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#67 JAMES MALATESTA (L)
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS
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Age 20 Birth Date 2003-05-31
Shoots L Draft Info 2021 (5/133)
Height 5'9 Fantrax Roster% 0
Weight 191 Yahoo Roster% 0
Country CAN Status Off Roster
2023-2024 Regular Season
GP G A PTS PPP TOI PPTOI SOG HIT BKS
11224010:130:2412372
PROSPECT UPSIDE
6.5 / 10
PROSPECT CERTAINTY
45%
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Latest News & Analysis

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Date Type News
2024-04-16Player UpdateMalatesta was reassigned to AHL Cleveland on Tuesday.
2024-04-14ArticleRamblings: 69 for Matthews; Sanderson’s First Three-Point Night; Eastern Playoff Race Heats Up; McDavid Misses Third-Straight (Apr 14)
2024-03-23Player UpdateMalatesta was recalled from AHL Cleveland on Saturday.
2023-09-20Player UpdateMalatesta scored three goals in two games during the Traverse City Prospect Tournament while skating on both the power play and penalty kill, Jeff Svoboda of the Blue Jackets' official website reports.
2022-12-01Player UpdateMalatesta signed a three-year, entry-level contract on Thursday.

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Category Rank
Top Prospect Forwards157

Salary/CapHit Information

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Year Salary Cap Hit AAV
2023-2024862,500841,667850,000
2024-2025862,500841,667850,000
2025-2026800,000841,667850,000

Upside Trend Chart

NHL ID: 8482744

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

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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

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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

Columbus Blue Jackets Last Game Lines (2024-04-16)

Opponent: Carolina Hurricanes
Num Time % EV - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
111:4824.9JOHNNY GAUDREAU - ALEXANDER NYLANDER - JUSTIN DANFORTH2029469.218772.0
210:2822.0SEAN KURALY - MATHIEU OLIVIER - JAMES MALATESTA1104930.871531.8
38:5218.7ALEXANDRE TEXIER - KIRILL MARCHENKO - COLE SILLINGER1102722.241917.4
48:3218.0MIKAEL PYYHTIA - LUCA DEL BEL BELLUZ - GAVIN BRINDLEY0002340.03633.3
Num Time % EV - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
112:5527.2DAMON SEVERSON - ZACH WERENSKI1015550.091242.9
210:4622.7ERIK GUDBRANSON - IVAN PROVOROV1013730.081044.4
36:2913.7NICK BLANKENBURG - DAVID JIRICEK0002528.651033.3
Num Time % PP - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
12:1857.5JOHNNY GAUDREAU - ALEXANDER NYLANDER - KIRILL MARCHENKO - COLE SILLINGER0002166.73175.0
21:1029.2ALEXANDRE TEXIER - JUSTIN DANFORTH - GAVIN BRINDLEY00010100.020100.0
30:135.4ALEXANDER NYLANDER - ALEXANDRE TEXIER - KIRILL MARCHENKO - COLE SILLINGER000000.0000.0
40:093.8JOHNNY GAUDREAU - KIRILL MARCHENKO - JUSTIN DANFORTH - GAVIN BRINDLEY000000.0000.0
Num Time % PP - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
12:4669.2ZACH WERENSKI0002166.73260.0
21:1129.6DAMON SEVERSON - IVAN PROVOROV00010100.020100.0
30:031.3IVAN PROVOROV000000.0000.0
Num Time % SH - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
15:2062.6SEAN KURALY - MIKAEL PYYHTIA01-10130.00210.0
22:0123.7ALEXANDRE TEXIER - COLE SILLINGER0001233.31325.0
30:438.4MIKAEL PYYHTIA - COLE SILLINGER000010.0020.0
Num Time % SH - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
15:1160.9ERIK GUDBRANSON - IVAN PROVOROV01-10120.00210.0
21:3318.2DAMON SEVERSON - ZACH WERENSKI000030.0040.0
30:5811.4IVAN PROVOROV - NICK BLANKENBURG0001150.01150.0

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS 2023-2024 Regular Season Stats

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

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Prospect Profile Pages

Name Age Draf Year Draf Round Draf Pick Link Upside Certainty
DANIIL TARASOV2520173868.06.0
JET GREAVES230004.08.5

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
2023-2024CBJ112240.3630-151216.71.1370000200.000:2412.40.010:13
CAREER 112240.3630-151216.71.1370000200.000:2412.40.010:13

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
2023-2024CBJ1120.1820.1840.3650.45121.0900.00373.3620.1800.00

Career Stats (Non-NHL)  AHL Profile Page

Season League Team GP G A PTS PTS/G PIM +/- SOG SOG/G S% PPP NHLe
2023-2024AHLCleveland Monsters541210220.4179-41322.49.1316
2022-2023QMJHLQuébec Remparts553729661.20643400.00028
2022-2023Memorial CupQuébec Remparts45051.258200.000
2021-2022QMJHLQuébec Remparts682825530.78492500.00018
2020-2021QMJHLQuébec Remparts321013230.7212-900.00017
2019-2020QMJHLQuébec Remparts592322450.7629-900.00018
2019-2020WHC-17Canada Black U1753361.2014000.000
2018-2019QM18AAALac St-Louis Lions2275120.5552500.000
2018-2019CWGTeam Québec63250.8310000.000
2018-2019QGC-16Team Québec Blue53251.002000.000
2017-2018QM15AAA ELac St-Louis Lions Nord U15 AAA253115461.8480000.000
2017-2018QM17AAALac St-Louis Lions Black M17 AAA33031.004000.000
2016-2017QM15AAALac St-Louis Lions Nord U15 AAA231010200.8746000.000
2015-2016QC Int PWMontréal Jr. Canadiens13255.000000.000
2014-2015QC Int PWLac St-Louis Lions Nord21010.500000.000
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
2022-2023QMJHLQuébec Remparts18146201.11161100.00026
2021-2022QMJHLQuébec Remparts125380.6714500.00016
2020-2021QMJHLQuébec Remparts63140.672000.00016
2018-2019QM18AAALac St-Louis Lions161112231.4424900.000
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
2023-2024CBJ40000.000-40130.03.36000001100.001:1325.014.313:58
2022-2023CBJ20000.000-1250.02.5300000000:5419.60.012:47
2021-2022CBJ10000.000-1020.02.0100000000:5014.80.015:03
CAREER 70000.000-62200.02.910000001100.001:0421.99.113:47

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
2023-2024CBJ400.0000.0000.0000.00133.2500.0061.5000.0010.25
2022-2023CBJ200.0000.0000.0021.0052.5000.0031.5000.0000.00
2021-2022CBJ100.0000.0000.0000.0022.0000.0011.0000.0000.00

Regular Season Quarterly Comparison

2023-2024

QuarterGPGAPTSSOGPPPPPTOITOI
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2022-2023

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Shooting % 16.7
5on5 Shooting % 10.8
PTS/60 2.1
PDO 1023
Sec. Asst% 0

Expected Goal (xG) stats below provided by Natural Stat Trick
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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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Num Time % Line GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%

Even Strength Line Production

PTS %Total Line Combination

Power Play Line Combinations

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

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PTS %Total Line Combination