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Joe Vitale

30-Year-Old Center – Arizona Coyotes

2015-16 NHL Stats

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2015-16 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Vitale scored three goals and nine points in 70 games for the Coyotes in 2014-15, working as one of their primary checking forwards. Heading into the second year of a three-year contract, Vitale is likely to see light minutes and provide minimal offense once again, but with ...

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STATUS:  Injured Reserve    INJURY:  Concussion    EST. RETURN:  10/1/2016
SHOOTS: Right   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 205   DOB: 8/20/1985
BORN: St. Louis, Missouri   DRAFTED: 7th Rd, #195 Overall in 2005   Show ContractHide Contract

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Joe Vitale Contract Information:

Signed a three-year, $3.35 million contract with the Coyotes in July of 2014.

February 10, 2016  –  Joe Vitale News

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Vitale (concussion-related issues) will miss the remainder of the season, Sarah McLellan of AZCentral reports. "There's been no real measurable progress," general manager Don Maloney said.

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Joe Vitale 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
2010-11 25 NHL PIT 9 1 1 2 -1 13 13 7.7 0 0 10:34 0 1 1 0:08 18 2
2011-12 26 NHL PIT 68 4 10 14 -5 56 70 5.7 1 0 11:11 0 0 0 0:03 106 36
2012-13 27 NHL PIT 33 2 3 5 -7 17 26 7.7 1 0 9:31 0 0 0 0:04 45 19
2013-14 28 NHL PIT 53 1 13 14 -1 29 42 2.4 1 0 10:58 0 1 1 0:03 89 22
2014-15 29 NHL ARI 70 3 6 9 -11 36 55 5.5 0 0 11:14 0 0 0 0:02 104 65
2015-16 30 NHL ARI 1 0 0 0 1 5 1 0.0 0 0 6:13 0 0 0 0:16 1 0

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Joe Vitale – Playing Time Overview

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Time On Ice Stats

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Average Time On Ice in 2015-16

During an average game, Joe Vitale was on the ice for 6:13.

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Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2015-16

During an average game, Joe Vitale was on the ice for 0:16 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2013-14 10:58 0:03
2014-15 11:14 0:02
2015-16 6:13 0:16

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2015-16 NHL Game Log   Joe Vitale
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
2016-2Feb 10 VAN Did Not Play
2016-2Feb 5 @ANA Did Not Play
2016-2Feb 4 CHI Did Not Play
2016-2Feb 2 LOS Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 26 @WPG Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 25 @MIN Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 23 LOS Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 21 SAN Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 18 BUF Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 16 NJD Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 14 DET Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 12 EDM Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 9 NAS Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 7 @CGY Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 4 @VAN Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 2 @EDM Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 31 WPG Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 29 CHI Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 27 @COL Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 26 LOS Did Not Play
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2015-12Dec 22 TOR Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 19 NYI Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 17 CLM Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 12 CAR Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 11 MIN Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 8 @STL Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 6 @CAR Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 4 @BUF Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 3 @DET Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 1 @NAS Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 28 OTT Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 27 CGY Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 25 ANA Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 21 @WPG Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 19 @MON Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 16 @NYI Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 14 @CLM Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 12 EDM Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 10 @LOS Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 9 @ANA Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 7 NYR Did Not Play
2015-11Nov 5 COL Did Not Play
2015-10Oct 30 VAN Did Not Play
2015-10Oct 27 @BOS Did Not Play
2015-10Oct 26 @TOR Did Not Play
2015-10Oct 24 @OTT Did Not Play
2015-10Oct 22 @NYR Did Not Play
2015-10Oct 20 @NJD Did Not Play
2015-10Oct 17 BOS 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 6:13 0:16
2015-10Oct 15 MIN Did Not Play
2015-10Oct 14 @ANA Did Not Play
2015-10Oct 10 PIT Did Not Play
2015-10Oct 9 @LOS Did Not Play

Joe Vitale: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Vitale will be sidelined for the next 4-to-6 weeks with a fractured orbital bone, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

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Vitale (upper body) has been placed on injured reserve.

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Head coach Dave Tippett indicated Sunday that Vitale (upper body) will "miss some time."

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Vitale (upper body) was not on the ice for practice Sunday, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

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Vitale left Saturday night's game against the Bruins with an upper-body injury, according to Jody Jackson of Fox Sports Arizona.

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Vitale picked up an assist on the Coyotes' lone goal Sunday in a 3-1 loss to Vancouver. He was plus-1 with two PIM, one shot, three hits and a blocked shot in the contest.

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Vitale has been activated from injured reserve and will return to action Saturday against the Rangers, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

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Vitale (upper body) will not play in Friday's game against the Sharks, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

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Vitale (upper body) is nearing a return to action, the Coyotes' official site reports.

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Vitale (upper body) took part in Thursday's practice as an extra skater, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

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Vitale (upper body) is expected to miss at least another week.

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Vitale (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Wednesday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015-16

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2014-15

Vitale signed a three-year contract with Arizona to provide some depth and defensive skill up front. He managed just 14 points in 53 games last year and his offensive production is not likely to increase with the move to the desert. He should have a regular shift on a checking line, but he won't be a significant contributor in most leagues.

2013-14

With two goals and five points in 33 games, Vitale offered little fantasy value for poolies in 2012-13. That scenario probably won't change much in the coming season. The fourth-line center oftentimes serves as a healthy scratch and isnít assured of ice time. Vitale does possess one skill that the Penguins don't seem to take advantage of enough -- he won 61.1 percent of his draws, going 157-100. He'll fight to make the team once again in 2013-14.

2012-13

Vitale overcame the odds to earn a spot on the Opening Night roster with Pittsburgh last year. He battled Richard Park for a fourth-line role and both players ended up making the team. Vitale only produced 14 points (4G, 10A) in 68 games, however, and offers little offensive potential. Vitale is a grinder who finished with 106 hits in limited ice time and will look to improve upon his rookie showing in 2012-13.

2011-12

Vitale proved to be a gritty center who is willing to work the corners during his nine-game NHL stay with Pittsburgh in 2010-11. He's a hard worker, but his offensive potential doesn't appear to be anything special. Vitale had two points with the Pens and 30 (9 G, 21 G) in 60 AHL contests. He's a good bet to see time with the Penguins in 2011-12, but it remains to be seen whether his offensive production merits a spot on fantasy teams.

2010-11

Vitale was picked by the Penguins in the seventh round of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, and last season he had his first real chance at the professional level. While playing for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in 2009-10, he proved that he could dish the puck (26 assists) and be aggressive in the pros. Vitale will get more experience with the Baby Pens this season.

2009-10

Vitale made it past the first cuts of training camp, but at 24 he's not a young prospect. Vitale averaged nearly a point per game in his last season at Northeastern with 35 points in 27 games. He then picked up four points in five regular games with the Baby Pens before being shut out in 12 playoff contests. It's hard to see Vitale cracking Pittsburgh's lineup as anything more than a one or two game injury replacement.