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John-Michael Liles

35-Year-Old Defenseman – Boston Bruins

2015-16 NHL Stats

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6

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15

PP Pts

3

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-10

PIM

18

2015-16 NHL Projections

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2015-16 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Liles found himself out of the lineup on a frequent basis last season, the result of a various assortment of injuries and stints as a healthy scratch. He was still able to produce a respectable 22 points in 57 games, but at 34 years old, his best offensive days are clearly b...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 185   DOB: 11/25/1980   BORN: Indianapolis, Indiana   DRAFTED: 5th Rd, #159 Overall in 2000   Show ContractHide Contract

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Agreed to a four-year extension with the Maple Leafs in January of 2012.

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Liles completed the 2015-16 season with six goals and 21 points over 81 games between stints with Carolina and Boston.

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John-Michael Liles NHL Stats
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  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
2005-06 24 82 14 35 49 5 44 154 9.1 1 0 6 0 6
2006-07 25 71 14 30 44 0 24 128 10.9 3 0 8 0 8
2007-08 26 81 6 26 32 2 26 163 3.7 1 0 5 0 5
2008-09 27 75 12 27 39 -19 31 146 8.2 1 0 21:32 6 14 20 4:03 58 106
2009-10 28 59 6 25 31 -2 30 96 6.3 2 0 18:28 3 17 20 3:16 40 89
2010-11 29 NHL COL 76 6 40 46 -9 35 163 3.7 0 0 22:01 3 15 18 3:14 59 153
2011-12 30 NHL TOR 66 7 20 27 -14 20 106 6.6 0 0 21:21 4 9 13 3:15 68 111
2012-13 31 NHL TOR 32 2 9 11 -1 4 47 4.3 0 0 18:46 0 1 1 2:18 45 52
2013-14 32 NHL CAR 35 2 7 9 7 8 51 3.9 0 0 20:06 1 3 4 2:41 35 70
2013-14 32 NHL TOR 6 0 0 0 -2 0 5 0.0 0 0 17:04 0 0 0 0:55 15 10
2013-14 32 AHL TOR 16 3 10 13 9 14 0 3
2014-15 33 NHL CAR 57 2 20 22 -9 14 90 2.2 0 0 19:09 0 7 7 1:56 71 74
2015-16 34 NHL BOS 17 0 6 6 -7 2 19 0.0 0 0 19:19 0 0 0 1:06 17 31
2015-16 34 NHL CAR 64 6 9 15 -3 16 92 6.5 1 1 20:34 1 2 3 1:51 64 96
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John-Michael Liles – Playing Time Overview

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#2 Left Defenseman
  1. Zdeno Chara
  2. John-Michael Liles
  3. Joe Morrow
  4. Torey Krug  OUT
Boston Bruins

2015-16 Time On Ice Stats

20:34

Average Time On Ice

On average, John-Michael Liles was on the ice for 20:34.

1:51

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, John-Michael Liles was on the ice for 1:51 during power plays.

1:34

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, John-Michael Liles was on the ice for 1:34 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2015-16 19:19 1:06 1:26
2015-16 20:34 1:51 1:34

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2015-16 NHL Game Log   John-Michael Liles
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 9 OTT 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 16:37 1:22
Apr 7 DET 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 20:13 0:47
Apr 5 CAR 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 16:17 2:07
Apr 3 @CHI 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 3 20:36 0:16
Apr 1 @STL 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 26:12 0:58
Mar 29 @NJD Did Not Play
Mar 26 @TOR Did Not Play
Mar 24 FLA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 10:55 1:30
Mar 23 @NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 3 18:45 0:56
Mar 19 @LOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 2 19:29 2:45
Mar 18 @ANA 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 2 20:18 0:56
Mar 15 @SAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 17:55 1:00
Mar 12 NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 3 17:31 0:00
Mar 10 CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 22:07 0:51
Mar 8 @TAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 3 20:47 0:00
Mar 7 @FLA 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 22:37 1:06
Mar 5 WAS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 5 21:38 2:06
Mar 3 CHI 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 19:39 0:09
Mar 1 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 16:55 1:49
Feb 28 TAM 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 23:01 3:19
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Feb 26 @CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 2 20:46 1:23
Feb 24 PIT Did Not Play
Feb 22 CLM Did Not Play
Feb 20 @DAL Did Not Play
Feb 18 @NAS 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 2 20:37 0:22
Feb 16 @CLM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 2 24:02 5:16
Feb 14 @DET Did Not Play
Feb 13 @MIN 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 23:18 0:44
Feb 11 @WPG Did Not Play
Feb 9 LOS Did Not Play
Feb 6 BUF Did Not Play
Feb 4 @BUF Did Not Play
Feb 2 TOR Did Not Play
Jan 26 ANA 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 3 20:34 0:58
Jan 25 @PHI Did Not Play
Jan 23 CLM Did Not Play
Jan 21 VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 18:22 2:58
Jan 19 @MON Did Not Play
Jan 16 TOR Did Not Play
Jan 15 @BUF 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 1 1 22:02 2:04
Jan 13 @PHI Did Not Play
Jan 11 @NYR Did Not Play
Jan 9 @OTT 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 4 21:49 0:11
Jan 8 @NJD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 3 16:11 0:00
Jan 5 WAS Did Not Play
Jan 1 MON Did Not Play
Dec 29 OTT 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 13:08 0:48
Dec 27 @OTT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 22:52 0:00
Dec 26 BUF 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 21:02 0:34
Dec 22 STL Did Not Play
Dec 20 NJD Did Not Play
Dec 18 @PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 24:40 2:05
Dec 16 PIT Did Not Play
Dec 14 EDM Did Not Play
Dec 12 FLA 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 22:12 1:01
Dec 9 @MON Did Not Play
Dec 7 NAS Did Not Play
Dec 5 @VAN 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 18:43 2:14
Dec 4 @CGY Did Not Play
Dec 2 @EDM Did Not Play
Nov 27 NYR 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 1 20:08 2:08
Nov 25 @DET 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 20:41 0:54
Nov 23 @TOR 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 2 19:11 0:04
Nov 21 TOR Did Not Play
Nov 19 MIN Did Not Play
Nov 17 SAN Did Not Play
Nov 14 DET 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 4 18:25 1:01
Nov 12 COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 17:55 0:32
Nov 8 @NYI Did Not Play
Nov 7 @MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 16:52 1:21
Nov 5 @WAS Did Not Play
Nov 3 DAL Did Not Play
Oct 31 @TAM Did Not Play
Oct 30 @FLA 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 21:45 2:03
Oct 27 ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 1 19:31 1:46
Oct 23 @NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 21:09 3:36
Oct 21 PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 5 20:54 4:13
Oct 17 @ARI 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 21:31 4:01
Oct 14 @COL Did Not Play
Oct 12 TAM Did Not Play
Oct 10 MON 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 1 0 19:52 2:45
Oct 8 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 22:59 2:58

John-Michael Liles: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Liles recorded two assists in 26:12 worth of ice time in Friday's 6-5 win over the Blues.

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Liles (lower body) will draw into Friday's lineup against the Blues.

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Liles (lower body) practiced again Thursday.

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Liles (lower body) returned to practice Wednesday, NESN.com reports.

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Liles (lower body) won't travel with the Bruins for the team's upcoming road trip, which opens with Tuesday's game against New Jersey.

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Liles (lower body) was not on the ice for Monday's practice.

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Liles (lower body) won't travel to Toronto for Saturday's game against the Maple Leafs.

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Liles exited Thursday's game against the Panthers with a lower-body injury and will not return.

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Liles saw 16:55 worth of ice time in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Flames, his debut in a Boston uniform.

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Liles is expected to make his debut with the Bruins on Tuesday against the Flames.

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The Hurricanes traded Liles to the Bruins on Monday in exchange for a third-round draft pick, a fifth-round draft pick and forward Anthony Camara, TSN.ca reports.

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Liles scored his first goal in 11 games Thursday, but it was Carolina's lone tally in a 3-1 loss to the Leafs.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015-16

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2014-15

Liles spent most of last season playing for the Toronto Marlies of the AHL. He played just six games for the Maple Leafs before being traded to Carolina in January, and saw an increased workload for the Hurricanes, averaging roughly 20 minutes of ice time in 35 games. Unfortunately, Lilesí best days as an offensively-creative defenseman appear to be behind him. In his seven seasons with Colorado, Liles averaged 39 points per season and broke the 40-point barrier three times; in the past three seasons, however, he has notched just 45 total points for the Hurricanes and Leafs in 139 combined games. On a positive note, he has two years left on his contract and will likely stick around long enough to mentor the young, up-and-coming blueliners the Canes have on their roster, like Justin Faulk (22) and Ryan Murphy (21). He will likely play on the Canesí second or third defensive pairing this upcoming season and see a decent amount of power-play minutes. Just donít expect a huge spike in his offensive totals.

2013-14

Liles' fantasy prospects this season are tied to a possible trade. The three-time, 40-plus point blueliner doesn't exactly fit into coach Randy Carlyle's system and last season, he found himself plucking splinters out of his behind as a healthy scratch. He still has some fantasy goodness in him, but he's down the offensive depth chart in blue and white. Draft him late based on the possibility of a trade -- don't rely on him for too much if he stays in Toronto.

2012-13

Liles is a smooth-skating, puck-moving defender, but he never really got his game back on track after suffering a mid-season concussion last year. He's had a full summer to build on his recovery so expect a fresh start this season. However, Jake Gardiner's emergence will relegate Liles to the second power-play unit and that will reduce his fantasy value. We still like him for at least 35 points, but there are a lot of guys like him out there. Don't overrate him and don't expect many goals.

2011-12

Liles is a talented but smallish (5-10, 185) defender who is great on the outlet and the PP, and should approach career numbers if paired with a steady, mobile -- and larger -- partner. He got the bum rap in Colorado more than once and we just donít think he deserved it. He tried to do too much on an inexperienced team and that overexposed some of his weaknesses. He needs to be aggressive on both sides of the puck and is improving his gap control. But heís a creative maestro walking the line on the PP and thatís a distinct upgrade on Tomas Kaberle. Toronto fans are going to love him; fantasy owners will, too.

2010-11

Liles spent much of last year in coach Joe Saccoís doghouse, and following a sub-par first three months of the season was frequently a healthy scratch. By mid-season, Lilesí name was frequently the subject of trade rumors, but the Avs could not find any takers for his hefty contract of $4 million a season, so his services were ultimately retained. In the end, Liles wound up posting a disappointing 31 points on the season, including a mere six goals. Looking ahead, Liles should remain one of the Avsí two primary puck-moving, power-play defensemen this season along with Kyle Quincey. However, with the continued emergence of Kyle Cumiskey, and young guns like Kevin Shattenkirk and Cameron Gaunce waiting in the wings, Liles will be under pressure to raise his level of play, and his scoring totals.

2009-10

Liles once again enters the upcoming season as the Avs' #1 offensive d-man, however he will only be as good as the supporting cast assembled around him. With veterans such as Joe Sakic and Ryan Smyth no longer in the fold, the Avs are in rebuilding mode and may struggle on offense. This should cap Liles' production in the 40-45 point range this season, so don't overvalue him on draft day. Another word of warning: Liles' plus-minus rating went from +2 to a career-worst -19 last season, so keep this in mind if your league tracks plus-minus as a stat category. It's hard to see him returning to the plus-side of the ledger anytime soon.

2008-09

Liles took a step back last season, as his 32 points in 81 games was 12 short of his previous year's total. However, several of Liles' teammates missed significant chunks of action last season (e.g., Sakic, Smyth and Stastny), so that likely played a big part. Assuming he has a healthy supporting cast this season, Liles should return to form. He should be back around the 40-point plateau this season, with an outside shot at 50. He remains a highly skilled, puck-rushing defenseman who will see time on the Avs' top PP unit, so the points will come. He could come cheap on draft day, so keep an eye on him.

2007-08

Liles will probably drop to the No. 2 defensive pairing, but he remains one of the better goal scoring defensemen in the league. He has 93 points in the last two seasons.

2006-07

Liles followed up his stellar rookie season with 14 goals and 35 assists in 2005-06. The 49 points were good enough for 14th in the league among defensemen. The departure of Rob Blake leaves a leadership vacuum on the blue line and Liles is the logical choice to step up.

2005-06

Liles led all rookie defensemen in scoring in the last NHL season with 34 points in 79 games and should be a 35+ point scorer for Colorado this year.

2004-05