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Michael Del Zotto

25-Year-Old Defenseman – Philadelphia Flyers

2015-16 NHL Stats

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2015-16 NHL Projections

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2015-16 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Cast off by the Rangers and then the Predators, Del Zotto landed in Philadelphia with a one-year contract and minimal expectations, and it seems that was just the ticket to revive his career. The 24-year-old delivered a campaign nearly as strong as his 2011-12 "career year,"...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 195   DOB: 6/24/1990   BORN: Stouffville, Ontario   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #20 Overall in 2008   Show ContractHide Contract

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Michael Del Zotto Contract Information:

Signed a two-year, $7.75 million contract extension with the Flyers in July 2015.

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Del Zotto scored his second goal of the year in the second period of Thursday's win over Minnesota, then followed it up with his third of the year to finish things off in overtime.

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Michael Del Zotto 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 19 80 9 28 37 -20 32 81 11.1 1 0 18:58 4 18 22 3:49 162 92
2010-11 20 NHL NYR 47 2 9 11 -5 20 58 3.4 0 0 19:29 2 5 7 3:46 92 72
2011-12 21 NHL NYR 77 10 31 41 20 36 113 8.8 2 1 22:26 1 13 14 5:11 156 95
2012-13 22 NHL NYR 46 3 18 21 6 18 81 3.7 0 1 23:10 0 8 8 3:45 77 64
2013-14 23 NHL NSH 25 1 4 5 -4 8 26 3.8 0 0 16:18 0 0 0 0:14 28 28
2013-14 23 NHL NYR 42 2 9 11 -5 10 64 3.1 0 0 17:45 1 4 5 1:58 50 47
2014-15 24 NHL PHI 64 10 22 32 -5 34 119 8.4 4 1 21:55 1 7 8 1:44 153 128
2015-16 25 NHL PHI 47 3 9 12 -8 14 92 3.3 1 0 23:37 0 1 1 1:26 121 92
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Michael Del Zotto – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Left Defenseman
  1. Michael Del Zotto
  2. Nick Schultz
  3. Yevgeni Medvedev
Philadelphia Flyers

Time On Ice Stats

23:37

Average Time On Ice in 2015-16

During an average game, Michael Del Zotto was on the ice for 23:37.

1:26

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2015-16

During an average game, Michael Del Zotto was on the ice for 1:26 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2013-14 17:45 1:58
2014-15 21:55 1:44
2015-16 23:37 1:26

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2015-16 NHL Game Log   Michael Del Zotto
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
2016-2Feb 4 @NAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 2 19:39 0:00
2016-2Feb 2 MON 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 3 22:37 0:00
2016-1Jan 27 @WAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 4 19:20 0:12
2016-1Jan 25 BOS 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 4 5 21:40 0:03
2016-1Jan 23 @NYI Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 21 @PIT 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 4 22:25 0:00
2016-1Jan 19 TOR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 5 22:15 0:00
2016-1Jan 17 @DET 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 3 21:50 0:07
2016-1Jan 16 NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 24:02 0:00
2016-1Jan 13 BOS 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 26:01 2:00
2016-1Jan 9 NYI 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 23:57 2:50
2016-1Jan 7 @MIN 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 40.0 0 0 27:02 0:44
2016-1Jan 5 MON 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 6 1 24:57 2:00
2016-1Jan 2 @LOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 5 2 21:59 0:30
2015-12Dec 30 @SAN Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 27 @ANA Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 21 STL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 3 3 20:56 1:32
2015-12Dec 19 @CLM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 2 25:24 1:22
2015-12Dec 17 VAN 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 5 2 25:30 3:38
2015-12Dec 15 CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 24:11 1:23
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2015-12Dec 11 @DAL 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 4 2 21:37 0:10
2015-12Dec 10 @STL 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 24:14 1:11
2015-12Dec 8 NYI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 3 1 23:34 0:00
2015-12Dec 5 CLM 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 4 3 24:36 1:31
2015-12Dec 4 @NJD 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 4 26:01 1:55
2015-12Dec 1 @OTT 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 5 0.0 2 5 26:55 3:54
2015-11Nov 28 @NYR 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 2 29:20 2:15
2015-11Nov 27 NAS 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 7 14.3 2 1 25:34 0:52
2015-11Nov 25 @NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 5 5 23:00 1:08
2015-11Nov 23 CAR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 3 2 24:10 1:11
2015-11Nov 21 @OTT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 1 23:55 2:41
2015-11Nov 19 SAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 3 26:58 1:09
2015-11Nov 17 LOS 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 4 1 24:38 2:40
2015-11Nov 14 @CAR 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 2 23:29 0:00
2015-11Nov 12 WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 1 19:29 2:37
2015-11Nov 10 COL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 1 23:30 0:55
2015-11Nov 7 @WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 18:28 1:10
2015-11Nov 5 @CGY 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 2 23:33 1:15
2015-11Nov 3 @EDM 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 2 20:57 1:11
2015-11Nov 2 @VAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 23:09 0:20
2015-10Oct 30 @BUF 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 24:21 3:52
2015-10Oct 29 NJD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 3 0 24:16 1:11
2015-10Oct 27 BUF 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 5 3 24:08 1:43
2015-10Oct 24 NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 4 4 23:40 0:36
2015-10Oct 21 @BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 24:19 2:05
2015-10Oct 20 DAL 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 3 3 23:46 3:57
2015-10Oct 14 CHI 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 4 1 25:31 2:48
2015-10Oct 12 FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 23:30 1:47
2015-10Oct 10 @FLA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 22:40 3:20
2015-10Oct 8 @TAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 23:18 1:47

Michael Del Zotto: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Del Zotto (upper body) will return Saturday against the Kings.

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As expected, Del Zotto (upper body) will not play Wednesday night against the Sharks, Tim Panaccio of CSN Philly reports.

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Del Zotto (upper body) was on the ice with the Flyers on Tuesday, Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

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Del Zotto will sit out Sunday's game against the Ducks with an upper-body injury.

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Del Zotto added a helper in Tuesday's 4-2 win over Ottawa.

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Del Zotto has just one point on the season, while maintaining a minus-9 rating.

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Del Zotto collected his first points of the preseason with two assists in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Devils.

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Del Zotto signed a two-year, $7.75 million contract extension with the Flyers on Thursday, Dave Isaac of the Courier-Post reports.

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Del Zotto collected six hits and a power-play goal in Sunday's 4-1 win over the Penguins.

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Del Zotto collected two assists in Wednesday’s 4-1 win over the Blackhawks.

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Del Zotto (upper body) will play Thursday against the Flames, Frank Seravalli of the Philadelphia Daily News reports.

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Del Zotto (upper body) said that he's ready to return to the lineup Thursday against the Flames, Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

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2015-16

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2014-15

This 24-year old puck-moving defenseman is looking to Philly to regain his swagger and prove his critics wrong. After a pair of bad seasons split between Nashville and New York, MDZ became a free agent when Nashville decided it wouldn't tender him a contract. Then his ego took a hit when he sat on the market until August, when the Flyers got desperate enough to sign him following news of Kimmo Timonen's blood clots. He has talent -- there's no doubt about it. After all, his star was on the rise when he recorded a career-best 41 points in 77 games on Broadway just three seasons ago and was widely regarded as a can't-miss offensive-minded rearguard. He still has a ton of potential in the opponent's end of the ice, but is often a defensive liability in his own end. He could be very valuable if he gets paired with a defensive stalwart like Luke Schenn or Braydon Coburn, and is able to pick up a fair share of Kimmo Timonen's void. Otherwise, he'll just end up hurting your plus-minus in a fairly serious way. Be aware of what you're getting with MDZ. #riskreward

2013-14

It's no surprise Del Zotto was a streaky contributor from the blue line last season, lockout shortened or not. After opening the campaign with two goals and four assists in his first five games, MDZ cooled off, totaling three goals and 18 assists in the remaining 39 regular season games. Entering his fourth NHL season and coming off sports hernia surgery, the former first round pick (2008) is likely a second line defensemen for a very deep Rangers defensive unit. Del Zotto is still fairly high on most draft boards and will likely be chosen in the mid-rounds of your draft.

2012-13

Del Zotto had a major breakout season in 2011-12 in posting career-highs of 10 goals and 31 assists to go along with a fantastic plus-20 rating. The 22-year-old blueliner also increased his average time on ice, 22:26, by a full three minutes above his previous career numbers skating alongside Anton Stralman. Del Zotto has been labeled as an inconsistent player in his three-year career, but he won't be the value this season that he was last year. His poor plus-minus rating and inconsistencies scared owners away, but those looking to get Del Zotto this season will have to be prepared to spend a higher round pick on him, especially in keeper leagues.

2011-12

In a season that saw plenty of young Ranger players taking good steps forward in their deveolpment, Del Zotto was one of the few to actually regress. After an impressive 37-point rookie campaign, Del Zotto had problems with his breakout passes and getting shots to the net last year. This led to his demotion halfway through the season, and he ended the year with a broken finger and sports hernia. Fortunately, Del Zotto said and did all the right things since his demotion, so the Rangers still have high hopes for him. The 21-year-old could be a late-round sleeper pick as he has power-play quarterback written all over him, just don't expect miracles.

2010-11

Del Zotto was one of the few bright spots for the Rangers last season. He led all defensemen on the team with nine goals, four power-play markers and 37 points. Not only was Del Zotto productive for the Rangers, but he also finished second among all NHL rookie defensemen in points (only Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers had more). However, one glaring error in Del Zotto’s game was his defensive awareness – he was a team-worst minus-20. If MDZ wants to take his game to the next level this season, he’ll have to improve his defense. On the plus side, the former first-round draft pick will continue to run the Rangers’ top power play unit, where he posted 22 of his 37 points. Del Zotto has a bright future ahead of him and if he continues to utilize his great on-ice vision, he could put up close to 50 points.

2009-10

Del Zotto has another year of junior eligibility remaining, so the Rangers aren't likely to rush him through the system and onto their roster. He'll get a look at camp, but the best bet is to see him with the team in a year or two. There's still a lot of room for growth for the 19-year-old, but he has the skill set to be a contributor eventually. Just don't expect to see him in New York during the 2009-10 campaign.

2008-09

Had 18 goals and 71 points for the Oshawa Generals of the OHL. Great stats, but Del Zotto is still at least two years away from playing in the NHL. He could however be promoted to the AHL for this season.