RotoWire Partners

Patrick Wiercioch

25-Year-Old Defenseman – Colorado Avalanche

2015-16 NHL Stats

G

0

A

5

PP Pts

2

+/-

2

PIM

24

2015-16 NHL Projections

G

A

PP Pts

+/-

PIM

2015-16 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

While Wiercioch has flashed goal-scoring skills at the college and AHL levels, he did so with remarkable inconsistency, so it's not surprising that he hasn't broken out as an offensive defenseman in his first few NHL seasons. At 6-foot-5, 206 pounds, Wiercioch isn't nearly a...

Read more about Patrick Wiercioch

SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 5"   WT: 202   DOB: 9/12/1990   BORN: Burnaby, British Columbia   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd, #42 Overall in 2008   Show ContractHide Contract

$

Patrick Wiercioch Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $800,000 contract with the Avalanche in July 2016.

July 1, 2016  –  Patrick Wiercioch News

▼ More

RotoWire Fantasy Analysis

+ Add To Watchlist

Wiercioch signed a one-year, $800,000 contract with the Avalanche on Friday.

To instantly reveal our fantasy analysis of every player – including Patrick Wiercioch – simply subscribe now.

Patrick Wiercioch NHL Stats
OPTIONS:   Show Minor League StatsHide Minor League Stats       Click stat headings to sort columns.
  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2010-11 20 NHL OTT 8 0 2 2 0 4 3 0.0 0 0 13:54 0 1 1 1:01 4 2
2012-13 22 NHL OTT 42 5 14 19 9 39 81 6.2 0 0 15:42 3 7 10 2:20 28 29
2013-14 23 NHL OTT 53 4 19 23 -1 20 97 4.1 0 0 16:22 3 9 12 2:42 54 48
2014-15 24 NHL OTT 56 3 10 13 3 28 79 3.8 2 0 18:03 1 4 5 2:44 50 44
2015-16 25 NHL OTT 52 0 5 5 2 24 56 0.0 0 0 17:20 0 2 2 0:22 53 56
2015-16 Proj 25 NHL COL 58 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for Patrick Wiercioch

Age is determined on October 1st of each season.

No Yes

Patrick Wiercioch – Playing Time Overview

Depth Chart Status   (See Full Depth Chart)

#4 Left Defenseman

2015-16 Time On Ice Stats

17:20

Average Time On Ice

On average, Patrick Wiercioch was on the ice for 17:20.

0:22

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Patrick Wiercioch was on the ice for 0:22 during power plays.

0:34

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Patrick Wiercioch was on the ice for 0:34 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2013-14 16:22 2:42 0:19
2014-15 18:03 2:44 0:10
2015-16 17:20 0:22 0:34

Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Patrick Wiercioch

<a href='/hockey/showArticle.htm?id=27158'>NHL Barometer: Stepan Out</a>

NHL Barometer: Stepan Out

Derek Stepan is once again leading on Broadway and moving up on the Barometer. See who else Jan Levine says is improving, in a rut, or in pain.

More Patrick Wiercioch Articles   View Last 30

Neutral Zone Wrap: Mars Lander  

Neutral Zone Wrap: Wild Wild Rest  

Blue Line Buzz: Getting in the Zone  

NHL Mock Draft: 12-Team Expert Draft  

2015-16 NHL Game Log   Patrick Wiercioch
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 9 ANA Did Not Play
Apr 7 @DAL Did Not Play
Apr 5 @NAS Did Not Play
Apr 3 STL Did Not Play
Apr 1 WAS Did Not Play
Mar 29 @STL Did Not Play
Mar 28 @NAS Did Not Play
Mar 26 MIN Did Not Play
Mar 24 PHI Did Not Play
Mar 20 @EDM Did Not Play
Mar 18 @CGY Did Not Play
Mar 16 @VAN Did Not Play
Mar 12 @WPG Did Not Play
Mar 9 ANA Did Not Play
Mar 7 ARI Did Not Play
Mar 5 NAS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 15:26 0:00
Mar 3 FLA Did Not Play
Mar 1 @MIN Did Not Play
Feb 27 DET Did Not Play
Feb 24 SAN Did Not Play
View Patrick Wiercioch's Full Game Log
Feb 21 @VAN Did Not Play
Feb 20 @EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 12:20 0:00
Feb 17 MON Did Not Play
Feb 14 @BUF Did Not Play
Feb 12 @DET Did Not Play
Feb 11 @OTT 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 12:01 0:00
Feb 9 VAN Did Not Play
Feb 6 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 2 15:05 0:00
Feb 4 DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 18:24 0:13
Feb 2 CHI 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 18:34 0:00
Jan 27 @LOS Did Not Play
Jan 26 @SAN 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 18:22 0:07
Jan 23 @DAL Did Not Play
Jan 22 STL 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 19:48 0:00
Jan 20 BUF Did Not Play
Jan 18 @WPG 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 19:28 0:00
Jan 16 @CLM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 16:50 0:00
Jan 14 NJD Did Not Play
Jan 12 TAM Did Not Play
Jan 10 @CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 17:47 0:32
Jan 8 NAS Did Not Play
Jan 6 STL Did Not Play
Jan 4 LOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 18:40 0:31
Jan 2 CGY Did Not Play
Dec 31 CHI Did Not Play
Dec 28 @SAN Did Not Play
Dec 27 ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 19:31 0:05
Dec 21 TOR Did Not Play
Dec 19 EDM Did Not Play
Dec 17 NYI Did Not Play
Dec 15 @CHI Did Not Play
Dec 13 @STL Did Not Play
Dec 12 @NAS 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 3 0 15:25 0:00
Dec 9 PIT Did Not Play
Dec 7 MIN Did Not Play
Dec 5 @MIN Did Not Play
Dec 3 @NYR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 9:05 0:00
Dec 1 @NJD Did Not Play
Nov 30 @NYI Did Not Play
Nov 28 WPG Did Not Play
Nov 25 OTT Did Not Play
Nov 23 @WPG Did Not Play
Nov 21 @WAS Did Not Play
Nov 19 @PIT 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 7:21 0:00
Nov 17 @TOR Did Not Play
Nov 14 @MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 1 16:44 0:00
Nov 12 @BOS Did Not Play
Nov 10 @PHI 0 0 0 -3 4 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 15:30 0:08
Nov 6 NYR Did Not Play
Nov 5 @ARI 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 20:53 2:16
Nov 3 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 18:03 0:32
Nov 1 SAN Did Not Play
Oct 30 @CAR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 14:24 1:14
Oct 29 @TAM Did Not Play
Oct 27 @FLA Did Not Play
Oct 24 CLM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 18:28 0:12
Oct 21 CAR Did Not Play
Oct 18 @LOS Did Not Play
Oct 16 @ANA Did Not Play
Oct 14 BOS 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 18:43 0:25
Oct 10 DAL 0 1 1 -1 2 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 2 14:58 0:07
Oct 8 MIN 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 18:11 0:00

Patrick Wiercioch: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Wiercioch will not receive a qualifying offer from the Senators, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports Monday.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Wiercioch is not expected to receive an offer from the Senators when he becomes an unrestricted free agent on July 1, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Wiercioch (upper body) acknowledged he may not be back with the Senators next season, but said he would still like to compete in the team's final two games if cleared, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Coach Dave Cameron indicated Monday that Wiercioch is considered more week-to-week than day-to-day with an upper-body injury, Steve Lloyd of TSN reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Wiercioch (undisclosed) will not play in Tuesday's matchup against Minnesota, Dean Brown of TSN 1200 reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Wiercioch left Saturday's practice early with an undisclosed injury, Dean Brown of TSN 1200 reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Wiercioch (undisclosed) will play Thursday against the Panthers.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Wiercioch (undisclosed) will not play Tuesday night against the Hurricanes, TSN's Dean Brown reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Wiercioch will not play in Sunday's game against the Stars due to an undisclosed injury, Ian Mendes of TSN 1200 reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Wiercioch could be plugged back into the lineup with Mark Borowiecki (knee) called "week to week" by coach Dave Cameron on Friday, Ken Warren of the Ottawa Citizen reports.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Wiercioch is being shopped ahead of the trade deadline, reports Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.
Wiercioch was a healthy scratch Wednesday against Detroit.

Exclusive Fantasy Analysis

Subscribe to RotoWire now to instantly reveal our analysis.

RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015-16

Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 outlook.

2014-15

The Senators have shown they are committed to giving Wiercioch a chance to make a name for himself at the NHL level, and the 23-year-old has demonstrated a willingness to jump in offensively in his first two seasons with the team. He picked up four goals and 19 assists last year in 53 games while battling through a couple of injuries. Though Wiercioch has never been overly productive throughout his career, he provides more of a consistent all-around presence on the back end for the Sens. Even if he's an everyday player in 2014-15, it's unlikely that he'll transform into an elite offensive player, though he does have the potential to become highly useful.

2013-14

Wiercioch had a solid year in 2013, posting five goals and 14 assists in 42 games with the Senators. He's just 22 years old, and should be a staple on the Ottawa blue line for years to come. He could be in line for a big year in 2013-14, but it's not safe to assume he'll have a huge impact. He's a risky pick at this point, but he has a lot of upside.

2011-12

Wiercioch's first professional season was quite the learning experience for the tall, lanky defenseman. Playing in 67 games for Ottawa's AHL affiliate in Binghamton, his shortcomings on the physical side of the game were often apparent and he was a healthy scratch on several occassions. That being said, the 6'4", 190 pound blueliner possesses above-average offensive instincts to go along with a strong, fluid skating technique, allowing him to carry the puck up the ice and into the offensive zone with relative ease. He saw eight games of action in 2010-11 with Ottawa and didn't look out of place, adding two assists and playing sound positional defense. With a game that's more suited to the NHL level with its focus on structure and detail, Wiercioch will still need to develop a more physical side to his game in the AHL for 2011-12. He's committed to adding more muscle to his 190 pound frame this off-season and could surprise some people when training camp rolls around in September. Wiercioch is still a work-in-progress, but could crack Ottawa's lineup in 2012-13 as an all-around defenseman.

2009-10

The 42nd pick overall in 2008's NHL entry draft, Wiercoch had a breakout freshman season playing for Denver. He led all rookie defensemen in scoring with 12 goals and 23 assists. Currently listed at 6-4 and 195 pounds, he'll need to add some more mass to his lanky frame. He's a smooth skater and excellent passer with a hard and accurate shot. Wiercoch might also have a shot at making Canada's U-20 world junior team where he could skate with fellow Sens prospect Jared Cowen. Wiercoch is likely one or two more years from playing in the big leagues and will be back at Denver for his sophomore year for 2009-10.

2008-09

Ottawa's second round pick (#42 overall) in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft will likely spend the 2008-09 season playing for the University of Wisconsin Badgers. Wiercioch has good offensive upside and a brain for hockey. If all goes well for the young defenseman, he could be in the AHL in a few years.