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Jay Wells

Position: D ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-1 ▪ Weight: 210 lbs.

Born: May 18, 1959 in Paris, Ontario
Draft: Los Angeles, 1st round (16th overall), 1979 NHL Entry

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1979-80 20 LAK NHL 43 0 0 0 0 -22 113 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 0.0 0 0:00
1980-81 21 LAK NHL 72 5 13 18 6 9 155 5 0 0 1 10 3 0 75 6.7 0 0:00
1981-82 22 LAK NHL 60 1 8 9 3 2 145 1 0 0 0 7 0 1 84 1.2 0 0:00
1982-83 23 LAK NHL 69 3 12 15 5 11 167 3 0 0 1 12 0 0 105 2.9 0 0:00
1983-84 24 LAK NHL 69 3 18 21 6 -10 141 3 0 0 0 16 1 1 96 3.1 0 0:00
1984-85 25 LAK NHL 77 2 9 11 4 4 185 2 0 0 0 9 0 0 72 2.8 0 0:00
1985-86 26 LAK NHL 79 11 31 42 15 7 226 7 4 0 2 21 9 1 113 9.7 0 0:00
1986-87 27 LAK NHL 77 7 29 36 12 -19 155 1 6 0 2 12 17 0 115 6.1 0 0:00
1987-88 28 LAK NHL 58 2 23 25 7 -3 159 1 1 0 0 12 9 2 76 2.6 0 0:00
1988-89 29 PHI NHL 67 2 19 21 6 -3 184 2 0 0 0 9 10 0 67 3.0 0 0:00
1989-90 30 TOT NHL 60 3 17 20 6 5 129 3 0 0 1 14 3 0 76 3.9 0 0:00
1989-90 30 PHI NHL 59 3 16 19 6 4 129 3 0 0 1 13 3 0 76 3.9 0 0:00
1989-90 30 BUF NHL 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0:00
1990-91 31 BUF NHL 43 1 2 3 1 -18 86 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 36 2.8 0 0:00
1991-92 32 TOT NHL 52 2 9 11 4 -1 181 2 0 0 0 8 0 1 30 6.7 0 0:00
1991-92 32 BUF NHL 41 2 9 11 4 -3 157 2 0 0 0 8 0 1 26 7.7 0 0:00
1991-92 32 NYR NHL 11 0 0 0 0 2 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0:00
1992-93 33 NYR NHL 53 1 9 10 3 -2 107 1 0 0 0 9 0 0 32 3.1 0 0:00
1993-94 34 NYR NHL 79 2 7 9 3 4 110 2 0 0 0 7 0 0 64 3.1 0 0:00
1994-95 35 NYR NHL 43 2 7 9 3 0 36 2 0 0 0 6 1 0 38 5.3 0 0:00
1995-96 36 STL NHL 76 0 3 3 1 -8 67 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 24 0.0 0 0:00
1996-97 37 TBL NHL 21 0 0 0 0 -3 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0.0 0 0:00
9 yrs LAK NHL 604 34 143 177 58 -21 1446 23 11 0 6 99 39 5 758 4.5 0
4 yrs NYR NHL 186 5 23 28 9 4 277 5 0 0 0 22 1 0 138 3.6 0
3 yrs BUF NHL 85 3 12 15 5 -20 243 3 0 0 0 11 0 1 62 4.8 0
2 yrs PHI NHL 126 5 35 40 12 1 313 5 0 0 1 22 13 0 143 3.5 0
1 yr TBL NHL 21 0 0 0 0 -3 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0.0 0
1 yr STL NHL 76 0 3 3 1 -8 67 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 24 0.0 0
Career NHL 1098 47 216 263 85 -47 2359 36 11 0 7 157 53 6 1141 4.1 0

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1979-80 20 LAK NHL 43 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.63 0.51 0 0 0 0 15 0 42 5 -22 -0.9 0.7 -0.2
1980-81 21 LAK NHL 72 0.07 0.18 0.25 0.09 2.15 1.04 4 10 14 5 72 6 72 15 9 0.1 4.0 4.2
1981-82 22 LAK NHL 60 0.02 0.13 0.15 0.05 2.42 1.40 1 6 7 2 56 2 76 24 2 -0.5 2.9 2.4
1982-83 23 LAK NHL 69 0.04 0.17 0.22 0.07 2.42 1.52 2 10 12 4 79 4 96 32 11 -0.1 3.6 3.5
1983-84 24 LAK NHL 69 0.04 0.26 0.30 0.09 2.04 1.39 2 14 16 5 84 3 130 39 -10 0.2 2.7 2.9
1984-85 25 LAK NHL 77 0.03 0.12 0.14 0.05 2.40 0.94 2 7 9 3 83 0 95 16 4 -0.7 4.0 3.3
1985-86 26 LAK NHL 79 0.14 0.39 0.53 0.19 2.86 1.43 9 24 33 11 113 24 124 42 7 2.1 3.7 5.9
1986-87 27 LAK NHL 77 0.09 0.38 0.47 0.15 2.01 1.49 6 25 31 10 107 39 129 42 -19 1.6 2.1 3.6
1987-88 28 LAK NHL 58 0.03 0.40 0.43 0.13 2.74 1.31 2 19 21 6 75 17 89 28 -3 0.8 2.1 2.9
1988-89 29 PHI NHL 67 0.03 0.28 0.31 0.09 2.75 1.00 2 16 18 5 78 25 73 17 -3 0.3 3.3 3.7
1989-90 30 TOT NHL 60 0.05 0.28 0.33 0.10 2.15 1.27 3 14 17 5 68 12 71 20 5 0.5 3.1 3.6
1989-90 30 PHI NHL 59 0.05 0.27 0.32 0.10 2.19 1.29 3 13 16 5 66 12 70 20 4 0.4 3.0 3.4
1989-90 30 BUF NHL 1 0.00 1.00 1.00 0.27 0.00 0.00 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0.1 0.1 0.2
1990-91 31 BUF NHL 43 0.02 0.05 0.07 0.03 2.00 0.84 1 2 3 1 24 2 42 2 -18 -0.6 1.0 0.4
1991-92 32 TOT NHL 52 0.04 0.17 0.21 0.07 3.48 0.58 2 8 10 3 32 0 44 11 -1 0.0 2.3 2.3
1991-92 32 BUF NHL 41 0.05 0.22 0.27 0.09 3.83 0.63 2 8 10 3 29 0 43 11 -3 0.2 1.7 1.9
1991-92 32 NYR NHL 11 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.18 0.36 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 2 -0.2 0.6 0.4
1992-93 33 NYR NHL 53 0.02 0.17 0.19 0.06 2.02 0.60 1 7 8 2 32 2 52 20 -2 -0.3 2.3 2.0
1993-94 34 NYR NHL 79 0.03 0.09 0.11 0.04 1.39 0.81 2 6 8 3 35 2 37 8 4 -0.7 4.6 3.9
1994-95 35 NYR NHL 43 0.05 0.16 0.21 0.07 0.84 0.88 3 12 15 5 20 1 24 5 0 0.1 2.5 2.6
1995-96 36 STL NHL 76 0.00 0.04 0.04 0.01 0.88 0.32 0 3 3 1 20 1 37 10 -8 -1.2 4.0 2.8
1996-97 37 TBL NHL 21 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.62 0.76 0 0 0 0 6 0 10 1 -3 -0.4 0.9 0.5
9 yrs LAK NHL 604 0.06 0.24 0.29 0.10 2.39 1.25 28 115 143 47 684 95 853 243 -21 2.6 25.9 28.5
4 yrs NYR NHL 186 0.03 0.12 0.15 0.05 1.49 0.74 6 25 31 10 90 5 114 33 4 -1.1 10.0 8.9
3 yrs BUF NHL 85 0.04 0.14 0.18 0.06 2.86 0.73 3 11 14 5 55 2 86 13 -20 -0.4 2.8 2.5
2 yrs PHI NHL 126 0.04 0.28 0.32 0.10 2.48 1.13 5 29 34 11 144 37 143 37 1 0.8 6.3 7.0
1 yr TBL NHL 21 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.62 0.76 0 0 0 0 6 0 10 1 -3 -0.4 0.9 0.5
1 yr STL NHL 76 0.00 0.04 0.04 0.01 0.88 0.32 0 3 3 1 20 1 37 10 -8 -1.2 4.0 2.8
Career NHL 1098 0.04 0.20 0.24 0.08 2.15 1.04 42 183 225 73 999 140 1243 337 -47 0.3 49.9 50.2

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1979-80 20 LAK NHL 4 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0
1980-81 21 LAK NHL 4 0 0 0 0 27 0 0 0 0
1981-82 22 LAK NHL 10 1 3 4 1 41 1 0 0 0
1984-85 25 LAK NHL 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0
1986-87 27 LAK NHL 5 1 2 3 1 -3 10 0 1 0 0 7 14.3
1987-88 28 LAK NHL 5 1 2 3 1 0 21 1 0 0 0 3 33.3
1988-89 29 PHI NHL 18 0 2 2 1 -1 51 0 0 0 0 14 0.0
1989-90 30 BUF NHL 6 0 0 0 0 3 12 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
1990-91 31 BUF NHL 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991-92 32 NYR NHL 13 0 2 2 1 3 10 0 0 0 0 7 0.0
1993-94 34 NYR NHL SC 23 0 0 0 0 -6 20 0 0 0 0 12 0.0
1994-95 35 NYR NHL 10 0 0 0 0 -4 8 0 0 0 0 5 0.0
1995-96 36 STL NHL 12 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
Career NHL 1 114 3 14 17 5 -8 213 2 1 0 0 55 3.6

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1975-76 16 Preston Raiders OHA-B 20 2 10 12 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1976-77 17 Kingston Canadians OMJHL 59 4 7 11 0 90 4 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1977-78 18 Kingston Canadians OMJHL 68 9 13 22 0 195 9 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1978-79 19 Kingston Canadians OMJHL 48 6 21 27 0 100 6 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1979-80 20 Binghamton Dusters AHL 28 0 6 6 0 48 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1985-86 26 Canada WEC-A 10 0 2 2 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 1 Season AHL 28 0 6 6 0 48 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season OHA-B 20 2 10 12 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons OMJHL 175 19 41 60 0 385 19 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season WEC-A 10 0 2 2 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1976-77 17 Kingston Canadians OMJHL 14 1 1 2 20
1977-78 18 Kingston Canadians OMJHL 5 1 2 3 6
1978-79 19 Kingston Canadians OMJHL 11 2 7 9 29
Career 3 Seasons OMJHL 30 4 10 14 55

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 18 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Jay Wells 5.9 4.2 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.3 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.6 2.4 2.3 2.0 0.5 0.4 -0.2
Stephane Quintal 92.4 4.9 4.8 3.9 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.1 2.8 2.5 2.1 1.4 0.9
Ken Daneyko 91.6 6.0 4.8 4.7 4.3 4.1 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.3 3.0 2.1 1.9 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.5 0.8 0.0
Brad Marsh 90.1 5.7 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 3.8 3.6 3.3 2.8 2.6 2.5 2.3 2.1 0.9 0.6
Sean O'Donnell 89.6 6.7 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.2 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.2 3.1 3.1 2.9 2.8 2.8 0.6 0.4
Hal Gill 88.4 5.5 4.7 4.6 4.2 3.9 3.6 3.3 3.2 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.4 2.2 2.1 0.2
Bob Rouse 88.3 5.2 4.8 4.5 4.3 4.1 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.2 3.0 3.0 2.7 2.5 2.2 1.4 0.3 0.0
J.J. Daigneault 87.8 5.9 5.0 4.9 4.4 4.1 3.9 3.5 3.3 3.0 2.9 2.7 2.5 1.7 0.8 0.2 -0.1
Michel Petit 87.0 5.7 4.8 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.5 3.2 3.1 2.8 2.8 2.7 1.8 1.6 1.4 1.3 -0.1
Mark Hardy 86.3 5.9 5.1 4.9 4.8 4.4 4.0 3.6 3.3 3.0 3.0 3.0 2.4 2.3 0.2 0.0
Garth Butcher 85.9 5.2 4.6 4.1 4.1 3.9 3.9 3.5 3.4 2.7 2.6 2.1 1.1 0.6 0.4
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Jay Wells 5.9 4.2 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.3 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.6 2.4 2.3 2.0 0.5 0.4 -0.2
Stephane Quintal 92.4 4.9 4.8 3.9 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.1 2.8 2.5 2.1 1.4 0.9
Ken Daneyko 92.0 6.0 4.8 4.7 4.3 4.1 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.0 2.2 2.1 1.9 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.5 0.8 0.0
Brad Marsh 90.1 5.7 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 3.8 3.6 3.3 2.8 2.6 2.5 2.3 2.1 0.9 0.6
Sean O'Donnell 89.6 6.7 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.2 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.2 3.1 3.1 2.9 2.8 2.8 0.6 0.4
Hal Gill 88.4 5.5 4.7 4.6 4.2 3.9 3.6 3.3 3.2 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.4 2.2 2.1 0.2
Bob Rouse 88.3 5.2 4.8 4.5 4.3 4.1 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.2 3.0 3.0 2.7 2.5 2.2 1.4 0.3 0.0
J.J. Daigneault 87.8 5.9 5.0 4.9 4.4 4.1 3.9 3.5 3.3 3.0 2.9 2.7 2.5 1.7 0.8 0.2 -0.1
Michel Petit 87.0 5.7 4.8 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.5 3.2 3.1 2.8 2.8 2.7 1.8 1.6 1.4 1.3 -0.1
Mark Hardy 86.3 5.9 5.1 4.9 4.8 4.4 4.0 3.6 3.3 3.0 3.0 3.0 2.4 2.3 0.2 0.0
Marc Bergevin 86.0 5.3 4.6 4.2 4.1 3.3 3.2 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.3 2.2 1.9 1.6 1.5 1.2 1.1 1.0 0.4 0.2 0.0

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

September 29, 1988: Traded to Philadelphia by Los Angeles for Doug Crossman, September 29, 1988.

March 5, 1990: Traded to Buffalo by Philadelphia with Philadelphia's 4th round choice (Peter Ambroziak) in 1991 Entry Draft for Kevin Maguire and Buffalo's 2nd round choice (Mikael Renberg) in 1990 Entry Draft, March 5, 1990.

March 9, 1992: Traded to NY Rangers by Buffalo for Randy Moller, March 9, 1992.

July 31, 1995: Traded to St. Louis by NY Rangers for Doug Lidster, July 31, 1995.

August 3, 1996: Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, August 3, 1996.

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