January 13, 1954 |
Toronto, ON, CAN
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)|
|Played for||Toronto Maple Leafs
Michael Scott Palmateer (born January 13, 1954 in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey goalie. He played in the NHL from 1976 to 1984 for the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Washington Capitals.
Palmateer was drafted 85th overall by the Leafs in the 1974 NHL Amateur Draft. Palmateer played 356 games in the NHL, posting 149 wins against 138 losses and 52 ties while compiling a 3.53 GAA. Palmateer was the Leafs' starting goalie from 1976–1980, making him the only Leafs' goalie between Johnny Bower, Felix Potvin, Turk Broda, Curtis Joseph, Ed Belfour and James Reimer to hold on to the starting job for more than 2 years.
Awards and achievements
- 1980–81 - Set an NHL record for assists by a goaltender in one season (8).
|1976-77||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||50||23||18||8||2877||154||4||3.21|
|1977-78||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||63||34||19||9||3760||172||5||2.74|
|1978-79||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||58||26||21||10||3396||167||4||2.95|
|1979-80||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||38||16||14||3||2039||125||2||3.68|
|1982-83||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||53||21||23||7||2965||197||0||3.99|
|1983-84||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||34||9||17||4||1831||149||0||4.88|
- Traded by the Toronto Maple Leafs with a 3rd round choice in the 1980 NHL Entry Draft (Torrie Robertson) to the Washington Capitals for Robert Picard, Tim Coulis and a 2nd round choice in the 1980 NHL Entry Draft (Bob McGill), June 11, 1980.
- Sold by the Washington Capitals to the Toronto Maple Leafs, September 9, 1982.