#72 ARBER XHEKAJ (D)
MONTREAL CANADIENS
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Age 23 Birth Date 2001-01-30
Shoots L Draft Info N/A
Height 6'4 Fantrax Roster% 31
Weight 240 Yahoo Roster% 7
Country CAN Status IR
2023-2024 Regular Season
GP G A PTS PPP TOI PPTOI SOG HIT BKS
443710015:561:016112149
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Date Type News
2024-04-10ArticleRamblings: Hughes and Xhekaj Done; McDavid Resting; Slaf and Stamkos Score Hat-Tricks & More (Apr 10)
2024-04-09Injury UpdateXhekaj (upper body) will miss the rest of the season to have surgery on his left shoulder.
2024-04-07Injury UpdateXhekaj (upper body) will not play Sunday against the Rangers, per the NHL's media site.
2024-04-06Injury UpdateXhekaj (upper body) will not be in the lineup Saturday versus the Maple Leafs.
2024-02-24ArticleDFS Saturday: Load Up On Leafs
2024-02-22ArticleRamblings: Updates on Woll, Panarin, and Perunovich; Play-Driving from Skinner, Ehlers, Dubois, and More – February 22
2024-01-28Player UpdateXhekaj was a healthy scratch for Saturday's game against the Penguins.
2024-01-24ArticleRamblings: Hot Goalies; Second-Half Outlooks for Soderstrom; Xhekaj; Kucherov; Johnston & More (Jan 24)
2024-01-24Player UpdateXhekaj had one block, three hits and two penalty minutes over 16:25 of ice time in Tuesday's 4-1 loss to Ottawa.
2024-01-22Player UpdateXhekaj was brought up from AHL Laval on Monday.
2024-01-09ArticleRamblings: Gauthier/Drysdale Trade; Nylander Extension; Oleksiak’s Superb Season; Ekman-Larsson’s Resurgence – January 9
2023-12-04Player UpdateXhekaj (upper body) was activated off injured reserve and then sent down to AHL Laval on Monday.
2023-11-26Article21 Fantasy Hockey Rambles
2023-11-25Injury UpdateXhekaj (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Friday.
2023-11-25Injury UpdateThe Canadiens retroactively placed Xhekaj (upper body) on injured reserve Friday.
2023-11-22ArticleInjury Ward: The Legendary Vasilevskiy Returns; Updates on Fox, Grubauer, Rust, Rakell, Barkov & More
2023-11-21ArticleRamblings: Updates on Chabot, Hischier, Vilardi, Evangelista, and More; Byfield’s Playmaking – November 21
2023-11-20Injury UpdateXhekaj (upper body) won't travel with his teammates Monday to California ahead of the Canadiens' three-game road trip, Arpon Basu of The Athletic reports.
2023-11-18Injury UpdateXhekaj (upper body) won't play Saturday against Boston, Stu Cowan of The Montreal Gazette reports.
2023-11-17Injury UpdateXhekaj (upper body) is missing from practice Friday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.

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Year Salary Cap Hit AAV
2023-2024835,000828,333828,333

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NHL ID: 8482964

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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Apr 15@DET
Apr 16DET

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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

Upcoming Games

Game Date Opponent
Apr 15@DET
Apr 16DET

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2023-2024 Regular Season Line Combinations

Even Strength Line Combinations

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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

Montreal Canadiens Last Game Lines (2024-04-13)

Opponent: Ottawa Senators
Num Time % EV - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
110:3321.2NICK SUZUKI - COLE CAUFIELD - JURAJ SLAFKOVSKY1017653.812860.0
210:1720.6BRENDAN GALLAGHER - JOEL ARMIA - ALEX NEWHOOK1016554.5101343.5
36:4213.4JOSH ANDERSON - JAKE EVANS - RAFAEL HARVEY-PINARD0004544.46940.0
45:0010.0CHRISTIAN DVORAK - JESSE YLONEN - MICHAEL PEZZETTA0001325.04736.4
Num Time % EV - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
113:2026.7JORDAN HARRIS - JOHNATHAN KOVACEVIC11091242.9191654.3
213:1526.6DAVID SAVARD - JAYDEN STRUBLE1014833.381929.6
313:0826.3MIKE MATHESON - JUSTIN BARRON0005271.4101050.0
Num Time % PP - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
13:5076.9NICK SUZUKI - COLE CAUFIELD - ALEX NEWHOOK - JURAJ SLAFKOVSKY10120100.040100.0
20:4615.4BRENDAN GALLAGHER - JOEL ARMIA - CHRISTIAN DVORAK - JESSE YLONEN000000.020100.0
30:093.0JOEL ARMIA - JOSH ANDERSON - JAKE EVANS000000.0000.0
40:051.7JOEL ARMIA - JOSH ANDERSON - NICK SUZUKI - ALEX NEWHOOK000000.0000.0
Num Time % PP - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
14:0080.3MIKE MATHESON10120100.040100.0
20:4615.4JUSTIN BARRON000000.020100.0
30:134.3JORDAN HARRIS - JUSTIN BARRON000000.0000.0
Num Time % SH - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
14:0940.9JOEL ARMIA - JAKE EVANS03-30100.00100.0
23:0029.6CHRISTIAN DVORAK - RAFAEL HARVEY-PINARD000040.0060.0
31:1211.8NICK SUZUKI - JAKE EVANS10110100.010100.0
Num Time % SH - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
15:4556.7DAVID SAVARD - MIKE MATHESON1101712.51109.1
22:4727.4JORDAN HARRIS - JOHNATHAN KOVACEVIC01-1040.0040.0
30:599.7JORDAN HARRIS - JAYDEN STRUBLE01-1030.0030.0

MONTREAL CANADIENS 2023-2024 Regular Season Stats

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

MONTREAL CANADIENS Prospect Profile Pages

Name Age Draf Year Draf Round Draf Pick Link Upside Certainty
JAKUB DOBES22202051367.56.5
JOE VRBETIC21202172146.03.0
EMMETT CROTEAU20202261625.54.0
JACOB FOWLER1920233699.07.0
QUENTIN MILLER19202341287.05.5

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
2023-2024MTL4437100.2319681614.91.4121000049001:0116.85.315:56
2022-2023MTL5158130.2521-9101756.71.5159230046000:4615.24.615:16
CAREER 95815230.2420-31821365.91.4280230095000:5316.05.015:34

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
2023-2024MTL4430.0770.16100.23811.84611.3900.001212.75491.1100.00
2022-2023MTL5150.1080.16130.251011.98751.4730.061593.12460.9000.00

Career Stats (Non-NHL)  AHL Profile Page

Season League Team GP G A PTS PTS/G PIM +/- SOG SOG/G S% PPP NHLe
2023-2024AHLLaval Rocket1738110.65343301.810.0726
2021-2022OHLBrantford Bulldogs33611170.52843700.00014
2021-2022OHLKitchener Rangers18611170.9454700.00025
2021-2022Memorial CupBrantford Bulldogs50551.008200.000
2019-2020OHLKitchener Rangers51611170.33882600.0009
2018-2019OHLKitchener Rangers592130.0539-2800.0001
2017-2018GOJHLSt. Catharines Falcons46418220.48110000.000
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

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

Career Stats (Non-NHL)  AHL Profile Page

Season League Team GP G A PTS PTS/G PIM +/- SOG SOG/G S% PPP NHLe
2021-2022OHLBrantford Bulldogs18610160.89501500.00024
2018-2019OHLKitchener Rangers40000.002-100.0000
2017-2018GOJHLSt. Catharines Falcons110110.0924000.000
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
2023-2024MTL41120.5041-28714.31.81100007001:1316.221.018:28
2022-2023MTL61010.1714-518119.11.81300003000:279.045.412:33
2021-2022MTL20000.000-2600.00.0600002000:030.77.715:14
CAREER 122130.2521-9321811.11.530000012000:3810.626.014:58

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
2023-2024MTL410.2510.2520.5082.0071.7500.00112.7571.7500.00
2022-2023MTL610.1700.0010.17183.00111.8300.00132.1730.5000.00
2021-2022MTL200.0000.0000.0063.0000.0000.0063.0021.0000.00

Regular Season Quarterly Comparison

2023-2024

QuarterGPGAPTSSOGPPPPPTOITOI
1171231401:0214:44
20000000:00:0
3132352101:0816:24
4140222600:5116:55

Lines by quarter

QuarterLine Combination

2022-2023

QuarterGPGAPTSSOGPPPPPTOITOI
1203363600:3815:50
2222572730:4714:58
390001201:0114:44
40000000:00:0

Lines by quarter

QuarterLine Combination

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Shooting % 4.9
5on5 Shooting % 10.3
PTS/60 0.9
PDO 1028
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

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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GP G A PTS PTS/60 +/- PIM SOG S% PPP HIT BLK FOW FO% PPTOI %PP TOI IPP

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PTS %Total Line Combination