Clark Donatelli

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Clark Donatelli
Born (1965-11-22) November 22, 1965 (age 49)
Providence, RI, USA
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Minnesota North Stars
Boston Bruins
National team  United States
NHL Draft 98th overall, 1984
New York Rangers
Playing career 1989–1996

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).

Playing career[edit]

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.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1984–85 Boston University Hockey East 40 17 18 35 46
1985–86 Boston University Hockey East 43 28 34 62 30
1986–87 Boston University Hockey East 37 15 23 38 46
1989–90 Kalamazoo Wings IHL 27 8 9 17 47 4 0 2 2 12
1989–90 Minnesota North Stars NHL 25 3 3 6 17
1990–91 San Diego Gulls IHL 46 17 10 27 45
1991–92 Boston Bruins NHL 10 0 1 1 22 2 0 0 0 0
1992–93 Providence Bruins AHL 57 12 14 26 40 4 2 1 3 2
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
1995–96 Detroit Vipers IHL 36 0 12 12 40 11 0 2 2 2
NHL totals 35 3 4 7 39 2 0 0 0 0

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-Hockey East Rookie Team 1984–85
Hockey East All-Tournament Team 1985 [1]
All-Hockey East Second Team 1985–86
AHCA East Second-Team All-American 1985–86

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013-14 Hockey East Media Guide". Hockey East. Retrieved 2014-05-19. 

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