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By the Numbers: Daniel Cleary

by Bill Roose / Detroit Red Wings
By The Numbers will highlight the Red Wings on-ice accomplishments in the 2013 season. Each week during the off-season, By The Numbers will profile a different player on the team, focusing on their statistical highs. This week we focus on forward Daniel Cleary.


For the first time in his career, he played in every game during the regular season, albeit a lockout-shortened campaign. He was one of four Wings to play in every game, joining Niklas Kronwall, Justin Abdelkader and Cory Emmerton.


His first shorthanded goal in six years was one of three shorties scored by the Red Wings last season. Cleary's SHG, the seventh of his career, came in a 4-3 OT loss at Nashville on Feb. 19.


The number of points (four goals, six assists) that he produced in 14 postseason games for the Red Wings. Only Henrik Zetterberg (12) had more points in the playoffs.


Finished in three-way tie for second place in team playoff goals with Zetterberg and Johan Franzen. Cleary's playoff-best is six goals in 2009.


The number of total hits he delivered during 14 playoff games, ranking second among the Red Wings' forwards in the category. He had six hits in Game 1 vs. Chicago.


The percentage of his regular-season points that came against Nashville last season. He collected three goals and three assists with a plus-5 rating in four games vs. the Predators.

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