Mark Lamb

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Mark Lamb
Born (1964-08-03) August 3, 1964 (age 50)
Ponteix, SK, CAN
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 179 lb (81 kg; 12 st 11 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Calgary Flames
Detroit Red Wings
Edmonton Oilers
Ottawa Senators
Philadelphia Flyers
Montreal Canadiens
NHL Draft 72nd overall, 1982
Calgary Flames
Playing career 1984–2000

Mark William Lamb (born August 3, 1964) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. He is currently the head coach of the Swift Current Broncos of the Western Hockey League (WHL). Lamb was born in Ponteix, Saskatchewan, but grew up in Swift Current, Saskatchewan.

Playing career[edit]

Lamb was drafted 72nd overall in the 1982 NHL Entry Draft by the Calgary Flames. Lamb would go on to play just one game for the Flames before signing with the Detroit Red Wings in 1986. In his one season with Detroit, Lamb played 22 regular season games. Lamb was claimed by the Edmonton Oilers in 1987 where he spent a total of five seasons, winning the Stanley Cup with them in 1990. Lamb was then claimed in the 1992 NHL Expansion Draft by the Ottawa Senators and served as the team's co-captain alongside Brad Shaw during the 1993–94 NHL season. On March 5, 1994, Lamb was traded to the Philadelphia Flyers for the Flyers' 1988 first round pick Claude Boivin and minor league goaltender Kirk Daubenspeck. He played play just 27 games for the Flyers before he was traded to the Montreal Canadiens for cash. He finished his career with four seasons in the International Hockey League with the Houston Aeros and one in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga in Germany for Landshut EV. In total, Lamb played 403 regular season games in the National Hockey League, scoring 46 goals and 100 assists for 146 points.

Coaching career[edit]

Lamb retired as a player in 2000. A year later he returned to Edmonton as an assistant coach. In 2002, Lamb moved to the Dallas Stars under the same role. Following a season which saw the Stars finish out of the playoffs with a record of 36-35-11. Mark Lamb is now the head coach of the Swift Current Broncos.

Awards and achievements[edit]

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team Lge GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1980–81 Billings Bighorns WHL 24 1 8 9 12 3 0 1 1 0
1980–81 Swift Current Broncos SJHL 0 0 0 0 0
1981–82 Billings Bighorns WHL 72 45 56 101 46 5 4 6 10 4
1982–83 Colorado Flames CHL 6 0 2 2 0
1982–83 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 46 22 43 65 33 5 3 2 5 4
1982–83 Nanaimo Islanders WHL 30 14 37 51 16
1983–84 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 72 59 77 136 30 14 12 11 23 6
1984–85 Moncton Golden Flames AHL 80 23 49 72 53
1984–85 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 6 3 2 5 2
1985–86 Calgary Flames NHL 1 0 0 0 0
1985–86 Moncton Golden Flames AHL 79 26 50 76 51 10 2 6 8 17
1986–87 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 49 14 36 50 45
1986–87 Detroit Red Wings NHL 22 2 1 3 8 11 0 0 0 11
1987–88 Edmonton Oilers NHL 2 0 0 0 0
1987–88 Nova Scotia Oilers AHL 69 27 61 88 45 5 0 5 5 6
1988–89 Cape Breton Oilers AHL 54 33 49 82 29
1988–89 Edmonton Oilers NHL 20 2 8 10 14 6 0 2 2 8
1989–90 Edmonton Oilers NHL 58 12 16 28 42 22 6 11 17 2
1990–91 Edmonton Oilers NHL 37 4 8 12 25 15 0 5 5 20
1991–92 Edmonton Oilers NHL 59 6 22 28 46 16 1 1 2 10
1992–93 Ottawa Senators NHL 71 7 19 26 64
1993–94 Ottawa Senators NHL 66 11 18 29 56
1993–94 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 19 1 6 7 16
1994–95 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 8 0 2 2 2
1994–95 Montreal Canadiens NHL 39 1 0 1 18
1995–96 Montreal Canadiens NHL 1 0 0 0 0
1995–96 Houston Aeros IHL 67 17 60 77 65
1996–97 Houston Aeros IHL 81 25 53 78 83 13 3 12 15 10
1997–98 Landshut EV DEL 46 7 21 28 36
1998–99 Houston Aeros IHL 79 21 49 70 72 19 1 10 11 12
1999–00 Houston Aeros IHL 79 15 46 61 58 11 2 7 9 6
NHL totals 403 46 100 146 291 70 7 19 26 51

Coaching statistics[edit]

Season Team League Title
2001-02 Edmonton Oilers NHL Assistant Coach
2002-03 Dallas Stars NHL Assistant Coach
2003-04 Dallas Stars NHL Assistant Coach
2005-06 Dallas Stars NHL Assistant Coach
2006-07 Dallas Stars NHL Assistant Coach
2007-08 Dallas Stars NHL Assistant Coach
2008-09 Dallas Stars NHL Assistant Coach
2009-10 Swift Current Broncos WHL Head Coach & General Manager
2010-11 Swift Current Broncos WHL Head Coach & General Manager
2011-12 Swift Current Broncos WHL Head Coach & General Manager
2012-13 Swift Current Broncos WHL Head Coach & General Manager
2013-14 Swift Current Broncos WHL Head Coach & General Manager

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Preceded by
Laurie Boschman
Ottawa Senators captain
1993–94
with Brad Shaw
Succeeded by
Gord Dineen