Dave Hunter

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Dave Hunter
Born (1958-01-01) January 1, 1958 (age 56)
Petrolia, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Forward
Played for Edmonton Oilers
Pittsburgh Penguins
Winnipeg Jets
NHL Draft 17th overall, 1978
Montreal Canadiens
Playing career 1978–1989

David P. Hunter (born January 1, 1958 in Petrolia, Ontario and raised in Oil Springs, Ontario) is a retired professional ice hockey player who won three Stanley Cups with the Edmonton Oilers in the 1980s. He also played for the Pittsburgh Penguins and Winnipeg Jets. He is the second of the four Hunter brothers, which also includes fellow NHLers Dale and Mark. He was the Montreal Canadiens 2nd first round pick (17th overall) in the 1978 NHL Amateur Draft from the Sudbury Wolves.

Awards and achievements[edit]

  • 1983–84 - NHL - Stanley Cup (Edmonton)
  • 1984–85 - NHL - Stanley Cup (Edmonton)
  • 1986–87 - NHL - Stanley Cup (Edmonton)

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM +/- GP G A Pts PIM +/-
 1975-76 Sudbury Wolves OMJHL 53 7 21 28 117 17 0 9 9 53  
 1976-77 Sudbury Wolves OMJHL 62 30 56 86 140 6 1 3 4 9  
  Canada U20 WJC-20 7 6 2 8 2            
 1977-78 Sudbury Wolves OMJHL 68 44 44 88 156            
 1978-79 Dallas Black Hawks CHL 6 3 4 7 6            
  Edmonton Oilers WHA 72 7 25 32 134 13 2 3 5 42  
 1979-80 Edmonton Oilers NHL 80 12 31 43 103 7 3 0 0 0 7  
 1980-81 Edmonton Oilers NHL 78 12 16 28 98 -12 9 0 0 0 28  
 1981-82 Edmonton Oilers NHL 63 16 22 38 63 33 5 0 1 1 26  
 1982-83 Edmonton Oilers NHL 80 13 18 31 120 12 16 4 7 11 60  
 1983-84 Edmonton Oilers NHL 80 22 26 48 90 25 17 5 5 10 14  
 1984-85 Edmonton Oilers NHL 80 17 19 36 122 -1 18 2 5 7 33  
 1985-86 Edmonton Oilers NHL 62 15 22 37 77 37 10 2 3 5 23  
 1986-87 Edmonton Oilers NHL 77 6 9 15 79 1 21 3 3 6 20  
 1987-88 Edmonton Oilers NHL 21 3 3 6 6 1            
  Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 59 11 18 29 77 8            
 1988-89 Winnipeg Jets NHL 34 3 1 4 61 -3            
  Edmonton Oilers NHL 32 3 5 8 22 -5 6 0 0 0 0 -2 
        WHA totals                         72    7   25   32  134  13   2   3   5  42
        NHL totals                        746  133  190  323  914 105  16  24  40 211

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Preceded by
Dan Geoffrion
Montreal Canadiens first round draft pick
1978
Succeeded by
Doug Wickenheiser