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Database: 784 589 players
Last added: Chiara Mendicino
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Vadim Shipachyov 61 17 48 65
2. Dmitrij Jaskin 58 31 32 63
3. Kirill Kaprizov 57 33 29 62
4. Linus Omark 59 12 42 54
5. Nigel Dawes 59 20 30 50
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
38
Height
6'5" / 195 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
227 lbs / 103 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired

First cousins: Grant Potulny, Ryan Potulny

Team Staff profile of Paul Gaustad also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1998-99 Portland Jr. Hawks Midget 45 47 53 100 81 | -
1999-00 Burnaby Bulldogs BCHL 19 2 3 5 25 | -
Portland Winter Hawks WHL 56 6 8 14 110 -30 | -
2000-01 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 70 11 30 41 168 5 | Playoffs 16 10 6 16 59 6
2001-02 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 72 36 44 80 202 17 | Playoffs 6 3 1 4 16 3
2002-03 Buffalo Sabres NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 | -
Rochester Americans AHL 80 14 39 53 137 2 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 4 -1
2003-04 Rochester Americans AHL 78 9 22 31 169 -9 | Playoffs 16 3 10 13 30 2
2004-05 Rochester Americans AHL 76 18 25 43 192 2 | Playoffs 9 6 5 11 16 0
2005-06 Buffalo Sabres NHL 78 9 15 24 65 4 | Playoffs 18 0 4 4 14 1
2006-07 Buffalo Sabres NHL 54 9 13 22 74 11 | Playoffs 7 0 1 1 2 -1
2007-08 Buffalo Sabres NHL 82 10 26 36 85 -4 | -
2008-09 Buffalo Sabres NHL 62 12 17 29 108 4 | -
2009-10 Buffalo Sabres NHL 65 12 10 22 82 -7 | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 8 1
2010-11 Buffalo Sabres “A” NHL 81 12 19 31 101 7 | Playoffs 7 0 2 2 13 -6
USA “A” WC 6 0 1 1 4 -3 | -
2011-12 Buffalo Sabres “A” NHL 56 7 10 17 70 -1 | -
Nashville Predators NHL 14 0 4 4 6 0 | Playoffs 10 1 1 2 5 -1
2012-13 Nashville Predators NHL 23 2 3 5 20 -1 | -
2013-14 Nashville Predators NHL 75 10 11 21 61 -6 | -
2014-15 Nashville Predators “A” NHL 73 4 10 14 60 7 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 22 -1
2015-16 Nashville Predators NHL 63 2 4 6 46 -4 | Playoffs 14 1 0 1 0 0
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2017-18 Portland Winterhawks WHL Dir. of Player Development
Portland Jr. Winterhawks 16U AA 16U AA Head Coach
2018-19 Portland Jr. Winterhawks 18U AAA 18U AA Head Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 3 234 41 86 127 0.54 498 -5 | 3 28 9 15 24 0.86 50 1
BCHL 1 19 2 3 5 0.26 25 0 | 0
Midget 1 45 47 53 100 2.22 81 0 | 0
NHL 12 727 89 142 231 0.32 778 10 | 7 68 2 9 11 0.16 64 -7
WC 1 6 0 1 1 0.17 4 -3 | 0
WHL 3 198 53 82 135 0.68 480 -8 | 2 22 13 7 20 0.91 75 9
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
09/08/2016
09/08/2016 Confirmed Nashville Predators Retired
07/01/2012
07/01/2012 Extension Nashville Predators Nashville Predators
02/27/2012
02/27/2012 Confirmed Buffalo Sabres Nashville Predators
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1999, 5 #54 overall by Sioux City Musketeers in the USHL Entry Draft

Cult/Star player for Portland Winterhawks

Career transactions
- 2008-06-30 • Re-signed to a four-year contract by the Buffalo Sabres
- 2006-07-30 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Buffalo Sabres
- 2005-08-15 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Buffalo Sabres
- 2002-06-01 • Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by the Buffalo Sabres

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