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SAN JOSE SHARKS
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Age 21 Birth Date 2000-08-14
Shoots R Draft Year 2018
Height 6'0 Draft Round 1
Weight 186 Draft Pick 21
Country CAN Status On Roster
2021-2022 Regular Season
GP G A PTS PPP TOI PPTOI SOG HIT BKS
39156215:231:24361222
PROSPECT UPSIDE
8.0 / 10
PROSPECT CERTAINTY
85%
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Latest Transactions

Date News
2022-03-11Assigned to the San Jose Barracuda (AHL).
2022-02-12Recalled from the San Jose Barracuda (AHL).
2022-02-02Assigned to the San Jose Barracuda (AHL).
2022-01-29Activated from the taxi squad by the San Jose Sharks.
2022-01-27Placed on the taxi squad by the San Jose Sharks.
2022-01-06Activated from the taxi squad by the San Jose Sharks.
2022-01-01Placed on the taxi squad by the San Jose Sharks.
2021-11-12Assigned to the San Jose Barracuda (AHL).
2021-10-30Recalled from the San Jose Barracuda (AHL) on an emergency basis.
2021-10-05Assigned to the San Jose Barracuda (AHL).

Salary/CapHit Information

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Year Salary Cap Hit AAV
2022-2023832,500863,3331,163,333

Upside Trend Chart

NHL ID: 8480847

2021-2022 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

Upcoming Games

Game Date Opponent
Oct 7@NSH
Oct 8NSH
Oct 14CAR
Oct 15CHI
Oct 18@NYI
Oct 20@NYR
Oct 22@N.J
Oct 23@PHI
Oct 25VGK
Oct 27TOR
Oct 29T.B
Nov 1ANA
Nov 3FLA
Nov 5ANA
Nov 10@STL
Nov 11@DAL
Nov 13@MIN
Nov 15@VGK
Nov 17DET
Nov 19NYR
Nov 21OTT
Nov 23@SEA
Nov 25L.A
Nov 27VAN
Nov 29@MTL
Nov 30@TOR
Dec 3@OTT
Dec 4@BUF
Dec 7VAN
Dec 9@ANA
Dec 13ARI
Dec 17@L.A
Dec 18CGY
Dec 20CGY
Dec 22MIN
Dec 27@VAN
Dec 29PHI
Dec 31@DAL
Jan 1@CHI
Jan 6@ANA
Jan 7BOS
Jan 10@ARI
Jan 11@L.A
Jan 13EDM
Jan 16N.J
Jan 18DAL
Jan 21@CBJ
Jan 22@BOS
Jan 24@DET
Jan 27@CAR
Jan 28@PIT
Feb 7@T.B
Feb 9@FLA
Feb 12@WSH
Feb 14PIT
Feb 16@VGK
Feb 18BUF
Feb 20SEA
Feb 23NSH
Feb 25CHI
Feb 28MTL
Mar 2STL
Mar 4WSH
Mar 6@WPG
Mar 7@COL
Mar 9@STL
Mar 11MIN
Mar 14CBJ
Mar 16SEA
Mar 18NYI
Mar 20@EDM
Mar 23@VAN
Mar 25@CGY
Mar 28WPG
Mar 30VGK
Apr 1@ARI
Apr 4COL
Apr 6COL
Apr 8EDM
Apr 10@WPG
Apr 12@CGY
Apr 13@EDM

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2021-2022 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
Oct 7@NSH
Oct 8NSH
Oct 14CAR
Oct 15CHI
Oct 18@NYI
Oct 20@NYR
Oct 22@N.J
Oct 23@PHI
Oct 25VGK
Oct 27TOR
Oct 29T.B
Nov 1ANA
Nov 3FLA
Nov 5ANA
Nov 10@STL
Nov 11@DAL
Nov 13@MIN
Nov 15@VGK
Nov 17DET
Nov 19NYR
Nov 21OTT
Nov 23@SEA
Nov 25L.A
Nov 27VAN
Nov 29@MTL
Nov 30@TOR
Dec 3@OTT
Dec 4@BUF
Dec 7VAN
Dec 9@ANA
Dec 13ARI
Dec 17@L.A
Dec 18CGY
Dec 20CGY
Dec 22MIN
Dec 27@VAN
Dec 29PHI
Dec 31@DAL
Jan 1@CHI
Jan 6@ANA
Jan 7BOS
Jan 10@ARI
Jan 11@L.A
Jan 13EDM
Jan 16N.J
Jan 18DAL
Jan 21@CBJ
Jan 22@BOS
Jan 24@DET
Jan 27@CAR
Jan 28@PIT
Feb 7@T.B
Feb 9@FLA
Feb 12@WSH
Feb 14PIT
Feb 16@VGK
Feb 18BUF
Feb 20SEA
Feb 23NSH
Feb 25CHI
Feb 28MTL
Mar 2STL
Mar 4WSH
Mar 6@WPG
Mar 7@COL
Mar 9@STL
Mar 11MIN
Mar 14CBJ
Mar 16SEA
Mar 18NYI
Mar 20@EDM
Mar 23@VAN
Mar 25@CGY
Mar 28WPG
Mar 30VGK
Apr 1@ARI
Apr 4COL
Apr 6COL
Apr 8EDM
Apr 10@WPG
Apr 12@CGY
Apr 13@EDM

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2021-2022 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

San Jose Sharks Last Game Lines (2022-04-29)

Num Time % EV - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
114:2426.1TOMAS HERTL - TIMO MEIER - ALEXANDER BARABANOV00061135.381633.3
212:1722.3RUDOLFS BALCERS - NOAH GREGOR - THOMAS BORDELEAU0005362.591242.9
311:1920.5LOGAN COUTURE - NICK BONINO - MATT NIETO01-17750.08947.1
46:2211.5LANE PEDERSON - JONATHAN DAHLEN - SCOTT REEDY01-12250.03730.0
51:232.5LOGAN COUTURE - NICK BONINO - TOMAS HERTL - TIMO MEIER - THOMAS BORDELEAU000000.02340.0
Num Time % EV - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
116:0829.2BRENT BURNS - MARIO FERRARO01-181044.4121250.0
215:2728.0JAYCOB MEGNA - NICOLAS MELOCHE0004544.461825.0
310:2718.9MARC-EDOUARD VLASIC - RYAN MERKLEY01-14266.75550.0
Num Time % PP - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
11:5970.8LOGAN COUTURE - TOMAS HERTL - TIMO MEIER - THOMAS BORDELEAU00020100.060100.0
20:4828.6LOGAN COUTURE - NICK BONINO - SCOTT REEDY - THOMAS BORDELEAU00010100.020100.0
30:010.6LOGAN COUTURE - TOMAS HERTL - TIMO MEIER000000.0000.0
Num Time % PP - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
12:4799.4BRENT BURNS00030100.080100.0
20:010.6BRENT BURNS - NICOLAS MELOCHE000000.0000.0
Num Time % SH - FORWARDS GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
10:5646.7LOGAN COUTURE - MATT NIETO000020.0040.0
20:3025.0RUDOLFS BALCERS - NOAH GREGOR000000.0000.0
30:2823.3NICK BONINO - TOMAS HERTL000010.0010.0
Num Time % SH - DEFENSE GF GA +/- SF SA SF% CF CA CF%
11:0352.5BRENT BURNS - MARIO FERRARO000020.0040.0
20:5243.3JAYCOB MEGNA - NICOLAS MELOCHE000010.0010.0
30:021.7MARC-EDOUARD VLASIC - JAYCOB MEGNA000000.0000.0

SAN JOSE SHARKS 2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

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

SAN JOSE SHARKS Prospect Profile Pages

Name Age Draf Year Draf Round Draf Pick Link Upside Certainty
ADIN HILL2620153767.05.5
ZACHARY EMOND22201861764.02.0
MIKE ROBINSON252.01.0
BENJAMIN GAUDREAU1920213818.05.0

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
2021-2022S.J391560.1513-108362.80.912020022001:2434.30.915:23
CAREER 391560.1513-108362.80.912020022001:2434.30.915:23

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
2021-2022S.J3910.0350.1360.1580.21360.9220.05120.31220.5600.00

Career Stats (Non-NHL)

Season League Team GP G A PTS PIM +/- SOG S% PPP NHLe
2021-2022AHLSan Jose Barracuda301181930-9442.31025
2020-2021AHLSan Jose Barracuda311101114-13372.7414
2019-2020OHLLondon Knights60156176482000034
2018-2019OHLPeterborough Petes359233236-100024
2018-2019OHLGuelph Storm285343930500037
2018-2019AHLSan Jose Barracuda20000-130.000
2017-2018OHLGuelph Storm6313546763-2900028
2017-2018WJC-18Canada U18503323000
2017-2018Hlinka Gretzky CupCanada U185066100000
2016-2017OHLGuelph Storm6212435550-4100023
2016-2017WHC-17Canada Red U17520280000
2015-2016GTHL U16Toronto Jr. Canadiens U16 AAA3373744580000
2015-2016YOGCanada U16614515000
2015-2016OGC-16Team GTHL Blue517880000
2015-2016OJHLToronto Jr. Canadiens200000000
2014-2015GTHL U16Toronto Jr. Canadiens U16 AAA2892635160000
2014-2015WSI U15Sweden Selects U15714500000
2013-2014GTMMHLToronto Jr. Canadi. Mn Mdgt AAA100000000
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)

Season League Team GP G A PTS PIM +/- SOG S% PPP NHLe
2020-2021AHLSan Jose Barracuda401120110.0010
2018-2019OHLPeterborough Petes50118-60005
2018-2019AHLSan Jose Barracuda40000-150.000
2017-2018OHLGuelph Storm615610-600026
2015-2016GTHL U16Toronto Jr. Canadiens U16 AAA6134120000
2014-2015WSI U15Sweden Selects U15714500000
2014-2015OHL CupToronto Jr. Canadi. Mn Mdgt AAA505540000
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
2021-2022S.J31231.008202520.01.7101002003:1439.513.419:57
2018-2019S.J30110.33274240.01.3001002003:3258.424.521:08
CAREER 61340.675544911.11.5102004003:2347.518.520:33

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
2021-2022S.J310.3320.6731.0020.6751.6710.3310.3320.6700.00
2019-2020S.J100.0022.0022.0000.0000.0011.0011.0000.0000.00
2018-2019S.J300.0010.3310.3320.6741.3310.3300.0020.6700.00

Regular Season Quarterly Comparison

2021-2022

QuarterGPGAPTSSOGPPPPPTOITOI
16101701:2215:21
28011501:4114:47
390111011:2416:29
4160331411:1415:03

Lines by quarter

QuarterLine Combination

2020-2021

QuarterGPGAPTSSOGPPPPPTOITOI
10000000:00:0
20000000:00:0
30000000:00:0
40000000:00:0

Lines by quarter

QuarterLine Combination

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Shooting % 2.8
5on5 Shooting % 5
PTS/60 0.6
PDO 979
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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Stats

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

Even Strength Line Combinations

Freq Line Combination
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%

Power Play Line Production

PTS %Total Line Combination