Doug Adam

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Doug Adam
Doug Adam Rockets.jpg
Born (1923-09-07)September 7, 1923
Toronto, ON, CAN
Died December 24, 2001(2001-12-24) (aged 78)
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 165 lb (75 kg; 11 st 11 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for New York Rangers
Playing career 1947–1961

Douglas Patrick Adam (September 7, 1923 – December 24, 2001) was a Canadian professional ice hockey forward and coach. He spent most of his career in the minor leagues, but did play four games in the National Hockey League for the New York Rangers. He was born in Toronto, Ontario.

Career[edit]

Adam was signed by the New York Rangers as a free agent in 1947, and played for various minor league affiliates of the Rangers until 1955.[1] In February 1950, Adam played four games at the NHL level with the Rangers in 1949–50, wearing number 19.[1] During those four games, he scored no goals, but earned one assist.[2] After leaving the Rangers organization, Adam became a playing coach with the Philadelphia Ramblers in the EHL.[3][4] After his playing career ended, Adam became a head coach with the Rochester Americans of the AHL in 1971-72, but was replaced mid-season by team member Don Cherry.[5][6]

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1945-46 Hollywood Wolves PCHL 10 0 4 4 8
1947-48 Tacoma Rockets PCHL 57 34 25 59 57
1948-49 Tacoma Rockets PCHL 68 24 30 54 45 6 5 1 6 4
1949-50 New York Rangers NHL 4 0 1 1 0
1949-50 Tacoma Rockets PCHL 63 53 26 79 68 5 3 2 5 6
1950-51 Tacoma Rockets PCHL 68 31 19 50 68 6 2 0 2 4
1951-52 Tacoma Rockets PCHL 53 31 26 57 43 6 0 0 0 0
1952-53 Tacoma Rockets WHL 70 39 31 70 74
1953-54 Seattle Bombers WHL 1 0 0 0 0
1953-54 Saskatoon / Vancouver WHL 63 18 20 38 30 12 4 1 5 12
1954-55 Vancouver Canucks WHL 29 14 7 21 20
1954-55 New Westminster Royals WHL 36 16 15 31 33
1955-56 New Westminster Royals WHL 55 16 20 36 36 4 1 0 1 5
1956-57 Charlotte Clippers EHL 63 65 49 114 46 13 11 7 18 16
1957-58 Charlotte Clippers EHL 55 44 33 77 32 14 7 10 17 8
1958-59 Philadelphia Ramblers EHL 64 39 38 77 66 6 5 4 9 4
1959-60 Philadelphia Ramblers EHL 64 46 43 89 114 4 1 2 3 20
1960-61 Philadelphia Ramblers EHL 41 16 23 39 24 3 1 0 1 2
NHL totals 4 0 1 1 0

Coaching statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League Type GC W L T
1958-59 Philadelphia Ramblers EHL Player-Head 64 30 33 1 Lost in round 1
1959-60 Philadelphia Ramblers EHL Player-Head 64 31 30 3 Lost in round 1
1960-61 Philadelphia Ramblers EHL Player-Head 64 32 28 4
1971-72 Rochester Americans AHL Head Coach 37 12 20 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Doug Adam". New York Rangers. Retrieved 14 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "Doug Adam". NHL.com. Retrieved 14 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "Eastern Hockey League Transactions 1957-58". The EHL.com. Retrieved 14 February 2011. 
  4. ^ "Doug Adam profile". Hockey db.com. Retrieved 14 February 2011. 
  5. ^ "Rochester Americans". Hockey db.com. Retrieved 14 February 2011. 
  6. ^ "Rochester Americans". Hockey db.com. Retrieved 14 February 2011. 

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