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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Justus Annunen -
2. Ludwig Byström - - - -
3. Julius Hermonen - - - -
4. Shaun Heshka - - - -
5. Joona Huttula - - - -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
33
Height
6'2" / 188 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
220 lbs / 100 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Contract
22/23
Cap Hit
$5,750,000 Powered by
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Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time U18 WJC Silver Medal 1
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
1-time OHL Champion 1
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2002-03 Whitby Wildcats U16 AAA ETAHL U16 47 18 23 41 47 | - 15
2003-04 Bowmanville Eagles OPJHL 43 28 27 55 54 | Playoffs 15 12 3 15 22
Plymouth Whalers OHL 9 2 4 6 0 1 | -
2004-05 Plymouth Whalers OHL 67 18 26 44 32 -5 | Playoffs 4 1 1 2 6 0
Canada U18 WJC-18 6 1 1 2 6 -1 | -
2005-06 Plymouth Whalers OHL 66 21 37 58 109 1 | Playoffs 13 9 7 16 33 5
2006-07 Plymouth Whalers OHL 45 27 38 65 94 28 | Playoffs 20 13 12 25 54 7
Canada U20 WJC-20 6 0 0 0 8 0 | -
2007-08 Iowa Stars AHL 62 18 19 37 63 1 | -
2008-09 Dallas Stars NHL 77 24 13 37 51 -11 | -
Manitoba Moose AHL 5 4 1 5 2 4 | -
Canada WC 3 1 2 3 2 4 | -
2009-10 Dallas Stars NHL 78 27 28 55 64 -5 | -
2010-11 Dallas Stars NHL 59 21 18 39 60 8 | -
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 20 1 5 6 6 -1 | Playoffs 7 1 1 2 6 -1
Canada WC 6 2 3 5 10 3 | -
2011-12 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 80 40 41 81 87 6 | Playoffs 5 2 4 6 12 -3
2012-13 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 40 21 15 36 26 5 | Playoffs 13 6 4 10 8 -3
2013-14 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 59 27 34 61 55 15 | Playoffs 13 2 2 4 24 2
2014-15 Nashville Predators “A” NHL 67 23 14 37 57 12 | Playoffs 6 4 1 5 8 0
2015-16 Nashville Predators “A” NHL 82 31 27 58 65 27 | Playoffs 14 4 4 8 8 1
2016-17 Nashville Predators “A” NHL 70 23 18 41 35 -10 | Playoffs 22 6 3 9 14 -8
2017-18 Vegas Golden Knights “A” NHL 71 25 19 44 24 -11 | Playoffs 20 6 5 11 12 0
2018-19 Calgary Flames NHL 63 7 12 19 28 -5 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0 -3
2019-20 Edmonton Oilers NHL 55 19 12 31 12 -20 | Playoffs 4 2 1 3 0 3
2020-21 Edmonton Oilers NHL - - - - - | -
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Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2000-01 Whitby Wildcats QC Int PW - - - - - | -
2006-07 Plymouth Whalers M-Cup 5 5 1 6 42 -2 | -
OHL All-Stars CHL Challenge 1 0 1 1 0 -1 | -
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Strength
16
Puckhandling
16
Shooting Accuracy
15
Offensive
15

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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL 2019-2020
Fri 07/08 Edmonton Oilers @ Chicago Blackhawks
Wed 05/08 Edmonton Oilers @ Chicago Blackhawks
Mon 03/08 Edmonton Oilers vs Chicago Blackhawks
Sat 01/08 Edmonton Oilers vs Chicago Blackhawks
Wed 11/03 Edmonton Oilers vs Winnipeg Jets
Mon 09/03 Edmonton Oilers vs Vegas Golden Knights
Sat 07/03 Edmonton Oilers vs Columbus Blue Jackets
Thu 05/03 Edmonton Oilers @ Chicago Blackhawks
Tue 03/03 Edmonton Oilers @ Dallas Stars
Wed 29/01 Edmonton Oilers vs Calgary Flames
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 2 67 22 20 42 0.63 65 5 | 0
CHL Challenge 1 1 0 1 1 1.00 0 -1 | 0
ETAHL U16 1 47 18 23 41 0.87 47 0 | 0
M-Cup 1 5 5 1 6 1.20 42 -2 | 0
NHL 13 821 289 256 545 0.66 570 10 | 10 108 33 25 58 0.54 92 -12
OHL 4 187 68 105 173 0.93 235 25 | 3 37 23 20 43 1.16 93 12
OPJHL (OJHL) 1 43 28 27 55 1.28 54 0 | 1 15 12 3 15 1.00 22 0
QC Int PW 1 - 0 0 0 - 0 0 | 0
WC 2 9 3 5 8 0.89 12 7 | 0
WJC-18 1 6 1 1 2 0.33 6 -1 | 0
WJC-20 1 6 0 0 0 0.00 8 0 | 0
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/19/2019
07/19/2019 Confirmed Calgary Flames Edmonton Oilers
07/02/2018
07/02/2018 Confirmed Vegas Golden Knights Calgary Flames
06/22/2017
06/22/2017 Confirmed Nashville Predators Vegas Golden Knights
06/27/2014
06/27/2014 Confirmed Pittsburgh Penguins Nashville Predators
02/19/2012
02/19/2012 Extension Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh Penguins
02/21/2011
02/21/2011 Confirmed Dallas Stars Pittsburgh Penguins
09/17/2010
09/17/2010 Extension Dallas Stars Dallas Stars
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2017, 1 #15 overall by Vegas Golden Knights in the NHL Expansion Draft

Drafted 2003, 3 #44 overall by Plymouth Whalers in the OHL Priority Selection

Cult/Star player for Iowa Stars

Cult/Star player for Plymouth Whalers

Career transactions
- 2017-06-21 • Selected in the Expansion Draft by the Vegas Golden Knights
- 2014-06-27 • Traded to the Nashville Predators for Patric Hörnqvist & Nick Spaling
- 2011-01-21 • Traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins w/ Matt Niskanen for Alex Goligoski
- 2006-10-20 • Signed by the Dallas Stars

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