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Dion Phaneuf

32-Year-Old Defenseman – Ottawa Senators

2016-17 NHL Stats

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9

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21

PP Pts

16

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-6

PIM

100

2017-18 NHL Projections

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2017-18 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Phaneuf had a well-rounded season from a fantasy perspective in 2016-17, notching 30 points (nine goals, 21 assists), 100 PIM, 156 shots on goal, 132 hits and 156 blocked shots in 81 games. The veteran blueliner has been a multi-category contributor throughout his 12-year NH...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 219   DOB: 4/10/1985   BORN: Edmonton, Alberta   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #9 Overall in 2003   Show ContractHide Contract

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Dion Phaneuf Contract Information:

Signed a seven-year, $49 million contract extension in December of 2013.

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Dion Phaneuf 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 20 82 20 29 49 5 93 242 8.3 7 0 16 0 16
2006-07 21 79 17 33 50 10 98 230 7.4 4 0 13 0 13
2007-08 22 82 17 43 60 12 182 263 6.5 4 1 10 0 10
2008-09 23 80 11 36 47 -11 100 277 4.0 4 0 26:32 4 15 19 5:34 159 86
2009-10 24 81 12 20 32 1 83 225 5.3 3 0 24:14 5 12 17 4:01 194 100
2010-11 25 NHL TOR 66 8 22 30 -2 88 190 4.2 1 0 25:18 3 9 12 3:56 186 121
2011-12 26 NHL TOR 82 12 32 44 -10 92 202 5.9 1 0 25:17 7 15 22 3:33 214 127
2012-13 27 NHL TOR 48 9 19 28 -4 65 88 10.2 1 0 25:11 3 13 16 3:25 131 91
2013-14 28 NHL TOR 80 8 23 31 2 144 145 5.5 0 0 23:34 2 9 11 3:17 227 156
2014-15 29 NHL TOR 70 3 26 29 -11 108 138 2.2 1 0 23:43 2 13 15 3:33 166 126
2015-16 30 NHL TOR 51 3 21 24 -4 67 116 2.6 0 0 22:02 0 7 7 3:02 120 62
2015-16 30 NHL OTT 20 1 7 8 -3 23 28 3.6 0 0 23:10 0 2 2 2:24 48 27
2016-17 31 NHL OTT 81 9 21 30 -6 100 156 5.8 2 1 23:02 4 12 16 2:34 132 156
2017-18 Proj 32 NHL OTT 77 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 projections for Dion Phaneuf

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2016-17 Time On Ice Stats

23:02

Average Time On Ice

On average, Dion Phaneuf was on the ice for 23:02.

2:34

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Dion Phaneuf was on the ice for 2:34 during power plays.

2:27

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Dion Phaneuf was on the ice for 2:27 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2015-16 22:02 3:02 1:36
2015-16 23:10 2:24 2:25
2016-17 23:02 2:34 2:27

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2016-17 NHL Game Log   Dion Phaneuf
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
May 25 PIT@PIT 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 2 29:46 2:10
May 23 PIT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 2 0 23:02 2:22
May 21 PIT@PIT 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 15:52 1:34
May 19 PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 5 2 19:28 1:46
May 17 PIT 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 21:31 3:06
May 15 PIT@PIT 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 5 1 19:51 0:38
May 13 PIT@PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 1 25:14 0:10
May 9 NYR@NYR 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 19:58 1:13
May 6 NYR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 26:52 1:35
May 4 NYR@NYR 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 17:24 0:50
May 2 NYR@NYR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 18:57 0:49
Apr 29 NYR 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 5 28:49 1:36
Apr 27 NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 1 21:50 1:24
Apr 23 BOS@BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 24:08 2:06
Apr 21 BOS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 4 2 34:46 3:42
Apr 19 BOS@BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 23:23 2:35
Apr 17 BOS@BOS 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 3 25:34 2:45
Apr 15 BOS 1 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 3 1 24:11 1:28
Apr 12 BOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 4 22:11 0:16
Apr 9 NYI@NYI Did Not Play
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Apr 8 NYR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 19:47 1:50
Apr 6 BOS@BOS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 1 22:25 1:51
Apr 4 DET 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 2 23:30 1:17
Apr 3 DET@DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 6 2 23:13 1:20
Apr 1 WPG@WPG 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 25:37 1:51
Mar 30 MIN@MIN 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 23:21 5:05
Mar 28 PHI@PHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 24:08 0:59
Mar 25 MON@MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 3 22:46 1:51
Mar 23 PIT 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 28:29 1:04
Mar 21 BOS@BOS 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 23:04 2:44
Mar 19 MON@MON 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 22:02 1:56
Mar 18 MON 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 4 20:57 1:16
Mar 16 CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 4 23:15 2:11
Mar 14 TAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 5 22:48 2:30
Mar 11 COL@COL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 3 24:04 2:58
Mar 9 ARI@ARI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 4 25:55 2:58
Mar 8 DAL@DAL 0 1 1 1 4 0 1 0 0 0.0 2 0 16:04 1:15
Mar 6 BOS 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 3 1 19:48 2:03
Mar 4 CLM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 24:06 0:56
Mar 2 COL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 2 6 25:09 3:21
Feb 27 TAM@TAM 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 1 21:31 2:50
Feb 26 FLA@FLA 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 5 28:02 0:59
Feb 24 CAR@CAR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 21:48 1:57
Feb 21 NJD@NJD 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 3 22:15 1:22
Feb 19 WPG 0 1 1 -2 0 0 1 0 6 0.0 1 3 24:22 5:11
Feb 18 TOR@TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 2 1 24:13 2:33
Feb 16 NJD@NJD 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 2 50.0 2 0 23:52 1:26
Feb 14 BUF 1 0 1 -1 2 0 0 0 1 100.0 2 2 24:44 1:29
Feb 11 NYI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 3 22:04 2:19
Feb 9 DAL 1 0 1 1 7 0 0 1 2 50.0 2 0 22:35 3:53
Feb 7 STL 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 20:50 1:28
Feb 4 BUF@BUF 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 22:49 2:07
Feb 2 TAM@TAM 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 1 20:38 2:31
Jan 31 FLA@FLA 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 20:07 3:04
Jan 26 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 22:51 4:48
Jan 24 WAS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 4 24:24 4:30
Jan 22 CLM 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 1 0 23:34 2:18
Jan 21 TOR@TOR 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0.0 3 1 24:18 4:13
Jan 19 CLM@CLM 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 23:40 4:41
Jan 17 STL@STL 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 2 1 24:48 2:18
Jan 14 TOR 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 2 2 23:39 1:09
Jan 12 PIT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 21:31 4:02
Jan 8 EDM 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 21:41 0:56
Jan 7 WAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 4 1 20:32 3:35
Jan 1 WAS@WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 24:22 4:00
Dec 29 DET 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 3 24:57 3:49
Dec 27 NYR@NYR 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 3 25:47 4:19
Dec 22 ANA 0 1 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0.0 1 2 24:05 2:00
Dec 20 CHI@CHI 1 0 1 -2 2 1 0 0 2 50.0 2 0 21:11 4:52
Dec 18 NYI@NYI 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 4 22:42 1:34
Dec 17 NJD 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 2 21:23 2:05
Dec 14 SAN 1 1 2 -1 2 1 0 0 4 25.0 1 3 26:01 5:47
Dec 11 ANA@ANA 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 4 2 23:09 3:43
Dec 10 LOS@LOS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 19:31 3:39
Dec 7 SAN@SAN 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 3 25:46 3:57
Dec 5 PIT@PIT 1 1 2 -2 2 1 1 0 5 20.0 4 4 24:45 4:38
Dec 3 FLA 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 3 1 25:44 7:40
Dec 1 PHI 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 3 23:32 0:53
Nov 29 BUF 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 1 1 24:51 5:46
Nov 27 NYR@NYR 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 4 24:00 3:07
Nov 26 CAR 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 1 22:25 0:47
Nov 24 BOS 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 2 21:54 2:30
Nov 22 MON@MON 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 25:02 3:33
Nov 19 FLA 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 21:39 1:34
Nov 17 NAS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 2 21:07 3:42
Nov 15 PHI@PHI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 25:10 1:08
Nov 13 MIN 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 3 3 25:30 3:53
Nov 11 LOS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 3 21:36 2:10
Nov 9 BUF@BUF 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 2 22:21 1:33
Nov 8 NAS@NAS 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 5 0.0 3 3 22:36 1:24
Nov 5 BUF 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 22:27 2:45
Nov 3 VAN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 3 23:05 2:03
Nov 1 CAR 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 4 25.0 1 1 23:39 0:27
Oct 30 EDM@EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 6 24:29 2:03
Oct 28 CGY@CGY 0 1 1 -2 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 1 1 21:33 2:03
Oct 25 VAN@VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 21:11 0:00
Oct 22 TAM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 2 24:05 2:36
Oct 18 ARI 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 4 5 20:49 0:55
Oct 17 DET@DET 0 0 0 -2 9 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 1 19:31 2:13
Oct 15 MON 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 6 1 21:05 1:08
Oct 12 TOR 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 5 22:06 1:07

Dion Phaneuf: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Phaneuf (wrist) is not expected to waive his no-movement clause, Bob McKenzie of the Hockey Insider reports.

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Ottawa has requested that Phaneuf (wrist) waive his no-movement clause in order to expose him in the expansion draft, Pierre LeBrun of TSN reports.

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Phaneuf had an injured wrist through the playoffs, Bruce Garrioch of TSN reports.

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Phaneuf was held pointless with a minus-5 rating over the final 11 games of the playoffs.

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Phaneuf registered two assists and blocked five shots in Saturday's Game 2 win over the Rangers.

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Phaneuf had a huge Saturday in a 4-3 overtime win in Game 2 over Boston. He scored the game-winner and set up two other goals.

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Phaneuf is likely to be one of several regulars not traveling for Sunday's game against the Islanders, Brent Wallace of TSN reports.

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Phaneuf heads into Saturday's game against the Jets scoreless with a minus-3 rating over his past four outings.

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Phaneuf collected two assists during Monday's win over Boston.

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Phaneuf (illness) is on the ice for pregame warmups Monday, suggesting he'll play against the visiting Bruins, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.

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Phaneuf is dealing with an illness and might not play in Monday's game against Boston.

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Phaneuf scored a power-play goal Thursday, and it held up as the game-winner in a 3-0 road victory over the Devils.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017-18

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2016-17

Traded in midseason last year from a rebuilding Toronto squad to an underachieving Ottawa team, Phaneuf was expected to shore up a struggling – but young – blue line. He didn't see any sort of resurgence, posting just one goal and seven assists in 20 games with the Sens as part of a 32-point season overall, and he was knocked out for the remainder of the season in March with a lower-body injury. With star blueliner Erik Karlsson likely to again be paired with Marc Methot, the 31-year-old Phaneuf will be left to second-unit duties and a role as the veteran voice. He's still a solid source of hits and PIM, but don't look for more than approximately 30 points.

2015-16

There once was a day when Phaneuf was in the Norris Trophy discussion. Then when he settled into his game, he was a top-25 NHL defender. Not anymore. The big, tough blueliner has only topped the 40-point mark once since 2008-09 and has been miscast as a No. 1 defender in Toronto. Last season, he rang up just three goals and 26 assists in 70 games, getting loudly criticized by everyone in the land of blue and white. But the arrival of coach Mike Babcock could just be the elixir the doctor ordered for him to resurrect his game, or at least stabilize it. Babcock is a fan and will likely pair him with Morgan Reilly, who’ll carry the offensive role in the pairing. That will leave Phaneuf out of the spotlight – and who knows, maybe without the captain’s C, too. His game will recover and his fantasy value will rise. But don’t overinvest.

2014-15

Gone are the days of elite offense from Mr. Elisha Cuthbert. The much-maligned defender recorded just 31 points last season, but for good reason -- he was overused in defensive zone situations and always hopped over the boards against the opposition's best. He was just too tired to generate offense. The additions of Roman Polak and Stephane Robidas should allow the Leafs to cut back on Phaneuf's ice time, giving him a little breathing room to boost his points back to the 40-mark. He'll continue to lay hits and block shots -- he just can't stop himself from doing that. In addition, Phaneuf will surely man one point on the team's best power-play unit. All in all, he could become a top-20 defender (or better) on the back of 40 points, 200-plus hits and 150-plus blocked shots. He'll probably be on the board longer than guys who won't delivery nearly as much. Just don’t stretch for him.

2013-14

Phaneuf has become a punching bag for Toronto fans and inappropriately so. Sure, he'll never be the hotshot studley many thought he'd be in his first few seasons in the NHL. But he's an absolute workhorse in blue and white who still delivers points in all situations. And heck, he's even started to hit the net (and not his teammates) with that massive shot from the point. Expect 45-50 points, 200+ hits and 135 blocked shots as he works to earn a big new contract. And watch for that level of production to continue for several years -- he's just 28 and entering his prime.

2012-13

Yes, he's overrated. And no, he's not nearly as tough as he seemed at the beginning of his career, but Dion is still Dion. He has that big-time shot and he should be solid for a season just like his last -- 40-plus points, including lots on the man advantage with close to 100 PIMs. That's a combo that isn't as common as you might think -- just three defenders (Phaneuf, Kevin Bieksa and Zdeno Chara) topped 40 points and 85 PIMs last season. Toss in 200-plus hits and 100-plus blocked shots, and suddenly he's not so overrated in specialty leagues.

2011-12

Phaneuf was derailed last season by a horrific skate cut that came within a tiny fraction of an inch of ending his season and possibly his career. His conditioning was off upon his return but when the Leafs traded Tomas Kaberle, we finally got to see the Dion of old. He was offensively dominant in the final third of the season, potting a forward-like 17 points in his final 26 games. That's clearly not a sustainable pace. But his more mature approach coupled with a more creative Leafs' power play this season could get him back to near 50 points. And that would be his best output since his glory years in Calgary. Draft accordingly.

2010-11

Phaneuf got his get-out-of-jail-free card after 55 games in 2009-10 and he blossomed as a real leader in blue and white. The trouble is, his offensive production didn't seem to come with him. We're chalking his 31-point pace in his new uniform up to a hangover from a poor start. This year will be better. Much, much better. He has quick and explosive feet, a powerful slapper and a propensity for penalty minutes. He may never be a Norris runner-up again but he will be a 45-50-point defender who also delivers 100 PIMs. That makes him part of an incredibly elite group -- there were just five players who tallied at least 50 points AND 100 PIMs in 2009-10. Draft accordingly.

2009-10

Dion Phaneuf is one of most talented defensemen in the entire league. That's why his 2008-09 totals of 47 points and 100 penalty minutes were disappointing. He was also a minus for the first time in his career as he finished the year -11. He should easily top last year's numbers and return to his dominant fantasy perch. Expect Phaneuf to get back over the 50 point mark and do not be surprised if he eclipses 60 points. He should also have double digit power play goals and more than 100 penalty minutes. He could easily wind up having a campaign worthy of a Norris Trophy. He should be one of the first defenseman taken in every fantasy league, do not let him slip down the board.

2008-09

Dion Phaneuf (D): Phaneuf just keeps getting better, as he set career highs in assists (43), points (60) and penalty minutes (182) last season. All together, Phaneuf is in the top class of defenseman in the NHL, as he also is a menace on the power play, with 10 goals and 23 assists in 2007-08. The bruising blue-liner is not going to surprise anyone any longer, but he does not need to. Phaneuf played every game as the No. 1 defenseman for Calgary last season, and should be one of the top defensemen taken.

2007-08

Phaneuf did not suffer from a sophomore slump in 2006-07, getting his first All-Star berth and scoring 17 goals and 33 assists as well as 98 penalty minutes. He continued to be a monster on the power play, picking up 13 goals and 18 assists on the man advantage. The hard-hitting defenseman should only get better, and could start contending for Norris Trophies in the near future.

2006-07

After a fantastic rookie season, it's hard to believe that Phaneuf could still be on the rise, but the kid's not even 22 yet. His defense still needs a little bit of work, but the part of his game that counts in fantasy world is already finely tuned. Phaneuf contributes across the board, with 49 points (33 on the power play) and a decent 93 penalty minutes last season. With Kiprusoff behind him, Phaneuf can take many more chances on the offensive end, leaving a world of opportunity for Phaneuf to turn into the next Nicklas Lidstrom. A handful of Norris Trophies are in this youngster's future, and he's far from a fantasy secret after his breakout rookie year.

2005-06

After nearly making the team in his draft year (2003) and considered the best defensive prospect for the last three years, Phaneuf is now clearly ready for his professional transition. Phaneuf ranked second with 19 goals and fifth in points in the WHL for defensemen in 2004/05. He also led Canada to the World Junior Championships finals for the second year in succession.

2004-05