Zach Sanford

Age 26 Nov 9, 1994
Salem USA
Left Wing shoots left
6'4" 193 cm
207 lbs 94 kg
ELC Signing Age 21
Waivers Signing Age 22
UFA Year 2022
Agent Jerry Buckley
Draft Year 2013
Drafted Overall 61
Draft Round 2
Draft Team Washington Capitals

Transaction History
May 13, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Zach Sanford | Sanford scored a goal on his only shot and dished out three hits in Thursday's 7-3 victory over the Wild.
May 7, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Zach Sanford | Sanford managed an assist, four hits and three blocked shots in Friday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Golden Knights.
Apr 9, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Zach Sanford | Sanford scored a goal and went plus-2 in Friday's 9-1 win over the Wild.
Apr 5, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Zach Sanford | Sanford produced an assist and two PIM in Monday's 6-1 loss to the Golden Knights.
Mar 22, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Zach Sanford | Sanford cleared COVID-19 protocol and rejoined the team at Monday's practice, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Mar 21, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Zach Sanford | Sanford (COVID-19 protocols) stayed in San Jose and is self-isolating, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Mar 20, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Zach Sanford | Sanford was added to the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocol list Saturday, Lou Korac of (NHL).com reports.
Mar 13, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Zach Sanford | Sanford scored a power-play goal and an even-strength assist in Friday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Golden Knights.
Mar 3, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Zach Sanford | Sanford scored a power-play goal on three shots and picked up four hits in a 3-2 win over Anaheim on Wednesday.
Mar 1, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Zach Sanford | Sanford scored twice on six shots, dished an assist and added three hits in Monday's 5-4 win over the Ducks.
Feb 27, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Zach Sanford | Sanford scored a goal on three shots, provided an assist, added four PIM and went plus-2 in Saturday's 7-6 win over the Sharks.
Feb 20, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Zach Sanford | Sanford picked up a goal on his only shot Saturday in a 5-4 loss to the Sharks.
Feb 13, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Zach Sanford | Sanford scored a goal on four shots but went minus-2 in Saturday's 5-4 overtime win over the Coyotes.
Feb 13, 2021 Suspended Arizona Coyotes | Johan Larsson | Larsson has been suspended two games for an Illegal check to the head on Blues' forward Zach Sanford in Friday's loss.
Feb 8, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Zach Sanford | Sanford (illness) will return to the lineup for Monday's game versus the Coyotes, Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic reports.
Feb 6, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Zach Sanford | Sanford (illness) won't play in Saturday's game against the Coyotes, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Jan 30, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Zach Sanford | Sanford scored a goal in Saturday's 6-1 win over the Ducks.
Jan 13, 2021 St. Louis Blues | Zach Sanford | Sanford had an assist and three blocked shots in Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Avalanche.
Jul 8, 2019 St. Louis Blues | re-signed LW Zach Sanford to a two-year, $3 million contract.
Jan 23, 2019 Activated St. Louis Blues | activated LW Zach Sanford from injured reserve.
Jan 17, 2019 Injured St. Louis Blues | placed LW Zach Sanford on IR.
Jan 3, 2019 Recalled St. Louis Blues | recalled LW Zach Sanford from San Antonio (AHL).
Dec 28, 2018 Assigned St. Louis Blues | assigned LW Zach Sanford to San Antonio (AHL).
Dec 17, 2018 Recalled St. Louis Blues | recalled LW Zach Sanford from San Antonio (AHL).
Dec 15, 2018 Assigned St. Louis Blues | assigned LW Zach Sanford to San Antonio (AHL).
Oct 16, 2018 Recalled St. Louis Blues | recalled LW Zach Sanford from San Antonio (AHL).
Oct 2, 2018 Assigned St. Louis Blues | assigned LW Zach Sanford to San Antonio (AHL).
Feb 15, 2018 Activated St. Louis Blues | activated LW Zach Sanford from injured reserve.
Feb 15, 2018 Assigned St. Louis Blues | assigned LW Zach Sanford to Chicago (AHL).
Oct 2, 2017 Injured St. Louis Blues | placed LW Zach Sanford on IR.
May 8, 2017 Assigned St. Louis Blues | assigned LW Zach Sanford to Chicago (AHL).
Feb 27, 2017 Trade Washington Capitals | acquired D Kevin Shattenkirk and G Pheonix Copley from the St. Louis Blues for C Zach Sanford, C Brad Malone, a 2017 first-round draft pick and a 2019 conditional second-round draft pick.
Feb 26, 2017 Assigned Washington Capitals | assigned C Zachary Sanford to Hershey (AHL).
Feb 17, 2017 Recalled Washington Capitals | recalled C Zachary Sanford from Hershey (AHL).
Feb 11, 2017 Assigned Washington Capitals | assigned C Zachary Sanford to Hershey (AHL).
Feb 8, 2017 Recalled Washington Capitals | recalled C Zachary Sanford from Hershey (AHL).
Dec 28, 2016 Assigned Washington Capitals | assigned C Zachary Sanford to Hershey (AHL).
Dec 27, 2016 Recalled Washington Capitals | recalled C Zachary Sanford from Hershey (AHL).
Dec 24, 2016 Assigned Washington Capitals | assigned C Zachary Sanford to Hershey (AHL).
Dec 17, 2016 Recalled Washington Capitals | recalled C Zachary Sanford from Hershey (AHL).
Nov 30, 2016 Assigned Washington Capitals | assigned C Zachary Sanford to Hershey (AHL).
Jul 11, 2016 Washington Capitals | signed C Zachary Sanford to a three-year, entry-level contract.
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Zach Sanford
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
St. Louis Blues 52 10 6 16 -13 25 616 41.90 46.30 46.90 -1.70 0.58 1.07
Zach Sanford Stats by Elite Prospects Zach Sanford Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2009-2010 Pinkerton Academy USHS-NH 23 14 11 25 48
2010-2011 Pinkerton Academy USHS-NH 21 15 16 31 39
2011-2012 Pinkerton Academy USHS-NH 21 36 33 69 40
Draft Yr 2012-2013 Islanders Hockey Club EJHL 37 12 24 36 22 Playoffs 7 4 4 8 0
2013-2014 Waterloo Black Hawks USHL 52 17 18 35 60 Playoffs 12 5 7 12 0
2014-2015 Boston College NCAA 38 7 17 24 30
2015-2016 Boston College NCAA 41 13 26 39 44
2016-2017 Washington Capitals NHL 26 2 1 3 6 254 50.00 47.44 -1.38 47.01 -6.29 0.47 0.71
2016-2017 Hershey Bears AHL 25 11 5 16 14
2016-2017 St. Louis Blues NHL 13 2 3 5 4 137 63.64 48.88 -4.32 46.41 -7.68 0.87 2.19 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
2017-2018 San Antonio Rampage AHL 20 4 3 7 18
2018-2019 San Antonio Rampage AHL 7 4 2 6 2
2018-2019 St. Louis Blues NHL 60 8 12 20 21 704 57.45 59.02 7.30 50.71 -0.24 0.68 1.45 Playoffs 8 1 3 4 0
2019-2020 St. Louis Blues NHL 58 16 14 30 28 700 58.80 51.70 2.70 51.10 0.90 1.20 2.40 Playoffs 9 1 3 4 0
2020-2021 St. Louis Blues NHL 52 10 6 16 25 616 41.90 46.30 46.90 -1.70 0.58 1.07 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
Zach Sanford Stats by Elite Prospects | Zach Sanford Advanced Stats by

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date July 8, 2019
Signing Status RFA
Agent Jerry Buckley
Standard Contract | 2 Years $3,000,000 1.84% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $1,500,000 $1,500,000
RFA
AAV $1,500,000 $1,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,500,000 $1,500,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $1,500,000 $1,500,000
Minors Salary $1,500,000 $1,500,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 11, 2016
Agent Jerry Buckley
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,625,000 1.20% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Cap Hit $875,000 $875,000 $875,000
RFA
AAV $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Performance Bonuses $50,000 $50,000 $50,000
Base Salary $782,500 $782,500 $782,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $875,000 $875,000 $875,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year