1 91 12 19 6
2012-13 35 BOS NHL 45 3 4 7 1 60 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 55 5.5 98 365 8:06 7 10 41.2 77 13 11 3
2013-14 36 BOS NHL 64 5 3 8 3 74 5 0 0 1 3 0 0 93 5.4 150 563 8:48 3 6 33.3 111 19 13 10
2014-15 37 FLA NHL 46 1 4 5 -13 50 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 53 1.9 85 441 9:35 3 9 25.0 93 5 10 5
7 yrs BOS NHL 480 34 42 76 -7 748 33 0 1 6 42 0 0 733 4.6 1162 4359 9:05 56 73 43.4 708 95 110 48
3 yrs CHI NHL 31 2 1 3 -7 70 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 45 4.4 273 8:49
1 yr ANA NHL 48 2 7 9 3 88 2 0 0 0 6 1 0 60 3.3 405 8:26
1 yr FLA NHL 46 1 4 5 -13 50 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 53 1.9 85 441 9:35 3 9 25.0 93 5 10 5
Career NHL 605 39 54 93 -24 956 38 0 1 6 53 1 0 891 4.4 1352 5478 9:03 59 82 41.8 801 100 120 53

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 30 Boston Bruins NHL 58 417.3 315 333 48.6 -4.8 246 246 50.0 -1.7 4.5 94.5 99.1 63.7 36.3
2008-09 31 Boston Bruins NHL 79 773.7 625 575 52.1 0.7 493 431 53.4 3.1 6.4 92.7 99.1 52.2 47.8
2009-10 32 Boston Bruins NHL 74 658.3 573 538 51.6 -2.0 450 403 52.8 -0.8 3.9 93.0 96.9 52.2 47.8
2010-11 33 Boston Bruins NHL 79 781.8 717 771 48.2 -4.4 551 584 48.5 -3.4 6.4 95.6 102.0 47.9 52.1
2011-12 34 Boston Bruins NHL 81 735.0 591 673 46.8 -10.4 452 512 46.9 -9.4 4.7 93.9 98.6 51.9 48.1
2012-13 35 Boston Bruins NHL 45 364.0 317 333 48.8 -7.9 230 246 48.3 -7.9 6.0 95.2 101.2 61.4 38.6
2013-14 36 Boston Bruins NHL 64 559.0 445 487 47.7 -9.2 334 350 48.8 -7.4 5.7 95.6 101.3 65.7 34.3
2014-15 37 Florida Panthers NHL 46 434.9 354 367 49.1 -2.2 258 286 47.4 -3.7 3.8 90.9 94.6 49.6 50.4
7 yrs NHL 64 4289.0 3583 3710 49.1 -5.4 2756 2772 49.9 -3.9 5.4 94.3 99.7 55.3 44.7
Career NHL 46 4723.9 3937 4077 49.1 -4.9 3014 3058 49.6 -3.7 5.3 94.0 99.3 54.6 45.4

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
2002-03 25 CHI NHL 13 1 0.08 0.08 0.15 0.06 2.38 1.15 1 1 2 1 3 0 7 0 -4 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2003-04 26 CHI NHL 8 1 0.13 0.00 0.13 0.07 2.88 1.75 1 0 1 1 3 0 1 0 2 0.0 0.2 0.2
2005-06 28 CHI NHL 10 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.60 1.60 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 -5 -0.1 -0.2 -0.3
2006-07 29 ANA NHL 48 3 0.04 0.15 0.19 0.06 1.83 1.25 2 7 9 3 16 1 12 0 3 -0.1 0.6 0.5
2007-08 30 BOS NHL 58 3 0.07 0.05 0.12 0.05 1.28 1.12 4 3 7 3 8 0 9 0 -1 0.0 0.4 0.4
2008-09 31 BOS NHL 79 5 0.08 0.06 0.14 0.06 1.56 1.72 6 5 11 5 24 1 25 0 -2 -0.5 0.7 0.2
2009-10 32 BOS NHL 74 3 0.01 0.12 0.14 0.04 1.91 1.61 1 9 10 3 13 0 22 0 -9 -0.8 0.6 -0.2
2010-11 33 BOS NHL 79 8 0.13 0.13 0.25 0.10 1.54 1.91 11 11 22 9 27 0 19 0 8 1.0 1.0 2.1
2011-12 34 BOS NHL 81 5 0.06 0.10 0.16 0.06 1.90 1.41 6 9 15 6 17 0 24 0 -7 0.0 0.3 0.2
2012-13 35 BOS NHL 45 3 0.07 0.09 0.16 0.06 1.33 1.22 6 7 13 5 10 0 9 0 1 0.1 0.4 0.5
2013-14 36 BOS NHL 64 4 0.08 0.05 0.13 0.05 1.16 1.45 6 3 9 4 14 0 11 0 3 -0.1 0.6 0.5
2014-15 37 FLA NHL 46 2 0.02 0.09 0.11 0.04 1.09 1.15 1 4 5 2 7 0 20 0 -13 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6
7 yrs BOS NHL 480 30 0.07 0.09 0.16 0.06 1.56 1.53 40 47 87 35 113 1 119 0 -7 -0.3 4.0 3.7
3 yrs CHI NHL 31 1 0.06 0.03 0.10 0.04 2.26 1.45 2 1 3 1 6 0 13 0 -7 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2
1 yr ANA NHL 48 3 0.04 0.15 0.19 0.06 1.83 1.25 2 7 9 3 16 1 12 0 3 -0.1 0.6 0.5
1 yr FLA NHL 46 2 0.02 0.09 0.11 0.04 1.09 1.15 1 4 5 2 7 0 20 0 -13 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6
Career NHL 605 36 0.06 0.09 0.15 0.06 1.58 1.47 45 59 104 41 142 2 164 0 -24 -1.0 4.4 3.4

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
2006-07 29 ANA NHL SC 15 0 0 0 -3 19 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 59 3:58
2007-08 30 BOS NHL 7 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 15 0.0 24 57 8:04 0 1 0.0 9 1 0 0
2008-09 31 BOS NHL 10 1 0 1 0 6 1 0 0 0 14 7.1 21 91 9:07 1 0 100.0 23 2 1 4
2009-10 32 BOS NHL 12 0 0 0 -4 4 0 0 0 0 9 0.0 22 86 7:08 1 1 50.0 15 2 5 1
2010-11 33 BOS NHL SC 18 0 1 1 -1 24 0 0 0 0 20 0.0 32 125 6:58 5 2 71.4 41 5 4 0
2011-12 34 BOS NHL 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0.0 14 38 7:30 1 3 25.0 16 1 0 0
2012-13 35 BOS NHL 22 0 4 4 3 18 0 0 0 0 26 0.0 37 162 7:21 4 2 66.7 44 2 4 1
2013-14 36 BOS NHL 12 0 1 1 -2 4 0 0 0 0 16 0.0 28 88 7:22 1 4 20.0 40 2 3 2
Career NHL 2 101 1 6 7 -7 81 1 0 0 0 114 0.9 183 705 6:59 13 13 50.0 188 15 17 8

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%
2007-08 30 Boston Bruins NHL 7 55.7 55 38 59.1 4.7 39 29 57.4 6.5 7.4 92.0 99.4 76.9 23.1
2008-09 31 Boston Bruins NHL 10 89.7 73 80 47.7 -2.8 56 59 48.7 -4.2 5.0 95.5 100.5 54.5 45.5
2009-10 32 Boston Bruins NHL 12 85.5 78 87 47.3 -4.1 58 63 47.9 -3.0 0.0 91.5 91.5 51.4 48.6
2010-11 33 Boston Bruins NHL 18 122.9 90 113 44.3 -8.4 64 87 42.4 -9.1 3.8 95.2 99.1 64.1 35.9
2011-12 34 Boston Bruins NHL 5 37.5 31 27 53.4 -6.3 25 19 56.8 -0.6 4.3 92.9 97.2 78.9 21.1
2012-13 35 Boston Bruins NHL 22 160.5 125 124 50.2 -5.2 99 86 53.5 -1.3 8.5 95.0 103.5 67.4 32.6
2013-14 36 Boston Bruins NHL 12 88.0 71 83 46.1 -7.1 52 60 46.4 -5.8 2.4 93.8 96.1 63.0 37.0
Career NHL 7 639.8 523 552 48.7 -5.0 393 403 49.4 -3.4 4.8 94.0 98.8 63.5 36.5

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
1995-96 18 Peterborough Petes OHL 63 4 10 14 192
1996-97 19 Peterborough Petes OHL 61 19 10 29 204
1997-98 20 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 59 0 3 3 225
1998-99 21 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 78 8 11 19 6 354 6 2 0 1 113 7.1
1999-00 22 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 60 4 12 16 -9 316 4 0 0 1 86 4.7
2000-01 23 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 79 5 12 17 -13 320 4 1 0 0 154 3.2
2001-02 24 Norfolk Admirals AHL 70 8 14 22 -3 281 8 0 0 1
2002-03 25 Norfolk Admirals AHL 50 11 2 13 -7 213 7 4 0 1 111 9.9
2003-04 26 Norfolk Admirals AHL 64 6 11 17 -7 259 6 0 0 1
2004-05 27 Norfolk Admirals AHL 71 5 9 14 -15 253 4 0 1 1
2005-06 28 Norfolk Admirals AHL 59 10 22 32 -8 192 6 2 2 1 193 5.2
2006-07 29 Portland Pirates AHL 15 4 4 8 1 55 2 2 0 1 39 10.3
Career 10 Seasons AHL 605 61 100 161 -55 2468 47 11 3 8 696 6.0
Career 2 Seasons OHL 124 23 20 43 396

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1995-96 18 Peterborough Petes OHL 24 3 0 3 25
1996-97 19 Peterborough Petes OHL 11 2 4 6 20
1998-99 21 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 5 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0
2000-01 23 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 3 1 2 3 2 0 1 0 0
2001-02 24 Norfolk Admirals AHL 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
2002-03 25 Norfolk Admirals AHL 9 0 2 2 1 28 0 0 0 0 26 0.0
2003-04 26 Norfolk Admirals AHL 8 1 1 2 3 6 1 0 0 0
2004-05 27 Norfolk Admirals AHL 6 0 0 0 -2 8 0 0 0 0
2005-06 28 Norfolk Admirals AHL 4 0 0 0 -2 35 0 0 0 0 9 0.0
Career 7 Seasons AHL 39 2 5 7 0 92 1 1 0 0 35 0.0
Career 2 Seasons OHL 35 5 4 9 45

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 12 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Shawn Thornton 2.1 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.3 -0.6
Kris Draper 71.1 2.1 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.1 0.1 -0.1 -0.3 -0.4
Patrick Kaleta 70.0 1.8 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.6 -0.7
Blair Betts 68.2 1.8 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.6
Brad Lauer 64.8 2.3 0.7 0.6 0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3 -0.4
Peter White 64.5 1.8 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.2
Jaroslav Bednar 64.4 2.1 0.6 0.2
Ramzi Abid 64.3 2.1 0.3 0.2 0.1
Petr Schastlivy 64.1 2.4 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.1
Brent Grieve 63.3 2.0 0.5 0.1 0.1
Ivan Ciernik 62.6 1.9 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.0
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Shawn Thornton 2.1 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.3 -0.6
Patrick Kaleta 70.0 1.8 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.6 -0.7
Blair Betts 68.2 1.8 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.6
Brad Lauer 64.8 2.3 0.7 0.6 0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3 -0.4
Peter White 64.5 1.8 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.2
Jaroslav Bednar 64.4 2.1 0.6 0.2
Ramzi Abid 64.3 2.1 0.3 0.2 0.1
Petr Schastlivy 64.1 2.4 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.1
Brent Grieve 63.3 2.0 0.5 0.1 0.1
Ivan Ciernik 62.6 1.9 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.0
Petr Tenkrat 60.7 1.9 0.7 0.4

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

September 30, 2001: Traded to Chicago by Toronto for Marty Wilford, September 30, 2001.

July 14, 2006: Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, July 14, 2006.

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

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