Pat Conacher

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Pat Conacher
Born (1959-05-01) May 1, 1959 (age 55)
Edmonton, AB, CAN
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 188 lb (85 kg; 13 st 6 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for New York Rangers
Edmonton Oilers
New Jersey Devils
Los Angeles Kings
Calgary Flames
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 76th overall, 1979
New York Rangers
Playing career 1979–1996

Patrick John Conacher (born May 1, 1959) is a retired Canadian ice hockey forward. He last played with the Canada men's national ice hockey team during the 1997-98 season. He is currently the General Manager of the Utica Comets, the American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate for the Vancouver Canucks.

Conacher who was born in Edmonton, Alberta, and raised in Calgary, Alberta, started his National Hockey League (NHL) career with the New York Rangers in 1980. He also played for the Edmonton Oilers, New Jersey Devils, Los Angeles Kings, Calgary Flames, and New York Islanders. He left the NHL after the 1996 season. He won the Stanley Cup in 1984 with the Edmonton Oilers.

On July 26, 2011, he was named the new head coach of the WHL's Regina Pats, a position he held until August 2013 when he accepted the position as the General Manager for the Utica Comets of the AHL.[1]

Family[edit]

On March 4, 2014, following the trade of Roberto Luongo to the Florida Panthers, Conacher's son, Pat Conacher, Jr.,[2] was employed as a back-up goaltender by the Vancouver Canucks[3] in an NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes.[4]

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Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1977–78 Billings Bighorns WCHL 72 31 44 75 105 20 15 14 29 22
1978–79 Billings Bighorns WHL 39 25 37 62 50
1978–79 Saskatoon Blades WHL 33 15 32 47 37 11 1 7 8 4
1979–80 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 53 11 14 25 43 7 1 1 2 4
1979–80 New York Rangers NHL 17 0 5 5 4 3 0 1 1 2
1981–82 Springfield Indians AHL 77 23 22 45 38
1982–83 New York Rangers NHL 5 0 1 1 4 1 0 0 0 0
1982–83 Tulsa Oilers CHL 63 29 28 57 44
1983–84 Edmonton Oilers NHL 45 2 8 10 31 3 1 0 1 2
1983–84 Moncton Alpines AHL 28 7 16 23 30
1984–85 Nova Scotia Oilers AHL 68 20 45 65 44 6 3 2 5 0
1985–86 Maine Mariners AHL 69 15 30 45 83 5 1 1 2 11
1985–86 New Jersey Devils NHL 2 0 2 2 2
1986–87 Maine Mariners AHL 56 12 14 26 47
1987–88 Utica Devils AHL 47 14 33 47 32
1987–88 New Jersey Devils NHL 24 2 5 7 12 17 2 2 4 14
1988–89 New Jersey Devils NHL 55 7 5 12 14
1989–90 Utica Devils AHL 57 13 36 49 53
1989–90 New Jersey Devils NHL 19 3 3 6 4 5 1 0 1 10
1990–91 Utica Devils AHL 4 0 1 1 6
1990–91 New Jersey Devils NHL 49 5 11 16 27 7 0 2 2 2
1991–92 New Jersey Devils NHL 44 7 3 10 16 7 1 1 2 4
1992–93 Los Angeles Kings NHL 81 9 8 17 20 24 6 4 10 6
1993–94 Los Angeles Kings NHL 77 15 13 28 71
1994–95 Los Angeles Kings NHL 48 7 9 16 12
1995–96 Los Angeles Kings NHL 35 5 2 7 18
1995–96 Calgary Flames NHL 7 0 0 0 0
1995–96 New York Islanders NHL 13 1 1 2 0
NHL totals 521 63 76 139 235 67 11 10 21 40

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