Don Maloney

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This article is about the hockey player. For the American author on Japan, see Don Maloney (author).
Don Maloney
Born (1958-09-05) September 5, 1958 (age 55)
Lindsay, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Forward
Shot Left
Played for New York Rangers
Hartford Whalers
New York Islanders
NHL Draft 26th overall, 1978
New York Rangers
Playing career 1978–1991

Donald Michael "Slip" Maloney (born September 5, 1958 in Lindsay, Ontario) is a former NHL player, and is currently the General Manager of the Phoenix Coyotes. He played for the New York Rangers for parts of eleven seasons. His best season came in the 1982–83 season, in which he tallied 29 goals and 69 points in 78 games. In addition, he played with his brother Dave Maloney while with the Rangers.

Maloney was traded to the Hartford Whalers during the 1988–89 season. He also played for the Rangers' perennial rivals, the New York Islanders, from 1989 to 1991.

He served as the Islanders General Manager from 1992 to 1995. Maloney served as the Rangers' vice-president of player personnel and was also Assistant GM to Glen Sather from 1996 to 2007. On May 28, 2007, he was named General Manager of the Phoenix Coyotes.

In 2009, Maloney was ranked No. 26 on the all-time list of New York Rangers in the book 100 Ranger Greats.[1]

On June 2, 2010, Maloney was named the NHL's General Manager of the Year, making him the first ever recipient of the award.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cohen, Russ (2009). 100 Ranger Greats. New York: Wiley. ISBN 978-0470736197. 
  2. ^ Coyotes, Phoenix. "Maloney Named NHL General Manager of the Year". Retrieved May 9, 2012. 

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