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Tyler Myers

27-Year-Old Defenseman – Winnipeg Jets

2016-17 NHL Stats

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2016-17 NHL Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Today's version of Myers pales in comparison to his rookie season, with his most recent campaign having been cut short by knee and hip injuries. Coming into this year, his status is uncertain, but the 26-year-old has underperformed for a long time. Still, the blueliner score...

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STATUS:  Out    INJURY:  Lower Body    EST. RETURN:  9/1/2017
SHOOTS: Right   HT: 6' 8"   WT: 229   DOB: 2/1/1990
BORN: Houston, Texas   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #12 Overall in 2008   Show ContractHide Contract

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Tyler Myers Contract Information:

Signed a seven-year, $38.5 million contract with the Sabres in September 2011. Traded to the Jets in February 2015.

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Myers (lower body) managed to suit up for just 11 games this season.

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Tyler Myers NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2009-10 19 82 11 37 48 13 32 104 10.6 1 0 23:44 3 13 16 2:59 91 137
2010-11 20 NHL BUF 80 10 27 37 0 40 122 8.2 5 0 22:27 3 11 14 3:04 107 98
2011-12 21 NHL BUF 55 8 15 23 5 33 84 9.5 1 0 22:29 3 4 7 2:25 78 70
2012-13 22 NHL BUF 39 3 5 8 -8 32 48 6.3 2 0 21:19 1 2 3 2:12 58 56
2013-14 23 NHL BUF 62 9 13 22 -26 58 99 9.1 0 0 21:54 3 6 9 2:29 107 81
2014-15 24 NHL BUF 47 4 9 13 -15 61 72 5.6 0 0 25:04 1 3 4 2:54 46 99
2014-15 24 NHL WPG 24 3 12 15 9 16 52 5.8 0 0 23:49 1 1 2 3:26 19 33
2015-16 25 NHL WPG 73 9 18 27 6 72 140 6.4 0 0 22:37 0 2 2 2:16 54 95
2016-17 26 NHL WPG 11 2 3 5 5 13 16 12.5 0 0 22:12 0 0 0 1:42 12 21
2016-17 Proj 26 NHL WPG 77 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Tyler Myers

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Tyler Myers – Playing Time Overview

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2016-17 Time On Ice Stats

22:12

Average Time On Ice

On average, Tyler Myers was on the ice for 22:12.

1:42

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Tyler Myers was on the ice for 1:42 during power plays.

2:57

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Tyler Myers was on the ice for 2:57 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2014-15 23:49 3:26 2:10
2015-16 22:37 2:16 2:08
2016-17 22:12 1:42 2:57

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2016-17 NHL Game Log   Tyler Myers
Calculate Stats Over Any Time Period Just click on any two dates to see the totals.
Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 8 NAS Did Not Play
Apr 6 CLM@CLM Did Not Play
Apr 4 STL@STL Did Not Play
Apr 1 OTT Did Not Play
Mar 30 ANA Did Not Play
Mar 28 NJD@NJD Did Not Play
Mar 26 VAN Did Not Play
Mar 24 ANA@ANA Did Not Play
Mar 23 LOS@LOS Did Not Play
Mar 21 PHI Did Not Play
Mar 19 MIN Did Not Play
Mar 16 NYI@NYI Did Not Play
Mar 13 NAS@NAS Did Not Play
Mar 11 CGY Did Not Play
Mar 8 PIT Did Not Play
Mar 6 SAN Did Not Play
Mar 4 COL Did Not Play
Mar 3 STL Did Not Play
Feb 28 MIN Did Not Play
Feb 21 TOR@TOR Did Not Play
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Feb 19 OTT@OTT Did Not Play
Feb 18 MON@MON Did Not Play
Feb 16 PIT@PIT Did Not Play
Feb 14 DAL Did Not Play
Feb 11 TAM Did Not Play
Feb 10 CHI Did Not Play
Feb 7 MIN Did Not Play
Feb 4 COL@COL Did Not Play
Feb 2 DAL@DAL Did Not Play
Jan 31 STL@STL Did Not Play
Jan 26 CHI@CHI Did Not Play
Jan 24 SAN Did Not Play
Jan 23 ANA Did Not Play
Jan 21 STL Did Not Play
Jan 18 ARI Did Not Play
Jan 16 SAN@SAN Did Not Play
Jan 14 LOS@LOS Did Not Play
Jan 13 ARI@ARI Did Not Play
Jan 11 MON Did Not Play
Jan 9 CGY Did Not Play
Jan 7 BUF@BUF Did Not Play
Jan 4 FLA@FLA Did Not Play
Jan 3 TAM@TAM Did Not Play
Dec 31 NYI Did Not Play
Dec 29 CLM Did Not Play
Dec 27 CHI@CHI Did Not Play
Dec 22 VAN@VAN Did Not Play
Dec 20 VAN@VAN Did Not Play
Dec 18 COL Did Not Play
Dec 15 FLA Did Not Play
Dec 11 EDM@EDM Did Not Play
Dec 10 CGY@CGY Did Not Play
Dec 8 NYR Did Not Play
Dec 6 DET Did Not Play
Dec 4 CHI@CHI Did Not Play
Dec 3 STL@STL Did Not Play
Dec 1 EDM Did Not Play
Nov 29 NJD Did Not Play
Nov 27 NAS Did Not Play
Nov 25 NAS@NAS Did Not Play
Nov 23 MIN@MIN Did Not Play
Nov 20 CAR@CAR Did Not Play
Nov 19 BOS@BOS Did Not Play
Nov 17 PHI@PHI Did Not Play
Nov 15 CHI Did Not Play
Nov 13 LOS Did Not Play
Nov 11 COL@COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 10:19 1:24
Nov 10 ARI@ARI 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 1 22:56 1:35
Nov 8 DAL 0 2 2 4 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 20:12 3:52
Nov 6 NYR@NYR Did Not Play
Nov 4 DET@DET Did Not Play
Nov 3 WAS@WAS Did Not Play
Nov 1 WAS Did Not Play
Oct 30 BUF Did Not Play
Oct 28 COL@COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 4 27:19 2:24
Oct 27 DAL 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 1 26:03 3:12
Oct 25 DAL@DAL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 3 25:05 2:02
Oct 23 EDM 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 3 0 19:06 1:03
Oct 19 TOR 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 4 26:44 0:01
Oct 17 BOS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 19:33 1:15
Oct 15 MIN@MIN 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 5 2 23:19 0:13
Oct 13 CAR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 4 23:41 1:38

Tyler Myers: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Myers (lower body) will not play in Saturday's regular-season finale against the Predators.

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Myers (lower body) is with the team for its two-game road trip, Ted Wyman of the Winnipeg Sun reports.

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Myers (lower body) remains on track to return prior to the end of the season, Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reports.

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Myers (lower body) underwent surgery Monday and is expected to miss 6-to-8 weeks.

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Myers (lower body) is still recovering from his injury, and he's left the team to attend to a personal family matter, Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reports.

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Myers (lower body) will travel with the team for its two-game trip to Florida, Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reports.

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Myers (lower body) is not yet skating with the team and is struggling to take the next steps in the recovery process, Brian Munz of TSN 1290 reports.

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Myers (lower body) is back to skating, but he remains without a timeline to return.

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Myers (lower body) was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, retroactive to Nov. 11.

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Myers (lower body) was described by coach Paul Maurice as part of the "middle group" in terms of returning to action, Ted Wyman of the Winnipeg Sun reports.

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Myers (lower-body injury) did not play Sunday against the Kings, Ken Wiebe from the Winnipeg Sun reports.

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Myers left Friday's game against Colorado with a lower-body injury, Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reports.

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2016-17

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2015-16

After being shipped out of Buffalo in February, Myers quickly became a key contributor from the blue line for the Jets. It quickly became evident that a change of scenery was just what the doctor ordered for the former first-round pick. After posting a meager 13 points (four goals, nine assists) in 47 games with the Sabres, Myers tallied 15 points (three goals, 12 assists) in just 24 games with the Jets. The big-bodied 6-foot-8 defender has surprisingly never been a foreboding physical presence in the NHL. He is, however, immensely gifted offensively, and that's what we like to see in fantasy. The 25-year-old will likely return to his role as a top-four defender and a member of the Jets’ second power-play unit this season, and could be in line for a breakout campaign if he can stay healthy.

2014-15

The former Calder Trophy-winner wrapped up arguably his worst season as a pro with 22 points in 62 games and an atrocious minus-26 rating. Myers’ 6-foot-8 frame has always made him a valuable asset, but he has failed to live up to expectations since his rookie season. The Sabres have elected to be patient with the 24-year-old, but Myers’ name has been a staple in the rumor mill since last year. With a new crop of young defensemen coming up the pipeline, Myers’ days with the Sabres could be numbered if his play doesn’t improve. For now, he’ll continue to serve as one of Buffalo’s top defensemen, but that could change on short notice. The Sabres added a few veteran defensemen to lessen the pressure on Myers, which could unlock his potential.

2013-14

During the lockout Myers played with Klagenfurter AC (Austria) but missed nearly a month with an ankle injury. Once he returned to the States, Myers stumbled his way through a disastrous NHL campaign, posting a career-low eight points in 39 games and finding himself a healthy scratch on a couple of occasions. He’s been trending downward since his 48-point, rookie-of-the-year campaign in 2009-10, and is no longer seen as a franchise cornerstone. However, there’s still potential here, and last year was likely as bad as it’s going to get for the 6-foot-8 defender. Playing a full season should allow Myers to have a rebound year, playing a more solid all-around game and posting 25-30 points.

2012-13

Myers ended an injury-plagued, 23-point season with a broken foot that kept him sidelined for the final few games, but should be fully recovered in time for training camp. He hasn't been able to replicate the success of his 11-goal, 48-point rookie season in '09-10, and his power-play production may continue to take a hit due to the presence of Christian Ehrhoff. However, Myers certainly has a full toolbox and should creep closer to the 40-point barrier with a clean bill of health in '12-13. He'll turn 23 in February and those in keeper leagues should bump him up a few spots. Don't be scared off by his last two seasons, but don't forget about his potential either.

2011-12

Myers' offensive numbers dipped in 2010-11, thanks largely to a brutally slow start to the season. The young defenseman turned things around right before Christmas and began to resemble the Calder Trophy winning d-man from his rookie campaign in 2009-10. With Christian Ehrhoff and Robyn Regehr now in the fold on the blue line for the Sabres, Myers should at least be expected to return to his rookie form, and it's a good bet that he will take a giant leap forward in 2011-12.

2010-11

All Myers did in his rookie season was lead all rookie defensemen in points (48), goals (11), and assists (37) on his way to the Calder Trophy as the league's best rookie. With the departures of Toni Lydman and Henrik Tallinder from Buffalo's blue line, Myers will get even more time on the ice, especially with the man advantage. Add all that to his plus-13 and it makes him a top-10 fantasy defenseman.

2009-10

This 6-8 first round pick from the 2008 Entry Draft had an impressive season in his first year in junior play with 42 points in 58 games. Along with his scoring ability, Myers brings a level of physicality that the Sabres could use in their defensive line. But at only 19-years-old, it is yet to be seen whether he can provide the amount of maturity and experience needed for the NHL. Myers will be tested early in the season to see if he is ready for the move or if he needs another season of development in the juniors.

2008-09

Myers is a very tall defenseman with excellent reach and skating ability. He has all of the physical tools to succeed, but he is still relatively new to the position, having picked it up three years ago. He will spend 2008-09 in juniors to acquire some of the finer points of the game. Myers could challenge for an NHL roster spot next year or, more likely, in 2010-11.