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Thomas Vanek

\VAN-ehk\

Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 214 lbs. (97 kg)

Born: January 19, 1984 in Vienna, Austria
Draft: Buffalo, 1st round (5th overall), 2003 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Minnesota
Current salary: $6,500,000
Current cap hit: $6,500,000


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Fine Details ▪ Last updated May 4, 2016 6:25 PM

Last 5 Games

Scoring Goals Assists
Rk Date Tm Opp G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% SHFT TOI HIT BLK FOwin FOloss FO%
1 2016-04-01 MIN @ DET L 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 17 13:11 0 0 0 0
2 2016-03-29 MIN CHI W 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 11:12 0
3 2016-03-26 MIN @ COL W 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 22 14:15 0 0 1 0 100.0
4 2016-03-24 MIN CGY W 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 19 15:07 1 1 0 2 0.0
5 2016-03-17 MIN @ NJD L 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 13:55 1 1 0 0
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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 81 25 23 48 -11 72 14 11 0 4 10 13 0 204 12.3 1193 14:44
2006-07 23 BUF NHL 82 43 41 84 47 40 28 15 0 5 34 7 0 237 18.1 1376 16:47 AS-2,Byng-17,Hart-22,Selke-14
2007-08 24 BUF NHL 82 36 28 64 -5 64 17 19 0 9 23 5 0 240 15.0 380 1382 16:51 6 7 46.2 45 24 32 59
2008-09 25 BUF NHL 73 40 24 64 -1 44 18 20 2 5 18 6 0 211 19.0 347 1255 17:12 1 5 16.7 34 27 33 56 Byng-52
2009-10 26 BUF NHL 71 28 25 53 9 42 18 10 0 6 17 8 0 182 15.4 315 1190 16:46 0 7 0.0 45 15 34 39
2010-11 27 BUF NHL 80 32 41 73 2 24 21 11 0 5 24 17 0 238 13.4 383 1388 17:21 8 18 30.8 30 12 43 45 AS-6,Byng-46
2011-12 28 BUF NHL 78 26 35 61 -6 52 16 10 0 5 21 14 0 204 12.7 328 1321 16:56 3 3 50.0 34 22 24 43 AS-20
2012-13 29 BUF NHL 38 20 21 41 -1 20 10 9 1 2 16 5 0 119 16.8 200 699 18:24 8 4 66.7 13 4 34 30 AS-8
2013-14 30 TOT NHL 78 27 41 68 7 46 19 8 0 4 31 10 0 248 10.9 424 1509 19:21 20 26 43.5 30 17 31 50 AS-10
2013-14 30 BUF NHL 13 4 5 9 -5 4 3 1 0 0 2 3 0 50 8.0 67 242 18:37 2 3 40.0 3 4 6 8 AS-10
2013-14 30 NYI NHL 47 17 27 44 4 34 12 5 0 2 20 7 0 137 12.4 250 940 20:00 1 0 100.0 17 10 16 37 AS-10
2013-14 30 MTL NHL 18 6 9 15 8 8 4 2 0 2 9 0 0 61 9.8 107 327 18:11 17 23 42.5 10 3 9 5 AS-10
2014-15 31 MIN NHL 80 21 31 52 -6 37 16 5 0 2 19 12 0 171 12.3 291 1297 16:13 10 10 50.0 32 13 28 52
2015-16 32 MIN NHL 74 18 23 41 -9 22 12 6 0 5 15 8 0 146 12.3 248 1155 15:37 12 26 31.6 18 17 22 51
9 yrs BUF NHL 598 254 243 497 29 362 145 106 3 41 165 78 0 1685 15.1 2461 10047 16:48 28 47 37.3 204 108 206 280
2 yrs MIN NHL 154 39 54 93 -15 59 28 11 0 7 34 20 0 317 12.3 539 2452 15:55 22 36 37.9 50 30 50 103
1 yr MTL NHL 18 6 9 15 8 8 4 2 0 2 9 0 0 61 9.8 107 327 18:11 17 23 42.5 10 3 9 5
1 yr NYI NHL 47 17 27 44 4 34 12 5 0 2 20 7 0 137 12.4 250 940 20:00 1 0 100.0 17 10 16 37
Career NHL 817 316 333 649 26 463 189 124 3 52 228 105 0 2200 14.4 3357 13767 16:51 68 106 39.1 281 151 281 425

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (All) Fenwick (All) PDO (All) Zone Starts (All)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 24 BUF NHL 82 988 880 52.9 4.9 770 660 53.8 5.0 9.8 87.9 97.7 55.2 44.8
2008-09 25 BUF NHL 73 830 877 48.6 -2.2 632 696 47.6 -3.0 10.6 90.2 100.8 51.1 48.9
2009-10 26 BUF NHL 71 820 841 49.4 -1.9 618 664 48.2 -3.2 10.7 92.1 102.8 59.3 40.7
2010-11 27 BUF NHL 80 1161 1067 52.1 2.1 881 819 51.8 0.6 9.6 91.1 100.8 61.5 38.5
2011-12 28 BUF NHL 78 928 1025 47.5 -2.8 683 773 46.9 -3.2 10.4 91.0 101.3 54.7 45.3
2012-13 29 BUF NHL 38 543 608 47.2 -2.1 401 468 46.1 -1.9 10.8 90.6 101.4 47.9 52.1
2013-14 30 TOT NHL 78 1155 1284 47.4 -2.9 839 996 45.7 -4.9 11.4 92.3 103.7 60.7 39.3
2013-14 30 BUF NHL 13 152 219 41.0 -7.8 118 180 39.6 -7.7 7.4 91.2 98.6 44.2 55.8
2013-14 30 NYI NHL 47 775 798 49.3 -1.3 556 610 47.7 -3.5 11.4 91.8 103.2 65.2 34.8
2013-14 30 MTL NHL 18 228 267 46.1 -4.7 165 206 44.5 -7.1 14.9 94.6 109.5 61.1 38.9
2014-15 31 MIN NHL 80 931 993 48.4 -3.6 686 723 48.7 -4.6 8.7 90.7 99.4 61.4 38.6
2015-16 32 MIN NHL 74 927.0 835 928 47.4 -2.4 603 693 46.5 -4.7 8.5 91.3 99.8 61.9 38.1
7 yrs BUF NHL 435 5422 5517 49.6 -0.4 4103 4260 49.1 -1.1 10.1 90.5 100.7 55.0 45.0
2 yrs MIN NHL 154 927.0 1766 1921 47.9 -3.4 1289 1416 47.7 -5.0 8.6 91.0 99.6 61.6 38.4
Career NHL 732 927.0 9346 9787 48.8 -1.6 6952 7488 48.1 -2.9 10.2 91.1 101.3 58.1 41.9

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 +/- E+/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2005-06 22 BUF NHL 81 19 0.31 0.28 0.59 0.24 0.89 2.52 25 22 47 20 74 37 48 0 -11 3.6 1.1 4.7
2006-07 23 BUF NHL 82 33 0.52 0.50 1.02 0.41 0.49 2.89 45 41 86 36 121 36 39 1 47 8.9 2.7 11.6 AS-2,Byng-17,Hart-22,Selke-14
2007-08 24 BUF NHL 82 26 0.44 0.34 0.78 0.32 0.78 2.93 40 30 70 30 94 37 62 0 -5 6.7 1.1 7.8
2008-09 25 BUF NHL 73 28 0.55 0.33 0.88 0.38 0.60 2.89 42 24 66 29 93 42 53 1 -1 7.3 1.4 8.7 Byng-52
2009-10 26 BUF NHL 71 21 0.39 0.35 0.75 0.30 0.59 2.56 31 26 57 24 84 35 41 1 9 5.2 1.8 7.0
2010-11 27 BUF NHL 80 28 0.40 0.51 0.91 0.35 0.30 2.98 35 44 79 31 103 40 63 2 2 7.6 1.6 9.1 AS-6,Byng-46
2011-12 28 BUF NHL 78 23 0.33 0.45 0.78 0.30 0.67 2.62 29 38 67 26 87 35 59 1 -6 6.1 1.1 7.2 AS-20
2012-13 29 BUF NHL 38 16 0.53 0.55 1.08 0.43 0.53 3.13 39 39 78 32 52 19 34 0 -1 4.9 0.7 5.5 AS-8
2013-14 30 TOT NHL 78 26 0.35 0.53 0.87 0.33 0.59 3.18 31 45 76 29 97 28 64 1 7 6.5 2.1 8.6 AS-10
2013-14 30 BUF NHL 13 4 0.31 0.38 0.69 0.27 0.31 3.85 5 5 10 4 11 4 12 0 -5 0.8 0.2 1.0 AS-10
2013-14 30 NYI NHL 47 16 0.36 0.57 0.94 0.35 0.72 2.91 19 30 49 19 65 21 41 0 4 4.3 1.2 5.4 AS-10
2013-14 30 MTL NHL 18 6 0.33 0.50 0.83 0.32 0.44 3.39 7 10 17 7 21 3 11 1 8 1.5 0.8 2.2 AS-10
2014-15 31 MIN NHL 80 20 0.26 0.39 0.65 0.25 0.46 2.14 24 34 58 22 67 23 50 0 -6 4.7 4.7 1.2 5.9
2015-16 32 MIN NHL 74 16 0.24 0.31 0.55 0.22 0.30 1.97 20 26 46 18 57 20 46 0 -9 -2.7 3.5 1.0 4.5
9 yrs BUF NHL 598 200 0.42 0.41 0.83 0.33 0.61 2.82 291 269 560 232 719 285 411 6 29 51.2 11.5 62.7
2 yrs MIN NHL 154 36 0.25 0.35 0.60 0.23 0.38 2.06 44 60 104 40 124 43 96 0 -15 2.0 8.2 2.2 10.4
1 yr MTL NHL 18 6 0.33 0.50 0.83 0.32 0.44 3.39 7 10 17 7 21 3 11 1 8 1.5 0.8 2.2
1 yr NYI NHL 47 16 0.36 0.57 0.94 0.35 0.72 2.91 19 30 49 19 65 21 41 0 4 4.3 1.2 5.4
Career NHL 817 258 0.39 0.41 0.79 0.32 0.57 2.69 361 369 730 298 929 352 559 7 26 2.0 65.1 15.6 80.7

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
2005-06 22 BUF NHL 10 2 0 2 -1 6 0 2 0 0 16 12.5 107 10:45
2006-07 23 BUF NHL 16 6 4 10 2 10 5 1 0 2 36 16.7 263 16:27
2009-10 26 BUF NHL 3 2 1 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 10 20.0 13 41 13:38 0 2 0.0 3 0 4 0
2010-11 27 BUF NHL 7 5 0 5 -7 0 1 4 0 0 20 25.0 36 120 17:10 0 1 0.0 5 3 3 1
2013-14 30 MTL NHL 17 5 5 10 -4 4 2 3 0 0 28 17.9 55 253 14:53 3 7 30.0 16 2 8 6
2014-15 31 MIN NHL 10 0 4 4 -7 2 0 0 0 0 19 0.0 27 142 14:12 0 2 0.0 9 2 3 1
Career NHL 63 20 14 34 -16 24 10 10 0 2 129 15.5 183 927 14:43 3 12 20.0 33 7 18 8

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (All) Fenwick (All) PDO (All) Zone Starts (All)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2009-10 26 BUF NHL 3 29 38 43.3 -0.4 20 28 41.7 -3.9 21.4 90.0 111.4 35.3 64.7
2010-11 27 BUF NHL 7 84 103 44.9 0.5 63 76 45.3 3.7 2.4 85.7 88.1 37.5 62.5
2013-14 30 MTL NHL 17 173 198 46.6 -3.6 133 138 49.1 -3.5 6.3 91.0 97.3 52.0 48.0
2014-15 31 MIN NHL 10 104 110 48.6 -0.1 84 79 51.5 1.7 6.2 81.3 87.4 62.7 37.3
2 yrs BUF NHL 10 113 141 44.5 0.4 83 104 44.4 1.1 7.1 86.8 94.0 37.0 63.0
Career NHL 37 390 449 46.5 -1.6 300 321 48.3 -0.6 6.5 87.5 94.0 50.3 49.7

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
1999-00 16 Sioux Falls Stampede USHL 35 15 18 33 12
2000-01 17 Sioux Falls Stampede USHL 20 19 10 29 15
2001-02 18 Sioux Falls Stampede USHL 53 46 45 91 54
2001-02 18 Austria WJC-B 5 5 6 11 5 2 4 1 0 0
2002-03 19 University of Minnesota WCHA 45 31 31 62 60 24 7 0 5
2002-03 19 Austria WJC-B 5 9 4 13 5 10 3 5 1 2
2003-04 20 University of Minnesota WCHA 38 26 25 51 72 19 6 1 3
2003-04 20 Austria WJC-A 6 3 1 4 37
2003-04 20 Austria WC-A 6 2 5 7 2 0 2 0 0 0
2004-05 21 Rochester Americans AHL 74 42 26 68 -3 62 17 25 0 6
2004-05 21 Austria Oly-Q 3 1 0 1 -1 0 0 1 0 0
2007-08 24 Austria WC-B 5 5 5 10 2 6 2 3 0 0
2012-13 29 Graz 99ers Austria 11 5 10 15 4
2012-13 29 Austria WC-A 7 4 2 6 -2 2 3 1 0 1
2013-14 30 Austria OG 4 0 1 1 -4 4
2013-14 30 Austria (all) Internationa 4 0 1 1 -4 4
Career 1 Season AHL 74 42 26 68 -3 62 17 25 0 6
Career 1 Season Austria 11 5 10 15 4
Career 1 Season Oly-Q 3 1 0 1 -1 0 0 1 0 0
Career 3 Seasons USHL 108 80 73 153 81
Career 2 Seasons WC-A 13 6 7 13 0 2 5 1 0 1
Career 1 Season WC-B 5 5 5 10 2 6 2 3 0 0
Career 2 Seasons WCHA 83 57 56 113 132 43 13 1 8
Career 1 Season WJC-A 6 3 1 4 37
Career 2 Seasons WJC-B 10 14 10 24 10 12 7 6 1 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 Sioux Falls Stampede USHL 3 0 1 1 0
2000-01 17 Sioux Falls Stampede USHL 8 5 4 9 2
2001-02 18 Sioux Falls Stampede USHL 3 0 0 0 9
2004-05 21 Rochester Americans AHL 5 2 3 5 4 10 2 0 0 2
Career 1 Season AHL 5 2 3 5 4 10 2 0 0 2
Career 3 Seasons USHL 14 5 5 10 11

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
Thomas Vanek 11.6 9.1 8.7 8.6 7.8 7.2 7.0 5.9 5.5 4.7
Denis Savard 95.0 11.0 9.6 9.2 8.2 7.9 7.9 6.9 6.5 6.1 5.8
Gilbert Perreault 94.9 10.7 9.9 9.2 9.2 8.6 8.0 7.0 6.4 6.1 4.4
Alexei Yashin 93.9 12.0 10.5 9.5 8.7 8.3 6.6 6.0 5.8 4.4 4.1
Rick Nash 93.6 10.1 9.4 8.1 7.8 7.7 6.9 6.6 6.4 6.1 6.0
Daniel Alfredsson 93.5 12.3 10.4 10.0 9.3 9.2 7.7 7.4 7.1 5.6 5.3
Peter Stastny 92.8 10.4 9.8 9.6 9.5 9.2 8.6 7.6 6.3 5.4 4.6
Jacques Lemaire 92.7 10.9 10.3 9.1 8.4 8.2 7.4 6.9 6.4 5.2 4.5
Bernie Geoffrion 92.7 11.5 10.3 8.5 8.1 7.8 7.0 6.7 6.3 5.2 5.0
Mike Modano 92.5 10.7 10.2 9.7 9.7 8.0 7.9 7.4 6.6 5.7 5.5
Ryan Getzlaf 92.4 11.2 10.5 9.2 8.6 8.4 7.2 7.0 6.1 4.3 4.2
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Thomas Vanek 11.6 9.1 8.7 8.6 7.8 7.2 7.0 5.9 5.5 4.7
Ryan Getzlaf 92.4 11.2 10.5 9.2 8.6 8.4 7.2 7.0 6.1 4.3 4.2
Alexei Yashin 92.1 12.0 10.5 9.5 8.7 8.3 6.6 6.0 5.8 5.2 4.4 4.1 3.3
Jeff Carter 91.6 11.7 9.5 8.0 8.0 7.0 6.6 5.2 4.9 4.0 2.6
Marty Barry 91.0 7.5 7.0 6.8 6.4 6.3 6.1 5.7 4.8 4.2 2.4 0.6 -0.2
Anze Kopitar 90.9 10.0 9.5 9.5 9.2 8.3 6.9 6.4 5.0 4.8
Eric Staal 90.9 11.1 9.8 9.4 8.4 8.3 7.1 7.1 6.4 6.4 6.2 2.5
Jason Spezza 90.1 11.6 10.5 10.4 9.2 8.1 7.6 6.8 6.6 6.4 5.9 2.1 0.8
Jacques Lemaire 90.0 10.9 10.3 9.1 8.4 8.2 7.4 6.9 6.4 5.2 4.9 4.5 4.5
Darryl Sittler 89.4 12.2 9.0 8.7 8.7 8.5 8.1 7.5 6.9 6.8 6.5 4.5 4.3 2.1 1.2 0.8
Michel Goulet 88.8 11.6 9.7 9.0 8.7 8.7 8.3 7.0 6.3 5.5 5.2 4.3 3.8 3.6 2.8 2.5

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

October 1, 2012: Signed as a free agent by Graz (Austria), October 1, 2012.

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