Alexei Zhitnik

Position: D ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 5-11 (180 cm)
Weight: 225 lbs. (102 kg)

Born: October 10, 1972 in Kiev, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Draft: Los Angeles, 4th round (81st overall), 1991 NHL Entry


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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Aug 31, 2015 9:25 PM

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
1992-93 20 LAK NHL 78 12 36 48 -3 80 7 5 0 2 22 14 0 136 8.8
1993-94 21 LAK NHL 81 12 40 52 -11 101 1 11 0 1 22 18 0 227 5.3
1994-95 22 TOT NHL 32 4 10 14 -6 61 1 3 0 0 5 5 0 66 6.1
1994-95 22 LAK NHL 11 2 5 7 -3 27 0 2 0 0 4 1 0 33 6.1
1994-95 22 BUF NHL 21 2 5 7 -3 34 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 33 6.1
1995-96 23 BUF NHL 80 6 30 36 -25 58 1 5 0 0 10 18 2 193 3.1
1996-97 24 BUF NHL 80 7 28 35 10 95 3 3 1 0 15 11 2 170 4.1
1997-98 25 BUF NHL 78 15 30 45 19 102 10 2 3 3 13 15 2 191 7.9 AS-16,Norris-12
1998-99 26 BUF NHL 81 7 26 33 -6 96 3 3 1 2 13 13 0 185 3.8 2078 25:39
1999-00 27 BUF NHL 74 2 11 13 -6 95 1 1 0 0 4 5 2 139 1.4 1835 24:48
2000-01 28 BUF NHL 78 8 29 37 -3 75 3 5 0 1 12 17 0 149 5.4 1892 24:15
2001-02 29 BUF NHL 82 1 33 34 -1 80 0 1 0 0 18 15 0 150 0.7 2100 25:36
2002-03 30 BUF NHL 70 3 18 21 -5 85 3 0 0 1 8 9 1 138 2.2 1858 26:33
2003-04 31 BUF NHL 68 4 24 28 -13 102 2 2 0 0 11 12 1 134 3.0 1701 25:01
2005-06 33 NYI NHL 59 5 24 29 4 88 2 3 0 0 7 17 0 99 5.1 1446 24:30
2006-07 34 TOT NHL 79 7 31 38 1 92 4 3 0 2 19 11 1 132 5.3 1904 24:06 AS-28,Norris-24
2006-07 34 NYI NHL 30 2 9 11 13 40 2 0 0 1 9 0 0 49 4.1 649 21:37 AS-28,Norris-24
2006-07 34 PHI NHL 31 3 10 13 -16 38 2 1 0 0 4 5 1 61 4.9 791 25:30 AS-28,Norris-24
2006-07 34 ATL NHL 18 2 12 14 4 14 0 2 0 1 6 6 0 22 9.1 465 25:49 AS-28,Norris-24
2007-08 35 ATL NHL 65 3 5 8 -8 58 3 0 0 1 2 2 1 79 3.8 173 1236 19:01 0 0 65 52 24 36
10 yrs BUF NHL 712 55 234 289 -33 822 27 23 5 7 105 119 10 1482 3.7 11463 25:18
3 yrs LAK NHL 170 26 81 107 -17 208 8 18 0 3 48 33 0 396 6.6
2 yrs NYI NHL 89 7 33 40 17 128 4 3 0 1 16 17 0 148 4.7 2094 23:32
2 yrs ATL NHL 83 5 17 22 -4 72 3 2 0 2 8 8 1 101 5.0 195 1701 20:30 0 0 65 52 24 36
1 yr PHI NHL 31 3 10 13 -16 38 2 1 0 0 4 5 1 61 4.9 791 25:30
Career NHL 1085 96 375 471 -53 1268 44 47 5 13 181 182 12 2188 4.4 2282 16049 24:28 0 0 65 52 24 36

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 35 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 65 1087.6 859 1019 45.7 2.0 656 816 44.6 1.2 8.0 92.2 100.2 41.0 59.0
Career NHL 65 1087.6 859 1019 45.7 2.0 656 816 44.6 1.2 8.0 92.2 100.2 41.0 59.0

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
1992-93 20 LAK NHL 78 16 0.15 0.46 0.62 0.21 1.03 1.74 10 29 39 13 104 42 77 12 -3 2.8 2.6 5.4
1993-94 21 LAK NHL 81 17 0.15 0.49 0.64 0.22 1.25 2.80 11 36 47 16 128 59 99 19 -11 3.7 2.5 6.1
1994-95 22 TOT NHL 32 5 0.13 0.31 0.44 0.15 1.91 2.06 6 18 24 8 42 19 29 0 -6 1.0 1.4 2.4
1994-95 22 LAK NHL 11 2 0.18 0.45 0.64 0.22 2.45 3.00 3 9 12 4 19 8 14 0 -3 0.6 0.3 0.8
1994-95 22 BUF NHL 21 2 0.10 0.24 0.33 0.12 1.62 1.57 3 9 12 4 23 11 15 0 -3 0.4 1.2 1.5
1995-96 23 BUF NHL 80 11 0.08 0.38 0.45 0.14 0.73 2.41 6 29 35 11 109 50 112 28 -25 2.1 2.3 4.4
1996-97 24 BUF NHL 80 11 0.09 0.35 0.44 0.14 1.19 2.13 7 29 36 12 92 22 86 26 10 2.4 4.3 6.7
1997-98 25 BUF NHL 78 17 0.19 0.38 0.58 0.21 1.31 2.45 17 34 51 19 103 31 80 27 19 4.6 5.0 9.6 AS-16,Norris-12
1998-99 26 BUF NHL 81 11 0.09 0.32 0.41 0.13 1.19 2.28 8 29 37 12 76 28 79 25 -6 2.0 3.6 5.7
1999-00 27 BUF NHL 74 4 0.03 0.15 0.18 0.06 1.28 1.88 2 12 14 4 67 14 75 16 -6 -0.4 3.4 3.0
2000-01 28 BUF NHL 78 12 0.10 0.37 0.47 0.15 0.96 1.91 9 31 40 13 89 32 75 15 -3 2.6 4.7 7.3
2001-02 29 BUF NHL 82 10 0.01 0.40 0.41 0.12 0.98 1.83 1 37 38 11 98 34 86 21 -1 1.7 4.8 6.5
2002-03 30 BUF NHL 70 6 0.04 0.26 0.30 0.09 1.21 1.97 3 20 23 7 79 22 82 20 -5 0.6 4.3 5.0
2003-04 31 BUF NHL 68 9 0.06 0.35 0.41 0.13 1.50 1.97 5 28 33 10 78 26 90 25 -13 1.7 2.3 4.1
2005-06 33 NYI NHL 59 9 0.08 0.41 0.49 0.15 1.49 1.68 5 23 28 9 80 36 74 34 4 1.6 3.5 5.1
2006-07 34 TOT NHL 79 12 0.09 0.39 0.48 0.15 1.16 1.67 7 31 38 12 106 34 97 26 1 2.5 3.9 6.4 AS-28,Norris-24
2006-07 34 NYI NHL 30 3 0.07 0.30 0.37 0.12 1.33 1.63 2 9 11 4 35 4 27 9 13 0.6 2.2 2.8 AS-28,Norris-24
2006-07 34 PHI NHL 31 4 0.10 0.32 0.42 0.14 1.23 1.97 3 10 13 4 42 17 52 11 -16 0.7 0.5 1.3 AS-28,Norris-24
2006-07 34 ATL NHL 18 4 0.11 0.67 0.78 0.24 0.78 1.22 2 12 14 4 29 13 18 6 4 1.1 1.2 2.3 AS-28,Norris-24
2007-08 35 ATL NHL 65 3 0.05 0.08 0.12 0.05 0.89 1.22 3 5 8 3 46 3 66 15 -8 -0.2 1.7 1.5
10 yrs BUF NHL 712 94 0.08 0.33 0.41 0.13 1.15 2.08 61 258 319 104 814 270 780 203 -33 17.7 36.0 53.7
3 yrs LAK NHL 170 36 0.15 0.48 0.63 0.21 1.22 2.33 24 74 98 33 251 109 190 31 -17 7.0 5.3 12.4
2 yrs NYI NHL 89 12 0.08 0.37 0.45 0.14 1.44 1.66 7 32 39 13 115 40 101 43 17 2.2 5.7 7.9
2 yrs ATL NHL 83 7 0.06 0.20 0.27 0.09 0.87 1.22 5 17 22 7 75 16 84 21 -4 1.0 2.9 3.9
1 yr PHI NHL 31 4 0.10 0.32 0.42 0.14 1.23 1.97 3 10 13 4 42 17 52 11 -16 0.7 0.5 1.3
Career NHL 1085 154 0.09 0.35 0.43 0.14 1.17 2.02 100 391 491 161 1297 452 1207 309 -53 28.6 50.4 79.0

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
1992-93 20 LAK NHL 24 3 9 12 -4 26 1 2 0 1 42 7.1
1994-95 22 BUF NHL 5 0 1 1 -7 14 0 0 0 0 12 0.0
1996-97 24 BUF NHL 12 1 0 1 -9 16 1 0 0 0 16 6.3
1997-98 25 BUF NHL 15 0 3 3 1 36 0 0 0 0 24 0.0
1998-99 26 BUF NHL 21 4 11 15 -6 52 0 4 0 2 58 6.9 570 27:07
1999-00 27 BUF NHL 4 0 0 0 -1 8 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 103 25:50
2000-01 28 BUF NHL 13 1 6 7 -3 12 1 0 0 0 18 5.6 333 25:38
2006-07 34 ATL NHL 4 0 0 0 -4 4 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 101 25:21
Career NHL 98 9 30 39 -33 168 3 6 0 3 179 5.0 1108 26:22

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
1989-90 17 Sokol Kiev USSR 31 3 4 7 16
1989-90 17 Soviet Union EJC-A 6 2 2 4 2
1990-91 18 Sokol Kiev USSR 46 1 4 5 46
1990-91 18 ShVSM Kiev USSR-3 1 0
1990-91 18 Sokol Kiev Fr-Tour 1 0 0 0 0
1990-91 18 Soviet Union WJC-A 7 1 1 2 2
1991-92 19 Soviet Union Can-Cup 5 0 0 0 4
1991-92 19 CSKA Moscow CIS 44 2 7 9 52
1991-92 19 Russia WJC-A 7 1 1 2 2
1991-92 19 Russia Olympics 8 1 0 1 0
1991-92 19 Russia WC-A 6 0 2 2 6
1993-94 21 Russia WC-A 6 1 0 1 8
1995-96 23 Russia WC-A 8 1 1 2 6
1996-97 24 Russia W-Cup 3 0 1 1 2
1997-98 25 Russia Olympics 6 0 2 2 2
1999-00 27 Russia WC-A 6 0 1 1 -2 2 0 0 0 0
2004-05 32 Ak Bars Kazan Russia 23 1 8 9 30
2008-09 36 Dynamo Moscow KHL 56 4 12 16 58
2009-10 37 Dynamo Moscow KHL 56 0 7 7 60
Career 1 Season Can-Cup 5 0 0 0 4
Career 1 Season CIS 44 2 7 9 52
Career 1 Season EJC-A 6 2 2 4 2
Career 1 Season Fr-Tour 1 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons KHL 112 4 19 23 118
Career 2 Seasons Olympics 14 1 2 3 2
Career 1 Season Russia 23 1 8 9 30
Career 2 Seasons USSR 77 4 8 12 62
Career 1 Season USSR-3 1 0
Career 1 Season W-Cup 3 0 1 1 2
Career 4 Seasons WC-A 26 2 4 6 -2 22 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons WJC-A 14 2 2 4 4

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2004-05 32 Ak Bars Kazan Russia 4 0 0 0 2
2008-09 36 Dynamo Moscow KHL 12 1 2 3 22
Career 1 Season KHL 12 1 2 3 22
Career 1 Season Russia 4 0 0 0 2

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 15 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Alexei Zhitnik 9.6 7.3 6.7 6.5 6.4 6.1 5.7 5.4 5.1 5.0 4.4 4.1 3.0 2.4 1.5
Butch Bouchard 95.7 8.2 5.9 5.9 5.8 5.3 5.2 5.2 4.9 4.5 4.1 3.8 3.5 2.8 2.5 1.6
Jean-Guy Talbot 94.9 9.1 6.7 6.5 6.4 6.1 5.8 5.6 5.2 5.0 5.0 4.8 4.7 3.9 2.2 0.3
Phil Russell 94.2 9.9 7.4 6.7 6.5 6.4 6.3 6.2 5.8 5.8 5.5 4.6 4.2 3.4 0.8 0.3
Petr Svoboda 94.1 8.2 7.4 7.0 6.4 6.3 5.7 5.5 5.4 5.3 4.7 4.6 4.5 3.9 3.3 1.9
Rob Ramage 93.3 8.7 7.0 7.0 7.0 6.3 5.9 5.3 5.2 5.1 4.9 4.8 3.5 2.8 1.9 -0.1
Tom Johnson 92.8 8.8 7.1 6.7 6.4 6.3 6.1 6.1 5.5 5.4 5.0 4.7 4.4 4.1 3.3 0.0
Earl Seibert 92.8 6.9 5.9 5.9 5.2 4.9 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.1 3.9 3.7 3.2 2.9 1.2
Jyrki Lumme 92.1 8.3 8.2 7.2 7.1 6.9 6.0 5.8 5.5 4.7 4.6 4.5 3.4 3.2 3.1 1.4
Bruce Driver 91.6 7.8 6.9 6.9 6.8 6.6 6.2 5.6 5.3 4.8 4.2 3.2 3.1 2.8 1.9 0.2
Bill Gadsby 91.5 8.9 8.2 7.7 6.0 5.7 5.6 5.4 5.2 5.0 4.9 3.6 2.9 2.3 2.3 1.2
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
Alexei Zhitnik 9.6 7.3 6.7 6.5 6.4 6.1 5.7 5.4 5.1 5.0 4.4 4.1 3.0 2.4 1.5
Butch Bouchard 95.7 8.2 5.9 5.9 5.8 5.3 5.2 5.2 4.9 4.5 4.1 3.8 3.5 2.8 2.5 1.6
Phil Russell 94.2 9.9 7.4 6.7 6.5 6.4 6.3 6.2 5.8 5.8 5.5 4.6 4.2 3.4 0.8 0.3
Tom Johnson 93.5 8.8 7.1 6.7 6.4 6.3 6.1 6.1 5.5 5.4 5.0 4.7 4.4 4.1 3.3 1.6 0.0
Rob Ramage 93.3 8.7 7.0 7.0 7.0 6.3 5.9 5.3 5.2 5.1 4.9 4.8 3.5 2.8 1.9 -0.1
Earl Seibert 92.8 6.9 5.9 5.9 5.2 4.9 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.1 3.9 3.7 3.2 2.9 1.2
Jean-Guy Talbot 92.6 9.1 6.7 6.5 6.4 6.4 6.1 5.8 5.6 5.2 5.0 5.0 4.8 4.7 3.9 2.2 1.5 0.3
Petr Svoboda 92.5 8.2 7.4 7.0 6.4 6.3 5.7 5.5 5.4 5.3 4.7 4.6 4.5 3.9 3.4 3.3 1.9 0.6
Jyrki Lumme 92.1 8.3 8.2 7.2 7.1 6.9 6.0 5.8 5.5 4.7 4.6 4.5 3.4 3.2 3.1 1.4
Adrian Aucoin 91.7 10.3 8.5 7.3 7.1 6.3 6.0 5.4 5.2 5.1 5.1 3.6 3.6 3.5 1.7 1.1 0.5 0.4 0.3
Bruce Driver 91.6 7.8 6.9 6.9 6.8 6.6 6.2 5.6 5.3 4.8 4.2 3.2 3.1 2.8 1.9 0.2

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

February 14, 1995: Traded to Buffalo by Los Angeles with Robb Stauber, Charlie Huddy and Los Angeles' 5th round choice (Marian Menhart) in 1995 Entry Draft for Philippe Boucher, Denis Tsygurov and Grant Fuhr, February 14, 1995.

December 6, 2004: Signed as a free agent by Kazan (Russia), December 6, 2004.

August 2, 2005: Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, August 2, 2005.

December 16, 2006: Traded to Philadelphia by NY Islanders for Freddy Meyer and Philadelphia's 3rd round choice (Mark Katic) in 2007 Entry Draft, December 16, 2006.

February 24, 2007: Traded to Atlanta by Philadelphia for Braydon Coburn, February 24, 2007.

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