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Daniel Cleary
Daniel Cleary
Right Wing
(KLEER ee)
Number: 11
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 205
Shoots: Left
Born: Dec 18, 1978
Birthplace: Carbonear, NL, Canada
Acquired: Signed as a free agent on October 4, 2005
Drafted: CHI / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (13th overall)
BY SEASON
2009-10: Appeared in 64 games for Detroit…Scored the 100th goal of his NHL career on 11/7 at Toronto…Finished fifth on Detroit with 15 goals and eighth on Detroit with 34 points (15-19—34)…Averaged 17:13 of ice time during the regular season…Missed 12 games from 12/9 through 1/5 with a shoulder injury…Missed four games with a groin injury from 3/27 through 4/3…Finished with a -3 rating, the first time he has finished the season as a minus with Detroit…Appeared in all 12 postseason games for the Red Wings…Notched two postseason points (2-0—2)…Finished the postseason with a +3 rating…Averaged 14:47 of ice time in the playoffs.

2008-09: Set a new career high with 26 assists…Played in his 600th career NHL game on Mar. 12 vs. CGY…Finished the season tied for ninth on team with 40 points (14-26—40)…Recorded eight multi-point games…Finished tied for fifth on team in postseason scoring with 15 points (9-6—15)…Led the NHL postseason with a +17 rating…Finished tied for the team lead with three postseason game-winning goals…Scored series clinching goal vs. ANA in Round 2, Game 7 on 5/14…Appeared in all 23 postseason games for Detroit.

2007-08:  Played in his 500th NHL game Nov. 24 at Columbus….Set a new career high with 42 points despite playing only 63 games (20-22—42)…Had a career high 8 shots on goal Dec. 22 at Minnesota….Suffered a broken jaw Feb. 9 at Toronto and missed 19 games….Registered a season high 3 points twice (1-2—3): Jan. 10 vs. Min and Jan. 19 at San Jose….Played in all 22 postseason games for Detroit….Tallied a shorthanded goal in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals vs. Pittsburgh.
 
2006-07: Established career-highs in goals (20) and points (40)…Appeared in 71 games, posting a career-best plus-seven rating…Tallied a career-high six power play goals…Registered the first hat trick of his career on 12/28/06 at Columbus…Recorded his 100th NHL assist on 3/24/07 vs. St. Louis…Missed 11 games due to a sprained knee (2/24-3/20)…Played in all 18 of Detroit’s 2007 playoff games…Ranked fourth among Detroit skaters in scoring during the 2007 playoffs, scoring a career-high 4-8—12…Led the Red Wings in road points in the 2007 playoffs with 2-6—8…Became only the second Red Wings' player in franchise history  to score on a penalty shot in the playoffs on 4/21/07 in Game 5 of the WCQF vs. Calgary…Led the NHL in shorthanded goals during the Stanley Cup playoffs with two….

2005-06:  Played 77 games in his first season with the Red Wings…Registered his first point as a Red Wing on opening night vs. St. Louis 10/5/05…Tallied two assists twice (11/9/05 at LA, 3/25/06 vs. Columbus) matching a career high…Scored the game-winning goal 2/4/06 at Colorado…Missed three games due to the flu and injury…Played in all six of Detroit’s 2006 playoff games and tallied one assist.

2004-05:  Played 47 games and tallied 37 points (11-26—37) for Mora IK in the Swedish Elite League.

2003-04:  In his first and only season with the Phoenix Coyotes, played 68 games and tallied six goals and 11 assists…Tallied his 100th career point on 1/2/04 at Dallas…Scored a career high three shorthanded goals.

2002-03:  Recorded 17 points (4-13—17) with 31 PIM and was plus-five in 57 games in his fourth season with Edmonton…Was plus or even in 45 of 57 games…Scored game-winning goals (his first of the season) vs. Colorado on 11/30/02…Scored all of his points at even strength…Did not miss any games due to injury.

2001-02:  In 65 games with Edmonton, tallied 29 points (10-19—29) and a career high 51 PIM…Led the Oilers with a career high seven-game point streak (1-6—7) from 1/21/02-2/7/02…Played in his 200th NHL game at Anaheim 4/5/02…Missed 14 games following arthroscopic knee surgery to repair meniscus damage.

2000-01:  First full season in the NHL saw him register 35 points (14-21—35) and 37 PIM in 81 games…Recorded two goals and seven assists on the power play…Posted four multi-point games…Averaged 12:58 minutes per game…Had a five-game point streak (3-3—6) from 2/24/01-3/7/01…Played in all six of Edmonton’s playoff games…Scored a goal and an assist…Recorded his first NHL playoff goal at Dallas.

1999-00:  Split the season between Edmonton and Hamilton of the American Hockey League…In 17 games with the Oilers, registered 2-3—5 points…Made his debut with the Oilers on 10/16/99 vs. Los Angeles and notched a career-high two goals, including the game-winner…Made his Stanley Cup playoff debut at Dallas on 4/12/00…Played four of Edmonton’s five playoff games and recorded one assist.

Personal:  Daniel, his wife Jelena and their daughter spend their summers in Los Angeles and Toronto…Idolized Wayne Gretzky and Gary Roberts while growing up…Lists Lenny Kravitz as his favorite singer…His hobbies include playing video games…Has a pet Chihua.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
H. Zetterberg 82 13 37 -15 50
P. Datsyuk 66 16 33 7 49
D. Larkin 80 23 22 11 45
T. Tatar 81 21 24 4 45
G. Nyquist 82 17 26 -2 43
J. Abdelkader 82 19 23 -16 42
M. Green 74 7 28 -6 35
B. Richards 68 10 18 4 28
D. Helm 77 13 13 -2 26
N. Kronwall 64 3 23 -21 26
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Mrazek 27 16 6 .921 2.33
J. Howard 14 14 5 .906 2.80