#8 MICHAEL BUNTING (L)
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS
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Age 28 Birth Date 1995-09-17
Shoots L Draft Info 2014 (4/117)
Height 6'0 Fantrax Roster% 0
Weight 192 Yahoo Roster% 30
Country CAN Status On Roster
2023-2024 Regular Season
GP G A PTS PPP TOI PPTOI SOG HIT BKS
811936552115:412:501684627
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Date Type News
2024-04-14ArticleRamblings: 69 for Matthews; Sanderson’s First Three-Point Night; Eastern Playoff Race Heats Up; McDavid Misses Third-Straight (Apr 14)
2024-04-13Player UpdateBunting scored twice and went minus-2 in Saturday's 6-4 loss to the Bruins.
2024-04-10ArticleForum Buzz: Trading Bedard(?!), Svechnikov, Lafreniere, Hughes, Lundkvist, Trocheck, Bunting, Best Bad Goalie, Player Trivia & More
2024-04-07ArticleRamblings: Sid Reaches 40 Goals, Eklund Hat Trick, B. Tkachuk Sets Hits Record (Apr 7)
2024-04-02ArticleRamblings: Drysdale Returns; Hertl Skates; Improvements for Wood, Forsberg, Hagel, Keller, and More – April 2
2024-04-01Player UpdateBunting (illness) will be in the lineup to face the Rangers on Monday, Matt Vensel of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
2024-03-30Injury UpdateBunting left Saturday's game versus the Blue Jackets due to an illness.
2024-03-26ArticleEastern Edge: Bunting Providing Value; Barkov Returning for Panthers; (New) New Jersey Goaltending
2024-03-25ArticleTop-200 Cap League Skater Rankings – March 2024
2024-03-18ArticleRamblings: Post-Trade Play from Guentzel, Kuznetsov, Toffoli & Bunting; Capitalizing on Washington’s Schedule (Mar 18)
2024-03-14ArticleCapped: Hertl and Hanifin to Vegas; Toffoli to Winnipeg; Guentzel to Carolina
2024-03-13ArticleForum Buzz: Hintz; Benson; Tavares; L. Hughes; Fantilli; B. Thachuk; Sharangovich; Stankoven; Necas & More
2024-03-13ArticleRamblings: How Players are Fitting into New Surroundings, Featuring Guentzel, Mantha, Bunting, Miromanov, Chrona & More (March 13)
2024-03-12ArticleLining Up: New Roles in New Locations for Toffoli, Bunting, Kuznetsov, and Roslovic
2024-03-11ArticleTop 10 Waiver Wire Pickups
2024-03-08ArticleFantasy Take: Guentzel Moved to Carolina; Picks and Prospects to Pittsburgh
2024-03-08ArticleTrade Deadline Tracker 2024: Fantasy Hockey Style
2024-03-08ArticleRamblings: Forsling Extended; Mysak/Perreault Swapped; Trenin Traded; Thoughts on Mittelstadt and Byram – March 8
2024-03-07Player UpdateBunting, Ville Koivunen, Vasily Ponomarev, Cruz Lucius, a conditional 2024 first-round pick and a conditional 2024 fifth-round pick were traded from the Hurricanes to the Penguins on Thursday in exchange for Jake Guentzel and Ty Smith, Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic reports.
2024-03-07Injury UpdateBunting (not injury related) won't play Thursday against Montreal for trade-related reasons.

DobberNomics

Profile Price Chg Chg% YTD% FPTS FPTS/$
3.86 0 0 4.3 265.2 68.7

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Category Rank
Top 300 Skaters153
Top Cap League Players171

Salary/CapHit Information

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Year Salary Cap Hit AAV
2023-20244,500,0004,500,0004,500,000
2024-20254,500,0004,500,0004,500,000
2025-20264,500,0004,500,0004,500,000

Upside Trend Chart

NHL ID: 8478047

2023-2024 Regular Season Game Log

Date OPP Team Status G A PTS +/- PIM SOG PPG PPP HITS BKS FOW FO% PPTOI %PP SHTOI %SH TOI HIghlights

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2023-2024 Regular Season Game Log

Date OPP Team Status W L OTL GA SA GAA SV% GSAA SO QS RBS MIN

DraftKings

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2023-2024 Regular Season Line Combinations

Even Strength Line Combinations

Freq Line Combination
Num Time % Line GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%

Even Strength Line Production (total pts: )

PTS %Total Line Combination

Even Strength Best Linemate

PTS Linemate

Power Play Line Combinations

Freq Line Combination
Num Time % Line GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%

Power Play Line Production (total pts: )

PTS %Total Line Combination

Power Play Best Linemate

PTS Linemate

Pittsburgh Penguins Last Game Lines (2024-04-17)

Opponent: New York Islanders
Num Time % EV - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
112:2623.6EVGENI MALKIN - RICKARD RAKELL - MICHAEL BUNTING11010566.7211460.0
211:5522.6SIDNEY CROSBY - BRYAN RUST - DREW O'CONNOR0006650.0131252.0
39:0417.2JEFF CARTER - JESSE PULJUJARVI - JANSEN HARKINS0008372.716672.7
48:4016.4LARS ELLER - REILLY SMITH - VALTTERI PUUSTINEN1108372.713572.2
Num Time % EV - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
117:2533.0PIERRE-OLIVIER JOSEPH - KRIS LETANG01-18850.0171750.0
214:5628.3ERIK KARLSSON - MARCUS PETTERSSON10115768.2321174.4
39:3218.1RYAN SHEA - JACK ST. IVANY1106650.091537.5
Num Time % PP - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
11:2262.6JEFF CARTER - EVGENI MALKIN - SIDNEY CROSBY - MICHAEL BUNTING10110100.040100.0
20:4937.4EVGENI MALKIN - SIDNEY CROSBY - BRYAN RUST - MICHAEL BUNTING10130100.050100.0
Num Time % PP - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
12:11100.0ERIK KARLSSON20240100.090100.0
Num Time % SH - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
12:1945.4LARS ELLER - DREW O'CONNOR000010.0010.0
21:3731.7JEFF CARTER - BRYAN RUST01-1030.0040.0
30:309.8JEFF CARTER - REILLY SMITH000030.0030.0
Num Time % SH - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
12:3550.7MARCUS PETTERSSON - KRIS LETANG01-1030.0040.0
22:0039.2RYAN SHEA - JACK ST. IVANY01-1020.0020.0
30:3110.1MARCUS PETTERSSON - RYAN SHEA000030.0030.0

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS 2023-2024 Regular Season Stats

Name GP W L OTL GA SHA GAA SV% GSAA SO QUAL QUAL% RBS RBS% MIN

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS Prospect Profile Pages

Name Age Draf Year Draf Round Draf Pick Link Upside Certainty
FILIP LINDBERG25201971974.03.5
TAYLOR GAUTHIER230005.02.0
JOEL BLOMQVIST2220202527.53.0

Career Stats (Regular Season)

Season Team GP G A PTS PTS/G 82GP Pace +/- PIM SOG S% SOG/G HITS PPG PPP SHG SHP BLKS FOW FOW% PPTOI %PP %SH TOI
2023-2024CAR,PIT811936550.6856-195716811.32.1467210027730.402:5059.60.215:41
2022-2023TOR822326490.60492110317413.22.1857100018150.001:4937.10.015:48
2021-2022TOR792340630.8065288017513.12.285250021850.001:1729.70.515:32
2020-2021ARI21103130.6251-1123826.31.82833001758.301:5243.81.116:42
2018-2019ARI51010.201602520.01.0600001000:000.00.009:33
CAREER 268761051810.68552925456013.62.1250193900682343.401:5641.80.315:38

Career Stats (Per Game)

Season Team GP G G/GP A A/GP PTS PTS/G PIM PIM/GP SOG SOG/GP PPP PPP/GP HITS HITS/GP BKS BKS/GP FOW FOW/GP
2023-2024CAR,PIT81190.23360.44550.68570.701682.07210.26460.57270.3370.09
2022-2023TOR82230.28260.32490.601031.261742.12100.12851.04180.2210.01
2021-2022TOR79230.29400.51630.80801.011752.2250.06851.08210.2780.10
2020-2021ARI21100.4830.14130.62120.57381.8130.14281.3310.0570.33
2018-2019ARI510.2000.0010.2020.4051.0000.0061.2010.2000.00

Career Stats (Non-NHL)  AHL Profile Page

Season League Team GP G A PTS PTS/G PIM +/- SOG SOG/G S% PPP NHLe
2020-2021AHLTucson Roadrunners16712191.1914-2493.114.3747
2020-2021WCCanada100000.006-600.000
2019-2020AHLTucson Roadrunners581237490.8449-121552.77.71034
2018-2019AHLTucson Roadrunners521922410.79841500.00031
2017-2018AHLTucson Roadrunners672320430.64452100.00026
2016-2017AHLTucson Roadrunners671315280.4252-100.00017
2015-2016AHLSpringfield631114250.4041-700.00016
2015-2016ECHLRapid City72020.294-500.000
2014-2015OHLSault Ste. Marie573737741.30394400.00034
2013-2014OHLSault Ste. Marie481527420.88341000.00023
2012-2013GTHLDon Mills282712391.3944000.000
Season Team GP G A PTS PTS/G 82GP Pace +/- PIM SOG S% SOG/G HITS PPG PPP SHG SHP BLKS FOW FOW% PPTOI %PP %SH TOI
2022-2023TOR71120.2923-115911.11.3150100300.000:4819.60.014:33
2021-2022TOR61230.5041-14616.71.0901001001:5231.50.015:07
CAREER 132350.3832-2191513.31.2240200400.001:1826.20.014:49

Career Stats (Per Game)

Season Team GP G G/GP A A/GP PTS PTS/G PIM PIM/GP SOG SOG/GP PPP PPP/GP HITS HITS/GP BKS BKS/GP FOW FOW/GP
2022-2023TOR710.1410.1420.29152.1491.2910.14152.1430.4300.00
2021-2022TOR610.1720.3330.5040.6761.0010.1791.5010.1700.00

Career Stats (Non-NHL)  AHL Profile Page

Season League Team GP G A PTS PTS/G PIM +/- SOG SOG/G S% PPP NHLe
2017-2018AHLTucson Roadrunners93140.4427100.00018
2014-2015OHLSault Ste. Marie1495141.0010400.00026
2013-2014OHLSault Ste. Marie95160.674100.00018
Season Team GP G A PTS PTS/G 82GP Pace +/- PIM SOG S% SOG/G HITS PPG PPP SHG SHP BLKS FOW FOW% PPTOI %PP %SH TOI
2023-2024CAR32131.008234922.23.000000000.004:1564.74.318:28
2022-2023TOR30331.0082-1840.01.3301001003:1359.44.816:15
2021-2022TOR44041.0082161233.33.02330002100.003:5251.10.415:39
2019-2020ARI41010.252112425.01.03000001100.000:173.411.311:29
2018-2019ARI30110.33273260.02.01000012100.000:237.70.011:50
2017-2018ARI10000.0000230.03.0000000150.000:121.86.410:48
2016-2017ARI22131.50123122100.01.020000100.000:010.53.613:39
CAREER 2096150.75628264022.52.01134003654.502:0130.74.014:19

Career Stats (Per Game)

Season Team GP G G/GP A A/GP PTS PTS/G PIM PIM/GP SOG SOG/GP PPP PPP/GP HITS HITS/GP BKS BKS/GP FOW FOW/GP
2023-2024CAR320.6710.3331.0041.3393.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
2022-2023TOR300.0031.0031.0082.6741.3310.3331.0010.3300.00
2021-2022TOR441.0000.0041.0061.50123.0030.7520.5000.0020.50
2019-2020ARI410.2500.0010.2520.5041.0000.0030.7500.0010.25
2018-2019ARI300.0010.3310.3320.6762.0000.0010.3310.3320.67
2017-2018ARI100.0000.0000.0022.0033.0000.0000.0000.0011.00
2016-2017ARI221.0010.5031.5021.0021.0000.0021.0010.5000.00

Regular Season Quarterly Comparison

2023-2024

QuarterGPGAPTSSOGPPPPPTOITOI
12059142952:5915:18
22249133872:4614:09
3184594642:4316:04
421613195552:5117:19

Lines by quarter

QuarterLine Combination

2022-2023

QuarterGPGAPTSSOGPPPPPTOITOI
124410143821:2515:31
220107175532:3817:17
31956113231:3715:32
4194374921:3814:48

Lines by quarter

QuarterLine Combination

Buy/Sell Meter

Shooting % 11.3
5on5 Shooting % 8.0
PTS/60 2.6
PDO 970
Sec. Asst% 0

Expected Goal (xG) stats below provided by Natural Stat Trick
Note: Expected Goals are updated overnight and will not include today's games. Stats only available as of 2020-21.

Advanced Stats

Year PDO 5 on 5 S% OZ Start% PTS/60 SOG/60 %PP IPP PPIPP CF% Sec Assists Sec Assist %

Expected Goals

Year GF 5v5 xGF 5v5 xGF/60 GA 5v5 xGA 5v5 xGA/60 xG% 5v5

NHL Edge

  Skating Speed Skating Distance Shot Speed Shot Location Zone Time%
Season Top speed 22+ MPH 20+ MPH 18+ MPH Tot. dist Tot. dist/60 Tot. dist EV Tot. dist/60 EV Tot. dist PP Tot. dist/60 PP Tot. dist PK Tot. dist/60 PK Top Speed AVG Speed 100+ 90-100 80-90 70-80 High Danger SOG High Danger G Mid Danger SOG Mid Danger G Long SOG Long G Off Zone Def Zone OZ - EV DZ - EV OZ - PP DZ - PP OZ - PK DZ - PK

Extended Game Log

Date OPP TEAM CF CA CF% GF 5v5 xGF 5v5 xGF/60 GA 5v5 xGA 5v5 xGA/60 xG% 5v5



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Even Strength Line Production

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