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Nick Spaling

27-Year-Old Center – San Jose Sharks

2015-16 NHL Stats

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2015-16 NHL Projections

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2015-16 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

There was no outlook written for Nick Spaling in 2015-16. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.

SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 201   DOB: 9/19/1988   BORN: Palmerston, Ontario   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd, #58 Overall in 2007   Show ContractHide Contract

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Nick Spaling Contract Information:

Signed a two-year, $4.4 million contract with the Penguins in July 2014. Traded to the Maple Leafs in July 2015.

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Nick Spaling 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
2009-10 21 28 0 3 3 3 0 26 0.0 0 0 11:03 0 0 0 0:05 13 9
2010-11 22 NHL NSH 74 8 6 14 -10 20 75 10.7 2 0 13:56 1 0 1 0:10 37 33
2011-12 23 NHL NSH 77 10 12 22 -7 18 107 9.3 3 0 15:43 0 0 0 0:11 43 38
2012-13 24 NHL NSH 47 9 4 13 -10 18 57 15.8 2 0 15:52 1 1 2 0:14 38 21
2013-14 25 NHL NSH 71 13 19 32 2 14 85 15.3 1 1 16:01 3 3 6 1:11 42 32
2014-15 26 NHL PIT 82 9 18 27 -2 26 90 10.0 0 0 15:14 1 0 1 0:16 134 45
2015-16 27 NHL SJ 23 2 4 6 5 6 21 9.5 0 0 12:47 0 0 0 0:11 21 16
2015-16 27 NHL TOR 35 1 6 7 -7 18 32 3.1 0 0 15:16 0 0 0 0:05 44 29
2015-16 Proj 27 NHL SJ 75 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for Nick Spaling

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Nick Spaling – Playing Time Overview

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2015-16 Time On Ice Stats

15:16

Average Time On Ice

On average, Nick Spaling was on the ice for 15:16.

0:05

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Nick Spaling was on the ice for 0:05 during power plays.

2:47

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Nick Spaling was on the ice for 2:47 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2014-15 15:14 0:16 2:01
2015-16 12:47 0:11 2:50
2015-16 15:16 0:05 2:47

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2015-16 NHL Game Log   Nick Spaling
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Jun 12 PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 8:45 0:00
Jun 9 @PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 2 11:39 0:00
Jun 6 PIT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 5 0 12:17 0:08
Jun 4 PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 7 0 17:22 0:00
Jun 1 @PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 0 9:03 0:00
May 30 @PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 11:46 0:00
May 25 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 13:23 0:00
May 23 @STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 0 13:32 0:00
May 21 STL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 13:32 0:05
May 19 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 13:18 0:45
May 17 @STL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 13:45 0:19
May 15 @STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 9:26 0:00
May 12 NAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 3 14:29 0:00
May 9 @NAS 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 12:54 0:00
May 7 NAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 12:09 0:00
May 5 @NAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 20:53 0:00
May 3 @NAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 3 12:29 0:00
May 1 NAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 13:41 0:07
Apr 29 NAS 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 0 12:39 0:00
Apr 24 LOS Did Not Play
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Apr 22 @LOS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 2 12:37 0:00
Apr 20 LOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 12:11 0:00
Apr 18 LOS 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 9:22 0:00
Apr 16 @LOS 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 11:20 0:06
Apr 14 @LOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 13:01 0:00
Apr 9 ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 10:56 0:46
Apr 7 WPG 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 14:38 0:00
Apr 5 @MIN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 14:31 0:14
Apr 2 @NAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 12:44 0:00
Mar 31 VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 1 12:01 0:07
Mar 29 @VAN 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 14:35 1:00
Mar 28 LOS Did Not Play
Mar 26 DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 10:19 0:20
Mar 24 EDM 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 14:51 0:08
Mar 22 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 11:15 0:00
Mar 20 ARI 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 11:11 0:00
Mar 19 NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 12:09 0:00
Mar 17 @ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 12:30 0:04
Mar 15 BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 11:59 0:00
Mar 12 WAS 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 13:11 0:00
Mar 10 NJD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 10:56 0:00
Mar 8 @EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 14:49 0:00
Mar 7 @CGY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 12:46 0:00
Mar 5 VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 13:20 0:00
Mar 3 @VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 12:25 0:00
Feb 29 MON 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 1 3 13:39 0:00
Feb 28 @VAN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 12:25 0:00
Feb 26 BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 14:11 0:00
Feb 24 @COL 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 2 2 12:37 0:00
Feb 22 @STL Did Not Play
Feb 19 @CAR Did Not Play
Feb 18 @FLA 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 14:00 0:04
Feb 16 @TAM Did Not Play
Feb 13 ARI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 3 17:20 0:09
Feb 11 CGY 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 16:25 0:12
Feb 9 @CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 14:54 0:03
Feb 6 @NAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 12:01 0:07
Feb 4 @STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 11:54 0:00
Feb 2 @ANA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 11:43 0:00
Jan 26 COL 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 14:25 0:00
Jan 24 LOS Did Not Play
Jan 23 MIN Did Not Play
Jan 21 @ARI Did Not Play
Jan 18 OTT Did Not Play
Jan 16 DAL Did Not Play
Jan 14 EDM Did Not Play
Jan 12 @WPG Did Not Play
Jan 11 @CGY Did Not Play
Jan 9 TOR Did Not Play
Jan 7 DET Did Not Play
Jan 2 WPG Did Not Play
Dec 30 PHI Did Not Play
Dec 28 COL Did Not Play
Dec 22 @LOS Did Not Play
Dec 20 @CHI Did Not Play
Dec 18 @OTT Did Not Play
Dec 17 @TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0:24 0:00
Dec 15 @MON 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 14:55 0:04
Dec 12 MIN Did Not Play
Dec 9 @EDM Did Not Play
Dec 8 @CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 1 14:49 0:07
Dec 5 TAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 13:40 0:00
Dec 4 @ANA Did Not Play
Dec 1 PIT Did Not Play
Nov 28 CGY 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 15:02 0:00
Nov 25 CHI Did Not Play
Nov 22 @CLM Did Not Play
Nov 21 @PIT Did Not Play
Nov 19 @PHI Did Not Play
Nov 17 @BOS Did Not Play
Nov 14 @BUF 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 4 0 18:53 0:07
Nov 13 @DET Did Not Play
Nov 10 NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 18:05 0:00
Nov 7 ANA 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 20:32 0:00
Nov 5 FLA Did Not Play
Nov 3 CLM Did Not Play
Nov 1 @COL Did Not Play
Oct 31 @DAL Did Not Play
Oct 28 NAS Did Not Play
Oct 24 CAR 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 15:46 0:14
Oct 22 LOS Did Not Play
Oct 19 @NYR Did Not Play
Oct 17 @NYI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 18:48 0:01
Oct 16 @NJD 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 18:30 0:00
Oct 13 @WAS Did Not Play
Oct 10 ANA 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 19:41 0:00
Oct 7 @LOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 0 15:02 0:00

Nick Spaling: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Spaling will make his Sharks debut Wednesday, skating on the fourth line, reports Kevin Kurz of CSN Bay Area.

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Spaling was traded to the Sharks on Monday in addition to Roman Polak for Raffi Torres and second round draft picks in 2017 and 2018.

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Spaling (upper body) will return to the lineup Tuesday against the Panthers, Paul Hendricks of Leafs TV reports.

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Spaling practiced Monday for the first time since suffering an upper-body injury in mid-December, Jonas Siegel of TSN 1050 reports.

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Spaling (upper body) resumed skating Tuesday, Terry Koshan of the Toronto Sun reports.

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Spaling (upper body) is expected to miss an extended period of time due to the injury he suffered in Thursday's game against the Sharks.

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Spaling has been ruled out of the remainder of Thursday's game against the Sharks with an upper-body injury.

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Spaling picked up his first point since returning from injury in Wednesday's loss to Winnipeg. He set up Toronto's only goal in a 6-1 loss.

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Spaling (upper body) will rejoin the lineup Monday against the Bruins, Paul Hendrick of Leafs TV reports.

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Spaling (upper body) won't play Saturday against the Bruins, Jonas Siegel of TSN Radio 1050 reports.

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Spaling (upper body) will not play Friday, Jonas Siegel of TSN reports.

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Spaling (upper body) returned to practice Wednesday, TSN's Mark Masters reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015-16

There was no outlook written for Nick Spaling.

2014-15

Pens GM Jim Rutherford acquired Spaling as part of the return with Patric Hornqvist from Nashville in exchange for James Neal over the summer. Pittsburgh has struggled with its third line ever since breaking up Jordan Staal, Matt Cooke and Tyler Kennedy several years ago and believes Spaling can help fill the void; he can play any forward position and can kill penalties. Last season, Spaling netted a career-high 13 goals to go along with 19 assists. The 26-year-old might not finish with more than 30-35 points with Pittsburgh, but the Pens feel his value will help keep opponents honest. Spaling collected six power-play points in 2013-14 and could battle for a second-unit spot.

2013-14

Spaling avoided arbitration by signing a one-year, $1.5 deal with the Predators in July. He chipped in nine points and four assists in 47 games with the Preds last year and has increased his scoring rate in each of his four NHL campaigns. That said, he will likely open the upcoming season in his usual checking role for the Preds.

2012-13

Spaling recorded a career-high 22 points in 77 games last season, playing the majority of games in a checking role. However, he was given more responsibility last season as evidenced by his ice time which rose by nearly a full two minutes compared to 2010-11 (15:43 vs. 13:56). Unfortunately, given the number of bodies currently ahead of Spaling on the Predsí depth chart, he won't help you much in traditional fantasy scoring categories unless you're in an ultra-deep league.

2011-12

Spaling, who signed a new two-year deal with the Predators in July, notched 14 points (8G, 6A) in 74 games last season. He was seeing as much as 17-18 minutes of ice time per game down the stretch last season, but was doing so in a checking line capacity. He will resume this role come October.

2010-11

Spaling saw limited action with the Preds last season, serving mostly as an emergency callup from AHL Milwaukee whenever the team ran into injury trouble. If Spaling has a good training camp, it's possible he could be in line for the a fourth-line role this season. Unfortunately, this doesn't translate into fantasy value.

2008-09

Spaling is an 19-year-old prospect forward. He was selected in the second round of the 2007 NHL entry draft. Spaling will get a long look during this season's training camp, although he's probably not ready for the NHL game. Still, the future is bright as he posted career-best numbers of 38 goals and 34 assists in 54 games with Kitchener of the OHL last season.

2007-08

Spaling is a young prospect forward. He was selected in the 2nd round of the 2007 NHL entry draft by Nashville. Spaling hustles and uses his head to make up for what natural talent he might lack. He displayed a great knack for finding the back of the net last season with the Kitchener Rangers of the OHL. Spaling potted 23 goals in 61 games. He'll spend another season in the minors sharpening his skills.

2006-07

Overlooked in his first year of OHL eligibility, Spaling played Junior B hockey in the small Ontario town of Listowel. His strong play there got him noticed by the Kitchener Rangers but it took them until the sixth round the next season to draft the guy. Fast forward a couple of years and Spaling has done nothing but consistently impress his coaches. In fact, he was even picked this past season to play in the CHL Top Prospects game. He just oozes character and seems to bring to mind a talented young player named Justin Williams (Carolina) whenever his name comes up. If he's half as good as Williams, he'll find a home in the NHL.