Brian Sakic

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Brian Sakic
Born (1971-09-04) September 4, 1971 (age 43)
Burnaby, BC, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 179 lb (81 kg; 12 st 11 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for ECHL
Erie Panthers
NHL Draft 93rd overall, 1990
Washington Capitals
Playing career 1992–1999

Brian Sakic (born September 4, 1971 in Burnaby, British Columbia) is a former professional ice hockey player.

Playing career[edit]

Sakic started his junior career with the Swift Current Broncos of the WHL. His brother, Hockey Hall of Famer Joe Sakic, was also on the team. Brian was drafted in the fifth round, 93rd overall in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft by the Washington Capitals; however, he would never play a single game in the NHL. However, he did manage to set WHL records for career assists, with 405,[1] and points, with 591.[2] His jersey number has been retired by the Tri-City Americans.

Sakic retired from professional hockey in 1999.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1987–88 Swift Current Broncos WHL 65 12 37 49 12 9 3 8 11 0
1988–89 Swift Current Broncos WHL 71 36 64 100 28 12 9 9 18 8
1989–90 Swift Current Broncos WHL 8 6 7 13 4
1989–90 Tri-City Americans WHL 58 47 92 139 8
1990–91 Tri-City Americans WHL 69 40 122 162 19 5 2 3 5 4
1991–92 Tri-City Americans WHL 72 45 83 128 55 5 4 4 8 14
1992–93 Erie Panthers ECHL 51 18 33 51 22
1993–94 Flint Generals CoHL 64 39 86 125 30 10 6 7 13 2
1994–95 Flint Generals CoHL 62 28 85 113 22 6 1 5 6 0
1995–96 Flint Generals CoHL 74 30 66 96 30 15 8 12 20 0
1996–97 Austin Ice Bats WPHL 16 2 8 10 23
1996–97 Flint Generals CoHL 53 19 47 66 4 13 5 15 20 4
1997–98 Flint Generals UHL 72 21 99 120 10 3 0 2 2 0
1998–99 Flint Generals UHL 71 36 72 108 10 12 4 15 19 2
WHL totals 343 186 405 591 126 31 18 24 42 26
CoHL/UHL totals 396 173 455 628 106 59 24 56 80 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Record Book". Retrieved 2007-09-10. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Record Book". Archived from the original on 2007-08-05. Retrieved 2007-09-10. 
  3. ^ Sell, Dave (1990-06-27). "Capitals Say Sakic Selection Followed Close Look at Case". The Washington Post. 

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