#20 NICHOLAS PAUL (C)
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING
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Age 29 Birth Date 1995-03-20
Shoots L Draft Info 2013 (4/101)
Height 6'3 Fantrax Roster% 74
Weight 229 Yahoo Roster% 13
Country CAN Status On Roster
2023-2024 Regular Season
GP G A PTS PPP TOI PPTOI SOG HIT BKS
822422461417:163:0315310447
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Date Type News
2024-03-07Player UpdatePaul had two assists Thursday in a 6-3 loss to Calgary.
2024-02-17Player UpdatePaul (undisclosed) is good to play Saturday against Florida, according to Chris Krenn of the Lightning's official site.
2024-02-16Injury UpdatePaul (undisclosed) is set to be sidelined against the Panthers on Saturday, Eduardo A. Encina of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
2024-02-15Injury UpdatePaul (undisclosed) didn't play in the third period of Thursday's game versus the Avalanche, Eduardo A. Encina of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
2024-02-10Player UpdatePaul had a goal and an assist in a 4-2 win over the Blue Jackets on Saturday.
2023-10-26Player UpdatePaul scored a goal in Thursday's 6-0 win over San Jose.
2023-10-24Player UpdatePaul scored a goal Tuesday in a 3-0 win over Carolina.
2023-10-19Player UpdatePaul scored a goal and added an assist, both on the power play, in a 4-3 win over the Canucks on Thursday.
2023-10-10Player UpdatePaul tallied a pair of power-play goals and added an assist in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Predators.
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2023-05-05ArticleRamblings: Canes Dominating Devils, Introducing Tye Kartye, Huberdeau’s Bust Season (May 6)
2023-04-28ArticleRamblings: Lightning Extend Season; Devils Take Lead; Sanderson’s Rookie Effort; Stützle’s Breakout; Ottawa’s Penalty Kill – April 28
2023-04-27ArticleRamblings: Verhaeghe Propels Panthers; Tampa’s Depth; Winnipeg’s Health; Breakout Year From Novak; Saros’s Vezina Season – April 27
2023-04-27Player UpdatePaul scored the game-winning goal Thursday in a 4-2 victory over the Maple Leafs in Game 5.

DobberNomics

Profile Price Chg Chg% YTD% FPTS FPTS/$
2.19 0 0 4.3 144 65.8

Salary/CapHit Information

  Our player salaries only cover up to 2029-2030. For more contract information, please visit CapFriendly.
Year Salary Cap Hit AAV
2023-20244,150,0003,150,0003,150,000
2024-20253,250,0003,150,0003,150,000
2025-20263,000,0003,150,0003,150,000
2026-20272,500,0003,150,0003,150,000
2027-20282,500,0003,150,0003,150,000
2028-20292,500,0003,150,0003,150,000

Upside Trend Chart

NHL ID: 8477426

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

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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

Tampa Bay Lightning Last Game Lines (2024-04-29)

Opponent: Florida Panthers
Num Time % EV - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
19:1420.1STEVEN STAMKOS - NIKITA KUCHEROV - BRAYDEN POINT0003442.915865.2
27:4416.8ANTHONY DUCLAIR - ANTHONY CIRELLI - BRANDON HAGEL0003442.99564.3
36:4414.6NICHOLAS PAUL - MICHAEL EYSSIMONT - MITCHELL CHAFFEE01-16275.07463.6
45:4012.3LUKE GLENDENING - TYLER MOTTE - TANNER JEANNOT0004180.010283.3
Num Time % EV - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
110:1422.2VICTOR HEDMAN - MATHEW DUMBA0004544.4121054.5
28:3718.7ERIK CERNAK - MIKHAIL SERGACHEV01-11614.37846.7
38:1718.0MAXWELL CROZIER - EMIL LILLEBERG0004180.010283.3
Num Time % PP - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
14:1771.4STEVEN STAMKOS - NIKITA KUCHEROV - BRAYDEN POINT - BRANDON HAGEL00010100.03175.0
20:3610.0STEVEN STAMKOS - ANTHONY DUCLAIR - ANTHONY CIRELLI - MICHAEL EYSSIMONT000000.010100.0
30:236.4NIKITA KUCHEROV - ANTHONY DUCLAIR - BRAYDEN POINT - NICHOLAS PAUL000000.0000.0
40:185.0STEVEN STAMKOS - NIKITA KUCHEROV - ANTHONY CIRELLI - BRANDON HAGEL000000.0000.0
Num Time % PP - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
14:2974.7VICTOR HEDMAN00010100.03175.0
21:1721.4MIKHAIL SERGACHEV01-1030.01325.0
30:123.3ERIK CERNAK - MIKHAIL SERGACHEV000000.0000.0
Num Time % SH - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
14:4359.0ANTHONY CIRELLI - BRANDON HAGEL000090.01118.3
22:5135.6LUKE GLENDENING - TYLER MOTTE0001150.01516.7
30:102.1LUKE GLENDENING - NICHOLAS PAUL000010.0020.0
Num Time % SH - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
15:3068.8VICTOR HEDMAN - ERIK CERNAK0001614.321313.3
22:0926.9MIKHAIL SERGACHEV - EMIL LILLEBERG000050.0050.0
30:112.3VICTOR HEDMAN - MAXWELL CROZIER000000.0000.0

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING 2023-2024 Regular Season Stats

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

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING Prospect Profile Pages

Name Age Draf Year Draf Round Draf Pick Link Upside Certainty
HUGO ALNEFELT2320193716.05.5

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
2023-2024T.B822422460.5646-162715315.71.9104914004753154.303:0364.814.217:16
2022-2023T.B801715320.4033113312014.21.511144114649553.701:1222.027.816:10
2021-2022OTT,T.B801616320.4033-13391669.62.110622125642650.400:2910.041.716:31
2020-2021OTT56515200.36295191054.81.97402143521952.100:237.340.916:05
2019-2020OTT56911200.36290241038.71.812201003919151.200:3110.68.914:27
2018-2019OTT201120.108-104303.31.528000041645.700:020.70.008:28
2017-2018OTT111010.097-40119.11.01600004125.000:000.02.207:54
2016-2017OTT10000.000-2040.04.0300000538.500:4612.816:29
2015-2016OTT242350.2117-36287.11.243000093151.700:103.82.012:12
CAREER 41075831580.3932-3215272010.41.8607152337240191552.501:0521.824.015:23

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
2023-2024T.B82240.29220.27460.56270.331531.87140.171041.27470.575316.48
2022-2023T.B80170.21150.19320.40330.411201.5040.051111.39460.584956.19
2021-2022OTT,T.B80160.20160.20320.40390.491662.0820.031061.33560.704265.33
2020-2021OTT5650.09150.27200.36190.341051.8820.04741.32350.632193.91
2019-2020OTT5690.16110.20200.36240.431031.8410.021222.18390.701913.41
2018-2019OTT2010.0510.0520.1040.20301.5000.00281.4040.20160.80
2017-2018OTT1110.0900.0010.0900.00111.0000.00161.4540.3610.09
2016-2017OTT100.0000.0000.0000.0044.0000.0033.0000.0055.00
2015-2016OTT2420.0830.1350.2160.25281.1700.00431.7990.38311.29

Career Stats (Non-NHL)

Season League Team GP G A PTS PTS/G PIM +/- SOG SOG/G S% PPP NHLe
2020-2021WCCanada102240.404-100.000
2019-2020AHLBelleville Senators31341.330400.00053
2018-2019AHLBelleville Senators431623390.91292000.00036
2017-2018AHLBelleville Senators541413270.5040-1700.00020
2016-2017AHLBinghamton Senators721522370.5130-1700.00020
2015-2016AHLBinghamton45611170.3810-400.00015
2014-2015OHLNorth Bay583729661.14492500.00030
2014-2015WJC-ACanada73030.432600.000
2013-2014OHLNorth Bay672620460.69391200.00018
2012-2013OHLBrampton661216280.4221600.00011
2011-2012GTHLMiss. Reps332532571.730000.000
2011-2012Exhib.Miss. Reps302328511.700000.000
2011-2012ON-Jr.AMississauga93250.564000.000
2010-2011GTHLMiss. Senators371411250.6812000.000
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
2023-2024T.B52020.4033-461414.32.816110054352.403:1053.16.417:13
2022-2023T.B61010.1714-12812.51.320000034358.901:1524.412.516:37
2021-2022T.B235490.3932064411.41.95601002519049.701:1421.656.318:18
CAREER 3484120.3529-5146612.11.99212003327651.401:3226.942.317:51

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
2023-2024T.B520.4000.0020.4061.20142.8010.20163.2051.00438.60
2022-2023T.B610.1700.0010.1720.3381.3300.00203.3330.50437.17
2021-2022T.B2350.2240.1790.3960.26441.9110.04562.43251.091908.26

Career Stats (Non-NHL)

Season League Team GP G A PTS PTS/G PIM +/- SOG SOG/G S% PPP NHLe
2014-2015OHLNorth Bay1578151.006100.00026
2013-2014OHLNorth Bay22126180.8210900.00022
2012-2013OHLBrampton50110.200-400.0005
2009-2010Big Nickel Bntm Tourn.Mississauga Senators Bantam AAA63140.670000.000
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
2023-2024T.B51120.4033-50119.12.22120053247.102:0265.138.314:15
2022-2023T.B41010.2521-12119.12.83000012754.001:2634.039.015:53
2021-2022OTT51340.806614714.31.410000062452.202:1126.338.918:03
2019-2020OTT20000.0000010.00.5200001150.000:000.043.906:48
2016-2017OTT20000.000-2440.02.0400001150.000:000.08.710:40
2015-2016OTT11011.0082101100.01.0200000571.400:112.625.712:56
CAREER 194480.4235-6103511.41.8231200149051.401:2528.033.714:22

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
2023-2024T.B510.2010.2020.4000.00112.2020.4020.4051.00326.40
2022-2023T.B410.2500.0010.2520.50112.7500.0030.7510.25276.75
2021-2022OTT510.2030.6040.8040.8071.4000.00102.0061.20244.80
2019-2020OTT200.0000.0000.0000.0010.5000.0021.0010.5010.50
2016-2017OTT200.0000.0000.0042.0042.0000.0042.0010.5010.50
2015-2016OTT111.0000.0011.0000.0011.0000.0022.0000.0055.00

Regular Season Quarterly Comparison

2023-2024

QuarterGPGAPTSSOGPPPPPTOITOI
12383114663:3617:15
22139124453:2618:45
3196392811:5615:50
41977143523:0317:02

Lines by quarter

QuarterLine Combination

2022-2023

QuarterGPGAPTSSOGPPPPPTOITOI
12197163920:4917:27
2206283421:2516:13
3192462101:2714:36
4200222601:0716:12

Lines by quarter

QuarterLine Combination

Buy/Sell Meter

Shooting % 15.7
5on5 Shooting % 9.4
PTS/60 2.0
PDO 983
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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GP G A PTS PTS/60 +/- PIM SOG S% PPP HIT BLK FOW FO% PPTOI %PP TOI IPP

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Even Strength Line Production

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