November 22, 1965 |
Providence, RI, USA
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
|Played for||Minnesota North Stars
|National team||United States|
|NHL Draft||98th overall, 1984
New York Rangers
John Clark Donatelli (born November 22, 1965) is an American former professional ice hockey player and is the current head coach of the ECHL's Wheeling Nailers. Donatelli was a long-time minor league player in the American Hockey League (AHL) and International Hockey League (IHL). He played 35 games in the National Hockey League (NHL).
Donatelli was drafted in the fifth round, 98th overall, in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft by the New York Rangers. After three seasons with Boston University and one with the U.S. national team, Donatelli made his NHL debut with the Minnesota North Stars during the 1989–90 season.
Donatelli played a full season with the International Hockey League's San Diego Gulls in 1990–91, and joined the NHL's Boston Bruins briefly in the 1991–92 season. After several seasons in the IHL and American Hockey League, as well as one in Roller Hockey International with the San Diego Barracudas, Donatelli retired in 1996.
|1989–90||Minnesota North Stars||NHL||25||3||3||6||17||—||—||—||—||—|
|1990–91||San Diego Gulls||IHL||46||17||10||27||45||—||—||—||—||—|
|1993–94||San Diego Gulls||IHL||50||11||32||43||54||9||0||1||1||23|
|1994–95||San Diego Gulls||IHL||70||22||25||47||48||5||0||1||1||6|
|1995–96||Los Angeles Ice Dogs||IHL||22||1||3||4||12||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honors
|All-Hockey East Rookie Team||1984–85|
|All-Hockey East Second Team||1985–86|